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Arts

  • Arts bulletin board: Oct. 5, 2012

    Bookfest offers used books at sales event next week

    The Sentinel-Newsis partnering with the Friends of the Library as sponsor of the annual used book sale to benefit literacy in Shelby County. Bookfest will be Wednesday through Oct. 13 at Stratton Center in Shelbyville and will feature books, CDs, DVDs and other related materials donated to be sold to benefit the Shelby County Public Library and the newspaper’s Newspapers in Education program.

  • Arts bulletin board: Sept. 21, 2012

    Christmas show auditions this week
    Auditions for Shelby County Community Theatre’s production of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, written by Barbara Robinson and directed by Rick Reinle, will be at 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday at the theater.
    Roles are available for boys and girls ages 8-13 and men and women ages 35-60. Auditioners should be prepared to do cold readings from the script. Performance dates are Nov. 30-Dec. 2 and Dec. 7-9. For more information, call 502-633-0222.

  • Arts bulletin board: Sept. 14, 2012

    Final Downtown Shelbyville Street Party – plus car cruise

    The annual downtown Shelbyville concert series concludes its summer series with events tonight and Saturday night.

    Shelbyville native Lewis Mathis will perform at 6 p.m. today in the public parking lot between 6th and 7th streets, and New Breed is the featured act at 7-10 p.m. Saturday in Founders Square on 5th Street.

    There also is a SMART Car Cruise for vintage vehicles along Main St. at 6-10 p.m. on Saturday.

  • Arts bulletin board: Sept. 7, 2012

    ‘Honk Jr.’ tickets on sale today

    Tickets go on sale today for Shelby County Community Theatre's Youth Series production of Honk! Jr., music by George Stiles. The play is a musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling and is directed by James Ray Morgan.

    Performances are Sept. 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 23 and 30 at 2:30. Tickets are $15 adults, $12 seniors, and $10 students. For reservations, call 502-633-0242.

     

  • Bookfest returns to benefit literacy

    The Sentinel-News will partner with the Friends of the Library as sponsor of the annual used book sale to benefit literacy in Shelby County.

    Bookfest will be Oct. 10-13 at Stratton Center in Shelbyville and will feature books, CDs, DVDs and other related materials donated to be sold to benefit the Shelby County Public Library and the newspaper’s Newspapers in Education program.

  • Arts bulletin board: Aug. 31, 2012

    ‘Honk Jr.’ tickets go on sale next Friday

    Tickets go on sale next Friday for Shelby County Community Theatre's Youth Series production ofHonk! Jr., music by George Stiles.

    The play is a musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Ducklingand is directed by James Ray Morgan.

    Performances are Sept. 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. and Sept. 23 and 30 at 2:30. Tickets are $15 adults, $12 seniors, and $10 students.

    For reservations, call 502-633-0242.

     

  • Arts bulletin board: Aug. 24, 2012

    4 Shelby students in state arts program

    Four students from Shelby County were among the 200 who this summer attended The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts at Transylvania University.

  • Key brings her horse artistry to Gallery

    The Gallery at Shelby Artists on Main has added a new featured artist.

    Kitty Key, a native of Louisville who has spent time in Dallas, is showing her inspirational works of horses, children, and nature at the gallery.

    Key is a longtime rider and a past director of the Kentucky Cutting Horse Association (KCHA). "Making The Cut," an acrylic painting depicting the cutting Quarter Horse in action, was one of only 30  pieces selected from 215 entries worldwide for the 1991 EquiFestival of Kentucky.

  • Arts Briefs: July 27, 2012

    ‘Concept Show’ at the Gallery

    Ever wonder how artists come up with the ideas for their artwork? Was it a photograph, inspirational music or a vision interpreted over and over again until it was physically drawn on paper or sculpted from clay?

  • Saddlebreds celebrated artistically in Shelby County

    The rolling hills of Shelby County lined with 4-board fences and dotted with majestic horses create scenes captured in photographs, paintings and the mind’s eye as quintessential as any in Kentucky. Capturing this beauty is an elusive challenge, a challenge addressed by amateur and artist alike.