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Arts

  • Arts bulletin board: Jan. 17, 2014

    Auditions scheduled for new comedy

    Shelby County Community Theatre has scheduled auditions for John Cariani’s romantic comedy Almost, Maine, to be directed by Larry Chaney as part of the Upstairs at 801 Series.

    Auditions will be at the theater at 7 p.m. Jan. 26-27. Parts are available for four women and four men ages 21 and older. The audition will consist of cold readings from the script.

    Performance dates are March 21-23.

    For more information, call 502-633-0222.

     

  • Arts bulletin board: Jan. 10, 2014

    Shelby children’s choir

    launching new season

    Shelby County Community Choir (SC3) is embarking on its third season, following a year that has included performing at the Shelbyville Horse Show, Celebration of Lights, in four major concerts (Broadway, Rock and Roll, SC3 and Friends and Cool Yule) and at special places such as a Louisville Bats game.

  • Arts bulletin board: Jan. 3, 2014

    Shelby County authors to appear at library

    Authors William Matthews and Ronald Van Stockum will appear at 6 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Shelby County Public Library to discuss and sign copies of their latest books.

    Matthews released last fall his coffee-table-style book, Historic Postcard Art – Shelby, Henry, Spencer counties – 1900-2013, which contains more than 200 postcards issued as long ago as the early 20th century. The cards tell much about the rich history of the three counties.

  • Arts bulletin board: Dec. 27, 2013

    Reginald Bareham’s show closing Rudyard Kipling

    Reginald Bareham and his folk music group will close out an era in Louisville on Tuesday night by playing on the closing night of the Rudyard Kipling.

    Reggie Van Stockum, aka Reginald Bareham, said in an E-mail that owners  Ken and Sheila Pyle are selling the establishment and that New Year’s Eve will be the last show.

  • Arts bulletin board: Dec. 20, 2013

    Shelby Artists seeks leaders

    for its new workshop series

    Shelby Artists on Main Inc. is looking for artists to apply to instruct one of six workshops during the coming new year. Three of these workshops with be for adults and the others for children. Shelby Artists on Main Inc. has received a grant for these workshops, and the goal is to get the community involved either by teaching or learning.

  • Arts bulletin board: Dec. 13, 2013

    Shelby Artists seeks artists to lead new workshop series

    Shelby Artists on Main Inc. is looking for any and all artists in the area to apply to instruct one of six workshops during the coming new year.

    Three of these workshops with be for adults and the others for children. Shelby Artists on Main Inc. has received a grant for these workshops, and the goal is to get the community involved either by teaching or learning.

  • Arts bulletin board: Dec. 6, 2013

    ‘Hepburn Girls’ to debut Dec. 15 in Henry County

    SonRise Productions and Proverb Films are premiering their latest film, The Hepburn Girls at 2 p.m. Dec. 15 in the Henry County High School Fine Arts Theatre in New Castle.

    The film is the second of Shelby Countians Ashley Raymer-Brown and Rachael Yeager, following on No Lost Cause. The film includes many Shelby County residents.

  • Arts bulletin board: Nov. 15, 2013

    Pleasureville artist chosen for Kentucky Crafted group

    Kathy Conroy of Pleasureville is among 21 Kentucky artists who have been accepted into the Kentucky Crafted Program, the Kentucky Arts Council's marketing assistance program that supports artisans by providing opportunities to expand their professional careers and market reach.

    Artists are adjudicated into the program based on artistic excellence and market readiness as determined by an independent panel of art and craft industry professionals.

  • Arts bulletin board: Nov. 8, 2013

    SC3 chosen to perform at Abbey Road on the River

    The Shelby County Community Children’s Choir, commonly called SC3, has been chosen to perform at the 2014 Abbey Road on the River, a celebration of the Beatles that is held in late May.

    The group of elementary- and middle-school-aged students has performed several Beatles songs in its concerts.

    Choir Director James Ray Morgan said in an E-mail to choir members’ families that organizers had seen audition videos and watched SC3 on its YouTube channel.

     

  • Arts bulletin board: Nov. 1, 2013

    Celebration of Lights starts Christmas season

    The Celebration of Lights, the lighting of downtown Shelbyville for the start of the Christmas shopping season, will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Nov. 9.

    The festival, between 3rd and 9th streets in downtown Shelbyville, will include food, crafts, shops open late and the lighting of the Shelbyville Christmas tree at 6 p.m. Performances will be at the Shelby County Courthouse steps, starting at 4 p.m.