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Arts

  • Arts bulletin board: July 26, 2013

    Shelby children’s choir to be on ‘Great Day Live’

    The Shelby County Community Children’s Choir – commonly known as SC3 – will appear Tuesday on Great Day Live, the morning news magazine on WHAS-Ch. 11 in Louisville.

    The show airs at 9 a.m., and according to choir leader James Ray Morgan, the group of elementary- and middle-school students will sing two songs.

    The show is hosted by Terry Meiners and Rachel Platt.

     

    Waddy concert series

  • Arts bulletin board: July19, 2013

    Rob Fest brings music to 2 stages at park

    The third annual Rob Fest, which benefits ASAP (adolescent suicide awareness and prevention), will be from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday at the Clear Creek Amphitheatre.

    A music festival with two stages, featuring Nashville recording artists Aly’an, the day also includes bouncies for kids, food, and a live and silent auction (featuring a Pitino-signed basketball).

    The cost will be $10 per carload. For more information, call 502-220-0751.

     

  • Arts briefs: July 12, 2013

    Tickets on sale for ‘South Pacific’

    Tickets go on sale today for Shelby County Community Theatre’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific.

    The musical, directed by Cyndi Powell Skellie, with musical direction by Lynne McReynolds Chenault, will be staged at 7:30 p.m. on July 19-20 and July 26-27 and 2:30 p.m. on July 21 and 28.

    Tickets are $15 adults, $12 seniors and $10 students. For more information, call 502-633-0222. SCCT is located at 801 Main St. in Shelbyville.

     

  • Arts bulletin board: July 5, 2013

    Tickets for ‘South Pacific’ go on sale today at theater

    Tickets go on sale today for Shelby County Community Theatre’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific.

    The musical, directed by Cyndi Powell Skellie, with musical direction by Lynne McReynolds Chenault, will be staged at 7:30 p.m. on July 19-20 and July 26-27 and 2:30 p.m. on July 21 and 28.

    Tickets are $15 adults, $12 seniors and $10 students. For more information, call 502-633-0222. SCCT is located at 801 Main St. in Shelbyville.

  • Arts bulletin board: June 28, 2013

    Lewis in Queen show coming to Nashville

    Shelbyville native Ruby Lewis continues to land significant roles.

    Lewis, a graduate of Western Kentucky University’s theater program, recently was cast as Scaramouche, one of the stars of the National Tour of the Queen musical We Will Rock You. The show has played in London for 11 years and is a worldwide smash.

  • Arts bulletin board: June 21, 2013

    ACT III is next up in downtown concert

    The annual downtown Shelbyville concert series will continue at 7 p.m. June 29 at 5th and Main streets in downtown Shelbyville with ACT III performing.

    Then, in July, the series will be part of the Shelbyville Horse Show Jubilee and return to two consecutive nights, with Will Husband performing at 6 p.m. on July 26 and Nobydz Bizzness at 7 on July 27.

    Other shows are: Aug. 24, New Breed; Sept. 7, Hard Rock City (including car cruise).

  • Arts bulletin board: June 14, 2013

    Art Fest added to Jubilee lineup

    An inaugural Art Fest this year will join the lineup for the annual Shelbyville Horse Show Jubilee, which will be July 25-27.

    The Art Fest we be on the afternoon/evening of July 27 in downtown Shelbyville, along with the downtown car show, the Street Party concert and Chalk Fest for children. Shelby County Community Theatre will offer its summer musical, South Pacific, and The Gallery is open on Main Street.

  • Arts bulletin board: June 7, 2013

    Library’s summer reading  program begins Saturday

    The Shelby County Public Library will launch its annual summer reading program with a party on Saturday morning.

    The event, which is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., will include an ice cream sundaes social, digging for treasure activities for children and the Kentucky Blue bluegrass band.

    Summer reading story hours will start at 10 a.m. Wednesday for ages toddler through 4-year-olds and will continue each Tuesday through July 23.

  • Arts bulletin board: May 31, 2013

    ‘Culture’ comedy opens at community theater

    An Evening of Culture (Faith County II), written by Mark Landon Smith and directed by Donnie Hagy, opens tonight at the Shelby County Community Theatre.

    The comedy, starring (among others) Jon Peed, Erika Wardlow, Louise Epperson, Pat Wetherton, Bill Dunning and Corey Hall, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. today, Saturday, next Friday and June 8 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday and June 9.

  • Arts bulletin board: May 24, 2013

    ‘Downton Abbey Era’ show coming to public library

    Downton Abbey Era: Titanic to the Twenties will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Shelby County Public Library. “Regency High Tea” will begin at 6 p.m. sharp, and the Lexington Vintage Dancers will be at 6:30 p.m. Downstairs the servants practice the Grizzly Bear and the Foxtrot.

    Upstairs Lady Violet accepts an invitation to waltz. Learn about how the era was reflected in the social dances of the time. (No one will be admitted after dancers begin to perform.)