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Arts

  • Arts bulletin board: May 10, 2013

    Ex-students hold concert to honor former teachers

    Musicians performing at a concert this Saturday at Shelby County High School will celebrate the work of former teachers during the Ernie Threlkeld/Susie Saunders/Mel Owen Memorial Jam.

    Each of the teachers is now deceased  (Threlkeld passed away in October). and that inspired  dozen or more of their students to pick up their instruments.

  • Arts bulletin board: May 6, 2013

    Shelby artist Brown among presenters at Derby event

    Marti Brown of Shelbyville is one of 14 Kentucky Crafted artists who will exhibit handmade art and crafts and offer goods for sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday on the lawn of the Old State Capitol as part of the Governor's Derby Celebration festivities.

    Brown’s presentation will be called “Made on Magnolia” and will be among a variety of media and approaches displayed at the event.

  • Arts bulletin board: April 26, 2013

    Shakespeare for students

    A “Shakesperience” for students, with Jack Wann, will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. today at the Shelby County Public Library.

    Wann, a New York Shakespearean actor, teacher and director, will discuss and perform some scenes, along with members of the audience, from the classic tale of love and woe Romeo and Juliet. This program is for middle- and high-school students. Refreshments will be served after the “show.”

    For more information, call 633-3803.

     

  • Arts bulletin board: April 19, 2013

    Art to meet death in mortuary seminar

    Shelby Artists on Main will be hosting a presentation regarding art in the mortuary service field, featuring Angie Walters, an artist who is studying the mortuary.

    He presentation will be 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at The Gallery at 617 Main St. in Shelbyville.

  • Arts bulletin board: April 12, 2013

    Health and Fitness Day back at FAC on Saturday

    The Shelby County Wellness Coalition’s 10th annual Health and Fitness Fun Day, a which focuses on safety as well as health, will be at 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at Family Activity Center in Clear Creek Park.

    The event will feature miniclasses in Zumba, Tai Chi, Piloxing and step/kick boxing as well as free health screenings for blood pressure, glucose and eyesight

  • Arts bulletin board: April 5, 2013

    Greathouse act relives post-Revolutionary times

    Harry Smith will present “Private William Greathouse, Proud Kentucky Militiaman, 1794-1876” in a free performance at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Shelby County Public Library.

    Smith’s presentation will highlight the War of 1812 and the 3,500 Kentuckians who answered a call to fight.

  • Arts bulletin board: March 29, 2013

    State’s poet laureate Morehead to speak at library this week

  • Arts bulletin board: March 8, 2013

    ‘Cornbread Mafia’ author to

    speak at library next week

     

    James Higdon, whose Cornbread Mafia, about a drug-dealing syndicate in Marion County, has been very popular, will speak about his book at the Shelby County Public Library.

    Higdon will appear at 6-7 p.m. March 14, and the event requires registration for seating purposes. You can reserve your seat or learn more by calling 633-3803.

  • Arts bulletin board: March 1, 2013

    7th-grader Martion’s play makes cut at Actors

    Gavin Martion, a seventh-grader at East Middle School, was a semifinalist recently in Actors Theatre of Louisville’s eighth annual New Voices Young Playwrights contest.

    Gavin submitted a 10-minute play, and his piece was chosen from among 512 entries – the only middle school student to advance that deep into the competition.

  • Arts bulletin board: Feb. 15, 2013

    Shelby student among

    ‘Pirates’ at WKU

     

    Tristen Milburn, a sophomore from Shelbyville, has a role in Western Kentucky University’s production of The Pirates of Penzance, which will be performed March 1-3 at WKU’s Van Meter Hall March 1-3.