Arts and Entertainment
The Aledo Bearcat Regiment will perform at several local venues on Saturday to showcase the talents of Aledo’s band members. The band’s annual March-a-Thon earlier this year was canceled due to rain. The band will perform during Christmas Tyme in Aledo at 5 p.m. at the Aledo Community Center. Then, at 6:30, they willplay in the Brookshire’s parking lot in Willow Park. The night will end with an 8 p.m. performance at the Hudson Oaks Wal-Mart.
lLinda Bagwell/Special to The Community News: Ladies-in Waiting KENDALL VANDRLL and BONNIE BLEDSOE on the left and ASHLEY GILBERT and KEAH KENNEY on the right, surround LANA ROBERTSON as Queen Aggravain in Weatherford College rehearsals for "Once Upon a Mattress."
Weatherford College’s production of Once Upon a Mattress is sure to bring smiles to everyone who attends.
“This is one of the most fun musicals you will ever, ever see in your entire life. It is an energy-packed musical with the perfect cast - a combination of College and community. Children will love it, adults will love it! Don’t miss it! Be early to get a good seat,” said Director Nancy McVean.
Andra Franks/Special to The Community News: Left to right: Cynthia Sadler as Elsa Dowdall, Cynthia Daniels as Gaynelle and Peggy Osburn as Peaches in The Red Velvet Cake War at Theatre Off the Square, weekends through Oct. 31.
Southwest Premier runs weekends through Oct. 24
The Southwest Premier of The Red Velvet Cake War by Jones, Hope and Wooten is at Theatre Off the Square in Weatherford, Texas weekends through Sunday, Oct. 31. The play is directed by Jon R. Kruse.
Bobcat BillYes, yes, we know, last month Crimson River Quartet was supposed to open The Texas Opry's maiden First Thursday Night Gospel Show on Sept. 2nd. But, at the last minute lead singer Gary Wood was called to his aging mother's bedside in South Texas. So, another EXCELLENT Gospel Trio, Trusting Hym, kindly substituted for Crimson River. Trusting Hym is a trio of ladies from the Dallas area that delivered a great performance ending in a standing ovation.
WeatherfordWeatherford author Jeremy Lane will be a guest on Authors First, a weekly radio show broadcast on the Artist First Radio Network.
Jeremy will join host Tony Kay to discuss the release of “Here and Gone: A Collection of Short Stories”, a short story collection published in paperback by Print-On-Demand publisher LULU.
The collection is also available in eBook format (readable on Apple’s iPhone and iPad, Amazon’s Kindle, and numerous other electronic reading devices) through online Publisher SMASHWORDS.
His currently published works are currently available for purchase through Barnes & Noble, and will be available through Amazon and other major retailers in the coming weeks.
Randy Keck/The Community News: Joe Wilson in the role of Justin Waverly finds himself in a bind during Aledo High School's production of "Southern Hospitality" on Friday night, Oct.1. The comedy has one remaining performance Saturday, Oct. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Aledo High School Auditorium.
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Andra Franks/Special to The Community News: The Southwest premier of “The Red Velvet Cake War” kicks off the new 2010-2011 season at Theatre Off the Square in Weatherford over the weekends of Oct. 8-24. Shown are the cast and crew of The Red Velvet Cake War at Mama’s Wish Bed and Breakfast, birthplace of Mary Martin.
Theatre Off the Square in Weatherford opens its 2010-2011 season with the southwest premier of the latest Jones Hope Wooten play, “The Red Velvet Cake War,” beginning Friday, Oct. 8 and running weekends through Oct. 24.
Special to The Community News: Award-winning men's chorus The Vocal Majority will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23 at the Jerry Durant Auditorium at Weatherford High School.
The Doss Heritage and Culture Center will host the eleven-time gold medal winning men’s chorus, The Vocal Majority, on Oct. 23.
Auditions for "If It’s Monday, This Must Be Christmas "will be held at Theatre Off The Square at 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 27-28, with callbacks on Wednesday, Sept. 29. This holiday whodunit is written by Texas playwright Pat Cook and is produced courtesy of Dramatic Publishing Company. Theatre Off The Square is located at 114 N. Denton, one-half block north of Ft. Worth Highway in Weatherford.
Casting call for this production is five men ages 20-60, six women ages 20-60, one boy and one girl, each aged 9-11. Rehearsals begin Nov. 1, and the show runs for two weekends, Dec. 10-19.