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WC sets musical auditions

July 30, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 09/12/2015 - 6:00pm

Auditions for the Weatherford College fall musical “9 to 5" will take place in the Alkek Fine Arts Center Saturday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 13 at 3 p.m.
Based on the 1980 film of the same name, “9 to 5” the musical was created by Dolly Parton and premiered in Los Angeles in September 2008.
Auditions for this production are open to the public. All performers must have a reliable means of transportation, and there are no parts in this show available for anyone under age 16.
The musical will take the stage Thursday, Nov. 19, through Sunday, Nov. 22. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. except Sunday performance which begins at 2 p.m. Doors open a half hour prior to the show, and admission is free.
For more information, contact Joe Nicikowski at 817-598-6403 or at jnicikowski@wc.edu.

Lone Star Guitar Festival: Four days of classes, competition, concerts

July 17, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 07/25/2015 (All day)

A swarm of talented musicians will converge on Weatherford College for the Lone Star Guitar Festival and Competition.
Scheduled in the Alkek Fine Arts Center July 23-26, the four-day event will include a packed schedule of master classes, competition and concerts by some of the most talented guitarists around.
Canadian guitarist Emma Rush is one of many performers on the concert schedule for the weekend and is also the muse for the Weatherford event. After her good friend, WC guitar instructor Will Douglas, witnessed the success of the Hamilton International Guitar Festival in Ontario organized by Rush he was inspired to create a similar event at home.

Lone Star Guitar Festival: Four days of classes, competition, concerts

July 17, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Fri, 07/24/2015 (All day)

A swarm of talented musicians will converge on Weatherford College for the Lone Star Guitar Festival and Competition.
Scheduled in the Alkek Fine Arts Center July 23-26, the four-day event will include a packed schedule of master classes, competition and concerts by some of the most talented guitarists around.
Canadian guitarist Emma Rush is one of many performers on the concert schedule for the weekend and is also the muse for the Weatherford event. After her good friend, WC guitar instructor Will Douglas, witnessed the success of the Hamilton International Guitar Festival in Ontario organized by Rush he was inspired to create a similar event at home.

Lone Star Guitar Festival: Four days of classes, competition, concerts

July 17, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 07/23/2015 (All day)

A swarm of talented musicians will converge on Weatherford College for the Lone Star Guitar Festival and Competition.
Scheduled in the Alkek Fine Arts Center July 23-26, the four-day event will include a packed schedule of master classes, competition and concerts by some of the most talented guitarists around.
Canadian guitarist Emma Rush is one of many performers on the concert schedule for the weekend and is also the muse for the Weatherford event. After her good friend, WC guitar instructor Will Douglas, witnessed the success of the Hamilton International Guitar Festival in Ontario organized by Rush he was inspired to create a similar event at home.

Weatherford College to hold graduation

May 1, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/09/2015 - 10:00am

Some 350 graduates are expected to walk across the stage Saturday, May 9, after completing their associate’s degrees at Weatherford College.
Two ceremonies are planned for the Jerry Durant Auditorium at Weatherford High School to celebrate the success of these graduates. The 10 a.m. ceremony is for those graduating with an Associate in Arts, Associate in Science and Associate in Arts Teaching degrees. At 2 p.m. those earning their Associate in Applied Sciences and Certificate Program Completers will graduate.
This year’s highlighted speaker for both ceremonies is Tracey “Rocco” Davidson, 2015 Weatherford College Graduate and Student Body President.

WC jazz band sets spring gig

April 28, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/30/2015 - 7:30pm

Jim Milan’s Bucket List Jazz Band is the featured guest at the Weatherford College Jazz Band spring concert Thursday, April 30.
The concert – What’s On Your Bucket List? – begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Alkek Fine Arts Center. Doors open at 7 p.m. and admission is free.

Taste of Parker County benefits WC

April 23, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/14/2015 - 5:00pm

Whether you’re a true “foodie” or just enjoy the best of what local eateries have to offer, make sure to be at the seventh annual Taste of Parker County.
All proceeds from Taste of Parker County benefit the Weatherford College Foundation which funds scholarships and provides other support for the college and its students.
This year’s event will take place from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, May 14, at Canyon West Golf Club. This is the second year for Taste of Parker County to use this venue, and some changes have been made to better accommodate attendees.

College presents play

April 22, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/25/2015 - 7:30pm

Don’t miss this weekend’s production of The House of Blue Leaves at Weatherford College.
The production takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Alkek Fine Arts Center. Doors open a half hour prior to show time, and admission is free.
Set in Sunnyside, Queens in 1965, on the day Pope Paul VI visited New York City, the black comedy features nuns, a political bombing, a GI headed for Vietnam, a zookeeper who dreams of making it big in Hollywood as a songwriter, and his wife Bananas, a schizophrenic destined for the institution that provides the play's title.

College presents play

April 22, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/24/2015 - 7:30pm

Don’t miss this weekend’s production of The House of Blue Leaves at Weatherford College.
The production takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Alkek Fine Arts Center. Doors open a half hour prior to show time, and admission is free.
Set in Sunnyside, Queens in 1965, on the day Pope Paul VI visited New York City, the black comedy features nuns, a political bombing, a GI headed for Vietnam, a zookeeper who dreams of making it big in Hollywood as a songwriter, and his wife Bananas, a schizophrenic destined for the institution that provides the play's title.

College presents play

April 22, 2015 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/23/2015 - 7:30pm

Don’t miss this weekend’s production of The House of Blue Leaves at Weatherford College.
The production takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Alkek Fine Arts Center. Doors open a half hour prior to show time, and admission is free.
Set in Sunnyside, Queens in 1965, on the day Pope Paul VI visited New York City, the black comedy features nuns, a political bombing, a GI headed for Vietnam, a zookeeper who dreams of making it big in Hollywood as a songwriter, and his wife Bananas, a schizophrenic destined for the institution that provides the play's title.

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