Dapper zoot-suited mobsters and gun molls take to the stage as the Arts Association of Newton County brings to life the classic musical, "Guys and Dolls," featuring The Oxford Singing Children and the Oxford Youth Singers.
The event is one of the highlights of the Arts Association's spring season.
The True Colors Youth Art Exhibit opened at the Newton County Library's Covington Branch Monday evening with a well-attended reception. The free, annual exhibit, which runs until mid-April, is organized by the Arts Association in Newton County and celebrates the artistic talents of local students.
An evening abroad: United Bank and Air Conditioning Specialists sponsored Southern Heartland Art Gallery's annual fundraiser, Monte Carlo for the Arts Saturday at the Porterdale Mill. After a dinner of prime rib catered by Stalvey's Restaurant, attendees enjoyed Monte Carlo-style gaming. More than 150 people played blackjack, Texas hold 'em poker, craps and roulette. The evening culminated with a live auction, silent auction and a raffle that used the winnings of the play money won in gambling. More than 100 prizes, auction items and art pieces were awarded. Susan Adams and Susan Wahl, co-chairs of the event that ...
The dulcet tones of handbells will ring out in Covington Saturday afternoon as the First Presbyterian Church hosts a day-long handbell festival and concert featuring three handbell choirs playing simultaneously.
Jesus Christ Superstar GOSPEL, which promised to be a hit as the Alliance Theatre staged its largest production in 20 years, lived up to its name and then some. Louis St. Louis' adaptation of the Oscar-nominated film tells one of the world's most time-honored stories using a smart mix of modern theatrics, stirring gospel numbers, and a hint of 70's flavor.
January 27, 2009|
There's a reason to rejoice at the Alliance Theatre this January as the Tim Rice/Andrew Lloyd Webber blockbuster rock opera hits the stage starting Jan. 21 in an exhilarating new gospel production: "Jesus Christ Superstar GOSPEL." Audiences will experience the hit musical as never before in an inspirational, hand-clapping event that puts the power of praise back into the gospels.
After spending 30 years in Montana, Newton County native Monty Willson and his wife, Wendy, decided they wanted to share their love for the soaring mountains, sparkling rivers and abundant wildlife of the state with the community of his youth by lending a portion of their Western art collection to The Arts Association in Newton County and Oxford College.
The first time I saw "The Wizard of Oz," I was about 4 years old and I remember my mother warning me beforehand about the scariness of the Wicked Witch of the West and how she herself had been terrified of the witch when she first saw the movie as a young girl.