This performance will go on sale to the public Friday, March 31, 2017 at 10:00 AM (CST). The best-selling and most-awarded female gospel artist of all time, CeCe Winans has long since cemented her status as one of the most accomplished and celebrated women in modern music history. It’d be easy to look back and rest on such illustrious laurels, but Winans has always had her eyes fixed firmly on the future, so it should come as little surprise that she jumped at the opportunity when her son, Alvin Love III, proposed she record the generation-bridging new album ‘Let Them Fall In Love.’ Her first in nearly a decade, the record finds Winans returning to the studio with gusto, working for roughly three years to craft her most confident, adventurous collection yet. Recording and performing as both a solo artist and as a duo with her brother BeBe, CeCe has influenced a generation of gospel and secular vocalists over the… (Read More)
Morgantown Elementary Presents: Beauty & The Beast Jr.
Once upon a time, in a faraway land, an Enchantress turns a cruel, unfeeling Prince into a hideous Beast. To break the spell, the Beast must learn to love another and earn her love in return before the last petal falls from an enchanted rose. In a small village Belle, yearns for adventure. Belle’s father, Maurice, gets lost and seeks shelter in the Beast’s castle, but the Beast imprisons the intruder. When Belle realizes her father is missing, Belle runs off to search for him. Belle finds him at the castle and offers herself in exchange for his freedom. The Beast agrees, sending Maurice back and confining Belle within the castle. In the village tavern, Maurice barges in, claiming that he has seen a Beast, Gaston and Lefou form a plan to win Belle.
In These Fields: A Folk Opera by Silas House and Sam Gleaves
Venue: Capitol Arts Center Event presented by: Warren County Public Library In These Fields is a folk opera by singer/songwriter Sam Gleaves and novelist/playwright Silas House. The play, which explores the importance of food in our history and culture, covers 175 years in the American South. The monologues, written by House, and songs, penned by Gleaves create a meditation on the people who have raised, prepared, and partaken of the food of the South. Silas House is the nationally bestselling author of books like Eli the Good and Clay’s Quilt, and plays such as The Hurting Part and This Is My Heart For You. Sam Gleaves is a folk singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He has released four albums, including his most recent one, Ain’t We Brothers, which was produced by Grammy winner Cathy Fink. The cast includes House and Gleaves along with award-winning actors and musicians Adanma Barton, Carla Gover, Jason Howard, and Deborah Payne. Special opening music will be performed by Tyler Hughes. To register for free tickets to this event… (Read More)
Capitol Movie Night: The Princess Bride
Venue: Capitol Arts Center FREE admission! First-come, first-served. Lobby opens at 5:30 PM House opens at 6:30 PM Movie starts at 7:00 PM Running Time: 98 mins MPAA Rating: PG Synopsis This beloved classic fairytale begins with a grandfather reading his favorite book “The Princess Bride” to his hard-to-impress grandson. This book, he promises, has everything – “Fencing. Fighting. Torture. Revenge. Giants. Monsters. Chases. Escapes. True love. Miracles.” – and all that he promised comes to life before the boy’s enchanted eyes as his grandfather reads him the adventures of Buttercup, the most beautiful woman in the world, and Westley, the man she loves. Buttercup lives on a farm in the fairy-tale kingdom of Florin. She delights in ordering the farm hand Westley to perform chores for her. Westley’s only answer is “As you wish.” Eventually Buttercup realizes he really means “I love you”, and she admits her love for him. Westley soon leaves to seek his fortune so that… (Read More)
Alvaton Elementary School presents Disney’s The Aristocats KIDS
Everybody wants to be a cat in Disney’s stage adaptation of the animated classic motion picture. Based on the beloved Disney animated film, and featuring a jazzy, upbeat score, Disney’s The Aristocats KIDS is a non-stop thrill ride of feline fun, complete with unbelievable twists and turns. In the heart of Paris, a kind and eccentric millionaires wills her entire estate to Duchess, her high-society cat, and her three little kittens. Laughs and adventure ensue as the greedy, bumbling butler pulls off the ultimate catnap caper. Now it’s up to the rough-and-tumble alley cat, Thomas O’Malley, and his band of swingin’ jazz cats to save the day. Full Synopsis The Alley Cats introduce Berlioz, Marie, Toulouse and their mother Duchess – the richest cats in all of Paris. When the Aristocats’ beloved owner, Madame, announces that she has left them all of her money, Edgar, the family butler, becomes very jealous. While the Aristocats practice singing, Edgar warms some milk…. (Read More)