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Datebook: January 3 – Delaware votes to stay with Union 150 years ago

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It’s Monday, January 3. Happy 2011 . . .

Market House Theatre’s Footlights is accepting registration for its new trimester of classes. The session begins January 8 and meets every Saturday through March 26. Youth acting troupes are open for first grade through high school. Call the box office at 270-444-6828 or visit MHTplay.com.

The deadline to apply for the National Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Music Institute for young musicians is January 28. The four-week program in Washington D. C. accepts students age 15 to 20.  All students receive full scholarships, which includes housing, food, and local transportation. For more, visit artscouncil.ky.gov.

The LBL Animal Rescue hosts low-cost spaying and neutering January 15 and 16 in Murray. The Mobile Animal Surgical Hospital Unit will be on Murray State’s campus to provide the service. Appointments are required, and space is limited. Call 270-227-0678 to reserve a slot. For more, visit themashunit.com.

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Datebook: November 19 – International Men’s Day

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It’s Friday, November 19.

The Market House Theatre in Paducah offers Bloody Murder at 7:30 tonight and tomorrow night and matinees tomorrow and Sunday at 2:30 p.m.  The play spoofs the murder mysteries of Agatha Christie, recommended for ages 10 and up. The box office is at 132 Market House Square.

This Sunday at 3 p.m. Murray native, president of eXile International Beth Haley speaks of her work with former child soldiers and orphans of war in Congo, Sudan and Uganda.   The awareness event in Murray State’s Curris Center’s Barkley Room from 2 to 4 p.m. includes the sale of jewelry, international art and photography.  Ms. Haley also shows bit of the film Children of War.

The Department of Theatre at Murray State stages Sondheim’s “Into the Woods”, tonight and tomorrow night at 7:30, Sunday at 2:30 p.m.  It’s suitable for children 12 and over.  Shows are at the Robert E. Johnson Theatre, ground level, Doyle Fine Arts Building near 15th and Olive.

Follow our calendar of events at wkms.org.  Here’s to a peaceful weekend.

Datebook – September 10, 2010

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It’s Friday, September 10.

Tonight the exhibition Message from Murray opens at Murray State’s Clara M. Eagle Gallery, sixth floor Doyle Fine Arts with a reception from 6 to 8. Visitors write messages on shipping boxes.

The Pow Wow in Hopkinsville is going on over the weekend despite the weather.

Learn English in free conversation classes, first floor Faculty Hall, 2 to 4 p.m. starting Sunday through December 5.

Sunday the Paducah Symphony Adult Chorus auditions for new members from 1 to 2 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church. Schedule audition at 270-444-0065.

Tomorrow see a judged corvette show at the riverfront in Paducah benefiting St. Nicholas Clinic. Registration is at 9. Trophy presentation is at 3.

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts at Madisonville Community College opens a show of quilts by the Piecemakers Quilt Club with a reception in the Anne P. Baker Gallery Sunday at 2 p.m.

Market House Theatre in Paducah presents its second weekend of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change. Showtimes and tickets at mhtplay.com.

There’s much more to see at wkms.org. Have a happy day!

Datebook – September 2, 2010

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It’s Thursday, September 2.

The Yeiser Art Center on Markethouse Square downtown Paducah opens a new show of etchings by Paducah resident Christina Bartsch, a graduate of Murray State University, and mixed media paintings by Estill Springs, Tennessee resident Anne Bagby, a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill. There’s a reception Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.

Fort Donelson National Battlefield in Dover hosts living history programs and demonstrations Saturday and Sunday with local re-enactors of the 50th Tennessee Infantry. The Civil War camp will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day with musket firing demos at 2 and 3 p.m. each day. There will also be bayonet drills, medical demonstrations, a ladies tea and more.

Paducah’s Market House Theatre opens “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change” tonight for a three weekend run through September 19. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. each Thursday through Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday with one Saturday matinee on September 11. Get tickets at 270-444-6828.

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Written by Matt Markgraf

September 2, 2010 at 10:32 am

Datebook: January 3 – Delaware stays with Union 150 years ago

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It’s Monday, January 3. Happy 2011 . . .

Market House Theatre’s Footlights is accepting registration for its new trimester of classes. The session begins January 8 and meets every Saturday through March 26. Youth acting troupes are open for first grade through high school. Call the box office at 270-444-6828 or visit MHTplay-dot-com.

The deadline to apply for the National Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Music Institute for young musicians is January 28. The four-week program in Washington D. C. accepts students age 15 to 20.  All students receive full scholarships, which includes housing, food, and local transportation. For more, visit artscouncil-dot-KY-dot-gov.

The LBL Animal Rescue hosts low-cost spaying and neutering January 15 and 16 in Murray. The Mobile Animal Surgical Hospital Unit will be on Murray State’s campus to provide the service. Appointments are required, and space is limited. Call 270-227-0678 to reserve a slot. For more, visit the-mash-unit-dot-com.

Tell us about your upcoming event at WKMS-dot-org.