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Datebook: October 10 – Double Ten Day – Wuchang Uprising 100 Years Ago

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Double Ten Day is the national day of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and celebrates the start of the Wuchang Uprising (against the handling of the railways post-Boxer Rebellion) of October 10, 1911, which led to the collapse of the Qing Dynasty in China and establishment of the Republic of China on January 1, 1912. It is therefore designated by the government as National Celebration Day. As a result of the Chinese Civil War, the Government of the Republic of China lost control of mainland China and relocated to Taiwan in 1949.  It is one of the most important national holidays in Taiwan.

It’s Monday, October 10

United States Air Force retiree David Rowland brings his Civil War collection to Wrather Museum. The display is open with no admission fee today through Thursday, October 13. The display opens today at 1 p.m. and closes Thursday. The Museum’s on University Drive and 16th Street, open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday The Hopkinsville High School Band of Tigers 2011 Marching Invitational involves 10 marching bands from western Kentucky in competition at the school’s Stadium of Champions. Preliminaries start at 1. Finals start at 6. Tickets are $5 for either, or $8 for the day.

Vivaldi’s Four Seasons is the featured work for Dr. Sue-Jean Park’s recital tomorrow night at 7:30. It’s in Performing Arts Hall on the second floor of the Doyle Fine Arts Building at Murray State. Dr. Park’s colleague in the University’s Department of Music faculty, Dr. Angela Wu, provides piano accompaniment.

Hear our own weekend shows like Beyond the Edge and Weekend Energy on demand at wkms.org. Thanks for listening.

Written by Matt Markgraf

October 10, 2011 at 11:10 am

Datebook: February 21 – Presidents Day

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It’s Monday, February 21.

The Henry County High School Thespians present Fred Carmichael’s farce Exit the Body at the Krider Performing Arts Center in Paris this weekend.  Shows are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for age 18 and under.  The Center’s at 650 Volunteer Drive.  There’s a missing body and hidden jewels in a home being rented by a mystery writer.

Stravinsky’s Soldier’s Tale is on the program for a concert featuring Sue-Jean Park, violin, Angela Wu, piano, Bob Valentine, narrator, and Scott Locke, clarinet in Murray State’s Performing Arts Hall tomorrow night at 7:30.  Also, hear Grieg’s Violin Sonata in C minor and selections from Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess.

The 2011 School Counts Gala is set for 7 p.m. Saturday March 19 at Madisonville Golf and Country Club.  $30 tickets benefit the School Counts program and youth of Hopkins County.  Tickets are available at the Glema Mahr Center for the Arts, the Madisonville-Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce and other locations.

See more at wkms.org.  Thanks for Listening.

Datebook – November 12

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It’s Friday, November 12.

There’s a Women in Business Showcase from noon to 5 Sunday at the Murray Woman’s Clubhouse on Vine Street.  Browse vendors including Gallery 109 and Magnolia Tea Room and learn more about New Beginnings Transition Homes, the Merryman House and more.  There’s also a Woman’s Club Bake Sale.

Murray State’s Performing Arts Hall hosts a concert at 3:30 p.m. Sunday featuring Sue-Jean Park, violin, Angela Wu, piano, and Scott Locke, clarinet.  Hear works by Bach and Mozart as well as Stravinsky’s Soldier’s Tale, a work of virtuosic violin writing.  Dr. Park signs CDs following the free concert.

Mayfield First United Methodist Church, 214 South 8th Street has a Christmas Open House for Missions tomorrow from 9 to 2.  Complimentary holiday refreshments and door prizes are offered for Christmas shoppers.  It’s Mayfield’s community wide open house weekend with an offer of a Mayfield collectable Christmas ornament gift for purchases over $50.

See wkms.org for local music shows on demand.  Have a great weekend and thanks for listening.