61st Annual Macon County Fair :: September 17-20 @ Wayne Proffitt Agricultural Center - 441 South, Franklin, NC

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Arts & Entertainment

Rehearsals for Martin Lipscomb Performing Arts Center’s Youth Theater Program’s fourth production, “Anne Frank & Me,” by Cheri Bennett, is now under way.

“Anne Frank & Me” will open on Thursday, April 28 and run April 29, 30 and May 1 at PAC.

 

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Western Carolina University will celebrate the artwork of regional schoolchildren with the 2011 Jackson County Youth Art Month exhibit, from Monday, March 14, through Monday, April 11, in the lobby of WCU’s Fine and Performing Arts Center.

A reception will be held from 1-3 p.m. Sunday, April 10, in the Star Lobby (just outside WCU’s Fine Art Museum, also in the Fine and Performing Arts Center). An announcement of prizewinners will be at 1:30 p.m. in FAPAC Room 130. More than 75 awards are given each year, with approximately 500 people attending the reception. The event is free and the public is invited.

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The auditions will be on Saturday, March 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Fine Arts Center and Franklin High School.

The finals will be on Saturday, April 9.

For more info, contact Toby Blanton at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Open auditions will be held Saturday April 2, noon-2 p.m., for home school and private school students wishing to perform in Showcase of Talent 2011. Participation is open to actors, dancers, gymnasts, instrumentalists, and vocalists in the third to 12th grades. Solo, duo, and ensemble acts are welcome. Auditions are held in the Franklin High School Fine Arts Center; a piano and CD player will be provided. Students perform on a first-come basis; no pre-registration. Students enrolled in Macon County Public Schools are chosen through their schools.

The Showcase of Talent is an annual non-competitive, countywide student talent show, to be held Saturday, April 30, at 7 p.m., in the Fine Arts Center. Each student selected for the Showcase receives a complimentary adult ticket for a parent or guardian. Proceeds support the Artists-in-the- Schools Program.

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