A ‘Funny Thing,’ Dobson’s final revue at Gaslight | Arts & Theater

Friday marks the opening night of Gaslight Melodrama’s “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Fox,” a musical about a different opening night that goes completely awry. In the show, Blaine Hightower (Chayce Perlis) has inherited the Fox Theater — yes, that Fox Theater — which is a great shock to the theater’s … Read more

Abbey Road Studios recognises music photography with anaugural awards

LONDON, May 12 (Reuters) – London’s Abbey Road Studios hosts its inaugural music photography awards this weekend, shining the spotlight on a category it says deserves recognition. From live snaps to intimate portraits, the May 14 awards, described as the first to celebrate the art of music photography, will honor both emerging and established photographers. … Read more

Girl Named Tom to perform at Elkhart County 4-H Fair | News

GOSHEN — Girl Named Tom and a Bon Jovi tribute band are among the “Fun at Every Turn” entertainment lineup at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair this year. July 22 is the start date for the fair, and each day comes not only with entertainment in the grandstands but throughout the fairgrounds as well, including … Read more

East Texas weekend events: Whitehouse petting zoo, bicycle tour and Tyler ISD ArtsFest | Local News

The weekend is almost here. If you’re looking for something to do, check out this list of events and activities around East Texas. Challenge Air for Kids – Tyler Fly Day Event, 9 am to 5 pm Saturday, Tyler Pounds Historic Aviation Memorial Museum, 700 Skyway Blvd., Tyler. Challenge Air aims to change their perception … Read more

Wheeler Drama Club students to present ‘Macbeth’ this weekend | North Stonington

NORTH STONINGTON — The Wheeler High School Drama Club students involved with the spring production of “Macbeth” have been doing a remarkable job with Shakespeare’s tale of murder and madness, according to Director Marybeth Tavares. “They have exceeded my expectations,” said a delighted Tavares Tuesday afternoon as she discussed the play, which opens Friday night … Read more

A&E Calendar: For the best in local entertainment | Local

Registration is open for Summer Studio youth art classes at the Hutchinson Center for the Arts, 15 Franklin St. SW For a list of classes and more information, visit tinyurl.com/5dcc5npt or call 320-587-7278. “Sherman and the March to the Sea” by Jim and Joyce Hendricks is the topic at the GAR Civil War Roundtable, 1:30-3:30 … Read more

Tulsa World Scene podcast: Concerts, flower care and Bob Dylan Center | Entertainment

Tulsa World Scene’s Grace Wood, Jimmie Tramel and James Watts preview upcoming Scene features ranging from spring flower care to upcoming concerts. Also in this week’s podcast: Care for your fresh cut flowers from your garden with tips from local experts; preview of weekend feature from Grace Wood Congrats to Jenks High School graduate AleXa … Read more

John Mons is making new memories | Local

In case you missed it, “John Mons Week” was April 24-30. It was proclaimed by Mayor Gary Forcier in recognition of the 48 years of service Mons provided the community both as a general manager and radio personality at KDUZ/KARP Radio and for his love of music. “I hung up the five-day-a-week headset April 1, … Read more

Supporters concerned about how ECU budget cuts will affect performing arts series | Local News

East Carolina University’s S. Rudolph Alexander Performing Arts Series will conclude its five-show season Saturday with a performance by the Great DuBois, a circus act known for amazing audiences with what it can accomplish with only two people. But off-stage, some patrons are questioning what effects shrinking resources are having on the popular series, which … Read more

What to stream: Recent comedy specials that offer laughs, speak to moment | Nation

It would be a bit too easy to say something like, “maybe you could use a laugh right now,” and use that as a hook to suggest some streaming comedy specials. Mostly because the sharpest, most interesting comedy isn’t escapist entertainment, but rather, funny because it’s true, using humor to slice through heavy topics and … Read more