Play on ‘hold’ at Kennedy Center

first_img The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Book Nook to reopen Published 7:27 pm Monday, February 16, 2009 Sponsored Content Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Latest Stories “During the performance, you could have heard a pin drop in the theater,” she said. “In a room of about a thousand people nobody said a word. It was an incredible performance and one that really stuck a chord. I was so very proud of the students. Of course, I was a nervous wreck but they were wonderful.”Moree expressed appreciation to the university administration for its strong support of theater.“The administration has been very generous in its support and, in return, I’m sure they are expecting us to perform at a high level,” she said. “The entire university would have been proud of the way these students performed at this regional competition.” By Jaine Treadwell Email the author Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel By The Penny Hoardercenter_img Adena Moree was told, “Hold your set” and those were encouraging words for the Troy University director of theater.The Troy University Theater’s production of “A Lesson Before Dying” was one of six performances showcased at the 2009 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Region IV on Feb. 3-8 at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.Three of the competing plays from across the country will be invited to perform at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. in April.“There are nine regions, and there will be three more weeks of regional festivals after ours,” Moree said. “A decision will not be made until the first of March as to the three that will be invited to Washington. Odds are that it may not be us, but then it could be.” Play on ‘hold’ at Kennedy Center Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Print Article You Might Like Norman shares insight on exhibit Quilts are a metaphor for life, both individually and collectively. That’s the way Georgette Norman, executive director of the Rosa… read more However Moree said being told to “Hold your set” meant that the odds could be on the side of Troy University’s production.“Ordinarily, when we got back to Troy, the set would be dismantled and what could not be used again would be thrown away,” she said. “But we were asked to keep our props together. So, we’re holding our set and hoping. But just to be in the mix is quite wonderful.”The play by Romulus Linney is based on the novel, “A Lesson Before Dying,” by Ernest Gaines. The story centers around a young black man who was wrongfully condemned to death in backwoods Louisiana in 1948. His godmother asked a favored schoolteacher to teach him how to die.Moree said Troy University would have been very proud of the students who performed at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Skip Troy falls to No. 13 Clemsonlast_img read more

Duterte to grace 40th MassKara Festival

first_imgThe much anticipated MassKara Streetand Arena Dance competitions will be held on Oct. 26 and 27, the final weekendof the festival. (With a report from PNA/PN) Last year, the President, who arrivedon Oct. 27, said he came to Bacolod because he finds the MassKara beautiful andenjoyable. Last week, Leonardia met with the ChiefExecutive in Davao City during the 69th National Executive Board Meeting of theLeague of Cities of the Philippines (LCP). Leonardia, national president of LCP,said that when he asked Duterte if he can attend the festival once again, thePresident did not hesitate to say yes. In 2016, Duterte was the first-everpresident to have graced the opening of the MassKara Festival during its 37thedition on Oct. 2. The following year, Duterte attendedthe festival highlights on October 22. BACOLOD City – President Rodrigo Duterte will be the guest of honorduring the 40th MassKara Festival.  The highlights will start on Oct. 24and 25, featuring the Electric MassKara parades. “Without batting an eyelash, he said:Yes, I’m going to show my support for you,” the mayor said. “This only meansthat Bacolod is very special to him.” “As our top tourism icon, this nowinternationally-acclaimed festival is a showcase of our people’s unity and asymbol of the dynamism of the city. Your presence will again be a wellspring ofinspiration for our people,” the mayor added. The Ruby MassKara celebration, themed“Bacolod, City of Smiles”, will formally open on the night of Oct. 7 at thepublic plaza. This was announced by Mayor EvelioLeonardia yesterday, saying the President is expected to arrive anytime duringthe festivity slated from Oct. 7 to 27. In his letter addressed to thePresident dated Sept. 26, Leonardia invited Duterte to be “the guest of honorat any day or time convenient to you during these 21 days of our celebration”.last_img read more

Tipp the ‘form’ team says Offaly manager

first_imgFormer All-Ireland winning Captain Eoin Kelly says Tipp will benefit from their recent wins.Throw-in on Sunday at O’Connor Park in Tullamore is at 3 o’clock and Tipp FM will have full live coverage in association with Una Powell’s Pub, Summerhill, Nenagh and Loughnane Concrete, Ardcroney, Nenagh. Offaly senior hurling manager Brian Whelehan says Tipperary have proven to be the in-form team in this season’s campaign. Tipp take on the Faithfull in the quarter-final of the National Hurling League on Sunday after the Premier County reached the summit of Division 1A following a run of four consecutive wins in the top tier. Whelehan says Tipperary have been prolific in front of goal and his team will have to rise to the challenge when they come up against last year’s All Ireland finalists.last_img read more