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Entertainers sought for contest

The second annual Texas Star contest seeking to identify local area talent is set to begin. Area performing artists must submit a sample of their work for screening no later than 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6. See the Oct. 29 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.

Classical guitar recital set

Classical guitar recital setAndrew Daniel, an internationally-acclaimed musician and Northeast Texas Community College faculty member, will perform a guitar recital  at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 at the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts.

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Keyboard concert set November 8

Mount Vernon Music announces its third concert of the 2009-2010 concert season at 3 p.m. Sunday Nov. 8, in The Music Hall. The concert is one of the Agnes Burns Keyboard Concert series. See the Oct. 22 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.

Harlos to be featured in keyboard concert

Harlos to be featured in keyboard concertDr. Steven Harlos, staff keyboardist for the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, will be the featured artist for this season’s Agnes Burns Keyboard Concert. The concert is set for 3 p.m. Sunday Nov. 8, at the Mount Vernon Music Hall. For more information, see the Oct. 29 edition of the Optic-Herald.

DiPietro play opens at NTCC

Theatre Northeast will present the play “Over the River and Through the Woods” on the main stage of the Whatley Center for the Performing Arts at Northeast Texas Community College Thursday through Sunday, Oct. 22-25. 

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Arts note burning to open courtyard concert

The Franklin County Arts Alliance will celebrate the payoff of their building loan for the purchase of the Cultural Arts Center building. A “note burning” ceremony will open the organization’s Courtyard Concert at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. For more information, see the Oct. 29 edition of the Optic-Herald.

Arts center schedules Fall Courtyard Concert

Back by popular demand, the blues duo of Johnny C. Lately and Diamond Jack will perform acoustic blues music in the Courtyard of the Cultural Arts Center Nov. 7. For more information, see the Oct. 15 edition of the Optic-Herald.

Fall Courtyard Concert announced

Johnny C. Lately and Diamond Jack will perform acoustic blues music in the Courtyard of the Cultural Arts Center Nov. 7. Admission is $12 in advance or $14 at the gate the night of the event. See the Oct. 22 edition of the Optic-Herald for more information.

Color the Courtyard event successful

Color the Courtyard event successfulThe second Color the Courtyard event sponsored by the Franklin County Arts Alliance and local banks was termed successful.

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