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Live Music This Friday at Brand New Holdsworth Entertainment Pavilion in Versailles
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Live Music This Friday at Brand New Holdsworth Entertainment Pavilion in Versailles

Construction on the pocket park started in July. The Holdsworth Entertainment Pavilion. Photo by Versailles Main Street.  (Versailles, Ind.) – Construction on the Holdsworth Entertainment Pavilion will wrap up this week, and community members won’t have to wait long for the first live music performance. A bonus night of Music on the Square will take place on Friday, November 4. Hippie Fingers will perform on the brand new Holdsworth Entertainment Pavilion from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. A groundbreaking was held on July 22 at the pocket park next to Versailles Town Hall. The Holdsworth Entertainment Pavilion is a product of a successful crowdfunding campaign, which tasked Versailles Main Street with raising ...
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Solvang Theaterfest Honored With Leadership in Arts Award | Arts & Entertainment

Posted on October 29, 2022 | 4:38 p.m. Ann Foxworthy-Lewellen, left, Theaterfest Board vice chair; Scott Coe, Theaterfest executive director; County Supervisor Joan Hartmann; and Denise De Bellefeuille, Theaterfest Board chair. (Courtesy photo) After completing a $5.3 million renovation of the Solvang Festival Theater, Solvang Theaterfest received the Leadership in Arts Award from the Santa Barbara County Arts Commission. Solvang Theaterfest is the nonprofit group that owns and operates Solvang Festival Theater. T...
Open for business | News, Sports, Jobs
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Open for business | News, Sports, Jobs

Staff photos by Clay Schuldt Members of the New Ulm Chamber Willkommen Committee tour the new Minnesota National Guard Field Maintenance Shop. The service bay is the largest section of the FMS taking up 25,000 square feet. Below, Major Joe Sharkey and Mayor Terry Sveine cut the ribbon on the new Minnesota National Guard Field Maintenance Shop. NEW ULM — The new Minnesota National Guard Field Maintenance Shop (FMS) hosted a special ribbon-cutting ceremony in New Ulm Thursday. The facility is 31,000 square feet, with 25,000 square feet reserved for 10 service bays, wash bays and storage. An additional 6,400 square feet are used for classroom and office space. The Maintenance Facility is intended to...
Sword fights and turkey legs: Renaissance Faire returns | Food and Cooking
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Sword fights and turkey legs: Renaissance Faire returns | Food and Cooking

The Royal English Crown may be in a period of transition, but Henry VIII’s reign over Hanford’s Renaissance of Kings Faire has never been stronger. The annual Kings Faire returns to Civic Park Oct. 1-2.“Hanford has one of the best Renaissance fairs in California,” said Hanford Parks and Recreation supervisor and Faire organizer, Armando da Silva. “And it’s the last fair to remain free.” ...
Gerald Carpenter: Elite Theatre Company Celebrates ‘The Latinx Experience’ | Arts & Entertainment
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Gerald Carpenter: Elite Theatre Company Celebrates ‘The Latinx Experience’ | Arts & Entertainment

In the United States, Sept. 15 to Oct. 15 has been designated National Hispanic Heritage Month, celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Sugar skulls gather in preparation for the festivities marking The Day of the Dead. (Freepik) The annual observation began in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week, inaugurated by President Lyndon Johnson, and expanded to the present 30-day period by President Ronald ...
Art Matters Talk Looks at Builder Julius Caesar | Arts & Entertainment
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Art Matters Talk Looks at Builder Julius Caesar | Arts & Entertainment

Posted on August 15, 2022 | 4:14 p.m. Colossal head of Julius Caesar from Trajan’s Forum in Rome, early 2nd century AD, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Naples. (Courtesy photo) Chris Hallett, professor of Roman art with the Department of History of Art, UC Berkeley, will talk about Julius Caesar as Second Founder of Rome & the Evolution of the First Imperial Forum, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, as part of Art Matters Lecture series in the Santa Barbara Museum of Art's Mary Craig Auditorium. Julius Caesar spe...
Rough quarter for city entertainment sites | News, Sports, Jobs
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Rough quarter for city entertainment sites | News, Sports, Jobs

YOUNGSTOWN — The city-owned Covelli Centre, Youngstown Foundation Amphitheatre and Wean Park had a rough second quarter with an $88,333 operating loss. The entertainment facilities have done worse only three other times between the months of April and June: in 2020 at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and in 2006 and 2007, the first two second quarters ever for the center and several years before the amphitheater and park opened. It could have been worse as the quarter was initially budgeted to lose $181,916, said Eric Ryan, president of JAC Management Group, which operates the center, amphitheater and park for the city. “We didn’t have a lot of ...
Linda Purl to Perform at Ensemble Theatre Company Fundraiser | Arts & Entertainment
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Linda Purl to Perform at Ensemble Theatre Company Fundraiser | Arts & Entertainment

Posted on August 13, 2022 | 3:41 p.m. Linda Purl Ensemble Theatre Company (ETC) will present Curtain Up, a fundraising event featuring a dinner and live performance by actor Linda Purl ("Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Story") and a silent auction, 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 at the Santa Barbara Club, 1105 Chapala St. All proceeds support ETC’s mission to present professional quality theater in Santa Barbara. Silent auction items include a three-night stay at the Manhattan Club Penthouse in New York City, including t...
State Street Axe Club Aims for the Bull’s-Eye as Entertainment Hub in Santa Barbara | Business
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State Street Axe Club Aims for the Bull’s-Eye as Entertainment Hub in Santa Barbara | Business

Brett Michaelson is Santa Barbara's newest axe man. The entrepreneur launched the State Street Axe Club at 427 State St. with a soft opening last week, and a full opening this week, after more than two years of trying to open a business during the COVID-19 pandemic. The wait, however, appears well worth it. "This town needs entertainment," Michaelson told Noozhawk. "People want something to do at night for fun. They don't just want to sit around and go to the bar again." In an innovative yet simple concept, customers can throw axes at dartlike...