Friday, December 09, 2011

Check out ARTS/West this weekend

OVST presents The Sapphire Comb 12/9-12/10/11, 7:30pm, 12/11/11, 2pm
An original tale by Moses Goldberg, one of America's Theater for Young Audiences master playwrights, The Sapphire Comb is influenced in theme and style by Japanese anime and Noh spirit plays. The story voices the continuing struggle for balance and survival between humankind and the earth's natural forces.

Ohio Valley Summer Theater, in its 60th season of community-university theater productions are in their sixth year of offering quality Youth Theater plays to the area schools at a low fee. Professional directors and designers create a performance using local acting students and area talent to give children an experience seeing live theater. We are pleased this year to have Ohio University School of Theater faculty Rebecca Vernooy directing The Sapphire Comb.

Performances for the community are at ARTS/West December 9th and 10th at 7:30 pm and December 11th at 2 pm. Tickets are $12 for adults and $3 for children. The show will run approximately 45 minutes without intermission. For more information visit or Facebook Page

FRONT & CENTER, 12/10/11, 12:00pm
A free music event for school age kids every second Saturday of each month (Sept.-May) at noon -1 pm. Second half of event is always an open stage for any kids, solo or group, to share instrumental or vocal music--if you choose. Or just listen and enjoy! Special Guests World Citizens Drumming

Wind/Food Competition 12/10/11, 1:00pm: The Athens Do-It-Yourself Shop presents the annual Wine, Mead and Venison Competition. 1-6 p.m. at ARTS/West. Bring one bottle of homemade wine and get in for half price; two types of wine and entry is free. Enter a venison dish in the competition; judge for free. For more info contact Eric at 594-ADIY. Music will be an open stage hosted by Tony Adami and DJ Barticus. 21 and over.

Screening 12/11/11:Of American Scream King, the newest horror film that local actor Megan Marie (Wilson) is starring in. 7:30 p.m. at ARTS/West. The film is rated R, and all IDs will be checked by management.