Friday, December 02, 2011

Early December film and theater

"The Children of Children Keep Coming" 12/6/11, 7pm

12/6/11, 7:00pm- ARTS/West will be presenting a free screening of a performance of black American poet Russell Goings's "The Children of Children Keep Coming" an Epic Griot Song. Mr. Going's beautiful telling of the Black American Story speaks through the voices of historical figures and fictional characters, expressing the rhythm, the sound, the voice of black American people.

The screening will help to spark discussion, generate ideas, and form a steering committee to plan a visit and live performance from Mr. Goings.

Won't you please join us?

If you are unable to attend the screening but are interested and want to help in someway, please contact ARTS/West.

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 7pm 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