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Performing Arts nights continue

Posted on October 15, 2014 at 6:20 am

“I want to encourage all the performing arts, not just music, to take part in our open mic,” said host Taylor Hoch as she opened Thursday’s show with a soliloquy from Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Jay Jernigan joined Taylor to perform three of Taylor’s original Americana songs. Next up were Drew Tucker and Ron Hackett. They played a jazz duet set of Duke Ellington tunes. Guitarist Don Moriarty came to

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  • CHP highlights 2015 slate of productions

    Posted on October 14, 2014 at 4:19 pm

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    Carriage House Players is excited to reveal their 2015 season. Next year will be full of shows that are all southern themed! CHP will kick the season off with “Smoke on the Mountain.” This lively show incorporates live bluegrass gospel music with a hilarious storyline. It’s sure to become a new Fayetteville favorite! Show dates are Feb. 19-21 and 26-28 at the Lincoln Country Museum. Auditions will be Dec. 2

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  • Musicians aid Hands of Mercy

    Posted on October 13, 2014 at 4:19 pm

    The Songwriters and Musicians Benefit for Hands of Mercy is set for 6 p.m. on Oct. 18 at the Lincoln County Courthouse bandstand. Two hit Nashville songwriters, Kerry Kurt Phillips and Jim McBride, brought to you by local songwriter Greg Mitchell and guitarist Ron Hackett, will provide Lincoln County with a memorable evening of country classics sung by the writers themselves – the evening of entertainment benefits the Hands of

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  • Renaissance’s Vocal Authority in concert here

    Posted on October 9, 2014 at 3:13 pm

    The Fayetteville Cumberland Presbyterian Church is pleased to announce that Renaissance’s Vocal Authority, the nationally known choral group of Bethel University, will be in concert on Sunday, Oct. 12, at 6 p.m. Vocal Authority has performed both internationally and throughout the United States. The 16-person choral group has won many awards and honors. They perform various kinds of Christian music, including spirituals, anthems, hymns and Southern Gospel songs. “It is

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  • Jazz jam highlights performing arts night

    Posted on October 8, 2014 at 6:13 am

    Musicians participate in a jazz jam at the Art Center during Thursday’s performing arts show. Pictured (from left) are Sarah Weeks, Jay Jernigan, Drew Tucker, Ron Hackett and Ron Adcock.

    The performing arts show at the Art Center had another great week. The show’s host, Ron Hackett, opened the show with a couple of Chet Atkins solos. Guitarist Drew Tucker and drummer Ron Adcock then joined Ron onstage for Chet’s Yakety Axe and a couple of Bossa Novas. Greg Mitchell sang several original songs that had a Caribbean styling reminiscent of Jimmy Buffet or Kenny Chesney with Ron Hackett backing

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  • Songwriters aid Hands of Mercy

    Posted on October 6, 2014 at 3:10 pm


    What do Tim McGraw, George Strait, George Jones, Waylon Jennings, Alabama, Alan Jackson, Conway Twitty, Craig Morgan, Joe Diffie, Trace Adkins and Tracey Byrd have in common? They have all recorded songs written by Kerry Kurt Phillips and Jim McBride. And, what is special about pairing Kerry Kurt and Jim together? You get a night of great country hits performed by the songwriters themselves when Jim and Kerry Kurt join

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  • Performing arts shows kick off

    Posted on September 29, 2014 at 4:32 pm

    Taylor Hock and Jay Jernigan play during Thursday’s Performing Arts Show held at the Fayetteville Art Center. Shows continue each Thursday at 7 p.m. at the center, located on Main Avenue South.

    The performing arts association at the Art Center started its weekly open mic and performing arts show on Thursday at the Art Center. The show had 10 acts that included 13 local performers. In the spirit of support for all the performing arts, Taylor Hoch kicked off the show with the opening soliloquy from Shakespeare’s Richard III. Jay Jernigan then joined Taylor on the stage and they performed several of

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