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Beat the clock: Kickstarter campaign seeks $20,000 for The Prizery

Last year, Kickstarter surpassed the National Endowment for the Arts in the amount of money spent to underwrite “Art” projects in the United States.  The Prizery was one of those projects, raising $27,000 in 14 days using the online fundraising website.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … DJ Keith Driver May 15; Mezza Voce May 17.

Wanted: A few good zombies

A natural disaster causes the dead to come back to life as flesh-eating zombies roaming the streets of Halifax County. 

Local singer, conductor returns to roots at Prizery

It’s a homecoming of sorts, but not the kind with covered dish and sweet tea in the fellowship hall.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Entertainment featured at Noland Day

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Historic Noland Village, Providence … Country Fair Day May 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. with live entertainment by Kermit Wright & the Good Time Band featuring an all-star lineup including Ken Peade, Doug Francis and Ben Wright Jr.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Halifax County Fairgrounds, South Boston … Heritage & Antique Machinery Festival May 3, 4 and 5. 

Elvis tribute artist Stephen Freeman to perform for Fraternal Order of Eagles

While many people attempt to pay tribute to the King, few pull it off with such grace and style as Stephen Freeman.  As a life-long fan of Elvis, Freeman’s decision to become a professional tribute artist came with his transition from an eight-year stint as a police officer into theatrics.

Christian hip hop artist launches debut album

This week, independent record label Tate Music Group announced the much-awaited release of Halifax County native Mikal Townsend’s new album titled “He’s All I Got.”

Non-stop singing, comedy pumps audience

At some time in our lives, everyone wants to be a pirate. Last weekend lots of people got the chance and had a great time in the process. Halifax County Little Theatre opened their latest production “How I Became a Pirate” to enthusiastic audiences. Many of the younger patrons came in their finest pirate regalia, cutlasses in hand, to join in the festivities.  Judging from the smiles on their young faces as they left the theatre, the show was a complete success.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

• Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Megan Doss Trio April 26.

Heritage Festival features mud

Rev up the engine, check out the tires and get ready to sling a little mud.  In cooperation with Sign Rock Mud Bog of Vernon Hill, the Halifax County Heritage and Antique Machinery Festival will present two big Mud Bog events the first weekend in May at the Halifax County Fairgrounds.