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Young duo shares lead in ‘Pirate’

In a move somewhat unusual in community theatre, Halifax County Little Theatre’s upcoming production of “How I Became a Pirate” will feature two actors in the lead role.  Jake Carr and Easton Berry have been pegged to bring the lead role of Jeremy Jacob to life, with Berry being the understudy.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Kid Rock announces summer tour

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Smoking Jakes, South Boston … Improbable Cause Band April 12.

Prizery announces shows for Summer Theatre Celebration

The Prizery’s fourth annual Summer Theatre Celebration is sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Cantaloupe Festival to feature fresh menu

It will be a palate-pleasing good time June 7 from 5 to 10 p.m. at Berry Hill resort, with fresh, tasteful food, a bevy of beverages, and of course, cantaloupe, thanks to sponsorship and support from Halifax County Farm Bureau.

‘Music of the Scottish Isles’ part of SoBo performance

Julie Fowlis will bring her “Music of the Scottish Isles and the “BRAVE” Soundtrack” to The Prizery Sunday at 3 p.m.

Women play big part of ‘Pirate’ production

Just because there weren’t many lady pirates in history doesn’t mean that there aren’t any running around on The Prizery stage. Halifax County Little Theatre is currently in rehearsal with their spring show, “How I Became a Pirate.”

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

American Legion Post 8, South Boston … Improbable Cause Band April 6, 8 p.m.-midnight. Admission $10 per person in advance, $15 at door.

In the heart of Africa, a hunger for learning

Uganda is some 10,000 miles from the East Coast of the USA, and for one retired North Carolina Baptist pastor it proved to be a three-day, five-airport journey into the heart of Africa, his first on that continent.

Sell out expected as tickets go on sale

As the cravings for big, juicy slices of cantaloupe near, so does the 33rd Annual Virginia Cantaloupe Festival.

A new pirate to fear?

Everyone has heard of Blackbeard, Calico Jack, Anne Bonny and Captain Jack Sparrow, but now there’s a new pirate to turn audiences into a shivering mass.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening

THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

The Way Ministries, 504 Main St., South Boston … Josh Kobischen from Liberty University, March 30, 7 p.m. Free admission, open to everyone. For more info., call 434-222-1831.