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Leading the way in ‘Tom Sawyer’

“Ain’t Life Good;” the grammar might be a little off, but the sentiment is perfect. That is also the concept of Halifax County Little Theatre’s fall musical, “Tom Sawyer,” based on the Mark Twain classic and written by Ken Ludwig and Don Schlitz, two of Broadway’s best known writers.

Tom Sawyer opens Friday

Music is not something everyone can do. It’s not even something that everyone thinks is important. But for some folks, especially the cast and crew of Halifax County Little Theatre’s season opening musical “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” music is vital to the experience.

Creativity abounds in downtown

Destination Gallery in downtown South Boston features the artistry of local craftsmen. Some examples are a porcelain vase by Mat Stafford, vintage jewelry by Linda Lumsden, Moth platter by Cathy Kiffney and slab-built desk accessories by Linda Prager.

The gallery showcases the work of 47 regional and international artists at special beginning Thursday.

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THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … DJ Kirby Saunders Nov. 7; Karaoke Nov. 8; Megan Doss Nov. 9.

Romance, frustration and angst in ‘The Adventures of Tom Sawyer’

Opening night for Halifax County Little Theatre’s season opener “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” is swiftly approaching, and the actors, singers and dancers are feeling the pressure of final preparations. 

‘Snow White’ debuts Friday

Halifax County High School’s production of “Snow White” and the Seven Dwarfs of the Black Forest opens Friday night at 7:30 in the high school auditorium.

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THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

• The Prizery, South Boston … Mountain Heart Nov. 2.

Song, dance blend into one in ‘Tom Sawyer’

When a great song begins on the radio — no matter where you are — sometimes you’ve just got to move.  It might start slow at first, but eventually you’ll be tapping your toes, snapping your fingers or drumming on the steering wheel.  

Humor, strong values part of new ‘Snow White’ production

Most grownups when they recall their earliest childhood memories have a few stories that bring good feelings and experiences. For many those are fairy tales featuring a beautiful princess and her handsome prince. 

Seniors work on their final school production

Everyone remembers his favorite childhood stories, the ones he wanted to have retold as often as a parent would read them. At the top of many memory lists has to be “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.” 

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THIS WEEK/WEEKEND

Halifax Farmer’s Market in Town of Halifax … October Halifest Oct. 27, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Live music throughout the day by The Satterfields, Kirsten Wellon, Halifax Hillbillies and Walker Abbott.