Friday, Jul 25th

Last updateFri, 25 Jul 2014 7am

You are here: Home Community Arts and Entertainment

‘Cinderella’ opens Thursday

What do fairy godmothers, evil stepsisters and a prince all have in common — one beautiful young woman, Cinderella.  

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening

Spare Times Grill, South Boston … DJ Keith Driver and karaoke June 20;  Dane Ferguson June 22.

Veteran actors bring villains to life in Prizery production

Sure, the princess and her handsome prince are the central focus, but no production of “Cinderella” can really succeed without the right women playing opposite the happy couple. 

Third Thursdays event brings music, movies to downtown SoBo


he first Third Thursday event of the year will be held on Thursday, June 21, in “The Green” next to Carter Bank and Trust and across from Bistro 1888 in downtown South Boston starting at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free to a family evening of entertainment and fun.

‘Happily Ever After’ a reality for Summer Theatre celebration stars


When the email arrived in the early morning hours of a late spring day, Jocelyn Lonquist’s response was exactly what you would expect from a fairy tale princess.

Student receives art scholarship to N.Y. institute

Halifax County High School graduate Miya Wright of South Boston placed first in the high school graduate category earning a $1,000 scholarship to The Art Institute of New York City.

CONCERT CALENDAR: Check out what's happening this weekend


Spare Times Grill, South Boston … Mama’s Black Sheep June 8.

'Velda’ gets finishing touches ahead of debut

 “Velda: Girl Detective” is Artist and writer Ron Miller’s original creation, with several comic books, radio shows and even some short films under her stylish 50's belt.

Washington power broker at art guild Sunday

Washington power broker Janet McElligott, one of the world’s leading experts on Africa, the Middle East and China, will speak Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Convergence Art Guild  located at 99 Main St. in Halifax.

Where Velda goes, boys sure to follow

In the musical “Chicago,” the heroine Roxie Hart decides that the way to success is to “get me a whole bunch of boys.”  

Velda comes to life on Halifax County Little Theatre stage

You may have seen her around town lately: tall and leggy, with a trademark black pageboy and the knowing smile of a former Burlesque star-turned-private investigator who doesn’t miss a thing. She’s “Velda: Girl Detective,” the brainchild of local artist/writer Ron Miller, and the star of Halifax County Little Theatre’s summer performance.