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CONCERT CALENDAR: Summerfest set Saturday

Virgilina Summerfest … Downtown Virgilina May 26.

Rehearsals for ‘Velda’ begin

Rehearsals for the Halifax County Little Theatre’s production of Ron Miller’s “Velda: Girl Detective” are proceeding like, well, gangbusters. 

Prizery announces line up for Summer Theatre

What do a fairy godmother, “Red, White & Blue Gala” and the Gospel of  Matthew have in common? All will be entertaining crowds in Halifax County this summer. 

Richmond Symphony coming to Prizery on Tuesday

The Richmond Symphony, conducted by Erin Freeman, will bring lots of musical fun to The Prizery stage Tuesday night at 7:30.  

CONCERT CALENDAR: Music planned at Noland Day

Historic Noland Village, Providence … 23rd annual Noland Village Country Fair day May 12, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Music by Ollie Adams & The Slick Rock Pickers and The Liberty Band.

Manhattan Piano Trio coming to The Prizery on Friday

“These days the humanity is in a frantic rush to multitask, and in a way many people feel they can not afford to stay still and quietly listen. Well, I am pretty sure, at some point people feel completely exhausted emotionally. That's the right time to go to the concert and feed your soul. Music gives us a chance to feel human, to experience a range of emotions, something that might not be part of our daily life.”   Milana Strezeva  

United Way talent showcase set May 26

United Way of Halifax County will host its first talent showcase fundraiser, “Bright Lights and Hollywood Nights,” at the Halifax County High School auditorium on May 26. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. for early birds and the show will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. 

Magic behind production? Teamwork.

Putting on a show, any show, is a great deal of work. 

Concert Calendar for April 25


• Spare Times Grill, South Boston … DJ Keith Driver April 25; Improbable Cause April 28.

Show featuring displays by students returns Thursday

Halifax County Middle School cafeteria will be displaying wall to wall art of nearly 300 students with a little bit of everything for the eye to see from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

‘Brighton Beach Memoirs’ opens Thursday in South Boston

Today, lots of families are struggling with difficult times trying to find work, pay bills and plan for the future. Our modern audiences should be able to relate to the situation of the family in Neal Simon’s “Brighton Beach Memoirs.”