Thursday, November 29, 2012

CD for Manatee Players perfect stocking stuffer

Want to buy a cool Christmas CD featuring community folks singing holiday songs to help raise funds for the new Manatee Players home?
Thanks to a joint production by Jason Lipton and the Del Couch Music Education Foundation, the CDs are available at the Players box office, 102 Old Main St., Bradenton.
Or call 941-748-5875.
Among the singers are Ken Basque, Kim Betts, Wendy Brown, Jeff Cook (of Alabama), Steve and Diane Dawson, Rick and Jenda Derringer, Kathleen Fairchild, Grace Gibbs, Eliza Lipton and Delaney Couch, Denny Miller and Meg Newsome, the Players Choir, Professor Soup, John Rinell (who does a spot-on Frank Sinatra), Travis Rogers, Greg Weigers, Channing Wier and yours truly, primarily for comic relief.
CDs are $15.

Bayshore High School’s Fine Arts Dance Department, under the direction of Melecia Perren, presents its Fall Performance 7 p.m. Dec. 13-14 in the BHS auditorium.
Students will perform jazz, modern and ballet dance styles to familiar musical themes.
The public is welcome and tickets are $7.
Call 941-751-7004, ext. 2051 for details.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Chuck and Joey Lester, Wisconsin’s gift to our community, host the 11th annual Lester Family Fun Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Anna Maria Island Community Center, 407 Magnolia Ave., Anna Maria. Call 941-778-1908.

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