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Feb
22
Fri
Emerson Theater Collaborative Presents Alabama Story @ Fellowship Hall at Sedona United Methodist Church
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm

Emerson Theater Collaborative Presents
Alabama Story

A New Play about Books, Race, Censorship and the American Character

Sedona, AZ:  In commemoration of Black History Month, Emerson Theater Collaborative presents playwright Kenneth Jones’ Alabama Story at Sedona United Methodist Church February 22 – 24, 2019.

In 1959 Alabama, segregationist Senator E.W. Higgins wants a controversial children’s picture book — about a white rabbit who marries a black rabbit — purged from the state library. But librarian Emily Wheelock Reed refuses, putting both of their worlds at risk in a time of extraordinary social change. Inspired by real events, Alabama Story brings forward issues of racism and censorship during the Jim Crow era of the Deep South.

Alabama Story is produced by Camilla Ross and directed by Breinne Reeder. The cast features Sedona residents, Joan Westmoreland and Rafe RendellAudrey Young joins us from Flagstaff for her third performance with Emerson Theater Collaborative. Hawaii resident Paul Drake and Phoenix resident James Yaw come to the stage for the first time with ETC. We are also excited to have Ricky Davis Jr. returning from Los Angeles. Audiences may remember his amazing performance as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in The Mountaintop by Katori Hall last year. Alabama Story will also feature a special musical guest appearance by Blues Hall of Fame Inductee, Leon Jay Morton, who resides in Cornville, AZ.

All shows will be at the Fellowship Hall at Sedona United Methodist Church, 110 Indian Cliff Road, Sedona, AZ 86336. Tickets are available at the door or online at bit.ly/AlabamaStory. Show times are February 22 & 23 at 7 p.m. and February 24 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 each. Seniors and students are $20.

For more information, call 860-705-9711 or visit emersontheatercollaborative.org.

Library Hosts Open Mic Night @ Cottonwood Public Library
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Open Mic Night is back! The Cottonwood Public Library is hosting its third open mic night on Friday, February 22 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bring your music, spoken word, poetry, comedy, writing, magic or even weird human trick! The event is free and open to all ages. Light refreshments will be provided. Come to perform and support local talent.

For more information on library services please visit www.ctwpl.info or find them on Facebook. The library is located at 100 S 6th St in Cottonwood.

Feb
28
Thu
Express Yourself Anti-Talent Show @ Thanks A Latte
Feb 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Share your talent or anti-talent just for fun or compete for one of 6 prizes.

Express Yourself is an all ages event to fundraise for the Hallett Plaza project, located next to Moscato’s patio. It is an open talent night where anyone can sign up to perform PG content and be eligible for prizes awarded by a judges’ panel. There is a $10 entrance fee, including for the performers. $20 for up to 4 family members.

Come with an appetite. What’s better than dinner and a show for a good cause?

15 slots available for the contest, with a 5 minute time limit per person. 5 slots available for the un-judged anti-talent portion, 5 minute limit each. First come, first serve the day of the event. Performers who need to set up or practice may do so between 3 – 5pm.

Anti-Talent is a term we made up so no one would feel intimidated or not talented enough to participate. It refers to any performance that is silly, bold, unexpected, weird, funny, creative, inspiring, unique, or just-for-fun. Always keep it family-friendly.

Prizes:
1st place: $50 local gift card
2nd: $30 local gift card
3rd: $20 local gift card
Most Courageous – local prize
Funniest – local prize
Best anti-talent – local prize

Registration Required
Mar
18
Mon
Monday Night Movie: Sgt. Stubby (PG) @ Prescott Valley Public Library
Mar 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join the Prescott Valley Public Library (7401 E Skoog Blvd.) on March 18th from 5:00-7:00PM for Monday Night Movies. This month we are showing “Sgt. Stubby” staring Helena Bonham Carter and Gerard Depardieu. The true story of a stray dog who joins his new master on the battlefields of the First World War. For his valorous actions, Sgt. Stubby is still recognized as the most decorated dog in American history.

Please note new start time is 5:00pm not 5:30pm.

This is a Free event and no registration is required. For more information call 928-759-3040