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    COMMUNITY THEATERCarnegie to hold auditions for 'Les Miserables'

    03/16/2015 10:14 AM CDT
    The Carnegie Players are bringing “Les Miserables” to Cleburne June 18-28.Anyone interested in auditioning for the musical's many parts can try out March 21-22 and March 28-29 at the Cleburne Conference Center. 
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    Brazos Orchestra, chorus combine for three free concerts
    12/14/2014 09:55 AM CST - The Brazos Chamber Orchestra will combine with the Healing Heart Chorus for three free Christmas concerts this week. Full Story

    Plaza's 'Breaking Up is Hard To Do' is delightful
    08/21/2014 10:13 AM CDT - I've got an idea for a musical comedy built around the many 1960s and 70s hit songs written and sung by Neil Sedaka. Full Story

    AHS grad Petty named to music residency
    06/03/2014 11:29 AM CDT - A former Alvarado resident will attend a prestigious music school this summer in New York.Musician, teacher, composer, writer and multimedia artist Matthew Petty will spend five weeks working with artists on creative projects at the prestigious Watermill Center's International Summer Program. Full Story

    Escape to 'Camelot' for a fun night at the theater
    05/26/2014 11:07 AM CDT - With good singing a lot, funny lines a lot, and characters like Lancelot, I liked a lot of “Camelot,” being presented by the Plaza Theatre Company through June 14 in Cleburne. Full Story

    Plaza's 'Kiss Me, Kate' is a singing and dancing delight
    03/24/2014 05:42 PM CDT - Some familiar faces with good voices are joined by a new face with a pleasant voice in The Plaza Theatre Company's presentation of “Kiss Me, Kate,” playing through April 12 at the Plaza Theatre in Cleburne. Full Story

    Carnegie's "The Fantasticks" is creative and clever
    03/18/2014 01:32 PM CDT - It's very reassuring to hear the strong and clear baritone voice of Carnegie Players veteran Hillard Cochran, whose version of the familiar “Try to Remember” opens CP's production of “The Fantasticks,” playing through this weekend at the Cleburne Conference Center. Full Story

    Walker earns spot in final round of all-state auditions
    12/06/2013 09:18 AM CST - For the third year in a row, Alvarado High School choir member Keith Walker has qualified for the fourth and final round of Texas All-State Choir auditions. Full Story

    Brazos Chamber Orchestra presents two free Christmas concerts
    12/04/2013 07:47 AM CST - The Brazos Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of David Anavitarte, will present two free Christmas concerts this year. Full Story

    If you have a ticket, Plaza's 'White Christmas' is an early present
    11/24/2013 11:18 AM CST - Musicals are what the Plaza Theatre Company does best and its current production of “White Christmas the Musical” ranks right up there with any it has presented since opening in November 2006. Full Story

    Owner spots his stolen truck in rearview mirror; arrest made

    PIEDMONT, Ala. (AP) — A man driving to work in Alabama suddenly noticed his stolen pickup truck following him, setting off a chain of events that included a pursuit, a crash and an arrest. Full Story
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    Liotta recalls Scorsese discussion before 'Goodfellas' shoot

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Tribeca Film Festival ended Saturday night with a bang — a special 25th anniversary screening of the Martin Scorsese gangster flick "Goodfellas. Full Story