Repeats every day until Sat Feb 23 2013 . Thu, 02/21/2013 - 7:30pm
Fri, 02/22/2013 - 7:30pm
Sat, 02/23/2013 - 7:30pm
Special to The Community NewsFrom Weatherford College
Five actors will play 39 characters in Mark Brown's comedy adventure adaptation of Jules Verne's "Around the World in 80 Days," at the Alkek Fine Arts Center on the Weatherford College campus Feb. 21-23. Curtain rises at 7:30 p.m. each evening. Admission is free.
Directed by Nancy McVean and produced by special arrangement with the Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois, the show is WC’s entry in the annual Texas Community College Theatre Festival, which will be held at Lone Star College in Tomball, Texas, later this month.
Based on French author Jules Verne's 1873 novel, the play follows the journey of Phileas Fogg around the world as he tries to beat the clock to win a wager that he can make the trip in 80 days - a huge feat in pre-airplane days.
McVean said the fast-paced production is a physically exhausting play to act in, with no moments to rest.
“The five actors have to be nimble as well as gifted with comic timing, for personality and costume changes come with riotous, breathtaking rapidity. Hats, beards, coats, turbans, genders and accents ricochet around the stage as each character does his turn, then tears off to assume another role, sometimes only for a matter of seconds.”
Repeats every day until Sat Nov 17 2012 . Thu, 11/15/2012 - 7:30pm
Fri, 11/16/2012 - 7:30pm
Sat, 11/17/2012 - 7:30pm
Hello, Dolly! Cast
The musical Hello, Dolly! will be performed at 7:30 p.m. from Thursday, Nov. 15 through Saturday, Nov. 17 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18 at the Weatherford College Alkek Fine Arts Center. Hello, Dolly! Is the enchanting story of Dolly Levi, a meddlesome widow who seeks to “matchmake” several couples and even herself in New York City in the 1890’s.
Directed by Nancy McVean with technical direction by Joseph Nicokowski, Dolly is portrayed by Lana Robinson, with other major characters: Ernestina, Lisa Cockerell; Ambrose Kemper, Dwayne Holmes, and Duncan Alexander as Horace Vandergelder. Music and lyrics are by Jerry Herman and the book by Michael Stewart. Based on the play The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder. Property of Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc. First performance at the St. James Theatre, New York, Jan. 16, 1964.
Admission is free, but voluntary donations of canned goods and pet food will be taken to go to local charities. For more information call Sheila Kinkead at 817-598-6458, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.events.wc.edu.
The parker County Community Choir will perform selections from G.F. Handel’s “Messiah” at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 3 at the Weatherford College Alkek Fine Arts Center. The performance will be conducted by Rob Laney. Patrons are advised to arrive early for seating. Admission is free. For more information call Sheila Kinkead at 817-598-6458, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.events.wc.edu.
Weatherford College will have a fall jazz band concert at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at the Marjorie Black Alkek Fine Arts Center. Wolfgang’s Wail will feature Weatherford College’s artist in residence, Hyeyoung Song, performing an adaptation by Lewiston of the main themes from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Symphony No. 40 in G Minor,” and a classic jazz and blues repertoire by composers the likes of Count Basie, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Quincy Jones and Stan Kenton performed by the WC Jazz Band. For more information call 817-598-6233 or email Clewiston@wc.edu.
Repeats every day until Sun Apr 29 2012 . Thu, 04/26/2012 - 7:00pm
Fri, 04/27/2012 - 7:00pm
Sat, 04/28/2012 - 7:00pm
See How They Run: Weatherford College will host a production of the comedy “See How They Run” with doors opening at 7 p.m. on April 26-28 at the Alkek Fine Arts Center on the College’s Weatherford campus, 225 College Parke Ave. Admission is free. For more information, contact McVean at 817-598-6307 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thu, 05/17/2012 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm
The annual Taste of Parker County, benefiting the Weatherford College Foundation, will be from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, May 17 at the Parker County Sheriff's Posse Building, 2251 Mineral Wells Hwy. in Weatherford. Participating local restaurants, caterers and other vendors will provide dishes to people who sign up for the event. Patrons will then vote on their favorite categories, such as “Favorite Appetizer” or “Favorite Entree.” Tickets are $35. For more information, visit www.tasteofparkercounty.com.
The Weatherford College Choir is presenting a tribute concert to The Beatles at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24 in the Alkek Fine Arts Center on the College’s Weatherford campus. The event is free, so there's no Ticket To Ride.
Thu, 03/22/2012 (All day) - Fri, 03/23/2012 (All day)
Weatherford College's eighth annual Coyote Jazz Fest will be held at the Alkek Fine Arts Center March 22-23 with a concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 22. Admission is free. For more information about the event, contact Cal Lewiston at 817-598-6233.
Sat, 11/05/2011 - 9:00am - 4:00pm
The Weatherford College Early Childhood Department will host a seminar that focuses on “Investigating with Math and Science” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5 in the Doss Student Center on the Weatherford campus at 225 College Park Ave.
The session, which will focus on how to teach math and science to young children, is open to child care providers, early educators, WC Early Education/Child Development students and interested others in the eight-county area surrounding Weatherford.
One Continuing Education Unit will be awarded by WC for those who attend the seminar and choose to complete an assignment in addition to attending the seminar.
Fee is $25 per person and includes lunch. For more information, call 817-598-6245.
Weatherford College is hosting a free Community Choir Concert at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5 at the Alkek Fine Arts Center on the College’s Weatherford campus at 225 College Park. Contact Sheila Kinkead at 817-598-6458 or visit www.events.wc.edu for event details.