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Toe tappin’ time

More than 100 people filled the Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, September 21 to be entertained by the Reilly Springs Jamboree.More than 100 people filled the Cultural Arts Center on Saturday, September 21 to be entertained by the Reilly Springs Jamboree. The group will be celebrating their 56th anniversary on Saturday, October 19 at their location in Hopkins County.

Exhibit opening

Marilyn Joyce discusses a picture with Carolyn Galloway, Carolyn Tillery, and Connie McGillMarilyn Joyce discusses a picture with Carolyn Galloway, Carolyn Tillery, and Connie McGill at the opening of an exhibit at the Cultural Arts Center on Friday, September 13.

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Energy flowed from jazz

Ms. Baskin is seen performing, left. Members of her band and their instrumentsEnergy flowed both ways at the Mount Vernon Music Gala Saturday evening, August 24. Hale Baskin and Her Jazz Addiction band put forth the music and got back appreciation from an enthusiastic audience of more than 90 people.

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Arts Alliance exhibit opening Friday, September 13

The Franklin County Arts Alliance will open an exhibit featuring the work of local artists Beverly Brewer, Mozelle Ramsay, and Dean Teague. Board members will serve as hosts for a light lunch

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Hale Baskin to be featured at Mount Vernon Music Gala

Hale BaskinHot vocals and the sounds of the big band era will awaken old memories and create new ones at the Mount Vernon Music (MVM) Gala 2013. Hale Baskin and her Jazz Addiction band will be the featured performers for the Gala at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24.

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September events for art center announced

The Franklin County Arts Alliance (FCAA) will sponsor two events at the Cultural Arts Center (CAC) during September. A new exhibit will open and the Reilly Springs Jamboree will perform.

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Acting 101 fun

Anna Manicore gets help from Ayla Burton during the costume portion of the Acting 101 classAnna Manicore gets help from Ayla Burton during the costume portion of the Acting 101 class at the Cultural Arts Center. Eleven students ages 6-11 participated

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Saslav headlines piano, strings concert

Ann Heiligman SaslavEast Texas native and distinguished pianist Ann Heiligman Saslav will be featured in concert this Saturday, September 7. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Mount Vernon Music Hall,

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Hand signals make stories live

Margaret Tyrrell helps Jackson Lewis follow hand signsMargaret Tyrrell helps Jackson Lewis follow hand signs in telling the story of Three Billy Goats Gruff  and Sody Saleratus (baking soda) at the Twice Upon a Time Storytellers afternoon segment.

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