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Wednesday, 25 March 2015 00:00

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Ventriloquist, comedian to hit WCU stage

Ventriloquist Lynn Trefzger and comedian Glenn Singer will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 27, in the Bardo Arts Center at Western Carolina University.

Patrons will be treated to Trefzger’s vocal illusion talents, when they may meet a drunken and lovable camel, a grumpy old man, a feisty little girl, and audience members who are brought up for the action. As well, Singer is, quite simply put, a man who rides a horse-of-a-different-color onstage.

The event is part of WCU’s Galaxy of Stars series. Tickets are $21 for adults, $16 for WCU faculty and staff, and $7 for students and children. 

828.227.2479 or www.wcu.edu.

 

African American history remembrance 

A Black History Readers’ Theater program will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Jones Temple AME Zion Church in Waynesville.

Members of the Jackson County NAACP will share the program following the business meeting of the Haywood County NAACP. Consisting of four segments which address African American experiences and contributions throughout the history of the United States, the program includes illustrations of African beginnings in the New World, the First Reconstruction and its aftermath, the Second Reconstruction and the Civil Rights Movement and the Third Reconstruction for a hopeful future.  

All people of good will are invited and encouraged to participate. 

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Deering to spin comedic tales

Comedy storyteller C.J. Deering will tell her all too true tall tales of life, recovery and survival during her show “Jobs I Had For Only One Day” at 7:30 p.m. March 27-28 and April 3-4 and at 3 p.m. March 29 at the Haywood Arts Regional Theatre in Waynesville.

Deering’s credits include tout manager for the Jethro Tull, as well as working with the Eagles, Doobie Brothers, Neil Young, and Jackson Browne. As a DJ doing late night rock-n-roll she was “CJ the DJ.” She also worked as an airline stewardess, a professional cheerleader and a dog walker. This show continues a life story of ups, downs, sex, drugs and rock-n-roll, of what happened, and what it’s like now. 

Tickets are $10 for adults, $6 for students.

828.456.6322 or www.harttheatre.org. 

 

Also:

• Comedian Glenn Singer will perform at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at The Strand at 38 Main in Waynesville. Tickets are $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 12 and under. www.38main.com. 

• Auditions for the comedic production of “The Carol Burnett Show Skits” will be held at 6:30 p.m. March 26-27 at the Smoky Mountain Community Theatre in Bryson City. Adult and crew roles available, with no child spots offered. Performance dates are the weekends of May 22 and 29. 828.488.8227 or 828.488.8103.

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