Artifacts 2/10/06

Friday, February 10, 2006

Tickets now on sale for Lipizzaner Stallions

Tickets are now on sale for the World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions, appearing at the Show Me Center on March 11 at 7:30 p.m. For more information, contact the Show Me Center at 651-5000.

Notre Dame plans annual Trivia Night for Feb. 17

Notre Dame Regional High School will hold its annual Trivia Night at 6 p.m. on Feb. 17 in the cafetorium. The fund-raiser pits tables of eight people against each other in a contest of useless knowledge. For more information, contact Becki Essner at 335-0862 or 335-6772.

'The Tender Land' starts Feb. 22 at Southeast

Southeast Missouri State University's production of "The Tender Land" will open Feb. 22 at Rose Theatre. "The Tender Land" is an American opera by Aaron Copland. The production is directed by Chris Goeke. Show dates are Feb. 22 through 26. For more information, call 651-2265.

Fine Arts Education Day at Capitol set for Mar. 8

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. -- The Missouri Alliance for Arts Education will hold Fine Arts Education Day on March 8 at the state Capitol in Jefferson City to educate state legislators on the importance of supporting fine arts education in public schools. Advocates will ask legislators to support a $545,000 appropriation to implement the Fine Arts Assessment. For more information, call Robert Gifford at 335-1866.

Felix Valle birthday celebration is Sunday

STE. GENEVIEVE, Mo. -- The Felix Valle House State Historic Site in Ste. Genevieve will celebrate Valle's birthday from noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday with an open house and storytelling. The event is sponsored by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The open house is free and open to the public. For more information, call the site at (573) 883-7102.

Classical pianist performs on Three Rivers stage

POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Acclaimed classical pianist Rosario Andino will be featured at the Three Rivers Community College Tinnin Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 18. Andino will play selections from Beethoven, Schumann, Chopin and Liszt during the performance. For more information, call (573) 840-9170.

Campground reservation system changes

The Ozark National Scenic Riverways has announced changes to the way in which group reservations for camping will be handled. To make reservations at Two Rivers, Akers and Pulltite, campers should call ReserveUSA at (877) 444-6777. The change applies to all federally managed campgrounds.

The good, the bad and the pasta: Spaghetti Westerns

The Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology at Southeast Missouri State University will present a film series this spring titled "Spaghetti with Your Western," showing several Western films produced in Italy in the 1960s and 1970s. For more information, contact Dr. Peter Hirschburg at 651-2680.

--From staff reports

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