Artifacts 7/23/04

Friday, July 23, 2004

'Young Black Stallion' coming to St. Louis

ST. LOUIS -- Walt Disney's first dramatic feature made specifically for an Imax theater is coming to St. Louis' Omnimax Theater today. "The Young Black Stallion" follows the character Neera, a girl separated from her father and left in the desert until she befriends a colt named Shetan. The Omnimax is in the St. Louis Science Center, 5050 Oakland Ave. For tickets, call (314) 289-4464.

Auditions for upcoming shows held in Branson

BRANSON, Mo. -- The White House Theatre in Branson, Mo., is holding auditions for support-cast performers for stage shows and television projects. The theater is home of "The Magnificent 7 p.m. Show" and the nationally televised "Showcase Jubilee." Auditions are for males and females, but singing and dancing ability is essential. A resume, headshot and video or audio recording will be requested prior to an audition. For information, call Renee Johnson at (417) 239-3016 or (877) 487-2386.

Notre Dame workshop will teach acting methods

From Monday through Friday, instructor Danny Strohmeyer and Notre Dame Regional High School drama students will lead a workshop for students entering third through eighth grade. Students will learn to control their bodies and expressions and work on stage direction and character development. Classes are from 9 a.m. to noon. For information or to register, call 335-6772.

Entries sought for juried art competition

Artists living within a 175-mile radius of Cape Girardeau can enter a juried competition of regional artwork, sponsored by the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri. Winners will have their work featured in the Borders Regional Juried Exhibition in November. The deadline for slide entries is Sept. 13. Call 334-9233.

Chappelle coming to Cape Girardeau

Dave Chappelle, comedian and star of Comedy Central's "Chappelle's Show," is coming to the Show Me Center Sept. 9 as part of "The Grassroots Tour." Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Aug. 2 and can be purchased at the box office, 1333 N. Sprigg St., by phone at 651-5000 or online at

-- From staff reports

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