ARTifacts 10/1/10

Friday, October 1, 2010

Photography exhibit on display at library

Cape Girardeau artist Edwin Smith will have a photography exhibit at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. Smith, a retired art professor from Southeast Missouri State University, will display 42 photographs of architecture and sculpture from around the world. Smith will be present from 2 to 4:30 p.m. today, but a formal reception will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday at the library.

Sikeston theater's season gets started

SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Sikeston Little Theatre will start its new season with Neil Simon's comedy "The Sunshine Boys." The play focuses on a television special marking the comeback of two aging comedians. The play will be at 7 p.m. Thursday through Oct. 9 and 2 p.m. Oct. 10. Tickets are $7 in advance and $8 at the door. The community theater company is also holding auditions for the November production "To Kill a Mockingbird." For audition times or more information, call and leave a message at 573-481-0255.

Storytelling turns to the dark side

The third annual Cape Girardeau Ghost Storytelling night will start at 7 p.m. Oct. 15. Attendees should bring lawn chairs or blankets to the east lawn of the River Campus for a night of chilling stories by Grammy award-winning songwriter Michael Reno Harrell and Jennifer Armstrong, who adds bagpipe, fiddle and banjo to her tales. Tickets for the event are $10 for anyone 12 and older and free for children younger than 12 when accompanied by an adult. Tickets are available at the Cape Girardeau Convention and Visitors Bureau. For more information, visit capestorytelling.com or call 335-1631.

Putt-putt tourney to test golf skills

A putt-putt golf tournament will be held to benefit the Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment at Southeast Missouri State University. Entry fee is $8 and includes food and golf. The tournament will be at 10 a.m. Nov. 6 at Arena Golf.

-- From staff reports

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