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Leroy Robinson Weekend entertainment announced |
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Leroy Robinson Weekend entertainment announced |

ELKHART — The Elkhart Chapter of Indiana Black Expo will continue the celebration of its 50th year anniversary by honoring one of its founding Fathers and announcing the launch of the Leroy Robinson Weekend.At the age of 85, Robinson passed away June 25, 2022. He was instrumental and spearheaded the decision to create an Elkhart Chapter to the state ran organization dedicated to be a voice and a vehicle for the social and economic advancement for youth and families in the state of Indiana, known at the Indiana Black Expo. Anchored by the core focus of economic empowerment with development programs that drive long lasting and positive change in the community...
Out & About | Arts & Entertainment
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Out & About | Arts & Entertainment

The McKinney Center and Jonesborough’s Mary B. Martin Program for the Arts will host an open house for fall classes Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is underway for all upcoming classes. Faculty will be present for questions and demonstrations. Registration will be open until Aug. 20 for most classes. Students can register online at mckinneycenter.com. For more information contact McKinney Center Director Theresa Hammons at theresah@jonesboroughtn.org or 423-753-0562.The Reece Museum at East Tennessee State University presents “Local Art in the Age of the 2020 Global Pandemic,” an exhibition featuring the work of 40 artists living or working in T...
August Jammin’ for Jesus to benefit Lives Under Construction | Entertainment
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August Jammin’ for Jesus to benefit Lives Under Construction | Entertainment

The next Branson’s Jammin’ for Jesus concert has been set for Sunday, Aug. 7, at the Branson Famous Theatre and will benefit the Lives Under Construction organization.The 2 p.m. concert will feature Theater Hosts Brandon and Megan Mabe, Branson Entertainer Doug Gabriel and Concert Hosts Brian Pendergrass and Sheila Meeker.The afternoon show will additionally include the talents of Saxophonist Gary Dooms and vocalists Carolyn Rowden; Carol Sanguinette-How; Peggy McAllister, Wanda Hughes; and Todd and Billie East. Admission into Jammin’ for Jesus is free with a donation to benefit Lives Under Construction out of Lampe. The organization is a working r...
Picks of the Week July 28 | Entertainment
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Picks of the Week July 28 | Entertainment

Thursday, July 28Jazz, Wine Tasting and Cocktails6 p.m.; Knickerbocker Music Center, 35 Railroad Ave., Westerly.Grey Sail Brewing will host a Jazz, Wine Tasting and Cocktails networking event featuring music from The Paula Clair Special Edition Jazz Band and Rich Lataille & Doc Chanonhouse from the Knickerbocker All Stars.; Skurnik wines and spirits and hors d’oeuvres. For more information, visit knickmusic.com.Friends of the Library Pop-Up Book Sale10 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Wilcox Park, 44 Broad St., Westerly.The Friends of the Westerly Library will hold Pop-Up Book Sales on Thursdays on the esplanade of Wilcox Park through Aug. 26. Cash or check only accepte...