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Herman’s Hermits’ Peter Noone to play Henrico Theatre July 23

Herman's Hermits star Peter Noone will perform his greatest hits at the Henrico Theatre in Highland Springs at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, July 23.

In addition to his singing fame, Noone, an icon of the British Invasion, also starred on TV and in movies. He will sign autographs after the show in the lobby of the theater, which now boasts a new state-of-the-art sound and lighting system, donated by Donna Dean Stevens and Jayson Stevens.

Cultural Arts Center announces 2016-17 schedules

Returning favorites, new acts and new dining options highlight the 2016-17 Center Season and 2nd Stage schedules at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen.

CACGA's Center Season performance series will return Sept. 10 with Capitol Steps (pictured), an audience favorite that brings a unique blend of music and political comedy to the Sara Belle November Stage. The Acrobats of Cirque-tacular will perform Oct. 22, showcasing their troupe of aerialists, acrobats and contortionists.

CAT’s 53rd season opens with new directors

The Chamberlayne Actors Theatre recently announced its director picks for the upcoming 2016-2017 season. Three of the four directors chosen will be working with CAT for the first time.

Steven W. Ryan will be making his first professional directorial debut with his production of “I’ll Be Back Before Midnight” (Oct. 14-29). Ryan has been a locally known actor since the late 1990s.

Zachary Owen will direct “Wishing Well” (Jan. 20-Feb. 4, 2017). Owen is currently assistant director and head of sound for CAT’s summer offering, “Don’t Cry For Me Margaret Mitchell.”

Villa to host ‘Bluegrass Ball’ May 14

St. Joseph’s Villa’s 22nd annual Bluegrass Ball will take place Saturday, May 14 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. There will be live music by Whiskey Rebellion and The Slack Family Bluegrass Band, as well as a corn hole tournament with prizes, BBQ from White House Catering, drinks, a Kids Corral and more.

The emcee will be NBC12 meteorologist Andrew Freiden. The event will be held rain or shine.

CAT Theatre announces its 53rd season

CAT Theatre will present four shows during its 53rd season, which begins this fall. All four shows will be Richmond-area premieres, including one world premiere by a local playwright.

The season will feature:

I’ll Be Back Before Midnight, by Peter Colley – Oct. 14-29;

The Wishing Well, by Maryland playwright Jon Klein – Jan. 20-Feb. 4, 2017;

Henrico students star in ‘The Enchanted Toy Shop’

Eight Henrico students were among the cast members in the Richmond Ballet's production of The Enchanted Toy Shop, which was performed at April 24 at Richmond Centerstage's Carpenter Theatre.

The one-act ballet showcased the variety of talents among The School of Richmond Ballet students (middle- and high school-aged ballet students).

Reynolds CC hosting student art show

The Conference Center Gallery in the Workforce Development and Conference Center on J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College’s Parham Road Campus opened its doors to the public this week for the annual Student Art Show. The exhibition includes more than 70 pieces and will be on display through April 27.

The artwork includes paintings, drawings, digital media, mixed media and photographs. The art show results will be announced at a public reception the evening of April 27. The reception will begin at 6 p.m., with award presentations to follow at 7 p.m.

The Band Perry to play Innsbrook After Hours in June

DEC. 1, 11:25 A.M. – Innsbrook After Hours announced today that The Band Perry will perform on Friday, June 24 as part of its 31st season. Tickets for the show go on sale this Friday, Dec. 4 at 10 a.m. at http://www.InnsbrookAfterHours.com and by phone at (804) 794-6700. Early bird general admission tickets will be available for $15 during the first week of the on-sale.

Merging country, pop, and rock elements into a sharp contemporary sound, the Grammy Award-winning sibling trio features Kimberly Perry (lead vocals, guitar, and piano), Reid Perry (bass guitar) and Neil Perry (drums, mandolin, and accordion).

Acappella group to perform at CACGA

Main Street Station Acappella will perform Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. Main Street Station is a 16-member co-ed acappella group whose repertoire includes new hits, old favorites and everything in between. All are experienced musicians, many having participated heavily in different award-winning collegiate acappella groups during their continued educations.

The concert is part of CACGA’s 2nd Stage series, which highlights a different musical genre on the first Friday of each month.

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