Archive for July 2022
Director, Crew, Volunteer for Love of ‘Frozen’ Kids
If James H. Williams told you that directing kids shows came easy, he would be telling a white lie. The Fishers resident, who came on as assistant director for The Belfry Theatre Apprentice Players youth under the late Connie Murello-Todd, tries to be prepared for nearly anything. But he said, this year, “Boy, has it…Read More
Two Paws Up for WIlson’s Chicken!
If you read this column regularly, you know I live with two feline companions who have very distinctive personalities. Peyton, the tabby, will consume almost anything edible. (I say “almost” because he does draw the line at bananas — too stinky!) By contrast, my tuxedo cat, Beau, has a very discriminating palate. If something isn’t…Read More
NCAC Presents‘Hamlet’ at 30th Shakespeare in Park
Strolling downtown Noblesville in the area of Federal Hill Commons the past few evenings, you might have heard actors rehearsing for Shakespeare in the Park. Noblesville’s Jennie Otterman sits in her lawn chair on the lawn in front of the First Merchants Pavilion stage, listening closely to every line and watching her actors become their…Read More
Willy Wonka,’ Beatles Tribute, Stella Luna, Movies, Symphony, More
Stone Soup Children’s Musical Theater production of “Willy Wonka Jr.,” Symphony on the Prairie with John Williams’ blockbusters, Stella Luna and The Satellites at Cool Creek Park, “Encanto” and “Parent Trap” movies, and a Beatles tribute band are all on the schedule for this weekend. Here, we offer our Times readers 20 things to do…Read More
Arrowood Talks Back to School Planning
School is right around the corner with a full slate of activities the week leading up to the first day of school on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Freshman Orientation is set for Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 10-2 p.m. HHMS Connect Day is Wednesday, Aug. 3 from 12-6 p.m., MacBook Pick Up for Returning Students (grades 10-12)…Read More
600 Words To The Wise!
MONDAY: People sometimes ask me if I can finish a column in one sitting (like I do with Denny’s Grand Slam breakfast) or if I dabble with it, like my wife’s spinach soufflé. I’ve used both methods, but the pressure of completing a story in one day has taken its toll. I’m not as young…Read More