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Lots Happening at the Paris Community Theatre this Spring

Lots Happening at the Paris Community Theatre this Spring

The Paris Community Theatre has a lot happening this spring. First, on April 7th and 8th at 6:30pm are auditions for Damn Yankees.  Based on the novel The Year The Yankees Lost The Pennant by Douglass Wallop, Damn Yankees the Broadway mega-hit and winner of 7 TONY Awards including Best Musical...

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Fun for the family with free PJC student production this weekend

Fun for the family with free PJC student production this weekend

An all-student production featuring audience participation is offered free this weekend at Paris Junior College. Delta Psi Omega, the drama honor fraternity at PJC, will present “The Romanian Uranium Mystery,” directed by sophomore Cody Rice, DPO’s pledge master. The audience will...

03/27/2015 by eParisExtra
NXS Gallery to hold class on ADVANCED TECHNIQUES IN METAL CLAY – RINGS AND STONES

NXS Gallery to hold class on ADVANCED TECHNIQUES IN METAL CLAY – RINGS AND STONES

NXS Gallery in downtown Paris will hold an Advanced Techniques in Metal Clay – Rings and Stones class this Saturday, March 28th from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm at the Gallery.  The fee for the class is $60 and includes 10 gr. silver clay, a 4mm faceted CZ and use of studio tools. Please note that...

03/25/2015 by eParisExtra
One Act Play Performance

One Act Play Performance

The Paris High School Theatre Department is preparing for the One Act Play Competition to be held in Texarkana this Friday. The Paris High School theatre group presented “Gut Girls” at 7:30pm on Monday night at the Weger Auditorium on the Paris Junior High Campus. Gut Girls tells...

03/23/2015 by eParisExtra
Red River Art, Wine and Music Fest

Red River Art, Wine and Music Fest

The Red River Art, Wine and Music Fest is even bigger and better for 2015 and includes many more activities.  It will be held in Bonham at the Creative Arts Center, located at 200 West 5th Street, on April 17 from 5 to 9 PM and April 18 starting at 9 AM. The Creative Arts Center has added...

03/15/2015 by eParisExtra

"5 Women Wearing the Same Dress" Continues This Weekend at PCT

Paris Community Theatre is presenting the hilarious play “5 Women Wearing the Same Dress” which will continue its run March 19-22. What happens at a wedding stays at a wedding, except at Paris Community Theatre’s Five Women Wearing the Same Dress, by Alan Ball sponsored...

03/12/2015 by eParisExtra
Art Show this Thursday at the Plaza Art Gallery

Art Show this Thursday at the Plaza Art Gallery

The public is invited to the preview and reception of “Abstract Spring”, Thursday, March 12th, from 5-8pm at the Plaza Art Gallery on the downtown square in Paris, TX. The featured artists will be Elva Robinson, Geraldine Brettmann, and Ann Webb. For more information email Joey...

03/09/2015 by eParisExtra
PARIS COMMUNITY THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 SEASON

PARIS COMMUNITY THEATRE ANNOUNCES 2015-2016 SEASON

The Paris Community Theatre has just released its 2015-2016 season: “A Season of Love.” Pending final approval from the publishers, these are the exciting, moving, and laugh out loud. The season will open with an Off-Plaza production of William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. The...

03/07/2015 by eParisExtra
“The Glass Menagerie” opens March 5 at Paris Junior College

“The Glass Menagerie” opens March 5 at Paris Junior College

The play that made Tennessee Williams famous, “The Glass Menagerie,” opens the Paris Junior College drama department’s spring season this Thursday and continues through Sunday. Williams’ play, which is semi-autobiographical, tells the story of Amanda, a fading Southern women whose...

03/03/2015 by eParisExtra

"5 Women Wearing the Same Dress" Comes to PCT

Paris Community Theatre is presenting the hilarious play “5 Women Wearing the Same Dress” March 13-15 and March 19-22. The play, set in Knoxville Tennessee focuses on five identically clad bridesmaids who are hiding out in an upstairs bedroom, each with her own reason to avoid...

02/22/2015 by eParisExtra
Auditions for

Auditions for "Waiting for the Parade"

Auditions for the Paris Community Theatre’s production of “Waiting for the Parade” will be Monday, February 23rd and Tuesday, February 24th at 6:30 p.m. at the Brown Centre for the Creative Arts located at 115 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris. The play is directed by...

02/20/2015 by eParisExtra
PJC Alumni Art Exhibit Opens Tuesday

PJC Alumni Art Exhibit Opens Tuesday

Three alumni artists of Paris Junior College will have an exhibit at the PJC Foyer Gallery from Feb. 10 to March 5. An opening reception will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 10 from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., and the public is invited to attend this free event. “These are students who built good...

02/06/2015 by eParisExtra
Kid friendly art exhibit this Thursday Feb. 5th

Kid friendly art exhibit this Thursday Feb. 5th

NXS Gallery is hosting an opening reception for local artist Andrea Doss. Andrea has a whimiscal style and is known for her kid friendly art. She will also have copies of the childrens book that she has illustrated on hand for sale. Reception is Thursday Feb. 5th from 4:30 to 7:00 and is...

02/05/2015 by eParisExtra
New Members Art Show on Thursday

New Members Art Show on Thursday

The Plaza Art Gallery in downtown Paris will be hosting a “New Members Art Show” on Thursday, February 5th from 5pm-8pm. The art show and reception is open to the public and will feature the work of photographer Claudia Holland and artists Wes Groom. The show will run through the...

02/01/2015 by eParisExtra
NXS Contemporary Art Gallery Hosts Artist Reception

NXS Contemporary Art Gallery Hosts Artist Reception

NXS Contemporary Art Gallery will be hosting a welcoming artist reception on Thursday, February 5th from 4:30 to 7:00 for local artists Andrea Doss.  NXS Contemporary Art Gallery is located at 102 Clarksville Street in downtown Paris. Andrea Doss was born an artist, and painted her early...

01/28/2015 by eParisExtra
Puppets Invade the Square

Puppets Invade the Square

The hilarious, modern musical “Avenue Q” which focuses on a group of unique 20-somethings and features puppets will be running this weekend and next at the Paris Community Theatre. All performance times are at 7:30 pm (there are no matinees for this show). The cast includes:...

01/23/2015 by eParisExtra

"Avenue Q" Opens at Paris Community Theatre

The hilarious, modern musical “Avenue Q” which focuses on a group of unique 20-somethings and features puppets is opening at the Paris Community Theatre this week. Avenue Q runs January 22-25 and January 28-31.  All times are at 7:30 pm (there are no matinees for this show). The...

01/18/2015 by eParisExtra
Plaza Theatre Gets New Roof

Plaza Theatre Gets New Roof

Workers are on the roof of the historic Plaza Theatre this week, replacing the old roof. The Paris Community Theatre has raised approximately $68,000 in their “Raise the Roof” Campaign to repair the roofs at both the Plaza Theatre on the square and the Brown Centre for Creative...

01/14/2015 by eParisExtra
Auditions at PCT for

Auditions at PCT for "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress"

The Paris Community Theatre will be holding auditions for the play “Five Women Wearing the Same Dress” on Monday, January 5th and Tuesday, January 6th at 6:30 pm at the PCT Brown Centre for Creative Arts. The play is directed by Sydney Young and tells the story of five bridesmaids...

12/27/2014 by eParisExtra
Final Weekend of

Final Weekend of "Alice in Wonderland" at PCT

The final weekend of the Paris Community Theatre’s production of “Alice in Wonderland” is this weekend. Performances are Thursday, December 18th, Friday, December 19th and Saturday, December 20th all at 7:30pm and then a final matinee performance of Sunday, December 21st at...

12/18/2014 by eParisExtra