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Schedule of events

July 09, 1997

Plays

Tickets are $22 for adults and $20 for senior citizens and students on Fridays and Saturdays; and $18 for adults and $16 for senior citizens and students on weekdays and for matinees.

"Lighting Up the Two-Year-Old," main stage of Frank Center for the Creative Arts: Friday, July 11, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, July 12, at 2 p.m.; Thursday, July 17, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, July 19, at 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 20, at 2 p.m.; Wednesday, July 23, at 8 p.m., with a discussion afterward; Friday, July 25, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, July 26, at 2 p.m.

Benjie Aerenson's drama explores issues of ethics and honesty in the world of horse racing.

"Below the Belt," main stage of Frank Center for the Creative Arts: tonight at 8; Saturday, July 12, at 8 p.m.; Sunday, July 13, at 2 p.m.; Wednesday, July 16, at 8 p.m., with a discussion afterward; Friday, July 18, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, July 19, at 2 p.m.; Thursday, July 24, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, July 26, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, July 27, at 2 p.m.

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Richard Dresser's play takes a comical look at the modern workplace, telling the story of three men stationed on a remote corporate outpost and the ridiculous measures they go through to find meaning in an overly bureaucratic system.

"Demonology," Studio Theater in Sara Cree Hall: tonight at 8:30; Friday, July 11, at 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, July 12, at 4:30 and 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, July 13, at 2:30 p.m.; Wednesday, July 16, at 8:30 p.m.; Thursday, July 17, at 8:30 p.m., with a discussion afterward; Friday, July 18, at 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, July 19, at 4:30 and 8:30 p.m.; Sunday, July 20, at 2:30 p.m.; Wednesday, July 23, at 8:30 p.m.; Thursday, July 24, at 8:30 p.m.; Friday, July 25, at 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, July 26, at 4:30 and 8:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 27, at 2:30 p.m.

This dark comedy by Kelly Stuart explores the relationship between a temporary employee, who is breast-feeding her baby, and her boss, whose paranoia about recent acts of company sabotage leads to some demonic consequences.

Sunday concert series

These performances will be in Frank Center for the Creative Arts:

The Matt Kendrick Unit, contemporary jazz inspired by visual arts - Sunday, July 13, at 7:30 p.m.; tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for senior citizens and students

A Musical Evening in Honor of Guy Frank - Sunday, July 20, at 7:30 p.m.; tickets are $20. The concert, a co-production between the festival and The Millbrook Orchestra, will benefit the festival.

Winchester Musica Viva, contemporary choral music - Sunday, July 27, at 7:30 p.m.; tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for senior citizens and students

Visual art exhibits

Danny Conant, experimental photography exposed on a variety of media - Frank Center for the Creative Arts, open Mondays and Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Wednesdays through Sundays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Scott Cawood, "Releasing Demons," and Michael Hauver, "Architextures" - AIIA Gallery (Antiques to Art), W.Va. 230 south of Shepherdstown; hours are Wednesdays through Sundays from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. "Releasing Demons" closes Sunday, July 13, with a reception from 4 to 8 p.m. "Architectures" opens Wednesday, July 16, and an opening reception will be Saturday, July 19, from 5 to 9 p.m.

Cawood's "Pre-Millennium Tension" is being featured at Frank Center for the Creative Arts.

"Visual Component II," Arts and Humanities Alliance of Jefferson County, featuring contemporary works by regional artists and artisans - Entler Hotel, 129 E. German St. in Shepherdstown; open daily from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Landscapes by Don Rees and Diana Suttenfield - The Gallery at Matthews and Shank, 139 W. German St. in Shepherdstown; hours are Wednesday through Fridays from 1 to 6 p.m., and Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. An opening reception will be Saturday, July 12, from 4 to 6 p.m.

Dance

Tickets for CATF Dance Ensemble performances in Studio Theater are $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors and $7 for local dance students. Performances are:

Saturday, July 12, at 12:30 p.m.; Sunday, July 13, at 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, July 19, at 12:30 p.m.; Sunday, July 20, at 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, July 26, at 12:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 27, at 5:30 p.m., with a discussion at 6:30 p.m.

Puppets

"Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimy" by Preston Foerder - Saturdays, July 12, and July 19, at 11 a.m. at Shepherdstown Men's Club, 100 W. German St. in Shepherdstown, and Saturday, July 26, at 11 a.m. in Reynolds Hall; tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for children

These free performances by Foerder at Mecklenburg Inn, 128 E. German St. in Shepherdstown, are for those 21 and older:

"Slovenly Peter" - Fridays, July 11, 18 and 25, at 11 p.m.

"Works in Regress" - Saturdays, July 12, 19 and 26, at 11 p.m.

Staged readings

These performances are free:

Tuesday, July 15, at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Hall - Cherylene Lee will feature the working drafts of her play based on the true story of Lily Chin, whose son, Vincent, was beaten to death by out-of-work Detroit auto workers.

Tuesday, July 22, at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Hall - program to be announced

For information, visit the festival's Web site at (http://www.catf.org).

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