27th Annual Gettysburg Brass Band Festival scheduled for June 5 to 9

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In 1875, George F. Patton published “A Practical Guide to the Arrangement of Band Music” that includes this thought: “When we see a town with flourishing enterprises, such as newspapers, schools, libraries, picture galleries, literary and scientific societies, concert halls, theaters, and brass bands, we need not be told that it is the dwelling place

EMMA! A Pop Musical At Gettysburg Community Theatre

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Gettysburg Community Theatre (GCT), the non-profit 501c3 organization located at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in Gettysburg, PA, is now celebrating its 16th Season as the only year-round community theatre in Adams County. EMMA! A pop musical, based on the Jane Austen novel, will perform weekends April 19-28, 2024 at

April 2024 Cultural Arts Calendar

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                                                                                  Friday April 5 from 5-7 pm – ACAC First Friday                                               Adams County Arts Council The Land Conservancy kicks off their 27th annual Art Auction with a wine and cheese reception at the Arts Council.  All art for bid will hang in the Arts Council’s gallery through the auction’s close on Monday, April 22.

Miss Gettysburg Scholarship Competition March 23rd!

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Gettysburg Community Theatre (GCT), the non-profit 501c3 organization located at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in Gettysburg, PA, is now celebrating its 16th Season as the year-round community theatre in Adams County. GCT will be producing the Miss Gettysburg Scholarship Competition 7pm on Saturday, March 23, 2024 which is a direct

News from the Adams County Arts Council

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Thanks to all who attended our Annual Meeting on March 12. We were thrilled to see so many smiling faces in our freshly painted, face-lifted Arts Education Center. The building project has progressed a great deal. We are happy to be a gathering place for our community offering many opportunities to visit. Thanks to the

Gettysburg College will host workshops and free concert with blues and reggae artist Corey Harris

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Gettysburg College will host Corey Harris on the campus on March 27 and 28. Harris will conduct two blues guitar workshops and present a concert at the Gettysburg Majestic Theater. Harris is an American blues and reggae musician who lives in Charlottesville, Virginia. Along with Keb’ Mo’ and Alvin Youngblood Hart, Harris created acoustic guitar blues

“The Little Mermaid” Swims at GHS

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“The Little Mermaid” spent the weekend at Gettysburg High School. The 2024 musical production, Directed by Megan Coolbaugh and Kate Sainer, had a huge turnout with over 1,000 people attending across the two nights it showed. The musical, adapted from the fairy tale by Denmark’s Hans Christian Andersen, follows a young mermaid who is willing

March 2024 Cultural Arts Calendar                                                                               

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Friday March 1 at 7:00 pm – Poetry First Friday                      Ragged Edge Coffee House         Award-winning poets Maya Pindyck and Taije Silverman will give a reading of their poetry on Friday evening, preceded by an open mic. Please bring a poem to share if you are so inclined, and make sure to sample some of the

The Glass Menagerie At Gettysburg Community Theatre

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Gettysburg Community Theatre (GCT), the non-profit 501c3 organization located at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in Gettysburg, PA, is now celebrating its 16th Season as the only year-round community theatre in Adams County. The Tennessee Williams classic play, The Glass Menagerie, will perform weekends March 8-17, 2024 at 7pm Fridays and Saturdays

GAHS Presents “The Little Mermaid”

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Gettysburg Area High School is proud to present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid,” opening Friday, March 1 2nd and performing at 7pm Friday and Saturday and also at 2pm on Saturday. Advance ticket sales are highly encouraged to ensure the best seating. Tickets are $15 for the general public, $12 for seniors, and $10 for students.

CABARET The Musical At Gettysburg Community Theatre

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Gettysburg Community Theatre (GCT), the non-profit 501c3 organization located at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in Gettysburg, PA, is now celebrating its 16th Season as the only year-round community theatre in Adams County. Opening this Friday, February 2nd and performing at 7pm Fridays and Saturdays and also at 2pm Saturdays

February 2024 Cultural Arts Calendar

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                                    Thursday February 1-February 29 – Ansel Adams Photographs     Schmucker Art Gallery Curated by Gettysburg College students Emma Wylan ’24 and Sophia Crawford ’24 under the direction of Interim Gallery Director Kate Gillespie, the photographs of Ansel Adams, one of America’s most well-known photographers, document the Manzanar Relocation Center in 1943. Considered an important historical

Apple Core Band honors Jim Rogers

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The Apple Core Band has been performing at the Bendersville Fire Hall for twenty years. The Band held a special memorial concert for former band member and trumpet player Jim Rodgers today. Rogers battled cancer and passed in October 2023. An animal lover, Rogers owned a dog named Scooby and a cat named Paterno. The

Clowney, Glass named Dancing with the Local Stars champions once again in 2024

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Local stars and their choreographers returned to the Majestic Theater stage last night for Dancing with the Local Stars Tournament of Champions. After practicing their moves for months, the contestants showed off their skills in front of a sold-out and energetic crowd. Mark Clowney and Dawn Glass, 2014 Champions, were named winners of the special

         January 2024 Cultural Arts Calendar

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Happy New Year!  January brings some refreshing new art events to our community including curated  short films from the Telluride Film Festival, an exhibit of Ansel Adams photographs, the premiere concert of conductor Ryan Kozak with the Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra, and community favorite “Dancing With the Local Stars”.  Bring a friend or two and enjoy

Majestic’s Jeffrey Gabel takes final bow

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For 20 years, a man with a dazzling personality, bright smile, colorful bowties, and incredible work ethic has been the cornerstone of the arts community in historic downtown Gettysburg. Under Jeffrey Gabel’s tutelage, the Majestic Theater on Carlisle Street underwent a $16.5 million renovation and several other upgrades.  Gabel welcomed national stars such as Hal

Slideshow: Carolers take to the streets of Gettysburg

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A new holiday tradition was established last night, as about two dozen Christmas Carolers took to the streets of Gettysburg, spreading holiday cheer around town.  Their route took them from Lincoln Square to the steps of the Adams County Public Library, Gettysburg Presbyterian Church, The Christmas House, inside the dining rooms of Ploughman Cider Taproom,

December 2023 Cultural Arts Calendar

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December brings us LOTS of musical performances and live theater, both professional and community-based.  Many school ensembles and church groups are giving holiday concerts, so please check their specific websites for details. In addition, A Gettysburg Christmas Festival from December 1-3 and the Gettysburg New Year’s Eve Celebration downtown on December 31 will feature all

Adams County Community Theatre’s Penguin Project presents a sold-out “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”

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Gettysburg Community Theatre (GCT), the non-profit 501c3 organization located at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in Gettysburg, PA, will present its Penguin Project (theatre for actors with special needs) production of Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer the musical to already sold out 9 performances weekends December 1-17, 2023. The Penguin Project gets its

“A Gettysburg Christmas” shows the spirit of Christmas and community

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Main Street Gettysburg, along with our partners at Seminary Ridge Museum and United Lutheran Seminary, is beyond excited to help host the screenings of “A Gettysburg Christmas” movie during our annual Christmas Festival on December 1-3, 2023. The movie, made earlier this year in Gettysburg and Adams County, brought great excitement, anticipation, and joy to

Mozart, Beethoven, and Bach – Free Concert at Luhrs Performing Arts Center

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Featuring Guest Faculty Artists Fred Dade, Mark Hartman, Margaret Lucia & Suzanne Thierry The Shippensburg University Community Orchestra, conducted by Dr. Mark Hartman, offers a free musical gift to the community ahead of the holiday season, Sunday, November 19th at 3 p.m. with MOZART, BEETHOVEN AND BACH, a concert celebrating the musical greats of the classical music genre.   The concert

Gettysburg Choral Society presents “Joy to the World”

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The Gettysburg Choral Society, Inc. will present a Christmas concert entitled “Joy to the World!” in The Church of the Abiding Presence (Chapel) on the campus of the United Lutheran Seminary in Gettysburg, on Friday, December 1st, at 7:00 P.M. The forty-voice chorus, under the direction of John McKay, will celebrate the chapel’s captivating acoustics

HGAC Honors painter Virginia Jacobs McLaughlin

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Virginia Jacobs McLaughlin would have been 101 years old this year. Her artistic contributions were celebrated at the Gettysburg G.A.R Hall last week. McLaughlin was “Nana” to her family. And to the Historic Gettysburg Adams County Preservation Society (HGAC), headquartered at G.A.R. Hall, she is a legend. McLaughlin owned, with her husband Don, the Antique

A Gettysburg Christmas Festival hosts “A Gettysburg Christmas” movie

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Main Street Gettysburg, in partnership with United Lutheran Seminary and Seminary Ridge Museum, is pleased to welcome the movie A Gettysburg Christmas to this year’s A Gettysburg Christmas Festival on December 1, 2, and 3. Movie Director Bo Brinkman and Co-Producer Kris Webb coordinated with Jill Sellers, President of Main Street Gettysburg, Pete Miele, Executive Director of Seminary Ridge

Senior Moments Comedy On Stage!

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Gettysburg Community Theatre (GCT), the non-profit 501c3 organization located at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in Gettysburg, PA, will present their All-Senior Citizen Actors production of the comedy Senior Moments at 7:00 p.m. November 10 & 17 and 2:00 p.m. November 11, 12, 18, & 19, 2023. Senior Moments is a series of

November 2023 Cultural Arts Calendar

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Musicals, classical and jazz concerts, film premieres, poetry, and an art exhibit featuring the Susquehanna River – what more could one ask for in the month of November?  As always, there is plenty to see and do in our small town, so mark your calendar and enjoy all the offerings. November 1-Dec. 8 – Schmucker

Global sensation Blippi comes to Shippensburg

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Round Room Live and Moonbug Entertainment are proud to announce that the hit live show, Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour, will continue to bring the vivacious, energetic, and educational antics of global sensation Blippi to stages across North America with the addition of over 60 new dates next year. Bliippi will be in Shippensburg, PA

County celebrates the 30th anniversary of iconic “Gettysburg” film

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Director Ron Maxwell, actors Stephen Lang and Tom Berenger, and a dozen other cast members and crew joined hundreds of starstruck history and movie buffs this weekend to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the 1993 release of the film “Gettysburg.” The celebrations occurred across the county at the Adams County Historical Society (ACHS), the Seminary

Community Celebrates 30 Years and Building Renovation with Adams County Arts Council

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More than 120 Adams County community members gathered at the Adams County Arts Council’s (ACAC) Arts Education Center for a First Friday reception to celebrate ACAC’s 30-year anniversary and kick off a highly anticipated building repair and renovation project. ACAC also invited area arts organizations participating in the Annual Giving Spree to be part of

Gettysburg Community Theatre announces plans for its 16th year

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The Gettysburg Community Theatre (GCT) has announced its “16 Going On 17” Season for 2024. Tickets, audition, class registrations, and volunteer information can be found at www.gettysburgcommunitytheatre.org. “The first time I walked into this abandoned empty building in early 2009 it just felt right”, said GCT Founding Executive/Artistic Director, Chad-Alan Carr. “It was an empty

October 2023 Cultural Arts Calendar

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Proving there is always something interesting going on in this small town, October brings a wide variety of arts events to savor.  Friday, October 6 is a triple-header offering a choice of comedy, poetry, or an organ recital by Gettysburg native John Wolfe.  In the middle of the month is the once-in-a-lifetime 30th Anniversary Celebration of

Slideshow: 2023 Heritage Festival braves rain showers

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It wasn’t the best weather for an outdoor festival this year, but the show went on. Adams County Heritage Festival organizer Bill Collinge said it was the coolest and rainiest of any of the 31 prior festivals. “We were dampened, but it wasn’t a washout,” he said. Susan Collinge praised the non-profit organizations for their

NYC cabaret pianist Ricky Ritzel will perform at the Gettysburg Community Theatre

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Gettysburg Community Theatre (GCT), the non-profit 501c3 organization currently in its 15th year at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in Gettysburg, PA, will announce their 2024 Season during their Mostly Broadway Cabaret on Friday, September 22, 2023. This annual piano bar cabaret performance will benefit The Taylor Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship

It’s The Best Day Ever With The SpongeBob Musical

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Gettysburg Community Theatre (GCT), the non-profit 501c3 organization currently in its 15th year at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in Gettysburg, PA, will present their youth cast production of The SpongeBob Musical youth edition at 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and 7 p.m. Saturdays September 9-17, 2023. Limited reserved seating tickets are available

Gettysburg Choral Society to present Christmas Concert

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The Gettysburg Choral Society, Inc. will present a Christmas concert entitled “Joy to the World!” in The Church of the Abiding Presence (Chapel) on the campus of the United Lutheran Seminary in Gettysburg, on Friday, December 1st, at 7:00 p.m. The forty-voice chorus, under the direction of John McKay, will celebrate the chapel’s captivating acoustics

September 2023 Cultural Arts Calendar         

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September brings a return to routines with the start of school, poetry readings, concerts, plays and all sorts of activities that enjoyed a summer hiatus. With the return of Gettysburg College students there will be opportunities to see and hear their performances as well.   In addition to our very own beloved Gettysburg Chamber Orchestra, some

August 2023, Lively Arts Events

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There is still some summer left to enjoy arts events in the great outdoors as well as in the dark and cool of a theater. Grab a friend and some chairs and enjoy taking in some of the plentiful offerings in our wonderful small town. Wednesday August 2 at 7:30 pm – Summer Classic Movies         

Sinead O’Connor was once seen as a sacrilegious rebel, but her music and life were deeply infused with spiritual seeking

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Brenna Moore, Fordham University When news broke on July 26, 2023, that the gifted Irish singer Sinead O’Connor had died, stories of her most famous performance circulated amid the grief and shock. Irish singer Sinead O’Connor performs at Paradiso in Amsterdam in March 1988. Paul Bergen/Redferns via Getty Images Thirty-one years ago, after a haunting

Go See “The Sound of Freedom”

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“The Sound of Freedom,” now playing at Gettysburg’s R/C Gateway Theater 8,  is the story of Tim Ballard, a former government agent who embarks on a mission to rescue children from sex traffickers in Colombia. The plot centers around Ballard’s Operation Underground Railroad, though some commentators have questioned its accuracy. There are reasons people resist

Gettysburg Choral Society to perform

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The Gettysburg Choral Society, Inc. will present a summer series of patriotic concerts entitled “Let Freedom Ring!” Featuring some of America’s favorite songs, the program will highlight a popular musical rendition of “The Gettysburg Address.” There will also be a time of special recognition for America’s veterans. The chorus will be joined by Gettysburg’s own

2023 ACAC Juried Art Exhibition winners

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The Adams County Arts Council’s Juried Art Exhibition Award ceremony was held on Saturday, June 10 at 6 p.m. in the Schmucker Art Gallery at Gettysburg College. The ceremony was followed by a special “Toast the Artists Celebration” event upstairs in the Paul Recital Hall. The Toast the Artists event was sponsored by Renn Kirby,

July 2023 Lively Arts Events

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                                                          Time to retrieve your lawn chairs, coolers, and picnic baskets … if you haven’t already! Plenty of opportunities to enjoy outdoor entertainment abound all around town including at the United Lutheran Seminary (ULS) Pavilion, the Rec Park Amphitheater, and the Arts Council’s Oasis Stage downtown. Cool off at the air-conditioned Majestic Theater on Wednesday

Slideshow: Brass Band Festival wrapup

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The 2023 edition of the Gettysburg Brass Band Festival was a resounding success from June 7-11. The rain held off just long enough for all five days of our concerts and events to take place in delightful summer weather. We were all concerned about air quality due to Canadian wildfires, but it gradually improved during

HGAC Barn Art Show and Sale announces prize winners

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PA Secretary of Agriculture Russell Redding and his wife, Nina, were among the barn art patrons who perused the collection of fine art pieces and photographs of barns, past and present, at the 15th annual Historic Gettysburg Adams County show and sale that opened with a reception at the Gettysburg G.A.R. Hall Friday. Fifty artists

Scouts create storywalk in Gettysburg rec park

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The leaders and scouts of Scouts BSA Troop 79, Gettysburg, gathered last week to install new permanent storywalks along the rec park’s walking path. The storywalks were developed along with the board and administration of the Gettysburg Area Recreational Authority and the Adams County Library System. The 20 stations will provide informative stories that change

Gettysburg Brass Band Festival Starts Wednesday

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In 1875, George F. Patton published A Practical Guide to the Arrangement of Band Music that includes this thought: When we see a town with flourishing enterprises, such as newspapers, schools, libraries, picture galleries, literary and scientific societies, concert halls, theaters, and brass bands, we need not be told that it is the dwelling place

HGAC BarnArt Show and Sale begins June 9

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HGAC BarnArt Show & Sale begins June 9 This is an art exhibit you do not want to miss! The Historic Gettysburg Adams County Barn Preservation Project and Grant Program will present the 15th Annual BarnArt Show & Sale, beginning Friday, June 9 until Sunday, June 11, at the G.A.R. Hall, 53 East Middle Street

June 2023 Lively Arts Events

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That most wonderful time of year – summer – is upon us and the focus shifts to spending as much time as possible outdoors. We are fortunate there are free outdoor arts events taking place in Gettysburg all summer. So find your lawn chairs and blankets, pack a picnic, and get ready to enjoy yourself!  Coming

Al Fresco Jazz: Brubeck Brothers Quartet: June 8

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The 27th Annual Gettysburg Brass Band Festival is expanding to five days with dozens of free performances at the United Lutheran Seminary Pavilion Stage and throughout the borough. A highlight of the festival will be a benefit performance by the world-renowned Brubeck Brothers Quartet on Thursday, June 8. Dave Brubeck (1920-2012) is an iconic name

Come Dance with Me

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On Saturday night I had the best time I can remember in this little town. And believe me, my memories are many and varied. Thirty-three years ago, I made Gettysburg my home. As a single mom, I brought my two children to St. James church and discovered a place they could feel safe and we

Slideshow: “Angels in America” at the GCT

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Part 1 of the Gettysburg Community Theatre’s dramatic production of Tony Kushner’s two-part play “Angels In America” opened tonight on the stage at 49 York St. The play won Pulitzer and Tony awards. Please see our photo gallery below for scenes from the show. Part 1 will also be presented Saturday May 6 at 7:00

Business Profile: Southern PA Clay builds community

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With mounds of clay and a teacher’s heart of gold, sculptor and teacher Corey Shultz has opened a ceramic studio in the iconic Olinger building at 102 Chambersburg Street, Gettysburg. From the moment you walk in the door, it’s clear this isn’t just a cool new pottery shop, but a fully equipped artist’s studio space

Gettysburg College’s The Magic Flute: Delightfully Surprising

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“It’s mind-blowing! They’re missing out if they don’t come to hear these students.” “The whole ensemble is so talented! I didn’t know!” “His voice is so beautiful! It’s such a gift!” These are the words of Tamra, Theresa, and Melanie, three women who work at the Center for Student Success at Gettysburg College. They knew

Cultural Arts Calendar, May 2023

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May brings warmer weather, the opportunity to enjoy performances in the great outdoors, and the end of the school year.  Opportunities abound to hear live music of all genres: classical, bluegrass, choral, or an entire ukelele orchestra.  The choices are limitless! Reminder: Our Adams County school music ensembles will be performing their final concerts of

Gettysburg College Department of Theatre Arts presents the world premiere of “Suck It!”

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The Gettysburg College Department of Theatre Arts presents the world premiere of “Suck It!” The production, directed by Constance Tarbox and Lance Windish and performed by The Owl & Nightingale Players, runs April 20-23 at Kline Theatre, Brua Hall, on the Gettysburg College Campus. Vampires suck. Your blood, your energy, your soul… and there are

24th annual History Meets the Arts next weekend

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Friday and Saturday, April 14 and 15, will be the 24th annual History Meets the Arts (HMTA) show & sale in Gettysburg. 17 artists represented by Lord Nelson’s Gallery will be at the Gettysburg Fire Company Community Room Friday April 14, from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm and again Saturday April 15, from 10:00 am

Cultural Arts Calendar, April 2023

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It may be hard to imagine that there are so many cultural events in our small town in one month, but it is quite true. April brings with it over fifteen opportunities to attend concerts, operas (four of them!), poetry readings, and plays. Invite a friend and enjoy the lively arts together.   A shout

Gettysburg hears call for more murals

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Adams County Arts Center Executive Director Lisa Cadigan and Jeff Rioux, Director of the Gettysburg College Center for Public Service, called for more murals and other people-oriented art in the borough at Monday’s borough council work session. Cadigan said the Arts Council encouraged creating and maintaining public arts in our area, with the goal of

Chad-Alan Carr directs Community Theatre toward lofty goals (with photo gallery)

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“You get to know so many people!” was the repeated outcry around the fancifully-appointed Gettysburg Hotel Ballroom Saturday evening as the Gettysburg Community Theatre celebrated fifteen years of engaging folks from around the county at its 15th Annual Gala, “Once Upon A Time.” Founding Executive/Artistic Director Chad-Alan Carr’s excitement seemed to be the energy source

ACAC gives Applause Awards at its annual meeting

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The Adams County Arts Council (ACAC) hosted more than 70 people at their annual meeting on Tuesday evening. Attendees included all three County Commissioners, several leaders from area organizations, the Arts Council’s Board of Directors, as well as ACAC staff, members, artists, instructors, and art enthusiasts. Executive Officer Lisa Cadigan, hosting her first annual meeting, said the

Cultural Arts Calendar, March 2023

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Abundant opportunities to enjoy the lively arts are available throughout the month of March, including three live shows at the Majestic Theater and those perennial favorites – the high school musicals!  Our small town of Gettysburg will host international performers from the Royal Concertgebow Orchestra of Amsterdam, dancers from Ireland, and a piano and violin

Bowers-Hontz Flute and Guitar Duo Delights and Improves us

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“In this piece, you’ll be hearing sounds you may never have heard from a flute,” said Dr. Teresa Bowers as she introduced the second half of her recital with Professor James Hontz, classical guitarist. The Seminary Chapel at 4:00 on a Sunday afternoon was the setting that complimented the beautiful music created by the recently

Gettysburg Majestic Theater Founding Director Jeffrey Gable will retire

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Jeffrey Gabel, the Founding Executive Director of Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater, announced today that he will retire in early January 2024 after 20 years of dedicated service. “It has been a privilege and pleasure to build ‘the grandest small-town theater in America,’ which has been so generously supported by the college and the community,” said

“A Gettysburg Christmas” moves into post-production; will open on Dec. 1 in Gettysburg

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The film footage shot in Gettysburg in January for the Hollywood movie “A Gettysburg Christmas” has been shipped to California for post-production, and Director and Screenwriter Bo Brinkman is there overseeing the work. Brinkman said there were over 30 people involved in the filming in Gettysburg and that the post-processing occurring in Los Angeles would

Gettysburg College Jazz honors Black musicians

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Last night’s Gettysburg College Jazz Ensemble concert at the Gettysburg Majestic Theater was a sign that there is a new era of jazz in Gettysburg, and that the students are all in. From the first notes, there was a charged electricity in the air. The black-suited musicians seemed to sit a little taller in their

Enchantment Theater Company brings ‘The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon’ to Majestic on March 25

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Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater embarks on The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon Saturday, March 25, at 3 p.m. with Enchantment Theatre Company’s new live production that takes the whole family on an imaginative journey. Tickets are available now at the Majestic Theater Box Office, and discounts are available for children. “The Majestic is

The calm after the filming

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The Pub & Restaurant on Lincoln Square in Gettysburg was quieter than it has been for a while, as the cast and crew of “A Gettysburg Christmas” has packed up and left town. The movie, which stars Lee Majors, was filmed in and around Gettysburg over the past month. “The filming brought in such good

Gettysburg Rocks! this weekend

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Dozens of singer-songwriters, and bands of all sizes, shapes, and sounds will spread out across the region this weekend in support of cancer research. All events are free, but your donations are expected. Here’s a complete sked: FRIDAY FEBRUARY 10TH, 2023 Appalachian Brewing Company Battlefield259 Steinwehr Ave – Gettysburg – All Ages6:00pm – Beelzebob And

Calling all artists: Recyled art event

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Artists and crafters, this is your chance to feature your art, business, organization, or group! Create your one of a kind recycled art piece, turning trash into an artistic treasure. Be creative and feature your talents at the Adams Rescue Mission’s upcoming Upcycled Art Show and Silent Auction. There is no entry fee, and all

“Loving” Comes to Gettysburg

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Just in time for Valentine’s Day and Black History Month, the Gettysburg Community Theatre last night presented a sold-out reading of the play, “Loving,” by Peter Manos. The play is based upon the real-life stories of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial Virginia couple, whose January 6, 1959 marriage in Washington D.C. violated the anti-miscegenation

Cultural Arts Calendar, February 2023

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Dear Gettysburg Connection readers, It is our pleasure to introduce you to Gail Jones, who has volunteered to share with us a monthly roundup of some of the many musical, theatrical, and visual arts events that can be found in our community.  Gail’s goal is to remind us of the offerings in this culture-rich community

Lucy Loves Desi brings the hilarious but true story of a beloved sitcom to the Majestic Theater on March 3

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Gettysburg, PA (January 26, 2023) – Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater welcomes L.A. Theatre Works bringing its signature radio-theater hybrid style the historic stage with Lucy Loves Desi: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Sitcom on Friday, March 3 at 7:30 p.m. Written by Gregg Oppenheimer — son of I Love Lucy creator,

“A Gettysburg Christmas” finishes third day of shooting

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The cast and crew of “A Gettysburg Christmas Festival” wrapped its third day of shooting with an interior at Lark Gift Shop this evening. Film spokesperson Kris Webb said filming would continue tomorrow around Lincoln Square, but no set time has been announced. “Things are going super well. No matter how many challenges there have

New classes announced at theater

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GETTYSBURG, PA — Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located within the first block of Lincoln Square at 49 York Street, is now in its 15th season of volunteer, educational, and performance opportunities year-round for all ages and abilities with 12 productions a year plus classes, improv, and musical cabarets. “They say never judge

Dancing with the Local Stars reaches for the moon

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Click here for our photo gallery of this event. If you didn’t know it already, Ernie Kranias won this thing ten years ago. The owner/operator of Ernie’s Texas Lunch had the audience laughing in anticipation of his running punchline throughout the first round of the “Dancing with the Local Stars” competition Friday night at the

Choral Society sets two audition dates

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Gettysburg, PA—The Gettysburg Choral Society, Inc. will hold auditions by appointment only on Monday, January 30th, and Monday, February 6th, from 6-8 P.M. at Trinity United Church of Christ, 60 East High Street, Gettysburg. Singers interested in joining the chorus must be at least 18 years of age and able to read music. Prior choral

Cultural Arts Calendar – January 2023

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Dear Gettysburg Connection readers, It is our pleasure to introduce you to Gail Jones, who has volunteered to share with us a monthly roundup of some of the many musical, theatrical, and visual arts events that can be found in our community.  Gail’s goal is to remind us of the offerings in this culture-rich community