Summer camps offer creativity and imagination at the State Theatre

Posted by on May 3, 2016

Summer camps offer creativity and imagination at the State Theatre The State Theatre of Culpeper is known to many in the region as the venue for shows, plays, musicals, Sunday family movies, band performances and concerts. Many do not realize that it is all of these things and more, offering an education center for those interested in learning the theatre arts. The State Theatre of Culpeper’s...

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Catering company provides diabetes cooking demo

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016

Catering company provides diabetes cooking demo by Rhonda Simmons   Culinary chef Saipin Kumlor of La Prima Catering of College Park, Maryland treated a few lucky audience members of “Mama’s Girls 2: Sugar Ain’t Sweet” with an informative diabetes-friendly cooking demonstration held on the balcony level of the State Theatre in downtown Culpeper Saturday.   Situated in front of...

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‘Mama’s Girls 2’ takes on diabetes

Posted by on Apr 25, 2016

  ‘Mama’s Girls 2’ takes on diabetes by Rhonda Simmons   Playwright Garrett Davis sprinkled humor and spiritual songs throughout his powerful play “Mama’s Girls 2: Sugar Ain’t Sweet,” which tackles diabetes.   Davis often explains how essential it is to learn through entertainment.   Set in Culpeper on Saturday, the play — which is the sequel to Mama’s Girls — picks up with...

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ACC art exhibit celebrates spring

Posted by on Apr 14, 2016

ACC art exhibit celebrates spring Spring is (finally) in the air. And that means the Arts & Culture Center of Culpeper’s Spring Jubilee exhibit is just around the corner.   Celebrate the joys of spring — the season of renewal, revival and rejuvenation — with art by more than 20 Piedmont artists inspired by Mother Nature.   A free reception launching the Spring Jubilee will be held...

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Aging Together to honor Five Over Fifty

Posted by on Apr 14, 2016

Aging Together to honor five over fifty BY RHONDA SIMMONS Joan Proctor wears many hats. The 65-year-old Culpeper native is involved in her church. She’s been a volunteer for UVa Culpeper Hospital’s Auxiliary for 20 years. She’s also a member of the Red Hat Society and a chief officer of election for the Pearl Sample precinct in Culpeper County. Proctor also served as co-leader of a community 4-H...

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Orphans X in Culpeper: LOC, NYU highlight lost recordings

Posted by on Apr 14, 2016

Orphans X in Culpeper: LOC, NYU highlight lost recordings   by Allison Brophy Champion Film and sound aficionados from 18 countries are coming to Culpeper this week for a cultural event highlighting neglected and forgotten recordings. The Library of Congress Packard Campus on Mount Pony – repository for the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of moving images and sound...

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