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Arts & Events

At a Glance for Dec. 19, 2013

Bartlett ranked third best in state Bartlett residents who take pride in their hometown just got some validation from Movoto.com. The real estate website known for its quirky city lists has ranked Bartlett as the third best city in Tennessee. The website’s staff compared cities with a population of more than 5,000 and ranked them […]

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At a Glance for Dec. 12, 2013

Bartlett Parade Rescheduled A winter weather delay last Saturday moved the Bartlett Christmas Parade to Dec. 14. This year’s event will be a static display rather than a mobile parade, held behind Bartlett City Hall from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Afterward, Santa will hear Christmas wishes inside, and a miniature village will be on […]

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Concert Scheduled for Dec. 19

The annual “Home for Christmas” concert in Bartlett is scheduled for 7 p.m. Dec. 19.  First hosted in 1995, it raises funds for the Memphis Union Mission. To date, the concerts have raised more than $65,000 for the mission. The event will be at Faith Baptist Church at 3755 N. Germantown Road in Bartlett. Admission […]

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Creating ‘CHATTER’

Students in the Bartlett Performing Arts Conference Center TheaterKids program recently joined with Memphis-based Chatterbox Audio Theater for four live performances of Alice in Wonderland at BPACC. Students used myriad devices to create sound effects for the audio-centric show.

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Bartlett poet to take spotlight at Neshoba Church

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By Carolyn Bahm David Gale Wright has been writing verses since his earliest memories, and the Bartlett poet will be featured at this month’s Neshoba Coffee House on Dec. 4. Writers, poets, musicians, and other creative people perform for small crowds at the recurring event. It is hosted the first Wednesday of each month at […]

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Bartlett native tours with Broadway musical

By Carolyn Bahm  Bartlett’s own Angela Marie Smith will be making a joyful noise Dec. 3-8 at the Orpheum Theater in the Broadway tour for “Sister Act: A Divine Musical Comedy.” As a coloratura soprano with a three-octave range, she has earned an ensemble/partial swing role, which means she covers for the entire ensemble of […]

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BHS drumming up funds with bazaar

By Carolyn Bahm For a band rated as superior, raising $4,000 in travel funds is an achievable goal. Bartlett High School band students plan to earn more than half that by showcasing local crafts and businesses at their Holiday Bazaar on Nov. 23. The bazaar will be in the gym of Bethel Church in Bartlett […]

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Veterans Day in Bartlett

Bartlett honored veterans Monday during a ceremony at Veterans Park. Shan Criswell surprised her father with a Veteran’s Brick in his honor. Navy Corpsman William M O’Rork was very happy.

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Panther Playhouse presents The Mousetrap

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Bartlett High School’s Panther Playhouse presented Agatha Christie’s on Oct. 31 through Nov. 2. Among the young actors performing were Cassie Kuts, Matthew Myers, Bridgett Church, Chase Milam, Austin Brown, Chris Hall and Rande Johnson.

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Robinwood Retirement will host Veterans’ Day Celebration

The public is invited to attend a special Veterans’ Day Celebration at Robinwood Retirement Resort on Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. at 2795 Kirby Whitten. The free celebration will include the “Heroes of Robinwood” video, Honor Guard, recognition of Veterans in attendance and a Pinning Ceremony for residents. Refreshments will be served. Following the recognition […]

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Theater group in second season at BPACC

In its second year as Bartlett’s only professional theater group, the Bartlett Repertory Co. is expanding its reach in the community as it plans for two classic shows. In its first show of the year, the group of professional artists, educators and actors will put on the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “A Streetcar Named Desire.” The […]

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Community theater group plans dinner show

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A community theater group is hoping a throw-back event with a modern twist will help them to survive. The group Bartlett Community Theatre in conjunction with St. Ann’s Catholic Church will hold a dinner theater event in October. Group leader Paul Webb said it’s an event with many firsts attached, including the first time the […]

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