Holiday-themed events on the program in Middleboro and Lakeville

The True Grit Art Gallery will host a Small Works exhibition

On Saturday, December 11 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., the True Grit Art Gallery in Middleboro will host an opening reception to kick off its annual Small Works exhibition for the holiday season.

The exhibition, titled “Small Wonders 2021,” will run from its opening night through January 8, 2022 and will feature smaller, more affordable original artwork from more than 20 artists from the region, many of whom are new to the area. exhibit in the gallery.

The gallery invites the public to come and meet these great local artists, see their works and enjoy free refreshments. This event is free and open to the public.

True Grit Art Gallery is located at 38 Center St in Middleboro, MA.

The True Grit Art Gallery in Middleboro is hosting its annual Small Works exhibition for the holiday season.  The Small Wonders 2021 exhibit runs through January 8, and will feature smaller, more affordable original artwork from more than 20 artists from the region.  An opening night is scheduled for Saturday 11 December.

Central Congregational Church Hosts Free Christmas Concert

Recording artist David Glenn will present a free Christmas concert at the Central Congregational Church on Saturday, December 11 at 6 p.m. David’s latest album, “Relentless”, reached # 23 on the iTunes Christian and Gospel Albums chart. Some of his best-known worship songs include “Glorify Your Name” and “Bread of Life”.

Glenn’s opening will be Middleboro’s own group of teens, NHB!

The Central Congregational Church is located at 2 Webster Street in Middleboro. For more information, please call Pastor Bruce Smith at 508-947-1256, or Pastor Doug Forbes at 508-923-9724

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Nemasket River Productions to Host Holiday Themed Fundraiser on December 10th

Nemasket River Productions will be hosting their annual holiday fundraiser, Christmas Comedy and Night of Mystery, on Friday, December 10 at the Town Hall Ballroom.

Doors open at 7 p.m., show from 8 p.m. Tickets are $ 40, which includes a dinner buffet from Lorenzo’s, The Hideaway and Coffee Milano, and a cash bar. Tickets available through EventBrite on the NRP website, A limited number of tickets will be available at the door.

The NRP’s December 10 fundraiser features the New Bedford-born Prince of Mystery, whose show combines comedy, music, dance, spoken word and magic.

Skip Daniels aka The Prince of Mystery is a classically trained magician whose act is anything but ordinary. He presented his unique brand of magic and comedy from the streets of Paris to comedy clubs to the biggest theaters. He also created and invented illusions which were used by other magicians around the world.

Also on view, Stacy Kendro is a modern Phyllis Diller with a Roseanne Barr attitude who works at clubs in New York City, Florida and Las Vegas, among other cities, and now produces short films.

Dan Miller started in 1992 opening for big groups such as Lenny Clark and Dave Atel, among others, and has become a Boston favorite.

Doreen Collins is a theater major from New York University and a 40-year SAG-AFTRA member and the first woman to be inducted into the Rhode Island Comedy Hall of Fame. Comedic actress most of her life, she produced, directed and hosted 3 TV shows and several comedy productions and has now published her first book: “Confessions of a Working Girl or How to Get Laid (Off)”.

And John Perotta, known as “Italian Don Rickles,” closed a show at the legendary Friars Club in New York City and opened for Bill Burr.

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“Broadway in the” Boro “with the Hamilton star scheduled for January 17th

Original Hamilton Broadway actor Thayne Jasperson will perform a one-man show called “Broadway in the ‘Boro” on Monday, January 17 at the Alley Theater in downtown Middleboro.

Thayne worked with students from the Burt Wood School of Performing Arts / The Alley Theater on Zoom and in person during the pandemic. Although he’s back on Broadway in Hamilton, he comes to Middleboro on his day off to offer a masterclass and an early evening concert on January 17, Martin Luther King Day.

No stranger to the scene, a few of Thayne’s credits include: The original Samuel Seabury from the Broadway cast of Hamilton, he also plays King George lll, John Laurens and Philip Hamilton, Newsies (Astaire Award Nominee), Matilda , Finding Neverland (OF ART). National Tours: West Side Story, Oz (Scarecrow), then you think you can dance. Film: Hamilton, High School Musical 1 & 2, MTV’s American Mall. TV: So you think you can dance.

Thayne will perform a variety of tunes from Broadway shows, from classics, from radio songs through the decades to current pop hits. Music for everyone’s enjoyment. Tickets cost $ 35 per person.

Earlier today, Thayne offers an in-person masterclass to students. They will learn dance combinations from musicals, including Hamilton, and learn other aspects of hearing and performance. The workshop starts at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 4:00 p.m. The seats are limited.

Email [email protected] to get tickets for “Broadway in the Boro” or the masterclass.

Corina C. Butler