One day more until curtain rises on show

  BY WENDI REARDON PRICE Clarkston News Staff Writer Music fills the Clarkston High School Performing Arts Center as the drama club brings Les Misérables to life for audiences, Feb. 16-19. “It is a favorite for many people,” said Sam Carter. “It will mean a lot to a lot of people. It’s a show that’s […]

Peter Pan JR on stage

Notre Dame Theatre presents Marist Academy’s Peter Pan JR., Friday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, Feb. 11, at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., all at Lake Orion High School, 495 E. Scripps Road, Lake Orion. Clarkston residents in the cast or crew include Brooke Cousins, Aaron Palardy, Gavin Hanigan and Julia Spadafora. Notre […]

Expanded car clinic at Bowman’s

Registration is open for Bowman Chevrolet Education Night on Wednesday, Jan. 18 from 6:30 p.m. at the dealership, 6750 Dixie Highway. The Car Care 101 free, educational class goes over the basics of car care – checking fluids, changing a tire, getting under the hood – very hands on and taught by three master technicians. […]

Comedy farce with Players

Comedy farce with Players

Gene (Ben Hetes) proposes to Marisa (Bailey Fitzpatrick) with a pretzel ring as Bailey’s mother Kay (Beth DeGuise) reacts in horror. Photo provided Clarkston Village Players present “Consider the Oyster,” comedy farce by David MacGregor opens with the Detroit Lions winning the Superbowl. As he is celebrating with his fianceé and roommate, Gene breaks his […]

Christmas theater

The Children’s Theatre/Mime tour, in cooperation with Clarkston Village Players, presents “Rough Night at the North Pole” by Craig Alpaugh, Saturday, Dec. 10, at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Depot Theatre, 4861 White Lake Road. In the show for all ages, a naughty little boy named Noodle and his reluctant companion Missy go to […]

Community Sing

The Clarkston Cultural Arts Council is sponsoring Community Sing events on Dec. 14, 7 p.m., at the Honcho restaurant, Christmas carols led by radio host Matt Watroba; Jan. 11, 7 p.m. at The Gateway, hosted by Mary Kay Hill and Craig Carrick; and Feb. 8, 7:30 p.m., at the Conservatory, hosted by Ann Arbor folk […]

Holiday concert

Blessings in a Backpack of Clarkston and Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church host the Alexander Zonjic Meets Motown Christmas Concert, featuring Motown Temptation Review Serieux, Sunday, Dec. 11, at 4 p.m. Admission is free, but there will be a free will offering to benefit the children of Blessings in a Backpack of Clarkston. Every donation helps […]

Veterans Court presentation

American Legion Post 63, 8047 Ortonville Road, hosts a presentation on the North Oakland County Veterans Treatment Court, 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 22. Patrick Kittle and Judge Kelley Kostin will present information on the court, which seeks to address underlying issues bringing veterans into the criminal justice system.  As a result of military service, veterans […]

Adoption awareness walk

Charitable organization Gift of Adoption, a volunteer-driven charity that provides financial assistance to complete adoption, hosts a one-mile walk through Independence Oaks County Park to represent the final mile in a child’s adoption journey, 1 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 6. The group of adoptees, adoptive parents and volunteers will take the walk to help raise awareness […]

Political play

Political play

Tom Duffy, played by James Hoxsey at right, wants Jonathan Smith’s Stephen Bellamy to sell his political soul in Clarkston Village Players’ “Farragut North.” The political drama opens Friday, and runs Nov. 4-5, 11-13, and 17-19, at Depot Theater, 4861 White Lake Road. Call 248-425-5842. Photo by Phil Custodio