Everest prepares for gala

BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Kicking off their Silver Anniversary, Everest Collegiate High School and Academy is celebrating 25 years of excellence with their 25th Gala Auction. “This is an annual Gala Everest does every year,” Gala Chairperson Lori Skibo said. “It’s our biggest fundraiser, with guest count usually coming in over 300.” […]

Mountaineers sing story of Godspell

Mountaineers sing story of Godspell

Andrew Stafford as John the Baptist sings a call to the crowd. Photos by Jessica Steeley   BY JESSICA STEELEY Clarkston News Staff Writer Godspell 2012 creates a new-age twist on the story of Jesus Christ, helping modern audiences understand the message better. Everest Collegiate High School and Academy students have been rehearsing the musical […]

10 years of Angels’ Place Race

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Angels’ Place Race is celebrating 10 years of running to help people in need. “We’re expecting more runners and more prizes,” said organizer Paul Maxwell at a benefit fund raiser for the race, Feb. 23, at Mr. B’s Roadhouse. “It’s the 10th anniversary of the 10 kilometer run,” Maxwell […]

Players bring comic mystery to stage

Clarkston Village Players’ presents “House on the Cliff” by George Batson, a comic mystery set in a house perched above the Great Lakes. Lovely heiress Ellen Clayton blames herself for her father’s death and psychosis confines her to a wheel chair. When young Doctor Phillips shows up, he not only brings healing, but romance and […]

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 […]