10/21/14

The Medina Community Band

Veterans Day Concert
Monday, Nov. 10
7 p.m. 

The Medina Community Band, under the baton of Marcus Neiman and Frank Cosenza will present their annual Veterans Day Concert on Monday, November 10, at 7p.m., at St. Francis Xavier Church, 606 East Washington Street, Medina. There is no admission charge for the program and free parking is available.
For a complete listing of all selections, please visit the community band’s website at http://www.medinacommunityband.org/.
Featured speakers will be: The Rev. Father Anthony Sejba, Medina St. Francis Xavier Church; Marcus L. Neiman, conductor, Medina Community Band; Sheriff Tom Miller; Randall Schmidt; Susan Taylor; and, City of Medina Mayor Dennis Hanwell.

Organizers will have boxes available for those interested in making a donation to collect nonperishable canned goods or monetary donations to benefit the Saint Vincent DePaul Society. Additional parking is available at 600 East Smith Road and 620 East Smith Road.

10/14/14

Brunswick High School

Brunswick Sound Spectacular 

Join us on Saturday, October 25, at 4:00 p.m. in the Brunswick Auto Mart Stadium at Brunswick High School for the 32nd Annual Brunswick Sound Spectacular. The festival will feature 15 high schools bands from around the state, as well as an exhibition performance by the Kent State Marching Golden Flashes. The Brunswick Sound Spectacular is open to the public and is an entertaining evening for all ages! Admission is just $6 for adults, and $5 for students and seniors citizens. We hope to see you there!

9/23/14

AUDITIONS!



Miracle on 34th Street
By Mountain Community Theater
Directed by Sandi Harris

Auditions:  
Wednesday, September 24 – 7:00-9:30pm
Sunday, September 28 – 2:00-4:00pm
St. Matthew Lutheran Church
400 North Broadway, Medina, OH
Enter north side of building, door by the mailbox.
Cold readings from the script
Bring resume, headshot, and list of scheduling conflicts for Oct through Dec 14.

"Miracle on 34th Street" casting for men, women, boys, and girls of all ages.  Many principal, featured, and walk-on roles available.    
Performances – Dec 5-7 & 12-14 @ the Haddad Theatre in the Medina County Administration Building.

Principal characters
Susan Walker (g) – 7-year-old girl 
Doesn’t believe in Santa Claus, but open to ideas
Doris Walker (w) – Susan’s mother (20’s – 30’s)
Personnel manager at Macy’s
Fred Gayley (m) – lawyer / neighbor and friend to Walkers
Doctor Pierce (m/w) – physician at Maplewood Home
Kris Kringle (m) – Santa Claus
Judge Harper (m/w) – of the New York State Court
Mara (m/w) – prosecuting attorney

Several Other Featured and/or Walk-on Roles include Drunk Santa / Mr. or Ms. Macy / Mr. or Ms. Bloomingdale / Macy employees, elves, children and parents, court people, postal workers, shoppers, parade participants and viewers, and carolers. We will be casting men, women, boys, and girls of all ages.  Families welcomed.

For questions, contact Sandi Harris at 330-760-9759 or email info@medinashowbiz.com.

9/17/14

Medina County District Library

Free!  No registration required.

Medina Library 
210 South Broadway St.,
Medina, OH 44256 
330-725-0588

10:00 am – 11:00 am – Workshop for Professional Storytellers with Donald Davis
Legendary storyteller Donald Davis will share tips for professional storytellers about what works versus what doesn't work when telling a story. The most important skills needed to move a story into its strongest telling will be identified and sharpened.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm – Performance from Donald Davis
Enjoy stories by internationally known storyteller and author, Donald Davis, as he unravels his tales that were inspired by the Appalachian people where he was raised.


12:00 pm – 1:30 pm – Lunch Story Swap with Janelle Reardon
Brown bag your lunch and join Janelle Reardon in the story swap.  Share your story and hear from others.

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm – Adventures in Storytelling by Lindsay Bonilla
Storyteller Lindsay Bonilla whisks audiences away on an imaginative, interactive, educational adventure featuring folktales from around the world. Boys and girls will get a chance to share the stage and use costumes, props and lots of imagination!


2:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Life Story Workshop with Donald Davis
Discover ways to climb around inside our own mind to discover those memories waiting to become stories.  This workshop is for anyone who loves to tell stories.

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm – OLIO
Professional storytellers in attendance will gather together to present a medley that will entertain and delight.

7:00 pm – Evening Performance with Donald Davis
Spend an evening with Donald Davis who will engage you with both his southern drawl and nourishing, true to life stories that will make you laugh and cry at the same time.

For the Young Set
11:00 am, 12:30 pm, 3:00 pm – Storytelling with Miss Shirley

Join Medina's own Shirley McDougal for a hodgepodge of traditional tales, folktales, tales with props, and much more.  The Children's department will host a slew of crafts and other activities throughout the day!