Looking Forward To Our 5th Year Season!
SKyPAC looks forward to celebrating their five year anniversary with the upcoming 2016-2017 performance season. The lineup for the 5th season includes traditional favorites like FAME the Musical, 42nd Street, with the return of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas By Chip Davis and MAMMA MIA! SKyPAC’s 5th anniversary season brings a wide variety of productions the entire family will enjoy with Cirque Dreams Holidaze, a new cirque show, Broadway musical, and a family Christmas spectacular all in one; Christmas Wonderland: The Holiday Show, a dance extravaganza; to the exciting ultimate playdate 65 million years in the making Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo LIVE. Executive Director Jan Allan Zarr stated – “We are elated to bring to south central Kentucky the best of Broadway tours and the most unique entertainment for all ages to appreciate the performing arts as we celebrate our fifth anniversary in the region – The Best has yet to come!” SKyPAC’s 2016-2017 season includes a total of eleven (11) performances; eight … (Read More)
Happy Birthday, Daniel Tiger!
By rowleyj 04/18/2016 – 11:53 – Scorce: http://www.fredrogers.org/frc/news/happy-birthday-daniel-tiger Even though he’s known as a four-year-old on Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Daniel Tiger’s lineage began 62 years ago this month when Mister Rogers first created him in April 1954 for a Pittsburgh public television show called The Children’s Corner. Fred Rogers named his first puppet after WQED’s Station Manager Dorothy Daniel and the show was among the first to air on the new station. Here is a video clip when host Josie Carey introduced us to her shy friend who lives in a clock, Daniel Tiger. Daniel Tiger’s Birthday from The Fred Rogers Company on Vimeo Today, The Fred Rogers Company strives to continue the legacy our founder began. Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood is entering its third season on PBS KIDS and the show has the distinction of being the network’s most popular streamed video with episodes eclipsing 500 million streams in the last 12 months. Celebrate Daniel Tiger this month at SKyPAC for performance of… (Read More)
Southern Kentucky Book Fest 2016
Every April, thousands of readers of all ages have the opportunity to meet their favorite authors and purchase autographed books at one of the state’s largest literary events, the Southern Kentucky Book Fest. This year’s event is on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at Knicely Conference Center. The Book Fest is a fundraiser and helps promote literacy in our community. Click here for full schedule of presenters.
Win Free Tickets to Saturday Night Fever!
Your funky groove could win FREE tickets to see Saturday Night Fever at SKyPAC on Tuesday, April 26. Unpack your disco clothes, put on your dancin’ shoes, and bust out your Tony Manero (John Travolta) moves. Post a video to The SKyPAC Facebook Page of you strutting your stuff to the popular Saturday Night Fever songs Stayin’ Alive or Night Fever. No need for professional quality video, but make sure it’s 30 seconds or less with adequate sound. Videos with the most likes will be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a four-pack of tickets to Saturday Night Fever the Musical at SKyPAC on August 26th at 7:30 PM. The winner will be notified by SKyPAC and must confirm acceptance within 24 hours of being contacted or risk disqualification and selection of a new winner. Tickets will be available at will call with photo ID. Contest ends Friday, April 22 at 5 PM (extended deadline).
The League of Sculptor’s In Collaboration with SKyPAC Presents Mélange
The League of Sculptor’s in collaboration with SKyPAC presents Mélange an exhibition celebrating the diversity of Western Kentucky University’s sculpture students. The exhibit will be open to the public in the SKyPAC Main Gallery from Friday, April 8 – Friday, May 27, 2016, Monday – Friday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Join us for an opening reception, this Friday, April 8th from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM in the SKyPAC Main Gallery as we honor the students and explore their work. Sculpture is active in many traditional materials, such as wood, metal and casting. Performance and other mixed media are encouraged as well. Please celebrate these selected works as they represent the mélange that exists in the sculpture area of WKU’s Art Department.