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4th Annual Symphony Sing-Off is May 14

Thursday, May 14, 2015
5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
100 Kentucky Avenue, Paducah, Ky.

5:30 pm – Lobby doors open for VIP Dinner & Show guests to preview and bid on silent auction items. 104 more words

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Beat Beethoven 5K Run is March 28

Saturday, March 28, 2015
Beat Beethoven 5K Run
9 a.m.
Noble Park, 2801 Park Ave., Paducah, Ky.

Can you Beat Beethoven? Everyone knows Beethoven as one of the most famous and influential composers of all time, but did you know he was also an avid runner? 214 more words

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PSO Symphony Sing-Off at Harrah's

Saturday, May 10
Annual Symphony Sing-Off
A gala event featuring regional a cappella talent. Emcee Maestro Raffaele Ponti. Tickets $60, tables $500-$2000. Cocktails and silent auction at 6 pm; dinner and show at 7 pm.  41 more words

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Last night's Christmas concert

Last night, Renee and I attended our local Christmas concert with the Paducah Symphony Orchestra and the PSO chorus, led by conductor Rafaele Ponti. Before a sold-out audience at our center for the performing arts, the Carson Center, we heard the 12 Days of Christmas done to various musical styles throughout the centuries and Beethoven’s ever popular “Ode to Joy.” 380 more words

Datebook: February 17 - Volkswagen Beetle Production Tops Ford Model-Ts 40 Years Ago

On February 17, 1972, the Volkswagen Beetle overtook the Ford Model-T as the most popular car ever made. On this day, the 15,007,034 car rolled off the assembly line in Germany, making the new record for most highly produced car in history. 295 more words


Datebook: January 31 - National Gorilla Suit Day

In 1963, cartoonist Don Martin (of MAD Magazine fame) published “National Gorilla Suit Day” in the collection Don Martin Bounces Back, in which Fester Bestertester mocks the (then fictitious) concept of a National Gorilla Suit Day, and suffers a series of incredible assaults from gorillas and abominable snowmen.  190 more words


Datebook: January 26 - Bessie Coleman Turns 120

Elizabeth “Bessie” Coleman was born on January 26, 1892 (and died April 30, 1926). She was the first female pilot of African American descent and the first person of African American descent to hold an international pilot license. 312 more words