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Snoopy (Jeff Sundheim) squares off against the Red Baron in “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.” (Va. Rep photo by Jay Paul)

You’ve got a good show, Charlie Brown

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 10:15 am

THEATRE REVIEW By DANIEL SHERRIER H-P Editor Charles Schulz’s “Peanuts” comic strip launched Oct. 2, 1950, debuting with four panels in which Charlie Brown simply walks past two other kids. One of these other kids, Shermy, speaks favorably of “Good ol’ Charlie Brown” until good ol’ Charlie Brown is out of frame. “How I hate him!” Shermy then says. And that little comic strip would develop into a pop culture

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  • Diversions, week of March 5, 2015

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 9:23 am

    Ashland Variety Show rehearsal

    March 2–30 The Montpelier Center for Arts and Education presents In Our Gallery – Pastel Society of Virginia, which is a collection of works by PSV member artists.  The reception will be held Sunday, March 8, 3-5 p.m. For more information, call (804) 883-7378 or visit www.montpeliercenter.org. March 4 Randolph-Macon College’s Women’s Studies program presents “Italy’s Fashion Police: Medieval and Renaissance Sumptuary Laws” at 7 p.m. in room 212 at

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  • Tickets now on sale for Ashland Musical Variety Show

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 1:59 pm

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    It’s time to get your tickets for “Ashland, Our Valentine Town,” sponsored by the Hanover Arts and Activities Center. This popular show will be held Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, March 19, 20 and 21—starting each night at 7:30 p.m.

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  • Ashland Theater announces film club lineup

    Posted on January 28, 2015 at 2:38 pm

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    Ashland’s landmark art-deco design movie theater has reopened to sell-out crowds and has plenty to offer movie buffs over the next two months. As part of ongoing programming, the theater will screen four classic award-winning films for the “Ashland Film Club” series.

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  • Hanover Tomato Festival seeking vendors

    Posted on January 22, 2015 at 3:07 pm

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    The Hanover Tomato Festival is in search of vendors who make or sell unique tomato-related products. This fun-filled event highlights Hanover’s prized produce and features children’s activities, crafters, artisans and live entertainment.

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  • Ashland Museum hosts historic women’s clothing program

    Posted on January 15, 2015 at 2:39 pm

    An upcoming Ashland Museum program will focus on 19th Century women's clothing.

    Rosanne Shalf, president of the Ashland Museum, and Sherry Graves, member of the Virginia Homespun Dance Ensemble, will present a program about 19th Century Women’s Clothing Sunday, Feb. 8 at 2:30 p.m. at the Ashland Museum, located at 105 Hanover Avenue in Ashland.

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  • Randolph-Macon hosts concerts, lectures

    Posted on December 29, 2014 at 8:33 am

    In January, Randolph-Macon College features a performance of Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite, a celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and its continuing Ira Andrews Lecture Series.

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