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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 Variety Show rehearsal

Diversions, week of March 5, 2015

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 9:23 am

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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  • Concord Baptist continues Cinderella’s Closet

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 11:31 am

    As hard as it is to believe, spring is on the way and so is prom season. Cinderella’s Closet, a ministry of Concord Baptist Church, will hold its annual “Shopping Day” Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held at the church. Concord is located at 15625 Concord Road, not far from the Frog Level Fire Department. All middle and high school-age girls are

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  • Program focuses on social lives of teens in the past

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 11:24 am

    If you did not grow up in Ashland or Hanover County between 1940 and 1970 you may have no idea what life was like here in those days. The period between World War II and the waning days of the Vietnam War saw many changes to society, the educational system and everyday life, including desegregation, Rock ‘N’ Roll, fashion trends, employment opportunities, and war and civil rights protests. “Growing Up

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