Designs Wanted for Rotary Splash Pad Mural

COLDWATER – Artists interested in impacting the community can create a design for a mural to be installed near the Rotary Splash Pad at Heritage Park. Those interested in submitting a colorful, original design to be painted on the cinderblock wall next to the Rotary Splash Pad can submit one entry at no cost. Designs should complement the park and splash pad in color

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Delaney Appointed to League of Historic American Theatres Board

  COLDWATER – Coldwater and Tibbits Opera House may garner some additional attention through the League of Historic American Theatres (LHAT) as Tibbits Executive Director Christine Delaney has recently been appointed to the organization’s Board of Directors. LHAT, founded in 1976, is a non-profit organization created to sustain historic theatres for the benefit of their communities and future generations. The group’s charter members started

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Artists Wanted for “Baby It’s Cold Outside” Art Gallery Show

COLDWATER – Arts Alive is asking local artists to join their next gallery show “Baby It’s Cold Outside” with artwork which will be installed in Tibbits Opera Houses’ art gallery on November 8. Artists of any age are free to submit up to three pieces at $5 per submission. Paintings, photographs or drawings should be fitted with a hanging wire. Sculpture or other mediums

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Nearly 40 Students Take the Stage for The Snow White Variety Show

COLDWATER – A cast of nearly 40 local students will present the play The Snow White Variety Show at Tibbits Opera House Oct. 19-20 at 7pm and Oct. 21 at 2pm. The Snow White Variety Show has all the fun of just about every TV-show genre imaginable jam-packed into this wild and fast-paced comedy!  The audience becomes the live studio audience on a talk

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Flashback to the 1950s, poodle skirts, saddle shoes, sock hops and rock and roll and join the fun with “Tibbits at the Hop,” the theme for the theatre’s 39th annual auction, Saturday, November 3, 2018.

Plans for the auction are underway and volunteers and staff are busy collecting the donations needed to make the event a success. Businesses and individuals are encouraged to participate. Donations can be goods, services or monetary donations. Past items have included art, baskets, fine jewelry, get-away packages, gift certificates, home décor, garden tools, equipment, crafts, holiday items, sports and theatre tickets, dinners, parties, and

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ArtRAGEous Brings Interactive Music and Art to Tibbits

  Coldwater— With a palette that also mixes captivating vocals, intricate choreography and exciting audience interaction, ArtRAGEous will take the audience on a unique visual journey packed with wild inspiration, creativity, and fun on October 10 at 7pm at Tibbits Opera House! As people who live and breathe the arts, creativity, community, and inspiration, the ArtRAGEous troupe created the show to pay tribute to

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TIBBITS CLASSIC FILM SERIES RETURNS!

COLDWATER— Tibbits Classic Film Series returns for a third year September 29 at 7pm with a double feature showcasing the humorous and dramatic abilities of silver screen legend Marilyn Monroe. The evening will begin with one of Marilyn Monroe’s best dramatic roles, the dark thriller Niagara. While on vacation at Niagara Falls Polly Cutler (Jean Peters) begins to suspect the woman in the cabin

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“Pardon me, are you Charles Burr, sir?”

  The Tibbits’ blog has just been hijacked!  Lisa Lawrence here (music director Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder), and I will be occasionally popping in to write about those that keep the Tibbits running smoothly.  This particular entry is about Charles Burr, who has been the artistic director for 28 years, and has worked 36 years (since 1982) as an actor and/or director! 

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Volunteers Needed for Arts Alive Holiday Event

COLDWATER – Arts Alive has opportunities available for volunteers as the group plans its unique holiday event “The Art of Holiday Food, Drinks & Décor” happening at the Tibbits Opera House on November 27. According to Stephanie Burdick, one of the organizers of the event, “We’re looking for all skills. Whether you have ideas and like to create things yourself, or even if you

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Memorial Concert to Feature Celtic Music with THE FOUNDING

COLDWATER – With their modern take on the traditional Irish/Scottish Celtic sound, The Founding will be the featured band at this year’s Smith Memorial Concert at the Tibbits Opera House September 15 at 7pm. Diane Smith Pridgeon, organizer of the concert, explains, “The Ruth, Robert, Douglas, and Dean Smith Memorial Benefit Concert celebrates families. The concert began in 2001 to remember the lives of

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