Programs 2015-2016

THE CCM YOUTH BALLET COMPANIES

DIRECTED BY JONNIE LYNN JACOBS-PERCER

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CCM Senior Youth Ballet Company is made up of junior and senior high school students who are serious about ballet.  The Mini and Junior Ballet Company is made up of children ages 8 through 13 and focuses on guiding young students in their performance skills and ballet technique.  "The Carnival of Animals" and other dance selections will demonstrate their accomplishments.

QUEEN CITY NOTORIOUS

PRESENTED BY J.T. TOWNSEND

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J.T. Townsend is a freelance writer and lifelong resident of Cincinnati.  He is the author of regional bestsellers, Queen City Gothic and Queen City Notorious.  He is also the former true crime historian for Snitch Magazine and his work has appeared in the Cincinnati Enquirer, Word Magazine and Clews.  In this intriguing program, Townsend delves beyond the tabloid headlines and exposes the sinful motivations of memorable villains.

Chairman of the Day:     Mrs. Sue Eades

THE CINCINNATI WOMAN'S CLUB PLAYERS

DIRECTED BY MRS. CAROL PARSONS

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The CWC Players are for the first time presenting an improvisation.  Cast members enlighten the audience by discussing a play they are planning.  The improvisation is based on last year's Seven Nuns in Las Vegas, but it looks like there will be lots of showgirls and only a few nuns.  Come and enjoy the fun.

Chairman of the Day          Ms. Vivian Morgan

THE MIRACLE OF THE NORTH PLATTE CANTEEN

PRESENTED BY ROSEMARY DEITZER

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North Platte was a small town in the middle of Nebraska on the Union Pacific Railroad.  During World War II, this railroad line was a major route for moving soldiers across the country for training and to the east and west coasts for training and debarkation.  A town of only 12,000 people, North Platte welcomed and fed six million soldiers during the war.  Union Pacific Depot canteen was open 24 hours a day for four years.  This story honors our veterans and the wonderful people of North Platte.

Chairman of the Day:                Mary Russell

THE NEW HORIZONS DIXIELAND BAND OF CINCINNATI

DIRECTED BY PETE METZGER

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The New Horizons Dixieland Band of Cincinnati offers jazz and blues in addition to Dixieland tunes.  The band is composed of men and women and includes five graduates of music conservatories.  The other musicians are amateurs who love playing this peppy and fun kind of music.  Audiences of all ages find the beat and toe-tapping melodies irresistible.  A sing-along featuring holiday favorites will allow the audience to join in the merriment.

Chairman of the Day:          Betsy Bazell

IMPRESSIONS OF EGYPT

PRESENTED BY TONY & DONNA PERZIGIAN

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The Perzigians will describe their experiences living in Egypt from December 2010 until June of 2014.  When they departed from Cincinnati, they expected to encounter many adventures, but they did not expect to be present for the historic event of the Arab spring.  Their presentation will highlight their everyday life as well as the revolutionary political events.

 

Chairman of the Day:               Diane Sakmyster

FRIENDS OF THE GROOM

DIRECTED BY TOM LONG

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Organized in 1980, FRIENDS OF THE GROOM is a traveling drama company that presents short vignettes with powerful messages that will touch your heart.  The vignettes are conversations between ordinary people who are in difficult situations or are at turning points in their lives.  This meaningful presentation will be entertaining while bringing comfort and inspiration to you.

Chairman of the Day                     Alice Robbins

 

 

 

 

 

WOODEN SHOE HOLLOW

PRESENTED BY JAY KATHMAN

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German immigrants in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century settled in the fertile Mill Creek Valley.  They wore wooden shoes in their gardens and present a fascinating story of hard work and musical Saturday Nights.  Wooden Shoe Hollow, a historical novel by Charlotte Pieper, describes their lives.  Learn more about these little known settlers and their story.

Chairman of the Day              Gretchen Thomas 

MYSTERY COMPOSER / FAMOUS SONGS

PRESENTED BY H. JANE GAVIN

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People may know lots of songs from today and yester-years, but often they don't know the composers.  Join Jane and learn about the "Mystery Composer."  Come, have fun, and sing along.  (A good singing voice is not mandatory!)

Chairman of the Day          Carol Parsons

SPRING BIRDS in YOUR GARDEN

PRESENTED BY BRETT GILMORE

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Did you know that we will be closing this year on International Migratory Bird Day?  Before we fly away to various locations and summer adventures, include College Club in your plans. Since May is the peak of the birding season in Cincinnati, birds will be the stars of the program. With over 30 years of experience dedicated to providing high quality bird feeding supplies, Mr. Gilmore, owner of Wild Birds, Unlimited, will discuss how to attract a variety of color and song to our yards.  Backyard birding is a relaxing, exciting and educational hobby.

Chairman of the Day          Carolyn Clodfelter

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