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Pottery Classes Begin April 21

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Learn Beginning Wheel Throwing with local artist, Elyse Ward

Tuesdays & Thursdays, April 21 - June 11
In this 8-week course for adults, students will learn the basics of wheel throwing, including how to wedge, center, open, and throw clay. Students will move from simple cylinders to functional vessels, including mugs, bowls and vases. Each student will make work to take home.

The fee to register for this 8-week class is $300 and includes 25lbs of clay, a tool kit, glazes, and firing at the Prizery. Classes on Tuesdays from 6:30pm-8:30pm, with studio hours on Thursdays from 7:00pm-9:00pm.

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Lions Announce Bland Contest

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Lions Club announces 2015 Bland competitionThe South Boston Lions Club will host its 2015 James A. Bland Memorial Music Contest in the Chastain Theater at The Prizery at 2 pm on Sunday, January 25. This year’s contest will feature sixteen students from Halifax and Pittsylvania Counties. Each student will perform a piece of classical music. The 2015 competition will feature students performing vocally, playing the violin and performing on The Prizery’s 9-foot concert grand Steinway piano.

One Vocal and one Instrumental winner will each win $300 cash. Second place winners will receive $100. They will then be eligible to compete on the District level for $100 U.S. Savings Bonds for winners and $50 U.S. Savings Bonds for runners-up. District winners will compete at the Lions Club State Convention next May. State winners win a $2,500 scholarship. First and second runners-up receive $2,000 and $1,500 scholarships, respectively. Fourth, fifth, and sixth place receive $1,000 cash.

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Prizery hires Alison Streeter as new managing director

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Alison Streeter, Managing Director of the PrizeryThe Prizery has hired Alison Streeter as its new managing director the board of directors announced Tuesday.  

Streeter worked for the past 12 years at Carlbrook School, where she started as advisory and ended as dean of alumni and transition services.

Her professional theatre experience also includes experience at Wagon Wheel Theatre, Enchanted Hills Playhouse and Brown County Playhouse in Indiana, Seaside Music Theatre in Daytona Beach, Florida, and The Prizery.

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