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October 2019

Homegrown Poems: Your Places, Your Stories in Verse – at The Corner Coffeehouse

October 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
The Corner Coffeehouse, 1100 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
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Hoptown Chronicle and WKMS, in support of The Big Read-Hopkinsville, will host poetry readings by area residents who take their inspiration from Kentucky author George Ella Lyon's classic, "Where I'm From." Read Lyon's poem and write your own version about all the places and people who have shaped your life and identity. Then come to The Corner Coffeehouse at 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 21, to share your creation. Everyone is welcome. You don't have to write a poem to attend.…

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Our Town Hoptown: African American Voices – at Hopkinsville Community College

October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
Hopkinsville Community College, 720 North Dr.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
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This program celebrates the influence of Ted Poston and the short stories he wrote about growing up here. Local voices will share their own childhood stories and experiences. For more information on the Big Read Hopkinsville 2019, visit https://www.facebook.com/thebigreadhopkinsville .

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Our Town Paint Party

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Griffin’s Studio, 100 E. 6th St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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$5

Come out and join The Big Read and The Pennyroyal Arts Council at Griffin's Studio for their "Our Town Paint Party." You will have a choice to paint the Alhambra, the Clock Tower, the Train Depot, or the  Hopkinsville Museum on a 9"x12" canvas. Registration is $5, call 270-874 -2028 to reserve your spot.

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Trivia Night – at Davo’s

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Davo’s Burgers and Fries, 3115 Canton St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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Test your knowledge of local history in this special "Hoptown Connection" edition of trivia night. For more information on the Big Read Hopkinsville 2019, visit https://www.facebook.com/thebigreadhopkinsville .

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Judy Moody & Stink – smARTs at the Alhambra

October 31 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm CDT
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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Showings available at 9:30 AM & 12:00 PM Recommended for Grades K – 5 For more information on smARTS events, please contact Molly Campbell at 270-887-4295 or [email protected]

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November 2019

Arts & Heritage Day – at Downtown Farmers Market

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
Hopkinsville-Christian County Downtown Farmers Market, 110 West 9th Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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Join us at the Hopkinsville-Christian County Downtown Farmers Market and spend the morning discovering local arts and heritage! A downtown scavenger hunt, art project, and updates from all of your favorite organizations involved in arts and heritage. Open to anyone, and alumni of the Leadership Hopkinsville-Christian County are encouraged to attend as a refresher from their program days. Advance registration required. For more information on the Big Read Hopkinsville 2019, visit https://www.facebook.com/thebigreadhopkinsville .

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Live at the Historic Alhambra: Maureen McGovern

November 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CST
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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$15 – $45

Elegantly sophisticated, powerfully gutsy, Maureen McGovern is a superstar whose career spans Broadway, Grammy nomination and the Oscar-winning hit song, “The Morning After.” With her own recipe of panache and artistry, Maureen takes audiences on a nostalgic musical journey with her wide vocal range and intimate reinvention of classics from the Great American Songbook, American Pops, film, theater, jazz and inspirational music. Doors at 6:30 PM | Individual Tickets on sale September 16th! Tickets $45 (Adult) $25 (Act. Military) $15…

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Classic Movies at the Alhambra: The Big Chill

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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$5

A once close-knit gang of friends — including an actor (JoBeth Williams), a doctor (Glenn Close) and her husband (Kevin Kline), a Vietnam veteran (William Hurt), and a journalist (Tom Berenger) — meets for a weekend after the funeral of their much-envied friend Alex, who committed suicide. The friends spend the weekend confronting the personal truths, sacrifices and betrayals that have left them disenchanted. Each must contend with unresolved issues they have with Alex, and with one another.  

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Hoptown Hopfest: Wynonna & The Big Noise

November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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$50.00

Wynonna, along with her band, The Big Noise, will bring their brand new “Rockin’ Roots Christmas Tour” to the Alhambra Theatre on November 30 at 7:00 p.m. The 6th annual Hoptown Holiday Hopfest, presented by the Pennyroyal Arts Council, benefits the Alhambra Theatre and will feature incomparable musical arrangements from The Big Noise, putting Wynonna’s voice front and center for what promises to be a truly memorable evening of music and holiday magic. Tickets are $50, with discounted military and…

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December 2019

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Christmas – smARTs at the Alhambra

December 4 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm CST
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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Showings Available at 9:30 AM & 12:00 PM Recommended for Grades PreK – 2 For more information on smARTS events, please contact Molly Campbell at 270-887-4295 or [email protected]

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Classic Movies at the Alhambra: The Polar Express

December 14 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm CST
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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Free

Rated G | FREE Admission Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis ("Forrest Gump"; "Cast Away") reunite for "Polar Express," an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.

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Live at the Historic Alhambra: The Annie Moses Band

December 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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$15 – $45

From the Grand Ole Opry to Carnegie Hall, Annie Moses Band has wowed audiences with their unique brand of classical crossover, playing 80+ annual events. Genre-defying and unforgettable, Annie Moses Band is an ensemble of six siblings of instrumentalists and vocalists. Annie Moses Band fuses American roots with folk rock and jazz in stunning performances that feature strings, keyboards, guitar, and rhythm. Their onstage style is dynamic and filled with show-stopping bravura, creating a unique and exciting experience that delight…

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Classic Movies at the Alhambra: Die Hard

December 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm CST
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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$5

Rated R | $5 Admission New York City policeman John McClane (Bruce Willis) is visiting his estranged wife (Bonnie Bedelia) and two daughters on Christmas Eve. He joins her at a holiday party in the headquarters of the Japanese-owned business she works for. But the festivities are interrupted by a group of terrorists who take over the exclusive high-rise, and everyone in it. Very soon McClane realizes that there's no one to save the hostages -- but him.

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Classic Movies at the Alhambra: Home Alone

December 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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$5

Rated PG | $5 Admission When bratty 8-year-old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) acts out the night before a family trip to Paris, his mother (Catherine O'Hara) makes him sleep in the attic. After the McCallisters mistakenly leave for the airport without Kevin, he awakens to an empty house and assumes his wish to have no family has come true. But his excitement sours when he realizes that two con men (Joe Pesci, Daniel Stern) plan to rob the McCallister residence,…

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Classic Movies at the Alhambra: It’s a Wonderful Life

December 22 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm CST
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One event on December 22, 2019 at 6:00 pm

Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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$5

Rated PG | $5 Admission George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all - and it's Christmas! As the angels discuss George, we see his life in flashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence - who then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn't been for all his good deeds over the years. Two Showtimes! --> 2:00 pm &…

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Classic Movies at the Alhambra: It’s a Wonderful Life

December 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm CST
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Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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Rated PG | $5 Admission George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all - and it's Christmas! As the angels discuss George, we see his life in flashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence - who then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn't been for all his good deeds over the years. Two Showtimes! --> 2:00 pm &…

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January 2020

Missoula Children’s Theatre Presents: The Emperor’s New Clothes

January 18, 2020 @ 1:00 pm CST
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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“Dress for success” is good advice that the Emperor takes whole-heartedly, wanting to impress new friends. But where to stop? When the clothes (and other people’s opinions) become more important than the people of the kingdom, trouble brews. Show time is subject to change.

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Classic Movies at the Alhambra: The English Patient

January 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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$5

Rated R | $5 Admission The sweeping expanses of the Sahara are the setting for a passionate love affair in this adaptation of Michael Ondaatje's novel. A badly burned man, Laszlo de Almasy (Ralph Fiennes), is tended to by a nurse, Hana (Juliette Binoche), in an Italian monastery near the end of World War II. His past is revealed through flashbacks involving a married Englishwoman (Kristin Scott Thomas) and his work mapping the African landscape. Hana learns to heal her…

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February 2020

Struggle For Freedom: The Life of Dr. King – smARTs at the Alhambra

February 4, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm CST
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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$5

One of Black History’s most influential Civil Rights Leaders, the life and story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is one of both triumph and tragedy. Learn how Dr. King came to be such an influential leader in this dramatic show. Contact Molly Campbell [email protected] to reserve seats at this school day event. Showings Available at 9:30 AM & 12:00 PM Recommended for Grades 3 – Adult

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Classic Movies at the Alhambra: Blue Hawaii

February 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm CST
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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Rated PG | $5 Admission After being discharged from the U.S. Army, cool guy Chadwick Gates (Elvis Presley) returns home to Hawaii. Following several years of strict military life, Gates wants nothing more than to hang loose and surf all day. His family pressures him to work for the family pineapple business. Much to the chagrin of his snobby mother (Angela Lansbury), Gates lands a job as a tour guide at the same company where his girlfriend, Maile (Joan Blackman),…

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Classic Movies at the Alhambra: Viva Las Vegas

February 9, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm CST
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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$5

Rated PG | $5 Admission All musically gifted race-driver Lucky Jackson (Elvis Presley) wants in Las Vegas is to score enough money for a new car motor so he can win the Grand Prix. When he encounters sexy swimming instructor Rusty (Ann-Margret), he considers staying around longer. After Lucky loses his winnings in the hotel pool, he's forced to remain in Vegas long enough to win back his dough -- but now he also wants to win the Rusty's heart.…

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Live at the Historic Alhambra: Travis LeDoyt: America’s Best Young Elvis

February 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CST
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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$15 – $45

Travis LeDoyt is known as “the world’s best” at portraying young Elvis Presley in his prime in the 50s and 60s. His uncanny resemblance to the “King of Rock and Roll” has audiences gasping when he takes the stage. Once he begins to sing and dance, fans are truly captivated by the authenticity of LeDoyt’s performance, even garnering high praise from those who knew Elvis personally. Sold out shows and repeat engagements around the world further attest to LeDoyt’s impeccable…

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March 2020

Kentucky Shakespeare Residency: Romeo and Juliet – smARTs at the Alhambra

March 3, 2020 @ 7:50 am - 3:20 pm CST

The residency event will be presented in each Christian County High School. Event time is subject to change. Staging Shakespeare – This signature workshop introduces elements of Shakespeare and drama while practicing teamwork and problem solving. Students work through the rehearsal process using Shakespeare’s text to create their own uniquely staged, student-driven performance piece. Students will follow the history of acting while learning the fundamentals of the craft through group improvisational exercises led by an artist educator. They will explore…

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Newton’s Apple – smARTs at the Alhambra

March 19, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm CDT
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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$5

Recommended for Grades 2 – 8 The world was a different place when Issac Newton had that apple drop on his head. The English mathematician, astronomer, scientist, author and physicist developed the principles of modern physics, including the laws of motion. Follow along with Newton as he uses scientific methods to conduct experiments and make discoveries that changed the world. Contact Molly Campbell [email protected] to reserve seats at this school day event.

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April 2020

Miss Nelson Has a Field Day – smARTs at the Alhambra

April 17, 2020 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm CDT
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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$5

A fun-filled musical featuring Coach Swamp. Considered by all to be “the meanest substitute teacher in the whole world,” Coach Swamp applies her trademark discipline to the players’ training, demanding tough exercises and no back talk. In the end, the team changes their attitude, pulls together, sharpens their skills, and manages to win the biggest game of the year.

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Live at the Historic Alhambra: The Stylistics

April 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm CDT
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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$15 – $45

One of the most successful soul groups ever, The Stylistics had 12 straight Top Ten hits in the early ‘70s including: “You Are Everything”, “Betcha by Golly Wow”, “I’m Stone in Love with You”, “Break up to Make Up”, “Let’s Put it All Together”, and “You make me Feel Brand New.” Among their peers, they were one of the smoothest and sweetest soul groups of their era. That famous Philly Soul sound is still groovin’ today as The Stylistics celebrate…

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Classic Movies at the Alhambra: The Wizard of Oz

April 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:50 pm CDT
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Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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Rated PG | $5 Admission When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow (Ray Bolger) that needs a brain, a Tin Man (Jack Haley) missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to…

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Classic Movies at the Alhambra: The Wizard of Oz

April 26, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:50 pm CDT
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Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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$5

Rated PG | $5 Admission When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow (Ray Bolger) that needs a brain, a Tin Man (Jack Haley) missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to…

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May 2020

Classic Movies at the Alhambra: Dazed and Confused

May 3, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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Rated R | $5 Admission This coming-of-age film follows the mayhem of group of rowdy teenagers in Austin, Texas, celebrating the last day of high school in 1976. The graduating class heads for a popular pool hall and joins an impromptu keg party, however star football player Randall "Pink" Floyd (Jason London) has promised to focus on the championship game and abstain from partying. Meanwhile, the incoming freshmen try to avoid being hazed by the seniors, most notably the sadistic…

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June 2020

Classic Movies at the Alhambra: National Lampoon’s Vacation

June 4, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CDT
Alhambra Theatre, 507 S. Main St.
Hopkinsville, KY 42240 United States
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Rated R | $5 Admission Accompanied by their children (Dana Barron, Anthony Michael Hall), Clark Griswold (Chevy Chase) and his wife, Ellen (Beverly D'Angelo), are driving from Illinois to a California amusement park. As Clark increasingly fixates on a beautiful woman driving a sports car, the Griswolds deal with car problems and the death of a family member. They reach Los Angeles, but, when Clark worries that the trip is being derailed again, he acts impulsively to get his family…

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