Oct 7 2010 Harrow Observer
PERFORMING arts students at Hatch End High School have been invited to take part in the Harrow Light Opera Company's (HLOC) next production, West End Blockbusters - a compilation of well-known songs from the world of musicals.
The youngsters have been rehearsing with the regular members of the company since June.
Ian Parrott, chairman of HLOC, said: "This a unique opportunity for the students to experience live theatre on a larger scale and work with some of the most talented performers around.
"It is also a great opportunity for HLOC to tap into some really exciting young talent with the hope that they will continue the association in future productions."
what? West End Blockbusters
where? Watersmeet Theatre, High Street, Rickmansworth
when? Thursday, October 14 until Saturday, October 16
cost? £12.50, concessions £11.50, block bookings of 15 or more £10.50
call: Box office 01923 711 063
Black History Month
A LIVE Sunday lunchtime radio show celebrating Black History Month is being delivered in partnership with Bang103.6 FM Radio and presented by Sherry Dixon, former editor of Pride Magazine.
Sherry will be joined by husband and wife team Rudolph Walker OBE, best known as Patrick in EastEnders, and Dounne Alexander MBE, the founder of Gramma's Herbal Pepper Sauces and Joining Hands In Health.
what: Black History Month radio show
where? Willesden Green Library Centre, High Road, Willesden
when? Sunday, October 10
cost? Free call: 020 8937 3400
Big day for new drama
A BIG Day for the Goldbergs is a new play that focuses on two teenage daughters in a Jewish family living in an ordinary semi-detached house in Leeds.
This witty observation of the three Goldberg generations promises to be a hugely entertaining and charming play with an unexpected twist.
The family has good intentions for their girls, but the sisters are hiding secrets from their neurotic mother.
Will their hysterical mother accept their choices or will convention restrict the happiness of both daughters?
what? A Big Day for the Goldbergs
where? Harrow Arts Centre, Uxbridge Road, Hatch End
when? Saturday, October 9 and Sunday, October 10, 8pm
cost? Tickets £10, concessions £8. Anyone under 26 can get in for free
see: Online at www.harrowarts.com
call: Box office on 020 8416 8989
New artist shows her work
BRENT Artists Resource is proud to present a solo exhibition by emerging artist Gisela Schutt.
Gisela has been painting regularly since 2000, after attending several art classes, but is mainly self-taught because she does not want to be confined by rules. She enjoys painting animals but has become increasingly drawn towards the mythological, mystical and dreamlike.
what? Exhibition by artist Gisela Schutt
where? The Gallery at Willesden Green, Willesden Green Centre, High Road
when? October 19 until November 12, daily 2-6pm. Preview party, October 21, 6-8pm
A tale of modern South Africa
WELCOME to Rocksburg is a South African production revolving around a facially disfigured young man named King Kong, who has the body and the strength of Hercules.
When he falls in love for the first time with the girlfriend of a notorious thug, it forces him into a life he had previously avoided - a life of crime. He soon finds himself caught up in a cat and mouse game between the criminal underworld and a corrupt police force.
what: Welcome to Rocksburg
where? Elliott Hall, Harrow Arts Centre, Uxbridge Road, Hatch End
when? Thursday, October 7
cost? £12-£15 (free tickets to anyone under 26)
call? Box office on 020 8416 8989