It's A Wonderful Life: Live Radio Play
Dec
13
7:30 PM19:30

It's A Wonderful Life: Live Radio Play

It's A Wonderful Life: Live Radio Play

Victory Hall Players and the Scottsville Center for Arts and Nature present Joe Landry's radio show version of the holiday classic "It's A Wonderful Life."

It's Christmas Eve, 1946 on the stage and auditorium of Studio A at WBFR in Manhattan, NY. This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.

Directed by Kristin Freshwater and starring some very talented actors and actresses from the Scottsville community.

Purchase tickets: https://vhpwonderfullife.brownpapertickets.com/

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An Evening with Eddie and Martha Adcock
Oct
7
7:00 PM19:00

An Evening with Eddie and Martha Adcock

Come to Victory Hall Theater and join Eddie and Martha Adcock with Tom Gray for their annual performance in Eddie's hometown--Scottsville.

From "Bluegrass Unlimited" by Penny Parsons:
Personal relationships that last a lifetime are wonderful and rare these days. It’s even more extraordinary for a musical partnership to endure in this way, particularly between two people who are married to each other. But that’s exactly the kind of relationship Eddie and Martha Adcock have. After more than four decades together, they’re still in love and still happily making music together.

For more on Eddie's career check him out at Bluegrass Museum

Tickets are $12 Advance and $15 at the door.

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Sep
27
10:30 PM22:30

"Music in Art"

We welcome Margaret Hancock to give a presentation of Music in Art to the Esmont and Scottsville Senior Centers!

Description:
Enter the world of music in art! This visual presentation delves into the unique depictions of musicians, instruments, notes and musical ephemera in a variety of works and media. From Picasso’s framed collages to Man Rays iconic photographs, the audio has greatly influenced the visual in 20th century 2-D and 3-D works of art.
Read more at https://vmfa.museum/statewide/programs/audio-visual-music-in-art/#0Fhw5KD7H8Cwv1kD.99

This is a collaboration between the Jefferson Area Board and the Scottsville Center for Arts and Nature.

This program has been organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and is supported, in part, by the Paul Mellon Endowment and the Jean Stafford Camp Memorial Fund.

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Albemarle's Black Classrooms
Jul
9
4:00 PM16:00

Albemarle's Black Classrooms

Albemarle's Black Classrooms (trailer)
Presented by the Scottsville Museum

The story of historical African-American grade schools in Albemarle County, VA, along with Virginia's "Massive Resistance" to school desegregation and the experience of African-American educators and students over the past 100 years. 

 

 

 

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May
13
5:00 PM17:00

"Silent Spaces" Photography by Casey Woodzell

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SCAN Gallery, 401 Valley Street, Scottsville

CaseyWoodzell is a Fine Art Photographer in Scottsville VA. Casey grew up in Crozet VA and has lived in Scottsville area for nearly 15 years.  She majored in photography, graduating with a B.A. in 2000 from Virginia Intermont College.  

Casey’s interest in photography has always been to frame things the way she sees them.  Carefully arranging compositions with shapes and lines, or capturing the shadows and beams of light every where she looks.  Photography has also been an interest of hers as a way of stopping time. Documenting growth and change around major life events and tiny little moments that may otherwise go by unnoticed. 

  She has done a variety of assignments professionally, including real estate photography, pet portraits, weddings and events.  Casey is currently working on an exhibit called Silent Spaces that will be displayed in Scottsville, VA in May of 2017. The show consists of a  collection of photographs from many different abandoned places.  Exploring abandoned places has always been a curiosity and she is excited to share this collection of images that span over the last 12 months.

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May
10
7:00 PM19:00

Young Writers

The Young Writers are students from Scottsville and Yancey Elementary Schools. This is an annual event and we at the Scottsville Center for Arts and Nature are honored to host this program.

Thursday, May 10 at 7:00. 
Victory Hall Theater
401 Valley Street, Scottsville

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The Phantom Tollbooth
Mar
4
7:00 PM19:00

The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth is the Scottsville Elementary School's annual performance at Victory Hall Theater. Students perform in this theatrical event directed by Tom Green.

The Phantom Tollbooth  tells the story of a bored young boy named Milo who unexpectedly receives a magic tollbooth one afternoon and, having nothing better to do, drives through it in his toy car, transporting him to the Kingdom of Wisdom, once prosperous but now troubled. There, he acquires two faithful companions and goes on a quest to restore to the kingdom its exiled princesses—named Rhyme and Reason—from the Castle in the Air. In the process, he learns valuable lessons, finding a love of learning. 

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The Phantom Tollbooth
Mar
3
7:00 PM19:00

The Phantom Tollbooth

The Phantom Tollbooth is the Scottsville Elementary School's annual performance at Victory Hall Theater. Students perform in this theatrical event directed by Tom Green.

The Phantom Tollbooth  tells the story of a bored young boy named Milo who unexpectedly receives a magic tollbooth one afternoon and, having nothing better to do, drives through it in his toy car, transporting him to the Kingdom of Wisdom, once prosperous but now troubled. There, he acquires two faithful companions and goes on a quest to restore to the kingdom its exiled princesses—named Rhyme and Reason—from the Castle in the Air. In the process, he learns valuable lessons, finding a love of learning. 

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Jan
26
7:00 PM19:00

Young Writers

The Young Writers are students from Scottsville and Yancey Elementary Schools. This is an annual event and we at the Scottsville Center for Arts and Nature are honored to host this program.

Thursday, January 26 at 7:00. 
Victory Hall Theater
401 Valley Street, Scottsville

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Jeremiah: An Award Winning Documentary
Nov
12
7:00 PM19:00

Jeremiah: An Award Winning Documentary

Jeremiah winner of the Edward R. Murrow National Award for Best News Documentary at the 2016 Emmys ceremony was written and directed by Mark Fastoso and produced by Alabama Public Television. Jeremiah first aired in November of 2015.

About the film:
July 18, 1965, U.S. Navy Commander Jeremiah Denton took off from the aircraft carrier USS Independence leading a 28-plane mission over the city of Thanh Hoa in North Vietnam. Denton’s plane was hit by anti-aircraft fire during the attack, and for the next eight long years, he would battle the North Vietnamese as a prisoner of war in the infamous Hanoi Hilton. As the senior American officer at the prison, Denton was forced by the North Vietnamese to participate in a press conference and told he must say the POWs were being treated well. Looking haggard, weak and beaten from the severe punishment he had undergone, Denton took advantage of that opportunity however, to send a secret message home, blinking out the letters T-O-R-T-U-R-E in Morse code.

This is a free offering in honor of our Veterans.

For more information: http://www.al.com/news/mobile/index.ssf/2015/11/documentary_on_alabama_war_her.html

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"A Day in the Office" photography by Billy Morris
Nov
12
1:00 PM13:00

"A Day in the Office" photography by Billy Morris

Saturday, November 12 from 1:00-5:00. This is a part of Scottsville Second Saturday.

WILLIAM "Billy" MORRIS
Billy and raised in central Virginia, and discovered photography when he was 13 years old at summer camp. He broadened his skills and became editor and chief of his high school yearbook. He went on to receive a degree in Technical Photography from Appalachian State University.  In 2003, he was granted an artist visa from the US government to travel to Cuba and photograph the Cuban culture. Subsequently, he created a show based on these images that was shown in both the US and Cuba. Besides creating images for himself and clients, his true passion is sharing the skills and knowledge of photography with others.   

 

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NBC Microphone Exhibit
Nov
12
to Nov 13

NBC Microphone Exhibit

John Holt has been collecting microphones for decades. In his vast collection, he has several used for NBC broadcasts. This month celebrates the 90th anniversary of NBC's first broadcast. Stop by and talk to John about his experience in radio and his passion for microphones!

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