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Taylor Hock and Jay Jernigan play during Thursday’s Performing Arts Show held at the Fayetteville Art Center. Shows continue each Thursday at 7 p.m. at the center, located on Main Avenue South.

Performing arts shows kick off

Posted on September 29, 2014 at 4:32 pm

The performing arts association at the Art Center started its weekly open mic and performing arts show on Thursday at the Art Center. The show had 10 acts that included 13 local performers. In the spirit of support for all the performing arts, Taylor Hoch kicked off the show with the opening soliloquy from Shakespeare’s Richard III. Jay Jernigan then joined Taylor on the stage and they performed several of

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    Posted on September 18, 2014 at 4:04 pm

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    Posted on September 15, 2014 at 4:04 pm


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