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4th Annual Concert in the Park

The Colby Community Band will present its fourth annual Concert in the Park at 7 p.m. in Fike Park on Friday, July 5th.

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Western Plains Arts Association Performances




Switchback is the award-winning duo of Brian FitzGerald and Martin McCormack. Switchback draws on traditional Celtic music and original Americana songs that reflect their Irish heritage and Midwestern roots. Western Plains Arts Association will present Switchback, Sunday, April 7 at 3 p.m. Central at the Oakley High School Auditorium. Admission is by WPAA season ticket or is $10 adults, $5 students at the door.
Unusual, honest, heartfelt, humorous, personable, talented, spiritual, and spirited – these all describe the band Switchback. 
Visit Switchback’s website at waygoodmusic.com for information about their music and photos. Switchback has created over 15 albums to date, as well as three PBS specials and concert DVDs.
"Voices from Ellis Island" rescheduled to April 11

One’s Company, with actress Pippa White, will perform "Voices from Ellis Island”  for the public in Sharon Springs on Thursday, April 11 at 6:30 Mountain (7:30 p.m. Central) at the high school auditorium. This is a reschedule due to an earlier snowstorm. On Friday, April 12, she will present school presentations in Colby Elementary at 1 p.m. with "The Extraordinary Ordinary," and then at 2:45 p.m. for the Colby Middle School with "Voices from Ellis Island.” This project is generously funded by Mid-America Arts Alliance, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the state arts agencies of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas. Full story to appear next week.


All WPAA season programs are made possible through the generous support of area businesses and individual donors. The Dane G. Hansen Foundation, Logan, is also a major contributor for Switchback and One’s Company performances.