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McPhersonSentinel - McPherson, KS
  • Opera House presents Thursday movie; Saturday gala

  • This week the McPherson Opera House has two events scheduled.
    The first is the premiere of Thursday Night at the Movies. At 7 p.m. Thursday, the Opera House will present “Manhattan Short.”
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  • This week the McPherson Opera House has two events scheduled.
    The first is the premiere of Thursday Night at the Movies. At 7 p.m. Thursday, the Opera House will present “Manhattan Short.”
    The film is a collection of short films from around the world, and was a popular selection last season.
    As a bonus, viewers will be able to vote for their favorite shorts in the collection. Votes will be compiled with votes from the rest of the world to determine a final set of winners.
    The price of admission is $5. Bring a friend, and he or she will get in free.
    Saturday the Opera House will have its annual gala, with supper served at 6 p.m. and a show at starting at 7:30 p.m.
    This year’s show is a Motown review. Kevin Samuelson will assemble a group of performers to bring the best of Motown to the Opera House.
    The menu will include hors d’oeuvres, an antipasti platter, chopped salad and bread with dipping sauce.
    The buffet will feature Spaghetti marinara with meatballs, seasoned tilapia with linguine and fettuccini alfredo with chicken.
    Desserts by Chef Cathy Gawlik will include petite linzer torts, cake envinado marina and Sicilian style cannoli.  
    Wine and beer also will be available.
    Tickets for the evening are $75 per person, and $25 for the show only.
    For reservations, call the Opera House at 620-241-1952.
    The gala is sponsored by Williams Energy Services, MV Purchasing and Coffeyville Resources All proceeds directly benefit the McPherson Opera House.

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