04/27/15 - 6:46 am
04/27/15 - 6:41 am
04/27/15 - 6:40 am
04/27/15 - 7:27 am
The Halifax County High School varsity softball team had an easy time Wednesday, shredding Staunton River, 16-1, in non-district action.
03/19/15 - 6:41 am
Carol Foster, An Affair of the Arts Chairperson (front, right) and Frances Harrell, Art Procurement Chairperson (second from left) present Chris Jones, Executive Director of The Prizery, a check for $17,000. All funds raised at the biennial art show were given to The Prizery to assist with its operational expenses. This seventh art show, sponsored by Parsons-Bruce Art Association, opened on October 3 for a fortnight of cultural events. In addition to special activities, including an arts conference, special programs, student tours, floral interpretations, book discussion, pottery lecture and demonstration, $40,000 of artwork was sold. Parsons-Bruce Board members are (from left) Pat Burgess, Barbara Speece, Peggy Crews, Sylvia Bohanon and Wendy Fuller. Not pictured are board members Meredith Bowman, Boo Evans, Nancy McCormick, Jayne Pennington and Edith Stutts.
12/13/09 - 12:15 pm
The Matt Herskowitz Trio played at The Prizery Saturday night. Herskowitz has played on Barry Manilow's Christmas album and most recently played at Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Center. (David Conner II photo)
12/12/09 - 11:04 pm
12/08/09 - 10:55 am
2010 is quickly approaching, but the South Boston-Halifax Junior Woman’s Club wants to take you back to the 80s! Dust off your acid washed jeans and tease your hair up for the Totally 80s New Year’s Eve Party to be held at the Prizery on Dec. 31, from 9 p.m.– 1 a.m.
Now that he’s finished the Christmas album with Barry Manilow and played at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, Matt Herskowitz, center, is free to appear at The Prizery. Enjoy traditional jazz standards, some jazzed-up Christmas tunes and some original compositions when the Matt Herskowitz Trio plays The Prizery this Saturday at 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call (434) 572-8339 or visit http://www.prizery.com
12/07/09 - 11:10 am
It’s been hard to miss superstar Barry Manilow all over TV plugging his album “In the Swing of Christmas.”
And, obviously, if you’re Barry Manilow, you can have any pianist in the world. And he chose Matt Herskowitz – the same Matt Herskowitz coming to the intimacy of The Prizery’s Chastain Theatre this Saturday evening.
Ryan Garrett of Edward Jones Investments makes a $1,000 donation to The Prizery’s Pre-K Arts Academy specifically for art supplies used by instructor Susi Robbins. Garrett and Robbins stand with young students from the Cluster Springs Early Learning Center. This school year, Robbins will teach art units on, among other topics, Native Americans, birdfeeders, winter landscapes, pond life, hand puppets and architecture to the public-school four-year-olds.
12/07/09 - 9:12 am
12/02/09 - 10:46 am
Matt Herskowitz, left, has recorded a Grammy-nominated Christmas album with Barry Manilow (pictured here) and played prestigious jazz festivals around the globe. On Saturday, Dec. 12, he and his trio visit The Prizery. The concert, at 7:30 p.m., is underwritten by Angela Lewis and co-sponsored by Fry Jordan & Wilson Insurance. Tickets: (434) 572-8339 or http://www.prizery.com
11/30/09 - 8:44 am
The Prizery heads into Christmas with two great holiday shows on tap: the Matt Herskowitz Trio plays Saturday, Dec. 12, and contemporary Christian star Sandi Patty plays a sold-out show Dec. 15. (The Matt Herskowitz Trio was originally billed as MaD Fusion – they have since changed their name.)
11/17/09 - 10:38 am
The Prizery’s Robert F. Cage Art Gallery will be filled through the holiday season with the fine-art photography of South Boston’s Michael Calvo.
“Journey of Wonder” opens this week for the Third Thursday evening event, with the artist’s reception on Saturday 6-8 p.m. Both events are free. The exhibit is also open during regular Prizery hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on weekdays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturdays.
Linda Arthur, Assistant Manager of Wal-Mart, center, presents a check to Logan Young, President of the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation, left, to help underwrite students’ attendance at top-notch professional performances at The Prizery art center during the school day. Also pictured is Chris Jones, Prizery Executive Director. Already this season, students have seen a Shakespearean performance by a New York City troupe and Circo Aereo, a Finnish contemporary circus.
11/16/09 - 1:00 am
Wal-Mart has donated $1,000 to The Prizery in South Boston through the Halifax County Public Schools Education Foundation.
The funds help underwrite sending Halifax County Public Schools students to top-notch professional daytime performances at The Prizery art center. Most recently, students saw “As You Like It” performed by the Aquila Shakespeare Theatre out of New York City.
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