Dr. Don Noble to Speak in Mentone on February 5th  

Mentone Area Arts Council's (MAAC) "Speakers" series brings Dr. Don Noble, host of Alabama Public Television's Emmy-nominated BOOKMARK program to  Mentone's Crystal Lake Lodge. A reception with Noble begins at 4:00 PM, featuring light refreshments, and the presentation begins at 4:30. Memorable moments from his weekly Alabama Public Radio Book Review and from the more than 320 interviews he has conducted for the weekly TV series accompany video clips of the show. Noble has some great tales to tell, and you won't want to miss it.

 Cost is $10 per person; proceeds go to fund to MAAC and programs such as this. If you have questions, please contact MAAC President Sandra Padgett at 256-634-3001.



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Songs Inside The Box to screen at Australia's Woodford Folk Festival

"Songs Inside The Box," the cigar box guitar documentary will be screened at the 2010/2011 Woodford Folk Festival in Woodford, Queensland, Australia.  The screening is scheduled for Wednesday, December 29th at 6:30 p.m. and will be followed with performance by Eb 'n' Flo, a local cigar box guitar duo.

The annual Woodford Folk Festival is one of the largest cultural events of its type in Australia.  The festival takes place over six days and nights from December 27th to January 1st each year.  It features a wide range of performance styles, musical genres and nationalities, in many simultaneous venues across the site.  About 130,000 patrons attend annually, camping on-site.

Eb 'n' Flo are actually Paul Thorley and Fluer Shelton who are from the area.  They both make cigar box guitars and perform together.  Their music ranges from melodic Appalachian music to country blues.

For more information:

The Woodford Folk Festival


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