The Alley Cats, America’s premier doo-wop singers, are coming to Farmerville for two events on May 3, 2014: At 1 p.m. they will lead a FREE workshop for area singing groups; at 7 p.m. they will perform during the “Doo-Wopalooza” event. Both of these appearances will be in the Union Christian Academy gym, 700 S. Main St., Farmerville. Tickets for the “Doo-Wopalooza” are now available at the school’s office, Marion State Bank, and Community Trust Bank in Farmerville. DINNER by UCA will be from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. (cost is $12). PERFORMANCE is at 7 p.m. (cost is $12 adults; $5 youth ages 17 and under).
OTHER FEATURES: Cars from the ’50s and ’60s will be on display. American Bandstand dance demo from 6:30 to 7 p.m. Prizes for best ’50s costume. Door prizes.
These events are presented by Union Arts Council, Bernice Historical Society, Union Christian Academy, Northeast Louisiana Arts Council, and the Louisiana State Arts Council.
The Alley Cats have toured and performed for two decades, and have opened for Jay Leno’s act in Las Vegas since 2007. They have wowed audiences with their talent, unique stage presence, and comedy across the U.S.


Arts Council seeks members Aug. 8

Arts Council seeks members Aug. 8

The Union Arts Council will hold a “Meet and Greet” member recruitment luncheon on Thursday, August 8, at Sevin’s Restaurant in Farmerville, beginning at 12 noon. Anyone interested in joining the organization is invited to attend the event which kicks off the new fiscal year. Lunch will be “Dutch treat.” UAC’s mission is to support and promote visual and performing arts locally, and to build a culture of arts appreciation. For more information, call 318-348-2005 or 318-237-2134.
Annual member dues are $10 for individuals and $25 for businesses. Come let us tell you what UAC has done this past year and what is planned for fy 2013-14. We can only accomplish our goals with the help of volunteers who enjoy the arts would like to share that joy with others through art shows, musical performances, youth programs, drawing classes, music and art workshops, and more. We work in conjunction with other organizations including Union Parish Library, local schools, Bernice Historical Society, and Union Museum of History and Art (opening soon).