Majestik One – Dr. James Denito at The Allen Library

An intriguing and provocative saga by James Denito unveils an alternative option for human survival from a cataclysmic experience that dooms planet Earth. Dr. James Denito discusses his exciting new novel Majestik One. Majestik One tells the tale of the remnants of the human race, living and collaborating in space hotels that have become their only safe haven. Dr. Denito declares, “Healing the planet, healing humanity through healing of the soul and the body are my mission.”

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Frisco 4501 rolls north out of Dallas

Museum of the American Railroad moves the Frisco 4501 engine, which actually ran on the Frisco Railroad line years ago.
Museum of the American Railroad unloads two engines and their tender boxes off flatcars onto new track at their new home in Frisco.

Second Saturday Magic

Magic in McKinney …

Magic

The Main Street Magic & Fun Company wants to know if you are looking for something to do Saturday night after the Killis Melton Ice Cream Crank-Off in McKinney?

Tickets are on sale for their Second Saturday magic shows in the Magic Attic Theater. Two shows – 7 and 9 p.m. Tickets are $10, and the show is family friendly. Call 972-542-5010 or 214-274-7802 to reserve yours.

Chorus auditions June 22 for Grades 3-12

Children’s Chorus of Collin County auditions Aug. 11

Children, teens, boys and girls from across Collin County are invited to share their musical passion with the Children’s and Youth Choruses of Collin County. Opportunities are available for singers in grades 3-4; 5-7 and 8-12 to schedule an audition for possible membership in either the Children’s or Youth Chorus of Collin County.

Russ Porter, Executive Director for the Chorus, said, “The Chorus is looking for those children and teens who want to be a part of an elite group of singers. Last year the enrollment soared to more than 100 singers. This coming year we are planning to accommodate additional singers.”

Boys and young men who are accepted into the Chorus organization are provided an additional opportunity to participate in the elite “Boys of the Chorus” ensemble.

Janie Oliver, Artistic Director and Co-Founder of the Chorus, said, “The Children’s Chorus of Collin County is a group of diverse singers who are looking for a little something extra. We can offer that through our study and performance of quality and diverse choral literature, and our commitment to vocal excellence in our singing.

She said, “Our youngest Chorus begins with the basics and our progressive choral system provides continuous education in the growth and development of our singers. Our high school Chorus performs music on a scale that is much more challenging. The Chorus provides an opportunity for our singers to grow musically, artistically, and personally.”

 

Auditions for these premier choruses are open to the public from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 22. Auditions will be at 6601 Custer Road, Plano.


To schedule your audition time for one of these three choruses, email office@ChildrensChorusOfCollinCounty.org or call 972-618-4536.

 

The Children’s Chorus of Collin County is a non-profit organization and sponsored in part by the City of Plano, the City of McKinney through the McKinney Arts Commission, Frisco Arts, Allen Arts Alliance and the Junior League of Collin County.

 

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Allen June Film Series

Take a break from the summer heat every Tuesday night in June with Allen’s Marvelous Summer Adventures Movie Series at the Library. Bring the family every week to enjoy a fun and action-packed superhero movie. For more information, call 214.509.4900 or visit AllenLibrary.org.

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