Calendar of events

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Please note:  This event calendar does not show all private events.  Some events are not listed here at the request of the hosting individual or organization.

 

April, 2017

May, 2017

  • Fri
    05
    THE CELEBRATION SINGERS—SPRING SHOW

    7:00 PM.  Admission is free.

  • Sun
    07
  • Fri
    12
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“PILLOW TALK”

     

    7:30 PM.  The Paramount Film Series presents PILLOW TALK. A womanizing songwriter spends hours on the phone wooing his many women. Problem is, he shares a party line with a prim interior decorator who's miffed because she can't get any calls.  Starring Rock Hudson, Doris Day, and Tony Randall.  1958, color, 103 minutes, Not Rated.  Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here.  To see the complete list of the 2017 Paramount Film Series schedule, click here.  To view this film's trailer, click here.

     

  • Fri
    12
    HOLLADAY ON FILM

     

    6:30 pm.  Paramount Film Director Robert Holladay continues his film lecture series with a discussion of the history and making of the film PILLOW TALK.  The thirty minute lecture will be followed by a 30 minute break before the feature begins at 7:30 pm.  You must purchase a ticket to PILLOW TALK to attend this lecture.  Film series individual tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, senior citizens (60+), military and children.  To order tickets online, click here.

     

  • Sat
    13
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“PILLOW TALK”

     

    2:00 & 7:30 PM.  The Paramount Film Series presents PILLOW TALK. A womanizing songwriter spends hours on the phone wooing his many women. Problem is, he shares a party line with a prim interior decorator who's miffed because she can't get any calls.  Starring Rock Hudson, Doris Day, and Tony Randall.  1958, color, 103 minutes, Not Rated.  Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here.  To see the complete list of the 2017 Paramount Film Series schedule, click here.  To view this film's trailer, click here.

     

  • Thu
    18
    Jay Moore and the Grace Museum present “Forgotten Abilene”

    7:30 PM.  Admission is free.

  • Fri
    19
    PRIVATE RENTAL

    Ballet Abilene recital rehearsal.

  • Sat
    20
    BALLET ABILENE RECITAL

    Details TBA

     

June, 2017

  • Fri
    02
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“FATHER OF THE BRIDE”

     

    7:30 PM.  The Paramount Film Series presents FATHER OF THE BRIDE.  When a beautiful young girl announces her engagement, her doting middle-class father must contend with a variety of problems, ranging from money issues to wedding planning difficulties. Starring Elizabeth Taylor and Spencer Tracy.  1950, color, 92 minutes, Rated G.  Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here.  To see the complete list of the 2017 Paramount Film Series schedule, click here.  To view this film's trailer, click here.

     

  • Fri
    02
    HOLLADAY ON FILM

     

    6:30 pm.  Paramount Film Director Robert Holladay continues his film lecture series with a discussion of the history and making of the film FATHER OF THE BRIDE.  The thirty minute lecture will be followed by a 30 minute break before the feature begins at 7:30 pm.  You must purchase a ticket to FATHER OF THE BRIDE to attend this lecture.  Film series individual tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, senior citizens (60+), military and children.  To order tickets online, click here.

     

  • Sat
    03
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“FATHER OF THE BRIDE”

     

    2:00 & 7:30 PM.  The Paramount Film Series presents FATHER OF THE BRIDE.  When a beautiful young girl announces her engagement, her doting middle-class father must contend with a variety of problems, ranging from money issues to wedding planning difficulties. Starring Elizabeth Taylor and Spencer Tracy.  1950, color, 92 minutes, Rated G.  Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here.  To see the complete list of the 2017 Paramount Film Series schedule, click here.  To view this film's trailer, click here.

     

  • Thu
    08
    CHILDREN’S ART AND LITERACY FESTIVAL (CALF)
       
    9:30 AM Music With Mr. Mark (admission with fest pass)
    11:45 AM Music With Mr. Mark (admission with fest pass)
    7:00 PM Author's Talk (admission with fest pass)

     

  • Fri
    09
    CHILDREN’S ART & LITERACY FESTIVAL (CALF)
       
    10:15 AM Music With Mr. Mark (admission with fest pass)
    1:00 PM Music With Mr. Mark (admission with fest pass)
    2:15 PM The Cricket in Times Square (admission with fest pass)
    3:00 PM The Rescuers (film showing--admission free)
    5:30 PM Charlotte's Web (film showing--admissin free)

     

  • Sat
    10
    CHILDREN’S ART & LITERACY FESTIVAL (CALF)
       
    10:15 AM Music With Mr. Mark  (admission with fest pass)
    1:00 PM Music With Mr. Mark  (admission with fest pass)
    2:15 PM The Cricket in Times Square  (admission with fest pass)
    3:00 PM The Little House on the Prairie  (admission with fest pass)
    5:30 PM Sruart LIttle 2  (film showing--admission is free)

     

  • Mon
    12
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS REHEARSALS

    JUNE 12 through JUNE 22.

  • Fri
    23
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCITONS—FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

     

    7:30 PM.  Paramount Productions presents a new staging of the classic Broadway musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF.  Rich with musical hits like “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” this is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter.  Directed by Paramount Artistc DIrector Bary Smoot.  All seats are reserved  at $25, $20, $15, and $12 depending on location.  To purchase tickets, CLICK HERE.

  • Sat
    24
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS—FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

     

    7:30 PM.  Paramount Productions presents a new staging of the classic Broadway musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF.  Rich with musical hits like “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” this is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter.  Directed by Paramount Artistc DIrector Bary Smoot.  All seats are reserved  at $25, $20, $15, and $12 depending on location.  To purchase tickets, CLICK HERE.

     

  • Sun
    25
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS—FIDDLER ON THE ROOF

     

    2:00 PM.  Paramount Productions presents a new staging of the classic Broadway musical FIDDLER ON THE ROOF.  Rich with musical hits like “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “Sunrise, Sunset,” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” this is the heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and life, love and laughter.  Directed by Paramount Artistc DIrector Bary Smoot.  All seats are reserved  at $25, $20, $15, and $12 depending on location.  To purchase tickets, CLICK HERE.

     

July, 2017

  • Tue
    04
    PARAMOUNT CLOSED FOR JULY 4TH HOLIDAY
  • Wed
    05
    RENTAL EVENT

    Wednesday Jul5 5th and Thursday, July 6th.  Details not yet public.

  • Fri
    07
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“RIO LOBO”

     

    7:30 PM.  The Paramount Film Series presents RIO LOBO.  When a Civil War Union leader learns that a deadly Confederate raid was assisted by a traitor in his troops, he vows to uncover the traitor and the truth.  1970, color, 114 minutes,  RATED G.  Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here.  To see the complete list of the 2017 Paramount Film Series schedule, click here.  To view this film's trailer, click here.

     

     

  • Sat
    08
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“RIO LOBO”

     

    2:00 & 7:30 PM.  The Paramount Film Series presents RIO LOBO.  When a Civil War Union leader learns that a deadly Confederate raid was assisted by a traitor in his troops, he vows to uncover the traitor and the truth.  1970, color, 114 minutes,  RATED G.  Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here.  To see the complete list of the 2017 Paramount Film Series schedule, click here.  To view this film's trailer, click here.

     

     

  • Mon
    10
    PRIVATE RENTAL

    Monday, July 10th through Thursday, July 13.  Abilene Perfoeming Arts Company rehearsals for summer theatre camp.

  • Fri
    14
    ABILENE PERFORMING ARTS COMPANY—SUMMER CAMP FINALE PERFORMANCE

    7:00 PM.  Details TBA.

  • Mon
    17
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS—Open Auditions for August: Osage County

     

    Paramount Productions will hold preliminary open auditions for their September 2017 production of Tracy Lett's Pulitzer Prize-winning play AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY on the following schedule:

    MONDAY, JULY 17--6:00 to 8 PM
    TUESDAY, JULY 18--6:00 to 8 PM

    You will be asked to perform a short monologue of your choosing, not to exceed 2 minutes in length.  The Process: A CALLBACK LIST will be determined from these preliminary auditions. Those who make the list will be asked to attand a callback audition, during which they will be asked to read form the script. The callback audition will be held Sunday, July 23, from 2:00 to 5:00 PM.  PLEASE NOTE: August: Osage County contains mature language and subject matter. You must 18 years of age or older to audition.

    AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY will perform September 15-16 and September 22-23, 2017.  For more information, email the director, Barry Smoot, at bsmoot@paramout-abilene.org.

  • Sun
    23
    CALLBACK AUDITIONS for Paramount Productions—August: Osage County

    2:00 to 5:00 PM.  You must receive a callback inviation to attend.

     

August, 2017

  • Sun
    06
    TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF PHARMACY—White Coat Ceremony

    Details TBA.

  • Mon
    14
    PRIVATE—PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS REHEARSALS

    Monday August 14 through Friday, August 18.

  • Mon
    21
    PRIVATE—PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS REHEARSALS

    Monday, August 21 thorugh Friday, August 25.

  • Mon
    28
    PRIVATE—PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS REHEARSALS

    Monday Augusy 28 througth Thursday August 31.

     

September, 2017

  • Fri
    01
    PRIVATE—PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS REHEARSALS
  • Sun
    03
    PRIVATE—PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS REHEARSALS

    Sunday, September 3 through Thursday, Septepber 7.

  • Fri
    08
    HOLLADAY ON FILM

     

    6:30 pm.  Paramount Film Director Robert Holladay continues his film lecture series with a discussion of the history and making of the film CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND.  The thirty minute lecture will be followed by a 30 minute break before the feature begins at 7:30 pm.  You must purchase a ticket to CLOSE ENCOUNTERS to attend this lecture.  Film series individual tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, senior citizens (60+), military and children.  To order tickets online, click here.

  • Fri
    08
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND”

     

    7:30 PM.  The Paramount Film Series presents CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND.  When a man witnesses an unidentified flying object, he refuses to accept an explanation for what he saw and is prepared to give up his life to pursue the truth about UFOs.  1977, color, 135 minutes, Rated PG..  Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here.  To see the complete list of the 2017 Paramount Film Series schedule, click here.  To view this film's trailer, click here.

     

  • Sat
    09
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—“CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF TEH THIRD KIND”

     

    2:00 & 7:30 PM.  The Paramount Film Series presents CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND.  When a man witnesses an unidentified flying object, he refuses to accept an explanation for what he saw and is prepared to give up his life to pursue the truth about UFOs.  1977, color, 135 minutes, Rated PG..  Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here.  To see the complete list of the 2017 Paramount Film Series schedule, click here.  To view this film's trailer, click here.

     

  • Sun
    10
    PRIVATE—PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS REHEARSALS

    Sunday, September 10 trough Thursday, September 14

  • Fri
    15
    PARAMOUNT PROCUCTIONS PRESENTS AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

     

    7:00 PM.  REGIONAL PREMIERE.  Paramount Prodcutuons presents Tracy Lett's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY.  In this eye-opening, darkly comic masterpiece, Letts reveals the secrets of an American family defeated by its mistakes and avalanching toward its final disintegration. When the family patriarch vanishes, the Westons return to rural Oklahoma to care for their afflicted, manipulative mother.  The family gathering turns into an epic exploration of how far apart they’ve grown and how dysfunctional their lives have become.  Directed by Barry Smoot, Paramount Theatre Artistic Director.  Content warning: Language and adult situations.  Recommended for audiences 18 and over.  TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING JULY 17, 2017.

     

  • Sat
    16
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

     

    7:00 PM.  REGIONAL PREMIERE.  Paramount Prodcutuons presents Tracy Lett's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY.  In this eye-opening, darkly comic masterpiece, Letts reveals the secrets of an American family defeated by its mistakes and avalanching toward its final disintegration. When the family patriarch vanishes, the Westons return to rural Oklahoma to care for their afflicted, manipulative mother.  The family gathering turns into an epic exploration of how far apart they’ve grown and how dysfunctional their lives have become.  Directed by Barry Smoot, Paramount Theatre Artistic Director.  Content warning: Language and adult situations.  Recommended for audiences 18 and over.  TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING JULY 17, 2017.

  • Sun
    17
    PRIVATE—PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS REHEARSALS
  • Fri
    22
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCITONS PRESENTS: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

     

    7:00 PM.  REGIONAL PREMIERE.  Paramount Prodcutuons presents Tracy Lett's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY.  In this eye-opening, darkly comic masterpiece, Letts reveals the secrets of an American family defeated by its mistakes and avalanching toward its final disintegration. When the family patriarch vanishes, the Westons return to rural Oklahoma to care for their afflicted, manipulative mother.  The family gathering turns into an epic exploration of how far apart they’ve grown and how dysfunctional their lives have become.  Directed by Barry Smoot, Paramount Theatre Artistic Director.  Content warning: Language and adult situations.  Recommended for audiences 18 and over.  TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING JULY 17, 2017.

  • Sat
    23
    PARAMOUNT PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

     

    7:00 PM.  REGIONAL PREMIERE.  Paramount Prodcutuons presents Tracy Lett's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY.  In this eye-opening, darkly comic masterpiece, Letts reveals the secrets of an American family defeated by its mistakes and avalanching toward its final disintegration. When the family patriarch vanishes, the Westons return to rural Oklahoma to care for their afflicted, manipulative mother.  The family gathering turns into an epic exploration of how far apart they’ve grown and how dysfunctional their lives have become.  Directed by Barry Smoot, Paramount Theatre Artistic Director.  Content warning: Language and adult situations.  Recommended for audiences 18 and over.  TICKETS ON SALE BEGINNING JULY 17, 2017.

     

October, 2017

  • Mon
    09
    PRIVATE EVENT—24fps ISFF JURY SCREENINGS

    Monday, October 9 and Tuesday, October 10.

  • Thu
    12
    PRIVATE EVENT—24fps ISFF JURY SCREENINGS
  • Fri
    13
    HOLLADAY ON FILM

     

    6:30 pm.  Paramount Film Director Robert Holladay continues his film lecture series with a discussion of the history and making of the film DIAL M FOR MURDER.  The thirty minute lecture will be followed by a 30 minute break before the feature begins at 7:30 pm.  You must purchase a ticket to DIAL M FOR MURDER to attend this lecture.  Film series individual tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, senior citizens (60+), military and children.  To order tickets online, click here.

  • Fri
    13
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—DIAL M FOR MUEDER

     

    7:30 PM.  The Paramount Film Series presents DIAL M FOR MURDER.  In this Alfred Hitcock thriller, an ex-tennis pro wants to have his wealthy wife murdered so he can get his hands on her inheritance.  When he discovers she is having an affair, he hatches the perfect plot to kill her.  1954, color, 105 minutes, Rated PG..  Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here.  To see the complete list of the 2017 Paramount Film Series schedule, click here.  To view this film's trailer, click here.

     

  • Sat
    14
    PARAMOUNT FILM SERIES—DIAL M FOR MURDER

     

    7:30 PM.  The Paramount Film Series presents DIAL M FOR MURDER.  In this Alfred Hitcock thriller, an ex-tennis pro wants to have his wealthy wife murdered so he can get his hands on her inheritance.  When he discovers she is having an affair, he hatches the perfect plot to kill her.  1954, color, 105 minutes, Rated PG..  Paramount Film Series tickets are $7 for adults and $6 for students, seniors, military, and children.  To purchase tickets for this film online, click here.  To see the complete list of the 2017 Paramount Film Series schedule, click here.  To view this film's trailer, click here.

     

 

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