The Update | Arbor North Country Duo to Release Song; Theater to Present ‘Annie Jr.’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Arbor North, the country music duo of Canfield native AC Jones and her husband, Michael Boris, will release a new single, “You, Me and Jesus,” on Friday, May 6.

It can be purchased on all digital platforms on the day of release.

The tender and personal duet by Jones and Boris, who married last year, is accompanied by a video, which has been posted on the Arbor North Facebook page.

Nashville-based Arbor North was formed earlier this year. It released its first single, “All the Right Mistakes,” in February.

Jones said the act will continue releasing singles this year, eventually packaging them into an EP that will be released as a CD.

Arbor North is preparing for a small tour of the United Kingdom in August, Jones said. Until then, the act is performing in the Nashville area.

Jones said there are no Youngstown shows scheduled at this time.

Kids First Theater to Present ‘Annie Jr.’

BOARDMAN, Ohio – The Oakland Kids First theater program will present the musical “Annie Jr.” May 6-8 and 13-15 at Trinity Fellowship Church, 4749 South Ave. Show times are 7 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2:30 p.m. on Sundays.

Tickets are $15 ($10 for high school and college students; $5 for elementary school students and younger). For reservations, call 330 406 0606.

The cast includes Leah Kovacs, Alex Cook, Lilli Kachelries, Addison Earvin, Lauren Berens, Addison Goche, Zoey Aspenleiter, Vivian Miletta, Lyla Cramer, Gariella Abramowski, Mya Crockett, Sophia Peralta, Hanna Harnutovsky, Nick McGoggan, Jessica Collingwood, Cameron Keffer, Adriana Trafficante, Justin Collingwood, Makenna Ray, Tuck Snyder, Liam Kachelries, Seth Lutz, Chris Rutledge, Grace Burk, Gigi Zenobi, Frankie Wray, Layla Royal, Brylee Rutledge and Hannah Abramowski.

‘Birth of Planet Earth’ at Planetarium

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. – Westminster College’s planetarium will conclude its spring semester programming with “Birth of Planet Earth” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 4.

Narrated by Richard Dormer, who portrayed Beric Dondarrion in “Game of Thrones,” “Birth of Planet Earth” tells the stories of our planet’s origins, and also gives a tour of the night sky while explaining how stars live and die.

Scientists believe our galaxy is filled with solar systems and up to a billion planets roughly the size of our own. “Birth of Planet Earth” features  data-driven and cinematic-quality visualizations that explore some of the greatest questions in science today: “How did Earth become a living planet in the wake of our solar system’s violent birth?” and “ “What does its history tell us about our chances of finding other Earth-like worlds?”

The planetarium is located on the first floor of Hoyt Science Center on Westminster’s campus, next to the Dietz Sullivan lecture hall.

The show is free and open to the public, but registration is required due to capacity limitations. Guests are also encouraged to wear face coverings while inside the planetarium.

To register for the showing of “Birth of Planet Earth,” click HERE:

‘Rock of Ages’ Auditions at Salem Theater

SALEM, Ohio – Auditions for Salem Community Theatre’s production of the rock musical “Rock of Ages” will take place at the theater, 490 E. State St., at 7 p.m. May 9 and 10.

Actors will be asked to read from the script and should be prepared to perform a short section of an ’80s hair-metal band song of their choice. No musical accompaniment will be used. 
Show dates are June 23-25.

Pictured at top: Michael Boris and AC Jones are the country duo Arbor North. (Photo by Suzoran Photography).

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