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From Staff Reports
Dec. 20, 2012 at 11 p.m.

<strong>Matchbox Twenty</strong>

Tickets are on sale for the Feb. 2 Longview performance of the rock/pop band Matchbox Twenty at LeTourneau University's Belcher Center.

The show takes place days after the Jan. 29 Tulsa kickoff of the band's North American tour.

Matchbox Twenty, featuring Rob Thomas, is to perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2.

For tickets and information, go to or call the box office at (903) 233-3080 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday.

The Longview performance is sponsored by LeTourneau University and Mix 93.1.

<strong>Audition Workshop</strong>

ArtsView Children's Theatre will hold a "How to Audition Workshop" from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Jan. 8 for the upcoming production of "HONK! Jr."

Taught by veteran ArtsView instructor Caryn Pepper, the workshop will provide tips and secrets of musical auditioning for youngsters between 8 and 18. Actual auditions will be Jan. 11-12.

"HONK! Jr." is a retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's classic story, "The Ugly Duckling."

Performances are set March 7-10. For information, log onto or call (903) 236-7535.

<strong>Annie Moses Band</strong>

LeTourneau Universitywill present the Annie Moses Band in concert at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11 in the S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave.

Tickets range from $10 to $35, plus applicable fees. Tickets can be purchased by calling the box office between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or at

The Annie Moses Band is one of the premier pop string bands in the nation. Named for the group's great grandmother, an impoverished share cropper who invested in the musical talents of her daughter, the Annie Moses Band provides an artistic praise experience.

<strong>Pulpwood Queens event</strong>

JEFFERSON - The annual Pulpwood Queens Girlfriend Weekend is scheduled Jan. 17-20 at the Jefferson Tourism and Transportation Convention Center.

The book-oriented event is expecting about 50 authors and visiting book club members from across the country, according to Kathy Patrick, founder of the Pulpwood Queens.

She said a film festival is being added to this year's event.

For information, log onto



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