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Volume 24, Number 11 — December 2017

Arts Calendar

"1940s USO Christmas Show" set

Date(s):  December 07 - 17, 2017
Venue: Jonesborough Repertory Theatre
125-1/2 W. Main St.
Jonesborough, TN 37659

DEC. 7-17: Jonesborough Repertory Theatre presents "1940s USO Christmas Show" at its theater, Jonesborough, Tenn. Just as America entered World War II, radio airwaves served as a key source of entertainment and news for families on the home front, as well as entertainment for the troops at home and overseas. The WJRT radio station broadcasts favorite WWII Christmas tunes such as "The Christmas Song," "All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth," "I'll Be Home for Christmas" and many more. The radio cast also broadcasts live radio skits as well as singing and dancing to many patriotic tunes. Shows are at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Additional Saturday and Sunday performances are at 2 p.m., and 5 p.m. A Veterans Day performance is Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m. $14 students and seniors; $16 adults. 423-753-1010,

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