Halloween Mash-up 2017

Mashup 2017

3 skits, all the awesome irreverent comedy you have come to expect!

DracuLaLa Land is a musical tale of undying life and love. Mina is a struggling actress in Hollywood which has been taken over by bloodsucking vampires. Will she choose the mysterious Count Dracula, her fiancé Jonathan or a life of fame and fortune.
Rated PG-13
Written by Charles Mattoon
Directed by Alex Ihnat

Les Misery: An author of fiction set in 19th Century France has a car accident on his way out of Cottage Grove. He is "rescued" by his biggest fan, who has unexpected and terrifying plans for him.
Written by Mollie Peterson
Directed by Ivan DelSol

Hairplane: Way too many hippies are flying high in this short film about sex, drugs, rock, roll, and aeronautics. Will this flight make it all the way to its destination, the Cottage Grove airport? Do the passengers even care?
Written and Directed by Brendan Lynch
Film Production by Brad McCormick

Oct 26 2017 to Nov 4 2017
Opal Center, 513 E Main, Cottage Grove

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Live Broadcast: War of the Worlds

War of the Worlds

The Opal Center and KNND 1400AM is teaming up to bring the 1938 Orsen Welles classic War of the Worlds broadcast to life!

There will be no better way to spend Halloween evening than joining the Opal Center and KNND 1400AM for this live production of the original radio broadcast by Orsen Welles of H.G. Welles novel of a Martian invasion. 

Whether you join us in person as part of our 'live studio audience' or listen from home... should be a really thrilling good time!
Tickets to be a part of our live audience are $7 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under.

Oct 31 2017
Opal Center, 513 E Main, Cottage Grove

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Wandering Reel Traveling Film Festival


Opal Center For Arts & Education Presents
An Evening With Wandering Reel Traveling Film Festival

Description: What tears us apart? What brings us together?

Film Lineup: 
"Mare Nostrum"
On a Mediterranean shore, a Syrian father makes a decision that puts his daughter's life at risk.
Narrative ~ 13 minutes

"What Tears Us Apart"
In a luxurious Parisian apartment, after a long separation, an encounter.
Narrative ~ 16 minutes

A shepherd, lost in the city, searches for his flock.
Narrative ~ 8 minutes

"White Face"
The story of New York actor Charles Rodgers, a man who hates his Black skin and all the hardship that comes with it. Feeling trapped by his race, Charles believes he has found the solution to his problems - change his appearance to embody "Whiteness."
Narrative ~ 21 minutes

"Light Sight"
An imprisoned character in a room is attracted to a hanging light and tries to catch it. But the room itself becomes an obstacle on his way.
Animation ~ 7 minutes

"The Sugaring Off"
Bernard is an austere man whose sold occupation is to care for his beloved Line, who is very ill. Their son organizes a sugaring off party that forces Bernard to reconnect with the exhilaration of spring.
Narrative ~ 15 minutes

Screening followed by a Q&A discussion with festival director, Michael Harrington.

Tickets: $5

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Nov 16 2017
Opal Center, 513 E Main, Cottage Grove

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