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Charlie Brown finds himself depressed despite the onset of the cheerful holiday season. Lucy suggests he direct a school Christmas play, but he is both ignored and mocked by his peers. The story touches on the over-commercialization and secularism of Christmas, and serves to remind viewers of the true meaning of Christmas (the birth of Jesus Christ).
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Featuring Thaddeus Challis a second generation comic raised in comedy clubs. A musician most of his life, his transition to the comedy stage has progressed quickly. In 2011 he was a finalists in the Bob n Tom Busch Light national comedy competition. Called the “prototype” comic in City Beat Magazine, Thaddeus headlines clubs, bars, and theaters with his rapid fire delivery and wit leaving audiences hurting for more. Part of the “Damn Funny” Tour, this is a don’t miss comic!
Headliner Chili Challis – Bob and Tom - “He takes any subject and makes it funny, he’s awesome. Chili has major charisma on stage. It’s stand-up at its funniest, wackiest, and most immediate!
On-Line Health - “…Chili’s show is a for REAL deal stress buster. You will laugh out loud so much your body will swell with a supply of natural endorphins that will make you feel good for days…”
Sponsored by Dr. Dale & Maura Braun
Over 100 Million people from around the world tuned in to NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” in 2009 to see The Texas Tenors become the highest ranking vocal group in the history of the show. From Alabama to Puccini, John Hagen, Marcus Collins and JC Fisher bring their unique blend of Country, Gospel, Classical and Broadway to the stage. With breathtaking vocals, humor and cowboy charm The Texas Tenors have traveled the globe performing more than 500 concerts in the last four years. The Tenors have collaborated with numerous symphonies including the Houston Symphony, Cleveland Pops, Kansas City Symphony, Austin Symphony, Phoenix Symphony and Prague Philharmonic to name a few. They have performed for such notable organizations as the Van Cliburn and Autry Foundations, Conoco-Phillps, Mutual of Omaha, Houston Rockets, Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino Las Vegas, Foxwoods Resort and Casino, Royal Caribbean International, Pro Bull Riders World Championships and many others.
Award Winning Documentary
by Brad Bores – Documentary Filmmaker
“When the Bell Rings” is the story of Dino “The Lethal Warrior” Wells, a 40 year old former boxer who makes a gutsy attempt to return to fighting. As Wells undergoes intense training in order to shape up, he’s tormented by memories of his fatherless childhood and decides to reunite with his own estranged son. “While this story of Wells’ attempted comeback would make a compelling sports underdog story in its own right, the film suggests that his strength and persistence are, in a way, only the outer marks of a man radically transforming his inner life. Wells is not pining for his glory days, he wants to change into a father.” – Rachel Lazar, New Orleans Film Festival
“When the Bell Rings” had its World Premiere at the New Orleans Film Festival in October of 2014. From an elite class of 7 documentaries from around the world it was the winner of the prestigious Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature Film. Additionally, the film has screened at the New Hampshire Film Festival with a nomination for the Grand Jury Award and will be screening at the Shadow Box Film Festival in New York City this December.
Director Brad Bores met former boxer Wells when they worked together in Los Angeles. Wells opened up to him about his violent childhood and his dreams of renewing his relationships with his children. “When the Bells Rings” follows Wells as he moves to New Orleans to be a part of his youngest son’s life, searches for employment, and begins a grueling exercise regimen in his hopes of returning to the ring.
Brad Bores started his film career in Los Angeles working a variety of production jobs. in 2011 he moved back to his home state of Ohio taking work as a construction laborer to save funds for the filming of his debut feature documentary “When the Bell Rings.” Since then he has started Brad Bores Films LLC and continues to seek out unrepresented stories of adversity and triumph.
“Mr. Cosby is a well-respected member of the entertainment community and one of America’s most beloved performers. While we are aware of the allegations reported in the press, we are only in a position to judge him based on his career as an entertainer and humanitarian. The show at The Sandusky State Theatre on January 30 will go on as scheduled.
Over the past century, few entertainers have achieved the legendary status of William H. Cosby, Jr. His successes span five decades and virtually all media – remarkable accomplishments for a kid who emerged from humble beginnings. In the 1960s, his stand-up act was a coast-to-coast sensation, and spawned a string of hilarious, best-selling, award-winning comedy albums. With hit TV shows like I Spy and The Cosby Show, along with feature films and best-selling books, Bill Cosby is quite simply a national treasure with the unique ability to touch people’s hearts.