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Hmong Literacy Club celebrates end of semester

Austin Yang is Hmong, but says he said he can only speak a little of the language. Through an after-school program this semester, he learned new vocabulary and gained greater insight into his heritage... Read More

Sun Prairie library events to highlight jazz, folk humor

The Sun Prairie Library will host separate events highlighting jazz and folk humor Sunday and Monday, respectively, the City of Sun Prairie Clock Tower Express said.

Jazz in the Library will take place Sunday at 2 p.m. and will feature a musical performance by the Hanah Jon Taylor Artet. There will also be a presentation of jazz history by jazz musician and educator Hanah Jon Taylor. Attendees will be able to speak with artists after the performance and enjoy refreshments.

Youth group offers teens theatrical artistic outlet

A community youth group will have its first meeting Sunday for area teens to have a place to discuss their experiences and translate them to theatrical art. 

The Sun Prairie Proud Theater chapter will meet from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Sun Prairie United Methodist Church. The Sun Prairie Star reported that students ages 13 to 18 are welcome to attend.

Visit proudtheater.org for more information. ... Read More

Library seeks sponsors for summer run event

The library's annual 5K and 10K charity fundraiser run isn't until August, but organizers are seeking sponsors to support it now.

The Sun Prairie Public Library Foundation's Book’n It Run is one of two main ways the group raises funds each year, according to a Sun Prairie Star report. 

The 5K and 10K run or walk is scheduled Aug. 1 through downtown Sun Prairie and scenic Sheehan Park. For more information, visit www.sunlibfoundation.org... Read More

Library gets preview of Capitol Theater show

A Capitol Theater show will be previewed at the Sun Prairie Public Library on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. ahead of its premiere at Overture Hall. 

The Sun Prairie Star said Madison Opera staff will share a brief history of the piece at the library, play a few clips from other opera performances and talk about some of the music. ... Read More

Sun Prairie choir to perform in Madison theater

Choir members from Sun Prairie United Methodist Church will perform in Madison for a special holiday concert on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the Orpheum.

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'Cotton Patch Gospel' play opens Friday at Cardinal Heights

A Sun Prairie Civic Theatre production begins this weekend. 

The "Cotton Patch Gospel" will stage five shows at the Cardinal Heights Upper Middle School. The first performance is Friday at 7:30 p.m. 

The Sun Prairie Civic Theatre said the play has "a unique storytelling style that reminds us what is the core of Christmas."

Performances include 7:30 p.m. shows Saturday, and continue Dec. 12 and 13 at the middle school. A matinee show is offered Dec. 14 at 2 p.m.

Tickets are available at Beans 'n Cream, 345 Cannery Square, online or at the door.