The Red Cedar Chamber Music will bring live music from living composers to the Center Point Library when they present their "Licorice Schtick" concert at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, October 14. There is no charge to attend.Red Cedar regulars violinist Miera Kim and cellist Carey Bostian will be joined by clarinetist Christine Bellomy and violist Elizabeth Oakes.
"Shang Chi and the Legend of the Rings" opens Friday, September 24, and plays in our regular weekend schedule, Friday and Saturday, 2 pm and 7 pm, and Sunday at 7 pm. "Shang Chi" is rated PG-13 and runs 132 minutes.Marvel fans rejoice! Many say this is the best of the series. Indeed, Rotten Tomatoes rates it a FRESH 92% from critics and a resounding 98% from audiences.
The Palace opens tonight, September 17 with The Suicide Squad, playing in our regular schedule, Friday and Saturday at 2 pm and 7 pm and Sunday at 7 pm. The Suicide Squad is rated R and runs 132 minutes.This movie is the second in the series about a ragtag, nasty, maybe misunderstood group of jailed Super Heroes, let out to help save the world from bad guys worse than them.
So much happening at the Palace this weekend!FREE GUYPlaying Friday and Saturday, September 10 and 11 at 2 pm and 7 pm, and Sunday, September 12 at 7 pm is "Free Guy," rated PG-13. "Free Guy" runs 1 hour and 55 minutes - that's a medium to large popcorn on the Mike Hanson scale! This fast-paced romp gets its rating due to fantasy violence and language.
Parents, grandparents, and favorite aunts and uncles, if you've been waiting for the first time to bring a young child to a movie - this is the weekend! "PAW Patrol: The Movie" plays the Palace Friday, September 3 through Sunday, September 5, in 2 pm matinees on Friday and Saturday, and 7 pm showings Friday, Saturday, and Sunday."PAW Patrol" is rated G and runs 88 minutes.
The Palace reopened on April 30, 2021, after a 14-month pandemic closure. We survived that frightening year thanks to the generosity of our wonderful community partners. We were awarded several grants, both locally and nationally. Our loyal patron base donated to the cause throughout the summer and winter months, for popcorn, posters, or just because.
If you were in Vinton on Saturday night, you heard music. From the Cedar RIver to the farthest most corner in the southwest end of Vinton, the music was heard. If you made your way to Celebration Park you know that Vinton Unlimited provided the town with an excellent opportunity to enjoy some classic rock from the 70s, 80s and beyond. More than 250 people enjoyed the evening.
Make plans to attend Sounds from the Cedar on Saturday evening, August 14. Beginning at 4:00 p.m plan to enjoy the music of Standing Hampton and Five Second Rule. Admission at the gate is $15Come out and enjoy good food and a cold beer at Celebration Park.
If you enjoy musicals, or music in general and a good story,you MUST see, "Meet Me in St. Louis." The musical is fast moving with great costumes actors and actresses. From the youngest to the oldest cast member, you will get immersed in their characters and enjoy every minute of the show. The story follows the antics of the Smith family on the brink of the World's Fair in 1903-1904.
On Saturday, and again on Sunday, The Enchanted Bookshop was performed by actors from the Little Vikes Drama Camp 2021 sponsored by ACT I of Benton County.Letters went out in April to area parents inviting their children to participate in the 2021 Little Vikes Drama Camp. The camp began with orientation on June 2. At the end of camp, campers were given their casting assignments for The Enchanted Bookshop Musical.