Lincoln as portrayed by John Voehl Mar. 14

MEEKER I To commemorate the sesquicentennial anniversary of the presidency and life history of Abraham Lincoln, one of America’s greatest presidents, the Meeker Arts and Cultural Council and the Rio Blanco County Historical Society will cooperatively sponsor a reenactment by John Voehl of Littleton, Colo.

Lincoln reenactment production March 14

MEEKER | MACC and the Rio Blanco County Historical Society have joined to cooperatively present John Voehl, a renowned Abraham Lincoln re-enactor in an evening production on Thursday, March 14, at 7 p.m. at the Meeker High School auditorium.

“Fables” dinner delights

The cast of “Fables” dinner theatre included (back row, from left) Caleb Dodds, Catherine Eliasen, Kaylene Weinholdt, McKenna Kummer, Michelle Smith, Jason Hightower, director Gary Zellers; (front row from left) Faye Peterson, Stephy Joos and Mariah Jensen.

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council (MACC) in cooperation with the ERBM Recreation and Parks District presented a dinner theatre production, “A Bagful of Fables” by Robert R. Lehan, based on five of “Aesop’s Fables” on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Fairfield Center.

MACC meets Monday, March 4

MEEKER | Meeker Arts and Cultural Council (MACC) meets Monday, March 4, at 6:30 p.m. in the old Meeker Elementary School gymnasium to consider ongoing and new projects including:

Dinner theater in Meeker Feb. 23

The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council in cooperation with the ERBM Recreation and Park District will present a dinner theatre production based on Aesop’s Fables, Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Fairfield Center. The cast includes local community actors and members of the school drama club. Pictured are Faye Peterson, Michelle Smith, Kalene Weinholdt, Katerine Eliasen, Mariah Jensen and Ohana Mataeia stand around Jason Hightower. Not pictured are Stephy Joos, Caleb Jensen and McKenna Kummer. Contact the WRBM at 878-3403 for tickets, which must be purchased in advance.

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council (MACC) in cooperation with the ERBM Recreation and Park District will present a dinner theatre production based on Aesop’s Fables on Saturday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Fairfield Center.

MACC to host enrichment seminars

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council (MACC) has begun a project to host guest presenters from area higher education performing and fine arts departments which will be made available to local youth and adults interested in learning about and improving their skills and knowledge for performing arts and fine arts.

MACC meeting

MEEKER | MACC to meet on Jan. 7 at old elementary school gymnasium at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome.

Casting call for dinner theater

MEEKER I MACC president Gary Zellers announced Monday that The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council in cooperation with the ERBM Recreation and Parks District are seeking actors and production assistants for costuming, makeup, lights, sound, sets, props, etc. for a dinner theatre production to be presented on Feb. 16, 2013.

Dinner theater casting call Dec. 12 for Feb. production

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council (MACC) in cooperation with the ERBM Recreation and Parks District are seeking actors and production assistants for costuming, makeup, lights, sound, sets, props, etc. for a dinner theatre production to be presented on Feb. 16. Anyone interested in participating is asked to attend a casting call meeting […]

“Seussical, Jr.,” a renaissance for youth theatre

Mason Holliday played Mayzie, surrounded by “Bad girls” Maddie Kummer, Sydnie Main, Sena Zellers, Shelby Steele and Mikayla Cardile.

MEEKER I Meeker theater patrons of “Seussical, Jr.’s” Friday and Saturday performances were treated to one of the finest and most delightful performing arts productions ever given in Meeker.

“Seussical, Jr.” musical debuts

Cast members of the musical Seussical Jr. dance during a recent dress rehearsal before their upcoming performances Friday and Saturday. More than 50 young thespians have been rehearsing since August for Friday’s performance at 6 p.m. And Saturday’s performance at 3 p.m., both in the Meeker High School Auditorium.

MEEKER I Remember those great childhood stories by Dr. Seuss, and his amazing characters such as “The Cat in the Hat”? Those zany and colorful characters will come to life in the ERBM Recreation and Park District’s Center Stage Youth Theatrical Group production of “Seussical, Jr.” on Nov. 16, at 6 p.m., and Nov. 17 […]

MACC to offer enrichment seminar

MEEKER I The Meeker Arts and Cultural Council (MACC) has entered into negotiations to provide enrichment seminars through higher education experts in performing arts for the youth and adults of the Meeker community.