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GobFest 2009 – 2nd Annual Gobs of Talent, Variety Show

The Grand Prairie Arts Council announced GobFest 2009 – 2nd Annual Gobs of Talent, Variety Show will be Saturday, November 14 at the Uptown Theater at 120 East Main Street in Grand Prairie.

GobFest 2009 is the Arts Council’s Annual Fundraiser; the evening will begin with a Patrons Reception at 7 pm featuring entertainment, a silent auction, refreshments and a cash bar. The evening then moves into the theater for the Variety/Talent Show at 8 pm.

GobFest 2009 is a unique talent and variety show - Gong Show style. A panel of three judges, along with the audience, will select the winners and $600 in cash prizes will be awarded. Plenty of laughs are also in store with variety acts sprinkled throughout the show.

Reserved seat tickets for GobFest 2009 are $10 each and may be purchased online at www.artsgp.com, or by calling the Uptown Theater Box Office at 972-237-UPTN.

For more information contact the Grand Prairie Arts Council at 972-642-ARTS, or by email gpac@artsgp.com.

Featured entertainment includes:

Lobby Pre-Show
Don Obeidin as Roy Orbison
Hannah Hester
South Grand Prairie HS Percussion Section & Drumline

Opening Act I
The We Uns - 2008 Winners: Don Simpson, Don Obeidin, Dan Simpson, Michael Smith

Opening Act II
Emily Barnes & Santa Claus

Preview of Always … Patsy Cline
Susan Metzger as Patsy Cline

Variety / Talent Show
Courtney Self
Steve Alcorn & Carol Dello Russo
Victoria Minton
Crucified, Praise Dance Team - Sydney Cornelius, Calvin Cox, Victoria Davis, Collin Henrise, Austin Jenkins, Ali McCarthy, Stephanie Snyder
Micki Simpson
Alex-Sandra Molina
Kevin Loyd
The Coca Brothers: Anthony Coca, Kristopher Coca
Candice Childers
South Grand Prairie HS Jazz Band
Jerry Doran
Bethany Doolin
Ballet Folklorico Hispano de Dallas - Stephanie Gomez, Lily Armendariz, Josie Garcia, Liz Sambrano, Emily Gonzales, Elizabeth Flores
Lauran Lawson & Sadie Land
Don Simpson
Dustin Luu
Mary Ridenour
Gabriel Acuna


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