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Jennifer Keeton

Robert Rausch’s Examination at TVMA

September 7, 2022

TUSCUMBIA-Robert Rausch has spent decades doing photography and design for the likes of The New York Times, Southern Living, Anthropologie, and many other brands and publications. This month, Shoals residents can see the Tuscumbia native’s most recent body of work in Examination: Photographs by Robert Rausch at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art. The exhibition […]

Longtime Directing Duo to Deliver “Us From Mama!”

August 13, 2022

SHEFFIELD-The Ritz Theatre’s 2022/2023 season continues with the high-octane comedy Deliver Us From Mama! Performances are on Aug. 25, 26, and 27 at 7:30 p.m. and on Aug. 28 at 2 p.m.  The play is directed by Laura Connolly and Andrew Maples, who have been directing plays for The Ritz together for 15 years. Tickets […]

Ritz to Screen ‘Dirty Dancing’ for 35th Anniversary

August 6, 2022

SHEFFIELD-The Ritz Theatre invites you to have the time of your life with a 35th-anniversary screening of Dirty Dancing on Friday, Aug 12, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and are available at or at the door. Dirty Dancing, which stars Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey, was released in 1987 and is a coming-of-age […]

Handy at The Ritz to Feature Gospel and Jazz

July 17, 2022

SHEFFIELD-The Ritz Theatre will host three concerts for the W.C. Handy Music Festival, with each event celebrating the musical traditions of gospel and jazz. There will be two performances of the Ritz Gospel Showcase on Saturday, July 23, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Then on Saturday, July 30, at 7 p.m. jazz group The […]

Jazz-Age Drowsy Musical Dazzles Another Weekend (with performance photos)

July 9, 2022

SHEFFIELD – The Ritz Theatre’s production of the musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone continues through another weekend, with performances on July 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. and on July 17 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets for Drowsy, as well as season tickets, are available now at The Drowsy Chaperone is a high-energy, large-ensemble musical […]

1920s-Themed Party Kicks off The Ritz Theatre Season

June 10, 2022

SHEFFIELD-The Ritz Theatre is kicking off its new theatre season with a 1920s-themed cocktail party on Friday July 1 at 7 p.m. This special event, called Return to The Ritz Golden Age, will feature a speakeasy, silent film, and performances by the cast of The Drowsy Chaperone, which will be the first production of the […]

TVMA Opens New Exhibitions, Hosts Events May 14

May 7, 2022

TUSCUMBIA-The Tennessee Valley Museum of Art presents slowly, please: cheoncheonhi hae juseyo, an exhibition of textiles, collages, and photographs by Birmingham artist Tara Stallworth Lee. Her work will be on view from May 14 through June 25. The exhibition’s opening on Saturday, May 14 will be a great opportunity to spend a day at the […]

Video Auditions for Ritz Gospel Showcase

May 4, 2022

SHEFFIELD-The Tennessee Valley Art Association is looking for the best choirs in the Shoals to perform in this summer’s Ritz Gospel Showcase. Three selected choirs will perform in two back-to-back performances on July 23 at the Ritz Theatre as part of the W.C. Handy Music Festival. The choirs will also share equally in 50% of […]

Ritz to Host Stage-to-Screen Musical Film Series

April 25, 2022

SHEFFIELD-The Ritz Theatre is getting ready for its upcoming theatre season with a Stage-to-Screen film series, featuring movie adaptations of popular Broadway musicals. The screenings will take place each Thursday in May at 7 p.m., with Les Misérables on May 5, Chicago on May 12, The Phantom of the Opera on May 19, and Rent […]

Ritz Films Celebrate Literary Classics

April 3, 2022

SHEFFIELD-Audiences can enjoy watching their favorite film adaptations of literary classics with the Ritz Theatre’s “Books. Camera. Action.” film series. The series will include three movies: Pride & Prejudice (2005) on April 8, Little Women (2019)  on April 15, and The Great Gatsby (2013) on April 23. Each film will start at 7 p.m. Tickets […]

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