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 The Front Porch Theatre at the

 Black Mountain Center for the Arts



The Front Porch Theater at the Black Mountain Center for the Arts is happy to announce its production of Steel Magnolias, by Robert Harling, directed by Stuart Williams, DDS, scheduled to coincide with Mother’s Day weekend.

“This is the perfect show to round out our second season and celebrate all things beautiful!” said BMCA Executive Director Gale Jackson. “Community theater is alive and well in Black Mountain.” Steel Magnolias performances will be at 7:30 pm on May 8 and 9, with a 3 pm matinee on May 10, Mother’s Day. The following weekend, shows will be at 7:30 pm on May 15 and 16 with the final performance at 3 pm on May 17.

Tickets are $15 plus tax and can be purchased by calling the Arts Center at 828-669-0930. The Black Mountain Center for the Arts is located at 225 W. State Street.

 Cast of Steel Magnolias, L~R:  Julie Harrison, Cristy Brunner, Michelle Hamilton, Carol Cole, Susan Yeatman, and Regina Webster 

This production is SPONSORED BY:



Art in Bloom Exhibit in the Gallery begins 5/8

 Front Porch Theatre presents

Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling

5/8 & 5/9 @ 7:30pm 5/10 @ 3pm

5/15 & 5/16 @ 7:30 pm 5/17 @ 3pm

 Brown Bag and Books with poet Tina Barr 

The Watercolor on the Wall

(or How I found my book’s cover) discussion of Kaleidoscope

5/22 noon

Spectacular Student Showcase 6/30 @11am to be held at  Owen Middle School


GSWP Writing Classes begin

with Susan Woodring 6/3 – 7/1 @ 6-8:30 pm

Art in Bloom Annual Fundraiser

Gala Opening Party 6/18

Garden Tour 6/19 and 6/20

Fred Chappell reading 6/20 @ 3pm

Art in Bloom Plein Air in the Gallery

6/24- 7/17


Summer Camp with Amy Maze

7/13-7/17 & 7/20-7/24

9am-12pm ½ day M-F $125