The production, about a family coping with mental illness, has roles available for two women and four men. All should be strong singers.
More information about the roles can be found at www.charlestonlightoperaguild.org. For other information, contact artistic director Nina Denton Pasinetti at 304-343-6015.
Flashback Film Series
"West Side Story" is the featured movie in Park Place Cinemas' Flashback Film Series this week. The classic musical won 10 Oscars: Best Picture, Director (shared between Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins), Supporting Actor and Actress (George Chakiris and Rita Moreno), Art Direction Cinematography, Costume Design, Film Editing, Musical Score and Sound. The only category for which it was nominated and didn't win was Best Adapted Screenplay.
Screenings are 4 p.m. Sunday and 4 and 7 p.m. Monday. Tickets are $5. Call 304-345-6541 or visit www.ourshowtimes.com.
Dolly Withrow talk
At 11:30 a.m. Monday, humorist Dolly Withrow will speak as part of a visiting writers series at the Hansford Senior Center, 500 Washington St., St. Albans. Withrow has written five books and is a former columnist for the Charleston Daily Mail and The State Journal. She taught English at West Virginia State University for 16 years and also taught at the summer writing festival put on by the University of Iowa's Writers' Workshop. Call 304-722-4621.
Pet photo contest
The Kanawha County Public Library is sponsoring a Pets Caught Reading photo contest in April. Take pictures of your pet posed with a book and submit them at any KCPL library during April or email them to amy.a...@kanawhalibrary.org. Online voting will be held May 2-16 on the library's website with winners announced May 17.
Categories are child, teen and adult. Entries must include your full name, entry category, branch library, phone number and pet's name as well as a signed release form granting permission to post your photo on the website. Winners in each category will receive a READ poster made from their entry.