'Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead' to open Friday night

Carson Performing Arts production of Tom Stoppard's dark comedy, "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead," opens at the Carson Community Center on Friday.

The two extraneous characters from Shakespeare's "Hamlet" ponder the meaning of life and their own unavoidable death as they deal with the balance between reality and insanity.

Directed and produced by Karen Chandler, performances will be 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Jan. 25-26 and 2 p.m. Sunday and Jan. 27. Seating is limited for this production, as the audience and the set are all placed on the stage at the Community Center in an intimate setting.

Tickets are available at the door or via e-mail at boxoffice@carson.K12.nv.us

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The Carson High School speech and debate tournament is being held Feb. 1-2 at Carson High School.

The tournament is part of the senior project of Stephen Gall and Ryan Halen.

In order for the tournament be a success, we need judges. No experience is needed. We are asking for members of the community who are interested in judging to contact advisor Patrick Mobley at pmobley@carson.k12.nv.us.

Free meals will be provided both days.

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Jan. 29-30 is the Northern Zone Music Educators Association sponsored Honor Band for Middle and High School students in Northwest Nevada school districts.

Jarod Sorum, band director at Carson High School is proud to be sending many students who successfully auditioned for this elite group. The event takes place this year in Churchill County.

Students are selected from area schools in Carson, Lyon, Storey, Douglas, Mineral and Esmeralda counties for two days of rehearsal on challenging music selected by a guest clinician.

The event culminates in a free performance with the middle school honor band at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at Churchill High School.

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The Carson High School Web site now has an alumni section for information regarding class reunions. Organizers of class reunions can send information to kmather@carson. k12.nv.us to be placed on the Web page for the public to review. Alumni can log on and view information about their class reunions and activities.

Tonight's home basketball game is the CHS "Alumni Night" at Carson High School. Coordinated by members of Senator Pride, C-Unity, the administration and other on campus groups, this event welcomes Carson alumni of all ages.

Games, prizes, free goodies for alumni and a 50/50 raffle are just part of the extra festivities in store at tonight's game.

So, come and catch up with former classmates and support your Senators as they play the Douglas Tigers. Girls Varsity game starts at 5:30 p.m. and Boys Varsity is at 7 p.m.

• Susan Sonnemaker teaches choir at Carson High and is a member of Senator Pride.

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