January 22, 2009


January 22….Brian Regan Comedy Concert – Comedian Brian Regan will headline a standup comedy concert. Tickets are available at Select-A-Seat. Call 770-2000 or (800)-735-1288 for more details. City Bank Auditorium, 2720 Drive of Champions; 7:30 p.m.


January 23….A Tribute to Johnny Cash - If you are a Johnny Cash fan (and who isn’t?), you are going to love this special event at the Cactus Theater. Bennie Wheels, from Dallas, Texas, headlines this highly acclaimed, authentic tribute to the “Man in Black”. His wife, Renee’, with an uncanny sound and likeness to June Carter, adds that special touch to this amazing recreation, widely recognized as the best Johnny Cash tribute show in the nation. Join Bennie, Renee’ and the Johnny Cash Tribute Band for an evening of legendary hit songs presented the way you remember them! Tickets are $25. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.


January 23-25…. Lubbock Community Theatre’s Production of "Deathtrap" - Successful Broadway mystery playwright Sidney Bruehl is suffering from writer’s block and, after reading a brilliant play by a student playwright, decides to make the play his own. His method of acquiring the play presents twists and turns in a plot that will cause the audience to scream, laugh and be thrilled. Written by Ira Levin and directed by Jay C. Brown. Rating: Murder mystery/PG 13. For information call 806-749-2416 or visit lubbockcommunity theatre.org. The Firehouse Theatre, Louise H. Underwood Center, 511 Avenue K;; Fridays and Saturdays, 8 p.m. plus Saturday 2 p.m. matinee.

January 23-25…."Judas, the Lost Apostle". This is a gripping story that audiences will never forget. He was the most enigmatic of all the disciples of Jesus. Witness this riveting drama taking place in the final moments of the crucifixion. Glenn Polk delivers his most stirring performance yet, in the title role. All seats are handicapped accessible, with handicap parking at the door. Shuttles will bring all other patrons from the parking lot to the front door. Regular pricing: adults...1/2 price for students. for groups of 12 or more. Group tickets must be purchased by phone at 1-877-RAGTOWN. Ragtown Gospel Theater, Post, Texas. Regular weekend performances are 7:30 on Fridays; 3 p.m. on Saturdays; plus every "1st" Sunday matinee at 3 p.m.


January 24….Lady Raider Basketball
– Big XII conference hoops action with the Tech women vs. Baylor. United Spirit Arena, 1711 Indiana; 1 p.m.

January 24....Kids' Chinese New Year Celebration -
The Chinese New Year is the most important traditional Chinese holiday. It is celebrated with festivals, parades, and traditional gifts and greetings. Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to the Buddy Holly Center for free crafts and activities to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Please call Lisa Howe at 775-3567 for more information or to register. Buddy Holly Center, 1801 Crickets Avenue; 1 p.m.- 3 p.m.

January 24….West Texas Gospel Night: Part 3 -
Due to popular demand,The Cactus Theater is proud to welcome back another Gospel Night to its stage. Featuring the beautiful harmonies of 4Heavensake and friends, this performance is bound to have you stand in praise. Come and enjoy as these fabulous singers and musicians deliver a night full of inspiring, heart-warming and uplifting music. Tickets are $20. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue; 7:30 p.m.


January 25....Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley and Darius Rucker in Concert -
This country concert is virtually sold out...but a few scattered seats remain. Tickets available through Select-a-Seat. United Spirit Arena, 1711 Indiana Avenue; 7:30 p.m.


January 26….Liverpool Legends (Beatles) Tribute Concert –
Back again for the second time, the Liverpool Legends will be performing their stellar tribute to the Fab Four. All of these musicians were hand-picked by Louise Harrison (sister of George). Tickets are available at Select-A-Seat. Call 770-2000 or (800)-735-1288 for more details. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theatre, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; 7:30 p.m.

This Week, We Have Not One....but TWO Great Ticket Drawings!

For ticket contest #1....

The prize is one pair of tickets to see the Liverpool Legends' "fabulous" tribute to The Beatles this Monday night at 7:30 p.m. in the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theater.

The question: Which legendary record producer engineered The Beatles' hit recordings and was later knighted by the Queen of England?

To enter this drawing, from correct answers received for the trivia question, send us an e-mail with the words "Yeah Yeah Yeah" in the subject line. In the body of the email, provide your answer to the trivia question. The deadline for entries is Saturday night at midnight. We'll draw from all the correct answers to the trivia question above.

To enter this giveaway, please e-mail your contact info (including daytime phone) to us here at info@lubbockfunclub.com

For ticket contest #2....

Theater anyone? The prize is a pair of tickets to see “The Pajama Game” on opening night, January 29th (next Thursday), at 7:30 p.m. in the City Bank Auditorium. For this play, we will simply do a random drawing for the pair of tickets...no trivia question for this particular giveaway.

To enter this drawing, send us an e-mail with the words "Pajama Game" in the subject line. In the body of the email, provide your contact information. The deadline for entries is this Saturday night at midnight.

To enter this drawing, please e-mail your contact info (including daytime phone) to us here at info@lubbockfunclub.com

As a courtesy to all who enter, please be 100% certain that you can attend before entering the contest(s). "Thanks and good luck!"

We'll let everyone know our winner(s) next week.

Last Week's Ticket Winner...

The winner of the 2 symphony tickets was Cole W. of Lubbock.

The trivia question we asked: Who was the founding conductor and leader of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra for nearly 40 years?

Answer: William Harrod

Announcing....an Exclusive Offer for Fun Club Members from Our Friends at Celebrity Attractions!

We'll only have one pair of tickets to give away in the contest above...but we have something really special to pass along to EVERYONE in the Lubbock Fun Club this week. This offer below is a first from the fine folks who bring the wonderful touring Broadway shows to our city year in and year out. Are you ready for this???

This HALF PRICE offer for tickets to world-class Broadway theater is a tremendous value that we are very proud to share with each of you...and we hope you will take advantage of this opportunity! When you call Select-a-Seat at 770-2000 to order, BE SURE you tell the ticket person that you are a member of the Lubbock Fun Club and wish to purchase your "Pajama Game" tickets at HALF PRICE!

Got an idea especially for the ladies? steph@lubbockfunclub.com

Got an idea to promote something just for the guys? shane@lubbockfunclub.com

Special event coming up? Send us the details! info@lubbockfunclub.com

Go to CALENDAR OF EVENTS for more on these events and MORE

Connecting Lubbock:
Volunteer for Walk Benefitting
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
The Great Strides Walk for Cystic Fibrosis is just around the corner. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the U.S. Volunteers are needed to help plan the walk and help on walk day with registration and other activities. The walk will take place Saturday, May 16, 2009 at 8:30 a.m. at Lubbock Christian University. This opportunity is great for anyone who is interested in volunteering in our community. The Great Strides Walk benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation whose mission is to assure the development of the means to cure and control cystic fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease. If you have any questions or would like to participate, please contact Kelli McElhone at lubbockgreatstrides@yahoo.com or 806-793-9651. If you know anyone who might be interested in this opportunity, please forward this information to them!

Congrats to Hub Performing Arts School for Bringing Home Gold!

Hub Performing Arts School's Advanced Performance Team travelled to Atlanta to participate in the Music Theatre International Jr. Theatre Festival. Hub brought home the GOLD!!! The team performed fifteen minutes of "Godspell Jr." Out of 33 teams with over 1,300 kids, they were chosen as Most Outstanding Production! Six teams total were selected. Hub was the smallest team and the only team attending the festival for the first time! They also won Outstanding Dance Performance. Andrew Gonzales, who played Jesus, won Best Actor. Andrew Gonzales, Colton Duncan and Kendra Dukatnik were selected to be in the All Star Cast! And last but not least....the team will now look forward to performing in New York City in early August. What amazing accomplishments for everyone involved...and we're so proud that you represented us well!


January 29….Last Thursday Art Parts Party – Tornado Gallery and LHUCA are teaming up to offer a night of fun and art on the last Thursday of the month. Join them for a found and altered object workshop. The workshop will be $25( $15 for members of LHUCA, Lubbock Arts Alliance and students). For more information or to reserve your spot,call Larry at (806) 239-1891. Tornado Gallery,1822 Buddy Holly Ave; 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

January 29….Heart Link Network Meeting – A women’s networking group that is new to Lubbock. Come and enjoy a relaxed and wonderful way to network and meet incredible women within the Lubbock community. Only one person per industry allowed to attend each monthly event. To register for the January meeting please go towww.theheartlinknetwork.com and find the Lubbock location (here you will find all the information that you will need). Your payment for the event is your confirmed registration. Please remember the event is first-come/first-serve and they will be able to accommodate around 25 women. 5609-95th Street; 7 p.m.

January 30 – 31…."Henry & Ramona" -
Hub Performing Arts School presents this fun play based on the beloved children's books by Beverly Cleary. Henry Huggins just wants to have his own paper route, but his friend Ramona and her little sister Beezus just keep getting in the way. Henry and his friends build a club house with the sign "NO GIRLS ALLOWED!" and trouble ensues! You'll love this fun play for all ages. Saturday’s matinee includes a performance of the Advanced Performance Team's award winning competition piece - 15 minutes of "Godspell Jr." Tickets are only $5 and can be purchased by calling 795-7344. A more detailed description can be found at www.hubperformingarts.com. Frenship High School, FM 179 & 82nd Street; Friday, Jan. 30th at 7 p.m. and Saturday, Jan. 31st at 2 p.m.

February 5….Monthly Singles Dinner –
All singles are invited to a special dinner for fun and conversation. The menu is an Italian buffet of lasagna, breasts of chicken alfredo fettuccine, zucchini casserole, garlic bread, salad, cheesecake, and iced tea. They must have at least 30 people to make this happen. RSVP to Jeanne Ford at jeannford@yahoo.com by Monday, February 2nd at 10 p.m. Final count will be turned into Hillcrest Tuesday, February 3rd. Cost is $14.25 (All inclusive, includes tax and gratuity. Cash or check only (Jeanne will collect money at door). Alcoholic beverages at your own cost. Hillcrest Country Club, 4011 N. Boston Ave; 6:30 p.m. (Cocktails), Dinner 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

February 5-7….Cradles 2 Crayons Children's Spring Consignment Sale -
Cradles 2 Crayons is a quality children's, and maternity consignment sale. You will find the best in high quality "gently used" children's clothing, nursery items, shoes, baby equipment, juvenile and household furniture, outside playground equipment, book, software, videos and toys, toys, toys. You can choose to be a consignor, shopper or both. Visit www.cradles2crayons.net . Raintree Christian Church, 3601 82nd Street; Thursday: LFC sale – 9 p.m. – 12 a.m., Friday: 11 a.m.- 8 p.m., Saturday: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Half off most items). The exclusive sale for Lubbock Fun Club members is Thursday, February 5 from 9 p.m.- 12 a.m. Non-members can sign up at the door to be members and be allowed in. Members will need to bring the printed coupon provided in the weekly postcard to be sent on February 5th.

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