The cast of Newbury YoungStars are busy putting the finishing touches to their latest production – Fame Jr.
Based on the original film and set in the 1980s, the inspiring story follows students as they commit to four years of gruelling artistic and academic work at the High School of Performing Arts. With great music, singing and dancing your feet will be sure to be tapping along. The YoungStars will be performing at Arlington Arts, Snelsmore, next Thursday, March 17 to Saturday, March 20. Tickets are available through the box office, tel (01635) 244246 or visit www.arlingtonarts.co.uk
If the Living Art Hungerford gallery were a band, curator Justin Cook would have cited “artistic differences” as the reason for his departure. He has now cut loose from the family firm to do his own thing at ‘Oil’, just a few doors down the road. TRISH LEE spoke to him about his new gallery, which recently launched with an exhibition in its ‘Boiler Room’