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State Grants Awarded to 9 County Cultural Organizations

RACINE COUNTY – Nine Racine County organizations are among 385 cultural organizations across the state to be awarded COVID-19 Cultural Organization Grants. The $15 million in grants, announced by Gov. Tony Evers, will provide critical funds to assist cultural nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The program is administered by the Wisconsin Department of […]

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Over Our Head Players soliciting playwriting contest scripts

Over Our Head Players (OOHP) is accepting submissions for the “2021 Snowdance® 10 Minute Comedy Festival,” now through November 1.   “Snowdance®” entry is open to original 10-minute or shorter comedies for the stage.  The OOHP Snowdance ensemble will perform winning entries in Winter 2021. Concluding each performance, audience members can vote for their favorite individual […]

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Historic walking tour offer great socially-distanced fun downtown

RACINE – Downtown Racine Corporation now offers a great way to explore downtown with some great socially-distanced fun for the whole family. The DRC’s Main St. Committee is delighted to present a web-based, mobile-friendly update of a walking tour guide commissioned by the Racine Landmarks Commission in April 1990. The original printed brochure, which is […]

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Over Our Head Players Select Comedy Writing Contest Finalists

Over Our Head Players has announced the 10 finalists selected for performance at the “2020 Snowdance® 10 Minute Comedy Festival.”  Between July and October, a record-breaking 654 scripts were submitted for consideration.  Playwrights from 43 states and 12 foreign countries entered the competition.  The largest number of entries came from New York, followed by California.  […]

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Over Our Head Players Announces 28th Season Line Up

RACINE, WISCONSIN, AUGUST 7, 2019: Over Our Head Players announces their 28th season of live theatre in Downtown Racine!  The 2019-2020 season, presented at Sixth Street Theatre, features two original productions.  In addition to the 16th annual Snowdance original comedy competition, the all-new KRINGLE ….. The Musical?, Part II: West of the I Side Story! […]

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Over Our Head Players Solitciting Playwriting Contest Scripts

Over Our Head Players is accepting submissions for the “2020 Snowdance® 10 Minute Comedy Festival,” now through November 1. “Snowdance®” entry is open to original 10 minute or shorter comedies for the stage. Winning entries will be performed together in one theatre presentation by the OOHP Snowdance ensemble at Sixth Street Theatre for five weeks […]

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Over Our Head Players to showcase 2019 Snowdance 10-Minute Comedy Festival

Over Our Head Players will showcase their popular original comedy competition, the “2019 Snowdance 10 Minute Comedy Festival” from Jan. 25 through Feb. 24. Performed by the OOHP Snowdance ensemble, these performances will take place at Sixth Street Theatre, 18 Sixth Street. The audience can vote for their favorite performance and audience favorites win cash […]

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Holiday parade season is here!

The holiday parade season kicks off in Racine County on Saturday. This November weekend also brings fun for the kids, brassy music and a Veterans Day remembrance. Come along with Real Racine. It’s Downtown. Head to Downtown Racine late Saturday afternoon for the 17th Annual Holiday Parade and Community Tree Lighting Ceremony. The fun starts […]