Local author nominated for RITA Award
Paducah author Molly Harper was nominated for a RITA Award, an award honoring the best romance writers in America. Harper’s book “And One Last Thing,” her only non-paranormal published work, was nominated in the “Contemporary Single Romance” category.
“This is like the Oscars for romance writers,” Harper said. “It’s a huge honor to be nominated alongside heavyweights in the industry like Nora Roberts.”
Harper also won the Romantic Times’ Reviewer’s choice award for “Best Paranormal Fiction” for her book “Nice Girls Don’t Live Forever” over the weekend.
Hurricane Katrina documentary coming to MAC
“The Big Uneasy,” a documentary on the causes of the far-reaching devastation in Louisiana in 2005, will play at Maiden Alley Cinema on Friday, April 22, and Sunday, April 24.
The movie stars actor Harry Shearer, who goes inside New Orleans and gets answers from the people who were really there to witness the destruction and asks residents and experts questions about how it could have all been prevented.
The movie will show at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are available at the theater prior to show time.
Orchestra ends 2010-11 season with ‘Triumphant’
The Paducah Symphony Orchestra plays its last concert of the 2010-11 season on Saturday. The concert, “Triumphant,” includes appearances by the Paducah Symphony Chorus, along with an opening featuring students in the 2011 Spring String Workshop alongside the professionals in the Symphony.
“Triumphant” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. at the Carson Center. Tickets are $15 for students, and start at $20 for adults. Visit paducahsymphony.org for more information.
From Sun staff reports