Datebook: October 5 - James Bond Celebrates 50 Years on Film

Oct 5, 2012

Dr. No, starring Sean Connery as James Bond, was the first film based on Ian Fleming's spy series. It was filmed with a low budget, of $1M, but took in almost $60M in the box office. The film featured one of the most famous one-liners in cinema history: "Bond... James Bond."

It’s Friday, October 5

The city of Madisonville offers a Gallery Hop tomorrow evening from 5 to 9.  Visitors can view and purchase art from thirty artists in nine locations within in a three-block downtown area.  The event also includes live music, with guitarist Eddie Pennington performing at 6:30.  See event details at

Murray’s Playhouse in the Park hosts a series of acting workshops this fall.  Classes include Improv 101, for ages 14 to 19; Shakespeare In The Park, for ages 14 and up; Amazing Auditions, for ages 14 to 19; and Character Craze, for ages 11 to 13.  To sign up or learn more, call 759-1752.

The University of Tennessee at Martin hosts a piano recital Sunday afternoon at 3 in Watkins Auditorium.  Dr. Brian Ray performs the late works of Franz Schubert, including Four Impromptus, Allegretto in C Minor, and the Sonata in C Minor.  Admission is free.

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