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Arts and Entertainment

March 21, 2014

Actor/singer to take stage of 6OTS

Actor, singer, songwriter and storyteller Ronny Cox will be joined by Karen Mal and Radoslav Lorković  on the 6 On The Square stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday. 

For more than four decades, Cox has had a acting career, from Deliverance to “Dexter,” portraying a diverse range of characters. He was in the movies “Total Recall” and “Robocop” and in the Sci-Fi TV series “Stargate SG-1.” More recently he was in the highly popular TV series “Desperate Housewives” and as the Tooth Fairy Killer in Showtime’s “Dexter.”  In his first film, “Deliverance,” the movie that launched his acting career, he was the guitarist in the famous “dueling banjos” scene. 

He has released eight CDs, a mixture of jazz, folk and western tunes.

2012 marked the 40th Anniversary of Deliverance and Cox celebrated it via his book, “Dueling Banjos: The Deliverance of Drew. “Warner Bros Home Video released a deluxe version of the film. In addition, Cox and his friends went into the recording studio one day and five and a half hours later came out with “Ronny, Rad and Karen” featuring Lorković and Mal, released in 2013.

Mal has been playing with Cox for seven years, playing mandolin and sings harmonies. Lorković handles accordion, keyboards and other instruments.

Purchase tickets online at the discounted price of $20, plus a $2 service charge, until the day of the show or $25 at the door. Ticket price for students is $2, but reservations are required. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

The artworks of Katie Thomas is on display at 6OTS through May 31.

In addition, tickets are on sale now for two 6OTS raffles. One is for a quilted wall-hanging signed by a year’s worth of 6OTS artists, and they will continue to autograph the quilt until the drawing. The tickets are $2 each or an arm’s length for $20. The second raffle is for a 50/50, and thetickets are $10 each. Only 200 tickets were printed, so the first-place winner could win up to $1,000. There will be a second prize of a tote filled with 25 CDs. The drawings will be held at the Anniversary Show on June 21. All raffle proceeds support programming at 6OTS.

Future performers will be Moors and McComber on April 5 and Seamus Kennedy on April 13, both at 7:30 p.m. Doors open one hour before show time. A Coffee Tasting Fundraiser will be from 2 to 4 p.m. March 30

For more information, call 843-OTS6 or visit www.6onthesquare.org.

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