‘Lar­ryt­palooza 2017’ at ARGS

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PETERS­BURG — This Fri­day, Oct. 13, lo­cal band Mag­no­lia will head­line the first ever “Lar­ryt­palooza” at the Ap­po­mat­tox Re­gional Gov­er­nor’s School for the Arts and Tech­nol­ogy, lo­cally known as ARGS.

All pro­ceeds ben­e­fit the Larry Thomas Joyner Me­mo­rial Schol­ar­ship Fund, which helps ARGS se­niors off­set the fi­nan­cial bur­den of col­lege tu­ition. Mag­no­lia will be joined on­stage by guest soloist Dr. Wes­ley Joyner, Larry’s son and cur­rent U.S. his­tory and govern­ment teacher at ARGS.

The con­cert be­gins at 7 p.m. at the school’s James L. Ruffa Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter. Tick­ets are $10 for gen­eral ad­mis­sion and $5 for stu­dents and alumni of ARGS, avail­able at the door or on the John Ran­dolph Foun­da­tion web­site.

The schol­ar­ship and event both honor the late Larry Joyner, who served as the As­sis­tant Direc­tor of ARGS from 2005 un­til his un­timely pass­ing in 2016.

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