Veteran’s Day on 11.11.11

Did you know that today is the first time the Veterans Day holiday has fallen on the on the eleventh day of the eleventh month of the eleventh year?
Veterans Day is observed around the world and has many names – Armistice Day, Remembrance Day, and the Day of Peace. In 1918, Allies of World War One and Germany agreed to cease-fire by signing the official armistice at 5AM on November 11. Six hours later on the “eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month,” the treaty took effect ending the “War to End All Wars”.

– Written by: Jessica Snodgrass 11.11.11

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About The SKyPAC

The Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center (SKyPAC) is a multi-use arts facility located in downtown Bowling Green, Kentucky. that is currently under construction and set to open in March 10, 2012 with Opening Night featuring LeAnn Rimes. Tickets are on sale now for Opening Night call our ticket office at 270.904.1880 or visit us online to purchase your tickets today! SKyPAC will house the South Central Kentucky region’s largest performing arts hall, as well as numerous smaller performance spaces and rehearsal rooms. Highlights of the new arts facility include: an 1,800 seat state-of-the-art performance hall that will serve as the home of Orchestra Kentucky, a 200 seat flexible studio theater for intimate theatrical productions, several multifunctional rehearsal halls and classrooms for students, schools and local arts organizations to use as they prepare for live performances, an outdoor amphitheater for ‘theater under the stars’ and an indoor art gallery space to exhibit the works of local and regional artists.

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