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The latest 'On Song' column from the Llanelli Star

The latest 'On Song' column (about the choral and concert scene in and around Llanelli) from the Llanelli Star - 
Llanelli concert promoter and impresario Cerith Owens is looking forward to a busy 2016.
Mr Owens has worked tirelessly during 2015 to develop his stable of ‘Rising Stars’ at Loud Applause Productions.
And he has now added a new tier of ‘Aspiring Loud Applause Rising Stars’ to his team.
Mr Owens explained: “I think it is crucially important to give youngsters opportunities to perform on concert platforms.
“We start by nurturing them gently with small-scale appearances at intimate events, gradually building their confidence for full-blown concert appearances.
“I have been heavily involved in concert promotion in Llanelli for a number of years, but I could see the need to provide different platforms to help develop young talent in the area.
“We’ve got so many talented youngsters in the area and they all need careful tuition and mentoring to fulfil their potential.
“My core …

The latest Phil Evans column from the South Wales Evening Post

The latest Phil Evans column from the South Wales Evening Post.
Comedian Phil Evans is from Ammanford. He is known as the man who puts the ‘cwtsh’ into comedy.


So! 2015 is all over bar New Year’s Eve celebratory drinks in bars all over.
No matter how 2015 treated you, bid it a fond farewell and greet 2016 with a smile on your face. It could be the year you’ve been waiting for.
Personally speaking, 2015 created some good memories, some not-so-good and some I never want to think about ever again.
For example, I’ve completely wiped from my memory the night I spent in a rundown cantina in a small Mexican town. The place was so sleazy, to gain entry you had to go down three steps – physically and socially.
It was there I met two beautiful senoritas – Rosita and Juanita.
Rosita dressed in red.
Juanita dressed in under a minute.
We laughed together, we danced together, we ate chilli bean enchiladas together...and we drank 18 bottles of teq…