Valdosta Daily Times

Features

August 11, 2013

Back to The Arts!

Much to do in 2013-14

(Continued)

VALDOSTA — April 7-June 4: Spring Into Art, all galleries.  

OTHER ARTS

CENTER EVENTS

“A Genuine American Hootenanny”: Folk music and dance by Aubrey Atwater and Elwood Donnelly. Run date: Sept. 26.

Gogh Green Recycled Art Sale: Art donations are still be accepted for this fundraiser. Run dates: Oct. 3-5.

ANNETTE HOWELL TURNER CENTER FOR THE ARTS

PRESENTER SERIES

Where: Shows play at Mathis City Auditorium, 2300 N. Ashley St.

Reservations, more information: Visit www.turnercenter.org; call (229) 247-2787; or visit the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, 527 N. Patterson St.

NOTE: These shows are professional, touring productions.

SHOWS

The Broadway Boys: A collection of singers representing Broadway hits such as “Wicked,” “Mary Poppins,” “Spiderman,” “Jersey Boys,” “Mamma Mia,” “The Book of Mormon,” “Hair,” “In the Heights,” “Memphis,” “Motown,” etc. “Imagine watching a show with unparalleled vocals and explosive energy,” the Presenter Series’ brochure proposes. “Imagine classic songs being completely reinvented. Imagine an evening full of show tunes presented with a contemporary flare.” Run date: Oct. 7.

“The Addams Family”: This musical  is a big production, a relatively new show from Broadway on national tour. In 2010, “The Addams Family” musical opened on Broadway with Nathan Lane playing Gomez and Bebe Neuwirth as Morticia. The musical features all of the Addams regulars, such as Uncle Fester, Lurch, Grandmama, Wednesday, Pugsley, etc. The Addams Family has been popular since cartoonist Charles Addams’ series of macabre cartoons from the mid-20th century to the 1960s TV show to 1970s animated appearances to features film in the 1990s and continued interest in all of these Addams formats in the years since. Run date: Nov. 14.

The New Shanghai Circus: The circus performers are from China. Each year, young acrobats travel from China to the U.S. to perform with the Shanghai Circus. In China, they have attended acrobatics school for years. They travel to the U.S., perform then return to China. A new group of acrobats arrive the next year. “Fearless performers with boundless energy bring you more than 2,000 years of Chinese circus traditions,” according to the Presenter Series. “If it’s humanly possible and even if it’s not — Shanghai acrobats, jugglers, and contortionists do it with spectacular flair.” Run date: Feb. 14, 2014.

Text Only
Features
Top News
Poll

Do you agree with the millage rate increases?

Yes. We need to maintain services
No. Services should have been cut.
     View Results