Valdosta Daily Times


April 21, 2013

The farewell shows of the 2012-2013 arts season

VALDOSTA — This weekend, the 2012-2013 arts season begins to close shop in earnest.

The last performance of the season’s last Valdosta State University Theatre & Dance production is today.

The last Valdosta Symphony Orchestra performance of the 2012-2013 season is next weekend.

Spring Into Art continues full bloom through May in the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts (see more images from this show inside this section).

The fifth Bel Canto concert is scheduled for this afternoon.

Valdosta State University Art has its final exhibit on display.

Valdosta Choral Guild presents its annual spring concert next weekend.

Lowndes High School Off-Broadway presents its last show this week.

Theatre Guild Valdosta presents its season closer the first week of May.

What follows is a run down of the shows that are left and a sneak peek at Peach State Summer Theatre’s 2013 season coming in June.

Bel Canto, Park Avenue United Methodist Church, 100 E. Park Ave. For the fifth year, this concert of “beautiful singing” brings nationally and internationally known opera singers to Valdosta for a magnificent concert that raises money for area groups. This year’s beneficiary is the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts. Run date: 4 p.m. today, April 21.

Spring Into Art, Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, 527 N. Patterson St. Approximately 500 works, the largest Spring Into Art in the show’s 26-year history, fill all of the arts center galleries. Show continues through June 5. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; closed Sundays and Mondays. Most opening receptions, however, are 5-7 p.m. Mondays on designated dates. Admission: Free. More information: Call (229) 247-2787; or visit

“The Poisoned Apple,” Lowndes High School Off Broadway, LHS, off Norman Drive. The high school drama group’s show for children is described as a refreshing take on the Snow White storyline. Show runs 7 p.m., April 26; 3 p.m., April 28. Ticket; $6. More information: Call (229) 245-2260.

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