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December 29, 2013

Plenty of shows, concerts, exhibits left this season

VALDOSTA — With the holidays, the 2013-14 arts season is in a bit of a hiatus for a couple more weeks, but events return soon enough starting with the new exhibits scheduled to open Jan. 13 at the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts.

ANNETTE HOWELL

TURNER CENTER

FOR THE ARTS

Where: 527 N. Patterson St.

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 www.turnercenter.org

EXHIBITS

Jan. 13-Feb. 19, 2014: DrawProject 2014, Irene Dodd, John Spohrer, Ruth Kahler, Fall term AE work.  

Feb. 23-March 22: High School Art Competition, Price Campbell Gallery; Youth Art Month, Sallie and Harmon Boyette and Josette’s galleries; Art contest display, Roberta George Children’s Gallery.  

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

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 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.

GINGERBREAD PLAYERS

Where: The Dosta Playhouse, 122 N. Ashley St.

More information: Call (229) 24-STAGE; or visit www.theatreguildvaldosta.com

Note: Gingerbread Players is the children’s organization of Theatre Guild Valdosta.

SHOWS

“Charlotte’s Web”: Adapted by playwright Joseph Robinette from E.B. White’s novel. Synopsis: “Charlotte, a kind barn spider, saves the life of her friend, Wilbur, a young pig.” Audition scheduled for Feb. 3, 4. Performance dates: March 21-23, 28-30.

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