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January 2, 2013

Back to the Arts 2013

Plenty of shows, concerts, exhibits left this season

VALDOSTA — In less than two weeks, the 2012-13 arts season returns in full swing.

Valdosta State University Art opens Valdosta National 2013, its annual nationwide competition, with a free, public reception, 7-8:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14. From there, more art exhibits, plays, concerts and programs roll in.

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

— Hispanic-American Visual Artists Project, Drawproject 2013. Shows run Jan. 15-Feb. 20, with a free, public reception, scheduled for 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15.

— High School Competition, Youth Art Exhibit, Art Contest Display. Shows run Feb. 24-March 25, 2013.

— Spring Into Art 2013. Show runs April 8-June 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

HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD: 7:30 p.m., Feb. 14. This musical extravaganza celebrates the expected movie musicals, such as a full-costume splashfest with “Singin’ in the Rain,” but it does something different. It doesn’t just take selections from movie “musicals,” it includes songs from other movies: Jake and Elwood shaking their tail feathers from “The Blues Brothers,” for example.

A CHORUS LINE: 7:30 p.m., March 11. “A Chorus Line” opened in 1975 on Broadway with a book by James Kirkwood Jr. and Nicholas Dante, lyrics by Edward Kleban, and music by Marvin Hamlisch. Nominated for a dozen Tony Awards, the show won nine, including best musical, and it also scored a Pulitzer Prize for drama.

COOK HIGH THEATRE WING

Where: Carolyn Harris Performing Arts Center, Cook High School, Adel.

Director: Jeremy Williams.

SHOWS

WINTER SHOWCASE. Show plays Feb. 5.

SPRING SHOW: To be announced. Show plays April 4, 5.

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