|Area Arts Events: 02-28-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 28 February 2013 10:10|
Voice students to perform Brown Bag series concert
Voice students of the studio Chelsea Cloeter at Bowling Green State University' College of Musical Arts will perform a Brown Bag Music Series concert Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Simpson Building, 1291 Conneaut Ave.
Listeners are invited to bring their lunch to the events sponsored by the city Parks and Recreation Department in cooperation with BGSU.
Drinks and dessert will be available for purchase.
Welders return to stage
The Welders will come together for their annual reunion Saturday from 8 p.m. to midnight at Howard's Club H, 210 N. Main St. in downtown Bowling Green. Cover charge is $3.
Bowersox sings anthem at Pink in the Rink game Saturday
TOLEDO - Singer Crystal Bowersox will perform the National Anthem at the Toledo Walleye game Sunday at 5 p.m. as part of a Pink in the Rink event to raise awareness of breast cancer.
The Elliston native and "American Idol" runner-up in the ninth season of "American Idol."
She is in town for a concert Sunday at 7:30 p.m. at the SeaGate Center to benefit the Toledo School for the Arts, which she attended.
Bowersox is involved in the development of the musical "Always ... Patsy Cline" which is expected to debut on Broadway this summer, though dates and a theater have not been announced.
Jazz orchestra pays tribute to Oscar-winning music
TOLEDO - The Toledo Jazz Orchestra will perform "Night at the Oscars" Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Valentine Theatre.
The show will guide the audience through Oscar-winning musical moments including "West Side Story Medley" that was arranged by Bill Reddie for Buddy Rich's big band.
The concert also will feature Rob Smith, trumpet soloist from Woody Herman's band; Mike Williams, lead trumpeter from the Count Basie Orchestra; and Scott Lavender, music director and accompanist for Johnny Mathis. Vocalist Kelly Broadway will also join the band for several arrangements.
The band will play arrangements of from the books of Count Basie, Woody Herman and Tommy Dorsey orchestra.
The program includes winners of the Best Original Song Oscar including "Over the Rainbow," "All the Way," "Moon River," "Secret Love," "Days of Wine and Roses," "Evergreen," "The Shadow of Your Smile" and "As Time Goes By."
The Toledo Junior Jazz Orchestra, featuring high school students from the greater Toledo area, will play in the theater's lobby beginning at 7:15 p.m. and then take the stage to open the second half of the concert.
Tickets are $22 to $32 and are available at thetoledojazzorchestra.org, the Valentine Theater's box office at 400 N. Superior St. or by calling (419) 242-2787.
Woodmore talent to conduct North Coast Concert Band
ELMORE - The North Coast Concert Band will perform its mid-winter concert Sunday at 3 p.m. at Woodmore High School, 633 Fremont St.
The band will be conducted by Jonathon Waters a 1994 graduate of Woodmore High School and now director of marching and athletic Bands at The Ohio State University.
Christopher Hines, a senior at Woodmore High School. will lead the North Coast Concert Band in the premier performance of his composition "Rain."
Silver screen tunes, steps featured in musical revue
TOLEDO - "Hooray For Hollywood," a musical revue, will be staged at the Stranahan Theatre Wednesday at 2 p.m.
The show recreates more than 30 songs and dances from the movies live on stage.
The show features songs from "Singing in the Rain," "The Glenn Miller Story," "Titanic" and "Hairspray."
From the creators of Spirit of the Dance, this all new production features a stunning cast of singers and dancers and has the audience singing and dancing in their seats to over 30 songs including: Singing in the Rain, In the Mood, Staying Alive, What a Feeling, All That Jazz, My Heart Will Go On, Diamonds are Forever, Dancing Queen, Jailhouse Rock, Blue Suede Shoes, Mamma Mia, All That Jazz, Born to Handjive, and many more!
Tickets are $22 to $42 and available at the Stranahan , 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd. or by calling (419) 381-8851. For group orders for 25 or more call MET Entertainment at (419) 535-9100.
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