|Area arts events (2-20-14)|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune|
|Thursday, 20 February 2014 09:24|
Winter pops at Owens
The Owens Community College Band will honor area firefighters, first responders and EMTs in its Winter Pops Tribute Concert Sunday 2:30 p.m. in the college's Center of the Fine and Performing Arts, off Oregon Road in Perrysburg Township.
The concert will feature a variety of popular music including selections from "My Fair Lady," "The King and I" and Grease" as well as marches, "Crooner's Holiday" and a tribute to the big bands.
Refreshments will be served in the lobby after the free concert.
For more information, call 567-661-7081.
BG artists exhibit work in Sylvania's Hudson Gallery
SYLVANIA - Expressive Landscapes, an exhibit of work by married Bowling Green artists Tamara Monk and Thomas Hilty, opens at the Hudson Gallery, 5645 North Main St., with a reception Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m.
Monk will exhibit oil and watercolor paintings. According to Monk: "All of my paintings are concerned with our relationship to the natural world and the challenge is how best to visually express these feelings."
Hilty, her husband, will exhibit graphite drawings. The retired professor at Bowling Green State University has work in the collections of Dayton Art Institute, the Ohio Arts Council, the Indianapolis Museum of Art and WGBH Television Workshop in Boston.
The show continues through March 22. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For information, call 419-885-8381.
Lunch series features vocals
Bowling Green State University voice students will perform a Graduate Voice Student Showcase in the Brown Bag Music Series Friday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Simpson Building, 1291 Conneaut Ave., Bowling Green.
Listeners are invited to bring their lunches with dessert and beverages available for purchase.
Entertainment begins at 12:15 p.m.
The free concerts are a collaboration between Bowling Green Parks and Recreation and the BGSU College of Musical Arts.
Famed organist Paul Jacobs presents recital in Peristyle
TOLEDO - Paul Jacobs, considered the country's foremost organ soloist, will perform in recital Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle.
Jacobs will perform music by Samuel Adler, J.S. Bach, Nadia Boulanger and W.A. Mozart on the museum's Skinner organ.
Jacobs is an ambassador for the organ worldwide. He made musical history at the age of 23 when he played J.S. Bach's complete organ works in an 18-hour marathon performance. He has also performed the complete organ works of Olivier Messiaen in marathon performances.
Tickets start at $22 and can be reserved through the Toledo Symphony box office at 419-246-8000 or online at ToledoSymphony.com.
Hines Farm topic at Way
PERRYSBURG - Matt Donahue, a lecturer in Popular Culture at Bowling Green State University, will present a program on the legacy of the Hines Farm Blues Club at Way Library, Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Swanton Township venue played host to many legendary musicians, including John Lee Hooker and B.B. King.
Playshop seeks directors
WATERVILLE - Waterville Playshop is seeking directors for its 2014-2015 season.
The shows scheduled are: "How I Became a Pirate", a children's musical, July 11-13; "Oliver", a musical with children, Oct. 31-Nov. 2; "Leading Ladies", a comedy, Feb. 13-15, 2015; and "Guys and Dolls" April 24-26, 2015.
Those interested should apply to Marty Beaber at Marty.Beaber@gmail with qualifications and choice of show no later than March 21.
The Board will conduct interviews April 6 at 7 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Waterville.
Toledo Rep casting 'Moonglow'
TOLEDO - The Toledo Repertoire Theatre will hold auditions for "Moonglow" at the Saturday at 1 p.m. at 16 10th St.
The comic-drama, written Kim Carney and directed by Paul Causman, will feature Madge Levinson as Maxine, a woman at the onset of Alzheimer's disease who meets Joe, who had also danced at a popular Detroit ballroom in the early 1940s.
The cast includes three women age ranges 20s, 30s and 50s-60s; three men age ranges 20s, 40s-50s, and 70s-80s.
"Moonglow" will be presented Mother's Day weekend, May 8, 9, 10 and 11, in partnership with the Alzheimer's Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter.
For information, contact the Toledo Rep at 419-243-9277 or www.toledorep.org.
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