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Events on Saturday, December 8, 2018

Saturday, December 8, 2018

Saturday, December 8 at 11:00 AM

11:00 AM
Main Street Theater - Mr. Popper's Penguins

It is hard enough for Mr. Popper, a simple painter, to support himself and his family. The addition of twelve penguins makes it impossible to make both ends meet – until Mr. Popper has the splendid idea to turn the talented penguins into a traveling vaudeville act! The entire family will be tapping along with Mr. Popper and his “performing” feathered friends. A holiday treat for the whole family!Read more

Saturday, December 8 at 2:00 PM

2:00 PM
Main Street Theater - Mr. Popper's Penguins

It is hard enough for Mr. Popper, a simple painter, to support himself and his family. The addition of twelve penguins makes it impossible to make both ends meet – until Mr. Popper has the splendid idea to turn the talented penguins into a traveling vaudeville act! The entire family will be tapping along with Mr. Popper and his “performing” feathered friends. A holiday treat for the whole family!Read more

Saturday, December 8 at 3:00 PM

3:00 PM
Windsync

WindSync celebrates its tenth season with a program that explores origins. The featured work, Antoine Reicha’s ebullient E-flat major quintet, represents the very beginning of classical music for the band’s five instruments. The second half of the program takes inspiration from childhood and folklore and showcases WindSync's ability to transform music originally written for piano, strings, and even a full orchestra.Read more

Saturday, December 8 at 5:00 PM

5:00 PM
ROCO - Force of Nature

ROCO’s principal flute, Brook Ferguson, is featured on “Force of Nature”. The concert showcases nature-themed music for flute, oboe, viola, cello, and piano, including George Crumb’s Vox Balaenae (Voice of the Whale) for electric flute, cello and amplified piano, Michael Gandolfi’s Geppetto’s Workshop, and a new commission by Stephanie Ann Boyd.Read more

Saturday, December 8 at 8:00 PM

8:00 PM
Catastrophic Theatre - First Suburb

By Chana Porter, Directed by Kyle Sturdivant

Five preteens teeter on the brink of adolescence when a shocking and violent act interrupts their insular world of personal struggles and triumphs. Catastrophic favorite Chana Porter takes us back to the early ’90s in a suburban planned community, the first of its kind in America, for a subversive, mischievous, and oh-so-familiar (or is it?) look at childhood.

The world premiere of FIRST SUBURB follows last season’s highly lauded world premiere of Porter’s LEAP AND THE NET WILL APPEAR.Read more