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Host Organization: San Pedro Playhouse
Date: Friday, January 21
Time: 8 p.m.
Venue: San Pedro Playhouse

The madcap Mame is entrusted with raising her nephew, Patrick, after the demise in Africa of his missionary parents. Mame is set to one of Jerry Herman’s greatest scores. There will be weekend performances through February 20.

For more information and tickets: (210) 733-7258

Debbie McMahon Fiber Arts Symposium

Host Organization: Southwest School of Art
Date: Saturday, January 22
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Venue: Russell Hill Rogers Lecture Hall, Navarro Campus

The lecture and panel discussion at this annual symposium will feature acclaimed fiber artist Jon Eric Riis as keynote speaker, with Liza Collins and Ann Matlock as panelists. There will be a reception for the artists at 4 p.m.

Admission Price: Free and open to the public
For more information: (210) 224-1848 or swschool.org

Renaissance & Response: Polyphony Then and Now Defining Mastery

Host Organization: Cospirare
Date: Saturday, January 22
Time: (pre-concert talk 3 p.m.) 4 p.m. concert
Venue: St Martin’s Lutheran Church
606 W. 15th Street, Austin, TX

Five-time Grammy®-nominated choir Conspirare explores the riches of Renaissance polyphonic music in a dramatic concert series over a single weekend. Robert Kyr will create a musical response to Orlandus Lassus’ Third Lamentation for Maundy Thursday, in a setting based on Psalm 69 and the Book of Jonah. Kyr’s Santa Fe Vespers 2010, premiered last summer, will also be performed.

For more information and tickets: (512) 476-5775 or conspirare.org

James Dick in Concert

Host Organization: Round Top Festival Institute
Date: Saturday, January 22
Time: 3 p.m.
Venue: Round Top Festival Institute
248 Jaster Road, Round Top, TX 78954

The program will featuremusic fromBeethoven and Franz Liszt. Guests are also invited to a reception and dinner, wine included as well as accommodations. Advanced reservations are required for both.

For more information and reservations: (979) 249-3129 or festivalhill.org

Sans Souci Festival of Dance Cinema

Host Organization: AtticRep
Date: Saturday, January 22
Time: 8 p.m.
Venue: AtticRep in the Attic Theater in the Ruth Taylor Theater Building at Trinity University
One Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212

Sans Souci is a film festival showcasing the art of dance through a unique lens, with an expansive definition of dance, this unique festival exposes audiences to a variety of film, video, and performance possibilities. Screenings include works of dance cinema artists from around the world.
Note: There will be different programs Friday, Saturday and Sunday

For more information and tickets: atticrep.org or (210) 999-8524

For a complete listing of community events, visit the TPR Community Events Calendar at tpr.org.

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