Today in Arts and Culture

Unnecessary Farce

Host Organization: Barshop Jewish Community Center of San Antonio
Date: Thursday, February 24
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Venue: Sheldon Vexler Theatre
12500 NW Military Highway, San Antonio, TX

The program is a comedy by Paul Slade Smith

For more information: (210) 302-6835 or vexler.org

Announcing Auditions for Miss Saigon

Host Organization: Woodlawn Theatre and Pennington Productions
Date: Thursday, February 24
Time: 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Venue: The Woodlawn Theatre
1920 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio, TX 78201

Miss Saigon is a sung-through musical that follows the storyline of Puccini’s Madame Butterfly and sets it in Vietnam, Thailand, and Atlanta, GA, from 1975 to 1978. Miss Saigon is scheduled to open on June 24th, 2011, and is booked through July 24th, 2011. All auditioners must email penningtonproductions@live.com to schedule an audition time. Email contact is Carol Wade. All requests for audition time or information must be sent by email.

For more information: woodlawntheatre.com

French Baroque Concert

Thursday, February 24
Time: 7 p.m.
Venue: St. Luke's Episcopal Church
11 St. Luke's Lane, San Antonio, TX

Cellist Frederick Edelen and harpsichordist Christina Edelen will present a concert of music of the French Baroque. Special guests include tenor Tony Boutte´ and baroque flutist Colin St. Martin. The concert will feature music by Rameau, Monteclair, and Boismortier and the Coffee Cantata of Nicolas Bernier

For more information: (210) 828-6425

Flamenco dancer Antonio Arrebola

Host Organization:
Arte y Pasión
Date: Thursday, February 24
Time: 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Venue: Carmen’s de la Calle
720 East Mistletoe, San Antonio, TX

Flamenco dancer Antonio Arrebola will share the stage with Francisco J. “Yiyi” Orozco, Jose Perello, and Tamara Saj. Arte y Pasiónis a consortium of independent artists who wish to share and promote the authentic art of flamenco throughout San Antonio and beyond.

For more information: (210) 737-8272 or tamarasaj.com

Get Reel Film: Complete Metropolis

Host Organization:
McNay Art Museum
Date: Thursday, February 24
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Venue: McNay Art Museum, Chiego Lecture Hall
6000 North New Braunfels, San Antonio, TX 78209

In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city’s mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences. Fritz Lang’s sci-fi masterpiece was recently restored with 25 minutes of found footage. Silent with English intertitles.

For more information: (210) 824-5368 or mcnayart.org

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