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3:00 pm American Pastimes @ R.L. Heminger Auditorium
American Pastimes @ R.L. Heminger Auditorium
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm
The University of Findlay Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will join forces on Sunday at Findlay High School’s Heminger Auditorium for a 3 p.m. concert. “American Pastimes” is the theme for the program, featuring a variety of works having to do with American hobbies. The concert will be highlighted by a work entitled “Video Games Live” by Ralph Ford. The two concert bands will join forces to present this work, which features a number of symphonic themes from contemporary video games. Katie Mehlow, a senior pre-vet major from Oak Harbor, will be featured as saxophone soloist. One of the winners of the 2014-15 UF instrumental music concerto competition, Mehlow will perform music from “Tribute to Rudy Wiedoft” for saxophone and band. Directing will be Jack Taylor, professor of music and director of bands at the university; and Phil Miller, director of bands at the Carey School District.
3:00 pm UF Orchestra classics concert @ Winebrenner Theological Seminary's TLB Auditorium
UF Orchestra classics concert @ Winebrenner Theological Seminary's TLB Auditorium
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm
The University of Findlay Orchestra will perform works by Mozart, Brahms and more on Sunday, April 26 in Winebrenner Theological Seminary’s TLB Auditorium. The 3 p.m. concert will be free and open to the public. No tickets will be required. Featured will be the overture to Mozart’s opera “Marriage of Figaro,” “Waltz No. 2″ from Suite for Variety Stage Orchestra by Shostakovich; and “Hungarian Dance No. 4″ by Johannes Brahms. A highlight of the performance will be an orchestral arrangement of Rachmaninoff’s well-known “Prelude in C-sharp minor” combined with the original piano solo played by Sophia Kentris, a marketing major from Fostoria. More info: http://thecourier.com/local-news/2015/04/12/weekend-mozart-brahms-and-more-oh-my/  
7:30 pm The Musicals of Musicals: The Musical! @ Bluffton University
The Musicals of Musicals: The Musical! @ Bluffton University
Apr 30 @ 7:30 pm
Bluffton University will celebrate 100 years of May Day theatrical performances with five mini-shows in one from April 30-May 2. “The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!” is an affectionate parody of musical theater greats by Eric Rockwell and Joanne Bogart. The show, which opened off-Broadway in 2003, incorporates five takes on the same basic plot — the young ingenue can’t pay the rent and is threatened by her landlord; will the handsome leading man come to her aid? Vignettes include “Corn,” in the style of Rodgers and Hammerstein; “A Little Complex,” Stephen Sondheim; “Dear Abby,” Jerry Herman (composer of “Hello, Dolly!” and “Mame”); “Aspects of Junita,” Andrew Lloyd Webber; and “Speakeasy,” Kander and Ebb (composers of “Cabaret” and “Chicago”).
7:30 pm The Musicals of Musicals: The Musical! @ Bluffton University
The Musicals of Musicals: The Musical! @ Bluffton University
May 1 @ 7:30 pm
Bluffton University will celebrate 100 years of May Day theatrical performances with five mini-shows in one from April 30-May 2. “The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!” is an affectionate parody of musical theater greats by Eric Rockwell and Joanne Bogart. The show, which opened off-Broadway in 2003, incorporates five takes on the same basic plot — the young ingenue can’t pay the rent and is threatened by her landlord; will the handsome leading man come to her aid? Vignettes include “Corn,” in the style of Rodgers and Hammerstein; “A Little Complex,” Stephen Sondheim; “Dear Abby,” Jerry Herman (composer of “Hello, Dolly!” and “Mame”); “Aspects of Junita,” Andrew Lloyd Webber; and “Speakeasy,” Kander and Ebb (composers of “Cabaret” and “Chicago”).
7:00 am Spring canoe trip @ Blanchard Landing
Spring canoe trip @ Blanchard Landing
May 2 @ 7:00 am
This trip is an enjoyable, yet challenging adventure at approximately 37 miles with a primitive tent camping experience at Riverbend Recreation Area’s campground. This two-day canoe trip includes up to seven potential portages around dams and rock fields with five potential portages on the second day alone. All food and camping gear will have to be transported in the canoes unless other arrangements are made. Trip planning and a wilderness expedition mindset may be necessary. Canoeists will paddle 20 miles on day one (approximately 7 hours without stops and with two strong paddlers) and 17 miles on day two (approximately 6 hours without stops and with two strong paddlers). If the trip is canceled due to extreme inclement weather, it will be rescheduled for Saturday and Sunday, May 9 and 10. Meet at 7 a.m. at Blanchard Landing, located on Ohio 235, south of U.S. 224 West. The shuttle will be at Blanchard Landing at 7 a.m. Canoeists will be transported to Blanchard River Nature Preserve via the HPD Shuttle Service. Adults with a signed assumption of risk/liability release/waiver of all claims form and parental consent form if applicable. Youth under the age of 18 are welcome to participate if accompanied by an adult age 18 or older.Participants must have the ability to swim. Enrollment maximum: 12 people total with a maximum of two participants per canoe. Register by Friday, May 1 at 4:30 p.m. Supplies: Wear tennis shoes that can get wet. Bring enough food, supplies, equipment and clothes to support a weekend canoe trip (alcohol is not permitted in HPD canoes, parks or campground). Dress and plan accordingly for the weather. Canoes, life vests, paddles, shuttle service, firewood, and camping permit are provided.
7:30 pm The Musicals of Musicals: The Musical! @ Bluffton University
The Musicals of Musicals: The Musical! @ Bluffton University
May 2 @ 7:30 pm
Bluffton University will celebrate 100 years of May Day theatrical performances with five mini-shows in one from April 30-May 2. “The Musical of Musicals: The Musical!” is an affectionate parody of musical theater greats by Eric Rockwell and Joanne Bogart. The show, which opened off-Broadway in 2003, incorporates five takes on the same basic plot — the young ingenue can’t pay the rent and is threatened by her landlord; will the handsome leading man come to her aid? Vignettes include “Corn,” in the style of Rodgers and Hammerstein; “A Little Complex,” Stephen Sondheim; “Dear Abby,” Jerry Herman (composer of “Hello, Dolly!” and “Mame”); “Aspects of Junita,” Andrew Lloyd Webber; and “Speakeasy,” Kander and Ebb (composers of “Cabaret” and “Chicago”).