Goree All Girl String Band. Thirty Minutes Behind the Walls. Sometime in the early forties, eight inmates of the Goree prison unit formed one of the first all
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Visitors to the Warner Grand Theatre must sign a waiver acknowledging the potentially dangerous conditions in the building, which has been vacant for two decades. The floorboards beneath the aged carpeting in its aisles are warped and uneven. Its seats are stained and worn. The plaster behind the stage has cracked off in a large swath. A giant scar rings the room where a ceiling once divided the space into two theaters – a concession Marcus Corp. made to consumer trends before movie palaces like this one were replaced by suburban multiplexes. Mark Niehaus Mark Niehaus sees beyond the dilapidated concession stand and the lack of ground floor bathrooms. He can picture the stage being extended beyond the current rear barrier of the theater, so it’s large enough to fit a whole orchestra…
Sweet Symphony Deal This Weekend!
This weekend's concerts, " Signature Melodies ," features John Freeman performing Arutiunian's Trumpet Concerto , and Brahms' Symphony No. 4 , one of the most well-known and popular symphonies in classical music, will round out this high-flying program. This is the Auburn Symphony's LAST PERFORMANCE in Auburn this season, so you won't want to miss it! Our season ends May 14th with our annual " Mother's Day Spectacular " at the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts in Davis. And, don't forget: our 5th Annual Auburn Symphony Gala will be Sunday, April 9th, at the Blue Goose Events Center in Loomis. Get your tickets now! I hope to see you this weekend as we make our final Auburn performance of the year a Sweet 16 finish!
Sibelius & Chaplin this Saturday!
A composer of opera, silent film, orchestral, chamber, vocal and choral music, Andrew Earle Simpson explores how music interacts with other arts. Silent film, as a nexus of drama, visual art, and music, is an ideal genre for his multi-disciplinary explorations. An increasingly active silent film musician, Simpson is Resident Film Accompanist at the National Gallery of Art and regularly appears at the Library of Congress' Mt. Pony Theater. He has performed original film scores at the Giornate del Cinema Muto in Pordenone, Italy, the Cineteca Nazionale's Cinema Trevi in Rome, Sala Cecelia Meireles in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Kennedy Center in Washington, DC, AFI Silver Theater, New York Public Library at Lincoln Center, Harvard Film…