What’s Up This Week!

11/25 – 12/2

 

MUSIC, THEATRE, DANCE, EVENTS

 

11/25  Tue     

Jazz Ensemble 7:30pm 

Sinclair Community College, Blair Hall Theatre, 444 W. Third St., Downtown Dayton  512-4580

 

 

11/26 -  Wed

Thanksgiving! Have a happy one.           

 

 

11/28 -  Fri

OPENING OF THE 2008 DAYTON HOLIDAY FESTIVAL

2008 Grande Illumination   4 - 9 p.m. The public is invited to come and enjoy all of the festivities planned throughout the evening. Courthouse Square is the center of the celebration and the place to see the lighting of the giant tree at 8 p.m. And this year, we have some big news. The Dayton Children’s Parade will be a lighted evening parade that immediately follows the lighting of the tree!

Children’s Holiday Parade  Right after the tree is illuminated, the Dayton Children’s Parade will round the corner of Second and Main Streets.

During the Evening  Families can enjoy live musical entertainment, carnival rides and games, holiday crafts, horse-drawn wagon rides, a gingerbread house display, and much more in surrounding venues. The majority of the evening’s activities are offered for free so that everyone in the community can enjoy the event.  For more information call Downtown Dayton  224-1518

Grande Illumination 2008  4-9pm  This free holiday event includes pony and carnival rides, a holiday hunt, music, dance, the Gingerbread Homes for the Holidays Contest and the Dial-an-Elf Christmas wish list hot line. Highlighted by the illumination of the grand Christmas tree at 8pm, including light show. Downtown Dayton  224-1518

 

 

11/29 -  Sat

Boyz II Men  8pm    Schuster Center, One W. Second St., Dayton  228-3630

 

 

11/30 – Sun

And keep in mind

Opening Friday, Dec. 5, -  Dayton Ballet performances of “Nutcracker.” Performances weekends through Sunday, Dec. 21. Call 228-3630 for tickets.

 

 

GALLERIES and MUSEUMS

 

BOONSHOFT MUSEUM OF DISCOVERY

2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton  275-7431

Thru 3/8/09  Through Gem-Colored Glasses: A Reflection of the World through Dayton’s Eyes

 

 

THE CANNERY ART & DESIGN CENTRE

434 E. Third St., Dayton   228-2232

Ongoing – Exhibits by more than 20 local artists.

 

 

DAYTON ART INSTITUTE

458 Belmonte Park North, Dayton  223-5277

Thru  1/4  Children in American Art:  Paintings of children by  Cassatt, Singer Sargent, Whistler and Homer.

Thru Spring 2009  Exploring Art A to Z – Kids Experiencenter Gallery: For kids from pre-K through 3rd grade to introdouce them to art using 26 pieces from the museum’s collection and area artists.

Thru 1/4/09  The Christmas Story – CrŹches from The Marian Library, University of Dayton:  An exhibition of crŹches (nativity scenes) created by artisans from around the world.

 

 

ROSEWOOD GALLERY

2655 Olson Dr., Kettering  296-0294

Thru  12/12  HWD (heightxwidthxdepth) 2008:  A Regional Sculpture Competition.

 

 

SINCLAIR COMMUNITY COLLEGE

444 W. Third Street, Bldg. 13, Dayton  512-5381

Burnell R. Roberts Triangle Gallery

12/1-12/18  Off-Campus Senior Artists

 

 

ART STREEt

330 Kiefaber St, UD  229-5101

Thru 1/30/09  Masks, Music and Musings:  The art of Dayton native Curtis Barnes. His abstract depictions of cityscapes and portraits.

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON

The Marian Library

7th Floor of Roesch Library

300 College Park, Dayton 229-4214 or 4254

Thru 12/5  Scherenschnitte – Works of Cut Paper Art: Sponsored by ArtStreet – Toledo artist Mary Gaynier presents humorous and skillfully crafted works on paper.

 

 

WSU ART GALLERIES   

Robert & Elaine Stein Gallery

A132 Creative Arts Center  

3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton 775-2978

Thru  1/11/09  SPRAWL – Tim Dooley and Aaron Wilson:  Sculptural print installations feautres innovative works that combine commercial or found objects with silkscreen printing techniques.

 

 

 

FOR A COMPLETE DESCRIPTION OF LISTED EVENTS…refer to the Arts Etc Pullout  that appears in the August 26 Oakwood Register. Extra copies available at the Register office, 435 Patterson Road, or call the Register at 294-2662 for an e-mailed copy.