What’s Up this week !
12/10 – 12/16
MUSIC, THEATRE, DANCE, EVENTS
12/10 – Wed
Dayton Jazz Ensemble/Univ. Jazz Band 7pm Unv. Of Dayton Kennedy Union. 229-3936
Rain: The Ultimate Beatles Experience 8pm Also Dec 11, 12 – 8pm; Dec 13 – 2 & 8pm; Dec 14 – 2 & 7: 30pm; Dec 16 – 8pm. Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton 228-3630
A Christmas Carol 7pm Also Dec 11, 12, 13 – 7pm; Dec 14 – 2pm. The Loft Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton 228-3630
12/11 - Thu
Madrigal Dinner 7pm Also Dec 12, 13 - 7pm; Dec 14 – 5pm. Feast amongst royalty in this WSU Holiday tradition. Wassail Reception, followed by dinner. WSU Student Union, 3640 Col. Glenn Hwy., Dayton 775-5544
Finding December 8pm Also Dec 13 – 8pm; Dec 14 – 3pm. Beavercreek Community Theatre, 3868 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek 429-4737.
Christmas on Campus 7pm. Univ. of Dayton, Immaculate Conception Chapel. 229-3936
12/12 - Fri
Best Christmas Pageant Ever 8pm Also Dec 13 – 8pm; Dec 14 – 3pm. Poorly-behaved children discover the true meaning of Christmas. Playhouse South, Clark Haines Theatre, 3700 Far Hills Ave., Kettering (888) 262-3792
Madeline’s Christmas 7: Also Dec 13 & 14 – 3pm. Town Hall Theatre, 27 North Main St., Centerville 433-8957
Ballet: The Nutcracker 7:30pm Also Dec 13 – 2:30 & 7:30pm; Dec 14 – 1 &
Schuster Center, One W. Second St., Dayton
12/13 – Sat
Handel’s Messiah 7pm The DPO Chamber Choir plus guest vocalists. Westminster Presbyterian, 125 N Wilkinson St., Dayton 228-3630
A Tribute to Three Masters 7:30pm A Yuletide concert. Shiloh Church of God, 155 Philadelphia
Ave., Dayton. Also Dec 14 – 3pm at Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 155
Thruston Blvd., Oakwood.
Afternoon Musicales 2pm Piano, drama presented by the Dayton Music Club. Dayton Art Institute, NCR Renaissance Auditorium, 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton 223-5277
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.
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
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.