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

Dayton Ballet: The Nutcracker  7:30pm  Also Dec 13 – 2:30 & 7:30pm; Dec 14 – 1 & 4:30pm.  Schuster Center, One W. Second St., Dayton
228-3630

 

 

12/13 – Sat

Handel’s Messiah  7pm  The DPO Chamber Choir plus guest vocalists. Westminster Presbyterian, 125 N Wilkinson St., Dayton  228-3630

MUSICA!: 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.
229-3909

 

 

12/14  Sun      

Afternoon Musicales  2pm  Piano, drama presented by the Dayton Music Club.  Dayton Art Institute, NCR Renaissance Auditorium, 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton  223-5277

 

 

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.