JFK Memorial Concert Symphonic show
PLATTSBURGH — Symphonic Band presents “JFK Memorial Concert,” 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s death, SUNY Plattsburgh E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall. 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 22.
The performance will be held on the evening of the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s death, this concert will feature Leonard Bernstein’s “Fanfare for the Inauguration of John F. Kennedy” and Ronald Lo Presti’s “Elegy for a Young American.”
The program will consist entirely of works related to the event: Leonard Bernstein’s “ Fanfare for the Inauguration of John F. Kennedy, Frederick Loewe’s “Highlights from Camelot,” Ronald Lo Presti’s “Elegy for a Young American,” James Curnow’s “Where Never Lark or Eagle Flew,” Frank Ticheli’s “American Elegy,” and two movements from Andrew Boysen Jr.’s Symphony No. 3 “JFK.”
Boysen’s work features violinist Gabrielle Beauregard and soprano Mason Miller, a third-grader at Oak Street Elementary School.
The concert promises to be a powerful event commemorating a landmark in American history.
The performance is free and open to the public.
For more information call 565-0145
High Peaks Band comes to Monopole
PLATTSBURGH — High Peaks Band will perform at the Monopole, 17 Protection Ave, 10 p.m. On Nov. 22.
HPB incorporates Reggae, jazz, blues, calypso, gospel, progressive, classical, funk, jam, rock and folk into a unique blend that is called Smart-Jam. The band has been rocking New York since 2005, playing numerous original compositions as well as covers from Phish, Talking Heads, The Beatles and Grateful Dead. The bands names their musical influences are inspired by artists like Phish, Wilco, Zappa, Neil Young, Grateful Dead, Talking Heads, and Genesis.
Night of the Nations brings home the world
PLATTSBURGH — Night of Nations annual showcase of student acts from around the world, SUNY Plattsburgh, E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall, 101 Broad Street, 7 p.m. 253-8644 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Plattsburgh has become a top destination for international students in the SUNY system. The college currently enrolls 345 students, hailing from 63 countries.
The show aims to celebrate diversity and differences in the vast student population that chooses Plattsburgh as their home. The school’s ability to create a caring, productive community, country and world, where peace and social justice are the norm, rests squarely on our ability to do this well.”
Mister F to perform at the Monopole
PLATTSBURGH — Mister F will perform at the Monopole, 17 Protection Ave, 10 p.m. on Nov. 23.
Mister F was formed from a merging of artists from Timbre Coup, progressive rock band hailing from Albany, and Capital Zen, a rock/progressive/funk/jam band based out of Glens Falls.
The members Matt Pickering drums and vocal, Scott Hannay on keyboards/guitar/bass/vocals, Ben Pickering on guitar, bass and vocals and Andrew Chamberlaine on guitar and vocals bring their eclectic, high-energy performance to the stage.
Glass Onion to perform at Olive Ridley’s
PLATTSBURGH — Glass Onion performs at Olive Ridley’s, 37 Court Street, 10 p.m. on Nov. 23 and Nov. 27.
The Plattsburgh-based band is a pop punk rock cover band . They bring to stage some of their usual tunes such as American Idiot, a Coldplay cover “Trouble” and many others.
Admission ranges from $3 to $5.
“Trial of the Wicked Witch” to commence at NCCS
CHAMPLAIN — Northeastern Clinton Central School District Drama Club will present the fairy tale courtroom comedy, Trial of the Wicked Witch, Friday Nov. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 2 p.m. at the Francis “Bud” Moore Auditorium, 103 New York 276.
In this crazy courtroom comedy, the Wicked Witch has finally been caught and hauled into the Court of Once Upon a Time. Charged with casting a spell on Sleeping Beauty, attempted poisoning of Snow White, kidnapping Rapunzel, and trying to eat Hansel, the Wicked Witch is has some explaining to do.
Red Riding Hood heads up the prosecution with Evil Stepmother of Cinderella fame serving as the defense attorney. With the trial being overseen by the Fairy Godmother, a slew of the Wicked Witch’s alleged victims testify against her. Although she may have “wicked” in her name, council for the witch drums up plenty of witnesses to defend the Wicked Witch’s good character. The Trial of the Wicked Witch is a fresh, sassy take on many classic fairytales making the audience rediscover the stories they thought they knew. In the end, it will be the audience who decides the outcome of the trial and the fate of the Wicked Witch.
Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and children.
For tickets or more information, please call 298-8638.