Arts Round-up: Nov. 28-Dec. 4

sokamoto@ledger-enquirer.comNovember 26, 2013 

Special to the Ledger-Enquirer"Memphis" is a musical about the relationship between a disc jockey and a club singer and can be seen at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Dec. 5 in the Bill Heard Theatre.

Even during the Thanksgiving break, there are a few arts events in town.

If you love to see glass sculptures as well as functional glass pieces, the Columbus Museum, 1251 Wynnton Road, has a show for you. "Feel the Heat: Contemporary Glass Sculpture" features 60 works by the masters of studio glass, including Sonja Blomdahl, Richard Jolley, Jon Kuhn, Harvey Littleton, Dante Marioni, Benjamin Moore, William Morris, Stephen Rolfe Powell, Paul Stankard, Catherine "Cappy" Thompson, Einar and Jamex de la Torre, and Toots Zynsky.

The exhibit can be seen in the Third Floor Galleries.

The museum is open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday.

Admission to the museum is free.

Call 706-748-2562.

Poetry lovers may like this event. "Spoken Soul -- The Live Experience" will feature HBO Def poet Georgia Me, with Coko Chanel, Chiara, Bishop, Dex Digzby, Katlin Hill and 3rd Rail Poet.

It's a benefit for the Lupus Foundation that starts at 7 p.m. Saturday in the Doubletree Hotel, 5351 Sidney Simons Blvd.

Tickets are $15.

Call 803-553-2303.

One of the most beloved contemporary operas is "Amahl and the Night Visitors." Written by Gian Carlo Menotti for television in 1951, he wanted an opera that children could understand. Shown on NBC for many years, it did introduce opera to young audiences. Columbus State University's Schwob School of Music presents it at 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday in the Studio Theatre, RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, 900 Broadway.

Tickets are $15.

Call 706-256-3612.

Columbus State University's Schwob School of Music presents its Guitar Studio Recital at 7:30 p.m. Monday in Legacy Hall, RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, 900 Broadway.

The concert features the students of guitar professors Andrew Zohn and Robert Sharpe.

Admission is free.

Call 706-649-7225.

The Columbus Community Orchestra presents its Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the activity building of St. Mark United Methodist Church, 6795 Whitesville Road. Guests will be the St. Mark UMC Adult Choir. A variety of traditional and popular Christmas selections will be performed.

Admission is free.

Call 706-322-3714.

"Memphis" is a musical about a disc jockey who wants to change the world and a club singer who is ready for her big break. It can be seen at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Dec. 5 in the Bill Heard Theatre, RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, 900 Broadway.

Tickets are $39.50-$49.50.

Call 706-256-3612.

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