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Columbus area arts events | November 13-21, 2016

Sample Springer's production of 'Route 66' in less than 30 seconds

Take a few moments and get a sneak peek as Jonathan Pohl, Tyler Baxter, Devin Altizer, Jacob Nixon rehearse for the Springer Opera House production of Route 66. The production opens Nov. 10 and runs through Nov. 20. You can find out more at www.sp
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Take a few moments and get a sneak peek as Jonathan Pohl, Tyler Baxter, Devin Altizer, Jacob Nixon rehearse for the Springer Opera House production of Route 66. The production opens Nov. 10 and runs through Nov. 20. You can find out more at www.sp

Nov. 13-20

‘Route 66’

A rip-roaring, pedal-to-the-medal road trip down memory lane featuring hits such as “Dead Man’s Curve,” “King of the Road” and more. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 17-19; 2:30 p.m. Nov. 20. Springer Opera House, 103 10th St. www.springeroperahouse.org

Nov. 13

CSU Trombone Ensemble

Featuring the students of Bradley Palmer, which includes two world-premiere performances of pieces composted for the ensemble. 4 p.m. RiverCenter for the Performing Arts, 900 Broadway. Free. columbusstate.edu/music

Nov. 14

CSU Wind Orchestra

“Looking Back” — harkens to an older work and presents it in a new light. Conducted by Jamie Nix. 7:30 p.m. RiverCenter, 900 Broadway. Free. columbusstate.edu/music

Nov. 17

Donald Sinta Quartet

First Prize Winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition. Part of a weeklong residency. 7:30 p.m. RiverCenter, 900 Broadway. Free. columbusstate.edu/music

Nov. 18

CSU Wind Ensemble

19th Annual Conductors Workshop entitled “Formidable.” Journey through many different forms of musical composition. 7 p.m. RiverCenter Legacy Hall. Free. www.columbusstate.edu/music

The Doobie Brothers

Over 40 million albums sold. Four-time Grammy Award winners. 8 p.m. Columbus Civic Center, 400 4th St. Tickets $55-65. Parking $5. doobiebros.com

Nov. 19

Transcendental Brahms

The CSO presents an evening of transcendental music by Rochberg, Chopin and Brahms. Don’t miss featured pianist Claire Huangci playing Chopin’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in F Minor. 7:30 p.m. RiverCenter, 900 Broadway. $30-$38. csoga.org

50th Anniversary Jack and Jill of America

The Columbus, Georgia Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc. will celebrate 50 years of service and commitment to the children in the community. Dinner, dance and fellowship. Proceeds benefit Jack and Jill of America Foundation Inc. and the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Chattahoochee Valley. Attire is formal and semi-formal/church attire for children. 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Green Island Country Club, 6501 Standing Boy Road. $25/children; $75/adults. COLGA50thAnniversary@gmail.com

Nov. 19-20

American Frontier Days

Meet a trapper. Talk to a soldier. Throw a tomahawk. See living skills displayed from local historians. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 19; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 20. Walk through time from the mid 1700s to the late 1800s. F.D. Roosevelt State Park, Pine Mountain, Ga., baseball field across from Liberty Bell Pool. Donations accepted for admission. $5/parking.gastateparks.org/fdroosevelt

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