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April 11, 2012

Top 20 ONRPEI events & some theatre job postings

Thursday 

Baba’s Lounge Foresters | Kings Eden  | Big Huge

 Friday

    The DunkDon Amero: Turn These Grey Skies Blue Friday at 7:30pm Winnipeg’s Don Amero, one of our favourites, returns for his 4th concert at The Dunk. His latest album The Long Way Home won the WCMA award for Aboriginal Recording of the Year, as well as the Native American Music award for Folk Recording of the Year. At this concert he’ll be showcasing his new single “Turn These Grey Skies Blue” from an acoustic album to be released this summer. www.donamero.com

Harbourfront Theatre -  Spotlight Theatre: Disney’s Alice in Wonderland

Confederation Centre: Studio 1 07:00pm – 09:00pm Meet & Greet with Catherine Hale and David Diviney

Harmony House Theatre -08:00pm The Spinney Brothers

Opening @ City Cinema–   9pm Rampart 

Rated 14 Accompaniment (Coarse Language, Violence) ~ Runs 109 minutes Dir.: Oren Moverman, US, 2011 

Woody Harrelson, Ben Foster, Steve Buscemi, Sigourney Weaver

“Oren Moverman’s Rampart is a terrific film: tense, shocking, complex, mesmerizing. It’s about a very bad Los Angeles cop, played with intricate demonic force by Woody Harrelson…   It’s a thriller on fire.” – Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly

Opening @ Empire Theatres The 3 Stooges 

Director: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly Studio: Twentieth Century Fox Screenplay: Mike Cerrone, Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly Official Site:http://www.threestooges.com/movie/index.htm PG

Left on a nun’s doorstep, Larry, Curly and Moe grow up finger-poking, nyuk-nyuking and woo-woo-wooing their way to uncharted levels of knuckleheaded misadventure. Out to save their childhood home, only The Three Stooges could become embroiled in an oddball murder plot…while also stumbling into starring in a phenomenally successful TV reality show.

Cast Sean HayesWill Sasso, Chris Diamantopoulos, Jane Lynch, Jennifer Hudson,Sofia Vergara, Craig Bierko, Stephen Collins, Larry David, Kirby Heyborne

Saturday

  •  The GuildDouble Header Stand Up Comedy Shows   The early show (7:30 pm) will be headlined by Darren Frost while the late show (10 pm) will be headlined by Kenny Robinson. Both comics are veterans of the Canadian comedy circuit.

Both shows, showcasingh talent from the East coast, wlll be recorded and later broadcasted on SiriusXM Laugh Attack. The early show will showcase Shane Ogden, Taylor Carver, Jimmy Mackinley and Bj Worthy. The late show includes Eric Payne, Lloyd Ravn, Neal Mundle, and Scott Campagna.

Churchill ArmsSaturday at 10:30pmShakin’ the Arms with Bad Habits

Queen St. Commons07:00pm Bon Voyage: An evening of art & dreams with Sarah Marie Lacy

Proceeds from any works that sell will go directly towards paying her tuition and housing so she can continue her studies. http://www.smlacyart.com

Credit Union Place -08:00pm Bryan Adams  Click here to read about this Canadian Rock Icon on seaandbescene.com

Marc’s StudioChris Dalziel

Confederation Centre -The Mack, (MacKenzie Theatre) 07:00pm dance umbrella—Wonderland!  adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass http://www.liveatthecentre.com

Empire Theatres 01:00pm The Met: Live in HD  

            Sunday

 Confederation Centre -Family Sunday Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 1:30pm Kaitlin Chisholm, a UPEI education student completing her final teaching practicum at the Art Gallery, will lead a tour of Double Take: Portraits of Intriguing Canadians

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Murphy Centre - 12:00pm - 04:00pm Queen Square Market: Grand Opening

Harbourfront Theatre - Ballet Jorgen’s Anastasia

Confederation Centre -Homburg Theatre 02:30pm Classics: Old & New—PEI Symphony Orchestra

*Victoria Playhouse is casting 2 young actors for On Golden Pond

This is a rare opportunity for two boys to share the role of Billy in the upcoming production of On Golden Pond.

The young actors must look credible as 13 year olds. Billy looks young enough to provide a sweet comedic element as he tries to present himself as a lady’s man/cool dude extraoadinaire.

Evening and some afternoon rehearsals will begin on June 12nd.  Performances will run June 28 to August 5.

This is a great opportunity for local youngsters to work with a cast of professional actors and can be a rewarding and a valuable educational experience. The production will be directed by Ted Price, founding Artistic Director of Theatre North West in BC.  Over the years, Ted has worked with numerous youngsters in such projects.

For more information or to arrange an audition please contact Erskine Smith, Artistic Director at erskine@victoriaplyhouse.com or call the Victoria Playhouse at 658-2370.

*Choral Singing Opportunity

CORO DOLCE, Carl Mathis’ highly regarded choir is getting ready for another summer of classically beautiful (and often fun!) song, and they’re looking for new members.  Rehearsals are on Thursday evenings, starting 26 April … adding Tuesdays in June.

Information/Audition: Carl Mathis  892-1780   carl.mathis@corodolce.org

SPRING-and-SUMMER SINGING

Coro Dolce (‘Sweet Chorus’) is back, in fine voice and hoping to attract some new members.  This is Carl Mathis’ highly regarded choir which has been singing in past summers, mostly in churches in Charlottetown (St. Peter’s and Trinity) and Summerside (Trinity), and the magnificent-organ church of St. Simon and St. Jude in Tignish.  These are the folks who so successfully staged “Amahl and the Night Visitors” last Christmastime.

   This is a music group with a difference: most choirs take a holiday in the summer … but Coro Dolce gives singers a chance to keep doing what they love through May, June and July.  They sing mainly the classics, sacred and secular, some opera excerpts, with dashes of fun pieces to spice things up.  This year they’ll celebrate the Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II by singing some madrigals from a set written in 1601 for Queen Elizabeth I.  To celebrate ‘PEI-ness’, they’ll premier “The Island,” by Terry Pratt, a musical version of Milton Acorn’s poem.  There’ll be some Brahms and Bizet, Ivor Novello and Eric Whitacre, plus the ‘Greatest Hits of 1434’.

The season’s first concert will be a special double-barrelled one.  On Wednesday, June 27th, Coro Dolce will share Summerside’s Trinity United Church with the world-travelling Metropolitan Male Choir of South Australia, which is modelled on the traditional Welsh men’s choir.

The emphasis for Coro Dolce is on fine quality.  Chorus members get the joy of musical accomplishment; they enhance their skills under the leadership of a master, the former voice professor at UPEI.  They even have the stimulation of enduring his sense of humour!  In return, regular attendance and dues ($40/year) are required.

Rehearsals are at the Bonshaw community hall on Thursdays, starting April 26th; Tuesday evenings are added in June.  The season finishes toward the end of July.

For information/audition, contact Carl Mathis  892-1780   carl.mathis@corodolce.org

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