Meira Warshauer grew up in Wilmington. She is now a composer. One of her works will be featured at UNCW this week: Ocean Calling, a work for two pianos that uses not only the keyboards but also the internal strings. Norman Bemelmans and Elizabeth Loparits perform the piece Thursday night at 7:30 at Beckwith Recital Hall.
For more information and tickets, visit UNCW.edu/Arts, or call 962-3500.
Carolina Vocal Arts Ensemble, directed byFriday’s guest Tim Koch, presents Annelies by British composer James Whitbourn. Starring soprano Arianna Zukerman, Annelies is the first major choral setting of the diary of Anne Frank.
Performances are Saturday at 4 pm at Seaside United Methodist Church in Sunset Beach and Sunday at 4 pm at Trinity Church in Myrtle Beach. For more information and tickets, visit CarolinaMasterChorale.com or call 843-444-5774.
Katrina Knight, Executive Director of Good Shepherd Center, told us about their Masquerade Ball, celebrating 30 years of service to the homeless in our community. It’s October 26 from 6pm until…at the Wilmington Hilton Riverside. Details: GoodShepherdWilmington.org or 910-763-4424, ext. 110
Tracy Wilkes, Executive Director of DREAMS of Wilmington, invites us all to On Top of the World – a gala at the Wilmington Hilton Riverside starting at 6 pm this Saturday. For more information and reservations, visit DreamsPresents.org
Paul Lawler and Alicia Ross of ROW (Residents of Old Wilmington) tell us all about the 8th Annual Back Door Kitchen Tour, coming up Saturday, October 12th from 10 to 5. For information and tickets, visit ROWilmington.org
Peggy Pancoe Rosoff and Beverly Schoninger tell us all about Wilmington’s First Annual Jewish Film Festival. On Sunday, October 13th at 3:00 in Thalian Hall, the film Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy will be shown. It features Al Jolson, Nathan Lane, Barbara Streisand, Zero Mostel and many more stars, with music by George and Ira Gerswhin, Irving Berlin, Stephen Sondheim, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Rodgers and Hart and other great American Jewish writers.
Brunswick Little Theatre presents The 39 Steps, a farce based on the famous Alfred Hitchcock thriller. Director Jen Iapalucci and her husband Adrian Iapalucci (who plays the romantic lead) told us all about the challenges and joys of creating a show that features 5 actors playing 100 characters in many different settings – all suggested by an empty stage with a chair, boxes of props, and homegrown sound effects.
Amanda Greene of Wilmington Faith and Values is offering two Religious Art Walking Tours of African-American Churches in Downtown Wilmington. The tours are on Saturdays October 12 and 19 from 9-11 am. A $15 donation is suggested.
Barbara McKenzie, Artistic Director of Chamber Music Wilmington, tells us all about the 2013-2014 season which begins this Sunday, September 29th at 7:30pm in Beckwith Recital Hall. More information: ChamberMusicWilmington.org
Tickets available through the Kenan Box Office: 962-3500.