Arts Notes: Nov. 17

November 18, 2013 

‘Pippsi & Mippsi Longknickers’

STARS Youth Theatre will perform “Pippsi & Mippsi Longknickers,” an adaptation of the Swedish children’s stories about Pippi Longstocking, at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, and 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, in the Holly Springs Cultural Center, 300 W. Ballentine St. Tickets cost $8 for adults and $5 for seniors and students at www.etix.com.

‘World Music 3.0’

The Concert Singers of Cary with Matt Alber will perform “World Music 3.0,” their third concert of music from around the world, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $18 for seniors; free for students. Details: concertsingers.org.

Jewelry class

A basic jewelry design class for age 9 or older will be 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, at Southern Charm Gift Boutique in Cary Towne Center, 1105 Walnut St. The class, which costs $15, will “up-cycle” materials such as soda tabs to make earrings and bracelets. To register, go to www.etsy.com/shop/southerncharmgifts2.

Winter Concert Series

As part of the Winter Concert Series of the Friends of the Page-Walker Hotel, performances will begin 4 p.m. Sundays at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop, Cary. Season tickets cost $60; tickets to individual performances cost $15 at www.etix.com. Schedule:

• Nov. 24: Pops in the Intimate Afternoon (with Erik Dyke and Friends)

• Dec. 15: Raleigh Boychoir’s Millennium Chorus

• Jan. 26: David Burgess

• Feb. 23: Brian Reagin (Carole J. Wright Memorial Concert)

Holiday Art Spectacular Reception

The Village Art Circle will host its Holiday Art Spectacular Reception 6-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29, at 200 S. Academy St., Suite 130, Cary. Artists will present live music and art demos, and there will be food and wine.

‘The Brightest Light’

The Raleigh Symphony Orchestra will play “The Brightest Light,” a holiday concert, at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 1, at The Halle Cultural Arts Center, 237 N. Salem St., Apex. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for ages 16 or younger at www.etix.com.

Winter’s Eve

The Cary Town Band will host a Carol Sing-A-Long 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at the Cary Senior Center in Bond Park, 120 Maury Odell Place. There will be music to celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas, Winter Solstice and the New Year.

Holiday Pops

The Concert Singers of Cary will sing holiday music 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, and 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Karen Hart will join the singers as a soloist, guitarist and percussionist. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and free for students at the door or at the Cary Arts Center box office. Details: www.concertsingers.org.

Weaving class

The Triangle Weavers Guild offers its annual weaving class from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 4-Feb. 1. The class costs $150 plus $15 for materials. Bring a table loom or rent a loom from the guild for a charge. For details, call guild vice president Janice Kohl at 919-240-4966.

Marvelous Music series

As part of the third Marvelous Music season, performances will begin at 7 p.m. at the Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Ave. Tickets are $26 for adults, $24 for seniors and $88 for a pack of four. Schedule:

• Friday, Jan. 17: Glenn Miller Orchestra

Saturday, Feb. 15: Emile Pandolfi

• Friday, March 21: “The Fantasticks,” presented by the Nebraska Theatre Caravan

• Friday, May 9: Diane Shuur

For details, go to www.townofcary.org/Departments/Parks__Recreation___Cultural_Resources/events/concerts/marvelousmusic.htm.

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