An opening reception at the gallery, 317 Pollock Street is on Friday, January 29 from 5-7 pm. The cards will be on sale from January 27 through February 14. Come early for the best selection!!
New Bern Civic Theatre presents "Noises Off" January 16, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 at 8 pm, January 17 and 24 at 2 pm at the Theatre, 414 Pollock St. In this plot author Michael Frayn plays on the concept of a play within a play, in this case a dreadful sex comedy titled Nothing On - the type of play in which young girls run about in their underwear, old men drop their trousers and many doors slam open and shut. With a great deal of slapstick, Noises Off, follows three acts of Nothing On from dress rehearsal to the of the 10-week run. $18 in advance, $22 at the door. www.newberncivicheatre.org.
BBQ In Blue Jeans offers an evening of good food and great music! The very popular annual fundraiser benefits the New Bern Firemen's Museum and will be held on Friday, January 22, 2010, beginning at 6 p.m. in New Bern’s Riverfront Convention Center.
Barbeque master Tommy Moore of Moore's Barbeque is the event’s major sponsor, donating barbeque and all the fixings. Tickets are only $25 per person and include all food and beverages, as well as dancing to some of the area’s finest bands. Doors open at 6 p.m. Dinner is at 7 p.m.
The 21st Annual Sunday Jazz Showcase is coming up Sunday, January 31 at 1:30 and 7 pm at the Hilton. Tickets are $25 & $35, available at the Bank of the Arts, 317 Middle St, 638-2577. This year’s featured musicians are Ken Peplowski, group leader and clarinetist, Bob Alberti on piano, Bill Prince on trumpet, saxophone and trombone, Chris Russell on drums, George Sheck on bass and the ever-popular Lynn Roberts with vocals.
The same day, Sunday, January 31 we have Livingston Taylor in Concert, brought to you by and to benefit the New Bern Historical Society, 7:30 at the New Bern Riverside Convention Center. Did you know James and Livingston's ancestors lived at the Isaac Taylor house on Craven Street? www.newbernhistorical.org. Buy your tickets at the Historical Society.