Celebrating Gershwin: A Stroll Down Tin Pan Alley
Virtuoso clarinetist Julian Bliss leads his band on A Stroll Down Tin Pan Alley, which explores the treasured sounds of Gershwin and his contemporaries, including a suite from the iconic American opera Porgy and Bess, an excerpt from the beloved Rhapsody in Blue, and popular jazz tunes like “I Got Rhythm,” “Embraceable You,” and “Lady be Good.” The swinging evening will be complemented by Bliss, who will share good-humored anecdotes and stories about Tin Pan Alley and the artists who popularized American music traditions.
Friday, March 1, 2019, at 8 p.m.
Hylton Performing Arts Center, Merchant Hall
Tickets: $44, $37, $26
Buy tickets online: hylton.calendar.gmu.edu/the-julian-bliss-septet
The Mystery of the Dinosaurs of the Deep
The creators of Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live want to take your family on an all new adventure—this time to the bottom of the ocean. Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure is an immersive experience that invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago—and maybe live still today! Erth shows are at the forefront of family entertainment, using actors, technology, puppets, science, and imagination to create an amazing visual experience that connects young audiences to the real science of paleontology.
Sunday, March 3, 2019, at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Center for the Arts, Concert Hall
Tickets for children: $10
Tickets for adults: $15
Tickets for Girl Scouts Day: $10 (call 703-993-8600 for more information
Buy tickets online: cfa.calendar.gmu.edu/erth-39-s-prehistoric-aquarium-adventure