Entertainment calendar, High Points This Week (March 21-27, 2013)
“THE WITNESS” will be performed at 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Greenwood Baptist Church, 1010 Lexington Ave., Thomasville. It is the story of Jesus as told by his disciple Peter, who takes viewers on a journey through birth, ministry, betrayal, death, resurrection, ascension and the return of Christ. A cast of 44 sings and performs.
“JOURNEY TO THE CROSS” tours will be given 2-5 p.m. Sunday at Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church, 4732 Robbins Country Road, Trinity. The family production is designed to simulate Jesus’ last days and give viewers a sense of sights and sounds during those times. “Time travelers” have their photos made and are issued passports for travel to the year 30 AD. To make an appointment, call 431-7217.
TOM TAGGART exhibits his works this month at High Point Neal F. Austin Public Library, 901 N. Main St. A reception will be held 6-7 p.m. Monday. Taggart is a graphic artist, illustrator, sculptor, muralist and fine art painter. The exhibit is part of the ongoing showcase of visual artists.
A QUILTING exhibit will be on display noon-3 p.m. Saturday in the first floor Story Room at High Point Neal F. Austin Public Library, 901 N. Main St. Quilts and books will be on display, and demonstrations will be given. Quilts are made by individuals or groups, including High Point Quilt Guild, Scrap Happy Quilt Bee, New Bethel Quilting Guild and High Point Public Library Quilting Club.
THE HARP ENSEMBLE at Penn-Griffin School for the Arts, 825 E. Washington St., gives a concert, “An Evening of Traditional Music, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in Burford Auditorium at the school. $5 admission at the door
“PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE and Jazz Ensemble Concert” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Hayworth Fine Arts Center, High Point University, 833 Montlieu Ave. The Percussion Ensemble, directed by marimbist and composer Nathan Daughtrey, will perform a variety of works, including “America the Beautiful” with the HPU Women’s Choir. It also will perform two pieces composed by Daughtrey. The Jazz Ensemble, directed by Robert Faub, instructor of saxophone, will play American jazz classics, featuring Greensboro jazz trumpeter Alan Neese. Neese lived in New York during the height of the modern jazz era in the 1950s through the 1970s. He will be featured in Wayne Shorter’s “Footprints” and Eddie Harris’ “Freedom Jazz Dance.” Vocalist Eugenia Copeland will sing Gene DePaul’s “Star Eyes.” Free
“FALLING IN (and Out) of Love,” a musical theater concert, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Empty Space Theatre at High Point University, 833 Montlieu Ave. Student performances will highlight various musical theater approaches to romance and relationships. Free
A CULINARY program for teens will be held 6-7:30 tonight at High Point Neal F. Austin Public Library, 901 N. Main St. This is the first in a series about growing, buying and preparing food. It is led by professional chef N’gai Dickerson of Winston-Salem. He will demonstrate how to prepare healthy snacks and meals using local food available in the High Point area. Although aimed at teens, the program is open to all ages. Free, 883-3646
A MUSICAL theater workshop will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Hayworth Fine Arts Center, High Point University, 833 Montlieu Ave. It will include performances of scenes from shows performed by HPU students directed by Scott MacLeod. Free