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Posted on Thu. Apr. 10, 2014 - 12:01 am EDT

Going out guide: The best things to do in the coming week

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TODAY

SAX SHOW: Enjoy the sounds of IPFW's Saxophone Quartet and Saxophone Choir during a recital at 7:30 p.m. in Rhinehart Recital Hall in Rhinehart Music Center at IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E. Cost is $7, adults; $6, seniors; $4, non-IPFW students; and free, ages 10 and under and IPFW students with valid ID.

FRIDAY

ARTFUL OUTING: Enjoy a range of art at six local galleries during the Downtown Gallery Hop: Spring Edition from 5 to 9 p.m.

Galleries participating in this self-guided tour include 3R Gallery, 111 Three Rivers E.; Artlink, in the Auer Center for Arts and Culture at 300 E. Main St.; Castle Gallery, 1202 W. Wayne St.; First Presbyterian Gallery, in First Presbyterian Church at 300 W. Wayne St.; Hedgehog Press, 1136 Columbia Ave.; and PottersWife Gallery, 1421 Broadway.

Each gallery will offer art for viewing and purchase. There is no ticket or registration required.

POIGNANT PLAY: The drama “Grace and Glorie” ends its run locally with shows at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday in the ArtsLab theater inside the Auer Center for Arts and Culture, 300 E. Main St. The performances by the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre center around Grace, a 90-year-old woman with cancer who checks out of the hospital and goes to her cottage in the Blue Ridge Mountains to die alone. Gloria, a hospice program volunteer coping with guilt and an unhappy past, shows up with pain medication Grace left behind. The two women slowly find common ground.

Tickets are $24, adults; $15, ages 23 and younger; and $20, ages 60 and older at matinees only. To buy tickets, call 424-5220 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, noon-4 p.m. Saturdays and at the venue one hour before showtime; or buy at https://tickets.artstix.org.

SATURDAY

MEDIUM EVENT: Theresa Caputo, star of the TLC reality show “Long Island Medium,” will make an appearance at 3 p.m. at the Embassy Theatre, 121 W. Jefferson Blvd.

However, the show is sold out.

To read more about her, see our story on Page 7T.

VOCAL TREAT: The popular Indiana University a cappella singing group Another Round, formerly known as IU's Straight No Chaser, will perform at 8 p.m. at C2G Music Hall, 323 W. Baker St. Doors open at 7 p.m.

The students from IU's Bloomington campus carry on the tradition started with the formation of Straight No Chaser in 1996. Members of the original group since have gone professional, creating some confusion with the IU group, which continued under the same name.

The IU group decided to change its name to Another Round in 2012 while maintaining the same tight vocal style the group has showcased from the beginning.

Tickets are $20 per person; a $100 VIP ticket includes early entry, wine and hors d' oeuvres. Tickets are available at the door or in advance at Wooden Nickel Music locations, 3627 N. Clinton St., 3422 N. Anthony Blvd. and 6427 W. Jefferson Blvd.; Neat Neat Neat Records and Music, 1836 S. Calhoun St.; and www.c2gmusichall.com.

SYMPHONIC SHOWCASE: Fort Wayne Philharmonic Music Director Andrew Constantine will lead the orchestra and audience through a range of musical moods during the “Beethoven's Fifth Symphony” Masterworks series concert at 8 p.m. in Auer Performance Hall in Rhinehart Music Center at IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.

The evening begins with American composer Samuel Barber's Symphony No. 1 in One Movement and composer Joel Puckett's Concert Duo for Flute, Clarinet and Orchestra. The orchestra concludes with Beethoven's emotional Fifth Symphony.

The Puckett piece will include featured performances by The Phil's Jennifer Regan Volk on flute and Campbell MacDonald on clarinet.

Tickets are $17, $28, $49 and $64.50. They are available at the Embassy box office 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays and at least 45 minutes before the concert, and from The Phil at 481-0777, www.fwphil.org and The Phil box office, 4901 Fuller Drive, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and noon-4 p.m. Saturday.

SUNDAY

BRASS BLAST: The local Old Crown Brass Band will host the Stavanger Brass Band from Norway for a joint concert at 4 p.m. at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road. Admission is free.

The Stavanger Brass Band, which last toured the United States in 2003, will stop here as it begins a U.S. tour during the Easter season, the Old Crown Brass Band reports on its website, www.oldcrownbrassband.org.

The Stavanger Brass Band, which was founded in 1981, has been one of Norway's leading brass bands ever since, the Old Crown website says. Stavenger's many awards and contest titles include winning the Norwegian national band title eight times.

MONDAY

HOW-TO SESSION: Red Green, the public television comedy show handyman who believes almost any problem can be solved with duct tape, will share advice during a “How To Do Everything” Tour performance at 7 p.m. at the Embassy Theatre, 121 W. Jefferson Blvd.

“The Red Green Show” airs locally at 11:30 p.m. Wednesdays on public TV station WFWA, Channel 39.1.

Tickets are $47.50. They are available at the Embassy box office 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, Ticketmaster outlets, www.ticketmaster.com and 1-800-745-3000.


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