Zoom Gallery extends exhibit
The Christopher Engel exhibit and sale at Zoom Gallery has been extended until Feb. 9.
The gallery, at 1164 Main St. in Fleischmanns, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
For more information, call (845) 254-4998 or visit zoomgallery.org or facebook.com/zoomgallery.org.
Hartwick student exhibit to open Sunday
“Exploring Local Color: A Photography Exhibit by Brewington Brant” will open Sunday at The Vinyl Music Vault at 300 Main St. in Oneonta.
A reception will be held at 4 p.m.
Brant is a Hartwick College senior from New York City. According to a media release, his collections of work varies from projects on the punk icons of the 1970s to multiple exposed Gothic-themed portraits of common household objects.
The exhibit will be open through Feb. 1
‘Elm Circle’ auditions set in Cobleskill
Auditions for Theater Project of Schoharie’s “Elm Circle” will be at 1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Teen Town at Golding Park in Cobleskill.
There are five speaking roles, two female and three male. One of the female actresses and two of the male actors play two characters; the third male character plays three characters. The remaining female character is a teenage runaway.
Roles include a married couple ages 38 to 40, their two children 15 and 18, and a boyfriend age 23. The husband’s other two roles are a truck driver and an older hippy.
There are also four non-speaking roles: two female youths and two male youths. They will be doing bits between scenes that introduce the next scene. They will be moving/rearranging scenery. These roles may be non-speaking but they are significant and require acting skills.
For more information, contact Willard Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org or (518) 234-4892.
Jazz to be heard at B-Side
A jazz quartet headed by jazz pianist Charles Eubanks will perform at the B-Side Ballroom at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Eubanks started his career as a studio musician for Motown in the 1960s. He moved to New York City in the 1970s. He has performed with many jazz greats including Dewey Redman, Woody Shaw and Art Blakey. He has recently moved to the Oneonta region.
Michael Carbone will be on saxophone. He has been on the music faculty at Binghamton University since 1997, and also performs in various ensembles in the Binghamton region including his contemporary jazz group, Cosa Nova.
Sadiq Abdushahid will be on drums. After recording in Detroit on various Motown tunes, he moved to New York City where he played with jazz greats such as Milt Jackson, Ornette Coleman, Kenny Barron, and Pharoah Sanders.
Chris Wolf-Gould will be on stand-up bass.
The B-Side Ballroom is in Clinton Plaza off Main Street in Oneonta.
‘The Fairy Queen’ to be presented
The Apollo Music Club and the State University College at Oneonta Music Department will present their annual opera, Henry Purcell’s “The Fairy Queen,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, and 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1.
Performances will be held at the Goodrich Theater in the college’s Fine Arts Building. Tickets will be $5, general admission or free for those with a SUNY Oneonta ID and for those younger than 18. They can be purchased in advance at the Hunt College Union, and online at oneonta.universitytickets.com.
“The Fairy Queen” is a baroque opera inspired by and including excerpts from William Shakespeare’s comedy “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.” The production will be directed by SUNY Oneonta voice instructor Colby Thomas and theater major Chris Mackin.
This year, for the first time, the majority of the musicians in the orchestra will be students, playing side by side with section leaders from the Catskill Symphony Orchestra. In addition, dancers from the Donna Decker School of Ballet will perform during some of the musical scenes.
“The Fairy Queen” is the second show presented by the Apollo Music Club this academic year. In September, SUNY Oneonta students and alumni performed a concert production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” at the Oneonta Theatre.
For more information, email Thomas at email@example.com.