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Road races, St. Paddy’s Day, art crawl and music

weekend calendar bugOur community calendar this week is filled with fun and fundraisers, including two road races on Saturday, the Angels of ’97 5K and spaghetti dinner in daylight, and Summit Coffee’s Leprechaun Loop 8K in the evening. Public meetings include Wednesday night’s Lake Norman Transportation Commission meeting on the I-77 widening project, and Democratic precinct meetings in both Davidson and Cornelius Thursday. There are concerts at Davidson College and live music in local clubs. And Friday night brings another in the series of ‘Tawba Walk art crawls in downtown Cornelius. And don’t forget St. Patrick’s Day: The region’s biggest party will be at Galway Hooker Irish Pub in Kenton Place, where they’ll have live music, along with plenty of food and drink both Saturday and Sunday this year. Read on for all the details.

Our Town Cinemas has “Oz the Great and Powerful,” “21 and Over,” and “Jack the Giant Slayer.” See the showtimes at right on this page. Read the full story

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‘Crimes of Omission’ at Warehouse: Provocative drama

Crimes of OmissionBy CONNIE FISHER

theater review bugDon and Divina Cook have produced another powerful drama, currently on stage at The Warehouse for Performing Arts in Cornelius. The intriguing psycho-drama, “Crimes of Omission” was written by Don, and his wife, Divina, frequently seen on stage, is the director. Their collaborations invariably lead to success. Read the full story

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Davidson’s ‘Wit’ is a witty masterpiece

Marla Brown plays the lead role of Vivian Bearing in "Wit" at Davidson Community Players. (Monic Galloway photo)

Marla Brown plays the lead role of Vivian Bearing in “Wit” at Davidson Community Players. (Monica Galloway photo)

theater review bugBy CONNIE FISHER

During the Renaissance, the word wit signified intelligence or wisdom. “Wit” is the title of a drama written by Margaret Edson, currently in production by the Davidson Community Players and in every sense of the word, wit is the result of their achievement. Davidson’s production certainly rivals the Broadway Tony Award-nominated play with Cynthia Nixon, even the made-for-television award-winning version starring Emma Thompson.

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From ‘Sonia Flew’ to ‘Wit’ to ‘Crimes of Omission’

Sonia Flew

Davidson students (from left) Cea Rubin, Brooke Brazer and Dylan Goodrum have leading roles in “Sonia Flew,” directed by Sharon Green. The play runs this weekend. (Jordan Luebkemann photo)

theater notes bugThe area’s theater calendar is a busy one in the coming weeks with lots to choose from, including the political drama “Sonia Flew” at Davidson College opening Wednesday night. Davidson Community Players is in final rehearsals for “Wit,” which opens next week. And coming up at Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius, the psychodrama “Crimes of Omission.” Details below. Read the full story

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Youth auditions planned for ‘Treasure Island’

theater notes bugDavidson Community Players will hold open auditions Feb. 9 and 12, for youth actors and actresses ages 8 to 18 for its April 2013 production of Robert Louis Stevenson’s raucous swashbuckling adventure, “Treasure Island.” Read the full story

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Win tickets to Davidson College’s ‘Sonia Flew’

020613SoniaFlewlogoDavidson College’s theater department is in rehearsals for “Sonia Flew” by Melinda Lopez, a poetic, thought-provoking family drama about how world events affect the lives of ordinary people. Starting in post 9-11 Minnesota and ending in 1961 Cuba, this Norton Award-winning play magnifies the tension between love of family and love of country. Directed by Sharon Green, “Sonia Flew” runs Feb. 20-24 at the college’s Cunningham Theater Center.

CorneliusNews.net readers have a chance to win a of tickets to “Sonia Flew.” If you’re interested, email Lyndsay at ads@corneliusnews.net in the next few days, and we’ll draw winners on Monday, Feb. 11.

Find out more about “Sonia Flew” on Davidson.edu.

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May 3-May 9
IRON MAN 3 (PG-13) Fri & Sat: (11:00am), (1:00), (4:00), (4:30), 7:00, 7:20, 9:35, 10:00; Sun: (1:00), (4:00), (4:30), 7:00, 7:20; Mon - Thu: (1:00), (4:00), 7:00
42 (PG-13) - Fri - Sun: (1:30); Mon - Thu: (1:30), (4:30)
OBLIVION (PG-13) - Fri & Sat: 10:05pm; Mon - Thu: 7:20
THE BIG WEDDING (R) - Fri - Thu: (1:55), (4:15), 7:15
PAIN & GAIN (R) - Fri & Sat: (1:10), (4:05), 7:05, 9:55; Sun - Thu: (1:10), (4:05), 7:05
THE GREAT GATSBY (PG-13) - Thu: 10:00pm