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Auditions Sun./Mon. for players’ ‘The Pajama Game’

theater notes bugDavidson Community Players will conduct open auditions for its June 2012 production of the Tony award-winning musical “The Pajama Game” on Sunday and Monday, Feb. 3-4. Read the full story

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Audio extra: ‘The Maltese Falcon’

The cast of "The Maltese Falcon," which ran Jan. 10-12, 2013, at Warehouse Performing Arts Center. (David Boraks/DavidsonNews.net)

The cast of “The Maltese Falcon,” which ran Jan. 10-12, 2013, at Warehouse Performing Arts Center. (David Boraks/CorneliusNews.net)

sounds of our townsHere’s a DavidsonNews.net/ CorneliusNews.net multimedia extra: An audio recording of the recent live reading of the 1940s radio thriller “The Maltese Falcon” at The Warehouse Performing Arts Center in Cornelius.

You can stream the 1 hour and 5 minute show here or download it for later. Listen below. Read the full story

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Gospel Explosion, film club, home and travel shows

012013JackBeanstalklogoweekend calendar bugPlenty of choices this weekend in the Lake Norman area, from live music at local clubs to a free Jazz Ensemble concert Friday at Davidson College to a “Gospel Explosion” Sunday at Gethsemane Baptist Church. The newly formed Davidson Film Club makes its debut, with a screening of “A Screaming Man.” Davidson College and Davidson Community Players Connie Co. present the children’s show “Jack and the Beanstalk,” which is billed as a good first theater experience for kids. There’s a big travel showcase in Charlotte, and Cabarrus Arena & Events Center in Concord has a Home & Landscaping show. And the town of Davidson honors retiring Sgt. Scott Misenheimer with a reception on Sunday. Read on for the details.

On the big screen, Our Town Cinemas has “Silver Linings Playbook,” “Gangster Squad,” “Les Miserables,” and “Zero Dark Thirty.” Opening Friday, it’s “Movie 43.” See showtimes at right on this page. Read the full story

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For kids this week: ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’

012013JackBeanstalklogotheater notes bugDavidson Community Players’ the Connie Company and the Davidson College theater department will present the children’s adventure story “Jack and the Beanstalk,” Friday through Sunday, Jan. 25-27, at Cunningham Theater Center Barber Theatre, off North Main Street in Davidson. Read the full story

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Farmer’s market, live music, basketball, Day of Service

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The Vianello Trio performs Saturday in the Cornelius Concert Series at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church.

weekend calendar bugLive music tops the schedule of events this weekend, from opera to a classical trio, and an open mic night at Kadi Fit to a CD-release party for Davidson’s Rusty Knox Saturday at Summit Coffee. Warehouse Performing Arts Center has one more performance Thursday of “The Last Five Years,” a concert version of Jason Robert Brown’s contemporary musical about the five-year life of a marriage. There’s a winter tailgate market Saturday morning at Davidson Farmer’s Market, and local residents plan a Day of Service Saturday at Ada Jenkins Center. Meanwhile, Davidson College’s basketball teams have several games, including the annual Kicks from Cats fundraising night Saturday, when College of Charleston plays the men’s team at Belk Arena.

On the big screen, Our Town Cinemas has “Gangster Squad,” “Les Miserables,” “This is 40″ and “Zero Dark Thirty.” Opening Friday, it’s “Lincoln,” and “Silver Linings Playbook.” See showtimes at right on this page. Read the full story

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Live music, theater, planning meetings, Kicks from Cats

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Kicks from Cats

College of Charleston visits Davidson College Saturday night for the annual Kicks from Cats game, benefiting the A2S Foundation.

It’s a big week for live music in the Lake Norman area, with gigs at a variety of local venues. That includes a CD-release party for Davidson musician Rusty Knox Saturday at Summit Coffee in Davidson, and weekend music at The Galway Hooker in Cornelius. Warehouse Performing Arts Center has two performances this week of “The Last Five Years,” a concert version of Jason Robert Brown’s contemporary musical, which chronicles the five-year life of a marriage. Also this week, several meetings are scheduled on regional growth and transportation issues, beginning with a “Widen I-77″ citizens meeting Monday night.

On the big screen, Our Town Cinemas has “Gangster Squad,” “Les Miserables,” “This is 40″ and “Zero Dark Thirty.” See showtimes at right on this page. Read the full story

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Movie showtimes

Our Town Cinemas, 227 Griffith St., Sadler Square, Davidson. Box office opens daily 1 p.m. Advance tickets and reservations: 704-237-3238 NOTE: Parentheses indicate matinee prices.



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