February 25, 2016


February 25….Junior's Listening Room presents: Robin Griffin and Wade Parks - This is the place to be on Thursday nights!!! "Where Music Meets Wine". Bring a friend and enjoy music at it's purist form, without distractions! Food truck at 6 pm and the music starts at 6:30. $5 cover. CapRock Winery, 408 E. Woodrow Road.


February 26….LAST MINUTE SPECIAL ADDITION: "Dustin and the Machine Jam Out" - The family gets together on the spur-of-the-moment to play a slew of audience favorites and we even have a "Special Request" segment featuring guests Jeff McCreight, Amber Pennington, Steven Shedd, Avery Guyear, Haley Simpson and more. Due to the cancellation of Simo, we're bringing you this last-minute action packed night of Cactus magic!! There will not be a dull moment! Please contact the box office at 806-762-3233 OR email boxoffice@cactustheater.com to reserve tickets. Reserved seating. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave; 7:30 p.m.

February 26….Chris Stapleton in Concert – This American country bluegrass musician is an established songwriter with 6 number one songs including "Never Wanted Nothing More" recorded by Kenny Chesney, "Love's Gonna Make It Alright" recorded by George Strait, and "Come Back Song" recorded by Darius Rucker. He recently won New Artist of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year and Album of the Year at the 2015 CMA Awards. For tickets call Select-A-Seat at 806-770-2000. Lubbock City Bank Auditorium, 2017 Drive of Champions; 8 p.m.


February 26 - 28….LCT: “Ruthless! The Musical” - Book and Lyrics by Joel Paley and Music by Marvin Laird. Directed By John A. Packard. Awarded the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off Broadway Musical. Eight-year-old Tina Denmark knows she was born to play Pippi Longstocking, and she will do anything to win the part in her school musical. Anything includes murdering the leading lady! A spoof that has enough absurd plot twists and multiple identities to fill several old movies…The fun comes from the sheer brazenness. A wonderfully smart and funny send up of every Broadway brat from Gypsy to The Bad Seed…loaded with campy wit and charm. Rated PG-13. To buy tickets, visit lubbockcommunitytheatre.org/ Lubbock Community Theatre, 4232 Boston Ave; Friday and Saturday: 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinee offered at 2 p.m.


February 27….10th Annual Severe Weather Awareness Day - Join the student chapter of the American Meteorological Society at Texas Tech University, along with KCBD News Channel 11, the National Weather Service, and the Science Spectrum, for Lubbock’s 10th Annual Severe Weather Awareness Day! Event activities are FREE and located in the Lobby of the Science Spectrum. "Tornado Alley" shows in the OMNI Theater: 1, 3 and 5 p.m. Science Spectrum & Omni Theater. 2579 S. Loop 289; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

February 27….Annual Dr. Seuss Event for Kids - There will be stories read, activities, and games. "Cat in the Hat" will also be at B&N to meet all the wonderful children. If you make a purchase, be sure to mention Literacy Lubbock and that organization will receive a percentage of the net sale. Barnes & Noble, 6002 Slide; 11 am - 1 pm

February 27....The Roundtable presents: Tom West, Community Health Center - Why It Has Been Important in Lubbock Since 1992 - Our luncheons are held at Hillcrest Country Club 4011 N Boston Ave, Lubbock. North on University past State Living Facility to Newcomb, left for about 4 blocks and you will come to the entrance of the Hillcrest Country Club at Boston and Newcomb. Meeting Format: People arrive about 11 a.m. to start registering, pay for lunch and some socializing. Food service starts at 11:15 followed by introductions and announcements at 11:30. The speaker will start about 11:50 and be finished with the program and questions from the audience by 1 p.m. The public is invited. Lunch/attendance is fifteen dollars ($15) per person. Limited menu includes beverage and dessert. There are no membership fees or dues associated with attending the functions. Any extra monies that you would like to contribute will go towards the speakers lunch and towards our Honors College Scholarship fund at Tech. Our Saturday luncheons are a great way to (1) learn more about current global/US/Texas/Lubbock issues and events, (2) meet other people in area who may become lifetime friends (3) feel more at home in Lubbock. Most wear business or business-casual attire. No RSVP is necessary. Show up whenever your schedule allows, feel free to bring a guest(s) and email this invitation to anyone you think might be interested. For more information email Marie Evans at this address: mevans1398@aol.com.

February 27….Slaton Harvey House Event - Come to the Slaton Harvey House for BINGO, pizza, drinks, great prizes, and a silent auction, while benefiting an important cause! Food and drinks at 6 p.m., Bingo starts at 7 p.m.. Be there! $30 per person (includes pizza, adult beverages / soda / water, games and prizes) Call 806-828-5900 to save your spot! (RSVP not required but suggested). Proceeds go to the ongoing maintenance and operations of this historic railroad landmark. The Slaton Harvey House, which was built in 1912 and now operates as a bed and breakfast, event center, and small railroad museum. Drive 15 miles outside of Lubbock (still in Lubbock County) and step into a small town with a big personality!For more information visit slatonharveyhouse.com. Slaton Harvey House, 400 Railroad Ave, Slaton Texas; 6 p.m.

February 27….Lubbock Chorale Annual Gala '40s Cabaret - Entitled “Cabaret,” this season’s Annual Gala serves as the Chorale’s main fundraiser for scholarships. This elegant evening concert event, with the audience seated at tables of eight, will be held in the elegant ballroom facility of The Legacy Event Center and will include a full dinner menu. This year’s concert portion of the evening will celebrate the various musical talents of Chorale members—both community and student, individually and corporately. With the success of the past several years, our plans include a local “celebrity host” to serve as Master of Ceremonies and a jazz combo of instrumentalists. Prior to the concert portion of the evening and during intermissions, the audience will peruse a silent auction and raffle of donated items that will help fund our scholarships to students of the Texas Tech University School of Music. For tickets call Select-A-Seat at 806-770-2000. Legacy Grand Ballroom, 1500 14th Street; 6:30 p.m.

February 27…."From the Top" Radio Program Recording - KTTZ 89.1 FM is pleased to announce that NPR’s "From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley", the preeminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly, will come to Allen Theatre to record a radio broadcast on February 27, 2016.The popular NPR radio program features the amazing performances and captivating personal stories of extraordinary young classical musicians from across the country. "From the Top" is America’s largest national platform celebrating the stories, talents, and character of classically-trained young musicians. Operating from Boston’s vibrant music district, "From the Top" produces nationwide media programs, presents inspiring live performances in Boston and around the country, offers scholarships, and helps America’s talented, hard-working, and dedicated young musicians inspire music lovers of all ages.Broadcast on over 220 stations nationwide to an audience of nearly 700,000 listeners, NPR’s "From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley" has been described by the Boston Globe as, “an entertaining, accessible, and inspirational mix of outstanding musical performances, informal interviews, skits, and games, the show is a celebration of extraordinary musicians who happen to be teenagers leading fairly normal lives.” Now in its 15th year, "From the Top" live recordings reach more than 20,000 live audience members of all ages across the United States each year. In conjunction with its national tour, the program's Education & Outreach department offers leadership training to young artists and conducts classroom and community programs leveraging the power of its performers as role models for younger students. Tickets are available at selectaseatlubbock.com, or 806-770-2000. Due to program length, recommended for ages 8 and up. Texas Tech University Allen Theater; 7 p.m.

February 27….Cactus Theater presents: A Tribute to KISS / AC-DC / Guns n' Roses - Join Dustin and the Rhythm Machine, along with your favorite Cactus performers, for a tribute to Kiss - AC/DC - Guns n' Roses. Please contact the box office at 806-762-3233, purchase online at cactustheater.com or email boxoffice@cactustheater.com for tickets. Reserved seating. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave; 7:30 p.m.

Looking Ahead in the Calendar....
March 1…........17th Annual Mardi Gras Celebration
March 4-5….....LSO: Classical Series “Passion”
March 5.....Science Spectrum: Butterflies Alive!
March 6…..Youth Orchestras / Lubbock Annual Spring Concert

March 6…..Texas Tech Symphonic Band Concert
March 11….LSO: North American Saxophone Alliance
March 12….10th Annual Easter Egg Hunt
March 12….Easter Egg Dog Bone Hunt for Pups
March 19….Funky Junk Roundup
March 26….Easter Egg Scramble and Spring Fair

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