January 16, 2014


January 16-18 (Repeats Jan. 23–25)....Sidecar Theatre: “The 39 Steps” - Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This 2-time Tony® and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters...played by a ridiculously talented cast of 4: a dashing hero, a diabolical villain, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance! Produced by Richard A. Cooper and directed by Ronnie D. Miller. Tickets are $20.00 and can be purchased at www.sidecartheatre.com or by calling 806-797-7799. Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts, 501 Avenue K; 8 p.m. with an added matinee on Saturdays at 2 p.m.


January 17….Kids' Friday Fiesta
– This is a seasonally-inspired kid's party / parents night out. Kid's enjoy pizza, drinks, and a sweet treat. They'll have fun making seasonally inspired arts & crafts and engage in theme related activities. "Friday Fiesta" is offered during the following months: October, November, December, January, February, March, April, and May - usually on the 3rd Friday of the month with special exceptions. This Month's Party Theme: "Winter Wonderland" will include activities such as marshmallow snowflake craft, Frosty the human snowman decorating challenge, indoor snowball fight, snowball relay race and Frosty the snowman scavenger hunt. Call (806) 767-3796 to reserve your spot. Maxey Community Center, 4020 30th St; 6 – 10 p.m.


January 17-18….Lubbock Symphony Orchestra: Classical 3
- The LSO’s performances titled GREATNESS will feature brilliant Bulgarian guest conductor, Pavel Baleff at the baton conducting works by Richard Wagner, Giovanni Bottesini, and Franz Schubert. The evening will open with Wagner’s sentimental Siegfried Idyll. Mark Morton, tenured LSO Principal Bass, will then perform Concerto for Double Bass No. 2 in C minor with the orchestra. This virtuosic showpiece will feature the double bass like you’ve never heard it before! The evening will conclude with Schubert’s Symphony No. 9, D. 944, in C Major, otherwise known as “The Great.” The selection written in the grand symphonic style is reflective of its timeless majesty. Join us and let this regal night of music inspire you to your own greatness. For tickets visit http://www.lubbocksymphony.org or call 807-762-1688. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Theatre, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; 7:30 p.m.

January 17-18 (Repeats Jan. 24-25, 31; February 1)….C.A.T.S. Playhouse: “Doubt” - In this brilliant and powerful drama, Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the male students. Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award. A Parable by John Patrick Shanley, directed by Zachery Kocurek. Content note: Adult situations; parents strongly cautioned. Ticket Prices: $14 for adults, $12 for students/seniors. Children and Adults Theatrical Studios, 2257 – 34th Street; Doors will open at 7 p.m. and show starts at 7:30 p.m.

January 18…Saturday@The Museum: Carol Flueckiger's Walk &Talk in the Call of the Wild Exhibition and Color Workshop
– The public is invited to this free come-&-go event. Enjoy fun, hands-on activities, and challenges! Activities are free of charge and are for children ages 8 and up and family members. In conjunction with the exhibition Call of the Wild: The Crayola Art of Herb Williams. Museum of Texas Tech, 3301 4th Street (SE corner 4th St. & Indiana Avenue); 1 – 4 p.m.

January 18….Cactus Theater: "ELVIS - Memphis To Vegas" - Collin Evans and Mike Garrett present Elvis from his Rock-a-Billy years all the way through to his "Big-Time" Vegas productions! Collin Evans, the star of the Cactus " sell out " production of the Broadway musical "All Shook Up," will take you back to Elvis's younger years as if you were actually there watching Elvis with his Memphis band! Mike Garrett, complete with the iconic Elvis costumes and dynamic band, will perform many Elvis's hits from his later years. Mike portrays "The King" with a lot of fun thrown in for good measure! If you're an Elvis fan, you'll love this show! Tickets are $ 20.00. For more information visit www.cactustheater.com or call 806.762.3233. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave;7:30 p.m.

January 19….2014 Lubbock Bridal Show - Showcase Productions is excited to bring you the best and most diverse group of wedding professionals to make your wedding day truly special. From cakes to flowers, wedding planners to entertainment and everything in between, the 2014 Bridal Showcase will have something to offer each and every bride! Over 100 participating vendors, $10,000 in prizes and gift certificates, a free honeymoon, and the return of the bridal style show! Sponsored by Music to the Maxx. Brides who register and buy their tickets early will receive a fast pass through the line the day of the show. Brides who pre-register also receive a free Bridal Showcase T-shirt! For more information visit http://lubbockbridalshow.com/about/. Tickets are $10 and can be bought in advance at Ribbons and Bows Intimates, 4414 82nd Street #216. Lubbock Memorial Civic Center, 1501 Mac Davis Lane; 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

January 19….Cactus Theater: "Third Sunday 60's/70's Nostalgia Nite Series" Part 1 - All three shows will feature the greatest hits from the 60's and 70's, the D'Venue Dancers, Classic Cars and Exciting Door Prizes! Be sure and catch all three shows to hear all your favorite songs from that era. Each show is different so don't miss even one! The shows are hosted by Kurt Kiser and feature Jeff Bailey, Sheena Fadeyi, Jeff McCreight, Butch "The Soulman" Avery, and 5 Exciting Newcomers at every show (check www.cactustheater.com for the list of newcomers ) .... all backed by the most versatile band in Texas, The Lubbock Texas Rhythm Machine. All of the shows in the "Third Sunday Nostalgia Nite Series" start at 6 p.m. There's plenty of time to make it home, be settled in and ready for Kurt's 9:00 o'clock Fox 34 Newscast. This is an exciting new 2014 concept ... give it a try and you'll be hooked! We'll see you there! Tickets are $ 20.00. For more information visit www.cactustheater.com or call 806.762.3233. Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Ave;7:30 p.m.

Last Time's Trivia Winners....

The Question: Can you name the Christmas song title based upon, quite literally: Hollow objects, typically made of metal and having the shape of a deep inverted cup widening at the lip, that sounds a clear musical note when struck, typically by means of a clapper inside made from a white, ductile metallic element with the atomic symbol of Ag ???

Answer: "Silver Bells"

Winners: Tina B. and Aimee H. of Lubbock

Looking Ahead...

January 24…Cactus Theater: Eagles, CSN, Fleetwood Mac
January 25…Cactus Theater: Kenny Maines In Concert
January 31…LSO Classical Mystery Tour: Beatles Tribute

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