Arts performances set for next season

From local sources

JASPER — The Jasper Community Arts Commission on Tuesday approved the lineup of performances for the 2013-14 season.

A total of 12 groups will perform from October to April.

A classical strings performance by the Ahn Trio on Friday, Oct. 25, will start off the Performers Series-Traditional, followed by “Osmond Brothers Christmas” on Saturday, Dec. 14, and “The Miracle Worker” drama Saturday, March 29.

Country artist Clint Black will open the Performers Series-New Directions on Saturday, Nov. 10. “The Blues Brothers Revue” on Saturday, Feb. 8, and “Broadway Today” on Saturday, April 5, will round out that series.

In the Backstage Series, the Eugenia Zukerman classical trio will perform Friday, Oct. 4, followed by the Grace Kelly jazz quintet on Sunday, Jan. 19. The final performance in the series will be comedic ventriloquist Lynn Trefzger on Saturday, March 1.

In the Family Fun Series, the Golden Dragon Acrobats, a Chinese circus, will perform Saturday, Oct. 12. A theatrical presentation of “Charlotte’s Web” will be Saturday, Feb. 22, and the series will close with the comedic science-themed musical group Audio Body on Saturday, Jan. 25.

All of the groups in the Backstage and Family Fun series as well as “Broadway Today” will include school performances or educational workshops.

Ticket sales will begin in the summer. For more information, call the arts center at 482-3070 or visit

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