Events of Note
Percussion Ensemble Set to Perform
The University of West Georgia’s Percussion Ensemble will perform at the Townsend Center for the Performing Arts on Dec. 1 at 8:15 p.m.
Also, UWG’s Holiday Band Concert is on Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Both performances are free and open to the public.
Circo Comedia Brings Family Fun to UWG
Circo Comedia, starring Jean Saucier & Patrick Côté from Montreal, comes to the TCPA on Dec. 10. This is family entertainment at its finest, with aerial maneuvers, swordplay, and Laurel and Hardy shenanigans. Jean Saucier, master equilibrist, trick cyclist and magician performs his feats from dizzying heights. Tickets: adults, $15; seniors and military $12; children, $8.
Spanish Harlem Orchestra Comes to UWG
The 4th Annual Live Art performance will feature the Spanish Harlem Orchestra on Jan. 22, 2011 at the TCPA.
This is the Townsend Center’s annual fundraiser. Sponsorship includes priority seating and an invitation to the After Party. Contributions sustain programming and outreach in the Townsend Center Professional Series. They also support the P.J. Hovey Live Art Scholarship Fund for art, music and theatre students.
Sponsorship packages are on the TCPA Web page. Each package includes name recognition in the playbill, hospitality prior to the performance, priority seating for the performance, admission to the After Party, and salsa dance lessons at the TCPA in January.
The Spanish Harlem Orchestra’s debut recording, “Un Gran Dia en el Barrio” (2002), was nominated for a Grammy as Best Salsa Album. The album won a Latin Billboard Award for Salsa Album of the Year. The Grammy win came for “Across 110th Street,” which was released in 2004.
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