By PAM HARBAUGH
On my way home from a vacation…so this time, it’s just the down and dirty:
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ORPHANS opens Friday and runs through Nov. 26 at Theater on the Edge in Orlando. It stars Brevard actors Zack Roundy and Allan Whitehead and Orlando actor Adam Minossora. It is directed by Marco DiGeorge. Tickets start at $22. Click here.
THE MUSIC MAN opens tonight and runs through Dec. 3 at Titusville Playhouse. Tickets start at $23. Click here.
SPAMALOT through Nov. 19 at Surfside Playhouse. Read about the designers working behind the scenes on this raucous musical by clicking here. Tickets are $25 general and $22 seniors, military and students. Surfside Playhouse is at 301 Ramp Road (5th St. South), Cocoa Beach, FL. Call 321- 783-3127 visit SurfsidePlayers.com or click on their ad.
HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY through Sunday at Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach. This professional production is terrific, with fine musicianship and a winning portrayal of the singer by Ben Hope. Read a review by clicking here. Tickets start at $35. It performs at various times. Riverside Theatre is at 3250 Riverside Drive, Vero Beach. Call 772-231-6990, visit RiversideTheatre.com or click on their ad.
BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY through Sunda at Melbourne Civic Theatre. The production has some of Brevard’s favorite actors and is written by Ken Ludwig, so expect comedy and witty goings-on. Read about it by clicking here. Tickets are $29 and $31. Better get them now because tickets are going fast. MCT is at 817 E. Strawbridge Ave., Melbourne. Call 321-723-6935, visit MyMCT.org or click on their ad.
THE MECCORE STRING QUARTET performs tonight, Nov. 10, for the Melbourne Chamber Music Society. Click here.
HEIDI’S JAZZ CLUB offers great entertainment, a wonderful bar and a super bar menu. Heidi’s is at 7 N Orlando Ave, Cocoa Beach, FL. Call 321-783-4559 or visit HeidisJazzClub.com or click on their ad.
HOWL AT THE MOON at Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach. Shows begin at 7:30 and 9:30 tonight and Saturday. Riverside Theatre is at 3250 Riverside Drive, Vero Beach. Get there early and buy a burger and a beer if you like. Tickets begin at $16. Call 772-231-6990, visit RiversideTheatre.com or click onto their ad.
CLOTH AS COMMUNITY: HMONG TEXTILES IN AMERICA runs through Dec. 16 at Florida Institute of Technology’s Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts. The Ruth Funk Center is on the campus of Florida Tech, 150 W. University Blvd., Melbourne. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Free admission. Call 321-674-8313, visit their website or Click on their ad.
THE MAGICAL WORKS OF NANCY DILLEN exhibition is on view through Jan. 26, 2018 in the Frits van Eeden Gallery at the Renee Foosaner Education Center. The Frits Van Eeden gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Admission is free. The Renee Foosaner Education Center is located at 1520 Highland Ave. in the Eau Gallie Arts District of Melbourne. Call 321-674-8923 or visit FoosanerArtMuseum.org.
THE HISTORY OF SPACE PHOTOGRAPHY and GUARDIANS OF THE COSMOS: PAINTINGS BY RAIMUNDO MARTIN run through Jan. 6, 2018 at the Foosaner Art Museum, at 1463 Highland Avenue. It is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Call 321-674-8916, visit FoosanerArtMuseum.org or click on their ad.
FIFTH AVENUE ART GALLERY 35th Annual Holiday Craft Show runs through Jan. 6, 2018. You can meet some of the artisans at tonight’s First Friday Opening Reception 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery is at 1470 Highland Ave., Melbourne. Call 321-259-8261 or visit FifthAvenueArtGallery.com.
Auditions and Calls for Art:
To read more detailed info about auditions, click here.
COCOA BEACH – FLORIDA SURF FILM FESTIVAL takes place Nov. 16 at Surfside Playhouse.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL opens Nov. 17 and runs through Dec. 3 at Cocoa Village Playhouse.
FRIENDS OF TEXTILES LECTURE SERIES will present Florida Tech faculty member Wanfa Zhang speaking about Commercialization of Hmong Art Nov. 14.