By PAM HARBAUGH
Okay. You cam have those extra 15 minutes. The cultural year is waking up slowly. But take a look at the “Plan Ahead” category and you’ll see how it ramps up pretty fast.
Here’s where you can start:
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET runs through Jan. 21 at Riverside Theatre. This professional production is fun from the first downbeat to the last. Read a review of it by clicking here. Tickets start at $35. Riverside Theatre is at 3250 Riverside Drive, Vero Beach, FL. Call 772-231-6990 or visit RiversideTheatre.com or click on their ad.
MAMMA MIA! runs through Jan. 28 at Titusville Playhouse. This is a first ever production by a local community theater and it has some good talent in it. For those who don’t know about the show, it’s the jukebox musical phenom with great songs by ABBA. Look for a story soon in Brevard Culture. Tickets start at $23. Titusville Playhouse is at 301 Julia St., Titusville. Call 321-268-1125, visit TitusvillePlayhouse.com or click on their ad.
HEIDI’S JAZZ CLUB offers great entertainment, a wonderful bar and a super bar menu. This is definitely a favorite sophisticated night spots in Brevard. It’s warm and inviting and has a dance floor and impeccable service. To see this month’s performance schedule, click here. Heidi’s is at 7 N Orlando Ave, Cocoa Beach, FL. Call 321-783-4559 or visit HeidisJazzClub.com or click on their ad.
BETTYE LAVETTE performs 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the King Center Studio Theatre, 3865 N. Wickham Rd., Melbourne. Tickets start at $43. Call 321-242-2219 or visit KingCenter.com.
THE HISTORY OF SPACE PHOTOGRAPHY and GUARDIANS OF THE COSMOS: PAINTINGS BY RAIMUNDO MARTIN runs through 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at the Foosaner Art Museum, 1463 Highland Avenue. Call 321-674-8916, visit FoosanerArtMuseum.org or click on their ad.
POETIC VISIONS runs through January at the Fifth Avenue Art Gallery, 1470 Highland Avenue, Melbourne, FL. Call 321-259-8261 or visit FifthAvenueArtGallery.com.
There are a slew of them coming up including those for “Evita,” “The Secret Garden,” “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and “The Comedy of Errors.” For more information, click here.
ON GOLDEN POND opens Jan. 12 at Surfside Playhouse.
TONY ROBBIN: A RETROSPECTIVE opens Jan. 13 at the Foosaner Art Museum.
BREVARD SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA performs Sibelius, Beethoven & Mendelssohn Jan. 13 at the King Center.
THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD opens Jan. 16 at Riverside Theatre.
FUNNY MONEY opens Jan. 19 at Melbourne Civic Theatre.
SISTER ACT opens Jan. 19 at the Henegar Center.
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST by HNJ Players & Orchestra present opens Jan. 20 at Holy Name of Jesus Life Center.
42nd STREET opens Jan. 26 at Cocoa Village Playhouse.
CODED COUTURE opens Jan. 27 at the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts.