On Friday, April 7 at Midtown Arts & Theater Center (MATCH), and Sunday, April 9 at The Woodlands United Methodist Church, the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (ROCO) Brass Quintet presents “Music From the Americas.”
Suitsupply, the globe-spanning European brand renowned for its focus on expertly crafted men’s tailoring, will expand its operations to The Woodlands on February 16th, 2017, making it their 4th store in the state of Texas.
The new 3247sq ft. store is a welcome addition to Market Street, an award- winning mixed-use town center whose retail, restaurant, cinema and hotel offerings have made The Woodlands one of the nation’s top master-planned communities. The store’s contemporary façade is a vibrant display of angular emerald ceramic tiles, while the interior is a burst of the vibrant color that has become an easily-recognized brand staple. The muted wooden floors and playful furnishings beautifully reflect the area’s perfect blend of excitement and refinement.
Gringo’s Mexican Kitchen will open in June at 30420 FM 2978, The Woodlands, at the former Blue Mug Cafe location. The restaurant chain offers Tex-Mex classics, such as enchiladas and margaritas, in a casual setting. www.gringostexmex.com
The Woodlands College Park Fine Arts Departments present one of its largest theater and music collaborations yet, long-running Broadway musical, “Les Misérables.” The musical, written by Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil, incorporates a cast, crew and orchestra of over 150 students.
Director Valerie Roberts Labonski and Vocal Director Erin Bodhaine said they have worked together at least one show per year for the last seven years. Before officially deciding to proceed with the production months ago, Labonski said they held preliminary auditions in April to decide if they had students who could meet the vocal requirements of the show. Read more…
Performances begin at the Nancy Bock Center for Performing Arts Theatre in March.
Casting has been announced for Class Act’s production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, which is set to begin performances March 3 at the Nancy Bock Center for Performing Arts Theatre, 3800 S Panther Creek Dr, The Woodlands, TX 77381 in March. Under the direction of Keith Brumfield, the limited engagement will continue through March 5.
The cast will feature Peter McPoland as Joseph and Collin Rue as Jacob (Joseph’s Father).
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a musical or operetta with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The story is based on the “coat of many colors” story of Joseph from the Bible’s Book of Genesis. This was the first Lloyd Webber and Rice musical to be performed publicly (the first, The Likes of Us, written in 1965, was not performed until 2005).
The show has little spoken dialogue; it is completely sung-through. Its family-friendly storyline, universal themes and catchy music have resulted in numerous productions
Performances will be offered:
- Fri. Mar. 3, 2017 at 7:30pm
- Sat. Mar 4, 2017 at 2:30pm and 7:30pm
- Sun. Mar 5, 2017 2:30pm
Tickets available at Will Call one hour prior to show time. E-Mail or by calling (281) 292-6779.
The John Cooper School National Art Honor Society (NAHS) and Cooper Art Society (CAS) students will continue its tradition of raising funds to help fight hunger in our community by sponsoring the 12th Annual Empty Bowls Project on Saturday, February 25. The 2017 Empty Bowls event will be held in Cooper’s Student Center from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and online reservations are encouraged, but not required.
The public is invited to this annual event that has helped to raise over $75,000 for hunger relief in our community over the past 11 years. Reservations are $10 and can be secured by going to: https://johncooper.myschoolapp.com/podium/default.aspx?t=36644&rid=11396.