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This Week in Belhaven Arts

April 10-12, 16-19, 2008
The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams
7:30 pm, Flexible Theatre
Written by Mississippi native, Tennessee Williams, The Glass Menagerie is considered a masterpiece of American theatre. It is set in depression-era St. Louis as a young man struggles to free himself from the trap of a tepid, humdrum life and the schemes of his mother, an aging Southern Belle, as she attempts to find a suitable beau for her anxious invalid daughter. The story paints a picture of hope inside three very different people. One hopes for freedom from the material world, another clings to a crumbling tradition and the last hopes for a dream world as fragile as the glass menagerie. Directed by senior theater performance major, Alex Grubbs. Admission is $10 adults, $5 seniors and children.

April 15, 2008
Belhaven College and Jackson Community Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble Concert
Tuesday, 7:30 pm, Concert Hall
You’re in store for excitement through sound, as the full range of instrumental timbres, color, and energy flow under the baton of Belhaven music faculty’s newest professor Dr. Paxton Girtmon. Complimentary admission.

April 19, 2008
Belhaven College and Jackson Community Symphony Orchestra Concert
Saturday, 7:30 pm, Concert Hall
The reputation of the Belhaven’s Symphony Orchestra continues to grow through outstanding performances of major symphonic literature. Come experience the excitement of live orchestral sound at an unbeatable price! Complimentary admission.

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