Dallas Brass performs Jan. 9 in Clover

Dallas Brass performs Jan. 9 in Clover

January 5, 2014 


Dallas Brass

Dallas Brass, 8 p.m. Jan. 9, Clover School District Auditorium, 1625 Hwy. 55 E., Clover. Founded in 1983 by Michael Levine, Dallas Brass incorporates a full complement of brass and percussion for a musical travelogue through American history. From the time of George Washington to the present day, music will be selected from the masters: Copland, Bernstein, Gershwin, Berlin, John Williams, Sousa; and styles from Dixieland, Broadway, Hollywood, swing, folk, patriotic and pop. The ensemble includes Levine (director, trombone), D.J. Barraclough (trumpet), Luis Araya (trumpet), Juan Berrios (french horn & alto horn), Paul Carlson (tuba), and Ryan Burd (drums & percussion). Tickets: $15. 803-222-8018; clover.k12.sc.us

Line dance

Weekly Line Dance classes, 2 p.m. Jan. 9, St. John’s United Methodist Church, 321 S. Oakland Ave., Rock Hill. The instructor, Julia Robbins, teaches the most popular line dances along with new ones and favorite oldies. Cost: $20 a month with proceeds going to the children’s building. All ages and skill levels are invited. 803-366-7568


Music in Lake Wylie

Principle Skinner performing, 9 p.m.-midnight Jan. 10, Lake Wylie Bowl N’ Bounce, Lake Wylie. Song list includes Van Halen, Aerosmith, Steve Miller Band, Dave Matthews Band, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters and Kings of Leon. Free admission. 803-831-2553


Prohibition Party

Prohibition Party, Jan. 11, courtroom at the Gettys Art Center, 201 E. Main St., Rock Hill, hosted by The Arts Council of York County. Sample wine, scotch, bourbon and beer. Dance to music by the jazz trio, Take Three. There will be a gourmet cheese buffet, light hors d’oeuvres and dessert. O’Darby’s Fine Wine & Spirits will have expert vendors on site. There will be an auction, including a rare Pappy Van Winkle Family Reserve 20-year bourbon. Tickets: $50. 803-328-2787; yorkcountyarts.org


Photo lighting

Digital SLR II – Metering, 1-3:30 p.m. Jan. 12, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Instructed by Dave Kelly, DEK Photography, take lighting a step further learning how to get the correct quality of light to reach the camera’s sensor. Both incident and reflective light metering will be presented. Digital SLR camera required. Cost: $40 for garden members, $46 for nonmembers. 704-829-1252; DSBG.org


World’s Fairs

“Inventing the Modern World: Decorative Arts at the World’s Fairs, 1851-1939” exhibit through Jan. 19, Mint Museum Uptown, Charlotte. See about 200 examples of glass, furniture, jewelry, ceramics, precious metalwork and textiles displayed at the world’s fairs between London’s Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations in London in 1851 and New York’s World’s Fair in 1939. Admission: $10, adults; free to children younger than age 18 with paying adult. 704-337-2011; www. mintmuseum.org

On exhibit

“The First Carolinians: The Life & Times of the First Cultures in the Palmetto State,” through March 1, Fort Mill History Museum, 310 N. White St., Fort Mill. 803-802-3646, www.f ortmillhistorymuseum.org.

Photo exhibition

“Bearing Witness: The New York Photo League and Sonia Handelman Meyer,” through June 29, Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Road, Charlotte. Made up of about 100 photographs from Photo League members.


Go birding

Birding Walk, 9-10 a.m. Jan. 14, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Stroll through the gardens, Meadowood Walk and Persimmon Trail to scout for seasonal birds – observe nesting patterns and establish a basis for bird counts. Free with garden admission. 704-829-1252; DSBG.org

Hot Mess

Jessy Carolina & The Hot Mess, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18, Community Performance Center, 249 E. Main St., Rock Hill. A New York City-based blues and jazz ensemble specializes in American music from the late 1800s-1930, reminiscent of The Ziegfeld Follies, The Great American Song Book and early medicine shows. The group features Jessy Carolina on vocals and washboard, Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton on piano, banjo and vocals; Jordan Hyde on guitar; Jay Sanford on bass; Mario J. Maggio on clarinet and saxophone; an Satoru Ohashi on trumpet and trombone. Tickets: $20 for Arts Council of York County members, $25 general admission. All tickets are $30 at the door. 803-328-2787; yorkcountyarts.org

Garden tour

Horticultural Highlight Walk, 1 p.m. Jan. 18, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Join horticulture staff on a custom tour of the garden highlighting what’s in bloom, seasonally relevant gardening tips and behind-the-scenes details. Free with garden admission. 704-829-1252; DSBG.org


Papercrafting, 1-3 p.m. Jan. 19, Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, 6500 S. New Hope Road, Belmont. Instructed by Suzanne Patz, stamp and paper artist, make cards with stamping techniques and something special for Valentine’s Day. Cost: $18 for garden members, $22 for nonmembers, plus $5 materials fee. 704-829-1252; DSBG.org

California Dreaming

California Dreaming, 9 p.m. Jan. 28, Clover School District Auditorium, 1625 Hwy. 55 E., Clover. A dance tribute to an era that introduced the world to the good vibrations of love, peace and summertime fun. Tickets: $15. 803-222-8018; clover.k12.sc.us

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