Student art exhibit on display
The impressive Newhart Middle School Art Exhibit is coming to the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center Gallery. Students will showcase their talents and craftsmanship under the tutelage of Art Educator Jan Colt.
Jan has led the students on a creative journey working with ceramics, acrylic paints and chalk pastels. The exhibit runs from April 5 through May 1.
The public is invited to view the exhibit and attend a free reception the students will host from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on April 13 at the community center, 24932 Veterans Way. For information, call 949-470-3062.
South Coast Symphony Sunday, April 10
Tickets are $20 and are available by calling 714-731-8079 or visit www.SouthCoastSymphony.org.
Timeless Melodies on Sunday, April 18
Don’t miss this music program that focuses on Johnny Mercer, co-founder of Capital Records. Mercer wrote more than 1,500 songs, of which 385 were used in movies. Nominated for 18 Academy Awards, he won four awards and sang 13 Top Ten hits and had four #1 hits on the music charts.
This new program is at 7 p.m. in Council Chamber at City Hall, 200 Civic Center.
Cost is $10. For more information, call 949-470-3062.
Connections Chamber Music Series April 23
Connections Chamber Music Series presents Latin-American Perspectives as part of a special concert to kick-off the weekend Arts Alive Festival, April 24-25.
Revueltas’ tequila-inspired Mariachi hallucinations across Mexican deserts, Ginastera’s galloping gauchos of the vast Argentinean pampas and the swing samba hips of Villa-Lobos’ Brazilian rainforest will leave you ready for a well-deserved siesta. Also on the concert menu is Passage, a ballet score by composer-in-residence Matthew Tommasini, chronicling Mexico’s border crossing.
The program takes place at the Norman P. Murray Community and Senior Center, 24932 Veterans Way.
Tickets are $20 and are available online by referencing course #1842 at econnect.cityofmissionviejo.org.