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Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Covey Center for the Arts February Calendar

Covey Center for the Arts February Calendar

All tickets can be purchased by phone: (801) 852-7007 or on the Covey's Web site: www.coveycenter.org.

Academy of Ballet: Pointe and Counterpointe_7 p.m.; $8, $10_
February 1
7 p.m.
$10 main floor and mezzanine; $8 balcony
$8 main floor and mezzanine: STUDENT/SENIOR and groups of 8+
$6 balcony: STUDENT/SENIOR and groups of 8+

Wasatch Chorale: Love Songs Through the Ages_7:30 p.m. _February 3

Dial Tones (Brinton Black Box Theater) _
7:30 p.m.; February 12 matinee, 2 p.m.; $10
January 28-29, 31, February 3-5, 7, 10-12, 14
Click here to purchase tickets!
Dial Tones is the heartwarming and humorous tale of a very unique love triangle! Written by J. Scott Bronson, and directed by Lynne Bronson.

Our Sweet Season is new this year. For the first two nights of each show only, you can enjoy a decadent dessert beforehand. Most nights, the director will drop in as well, to give you extra insights into the night’s performance. Come early (7 p.m.), reserve your seat in the theater, and then relax and enjoy your delicious dessert in the Covey Center Occasional Cafe. Purchase tickets to the show alone, or add dessert for just a little more. How sweet is that? Enjoy a different and delicious dessert with each Black Box play.

For Dial Tones (January 28-29 only),
--watch here for your scrumptious dessert choices!--
(Sweet Season tickets must be purchased at least 24 hours in advance. To buy Sweet Season, call our Ticket Office at 801-852-7007.)

J. Kirk Richards Solo Exhibition (Eccles Gallery)_January 7 - February 24

Eclectic Letters: Calligraphy Guild Exhibit (Secured Gallery)_February 4 - March 24

Downtown Gallery Stroll_6 - 9 p.m.; free_February 4
Galleries in downtown Provo are open late every first Friday night for the Downtown Provo Gallery Stroll. Held from 6:00-9:00 p.m. on the first Friday of every month, this event is free to the public and often includes refreshments, guest artists and live music. Begin at the Covey Center for the Arts Gallery (425 West Center Street), and receive directions to other downtown venues.

Other downtown gallery participants include:
_ Terra Nova Gallery (41 West 300 North
_ Painted Temple (283 North University
_ Rowley Press (39 West 200 North)
_ Provo Community Church (175 North University)
_ Muse Music (151 North University)
_ Juice 'N Java (280 West 100 North)
_ B. Ashworth's (Provo Town Square)
_ Perfectly Suited (Provo Town Square)
_ Bon Bons Boutiques (Provo Town Square)
_ Flower Basket Boutique (Provo Town Square)
_ Angels of Philly (Provo Town Square)
_ Window Box Gallery (62 West Center
_ Utah County Gallery (151 South University)
_ Covey Center For The Arts (425 West Center)

Opera at the Covey (Studio Theater)_Utah Lyric Opera: "Lord of the Ring: Before Tolkien, There Was Wagner."_7:30 p.m.; $6, $8_February 4

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company_7:30 p.m._February 5
In February 2011, enjoy the incredible Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company, fresh from their international tour. This Utah-based contemporary dance group performs to critical acclaim, both here and around the world: The Dance Insider proclaimed, “Judging from the involvement of the Paris audience - in a rare occurrence, they didn't wait until the end of the show but responded with rhythmic clapping even at the intermission curtain - French audiences want more of this.”

The Covey Center is pleased to host this rare Utah County performance.

Utah Lyric Opera: Madama Butterfly_7:30 p.m.; $15, $20, $30_Preview performance Feb 9: $10, $7 students_February 11-12
The Utah Lyric Opera presents one of the most beloved and popular operas in the world, Puccini's *Madama Butterfly*, complete with a cast of world-class artists. Principal singers include international soprano Paula Goodman Wilder as Cio-Cio San, tenor Jason Baldwin as B.F. Pinkerton, baritone Christopher Holmes as Sharpless, mezzo-soprano Stina Eberhardt as Suzuki, and character tenor Isai Jess Munoz as Goro. Based in part on a short story by John Luther Long, *Madama Butterfly* is a heart-wrenching tale about love, betrayal and honor. Set in Nagasaki, this three act opera has the most lush, lyric, and listenable music found in grand opera. Accompanied by a full orchestra, staged and costumed as a dramatized concert, this production will be a visual and musical feast designed by film maker Anne Black and with acclaimed conductor Stephen Dubberly leading the orchestra. Sung in Italian with projected English surtitles, this production is part of the "Opera at the Covey" series which continues the Utah Lyric Opera's mission of bringing world-class opera to Utah county.
Join us the first Friday of every month at 7:30 PM in the Studio Theater where a variety of operatic programs will be presented by Utah's finest opera singers.

Cougarettes_7:30 p.m.; $10_February 17-19

Jazz at the Covey (Studio Theater)_7:30 p.m.; $6, $8_February 18
• January 21, 2011
• February 18, 2011
• March 18, 2011
•April 5, 2011: All That Jazz!
BYU's Synthesis, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Voices, and Jazz Legacy Dixieland Band will perform in our Performance Hall

Lifehouse Performing Arts Academy: "Be Thou an Example of the Believers"
4:30 and 7:30 p.m.; $5
February 26

Lifehouse Performing Arts Academy will present their annual fireside production "Be Thou an Example of the Believers" on February 26th, 2011. The show shares an uplifting message of faith and hope through music, dance and video presentations. One hundred and fifty dancers from the ages of 5-18 will participate. This year the show will also feature pianist Stephanie Lee, violinist Tim McClure and vocalist Layna Haymond.

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