NU musicians slate thank-you show |

NU musicians slate thank-you show

The Nevada Union Instrumental Music Department wants to thank the public for its support with a free concert on May 17.

All NUHS bands – the Marching Band, Pep Band, Color Guard, Drum Line, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, instrumental ensemble groups, vocal jazz ensemble and two jazz bands – will perform between 5 and 8 p.m.

The concert will be at the school’s outdoor amphitheater in front of the new library. Refreshments will be sold.

Call 273-4431, extension 308, for more information.

Jerry Martien, Gary Cooke and Kathryn Napier Stull will read at the Nevada County Poetry Series on May 17 at Center for the Arts.

An open mike will be before and after the three readers.

Admission is $7 general and $5 for seniors and students. The center is at 314 W. Main St., Grass Valley. Call 477-4724 or 274-8384 for more information about the 7:30 p.m. event.

The Edlos return to the Nevada-Placer Barbershop Chapter’s 19th annual show on May 17 and May 18. Also performing will be the Sierranaders Chorus and quartets.

The May 17 performance is at Placer High School in Auburn and the May 18 performance is at Nevada Union High School. Both performances are at 8 p.m.

Admission is $15 general and $13 for seniors and children under 18. Call 273-6000 for ticket information.

Three performances of the annual musical revue “Puttin’ on the Ritz” will be on May 17 and 18 at Bear River High School’s multipurpose room.

Show times are 7:30 p.m. May 17 and 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. May 18.

Featured Bear River choirs are the Women’s Chorus on May 17 only, Women’s Ensemble both May 18 shows; and Men’s Chorus, Starlite Express and Jazz Unlimited all three shows.

Reserved seating is $8 for adults and $7 for students and seniors, which includes a gourmet dessert and beverage. Tickets are at the Bear River High School Student Store or at the door.

The high school is at 11130 Magnolia Road in the Lake of the Pines area. Call 268-3700 for details.

– Carol Feineman

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