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A Taste of Young Actors Theatre, Complimentary Classes @ Young Actors Theatre
Jan 30 all-day

Young Actors Theatre

Note: Pre-registration required to reserve your child’s specific date and time.

During the week of January 26th, Young Actors Theatre we will be offeringcomplimentary classes. This is a perfect opportunity for kids to come to YAT and try out a class.  To sign up for a complimentary class, contact the YAT office at: office@youngactorstheatre.com

 

 

Attending a complimentary class will give students a taste of the music, dance and drama instruction received in class at Young Actors during the year.

dress-up-free-class-e1378398746732Why Should my child attend classes at YAT?     

  • YAT students enjoy learning performance skills in a fun, safe environment
  • All classes include instruction in drama, music and dance each week in one convenient location.
  • Founded in 1975, YAT is Tallahassee’s first, largest and best youth theatre and school for the performing arts.
  • YAT’s tenured faculty have studied and trained professionally in their fields.
  • YAT skills are transferrable to school.  YAT students are consistently successful in Tropicana Speech Contests, History Fair, Student Government, classroom presentations, and more.
  • Each session concludes with a final performance on the YAT stage.

Pre-registration is required.

The Ladies Philoptochos Society (Friends of the Poor) Present the “Annual Greek Dinner” @ Holy Mother of God Greek Orthodox Church
Jan 30 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Eat in or take out Menu includes: Greek Style Chicken, Pastitsio, Greek Style Green Beans, Greek Style Roasted Potatoes Tiropita & Spanakopita Galactoboureko Coffee or Tea (Other beverages available for additional charge) There will also be other pastries for purchase. To make your reservation (850) 893-0381 or (850) 251-5211 (9:00 am to 8:30 pm) or email your ticket reservations to HMOGPhil@comcast.net Proceeds from this dinner support our philanthropic endeavors— Thank you for your support.

For more information, call 850-893-0381.

Chris C4Man’s Acoustic Experience @ Corner Pocket Bar N Grill
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us for some great food, drinks and the best live music Tallahassee has to offer!

Dance Marathon of Florida State University presents Boyce Avenue @ The Moon
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dance Marathon of Florida State University presents Boyce Avenue

Special Guests: Tyler Denning Band


Doors open at: 5:00PM
Show starts at: 6:00PM

Advance General Admission $25
Add $5 to Day of show price $30
Plus Service Charge

The Marvelous Wonderettes @ Monticello Opera House
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Wailin’ Wolves Band @ Oscar's in Havana
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Red Hot Blues Rock, dancing and fun with friends. Great food and service. Rail or Shine!!

 

GALA OF ROYAL HORSES @ Donald Tucker Civic Center
Jan 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Gala of the Royal Horses

 

Audience will experience the excitement, splendor, and majesty of the Gala of the Royal Horses for the first time as the show makes its US debut. The Gala of the Royal Horses is a spectacular entertainment event combining the most beautiful horses in the world with live performer creating a breathtaking event for the entire family. The Gala of the Royal Horses is a “must see” for horse lovers and families.

Contra Dance @ Tallahassee Senior Center, 2nd Floor Ballroom
Jan 30 @ 7:15 pm – 10:30 pm

The Florida Mountaineers play the tunes and Joey Norton calls the dances. Contra dancing is easy to learn and a cousin of English country dance and square dance. No experience necessary and you do not need to bring a partner. Newcomers should arrive at 7:15 for introductory lessons. Wear comfortable clothes and soft-soled shoes and prepare to have fun!

 

An Enactment: Assumptions, Rebuttals & Reconciliations @ Nancy Smith Fichter Dance Theatre, 208 Montgomery Hall, FSU campus
Jan 30 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

An Enactment: Assumptions, Rebuttals & Reconciliations
 By Afua Hall & Ronderrick Mitchell

In Partial Fulfillment of the MFA in Performance & Choreography

MFA Candidates Afua Hall and Ronderrick Mitchell will inaugurate the first round of 2014–2015 MFA thesis concerts with their shared evening of dance titled An Enactment: Assumptions, Rebuttals & Reconciliations.  With roots extending from Miami and Jamaica, Mitchell and Hall have joined together to present their choreographic works. The pairing of Mitchell and Hall’s work is an ideal juxtaposition; both choreographers are reflecting on their responsibilities as citizens and artists while recuperating socio-political and aesthetic approaches.

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Imagination Fountain’s Nighttime Finale Show @ Cascades Park
Jan 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Please be sure to check the Cascades Park Facebook page and/or call 850.891.3816 to confirm there is not an interruption to this regularly scheduled weekly program.

Holiday Schedule and Show

This Saturday we will debut a new holiday show at the Imagination Fountain! Show times on Saturday will be altered to allow for viewing during the Holiday Stroll event. Please see the schedule below:

–Saturday, 12/13 – 6:30, 7, 7:30pm-Holiday Show only; 8, 8:30 & 9pm-both Holiday and Regular shows

–12/14-12/31, every day- 8, 8:30, 9pm both Holiday & Regular Shows

–Thursday, 12/25 and Thursday 1/1 there will be no shows.

–Friday, 1/2 – resume normal FRI/SAT/SUN show schedule

 

Imagination Fountain - our kidsPerhaps the place where you’ll hear the most laughs and giggles is at Imagination Fountain. Located on the west side of the Prime Meridian Plaza, Imagination Fountain offers a fun, water-park atmosphere for children. The fountain, which features 73 jets, randomly shoots filtered water into the air, wetting even the most suspecting children. Once your little ones have had enough fun, they can change into dry clothes in the public changing rooms right next to the fountain area.

While the fountain offers a fun way to cool off in the daytime, it’s equally cool at night. After dark, Imagination Fountain is not only a water feature, it’s a show! Programmed to music and lights, the fountain performs a magnificent, repeating, seven-minute show beginning at dusk. Some of the hit songs featured in the show are “Celebrate” by Kool & The Gang and “Mess Around” by Ray Charles, who once lived in Tallahassee.

The nighttime finale show runs every Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8:00, 8:30 and 9:00pm.

Rules to Note

  • Fountain is open for play 8:30am – 8:00pm daily
  • No food or drink allowed in fountain
  • No animals allowed in fountain
  • No one allowed in fountain during nighttime finale show

 

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