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Published: Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 6:01 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, January 16, 2011 at 6:01 p.m.

HUMOR

While Garrison Keillor may have appeared as a guest on Saturday's broadcast of “A Prairie Home Companion,” the longtime raconteur will perform his full, one-man solo show on Tuesday at the Phillips Center. Expect an evening of gentle, folksy humor as warm as a pullover sweater on a Minnesota night.

Garrison Keillor: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday,

Phillips Center.

Tickets: $55-$75.

MUSIC

Vibraphonist Chuck Redd will lead his Washington D.C.-based quartet in a Gainesville Friends of Jazz performance on Tuesday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Redd has appeared on more than 70 recordings and performed with such artists as Dizzy Gillespie, Mel Torme and Tommy Flanagen over the years.

Chuck Redd Quartet: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4225 NW 34th St. Tickets: $10-$20.

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Bandleader Glenn Miller reigned supreme in the swing era with classics from “In the Mood” to “Moonlight Serenade.” And on Tuesday, the Glenn Miller Orchestra will perform his groundbreaking arrangements in a performance at Buchholz High School.

Glenn Miller Orchestra: 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Buchholz High School Auditorium, 5510 NW 27th Ave. Tickets: $20 at the door.

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The Foundation for the Promotion of Music will present its 2011 Musical Marathon, with musicians of all ages performing in a day-long recital at the Tioga Art Center. Donations will benefit the Friends of Alachua County Public Schools Elementary Arts Programs Fund.

2011 Musical Marathon: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Tioga Art Center. Donations accepted.

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