PLAN YOUR WEEK
What's going on in music, movies and more
Published: Monday, November 12, 2012 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, November 9, 2012 at 2:57 p.m.
‘Ragganga' sounds of hope
A Talk With Darryl Cherney: The producer of “Who Bombed Judi Bari?” speaks about the legal battle he and Bari faced following an attempt on their lives, 9 p.m., Civic Media Center, 433 S. Main St. Free. (373-0010)
“Mythical and Magical — 200 Years of the Brothers Grimm”: Harvard scholar Maria Tatar traces the evolution of fairy tales, 7 p.m., Smathers Library, Room 1A, UF campus. Free.
“Rebels and Runaways”: Larry Rivers discusses his new book “Rebels and Runaways: Slave Resistance in Nineteenth Century Florida,” 6 p.m., Pugh Hall, UF campus. Free. (392-7168, history.ufl.edu/oral/)
46th Annual Concerto Competition Concert: Competition winners play works by Rossini and Respighi with the UF Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., University Auditorium, UF campus. Free.
Jim Hurst: Singer/guitarist performs, 7:30 p.m., Sandhill Stage at Prairie Creek Lodge, 7204 SE County Road 234. Tickets: $20; call 317-7307 or email email@example.com for reservations.
Next Generation Fall Concert: Forty dancers perform a range of styles in a benefit for Dance Alive educational programs, 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Gainesville High School, 1900 NW 13th St. Tickets: $10. (955-6707)
The Alachua Consort: Ensemble performs German baroque chamber music, 4 p.m. Sunday, St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 4315 NW 23rd Ave. Free, donations welcome.
Haitian singer/songwriter BélO, who has become an international ambassador for his country following the earthquake of 2010, sings in his Haitian Creole language while performing his “ragganga” style of sound that mixes reggae, rock and jazz with Haiti's rara rhythms. The singer/guitarist performs at the Phillips Center's Squitieri Studio Theatre on Tuesday and Wednesday.
BélO: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Squitieri Studio Theatre, Phillips Center. Tickets: $25, $10 students. (392-2787, www.performingarts.ufl.edu)
Kathy Kosins, an ASCAP-award-winning jazz vocalist and songwriter from Detroit, performs Tuesday with pianist Jeff Phillips, bassist Charlie Silva and drummer Ed Metz Jr. in the Gainesville Friends of Jazz's season-opening concert.
Kathy Kosins Quartet: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 4225 NW 34th St. Tickets: $20, $15 for Friends of Jazz members, $10 for students. (379-0300, gnvfriendsofjazz.org)
Pianist Charlie Albright, who has been lauded by The New York Times and The Washington Post as a rising star of classical sounds, performs in a Young Concert Artist performance Thursday at the Phillips Center's Squitieri Studio Theatre.
Charlie Albright: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Squitieri Studio Theatre, Phillips Center. Tickets: $30. (392-2787, www.performingarts.ufl.edu)
The UF School of Theatre and Dance production of “Ajax in Iraq,” Ellen McLaughlin's examination of war that parallels the stories of Ajax, the Trojan War hero of Greek mythology, and A.J., an American female soldier in Iraq, stages closing performances Wednesday through Friday and ends Sunday with a 2 p.m. matinee.
“Ajax in Iraq”: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Nadine McGuire Black Box Theatre, 687 McCarty Drive. Tickets: $17, $13 UF students and staff. (392-1653)
“Brave,” animated family
“Neighborhood Watch,” sci-fi comedy
“2 Days in New York,” comedy
AT THE MOVIES
“The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Part 2,” fantasy
“Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power,” Jon Meacham
“The Last Man,” Vince Flynn
“Reached,” Ally Condie
“Merry Christmas, Alex Cross,” James Patterson
“Dos,” Green Day
“Lotus,” Christina Aguilera
“GRRR!” The Rolling Stones
“Standing Ovation: The Greatest Songs From the Stage,” Susan Boyle
“Take Me Home,” One Direction