PLAN YOUR WEEK
What's going on in music, movies and more
Published: Monday, January 7, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, January 4, 2013 at 3:17 p.m.
The 3 faces of Elvis
“Slavery By Another Name”: Film based on the 2009 Pulitzer Prize-winning book recounts forced labor in the post-Civil War era, 7 p.m., Civic Media Center, 433 S. Main St. Cost: $3-$5. (373-0010)
Star Center Children's Theatre auditions: Auditions for girls and boys ages 7-18 from all ethnic groups for the musical “Four Little Girls: Birmingham 1963,” 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Actors Warehouse, 608 N. Main St. (870-0064)
Florida Gators vs. GeorgIa Bulldogs: The UF men's basketball teams takes on UGA, 7 p.m., O'Connell Center, UF campus. Tickets: $12-$20. (375-4683; Ticketmaster.com)
Crouching Gator, Hidden Dragon: A night of Chinese art and culture, featuring music, performances, calligraphy, activities and food, 6-9 p.m., Harn Museum of Art, 3259 Hull Road. Free. (392-9826)
University Galleries receptions: Receptions for “Between Silver Light and Orange Shadow” at University Gallery and new exhibits at the Grinter and Focus galleries, 7-9 p.m., UF School of Art + Art History, 400 SW 13th St. Free.
Collectors Day: Personal collections and memorabilia, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Florida Museum of Natural History, 3215 Hull Road. Free. (273-2061)
Joe Crookston: New York-based singer/songwriter performs, 6:30 p.m. Jan. 13, Sandhill Stage at Prairie Creek Lodge, 7204 SE County Road 234. Tickets: $20; call 317-7307 for reservations.
At the Phillips Center on Saturday, “Elvis Lives” features three finalists from the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest performing as Elvis Presley during different stages of the singer's career, complete with a live band, backup singers and dancers, and an Ann-Margret tribute artist.
“Elvis Lives”: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Phillips Center. Tickets: $25-$45, $10 for UF students. (392-2787 or Ticketmaster.com)
“You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up!” brings to life the comedic memoir about love and marriage written by real-life couple Annabelle Gurwitch and Jeff Kahn (“40-Year-Old Virgin”) to the Phillips Center in performances Tuesday through Saturday.
“You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up!”: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Phillips Center's Squitieri Studio Theatre. Tickets: $20 for Tuesday, $25 for Wednesday through Saturday. (392-2787, www.performingarts.ufl.edu)
On Friday at the Santa Fe Fine Arts Hall, Gainesville Chamber Orchestra musical director/conductor Evans Haile will play the 9-foot Steinway grand piano he selected in New York for Santa Fe. Along with works by Chopin, Debussy and Strauss, the program also features Schumann's Piano Quartet with guest musicians Anna Reider, Christine Smith, Virginia Lamboley and Lyle Lamboley joining Haile.
Evans Haile at the Piano: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Fine Arts Hall, Santa Fe College. Tickets: $20, $15 seniors. (395-4181)
ART AND MUSIC
The Rowan Cunningham Band, featuring Chris and Lorin Rowan (brothers of Peter Rowan) on guitars and Sue Cunningham on fiddle, will perform a free concert following Friday's reception for the new exhibition, “Gainesville's Historic Evergreen Cemetery: This Wondrous Place,” at the Thomas Center. The reception for the exhibit, featuring works by Frank Barone, Randy Batista, Eleanor Blair, John O'Connor, Bob Senesac and Anne Seraphine, runs from 5 to 7 p.m. The concert follows at 7 p.m.
“Gainesville's Historic Evergreen Cemetery” Reception: Art reception 5-7 p.m. Friday; Rowan Cunningham Band concert, 7 p.m. Friday, Thomas Center. Free.
“The Assassins,” drama
“Compliance,” crime drama
“Dredd 3-D,” action
“Frankenweenie,” animated comedy
“House at the End of the Street,” horror
AT THE MOVIES
“A Haunted House,” comedy
“Gangster Squad,” drama
“Kinsey and Me,” Sue Grafton
“A Memory of Light,” Robert Jordan
“Collateral Damage,” Stuart Woods
“1356: A Novel,” Bernard Cornwell
“Footprints in the Sand,” Mary Jane Clark
“Close to the Edge,” Yes
“Burning Lights,” Chris Tomlin
“Memory of the Future,” Pet Shop Boys