Plan Your Week
Published: Monday, July 29, 2013 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, July 26, 2013 at 5:57 p.m.
BIG APPLE BLUES:
Little Mike and the Tornadoes, featuring Queens, N.Y., native Mike Markowitz on vocals and harmonica, brings a blast of the blues to the Bo Diddley Community Plaza in this week’s “Free Fridays” concert.
Little Mike and the Tornadoes: 8-10 p.m. Friday, Bo Diddley Community Plaza. Free.
The Hipp’s production of “Avenue Q,” the coming-of-age Broadway musical performed by youthful actors and wise-cracking puppets, offers final performances Tuesday through Sunday.
“Avenue Q”: 7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 5 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday, Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE Second Place. Tickets: $15-$35. (375-4477, www.thehipp.org)
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Leave the paintbrush at home but soak up Mark Twain’s colorful characters in “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” a musical stage production at the Gainesville Community Playhouse with final performances planned Wednesday through Sunday.
“The Adventures of Tom Sawyer”: 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Vam York Theater, 4039 NW 16th Blvd. Tickets: $10-$16. (376-4949)
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Get a preview of upcoming performances and meet performers from the Acrosstown Repertory Theatre at the theater’s Season Gala, set for Friday at The Wooly.
Acrosstown Repertory Theatre Season Gala: 7-10 p.m. Friday, The Wooly, 20 N. Main St. Tickets: $5, includes two free sodas; $10, includes two servings of beer or wine.
AT THE MOVIES:
“The Smurfs 2”: Family comedy
“2 Guns”: Action
“Rhythm & Blues”: Buddy Guy
“Bakersfield”: Vince Gill and Paul Franklin
“In a World Like This”: Backstreet Boys
“HandPicked”: Earl Klugh
“All People”: Michael Franti & Spearhead
“Black Rock”: Thriller
“G.I. Joe: Retaliation”: Action
“The Angry Beavers: The Complete Series”: Animated TV comedy
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