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Acrobat, comedian and hand-balancing artist Cory Tabino headlines the final Jest Fest! at Bo Diddley Community Plaza.

Courtesy of Cory Tabino
Published: Monday, April 21, 2014 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Friday, April 18, 2014 at 3:58 p.m.

Jest Fest! finale:

On Saturday, the final 2014 Jest Fest! performance features acrobat, comedian and hand-balancing artist Cory Tabino, pictured, along with Walten’s Acrobatic and Performing Dog Show, and a puppet-and-mask procession featuring performers from Santa Fe College Theatre, Rainbow Tiger Circus, Moxie Productions and The Thomas Center Theatre for Young Audiences.

Jest Fest!: 6 p.m. Saturday, Bo Diddley Community Plaza, 111 E. University Ave. Free.

THEATER:

The Hippodrome Theatre’s production of “The Tempest,” William Shakespeare’s island adventure centered on the exiled Prospera (Sara Morsey), continues through May 4.

“The Tempest”: 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 5 and 8:30 p.m. Saturdays, 2 and 7 p.m. Sundays, through May 4. Hippodrome Theatre, 25 SE Second Place. Tickets: $30-$35, $25 seniors, $15 students. (375-4477, TheHipp.org)

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The High Springs Community Theater’s production of “Proof,” David Auburn’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about a young woman (Heather Uuk) who becomes involved with her father’s protege (Austin Ross) after her father’s death, continues through May 4.

“Proof”: 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays, High Springs Community Theater, 130 NE First Ave., High Springs. Tickets: $11, $9 for seniors on Sundays. (386-454-3525, Highspringscommunitytheater.com)

MUSIC:

The Canadian-based New Orford String Quartet performs a program including Ludwig van Beethoven’s Quartet in E-flat major and Maurice Ravel’s Quartet in F Major on Sunday at the University Auditorium.

New Orford String Quartet: 2 p.m. Sunday, University Auditorium, 333 Newell Drive. Tickets: $20-$30, $10 for UF students. (392-2787, Ticketmaster.com)

AT THE MOVIES:

“Brick Mansions”: Action

“The Other Woman”: Comedy

“The Quiet Ones”: Supernatural thriller

BOOK RELEASES:

“The Target”: David Baldacci

“The Church of Mercy”: Pope Francis

“Everybody’s Got Something”: Robin Roberts

“The Serpent of Venice”: Christopher Moore

ALBUM RELEASES:

“Bluesamericana”: Keb’ Mo’

“Pop Psychology”: Neon Trees

“If We’re Honest”: Francesca Battistelli

DVD RELEASES:

“Barefoot”: Romance, drama

“Big Bad Wolves”: Crime thriller

“Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Neighbors From Hell”: Comedy

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