Chorale to have concerts
Shenango Valley Chorale, directed by Edgar S. Groves, will perform two spring concerts titled "An Anniversary of Choral Music" at 7:30 p.m. April 30 at First United Methodist Church, Sharon, Pa., and at 2:30 p.m. May 1 at Hickory High School auditorium, Hermitage, Pa. The concerts will celebrate Groves' 10th year as music director and conductor. The program, taken from the chorale's spring concerts over the last decade, will include works by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and Randall Thompson, plus a medley from the hit musical "Les Miserables." Tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for children and students.
Fool's Box plans show
CHAMPION -- Fool's Box Theatre, a student production company at Kent State University, will present "Zoo Story" at 8 p.m. April 29-30 in Lecture Hall A at KSU Trumbull Campus. Greg Palmer will direct the cast and crew of students and former students. The dramatic tale written by Edward Albee is a story of two men, one an unkempt vagrant and the other a conventional businessman, and their battle over a park bench in Central Park. Admission is free. Call (330) 847-8700 for details.
'Enchanted evening' set
Ballet Western Reserve and Friends of Fellows Riverside Gardens will present "Enchanted Evening at the Gardens" on May 6. Wine and hors d'oeuvres in the Davis Education and Visitor Center will begin at 7 p.m., and a performance by BWR will start at 8 p.m. Dessert, complete with a chocolate fountain and conversation with BWR dancers will follow. Music during the cocktail hour and dessert will be provided by the Ari Kessler Trio and a special Latin dance band. Black tie is suggested, but not required. Tickets are $50 person; call BWR at (330) 744-1934. Proceeds will benefit BWR and Fellows Riverside Gardens-Mill Creek MetroParks.
Army band concert
CANTON -- The 113th U.S. Army Band, nicknamed "The Dragoons" will perform a free concert at 7 p.m. Monday at Canton Palace, 605 Market Ave. North. Seating is first-come, first seated. The band formed July 8, 1840 as "The Band, First Regiment of Dragoons," and is the second oldest band presently on active duty in the Army, providing musical support to Fort Knox, Ky. The concert is part of a recruiting tour that the band is conducting in Ohio and Indiana.
Music Video exhibit
PITTSBURGH -- Wood Street Galleries will present the premiere exhibit of "Music Video: 1982-2000," the first major retrospective of its kind documenting the development of music video as an art form. The exhibit features more than 170 videos and opens at 5:30 p.m. April 22, in conjunction with the quarterly Gallery Crawl, a showcase of visual art and music in more than a dozen venues. Entertainment will be provided by Camera (5:30-8 p.m.) and Kracfive from 8-10 p.m. Light food and beverage will be served. The galleries, at 601 Wood Street above the T-Station, are free and open to the public Tuesday and Thursday, noon-8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, noon-10 p.m. For more information, call (412) 471-5605 or visit
Benefit auction
PITTSBURGH -- The third annual "Great Rock and Roll Auction" sponsored by Belkin Productions to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation raised more than $22,000 at the Hard Rock Caf & eacute; here. A capacity crowd of nearly 300 attended the March 31 event, making it the most successful year to date. The auction featured one-of-a-kind autographed collectibles, hard-to-get items and tickets. Proceeds will help fund wishes granted by the foundation in Western Pennsylvania and Southern West Virginia.

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