Kent St. to host concert
KENT -- Kent State University will host the BFA Senior Dance Concert, "modus operandi," at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Kiva auditorium. Sponsored by the School of Theatre and Dance, the concert offers six new pieces of modern dance choreography performed by KSU students and created, produced, and designed entirely by graduate dance performance majors. Tickets are $7 general admission, $5 for students and seniors. For reservations call (330) 677-8590.
Flute choir, chamber flutes
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- Twenty flutists and two original compositions will be featured at the Slippery Rock University Flute Choir and Chamber Flutes concert at 4 p.m. Sunday at Swope Music Hall. The concert, part of SRU's annual Kaleidoscope arts festival, will feature classical and jazz arrangements. Admission is $3 for the general public, and free for students.
Kaleidoscope began four years ago as an arts festival for the entire region. The event is sponsored by SRU's College of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts and offers a plethora of art, sculpture, music and theater events for all ages groups.
'Prairie Home Companion'
CUYAHOGA FALLS -- Garrison Keillor and his tales from Lake Wobegon, Minn., return to Northeast Ohio as WKSU presents a live national broadcast of "A Prairie Home Companion" at Blossom Music Center beginning at 6 p.m. June 11. One of public radio's most popular programs, "A Prairie Home Companion" celebrates a simpler time in small-town America with features such as the adventures of old-time radio detective Guy Noir, Keillor's monologues about his fictional hometown of Lake Wobegon, and "ads" from Bertha's Kitty Boutique and the Catchup Advisory Council. Tickets go on sale for the live broadcast at the Blossom Music Center box office and all Ticketmaster locations at 10 a.m. Saturday.
HOLLYWOOD -- The American Gem Short Script Competition is accepting scripts ranging from five to 45 pages for its semi-annual competition. Deadline is May 15. At least one main character must be American, and the script must also able to be produced on a low budget. The five finalists after the winner will get five minutes to pitch their scripts to a producer, agent or studio executive. Samples of previous winners can be viewed at www.filmmakers.com/contests/short. For additional information, contact Jennifer Brooks at firstname.lastname@example.org.