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Sunday, June 18, 2000
Last modified at 6:01 p.m. on Friday, June 16, 2000
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June 18, 21 and 25, "What I Did Last Summer" "What I Did Last Summer," by A.R. Gurney, will be staged as a Summer Rep' production at 7:30 p.m. June 21 and 25, and at 2 p.m. June 18, at the Charles E. Maedgen Jr. Lab Theatre at Texas Tech. Direction is by Sally Allen. Reserved-seat tickets, priced at $8 for the general public and $5 for Tech students, can be purchased in advance by calling 742-3603.

June 23-24 and 30-July 2, "The Other Soldier" (A Harley Sadler Tent Show) "The Other Soldier," an original play by Jeremy Danial and lee Higginbotham, will be staged as a Harley Sadler Tent Show at 7:45 p.m. on June 23-24 and 30-July 1, and at 2:30 p.m. on July 2, at the Garza Theatre in Post. Direction is by Jeremy Danial. Reserved-seat tickets, priced at $8 for adults and $5 for students between the ages of 6 and 12, can be purchased in advance by calling 495-4005.

June 18, 23-25 and 30-July 2, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" A children's theater production of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" will be staged at 7:30 p.m. at the CATS Playhouse, 2405-B 34th Street. Direction is by Tim McIntire and Ric Wells. Reserved-seat tickets priced at $5.50 for adults and $2.75 for children age 12 and younger, college students with valid ID and senior citizens can be purchased in advance by calling 792-0501.

June 18, 23, 29 and July 2, "The Butler Did It" "The Butler Did It," a comic mystery by Walter Peters and Mark Peters, will be staged as a Summer Rep' production at 7:30 p.m. at the Charles E. Maedgen Jr. Lab Theatre at Texas Tech. Direction is by Kris Harrison. Reserved-seat tickets, priced at $8 for the general public and $5 for Tech students, can be purchased in advance by calling 742-3603.

June 18, Westwinds Brass Band The Westwinds Brass Band will perform marches, overtures, Broadway hits and pop tunes from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Wagner Park, 29th Street and Flint Avenue. Soprano soloist is Donna Hamil singing "What's the Use of Wondering," from "Carousel." Tenor soloist Bruce Keeling will sing "Memory," from Cats." There is no admission charge.

June 20, Susan Grisanti Susan Grisanti will play classical guitar music from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Orlando's Italian Restaurant. There is no admission charge.

June 21, Lubbock Children's Choir The Lubbock Children's Choir, directed by Carol Wheeler, will perform at 3:30 p.m. at Westmont Christian Church, 4808 Utica. General admission tickets are priced at $5.

June 22, 24, 25, 28, 30 and July 1, "Riders of the Golden Sphinx" "The Riders of the Golden Sphinx," a slapstick comedy by Norman Bert, will be staged as a Summer Rep' production at 7:30 p.m. June 22, 24, 25, 28, 30 and July 1, and also at 2 p.m. June 25, at the Charles E. Maedgen Jr. Lab Theatre at Texas Tech. Direction is by Cat Parker. Reserved-seat tickets, priced at $8 for the general public and $5 for Tech students, can be purchased in advance by calling 742-3603.

June 23, Spiritual Soul Seekers Spiritual Soul Seekers will perform from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Buddy Holly Center's courtyard. There is an $8 cover charge.

June 23-24, Fabulous '50s Revue Concerts termed a Fabulous '50s Revue will be performed at 8 p.m. at the Cactus Theater, 1812 Buddy Holly Avenue. Confirmed entertainers include Butch Avery, Jeff Bailey, Gary Bunton, Terri Caldwell, Kristi Clanton, Joe Don Davidson, Danny Dukatnik, Miz Ayn, Mark Paden, Lesley Sawyer, Junior Vasquez, The JDs and the Lubbock, Texas Rhythm Machine. Reserved-seat tickets, priced at $12.50, can be purchased in advance by calling 762-3233.

June 24, The Joe Ely Band and Vallejo The Joe Ely Band will headline a rock 'n' roll concert at 9:30 p.m. at Liquid 2000. Vallejo will open the show. General admission tickets, priced at $16.50 in advance (including the 50 cents service charge) and $18 at the door, are on sale at Ralph's Records & Tapes.

June 25, Westwinds Brass Band The Westwinds Brass Band will perform marches, overtures, Broadway hits and pop tunes from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Wagner Park, 29th Street and Flint Avenue. Euphonium soloist Roland Roberts will play "Song for Ina." There is no admission charge.

June 27, Groove Collective, Larry and The Tom Frost Project Groove Collective will headline a concert of rock 'n' roll and funk music at 9:30 p.m. at Liquid 2000. Larry and The Tom Frost Project will open the show. General admission tickets, priced at $8 in advance (including the 50 cents service charge) and $10 at the door, are on sale at Ralph's Records & Tapes.

June 29, Tony Campise Tony Campise will play jazz music from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Buddy Holly Center's courtyard. There is no cover charge.

June 29, Zakk Wylde Black Label Society, Crowbar and 60 Watt Zakk Wylde Black Label Society, Crowbar and 60 Watt will play rock 'n' roll music from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at Liquid 2000. General admission tickets, priced at $9.94 in advance and $12 at the door, are on sale at Ralph's Records & Tapes.

June 30, Barbara Fairchild Barbara Fairchild, a headliner in Branson, Mo., will headline a patriotic program of country music at 8 p.m. at the Fair Park Coliseum at the Panhandle-South Plains Fair. The show is part of July Jamboree. General admission tickets, priced at $10, can be purchased in advance at the fair office or by calling 744-9557. The gate admission for July Jamboree is $2 for adults, with children age 11 and younger admitted free. The parking fee is $2.

June 30-July 1, July 7-8, 14-15 and 21-22, "Always...Patsy Cline" The musical revue "Always...Patsy Cline," written by Ted Swindley and starring Terri Sue Caldwell as Cline and costarring Jane Prince Jones as Louise, will be staged at 8 p.m. at the Cactus Theater. Reserved-seat tickets, priced at $20 for floor seating and $15 in the balcony, can be purchased in advance by calling 762-3233.

June 30-July 2, Old Mill Trade Days The Old Mill Trade Days will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Postex Mill in Post. Tickets are priced at $1 for adults, with children age 11 and younger admitted free. Call 495-3529 for more information.

June 30-July 4, July Jamboree A July Jamboree will take place from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. June 30 and July 1, and from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. July 2-4, at the Panhandle-South Plains Fairgrounds. The event includes concerts, arts and crafts vendors, food vendors and a small carnival. The gate admission fee is $2 for adults, with children age 11 and younger admitted free. The parking fee is $2.

July 1, Steve Hall, Shotgun Red & The Shotgun Red Band Steve Hall, Shotgun Red & The Shotgun Red Band will headline a performance of country music and comedy at 8 p.m. at the Fair Park Coliseum at the Panhandle-South Plains Fair. The show is part of July Jamboree. General admission tickets, priced at $10, can be purchased in advance at the fair office or by calling 744-9557. The gate admission for July Jamboree is $2 for adults, with children age 11 and younger admitted free. The parking fee is $2.

July 1, The Fireballs The Fireballs, whose hits included "Sugar Shack" and "A Bottle of Wine," will play 1950s rock 'n' roll music at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. at the Lamb County Ag Center in Littlefield. General admission tickets are priced at $5. Call 385-4474 for more details.

July 2, FFH (Far From Home) FFH (Far from Home) will headline concerts of contemporary Christian music at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Fair Park Coliseum at the Panhandle-South Plains Fair. The show is part of July Jamboree. Both concerts are free. The gate admission for July Jamboree is $2 for adults, with children age 11 and younger admitted free. The parking fee is $2.

July 2, Westwinds Brass Band The Westwinds Brass Band will perform marches, overtures, Broadway hits and pop tunes from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Wagner Park, 29th Street and Flint Avenue. The patriotic program will honor the military with "Parade of U.S. Service Songs." Soprano soloist Ruby Moultrie will sing "Hallelujah." Tuba soloist Gordon Wolfe will play "Ol' Man River." There is no admission charge.

July 3, 4th on Broadway dinner and Town Square Celebration The 10th annual 4th on Broadway Town Square Celebration will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. in the blocked-off street on the west side of the Lubbock County Courthouse.

July 3-4, Johnny Counterfeit Johnny Counterfeit, a comedic singing impressionist, will headline concerts at 8 p.m. at the Fair Park Coliseum at the Panhandle-South Plains Fair. Also slated is the "Hooray For America Revue." The show is part of July Jamboree. General admission tickets, priced at $10, can be purchased in advance at the fair office or by calling 744-9557. The gate admission for July Jamboree is $2 for adults, with children age 11 and younger admitted free. The parking fee is $2.

July 4, 4th on Broadway Parade The 10th annual 4th on Broadway Parade will begin at 10 a.m., officially beginning at the intersection of Broadway and University Avenue and concluding at the intersection of Broadway and Avenue Q.

July 4, 4th on Broadway Street Fair The 10th annual 4th on Broadway Street Fair will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Broadway between University Avenue and Avenue Q. A variety of food, game and souvenir booths will be featured. Music stages also will host continuous entertainment. There is no admission charge; this year's Kids' Area also features only free attractions.

July 4, 4th on Broadway Concert & Fireworks Spectacular The 10th annual 4th on Broadway Concert & Fireworks Spectacular will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at Mackenzie Park, near the park's Broadway entrance. There is no admission charge. No restrictions regarding coolers are in place.

July 6, Alan Shinn Jazz Quartet The Alan Shinn Jazz Quartet will play jazz music from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Buddy Holly Center's courtyard. There is no cover charge.

July 9, Westwinds Brass Band The Westwinds Brass Band will perform marches, overtures, Broadway hits and pop tunes from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Wagner Park, 29th Street and Flint Avenue. Today's program also will spotlight German polkas and marches. Soprano soloist Laurie Doyle will sing "Someone to Watch Over Me." Percussion soloist Alan Shinn will play "Concerto for Sandpaper Blocks," and bass soloist Paul Sharpe will play Paganini's "Moses Fantasy." There is no admission charge.

July 12-16, "Gypsy" The musical "Gypsy" with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and a book by Arthur Laurents will be staged at 8 p.m. July 12-15, and again at 2 p.m. July 16, at the Theatre for the Performing Arts on the South Plains College in Levelland. Direction is by Gene Cole. General admission tickets, priced at $8 for adults and $5 for students, can be purchased in advance by calling 894-9611, ext. 2266.

July 14, D.G. Flewellyn D.G. Flewellyn will perform from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Buddy Holly Center's courtyard. There is an $8 cover charge.

July 15, Andy Wilkinson & Kenny Maines' Concert in the Cellar & Salsa Dip-Off Andy Wilkinson & Kenny Maines will headline a concert of folk music from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Llano Estacado Winery. The ticket price includes a Salsa Dip-Off competition and wine tasting at 7 p.m. Tickets are priced at $15. Reservations are required. Call 745-2258 for reservations.

July 16, Westwinds Brass Band The Westwinds Brass Band will perform marches, overtures, Broadway hits and pop tunes from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Wagner Park, 29th Street and Flint Avenue. Baritone soloist Eric Skiles will sing "Without a Song." Cornet soloist Will Strieder will play "Bride of the Waves." There is no admission charge.

July 28-29, August 4-5 and 11-12, The JDs The JDs will headline a concert of nostalgic rock 'n' roll and ballads at 8 p.m. at the Cactus Theater. General admission tickets, priced at $15, can be purchased by calling 762-3233.

Aug. 4-6, Old Mill Trade Days The Old Mill Trade Days will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Postex Mill in Post. Tickets are priced at $1 for adults, with children age 11 and younger admitted free. Call 495-3529 for more information.

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Aug. 6, Dixie Chicks and Patty Griffin Country recording act Dixie Chicks will headline a concert at 7:30 p.m. at the United Spirit Arena. Patty Griffin will open the show. At press time, ticket prices had not been announced although ticket sales were to begin on June 17.

Aug. 11, Spilling Poetry Spilling Poetry will perform from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Buddy Holly Center's courtyard. There is an $8 cover charge.

Aug. 16-18, "Kiss Me Kate" The musical "Kiss Me Kate" book by Bella and Samuel Spewack; music and lyrics by Cole Porter will be staged as a Lubbock Community Theatre production at 7:30 p.m. at the Texas Tech University Center's Allen Theatre. Direction is by Gerald Dolter.

Aug. 17, Alan Shinn Jazz Quartet The Alan Shinn Jazz Quartet will play jazz music from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Buddy Holly Center's courtyard. There is no cover charge.

Sept. 1-3, Crossroads Music Festival Second annual event in the Depot District.

Sept. 1, The Groobies and Ingrid Kaiter The Groobies and Ingrid Kaiter will perform from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Buddy Holly Center's courtyard. There is an $8 cover charge.

Sept. 1-3, Old Mill Trade Days The Old Mill Trade Days will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Postex Mill in Post. Tickets are priced at $1 for adults, with children age 11 and younger admitted free. Call 495-3529 for more information.

Sept. 7-10, National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration 12th annual National Cowboy Symposium & Celebration at the Lubbock memorial Civic Center.

Sept. 12-17, Fiestas At the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

Sept. 22-23, Lubbock Symphony Orchestra The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, in a season-long conductor search, will perform at 8 p.m. at the Civic Center Theatre. Conducting this concert is Guillermo Figueroa, of New York and Puerto Rico. Guest soloist is Abbey Simon, piano. Reserved-seat tickets -- priced at $24 for the center front tiers and all front rows of the second tier, $20.50 for the right and left sides of the first tier and the second section of rows in the second tier, $14.50 for adults sitting in the student section (rear of second tier) and $10.50 for students (including the $2 service charge) -- are on sale at the Select-A-Seat outlets at Dollar Western Wear, Luskey's/Ryon's Western Wear, Memphis Place Mall, both Ralph's Records & Tapes locations and the Texas Tech University Center's ticket booth.

Sept. 22-30, Panhandle-South Plains Fair The 83rd annual Panhandle-South Plains Fair will take place at the Panhandle-South Plains Fairgrounds. Hours of operation are 1 p.m. to midnight Monday through Thursday, 1 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday. The gate admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children between the ages of 6 and 11, with children age 5 and younger admitted free. There is a $3 parking fee.

Sept. 26, Lubbock Independent School District's "Band Extravaganza" The Lubbock Independent School District's 17th annual Band Extravaganza will take place at 7 p.m. at Lowrey Field. General admission tickets, sold by LISD band students, are priced at $2 in advance and $3 at the gate.

Sept. 28, Alan Shinn Jazz Quartet The Alan Shinn Jazz Quartet will play jazz music from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Buddy Holly Center's courtyard. There is no cover charge.

Sept. 29-Oct. 1, Old Mill Trade Days The Old Mill Trade Days will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Postex Mill in Post. Tickets are priced at $1 for adults, with children age 11 and younger admitted free. Call 495-3529 for more information.

Oct. 2-8, "Victims of Duty" "Victims of Duty," theater of the absurd by Ionesco, will be staged at 8 p.m. Oct. 2-7, and again at 2 p.m. Oct. 8, on the Lab Stage at the Charles E. Maedgen Jr. Theatre on the Texas Tech campus. Direction is by Cris Edwards. Reserved-seat tickets, priced at $8 for the general public and $5 for Tech students, can be purchased in advance by calling 742-3603.

Oct. 6-8, 13-15 and 20-22, "Dracula" At the Garza Theater in Post.

Oct. 13-15 and 20-22, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" The musical comedy "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" written by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, with music by Stephen Sondheim will be staged at 8 p.m. Oct. 13-14 and 20-21, and also at 2 p.m. Oct. 15 and 22, at the Charles E. Maedgen Jr. on the Texas Tech campus. Direction is by Elizabeth Homan. Reserved-seat tickets, priced at $12 for the general public and $5 for Tech students, can be purchased in advance by calling 742-3603.

Oct. 18, Pearl Jam and Supergrass Pearl Jam will headline a concert of rock 'n' roll music at 7:30 p.m. at the United Spirit Arena. Supergrass will open the show. Reserved-seat tickets, priced at $32 (including the $4 handling fee), are on sale at the Select-A-Seat outlets at Dollar Western Wear, Luskey's/Ryon's Western Wear, Memphis Place Mall, both Ralph's Records & Tapes locations and the Texas Tech University Center's ticket booth. The handling fee is higher for tickets charged to credit cards.

Oct. 21, Llano Grape Day Celebration The seventh annual Llano Grape Day Celebration will feature tours, seminars, wine tastings and live entertainment from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Llano Estacado Winery. The $2 admission charge includes a Llano commemorative wine glass and two wine-tasting tickets.

Oct. 27-29, "Footloose" Touring musical at the Municipal Auditorium.

Nov. 3-4, Lubbock Symphony Orchestra The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, in a season-long conductor search, will perform at 8 p.m. at the Civic Center Theatre. Conducting this concert is Gary Lewis, of Lubbock. Soloist is Alex Ezerman, cello. Reserved-seat tickets -- priced at $24 for the center front tiers and all front rows of the second tier, $20.50 for the right and left sides of the first tier and the second section of rows in the second tier, $14.50 for adults sitting in the student section (rear of second tier) and $10.50 for students (including the $2 service charge) -- are on sale at the Select-A-Seat outlets at Dollar Western Wear, Luskey's/Ryon's Western Wear, Memphis Place Mall, both Ralph's Records & Tapes locations and the Texas Tech University Center's ticket booth.

Nov. 3-5, Old Mill Trade Days The Old Mill Trade Days will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Postex Mill in Post. Tickets are priced at $1 for adults, with children age 11 and younger admitted free. Call 495-3529 for more information.

Nov. 6-12, "Ellie and the Bear Man" "Ellie and the Bear Man," a romantic comedy by Michael Moore, will be staged at 8 p.m. Nov. 6-11, and again at 2 p.m. Nov. 12, on the Lab Stage at the Charles E. Maedgen Jr. Theatre on the Texas Tech campus. Direction is by Kris Harrison. Reserved-seat tickets, priced at $8 for the general public and $5 for Tech students, can be purchased in advance by calling 742-3603.

Nov. 17-19 and 24-26, "You Can't Take It With You" "You Can't Take It With You,. a comedy by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, will be staged at 8 p.m. Nov. 17-18 and 24-25, and also at 2 p.m. Nov. 19 and 26, at the Charles E. Maedgen Jr. on the Texas Tech campus. Direction is by Linda Donahue. Reserved-seat tickets, priced at $10 for the general public and $5 for Tech students, can be purchased in advance by calling 742-3603.

Nov. 24-26, Old Mill Trade Days The Old Mill Trade Days will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Postex Mill in Post. Tickets are priced at $1 for adults, with children age 11 and younger admitted free. Call 495-3529 for more information.

Dec. 1-3, 8-10 and 15-16, "Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus" At the Garza Theater.

Dec. 6-10, Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" Touring musical at the Municipal Auditorium.

Dec. 8-9, Candlelight at the Ranch Annual event at the National Ranching Heritage Center.

Dec. 15-17, Ballet Lubbock's "The Nutcracker" Annueal event at the Civic Center Theatre.

Dec. 15-17, Old Mill Trade Days The Old Mill Trade Days will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Postex Mill in Post. Tickets are priced at $1 for adults, with children age 11 and younger admitted free. Call 495-3529 for more information.

Jan. 12-13, Lubbock Symphony Orchestra The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, in a season-long conductor search, will perform at 8 p.m. at the Civic Center Theatre. Conducting this concert is Lara Webber, of Houston (who also conducts in Charleston, S.C., and Los Angeles). Soloist is Will Strieder, trumpet. Reserved-seat tickets -- priced at $24 for the center front tiers and all front rows of the second tier, $20.50 for the right and left sides of the first tier and the second section of rows in the second tier, $14.50 for adults sitting in the student section (rear of second tier) and $10.50 for students (including the $2 service charge) -- are on sale at the Select-A-Seat outlets at Dollar Western Wear, Luskey's/Ryon's Western Wear, Memphis Place Mall, both Ralph's Records & Tapes locations and the Texas Tech University Center's ticket booth.

Jan. 26-28, "Godspell" Touring musical at the Municipal Auditorium

Feb. 5-11, "Wozeck" "Wozeck," a drama by George Buchner based on a real medical and murder case, will be staged at 8 p.m. Feb. 5-10, and again at 2 p.m. Feb. 11, on the Lab Stage at the Charles E. Maedgen Jr. Theatre on the Texas Tech campus. Direction is by Shu-Lan Miranda Ni. Reserved-seat tickets, priced at $8 for the general public and $5 for Tech students, can be purchased in advance by calling 742-3603.

Feb. 6, Lubbock Independent School District's String Fling The Lubbock Independent School District's 16th annual String Fling featuring four high school orchestras, 10 junior high school orchestras and a 450-member massed orchestra will be performed at 7 p.m. at the Civic Center Theatre. General admission tickets, priced at $2 in advance and $3 on the day of the show, are being sold by LISD orchestra students. Call 766-1045 for more details.

Feb. 16-18 and 23-25, "Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde" "Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde," a drama by Moises Kaufman, will be staged at 8 p.m. Feb. 16-17 and 23-24, and also at 2 p.m. Feb. 18 and 25, at the Charles E. Maedgen Jr. on the Texas Tech campus. Direction is by Terry Lewis. Reserved-seat tickets, priced at $10 for the general public and $5 for Tech students, can be purchased in advance by calling 742-3603.

This play is recommended for mature audiences.

March 20-25, "Red, White and Tuna" Confirmed touring comedy at the municipal Auditorium.

March 26-April 1, Raider Red's One-Act Play Spectacular The fourth annual Raider Red's One-Act Play Spectacular will be staged at 8 p.m. March 26-31, and again at 2 p.m. April 1, on the Lab Stage at the Charles E. Maedgen Jr. Theatre on the Texas Tech campus. Reserved-seat tickets, priced at $8 for the general public and $5 for Tech students, can be purchased in advance by calling 742-3603.

March 30-31, Lubbock Symphony Orchestra The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, in a season-long conductor search, will perform at 8 p.m. at the Civic Center Theatre. Conducting this concert is Francisco Noya, of Massachusetts and Venezuela. Guest soloist is William Westney, piano. Reserved-seat tickets -- priced at $24 for the center front tiers and all front rows of the second tier, $20.50 for the right and left sides of the first tier and the second section of rows in the second tier, $14.50 for adults sitting in the student section (rear of second tier) and $10.50 for students (including the $2 service charge) -- are on sale at the Select-A-Seat outlets at Dollar Western Wear, Luskey's/Ryon's Western Wear, Memphis Place Mall, both Ralph's Records & Tapes locations and the Texas Tech University Center's ticket booth.

April 6-8 and 13-15, "The Day Room" "The Day Room," a black comedy by Don DeLillo, will be staged at 8 p.m. April 6-7 and 13-14, and also at 2 p.m. April 8 and 15, at the Charles E. Maedgen Jr. on the Texas Tech campus. Direction is by Jonathan Marks. Reserved-seat tickets, priced at $10 for the general public and $5 for Tech students, can be purchased in advance by calling 742-3603.

April 27-29, "Giselle" The Willis Ballet will stage the full-length ballet "Giselle" at 8 p.m. April 27-28, and also at 2 p.m. April 29, at the Charles E. Maedgen Jr. on the Texas Tech campus. Peggy Willis-Aarnio will direct and choreograph. Reserved-seat tickets, priced at $10 for the general public and $5 for tech students, can be purchased in advance by calling 742-3603.

May 4-5, Lubbock Symphony Orchestra The Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, in a season-long conductor search, will perform at 8 p.m. at the Civic Center Theatre. Conducting this concert is Andrews Sills, of Wisconsin (and associate conductor of the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra). Guest soloist is John Gilbert, violin. Reserved-seat tickets -- priced at $24 for the center front tiers and all front rows of the second tier, $20.50 for the right and left sides of the first tier and the second section of rows in the second tier, $14.50 for adults sitting in the student section (rear of second tier) and $10.50 for students (including the $2 service charge) -- are on sale at the Select-A-Seat outlets at Dollar Western Wear, Luskey's/Ryon's Western Wear, Memphis Place Mall, both Ralph's Records & Tapes locations and the Texas Tech University Center's ticket booth.

May 8, Lubbock Independent School District's "Jazz in the Park" Jazz bands within the Lubbock Independent School District will perform the 21st annual "Jazz in the Park" concert from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Wagner Park, 26th Street and Flint Avenue. There is no admission charge.


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