The following programs are being hosted by the Halle Cultural Arts Center in downtown Apex.
Rusted Rails Outdoor Concert on the Campus. Bring your chair and cooler out to the town hall campus to enjoy this great local band. The Rusted Rails describe their style as original roots blues and rockabilly with a dash of humor. Free. Saturday, Oc.t 6, 7 p.m.
Raleigh Symphony Orchestra’s Free Spirits Ensemble Tickets:$12 adult, $10 seniors/student, Free for children 12 and under. Lights! Colors! Music! Music inspired by art – art inspired by music. The art of Chagall, Ogle, and Minnis accompanies the music of Albert, Raum, Lind and others. Sun, Oct. 7, 3 p.m.
Visual Arts: Western Wake Artists’ Studio Tour Opening Reception: Friday, Oct 12, 6-8 p.m. Show runs: Oct. 12 through Oct 26.
The Little Rascals Pizza and a Show “I got a dollar, I got a dollar, I got a dollar, hey, hey, hey, hey!” Come and enjoy this family classic at the Halle with a slice of pizza! Pizza:$5, $2 for children 2 and under. Movie: Free. Thursday, Oct. 11, 6-8 p.m.
Free Tuesday Morning Movies Starting in October The Halle will show Free morning movies on the first and third Tuesday of the month. Free. Madagascar 2 on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 10 a.m.; Casper on Oct. 16, 10 a.m.
United States Air Force Heritage of America Band— “The Heritage Ramblers” The USAF Heritage Ramblers, a part of the Heritage of America Band, was formed in 2010. Under the leadership of TSgt John Garcia, the group’s mission is to preserve and present the rich heritage of traditional jazz. With the music of such legends as Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Jack Teagarden, and Bix Beiderbecke as their guide, Heritage Ramblers bring the New Orleans and Chicago styles of traditional jazz to life in each performance. In the tradition of musical excellence established by the Heritage of America Band, the Heritage Ramblers are sure to get toes tapping, hands clapping, and put smiles on faces wherever they perform. Stop by the Halle Box Office for your free ticket, limited to the first 150 people who pick up tickets. Tickets: Free. Saturday, Oct. 13, 7 pm.
Footnotes Tap Ensemble 10th Anniversary Performance Guest starring Bessie-Award winner and NYC STOMP’s Michelle Dorrance. Footnotes Tap Ensemble, a non-profit professional tap company, was founded by Robin Vail and Mimi Benjamin in 2002. The Ensemble’s mission is to promote, educate and perform this truly unique American dance art through annual ensemble concerts, community concerts and tap workshops. The Ensemble continues to gain recognition throughout the Triangle, and the tap community for its varied and highly acclaimed repertoire and affordable workshops teaching “classic tap.” Footnotes has commissioned works from Michelle Dorrance, Josh Hilberman, Robert Perera, Dorothy Wasserman, Lane Alexander and Gene Medler, Director of the highly acclaimed North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble. Tickets: $13 adults, $10 16 & under Saturday, Oct. 20, 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 21, 2 p.m.
Infinity Ballet’s “Storybook Weekend” Tickets : $5.00. Sat, Oct 27, 3 p.m. & 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, 3 p.m.
Christmas Production: In One Basket By Shirley Pugh Jingle Bell Jukebox By Andy Beck and Brian Fisher. In One Basket, by Shirley Pugh, is a series of seven folk and fairy tales about life, family, wishes and happiness. Eleven actors ages 10 to adult will play the 34 unique characters. Jingle Bell Jukebox, by Andy Beck and Brian Fisher, is a wonderful holiday musical about a group of young folks getting into the holiday spirit as they dance and sing to the jukebox at the local diner! 1 adult plus 14 actors ages 10-18 will bring this musical to life! Director: Kathleen Rudolph, Raleigh Little Theatre. Musical Director and Choreographer: Andy Beck.
About Auditions: Ages 10 to adult are eligible to audition. Please prepare a one minute comedic monologue to present at auditions. Also bring sheet music in the appropriate key of a short up-tempo musical theatre or Christmas song if you are interested in auditioning for the musical, Jingle Bell Jukebox. In addition, please come prepared to move, wearing sneakers or jazz shoes and comfortable clothes. Cold readings from the scripts will be done during the call back process. Please fill out a Conflict Calendar listing any and all conflicts you have from October 22 through December 16. For more information, feel free to call Kathleen at 821-4579 x225 or email at Kathleen@raleighlittletheatre.org.
Auditions: choose one Mon, Oct 15, 6:30-8:30pm. Tue, Oct 16, 6:30-8:30pm. Callbacks: Thu, Oct 18, 6:30-8:30pm. Rehearsals: Mon-Fri, Oct 22-Dec 13, 6:30-8:30pm. Select Saturdays. Performance Dates: Fri, Dec 14, 7pm. Sat, Dec 15, 2pm, 7pm. Sun, Dec 16, 2pm.