Yes, it’s a stage rendition of Dorothy’s 1939 cinematic dream of Oz,
with every bit of music you will recall — plus a number you won’t (it
includes “The Jitterbug,” deleted from the film) — performed lushly by
the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra.
It’s been more than eight decades since
the Hilton Netherland Plaza opened its doors for its Grand Opening Gala,
and the hotel is commemorating the occasion with a frozen-in-time,
food-filled celebration this weekend.
Carl Solway Gallery hosts an opening reception for Matthew Kolodziej’s Patch Work: New Paintings,
a selection of work informed by the painter’s interest in materials,
archeology and construction processes.
MadTree celebrates its third birthday
with the annual Winter Bonanza. This event features nearly 60 warming
craft beers with favorites, limited releases and barrel-aged brews from
MadTree, plus guest taps from other local and regional breweries.
Through her work as a cultural agent for the radically
inclusive grassroots “U.S. Department of Arts and Culture," artist and activist Joi Sears
has organized an exhibition and storytelling event called The People’s State of the Union
at the new Artspace Hamilton Lofts this weekend.