In the Arts 23 The Recorder · October 8, 2015 Arts calendar Continued from 21 Free JSO ensemble visits for children and families at SJC public libraries The St. Johns County Public Library System will be hosting a series of free Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra ensemble visits for children and families at select branches during the month of October. Thanks to the Barbara A. Kay Foundation Grant, awarded to SJCPLS earlier this year, children will have an exclusive opportunity to interact with JSO ensemble members, learn about multiple instruments, and enjoy a mix of short musical pieces. While the programs are geared toward older preschool and Elementary-aged children, SJCPLS invites the entire family to attend. For more information, visit www. sjcpls.org, or refer to the list below for performance times, dates, location, and contact information. • Thursday, Oct. 29 – 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., Bartram Trail Branch Library, 60 Davis Pond, Fruit Cove, (904) 827-6960 • Thursday, Oct. 29 – 4 p.m. to 4:45 p.m., Southeast Branch Library, 6670 US 1 South, St. Augustine, (904) 8276900 • Friday, Oct. 30 – 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., Main Library, 1960 N. Ponce de Leon Blvd, St. Augustine, (904) 827-6940 • Friday, Oct. 30, Southwoods Elementary School (available to Southwoods Elementary School students only) ‘St. George and the Dragon’ at Christ Episcopal Church “St. George and the Dragon, a new comedic fantasy written and directed by Jason Woods, will be performed on stage Oct. 15-25, at Christ Episcopal Church, 400 San Juan Dr., Ponte Vedra Beach. Curtain is at 7 p.m. for Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances; 3 p.m. for Sunday performances. Oct. 15 tickets include admittance to the premiere party. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.comefaceyourdragons.com. Kenneth M. Barrett, Jr. “Snapshot St. Augustine,” featuring the photographs of Kenneth M. Barrett, Jr., will be on display at the Rotunda Gallery in the St. Johns County Administration Building through Oct. 22. • “Mother and Sons” Feb. 12-27 • TBA • “All the Way” April 22-May 7 • “Shipwrecked! An Entertainment” June 3-18 • “Memphis” July 22-Aug. 13 Players-by-the-Sea is located at theater is located at 106 Sixth St. N, Jacksonville Beach. For more information, call (904) 249-0289 or visit www. playersbythesea.org. thousands of years of Chinese culture. With the richly expressive art of classical Chinese dance, groundbreaking musical compositions and cutting-edge, interactive stage effects, Shen Yun is leaving millions around the world in awe. Two shows only — Jan. 16 and 17. Visit www.shenyun.com/jacksonville or call (888) 974-3698 for more. Shen Yun 2015 The St. Augustine Orchestra’s fall concert, under the direction of Bob Moore, features the premiere performance of “Saxophonic,” Moore’s latest composition, a work for solo saxophone and orchestra on Friday, Oct. 23 Experience a brilliant blend of energy and grace with Shen Yun Performing Arts at Lazzara Performance Hall. Shen Yun’s one-of-a-kind performance revives stories and legends from St. Augustine Orchestra’s fall concert ‘Saxophonic’ —Compiled by Carrie Resch DINNER, SHOW & PARKING ALL FOR JUST $35*! 904-641-1212 | alhambrajax.com | 12000 Beach Boulevard ‘Stone Soup’ at Limelight Theatre Limelight Theatre presents “Stone Soup,” a one-act musical version of the old folk tale. Performances are Oct. 23 at 5 p.m. and Oct. 25 at 11 a.m. on the Matunza Main Stage. Tickets are $10 for adults; $5 for children 12 and younger. For more information, call (904) 825-1164 or visit www.limelighttheatre.org. GREAT SHOW—COMING SOON! Players-by-the-Sea 50th season Players-by-the-Sea kicked off their 50th season Sept. 18 with “La Cage Aux Folles.” The play will be performed through Oct. 10. The remaining 20152016 season is as follows: • “A Behanding in Spokane” Nov. 6-21 • “Godspell” Dec. 4-20 • “Cotton Alley” Jan. 15-30 at 8 p.m. at The Lightner Museum, 25 Granada St., St. Augustine. Saxophonist Joe Yorio will play soprano, tenor, and baritone saxophones and the alto sax for Dave Brubeck’s jazz classic, “Take Five.” Other music on the program includes “Rossini’s Overture” to the” Barber of Seville,” “Brahms’s Hungarian Dance No. 5,” “Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite No. 1,” baroque music by Handel and more. Tickets are $20 for adults; $5 for students with ID. Children 12 and under are admitted free. Tickets are available in advance online at www.staugustineorchestra.org or at the door on performance night. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. DOLLY’S HIT SHOW Enjoy the show until October 18! *Limited seating available at this price. Prosenium section only.