The Dayton Art Institute presents Japanese Kimonos of the Twentieth Century, offering insight into Japanese culture through traditional dress. Also on view are 17 paintings from the 1940s to late 1990s by Dayton artist James Yoko. The gallery is open today from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. For more information, visit www.day
Is Schoenberg's music hip? Yes, when it's played by Mischa Santora and the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra. Santora opens his new "Twentieth Century Classics" series in the Fifth Third Bank Theatre at the Aronoff at 7:30 p.m., with Schoenberg's Verklarte Nacht (Transfigured Night) and Pierrot Lunaire. Soprano Kathryn Ann Hart performs the sprechstimme role. Tickets: $15. 723-1182 or www.cincychamberorch.com.
Jazz pianist Anthony Molinaro joins Grammy-winning harmonica player Howard Levy and the Arc Ensemble for an evening of American jazz, 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Contemporary Arts Center, downtown. Tickets: $25; 345-8405.
The third annual "A Moveable Feast" benefit at College-Conservatory
of Music begins at 7:30 p.m. with a Big Band prelude, after which guests can
create their own artistic (and culinary) menu from 8 to 10 p.m., with short performances
and backstage tours of the University of Cincinnati performing complex. Tickets
are on a sliding scale (based on age).
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
tunes in children
Top promises to prop up the laughs
going all out for Oscars
seems born for 'Auvergne'
will perform for U.S. troops
Theatre moves to Newport
highlights Dayton's '04-05 playbill
theater picks 'Ironmistress'
show promises irreverence
SEEN: BENEFITS AND BASHES
in Blue: Mercy Health Partners Foundation
spotlight: Judy Dalambakis
up: A brief report on school
Dozen short projects win screening at art museum
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