Sunday, February 8, 2004

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You just heard them on public radio's From the Top. The Starling Chamber Orchestra - made up of prodigies ages 14-18 - performs works by Gershwin, Sibelius, Prokofiev, Barber, Vivaldi and more, 7 p.m. today in Robert Werner Recital Hall, University of Cincinnati College-Cosnervatory of Music. 556-4183 or

Janelle Gelfand


The Patricia Weiner Gallery is showing Paintings of Native Americans by Cincinnati Artists through Feb. 28. These are recent acquisitions by the gallery of 19th and early 20th century works by American and European painters including Matt Daly, William Fay and John Hauser.

Marilyn Bauer


The simple life of two bachelor farmers is thrown into disarray when a young actor comes to stay with them in the regional premiere of hilarious and heart-cracking The Drawer Boy, a Cincinnati premiere for Playhouse in the Park. 421-3888.

Jackie Demaline


Ntozake Shange's choreopoem For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf is a life-affirming modern classic of African-American theater. Cincinnati Black Theatre Company is presenting it at Arts Consortium (1515 Linn St.) through Feb. 22. 421-1100.

Jackie Demaline

Slave pen focal point of Freedom Center
Fringe Festival offers cutting-edge lineup
Local fest director immersed in work
Fringe festival performers
Grammy isn't such a leap

TV era passes with Von Hoene

'Romeo & Juliet' ballet demands acting, emotion
'Reverend Mom' makes 'Nunsense'

'Dead Lines' brings short works alive
Theater league, council to meet
Students present delicious taste of musical cabaret in 'Footlights'

Leadership awards: Inclusion Network

Fashion on the Rocks: Hearing Speech & Deaf Center
Benefit: Roger P. Slagle Memorial Fund
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