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KC & The Sunshine Band

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APRIL 26

SPECIAL EVENTS & PERFORMANCES

ORY OF T S E U R T E TH PIGS! E L T T I L 3 THE

Welcome to Harford Community College’s 2013 Special Events and Performances.

Each year, we host a variety of cultural opportunities from national touring acts to local resident companies, jazz to classical to folk, magic to ballet to musical comedy. With the recent opening of the APG Federal Credit Union Arena, we have the opportunity to bring a series of quality concerts and special events that offer our residents a wide variety of artistic opportunities that are often only available in more urban areas. You never know who will be gracing our stages, but you can be sure they will create an unforgettable memory. Check the various listings to select all of your favorites, but remember many shows sell out fast. Order your tickets online, any time, anywhere – at tickets.harford.edu you can select your favorite seat for any show. Our staff and volunteers want you to have the best possible experience before, during and after events. We hope you will share your suggestions about ways we may improve your experience to make it unforgettable. Please contact the Ticket Office at 443-412-2211 or email snicolaides@harford.edu. Thank you for supporting the arts in Harford County!

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APRIL 4 APRIL 4 • 7 PM APG FEDERAL CREDIT UNION ARENA

ANDY GRAMMER

WITH SPECIAL GUEST AUGUSTANA Known for his vibrant pop/rock/soul mix and free-flowing vocal delivery, Andy is currently on his first headlining tour, selling out venue after venue. His debut album generated two Top 10 hits with “Fine By Me” and “Keep Your Head Up.” Named one of Billboard’s 2011 Artists to Watch, he’s on the fast track to another big year, and fans can’t wait to see (and hear) what happens next. Indie-rock band Augustana, known for their hits “Boston” and “Sweet and Low” will be joining the show to make this a once-ina-lifetime concert! Reserved Seating: Floor Seats Gold Section $95 Floor Seats Silver Section $85 Floor Seats Bronze Section $75 Lower Level Seats $55 Upper Level Bleacher Seats $45

Three Hundred Years of Action (keys and hammers)

APRIL 7 • 3 PM JOPPA HALL, RECITAL HALL #1

SUNDAY AFTERNOON CONCERT SERIES

THREE HUNDRED YEARS OF ACTION (KEYS AND HAMMERS) Chungwon Chung, piano General Seating: Adult $10, Youth $1 HCC Students Free With HCC ID

APRIL 19 • 8 PM JOPPA HALL, RECITAL HALL #1

AN EVENING OF JAZZ

Giacomo Gates, jazz vocals with John diMartino, piano; Craig Thomas, bass; and Tom Cohen, drums General Seating: Adult $10, Youth $1 HCC Students Free With HCC ID

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APRIL 20 • 2 PM EDGEWOOD HIGH SCHOOL

HARFORD YOUTH ORCHESTRA HARFORD STRING ORCHESTRA The Harford Youth Orchestra, the area’s finest middle and high school orchestral musicians, performs under the direction of Brian Folus. The Harford String Orchestra, the area’s finest middle school string musicians, is conducted by Tim Reinhardt. Free Admission No Ticket Necessary

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APRIL 26 • 7 PM AMOSS CENTER

THE TRUE STORY OF THE THREE LITTLE PIGS DALLAS CHILDREN’S THEATER

Book and Lyrics by Robert Kauzlaric Music by Paul Gilvary and William Rush Original Music for the DCT Production Composed and Arranged by S-Ankh Rasa Hear the wolf ’s side of the story in this hilarious musical courtroom dramedy: Alexander T. Wolf is accused of deplorable crimes, and he’s about to face a jury of his piggy peers on trial. Best of all, YOU determine the ending of the play in this fun musical that will blow the hair off your chinny chin chin!! Visit www.dct.org. Reserved Seating: Premier (All Ages) $20 Adult Orchestra $15, Youth Orchestra $10 HCC Students $10 With HCC ID

F O Y R O T S E U THE TR TLE PIGS! T I L 3 E TH

MAY 10

MAY 10 • 7:30 PM APG FEDERAL CREDIT UNION ARENA

KOOL & THE GANG

The smooth sounds of Kool & The Gang live in concert are making their way toward Harford County. Thanks to songs like “Celebration,” “Jungle Boogie,” “Summer Madness,” and “Open Sesame,” they’ve sold over 70 million albums worldwide and influenced the music of three generations. Whether taking that special someone out for a romantic night or enjoying the show with a few friends, Kool & The Gang tickets are perfect for any occasion! A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Harford Community College Foundation, Inc. Reserved Seating: Floor Seats Gold Section $75 Silver Section $70 Bronze Section $65 Lower Level Seats $60 Upper Level Bleacher Seats $50

MAY 5 • 3 PM BEL AIR HIGH SCHOOL

MAY 15 • 7 PM JOPPA HALL, RECITAL HALL #1

Harford County’s own Bel Air Community Band, under the direction of Scott Sharnetzka, will perform a variety of contemporary and traditional band and wind ensemble music.

The Music Department of Harford Community College presents talented students of voice and instrumental music.

BEL AIR COMMUNITY BAND

Free Admission No Tickets Necessary

APPLIED MUSIC STUDENTS IN RECITAL

General Seating: Adult $5, Youth $1 HCC Students Free With HCC ID

MAY 13 • 7 PM JOPPA HALL, RECITAL HALL #1 MAY 3 • 7 PM AMOSS CENTER

POPOVICH COMEDY PET THEATER This talented troupe returns to thrill audiences with the unique comedy and juggling skills of Gregory Popovich, and the extraordinary talents of his performing pets – all rescued from animal shelters! It’s a show that kids of all ages are sure to enjoy. Visit www.comedypet.com.

AN EVENING OF CHAMBER MUSIC

The Music Department of Harford Community College presents an evening of music student ensemble performances. General Seating: Adult $5, Youth $1 HCC Students Free With HCC ID

Reserved Seating: Premier (All Ages) $24 Adult Orchestra $18, Youth Orchestra $12 HCC Students $12 With HCC ID

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MAY 17 • 8 PM JOPPA HALL, RECITAL HALL #1

AN EVENING OF JAZZ SECOND SHIFT AND HCC JAZZ ENSEMBLE

HCC’s vocal jazz ensemble under the direction of Marianne Pastelak, and instrumental jazz ensemble under the direction of Benny Russell, will appear in concert performing a variety of vocal and instrumental jazz styles including blues, swing, be-bop, and fusion.

MAY 16 & 17 • 7 PM MAY 18 • 3 & 7 PM MAY 19 • 1 & 4 PM CHESAPEAKE THEATER

THE LITTLE MERMAID HARFORD DANCE THEATRE

Directed by Eyvo and Bambi Johnson Based on the magical tale by Hans Christian Andersen, the stage comes to life with colorful fish, sparkling seahorses, a wicked sea witch, and evil sea monkeys in a fun-filled retelling of the story of a young mermaid who gives up her life in the sea for the love of a prince. Boys and girls of all ages will enjoy this underwater adventure with everything from tap dancing to hip-hop in Harford Dance Theatre’s new twist on this well-loved classic. Reserved Seating: Adult $10, Youth $8

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General Seating: Adult $5, Youth $1 HCC Students Free With HCC ID

JUNE 7, 8 & 14 • 8 PM JUNE 9 & 15 • 3 PM

THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE PHOENIX FESTIVAL THEATER Directed by Laurie Starkey Book by Rachel Sheinkin Music and Lyrics by William Fin A clever musical comedy with overachievers’ angst, Spelling Bee showcases the experiences of six adolescent outsiders in the throes of puberty, trying for the spelling championship of a lifetime! Audience participation adds to the hilarity as these youngsters learn that winning doesn’t necessarily make you a loser. (Mature Themes) Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). Reserved Seating: Adult $20, Youth $10 Senior $10

JUNE 7-9, 14 & 15

JUNE 15 • 7:30 PM APG FEDERAL CREDIT UNION ARENA

KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND

KC & The Sunshine Band burst onto the music scene over 35 years ago racking up some of the biggest dance hits including “Get Down Tonight,” “That’s the Way (I Like It),” “I’m Your Boogie Man,” “Keep It Comin’ Love,” “Boogie Shoes,” and “Shake Your Booty.” With sales of over 100 million records and nine Grammy nominations, KC & The Sunshine Band was one of the most progressive bands of the 70s and is credited with changing the sound of modern pop music. Bring your special someone and get ready to boogie like it’s 1977! Presented in conjunction with the Harford County Chamber of Commerce with all proceeds benefiting the Chamber.

Reserved Seating: Floor Seats Gold Section $75 Floor Seats Silver Section $70 Lower Level Seats $60 Upper Level Bleacher Seats $55

KC & The Sunshine Band

SEPTEMBER 13, 14, 20 & 21 • 8 PM SEPTEMBER 15 & 22 • 3 PM CHESAPEAKE THEATER

THE PRODUCERS

PHOENIX FESTIVAL THEATER Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks Directed by Todd Starkey Mel Brooks’ 12-time Tony Award® winnerThe Producers is a laugh-out-loud musical comedy about a washed-up Broadway producer and his mousey accountant. When the two discover that they could make more money producing a Broadway flop than a hit, they set out to produce the worst Broadway musical of all time. Only one thing goes wrong: their sure-to-offend show is a gigantic hit! Don’t miss the colorful characters and witty songs in this must-see favorite. Presented through special arrangement with Music Theater International (MTI).

Reserved Seating: Adult $20, Youth $10 Senior $10

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September 27 • 7 PM Amoss Center

TEACHER FROM THE BLACK LAGOON AND OTHER STORYBOOKS Theatreworks USA

Follow Hubie’s imagination as he faces his comically horrific fears and discovers that his new teacher is pleasantly human after all in Teacher From the Black Lagoon. This exciting new musical revue based on favorite contemporary children’s books also includes Lily’s Purple Plastic Purse, Anansi the Spider, Dogzilla, Chrysanthemum and many more. Visit theatreworksusa.org Reserved Seating: Premier (All Ages) $16 Orchestra (Adult) $12 Orchestra (Youth) $10

APRIL 26 & 27 • 8 PM APRIL 28 • 3 PM MAY 3 & 4 • 8 PM MAY 5 • 3 PM BLACK BOX THEATER, JOPPA HALL

STUDENT PRODUCTION: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING HCC ACTORS GUILD

A Comedy by William Shakespeare Shakespeare’s most masterful comedy stars two pairs of soul mates, the deliciously clever Beatrice and Benedick, always throwing jibes in a “merry war” of wit, and the sweet but foolish Claudio and Hero, whose innocent trust nearly undoes their love. Charming Princes, vile bastard brothers, bumbling fools, and sizzling coquettes fill this comedy, set amid the romantic heat of Renaissance Spain. General Seating: Adult $12, Senior $8, Youth $8 HCC Students $8 With HCC ID

CHESAPEAKE GALLERY AT THE STUDENT CENTER EXHIBITION SCHEDULE JUNE 4 – SEPTEMBER 14

MIXED MEDIA EXHIBIT

RECEPTION: SEPTEMBER 12 • 5:30 PM SEPTEMBER 26 – NOVEMBER 1

ILLUSTRATIONS BY DANAMARIE HOSLER

RECEPTION: OCTOBER 1 • 5 PM NOVEMBER 14 – JANUARY 3

THE DESIGN OF JAPANESE LUGGAGE TAGS RECEPTION: NOVEMBER 28 • 5:30 PM FREE ADMISSION TO EXHIBITS

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APRIL 22 • 3-7 PM, Opening Reception HAYS-HEIGHE HOUSE

MAY 8 • 3:30-5 PM HAYS-HEIGHE HOUSE

LECTURE

MANIFOLD GREATNESS:

THE POLITICS OF BIBLE TRANSLATION IN THE 16TH CENTURY: FROM WILLIAM TYNDALE TO KING JAMES I OF ENGLAND†

2:15-3:30 PM, During Opening Reception STUDENT CENTER ROOM 243

Laura Wright, Lecturer, Philosophy and Religion, HCC

THE CREATION AND AFTERLIFE OF THE KING JAMES BIBLE†

LECTURE

CATHOLICISM, PROTESTANTISM, BLOOD, GUTS, INK, AND THE KING JAMES BIBLE Gary Owens, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, HCC

APRIL 30 • 1–5 PM HAYS-HEIGHE HOUSE

WELSH HERITAGE DAY§

MAY 9 • 6-9 PM HAYS-HEIGHE HOUSE

THEATRICAL READINGS & RECEPTION

A GREAT FEAST OF LANGUAGES: THE LANGUAGE OF SHAKESPEARE AND THE KING JAMES BIBLE†

EXHIBITS

APRIL 30 • 7 PM CHESAPEAKE CENTER

APRIL 22 – MAY 17

REHOBOTH WELSH CHOIR CONCERT§

MANIFOLD GREATNESS: THE CREATION AND AFTERLIFE OF THE KING JAMES BIBLE†

General Seating: Free Admission, Ticket Required

APRIL 30 – AUGUST

MAY 2 • 3:30-5 PM HAYS-HEIGHE HOUSE

SALON

JESUS AND MARY MAGDALENE – MARRIED? KIDS? GRANDKIDS?: A BIBLICAL INVESTIGATION – WHAT DID JESUS DO BEFORE HIS MINISTRY STARTED?† Gary Owens, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion, HCC

THE RED DRAGON: CELEBRATING WELSH CULTURE IN HARFORD COUNTY § OPEN EXHIBIT HOURS

Tuesdays, 1-3 PM Fridays, 10 AM-Noon First Saturday of Each Month, 10 AM-Noon

† Support from American Library Association and National Endowment for the Humanities § Support from Maryland State Arts Council, Maryland Living Traditions Project Learn more about upcoming events and exhibits at the Hays-Heighe House at www.harford.edu/ library/haysheighehouse/about

Grants & Contributions

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HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS

The HCC Fine Arts Calendar is made possible by:

Everyone must have a ticket to be admitted. Minimum age: 3 years

ONLINE

• A grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive. Funding for the Maryland State Arts Council is also provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, which believes that a great nation deserves great art. • Grants from the Maryland State Arts Council and the Harford County Government through the Harford County Cultural Arts Board • Grants from other federal and state agencies • Contributions from HCC student activity fees • Contributions from the Harford Community College Foundation, Inc.

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• Corporate and individual contributions

Theaters are accessible to individuals with disabilities. Patrons requiring special seating arrangements must contact the Ticket Office (443-412-2211) two weeks prior to the event. fnh Assistive listening system headsets are available on a first-come, first-served basis and may be requested from the theater staff. Parking is limited. Plan to arrive early. Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the house manager. Booster seats are available in the Amoss Center on a first-come, first-served basis. No outside food or beverages are permitted.

Your seats are just a click away at tickets.harford.edu.

BY MAIL

Download our order form at www.harford.edu/cultural or use the included form with your check or charge information. Handling charges may apply.

BY TELEPHONE

Charge tickets by calling 443-412-2211, Monday – Thursday, 10 AM – 5 PM and Friday, 10 AM – 3 PM.

IN PERSON

Purchase tickets at the Ticket Office in the Chesapeake Center, Monday – Thursday, 10 AM – 5 PM and Friday, 10 AM – 3 PM.

AT THE DOOR

Any remaining tickets will be sold at the door. The Box Office opens 45 minutes prior to performance.

Use of cameras, video and recording devices is event-specific and may be prohibited.

INCLEMENT WEATHER

Harford Community College and Harford Technical High School campuses are tobacco-free, including parking lots and personal vehicles.

REFUND/EXCHANGE POLICY

Visit www.harford.edu/Cultural/policies.asp for ticket purchase policies.

If you have not received your tickets within 2-3 weeks, call 443-412-2211.

Call 443-412-2211 for performance information. We maintain a no refund or exchange policy.

TICKET ORDERS

As our valued patron, you’re the star! Let us know what kind of performances you would like to see. Check those that interest you and enclose with your order. If you prefer, take the survey online www.harford.edu/cultural and sign up for our email newsletter to get updates on our shows and special discounts.

Theater

3 Dramas 3 Comedies 3 Mysteries 3 Musicals

3 Comedy Acts 3 Classics 3 Shakespeare 3 Other

Family/Children’s Theater 3 Musicals 3 Literature 3 Magic

3 Acrobatics 3 Puppets 3 Other _________

Music

3 Full Orchestra 3 Small Groups

Dance

3 Jazz 3 Ballet 3 Modern

3 Vocalists 3 Other 3 Hip-Hop 3 Tap 3 Other

Music Festivals 3 Folk 3 Bluegrass

Special

3 Jazz 3 Other

3 Circus 3 Ice Theater 3 Holiday Productions 3 Other ___________

Support the Arts The Maryland State Arts Council and the Harford County Cultural Arts Board have shown their confidence in our programs, but we need your support as well! Donations to Harford Community College’s Cultural Events programs help to ensure the future of quality performances. Donations made through the HCC Foundation, Inc. will be acknowledged in this season’s programs. Please indicate your donation by checking one of the following: 3 Directors $50 3 Choreographer $25 3 Cast Member $15

I would like my donation to go to: 3 Harford Dance Theatre (HDT) is a 3 Phoenix Festival Theater (PFT) is a semiprofessional community dance community theater company staffed company that affords local dancers, by professionals and theater enthusiasts choreographers, and artistic directors from Harford County and surrounding opportunities for performance and communities. PFT produces four training. HDT produces four annual performances annually, and provides dance productions and offers year-round local actors, directors, and designers, dance instruction for local dancers. and technical crew members the opportunity to work in a semiprofessional environment. Please indicate method of donation: 3 I am enclosing a separate check to the HCC Foundation, Inc. I would like my name to appear in the 2013 season playbills as follows: Limit 40 characters/spaces (please print)

Contributions benefit Harford Community College and are administered by the Harford Community College Foundation, Inc. Gifts to the Foundation qualify as charitable contributions to an IRC Section 501(c)(3) public charity for federal income, estate, and gift tax purposes. Your contribution is deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. A copy of the Foundation’s current audited financial statement is available upon request at the Harford Community College Foundation, Inc., 401 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air, MD 21015. Documents and information submitted to the State of Maryland under the Maryland Charitable Solicitations Act are available from the Office of the Secretary of State, State House, Annapolis, MD 21401 for the cost of copying and postage.

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Directions Take Interstate 95 North or South to Exit 85, Aberdeen. Take Rt. 22 West. To proceed to HCC, continue traveling West on Rt. 22 toward Churchville for approximately 6 miles to the traffic light at the intersection of Rt. 22 and Thomas Run Road. Turn right on Thomas Run Road. The College campus is on the right. The Amoss Center is on the left.

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Located on the Harford Technical High School campus, the 908-seat Amoss Center serves both Harford Community College and Harford Technical High School through a partnership with the Harford County Public Schools. Premier seating represents the best seats in the house and is priced the same for adults and youth. Orchestra seating prices vary for adults, youth, and seniors as appropriate.

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apg federal credit union arena The 3,100-seat APG Federal Credit Union Arena located in the newly renovated Susquehanna Center showcases a wide range of College and community events. Seating prices vary for each event. The Arena is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Patrons requiring special seating arrangements must contact the Ticket Office at 443-412-2211 two weeks prior to the event.

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KOOL & THE GANG MAY 10 • 7:30 PM

KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND JUNE 15 • 7:30 PM Help us spread the word about our exciting season by sharing this brochure with your family, friends and neighbors. Printed on PCW recycled content using soy inks.

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Harford Community College Special Events and Performances 2013