Entertainment Briefs

Open House

The Art Department will hold an open house to showcase its new facilities Dec. 13-15 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. in the new art building at 2180 D St. There will be a reception on Wednesday, Dec. 13.


Auditions for vocalists and instrumentalists for Skip Sams’ senior project, an opera entitled “Awake!” will be held today from 4-7 p.m. in Founders Auditorium.

Those interested should bring a resume and photo and must prepare two short works of contrasting style and tempo.

For more information call (909) 392-1186.

Sleeping Beauty

The stars of the St. Petersburg State Ice Ballet will perform “Sleeping Beauty” at the Haugh Performing Arts Center at Citrus College Friday, Dec. 22, at 8 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 23, at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.

The Haugh Performing Arts Center is located at 1000 W. Foothill Blvd., in Glendora.

Set to the Tchaikovsky score, the ice ballet will feature some of Russia’s most celebrated skaters.

Adult admission is $30 and $25, with children under 12 receiving a $10 discount.

‘Forgotten Carols’

Folk singer Glenn Yarbrough will give a solo performance of composer Michael McLean’s holiday narrative, “The Forgotten Carols,” a series of biblical vignettes centered on the birth of Christ, at the Haugh Performing Arts Center, Citrus College, on Friday, Dec. 15 at 8 p.m. The cost is $20 for adults and $18 for students and seniors.
For more information contact Joanne Schultz at (818) 914-8845.

‘Intoxicating Images’

The American Cinematheque will debut a new on-going series of films titled “The Alternative Screen: A Forum For Independent Film Exhibition and Beyond” on Dec. 8-10, at the Directors Guild Theater, 7920 Sunset Blvd., in Hollywood.

The first program “Intoxicating Images: Short Films From Contemporary Independent and Experimental Filmmakers” will feature 45 short films.

For tickets call THEATIX at (213) 466-1767. For additional information call (213) 466-FILM.

New In Film

“Father of the Bride Part II,” a Touchstone film, opens today. It stars Steve Martin, Diane Keaton and Martin Short.

—Heather Morales

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