Quick Hits 02.05.15

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“A Splash of Color” Meet the Artists — 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5, at SoBo Art Gallery,127 S. Boyd St., Winter Garden. “A Splash of Color” will feature juried original artworks of varied subject matter and will be on exhibition in the gallery during its annual fundraising event and through February. For more, visit wgart.org.

Chinese Watercolor with Lian Zhen — 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb.5, through Friday, Feb. 6, at The ArtRoom, 709 Main St., Windermere. Learn the spontaneous and detailed styles of Chinese painting. Students will explore the techniques of using Chinese brush painting materials as well as learning composition and design. Zhen will show the techniques step by step, allowing students to practice between demos. Students will create one or two paintings each day. The class is $225, and Chinese supplies are $35. Lunch is included. Reservations are required. To register, call (407) 909-1869.


Maud Hixson — 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at Pilars Martini, 146 W. Plant St., No. 120, Winter Garden. Minneapolis world-class vocalist Maud Hixson and her husband, pianist Rick Carlson, will perform classic jazz and popular songs of the 20th century. (407) 369-8900

“Doubt, A Parable” — Friday, Feb. 6, through Sunday, Feb. 22, at the Garden Theatre, 160 W. Plant St., Winter Garden. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, and 2 p.m. Sundays. A special Industry Night will take place at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16. In this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning drama Newsday hails as “passionate, exquisite, important and engrossing,” “Doubt, A Parable” follows a Catholic high school priest’s battle for truth and personal integrity. Tickets are $25 for general admission or $21 for students and seniors. To purchase, visit gardentheatre.org/plays.


“Millions of Cats” Puppetry Workshop — 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 7, at the Winter Garden Library, 805 E. Plant St. Presented by Bits ‘n Pieces Puppet Theatre , children ages 6 through 12 will use their imagination to draw, create and perform a puppet show based on Wanda Gág’s “Millions of Cats.” For more information, call (407) 835-7323.


“My Funny Valentine, A Wine and Cheese Concert” — 5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at Tanner Hall, 29 W. Garden Ave., Winter Garden. The Garden Community Choir invites guests to enjoy an evening of great music, wine, cheese, hors d’oeuvres and sunset views of Lake Apopka. The concert will feature an intimate setting and romantic ballads and love songs, performed by members of the Garden Community Choir, Garden Chamber Choir, Sounds Like Chicken men’s a cappella group and more. General admission tickets start at $20. VIP tables are available. For tickets and more information, visit gardencommunitychoir.org.


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