In Short: March 14-20, 2013

All-County ChorusThe Kanawha County All-County Chorus Festival takes place Thursday and Friday at the Municipal Auditorium. The elementary school chorus performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, and the combined middle/high school choruses perform at 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets for Thursday are $4 for adults and $2 for students. Advance tickets for Friday are $6 for adults and $3 for students; at the door, they're $1 more.Call 304-345-7469.
Jamestown College Choir concertThe Jamestown College Choir of North Dakota, one of the oldest touring choirs in the Midwest, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Village Chapel Presbyterian Church, 3818 Venable Ave. The concert is part of the 53-member group's spring tour. A freewill offering will be collected. Call 304-925-7265.Opera at the moviesThe Metropolitan Opera's live performance of Zadonai's"Francesca Da Rimini" screens live at Cinemark Huntington Mall and Regal Nitro at noon Saturday. Tickets at Nitro are $20 for adults and $16 for seniors and children. At Huntington, they are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and $15 for children. For free passes in Huntington, call 304-696-3137. For free passes in Nitro, call 304-634-7446. 'Big Brother' casting callAn open casting call for the CBS reality competition "Big Brother" runs 1 to 5 p.m. March 23 in Center Court at Charleston Town Center. Anyone age 21 and up may attend; according to a press release from the casting company, they are seeking "all ethnicities and all types" and "competitive, big personalities are a must!"On the show, contestants live together in a house, isolated from the outside world, where they are constantly filmed as they bid for a $500,000 prize. Each week, one person is voted out. Call 304-345-9525. Musical comedy auditions
Kennie Bass Productions will hold auditions at 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday for "Potter's Redemption," an original musical comedy written by Mark Scarpelli, adapted from "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer."
Roles are available for about 20 children ages 4-18 and 20 adults ages 19-65. Auditions are at the Children's Theatre of Charleston workshop, 1007 Bigley Ave. Performances, benefiting The Children's Home Society of West Virginia, are Aug.8-10 at the Scottish Rite Temple. Email signme22002@yahoo.com with questions.Disability advocacy film festivalFor National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month, The Arc of The Three Rivers and West Virginia State University's Collegiate and Academic Support Services are sponsoring a free film festival.Two films remain: "Not Home" at 6 p.m. Monday and "A Smile as Big as the Moon" at 6 p.m. April 1. Both are in WVSU's Wilson Student Union. "Not Home" is a documentary about children living in nursing facilities and state-run institutions. "A Smile as Big as the Moon" is a drama about a teacher's determination to take his special education class to the U.S. Space Camp.
Seating is limited. RSVP to Tiffany Clark at 304-766-3083 or tiffanyc@wvstate.edu.'Rough N Rowdy' TV casting callThe Rough N Rowdy Brawl is holding auditions for an upcoming reality TV show. Producers are seeking "colorful contestants with exciting storylines." If chosen, participants will be filmed during the April 5-6 competition in Williamson. Call 800-597-8624 or email csmith@boxingcontest.com to schedule an audition. Light Opera Guild auditionsThe Charleston Light Opera Guild will hold auditions for "The Civil War" at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and March 21 at its theater, 411 Tennessee Ave. The show requires a large multicultural cast. It tells the story of the war through songs from Union, Confederate and slave viewpoints. Auditioners must come prepared with a musical number and sheet music for the accompanist. Production dates are June 20-23. Call 304-545-6945.
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