Things to do Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013
CONCERT FOR DICK PATTON: 7 p.m., Alban Arts Center, 65 Olde Main St., St. Albans. With Robert Kessinger, Robert Shaffer, Ron Sowell, Jim Snyder, Marco Pinna and more. Tickets are $10. For information, call 304-661-0655.
MARTINA McBRIDE: 7:30 p.m. Tickets $45 to $85. Rescheduled from Oct. 20. WVU Creative Arts Center, Morgantown. Call 800-745-3000.
THE GRASCALS: 7:30 p.m. Adults $15, seniors $12, children $5. Bluegrass. Mountaineer Opry House, Milton. Call 304-743-5749 or visit www.mountaineeropry.com.
MARIUM BRIA: 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Free. Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St. Call 304-342-1461 or visit www.taylorbooks.com.
GOSPEL SING BENEFIT: 2 p.m., Vandalia Baptist Church. Benefit is for Johnny "Redd" Booker and James Seals. Featured soloists will be Alisha English-Gibson, Stratus, Arthur Horton, Vandalia Male Chorus and Christina Brown. Contact Dana Hart at 304-533-0865.
CHRIS WILES with RYAN VAN GENDEREN and BLAYR NIAS: 8 and 10:15 p.m. Admission $10. The Comedy Zone, Holiday Inn, 400 Second Ave., South Charleston. Call 304-414-2386 or visit www.comedyzonecharleston.com.
"A SERVICE FOR JEREMY WONG": 8 p.m. Adults $10, students $6. Contemporary Youth Arts Company social-action play. A young, openly gay Asian-American high school student is murdered. His memorial service polarizes an entire high school. Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St. Call 304-342-6522.
DANCE: 6 p.m. Admission by donation. Music by Bill Wymer and the No Regrets Band. Hansford Senior Center, 500 Washington St., St. Albans. Call 304-722-4621.
DANCE: 7 to 10 p.m. Admission $8. Music by Carbon Country. Marmet Recreation Center, 8500 MacCorkle Ave. Call 304-949-9692.
ACTING WORKSHOPS: 9 to 10:30 a.m., Alban Arts Center, 65 Olde Main St., St. Albans. Professional actress and performance coach Pamela Chabora will host workshops on comedy and vocal acting techniques. The comedy session runs from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and teaches everything from physical comedy to the comedy of menace. The vocal acting session runs from 10:30 a.m. to noon and teaches basic techniques for vocal characterization that are healthy and voice building. The fee is $50 per class or $75 for both. Slots are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more on the workshops, call 304-721-8896. For more on Chabora, visit www.pamelachabora.org.
CYAC AUDITION: 2 p.m., Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St. The Contemporary Youth Arts Company will hold auditions for the new Dan Kehde play, "Western Civ." The drama, about the loss of innocence during the antiwar demonstrations of the 1960s, runs March 14-17 and 21-23. A large cast of actors ages 13-25 is required. Readings from the script will be provided. Call 304-342-5716.