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EVENTS
EXHIBITS OF ART AND ARTIFACT
"Eye of the Needle," March 18-August 28.
Features two site-specific installations by contemporary artists Jonathan Brilliant and Amanda
McCavour. Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke.
342-5760, taubmanmuseum.org.

Opening Shindy! Celebration of 1940's Rockwell & New Gallery Opening, March 19.

Louisiana Five Featuring Rebirth Brass Band
and Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole.
A hot and spicy evening of music. Shaftman
Performance Hall, Jefferson Center, Roanoke.
345-2550, jeffcenter.org.

"Classic Improv," April 9.
Roanoke Symphony Orchestra's Destination
series. Vinton War Memorial, Vinton. 343-9127,

Themed dress, big band music, drinks and

rso.com.

more. Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke.

Celtic Woman Destiny World Tour, April 10.

342-5760, taubmanmuseum.org.

Features music from the new album and DVD,

"Daphne," April 23-November 6.

"Destiny." Salem Civic Center, Salem. 375-3004,

Artist Eric Standley's evocative works created

salemciviccenter.com.

from laser-cut paper. Taubman Museum of Art,
Roanoke. 342-5760, taubmanmuseum.org.

INFORMATIVE TALKS/FINE FILMS
Lex Allen Literary Festival, March 12.
Featuring authors Meghan Daum, Tom Drury
and Ricardo Pau-Llosa. Hollins University, Roanoke. 362-6541, hollins.edu.

Regina Carter's Southern Comfort, April 15.
Jazz violinist performing classical, Motown,
Bebop and more. Shaftman Performance Hall,
Jefferson
Center, Roanoke. 345-2550, jeffcenter.org.

Brantley Gilbert: The Blackout Tour, April
16.

22nd Annual Virginia Festival of the Book,
March 16-20.

Country music star with special guests Canaan

Five-day festival bringing together writers, read-

Salem. 375-3004, salemciviccenter.com.

ers and families. Charlottesville. 434-924-3296,

Smith and Michael Ray. Salem Civic Center,

"Carmina Burana," April 24.

vabook.org. T

Roanoke Symphony Orchestra's Masterworks

The 2016 Conference at VMI, April 16.

series. Berglund Performing Arts Theatre,

The Norman Lane Jr. Memorial Project hosts a

Roanoke.

public conference that brings together veterans
who served in Vietnam in 1967-1968. Virginia
Military Institute, Lexington. 336-719-3914. T

343-9127, rso.com.

George Perris, April 28.
A native of Greece, Perris has performed at

MUSIC TO THE EAR

some of the world's most prestigious concert

Robert Glasper Trio, March 4.

halls. Shaftman Performance Hall, Jefferson

Jazz pianist and producer. Shaftman Perfor-

Center, Roanoke.

mance Hall, Jefferson Center, Roanoke. 345-

345-2550, jeffcenter.org.

2550, jeffcenter.org.

Allison Miller's Boom Tic Boom, April 30.

"Wagner, Barber, Tchaikovsky," March 5.

Powerhouse drummer-composer and her

Roanoke Symphony Orchestra's Masterworks

group Boom Tic Boom. Shaftman Performance

series. Berglund Performing Arts Theatre,

Hall, Jefferson Center, Roanoke. 345-2550, jef-

Roanoke.

fcenter.org.

343-9127, rso.com.

THE BEST IN SPORTS

Elton John, March 18.

Annual Winterfest 10-Miler & Snowball 5K,
March 3.

Berglund Center Coliseum, Roanoke. 853-5374,
theberglundcenter.com.

Bernard's Landing, Moneta. 721-9622,

Chris Eldridge & Julian Lage, March 24.

franklincountyymca.org.

Guitarists performing music from their album

The Harlem Globetrotters, March 17.

"Avalon". Shaftman Performance Hall, Jefferson
Center, Roanoke. 345-2550, jeffcenter.org.

Berglund Center Coliseum, Roanoke. 853-5374,
theberglundcenter.com.

Roanoke Bootlegger 5K Run,
April 22.
313-304-0903, bootlegger5k.com.
YMCA Dam 50 Festival - 50K, 5K & Fun
Run, April 2.
Explore both peaks of the lake in this challenging mixed course. Smith Mountain Lake Dam,
Moneta. 721-1203, visitsmithmountainlake.com.

Chance Crawford Benefit Softball Tournament, April 15-17.
33rd annual tournament is one of the largest on
the East Coast. James Moyer Sports Complex,
Salem. 375-3004, salemciviccenter.com.

Blue Ridge Marathon, April 16.
America's Toughest Road Marathon, Half
Marathon and Star 10K. Downtown Roanoke.
343-1550, blueridgemarathon.com.

Roanoke Bootlegger 5K Run, April 22.
Time to take on your favorite trails by the light
of the moon. Explore Park, Roanoke. 313-3040903, bootlegger5k.com.

T Special event at least 50 miles from Roanoke.
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