CELEBRATING THE ARTS
“Widow in Mink,” weekends through Jan 25. A comedy by Texas playwright Carl L. Williams at the Boerne Community Theatre, directed by Barry Goettl and co-produced by the GVTC Foundation. Margaret Osgood, a sweet, quiet woman who is somewhat oblivious to details, is shocked to find herself a recent widow and quite wealthy. She tries to adjust to her new life first by buying herself a mink coat, and joining the Wandering Widows Club where she makes new friends and creates a new social life. She soon meets Charlie, her late husband’s business partner, who questions her generous gifts to charity. Is he concerned about Margaret’s future, or his own? Tickets $18 to $24 online at www.boernetheatre.org or by calling 830-249-9166.
Voctave brings fun family entertainment to Boerne Thursday, Jan. 30 with 11 vocalists singing a cappell and, harmonizing tunes from Disney and Broadway classics as the season opener for Boerne Performing Arts. All vocalists performed as the Voices of Liberty at EPCOT in addition to other musical performances throughout the park. The evening will include a Disney Princess Medley, highlights from Beauty and the Beast, Feed the Birds from Mary Poppins and the Impossible Dream. Their fresh energy and sound has garnered over 100 million views of their videos in just two years. Tickets range from $20 to $60 for the 7:30 p.m. performance at Boerne Champion Auditorium and are available online at www.boerneperformingarts.com, by phone at 830-331-9079 or in person at the Greater Boerne Chamber of Commerce.
The Exquisite Corpse exhibit by Artists without Limits, presented by Hill Country Arts Foundation through Feb 7. Artists without Limits is a group of 17 artists who collaborated this year on an exhibit pg mixed pieces based on a technique invented by the Surrealists. Each collaborator adds to a composition in sequence by being allowed to see only the end of what the previous person contributed. Visual Arts Centre, 120 Point Theater Rd, S., Ingram. 830-367-5121.
The San Antonio Art League and Museum and the San Antonio Potters’ Guild present Texas Clay: 20/20 Vision. Free and open to the public, the unique dual-concept show features clay work and ceramics from the 25th juried Potters Guild competition as well as a juried selection of clay-inspired wall pieces by members of the San Antonio Art League. Because the exhibit is designed to explore the concept of clay as both metaphor and material, works that were not selected for the juried portion of the show will be shown in the second floor gallery to further the discussion of the theme. 130 King William St., www.saalm.org or 210-223-1140.
Stipple Drawing workshop, Hill Country Arts Foundation (HCAF), Thursday, Feb. 6, from 9 a.m., to 4 p.m. Stippling is a drawing technique that uses dots of ink to create shading, patterns and overall design one dot at a time. The one-day class will be taught by Jim Campbell, a Guinness World Record Artist. 120 Point Theatre Rd., S., Ingram. $50 for HCAF members and $75 for non-members, including supplies. Seating limited, 830-367-5121.
“Four Old Broads,” a comedy by Leslie Kimbell presented by S.T.A.G.E. Theater, Bulverde, is directed by Tom Balmos. Show dates are weekends Feb. 13 through 29, and March 1. Magnolia Place Assisted Living hasn’t been the same since the arrival of evil Nurse Jones. Four of the residents don’t like it. With the help of a retired gigolo and Elvis impersonator, they are determined to figure out why residents are losing their memory and moved to “the dark side” of the facility. Can they solve the mystery in time to save their friend and make it to their Sassy Seniors Cruise? The Feb. 13 performance benefits Friends of the Village of Bulverde. Tickets are $20 for adults, $17 for seniors and military, $12 for students. An optional dinner is available at 6:30 p.m. before the 8 p.m. curtain on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, A 1 p.m. lunch is available before the Sunday matinees. Make reservations online at www.stagebulverde.org, or call 830-438-2339, Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.