1: Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Series. Pines of Rome. 8 p.m.
Mandy Patinkin in concert. Florida Theatre. 8 p.m.
FCCJ presents “Rent.” T-U Center. 8 p.m.
“Cabaret Night” vocal production. Douglas Anderson School theater. 7:30 p.m.
Memorial concert over coffee. Friday Musicale. 11 a.m. Free and open to public.
“Something to Say: Literature in Black” at Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum. 9 and 10:30 a.m.
Amateur Night at the Ritz. 7:30 p.m.
1-2: “Crossing Delancey.” Theatre Jacksonville. 8 p.m.
1-28: “Africa’s Living Arts: From Kingship to Kitchen.” Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum.
2: FCCJ presents “Rent.” T-U Center. 2 and 8 p.m.
Black History Day at MOSH. Tribute from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Statler Brothers. Florida Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
Black History Month open house tours at Clara White Mission. 10 a.m., 2 and 8 p.m. Call 354-4162.
Die Fledermaus by Queens Opera Company. T-U Center. 8 p.m. 797-2800.
“Something to Say: Literature in Black.” Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum. 7 p.m.
3: North Florida Hunter Jumper Grand Prix at Clay County Fairgrounds.
FCCJ presents “Rent.” T-U Center. 2 p.m.
5: Theatreworks presents “Moscow Nights” musical program. Wilson Center. 10 and 11:45 a.m.
7: FCCJ presents “Romeo & Juliet” by St. Petersburg State Ballet on Ice. T-U Center. 7:30 p.m.
JMOMA opening reception for members “The Consuming Image: New Painterly Pop.” 6-8 p.m.
“Jekyll & Hyde” Alhambra Dinner Theatre. Call for showtimes.
Amateur Night auditions. Ritz Theatre. 5 p.m.
Spoken Word at the Ritz Theatre. 7 p.m.
7-10: Bill Allred’s Classic Jazz Band. UNF Robinson Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
8: Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra’s “The Breadth of Beethoven.” 11a.m. and 8 p.m.
Senior piano recital. Douglas Anderson School theater. 7:30 p.m.
9: Water Education Day at MOSH. Free admission. Activities from 10a.m. to 6p.m.
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra Family Series. Three-ring Symphony. 3 p.m.
Blue Moon Performance Project dance music and physical theater. Theatre Jacksonville. 8 p.m. Reception follows. $12.
Miss Jacksonville Scholarship Pageant. Florida Theatre. 7 p.m.
10: Theatreworks presents Lazer Vaudeville. Florida Theatre. 2 p.m.
Cummer Concert Series. Aida Ribera. Hixon Auditorium. 3-5 p.m.
“Lift Ev’ry Voice” Celebration. Ritz Theatre. Call for info.
11: Theatreworks presents Lazer Vaudeville. Florida Theatre. 10 and 11:45 a.m.
Winter Movie Series. Florida Theatre. “Wizard of Oz.” 7:30 p.m.
11-12: FCCJ presents David Copperfield. T-U Center. 6 and 9 p.m.
11-15: Music faculty showcase concert. UNF Robinson Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
15: Senior instrumental recital. Douglas Anderson School theater. 7:30 p.m.
Timucuan exhibition opening. Millner Gallery of the Cummer. All day.
13: FCCJ presents “Burn the Floor” dance show. T-U Center. 7:30 p.m.
14: Visual arts gallery opening. Douglas Anderson School. 6-8 p.m. in the galleries.
Vision 2002. Joint art show with Cummer Museum and spiller vincenty gallery. Most recent work of some of the artists from Vision 2000 will be presented. 7 p.m.
15: Julio Iglesias. Florida Theatre. 8 p.m.
Friday Musicale business meeting 11 a.m. Local musicians to play. 11:30 a.m.
Noel Freidline. Ritz Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
15-16: Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra Club Swing. T-U Center. 8 p.m.
16: OPUS young professionals to meet at 6 p.m. for dinner at bb’s before the Club Swing show. Call Carolyn Cantrell for tickets. 354-9240
16: Jacksonville Zoo Black History celebration.
Doyle Dykes. Florida Theatre. 8 p.m.
FCCJ Opera Series. Rigoletto. T-U Center. 8 p.m.
Reader’s Theatre-Performance. FCCJ Wilson Center. 8 p.m.
Families Understanding Nature at Tree Hill. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Much Ado About Books library panel discussions. Osborn Center. 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.. Evening gala 7-10 p.m. at the home of John & Marsha Holmes in Marsh Landing. Call 630-1995 for tickets.
Noel Freidline. Ritz Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
18: Presidential Party at MOSH. 1-4 p.m.
Springfield Preservation & Restoration is hosting “A Dinner to Die For,” a dinner and murder mystery, at the Springfield Woman’s Club. Tickets are $25 per person. 353-7279.
19: Theatreworks presents Reading Rainbow. Florida Theatre. 10 and 11:45 a.m.
19-24: FCCJ presents Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Cinderella.” T-U Center. Call for showtimes.
20-23: Folk Alliance Convention. Florida Theatre.
20: Planets and Rings and Moons! Oh My! planetarium show. MOSH. 6-8 p.m.
21: Riverside Fine Arts Association presents Spoleto Festival USA Chamber Music. The Church of the Good Shepherd. 7:30 p.m.
22: Benefit luncheon/bridge benefit party by Friday Musicale. 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
22-23: Martin Luther King Jr. parade at MOSH. Time TBA.
22-27: Jackie Mason in “Much Ado about Everything.” Wilson Center. Call for showtimes.
22-23: Star Date 2002 science fiction celebration at MOSH.
24: Sweet Honey in the Rockt. Florida Theatre. 8 p.m.
FCCJ Symphonic Band. Wilson Center. 7:30 p.m.
Ritz Chamber Players: Compositions in Black. Ritz Theatre. 6 p.m.
24-31: Wine Down the Hill. Tree Hill. 5:30-7:30 p.m.
25: Winter Movie Series. Florida Theatre. “North by Northwest” 7:30 p.m.
26: Jacksonville Watercolor Society monthly meeting. FCCJ South Campus, Bldg M2, Rm 2222. 7-9 p.m. Open to public. Pat Lusk will also present watercolor demo.
Theatreworks presents “Kim and Reggie: Music of the Underground Railroad. ” Florida Theatre. 10 and 11:45 a.m.
27: JMOMA lunchtime lecture series at noon in the museum’s gallery. $10 for lunch or brown bag.
27-28: Extravaganza 2002 visual arts gallery opening 6 p.m. in the galleries and senior show performance, 7:30 p.m. in the theater. Douglas Anderson School of the Arts. Reserved seating.
28: FCCJ presents “The Mikado” Opera A La Carte. Florida Theatre. 7:30 p.m.
Herbie Mann. Ritz Theatre. 7 p.m.
The Great Jacksonville Book Sale. Members only evening preview sale. Jacksonville Fairgrounds.
For More INFORMATION:
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra 354-5547
Springfield Preservation and Restoration 353-7727
River City Band 355-4700
Museum of Science and History 396-MOSH
The Women’s Board 202-2778
Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens 356-6857
Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art 366-6911
Riverside Fine Arts Association 389-4952
Riverside Avondale Preservation 389-2449
Florida Theatre 355-5661
Theatreworks, Inc. 353-3500
Florida Community College at Jacksonville 632-3373
FCCJ Kent Campus Art Gallery 381-3674
spiller vincenty gallery 398-3836
The Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum 632-5555
Don Thompson Chorale 358-0196
Tree Hill—Jacksonville’s Nature Center 724-4646
Theatre Jacksonville 396-4425
Jacksonville Public Library 630-2665
Friday Musicale 355-7584
Jacksonville Watercolor Society 645-3756
Friday Musicale 355-7584
Douglas Anderson School of the Arts 346-5620
Northeast Florida Women in International Trade 393-9380
University of North Florida 620-2964
— by Monica Chamness