By Janet Levaux
Sunday, February 2nd, 2014 at 9:47 am in Uncategorized.
For those who are looking for some non-football-focused fun for Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2, head over to Redux Studios & Gallery on Lincoln Avenue (off Park Street).
As part of Redux’ ongoing series of hands-on artistic workshops, visitors can stop by today from 4 to 6 p.m. to pick out old art prints that can be turned into more contemporary art pieces by painting, drawing or collage work.
Down the road at the Frank Bette Center for the Arts on Paru Street (at Lincoln), community members can submit applications by 5 p.m. the Alameda on Camera event, slated for Feb. 21-23.
Virago Theatre Company presents Giuseppe Verdi’s “Il Trovatore,” a tale of rivalry and passion, at the Alameda Elk’s Lodge on Santa Clara Avenue. The production is directed by Ellen St. Thomas and conducted by Robert Ashens.
Shows take place at at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 2 and 9, as well as at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb 7.
The opera, which will be sung in Italian with English subtitles, tells the story of the vengeful gypsy Azucena, and her son Manrico’s romance with the noblewoman Leonora, as well as his rivalry with the Count di Luna. The cast features Eileen Meredith as Leonora, Alex Boyer as Manrico, Jo Vincent Parks as Count di Luna and Elizabeth Baker as Azucena.