Traverse City Record-Eagle

August 23, 2013

Weekend in Brief: 08/23/2013

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — Met tickets on sale now

TRAVERSE CITY — The Metropolitan Opera’s Peabody and Emmy Award-winning series “The Met: Live in HD” returns to the State Theatre this fall with 10 live transmissions beamed in high definition.

The series runs Oct. 5-May 10 and features new productions of “Eugene Onegin,” “Falstaff,” “Prince Igor” and “Werther,” and the return of audience favorite “La Boheme.”

Tickets go on sale today for State Theatre members and Aug. 30 for the general public. Prices are $26 for adults, $24 for State Theatre and Met Opera Members, $22 for seniors 65 and over, and $18 for children and students.

For more information, call the box office at 947-3446 or visit

Weekend exhibit

LELAND — The public is invited to a weekend exhibit of recent paintings by Leelanau artist David Grath.

A reception will be hosted from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Old Art Building. The exhibit continues Saturday.

Alden Arts Festival

ALDEN — Local artists will offer work in all mediums at affordable prices during the Alden Depot Arts Festival.

The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Alden Depot, 10670 Coy St. Visitors also can visit the museum and view the caboose.

For details, visit

Twisted Fish exhibit

ELK RAPIDS — An exhibit of new work by abstract impressionist painter Antonio “Tony” Macioce closes Twisted Fish Gallery’s Summer of Fun show schedule.

Macioce’s art is new to the northern Michigan art scene. It may be viewed from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday through Sept. 22 at the gallery, 10443 S. Bayshore Dr.

Call 264-0123 or visit to learn more.

Music ‘Of Note’

LELAND — Sylvia and Jeff Norris will close the “Of Note” free summer concert series at Leland United Methodist Church.

The duo will be joined by friends to present “Give My Regards to Broadway” at 3 p.m. Sunday at the church, 106 N. 4th St. Reservations are not required.

Country dance

SUMMIT CITY — Live music will highlight a country dance on Saturday.

The evening starts with a hot dog supper at 6 p.m., followed by dancing from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Summit City Grange Hall, 3060 Factory St. Donations are appreciated. For details, call 263-4499.