Olentangy show choirs to perform


By Brandon Klein - bklein@civitasmedia.com



The Olentangy Keynotes show choir has danced and sang for more than 12 years. The photo is from its 2015 season, it’s theme based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby.” The choir will host its invitational at the Olentangy High School, 675 Lewis Center Road, 8 a.m. Saturday.

The Olentangy Keynotes show choir has danced and sang for more than 12 years. The photo is from its 2015 season, it’s theme based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby.” The choir will host its invitational at the Olentangy High School, 675 Lewis Center Road, 8 a.m. Saturday.


Courtesy photo

WEEKEND GUIDE FEB. 24-26

• The 13th Annual OWU Documentary Film Festival, Benes Rooms of Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., 7 p.m. Friday. The event will feature six short films created by Ohio Wesleyan students enrolled in the university’s Ethnographic and Documentary Film and Filmmaking Class. Brief discussions with the student-filmmakers will take place after each screening. Some films contain adult language and content intended for mature audiences. This event is sponsored by the OWU Department of Sociology/Anthropology and the OWU Media Center. Admission is free.

• “Murder at Mardi Gras” Mystery Dinner, Powell Branch, 460 Liberty St., 6 p.m. Friday. Pierre DuPre has been found strangled by a pair of Mardi Gras beads and you must unmask the culprit before the killer strikes again. Everyone must remove their masquerade masks and solve the mystery. Come with a dish to share and help us solve the mystery. This adult program is now full but a waitlist is available, in case a spot opens, at www.delaware.lib.oh.us/event/murder-mystery-dinner-murder-mardi-gras.

• Yetta Young’s play “Butterfly Confessions,” Studio Theatre at Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave., 7 p.m. Saturday. Sisters United, an Ohio Wesleyan University student organization, seeks to raise awareness of issues related to multicultural women’s empowerment, fellowship and community involvement. The group’s free performance will conclude with an audience discussion led by Kat Blaque, a well-known feminist YouTuber, writer, illustrator, and animator from California. Learn more at www.butterflyconfessions.com.

Email your event to bklein@civitasmedia.com.

STRAND SHOW TIMES

Friday & Saturday

The Great Wall (PG-13): [2 p.m.], 5 p.m., 8 p.m.

The Lego Batman Movie (PG) : [2:15 p.m.], 5:15 p.m., 8:15 p.m.

La La Land (PG-13): [2:30 p.m.], 5:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

Times in [brackets] are Saturday only.

Sunday

The Great Wall (PG-13): 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m.

The Lego Batman Movie (PG) : 1:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m.

La La Land (PG-13): 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Olentangy High School will host its second annual Classic Show Choir Invitational Saturday.

The competition will include middle and high school students with 15 schools from Ohio and West Virginia represented. The event will include exhibition performances from the Olentangy Shanahan Golden Notes and the award-winning Olentangy Keynotes.

“The event was very successful [last year] and we were thrilled to see many retirees from our community attend, proving that the love of music is timeless,” said Denise Cabrera, a volunteer for the high school’s performing arts. “We are looking forward to their year’s competition, as our students are working to perfect their show.”

Performances will take place at the high school, 675 Lewis Center Road, with preliminary rounds to begin at 8 a.m. and finals at 8 p.m.

Tickets go on sale the day of the event, Cabrera said.

The Olentangy Keynotes have more than 40 performers who sing and dance together with a band. The group has competed across Ohio and other state for more than 12 years.

Recent themes the show choir has done include F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby” and from the 1980s supernatural comedy film “Ghost Busters.”

Accomplishments include the Grand Champions at the 2015 Fairfield Crystal Classic as well as best vocals, choreography, costumes, crew, female soloist and overall outstanding performer.

The Olentangy Keynotes are led by director Timothy Smith, assistant director Emily Kirtland and band director Tyler Domer.

For more information go to www.keynoteclassic.com.

The Olentangy Keynotes show choir has danced and sang for more than 12 years. The photo is from its 2015 season, it’s theme based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby.” The choir will host its invitational at the Olentangy High School, 675 Lewis Center Road, 8 a.m. Saturday.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/40/2017/02/web1_image1.jpgThe Olentangy Keynotes show choir has danced and sang for more than 12 years. The photo is from its 2015 season, it’s theme based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby.” The choir will host its invitational at the Olentangy High School, 675 Lewis Center Road, 8 a.m. Saturday. Courtesy photo

By Brandon Klein

bklein@civitasmedia.com

WEEKEND GUIDE FEB. 24-26

• The 13th Annual OWU Documentary Film Festival, Benes Rooms of Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave., 7 p.m. Friday. The event will feature six short films created by Ohio Wesleyan students enrolled in the university’s Ethnographic and Documentary Film and Filmmaking Class. Brief discussions with the student-filmmakers will take place after each screening. Some films contain adult language and content intended for mature audiences. This event is sponsored by the OWU Department of Sociology/Anthropology and the OWU Media Center. Admission is free.

• “Murder at Mardi Gras” Mystery Dinner, Powell Branch, 460 Liberty St., 6 p.m. Friday. Pierre DuPre has been found strangled by a pair of Mardi Gras beads and you must unmask the culprit before the killer strikes again. Everyone must remove their masquerade masks and solve the mystery. Come with a dish to share and help us solve the mystery. This adult program is now full but a waitlist is available, in case a spot opens, at www.delaware.lib.oh.us/event/murder-mystery-dinner-murder-mardi-gras.

• Yetta Young’s play “Butterfly Confessions,” Studio Theatre at Chappelear Drama Center, 45 Rowland Ave., 7 p.m. Saturday. Sisters United, an Ohio Wesleyan University student organization, seeks to raise awareness of issues related to multicultural women’s empowerment, fellowship and community involvement. The group’s free performance will conclude with an audience discussion led by Kat Blaque, a well-known feminist YouTuber, writer, illustrator, and animator from California. Learn more at www.butterflyconfessions.com.

Email your event to bklein@civitasmedia.com.

STRAND SHOW TIMES

Friday & Saturday

The Great Wall (PG-13): [2 p.m.], 5 p.m., 8 p.m.

The Lego Batman Movie (PG) : [2:15 p.m.], 5:15 p.m., 8:15 p.m.

La La Land (PG-13): [2:30 p.m.], 5:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

Times in [brackets] are Saturday only.

Sunday

The Great Wall (PG-13): 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m.

The Lego Batman Movie (PG) : 1:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m.

La La Land (PG-13): 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Gazette reporter Brandon Klein can be reached by email or on Twitter at @brandoneklein.

Gazette reporter Brandon Klein can be reached by email or on Twitter at @brandoneklein.