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Published: Thursday, 2/28/2008

National act coming to Glass City Opry

The Glass City Opry will present live Bluegrass by national recording artist New Found Road and special guest Hardline Drive, at 7 p.m. March 10, in the Muamee Indoor Theatre, 601 Conant St., Maumee. Tickets are $15. Information: 419-897-8902 or www.glasscityopry.com.

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The Adrian Power Trio, featuring guitarist Adrian Belew, Eric Slick on drums and Julie Slick on bass, will play at 8 p.m. March 6, in the Magic Bag 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, Mich. Belew gained fame as Frank Zappa's guitarist in the late 1970's and has since done solo projects, as well as toured and done albums with such noted artist as David Bowie, Talking Heads, Nine Inch Nails and The Bears. Saul Zonana will open the concert. Tickets are $20 in advance. Information: 248-544-3030 or www.themagicbag.com.

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The Toledo School for the Arts' Hajara Dance Company, presents "Xhibit Green" at 7 p.m. March 6, in the Owens Community College Center for Fine and Performing Arts, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg. The performance is held in conjunction with the exhibition "Christo and Jeanne-Claude," which is hosted in the centers Terhune Gallery through March. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for senors and students. Information: 419-246-8732 ext. 2.

Also performing for the center's Culture Club Series will be the Tartan Terror's "Dressed to Kilt," at 8 p.m. March 14. The Tartan Terroes combine traditional Scottish music and dance with rock and roll and comedy, crating a unique and humorous brew. Tickets range from $16 to 20. Information: 567-661-2787.

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Rusty Evans and the Ring of Fire Band present a tribute to the "Man in Black," Johnny Cash at 8 p.m. March 7, in the River Raisin Centre for the Arts, 114 S. Monroe St., Monroe, Mich. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and $15 for students. Information: 734-242-7722 or wwww.riverraisincentre.org.

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The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St., Tiffin, will host "The Nobodies of Comedy," featuring little known, up-and-coming stars of comedy, from around the country. The list of comics includes Geoff Tate, Joe Devito and Jamie Lissow, with another to be announced. Curtain is 7:30 p.m. March 8. Tickets range from $5 to $25. This show is intended for mature audiences. Information: 800-586-7382 or www.ritztheatre.org.

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St. Francis de Sales High School, 2323 W. Bancroft St., presents it's third annual "Knight Fest: A Celebration of the Arts" at 6:30 p.m. March 9. The free event will feature art work and performances by St. Francis students, and a special appearance by alumnus Ian Knauer, whom is currently touring with the national production of "Mamma Mia!" Donations are appreciated to benefit selected Art Scholarships. Information: 419-531-1618 ext. 305.

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The Village Players Theatre, located at 2740 Upton Ave., will be holding auditions for it's second annual "First Look Series," at 7 p.m. March 10, for production dates on June 7, 8, 14 and 15. The series features inaugural readings of new plays written by local playwrights, and directed by Dave DeChristopher. Information: 419-472-6817.

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The musical comedy "Two By Two," in which the building of the ark is only one of Noah's many challenges, will be mounted at the Croswell Opera House, 129 E. Main St., Adrian, Mich., March 14 through 22. Show times are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with a 3 p.m. matinee March 16. Tickets range from $10 to $25. Information: 517-264-7569 or www.croswell.org.



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