Attend a lively musical performance, go dancing at one of the many street festivals planned throughout the Blue Ridge Mountains, explore regional gem mines, sample your way across a food and wine festival, or explore a new art exhibit. There’s no shortage of cool things to do here in Western North Carolina. Here’s a list of some of the best events taking place this month.
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NY Gilbert & Sullivan Players
February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$35 – $40
New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players is a professional repertory company giving vitality to the living legacy of Gilbert & Sullivan through performance and education. Now in its forty-fourth year of operation, New York Gilbert & Sullivan players (NYGASP) is America’s preeminent professional Gilbert & Sullivan repertory ensemble. Under the dynamic leadership of artistic director Albert Bergeret, who has been hailed as “the leading custodian of the G&S classics” by New York Magazine, NYGASP has created its own special niche in the cultural mosaic of New York City and the nation.
“I’ve Got A Little Twist,” created and directed by David Auxier, won a 2010 Bistro Award, is currently touring throughout the country, and appeared at Lincoln Center’s 2011 Atrium Series. “Take Gilbert & Sullivan, add a twist of Broadway, and stir!” is Twist’s recipe. Highlighting musical theatre’s roots in Gilbert & Sullivan, the show is entertaining for all ages.