1/11

LISTEN TO THE MUSIC

Doobie Brothers

The Doobie Brothers will bring their national tour to Tyler for a performance at the Cowan Center on Jan. 11. (Courtesy) 

THE DOOBIE BROTHERS helped create the soundtrack of the '70s. They’re back on tour playing their hits — “China Grove,” “Black Water,” “Listen to the Music” and “Long Train Running.”

 

WHEN JOY IS HARD TO FIND

Butterfly

Tyler Civic Theatre takes on the story of Jewish children in a World War II concentration camp when it stages "I NEVER SAW ANOTHER BUTTERFLY" in performances through Jan. 14.

  • 7:30 nightly, 2 p.m. Sunday matinee - 420 Rose Park Drive, Tyler - $18 regular, $15 students

1/18

THOSE GLASS SLIPPERS

"Cinderlla"

Cinderella meets her prince in a scene from the touring production of the musical "Cinderella" coming to the Cowan Center on Jan. 18. (Courtesy) 

A picked-on girl with a heart of gold, a fairy godmother, a pumpkin carriage and and the most famous glass slippers of all. “CINDERELLA” gets a razzle-dazzle Broadway update.

 

1/20

BEAT MASTER

Dame Evelyn Glennie

Percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie is set to perform with East Texas Symphony Orchestra on Jan. 20 (Courtesy)

DAME EVELYN GLENNIE is deaf but has mastered hundreds of percussion instruments by feeling their vibrations. She joins East Texas Symphony Orchestra in Higdon’s Percussion Concerto.

  • 7:30 p.m. -  UT Tyler Cowan Center - $16 to $62

 

2/2

WHO’S RAPPAPORT?

Rappaport

Two feisty octogenarians share laughs as they fuss and reminisce in Tyler Civic Theatre’s version of the comedy “I’M NOT RAPPAPORT.” Performances run through Feb. 4 and then Feb. 8-11.

  • 7:30 p.m., 2 p.m. Sunday matinees - 420 Rose Park Drive - $15 students 

 

2/3

WHO SAYS TEA AND MURDER DON'T MIX

Monty Navarro will inherit a fortune if he can only figure out how to permanently get rid of his relatives. The musical “A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER” is big on laughs.

 

GET ON THE JAZZ TRAIN

THE MANHATTAN TRANSER and TAKE SIX  two of the world’s premier a cappella groups, show off amazing harmonies, innovative arrangements and funky grooves.

  • 7:30 p.m. - LeTourneau University Belcher Center, Longview - $42 to $75 

 

2/4

AFTERNOON OF WOODWIND CLASSICS

The STONE FORT WIND QUINTET, made up of Stephen F. Austin State University faculty, perform works for woodwinds, both old and new.

 

2/10

MOZART AND BACH

Conductor

Longview Symphony Orchestra is joined by clarinetist Chad Burrow in MOZART'S CLARINET CONCERTO and then presents Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto 3.

  • 7 p.m. - LeTourneau University’s Belcher Center, Longview - $10 to $50 

2/12

WHEN LEGENDS MEET

“MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET” imagines what happened when Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis were together in a recording studio. Who cares about accuracy as long as we get to hear their music.

2/24

GOLDEN VOICES

TYLER CIVIC CHORALE continues its milestone 50th anniversary season with its winter concert, “From Hollywood with Love.”

  • 7 p.m. - Tyler First Presbyterian Church - $15 adults, $5 students 

2/27

ROCKIN’ BALLET  

Complexions

COMPLEXIONS dance troupe lets loose its inner wild child with a show that includes a tribute to David Bowie. Look for glam-rock costumes, a hip soundtrack and daredevil dancing.

 
 

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Danny Mogle has covered news in East Texas for decades. He currently focuses on arts, entertainment and human interest stories and serves as the editor of Lifestyles Magazine.