Cultural Calendar January 3-10

Performances & Events

Riverside Theatre’s • Comedy Zone January 8-9

Headliner Brian Bradley is a clean hilarious high energy stand-up comedian who draws humor from everyday life. Opening act Kenny Garcia is a natural storyteller, he will take you on a fun ride with stories of raising a little girl and some of life’s unimportant things we still find very important with a bit of exaggerated truth to it!

Riverside Theatre’s • Live in the Loop January 8

Jesse & The Thieves plays radio hits from yesterday and today, a lot of dance numbers, artist including: The Beatles, Mumford and Sons, The Weeknd, A-Ha, Blink 182, Violent Femmes, Billie Ellish, Billy Joel, Maroon 5, Cake, Modern English, Bruno Mars, C-Lo Green, The Killers, and ToTo.

Live in the Loop January 9

Midnight Dawn is a 4 piece, female fronted, high energy rock band! They bring music from the female artists who have rocked us through the decades.

The Vero Beach Theatre Guild 63rd season will open in the New Year on January 13 with the hilarious production Over the Tavern. The acclaimed Tom Dudzick comedy is under the direction of Alex Martinez and will run Tuesdays – Sundays through January 24. Further information or any questions patrons may have will be answered as quickly as possible by email the Guild at: verobeachtheatreguild@gmail.com.

Holiday Showcase and Mini Festival of Trees

Exhibition of original works and gift items created by members of the Vero Beach Art Club. The show will be open Mondays – Saturdays, through January 15, 2021

Art in Public Places Program sponsored by the Cultural Council of Indian River County at The Indian River County Administration Complex Buildings.

Silent Night by Francis E. Marie
Diamondback lino cut by Gina Carra
Everglades Grandeur by Evelyn Haught

On Exhibit;  Artist’s Choice ~ Mixed Themes

On View through January 27

Art in Public Places Program sponsored by the Cultural Council of Indian River County at The Indian River County Courthouse.

By Cynthia Cole
Adams Ranch by Sean Sexton

On Exhibit ; PATCN ~ Plein Air Treasure Coast North Member Exhibit . On View through February 11

Terry K. Hunter’s The Grid Comes Full Circle II  Through February 26th, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday, 3:00 – 6:00pm

Exhibition presents works of art created by students of Dr. Terry K. Hunter, included are drawings, prints, and mixed media works produced between 1977-2020. Raw Space, 1795 Old Dixie Hwy, Vero Beach Florida 32960

Art in Public Places Program sponsored by the Cultural Council of Indian River County at IRC Intergenerational Recreation Center

African Ark Woman by Gwen McNenney
Over-Under the Lily Pads by Richard Gillmor
By Patricia Willis

On Exhibit;  Creative Reset Looking Back ~ Looking Forward.  On View through March 30

SEAN KENNEY’S NATURE CONNECTS® Made with LEGO® BRICKS at McKee Botanical Garden On exhibit through April 25.

Sean Kenney

An award-winning and record-breaking exhibition that uses beautiful works of art made from simple toy blocks to explore animal endangerment, the balance of ecosystems, and mankind’s relationship with nature.  Come explore the beauty and wonder of Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects Made with LEGO® Bricks, open Tuesday – Saturday (10am – 5pm), Sunday (Noon – 5pm). The last admission ticket is sold at 4 pm. Tickets are available to purchase at McKee Botanical Garden and at www.mckeegarden.org

VBMA Exhibition – Chul Hyun Ahn: New Light

On view through April 30, 2021

+The Museum offers an exciting exhibition of the Korean artist Chul Hyun Ahn. Ahn creates mind-bending sculptures that conjure illusions of infinite space. For more information visit:  www.vbmuseum.org

Online Events

Sunrise Theatre presents Assisted Living: The Musical THE HOME…For The Holidays Virtual Event, Available to stream through January 5. http://www.sunrisetheatre.com/event/assisted-living-the-musical-the-home-for-the-holidays/

Ballet Vero Beach is Streaming Nutcracker on the Indian River through January 6 at 7:30pm.

Ballet Vero Beach is thrilled to announce an antidote to the cancelling of Nutcracker performances across the globe this holiday season. They have produced a film of the second act of our beloved local take on the classic ballet out doors.  https://balletverobeach.org/nutcracker-on-the-indian-river.php

VBMA – Cork, Canvas & Company

January 7, 6:00 – 8:30pm.  Join VBMA instructors for a glass of wine and art making fun! Registration required. See website for details www.vbmuseum.org

Music at the Watering Hole! 

Families are sure to love Music at the Watering Hole, a free online concert film brought to cyberspace by the Space Coast Symphony Orchestra, Mendx Studios and Central Florida author, Michele Wallace Campanelli. The concert is now available online and can be viewed by clicking the link below. If you enjoy the concert, please share with friends and consider making a donation helping Space Coast Symphony Orchestra to present more programs for children and families throughout the community.

Community

Indian River’s Got Talent is Here

Environmental Learning Center is presenting a new and exciting event

Now accepting submissions from all ages! Submission deadline January 15, 2021. All types of talents accepted from youth in grades 12 and under. 

Categories for entry are based on grade level or age;

  • Elementary school – Kindergarten thru 5th grade
  • Middle school – 6th thru 8th grade
  • High school – 9th thru 12th grade
  • Adult Division – ages 18 & Up
  • Combination Acts – family talent groups

Submit an up to a two-minute video of any talent suitable for public viewing. Submissions can be one person or up to as many participants you would like.  Please only submit one entry per person.

Please email IRGT@DiscoverELC.org for questions.

Comment - Please use your first and last name. Comments of up to 350 words are welcome.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s