1. SEE A LOCAL PLAY
I have capsule reviews of The New Ensemble’s “A Picasso” and California Public Theater’s “Lonely Planet” in today’s 7 section. Here’s my extended review of “Picasso” and extended review of “Planet.” And don’t forget: Good Company’s “Skin Deep” is in its opening weekend.
2. CELEBRATE A TALENTED YOUNG PIANIST
Local piano talent Michael Delfin is home from his second year of studies at the prestigious Peabody Conservatory, and he’s sharing his music in a homecoming concert.
3. HEAR THE ‘RED VIOLIN’ AND SEE THE MOVIE
Elizabeth Pitcairn owns the legendary 1720 “Red Mendelssohn” Stradivarius, the 1990 Christie’s auction of which is said to have inspired the 1999 Academy Award-winning film, “The Red Violin.” You can hear Pitcairn play the famous instrument and see a screening of the film Sunday in a special performance 3 p.m. Sunday at the Main St. Theatre in Visalia.