Tulare County Weekly Calendar

Theater

“Mashuggah—Nuns!” The 5th “Nunsense” Adventure in Tulare
This time the “Nunsense” sisters are on an all-expense paid cruise and asked to step in after the cast of “Fiddler on the Roof” gets seasick.  At Encore Theatre, 324 South N St., Tulare. 559 686-1300 or www.encoretulare.org
Feb. 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 & 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday matinees Feb. 9, 16 & 23 at 2 p.m.

“The Addams Family Musical”
Mt. Whitney High School presents this funny musical about the ghoulish Addam’s family daughter, who wants to marry a normal boy from Ohio. L.J. Williams Theatre, 1001 W. Main, Visalia. www.eventbrite.com/Addams-Family-Musical
Feb. 20, 21 & 22 at 7 p.m.
Saturday matinee, Feb. 22 at 2 p.m.

“The Marquis crossing Ladies Society’s First Attempt at Murder” in Hanford
Wise-cracking farce about the ladies, who decide to write a murder mystery but then two convicts on the lam join the cast. Temple Theatre, 514 Visalia St., Hanford. www.kingsplayers.org or 559 584-7241
Feb 29, March 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 & 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday matinees March 1, 8, 15 & 22 at 2 p.m.

“Cinderella”
The wonderful fairy tale is presented by The Enchanted Playhouse, Visalia’s children’s theater, at the Visalia Fox Theatre, 300 W. Main. www.foxvisalia.org or 559 625-1369
March 5 & 6 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 7 at 4 p.m.

Events by date

Thursday, February 20

  • “Meshuggah-Nuns!” (see above)
  • The Addams Family Musical (see above)

Friday, February 21

  • “Meshuggah-Nuns!” (see above)
  • The Addams Family Musical (see above)

Saturday, February 22

  • “Meshuggah-Nuns!” (see above)
  • The Addams Family Musical (see above)
  • The Sequoia Symphony plays what is probably Tchaikovsky’s most famous piano concerto (think loud opening crashing chords) at 7:30 p.m. 559 732-8600 or www.sequoiasymphonyorchestra.com
  • Celebrate Chinese New Year’s, the Year of the Rat, at the Center for Integrated Medicine, 816 W. Oak, Visalia, from 12-4. Chinese games, tea sampling, origami paper folding, family fun, music  and food. 559 625-4246 or www.facebook.com/Visalia17thAnnualChinese NewYearCelebrationFair  
  • Juni Fisher brings her award-winning country singing to the Lindsay Community Theater, 190 N. Elmwood, at 7:30 p.m. www.lindsaycommunitytheater
  • “Green Book” (2018), about a world-class African-American pianist on a concert tour in the Deep South in 1962, plays at 7 p.m. at the Hanford Fox Theatre, 326 N. Irwin. 559 584-7823 or www.foxhanford.com
  • “Cup of Jazz” is every Saturday from 10-12 noon at Cafe 210, 210 Center St., Visalia. The audience is invited to join in. Free. Led by Richard Garoogian. 559 730-0910

Sunday, February 23

  • “Meshuggah-Nuns!” (see above)

Tuesday, February 25

  • Redwood Festival Band Concert at 7 p.m. at El Diamante High School Theatre, 5100 W. Whitendale, Visalia. 559 730-7716
  • El Diamante High School Band Concert at 7 p.m. at L.J. Williams Theatre, 1001 W. Main, Visalia. 559 735-3501
  • Salsa Tuesdays every Tuesday at The Cellar Door, 101 W. Main, Visalia. Lessons begin at 8:30 p.m., followed by music and dancing. www.cellardoor101.com

Wednesday, February 26

  • ILoveArtBro is every Wednesday at The Cellar Door, 101 W. Main, Visalia. The venue turns into an indoor marketplace for local artists. Expect a killer musician, band or DJ in the mix. Doors at 5 p.m., music at 8 p.m. All ages until 9 p.m. www.cellardoor101.com

Thursday, February 27

  • Golden West High School Choir concert at 7 p.m. at L.J. Williams Theatre, 1001 W. Main, Visalia https://www.vusd.org/site/Default.aspx?PageID=7713&DomainID=874#calendar8620/20200227/event/22048

Friday, February 28

  • Visalia Fox Theatre’s 90th Anniversary featuring Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, new songs sung in 30’s swing style at 7:30 p.m. Plus Frank Sinatra crooning, pictures with Shirley Temple and other fun events. 300 W. Main. 559 625-1369 or www.foxvisalia.org.
  • Second Annual Comedy Blast with Mark Robinson & magician Cleto Rodriguez  at 7 p.m. at Visalia First Assembly Church, 3737 W. Caldwell, Visalia. A family-friendly fundraiser for Hands in the Community. https://hnconline.org/events
  • El Diamante High School choir concert at 7 p.m. at L.J. Williams Theatre, 1001 W. Main, Visalia. https://www.vusd.org/site/Default.aspx?PageID=6473&DomainID=797#calendar8616/20200228/event/21345

Saturday, February 29

  • “The Marquis Crossing Ladies Society’s First Attempt at Murder” (see above)
  • Johnny Cash tribute played by Cash’d Out at 8 p.m. at Crawdaddy’s, 333 E. Main, Visalia. Call for tickets: 559 625-5300. https://www.visitvisalia.com/eventdetail/761/johnny-cash-tribute
  • “Amazing Grace” (2018) featuring Aretha Franklin, plays at 7 p.m. at the Hanford Fox Theatre, 326 N. Irwin. 559 584-7823 or www.foxhanford.com
  • “Cup of Jazz” is every Saturday from 10-12 noon at Cafe 210, 210 Center St., Visalia. The audience is invited to join in. Free. Led by Richard Garoogian. 559 730-0910

Sunday, March 1

  • “The Marquis Crossing Ladies Society’s First Attempt at Murder” (see above)
  • Musica Viva chamber concert celebrates Beethoven’s 250th birthday with violin, cello and piano at 2:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 215 N. Locust, Visalia. Free

Tuesday, March 3

  • Musica Viva chamber concert celebrates Beethoven’s 250th birthday with violin, cello and piano at 7 p.m. at Porterville College, 100 W. College. Free
  • Redwood Festival Choir Concert at 7 p.m. at L.J. Williams Theatre, 1001 W. Main, Visalia. 559 730-7716
  • Salsa Tuesdays every Tuesday at The Cellar Door, 101 W. Main, Visalia. Lessons begin at 8:30 p.m., followed by music and dancing. www.cellardoor101.com

Wednesday, March 4

  • ILoveArtBro is every Wednesday at The Cellar Door, 101 W. Main, Visalia. The venue turns into an indoor marketplace for local artists. Expect a killer musician, band or DJ in the mix. Doors at 5 p.m., music at 8 p.m. All ages until 9 p.m. www.cellardoor101.com

Thursday, March 5

  • “Cinderella” (see above)
  • Annual “For the Love of Art” art sale and buffet dinner by the Visalia Educational Foundation at 6 p.m. Featuring paintings, pottery, leatherwork, jewelry, fashion and welding by high school students. Ridgeview Middle School, 3315 N. Akers, Visalia. www.facebook.com/VisaliaEducationalFoundation/photos

Friday, March 6

  • “The Marquis Crossing Ladies Society’s First Attempt at Murder” (see above)
  • Visalia Fox Theatre’s 90th Anniversary featuring Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, new songs sung in 30’s swing style at 7:30 p.m. Plus Frank Sinatra crooning, pictures with Shirley Temple and other fun events. 300 W. Main. 559 625-1369 or www.foxvisalia.org.
  • “Cinderella” (see above)
  • First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Visalia from 5-8 p.m. Start at the Arts Consortium, 300 E. Oak, or Arts Visalia, 214 E. Oak, to pick up a map. Then wander through beautiful Downtown Visalia to see art, hear music, and enjoy snacks and wine. www.artsconsortium.org or 559 802-3266

Saturday, March 7

  • “The Marquis Crossing Ladies Society’s First Attempt at Murder” (see above)
  • “Cinderella” (see above)
  • 1st Saturday in Three Rivers opens artists’ studios and features art shows from 11-5. Pick up a map at the Three Rivers Historical Museum, 42268 Sierra Dr. (Highway 198) or the Arts Center, 41673 North Fork Dr. Free. www.1stsaturdaytr.com
  • Hanford Film Festival celebrates the Central Valley’s most talented film makers’ short films starting at 5 p.m. Hanford Fox Theatre, 326 N. Irwin. 559 584-7823 or www.foxhanford.com
  • “Cup of Jazz” is every Saturday from 10-12 noon at Cafe 210, 210 Center St., Visalia. The audience is invited to join in. Free. Led by Richard Garoogian. 559 730-0910

Sunday, March 8

  • “The Marquis Crossing Ladies Society’s First Attempt at Murder” (see above)

Art Shows

  • Broni Likomanov, who has worked in the animation industry for over 20 years for such companies as Disney and Universal, shows his art at Arts Visalia, 214 E. Oak, in February. He has been nominated for an Emmy twice. His original paintings and sculptures are in private collections all over the world. Open Wednesdays-Saturdays12-5:30. 559 739-0905 or www.artsvisalia.org
  • The Arts Consortium is showing “Life Cycles” featuring the artwork of printmakers Dan Heskamp and Michelle Goans in February. Open Tuesdays-Fridays 10-3. 300 E Oak, Visalia. 559 802-3266 or www.artsconsortium.org/f1irst-friday-announcements
  • “Real Surreal” by Bryan Yerian features 3-D amorphous forms in ceramic and metal arts. From January 28-February 21. At the College of the Sequoias Art Gallery, 915 S. Mooney, in the Kaweah Building, Room 214 (first floor). Free parking in the circle drive. www.facebook.com.COSArtGallery
  • Art and unique manipulated drawings and photography by the late Charles Ed Berry is on display at the Brandon-Mitchell Gallery, 117 S. Locust, Visalia, in January and February. The gallery is open during First Friday art walks and after service on Sundays at 11:30. 559 625-2441 or www.brandonmitchellgallery.com
  • The Creative Center, 410 E Race, Visalia, presents “Orientation” in February, an exhibition introducing the work of their new art marketing coordinator Courtney Brooke, alongside recent works by Creative Center artists. Courtney works in a variety of mediums, including textiles, paint, drawing, assemblage, digital media and collage. Open Mondays-Fridays 10-3. www.artsconsortium.org/f1irst-friday-announcements
  • 12th Annual “Miniatures” show and fundraiser at the Tulare Historical Museum, 444 W. Tulare in Tulare, from December 15-March 7. Buy tickets and have a chance to win your favorite miniature. Drawing on March 11. Open Thursdays-Saturdays 10-4. 559 686-2074 or www.tularehistoricalmuseum.org
  • The 16th annual “Tulare County Varied Impressions” art show is at the Tulare Historical Museum, 444 W. Tulare in Tulare, January 9-February 29. Local artists present views of the county through their eyes. Open Thursdays-Saturdays 10-4. 559 686-2074 or www.tularehistoricalmuseum.org
  • Art by featured artist Linda Hengst and the 4th Annual Bad Art Show is at the Porterville Art Association, 151 N. Main, from January 15-March 12. The Bad Art show includes work rejected by a gallery or intentionally created to be bad or for a laugh. Open Wednesdays-Saturdays 10-4. www.facebook.com/PortervilleArtAssociation
  • Two artists are displaying their work at the Kings Art Center, 605 N. Douty, Hanford, from January 17-February 29. Featuring abstract and representional contemporary art by Trayzers Akimbo and positive and emotional art by Tanya Miller. Open Wednesdays-Fridays 11-4 and Saturdays & Sundays 12-3. 559 584-1065 or www.kingsartcenter.org
  • Creating a Fruitful Legacy–Celebrating Korean Experiences in Tulare County” is an exhibit at the Tulare County Museum, 27000 S. Mooney, Visalia (in the “big red barn” at Mooney Grove Park). www.facebook.com/ExhibitOpening:CreatingaFruitfulLegacy