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Thursday, February 28, 2008

PERFORMING ARTS

Dance-apalooza 2008

Southeast Missouri State University dance students shake the stage with dance pieces written for the faculty/guest choreographer show.

When: 7:30 p.m., Today through Sunday

Where: Bedell Performance Hall, River Campus

Southeast Missouri State's Marcus Rhodes put up a shot over Eastern Kentucky's Josh Daniel (22) and Jamaal Douglas in the first half Wednesday at the Show Me Center. (Fred Lynch)

"The Compleat Wrks of Wllm Shkspr"

Abridged version of plays by William Shakespeare presented by River City Players.

When: 7 p.m., Friday

Where: River City Yacht Club, Port Cape

Southeast Missouri State Symphony Orchestra

When: 7:30 p.m., Tuesday

Where: Bedell Performance Hall, River Campus

LIVE MUSIC

Doug Rees

Country-infused rock and folk from Jackson singer/songwriter.

When: 7 to 11 p.m., Today

Where: Stooges, Jackson

Ivas John Band

Port Cape regulars bring home some blues.

When:8 p.m. to midnight, Today

Where: Water Street Lounge, Port Cape

Classic Country Band

The name says it all.

When: 7 to 10:30 p.m., Friday

Where: American Legion Hall, Jackson

Defined Perception

When: 9 p.m., Friday

Where: Broussard's

The Intention

Five-piece rock-n-roll band from Cape Girardeau.

When: 9 p.m., Friday

Where: Club Moxy

Crankin' Hankins

When: 9 p.m., Friday

Where: Buckner Brewing Co.

Brother Bagman

Kansas City quartet Brother Bagman serves up an eclectic rock and roll stew for the masses.

When: 9 p.m., Friday

Where: Rude Dog Pub

Brand X

High-energy dance and party band that covers classic and new rock, blues, funk and country, and requests are always welcome.

When: Friday

Where: Double Nickel II

Live piano music

Jennifer Jolls provides something different from the usual live music fare.When: 7:30 to 11 p.m., Friday, Saturday

Where: Royal N'Orleans

Bill Hulvey and the Desert Rain Band

Traditional country in the country.

When: 7 to 10 p.m., Saturday

Where: The Little Ole Opry, Burfordville

Barnacle Billy & The Zebra Mussels: Buckner Brewing Co., 9 p.m.

Scott K & the Continentals

When: 9 p.m., Saturday

Where: Broussard's, 9 p.m.

The Intention

When: 9 p.m., Saturday

Where: Club Moxy

Brother Bagman

When: 9 p.m., Saturday

Where: Rude Dog Pub

Free Sol

Memphis Hip-hop artists take a break from the big city to rock the River City.

When: D.J. Copa starts at 9 p.m., Free Sol starts at 11 p.m., Saturday

Where: The Camp at Mainstreet Bar

Mutli-band benefit

Area bands join together for a Red Cross benefit for people affected by the ice storm.

When: 8 p.m., Saturday

Where: Schock's Pub, Scott City

Bruce Zimmerman & The Water Street Band

When: 9 to 11 p.m., Sunday

Where: Water Street Lounge, Port Cape

Back In Black

The six-piece group will be performing for the Noon Optimist Chili Day event.

When: 11:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. and again 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday

Where: A.C. Brase Arena Building

VISUAL ARTS

"Cindy Tower: Workplace Series"

Opening reception for the St. Louis artist. Show lasts through April 27.

When: 4 to 7 p.m., Friday

Where: Crisp Museum, River Campus

MISC

Lecture/Discussion on World View

When: noon, Today

Where: Kenty Library, Southeast Missouri State University

Southeast Missouri State University Women's Basketball vs. Samford

When: 5 p.m., Today

Where: Show Me Center

Southeast Missouri State University Men's Basketball vs. Samford

When: 7:30 p.m., Today

Where: Show Me Center

Irene's Country Dancers

Learn how to line dance.

When: Beginners' Class starts at 6 p.m.; 7 to 9 p.m., Today

Where: Cape Eagles

Southeast Missouri State University Baseball vs. Northern Colorado

When: 2 p.m., Friday

Where: Capaha Park

Road to WrestleMania Tour: WWE Championship Match

When: 7:30 p.m., Friday

Where: Show Me Center

Contra Dance

Beach Ball Contra Dance featuring The Old Cornlickers: sponsored by Cape Friends of Traditional Music and Dance.

When: free beginner's session, 6:45 to 7 p.m.; dance 7 to 9:30 p.m.

Where: Christ Episcopal Church

The Battle of Sand Ridge

Civil War reenactment and encampment.

When: 11 a.m. Saturday 1 p.m. Sunday

Where: Sikeston

Southeast Missouri State University Softball All-Missouri Cancer Tournament -- Southeast vs. Missouri State

When: noon, Sunday

Where: Southeast Softball Complex

Southeast Missouri State University Baseball vs. Northern Colorado

When: noon, Sunday

Where: Capaha Park

Book singing

Local author Nicholas Lewis will appear to talk about his book "In the Wind."

When: Wednesday

Where: Mollie's Cafe

KARAOKE

Karaoke

When: 9 p.m., Today

Where: Broussard's

Karaoke with T.J. Jackson

When: 6:30 p.m., Friday

Where: Cape Girardeau VFW Hall

Karaoke

When: 9:30 p.m., Friday

Where: Strike Zone, Main Street Lanes, Jackson

Wattz Up Karaoke

When: 9 p.m., Friday

Where: Muddy Waters, Egypt Mills

Karaoke

When: 9:30 p.m., Friday

Where: Pockets

Lil Star Karaoke and Sound System

When: 8 p.m. to midnight, Friday

Where: Rustic Lounge, Zalma, Mo.

Renegade Karaoke

When: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Friday

Where: Daytimer's Lounge

Wattz Up Karaoke

When: 9 p.m., Saturday

Where: Muddy Waters, Egypt Mills

Karaoke

When: 9:30 p.m., Saturday

Where: Pockets, 9:30 p.m.

Karaoke

When: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., Saturday

Where: Willa's Getaway, McClure, Ill.

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