PORT ORANGE -- The 36th annual All-County Jazz Band and Orchestra Festival will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at Spruce Creek High School, 801 Taylor Road.
The concert, featuring more than 100 musicians from Volusia County public schools, is free of charge to the public.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Art is in the air at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, which will display three art collections this spring.
Throughout March, the library will feature the photographs of Bud Moyer, a New Smyrna Beach resident who has received more than 350 state and national awards. Moyer owned a photo studio in Traverse City, Mich., for 35 years and photographed families, high school seniors and visiting celebrities including Veronica Lake, Charles Ruggles, Mary Pickford and Orson Bean.
DAYTONA BEACH -- Performance artist Dominique Holloway will host a poetry reading and celebration at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, at the Volusia County Library - City Island.
Dr. Jose Carmona, director of the Embry-Riddle Language Institute, will read several of his poems. Spruce Creek High School students who are part of the international baccalaureate program and their teacher, Ligia Cabrera, will read original poems and interpret poetry from the book “Vatos,” a tribute to Latino men.
Photos by Sandi Carroll. Cutline: At left, Danielle Grau as secretary Jane Worthington, tries to keep a snoopy waiter, played by Don Campbell, out of the closet. At right, The Hotel manager, played by Larrie Tiffany, is shocked by the event taking place in English Conservative Member Richard Willey's room.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach will present "Out of Order" at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. on the next two Sundays at 726 Third Ave., on the beachside.
The comedy centers around English Conservative member of Parliament, Richard Willey, who is attempting to have an affair with one of the secretaries of the leader of the Opposition Party in a top London hotel.
Photo by Sandi Carroll for NSBNEWS.net. Cutline: Jason Lott smiles as he makes a glass ornament at Galleria di Vetro Dec. 5. Lott, along with Kyle Carni and Vaigale Duers-Stevens, will demonstrate flameworking as part of Art Walk on Flagler Avenue, which will be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- Santa will slip away from his workshop and busy schedule to visit Art Walk on Flagler Avenue on Saturday.
He knows that it is the perfect place to take a relaxing stroll and do some last minute shopping. Santa will be on the avenue until from, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., then he must get back to work at the North Pole. So bring your cameras and your "wish list" to the gazebo at Flagler and Pine streets.
You can visit this special holiday Art Walk from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., as you avoid the traffic and the crowds at the malls and stroll along Flagler Avenue, the charming five blocks between the Indian River and the ocean.
Photo by Sandi Carroll for NSBNEWS.net. Cutline: Ken Guilbeault (pictured left) plays interim pastor Justin Waverly and Violet Stoll plays Gina Go Dubberly in an "Away in the Manger" scene.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach presents the holiday comedy "Christmas Belles," starting 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, at 726 Third Ave.
The play can also be seen Dec. 7 and 14 at 2 p.m. and on Dec. 11, 12, 13 at 8 p.m.
Christmas Belles is a holiday journey into the small town of Fayro, Texas, as the Futrelle sisters attempt to present the annual Christmas program at the Tabernacle of the Lamb Church in spite of chaos and squabbling.
For ticket information, please call (386) 423-1246.
NEW SMYRNA BEACH -- The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach will hold auditions for "Out of Order," a comedy by playwright Ray Cooney, at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 23 and Monday, Nov. 24.
Auditions are held in the Little Theatre rehearsal hall and are open to everyone and no experience is necessary. Readings will be from the script and
a copy is available for viewing at the reference desk of the New Smyrna Beach Library.
The show will run two weekends: Jan. 9 & 10 and Jan. 15, 16 & 17 at 8:00 p.m. Matinee performances are on Jan. 11, and Jan. 18, at 2 p.m. The director is