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On Stage

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

'Art' play this week at BVU

The Buena Vista University theatre production of "ART" will be held at 8 p.m. Feb. 11-14 in the new BVU Art Gallery in the Social Sciences & Art Hall.

The serio-comic play by Yasmina Reza is about three friends and their reaction to one of them buying an expensive piece of art and the emotional fallout from the stress it places on their friendships. The play raises questions about the nature of art, friendship, loyalty and language.

The cast for the BVU production consists of senior Andrew Lupkes as "Marc," freshman Jarael Madyun as "Serge," and freshman Keifer Nevius as "Ivan." "ART" was the winner of the 1998 Tony for Best Play, and the 1996 Olivier Award for Best Comedy.

Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and students. There is limited seating. The play contains adult language and is not suitable for children. For more information or ticket reservations please call 749-2211.

The theatre department is partnering with Untitled 11, BVU's student art club, on this production. BVU art students, faculty and staff are creating a number of white-on-white paintings to be auctioned (silent auction) to raise money for Untitled 11. The paintings will be available for viewing starting Feb. 6 in the BVU Art Gallery. The entire production/fundraiser is designed to raise awareness of the new art facilities and outstanding art programs at BVU.

Valentine special at King's Pointe

The Regatta Grille at King's Pointe resort in Storm Lake will be hosting a special event for Valentine's Day. Call the Regatta Grille at 712.213.5800 to make your reservations for Saturday, February 14. The Expressions band will play classic rock hits from 8 - 11 PM.

The Regatta Grille will serve off a new full menu plus add a few specials: Oyster Rockefeller on a half shell, wood-fired Porterhouse Steak for two, Veal Medallions with red wine sauce and more.

Stay over for a two night getaway that includes champagne, champagne flutes, chocolate truffles, movie passes, and free dessert.

Prices start at $219 for a City View Room or $299 for a Lake View Room. Suites may also be available. See an online coupon for the promotion, valid through Feb. 28, 2009).

Enjoy live music in the Regatta Grille from 8 - 11 PM every Friday and Saturday night this season. Call 712.213.5800 for dinner reservations. The schedule includes Randy Martin February 13, The Expressions February 14, Mike Hoover February 20, Randy Martin February 21 and Chad Elliot (pictured) on Feb. 27 and 28.