Diversions: 4 picks for the upcoming week
Updated: April 13, 2012 9:14AM
1. Triton College Jazz Spectacular, an evening of music performed by guest artists, Triton jazz faculty and Triton jazz students, as well as local high school students, 7:30 p.m. April 14 at Triton College’s Performing Arts Center, located in the Robert M. Collins Center, 2000 Fifth Ave., River Grove. General admission is $7; $5 for senior citizens. Call (708) 456-0300, ext. 3597, or visit www.triton.edu.
2. “The Night of the Iguana,” by Tennessee Williams, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. April 13-14 and 3 p.m. April 15 in the Martin Recital Hall at Dominican University’s Performing Arts Center, 7900 Division St., River Forest. Set against the steamy background of sub-tropical Mexico, the Tony Award-winning play is the story of a defrocked minister and the women who fight for his body and soul. General admission tickets are $15; $5 for students. Call (708) 488-5000 or visit www.dom.edu/pac.
3. An opening reception for “Nicolas de Jesus: New Works — Dreams of Freedom,” a series of engravings (etchings and aquatints), will be held from 6-9 p.m. April 13 at Expressions Graphics, 29 Harrison St., Oak Park. The exhibit is on display through May 11. Gallery hours are 1-4 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. For information, call (708) 356-3552 or visit www.expressionsgraphics.org.
4. West Suburban Concert Band performs its spring concert at 7 p.m. April 14 in the auditorium of Gurrie Middle School, 1001 S. Spring Ave., LaGrange. The program includes Richard Strauss’ “Festmusik der Stadt Wien,” two selections from William Schuman’s “New England Triptych,” Grainger’s “Harvest Hymn,” and other selections. Admission is free. For information, visit www.thewscb.com.