Dothan arts and entertainment

JAN. 18

MUSIC

Country music artist Jacob Bryant at will perform at the Bama Slam Saloon in New Brockton on Jan. 18 from 7-10 p.m. Tickets are $10 to $15. A native of North Georgia, Bryant released his first full-length album in February 2019. The Bama Slam Saloon is located on County Road 156 in New Brockton. For more information, visit bamaslamsaloon.com.

JAN. 20

MUSIC

Denver and the Mile High Orchestra will perform Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. in the wellness center on the campus of the Baptist College of Florida in Graceville. The Nashville-based jazz band is led by Denver Bierman, who sings, plays trumpet, writes, and arranges the songs for the 11-piece group. For more information, call 800-328-2660 ext. 438 or visit www.baptistcollege.edu.

JAN. 22

ETC.

Harlem Globetrotters will be at the Dothan Civic Center on Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. as part of their “Pushing the Limits” world tour. Globetrotters’ fans will experience even bigger moments and memories, including a live world record attempt at each game. Plus, many markets will feature a glow in the dark performance. The Hall of Fame team’s 94th consecutive year will feature over 280 games through April in North America. Tickets are now on sale at harlemglobetrotters.com.

JAN. 24

MUSIC

Robert Earl Keen will be in concert on Friday, Jan. 24, at 8 p.m. at the Dothan Opera House. Presented by Live at the Opera Inc., tickets are $38 and can be purchased at the Dothan Civic Center box office or online through dothanciviccenter.org or etix.com.

JAN. 25

STORYTELLING

The Pike Piddlers Storytelling Festival will be held Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Trojan Center Theater on the campus of Troy University in Troy. This year’s festival features storytellers Donald Davis, Josh Goforth, Barbara McBride-Smith and Bil Lepp for three concerts at 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Preshow music begins 30 minutes prior to storytelling concert. Tickets are $10 for the 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. concerts and $15 for the 2 p.m. concert. All-day tickets are $30. For tickets, call 334-685-5524 or 334-670-6302.

JAN. 25-26

ART

Temple Emanu-El Sisterhood will hold its annual Art Auction on Jan. 25 and Jan. 26 with a new auction house, new auctioneer, new genres of art and memorabilia. On Saturday, a preview begins at 6:30 p.m. with the auction at 7:15 p.m. Admission: $10 per person if purchased in advance; $12 at the door. Wine and cheese with a beer tasting by Thirsty Pig Craft Beer Taproom. Tea and water also available. A Second Chance event will be held Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with bagels, coffee and juice served. There is no admission charge on Sunday. Temple Emanu-El is located at 188 N. Park Ave. in Dothan. For more information, call 334-792-5001. Major credit cards accepted. Art in all media and price ranges and framed art reasonably priced. A portion of the proceeds go to support local community charities.

FEB. 1

MUSIC

Southern gospel group The Hoppers will be in concert Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. at The Baptist College of Florida in Graceville. The performance will be in the college’s wellness center. In addition to the concert, a southern-style meal will be served in the college dining facility, the Deese Center, beginning at 4 p.m. Concert tickets are $12 per person or $22 per person for the concert and dinner. Tickets can be purchased online through the BCF Business Office or by calling 850-263-3261 ext. 418 or 800-328-2660 ext. 418. Tickets for the combined meal and concert must be purchased in advance. Regular concert tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door on the night of the concert.

FEB. 8

THEATER

“The Flight of Jackie Cochran” will be presented Saturday, Feb. 8, at 7 p.m. by Forward DeFuniak Inc. at the Chautauqua Theatre in DeFuniak Springs, Florida. The performance is a benefit for the Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood, a National Register historic property and the signature building for the city. Jacqueline Cochran grew up in Northwest Florida and was an American racing pilot and the first woman to break the sound barrier during a 1953 flight. She served as the head of the Women Airforce Service Pilots during World War II, leading about 1,000 civilian American women who ferried planes from factories to port cities in non-combat roles. Nancy Hasty, who portrays Cochran, wrote the one-woman play based on Cochran’s life. Reserve limited tickets by sending $25 per ticket to “Play” at 504 Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435 (checks payable to Forward DeFuniak, Inc. with “Play” on the memo line). Retrieve your reserved tickets, with identification, at the door. If not sold out, tickets may also be purchased at the box office. For more information call 850-830-7663.

FEB. 10

STORYTELLING

An Evening with Sean of the South will be held at Wallace Community College’s Cherry Hall at its Dothan campus on Feb. 10 from 6-7 p.m. Writer Sean Dietrich has become known for his column “Sean of the South” as well as his books about life in the American South. He has become a popular speaker around the South, telling stories and singing during his appearances. Tickets are free but limited to two per person and are available on campus at the Phillip J. Hamm Library or the Wallace Bookstore in Cunningham Hall. Signed book copies will be available for purchase by cash, credit card or check. This program is funded in part by the Wallace Community College Foundation. For ADA accommodations only, call 334-556-2587.

FEB. 11

MUSIC

The Mike Schmitz Mercedes Benz of Dothan Community Concert benefiting Hits for Heroes will be held Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Dothan Civic Center. In its fourth year, the concert brings together local choirs to raise money for veterans.

FEB. 15

COMEDY

The Country Cool Comedy trio of Karen Mills, Leanne Morgan and Trish Suhr will perform two shows on Saturday, Feb. 15, at the Dothan Opera House, adding a 3 p.m. show due to the evening concert at 7 p.m. selling out except for single seats. Tickets are $26-$41. Visit www.dothanciviccenter.org to order online or call the box office at 334-615-3175 and order over the phone. Box office hours are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.

FEB. 23

MUSIC

An Evening with Newsboys United with Special Guest Mandisa will be presented at the Dothan Civic Center on Feb. 23. Regular ticket prices are $18 for upper balcony, $23 for lower balcony ad up to $72 for floor seats closest to the stage. The concert also has VIP package add-ons ranging from $25 to $100 for items like early entrance, a pre-show Q&A with the Newsboys, souvenir and a backstage photo with Newsboys. The concert is presented by RTN, The JOY FM. For information, call the box office at 334-615-3175, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

MARCH 13-14 & 20-22

THEATER

The Spanish Trail Playhouse in Chipley, Florida, will present the Tennessee Williams’ play “The Glass Menagerie” on March 13-14 and March 2-21 at 7 p.m. and March 22 at 2 p.m. The play tells the story from the memory of Tom Wingfield, recounting life with his mother, Amanda, and sister, Laura, after his father has left them and the illusions they built to make life bearable. This production is rated PG and is appropriate for ages 13 and older. Children under 5 years of age will not be permitted. The Spanish Trail Playhouse is located at 680 Second St. in Chipley. For more information and ticket pricing, visit www.spanishtrailplayhouse.com, email spanishtrailplayhouse@gmail.com, or call the Spanish Trail Playhouse Business Office at 850-638-9113.

MARCH 19

ETC.

“Remembering Hee Haw” will be at the Bama Slam Saloon in New Brockton on March 19 at 7 p.m. This traveling show will feature original cast members and regular guests of the hit country music variety show: Jana Jae, LuLu Roman, Irlene Mandrell and T. Graham Brown. Dinner tickets are $50. Visit https://www.bamaslamsaloon.com/live-shows for more information.

APRIL 4-5

ART

The 46th annual Piney Woods Arts Festival will be held April 4, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., and April 5, 12-4 p.m., on the campus of Enterprise State Community College. One of the oldest juried arts and crafts shows in the area, Piney Woods features original art and crafts by approximately 100 artists, a children’s fun center, food and entertainment, a student art display and a Civil War Living Display. The Weevil City Cruisers Car and Truck Show is Saturday only across campus from the arts festival. Admission to the festival and car show is free.

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