Arts planner, Nov. 3-9

November 3, 2013 

German-Japanese pianist Kimiko Ishizaka performs Wednesday night at the USC School of Music.


Tickets for “Jersey Boys,” coming to the Koger Center March 25-30, will go on sale Sunday, Nov. 3 online only at and 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4, at the box office and charge-by-phone. This is the Broadway in Columbia’s premiere engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier award-winning hit musical, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons.

Applications for the Young Artist Competition for the Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra are being accepted through Jan. 11. Winners get to perform with the orchestra in the spring. High school music students in Richland and Lexington counties are eligible to enter.

Applications will be accepted beginning Nov. 15 at

The Native American Cherokee River Walk Festival is set for Nov. 9 at the Historical Cayce Museum, 1800 12th St. in Cayce. The festival is an intertribal cultural event, with dance demonstrations, storytelling and crafts.

For more on Native American Indian Heritage Month activities, which includes a film festival, visit http://cherokeesof Festival/ or email

The USC School of Music will host German-Japanese piano prodigy Kimiko Ishizaka at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the School of Music Recital Hall, Room 206, 813 Assembly St. Ishizaka has performed concerti by Mozart, Beethoven, Grieg, Gershwin and more. The performance is free and open to the public. (803) 777-4280

Music, poetry and visual art will weave together at “My Father’s House,” a multi-disciplinary performance hosted by Tapp’s Art Center, 7:30 p.m. Thursday at 1644 Main St. Local composer Patrick Dover has adapted poetry by University of South Carolina faculty member Ed Madden to be performed by orchestra and chorus. Works by visual artists Michaela Pilar Brown, Heidi Darr-Hope and Amanda Ladymon will round out the event. As part of the First Thursday on Main festivities from 5:30-10:30 p.m., Tapp’s will also feature “I Am Not Invisible,” an exhibition by Columbia artist Susan Lenz. (803) 988-0013;

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