Three things to do today and tomorrow

05:00 AM, Jan 21, 2013

Director Kathryn Bigelow on the set of Zero Dark Thirty. (Columbia Pictures)/


Three things to do today

The Martin Luther King Jr. Day Collective Community-Wide Worship Celebration, “The Beloved Community: Embracing the Strength to Love” featuring keynote speaker is Dr. Paul Burgett, is set for 8:45 to 10:30 a.m. at Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, 60 Gibbs St. The Community-wide Celebration Choir and soloist Claire Boling and pianist Priscilla Yeun are also scheduled to perform at the celebration presented by the Martin Luther King Jr. Greater Rochester Commission. Admission is free.

The RIT Faculty Speaker Film Series will feature a screening of Zero Dark Thirty (2012, R, 157 mins.) followed by a discussion lead by RIT School of Film and Animation Professor Skip Battaglia, who has been an animator and filmmaker for more than 20 years. The event is at 6 p.m. at The Little Theatre, 240 East Ave. Admission is $5. Call (585) 232-4699 or go to thelittle.org.

• Manic Mondays Retro Dance featuring David Lee Rad and D.J. Cub is scheduled for 9 p.m. at the Bug Jar, 219 Monroe Ave. No cover for ages 21 and older; $10 ages 18-20. Call (585) 454-2966 or go to bugjar.com or LobbyDigital.com.

Three things to do tomorrow

The play Next to Normal, about a suburban family coming to terms with its past and bravely facing its future, will begin at 7:30 p.m. on the Main Stage, Geva Theatre Center, 75 Woodbury Blvd. Tickets start at $25. Call (585) 232-4382 or go to gevatheatre.org.

Jack Allen performs at the Stardust Ballroom Dance Series, 7:30 p.m. at Edgerton Community Center, 41 Backus St. Admission is $3. Call 311, (585) 428-6755 or go to cityofrochester.gov/ballroomdanceseries.

• Karaoke with Andy is set for 9 p.m. to midnight at Blu Bar and Grill, 250 Pixley Rd, Gates. No cover. Call (585) 247-0079.

Mark your calendar

Comedian Earl David Reed will perform stand-up comedy at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at The Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd., Webster. Admission is $9. Call (585) 671-9080 or go to thecomedyclub.us.