Weekend outlook: fused


James Sewell Ballet and the Schubert Club present “Fusion” at the O’Shaughnessy this weekend.

Photo by Erik Saulitis

James Sewell Ballet partners with The Schubert Club and the International Novelty Gamelan percussion ensemble to explore the influence of the East Indies on European and American Impressionist composers. This weekend and next Fusion features dance performed to the live music of Ravel, Debussy and International Novelty Gamelan.

Moving music melds with moving pictures as Vocalessence presents The Sound of Eternity this Friday and Saturday at St. Olaf Catholic Church in downtown Minneapolis. Vocalists perform Bach’s Mass in B Minor, while German filmmaker Bastian Clevé’s 27 short films inspired by Bach’s work play on screen.

Scout, Atticus and Boo Radley are back. Park Square Theatre presents one of the classic stories on race and justice in the American South To Kill a Mockingbird through April 17.

For the next four weekends, Pangea World Theater showcases a diverse array of new voices performing spoken word, readings and theater in its Alternate Visions Festival. See their website for event and schedule details.

She’s equally comfortable singing gospel in church or belting out a Broadway tune on stage. Greta Oglesby performs this Saturday and Sunday at the Capri Theater in Minneapolis, including “Lot’s Wife,” a number she owned when she played the lead in Caroline, Or Change at the Guthrie Theater in 2009.

So, what are you doing this weekend?

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