Jewel Box Series’ Indigo Twilight offers Classical-Jazz Crossover

Indigo Twilight, the next production in the El Paso Community Foundation Jewel Box Series at the Philanthropy Theatre, is a classical-jazz crossover concert that explores that magical time“when the colors of day dissolve into the mysterious hues and rhythms of the night.”

The El Paso Society for Musicians of the Future presents Indigo Twilight at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, January 15 in the Philanthropy Theatre on the second floor of the Plaza Annex in the Plaza Theatre Performing Arts Centre.

Yasmin FloresIndigo Twilight features visuals by Joshua Baird and performances by mezzo-soprano Mariana Sandoval, clarinetist and saxophonist Yasmin A. Flores, pianist Richard McDole, double bassist Luis Antonio Lizcano-Lopez and drummer Lawrence Edward Brown.

They will interpret a varied, 16-song program of classical, standards and jazz pieces connected by the twilight theme.

It includes Bella’s Lullaby from the popular Twilight movies, Hoagy Carmichael’s Stardust, Thelonious Monk’s ‘RoundMidnight, Antonio Carlos Jobim’s Corcovado, Lionel Hampton’s Midnight Sun, Earle Hagen and Dick Rogers’ Harlem Nocturne and “With Tranquility,” the second movement of Paul Creston’s Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano, Op. 19.

The Jewel Box Series, a showcase for area performing arts groups, is produced in partnership with El Paso Live.

Tickets are $16 at the box office, Ticketmaster outlets, (additional online charges may apply), 800-745-3000 and 915-534-0609.

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El Paso Community Foundation Jewel Box Series at the Philanthropy Theatre SCHEDULE

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast — The New Mexico State University-affiliated Scaffolding Theatre Company presents this musical valentine, a reimagining of the Disney musical. It centers around a family that re-enacts the play in their grandparents’ home, and features familiar songs, including Be Our Guest7 p.m. Saturday, February 11; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, February 12

Killing Buddha — Deming’s Theatre Dojo offers this award-winning modern take on an ancient North Indian legend about a serial killer seeking atonement from the divine teacher. Writer-director Algernon D’Ammassa plays all of the characters, accompanied by nationally known Native American musician Randy Granger on wind, string and percussion. 2:30 p.m. Sunday, March 12

Bernabe  Just in time for Earth Day, Eden Enterprises presents this Luis Valdez play about a young man whose love of the earth is rooted in Aztec mythology. Directed by local theater veteran Hector Serrano, it’s a cry against the exploitation of the planet by modern forces. 7 p.m. Saturday, April 8; 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 9

Banging the Bell: A Texas Comedy in Two Acts — El Paso playwright Ted Karber Jr.’s EPStageBusiness presents this original comedy about a group of women who plan to be the belles of the ball. Infidelity, a corpulent corpse and dimwitted deputy could change their plans. 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 21

*American Sign Language Interpretation will be provided for selected Sunday performances.