Quick Picks: Candelight Dinner; ‘The Sound of Music’ remake

This image released by NBC shows Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp, foreground center, and Carrie Underwood as Maria, second row center, with fellow castmates, clockwise from left, Grace Rundhaug as Marta, Joe West as Kurt, Ariane Rinehart as Liesl, Michael Nigro as Friedrich, Ella Watts-Gorman as Luisa, Peyton Ella as Gretl, Peyton Ella as Gretl on the set of The Sound of Music Live! in New York. The live production airs on Dec. 5 at 8 p.m. EST. (AP Photo/NBC, Giovanni Rufino)



Tuesday, Dec. 3

By candlelight

It is the final day to make reservations for the Grand Junction Symphony Guild’s Candlelight Dinner.

The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 at Two Rivers Winery and Chateau, 2087 Broadway.

The evening will be highlighted with music from the Alycia Vince Trio — jazz singer Alycia Vince, guitarist Chris Unfug and bassist Chris Dungey.

There also will be appetizers, wine tasting and a cash bar, and a catered dinner.

Tickets cost $65. To purchase, go to gjsymphony.org or call 243-6787.

Thursday, Dec. 5

Get Von Trapped

The hills are alive with “The Sound of Music” during NBC’s live remake of the famed Rodgers and Hammerstein musical featuring country singer Carrie Underwood as Maria and actor Stephen Moyer as Captain Von Trapp.

Check TV listings or your on-screen guide for time.

Incidentally, the Colorado hills will be alive with the sound of judgment because features writers Melinda Mawdsley and Rachel Sauer will be live tweeting their thoughts about the show during the broadcast.

They have been talking for months about NBC’s decision to air this show.

Follow Melinda at @gj_outandabout and Rachel at @MSDinosauer.

Join the conversation!


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