EGAD Main Street First Friday Feb 5th

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This monthly event is anchored at the Eau Gallie Rotary Band Shell on the corner of Highland Avenue and Eau Gallie Boulevard, but shops and galleries along Highland Avenue have special events or offerings also happening. First Friday features live musical entertainment in the band shell, food, arts and crafts vendors, and other fun activities that connect with that month’s theme.

Florida Institute of Technology’s Foosaner Art Museum presents jazz pianist Rich Abrahams from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, in the Harris Community Auditorium for the monthly Jazz Friday concert. Jazz Fridays are held in conjunction with the Eau Gallie Arts District’s First Friday Art Walk.

A major part of the Orion spacecraft arrived at the Kennedy Space Center this week.  WFIT’s Rick Glasby talked to NASA officials about the Orion mission.

 The 7th Annual 5K Run/Walk for Autism Awareness!Proceeds to benefit families affected by Autism in Brevard County.

Packet Pick Up & Registration Thursday, February 18, 2016 & Friday, February 19, 2016- Running Zone (3696 Wickham Rd. Melbourne, FL)

10:00am-6:30pm- Packet Pickup and Registration

Race Day Saturday, February 20, 2016- Scott Center for Autism at FIT

(150 W. University Blvd Melbourne, FL 32901)

King Center for the Performing Arts

Take a journey back to the greatest days of rock with Dave Mason’s Traffic Jam. Join Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and co-founder of the legendary band Traffic, Dave Mason for an evening of music history as he retraces the earliest days of his career with Traffic and the works that launched his successful solo career. Mason founded Traffic with Steve Winwood while both were still teenagers, and created music that would find its way into the hearts of generations of music lovers. He would go on to establish himself as a successful songwriter, guitarist and solo artist.

King Center for the Performing Arts

A four-time Grammy winner, Pat Benatar is a classically trained mezzo-soprano. Now, after more than three decades in rock ‘n’ roll, she’s a bonafide living legend.

Space Coast Symphony Orchestra

The Symphony No. 4 in E-flat major has been considered one of Anton Bruckner's most popular works ever since its first performance, in Vienna in 1881, when the composer was reportedly called out to take a bow after each movement.   Your Space Coast Symphony performs a breathtaking work from the Viennese symphonic master Anton Bruckner.  A showcase for the SCSO's horn section, Bruckner’s expansive “Romantic” Symphony will take listeners on a spectacular journey through the Austrian countryside.

1st Thursday, February 4: Black Lives, Voices, Minds, Children Matter

6:30pm Thursday, February 4, 2016
hosted by Space Coast Progressive Alliance
Location: Front Street Civic Center, 2205 Front St. downtown Melbourne FL 32901

Free and open to the public. Donations graciously accepted.

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PROGRAM: Black Lives, Voices, Minds, Children Matter

SPEAKERS followed by Q+A

If you didn't know any better and got plopped into 19th century Europe, you'd probably think that this guy Shakespeare was a pretty good librettist or ballet impressario rather than a substantial playwright himself.

It seemed for a few decades that half the major composers were tripping over each other adapting the Bard's plays into operas, ballets, and other musical forms. Gounod, Bellini, Verdi, Berlioz, Mendelssohn, Liszt, Faure, and others gave it a try -- often several tries.

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