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June 13, 2013

The Lookout: Orchestras holding auditions for young musicians

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The event will also feature food from local restaurants and performances by blue, The Inn on the Beach’s jazz band and Exit Dance Theatre. Proceeds benefit The Actors Studio.

Tickets are $25 per person and free for children under 12. To purchase or for more information, call 978-465-1229.

City Hall is located at 60 Pleasant St., Newburyport.

Blues Brothers come to Salisbury Beach

Produced by Dan Aykroyd and Judy Belushi Pisano, The Official Blues Brothers Review stops at Blue Ocean Music Hall tonight at 8.

Wayne Catania and Kieron Lafferty take over the roles of Jake and Elwood Blues, portrayed by Aykroyd and the late Jim Belushi in “The Blues Brothers” movie. The show re-creates the live concert experience and integrates humor and songs from the film and subsequent albums.

Under the musical direction of Paul Shaffer from “Late Show With David Letterman,” the show also features the eight-piece Intercontinental Rhythm & Blues Revue Band.

Tickets are $29 and $39. To purchase, call 978-462-5888, visit www.blueoceanhall.com or stop by the box office, 4 Oceanfront North, Salisbury.

OpArt works featured at art association

An exhibit of work from OpArt artists is on display through Monday, June 24, at the Newburyport Art Association, 65 Water St.

A reception will be held Friday, June 21, from 6 to 8 p.m.

OpArt is Opportunity Works’ art program, which aims to encourage and support individuals with disabilities to explore the creative process. Opportunity Works is a Newburyport-based social service agency that helps provide jobs and skills to developmentally challenged adults.

For more information about the exhibit, call 978-465-8769.

Concert to benefit church programs

Two local teachers will present a vocal concert on Saturday at 4 p.m. at St. Paul’s Church in Newburyport.

Both sopranos, Francesa Pomerantz of Newburyport and Louise Cramer of Amesbury will sing jazz standards along with opera arias and duets. Barbara Flocco of Stratham, N.H., will accompany them on the piano.

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