Five for your planner: Tuesday, Jan. 15
Emily Stevens portrays Martha and Jerry Tracy is George in Apollo Civic Theatre's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" (Submitted photo / January 14, 2013)
Apollo Civic Theatre opens "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Friday, Jan. 18, at the theater, 128 E. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va. This Edward Albee's 2005 revised edition of his Tony Award-winning play. Rated R due to adult dialogue, vulgar language and content. Shows are 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; 2:30 p.m. Sundays. Continues through Sunday, Jan. 27. Tickets cost $15; $12, matinee; $7, students with ID. Go to www.apollo-theatre.com.
2. 'Cool School'
The Shepherd University Jazz Faculty Ensemble will present a Tribute to the Cool School at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17, at W. H. SHipley Recital Hall, Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, W.Va. The faculty ensemble will present music made popular by musicians of the Cool Jazz Movement in the 1950s. The concert will feature guest trumpeter Mike Kamuf. Free. Call 304-876-5555 or go to www.shepherd.edu.
3. Civil War education
Making Sense of the American Civil War will be at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, at Boonsboro Branch Library, 401 Potomac St., Boonsboro. A discussion series exploring literary works about the American Civil War. Meet the leaders and learn about the series at an introductory reception. 7 p.m. Advance registration is requested. Call 301-739-3250, ext. 186, or register online at www.washcolibrary.org through the calendar of events link.
4. Dance, dance
Ballroom dance classes will be Tuesdays and Wednesdays, at Allison-Antrim Museum's German bank barn, 365 S. Ridge Ave., Greencastle, Pa. Cha cha and rumba rhythms will be taught in both advanced classes and beginner classes. Advanced lessons 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays; beginner lessons 7 to 8 and 8 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays. $10 per person for any class. Proceeds will support the barn. Call 717-597-9325.
5. A night of laughter
Make Me Laugh Comedy Tour will be Saturday, Jan. 19, at Majestic Restaurant, 908 Dual Highway, Hagerstown. Show is 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.; doors open at 7 p.m. Hosted by Chad Beadle and featuring C.J. Burney, Stacey Carver and Jennifer Nelson. $15 at the door; $12 before Jan. 19. Call 240-367-5052. Go to www.makemelaughchad.com.