Music, animation of Disney featured at Phillips Center

Published: April 29 2013

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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Gainesville Orchestra and the Harn Museum of Art will present an evening of art demonstrations and music featuring animation and honoring the musical scores from Disney films on May 10.

“Around the World with Disney” performed by the Gainesville Orchestra will take place at 7:30 p.m. at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. This performance will include a musical journey to far off places visited through Disney-animated films such as “The Lion King,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Mary Poppins,” “Aladdin,” “Hercules” and “Tarzan.” Musical scores from these films and others will be performed with animated images displayed behind the performers. Tickets are $35 for general admission, $25 for seniors 65 and older, and $15 for UF students and children under 12. Tickets may be purchased at www.performingarts.ufl.edu.

Prior to the performance will be an illustrator demonstration and activity at the Harn Museum of Art from 5 to 7 p.m. Watch characters come to life under the pens of the Sequential Artists Workshop illustrators, a Gainesville nonprofit organization dedicated to the prosperity and promotion of comic art and artists. These nationally known artists and instructors will also lead children in the development and drawing of their own characters. This event at the Harn Museum is free and open to the public.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to dine in the Camellia Court Café, located in the Harn Museum of Art, from 5 to 7 p.m. on this evening. The café offers salads, sandwiches and soups, as well as kid-friendly options. Reservations are recommended and are available at 352-392-3463.

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