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‘Swan Lake,’ Taylor Hicks highlight Nampa Civic Center season

The Moscow Ballet will bring its U.S. tour of “Swan Lake” to the Nampa Civic Center in November as part of the center’s 2016-’17 season.
The Moscow Ballet will bring its U.S. tour of “Swan Lake” to the Nampa Civic Center in November as part of the center’s 2016-’17 season.

The Nampa Civic Center has announced its 2016-2017 Performing Arts Series.

▪  Friday, Oct. 14: The season opens with the return of The McManus Comedies with its show “A Fine and Pleasant Misery.” The one-man show written by humorist Patrick F. McManus stars Tim Beherns who shares a tale about childhood misadventures that evoke memories for all.

▪  Tuesday, Nov. 8: The Moscow Ballet performs its touring production of “Swan Lake.” The Tchaikovsky ballet represents the epitome of classical ballet, with the original Lev Ivanov, Marius Petipa choreography and its haunting tale of Odette and her maidens who are bewitched by an evil sorcerer, condemned to be swans by day and human by night.

▪  Thursday, Nov. 17: Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles.

▪  Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017: “American Idol” winner Taylor Hicks.

▪  Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017: Jazz/pop vocalist Alexis Cole performs “The Magic of Disney Love Songs.”

▪  Friday, March 10, 2017: Idaho pianist Sean Rogers will perform a range of music from classical to jazz.

▪  Saturday, April 8, 2017: Classical crossover ensemble Annie Moses Band will perform “The Art of the Love Song.”

The Nampa Civic Center 2016-2017 Performing Arts Series

Ticket packages: $140 to $160 for any four shows; $295 to $335 for all seven. Packages includes perks, such as artist meet-and-greets, backstage tours, and discounts on future programs at the center. NampaCivicCenter.com and 468-5555.

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