Twerking, grinding and other suggestive dance moves may get the headlines and YouTube views. But a recital at the Orpheum Theatre will showcase youngsters moving in a much different way, to the strains of gospel and Christian music.
As Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart laid on his deathbed, he composed his final work, thinking the piece would be performed at his funeral. An unnamed stranger had commissioned the work. As Mozart’s illness progressed, he came to view the stranger in gray as a messenger of death. The Wichita Symphony Orchestra will perform this piece, Mozart’s “Requiem,” just a few weeks before the anniversary of the composer’s death, Dec. 5, 1791.
Art crawlers looking for a spine-chilling Final Friday exhibit this Halloween will find a psychedelic menagerie of creepy and odd insects at 232 Vertigo Gallery. The space on North Market Street – formerly known as the Shopkeepers Gallery – will host “Creeping Lovelies,” a new show by Alex Walker that focuses on insect anatomy, bright colors and weird interpretations of bugs that often induce screams and shivers.