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Today

Jason Castro, third runner-up on the 2008 season of the TV show "American Idol," will give a free performance at 6 p.m. today at Discover Mills, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway in Lawrenceville. For more information, call 678-847-5000 or visit www.discovermills.com.

One Productions will present the dance production "I Tune Into Love" at 7:30 p.m. today at the Red Clay Theatre, 3116 Main St. in Duluth. Tickets are $17. For more information, call 404-423-2605 or visit www.oneproduction.org.

Winder-Barrow community Theatre will present "Bus Stop" by William Inge in its opening performance at 7:30 p.m. today. The play will run for two weekends. The theater is at 105 E. Athens St. in Winder. Tickets purchased in advance are $10 for seniors, students and teachers, and $12.50 for adults. For more information, visit www.winderbarrowtheatre.org.

Aurora Theatre will host a Funny Fridays event at 7:15 and 9:15 p.m. today. The theater is at 128 Pike St. in Lawrenceville. Admission is $15. For more information, call 678-226-6222 or visit www.auroratheatre.com.

Saturday

One Productions will present the dance production "I Tune Into Love" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Red Clay Theatre, 3116 Main St. in Duluth. Tickets are $17. For more information, call 404-423-2605 or visit www.oneproduction.org.

Private Poetry Unveiled, "Skeletons in the Closet," will be held from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at Studio Dance and Fitness, 116 Crogan St. in Lawrenceville. The event is free and open to the public and will feature country music duo The Redheads and 10 poets reading work. For more information, call 770-822-5825 or e-mail heal2day@bellsouth.net.

The band Grasstowne will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at Everett's Music Barn, 4065 Stonecypher Road in Suwanee. Admission is by a requested donation of $15. For more information, call 770-945-9098 or visit www.everettbrothers.com.

Saturday is the final day for Gwinnett residents to see the work of four local photographers on display at Kudzu Art Zone, 116 Carlyle St. in Norcross. Gallery hours will be 1 to 4 p.m. For more information, call 770 840-9844 or visit www.kudzuartzone.com.

Oct. 31

Duluth's Flicks on the Bricks will feature the movie "Monsters vs. Aliens" at dusk Oct. 31 on the Town Green, 3142 Hill St. in Duluth. The event is free to attend. For more information, call 770-476-3434 or visit www.duluthga.net.

Nov. 7

Southern Ballet Theatre will present "The Land of the Sweets" and new contemporary works at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Performing Arts Center at Gwinnett Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway in Duluth. Advance tickets are $10 for students and seniors and $12 for adults and $15 at the door. For more information, call 770-963-2685.

Nov. 13

Lilies of the Field, a live performance based on the Academy Award winning 1963 film, will be produced Nov. 13 through 15. Friday and Saturday shows will be at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees will be at 2:30. The performance will be held at New Dawn Theater, 3087 Main St. in Duluth. Tickets are $15. Proceeds will benefit the Peachtree Elementary Emergency Fund, operated by the Peachtree Care team. Reservations are recommended. For more information, call 678-994-5666 or visit www.maryourqueen.com.

Ongoing events

New Dawn Theater Company will present "Twelve Angry Jurors" through Sunday at 3087 Main St. in Duluth. For show times and more information, call 678-887-5015 or visit www.newdawntheatercompany.com.

The Hudgens Center for the Arts will host the exhibit Fiber Artistry - Journey of the Imagination in the Rowe Promenade and present portraits from the center's permanent collection in the Kistner Atrium through Saturday. The center is at 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Building 300, in Duluth. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors, students and children. For more information, call 770-623-6002 or visit www.thehudgens.org.

Aurora Theatre, 128 Pike St. in Lawrenceville, will present the play "Buy My House ... Please!" through Nov. 1. For show times and more information, call 678-226-6222 or visit www.auroratheatre.com.

New London Theatre will present "A Slight Case of Murder" through Nov. 1 at 2485 Main St. in Snellville. For show times and more information, call 770-559-1484 or visit www.newlondontheatre.org.

Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center is hosting an exhibit of two-dimensional work of the Johns Creek Fine Art group titled "TAPROOTS" and three-dimensional work of David Gentry titled "Gone to Pot." Both exhibits will be on display through Tuesday. Exhibit hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is free. Pinckneyville Park Community Recreation Center is at 4650 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. in Norcross. For more information, call 770-417-2200 or visit www.gwinnettparks.com.

Tannery Row Artist Colony will present the art exhibit "BIG 2" through Dec. 1 at 554 W. Main St. in Buford. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. For more information, visit www.tanneryrowartistcolony.com.

Tannery Row Artist Colony holds free sessions for artists to share their knowledge at 11 a.m. every Thursday through Dec. 18 at 554 W. Main St., Building C, in Buford. For more information, call 770-904-0572 or visit www.tanneryrowartistcolony.com.