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Wednesday, October 03, 2012 2:03 pm

The music of one of America’s most successful bands of all times will be celebrated in a Hotel California – A Salute to the Eagles performance at the Hamilton Fine Arts Center in Sussex. The performance will be Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m.

For more than two decades Hotel California touched the hearts of fans all over the world by faithfully and accurately reproducing the Grammy award-winning sounds of the Eagles. See the spirited blend of originality mixed with world renowned vocal harmony and a phenomenal light show featuring Eagles’ megahits including “Take it Easy,” “Heartache Tonight” and “Hotel California.”

The group performs 150 to 200 high profile events every year, receiving top billing as a national act on main stages and opening for some of the most prominent names in the entertainment industry.

Purchase tickets online at www.HamiltonFineArtsCenter.com, at the Hamilton Fine Arts Center box office on Wednesdays from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. or one hour prior to the start of the show. Reserved seating tickets are $20. Add $5 at the door. Supported by the generous in-kind donations from the Milwaukee Marriott West and Proline Entertainment, LLC.

The Hamilton Fine Arts Center (HFAC) will present other national headliners and top-notch entertainment throughout the year, including:

Mark Wood formerly of Trans-Siberian Orchestra with the Hamilton High School Band and Choir – Jan. 9 at 7 p.m.

Not only is Mark Wood known as string master and original member of the multi-platinum-selling symphonic rock extravaganza, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, he has collaborated with and appeared alongside some the biggest names in music including Lenny Kravitz, Celine Dion and Kanye West. As a member of his touring band, Wood performed with the legendary Billy Joel for both historic final concerts at Shea Stadium, sharing the stage with Paul McCartney, Steven Tyler and Roger Daltry. Wood has appeared on the world’s most venerable stages including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and Madison Square Garden, and he now performs with our very own Hamilton High School band and choir! The musical selections are surprising and include Wood's own compositions and arrangements of classic rock and contemporary music such as Ozzy Osbourne's "Crazy Train," Led Zeppelin's "Stairway To Heaven," and the Rolling Stones' "You Can't Always Get What You Want." This collaboration is generously sponsored by the Hamilton Education Foundation, whose mission is to enhance, extend and enrich learning opportunities for Hamilton School District students. The event is supported by in-kind donations from the Milwaukee Marriott West Hotel and Proline Entertainment, LLC. General seating tickets are $20. Add $5 at the door.

Lorna Luft celebrates her mother, Judy Garland, in “Songs My Mother Taught Me” with the Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra – May 11 at 7:30 p.m.

Lorna Luft celebrates her mother, Judy Garland, in this very special Mother's Day concert performed with the Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra. Born to legendary entertainer Judy Garland and producer Sid Luft, Lorna Luft is a celebrated live performer, stage, film and television actress, best-selling author, recording artist and Emmy-nominated producer. One of her most ambitious projects to date is this highly acclaimed multi-media production. This theatrical extravaganza melds one of the world’s most familiar songbooks with personal memories from a loving daughter. Generous in-kind support provided by the Milwaukee Marriott West Hotel and Proline Entertainment, LLC. General seating tickets are $25 adults, $20 seniors (60 years and older) and $10 students (18 years and younger).

Special guest performances

The Hamilton Fine Arts Center is pleased to announce special guest performances by the Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Children’s Choir and Brookfield Academy throughout the 2012-13 performing arts season.

Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra presents "Scheherazade" – Oct. 28 at 2 p.m.
Rimsky-Korsakov’s most remarkable creation, “Scheherazade,” is the cornerstone of this concert. Recounting the enchanting stories she told the Persian king that kept him spellbound, this symphonic suite speaks volumes with no words, simply the picturesque timbres of the symphony orchestra. Don’t miss this tale as told by the Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra. General seating tickets are $15 adults, $12 seniors (60 years and older) and $6 students (18 years and younger).

Milwaukee Children’s Choir presents “Lyrical Literature” – Nov. 18 at 3 p.m.

Milwaukee Children’s Choir (MCC) will begin its 19th season and welcome its new artistic director Marco Melendez with a poetic performance, “Lyrical Literature.” Repertoire for this concert is drawn from works of authors and poets of yesterday and today to weave a timeless tapestry of voices. MCC is the premier children’s choir in southeastern Wisconsin. It provides exceptional choral music instruction and performance experiences that foster creativity, personal expression and social growth in children. MCC is a nonprofit organization and a proud member of the United Performing Arts Fund. Reserved seating tickets are $14 adults, $10 seniors (65 years and older) and $8 students (18 years and younger).

Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra presents “A Storybook Christmas" – Dec. 2 at 2 p.m.
Sit back and enjoy ageless stories of Christmas narrated with the musical leadership of the Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra. Children of all ages will delight in hearing about Rudolf, Frosty, “The Polar Express,” “Twas the Night Before Christmas” and many more. General seating tickets are $15 adults, $12 seniors (60 years and older) and $6 students (18 years and younger).

Brookfield Academy presents “Annie Get Your Gun" – March 8 and 9 at 6:30 p.m., March 9 and 10 at 2 p.m.
Performed by Brookfield Academy, this wild west show-within-a-show tells the ageless love story of the sharpest sharpshooter, Annie Oakley, and the heart-throb of Buffalo Bill’s traveling show, Frank Butler. Hum along to unforgettable tunes like “There’s No Business Like Show Business,” “I Got The Sun in the Morning” and “Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better.” Enjoy a dazzling score and laugh-a-minute fun that delights audiences young and old. Reserved seating tickets are $15 adults, $10 seniors and $5 students.

Tickets may be purchased online at www.HamiltonFineArtsCenter.com or by visiting the HFAC box office on Wednesdays from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m.. The Hamilton Fine Arts Center is located at W220 N6151 Town Line Road, Sussex. No phone orders accepted, please.