Things to do today: May 11, 2014
MARSHALL PETTY AND THE GROOVE: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Free. The Fifth Quarter, 201 Clendenin St. Call 304-345-3933.
ORGANIST DAVID F. DONATHAN WITH BRASS QUINTET: 3 p.m. Free. A variety of sacred and classical music. Sponsored by PipeSounds. Christ Church United Methodist, 1221 Quarrier St. Call 304-562-9241.
WEST VIRGINIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL: Capitol Center Theater, 123 Summers St., 2 p.m., West Virginia State University short films. Free admission. Winners of the WVSU Student Film and Video Festival will screen. They are J.P. Fulks’ “The Gutter”; Leslie Bragg’s “My Car Needs Love” music video; C.R. Hays’ “The Kanawha Kordsmen” and Rachel Kiser’s “Hostess.”; 3 p.m., “Frances Ha”: U.S. Rated R (sexual references and language). Comedy-drama, 86 minutes; 5 p.m., “The Past”: Iran/France. Rated PG-13 (mature thematic material and brief strong language). Subtitled mystery-drama, 130 minutes. Tickets, $8 for adults and $5 for students with ID. A six-ticket pack is $30. Call 304-342-6522 or www.wviff.org.
BIRD WALK: 8 a.m., Spring Hill Cemetery. Meet at the parking area near the main office. Sponsored by the Handlan Chapter of the Brooks Bird Club.
KANAWHA TRAIL CLUB HIKE: Meet at 1:30 p.m. to carpool from Ohio and Randolph streets to the hike in Nitro. The hike is about 3 1/2 miles on a moderate trail with some step hills.
PLAY AUDITIONS: 2 p.m., The Alban Arts Center theater, 65 Olde Main St., St. Albans. Auditions for Michael Frayn’s drama “Copenhagen,” the Tony Award-winning play, to be directed by Greg Morris. The play details the famous meeting between physicists Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg and their arguments over developing nuclear weapons during WWII. Parts are available for two men and one woman. Ideal age range is 40-60 for the men and 40-50 for the woman; however, adults of any age may audition. Scripts will be available for a cold reading. Performance dates are Oct. 17-26. Call 304-721-8896 or visit www.albanartscenter.com.