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Culture notes: Ballethnic brings back ‘Jazzy Sleeping Beauty’; closing, opening at Horizon Theatre

DANCE
A ‘Jazzy’ awakening

A Tchaikovsky classic is given a modern twist in Ballethnic Dance Company’s reprise of “Jazzy Sleeping Beauty,” Friday through Sunday at Georgia Tech’s Ferst Center for the Arts. Featuring a multicultural cast of 50, the full-length ballet opens in the 1840s with Tchaikovsky’s classical score and moves on to the Princess awakening to a jazz score in the 1940s. 7:30 tonight, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. 349 Ferst Drive N.W, Atlanta.404-894-9601, www.ferstcenter.gatech.edu. HOWARD POUSNER

THEATER
Closing and opening at Horizon

After a 12-week run attended by more than 10,000, Horizon Theatre’s encore production of “Avenue Q” will close April 1. Times for the final two weeks of performances: 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays, 3 and 8:30 p.m. Saturdays, 5 p.m. Sundays. Meanwhile, $5 gets you into a sneak-peek reading of Horizon’s next production, “The Waffle Palace: Smothered, Covered and Scattered 24/7/365,” a comedy by Larry Larson and Eddie Levi Lee, at 7:30 p.m. Monday. The world premiere opens May 11 for a run through June 24. 1083 Austin Ave., Atlanta. 404-584-7450, www.horizontheatre.com.

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