What's happening in York this week
Downtown Inc presents First Friday York, 5-9 p.m. Friday, April 6, throughout the downtown area. First Friday celebrates York City's shops and restaurants with special events and entertainment. Highlights include: Jazz in the City, 5 p.m. at the Appell Center, 50 N. George St.; salsa lessons 7-8 p.m. and dance, food and drinks 8-10 p.m. at Central Market for First Friday Latino; Poetic Art at The Parliament Arts Organization, 116 E. King St.; Robot Day at I-ron-ic, 256 W. Philadelphia St., featuring Robo-Rista, Vincent van Gogh-bot and Bionic-Bot from York Exponential. Information: www.downtownyorkpa.com/firstfridays/
TAFE (Theatre Arts for Everyone) presents "Cinderella: A Musical," April 6-8 at the York Learning Center, 300 N. Seventh Ave., North York. York residents Diane Crews and Jacquie Sutton adapted the classic fairy tale 16 years ago, bringing a unique look at the lives of Cinderella, her stepmother, the prince and more. Showtimes: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Tickets: $8. Information: http://cinderellaamusical.eventbrite.com.
The York Symphony Orchestra will present April in Paris at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 7, in the Strand Theatre at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St. Guest conductor Kelly Corcoran will lead the orchestra and vocalist Mandy Barnett in some French-inspired favorites made famous by the likes of Cole Porter, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra. Tickets: $5-$45. Information: www.appellcenter.org.
A pair of young lovers run away together, causing a local search party to go after them in the 2012 Wes Anderson film "Moonrise Kingdom," which will be shown at 4 p.m and 7 p.m. Saturday, April 7, in the Capitol Theatre at the Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St. Film is rated PG-13. Tickets: $7. Information: www.appellcenter.org.
York College's Division of Theatre presents "The Woman in Black," April 12-14 at the Perko Black Box Theatre. The play follows a lawyer who has hired an actor to help him tell the story of an experience from his youth. Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14. Free, reserve tickets at www.ycp.edu/theatre or 717-600-3868.
York College's Groove Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12, at DeMeester Recital Hall in the Evelyn and Earle Wolf Hall. The percussion ensemble adds guitars, basses and more to traditional percussion and performs traditional music from around the world. Free.