WVU Creative Arts Center, 1 Fine Arts Drive, Thurs. 7:30 p.m., ccarts.wvu.edu/curiosity/canady-chamber-series
Winner of the 2015 Thelonious Monk International Vocal Jazz Competition and the 2013 Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, Jazzmeia Horn has a name that captures her very essence. Hailing from Dallas, Texas, Jazzmeia has earned a reputation in New York as a “Rising Star.” $5–$20
WVU Men’s Basketball vs. Kansas
WVU Coliseum, Sat. 2 p.m.
See the Mountaineers take on the Jayhawks.
Mountain Stage with Larry Groce
WVU Creative Arts Center, 1 Fine Arts Drive, Sun. 7 p.m., events.wvu.edu, ticketmaster.com
The legendary show, featuring Gregory Alan Isakov, Mandolin Orange, Elysian Fields, The Brother Brothers, Hush Kids. $27+; WVU students $10+
MLK Day Celebration
Metropolitan Theatre, 369 High Street, Mon. 2 p.m., ccsjwv.org
Program features the Cheat Lake Elementary School Choir and Morgantown Children’s Choir, music by Al Anderson and Friends, a story read by Jeremy Thomas, and more. Please consider taking an item for the Scotts Run Backpack Program that supports weekend food assistance for students in need. Free; cash donations to the Community Coalition for Social Justice appreciated
WVU Men’s Basketball vs. Baylor
WVU Coliseum, Mon. 9 p.m.
Cheer the Mountaineers on against the Bears.
Canons, Characters, and Crossovers: Creating Your Own Fanfiction
Morgantown Public Library, 373 Spruce Street, Thurs. 4 p.m., 304.291.7425 mympls.org
Ever wanted to write Finnick’s story in that 65th Hunger Games? Or wanted to see Hermione be the real hero of the wizarding world? Or maybe you think Stephenie Meyer could have been on to something if she’d just left out those dang sparkles. Now is your chance to make it happen! Novices and avid fan fiction writers alike are welcome to participate in a fan fiction writing workshop for middle- and high schoolers led by WVU’s Eberly Writing Studio and Masters of Creative Writing students.
Blue Jean Ball Pre-Event Fashion Show
Morgantown Mall Center Court, Sat. 10 a.m.–2 p.m., wvbluejeanball.org
Join the West Virginia Land Trust and Mon River Trails Conservancy for a noon fashion show and purchase tickets to the March 2 Blue Jean Ball at a discounted rate of $40 per ticket (regular price $50).
January 31–Feb 3
The Magic Flute
WVU Creative Arts Center, 1 Fine Arts Drive, Thurs.–Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 2 p.m., ticketmaster.com
Follow the adventures of Prince Tamino from his rescue from the Serpent to the Temple of Sarasota where he must prove himself worthy of winning the love of Pamina by enduring the tests of fire and water. Note: The Magic Flute will be sung in English at all performances. $27; WVU students and seniors $22