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'Nicholas and Mexandra' exhibit remains open through Feb. 14 box office located in the lobby of the First USA Riverfront Arts Center at 800 South Madison Street North in Wilmington. The box office is open from 8:30 a.m, to 6 p.m. daily. Phone reserva- tions may be made by calling 302- 777-1600. Patrons are encouraged to make reservations for weekdays as weekends are usually sold out well in advance. Adult tickets are $12.50. There are special'rates available for chil- dren, school groups and senior cit- izeffs and groups of 20 or more. The ticket price includes timed entry to the exhibition, an 8- minute orientation presentation, and a free 45-minute recorded tour for each individual. "Nicholas and Alexandra has been recognized as one of the most siignificant exhibitions to visit the United States this year," Broughton said. "Undoubtedly, it is a very exciting time for all of Delaware as its fabulous new arts center comes to life with an exhi- bition that has been o well re- ceived by people from all over the world." "We are extremely pleased," he added, "with our inaugural exhibi- tion and we see great promise for our international cultural ex- change program here in Wilming- toN." One of the largest collections of imperial treasures ever to leave Russia, this unprecedented collec- tion features nearly 700 objects assembled from the State Her- mitage Museum, St. Petersburg; the State Archives of the Russian Federation, Moscow; and the State Palace Museum, Tsarskoe Selo; as well as the FORBES Magazine Collection, New York. Many of the objects have been made available only recently for the exhibition. Upon closing "Nicholas and Alexandra: The Last Imperial Family of Tsarist Russia," Broughton International will be- gin gallery preparations for the secolad of the company's exhibi- tions within the Broughton Mas- terpiece Presentations series in Wilmington. Group tickets are now available for "Splendors of Miniature replica of the Romanov Royal Regalia by Faberg6 with over 3,500 dia- monds, is just one of the many royal treasures found in the "Nicholas and Alexan- (Ira" exhibit, which has been held over through Feb. 14. Meiji: Treasures of Imperial Japan," which opens April 10, by calling 302-777-1600. Individual tickets will be available beginning Jan. 2, by phone or in person at the First USA Riverfront Arts Center box office. Broughton International an- nounced plans week to extend the popular world premiere exhibi- tion, "Nicholas and Alexandra: The Last Imperial Family of Tsarist Russia." Since the exhibi- tion first made its world debut at the First USA Riverfront Arts Center in Wilmington on Aug. 1, there have been visitors from all 50 states and from 100 foreign countries. "We have been overwhelmed by the response to this beautiful exhibition," said James E. Broughton, president of Broughton International. "And for those who have yet to visit, we are pleased to extend the chance to enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime op- portunity for another few weeks." According to Broughton, while advance ticket sales remain strong and many days are completely sold out, there are plenty of tickets available through Feb. 14. The ex- hibition will be closed both Christmas and New Year's Day. Advance tickets for timed entry into the exhibition may be pur- chased by phone or at the museum performance Hall in 1891 and of his famous trip to Niagara Falls. On the train, he encounters a young American girl of Russian descent, Jennie. While Tchaikovsky tells of his life in Russia and his deep fears of conducting, Jennie shares her feel- ings about Russia and her dreams of becoming a ballerina. Tchaikovsky Discovers America is a poignant story of the Old World meeting the New. Audiences will hear more than slated Jan. 9-10 25 excerpts of the composer's mu- sic, including the Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, the String Serenade and the 1812 Overture. This is Classical Kids' seventh touring season in North America. Scheduled performances include guest appearances with the Minnesota, Utah, San Anto- nio, San Jose, Buffalo, Phoenix, Montreal, London and Vancouver symphony orchestras, just to name a few. Tchaikovsky DSO The Delaware Symphony Or- chestra will perform the llve con- cert version of "Tchaikovsky Dis- covers America" at 2:30 p.m., Sat- urday, Jan. 9, at the Grand Opera House in Wilmington, and at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 10, at the Delaware State University in Dover. Prior to each concert, there will be an 'instrument petting zoo' at 1:30 p.m. From the producers of "Beethoven Lives Upstairs," the "Tchaikovsky Discovers Ameri- Annual New Year's bash set for Salisbury Tickets are now on sale for the third annual "Bright Lights, Big City" New Year's Eve party, which will transform the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center in Salisbury, Md., into New York City between 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. on New Year's Eve. The main arena - "Times Square" will fea- ture the dance band, "Illusion., while the DaNang Room will host the "Outrageous Bill and Bob Show. Finally, the Midway Room will reen- act Studio 54. Food is included with the price of admission; soda and set-ups will be available and alcohol is BYOB. Tickets are $35. 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