Vail Performing Arts Academy sign-up has begun for students ages 8 to 18. An upbeat revue of rap, tap and percussion with songs and dances from today's hits to the classics from legendary composer George Gershwin. A mix of then and now that is sure to wow. Auditions and rehearsals begin Sunday, Jan. 7, meeting every Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. at Battle Mountain High School. Show dates on Saturday, March 10, and Sunday, March 11. For details, visit vpaa.org.