‘Other Places, Other Worlds’ at library
Preview the 2012 Crossroads Repertory Theatre summer season on June 21 at the Vigo County Public Library’s Brown Bag — “Other Places, Other Worlds.”
Artistic Director Arthur Feinsod will be on hand to review the plays and Lew Hackleman will discuss his role as Mr. Thayer in “On Golden Pond.” Bring a lunch and enjoy this program beginning at 12:10 p.m.
The CRT Season includes:
• Completely Hollywood (Abridged) opening on June 22
• On Golden Pond opening on June 29
• Return of Neverland opening on July 6
• A Midsummer Night’s Dream opening on July 13
The season continues through July 28 and all shows have a Sunday matinee. For more information, call (812) 237-3333.
Church to host annual Block Party
Maple Avenue United Methodist Church will host its 5th Annual Block Party celebrating the 12 Points and Collett Park neighborhoods from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 16.
Activities include music provided by local artists, food, games and prize giveaways. This free family friendly event will be in the east parking lot of the church between Lafayette and 12th streets on Maple Avenue. In the case of inclement weather, events will be inside in Family Life Center.
This annual summer party will feature a Corvette Cruise In, compliments of the Wabash Valley Corvette Club and a proclamation by Mayor Duke Bennett of “Block Party Day.”
Dachshund Dash for the Cure set
The second annual Dachshund Dash for the Cure is scheduled for Saturday at the Wabash Valley Fairgrounds.
Gates open at 8 a.m. The Terre Haute Police K-9 unit will perform from 8:30-9 a.m. The Racing Dachshund Preview will be from 9-9:45 a.m. and racing begins at 10 a.m.
The event is free to the public and refreshments will be available.
Marshall City Band to perform
The Marshall City Band, under the direction of Ralph Stewart, will perform a concert at 8 p.m. Friday on the Clark County Courthouse lawn.
Included in the concert are “The Crosley March,” “Ragged Rozey,” “South Rampart Street Parade,” “Onward, Christian Soldiers,” “It’s A Small World,” “Barnum and Bailey’s Favorite,” highlights from “South Pacific” and “Festivo.” The concert will continue with “Colonel Bogey,” “Our Flirtations March,” “Umm-Pa March,” “A Stephen Foster Fantasy,” “New York: 1927” and close with the playing of “The Star Spangled Banner.”
The Clarksville Baptist Church will be hosting refreshments on the square during the band concert. Concerts are free and open to the public. Bring a lawn chair.
Motorcycle Club benefit ride set
The Wabash Valley Motorcycle Club’s annual St. Ann Benefit motorcycle ride and auction is coming up June 30.
The ride begins at Show-Me’s with sign-in from 11 a.m. to noon and will end at the Fop at 14th and Hulman, with last bike in at 4 p.m.
A live auction begins at 4:30 p.m. Music, food and raffles are all on tap for the event. All proceeds will benefit the St. Ann’s Clinic, which operates solely on donations
Those who don’t ride a motorcycle are welcome to join in festivities after the ride. For more information call Steve Johnston at (812) 533-1024 or Roxanne Richey at (812) 232-5021.
Visit Bloomington for ‘Taste’
The 2012 Taste of Bloomington will once again be bringing local restaurants together for a festival of flavor from 3 to 11 p.m. June 23. Last year, the Taste expanded its site at Bloomington’s Showers Common, providing more restaurants and music to enjoy.
With the expanded site the Taste can accommodate about 45 restaurants, representing a wide variety of cuisine types. Patrons can purchase items directly from food vendors, with most items costing $3 or less.
Tickets are $6 per person; children under 12 are free. For more information, visit www.tasteofbloomington.com.
Vigo County Fair announces search for the next Vocalist
The Wabash Valley Fair Association, FTC Productions Inc. and the Conservatory of Music have teamed up for the second year to bring an exciting Grandstand event to the 2013 Vigo County Fair. The Vocalist, a solo vocalist talent competition, is open to ages 14 and older.
Aerosmith, Jimmy Buffet and more to perform at Boston benefit concert
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‘Garden Walk and Art Faire in the Park’ in Paris
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Kid Rock, Rolling Stones on scalping, summer tours
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Banks of the Wabash Festival kicks off
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Taylor Swift wins 8 trophies at Billboard Awards
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Rapper Drake leads BET Awards with 12 nominations
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IHS announces lineup for Concerts on the Canal, reprise of 'Museum Nights on the Canal'
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Work stalls on rebuilding Little Nashville Opry
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George Jones, 81, dies today in Nashville
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Scenes from Robin Hood adaptation, “The Untold Story of Little John” April 21 at Children’s Museum
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Terre Haute native Corenflos wins ACM Guitarist of the Year
The resume speaks for itself.
J.T. Corenflos’ guitar virtuosity has put the sparkle in hit songs and albums by legendary singers, from Alan Jackson to Bob Seger, Brooks and Dunn, Don Henley and George Jones, as well as country music chart-toppers such as Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw and Rascal Flatts. When the greats are ready to record a single or a CD in Nashville, Corenflos’ phone usually rings first. He’s one of Music City’s most well-regarded session guitarists.
Annette Funicello, Mouseketeer and film star, dies
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J.T. Corenflos’ guitar virtuosity has put the sparkle in hit songs and albums by legendary singers, from Alan Jackson to Bob Seger, Brooks and Dunn, Don Henley and George Jones, as well as country music chart-toppers such as Kenny Chesney, Tim McGraw and Rascal Flatts.
Tickets to ISU’s presentation of Spoon River Anthology go on sale April 8
The Indiana State University theater department will present “Spoon River Anthology” April 10-13 beginning at 7:30 p.m. each day in the Dreiser Hall Theater.
Laser and light to accompany Pink Floyd music at April 20 show
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Comic bringing 26 pets to Effingham for show
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Willie Nelson & Family to play IU Auditorium on April 6
New Covenant Productions will present “An Evening with Willie Nelson and Family” live in concert at 7:30 p.m. on April 6 at Indiana University Auditorium in Bloomington.
Cellist to perform March 29 at Coffee Grounds
Shannon Hayden, a Yale School of Music graduate, will perform her own compositions for amplified cello at 8 p.m. March 29 in the Coffee Grounds at 423 Wabash Ave.
Weather forces postponement of Maya Angelou lecture
Due to the weather, Dr. Maya Angelou’s lecture scheduled for Tuesday, March 26, in Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler University, has been postponed.
'Quartet' at Honey Creek West 8 March 1
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Affleck’s ‘Argo’ wins best-picture Oscar
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From the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama joined Jack Nicholson to help present the final prize.
Singer-songwriter, Hutsonville native to perform in home county
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At Home on Stage: Upcoming concert brings Grammy-nominated band and singer-guitarist back to Terre Haute
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Mid-West Archery, Whitetail Deer Expo Jan. 12
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Children’s Choir auditions begin Jan. 9
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