Business dean: Insurance reform hot topic
Two key congressional leaders from opposite sides of the aisle will be among those providing public policy insights for the insurance industry at an upcoming summit in Washington, D.C.
Frontier spending $12 million to improve system
Frontier Communications has announced that a $12 million investment in the company’s network will benefit customers in the company’s southwest Indiana market.
Maryland Church worship band releasing new album
The voices on a new album from Terre Haute musicians aren’t limited to members of the band.
The worship band at Maryland Community Church recorded its new CD, “Spirit Would You Come,” live at the southside facility.
Diversity in music, dance to take spotlight at ISU
Terre Haute’s cultural diversity will take center stage on March 23 at University Hall on the Indiana State University campus.
Engineers taking stage in song and dance Saturday
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology students and faculty members will showcase their musical and dancing talents during the college’s annual Engineers in Concert on Saturday in the Hatfield Hall Theater.
- PHOTO ESSAY: Seeds 4 Thought TERRE HAUTE — John Rosene instructs Ivy Tech Community College students on how to grow seedlings in the Ivy Tech greenhouse at the Vigo County Industrial Park in preparation for the next planting season. (Tribune-Star/Bob Poynter)
YOUR GREEN VALLEY: Others may find your trash to be their treasure
There is a lot to be said about buying gently-used items in place of new ones. The biggest motivating factor is usually money. Another good reason is because a lot of energy and resources have already gone into making something and there is no reason why we should not do our best to prolong its life.
TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: Great time for soup
It’s still not summer, but soup is still good.
Mix everything in a pot (I also sometimes add diced cooked chicken). I don’t remember where I got this — I’ve had it too many years. If you like cheese you’ll love this. I don’t fix as much as I used to. I also use chicken bouillon base instead of cubes any more. Use whatever you and your family like.
Animal tails with Hanna, fairytales with Lightwire coming to RHIT
If you’re looking for family fun this month, look no farther than Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, where Hatfield Hall’s Performing Arts Series will feature two nationally recognized acts.
3 bands, 2 with local talent, on tap for March 20 show
The Haute Productions, a new music and event production company, will be bringing ATO Records recording artist Kopecky Family Band, Yearbook Committee and The Highland Reunion to Terre Haute’s Verve nightclub on March 20.
Clabber Girl Museum exhibit features artist’s renderings of classic cars
Neil Garrison’s love of classic cars started as a young boy when he would build car models on rainy days.
He recently returned to the classic auto theme, creating several paintings now on display at the historic Clabber Girl museum located in the Hulman & Co. building at Ninth Street and Wabash Avenue in downtown Terre Haute.
Geocaching Indiana: Clay County man develops idea to use geo-art to create outline of state in caches
Indiana, long-known as the Crossroads of America, has for years been a destination for people coming from around the world to witness such activities as the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race, Indianapolis Colts football games and Indiana University Hoosiers basketball games.
Since October 2012, Indiana’s attractions have come to include the surprising geo-art creation of a group of Wabash Valley geocachers — people who use Global Positioning Systems and similar location-sensitive devices to find hidden objects for fun.
Grape Sense: Uplands region declared AVA good news for all Midwestern wineries
The Indiana’s Uplands region being declared an American Viticulture Area Feb. 12 is good news for all Midwestern wineries.
Tried ‘n’ True: Heath Bar Coffee Cake a treat for breakfast
When we go up north to visit our friends, I try to take something for breakfast. The men usually go out by themselves at noon or maybe we all four go out. But we eat at home for breakfast. Pat Rhoads gave me this recipe in the late 1960s or early 1970s.
Sinfonietta to present ‘Tom Sawyer’ interpretations
The Sinfonietta Pops Orchestra is working with the Vigo County Public Library’s Big Read to present a concert based on Mark Twain’s classic “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” also celebrating 2013 Year of the River.
Through His Lens: Artist showcases beauty of America’s southwest at Rose-Hulman exhibition
Terre Haute native Darrell Staggs never thought of himself as an artist, but always liked the idea of photography.
Voice of a Storyteller: Chance meeting of Twain, Paris youngster inspired narrative voice of Huck Finn
The block offers no hints of its place in American literary history.
Customers dodge raindrops, walking in and out of an auto parts store.
YOUR GREEN VALLEY: Green, greener and greenest: 3 women making conscious decisions
Like clockwork, every morning as I commute to work in my four-cylinder vehicle, I pass a woman on her bicycle. On the coldest of cold days when I have to defrost my car, there she is, bundled in layers, pedaling to work.
TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: A cheeseburger, in a quick casserole that can be changed up
Most people enjoy a cheeseburger. With this recipe you have a quick casserole. You can buy a box mix, but I like this
Magic Realism: Exhibit showcases art mixed with fantasy, detail, focus
Ghosts, humans in bat costumes and anthropomorphized birds are among the images in the University Art Gallery’s exhibition “Lies that Tell the Truth: Magic Realism in Contemporary Art.”
The Woods brings Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ to the stage
Magic, music and comedy are coming to Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College. The Music and Theatre Department at The Woods will present William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” Feb. 28 through March 3 at the Cecilian Auditorium.
Art and River Chatter conversations kick off Feb. 28
Art Spaces, Inc. - Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection and Our Green Valley Alliance for Sustainability announce a series of informal conversations titled Art and River Chatter, which will take place throughout the year in collaboration with 2013 Year of the River.
Folk-rockers The Ragbirds to make appearance at Verve
Folk-rockers The Ragbirds picked a fitting moment to release their new live album, “We Belong to the Love.”
Pearls of the Wabash: Efforts to reintroduce mussels
Broken bricks, shattered large clay tiles and thin strips of lumber nailed into a crimped piece of sheet metal, sit piled down a county road in Hillsdale.
GRAPE SENSE: Many options to explore when pairing wine, chocolate
The world is awash in boutique wine, craft beers, herbs and spices galore. Some call it the Food Network effect. One of wine’s best friends, chocolate, has evolved with a similar Renaissance.
CHRIS DAVIES: Incorporate cross training, technique drills into routine
As an athlete of any kind there are a few areas you may want to improve, but have not taken the time. Consider winter a time to improve your technique and recover from a hard season of training/racing.
TRIED ’N’ TRUE: Thanks to an old neighbor for this cookie recipe
A few years ago we had a church meeting for women at Casey Methodist Church.
Community Theatre brings ‘The Constant Wife’ to stage
Community Theatre of Terre Haute’s next play will take audiences across the Atlantic Ocean to the 1920s drawing room of a wealthy physician.
TableScapes spotlights designers; 3-day event starts Feb. 21
A record number of designers are participating in this year’s TableScapes, Arts Illiana’s annual, three-day fundraising event featuring themed dinner settings that are elegant, whimsical and sometimes funny — but always inventive.
‘Walking Dead,’ ‘Big Bang’ events coming to Showplace 12
Stars and producers of the smash hit horror drama “The Walking Dead” and No. 1 comedy series “The Big Bang Theory” will be seen on movie theater screens nationwide this March as part of the ultimate TV fan festival: PaleyFest, aka The William S. Paley Television Festival.
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