Today-Jan. 4, 2014 — “JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT,” at Booth Tarkington Center for the Performing Arts, 3 Center Green No. 200, Carmel; Thursdays-Fridays 7 p.m., Saturdays 2 and 7 p.m., Sundays 2 p.m. Tickets: $46.50 adults, $36.50 youth/students under 18, civic
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Jan. 10-Feb.15, 2014 — “THE LOVE LIST,” at Theatre on the Square, 627 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis, TIME. Tickets: $25 adults; $20 seniors, full-time students and active military; 317-685-8687 or www.tots.org.
Jan. 23, 2014 — “DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN” PREVIEW, at Theatre on the Square, 627 Massachusetts Ave., Indianapolis, 8 p.m. Tickets: $15; 317-685-8687 or www.tots.org.
Today-Monday — “A BEEF AND BOARDS CHRISTMAS,” at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, various dates and times. Tickets: $38.50 to $63.50 including dinner, group and children’s discounts, 317-872-9664 or www.beefandboards.com.
Today-Dec. 28 — “CHRISTMAS AT THE PUPPET STUDIO,” at Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio, 25 Henry St., Indianapolis, various dates and times. Tickets: $12, under 2 free; 317-917-9454 or www.peewinklespuppets.
Today and Sunday — “IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE,” at Bruebeck Theatre, Wabash Valley College, 2200 College Drive, Mount Carmel, Ill., 7 p.m. CST today, 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $8, 618-263-5124 or email@example.com.
Friday-Saturday — “SON OF A CHRISTMAS CAROL” and “WHEN ERNEST BELIEVED IN SANTA,” at The Phoenix Theatre, 512 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill.,7 p.m. CST. Tickets: $7 adults, $5 students.
Tuesday — “IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE,” at Effingham Performance Center, 1325 Outer Belt West, Effingham, Ill., 10 a.m. Teachers contact 217-540-2788, ext. 233 or srueter@TheEPC.org for information and reservations. Tickets: $6, student study guides, group discounts. (*)
Dec. 28, 2013-Feb. 2, 2014 — “LEND ME A TENOR,” at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, various dates and times. Tickets: $38.50 to $63.50 including dinner, group and children’s discounts, 317-872-9664 or www.beefandboards.com.
Jan. 24-Feb. 2, 2014 — “PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE,” at Main Stage, Community Theatre of Terre Haute, 25th and Washington streets; 8 p.m. Jan. 24, 25, 31 and Feb. 1; 2:30 matinee Jan. 26 and Feb. 2. Tickets: $15 adult, $10 student/child; 812-841-1129, 812-239-9487 or www.ctth.org/orderform.
Jan. 25, 2014 — “INTERGALACTIC NEMESIS BOOK #1,” at Clowes Memorial Hall, 4602 Sunset Ave., Butler University, Indianapolis, 3 p.m. Tickets: $35 . (*)
Jan. 25, 2014 — “INTERGALACTIC NEMESIS BOOK #2,” at Clowes Memorial Hall, 4602 Sunset Ave., Butler University, Indianapolis, 8 p.m. Tickets: $35 . (*)
Jan. 26, 2014 — “ROCK OF AGES,” at Murat Theatre, Old National Centre, Indianapolis, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $25, $32.50, $47.50, $55, $67.50. (*)
Jan. 28-29, 2014 — “THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR AND OTHER ERIC CARLE FAVOURITES,” at Clowes Memorial Hall, 4602 Sunset Ave., Butler University, Indianapolis, 10 a.m. and noon. Tickets: $15. (*)
Feb. 6-March 30, 2014 — “CATS,” at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, various dates and times. Tickets: $38.50 to $63.50 including dinner, group and children’s discounts, 317-872-9664 or www.beefandboards.com.
Feb. 8-9, Feb. 13 — “VALENTINE’S CABARET,” at Peewinkle’s Puppet Studio, 25 Henry St., Indianapolis, various dates and times. Tickets: $12, under 2 free; 317-917-9454 or www.peewinklespuppets.com.
Feb. 11-16, 2014 — “I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE,” at Murat Theatre, Old National Centre, Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Reserved tickets: $47.50, $37.50, $32.50, $25, gold circle $65, OldNationalCentre.com; group tickets 1-800-BROADWAY or LucyMurat
Feb. 20, 2014 — “CHARLOTTE’S WEB,” at Clowes Memorial Hall, 4602 Sunset Ave., Butler University, Indianapolis, 10 a.m. and noon. Tickets: $15. (*)
April 8, 2014 — “FIVE LITTLE MONKEYS,” at Clowes Memorial Hall, 4602 Sunset Ave., Butler University, Indianapolis, noon. Tickets: $15. (*)
April 9, 2014 — “SEUSSICAL,” at Clowes Memorial Hall, 4602 Sunset Ave., Butler University, Indianapolis, noon. Tickets: $15. (*)
Country singer/songwriter from Illinois to perform at The Verve
Up-and-coming country singer/songwriter Troy Stone of Paris, Ill., will perform from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. March 14 in The Verve at 677 Wabash Ave.
‘Dinosaur Zoo Live’ brings prehistoric creatures to life
Kids of all ages will have the chance to get up close and personal with a menagerie of prehistoric creatures at 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday when Erth’s “Dinosaur Zoo Live” comes to Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s Hatfield Hall for two shows.
Gallery presents ‘Halcyon Days’ exhibit
Halcyon Art Gallery is presenting the regional juried exhibition, “Halcyon Days 2014,” on view from Friday until March 28. The opening reception will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday. This is the ninth in a series of juried exhibitions showcasing the best of contemporary art in all media.
See dinosaurs, Dr. Seuss characters at Children's Museum
On Sunday, March 9, Terre Haute Children’s Museum guests will be in for a special treat. Prehistoric creatures from Erth’s “Dinosaur Zoo” will be roving the museum, and Dr. Seuss characters will come to life when the Children’s Theatre of Terre Haute presents “Seussical Jr.”
Make a toast March 7 to benefit Susan G. Komen
The community is invited to drink in the sights of the restored Indiana Theatre at “A Taste … A Toast … A Cure,” an event to benefit Susan G. Komen of the Wabash Valley.
Dinner/auction event March 9 to benefit heart patient
“A Heart for Dustin” benefit will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 9, in AMVETS Post 222 on Fifth Avenue in Terre Haute.
March library exhibit inspired by ‘Magnificent Ambersons’
Artists from River City Art Association and the Wabash Valley Art Guild in Terre Haute will feature works inspired by the 2014 Wabash Valley Big Read selection, “The Magnificent Ambersons.”
White Violet Center to host March 8 nuno felting class
A new fiber class at White Violet Farm Alpacas, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence, was so popular the organization is offering it again in March.
Meet and greet March 7 at Tater & Joe’s Coffee Grounds
An informal meet and greet at the new Tater & Joe’s Coffee Grounds ,423 Wabash Ave., begins at 6 p.m. on Friday.
- Museums/Exhibitions: March 6, 2014
- Concert listings: March 6, 2014
- Theater listings: March 6, 2014
Party New Orleans-style at Swope Mardi Gras celebration
The Swope Art Museum’s fifth annual Mardi Gras celebration is this weekend. Enjoy a visit to the Big Easy on the museum’s third floor from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday.
‘A complete meal of classical music’ at Central Presbyterian
Beethoven composed his masterpieces nearly two centuries ago. George Gershwin wrote “Rhapsody in Blue” a few years after World War I.
Lizzy Long, Little Roy Lewis to perform at Union Christian Church in March
Lizzy Long and Little Roy Lewis are scheduled to take the stage at 7 p.m. March 28 at Union Christian Church, 5350 E. Hulman Drive.
Final Fridays: Lunes Domingo at Verve
Lunes Domingo returns to the Verve this Friday with special guests The Brown James.
The show starts at 10 p.m. Admission is $3.
- Theater listing: Feb. 27, 2014
‘Les Miserables’ tickets available Feb. 27
Tickets for Lincoln Trail College’s spring production of “Les Miserables” are now available to the public.
Performances of “Les Miserables,” written by Alain Boubil, Claude-Michel Schoenberg and Herbert Kretzmer, will be at 7 p.m. March 28, 29, April 4 and 5 in the Zwermann Arts Center Theater. In a break from tradition, there also will be two Sunday matinees, at 2 p.m. March 30 and April 6.
Sing Our Jingle winners announced Feb. 27
Winners in ISU Credit Union’s Sing Our Jingle Contest were Jonathan Boes, first place; Jennifer Turner, second place; and Solly Burton, third place. Cash awards were given to the top three places.
Paint ‘Spring Rain’ March 4 at Gaslight Colony
For over a year, Gaslight Art Colony has introduced painting to many groups of adults and children with a class called Canvas at the Colony. The next session, “Spring Rain,” will take place at 6 p.m. CST on Tuesday at the gallery, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill. The fee is $35 if paid in advance, or $45 at the door.
- Live events listings: Feb. 27, 2014
FACT fundraising breakfast set for March 8
The Fontanet Action Community Team will serve a fundraising breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon March 8 in the FACT team building at Fontanet.
St. Patrick’s Irish Dash walk/run March 15
The Irish Dash, now in its 11th year, is a 5K run/walk and a one-mile fun run down Ohio Boulevard in Terre Haute. This family-friendly event will take place on March 15. It serves as a fundraiser for the St. Patrick’s School class of 2015, and is part of the St. Patrick’s Day celebration at St. Patrick’s Church.
Be part of on-the-spot portrait exhibit March 14-16 at Indiana Historical Society
The Indiana Historical Society will offer its guests the opportunity to have their portraits both taken and incorporated into an on-the-spot exhibition with #300in3. The free event will take place March 14 through 16, from noon to 4 p.m. each day.
The Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, home of the IHS, is at 450 W. Ohio St. in downtown Indianapolis.
- Concert listings: Feb. 27, 2014
Clay Theatre to present dinner show Feb. 27-March 1
The Clay Community Theatre in Brazil will be presenting “The 1940s Radio Hour,” a dinner theater, today through Saturday.
Dinner will be at 6:30 p.m., with the play at 7.
- Museums/Exhibitions: Feb. 27, 2014
Shawnee announces summer lineup; youth theater offerings
The Shawnee Theatre in Greene County announces its Summer 2014 season filled with timeless tales and American favorites.
Eric Bibb, Ruthie Foster to bring ‘Joy!’ to Rose-Hulman
He has been compared to blues greats like Taj Majal and John Lee Hooker. Blues Revue said she sings with a “full-on blast of soul.”
Yara to bring international sounds to ISU performance
Sarah Stone, a mezzo-soprano and alumna of the School of Music at Indiana State University, will perform works by international composers with her ensemble Yara at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the Recital Hall of Landini Center for Performing and Fine Arts.
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