- Concert listings: Jan. 30, 2014
“Kindness” exhibition deadline extended
Arts Illiana has extended the deadline for artists to submit entries in its "What Does Kindness Look Like?" exhibition.
Images and Words at the Swope Art Museum Feb. 7 to March 22
During 2014, the Swope Art Museum will focus on the relationship between art and literature, beginning with three exhibitions that open on Feb. 7. “Craig McDaniel: The Story of E and Other Love Letters” and “Inward Eye: Richard Anuszkiewicz and William Blake,” will be on view from Feb. 7 to March 8 in the Haslem and Hodge Galleries and Gallery Three, while “From the Swope’s Collection: Selected Art Inspired by Literature,” will be on view from Feb. 7 to March 22 in the Education Gallery. The exhibitions are made possible by the Alliance of the Swope.
Community Theatre to present Steve Martin comedy through Feb. 2
Community Theatre of Terre Haute warms up the cold winter season with a Steve Martin comedy, “Picasso at the Lapin Agile.” It opens this Friday and continues through the weekend. Additional performances are Jan. 31 through Feb. 2.
Sisters of Providence accepting entries to Youth Art Contest through March 5
Wabash Valley artists ages 5-18 are invited to enter their creative, artistic masterpiece in the Sisters of Providence’s eighth annual Youth Art Contest. Submissions are now being accepted, through 4 p.m. March 5 at Owens Hall Reception at St. Mary-of-the-Woods.
Eagles In Flight at Turkey Run Jan. 24-25
Join park staff and volunteers for an action-packed Eagles In Flight Weekend in celebration of this winter phenomenon Friday through Sunday at Turkey Run State Park Inn.
Cheerleading event to be broadcast April 10 at Showplace 12
Fathom Events and Nfinity Athletic will bring the ultimate cheerleading competition to the big screen as “Nfinity Champions League Cheerleading Event” somersaults into more than 650 select U.S. movie theaters April 10, including a showing at 7:30 p.m. in Showplace 12 at 3153 S. Third Place in Terre Haute.
Indy South Train Show coming Jan. 25
The Indy South Train Show will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Southside Knights of Columbus, 511 E. Thompson Road, Indianapolis.
Cloud Library gives access to e-books
The Marshall (Ill.) Public Library is among libraries in Illinois who are benefitting from a two-year grant project from the Illinois State Library to expand patron access to e-books.
The grant project provides library cardholders with free access to the 3M Cloud Library, a user-friendly app and lending system.
Max the tiger benefit in Hutsonville Feb. 7
Hutsonville (Ill.) High School will host the seventh annual Max Benefit from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Commons. The meal will consist of spaghetti with meat sauce and will be catered by Fazoli’s of Vincennes. Tickets are $7, and proceeds go to the Exotic Feline Rescue Center.
Auditions set for ‘God of Carnage’ Jan. 27-28
Community Theatre of Terre Haute will stage auditions for “God of Carnage,” a drama by Yasmina Reza, at 7 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday. There are roles for two men and two women. Sharon Russell is the director. Performance dates are March 14-16 and 21-23, with rehearsals beginning shortly after auditions.
Concert Jan. 29 to feature ISU Wind Orchestra
Vincennes University will present a guest concert featuring the Indiana State University Wind Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. on Jan. 29 at the Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.
Admission is free. The Skelton Center is on the Vincennes University campus at 20 Red Skelton Blvd.
American Chili Cook Off planned for Feb. 22
The Montezuma Park Board has scheduled its inaugural American Chili Cook Off for 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Montezuma Community Center.
Exhibit of Ansel Adams photos coming March 1 to Eiteljorg in Indianapolis
An exhibit of some of famed landscape photographer Ansel Adams’ favorite photos is coming to a downtown Indianapolis museum.
The collection of more than 80 photos Adams personally selected from his catalogue opens March 1 at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art museum.
Rockville Rotary to host Jan. 25 ‘Striking Out Polio’ bowling fundraiser
The Rockville Rotary Club is planning a “Striking Out Polio” bowling event from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Thirty-Six Saloon banquet room in Rockville.
The Club is participating locally in Rotary’s international effort to eradicate the crippling disease worldwide by pledging to raise $1,000 to contribute toward the $355-million challenge grant from the Gates Foundation.
Masterworks Chorale searching for vocalists
Indiana State University’s Masterworks Chorale, a community choir that serves the Wabash Valley, is looking for vocalists who love choral music and are interested in performing.
The 70- to 75-voice ensemble, which performs major choral works each semester, comprises Indiana State students, faculty and staff, and community members.
Register child for free books
All children 5 and younger who live in the Marshall, Ill., school district can receive free books through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, thanks to funding by Gerald and Jean Forsythe.
- Live event listings: Jan. 23, 2014
- Theater listings: Jan. 23, 2014
- Museums/Exhibitions: Jan. 23, 2014
- Concert listings: Jan. 23, 2014
Historical Society plans annual dinner Jan. 31
Members of the community are invited to attend the Vigo County Historical Society’s Annual Dinner late this month.
Annual Fiber Frolic coming up at St. Mary-of-the-Woods
White Violet Center for Eco-Justice, a ministry of the Sisters of Providence, will continue a decade-long tradition Jan. 24 to 26, with its annual Fiber Frolic.
Calling all artists: ‘What Does Kindness Look Like’ to you?
In honor of National Random Acts of Kindness Month, which is in February, Arts Illiana is proposing a challenge: Create artwork that shows what you think kindness looks like for an exhibition.
Community Semester Series to feature ‘Crossroads’ theme
The College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana State University plans a semester-long series of lectures, performances and activities centered on the theme of “Crossroads” to share with the Wabash Valley, beginning today.
Brave enough for Polar Bear Dare?
The Clark County Polar Bear Dare, with 10K, 5K and one-mile “Chiller” courses, will take place on Saturday at Mill Creek Park in Marshall, Ill.
Hoosier Millionaire coming to Terre Haute
The Hoosier Millionaire Scratch-off game is back and on sale now statewide. The 25th Anniversary Edition offers two ways to win, instantly up to $75,000, and as a contestant on the live game shows happening around the state through August.
Bags & Bubbles, Beer and Barbeque fundraisers scheduled
Whether you’re a bubbly-sipping fashionista or a BBQ and brew football fan, Greencastle has everything you need on Jan. 31, with a fundraising event to support Ivy Tech student scholarships.
Author Mike Lunsford returns to Marshall library
Author Mike Lunsford’s newest book, “A Windy Hill Almanac,” is his fourth published collection of stories. He will read from his book and talk about his experiences as a writer at a program on Jan. 30, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Marshall (Ill.) Public Library.
Singles Night to return to Ambrosini’s
Looking for a date for Valentine’s Day? How about Super Bowl Sunday? Or just for a cup of coffee? Then Ambrosini’s Pizzeria may have the event for you.
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