News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 24, 2013

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TERRE HAUTE — Banks of the Wabash Festival kicks off

The 2013 Banks of the Wabash Festival, scheduled May 23 through June 1 in Fairbanks Park, celebrates 40 years along the banks of the Wabash River, 30 under the sponsorship of the Terre Haute Parks and Recreation Department.

Community Theatre concludes season with 'Social Security'

Community Theatre of Terre Haute’s main stage season finale opens this Friday, with the hit Broadway comedy “Social Security,” directed by Sonni Crawford.

Singer-songwriter Aly Tadros at The Verve

Although she calls Brooklyn, N.Y., home, singer/songwriter Aly Tadros has spent the last decade traveling (and touring) across Egypt, Turkey, Canada, Mexico and nearly all of Europe in an attempt to coalesce the diversity that is being both Egyptian and Texan, both a performer and a songwriter. Next on her list is Terre Haute. Tadros will be playing at The Verve on Friday.

Experience Cosmic Walk at St. Mary-of-the-Woods

Enter into a journey of wonder with a symbolic walk through the unfolding of the universe from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at White Violet Center for Eco-Justice at St. Mary-of-the-Woods.

Indiana State Museum to host out-of-this-world exhibit

It’s the last weekend in May, and Indianapolis is playing host to the immensely popular, vividly imagined blockbuster exhibition highlighting life in “a galaxy far, far away.” Beginning Saturday, the Indiana State Museum will host Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination.

Community Theatre auditions

Community Theatre of Terre Haute will stage auditions for its summer performance at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. Titled “8: The Play,” this readers-theater play is a peek inside the trial of Perry v. Schwarzenegger, the federal court case for marriage of homosexual couples.

The Van Dell’s at Boot City Opry

The Van Dell’s will take the stage at 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Boot City Opry.