SULLIVAN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 100 S. Crowder St., Sullivan.
Through March 5 — Faces of the Civil War, an Indiana Historical Society traveling exhibition.
Hours: Call (812) 268-4957.
KNOX COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 502 N. Seventh St., Vincennes.
Sunday — Film, “You Were Never Lovelier,” music by Jerome Kern, dancing by Fred Astaire, valentine treats, at the Fortnightly Tea, 2 to 4 p.m.
Feb. 16 — “The History of Jews in Vincennes” by Richard Day, site historian, Vincennes State Historic Sites, and author of numerous books on Vincennes, 6:30 p.m.
Hours: kcpl.lib.in.us or (812) 886-4380.
GASLIGHT ART COLONY, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill., www.gaslightartcolony.com
Feb. 18-March 10 — Second annual Children’s Art Show
Hours: 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (217) 808-2115.
WOMEN’S INSTITUTE AND GALLERY, 916 E. Granary St., New Harmony; (812) 682-3799.
Saturday — Opening reception for former Terre Haute artist Mary Ann Michna’s series of mixed media artwork titled “The Good Housewife,” 4 to 7 p.m.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, or by appointment.
GEORGE ROGERS CLARK NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK, 401 S. Second St., Vincennes.
Feb. 18 — Annual Clark’s March; participants will trek the final 4.5 miles of the original route used by Clark’s army in February 1779 to reach Vincennes and capture Fort Sackville.; re-enactors will help retell the story of the march that won the Old Northwest Territory.
Hours: (812) 882-1776. No entrance fee.
Colleges and Universities
Shircliff Gallery of Art, Shircliff Humanities Building, First and Harrison streets, campus.
Through March 1 — “All Dolled Up” exhibition of handmade dolls; reception with artist and curator Nichol Brinkman, 11 a.m. Feb. 21, in gallery, and open forum with Brinkman, 2 p.m., in auditorium.
Hours: 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday; noon to 3 p.m. Sunday. Call (812) 888-4316.
EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY
Tarble Arts Center, Ninth Street at Cleveland Avenue., Charleston, Ill.
Through Feb. 26— Exhibition “Détournement: Subversive Visual Communication.”
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, closed Mondays; (217) 581-2787.
CORPORATE SQUARE, 2901 Ohio Blvd.
Through July 12 — exhibit by Sister Jody O’Neil, artist in residence for Sisters of Providence, St. Mary-of-the-Woods; includes photos and watercolors of Rome and The Vatican during the time of the canonization of Saint Mother Theodore Guerin in October 2006.
CABOODLE CUPCAKES, 3419 S. Seventh St.
Through March — Cupcake Art exhibition; works with cupcake theme by local and national artists.Hours: (812) 232-5551.
GOPALAN CONTEMPORARY ART, 9 S. Seventh St., gopalancontemporaryart.com
Hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday; or by appointment. Email email@example.com or call (812) 232-8080.
ART SPACES INC., 669 Ohio St., firstname.lastname@example.org
“Max Ehrmann at the Crossroads,” a bronze life-size work by Bill Wolfe with excerpts of “Desiderata” embedded in walkway and entire poem mounted nearby, at Crossroads of America, Seventh Street and Wabash Avenue.
“Composite House for Terre Haute,” sculpture by Lauren Ewing, in Gilbert Park, 14 1/2 Street and Wabash Avenue.
“Spirit of Space,” sculpture by Bob Emser, in front of Swope Art Gallery, 25 S. Seventh St.
“Gatekeeper,” sculpture by Sally Rogers, Vigo County Public Library grounds, Seventh and Poplar streets.
“Free Fly,” sculpture by Bob Evans, in front of 113 S. Seventh St.
“A Chorus of Trumpets,” sculpture by Howard Kalish, Rankin Plaza, Indiana State University.
Call (812) 235-2801.
TERRE HAUTE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, 727 Wabash Ave.
Through Feb. 25 — “Go Figure” program, 1 to 2:30 p.m., $40 for members, $50 for non-members for all five sessions; registration required.
Currently — Bee hive exhibit, Lunar Arm, interactive treehouse, fossil dig, agricultural and science exhibits and more.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Call (812) 235-5548.
ARTS ILLIANA, 23 N. Sixth St., email@example.com
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Call (812) 235-5007.
SHELDON SWOPE ART MUSEUM, 25 S. Seventh St., swope.org
Permanent Arts Spaces Inc. outdoor sculpture, “Spirit of Space” by Bob Emser, in front of building.
Through March 10 — Exhibit “Reflecting Terre Haute,” Haslem and Hodge galleries; opening reception, 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 3; discussion by Fran Lattanzio and Austen Leake, 7 to 8.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday; noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday, Monday and national holidays. Admission free. Call (812) 238-1676.
HALCYON CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY, Swope Art Museum Education Center, 25 S. Seventh St.
Hours: Noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Call (812) 841-2884; www.artathalcyon.com.
VIGO COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 1 Library Square, Seventh and Poplar streets.
“Gatekeeper,” permanent Arts Spaces Inc. outdoor sculpture by Sally Rogers.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Open Sundays 1 to 5 p.m., Labor Day through Memorial Day. Call (812) 232-1113.
EUGENE V. DEBS MUSEUM, 451 N. Eighth St.; debsfoundation.org
Hours: 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, except for holidays and Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day; (812) 232-2163.
THE GOLDEN FRAME, 509 E. Voorhees St.
Currently — Work by River City Art Association members.
THE LANDING AT FORT HARRISON, 3350 N. Fourth St. First Tuesday of each month — River City at The Landing, work by members of River City Art Association.
SONGBIRD INSPIRATIONS ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY, Suite 7-A, Lower Level, The Meadows shopping center
Currently — Works by Ed and Kathy Cook; Photography of all types, pen and ink sketches, one-of-a-kind “light grafitti” photography.
Currently — Mixed media artwork by Ruthann Brady.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, by appointment only on Sunday. Call (812) 243-3176; edandkathycookphotography.smugmug.com
CANDLES HOLOCAUST MUSEUM AND EDUCATION CENTER, 1532 S. Third St., www.candlesholocaustmuseum.org
Permanent — Intertwined Lives: Dr. Mengele, Eugenics, and the Mozes Twins.
Through June — Fit to Breed: Eugenics in Indiana.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Docents available 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; (812) 234-7881.
VIGO COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM, 1411 S. Sixth St.
Currently — “Tuning In — History of Radio in Vigo County.”
Hours: 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Visit vigohistory.org or call (812) 235-9717.
SISTERS OF PROVIDENCE, Heritage Museum, Providence Center, St. Mary-of-the-Woods.
Outdoor sculpture — Bronze statue of Saint Mother Theodore Theodore Guerin, foundress of the Sisters of Providence, near Church of the Immaculate Conception.
Currently — Honors on Display, awards received by the Sisters of Providence through the years for their dedicated service in various ministries.
Currently — Personal artifacts that belonged to Saint Mother Theodore Guerin, Heritage Museum.
Currently — Religious icons hand-painted by Sisters Marilyn Therese Lipps, Marianne McGriffin and Mary Lou Ruck.
Currently — “Sisters of Providence Life and Mission” photo exhibit, poster-size photographs of various ministries, hallway east of Heritage Room.
Currently — Diorama exhibit of the congregation’s early history.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sunday. Call Providence Center, (812) 535-4531.
TITZER ART STUDIO, BACK GALLERY, 3124 Wallace Ave.
Currently — Sculpture, decorative metals, glass bead jewelry by Patrick and Karen Titzer as well as works by 20 local and regional artists.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; or by appointment. Call (812) 478-1313; titzer.com
CLABBER GIRL HULMAN & CO. MUSEUM, former first floor lobby, Hulman & Co. building, 900 Wabash Ave.
Currently — Showcase of the company’s history as well as the family history of founder Herman Hulman.
Currently — Wheels in Motion, display geared toward children.
Hours: bakeshop, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday; gift shop, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Admission free. Call (812) 232-9446.
DOBBS PARK NATIVE AMERICAN MUSEUM, 5170 Poplar St.
Permanent — Carvings by Ron Parker.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday. Call (812) 877-6007.
MARYLAND COMMUNITY CHURCH, 4700 S. Indiana 46.
JAVA HAUTE, 3805 E. Wabash Ave.
Currently — Paintings by Peter Bruning.
COFFEE GROUNDS, 423 Wabash Ave.
Hours: 6:30 a.m. to midnight.
COMMUNITY THEATRE OF TERRE HAUTE, 1431 S. 25th St.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday; 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Call (812) 232-7172.
FOWLER PARK, Oregon Church Road, east of U.S. 41 South.
Feb. 18, 19 — Vigo County Parks and Recreation Department 26th annual pancake breakfast, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; adults, $5, age 6 and younger, $2.
Hours: Call (812) 462-3392.
LEGRAND ART STUDIO & GALLERY, 2015 W. Indiana 54, Bloomfield. Hours: firstname.lastname@example.org or (812) 384-6505.
GALLERY NORTH, 116 W. Sixth St., north side of courthouse square, Bloomington.
Hours: Wednesday through Saturday.
MANSFIELD CIVIC CENTER, Old Mansfield Village, Parke County.
Hours: mansfieldartisangallery.com or (812) 877-9831.
THE ARTISAN GALLERY, south edge of Mansfield Village, Parke County.
Hours: www.mansfieldguestinn.com or (812) 208-2137.
CASA DEL MUSE ART GALLERY AND STUDIO, 32 E. Main St., Bloomfield.
Hours: (812) 322-8986.
SULLIVAN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY, 100 S. Crowder St., Sullivan.
Through March 5 — Faces of the Civil War, an Indiana Historical Society traveling exhibition.
Hours: Call (812) 268-4957.
THE GALLERY ON MAIN LLC, 101 S. Main St., southeast corner of square, Sullivan, email@example.com
Hours: 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays; by appointment, (812) 268-3835; email firstname.lastname@example.org.
D’ARLIER CULTURAL CENTER, 405 N. Mill St., Veedersburg.
Hours: (765) 294-4824.
COVERED BRIDGE ART ASSOCIATION GALLERY, 124 W. Ohio St., north side of square, Rockville.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays except Tuesday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Tuesdays. Call (765) 569-9422. No admission fee.
ROCKVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY, 106 N. Market St., Rockville, IN.
Hours: (765) 569-5544.
Ohio Boulevard home built to promote 1948 movie
It isn’t often that you get to meet a movie star right here in Terre Haute, but on July 20 you’ll have the chance to do just that — almost.
TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: A recipe for oyster lovers
I have been looking through some old recipe books. I was looking at Gene’s mom’s cookbook. It is a Clark County Extension book. It’s fun seeing some of the women who we knew when I was really young.
GRAPE SENSE: Exploring everything a new wine region has to offer
SIENA, ITALY — From the lush green countryside of Oregon’s Willamette Valley to the majesty and golden valleys of Tuscany, a common refrain connects wine lovers. There’s nothing better than good food and good wine.
‘Slick’ production: Documentary to show a lesser-seen side of Bobby Leonard, just days before his Hall of Fame induction
In a new documentary, Indiana basketball legend Bobby Leonard serves as the leading man. His hometown of Terre Haute provides much of the supporting cast.
Rock ’n’ Camp: New camp teaches details of forming, running garage band
A handful of friends. Second-hand guitars and amps. A drum kit. A garage. Big dreams.
Those are all the ingredients needed to create a rock band, right?
Helping Hands: Fill your free time this summer by becoming a volunteer
Summer is upon Terre Haute and with the warm weather and open swimming pools comes an exuberant amount of free time for busy children. Outside sports are one way to fill the time and energy, but what else can families do together to benefit their youth and communities? Volunteer.
Rings of Fire: Amateur astronomer, photographer’s hobby has led him across the world in pursuit of total eclipses of the sun
Some people might think amateur astronomers are the kind of people who enjoy star gazing from the safe confines of their homes or perhaps an observatory, but for Clinton-area resident Spencer Young, being an astronomer is a far cry from safe and easy armchair activity.
Clowning around: Performers have been delivering smiles to faces across Wabash Valley for nearly a quarter of a century
“If by chance some day you’re not feeling well and you should remember some silly thing I’ve said or done and it brings back a smile to your face or a chuckle to your heart, then my purpose as your clown has been fulfilled.” — Red Skelton
Timeless Talent: Self-taught artist still creating smiles as 99th birthday approaches
The colorful scenery of Indiana countrysides illuminates every page of John Christopher’s album. It contains dozens of photographs of his paintings and drawings. They’re Christopher’s visions of covered bridges, bird dogs, barns, ducks, deer and creeks — images from his boyhood, etched in his memory.
VIDEO: If These Cars Could Talk: Readers take nostalgic look back at their ‘first loves’
Brilliant sunshine beams down on Danny Weir and his “first love” in that photograph from the summer of ’63.
He’s 18, looking country cool in rolled up sleeves, jeans, loafers and a straw hat with the southern Indiana countryside stretched out in the background. Weir’s companion in the picture gleams, sublime.
Readers reminisce about first cars: ‘I still miss that tank’
Dozens of readers responded to the Tribune-Star’s callout for “Remember Your First Car” stories.
From the Ground Up: Idea takes root as Cayuga family grows a vineyard and winery
Russell McLain poured a sample of sweet red wine, called Splish Splash, into a glass atop a counter inside a cozy tasting room with trophy animals and a widescreen TV perched on its walls.
Rockville native remembers ride through Pacers’ last championship season
The star player greeted the rookie with a bold promise.
It revealed the caliber of the team that surrounded Bill “Fig” Newton, a 22-year-old center, fresh out of Louisiana State University. He found himself in training camp with a virtual all-star squad.
St. Ben’s plans Community Festival July 11, 12
St. Benedict Church is planning its 17th annual Community Festival for July 11 and 12 at Ninth and Ohio streets. Activities are scheduled from 5 p.m. to midnight both evenings.
YOUR GREEN VALLEY: Microbeads found in personal care products damaging to waters
For the past six years Julie Manson has been working to get plastics and chemicals out of her home. She also tries to cook as many from-scratch meals as possible with local food from the Terre Haute Farmers Market and a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) she participates in. During a visit to the Farmers Market last year, her daughter, Madeleine, told her mother she wanted to be like the vendors she saw there and sell something. Julie then went to work trying to find a niche for the two of them to enjoy together.
TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: Take your pick: Apple, blueberry, cherry for this cake
We have this every once in a while in church. You can have this for brunch or as a desert. Everyone sure enjoys this cherry cake.
A family musical and true war hero at Crossroads Rep
Crossroads Repertory Theatre at Indiana State University continues its summer season the next two weekends with shows written by people connected to the Department of Theater. “The Untold Story of Little John,” opening Friday, June 27, was written by Rachelle Martin Wilburn with music by Travis Dillon. Both are Indiana State alumni and former students of Arthur Feinsod. Feinsod is a professor in the ISU theater department, artistic director of Crossroads Repertory Theatre and is also the playwright of “Coming to See Aunt Sophie,” the season’s third offering, opening July 2.
TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: Bake, kabob chicken nuggets for a healthy change
I think we all love chicken nuggets. But to fry them is messy and isn’t real good for you.
I like this recipe because you can bake them or make kabobs. Add your veggies. They can be fried if you want.
GRAPE SENSE: The color of summer shines in Provence Rosé
If you could be a super hero, mythical character or fictional leader, who would you choose?
Superman? A Mutant Ninja Turtle? Or maybe Jean ValJean?
I’d be the Pied Piper of Provence, France, and lead you to dry, French Rosé wine.
CHRIS DAVIES: Change your routine to keep exercise fresh
What is the best form of exercise known to man? It is the exercise you will do briskly and consistently over your lifetime to produce health benefits.
Of late the trend has been to package old exercises and brand them for financial gain. No real new exercises or science has come forward, just more creative marketing.
Celebrate love with ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’
Crossroads Repertory Theatre at Indiana State University kicks off its summer season with the musical comedy revue, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change.” Performances are this Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with additional performances July 17, 25 and 26. All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. except for the Sunday matinees at 4 p.m.
National music acts scheduled for Brazil’s Alabama Street Festival
The 2014 Alabama Street Festival in Brazil will return June 28 with some hot acts for its 12th annual event.
Gaslight Art Colony to present Larkfield Glass exhibit
Gaslight Art Colony will present the artwork of Larkfield Glass at an artist’s reception from 6 to 9 p.m. CDT. The exhibit will run through July 12 at the gallery, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall, Ill.
Your Green Valley: Farm to School Network and ‘scratch kitchens’
The Downtown Terre Haute Farmers Market has been open for business for the past couple weeks. As the fresh produce continues to roll in, an important question should be considered: Can we grow more local food to better feed the children in the Vigo County School Corp. while supporting local growers?
TRIED ’N’ TRUE: Quick, sweet treat for summer days or nights
This is a good diabetic recipe or for anyone. When Gene is working in the garden sometimes his blood sugar gets too low and he has to get something to eat real fast.
YOUR GREEN VALLEY: Are ‘flushable’ wipes really that flushable?
For more than 34 years, Brad Fix has been in charge of the Indiana Wastewater Treatment Plant and collection system in Shelbyville. He says the business has changed drastically in the last 10 years due to the growing number of “flushable” wipes and other personal hygiene products available on the market.
Aussie bluesman to bring deep repertoire to Verve
Aussie bluesman Owen Campbell is making his U.S. debut with “The Pilgrim” and will be hitting the Verve in Terre Haute on Wednesday, June 18.
Projects ‘Going Green’ at Art Totality event
Art Totality will host its summer kickoff event, “Going Green with Artwork,” from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. June 21 at the Indiana State University Recycle Center.
View Community School of the Arts’ steel sculpture exhibition through June 19
Indiana State University’s Community School of the Arts presents an art exhibition in Turman Art Gallery through June 19.
The exhibition features the work of CSA’s Metal Sculpture for Adults class participants Pam Anshutz, April Badger, John Edwards, Bruce Fiscus, Jo Anne Fiscus, John MacDonald, Shelley MacDonald, Edie Richards and Mike Swagerle.
Tried ‘n’ True: A recipe for when the kids get home from school
I used this recipe when the kids got home from school. They were always hungry.
When I was little we lived next door to a lady we called Grandma Byrd. She was so sweet. Sometimes we would stop at her house when we got off the bus and then walk home. I guess everyone has eaten peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.
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