Miracle on 7th Street to hit downtown Dec. 6
On Dec. 6, Terre Haute will celebrate the holidays with the annual Miracle on 7th Street event. Festivities include an open air marketplace, gallery openings, holiday music, a gingerbread house contest and more.
‘From … the Wabash to Tin Pan Alley’ Nov. 16
The Indiana Theatre at Seventh and Ohio streets will be the site of “From the Banks of the Wabash to Tin Pan Alley” on Saturday. The program will pay tribute to Paul Dresser, the region’s most famous songwriter and enthusiast for the Wabash River.
Dec. 3-5 Yuletide Madrigal Feast tickets on sale
Tickets are now on sale for the Yuletide Madrigal Feast, to be presented by the Indiana State University School of Music, Dec. 3-5 at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 215 N. Seventh St.
GRAPE SENSE: Fall is wine shipping — and sampling — time
Fall is wine shipping season. That means if you buy wine online or direct from a winery several states away, now is the time to get it shipped to your wine rack at home.
TRIED ’N’ TRUE: Try pudding alternative to pumpkin pie
When I belonged to Weight Watchers I tried to come up with a pudding that tasted as close to the pie as I could. I love this warm, but you can serve it cold. You’ll be surprised at how much it taste like the pie.
Warhol Foundation donates six prints to Indiana State
The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has donated six prints by the pop artist to the Indiana State University Permanent Art Collection.
The prints complement the Warhol Foundation’s 2008 donation to the university of 154 Warhol Polaroids and black and white photographs.
‘In your face … high energy’ show coming to Hatfield Hall
Rhythmic Circus will blend percussive dance, comedy and original music into an evening of toe-tapping entertainment with their show “Feet Don’t Fail Me Now!” at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s Hatfield Hall.
‘Treasures’ theme of 2014 Max Ehrmann Poetry Competition
Art Spaces, Inc. – Wabash Valley Outdoor Sculpture Collection and Indiana State University Community School of the Arts announce the 2014 Max Ehrmann Poetry Competition.
YOUR GREEN VALLEY: Working to protect the earth for future generations
As I sit here transcribing the interviews for this article, I hear a local TV commercial on in the background advertising water safety test kits for homeowners.
The commercial lists the ways the water we consume could be making us sick. This makes me wonder if the basic necessities of life have become unsafe in America.
TRIED ’N’ TRUE: Country Apples in the slow cooker
Can you believe we are almost into the holiday season? I have been getting requests for some easy recipes for the holidays using the slow cooker. Having everyone busy, busy, busy, we need all the help we can get.
A struggle between good and evil Oct. 31-Nov. 2 on Hatfield Hall stage
A tale of the struggle between good and evil as embodied in one man comes to the Hatfield Hall stage when Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology’s Drama Club presents “Jekyll and Hyde” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
The Swope presents poetry on borders, river-inspired artwork
The Swope Art Museum will present a night of poetry readings and introduce a new exhibition as part of its free “First Friday: Borderlands” event, from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday.
Symphony performance Nov. 2 to feature ‘Trumpet Concerto’
Rob Waugh, principal trumpet of the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra, will perform the famous “Hummel Trumpet Concerto” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Tilson Auditorium.
GRAPE SENSE: A great wine buy and an even better story of goodwill
A great story has long been an awesome ingredient to generating sales and goodwill. Often, we Midwesterners think we have the market cornered on those feel-good, helping-the-neighbor-out stories that move people — if not product.
TRIED ’N’ TRUE: Caramel apple cake an alternative to just apples
This is the season for caramel apples. I love them. But I don’t get them. They are hard on the teeth, at least mine. I guess that is why I like this cake. And with apples in season now, it is so easy to make.
Have a 'BASH this weekend!
Thursday's edition of the Tribune-Star's entertainment section is packed full of events! Check out our Halloween listings here, or pick up a copy to see what else is happening in the community!
Award-winning poet to read Oct. 28 at Rose-Hulman
National Book Award poet finalist Adrian Matejka will read selections from his popular books during a public reading session beginning at 4:20 p.m. on Monday.
See ‘Talley’s Folly’ Oct. 25-27 in smaller Oakley Theatre
Community Theatre of Terre Haute will present “Talley’s Folly” in the Oakley Theatre, the smaller setting at 1431 S. 25th St. The theater holds 75 people, with seating ringing three sides of the thrust stage. Opening night is Friday, followed by performances on Saturday and Sunday. Bill Carper, a board member and veteran actor and director, is directing the play.
YOUR GREEN VALLEY: Recycling at the fair makes a notable difference
Fair time has come and gone, but there is one simple fact that remains after the rides have been packed up and the food vendors have driven away: The trash from fairgoers remains at the landfill. The amount of waste year after year sits in the landfill, until there is too much trash and a new landfill must be created.
TRIED ’N’ TRUE: An old trusted jerky recipe
This jerky recipe is old. My grandmother would dry it in the oven. I have a dehydrator. I have done the drying both ways.
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Composer Evan Chambers to headline ISU’s Oct. 23-25 music festival
Acclaimed composer Evan Chambers will headline Indiana State University’s 47th annual Contemporary Music Festival, which will run Wednesday through Oct. 25.
‘Healthy Halloween Hoedown’ Oct. 26 at Children's Museum
Children and the young-at-heart are invited to dust off their favorite costumes and mosey on down to the Terre Haute Children’s Museum from 6 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 26 for the “Healthy Halloween Hoedown.”
GRAPE SENSE: Mild days in October perfect to clear shelves of summer wines
Leaves are turning yellow and they’re soon to be glorious red and brown so can the frost on the pumpkin be far behind?
It’s a gloriously beautiful time in vineyards across the Midwest as grape harvest has been under way for three to four weeks with another week or two likely in some areas.
But don’t leave summer behind just yet.
CHRIS DAVIES: Serious about swimming? Check out Total Immersion
Asking someone if they can swim is a lot like asking me if I can golf. Sure, I can do it, but it’s not a pretty sight. Most adults can swim, but they resemble someone in a state of controlled drowning.
New, classic songs inspired by Wabash fill newest album
Passion for the Wabash River runs deep in Indiana. That reality has become obvious during Terre Haute’s 2013 Year of the River celebration and through the creation of “The Wabash: Volume II.”
Marshall native brings sounds of Tahiti album, diverse career back home
It’s no wonder Chris Bennett’s voice sounds as soothing as ocean waves hitting the beach at low tide on her latest album, “Sail Away.”
She recorded the compilation in Tahiti.
Parke County readies for Covered Bridge Festival
The 57th Parke County Covered Bridge Festival, one of Indiana’s largest festivals, starts Friday and runs through Oct. 20. The event will include activities and events countywide and feature 31 historic covered bridges.
YOUR GREEN VALLEY: Where is your bag? Grocery stores working to reduce plastic footprint
On my drive to and from work, or on a walk downtown, I can always find a plastic bag caught in something, whether it is a tree, shrub or being suppressed by landscaping mulch. The average person uses more than 500 plastic bags per year, yet only 11 percent of them are recycled. The City of Santa Barbara, Calif., has been aggressively fighting the use of plastic bags since 2007 by asking residents, “Where is your bag?”
TRIED ’N’ TRUE: Mother used paw-paws; today we use bananas
When we were young (there’s five of us), we couldn’t afford bananas very often. But we went to the woods to gather paw-paws. If you don’t know what paw-paws are, they taste like bananas.
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