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WEEKEND GUIDE WITH TERRI STACY

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FRIDAY, Apr. 20th

 

38th ANNUAL BOOK & AUTHOR BENEFIT LUNCHEON

10am|Indiana Roof Ballroom

Six Novelists will share their personal account of their newest books and be available to sign book purchases.  Proceeds from the event go to educational programs at the Christamore House.

 

 

JOSH KAUFMAN WITH THE INDIANAPOLIS SYMPHONY

11am|Hilbert Circle Theatre

Winner of “The Voice” and Host of the 2016 IPL Yuletide Celebration!  Josh and the Symphony, led by Conductor Jack Everly, will perform Broadway blockbusters, and smash soul hits.  Enjoy complimentary coffee & pastries before the show.  Other shows include Friday and Saturday at 8pm.

 

 

ASSISTANCE LEAGUE OF INDIANAPOLIS “SNEAKER STRUT”

6pm|The Historic Ambassador House & Heritage Garden

Decorate your sneakers and enjoy appetizers, cash bar and the music of Matt Roush.  Proceeds benefit the good work of the Assistance League.  $40.  Casual attire.

 

 

“FOLLOW THE NORTH STAR”

6:30pm|Conner Prairie

You’ll travel back to 1836 and assume the role of a fugitive slave on the Underground Railroad.  “Follow the North Star” is not for everyone.  You’ll be traveling in the dark and on uneven, rough paths.  12+ only.  April 20-21, 27-28. 

 

 

HEYWOOD BANKS LIVE!

7pm|Morty’s Comedy Joint

Songwriter, comic, singer, poet and musician.  Heywood Banks has become a cult hero and pop icon with a show that appeals to college students, to grandparents!  Two shows – 7 & 9:30pm.

 

 

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS V. INDIANA PACERS

7pm|Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Round 1, Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Playoffs.  Pacers are back in the playoffs  for the 7th time in 8 seasons.

 

THE WRIGHT BROTHERS LIVE

7:30pm|Franklin Central High School

A concert the whole family will love!  The Wright Brothers (a fantastic local home grown band) will donate a good portion of the proceeds from the show, to the FC Performing Arts Dept.  $20-25.

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY – Apr. 21st

 

NATURALLY INSPIRED PAINT OUT DAY

9am|Indianapolis Zoo

Every Spring, juried artists make art outdoors during the Zoo’s signature event.  You’ll have the opportunity to watch the artists as they create extraordinary works of art, inspired  by the elements that surround them.  The artwork will then be auctioned off on Aug. 23rd.

 

 

RECORD STORE DAY!

All Day|Participating Indy Record Stores

Celebrating vinyl and family owned stores.  Luna Music in Broad Ripple is celebrating with live performances.   Square Cat Vinyl, Karma Records, Indy CD & Vinyl and Musical Family Tree all participating! 

 

 

PRESERVATION WEEK ROAD SHOW

10am|Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center

Interested in the value of that old vase you inherited from your grandma?  Professional appraisers and conservators will be on hand to provide you with FREE consultations.  Appraisers can provide insight into the value of your items.  Also info on how to take care of your valuables!   Register for your slot today!

 

 

EARTH DAY INDIANA

11am|Military Park

Over 125 vendors, food, kids activities, and live music.  Back again this year is the “Recycle 5K Run/Walk”, which starts at noon. 

 

 

MICHAEL FEINSTEIN WITH NICK ZIOBRO & JULIA GOODWIN

8pm|The Palladium

Founder of the Great American Songbook Foundation and Artistic Director for the Center for the Performing Arts, takes the Palladium stage for an evening of timeless music.  New York Natives Nick Ziobro, 21 & 19 year old Julia Goodwin each claimed the title of Songbook Youth Ambassador in 2012 and 2013.  $35.

 

 

PURPLE VEINS:  THE ESSENTIAL PRINCE TRIBUTE – 2 YEARS GONE

10pm|The Vogue

Madison, Wisconsin’s “Purple Veins” haven’t performed together since 2013, but after the death of Prince on April 21st, 2016, they decided the time was right to reunite. Doors open at 9pm. $15 and up.

 

 

 

SUNDAY, Apr. 22nd

 

JCC EARTH DAY COMMUNITY CELEBRATION:  “MAY THE FOREST BE WITH YOU”

Noon|The Jewish Community Center

More than 65 hands-on, environmentally friendly activities by nearly 50 exhibitors!  Tour 2 new “tiny houses”!  The JCC Farmers Market will also be open.  FREE admission and FREE parking at Beth El-Zedeck.

 

 

ALWAYS & FOREVER – RUBEN STUDDARD SINGS LUTHER VANDROSS

6pm|Butler Arts Center

American Idol’s Ruben Studdard performs a special concert for fans of Luther Vandross.  Incredible reviews!   This one’s for you if you’ve missed Luther’s music. 

 

CLEVELAND CAVALIERS V. INDIANA PACERS

8:30pm|Bankers Life Fieldhouse

Round 1, Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Playoffs.  Pacers are back in the playoffs  for the 7th time in 8 seasons.

 

 

 

 

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