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A Sacred Harp Passiontide Service
The spare and haunting sound of shape-note singing is well-suited for this Lenten meditation service on the Passion. Started in New England singing schools as a way to teach music theory, shape-note singing eventually wove into the heart of Appalachia and Southern states where the tradition of singing “fa-so-la” melodies in three or four parts still endures. Sacred Harp is the name of the most popular publication in the shape-note style, and as the preface explains, King David may have played on the harp, but the instrument we were all given at birth – the human voice – is the sacred harp. The service also includes retellings of the Passion narrative in a folk story version as told by Clarence Jordan in his Cotton Patch Gospels. St. Paul’s Choir will sing original versions of tunes from Sacred Harp and other collections, as well as anthem arrangements by American composers.
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Stand Up Comedy
Adam DeVine
Comedian and actor Adam DeVine is currently on Comedy Central's hit show "Workaholics." Other credits include "Pitch Perfect," "Neighbors" and ABC's "Modern Family."
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Gallery,Mixed Media
Annual Student Show
This exhibition features over 150 pieces created by youth and adult students.
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Atlanta Hawks at Indiana Pacers
The Atlanta Hawks head to Indiana to challenge the Pacers.
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R&B/Soul,Rap/Hip Hop
Back 2 the '80s
Kickin' it old-school -- Back 2 the '80s brings back '80s R&B and hip-hop stars: Doug E. Fresh, Al B. Sure, Jalil & Ecstasy of Whodini, Big Daddy Kane, Hi Five, Force MD's, Cherrelle and Chubb Rock.
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Acoustic, Solo Performance
Ben Bedford in Concert
A "Moveable" Flying Cat Concert Carriage House Concerts at the Propylaeum Ben Bedford delivers intriguing sketches of America, its individuals, their victories and their struggles. Poignant, but never sentimental, Bedford’s portrait-like songs capture the vitality of his characters and draw the listener deep into the narratives. With his fourth album, The Pilot and the Flying Machine, Ben Bedford takes the listener on a philosophical, poetic, and powerful sonic flight. With his songwriting as erudite as ever and his guitar playing further honed and refined, Bedford enters decidedly new territory in terms of themes, sound, and arrangement with this album. While his tried and true singer songwriter influences, such as Townes Van Zandt and Patty Griffin are here, this album owes as much in inspiration to the piano playing of Vladimir Horowitz and Thelonious Monk, the theatrical songwriting of Kate Bush, and the open sounding jazz and classical recordings of the late 1950s. Friday, February 10, 2017, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $20 in advance/$25 at the door Carriage House Concerts at the Propylaeum Telephone: Brown Paper Tickets at 800-838-3006 e-mail: support@brownpapertickets.com 1410 N. Delaware St. Indianapolis IN 46202-2417 www.propindy.org
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Film,Special Event
Birdman Live With Antonio Sanchez
Four-time Grammy-winner Antonio Sanchez is considered by many critics and musicians alike as one of the most prominent drummers, bandleaders and composers of his generation. In this one-of-a-kind hybrid concert experience, audiences will see a screening of the Oscar-winning film "Birdman" while Sanchez plays his critically acclaimed film score live, in real time. (Rated R)
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Blues,Classical,Jazz,R&B/Soul,Rap/Hip Hop,Family/Child
Black Violin
Kev Marcus (violin) and Wil Baptiste (viola) are Black Violin, two classically trained musicians who, along with their DJ TK, have created the ultimate synergy between classical and hip-hop music and with it an incredible opportunity to reach children. Kev Marcus and Wil b, both graduates of Dillard Performing Arts High School, used their musical talents to earn full scholarships to college. Now Black Violin wants to make sure that young people get the same exposure to the arts and opportunity that they did. Performing and touring with P. Diddy, Kanye West, Fifty Cent, Aerosmith, Tom Petty, Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys, the Eagles and more, Black Violin has committed themselves for the next few years to give back and teach children that classical music is cool.
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Bon Jovi
The group's multi-platinum 1986 powerhouse album, 'Slippery When Wet,' led this Jersey band to make a name for itself, playing rousing power-ballads that merge high-octane hair metal and sentimental pop-rock. "This House is Not for Sale Tour" will feature fan favorites and new hits from their upcoming 14th studio album.
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Boy Scouts Memorabilia Auction
The Crossroads of America Council will hold this Boy Scouts memorabilia auction in the Harvest Pavilion.
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