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January, 2013

Events Starting in This Month:
Tue., Jan 1 - Wed., Jan 30
Jasper Community Arts Commission Jan. 2-30. Utilizing natural and recycled pieces, Adam Long’s sculptures are about humanity and its connection with nature. A reception takes place Jan. 3 from 5-8 p.m. featuring Indian Creek Winery and musical guest Chris Schepers. Krempp...
Sat., Jan 5 - Sat., Dec 7 @ 9:00am
Keep Evansville Beautiful Jan. 5-Dec. 7. Started last year by Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and nonprofit organization Keep Evansville Beautiful, the Clean Evansville Initiative takes place on the first Saturday of each month. Volunteers spend two hours picking up trash in designated...
Sun., Jan 6, 10:00am
This premiere wedding and prom showcase event will feature more than 100 exhibit booths from local bridal and prom retailers, fashion shows, and prize giveaways from David’s Bridal, The Men’s Warehouse, Magic Moments, and more. $5; Ages 12 and under...
Tue., Jan 8, 7:30pm
Elvis Lives is an unforgettable multi-media and live musical journey across Elvis’ life. $24-$44. Tickets can be purchased at The Centre Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling 800-745-3000 or at Ticketmaster.com. ...
Tue., Jan 8, 8:30pm
"Elvis Lives" is an unforgettable multi-media and live musical journey across Elvis' life. 7:30 p.m. $24-44. Tickets can be purchased at The Centre Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling (800) 745-3000 or at Ticketmaster.com. ...
Fri., Jan 11 - Sat., Jan 12
Ford Center Jan. 11-12. Sanctioned by the United States Hot Rod Association, Monster Jam is the most popular monster truck tour, performing to more than 4 million fans annually at the most prestigious arenas and stadiums throughout the world. Approximately 12...
Fri., Jan 11, 5:00pm
Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana Jan. 11. Join local artists and art lovers as the Arts Council of Southwestern Indiana opens its new show Art By Architects. Bower-Suhrheinrich Foundation Gallery, 318 Main St. 5-7:30 p.m. Free.   ...
Sat., Jan 12, 10:00am
Oasis Dementia Care, Evansville’s only adult day care and licensed assisted living community devoted exclusively to families confronting memory loss challenges, will host a free public seminar about Tri-State area adult day care programs and how families can identify healthcare...
Sun., Jan 13, 7:00pm
Broadway at the Centre Jan. 13. More than 50 years ago, one musical changed theater forever. Now it’s back, and mesmerizing audiences once again. From the first note to the final breath, West Side Story soars as the greatest love story...
Mon., Jan 14 - Wed., Feb 20
 The University of Evansville's Department of Art and Melvin Peterson Gallery has opened its first exhibition of the year: Global Experiences, featuring the work of local artists Cedric Hustace (paintings), Jim McKinney (photography), and David Rodenberg (ceramics). The show includes around...
Mon., Jan 14 - Wed., Feb 20
The work of local artists Cedric Hustace (paintings), Jim McKinney (photographs), and David Rodenberg (ceramics) is currently being featured in the University of Evansville's Department of Art and Melvin Peterson Gallery's first exhibit of the year. The show includes three dozen...
Thu., Jan 17, 4:00pm
America's favorite family show is coming to The Ford Center when the Harlem Globetrotters take fan participation to the extreme by letting fans decide which NEW Globetrotter rule they'll add to the game like 6 on 5 or the Trick...
Fri., Jan 18 - Fri., May 10
John James Audubon Museum Jan. 18-May 10. Beginning to advanced artists are invited to participate in all-day Artist Retreats once a month. Bring your own artwork and supplies. Lunch will be potluck. Special speakers and noon programs vary monthly. Pre-registration is...
Fri., Jan 18, 5:30 - 7:00
Ronald McDonald House Charities will name the Sallie Ann Hill Volunteer of the Year at the Volunteer Appreciation Event scheduled for 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18, in the Ellerbrook Room at the Vectren Building. The Sallie Ann Hill...
Fri., Jan 18, 6:30pm
Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science Jan. 18. Join the Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science for a dinner celebrating the career of John W. Streetman III, the museum’s executive director since 1975. Although he retired in December, Streetman...
Sat., Jan 19 - Sun., Mar 17
University of Southern Indiana Jan. 19-March 17. Contemporary Chinese Painting and Design by Huili Yi, professor of art and dean of the Academy of Fine Arts of Minzu University of China (MUC) and an award-winning stamp designer, will be on display...
Sat., Jan 19, 12:00 - 4:00
Join the Wesselman Nature Society Saturday from 12-4 p.m. for a family afternoon to learn about the latest methods, tools, and techniques for utilizing nature’s gifts. Witness a flying demo from a falconer, try your hand at archery, learn game...
Sat., Jan 19, 1:00 - 4:00
Evansville author, Carolyn Howard, will be signing copies of her new book, "Blood of My Ancestor." ...
Sat., Jan 19 - Sun., Mar 17
The figurative paintings and stamp designs of Huili Yin will be on display at the University of Southern Indiana’s Kenneth P. McCutchan Art Center/Palmina F. and Stephen S. Pace Galleries from Jan. 18 to March 17. A free public reception...
Sat., Jan 19, 5:30pm
University of Southern Indiana Jan. 19. Alumni, friends, and families are invited to enjoy chili, vegetable soup, and hot dogs following the USI vs. University of Indianapolis basketball games. The complimentary gathering is sponsored by the USI Alumni Association and USI...
Sat., Jan 19, 7:00pm
Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra Jan. 19. Taking the audience to beautiful Vienna, the angelic voices of guest soloists with the Indianapolis Opera Ensemble — including Angela Gribble, soprano; Danielle Steele, soprano; Jon Jurgens, tenor; and Elliot Brown, baritone — perform music by...
Sat., Jan 19, 7:30pm
Jasper Community Arts Jan. 19. Writing and performing powerful and refreshingly original material, New York-based rock band 10,000 Maniacs (“These Are the Days”) is one of the most critically acclaimed bands of the past three decades. Jasper Arts Center, 951...
Sun., Jan 20, 12:00pm
Davis Digital Photography Jan. 20. This seventh annual bridal show event, presented by local businesses including Davis Digital Photography and 106-1 KISS FM, showcases Tri-State wedding vendors to help brides- and grooms-to-be find the perfect businesses to use for their big...
Sun., Jan 20, 12:30pm
University of Evansville Jan. 20. An event featuring the Illinois Brass Quintet, the Shepard Brass Quintet, and composer Anthony Plog. Krannert Hall of Fine Arts and Neu Chapel, UE, 1800 Lincoln Ave. 12:30-9:30 p.m. Free ...
Mon., Jan 21, 7:30 - 11:00
Of the 35 percent of adults in the U.S. who are prediabetic, only 10 percent are aware they are at risk. Come talk to a Lifestyle Coach to see if you qualify for the YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program. Downtown Y,...
Mon., Jan 21, 11:00am
University of Southern Indiana Jan. 21. USI’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon features guest speaker Susan L. Taylor, editor-in-chief of Essence magazine. The event includes lunch, entertainment, and the special speaker. University Center’s Carter Hall, USI, 8600 University Blvd....
Mon., Jan 21
The University of Evansville will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a day-long series of events on Monday, Jan. 21, including a re-enactment of the 1963 Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C., the Washington G. and Rose M. Mays...
Tue., Jan 22, 7:00pm
Ford Center Jan. 22. Known as innovators of the game of basketball, the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters are taking participation and fun to a whole new level with the “You Write the Rules” World Tour. Vote online at www.harlemglobetrotters.com for the rules...
Tue., Jan 22, 7:30pm
Jan. 22. Three Department of Music professors — Stacey Uthe, Grek Rike, and Jon Truitt — take the campus stage this evening at the University of Evansville. Free. ...
Thu., Jan 24, 5:30pm
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ohio Valley Jan. 24. To support mentoring programs and raise awareness about the need for male mentors, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ohio Valley offers an evening of camaraderie with a barbecue dinner and...
Fri., Jan 25, 10:00am
John James Audubon Museum Jan. 25. These 45-minute to one-hour interactive programs explore what nature has to offer. With each new topic, toddlers discover how wildlife and nature shapes the world we live in. Each program will involve one or more...
Fri., Jan 25
The Centre Jan. 25. E.B. White’s loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte comes to life in this depiction of Charlotte’s Web. This treasured tale, featuring endearing farm animals, explores bravery,...
Fri., Jan 25, 7:30pm
University of Evansville Jan. 25. The Classical Guitar Society of Evansville returns to Wheeler Concert Hall with an exciting season of concerts featuring inspiring new artists from around the world. Wheeler Concert Hall, UE, 1800 Lincoln Ave. 7:30 p.m. $15 for...
Fri., Jan 25, 7:30pm
The Classical Guitar Society of Evansville and the University of Evansville are pleased to present a performance by classical guitarist Daniel Bolshoy, who will perform works by Eduardo Sainz de la Maza, Michael Karmon, Augustin Barrios Mangore, and Serigo Assad....
Sat., Jan 26, 10:00am
John James Audubon Museum Jan. 26. Join Paul and Betsy Stone of Stone Hill Honey as they explain the journey of a successful honeybee in a two-part presentation, “The History and Biology of the Honeybee” by Betsy, followed by “Survival...
Sat., Jan 26, 10:00am
The Centre Jan. 26. The traveling Kentucky Reptile Expo features captive bred reptiles and supplies from some of the top breeders in the country. It is an excellent opportunity to see fascinating reptiles, amphibians, spiders, and insects, as well as take...
Sat., Jan 26, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Honoring the beauty of childhood and remembering the lives of those lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy in Newtown, Conn., cMoe invites the public to join them for a day of love, support, and healing. Come to cMoe...
Sat., Jan 26, 12:00 - 5:00
Experience ICE at Smothers Park in Downtown Owensboro from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26. It will include live performance ice sculpting by world renowned ice sculptor Max Zuleta of Ice Beat Factory at 1 p.m. and 5...
Sat., Jan 26 - Sun., Jan 27
The Centre Jan. 26-27. For the sixth consecutive year, the Mid-America Motorcycle Expo returns to Evansville at The Centre. A two-day event, the motorcycle trade show features new and used bike dealers, parts and accessory dealers, apparel dealers, and custom bikes...
Sat., Jan 26, 5:00pm
Vanderburgh Humane Society Jan. 26. Join in Vanderburgh Humane Society’s second annual dinner to raise funds for its spay/neuter clinic. All you can eat spaghetti dinner includes salad, bread, drink, and dessert. Crescent Room, 621 S. Cullen Ave. 5 p.m. $10....
Sat., Jan 26, 5:30pm
WNIN Jan. 26. WNIN presents its 12th Annual Gala event with guest speaker Glynn Washington, host and producer of radio show Snap Judgment. Along with the speaker, WNIN offers hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and an auction to help raise funds to celebrate...
Sat., Jan 26, 7:15pm
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ohio Valley Jan. 26. Raising awareness of the Big Brothers Big Sisters mission, the organization’s Ohio Valley chapter offers its members a night with Evansville’s professional hockey team. Kids will get to sit as benchwarmers...
Sat., Jan 26, 8:00pm
Under the Beams Concert Series Jan. 26. This incredible, four hand performance features works of Franz Schubert, Johannes Brahms, Antonín Dvorak, and more. Rapp-Owen Granary, 413 Granary St., New Harmony, Ind. 8 p.m. $28 single ticket; $15 student ticket.   ...
Sun., Jan 27, 1:00pm
Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra Jan. 27. Tri-State students take to the stage in a musical competition between grades 6-12. Winner of the event receives a solo appearance with the professional Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra. Contestant entry deadline is Jan. 22. Victory Theatre, 600...
Mon., Jan 28 - Sun., Feb 10
John James Audubon Museum Jan. 28-Feb. 10. As Audubon’s first display in the series of the “75th Anniversary Exhibits,” the museum welcomes home its traveling exhibit, which has traveled across the country for the past seven years, serving approximately 24 museums....
Mon., Jan 28 - Tue., Jan 29 @ 7:00pm
 An extraordinary journey across 5,000 years of Chinese civilization! With classical Chinese dance, live orchestra, dazzling costumes and animated backdrops, Shen Yun will transport you to another world. $50-$120. ...
Mon., Jan 28, 7:00pm
Broadway at RiverPark Jan. 28. In a faraway kingdom, things get ugly in this Broadway adaptation of Shrek, a 2001 DreamWorks Animation film, when an unseemly ogre — not a handsome prince — shows up to rescue a feisty princess. Featuring...
Tue., Jan 29, 7:30pm
University of Evansville Jan. 29. At this faculty recital, Elizabeth Robertson, consortium instructor of music, plays oboe. She has been principal oboe of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra since 1995 and principal oboe of the Lancaster Festival in Ohio since 2001. Wheeler...
Wed., Jan 30, 9:00am - 4:00pm
Why do some congregational leaders succeed, when others do not? How can a leader be effective, successful, and promote congregational health? Grounded in Family Systems Theory, educator and consultant Israel Galindo will challenge lay and clergy leaders to consider a...
Thu., Jan 31 - Fri., Jun 14
Reggio Children Jan. 31-June 14. In collaboration with the North American Reggio Emilia Alliance, Reggio Children, an organization promoting the rights of kids, presents this traveling exhibit to showcase the values and ideals of the Reggio Emilia approach to teaching...
Thu., Jan 31, 7:00pm
Ford Center Jan. 31. The Winter Jam 2013 Tour Spectacular will be headlined by Grammy-winning, multi-platinum recording artist TobyMac. The tour also features Christian artists Red, Matthew West, Jamie Grace, Sidewalk Prophets, and Royal Tailor, with a message from national speaker...

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