Event Calendar – 1/29



Top Shelf Tuesday! ● Enjoy your favorite after-work drink and warm up next to a fireplace with $2 off any call liquor. ● Hearthstone Coffee House & Pub, 8235 E. 116th St., Fishers ● 436-7049 ● www.hearthstonecoffee.com



Mermaid Theatre Live ● Adaptations of children’s books from award-winning illustrator, Anita Jeram: “Guess How Much I Love You,” and “I Love My Little Storybook,” come alive onstage at Clowes Memorial Hall. ● 10 a.m. and noon ● 4602 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis ● $15 ● 940-6444 ● www.cloweshall.org

Indiana Pacers vs. Detroit Pistons ● Boom Baby! Cheer on the Pacers and join the contagious energy of the Pacemates and mascots Boomer and Bowser at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. ● 7 p.m. ● 125 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis ● Starting at $15 ● 917-2727 ● www.pacers.com



American Girls ● Based on the American Girls stories, girls aged 7 to 11 are invited to attend and develop beautiful characteristics through the 7 Cardinal Virtues ● 5 to 5:55 p.m. ● Monon Community Center & Central Park Drive East, Carmel ● $92 for seven consecutive Thursdays ● Call Lindsay Leber at 573-5247

Arsenic & Old Lace’ ● In this popular comedy from the 1940s, a man discovers that his sweet spinster aunts are poisoning old men to end their lonely suffering. Plays through Feb. 3 ● 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday ● 1 p.m. Wednesday ● 1:30 p.m. Sunday ● Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, 9301 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis ● Starting at $37.50 ● 872-9664 ● www.beefandboards.com



Actors Theatre of Indiana presents: The Musical of Musicals at the Studio Theatre ● This satire takes aim at musicals by using different musical styles to tell the a single story: “You Must Pay The Rent.” It’s an off-Broadway production that pokes at the big names, like Rodgers and Hammerstein and Andrew Lloyd Weber. ● 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday ● 2 p.m. Sunday ● $40 for single full, $36.25 for senior and single student tickets ● 355 City Center Dr., Carmel ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org

Emanuel Ax Returns ● Renowned pianist Emanuel Ax performs Beethoven’s “Piano Concerto No. 4” with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. Giancarlo Guerrero is conductor. ISO also presents world premiere of William Brittelle’s “Dunes.”● 8 p.m. ● 5:30 p.m. on Saturday ● Hilbert Circle Theatre, 32 E. Washington St., Suite 600, Indianapolis ● Starting at $20, $12 for Student MF & 2M ● 639-4300 ● www.indianapolissymphony.org

Jackie & Me’ ● A boy named Joey travels back into time to meet legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson. Joey learns how to face bullies after enduring taunts similar to ones that Robinson had. ● 7 p.m. ● Saturday 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. ● Indiana Repertory Theatre Upperstage, 140 W. Washington St., Indianapolis ● Starts at $25; $20 for students ● 635-5252 ● www.irtlive.com/

Ruinous Remake of Wizard of Oz’ ● An environmentally-friendly 21st Century comedy of the famous musical, Dorothy has a smart phone, the Tin Man is recyclable, the Scarecrow is stuffed with organic hay and the Cowardly Lion is a vegan. ● 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday ● The Milano Inn, 231 S. College Ave., Indianapolis ● Starting at $23.25 ● 684-0668 ● www.themysterycafeindy.com



They Came from Mars and Landed Outside the Farndale Avenue Church Hall in Time for the Townswoman’s Guild’s Coffee Morning’● As the Farndale Ladies perform the story of a Martian attempting to steal a robot, the actress playing the robot has accidentally digested too much Valium, the lady playing the leading man has a nasty case of diarrhea and everyone else forgets their lines in this hilarious comedy. Reservations required. ● 8 p.m.; performances continue through Feb. 17 on Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays. ● The Belfry Theatre, 10690 Greenfield Ave., Noblesville ● $15; $12 for children up to age 12 ● 773-1085 ● www.thebelfrytheatre.com

BBC Concert Orchestra with Keith Lockhart at the Palladium ● The BBC Orchestra, formed in 1930, focuses on 20th Century and contemporary music. The program includes Britten: Four Sea Interludes from “Peter Grimes,” Op. 331; Elgar: Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85; Butterworth: “The Banks of Green Willow”; and Elgar: “Enigma Variations” ● 8 p.m. ● 1 Center Green, Carmel ● Starting at $18 ● 843-3800 ● www.thecenterfortheperformingarts.org



Blue Ribbon and Yellow Rose Carriage Tours ● Take your sweetheart downtown and enjoy a horse-drawn carriage ride. ● Blue Ribbon Carriage Tour: 1 to 11 p.m ( 6 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, Friday 6 p.m. to midnight, 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday).; Yellow Rose Carriage Tour: 4 to 11 p.m. ( 6 to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, 4 p.m. to midnight Saturday) ● Blue Ribbon picks up and drops off passengers at various downtown areas; Yellow Rose picks up and drops off passengers at Hyatt Regency Hotel, 1 South Capitol Ave., Indianapolis ● Pricing depends on length of tour ● 631-4169 for Blue Ribbon; 634-3400 for Yellow Rose ● www.blueribboncarriages.com; www.indycarriage.com

The Carmel Symphony Orchestra presents Family Fun! ● Head to the Palladium for an afternoon of fun for the kids and family. The event features a chance for kids to sit on the stage with the orchestra during the Greatest Hits for Kids performance, an instrument petting zoo after the concert and the CSO Young Artist Competition. Concert-goers are invited to wear a favorite football jersey. ● 2 p.m. ● $5-23 ($5 YouthPass for high school and younger) ●1 Center Green, Carmel ● 843-8300 ● www.thecenterpresents.org


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