Night & Day diversions- January 2, 2017


Shawn Klush portrays the “Las Vegas” Elvis in the tribute show.
Photo courtesy, Omar Presents

“Elvis Tribute,” The Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

“The Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular Birthday Edition” is an era-by-era concert featuring four tribute artists celebrating the music of Elvis Presley. The concert begins with the early rock-a-billy, the military years, the movie years and the ’68 comeback special in black leather. The show closes with the Las Vegas concert years.

8 p.m. Jan. 5.

Cost: $32-$78.


“Global Rhythms with Kwesi Brown,” The Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

In a program designed for children ages 1 through 7, Peanut Butter & Jam presents master drummer Kwesi Brown and his band who layer rhythms of different cultures to create a global sound that is unique, upbeat and jubilant.

10:30 a.m. Jan 6.

Cost: $10 per child (two free adult tickets with each child).



“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” Civic Theatre, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Told entirely through song, the Civic Theatre production follows the journey of Joseph as he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers but uses his intelligence, and wit and his ability to interpret dreams to advance and become the right-hand man of Pharaoh.

7 p.m. Dec. 30, Dec. 30-31, Jan. 4-5, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Jan. 6 and 2 p.m. Jan. 7.



“Greater Tuna,” Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre, Indianapolis

Eddie Curry and Jeff Stockberger play all 20 of the whacky residents in the town of Tuna, the third-smallest town in Texas. The comedy is an affectionate comment on small-town, Southern life and attitudes.

8 p.m.  Dec. 30-31, Jan. 2, 1 p.m. Jan. 3, 8 p.m. 4-6, 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Jan 7 and 8 p.m. Jan. 9.

Cost: $44-$69 (includes buffet dinner).

More:, 317.872.9664.


“New Year’s Eve Extravaganza,” The Palladium, the Center for the Performing Arts, Carmel

Welcome 2018 in style at the Center’s third annual New Year’s Eve party featuring the Bishops, the Scott Routenberg Jazz Trio, DJ Futon John and Stacie Sandoval and her Orquestra Salsa. Admission includes entertainment, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, desserts and coffee, with a cash bar.

9 p.m. Dec. 31.

Cost: $85.



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