Weekend Update: Indy All Stars: Live at Carnahan Hall & Bach’s Birthday Bash

IMG_0030 Weekend Update! Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway? Or do you live in this area and are looking for entertainment close by? Check out the endless possibilities for fun events happening this upcoming weekend in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.

IMG_0091This Friday, March 20, An all star comedy show comes to Lafayette-West Lafayette! Do not miss Indy All Stars: Live at Carnahan Hall! Dwight Simmons returns to Lafayette to headline this event! Dwight Simmons is a product of a diverse upbringing. This Indiana native has honed his comedy chops everywhere from small Midwest dives to large venues across the country. Currently living in New York, Dwight makes his rounds showcasing at comedy clubs and is becoming a staple of the New York comedy scene. Dwight is able to deliver a show that is clever, unique and smart; all without being hacky. His infectious personality shines from the stage as he energetically delivers his material through various voices and act-outs. Joe Fitzpatrick – INDYPROV & Rocketship Comedy, Leslie Dinsmore – Rocketship Comedy & Big Sky Comedy Festival and Gerry Gobel will also be performing.

Bach Chorale

Bach Chorale

Put on your party hat as the Bach Chorale Singers celebrate J.S. Bach’s birthday in grand style with cake, a champagne toast, and the “greatest hits” of the musical master! When and where you ask?! Head downtown Lafayette to the Lafayette Theater on Saturday, March 21 at 7:30pm to take part in this grand night. Enjoy a game of Bach trivia before the concert, hosted by the composer himself, and a unique multi-media concert experience. Join the fun as we honor Bach as a teacher, keyboard phenom, virtuoso violinist, and choral impresario.

For more information about these events and other special “happenings” in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com.

Weekend Update: The Nutcracker & Brandenburg Concert

Nutcracker

Nutcracker

Weekend Update! Looking for a fun Indiana weekend getaway? Or do you live in this area and are looking for entertainment close by? Check out the endless possibilities for fun events happening this upcoming weekend in Lafayette-West Lafayette, Indiana.

Back by popular demand, the Lafayette Ballet Company presents the full-length ballet of the Nutcracker on January 10 and 11. Music by P.I.Tchaikovsky, and luscious period costumes and sets highlighted by the exuberant dancing of the young Lafayette Ballet Artists along with guest artists and graduates. Magic comes alive as dancers use grace and harmony to dance to music created in the 1800s by the famous Russian composer Tchaikovsky.

Have you ever heard of the famous Brandenburg Concert by J.S. Bach? It is a collection of six instrumental works presented by Bach to Christian Ludwig, Margrave of Brandenburg-Schwedt, in 1721 (though probably composed earlier). They are widely regarded as some of the best orchestral compositions of the Baroque era. The Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society presents Brandenburg on Sunday, January 11 and this concert will brighten our souls in this rare performance of these most beloved works.

For more information about these events and other special “happenings” in Lafayette-West Lafayette, check out our website at www.HomeOfPurdue.com.