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CONTENTS

March 2014

FEATURES Pg. 48

St. Patty’s Day Bar Guide

Pg. 40 Allison Pottinger of the USA Women’s Curling Team Pg. 66 Icemen Player Profiles

Lee Brice at the Victory Theatre Games: Sudoku & More Community & Family According to Kana Local Band Spotlight: Soapbox Junkiez Pg. 94 Clubs & Pubs Guide Pg. 95 We Were There Pg. 80 Pg. 81 Pg. 82 Pg. 86 Pg. 88

Find the Right Place to Celebrate All Things Irish

Cuisine & Dining

Pg. 6

Jason Watson Food Critic Cooking Spotlight: Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe Pg. 32 What’s Cookin’: Tin Fish Pg. 33 Local Chef Spotlight: Jose Mata of Reviews Los Bravos Mexican Restaurant Pg. 76 Beer: Cure What Ales You Pg. 34 Restaurant Guide Pg. 87 Cinema: In Theatres & New Releases Entertainment Pg. 88 Music Pg. 9 A Cookie for Your Thoughts Pg. 13 Dear Evansville: A Letter from a Coupons Not-So-Ordinary Citizen Pg. 22 & 23 Save Big! Pg. 15 & 69 Mugshots: They Defied the Law…and Lost Local Happenings Pg. 48 Bar Guide Pg. 25 Girls in Bloom Expo Pg. 54 In Town: Evansville Night Life Pg. 29 Destination Henderson Pg. 59 Dear Melissa Pg. 46 2nd Annual Night of Vision Gala Pg. 70 Local Talent: Kevin Roach at the Vineyard Pg. 71 Soundboard: Sean Fuller Pg. 55 Evansville Civic Theatre presents Pg. 72 How I Roll Songs of the Boardwalk Pg. 73 Tattoos Across the Tri-State Pg. 64 Guns & Hoses VII Preview Pg. 74 20 Questions from a Pg. 82 USI’s Screaming Eagles Running Series: 7K Run of Luck 20-Year-Old Pg. 78 Arts & Activities Guide

Bill Maher at the Victory Theatre

An Interview with America’s Favorite Satirist

Pg. 10

EPO Classics: Musical Fairytales

Pg. 14

Brit Floyd DISCOVERY at the Ford Center

Get Transported to a Whimsical World An Interview with Bassist and Vocalist Ian Cattell

Pg. 16 Broadway at the Old National Events Plaza: Million Dollar Quartet An Interview with John “Jerry Lee Lewis” Countryman

Pg. 18 Broadway at the Old National Events Plaza: HAIR Back to the 60’s Pg. 20

EPC Spring Choral Concert

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USA Women’s Curling Team

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Lightwire Theatre: The Show

Ring in Spring with the Tri-State’s Golden Pipes An Interview with Skip Allison Pottinger An Interview with Co-Creator Eleanor Carney Editor’s Corner Pg. 4

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A Wintry Mix & Floydian Slips

Business Pg. 53 Pg. 56 Pg. 75

Smokefree Communities Ciseaux Fusion Salon Reitz Electric Service, Inc.

Sports Pg. 19 Pg. 24

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A Wintry Mix & Floydian Slips >> Readers, advertisers and friends of all sorts, One of these days in the transitional month of March, that fat old sun will regain its title of astronomy domine in our hemisphere and relieve us from the terminal frost that has been the winter of 2014. At this point we have all become comfortably numb to the charms of old man winter (even me) and have done our damndest to fill the time, shun the sorrow and keep warm. Before signs of life begin to show, it’s fortunate that this month is fully-stocked with a mix of events to please many different entertainment palates and to get the blood pumping. If you were to choose any colour you like for March, choose green, green is the colour. Our St. Patrick’s Day Bar Guide will give you high hopes for finding the right St. Patty’s Day party sequence for you! This month is huge for the theatre in the tri-state. It is an ideal way to occupy the empty spaces of your psyche. Hair and the Million Dollar Quartet will be performed at the Old National Event Plaza (formerly the Centre) and A Few Good Men will take the stage at the Evansville Civic Theatre. All three performances will have you lost for words. Though the cold may persist, the show must go on!

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Additionally, March is loaded with charitable events the will breathe life into our community. The 2nd Annual Night of Vision Gala to benefit the Evansville Association for the Blind, Crop for the Cure to benefit Susan G. Komen Evansville, Trivia Tonight to benefit Aurora Inc. and the Spay-ghetti & No Balls Dinner to benefit the Vanderburgh Humane Society. Dogs and cats may run like hell from that last one, but you need to be fearless in attending all these great events. As for interviews, this issue includes a word from Mr. Bill Maher who will be performing at the Victory, surely addressing our crumbling land and urging us not to take the narrow way. Also, spilling a saucerful of secrets is the only Yankee in Brit Floyd (performing at the Ford Center), Ian Cattell, who inspired this edition of Editor’s Corner. You will find all of this and much more in this issue! Is there anybody out there?

Slan Agat!

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CELEBRATED –

Bill Maher

and occasionally vilified – for his uncensored, leftleaning political and social commentary, comedian Bill Maher is the very definition of “OPINIONATED.” by Thomas Ellis

L I V E AT T H E V I C TO RY

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he former host of Politically Incorrect and current host of the long-running HBO show Real Time with Bill Maher is no stranger to controversy; but few comedians approach such heavy topics as religion or war with such intelligence – or humor. His thought-provoking, roundtable discussions on Real Time prove that people with opposing views can not only hold rational discussions but also laugh with each other. And that’s the key to Maher’s enduring career – he finds the funny in the most unlikely places.

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News4U (N4U): Somewhat seriously, Evansville seems like an odd choice for you as a comedian. Your material seems to play best in bigger, more liberal cities. Bill Maher (BM): Well, look, I’ll go anywhere. I’m going to Mobile, Ala. in a few days, in fact. All I can tell you is that nothing gives me more pleasure nothing is more fun to do - than stand-up comedy. But it’s really tough when you start out – it’s painful. I mean, can you imagine learning something in front of people who are just staring at you? In an office setting, if you screw up a computer program, it doesn’t heckle you (laughs). I feel like now that I’m good, I might as well go out and redeem myself for all those painful years and have a good time doing it. N4U: Your 2008 documentary, Religulous, seems like it could easily have been a disaster due to the X factor of working with a loose script not to mention the sensitive subject matter. BM: At any step of the way it could have been a disaster. I remember very well, along the process of filming, we thought it was going to turn out that way. The first cut that director Larry Charles did of the movie was screened, and it was terrible. The scenes weren’t in the right order and some parts were too long, some too short. We had all the footage, but the cliché is that movies are made in the editing room. But it’s true. We finally got it all put together in the right way. But the real challenge was getting the movie made – it took over 10 years to get a movie studio to make it. No studio today would ever do it. I had an offer from Paramount to put it out, but I declined, because I knew that as soon as they started to get the letters and the calls from people who were outraged, they would have never released it theatrically. We were lucky to find Lionsgate who were just the right company at just the right time. N4U: Do you find that you have to modify any of your material depending on where you’re performing – especially your religious humor? BM: No, I never do. But you’re right; religion is the one area that sometimes makes a portion of the crowd tense. Usually, the political material is pretty

uniformly accepted. If I go after the Republicans – which I mostly do – the crowd is almost always cool with that, always on the same page. But you know Democrats are not atheists, generally. And so there is usually a percentage of the crowd that does not agree with me about religion. But you know that? That’s okay. It’s okay not to agree with somebody all the time. This is what I found out when I first went on the air with Politically Incorrect. People told me ‘you cannot be a television host and give your political opinion.’ Johnny Carson never did it. To this day, Jay Leno doesn’t do it – neither does David Letterman. You don’t know where they stand politically. But I decided to try it just to see if the American public could take it. And you know what? They can – they can still like you even if they don’t agree with everything you say. There’s a way to make people laugh; sometimes people find themselves laughing at things they didn’t think they would laugh at. And then a little light goes off in their head. They kind of say to themselves, ‘gee, if I’m laughing at that, maybe it is kind of ridiculous.’

my show, we’ll go out afterwards. I mean, I am the person who made her famous – we put her on Politically Incorrect about 25 times. People always ask me, ‘Does she really mean what she says?’ I don’t know. I can’t get inside a Republican’s head anymore than I can tell you why my dog steals tissues out of the garbage. All I can tell you is she seems sincere, and that’s one reason why she and I never talk politics, because we just know we don’t agree (laughs). But like most Republicans, when you get them talking about anything but politics, they are very often very nice, cool people. It’s just that their politics are awful (laughs).

N4U: Politically Incorrect famously brought together celebrities from all walks of life. My personal favorite was the episode that featured Marilyn Manson and Florence Henderson. BM: That was kind of the epitome of what we did. We always tried to mismatch people. It was the bane and the boon of that show. I always say Politically Incorrect was sort of a planned train wreck. Some nights the train wreck was hysterically funny, and some nights it was just a train wreck. Real Time is sort of a whole different show. It’s not supposed to be a train wreck. We’re not inviting people on who are idiots to sit with people who are really smart – we’re inviting only the smart people. N4U: Speaking of mismatched people, you and conservative Ann Coulter seem to have a dynamic similar to John Stewart and Bill O’Reilly. Are the two of you actually friends? BM: We are friends – friends that don’t see each other a whole lot. She lives in an undisclosed location. About once a year, if she’s in town she’ll call me or if she’s on

The show starts at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. For ticket information, visit victorytheatre.com.

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Take Advantage of Teachable Moments Some weeks it seems like the headlines are full of celebrity train wrecks. Think Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus or Lindsay Lohan, and these are the lucky ones. They’re still alive, if not always well or well-behaved. Unfortunately, drug addictions regularly claim the lives of stars, including actors Philip Seymour Hoffman and Cory Monteith and singers Whitney Houston and Amy Winehouse. When kids idolize entertainers who take a troubling turn, it poses challenges for parents. The best response is to turn these tragic missteps into teachable moments. Preventing and delaying the first use of drugs and alcohol is critically important. Studies show children who start drinking and using drugs before the age of 15 are five times more likely to become addicts as adults. The headlines can become a springboard for parents to begin a meaningful conversation. Kids who learn a lot about the risks of drugs and alcohol from their parents are 50% less likely to use, according to Drugfree.org. Start by simply asking your child a question to find out what he knows or how she feels about the news. “I wonder” statements also help invite responses. For example: • I wonder why Miley Cyrus sings about using drugs. • What do you think about Justin Bieber’s arrest? • How do you feel about the actor who died from a drug overdose? • Listen carefully to your child’s opinions without passing judgment, and then share your perspective. Be careful not to embark on a long lecture. Keep your statements brief and to the point. Weave in a few facts about the consequences of substance abuse and ways to steer clear of temptations.

—Parri O. Black, Youth First, Inc.

Start these conversations with children as young as nine and continue through every stage of life, including college. For more tips, checkout at this website: www.samhsa.gov/underagedrinking. Youth First, Inc. is a local not-for-profit organization dedicated to strengthening youth and families. To learn more, visit www.youthfirstinc.org or call 812-421-8336.

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Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra’s present:

Musical Fairytales by Jaimie Humbert

“Once upon a time..”

flies off the page as some of the most beloved fairytales are told through music at the Evansville Philharmonic’s performance of Musical Fairytales on Saturday, March 22 at 7 p.m. at the Victory.

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pen your imagination with enchanted performances including Rossini’s Cinderella Overture, Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite, Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite and a special solo performance of Mozart’s 2nd Horn Concerto by hornist Eric Reed. “A classics concert bound in lore and fantasy,” explains Reed. “As with any art, especially music, it’s subject to the audience’s interpretation. Anything you listen to, you can imagine some sort of story there. Landscapes. Characters.” Reed is an Evansville native who recently joined the American Brass Quintet, internationally recognized as one of the premier chamber music ensembles and the Ensemble-in-Residence of The Juilliard School. With a local start in marching band, today Reed freelances as a musician for orchestras, Broadway pits and ensembles. He views his role in the Philharmonic’s Musical Fairytales as a homecoming, having formerly participated in the Evansville Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, which he praises as an opportunity to “bring talented young musicians, who are studying their instruments, together.” “The fairytale theme holds the performance together,” says Reed, and while Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 2 is not a direct retelling of a fairytale, Reed describes the composition as playful. “Mozart was well-known to be a humorist and a fun-loving character.” The famed composer wrote the concerto for a friend, and according to Reed, the 2nd Horn Concerto is, in part, an inside jest, a way of “communicating jokes through the music.”

Mozart’s Horn Concerto No. 2 fits the program because “it will take you somewhere else,” promises Reed. Mozart’s Concerto consists of three movements changing from fast to slow to a fast finale. Reed looks forward to the lyrical 2nd movement for its simplicity and the rollicking 3rd movement which Reed likens to “horn players on horseback.” Musical Fairytales opens with Rossini, famous for his opera The Barber of Seville, who was a young man of 25 years when he wrote his opera of the Cinderella story. Youth lends a certain fondness toward fairytales, and the Philharmonic’s performance of Rossini’s Cinderella Overture is sure to set the tone of playful possibilities. Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite focuses on legendary stories such as “Beauty and the Beast” and “The Enchanted Garden.” Inspired by Jeanne-Marie LePrince de Beaumont’s tale of the spell-cast Beast and the little Beauty who is surprised to discover the “Beast was disappeared, and . . . at her feet, one of the loveliest princes that eye ever beheld,” Ravel gives voice to the classic characters through the contrabassoon and clarinet. The evening concludes with Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite, a lighthearted, neoclassical master work and “a real showstopper,” according to Reed. Based on an 18th-century play, Pulcinella is a comedic stock character originating from Commedia dell’arte. No matter the audience, a concert of musical fables and folklore “makes you imagine something,” claims Reed. Revisiting traditional tales through music, as if leafing through the familiar chapters of our favorite childhood stories, will unloose the imagination.

Tickets are available through the box office by calling (812) 425-5050 or online at evansvillephilharmonic.org.

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PHOTO CREDIT BRIT FLOYD

Discovery World Tour

at the Ford Center by Nick Durcholz

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child of the summer of 1969, you may say Ian Cattell of Brit Floyd was born with rock and roll reverberating through his veins. Playing the part of Roger Waters and sometimes inhabiting the voice of David Gilmour, Cattell is an immense talent and a driving force in “The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show.” Cattell and Brit Floyd will be stopping in Evansville on March 10 for their Discovery World Tour. The show is a must-see for all of Pink Floyd fandom!

Cattell once again granted News4U a moment of his time to talk Floyd and more.

News4U (N4U): What is going to be different about this year’s show? Ian Cattell (IC): Well, this year it’s the Discovery Tour which is a box set Pink Floyd came out with that has every one of their studio albums re-mastered. And what we’re doing is we’re playing at least one song from every single one of their albums with all the hits everyone wants to hear on top of that. So, it’s really retrospective of Pink Floyd’s entire career. N4U: In your mind, what song inhabits the Pink Floyd live experience? IC: I think it would be “Comfortably Numb.” It’s just epic in nature, just like the overall catalog of Pink Floyd and it really does stand out as far as the lyrics and the songwriting and the guitar solos. All of those things really do shine in that song and it something that we often play towards the end of the night – if not - for an encore. There are so many

different elements of Pink Floyd. I think “Comfortably Numb” kind of encapsulates the later era. N4U: Have you always gravitated towards the bass guitar or did the instrument just come to you with your role in the band? IC: It came to me, but well before I was playing Pink Floyd for a living. I have a very musical family. I started out – as a young child – on piano and violin. Then, my main instrument for many years was the trumpet and that is what I went to music school for. I was already in college before I started playing bass a lot. But, it turns out that I got more gigs playing bass then playing trumpet. It was somewhat of a pragmatic thing, but I would say it definitely fits my personality. I think bass fits me very well. I enjoy being the support and the structure of the band rather than doing all the solos and all that.

N4U: Hey, trumpet is coming back though… You could always use that as your fall back right? IC: Yeah, sure! Yeah… And as a matter of fact, we’ve always toyed with the idea of playing “Summer of ’68.” Our saxophone player is a multi-instrumentalist. He plays bass a lot of times when I’m playing Pink and running around the stage doing theatrical things. So, we were thinking of doing “Summer of ‘68” with me on trumpet… It has yet to happen, but hopefully it will at some point. N4U: Inhabiting the role of Roger Waters in the band, what aspect of him have you come to admire most? IC: I enjoy the emotional and theatrical aspect of singing his lyrics. They are very expressive. Not just in the words but in the way that he sings them.

Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets including thefordcenter.com, the Ford Center Box Office or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000. The show begins at 8 p.m.

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Broadway at the Old National Events Plaza

present:

by Thomas Ellis

It was the jam session of all jam sessions – four of the greatest performers of all time in one room, playing simply for the love of music.

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or one incredible night in December of 1956, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins came together at the behest of “the father of rock ‘n’ roll,” Sam Phillips. Tapes rolled in Sun Studio as the ultimate super group barreled through one classic after another: “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Walk the Line,” “Hound Dog,” “Great Balls of Fire” and many more. Almost 60 years later, that improbable recording session has achieved nearly mythical status – and inspired a News4U (N4U): You’re only 24. How were you introduced to the music of Jerry Lee Lewis? John Countryman (JC): When I was about 14, I was really getting into piano. My mom – who is a big Elvis fan and loves rock and roll – told me that I should check out Jerry Lee Lewis. At the time, I was listening to the oldies station in town, so I was already familiar with some of that stuff, but my interest really took off when I heard Jerry Lee Lewis – I really loved his playing style, that boogie-woogie sort of thing. N4U: What’s the audition process like to join an award-winning production? JC: It’s a lot of waiting (laughs). I initially sent a video in of me playing piano and didn’t get any response. But then a friend of mine who knew the producers took the same video in to them, and I got an email within three weeks. But then another six months went by before I heard from them again – and then another nine months after that. I was finally offered the part just a couple days after I got married. I quit my banking job, went on my honeymoon and played my first show with the production soon after.

Tony Award-winning production, Million Dollar Quartet. The show, which comes to the Old National Events Plaza on March 26, recreates the magic of that night and celebrates the early days of rock ‘n’ roll.

John Countryman (Jerry Lee Lewis), the newest member of the touring company, spoke with News4U about the thrill of being a part of the production. N4U: The story behind the “MDQ” seems just as amazing as the music. How is it addressed in the show? JC: What’s really cool about the show is that it takes the time to tell you a little bit about each of the guys, because not everyone is familiar with all of the people involved like the owner of Sun Studio, Sam Phillips, or Carl Perkins. It’s done in such a great way that it really captures the moment of having all of these guys in the studio together. N4U: Jerry Lee Lewis is the only member of the “MDQ” still alive. Does that make it more challenging to portray him on stage? JC: There’s some trepidation, but I’m just trying to excite people and capture some of that electricity that was happening in 1956. I remember one night there was a lady with a walker out in the lobby after the show. She told me, ‘I haven’t moved that much in 20 years!’ and I was just like, ‘wow’ (laughs). That’s the energy I’m trying to bring to the show every night. Without trying to sound too trite, this is really a dream come true. I love the music, and I love the man.

PHOTO CREDIT MDQ

The show starts at 7 p.m. For ticket information, visit centre.evansvillegis.com. The Old National Events Plaza is located at 715 Locust St. in Evansville.

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Broadway at

Old National Events Plaza present:

by Lanea Stagg (Contributing Writer & Author of the Recipe Records Cookbook Series www.reciperecordscookbook.com)

Rock musical HAIR, was written and first performed nearly 50 years ago, during perhaps the most turbulent cultural time in our nation’s history. The Old National Events Plaza (formerly the Centre) is presenting the super-charged, cosmic flower-power production on March 10 at 7:30 p.m.

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nn extreme extreme contrast contrast to to the the innocence innocence of of the the 1950’s, 1950’s, the the 60’s 60’s were were supplanted supplanted with with the the political political Vietnam Vietnam War War conflict, conflict, civil civil rights rights unrest, unrest, the the introduction introduction of of controversial controversial drug drug use use and and more. more. The The characters characters of of HAIR, HAIR, known known as as “The “The Tribe,” Tribe,” are are young, young, care-free care-free spirits spirits who who question question the the changes changes in in their their society society and and their their roles roles in in the the stormy stormy culture. culture. Interestingly, Interestingly, the the production production has has retained retained its its freshness freshness and and clarity, clarity, as as was was intended intended by by the the original original creators creators Gerome Gerome Ragni, Ragni, Galt Galt MacDermot MacDermot and and James James Rado. Rado. The The basic basic themes themes of of individuality, individuality,

experimentation experimentation and and acceptance acceptance in in the the face face of of oppression, oppression, are are exposed exposed throughout throughout the the show show and and will will resonate resonate with with our our young young generation generation today. today. Most Most modern-day modern-day parents parents have have witnessed witnessed the the conflict conflict HAIR HAIR can can cause cause within within their their own own commune, commune, eh? eh? Audiences Audiences will will follow follow “The “The Tribe” Tribe” along along their their bohemian bohemian path path in in search search of of pacifism pacifism and and free-love, free-love, which which isis not not to to be be found found in in the the conservative conservative climate climate that that the the hippies hippies experience. experience. The The group group rises rises up up to to peacefully peacefully combat combat aa society society tainted tainted by by hate hate and and dripping dripping with with intolerance intolerance and and brutality. brutality. Enjoy Enjoy the the show’s show’s famous famous groovy groovy

tune tune penned penned by by Ragni, Ragni, MacDermot MacDermot and and Rado: Rado: “Age “Age of of Aquarius/Let Aquarius/Let the the Sunshine Sunshine In,” In,” which which isis exquisitely exquisitely performed performed by by accomplished accomplished actors, actors, vocalists vocalists and and dancers. dancers. Experience Experience the the ‘60’s ‘60’s in in your your John John Lennon Lennon hippie hippie eyeglasses eyeglasses and and examine examine the the era era which which birthed birthed the the flower flower children, children, who who paved paved the the way way for for modern-day modern-day liberal liberal views. views. The The show show isis for for Mature Mature Audiences. Audiences. While While many many find find this this show show suitable suitable for for young young adults adults (13 (13 and and older), older), parental parental discretion discretion isis advised. advised.

For more information call the Old National Events Plaza Box Office at 812-435-5544 or 812-5770 ext. 211. Tickets are $52, $32, and $22. All tickets are subject to Ticketmaster Fees, Handling Charges and Facility Fees.

photo credit Joan Marcus

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Evansville Philharmonic Chorus

Spring Choral Concert by Thomas Ellis

PHOTO CREDIT EPC

We have members ranging in age from high school to singers in their late 70’s and early 80’s.” — EPC President Elect, Daniel Besing

The first half of the Evansville Philharmonic’s 2013-2014 “Silver Season” lived up to all the hype with memorable performances including Puccini’s Madame Butterfly and Handel’s Messiah by Candlelight.

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hen in January, a red-hot “Strings on Fire!” kicked off the second half of the season followed by the seriously soulful return of “Gospel Night” and the timely classic Romeo & Juliet in February. Not to be outdone, March is packed with three must-see shows beginning with the Evansville Philharmonic Chorus (EPC) Spring Choral Concert on March 8 at St. Mary Catholic Church. Conductor Andrea Drury will lead the EPC through a stirring performance of the “Durufle Requiem.” The piece, written by French composer Maurice Durufle, consists of nine movements heavily influenced by themes from Gregorian chants. It was commissioned in 1947 by the French music publisher Durand and composed in memory of Durufle’s father. According to EPC President Elect, Daniel Besing, the chorus is currently about 150 strong – and quite eclectic. “We have members ranging in age from high school to singers in their late 70’s and early 80’s,” he says. “As long as someone has the talent and can devote enough time to it, we don’t have an age limit.” Besing got his start with the EPC about seven years ago. A natural talent, the 37-year-old bass (two) singer performs whenever and wherever he can. “I sing with the Evansville Barbershoppers and a couple of church choirs – never had any real training. I just started when I was in high school at Gibson Southern and have always enjoyed it,” he says.

Despite the complexity of the “Durufle Requiem” – and the added challenge of tackling a piece unfamiliar to many of the EPC singers – Besing is confident about the upcoming concert. “We started working on the “Durufle Requiem” just after the first of the year, and we’ve put a lot of time into it so far,” he explains. “We’ve gone through all of the sections of it, and it’s really going well. Now we’re working on polishing our performance and getting it exactly how Andrea would like it.” Besing is particularly looking forward to singing at St. Mary Catholic Church. “The venue always adds something to the performance, especially with more religious pieces,” he says. “A church is a wonderful place to sing the “Durufle Requiem,” because that’s where it was meant to be performed.” And according to Besing, a good crowd should be on hand to hear some of the tri-state’s finest singers. “Our reputation has really been growing the last several years. More and more people are becoming aware of the EPC’s talent and variety.” To audition for the Evansville Philharmonic Chorus, contact Chorus Manager Kimberly Bredemeier at 812-425-5050 or kbredemeier@evansvillephilharmonic.org. Rehearsals are on Monday evenings from September through April; additional rehearsals with the orchestra are required during the week of performances.

The show starts at 7 p.m. For ticket information, visit evansvillephilharmonic.org. St. Mary Catholic Church is located at 613 Cherry St. in Evansville, 812-425-5050.

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Evansville Massage Specialists by Thomas Ellis

Sports-related injuries are incredibly common these days. So many of us under-prepare and over-exert,

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resulting in pulled, strained or torn muscles. Thankfully, help is just a phone call away.

ith a team of massage therapists averaging 10 years of experience, Evansville Massage Specialists (EMS) has the expertise to both heal and, most importantly, prevent the nagging injuries that sideline so many of us. Regular massage sessions at EMS allow the body to train harder and recuperate faster, keeping you in the game and performing at your peak. EMS co-owner, Carrie Schierbaum, is not at all surprised by the growing number of sports-related injuries. “Parents are starting their kids off in athletics so early. Their muscles are torn up by the time they’re 20,”

she says. “If you don’t take care of your body, your body is not going to take care of you. That’s why you need to come to professionals to keep your body healthy.” And as studies have shown, basic, static stretching is simply not enough to avoid injury. The good news is that EMS not only cares about your physical health but also your financial health. “We want to make massage affordable,” Schierbaum says. “We can do spot treatments – you don’t need to book a whole hour. And if you come once a month, you get 15% off all of your appointments. You don’t need to spend a lot of money to get yourself fixed up.”

THE TEAM: Kelley Adams, Jenna Alexander, Misty Bugg, Nick Halwes (Active Release Therapist), Tammie Hosick, Carrie Schierbaum, Jonetta Sharum, Margie Smith and Marci York.

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Unlike the majority of massage businesses, EMS has but one focus. “We really want people to understand that we’re not a spa,” Schierbaum explains. “We don’t do all that fru fru stuff – we only do massage, and we’re very serious about it.” EMS is located at 971 S. Kenmore Dr., Suite A. Call 812-401-3767 for an appointment.


Expo

by Nikki Davis

The 2014 Girls in Bloom Expo is scheduled for Saturday, March 15 at Ivy Tech on First Avenue in Evansville, Ind. The event begins at 8 a.m. and concludes at 1:30 p.m.

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irls in Bloom provides an annual expo featuring a series of learning and exploration workshops appealing to girls in the fifth through eighth grade. The workshops are led by community groups and organizations with topics designed specifically for 10 to 14-year-olds. Pre-registration is required for the Girls in Bloom event. Registration forms and information about the expo are available through schools, public libraries and on the website of Girls in Bloom, www.girlsinbloom. org . The deadline for registration is March 1, 2014. Approximately 200 girls will attend the expo participating in three workshop sessions, listening to the keynote speaker author and illustrator Kristi Valiant, and ending the day with lunch and door prizes. Workshops include: an introduction to lacrosse, scarf making, skin care and make up, learning magic, theatre games, jewelry styling, basics of social media, exploring robotics and engineering, Zumba, diversity and culture training, cupcake decorating, manicure pampering and painting lessons.

Girls in Bloom is an organization devoted to building positive self-esteem for girls in the fifth to eighth grade through a variety of programs focused on education, diversity, selfexploration and creative expression. Girls in Bloom was developed in 2002 by a group of Evansville women who recognized a need that was not being met by any other organization. As a non-profit organization, Girls in Bloom relies solely on community contributions to provide programs for young girls. Girls attending the expo participate at no cost. Contribution may be made to Girls in Bloom by sending a check to Girls in Bloom, Inc., P.O. Box 952, Evansville, IN 47706-0952. The cost of one girl attending the expo is $50-$60.

If you would like to learn more about Girls in Bloom visit the website www.girlsinbloom.org, email gibevansville@gmail.com or by mail at the address above.

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March 2: Give It A Tri Triathlon Henderson County YMCA, 460 Klutey Park Dr. 8 a.m. - noon. An indoor triathlon challenging participants ages 14-adult to a 15 minute swim, 15 minute stationery bike ride and a 15 minute treadmill run with rest periods in between each event. Info: (270) 827-9622 or www.hcfymca.com. March 7: Tiny Tots Art “Little Rembrandts” Art Classes Audubon Museum, 3100 Highway 41 N. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Ages 3-5. February’s Little Rembrandts theme will be “Wonderful Watercolors.” Dress for a mess and discover the world of Art with Miss Kim. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required. Info: kim.mcgrew@ky.gov or (270) 827-1893. March 15: Wilderness Survival Audubon Museum, 3100 Highway 41 N. Noon-3 p.m. Youth ages 10-16 will study and practice these survival skills while learning how to make use of the surrounding resources. Please call to register. Info: Julie McDonald, (270) 826-2247 or juliea.mcdonald@ky.gov. Mar 18: Driving Miss Daisy Henderson Fine Arts Center, 2660 South Green St. 7 p.m. Driving Miss Daisy, Alfred Uhry’s classic play, is a funny, timeless, searing, and ultimately hopeful meditation on growing old, relationships, and loyalty. Info: www.haaa.org or (270) 831-9800. Mar 27: 2014 Komen Henderson Bowl for the Cure Echo Lanes, 1698 2nd St. 6 p.m. & 8 p.m. Bowlers and nonbowlers alike can get in on the action for this fun, familyfriendly event. Register today @ komenevansville.org. Mar 27-May 20: “Women at Work & Play” Art Exhibit OVAL Gallery @ Bank Trust, 201 North Main St. Info: www.ohiovalleyart.org or (270) 860-1930. Call for Advertising Information (812) 426-6398 • March 2014

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JASON WATSON FOOD CRITIC

Archie and Clyde’s

8309 Bell Oaks Dr. Newburgh, IN 47630 (812) 490-7778 To Newburgh we go! With plenty of space for family dining, I head to the bar full of TV’s and regulars. One of the owners chose the evenings vittles and thankfully, because this menu ranges from cheese fries to catfish nuggets, from salads to pizza to pot roast. First on the bill, is Danny’s Deli Famous Gyro. Love, Love, Love gyros, and no let down here. Classic slices of roasted beef and lamb, well-seasoned with oregano and garlic, fresh off the spit, top a warm pita. Sided with tomato, onion and fresh cucumber dressing, these puppies make a perfect lunch or dinner. A few bites and pictures later, here comes heaven. By heaven, I mean a ½ slab of baby back ribs. I’m thrilled to say, I would put Danny’s ribs up against anyone. House-smoked, then thrown to a hot grill and slathered with house-made BBQ sauce. The fall-off-the-bone meat had a lovely pink hue showing off the delicious smoke. Charred to perfection on the grill, and then topped with a smoky, slightly spiced BBQ sauce. With a little fresh cut, creamy cole slaw, and crispy battered French fries, I was thrilled. I mean yum! We all know I dig a good pizza, and here it is again, a really good pie. The Mountain of Meat was the finale, and mountain it was. A crisp, cracker crust piled high with Italian sausage chunks, little meatballs, ham, bacon and pepperoni. A sweeter tomato sauce and mozz/prolone cheese blend, finish this circle o’ meat. Not sure I ever realized how many good pizzas were in our area, but Archie and Clyde’s pie will certainly be towards, if not the top of your list. The whole menu could end up that way if you’re not careful.

Harbor Bay West

4428 N. 1st Ave. Evansville, IN 47710 (812) 423-0050 It had been quite some time since I had last visited a Harbor Bay, and the changes I found were a pleasant surprise. While tweaking the menu, and getting back to the basics - such as fresh cut steaks, and using quality, fresh products - this experience was much better than the first. An absolute abundance of dishes were brought out this evening. Starters were plump shrimp cocktail - fresh, never frozen - oysters on the half shell, and a crisp-grilled Mahi salad. All the seafood was clean and tasted as it should, of the sea. House-made cocktail sauce set off the shrimp and oysters. The grilled Mahi had a nice char and went very well with the balsamic dressing and bleu cheese chunks accompanying the salad. Next, let’s get down on a fresh cut, 8 oz. Delmonico steak. Juicy, well seasoned, a wonderful char to just the right temp, this would have been plenty. But why stop there? May as well have a light fillet of Orange Roughy. Also grilled right, the orange, ginger glaze was slightly sweet with a pinch of heat, and took this mild fish a step higher. Heck…now we should probably have a Harbor Burger right? Right! An 8 oz. freshpattied burger, topped with cheddar cheese, plenty of crisp bacon, house-battered onion rings, with a sweet smoky BBQ sauce, was a monster. But a monster, I felt, I must conquer… And I did. Finally let’s have some crab legs, ya know, just for fun. To sum it up, Harbor bay isn’t just a seafood joint these days. There’s plenty for all to choose. Mike says, “Eat Happy, Be Happy…” I did, and I was!

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COOKING SPOTLIGHT Pizza Inspiration at

Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe Known for their doubledecker pizza (two layers of thin crust, double cheese and double ingredients), Deerhead prides itself on being Evansville’s first and only restaurant to offer this type of specialty pizza. They also pride themselves on the variety of pizzas that they offer for the veggie lover and meat lover alike. Their pizza varieties include vegetarian delight, Mediterranean, meaty blues, bacon double cheeseburger, the Big Buck classic and more. Pizza is an American classic that first appeared with the arrival of immigrants from Italy during the late 19th century. It was understandably very popular in larger cities that held large Italian populations. Pizzas can be purchased from restaurants, bought in the freezer aisle of the grocery store or made from scratch. Finding the right mix of ingredients and tools are imperative though, in creating the perfect pizza pie. There are many keys to making the perfect dish. You should always make sure that your oven is hot. 425 degrees Fahrenheit is the optimal temperature to bake pizzas at home in order for your crust to brown quickly. Using a pizza stone to cook your pizza is preferable, and dusting your work surface with cornmeal will help you gain a crisp finish. When making a homemade pizza, it is preferable to make your own dough so that your pizza cooks-up crispier, and refrigerating your dough overnight helps as well. Going back to finding pizza inspiration though, Deerhead manager Dante Hines’ favorite pizza is the Mediterranean because, “It’s a very delightful clash of flavors (mozzarella cheese, feta cheese, garlic, spinach, tomatoes, artichoke hearts, green olives and onions). The Mediterranean pizza speaks for itself, even amongst the non-veggie lover.” Deerhead’s top seller is their deluxe supreme pizza. The deluxe supreme is also Hines’ favorite because it has ingredients that most customers enjoy. Ingredients that he describes as the “most common in the pizza industry that most people want (mozzarella cheese, sausage, pepperoni, black olives, onions and mushrooms).”

On the wild side, Hines shares that their most unique pizza is the Mexican Melt Down. He says, “It’s a very innovative approach to satisfy the eccentric palette of most. [It includes] the spiciness of our homemade chili, with toppings like jalapenos, mozzarella cheese, cheddar cheese, onion, tomatoes and black olives, [which] gives this pizza a place of its own, especially for the daring pizza lover.” Hines describes their craziest pizza that they’ve ever created as the time “when a customer asked me to use my imagination and make his pizza. So, I used my imagination to the tenth power, so to speak. The final cost… for that request was $30, but the reaction was a smile, thumbs up, and a ‘Damn!’” Hines also shares that, “We want each customer to feel as if he or she is at home… minus the laundry. We want our customers to feel the greatness of their dining experience. Overall, we set ourselves apart from others by having fun entertaining the customers with a personable approach. We strive to treat our customers like family.” —Nikki Davis To find out more about Deerhead, visit them online at www.deerheadpizza.com or find them on Facebook.

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ho doesn’t like pizza? So, if you are in need of inspiration for your next slice of heaven, head on over to the Deerhead Sidewalk Café.

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What ' s ‘ Cookin

Tin Fish

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ucked-away off Jennings Street in downtown Newburgh, you will find one of the most dynamic restaurants in the area serving-up fresh seafood eats to the masses.

Whether you are stopping in for a quick lunch, family meal, dinner and a drink with friends or a bite to eat with someone special, Tin Fish in Newburgh consistently offers quality catches in the freshwater and saltwater variety at whollyreasonable prices. “The biggest thing that I focus on in my restaurant is quality. It’s all about the quality with me. The food, the staff, everything,” said Owner, Morgan Castillo. To achieve this quality, Castillo pours gobs of her time, her heart, mind and soul into the restaurant. Moreover, she makes a point to be as personable and as accommodating as possible with her guests. In a recent online review, a customer side-stepped the Tin Fish name completely calling the restaurant “Morgan’s place.” If a customer likes a certain type of fish that isn’t on her menu but she has access to it, Castillo has no qualms in making it happen. Just tell her when you need it. The greatest part is that Tin Fish’s already expansive menu is always evolving. So, patrons have the opportunity to try many different aquatic offerings.

Next came my entrée, featuring a new fish to the menu, the Barrmundi Sandwich with Lemon Caper Dill Aioli. Barrmundi (also called Hake) is similar in taste and texture to the North American bass. The barrmundi Castillo obtains are farm-raised in Connecticut. The star of the show for me was the play of flavors between the lemon from the Aioli and the subtle, slightly smoky fishiness of the barrmundi, which was grilled. The citrus galvanized the fish flavor and tacked it right to my taste buds. At the same time, neither flavor was noticeably muted. Pickles, lettuce and tomatoes added great contrast to the texture of the smooth and tender barrmundi. Alone the taste was light-bodied, but still held a mid-level natural flavor even with its seasoning. A truly amazing sandwich! For dessert was Carrot Cake. It held a bright but comforting flavor. The cream cheese-based icing was so smooth and decadent. It played perfectly with the sponginess of the cake. The cake reminded me of zucchini or banana bread but a bit more airy. It was loaded with carrot strips, adding lots of bright, fresh flavor and a pleasant extra crunch, along with the walnuts that coated the outside curve of the cake. A glorious way to end a meal! So, with the Lenten season and warmer weather approaching, make Tin Fish your stop for any occasion! —Nick Durcholz

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Now, to the food…

My starter was something new to Tin Fish Morgan had created for Lent (her busy season) which she dubbed Shrimp Fritters with Hot Sweet & Sour Sauce. With the sauce, the fritters had such a luxurious texture and sweetness they could be on the dessert menu, but the shrimp was not lost in the doughy, sweet goodness. It actually provided a nice break in the sweetness with an ever-so-mild taste of the sea. Peas and corn helped to add depth to the texture. Without the sauce, the personality of the fritter changed dramatically into a savory ball of awesomeness. They are a powerful, fun marriage of seafood and carnival fare with multiple facets of flavor and texture. A great way to wake the palate but be careful, because you cannot lay off these treats!

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Jose Mata

Cooking... everything.” When asked what is his favorite thing about working at Los Bravos — Chef & Manager José Mata

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os Bravos chef and manager José Mata has been a part of the Los Bravos restaurant family since 1995. He handles all interviewing, hiring, scheduling and management of the kitchen staff. He also designs, develops and executes menus, quality control and seasonal specials as part of his job responsibilities.

Mata is originally from Mexico, and he served as a Chef Assistant and then a Sous Chef in Atlanta before coming to Evansville. In total, he has spent over 25 years in the industry and worked his way up from a dishwasher to where he is today. What drives his success in the industry is his passion for food and his drive for quality. He also shares that his favorite thing about working at Los Bravos is, “Cooking… everything.”

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Los Bravos Mexican Restaurant

Los Bravos is a family-owned restaurant with six area locations: Jasper, Boonville, Loogootee and three restaurants in Evansville. Los Bravos has a wide variety of specialties including Enchiladas Tapatias (three chicken enchiladas served with rice and guacamole salad), Chile Colorados (chunks of steak in red sauce served with rice, beans and flour tortillas), Flautas (rolled corn tortillas stuffed with flank steak or chicken. Served with beans, lettuce, guacamole and sour cream), Chimichangas (a fried burrito with chicken, beef or pork topped with nacho cheese and sauce), Quesadilla Nortena (flour tortilla filled with cheese, beans and steak meat) and more. The Los Bravos Spacialties are served daily from 11 a.m. 3 p.m. These lunch options include the Los Bravos Specials (one chicken enchilada, guacamole salad, choice of rice or beans), the Speedy (one taco, one enchilada and choice of rice or beans), Taco Salad (small, with your choice of chicken or beef), the Quesadilla Supreme (chicken quesadilla topped with lettuce, sour cream and tomatoes, served with rice), La Mexicana (one quesadilla, one chimichanga and guacamole salad), El Gringo Special (two tacos with an order of fries), Lunch Chimichanga (one chimichanga with choice of chicken, beef or pork with guacamole salad, rice or beans ) and Lunch Fajitas (chicken or beef strips served with guacamole salad, beans, pico de gallo and flour tortillas.) The restaurant also has a number of new dishes including their Big Burrito Juarez, a Mushroom Quesadilla, Chalula Shrimp, El Rayo Special, Taquito Salad, Sombrero Special and their famous “Chicken on the Beach.” They also offer a wide variety of desserts including Banana Chimichanga, Fried Ice Cream, Churros and Sopapillas with Ice Cream and Flan. Los Bravos is also known for their area’s best margarita. They are able to cater to a variety of dietary needs, for example: their vegetarian options. In terms of his favorite dish on the menu, Mata enjoys the fajitas. With your choice of chicken or beef, you can’t go wrong. For the lunch crowd, Mata recommends the speedy meals. These light lunches are quick, delicious and affordable. For the dinner crowd, Mata recommends the fajitas. Sold as a plate for one, their portion sizes are large enough to typically feed two people. —Nikki Davis For more information on Los Bravos, visit their website at: www.losbravosmex.com or find them on Facebook. Call for Advertising Information (812) 426-6398 • March 2014

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AMERICAN

The Nisbet Inn (Northern Vanderburgh Co.) 6701 Nisbet Rd. 812-963-9305 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations/Full Bar/No Checks/All Major CC

AMISH

Thomason’s (Henderson, KY) 701 Atkinson St. 270-826-0654 Under $10/Casual/Checks Accepted/No Alcohol

R’z Cafe & Cetering Co. (Ft. Branch, IN) 104 N. Main 812-615-0039 Under $15-$25/All Major CC/ Reservations Accepted/ Stoll’s Country Inn 19820 Castle Creek Dr. 812-867-7730 Under $10/Checks/MC/Visa/ Reservations Accepted/No Alcohol/Buffet-style menu

BARBECUE

Bandana BBQ 6636 Logan Dr. 401-9922 $10-$15/Reservations/ No Alcohol/All Major CC Hawg ‘N’ Sauce (Mt. Vernon) 1600 Leonard Rd. 812-838-5339 $10-$15/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Beer & Wine/ All Major Credit Cards/ Online ordering available – www.hawgnsaucebbq.com powered by Click4AMeal Hickory Pit Stop 1521 N. Main St. 422-6919 Under $10/Casual/All Major Credit Cards J & B Bar-B-Cue (Henderson) 48 S. Holloway 812-270-830-0053 Under $10/No Reservations/ No Alcohol/Checks/MC/VISA Landmark BBQ 3901 Broadway Ave. 401-7427 Under $10/Casual/ Checks Accepted/VISA/MC Marx Barbeque & Catering Service 3119 W. Maryland St. 425-1616 Under $10/Casual/ Checks Accepted/VISA/MC/ Full Service Catering Memphis on Main BBQ (Newburgh, IN) 4946 St. Hwy 261 812-858-0111 Under $10/Casual/ Checks Accepted/All Major CC/ No Alcohol Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn (Owensboro, KY) 2840 W. Parrish Ave. 800-322-8989 $10-$15/Casual/Reservations Accepted/All Major Credit Cards/ Beer & Wine

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Wilson’s General Store, Café & BBQ (Evansville) 11120 Broadway Ave. 812-985-0202 Under $10/Casual/Beer & Wine/All Major CC Wolf’s Bar-B-Q Restaurant 6000 First Ave. 424-8891 Under$10/Casual/Checks/ Reservations Accepted/VISA/ MC/Online ordering available –www.wolfsbarbq.com powered by Click4AMeal

CASUAL THEME

Allegra (Inside Holiday Inn Airport Hotel) 7101 Hwy 41 North 812-867-7999 $10-$15/Full Bar/All Major CC/ No Checks Al Dente 318 Main St. Suite 100 492-4567 Under $10/All Major CC Applebee’s Bar & Grill (East) 5100 E. Morgan Ave. 471-0929 (West) 5727 Pearl Dr. 426-2006 (Henderson) 1950 Us Hwy. 41 N. (270) 826-9427 Under $10/Full Bar/All Major CC Bar Louie 7000 Eagle Crest Blvd. 476-7069 $10-$15/Full Bar/All Major CC Beans & Baristas 800 N. Green River Rd. 475-8566 (Eastland Mall) Under$10/MC/VISA Beef O’Brady’s (Newburgh, IN) 8177 Bell Oaks Dr. 490-9464 Under $10/Full Bar/All Major CC Break Time Bar & Grill 1323 Barker 490-9464 Under $10/Full Bar/All Major CC

C.K.B. Commonwealth Kitchen & Bar (Henderson, Ky) 108 N. 2nd St. 270- 212-2133 $10-$15/Full Bar/All Major CC Bokeh Lounge 1007 Parrett St. 812-909-0388 Reservations Accepted/full bar Cambridge Golf Course 1034 Beacon HIll Rd. 812-868-4653 Reservations Accepted/Under $10, VISA/MC/DSCVR/Full Bar Cheddar’s 2100 N. Green River 491-9976 $10-$15/Full Bar/All Major CC Cheeseburger in Paradise 8301 Eagle Lake Dr. 475-1074 $10-$15/Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/All Major CC Chili’s Grill & Bar 600 N. Green River Rd. 475-1510 $10-$15/ Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/ All Major CC DeLizio Italian Eatery (Henderson, Ky) 145 N. Main St. 270-212-3566 $10-$15/Reservations/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards Doc’s 1305 Stringtown Rd. 401-1201 Under $10/Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards Hadi Shrine 6 Walnut St. 423-4285 Under $10/All Major CC Hooters 4620 Lincoln Ave. 475-0229 Under $10/All Major CC J. Gumbo’s 1211 N. Tudor Ln. 473-2951 Under $10/No Checks/All Major CC/No Alcohol The King’s Kitchen (Henderson) 104 N Water St. (270) 212-2070 Under $10/VISA/MC/ Koodie-Hoo’s (Mt. Vernon) 231 W. 2nd St. 812-838-5202 Under $10/Full Bar/All Major CC


Logsdon’s Restaurant (Boonville, IN) 1206 E. Main St. (812) 897-8813 Under $10/All Major CC/ Full Bar Lucky Joe’s Bar & Grill. 3300 US HWY 41 N. (Hend) 812-435-8908 Under $10/No Checks/All Major CC/Full Bar Major Munch (Old Post Office Place, Downtown Evansville) 437-2363 Online ordering available – wwwmajormunch.com powered by Click4AMeal Max & Erma’s Casino Aztar (Pavilion Level 1) 421 N.W. Riverside Dr. 433-4258 $10-$15/Full Bar/All Major CC O’Brian’s Sports Bar & Grill 1801 N. Green River Rd. 401-4630 Under $10/Checks Accepted/All Major CC/Full Bar

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers 6636 E. Lloyd Exp. 473-4100 Under $10/Full Bar/All MajorCC Mamma Mia’s (Inside Casino Aztar) 421 NW Riverside Dr. 433-4227 Under $10/Full Bar/All Major CC Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (Inside Cold Stone Creamery) 6401 E. Lloyd Expwy 437-2653 Show-Me’s (East) 1700 Morgan Ctr. Dr. 401-SHOW (West) 5501 Pearl Dr. 402-7100 Under $10/ Checks Accepted/ Credit Cards/Full Bar/ Sportsbook Bar & Grill 701 N.W. Riverside Dr. 401-0309 $10-$15/Full Bar Steeplechase Café (Clarion Inn Airport) 4101 Hwy. 41 N. 424-6400 $10-$15/Full Bar /CC

Temptations Buffet Casino Aztar (Pavilion Level 2) 421 Riverside Dr. 433-4000 Under $10/All Major CC T.G.I. Friday’s (In Eastland Mall) 800 N. Green River Rd. 491-8443Under $10/Full Bar/No Reservations/No Checks/All Major CC The Vault 329 Main St. (Basement) 4244316 Under $10/Full Bar/All Major CC Zoup Fresh Soup Co. (East) 6240 E. Virginia St. 477-2664 (North) 4660 N. 1st Ave. 423-1800 Under $10/All Major CC

CHINESE

Canton Inn Restaurant 947 North Park Dr. 428-6611 Under $10/Casual/Checks Accepted/Beer & Wine/All Major Credit Cards

Charlie’s Mongolian BBQ 315 E. Diamond Ave. 423-9897 Under $10/Casual/ China King 590 E. Diamond Ave. 423-1896 Under $10/Casual/Checks Beer & Wine/All Major CC China Super Buffet 127 N. Burkhardt Rd. 476-8788 Under $10/Casual/VISA/ MC/DSCVR China Village (Newburgh, IN) 8423 Bell Oaks Dr. 812-858-8238 Under $10/Casual/ No Alcohol/VISA/MC/ DSCVR Chopstick House Restaurant 5412 E. Indiana St. 473-5551 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Beer & Wine/Credit Cards

Crazy Buffet 701 N. Burkhardt Rd. 437-8833 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/No checks/Credit Cards Golden Buddha 3221 Taylor Ave. 473-4855 (Newburgh, IN) 5066 S.R. 261 812-853-2680 Under $10/Casual/No Reservations/Checks Accepted/Full Bar/VISA/ MC/DSCVR Gracie’s Chinese Cuisine 12500 N. Hwy. 41 812-868-8888 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Checks Accepted/ All Major Credit Cards Grand Buffet Mongolian Grill 1356 N. Green River Rd. 476-6666 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ No Checks/All Major Credit Cards/No Alcohol

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Lincoln Garden 2001 Lincoln Ave. 471-8881 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Recommended/No Checks/ VISA/MC/DSCVR Mandarin Garden Chinese Restaurant 2013 N. Green River Rd. 476-7088 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Recommended/Checks Accepted/ No Alcohol/VISA/MC MAT. 888 China Bistro 5636 Vogel Rd. 475-2888 $10-$15/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Beer & Wine/All Major Credit Cards Shing-Lee Chinese Restaurant 215 Main St. 464-2769 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/All Major CC Szechwan Chinese Restaurant 669 N. Green River Rd. 479-7600 $10-$15/Reservations Accepted/ Beer & Wine/VISA/MC/AMEX Taste of China 4579 University Dr. 422-1260 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/No Alcohol Teppanyaki Grill & Supreme Buffet 201 B N. Green River Rd 474-6660 Under $10/All Major CC/No Checks/No Alcohol Two Brothers 3806 N. 1st Ave. 423-6188 Under $10/Casual/Reservations/ MC/VISA/DSCVR Wok ‘N’ Roll 311 S. Green River Rd. 479-3118 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/All Major CC Yen Ching Chinese Restaurant 406 S. Green River Rd. 474-0181 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/All Major CC/Full Bar

DELI/CAFES

The Acropolis Express at the YWCA 118 Vine St. 424-7335 Under $10/Casual/Reservations/ All Major CC

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Anthony’s Heavenly Cheesecake 204 Main St. 470-7763 Under $10/Casual/No Checks/ VISA/MC/DSCVR/No Alcohol 919 North Park Dr. 470-7763 Bagel Rama (Henderson) 230 2nd St. (270) 830-9224 Under $10/MC/VISA Bits & Bytes 216 NW Fourth St. 423-5713 Under $10/Checks/All Major CC Café 111 111 S. Green River Rd. #D 401-8111 Under $10/Casual/Visa/MC Choo Choo Café & Deli 915 Main St., Ste. Caboose 812-319-7816 Under $10/Casual/All Major CC Cleo’s Bakery & Brown Bag Lunches 9 W. Jennings St. (Newburgh, IN) 812-789-6485 Under $10/Checks/All Major CC Coffee Cottage & Café 612 S. Weinbach Ave. 401-1930 Under $10/Casual/Visa/MC Daily’s Bakery & Café 701 N. Main St. 484-6635 Reservations Accepted/ Under $10/Casual/Checks/ VISA/MC/DSCVR/No Alcohol Diamond Deli (Inside Casino Aztar) 421 Riverside Dr. 433-6122 Under $10/Casual/All Major Credit Cards Donut Bank Bakery & Coffee Shop (West) 210 N. St. Joseph Ave. 426-1011 (North) 2128 N. 1st Ave. 426-2311 1031 E. Diamond Ave. 426-0011 (East) 5 N. Green River Rd. 479-0511 1950 Washington Ave. 477-2711 1200 Lincoln Ave. 402-4111 (Newburgh, IN) 3988 SR 261 812-858-9911 Under $10/Casual/All Major CC


Emge’s Deli & Ice Cream 206-208 Main St. 422-3026/422-7030 Under $10/Casual/Checks/ No Alcohol

Panera Bread 220 Burkhardt Rd. 476-7477 Under $10/Casual/Checks/ All Major Credit Cards

Eric’s Corner Carry-Out 4220 Broadway Ave 402-9788 Under $10/Casual/No Checks/ No Alcohol/All Major CC

Penn Station East Coast Subs (East) 137 N. Burkhardt Rd. 479-PENN (7366) (North) 4827 David Lant 402-PENN (West) 5310 Pearl Dr. 434-PENN (Newburgh) 8887 High Point Dr. 812-401-7366 (Owensboro, KY) 3625 Frederica St. 270-683-1515 (Henderson, KY) 1111 Barrett Rd. 270-826-7361Under $10/Casual/No Alcohol/All Major CC

Fresh Harvest Deli 1 Main St. (in Old National) 424-5801 Under $10/Casual/All Major CC Gayla Cake 422 N. Main St. 454-9791 No Alcohol/ All Major CC The Granola Jar 1033 Mt. Pleasant Rd. 437-1899 Under $10/Casual/ All Major Credit Cards The Great American Bagel 3901 Morgan Ave. 476-7212 Under $10/Casual/MC/VISA Great Harvest Bread Co. 423 Metro Ave. 476-4999 Under $10/Casual/Checks Accepted/ All Major Credit Cards/No Alcohol Honey Baked Ham & Café 1449 N. Green River Rd. 471-2940 101 N.W. 1st St. Under $10/Casual/All Major Credit Cards/No Alcohol Jeanne’s Gelato 2003 Lincoln Ave. 479-8272 Under $10/Casual/Checks Accepted/ All Major Credit Cards Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches 701 N. Burkhardt Rd. Ste. C 401-5400 (Newburgh, IN) 8680 Highpoint Dr. 491-7111 130 N. St. Joe Ave 402-9944 Under $10/Casual/All Major CC Just Rennies Cookies 102 S.E. 4th St. 490-8098 Under $10/Casual/Checks Accepted/All Major CC ordering available -www.justrennies.compowered by Click4AMeal Maxine’s Cafe & Bakery 1322 N. Green River Rd. 473-3663 Under $10/Casual/Checks/ No Alcohol/All Major Credit Cards

Penny Lane Coffeehouse 600 S.E. 2nd St. 421-8741 (East) 2004 Washignton Ave. Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/All Major CC PG Art Gallery & Cafe 1418 W. Franklin 402-4445 Under $10/Beer & Wine/All Major CC Piece of Cake 210 Main St. 424-2253 Under $5/Casual/No Alcohol/ No Reservations/Checks/ DSCVR/VISA/MC Pita Pit 1211 Turor Ln. 402-6205 Under $10/No Alcohol/All Major CC Planter’s Coffee House (Henderson, KY) 130 N. Main St. 270-830-0927 Under $5/Casual/ All Major CC Sweet Betty’s Bakery 5600 E. Virginia St. 402-3889 Under $10/Casual/All Major CC Roly Poly Sandwiches 5702 E. Virginia St. 812-962-2326 Under $10 Salad World Healthy Cafe (North) 601 East Booneville NewHarmony Rd. 867-2741 (East) 3311 N. Green River Rd. 471-5083 (West) 4951 W. Lloyd Expwy. 467-7486 (Downtown) 200 Main St. 422-0898 (Newburgh) 4222 Bell Rd 812-490-6070 Under $10/Casual/Cash/VISA/ MC/ DSCVR/No Alcohol/No Checks Call for Advertising Information (812) 426-6398 • March 2014

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Schlotzsky’s 301 N. Green River Rd. 471-4011 Under $10/Casual/VISA/MC Spudz –N– Stuff (East) 812 S. Green River Rd. 401-7783 (West) 5225 Pearl Dr. 402-8287 (Downtown) 101 NW 1st St. 402-7555 (Henderson, KY) 192 Garden Mile Rd. 270-212-1777 Under $10/Casual/No Alcohol/ No Reservations/No Checks/ VISA/MC/DSCVR/ Online ordering available – www.spudznstuff.com powered by Click4AMeal Smiling Moose Deli 724 N. Burkhardt Rd., Ste. 700 477-3354 Under $10/Casual/All Major Credit Cards/No Alcohol Sweet Baby Cheeses (In Eastland Mall) 800 N. Green River Rd. 477-2253 Under $10/No Alcochol/No Checks/ VISA/MC/DSCVR Twilight Bistro 221 Main St. 421-0606 Under $10/Casual/ All Major Credit Cards Vecchio’s Italian Market & Delicatessen (Newburgh, IN) 14 W. Jennings St. 490-7879 Under $10/Casual/Beer & Wine/ Checks Accepted/VISA/MC/ DSCVR

FAMILY/HOMESTYLE Bob Evans Restaurant (East) 1125 N. Green River Rd. 473-9022 (West) 5201 Pearl Dr. 812-425-5100 (Owensboro, KY) 3123 Kentucky Hwy. 54 270-683-3515 (Princeton, IN) US 41 & State Rt. 64 812-386-1228 Under $10/VISA/MC

Buffalo Wild Wings (BW3) (East) 713 N. Green River Rd. 471-9464 (West) 5404 Pearl Dr. 471-9464 Under $10/Casual/ No Reservations/Full Service Bar/ All Major Credit Cards Burger Bank 1617 S. Weinbach Ave. 475-2265 Under $10/Casual/All Major CC

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Carousel Restaurant 5115 Monroe Ave. 479-6388 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ All Major Credit Cards Cleavers Restaurant 5501 E. Indiana St. 473-0001 Under $10/Casual/ No Alcohol/ No Checks/VISA/MC Cracker Barrel 8215 Eagle Lake Dr. 479-8788 Under $10/Casual/ No Reservations/Checks Accepted/Credit Cards Cross-Eyed Cricket 2101 Pennsylvania St. 422-6464 Under $10/Casual/ No Reservations/Checks Accepted Culver’s Frozen Custard Butter Burgers 1734 Hirschland Rd. 437-3333 Under $10/Casual/MC/ VISA/DSCVR Denny’s Classic Diner (West) 5212 Weston Rd. 424-4472 (Newburgh, IN) 19501 Elpers Rd. 812-867-7156 Under $10/Casual/Formal/ Reservations Accepted/Checks Accepted/All Major Credit Cards Denny’s Restaurant (North) 4301 Hwy. 41 N. 423-9459 (East) 351 N. Green River 473-1063 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Checks Accepted/ No Alcohol/All Major CC Ellis Park-Clubhouse (Henderson, KY) Hwy. 41 North 800-333-8110 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards 5 Guys Burgers 5402 E. Indiana St. 401-1773 Under $10/Checks/All MajorCC/No Alcohol


Flying Saucer Café (Inside the Airport) 7801 Bussing Dr. 423-1113 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards

KT’s Fire Grill (Wadesville, IN) 7247 Main St. 812-673-4996 $10-$15/Casual/ Full Bar Reservations/VISA/MC

Franklin Lanes Coffee Shop 1801 W. Franklin St. 423-5355 Under $10/All Major CC/ Checks Accepted/Full Bar

Koodie-Hoo’s (Mt. Vernon, IN) 231 W. 2nd St. 812-838-5202 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards

Frontier Restaurant & Bar 12945 Hwy. 57 812-867-6786 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ VISA/MC/Reservations

Libby & Mom’s Café 2 Richardt Ave. 437-3040 Under $10/Checks Accepted/VISA/MC/DSCVR

Gatti Town 316 N. Green River Rd. 473-3800 Under $10/Casual/All Major CC

Log Inn (Haubstadt, IN) 12491 S. 200 E. 812-867-3216 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Checks Accepted/Full Bar

Gemeca Inn (Ft. Branch, IN) 802 E. Locust St. 812-753-4441 $10-$15/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/No Checks/All Major CC Get and Go Casserole 6840 Logan Drive 475-8830 Under $10/Casual/All Major CC Checks/No Alcohol Golden Corral (East) 130 Cross Point Blvd. 473-1095 (Henderson, KY) 1770 S. Green St. 270-869-9310 Highland Inn 6620 N. First Ave. 402-2544 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ All Major CC/ The Hilltop Inn 1100 Harmony Way 422-1757 Under $10/Casual/ No Reservations/Cash/ Check/All Major CC/Full Bar Hornville Tavern 2607 W. Baseline Rd. 812-963-0967 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ No Credit Cards/Checks Accepted IHOP 601 N. Burkhardt Rd. 471-0510 Under $10, Casual/ No Reservations/No Alcohol Served/All Major CC

Merry-Go-Round Restaurant 2101 Old Business 41 423-6388 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Checks Accepted O’Charley’s (East) 7301 E. Indiana St. 479-6632 (West) 5125 Pearl Dr. 424-3348 $10-$15/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Checks Accepted/ Full Bar/All Major CC The Old Mill 503 New Harmony Rd. 812-963-6000 $10-$15/Casual/Full Bar/ All Major C CReservations/ Checks Accepted/ The Redwagon Restaurant & Bar (Poseyville) Hwy. 165 & I-64 812-874-2210 $10-$15/Casual/ Reservations/All Major CC The Pie Pan 905 North Park Dr. 425-2261 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations/Checks Accepted/NoAlcohol Popeye’s Chicken 3300 N. 1st. Ave 401-1773 Under $10/All MajorCC/

Pop’s Grill (New Harmony, IN) 516 S. Main St. 812-682-3880 $10-$15/Casual/VISA/MC Rafferty’s 1400 N. Green River Rd. 471-0024 Under $10/Casual/ /Full Bar/All Major CC Red Fez (in Hadi Shrine Building)6 Walnut St. 423-4285 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/All Major Credit Cards Rose Hill Cafe (Newburgh, IN) 8133 Rose Hill Dr. 812-853-8443 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Checks/Cash Accepted/ All Major Credit Cards/No Alcohol St. Joe Inn 9515 St. Wendel Rd. 812-963-9310 $10-$15/Casual/ Reservations Recommended/Checks Accepted/Full Bar Stoll’s Country Inn 19820 Castle Creek Dr. 812-867-7730 Under $10/Check MC/Visa/ Reservations/Buffett The Yellow Rose Family Diner 4313 E. Morgan Ave. 401-2505 Under $10/All Major CC Zesto’s 102 W. Franklin St. 424-1416 Under $10/All Major CC

FINE DINING

Bonefish Grill 6401 E. Lloyd Expwy. 401-3474 $15-$25/Credit Cards/ Checks Accepted/Full Bar Cavanaugh’s Casino Aztar (Pavilion Level 2) 421 N.W. Riverside Dr. 433-4333 $20-$30/Reservations Recommended/No Checks Accepted/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards

Cork ‘N Cleaver 650 S. Hebron Ave. 479-6974 $10-$25/Causual/ Reservations Recommended/ All Major Credit Cards DeLizio Italian Eatery (Henderson, Ky) 145 N. Main St. 270-212-3566 $10-$15/Casual/ Reservations/Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards The Edgewater Grille (Newburgh, IN) 1 E. Water St. 812-858-2443 $10-$15/Reservations Accepted/Checks Accepted/ Full Bar/All Major CC The Jungle Restaurant 415 Main St. 425-5282 $10-$15/Reservations Reccomeded/Checks Accepted/All Major CC/ Full Bar Madeleine’s Restaurant 423 S.E. 2nd St. 491-8611 $15-$25/Reservations Recommended/Checks/ All Major CC/Full Bar Red Geranium (New Harmony, IN) 504 N. St. 812-682-4431 $15-$25/Reservations Recommended/Full Bar/ Credit Cards

FROZEN YOGURT

Orange Leaf 701 Burkhardt Rd. 401-5215 Under $10/All Major CC Sweet CeCe’s Under $10/All Major CC (North) 12414 US 41 North 812-867-6228 (East) 4827 Davis Lant Dr. 477-5276 (West) 5625 Pearl Dr. 401-5232

GERMAN

Gerst Bavarian Haus 2100 W. Franklin St. 424-1420 $10-$15/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Checks Accepted/ Full Bar/All CC

GREEK

The Acropolis Fine Greek Cuisine and Spirits 501 N. Green River Rd. 475-9320 $10-$15/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/No Checks/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards/ Online ordering available – www.acropolisevv.com powered by Click4AMeal

INDIAN

Taste of India 4700 Vogel Rd 909-2880 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ All Major CC Taj Mahal Indian Cuisine 900 Tutor Ln. 476-5000 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Beer & Wine/All Major Credit Cards

IRISH

RiRa’s Irish Pub 701 N.W. Riverside Dr. 426-0000 $10-$25/Casual/ Reservations/Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards/

ITALIAN/ MEDITERRANEAN

Angelo’s 305 Main St. 428-6666 $10-$15/Casual/ Reservations Recommended/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano 16401 E. Lloyd Expwy. 421-0800 $10-$15/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/VISA/MC Café Arazu (Newburgh, IN) 117 W. Jennings St. 812-842-2200 $10-$15/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Beer & Wine/ VISA/ MC/DSCVR DeLizio Italian Eatery (Henderson, Ky) 145 N. Main St. 270-212-3566 $10-$15/Casual/ Reservations/Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards

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Curled with Curiosity:

An Interview with Allison Pottinger of the USA Women’s Curling Team by Nick Durcholz

Hailing from Eden Prairie, Minn., Allison Pottinger is mother to two young girls, graduate of the University of Wisconsin (Oshkosh and Milwaukee), Consumer Insights Manager at General Mills, wife and Olympic curler.

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t is fair to say Pottinger is more than proficient at keeping her footing in life, and on the curling sheet. 1984 was the beginning of her participation in the curious sport. Some of her many career highlights include: Wisconsin Women’s Champion (1996), Karuizawa Challenge Cup in Karuizawa, Japan Champion (1997), Wisconsin State Championships Champion (2000) and member of the first women’s team to win a gold medal at the world level in the World Curling Championships (2003). To add more rocks to the house, she was awarded USA Curling Female Athlete of the Year in 2012 and 2008. Pottinger’s skill led her to represent the United States in her first Olympic appearance in 2010 in Vancouver.

Pottinger was kind enough to let News4U share in this exciting time in her life, right after their seventh session round robin loss to Denmark. News4U (N4U): Aside from the exposure you had to curling through your family, what else drew you to it? Allison Pottinger (AP): I think my favorite thing about curling is it’s a really nice combination of an individual and team sport. If I blow it really, really bad, the girls can’t make it great, but if I’m close enough, they can make it outstanding. The teamwork between the four to make things happen, they really are team shots. Every once in awhile, there is an individual shot where somebody just throws it so good there’s no way it’s going go bad but… It’s a close knit team, smaller than a hockey team or something like that so, the relationships are really, really tight and individually, you really have to perform as well. N4U: How have you prepared yourself before each match? AP: We get to the rink about an hour and a half before each match because we have practice a half hour before. So, we have about an hour pregame… And on the way in, we’re talking about the team and who we are playing, what they like to do or not, if they have any tendencies – that kind of thing. We’re in our preparation time period, and then we’ve got to go… 25 minutes or so to change, get ready. If anyone needs any sports medicine they do that then, and get taped if you have a bad ankle or wrist sprang. And then, we have our own 10 minute practice part of the game. Then, the opposition has 10 minutes. And so, we watch them get a hang of the ice, read the speed of the ice, that kind of stuff… Then, it’s essentially go-time.

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N4U: What do you think the future of curling is in the United States? AP: You know, it’s growing a lot. It has a lot of grassroots enthusiasm and people behind it… Getting on television certainly helps the sport. When people try it, they really do love it, and love everything about it… I definitely see it growing. Honestly, our performance here, we could’ve done a better job to showcase things and stay at it a little longer. Nothing better than to be in the gold medal game on TV in the US but – you know what – I’ve simply come to want that it’s going to get better, and I think our teams are going to get stronger and stronger. N4U: Part of being on the team, you kind of have to be an ambassador for your own sport right? AP: Absolutely, that is one of the best parts!

For more information, check out www.usacurl.org.


Dilegge’s Italian 607 N. Main St. 428-3004 $10-$15/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards/ Online ordering available – www.dileggesrestaurant.com powered by Click4AMeal House of Como 2700 S. Kentucky 422-0572 $15-$25//Reservations/Checks/ Full Bar Little Italy Italian 4430 1st Ave. 479-7777 Lucy Bella’s Pizzeria (Henderson, Ky) 2201 Hwy 41 N. 270-212-2352 $10/Casual/All Major CC Manna Mediterranean 2913 Lincoln Ave. 473-7005 Under $10/Casual/ All Major Credit Cards Milano’s Italian Cuisine 500 Main St. 484-2222 $10-$15/Casual/Reservations Recommended/All Major Credit Cards/Beer & Wine The Olive Garden Italian Restaurant 1100 N. Green River Rd. 473-2903 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Checks Accepted/Full Bar/Credit Cards Raffi’s Italian & Mediterranean Cuisine 1100 N. Burkhardt Rd. 479-9166 $10-$15/Dressy Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Checks Accepted/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards Smitty’s Italian SteakHouse 2109 W. Franklin St. 423-6280 $10-$15/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/All Major CC

JAPANESE

Fujiyama Japanese Steakhouse 917 North Park Dr. 812-962-4440 $10-$20/Casual/Beer & Wine/ Reservations Accepted/Credit Cards

Iwataya Japanese Restaurant 8401 N. Kentucky Ave. 812-868-0830 $10-$15/Casual/Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards Kanpai Sushi & Asian Bistro 4593 Washington Ave. 471-7076 $10-$15/Casual/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards/Online ordering available – www.mykanpai.com powered by Click4AMeal Nagasaki Inn 5720 Virginia St. 473-1442 Checks Accepted/Reservations Accepted/All Major CC Okami Japanese Sushi & Hibachi 5435 Pearl Dr. 424-3413 Checks Accepted/Reservations Accepted/VISA/MC/DSCVR Roppongi Japanase Steak & Sushi 7221 E. Indiana St. 437-5824 $10-15/Reservations Accpeted/All Major Credit Cards/No Alcohol Tokyo Japan 3000 N. Green River Rd. 401-1020 Under $10/Casual/All Major CC Zuki Japanese Grill & Sushi Lounge 1448 N. Green River Rd. 477-9854 $10-$15/Casual/Beer & Wine/All Major Credit Cards Tokyo Teppanyaki Japanese Cuisine (Henderson, Ky) 2222 Us Hwy 41 N. 270-869-1968 Under $10/All Major CC/Full Bar

KOREAN

Jaya’s 119 S.E. 4th St. 422-6667 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Checks Accepted/Beer & Wine/All Major Credit Cards

Ginmiya Asian Diner 4827 Davis Lant 471-8100 Reservations/ $10-$15/No Checks/ All Major CC/ No Alcohol

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KOREAN

Jaya’s 119 S.E. 4th St. 422-6667 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Checks Accepted/Beer & Wine/All Major Credit Cards

MEXICAN

Acapulco Mexican (Newburgh, IN) 8480 High Pointe Dr. 812-858-7777 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ Reservations Accepted/MC, Visa/ Online ordering available – www.fiestaacapulco.com powered by Click4AMeal Cancun Mexican (Henderson) 341 S. Green St. 270-826-0067 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Recommended/Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards/Online ordering available – www. cancunhenderson.com - powered by Click4AMeal Chipotle Mexican Grill 499 N. Green River Rd. 471-4973 Under $10/All Major Credit CC El Charro 720 N. Sonntag Ave. 421-1986 $10-$15/Casual/Reservations Recommended/All Major Credit CC/Beer & Wine El Maguey (Boonville, IN) 601 W. State Rd. 62 812-897-2028 3250 Warrick Dr. 812-897-6666 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/Checks Accepted/MC, VISA/Online ordering available – www.mymaguey.com powered by Click4AMeal El Patron Mexican 943 North Park Dr. 402-6500 Under $10/Reservations/All Major Credit CC/Full Bar El Rio Mexican 1919 Green River Rd. 812-471-1400 Under $10/Casual/ No Checks/Full Bar/CC Hacienda Mexican Restaurant (East) 990 S. Green River 474-1635 (North) 711 N. 1st. Ave. 423-6355 (West) 5440 Pearl Dr. 422-2055 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/All Major CC Hot Head Burritos 5625 Pearl Dr. Suite A 437-5010 Under $10/All Major CC/ No Alcohol

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Jalisco Mexican Restaurant 4044 Professional Ln. 490-2814 $5-$15/CasualReservations Accepted/Full Bar/Major CC La Cabana 821 S. Green River Rd. 477-3351 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Checks Accepted/Credit Cards/Full Bar/Online ordering available – www.lacabanaevansville.com powered by Click4AMeal Los Bravos (East) 834 Tutor Ln. 474-9078 (North) 3534 First Ave. 424-4101 (West) 4630 W. Lloyd Expwy. 464-3136 (Boonville) 3311 Liberty Blvd 812-897-3442 (Jasper) 198 S Newton 812-482-7564 (Loogootee) 502 W Broadway 812-295-2069 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/VISA/MC/AMEX Los Portales 3339 N. Green River Rd. 475-0566 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/No Checks/All Major CC/ Full Bar Los Toribio’s (Henderson, KY) 2810 U.S. 41 N. 270-830-6610 1647 S. Green St. 270-831-2367 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/All Major CC Los Tres Camino’s 12100 Hwy. 41 North 812-868-8550 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/All Major CC/Full Bar Moe’s Southwest Grill 6401 E. Lloyd Expwy. 491-6637 Under $10/Casual/All Major CC/ Beer & Wine Qdoba Mexican Grill 922 Burkhardt Rd. 401-0800 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ Reservations Accepted/ MC/VISA


Riviera Mexican Grill 10604 SR. 662 (Newburgh) 490-9936 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ Taco Tierra 420 S. Green River Rd. 402-8226 Under $10/Casual/VISAMC Tequila’s (Mt. Vernon, IN) 408 Southwind Plaza 812-838-2392 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ Reservations/MC/VISA

PIZZA/ SANDWICHES

Archie & Clyde’s Restaurant (Newburgh) 8309 Bell Oaks Dr. 490-7778 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Full Bar/Visa, MC/Online ordering available – www.archieandclydes.com -powered by Click4AMeal Big M’s Pizzeria 1313 N. 1st Ave. 434-6909 $10-$15/VISA/MC

Boston’s - The Gourmet Pizza 3911 Venetian Dr. 812-853-3400 $5-$15/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards Cici’s Pizza (East) 101-B N. Green River Rd. 477-2424 (West) 5625 Pearl Dr. Ste. G 812-962-0034 Under $10/Casual/No Alcohol Served/Non Smoking/VISA/MC Dave’s Sports Den Pizza & Pub 701 N. Weinbach Ave. 479-8887 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe 222 E. Columbia St. 425-2515 Under $10/Casual/Checks / Full Bar/All Major CC Firedome Pizza & Wings (Henderson, KY) 2046 Hwy. 41 N. 270-830-7700 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards

Firehouse Subs 1031 N. Green River Rd. 477-2141 Under $10/All Major Credit Cards/No Alcohol

Highland Pizza Shop 6669 Kratzville Rd. 402-8900 Under $10/VISA/MC

Gardo’s Italian Oven 13220 Darmstadt Rd. 812-868-8071 Under $10/Casual

Kipplee’s Stadium Inn 2350 Division St. 479-1542 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards

Gatti Town 316 N. Green River Rd. 473-3800 Under $10/Casual/ All Major Credit Cards Accepted

Lucy Bella’s Pizzeria (Henderson, KY) 2201 HWY 41 270-212-2352 Under $10/All Major CC/ No Alcohol

Greeks Pizzeria 240 S. Green River Rd. 402-4733 Under $10/Credit Cards Online ordering available – www.greeekspizzeria.com powered by Click4AMeal

Mama Roma’s Pizza & Wings 2008 E. Morgan Ave. 422-1212 3115 E. Covert Ave. 477-6262 3904 First Ave 421-3000 Under $10/Casual/Checks/ All Major Credit Cards

Heady’s Pizza 4120 N. First Ave. 437-4343 Under $10/Casual/VISA/MC Online orderingavailable – www.headyspizza.com powered by Click4AMeal

Mr. B’s Pizza & Wings (Henderson, KY) 2611 Hwy. 41 N. 270-826-1111 Under $10/Casual/Checks/ Beer & Wine/MC

Rockhouse at Wolf’s (Henderson, KY) 31 N. Green St. 270-212-1400 Under $10/Casual/Checks/ All Major CC/Full Bar Old Chicago Pasta & Pizza 6550 E. Lloyd Expwy. 401-1400 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ All Major Credit Cards/ Full Bar/Online ordering available – www. evansvilleoldchicago.com powered by Click4AMeal Papa John’s Pizza 1244 Hwy 41 812-867-7272 (East) 303 N. Weinbach Ave. 477-7700 (East) 5436 E. Indiana St. 473-5200 (North) 4204 N. 1st Ave. 425-2345 (West) 4814 W. Lloyd Expwy. 812-423-7272 Under $10/Credit Cards (Newburgh) 3955 Hayley Dr. 812-858-7272 (Henderson) 418 Center St. 270-826-4444

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Parkway Pizza 3911 Broadway Ave. 423-3339 Under $10/Beer & Wine/ Checks/MC/VISA Pizano’s Pizza and Pasta 4301 Hwy 41 N 604-1451 Under $10/All Major CC Pizza Chef (Newburgh, IN) 4938 SR 261 812-853-3338 $10-$15/Casual/ Reservations/Checks Beer & Wine/MC/VISA Pizza Depot 11845 Old Petersburgh Rd. 812-867-9131 Under $10/Checks Accepted/Beer & Wine/All Major Credit Cards

Pizza King (East) 1033 S. Weinbach Ave. 476-9441 (West) W. Franklin St. 424-7976 (Newburgh, IN) Hwy. 66 & 261 812-853-3368 Under $10/Casual/Credit Cards/Beer available/ Online ordering available – www.pizzakingevansville. com -powered by Click4AMeal Roca Bar 1618 S. Kentucky Ave. 422-7782 12301 Hwy. 41 North 812-868-8898 $10-$15/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Checks/All Major Credit Cards/Full Bar Rounder’s Pizza (North) 510 W. Mill Rd. 424-4960 (East) 12731 N. Green River 812-867-7172 Under $10/Casual/Checks/ Beer & Wine/VISA/MC

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Sam’s Pizzeria 2011 W. Delaware 423-3160 $10-$15/Casual/No Alcohol Sandy’s Pizza (Ft. Branch, IN) 609 S. Main St. 812-759-3972 Under $10/Casual/Beer & Wine/All Major CC Spankey’s Una Pizza 714 N. Sonntag 402-6776 $10-$15/Checks Accepted/ MC/VISA/ Susan Bobe’s (Princeton, IN) 101 W. Broadway 812-385-2554 $10-$15/MC/VISA The Slice 2011 Lincoln Ave. 476-8518 Under $10/Casual/ No Reservations/Beer & Wine/All Major CC Talk of the Town Pizza 1200 Edgar St. 402-8696 Under $10/Casual/Checks/ Beer & Wine/VISA/MC

Turoni’s Forget-MeNot-Inn 4 N. Weinbach Ave. 477-7500 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards Turoni’s Pizzeria & Brewery 408 N. Main St. 812-424-9871 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/Full Bar - In house Brewery/All Major Credit Cards

Woody’s Pizzeria (New Harmony, IN) 518 S. Main St. 812-682-6666 Under $10/All Major CC

Turoni’s Pizza (Newburgh, IN) 8011 Bell Oaks Rd. 490-5555 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/Full Bar - In house Brewery/All Major Credit Cards

C.J.’s Party Place (Inside Willow Lanes) Virginia & Hwy. 41 422-6682 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ Reservations Necessary for Parties/All Major CC

Walther’s Golf ‘n Fun 2301 N. 1st Ave. 464-4472 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards

PRIVATE DINING

Edgewater La Veranda Banquest Room 5 E. Water St. (Newburgh, IN) 812-858-2443 Reservations/Full Bar/ All Major CC


Just Rennie’s Catering 100 S.E. 4th St.401-8098 $15 to $25/Banquet facilities for private parties up to 40 people/ Conference Calling/WiFi Internet/ AV Equipment/Checks Accepted/All Major Credit Cards Online ordering available – www.justrennies.com - powered by Click4AMeal The Event Gallery 956 Parrett St. 467-4255 $15 - $25/Banquet facilities/Checks Accepted/All Major Credit Cards Kirby’s 1113-1119 Parrett St. 422-2230 $20-$50/Full Bar/ Reservations Necessary/ All Major Credit Cards Old Post Office Event Center 100 NW. 2nd St. 812-253-2102 $10-$15/Full Bar Schmitt Catering & More 812-909-0566/812-774-6547 Under $10/Reservations Necessary/Checks Accepted/No Credit Cards

PUBS

Beertropolis 830 LST Dr. 297-2337 Under $10/Full Bar Chilly Willy’s Pub 3039 Claremont Ave. 423-0726 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/CC Corner Pocket Bar & Grill 1819 N. Fulton Ave. 428-2255 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/VISA/MC Cricket’s (Newburgh) 518 W. Main St. 812-858-2782 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/All Major CC Darren’s Pub (Henderson, KY) 713 N. Green St. 812-827-2206 Under $10/Full Bar/VISA/MC Dave’s Sportsden Pizza & Pub 701 N. Weinbach Ave. 479-8887 Under $10/Full Bar/Checks/Major CCs Doc’s 1305 Stringtown Rd. 401-1201 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/VISA/MC K.C.’s Time Out Lounge & Grill 1121 S. Green River Rd. 437-9920 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/Checks/ VISA/MC/DSCVR

Kipplee’s Stadium Inn 2350 Division St. 479-1542 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ VISA/MC Lamasco Bar & Grill 1331 W. Franklin St. 437-0171 Under $10/Casual/No Reservations/ Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards Main Gate Sports Bar 518 Main St. 428-7776 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/VISA/MC/DSCVR The Marigold Bar 2112 S. Weinbach Ave. 475-8780 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/Cash Only Mojo’s Boneyard Sportsbar & Grille 4920 Bellemeade Ave. 475-8593 under $10/Casual/Full Bar/Checks/ All Major Credit Cards On Deck Riverside Bar & Grill (Henderson, KY) (CLOSED FOR SEASON) 100 2nd St. 270-826-2424 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/All Major CC (Closed for Season!) Old Chicago Pasta & Pizza 6550 E. Lloyd Expwy. 401-1400 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ Reservations Accepted/ All Major Credit Cards Piston’s Bar & Grill 2131 W. Franklin St. 401-1699 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/VISA/MC The Pub 1348 Division St. 423-2121 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Checks Accepted/ Full Bar/All Major Cards RiRa’s Irish Pub 701 N.W. Riverside Dr. 426-0000 $10-$25/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards Roca Bar 1618 S. Kentucky Ave. 422-7782 12301 Hwy. 41 North 812-868-8898 $10-$15/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Checks/All Major Credit Cards/Full Bar

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ooking for an evening of fine food and good company, or just looking to participate in a charity event and/or silent auction? Then stop by the Night of Vision Gala at the Vineyard held at the Old National Events Plaza (formerly the Centre) on March 15 at 5 p.m. for an unforgettable experience. This event benefits the Evansville Association for the Blind. Not only do they want to raise money, but they also want to raise awareness. In fact, all of the proceeds go toward their services which include visiting elementary and pre-schools and giving eye examinations. There will be a wine tasting and silent auction when the doors open. Then, at 7:30 p.m. a lovely meal which includes a starter of a wonderful salad with berries, a main course of steak and vegetables, and for dessert, almost everyone’s favorite: chocolate. The dinner will be followed by a live auction. For both auctions, they offer a wide selection of items to bid on. The silent auction includes a $200 Tracy Zeller Shopping spree, many baskets filled with wines, restaurant gift cards and a weekend getaway to French Lick. The live auction will feature a set of Titleist golf clubs, a mink coat, jewelry from Goldman’s, a timeshare getaway and a framed Michael Aakhus print. —Sarah Dyson

Rookie’s Sports Bar (Henderson, KY) 117 Second St. 270-826-1106 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Credit Cards/Full Bar

Madeleine’s Restaurant 423 S.E. 2nd St. 491-8611 $15-$25/Reservations/ Checks/All Major CC/ Full Bar

Sportsman’s Billiards & Grille 2315 W. Franklin St. 422-0801 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards

Par-K Seafood 757 South Green River Rd 401-5222 $10-$15/Casual/All Major CC

Tiki Time Bar & Grill (CLOSED FOR SEASON) 1801 Waterworks Rd. 425-1912 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ Reservations Not Accepted/ VISA/MC/DSCVR (Closed for Season!) Tin Man Brewing Co. 1430 W. Franklin St. 618-3227 $10-$15/Casual/Beer & Wine/ All Major CC

SEAFOOD

Bonefish Grill 6401 E. Lloyd Expwy. 401-3474 $15-$25/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Credit Cards/Full Bar Cheeseburger in Paradise 8301 Eagle Lake Dr. 475-1074 $10-$15/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards Gator’s Hot Fish 1203 N. Main St. 402-7775 Under $10/Casual Harbor Bay Seafood (Next to Showplace Cinemas) (East) 4706 Morgan Ave. 402-5122 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ Major Credit Cards (North) 4428 N. First Ave. (In the North Park) 426-0133 $10-15/Casual/Full Bar/ Reservations Accepted/ Checks Accepted/ All Major Credit Cards Lure Seafood & Grill (Owensboro, Ky) 401 W. 2nd St (270)686-8202 $15-$25/Reservations Accepted/Credit Cards/Full Bar

Admission is a $100 a person - $1,000 for a table of 10. To make a reservation, please call 812-422-1181.

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Red Lobster 4605 Bellemeade Ave. 477-9227 $10-$15/Casual/ Full Bar/Credit Cards Tin Fish (Newburgh, IN) 300 W. Jennings Station 490-7000 $10-$15/Casual/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards

SPANISH

Eclipse Tapas Bar & Restaurant 113 SE 4th St. 463-6040 Under $10/Reservations Accepted/Beer & Wine/CC

STEAKHOUSES

Cork ‘N Cleaver 650 S. Hebron Ave. 479-6974 $10-$15/Casual/Reservations Recommended/Checks Accepted/Full Bar/All Major CC Haub Steak House (Haubstadt, IN) 101 E. Haub St. 812-768-6462 $10-$15/Casual/Reservations Recommended/Checks Accepted/Full Bar/All Major CC Hornet’s Nest 11845 Old Petersburg Rd. 812-867-2386 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Checks Accepted/ Full Bar/All Major CC House of Como 2700 S. Kentucky 422-0572 $15-$25//Reservations/Checks/ Full Bar Logan’s Roadhouse Steakhouse (East) 1 N. Burkhardt Rd. 471-8403 (West) 5645 Pearl Dr. 421-0908 Under $10/Full Bar/All Major CC Longhorn Steakhouse 320 N. Green River Rd. 473-2400 $10-$15/Casual/Checks/ All Major Credit Cards/Full Bar

Logsdon’s Restaurant (Boonville, IN) 1206 E. Main St. (812) 897-8813 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards Madeleine’s Restaurant 423 S.E. 2nd St. 491-8611 $15-$25/Reservations Recommended/Checks/ All Major CC/Full Bar N.W. Chop House & Wine Bar (Newburgh, IN) 7799 St. Hwy 66 812-853-9500 $10-$15/Reservations/Checks/ All Major CC/Full Bar Outback Steakhouse 7201 Indiana St. 474-0005 $10-$15/Casual/No Reservations/Full Bar/ Smitty’s Italian SteakHouse 2109 W. Franklin St. 423-6280 $10-$15/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/All Major Credit CC Texas Roadhouse 7900 Eagle Crest Blvd. 477-7427 $10-$15/Casual/Full Bar/ No Reservations/ No Checks/VISA/MC/ DSCVR Western Rib-Eye & Ribs 1401 N. Boeke Rd. 476-5405 $12-$18/Casual/Reservations/ Full Bar/All MajorCredit Cards

TAVERNS

Bob’s Lounge 907 N. Fares Ave. 425-4929 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar Buck’s Tavern 1015 N. Fulton Ave. 429-0055 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/No Checks/All Major CC Darmstadt Inn 13130 Darmstadt Rd. 812-867-7300 Under $10/Casual/MC/ VISA/Full Bar


Diamond Lanes 2400 Hwy 41 N. 424-4677 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/Major Credit Cards

Hornville Tavern & Catering 2607 Baseline Rd. 812-963-9318 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/Checks Accepted

Doc’s Nightclub 1305 Stringtown Rd. 401-1201 Under $10/Casual/ Full Bar/All Major CC

The Knob Hill Tavern (Newburgh, IN) 1016 Hwy. 662 West 812-853-9550 Under $10/Reservations Accepted/ Checks/Full Bar/Credit Cards

Fat Boy Tavern (Ft. Branch IN) 115 N. McCreary Ave. (812)753-9914 Under $10/Full Bar/All Major CC Fred’s Bar & Grill 421 Read St. 423-8040 Under $10/Casual/ No Reservations/Cash Only/Full Bar Highland Inn 6620 N. First Ave. 402-2544 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/No Checks/ All Major CC Hobo Jungle 1323 S Barker Ave, 491-6229 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar All Major CC

Lanhuck’s 321 E. Columbia St. 491-2222 Under $10/Casual/ Cash Only/No CC/Full Bar Legends (Inside River City Recreation) 1050 S. Weinbach Ave. 476-74444 Under $10/Casual/ Major CC/Full Bar Lyle Sports Zone Pizza & Pub 1404 E. Morgan Ave. 425-7729 Under $10/Casual/Checks Accepted/ VISA/MC/Full Bar

Rick’s 718 Bar & Grill 718 3rd Ave. 423-0872 Under $10/Casual/ Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards 711 Tavern 711 Virginia St. 422-0904 Under $10/Cash Only/Full Bar St. Phillips Inn (Mt. Vernon, IN) 11200 Upper Mt. Vernon Rd. 812-985-5558 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Recom/Checks/Full Bar/CC Sportsman’s Billiards & Grille 2315 W. Franklin St. 422-0801 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/ Full Bar/All Major CC Stockwell Inn 4001 E. Eichel Ave. 476-2384 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Checks/All Major CC/Full Bar

T.J.’s Stockyard Inn 1217 Baker Ave. 402-9273 Under $10/Casual/ Full Bar/Cash Only Yellow Tavern (New Harmony, IN) 521 Church St. 812-682-3303 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/Checks/No Credit & Debit

THAI

Thai Papaya Cuisine 1434 Tutor Lane 477-8424 Under $10/ All Major CC/Online ordering available – www. thaipapayacuisine.com - powered by Click4AMeal

VIETNAMESE

Vietnamese Cuisine 4602 Vogel Rd. 491-1884 $10-$15/Casual/Reservations Accepted/VISA/MC

The Peephole Bar & Grill 201 Main St. 423-5171 Under $10/Full Bar/All Major CC

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How Many Smokefree Casinos are in the U.S.? By Bronson Frick, Associate Director, Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights

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ore than 500 smokefree casinos and similar facilities operate in 20 states and U.S. territories, protecting workers and patrons alike. Gaming workplaces in Ohio, Illinois, Maryland, Delaware, Maine, New York, and those coming soon to Massachusetts, are all smokefree indoors for worker health - part of the growing standard for smokefree indoor air across regional gaming markets. We know that casinos can be successful while maintaining smokefree indoor air to protect worker health. Evansville should join this trend. Horseshoe Cincinnati,a three hour drive from Tropicana Evansville, is 100% smokefree indoors. They saw revenue jump in January despite the bad winter weather. If you haven’t visited the vibrant Horseshoe Cincinnati yet, I encourage you to take a road trip to see what a smokefree casino workplace is like. Smokefree indoor air is simply a non-issue there. People who want to smoke can easily step outside to a smoking patio, then come back inside. Most importantly, the gaming staff in Cincinnati doesn’t have to get sick – or die- from breathing secondhand smoke at work. The science is clear. There is no safe level of exposure to secondhand smoke. It contains over 7,000 harmful chemicals, at least 250 of which are known to damage health, and can cause lung cancer, heart disease, and stroke. People with

asthma and pregnant women are especially at risk. Even sophisticated casino ventilation systems do not address the serious health hazards of secondhand exposure. According to the U.S. surgeon general, 100% smokefree workplaces are the only effective method to prevent the health hazards of secondhand smoke. Even 30 minutes of exposure to secondhand smoke damages heart vessels. More than 50 studies in the United States and abroad have collectively found roughly a 20 percent reduction in cardiac and other health-related hospital admissions (including heart attack and stroke) following the implementation of smokefree workplace laws. The issue here is protecting health and saving lives. A recent study funded by the National Cancer Institute and published in August in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation found that in 2006 after Colorado implemented its smokefree law, emergency calls in Gilpin County dropped by 20 percent, except the number of calls originating from Blackhawk casinos, which were exempt from the law. The study’s findings are made doubly powerful with data showing that in 2008 after the casinos lost their exemption when the Colorado legislature voted to include them under the law, ambulance calls originating from Blackhawk casinos dropped by nearly 20 percent as well. Exempting casinos from complying with smokefree regulations results in more people going to the hospital in ambulances. Evansville should look past the tobacco industry myths and join the smokefree casino trend. Casino workers deserve the same right to breathe smokefree air in the job as anyone else. —Bronson Frick Associate Director, Americans for Nonsmokers’ Rights www.smokefreecasinos.org

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Entertainment News4U.me SAT U R DAY, MA RC H 1 USI -- Andy Warhol Legacy Exhibit

12:00 PM

Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -Mardi Gras Celebration with Bob Minnette/ Deja Blu 5/ Monte Skelton

Doc’s Nightclub -- Live Music

10:00 PM

USI Liberal Arts Center -- “A Taste for Scholarships” Beer & Wine Tasting Social Event

7:00 PM

10:30 PM

Ford Center -- UE Lady Aces vs. Missouri State Basketball

5:30 PM

Hacienda (East) -- Katie Watts Hacienda (North) -- Retro Shock Swonder Ice Arena -- “Skating Through the Seasons” Ice Show Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -Matt Clark

8:00 PM

Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Rocket Surgery

11:30 PM

Someplace Else -- Live Entertainment with DJ

S U N DAY, MA RC H 2

USI -- Andy Warhol Legacy Exhibit

Backstage Bar & Grill -- Pieces of the Day Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Rob Caudill’s Tribute to Rod Stewart

2:00 PM

9:00 PM

5:00 PM

Bokeh Lounge -- Masquerade Party with Honey Roy & The Funk Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

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9:30 PM

Hammerheads -- Party on Two Levels w/ VJ Ryan & DJ Kriss KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Flat Stanley Lamasco Bar -- Lamasquerade Ball with Calabash Phoenix Nightclub -- Static Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ Bryan & Beer Pong

1:00 PM

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Boogie Nights -- Oh, Boy! Let’s Go Crazy Weekend Leroy’s Tavern -- Karaoke with Sparky O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- The Jordan Brooker Band

Swonder Ice Arena -- “Skating Through the Seasons” Ice Show Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- Troy Miller Ford Center -- Evansville Icemen vs. Fort Wayne Showplace Cinemas (East) -2nd Annual Oscar Party Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Bob Minnette’s Swing Cats


6:00 PM

Hacienda (East) -- Karaoke with Travis Roberts

6:30 PM

Someplace Else -- Tea Dance

7:00 PM

Victory Theatre -- 2nd Annual Oscar Gala

9:00 PM

KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lamasco Bar -- The Big Idea

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Karaoke Party

M O N DAY, MA RC H 3 O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Darts USI -- Andy Warhol Legacy Exhibit

11:00 AM

Carson’s Brewery -- Mardi Gras Day

6:00 PM

Backstage Bar & Grill – Amateur Night: Comedy, Poetry, Acoustic Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Clayton Daugherty

9:00 PM

Backstage Bar & Grill – Icemen Radio Show Lamasco Bar -- Open Mic

T U ES DAY, MA RC H 4 Lyle’s Sports Zone (formerly Ford’s Bar) -- Fat Tuesday O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Pool USI -- Andy Warhol Legacy Exhibit

1:30 PM

USI Forum 1 -- Free Movie: Notorious

6:00 PM

Tin Man Brewing Co. -- Brock Stahl Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Bob Green USI Forum 1 -- Free Movie: Notorious

7:00 PM

Hacienda (East) -- The Jimmies Hacienda (North) -- Likewise Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -Terry Lee & The Rockaboogie Band

8:00 PM

Backstage Bar & Grill -- Angry Nerds CD Release Party Bokeh Lounge -- Fat Tuesday Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- Fat Tuesday with the Idgits Lamasco Bar -- Fat Tuesday with The Funk & Funkystra Phoenix Nightclub -- Mardi Gras Party with Mask Contest with DJ Todd Early Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Pub Quiz

8:30 PM

Lyle’s Sports Zone (formerly Ford’s Bar) -- John Hurst Old Chicago -- Trivia Tuesday

9:00 PM

KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Diversion

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Fat Tuesday Karaoke Party with Carlo Coles

W ED N ES DAY, MA RC H 5 O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Darts USI -- Andy Warhol Legacy Exhibit

9:00 AM

SWIRCA & More -- Assistance Navigating the Health Care Marketplace

4:00 PM

Winetree (East) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting

6:00 PM

Allegra Lounge (Holiday Inn Airport) -David Weddle Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Bob Green

7:00 PM

Doc’s Nightclub -- Nick & Dennis Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

“Songs of the Boardwalk: The Music of Years Gone By” at the Evansville Civic Theatre he Civic Theatre has a reputation for putting on shows that are both highly entertaining and impeccably produced. Last November’s “Nobody Lives Forever: Celebrating 50 Years of 007” was a great example of the quality we’ve all come to expect. A striking collection of Bond themes played out over two evenings of musical intrigue, the show started the 2013-2014 Concert Series off in style. All the classic songs that have inspired such passionate devotion to the 007 soundtracks were flawlessly delivered. And speaking of music that moves the soul, the Civic Theatre will present “Songs of the Boardwalk: The Music of Years Gone By” on March 28 and 29. This next installment of the Concert Series will feature some of your favorite Civic Theatre performers taking the stage to celebrate some of the best music ever written. According to Managing Artistic Director, Chris Tyner, the musical theme will be songs from the early 1900’s to 1920’s – similar to the soundtrack of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire series. The atmosphere will be that of a speakeasy, a cool, retro feel unlike any previous Civic Theatre production. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are only $12 per person. To reserve a seat, call the Civic Theatre Box Office at 812-425-2800 or visit evansvillecivictheatre.org to buy and print tickets. —Thomas Ellis

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The Civic Theatre is located at 717 N. Fulton Ave. in Evansville.

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Kanpai Sushi & Asian Bistro -- Zion Rockhouse at Wolf’s (Henderson) -- Open Mic Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Terry Lee & The Rockaboogie Band

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8:00 PM

8:00 PM

Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -Open Mic

9:00 PM

KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lamasco Bar -- Karaoke If you’re looking for a place to get your hair styled for a wedding, anniversary or any other special event, then come to Ciseaux Salon for high-quality hair treatment.

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anna Williams, a National Educator for Paul Mitchell, and her staff are there to give you the most relaxing and enjoyable experience that they can with up-to-date trends and techniques. The salon specializes in creative coloring and Hanna herself assures that the color placement will be exactly to the customer’s specifications. You will more than satisfied with the results! Ciseaux also gives their customers the option of indulging in a lather lounge where stressed tresses can be trimmed away with ease. Your next appointment can even be made from here! They also have an aesthetician in the building - for those who aren’t familiar - this is a certified skin-care professional. Now, I don’t know about anyone else, but all of those wonderful options sound super relaxing! However, they are a hair-only spa, but there is no reason to panic! Williams knows and utilizes make-up artist and skin specialist Kana L. Brown, and she - in the words of Williams - can hook you up with the look that expresses your true self.

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Bass N’ Beers

10:30 PM

Someplace Else -- College Night & Karaoke

T H U RS DAY, MA RC H 6 USI -- Andy Warhol Legacy Exhibit

12:00 PM

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9:00 PM

Backstage Bar & Grill -- College Night with DJ Jon J Boogie Nights -- 90’s Night Hobo Jungle -- Iron Monkey KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lamasco Bar -- Karaoke Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Karaoke in the Shop Bar

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Karaoke Party

F R I DAY, MA RC H 7

Ford Center -- Deaconess GLVC 2014 Basketball Championship Tournament

USI -- Andy Warhol Legacy Exhibit

4:00 PM

Winetree (North) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting

Ford Center -- Deaconess GLVC 2014 Basketball Championship Tournament

6:00 PM

4:00 PM

Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Irish Session Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -Clayton Daugherty

As for their store hours, they are open Tuesday through Saturday, hours vary. Appointments are required, 7:00 PM and as for special events (such as bridal showers, sweet Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers 16’s, etc.), the prices are set upon consultation. Get a fresh Lounge) -- Terry Lee & The Rockaboogie Band new look and treat yourself at Ciseaux Salon! For more information, please contact Hanna Williams at williamshanna1222@gmail.com or call 812-629-8694 to book your first appointment!

Bokeh Lounge -- Open Mic with Monte Skelton & Shelly Long Doc’s Nightclub -- Karaoke

Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

12:00 PM

Winetree (Darmstadt) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting

5:30 PM

Heidi Garza Dance Studio -- 3rd Anniversary Celebration with a Blacklight Master Class Tin Fish -- David Weddle

6:30 PM

Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- Roy Carter


7:00 PM

Doc’s Nightclub -- Nick Gregory Old National Events Plaza (The Centre) -- Spring Gospel Fest Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Bob Green

8:00 PM

Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Jimmy Church Band

8:30 PM

Lyle’s Sports Zone (formerly Ford’s Bar) -- Tim & Joe

9:00 PM

Bokeh Lounge -- Deja Blu 5 Boogie Nights -- First Friday Cougars & Cubs Ball Doc’s Nightclub -- BK Karaoke Hobo Jungle -- Mockingbird Hill with Hannah Williams Legends -- Karaoke Leroy’s Tavern -- Karaoke with Sparky O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Soapbox Junkiez

9:30 PM

Backstage Bar & Grill -- DJ EZ Bday bash w/ DJ Buck Rodgers

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Effen Fridays with DJ Kriss KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Goldy Locks Lamasco Bar -- Josh Hill Band Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ Bryan & Beer Pong

11:30 PM

Someplace Else -- Turn About: When Our Batenders Dress in Drag

SAT U R DAY, MA RC H 8 USI -- Andy Warhol Legacy Exhibit

9:00 AM

Vanderburgh County 4H Center -- Susan G. Komen Crop for the Cure (Activities Center)

12:00 PM

Ford Center -- Deaconess GLVC 2014 Basketball Championship Tournament

4:00 PM

Winetree (Darmstadt) -- Beer Tasting

5:30 PM

Tin Fish -- David Weddle

7:00 PM

St. Mary’s Catholic Church -- EPC Spring Choral Concert Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Clayton Daugherty

8:00 PM

Backstage Bar & Grill -- The Regulars Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Jimmy Church Band

8:30 PM

Lyle’s Sports Zone (formerly Ford’s Bar) -- John Hurst

9:00 PM

Bokeh Lounge -- Deja Blu 5 Boogie Nights -- Saturday Disco DanceOff Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- No Curfew Hobo Jungle -- Mockingbird Hill Hobo Jungle -- Mockingbird Hill with Hannah Williams Leroy’s Tavern -- Karaoke with Sparky O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Kris Bell Band

9:30 PM

Doc’s Nightclub -- The Relics

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Party on Two Levels w/ VJ Ryan & DJ Kriss KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Goldy Locks Lamasco Bar -- Big Daddy Love Phoenix Nightclub -- Sideshow Romance Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ Bryan & Beer Pong

10:30 PM

Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Honey Roy Band

11:30 PM

Someplace Else -- Live Entertainment with DJ Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

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S U N DAY, MA RC H 9 USI -- Andy Warhol Legacy Exhibit

12:00 PM

Ford Center -- Deaconess GLVC 2014 Basketball Championship Tournament

5:00 PM

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Ford Center -- Brit Floyd DISCOVERY

Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- Troy Miller Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Eunan McIntyre Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Steve Greenwell Trio

9:00 PM

8:00 PM

O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Pool

Bokeh Lounge -- Paintings & Poems by The Shine Box Poet Society

9:00 PM

KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -Karaoke with Shane Breedlove

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Karaoke Party

M O N DAY, MA RC H 1 0 O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Darts

6:00 PM

Backstage Bar & Grill – Amateur Night: Comedy, Poetry, Acoustic Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -Clayton Daugherty

7:30 PM

Old National Events Plaza (The Centre) -- Broadway at the Centre: HAIR

Lamasco Bar -- Open Mic

T U ES DAY, MA RC H 1 1

6:00 PM

Allegra Lounge (Holiday Inn Airport) -- Sam Rice Tin Man Brewing Co. -- Robbie Toerne Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Bob Green

7:00 PM

Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Stompbox Trio Victory Theatre -- Lightwire Theatre: The Show

8:00 PM

Phoenix Nightclub -- Dance Party & Karaoke with DJ Todd Early Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Irish Pub Quiz

8:30 PM

Old Chicago -- Trivia Tuesday

9:00 PM

KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Buzz Crew Tattoo Lamasco Bar -- Randy Pease

10:00 PM

Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

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Hammerheads -- Karaoke Party


W ED N ES DAY, MA RC H 1 2 O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Darts

9:00 AM

4:00 PM

Winetree (North) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting

6:00 PM

SWIRCA & More -- Assistance Navigating the Health Care Marketplace

Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Irish Session Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Clayton Daugherty

4:00 PM

7:00 PM

Winetree (East) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting

5:00 PM

Old National Events Plaza (The Centre) -- 2nd Annual Night of Vision at the Vineyard

6:00 PM

Allegra Lounge (Holiday Inn Airport) -Katie Watts Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Bob Green

7:00 PM

Doc’s Nightclub -- Nick & Dennis Kanpai Sushi & Asian Bistro -- Monte Skelton Rockhouse at Wolf’s (Henderson) -Open Mic Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Stompbox Trio

8:00 PM

Bokeh Lounge -- Ladies Night Extravaganza Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- Andy Jones

9:00 PM

KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lamasco Bar -- Karaoke

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Bass N’ Beers

10:30 PM

Someplace Else -- College Night & Karaoke

T H U RS DAY, MA RC H 1 3 7:00 AM

Old National Events Plaza (The Centre) -- J.A. Hall of Fame Breakfast

Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Emily Ann Thompson (Whiskey Dinner) Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Stompbox Trio

8:00 PM

Bokeh Lounge -- Open Mic with Monte Skelton & Shelly Long Doc’s Nightclub -- Karaoke

9:00 PM

Backstage Bar & Grill -- College Night with DJ Jon J Boogie Nights -- 90’s Night Hobo Jungle -- Iron Monkey KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lamasco Bar -- Karaoke Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Karaoke in the Shop Bar

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Karaoke Party

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Winetree (Darmstadt) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting

5:30 PM

Tin Fish -- Byron Rohrig

6:30 PM

Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- Roy Carter

7:00 PM

Doc’s Nightclub -- Nick Gregory Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Bob Green Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

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7:15 PM

Ford Center -- Evansville Icemen vs. Orlando

8:00 PM

Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -American Idol: A Tribute to Johnny Cash featuring Doug Allen

9:00 PM

Bokeh Lounge -- Rachel Young Boogie Nights -- Animal House Toga Party Doc’s Nightclub -- BK Karaoke Hobo Jungle -- Stolen Remains CD Release Party with 4 Forty 9 & Gravel Switch Legends -- Karaoke Leroy’s Tavern -- Karaoke with Sparky O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Tastes Like Chicken

9:30 PM

Backstage Bar & Grill -- Josh Roberts Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Pieces of the Day

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Effen Fridays with DJ Kriss KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Slick Willy Lamasco Bar -- Ben Knight & the Welldiggers Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ Bryan & Beer Pong

11:30 PM

Someplace Else -- Live Entertainment with DJ

Entertainment News4U.me SAT U R DAY, MA RC H 1 5 Gerst Haus -- St. Patrick’s Day Celebration O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Blowout Old Chicago -- St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Ri Ra Irish Pub -- St. Practice Day with Bagpipers Throughout Smitty’s Italian Steakhouse -St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Sportsmans Grille & Billiards -St. Patrick’s Day Celebration USI -- 7K Run of Luck

4:00 PM

Winetree (East) -- Beer Tasting

5:00 PM

Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Jim Staley

5:30 PM

Tin Fish -- Byron Rohrig

7:00 PM

Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -Clayton Daugherty

7:15 PM

Ford Center -- Evansville Icemen vs. Orlando

8:00 PM

Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

Backstage Bar & Grill -- The Pits Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- American Idol: A Tribute to Johnny Cash featuring Doug Allen

8:30 PM

Lyle’s Sports Zone (formerly Ford’s Bar) -- Drew & Tristan Aud

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9:00 PM

Bokeh Lounge -- Josh Roberts Boogie Nights -- Shamrocks & Shenanigans Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -Katie Watts & The Ideas Hobo Jungle -- Iron Monkey Leroy’s Tavern -- Karaoke with Sparky O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- UFC 171 & The Jordan Brooker Band

9:30 PM

Doc’s Nightclub -- JEB

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Party on Two Levels w/ VJ Ryan & DJ Kriss KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Slick Willy Lamasco Bar -- ClusterPluck Phoenix Nightclub -- Blame the Radio Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ Bryan & Beer Pong

10:30 PM

Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Deaf Megan

11:30 PM

Someplace Else -- Live Entertainment with DJ

S u n day, Ma rc h 1 6 O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Blowout

5:00 PM

Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- Troy Miller Ford Center -- Evansville Icemen vs. Florida Everblades Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Bob Green Trio

9:00 PM

KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Old Chicago -- St. Patrick’s Day Celebration: His & Hers Stein Hoist Competition

M o n day, Ma rc h 17 Archie & Clyde’s Restaurant -St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Gerst Haus -- St. Patrick’s Day Celebration O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- St. Patrick’s Day Weekend Blowout O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Darts Phoenix Nightclub -- St. Patrick’s Day Smitty’s Italian Steakhouse -St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Sportsmans Grille & Billiards -St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Stockwell Inn -- St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

9:00 AM

Old National Events Plaza (The Centre) -- The Monster Who Ate My Peas

11:00 AM

Carson’s Brewery -- St. Patrick’s Day Come try our Green Beer!

12:00 PM

Old National Events Plaza (The Centre) -- The Monster Who Ate My Peas

5:00 PM

Ri Ra Irish Pub -- St. Patrick’s Day Celebration with Jim Staley & Songs of Rebellion, Irish Session & Rocket Surgery

6:00 PM

Backstage Bar & Grill – Amateur Night: Comedy, Poetry, Acoustic Old Chicago -- St. Patrick’s Day Celebration: Party & Grand Charity Giveaway

Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

10:00 PM

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Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Clayton Daugherty

8:00 PM

Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- St. Patrick’s Day with the Boneyard Trio

9:00 PM

KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- St. Patrick’s Day Party with Slick Willy Lamasco Bar -- Open Mic

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- St. Patrick’s Day Party

T U ES DAY, MA RC H 1 8 O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Pool

1:30 PM

USI Forum 1 -- Free Movie: The Man Who Knew Too Much

6:00 PM

Tin Man Brewing Co. -- Kennedy Rose Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Bob Green USI Forum 1 -- Free Movie: The Man Who Knew Too Much

7:00 PM

Phoenix Nightclub -- Phoenix Rising Vocal Competition Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Ashley Buchart

7:15 PM

Ford Center -- Evansville Icemen vs. Florida Everblades

8:00 PM

Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

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Bokeh Lounge -- Poetry Out Loud/ Readings & Performances Phoenix Nightclub -- Dance Party & Karaoke with DJ Todd Early Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Pub Quiz

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Old Chicago -- Trivia Tuesday

9:00 PM

KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Alesia Falls Lamasco Bar -- Jimtown Saints

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Karaoke Party

W ED N ES DAY, MA RC H 1 9 O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Darts

9:00 AM

SWIRCA & More -- Assistance Navigating


the Health Care Marketplace

4:00 PM

Winetree (East) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting

6:00 PM

Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -Bob Green

7:00 PM

Allegra Lounge (Holiday Inn Airport) -- Nick Gregory Doc’s Nightclub -- Nick & Dennis Kanpai Sushi & Asian Bistro -- Jake Tapley Rockhouse at Wolf’s (Henderson) -- Open Mic Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Ashley Buchart

8:00 PM

Bokeh Lounge -- Jak & the Scarecrow Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -Katie Watts

9:00 PM

KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lamasco Bar -- Karaoke

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Bass N’ Beers Lamasco Bar -- Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

10:30 PM

Someplace Else -- College Night & Karaoke

T H U RS DAY, MA RC H 20 11:00 AM

Carson’s Brewery -- March Madness in the Tasting Room: Prizes will be given away throughout the day!

4:00 PM

Winetree (North) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting

6:00 PM

Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Irish Session Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -Clayton Daugherty

7:00 PM

Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Bob Green Trio

8:00 PM

Bokeh Lounge -- Open Mic with Monte Skelton & Shelly Long Doc’s Nightclub -- Karaoke

9:00 PM

Backstage Bar & Grill -College Night with DJ Jon J Boogie Nights -- 90’s Night Hobo Jungle -- Iron Monkey KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lamasco Bar -- Karaoke Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Karaoke in the Shop Bar

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Karaoke Party

F R I DAY, MA RC H 21 4:00 PM

Winetree (Darmstadt) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting

5:30 PM

Tin Fish -- Live Entertainment

6:30 PM

Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -Roy Carter Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

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Guns & Hoses VII at the Ford Center

7:00 PM

Doc’s Nightclub -- Nick Gregory Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Bob Green Ford Center -- Evansville Icemen vs. Wheeling Nailers

7:30 PM

USI Forum 1 -- Free Movie: Barry Lyndon

8:00 PM

Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Lunar Beach House

9:00 PM

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or one night each year, it’s not only acceptable to “boo” the men in blue, it’s encouraged. Yes, everyone’s favorite charity boxing match is back for another round at the Ford Center on Saturday, April 12. The seventh edition of Guns & Hoses once again pits local police officers versus local firefighters – the best of the best brawling in the ring for the sake of improving the lives of children with disabilities in the community. The annual event is just one of many charitable efforts organized by 911 Gives Hope, a non-profit corporation formed by local police officers, firefighters and paramedics. To date, 911 Gives Hope has raised over $160,000 for local children’s charities. The group is also committed to maintaining Kids Kingdom in Evansville and continues to work towards the goal of building a group home in the area for people afflicted with Prader-Willi Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder. Guns & Hoses is the ultimate (friendly) grudge match between the two departments with both pride and bragging rights on the line. The main event features 15 exciting boxing matches, three rounds each, and the team with the most victories takes home the coveted Guns & Hoses championship belt.

Bokeh Lounge -- Katie Watts & The Ideas Boogie Nights -- Spring Break Weekend Doc’s Nightclub -- BK Karaoke Hobo Jungle -- Po’ Dunk Willies Legends -- Karaoke Leroy’s Tavern -- Karaoke with Sparky O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Sideshow Romance

9:30 PM

Backstage Bar & Grill -- Nick Hamilton

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Effen Fridays with DJ Kriss KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Bad Medicine Lamasco Bar -- Roots of Rebellion Phoenix Nightclub -- Pisces vs. Aries Zodiac Bash Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ Bryan & Beer Pong

11:30 PM

Someplace Else -- Live Entertainment with DJ

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Tin Fish -- Live Entertainment

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7:00 PM

Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Clayton Daugherty Victory Theatre -- EPO Classics: Musical Fairytales

7:15 PM

Ford Center -- Evansville Icemen vs. Reading Royals

8:00 PM

Backstage Bar & Grill -- Icemen After Party with DJ Jon J Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Lunar Beach House

8:30 PM

Lyle’s Sports Zone (formerly Ford’s Bar) -- Scott Lindsey

9:00 PM

Bokeh Lounge -- Danielle Lee Wehr Boogie Nights -- Spring Break Weekend Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- Project CBS Hobo Jungle -- Uncle Woody Leroy’s Tavern -- Karaoke with Sparky O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Lindsey Williams

9:30 PM

Doc’s Nightclub -- The Volatile Esters

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Party on Two Levels w/ VJ Ryan & DJ Kriss KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Bad Medicine Lamasco Bar -- Another Dead Cover Band Phoenix Nightclub -- Stompbox 40 Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ Bryan & Beer Pong

10:30 PM

—Johnny Fletcher

The event starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are now on sale online at ticketmaster.com and at the Ford Center. For more information about 911 Gives Hope, visit 911giveshope.com.

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Ri Ra Irish Pub -- The Smoke Rings Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

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11:30 PM

Someplace Else -- Live Entertainment with DJ


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Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Clayton Daugherty

5:00 PM

9:00 PM

Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- Troy Miller Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Bob Minnette’s Swing Cats

7:00 PM

Lamasco Bar -- Open Mic

T U ES DAY, MA RC H 25 O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Pool

9:00 PM

Tin Man Brewing Co. -- Salt the Earth

6:00 PM 7:00 PM

O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Darts

Allegra Lounge (Holiday Inn Airport) -Justin Waddington Phoenix Nightclub -- Phoenix Rising Vocal Competition Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Bob Green Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Michael D Band

6:00 PM

8:00 PM

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Karaoke Party

M O N DAY, MA RC H 24

Backstage Bar & Grill – Amateur Night: Comedy, Poetry, Acoustic

8:30 PM

Old Chicago -- Trivia Tuesday

9:00 PM

KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Prowler Lamasco Bar -- Matt & Dave Acoustic

Old National Events Plaza (The Centre) -- Chonda Pierce KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Karaoke with Shane Breedlove

Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Pub Quiz

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Karaoke Party

W ED N ES DAY, MA RC H 26 O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Darts

9:00 AM

SWIRCA & More -- Assistance Navigating the Health Care Marketplace

Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

Phoenix Nightclub -- Dance Party & Karaoke with DJ Todd Early

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Getting to know…

Forward Tristan King FAVORITES Artist/ Band: Kings of Leon Meal: Chicken Parmesan Movie: The Wolf of Wall Street

Athlete(s): Patel Bure Sport (Other than hockey): Lacrosse, Baseball, Soccer

ONE OR THE OTHER Chocolate or Vanilla ice cream? Chocolate XBOX or Playstation? Playstation

Cat or dog? Dog Morning Person or night owl? Night owl

12:00 PM

Ford Center -- NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Elite 8 and Championship Tournament

4:00 PM

Winetree (East) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting

6:00 PM

Allegra Lounge (Holiday Inn Airport) -- Casey Williams

7:00 PM

Doc’s Nightclub -- Nick & Dennis Kanpai Sushi & Asian Bistro -Katie Watts Old National Events Plaza (The Centre) -- Broadway at the Centre: Million Dollar Quartet Rockhouse at Wolf’s (Henderson) -- Open Mic Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Bob Green Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Michael D Band

8:00 PM

Getting to know…

Forward Mike Seidel FAVORITES Artist/ Band: Eric Church Meal: Steak Movie: Boondock Saints Athlete(s): Peter Forsberg Sport (other than hockey): Baseball ONE OR THE OTHER Chocolate or Vanilla ice cream? Chocolate XBox or Playstation? XBox

Cats or Dogs? Dogs Morning Person or Night Owl? Night Owl

Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -Michelle Shelton

9:00 PM

KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lamasco Bar -- Karaoke

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Bass N’ Beers Lamasco Bar -- Kentucky Knife Fight

10:30 PM

Someplace Else -- College Night & Karaoke

Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

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Winetree (North) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting

6:00 PM

Ford Center -- NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Elite 8 and Championship Tournament Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Irish Session Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -Clayton Daugherty

7:00 PM

Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Bob Green Trio

7:30 PM

Victory Theatre -- Lee Brice

8:00 PM

Bokeh Lounge -- Comedy Open Mic w/ E’ville Underground Comedy Bokeh Lounge -- Open Mic with Monte Skelton & Shelly Long Doc’s Nightclub -- Karaoke

9:00 PM

Backstage Bar & Grill -- College Night with DJ Jon J Boogie Nights -- 90’s Night Hobo Jungle -- Iron Monkey KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lamasco Bar -- Karaoke Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Karaoke in the Shop Bar

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Karaoke Party


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Winetree (Darmstadt) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting

5:30 PM

Tin Fish -- Neal Yockey

6:30 PM

Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- Roy Carter

7:00 PM

Doc’s Nightclub -- Nick Gregory Ford Center -- NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Elite 8 and Championship Tournament Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Bob Green

7:30 PM

USI Forum 1 -- Free Movie: Magnolia

8:00 PM

Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Everyday People

8:30 PM

Lyle’s Sports Zone (formerly Ford’s Bar) -- Josh Merritt

9:00 PM

Bokeh Lounge -- Brick Briscoe Boogie Nights -- Rebel Yell Friday with Billy Idol Impersonator Doc’s Nightclub -- BK Karaoke Hobo Jungle -- Kill the Day Legends -- Karaoke Leroy’s Tavern -- Karaoke with Sparky O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Stompbox 40

9:30 PM

Backstage Bar & Grill -- Lindsey Williams

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Effen Fridays with DJ Kriss KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- The Jimmy 6 Lamasco Bar -- Jason Lee Mckinney Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ Bryan & Beer Pong

SAT U R DAY, MA RC H 29 2:00 PM

Ford Center -- NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Elite 8 and Championship Tournament

4:00 PM

Winetree (North) -- Beer Tasting

5:30 PM

Tin Fish -- Neal Yockey

7:00 PM

Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -- Bob Green

8:00 PM

Backstage Bar & Grill -- Greg Burroughs Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

11:30 PM

Someplace Else -- Live Entertainment w/ DJ

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Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -Everyday People Victory Theatre -- Bill Maher

8:30 PM

Lyle’s Sports Zone (formerly Ford’s Bar) -- John Hurst

9:00 PM

Bokeh Lounge -- Brick Briscoe Boogie Nights -- White Wedding Night with Billy Idol Impersonator Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -The Idgits Hobo Jungle -- Kill the Day Leroy’s Tavern -- Karaoke with Sparky O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Tastes Like Chicken Phoenix Nightclub -- Little Black Dress Party with McFly

9:30 PM

Doc’s Nightclub -- Soapbox Junkiez

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Party on Two Levels w/ VJ Ryan & DJ Kriss KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- The Jimmy 6 Lamasco Bar -- Gentlemen & Scholars with The Vintage Rendition Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ Bryan & Beer Pong

10:30 PM

Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Live Music TBD

11:30 PM

Someplace Else -- Throwback Night

Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

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Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -Troy Miller Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Bob Ballard Trio

9:00 PM

KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lamasco Bar -- Adam Ezra

10:00 PM

Hammerheads -- Karaoke Party

M O N DAY, MA RC H 31 O’Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Darts

6:00 PM

Backstage Bar & Grill – Amateur Night: Comedy, Poetry, Acoustic Tropicana Evansville (Cavanaugh’s Piano Bar) -Clayton Daughtery

9:00 PM

Lamasco Bar -- Open Mic


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Kevin Roach

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eing someone else is something many of us dream about, however for Kevin Roach, it is actuality. He has gotten to be many people, including Dracula. Born in Mt. Vernon, Roach started acting in community shows at the age of 10, landing a small speaking role in Auntie Mame. “It was always something I enjoyed as a hobby but it wasn’t until my senior year of high school until I decided it was all I wanted to do,” Roach said. He starred as Dracula in October when the play was put on by Last Minute Productions. He said it was one of his favorite shows he has done recently. Roach said he typically gets cast a villain, and said the darker roles are usually harder to shed after it is over. “I think it’s the gravelly voice that does it, plus I can be scary as hell when I need to, but I want to play the hero once, and in a big way. I watch shows like The Walking Dead and I think: ‘I want to play that guy who sacrifices himself to save the little girl, or the guy with the gun that shoots the monsters down to save everyone,’” Roach said. Roach is usually pretty steady on projects. His stage work has all been volunteered and he has even dabbled in film work. “I love film, as a medium,” Roach said, adding that it is a different approach to acting and is much more accessible for the public to view his work. Once a play is over it’s over. A film is around forever, he said. Roach has 10 credits on IMDB and was in a web series, called “Book of Dallas” that has garnered 2.5 million views online.

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“When you ask me to be myself in front of people I find it difficult. If you ask me to be somebody else, it is easier,” Roach said. In addition to acting, Roach has also directed plays for Merely Players, a theatre company founded in Owensboro, Ky. as well as partnering up with Evansville Civic Theatre’s Underground at the Annex. “I don’t consider myself a director, though I like to whet my appetite now and then with it,” Roach said. “I actually have a short script called “This Is Only a Test” that I’m attempting to turn into a short screenplay and will subsequently direct in the near future.” Roach said he respects the craft and, though he does want to be respected for his work, he doesn’t seek fame. Roach said he wants to move to bigger things. Roach said his core belief is that, “acting is living truthfully under imaginary circumstances,” a quote from the acting teacher Sanford Meisner. Roach encourages anyone who wants to be an actor to recognize experience is key. Whether it be taking a class or getting involved in local theatre. Roach said he is always learning and building his craft and that he learns by doing. “This is my life… This is my everything,” Roach said. —Justin Law


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he envy of professional drummers everywhere, Evansville native Sean Fuller is currently on tour with country music’s hottest group, Florida Georgia Line. Playing on the big stage is nothing new for the 41-year-old musician whose resume includes stints with household names like Luke Bryan, Justin Moore and Craig Morgan. But ironically, Fuller never envisioned a career as a country music drummer – even when he moved to Nashville in the late 90’s. No, from the time that he was a kid playing in pep bands, there was just one objective: to rock like his heroes. “I grew up on a wealth of stuff, but Kiss changed the world for me because of the pure energy,” Fuller says. “At the time, country music was the farthest thing from my mind.” His introduction to drums came courtesy of local legend, Greg Tuley, who was charged with navigating Fuller’s short attention span. But the two connected enough to get the basics down – an invaluable foundation of knowledge. ”It made a world of difference as I went through school and on into playing with my first band, Southbound,” he says. As his skills improved, Fuller developed an aggressive, animated playing style that stuck out. He was a fixture on the Evansville scene for years, drumming for several bands including Toadstones and Devious. The money was good, but Fuller was unsatisfied. “I just had something in me that wanted to get out and try being

a small fish in a big pond rather than playing the same clubs in Evansville over and over,” he explains. Next stop: Music City. Fuller arrived in Nashville with seemingly modest expectations. “I figured that even if I didn’t get to do what I wanted musically right away, I would still be able to make good money like I did in Evansville,” he says. The reality was far different. “Nobody knows or cares who you are – you’re fighting just to get noticed,” he says. As an attention grabber, Fuller played in a kilt and sported a colorful Mohawk. Slowly but surely, word spread about a crazy drummer rocking the bars on Broadway. Still holding down a day job to support his dream, Fuller’s networking and showmanship finally paid off with an opportunity to drum for up and coming country music star, Craig Morgan. It wasn’t the rock he aspired to, but it paid the bills – and led to an even better opportunity with another rising star, Luke Bryan. That partnership initially lasted two years before Fuller got sidetracked with a heavier project called Vulpine. Though fun, it never quite got off the ground and Fuller rejoined Bryan’s band before jumping ship again. He spent the next five years touring with Justin Moore, an up and down experience that ultimately left Fuller drained. “I had accomplished pretty much everything I set out to do – I played the Ryman, the Grand Ole Opry and appeared in music videos,” he says. “If everything had ended at that moment, I would have been okay with it.” Then he got a call from the manager of Florida Georgia Line. “It was right up my alley – the band has elements of both country and rock and they treat everyone like family,” he says. And it’s a very successful family, indeed. With huge hits like “Cruise” and “Stay,” the band is riding high at the top of the charts and selling out venues across America. Now that Fuller has finally found his musical sweet spot, he wants to give back to the place where it all began. “I’ve got plans to do speaking engagements and motivational presentations locally. I want to help put Evansville back on the map.” —Thomas Ellis For more information, visit seanfullerrocks.com

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1. Sprees or Sweet Tarts? Sprees. The yellow ones are my favorite. 2. The first CD I ever bought was... The first New Kids on the Block CD. Jordan was my favorite. 3. If money were no object, my vacation of choice would be... Exploring Italy. I’ve been once and want to go back again and again. 4. When I was 10, I wanted to be a(n)... Broadway star.

14. On a scale of 1-10, 1 being really awesome, my basketball skills are a(n)... 7. I’ve played a little, but enjoy being a die-hard fan in the stands more. 15. My guilty shopping pleasure is... Dresses, dresses and more dresses. That’s why I’ve taken over three closets in my house.

6. The one song that inspires unbridled romance is... “When a Man Loves a Woman.”

16. The last movie I saw was... Captain Phillips. Great film.

8. Finish this sentence: The greatest rush in the world is... achieving something you never thought possible. I did that two years ago when I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Africa. 9. My favorite place in the tristate for excellent seafood is... I love every sushi restaurant in town. 10. I have _0_ tattoos. 11. True or False: I still keep in touch with my first crush. False. Never see him. • www.evansvillemediagroup.com

13. My favorite actress is... Julia Roberts, hands down. I can recite every line in Steel Magnolias.

5. The first book I ever read that changed my life was... The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

7. On a scale of 1-10, 1 being really awesome, my snow-skiing skills are a(n)... 10. I prefer drinking cocoa by the fire in the ski lodge. 

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12. Finish this sentence: Being on the news is... one of my passions. I love being a storyteller.

17. My biggest pet peeve is... Bad grammar. My mom was an English teacher so it’s only natural. 18. The fictional character(s) I would most like to have as a friend is (are)... Mary Richards and Rhoda Morgenstern from The Mary Tyler Moore Show. 20-somethings will have to look this one up. 19. True or False: I have walked out the door to go to work wearing a shoe from two different pairs. True. That’s what happens when your wakeup call is 2 a.m. on a daily basis. 20. The most unusual thing(s) I keep in my purse is (are)... Hotel room key cards from places I’ve visited with my husband. Sentimental reminders of all the journeys we’ve shared.


by Jaimie Humbert

As warmer weather arrives and households begin spring cleaning, take the opportunity while airing out and scrubbing your living space, test all of your smoke alarms. Manufacturers of smoke alarms suggest you change out every 10 years.

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uring winter months, minor electrical problems tend to go ignored, and spring cleaning offers a chance to check annual safety concerns and schedule an appointment for repairs. Reitz Electric Service Inc. has been a local fixture since 1986 offering residential, commercial and industrial services for the Evansville area. The experienced and qualified electricians at Reitz Electric Service Inc. can resolve any electrical issues, large or small, from a simple receptacle to a complete building, remodels and troubleshooting, parking lot lighting to neon repairs and underground locating, just to name a few.

Even when electrical systems seem to be in order, while moving large pieces of furniture or dusting behind appliances check electrical devices in the home for damage or exposed wiring that may need repairs. • Keep the stove and oven clean but remember to clean the exhaust hood and duct over the stove. • Test all your GFI breakers or GFCI receptacles monthly. • Vacuum refrigerator coils to eliminate buildup, which can affect efficiency and fire safety, and leave room behind the refrigerator for air to circulate. • Check for excessive vibration when the

washing machine or dryer is operating, which can put stress on electrical connections. • As the cold weather passes, have the furnace cleaned and inspected by a qualified technician. Snowy weather may have been the excuse for putting off electrical repairs such as dead outlets, flickering lights and expired fuses, but spring is the time to rejuvenate the household with more than soap and elbow grease. Make a checklist of electrical problems before calling Reitz Electric Service at (812) 423-3371 or visit www.reitzelectric.com.

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Ratings are given from 1-5. 5 is the best rating a reviewer can give, meaning they were very pleased with the beer and would strongly recommend it. 1 is the lowest rating a reviewer can give, meaning they did not enjoy the beer at all.

Left Hand Brewing Sawtooth Nitro

Daniel Knight • 3

Here’s a cool variation on an otherwise traditional theme. Sawtooth Nitro is classified by the brewers as an All-American Ale. Note that is very important that one pours it hard in order to force the nitrogen out of solution in the beer and create that lovely, thick creamy off-white head that rests on top of the clear copper-colored ale. The nose is subtle but nice. Mostly malts and faint spiciness. This medium bodied brew is balanced with caramel, malt, a tinge of nuttiness and just a hint of hops. I’ve had the CO2 version of this ale in the past and actually prefer it. The Nitro makes it creamier. Some fans will prefer that.

Paul Bragin • 4

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Breckenridge Brewery Ophelia

Daniel Knight • 3.5

An American Pale Wheat Ale that pours up a cloudy yellow-straw color and produces a lovely, airy one-finger head. The aroma is malt, bready, yeast and mild hops and spices. The ale tastes well balanced and distinct. Subtle malts give way to fruity, floral hop notes. There’s also earthy pine and wheat nuances that reveal themselves as one focuses on the subtleties within this brew. This all culminates in a very mild and drinkable kind of way. I can see this one becoming a wheat lover’s favorite.

Paul Bragin • 5

This beer pours a straw-colored liquid in a wheat beer glass and leaves a thick white head that only disappears with the final sip. The scents of fruity hops like grapefruit dominate the nose. The hops scent vanishes and is replaced by wheat and a light banana taste when drinking the beer. This seasonal beer would be an excellent choice for someone new to craft beer. It pairs very well with pizza.

A hard pour in a pub glass leaves a deep amber colored beer with a thick white head. The nose contains balanced elements of both hops and malt. When drinking the beer, the malty sweetness comes through first on the tongue, followed by a hoppy aftertaste that stays on the palate. Have fun trying different food pairings like classic bar offerings with this one. This could be another good choice Jabez Martinez • 3.5 for a craft beer novice. This beer poured a cloudy, golden color. It had a funky aroma to it I couldn’t put my Jabez Martinez • 4 finger on. I did like the yeasty flavor it had, This beer is a clear amber and a little bit but could also taste the citrus and hops. I heavy on the red tint. Just remember to read did like the unique bottle but was hoping for the instructions how to properly pour this something a little more from this beer. beer. (Pour straight down or a “hard” pour) I enjoyed watching the carbonation form and create waves in the glass. It was pretty sweet and the nitro end of the beer seems to add a little creaminess to the flavor. Follow us on twitter @

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Cutters Brewing Half Court IPA

Daniel Knight • 4

Cutters is an Avon (near Indy) Indiana brewery. Half Court IPA pours up a cloudy, chunky, unfiltered beige-orange color with a one-finger, off-white head. Clearly this is an unfiltered ale with lots of chunks of sediment. The aroma is citrusy with a good balance of hops and malts. The taste follows the aroma mostly with piney hops, malts and an earthy kind of taste. This IPA is somewhat non-traditional in that it carries more maltiness than many but I feel they pulled it off well. I’ll be having more of this in the future.

Paul Bragin • 4.5

A white head forms atop a medium golden liquid for this beer. The pungent aroma of citrusy grapefruit from an abundance of hops fills the glass. The hoppy citrus notes continue when tasting the beer, becoming more present on the tongue after drinking the beer, along with some pine flavor coming through. This would pair with spicy food quite nicely. Cutters Brewing always puts out an excellent product, and hop lovers will definitely want to try this one.

Jabez Martinez • 4

This was another cloudy, amber-colored beer. I enjoyed the crispy flavor it had. Not bad at all for an IPA. I liked that the alcohol was bumped up a bit at 6.3 % and that it was made in Bloomington. It is good to see local breweries put good products out.


Redhook Audible Ale

Paul Bragin • 4

The thin white head that forms on this beer evaporates quickly, leaving behind a light amber liquid. The scent contains a balance of malt and hops, but the hops seem to come through a little bit more. The same can be said for the taste, which is refreshing and could be an excellent thirst quencher. Grab a six pack of Audible, your best friends, whatever snacks you can find and enjoy it when the game is on.

Jabez Martinez• 4 Daniel Knight • 2.5

Here’s a pale ale that pours up a slightly hazy, light honey color and produces a lively one-finger head that fades away quickly leaving a little lacing. The nose is faint but I sense, malts and a little bit of bready ale yeast aroma. As usual, taste follows aroma with pale malt and a slightly fruity flavor. I have to say that I’m not impressed with this ale. There’s nothing wrong with it and I wouldn’t turn it down but… I wouldn’t likely order it with so many better choices. That said, it’s light and drinkable.

This is a nice, cloudy amber-colored beer. I could taste a little bit of hops flavoring without it being too overpowering. I could also taste other fruit flavors as well. Overall, it was a well-balanced beer. It was pretty good and something a little different than the average Red Hook.

Random Beer Facts! There’s a Scottish beer that’s stronger than vodka! A company called Brewmeister Brewery, out of Banffshire, Scottland has broken the record for strongest beer at 67.5% alcohol content per volume. As strong as it is, Snake Venom isn’t a cheap way to get drunk. A 275ml bottle costs about $80! Compiled from www.omg-facts.com

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arts & activities Angel Mounds State Historic Site

Evansville Public Library System

8215 Pollack Ave. Evansville, IN 812-853-3956 angelmounds.org

Various Locations Evansville, IN evpl.org

March 1 – Tri-State Art Guild’s “Winter” Show

March 5, 12, 19 – Go-With-theFlow Intuitive Painting

Sponsored by Tri-State Art Guild and the Friends of Angel Mounds. Exhibit hours: Tues. – Sat., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sun., 1 – 5 p.m. Call 270-826-6674 or 812401-3076 for exhibit information or visit www.tri-stateartguild. org. Exhibit is FREE and open to the public.

Be bold with color and style... No experience necessary! This loose and freeing art technique is based on your own intuition. No mistakes, no regrets... Just go with the flow! Learn to create a painting using acrylics and intuition. This class is loosely based on Flora Bowley’s book Brave Intuitive Painting. Supply list: one or two large canvases, canvas panels or Masonite cut to size, acrylic paints (three warm colors, three cool colors, a favorite color or two) plus black and white brushes. The painting surface is your choice; Masonite needs to be thoroughly primed before painting. It is preferable to have two canvases or panels, so that one can be drying while you’re working on the other. The class begins at 11:30 a.m. in the Auditorium at the East Branch. Please call Teresa at 812-428-8231 ext. 2404 for more information.

Evansville Civic Theatre 717 N. Fulton Ave. Evansville 812-425-2800 evansvillecivictheatre.org March 7-8, 14-16, 21-23 – A Few Good Men

This Broadway hit about the trial of two Marines for complicity in the death of a fellow Marine at Guantanamo Bay sizzles on stage. The movie version featured superstars Jack Nicholson, Tom Cruise, Kevin Bacon and Demi Moore as well as one of the most famous lines in modern cinema: “You want the truth? You can’t handle the truth!” The shows begin at 7:30 p.m. (2 p.m. Sundays). March 28, 29 – Songs of the Boardwalk: The Music of Years Gone By

Some of your favorite Civic Theatre performers will take the stage in a pair of spectacularly themed concerts celebrating some of the best music ever written! The concerts are only $12 per person. Doors open for cocktail hour at 6:30 p.m. sharp. Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m.

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March 13 – DIY Zombies

Make your own creepily ghoulish Zombie. We provide the materials, you provide the imagination. Limited to 12. This event is geared towards teens and elementary school age children. It will take place in the Meeting Room of the McCollough Branch. For more information, please contact Cheryl at 812-428-8236. March 25 - Picturing Evansville: The Work of Karl Kae Knecht 1906-1960

Pat Sides, Archivist for Willard Library and Renny McBride,

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Local History Librarian for EVPL, will present information on the life and work of Karl Kae Knecht. Knecht was a photographer and cartoonist for the Evansville Courier from 1906-1960. His work covered a variety of events and affairs on national, regional and local levels. It will take place in Browning Event Room B of the Central Branch. Please call Renny for more information at 812-428-8218. The Ford Center 1 S.E. MLK, Jr. Blvd. Evansville, IN 812-422-1515 thefordcenter.com March 10 – Brit Floyd DISCOVERY

Having performed to over one million fans around the world since it’s first show in Liverpool, England in January 2011, Brit Floyd - The World’s Greatest Pink Floyd Show, returns to North America from March to June 2014 to perform DISCOVERY, a stunning new three hour chronological musical journey spanning the entire recording career of Pink Floyd from 1967 - 1994. All your favorite moments as well as a few lesser known gems, from one of the most outstanding and enduring back catalogues in the history of recorded music. It features the trademark Pink Floyd arch and circle light show and animation inspired by the brilliant artwork designs of longtime Pink Floyd collaborator Storm Thorgerson. Tickets for Brit Floyd DISCOVERY are available at all Ticketmaster outlets including thefordcenter. com, the Ford Center Box Office or charge by phone at 1-800745-3000. The show begins at 8 p.m.

Haynie’s Corner District 2nd Street and Washington Ave. Evansville, IN sculptevv.org March 1-31 – Sculpt EVV

Sculpt EVV Outdoor Sculpture Show, on display through April 20, 2014, is a national juries sculpture exhibition, with selected works on a public, outdoor display in the Haynie’s Corner Arts District. Events include an art and music festival, free guided tours, a beer and wine garden at Bokeh Lounge and Clay EVV and Inspired by Sculpture exhibitions in the Adams Art Gallery from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m. Awards and prizes will be announced. New Harmony Contemporary Gallery of Art 506 Main St. New Harmony, IN 812-682-3156 usi.edu/nhgallery March 1-31 – Maidens of the Cosmic Body Running

This exhibit features works from three extremely talented women: Denise Burge, Lisa Siders and Jenny Ustick. Denise Burge works in a variety of media, including drawing, film, and quilt-making. Her quilt work has been widely commissioned and collected, and was included in two Quilt National exhibitions. Lisa Siders has a wide range of media practices, including fibers, sculpture and film. She has also worked as a freelance artist and designer. Jenny Ustick has taught at several universities, with her most recent appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor of Art at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI.


Old National Events Plaza (Formerly The Centre) 715 Locust St. Evansville, IN 812-435-5770 centre.evansvillegis.com March 10 – Broadway at Old National Events Plaza: HAIR

It’s breathtaking, it’s “HAIR” and it’s coming to the Old National Events Plaza’s Auditorium on Monday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. The rock musical that sparked a revolution and ignited a generation is back! All the original hits and new songs rediscovered from the original production - all played live by The Tribe, lending the show raw energy and immediacy. This new production returns to its rebellious and provocative roots! Although initially performed in 1967, the universal themes of individuality, experimentation and acceptance in the face of oppression are just as resonant today. Updated for 2014 by the original creator Jim Rado, experience HAIR like you have never seen before! While many find this show suitable for young adults (13 and older), parental discretion is advised. For more information call the Old National Events Plaza Box Office at 812-4355544 or 812-5770 ext. 211. March 26 – Broadway at Old National Events Plaza: Million Dollar Quartet

Just like they are still here, the “Million Dollar Quartet” will perform at the Old National Events Plaza on Tuesday, March 26 at 7 p.m. MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET is the Tony Award winning Broadway musical, inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording session where Sam Phillips, the “Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” brought together icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for one unforgettable night. For more information call the Old National Events Plaza Box Office at 812-435-5544 or 812-5770 ext. 211. Day of show the hours are 10 a.m. to showtime.

the two-dimensional images, Warhol’s interactive installation “Silver Clouds” will also be exhibited. The installation recalls the silver foil and reflective surfaces designed for The Factory, the studio where Warhol’s art was produced. The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts has donated 100 Polaroid photographs, 50 gelatin silver prints, and six colored screen prints to USI through The Andy Warhol Photographic Legacy Program. The McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries, located in the lower level of the Liberal Arts Center, is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information, call the Art Center at 812/2285006 or Kathryn Waters, USI professor of art and director of the McCutchan Art Center/ Pace Galleries, at 812/464-1933. Victory Theatre 600 Main St. Evansville, IN 812-425-5050 evansvillephilharmonic.org March 22 – EPO Classics: “Musical Fairytales”

This Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra Classics concert features Eric Reed on Horn with fantastic performances of Rossini’s Cinderella Overture, Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite, Mozart’s Horn Concerto and Stravinsky’s Pulcinella Suite. Tickets for EPO Classics: “Musical Fairytales” are available at all Ticketmaster outlets including www. victorytheatre.com, the Victory Theatre Box Office (Day of Event ONLY), and the Ford Center Ticket Office. To purchase tickets for Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra events, call the EPO office at (812) 425 – 5050. The show begins at 7 p.m.

University of Southern Indiana 8600 University Blvd. Evansville 812-464-8600 usi.edu March 1-9 – Andy Warhol Legacy Exhibit

“Andy Warhol: Photographs and Prints from the University Collection” is currently on display in the University of Southern Indiana’s McCutchan Art Center/Pace Gallerie until March 9. In addition to Call for Advertising Information (812) 426-6398 • March 2014

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LEE BRICE

at the Victory

by Thomas Ellis

Nominated for New Artist of the Year at the upcoming 2014 Academy of Country Music Awards in April, Lee Brice is coming to the Victory Theatre on March 27.

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he South Carolina native has had a remarkable last couple of years, scoring three number one singles off his 2012 sophomore album, Hard 2 Love. But in truth, Brice’s ACMA nomination is a bit of a red herring as he’s been a fixture on the Nashville music scene for years, writing and cowriting songs for some of country music’s biggest stars. His 2007 collaboration with Garth Brooks resulted in “More than a Memory,” the first single in the history of the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart to debut at number one. Brice’s success as a writer - not to mention his good looks - inevitably piqued the interest of several labels, and he eventually signed to Curb Records in late 2007. Three singles were released, including “She Ain’t Right,” “Happy Endings” and “Upper Middle Class White Trash.” While all charted modestly and a full album seemed the logical next step, the label put Brice on the backburner, waiting until 2010 to debut Love Like

Crazy. But the strategy paid off as both the album and the title track hit the top ten. In fact, the song “Love Like Crazy” hung around so long on the charts that it broke the record for consecutive weeks in the top 100 – 56 in all. Brice’s time had truly arrived. Like all great artists do, Brice rose to the occasion with the release of 2012’s Hard to Love, cementing his reputation as a tremendously gifted songwriter. As the singles “A Woman Like You,” “I Don’t Drive Your Truck” and the title track all soared to number one, he received more and more accolades, including multiple ACMA, CMA, CMT and Grammy Award nominations. Despite the well-deserved pats on the back for past work, Brice is already planning a new album and just recently released “I Don’t Dance,” a powerful ballad that showcases his deep croon and emotional touch. Brice will perform it and all of his biggest hits at the Victory Theatre in March.

The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Doors open 6:30 p.m. For ticket information, visit victorytheatre.com.

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USI Screaming Eagles Running Series:

7K Run of Luck

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ponsored by Romain Subaru, USI has had nearly 700 people sign up for the races in the Screaming Eagles Running Series, and expect more. “There’s no other series in this area, you can go to Indianapolis, you can go to Louisville, but we finally are the first ones to put something together like that in the Evansville area,” Glenna Bower, Associate Professor of Kinesiology & Sport, said. Bower said the 7K Run of Luck on Mar. 15, starts on campus and goes out onto Schutte Road and Broadway. The 10K Spring into Fitness on Apr. 12, will start on campus and follow the Burdette Park Trail and back. “I’ve heard a lot of runners say it’s a pretty tough 10K,” Bower said. A big component of the series, Bower said, is that students are implementing it. “This is like an event management club. They will take this funding and they travel for professional development, but they also started a scholarship fund and they’ve raised almost $40,000 from these races,” Bower said. The deadline to sign up for the 7K Run of Luck is March 8 and the cost is $20. Any registrations after are $25. For the 10K Spring into Fitness, the deadline is April 5 and the cost is also $20. Late registration also costs $25. —Justin Law

To register for the 7K Run of Luck and/or the 10K Spring into Fitness, please visit www.usi.edu/running.

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community & family Angel Mounds

8215 Pollack Ave. Evansville 812-853-3956 angelmounds.org March 1 – Bound the Mound Trail Run Bound the Mound is a 5K, 10K, and Half-Marathon race that will be taking place out on the wooded trails of Angel Mounds State Historic Site. All three races start simultaneously at 8 am. The course is a 3.1 mile trail loop that consists of a mix of single and double track trails. Registration is limited to the first 300 entries. For more information, visit www.boundthemound.com. March 8-9 – Spring Farm Fest Ever wonder how your ancestors survived, living off the land and roaming the wilds of Indiana? Well, come on out to Angel Mounds and get your chance! A celebration of farming through the ages and our Hoosier Roots, “Spring Farm Fest” lets you experience the lifestyle of those who came before you through fun demonstrations and activities such as blacksmithing, three sisters gardening, candle dipping, apple butter making, wood carving, lye soap making, corn grinding, and much more! Event hours are Saturday, 9am – 5pm and Sunday, 1 – 5pm. $5 per person.

Barnes & Noble Booksellers 624 S. Green River Rd. Evansville 812-475-1054 barnesandnoble.com

March 1 – Clifford Visits B&N, Jr. Our favorite Big Red Dog will be visiting the store today for a special Storytime! Come and give Clifford a big hug as he participates in a reading of one of his adventures. Our Saturday Storytimes always come with a story, activity and treat! The event begins at 3 p.m.

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The Crescent Room at Milestones

621 S. Cullen Ave. Evansville 812-474-2244 crescentroomatmilestones.com March 1 – Vanderburgh Humane Society’s Spay-ghetti & No Balls Dinner The third annual “Spay-ghetti & No Balls” Dinner will benefit the Low Cost Spay & Neuter Clinic. They will use this event to not only raise funding for this vital component of our shelter, but raise awareness for the importance of spaying & neutering and its benefits for the animals as well as our community. The event will take place on March 1st. Doors open at 5 p.m. and dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. Dress is casual and kids are welcome. Cost is $10 per person or $125 to reserve a table of 10. For more information, please contact Diane Whipkey at 812-426-2563 ext. 218 or d.whipkey@vhslifesaver.org.

Evansville Country Club

3810 Stringtown Rd. Evansville 812-425-2243 evansvillecountryclub.org March 15 – Aurora Inc. Trivia Tonight Put your trivia skills to the test with a three or seven other friends and enter to take home the title of Trivia Champs. The event benefits Aurora Inc. in their mission to bring an end to homelessness in our community. Before the game begins, you and your teammates will enjoy cocktails and dinner. The event begins at 6 p.m. For more information, please call 812-428-3246 or visit www.auroraevansville.org.

Evansville Public Library System Various Locations Evansville evpl.org

March 1 – Young Authors Event Join us in a celebration of local young authors as local schools, EVPL, and other organizations showcase student work. After seeing our wonderful guest


author/illustrator, Jerry Pinkney, in the Browning Room, visit the Teen Zone, Lobby, the READ Center, and River Room to view student work, talk with local authors, visit with animals from Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden and create Spin Art and more. The event runs from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the lobby of the Central branch. March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 – Pre-School Dance Party The ultimate fun time for the wee ones! They can move & groove to their favorite activity songs. The party begins at 11 a.m. in the Meeting Room at the McCollough branch. March 5, 12, 19, 26 – Paws for Tales Have your toddler, pre-schooler or elementary student read to a K-9 friend. All of their dogs are certified to be good listeners! Meet on the juvenile side of the library. The tales begin at 3:30 p.m. at the Oaklyn branch. For more information, please call 812-428-8234. March 22 - Nature Series: Keep Evansville Beautiful Tree Planting and Care Workshops Keep Evansville Beautiful presents Tree Planting and Care Workshops with presenters Larry Caplan, Purdue University Extension Horticulture Educator; Shawn Dickerson, City Arborist of the Department of Urban Forestry and Mike McGarrah, Greenscapes Program Coordinator for Keep Evansville Beautiful. This event begins at 9 a.m. and takes place in the Meeting Room at the Oaklyn branch. For more information, please call Nathan J. at 812-759-7625.

The Ford Center

1 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Evansville 812-422-1515 thefordcenter.com March 6-9 – Deaconess GLVC 2014 Basketball Championship Tournament The 2014 Deaconess GLVC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship Tournaments will feature 16 seeded teams, including eight men’s and eight women’s squads that will have earned an invitation following first-round matchups on their respective campuses. On Thursday, March 6, the women’s quarterfinals will take place with four games at noon, 2:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. CT. Friday’s action will feature the four men’s quarterfinal contests at the same times. Both the men’s and the women’s semifinals will commence on Saturday, March 8, as the women take to the court at noon and 2:30 p.m., followed by the men at 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. The women’s GLVC Champion will be crowned at noon on Sunday, March 9, followed by the men’s final at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are currently available at www.ticketmaster.com, charge-byphone at (800) 745-3000 or through the Ford Center Ticket Office. For more information on the 2014 Deaconess GLVC Men’s and Women’s Basketball Championship Tournaments, log on to www.GLVCsports.com.

Franklin Street

Between Wabash Ave. of Flags to St. Joe Evansville franklinstreeteventsassociation.com March 1 – 1st Annual Grand Parade Taking place from 4 – 5 p.m. is the first Grande Parade on Franklin Street. The parade will be using the same route as the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival parade, with parade goers lining the street from Wabash Ave of Flags to St. Joe. This family friendly event will offer unique and different floats, tens of thousands of beads and a chance to be part of history with this very first Evansville Mardi Gras Grande Parade! For more information, please visit the website listed above or find the Franklin Street Events Association on Facebook! Call for Advertising Information (812) 426-6398 • March 2014

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Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden 1545 Mesker Park Dr. Evansville 812-435-6143 meskerparkzoo.com

March 29-30 – Dora and Diego Visit the Zoo Kids will jump at this chance to meet two of their favorite television characters. Dora and Diego will be live and in person both days at the zoo for a host of fun activities, including a meet and greet and plenty of photo opportunities. Call for times and prices.

Metro Sports Center

5820 Metro Centre Dr. Evansville 812-479-KICK (5425) metrosportscenter.net March 24-28 – Spring Break Sports Camp This is a fun-filled five days of soccer, dodge ball, baseball, volleyball and more plus arts and crafts for children ages 5-12.Early registration for camp is only $129 for the week if registered by March 14th. Registrations submitted after the 14th will carry a $20 Late Fee. Multiple sibling discounts are available too, please ask. Limited spaces, so call now for details. Individual Days are not being offered at this time. Questions: call Jeff at (812) 479-KICK. Camps include: Registration fee, morning/afternoon snack, drinks and lunch. Cost of week (8 a.m. - 5 p.m.), is $129 a child ($199 for 2 Kids). Early and late pick ups are included (up to 7 a.m. & 6 p.m.).

Old National Events Plaza (Formerly The Centre)

715 Locust St. Evansville 812-435-5770 centre.evansvillegis.com March 17 – The Monster Who Ate My Peas Centre’d On Kids presents The Monster Who Ate My Peas, based on the multi-award winning book written by Danny Schnitzlein and illustrated by Matthew Faulkner. ArtsPowers newest musical tells the funny and poignant story of a young boy who doesn’t want to eat his peas. When a crafty monster appears underneath his kitchen table, the boy is ready to make a deal with the monster. If the monster eats his peas, the boy will give the monster any of his possessions. First, it’s the boys’ soccer ball, then, his bike. But, when the monster raises the stakes, will the boy refuse the monster and make the difficult

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decision to face his own fears? Children and adults alike will be entertained and engaged by this wonderfully written tale about the value of will power. Tickets are $6.25 and can be purchased at Old National Events Plaza Box Office or any Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets can also be charged by phone by calling 1-800-7453000 or at www.ticketmaster.com. Two performances, 9 a.m. & 12 p.m.

University of Southern Indiana

8600 University Blvd. Evansville 812-464-8600 usi.edu March 15 – Run of Luck 7K As part of the USI Screaming Eagles Running Series, the focus of this series is to increase the health and well-being of the Evansville community, while providing hands-on experience for students in the Sports Management Program. Registration is $20 before March 8, $25 after March 8. To register, call 812-464-8600 or visit usi.edu/ running.

Vanderburgh County 4-H Center 201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Rd. Evansville 812-962-2202 komenevansville.org

March 8 – Crop for the Cure This is the 10th annual edition of the scrapbooking event to benefit the Susan G Komen for the Cure Greater Evansville Affiliate. Gather your friends and family and come out for a day of great food and great times. All scrapbooking consultants and their clients are welcome. The event runs from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Victory Theatre

600 Main St. Evansville 812-422-1515 victorytheatre.com March 15 – The Evansville Philharmonic Youth Orchestra & Evansville Ballet present “The Little Mermaid” Come out and enjoy the world premiere of “The Little Mermaid,” an original ballet composed by Brian St. John, conductor of the EPYO. It’s just one of the many wonderful events scheduled for the Evansville Ballet 2014 season of dance, all guaranteed to delight both children and adults. For ticket information, call 812-425-5050.

Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve 551 N. Boeke Rd. Evansville 812-479-0771 wesselmannaturesociety.org

March 1 & 2 – Maple Sugarbush Festival & Pancake Breakfast You will have an opportunity to sample some home grown maple syrup from Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve during the Maple Sugarbush Festival that includes talks about how trees are tapped and how maple syrup is made. Visitors of all ages will be guided through the woods to observe how sap harvested from the sugar maple trees becomes the pure maple syrup that we all love to pour over hotcakes. Each visitor is served a hearty breakfast that includes sausage, all-you-caneat pancakes with pure maple syrup from one of Indiana’s own maple sugarbushes, and a beverage. The event runs from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.

March 8 – Shake Your Booty Fabulous 50’s Sock Hop A fabulous 50’s Sock Hop Featuring the Van-Dells! Join them for an evening of fun, celebrate with local survivors and learn more about Colorectal Cancer... a disease which through proper screening can be prevented! For more information visit their website at www.ovcrs.com.

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ARCH 2014 marks an eventful 55 years Barbie has been on the scene. Constantly a woman of evolution while Madonna was still in diapers - Barbie needs to be celebrated for blazing a trail.

to do anything besides be a housewife, Barbie was out working! Don’t wait for someone to tell you something is “IN.” Set your own path!

Love her or hate her, Barbie has been a force to be reckoned with.

Speaking of working, master re-inventor, Barbie doesn’t ask anybody permission… she just does it. From doctor, to astronaut, to veterinarian, Barbie has over 150 careers under her belt. She defied gender roles, while driving a pink Corvette. Not only does she choose her own occupations, Barbie has also represented over 45 nationalities. If there is something you want, go after it!

Although many people like to whine and criticize about certain aspects of the Barbie legacy, I see the positive. There is a lot to be learned from the empire. I believe we could learn a few VERY valuable lessons from this woman of action! 1. Never follow the crowd. Always set the trend. Barbie has always been ahead of the pack. Seriously, who remembers trying to squeeze pants up on their barbies? She was rocking skinny jeans before they were even a “thing.” Before it was socially acceptable for a woman

2. You can do and be whatever you want.

3. Use your voice. Okay, so technically, Barbie doesn’t have a voice. But, Barbie has used her influence to raise awareness and funds for numerous organizations. Use your platform for whatever it is you want to share with the world.

Apply these lessons this month and Spring Forward into Fabulousness! Agree or Disagree? Join the discussion at Tuesday Talk with Kana. —Kana L. Brown www.kanabrown.com According2kana@gmail.com

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reviews

cinema in theaters

March 14th One Chance

The Weinstein Company From director David Frankel (The Devil Wears Prada) comes the true story of underdog Paul Potts (Tony award-winning James Cordon). From adolescence to adulthood, Paul has been bullied and ridiculed for being different. He works as a shop assistant, yet his true passion is opera. With unwavering support from his wife Julie-Ann (Alexandra Roach), his mother (Julie Walters) and his best friend (Mackenzie Crook), Paul struggles to live out his dreams as a performer despite the overwhelming odds against him... Eventually, Paul’s talent and passion for his art shines through. He becomes the winner of Britain’s Got Talent and gets to live out his longtime dream as an opera performer. Simon Cowell and Colm Meaney co-star in this emotionally-charged and heartwarming and funny film about somebody who never gave up, despite being told that his dreams will never materialize.

March 28th Noah

Paramount Director and co-writer Darren Aronofsky (Requiem for a Dream, Black Swan) has always had a knack for creating entertaining and emotionally-driven movies based on seemingly ordinary human characters. Said characters often fall into an introspective and psychological downward spiral. Noah seems to be no exception... Only now, we are greeted with an epic, biblical powerhouse of a release, something quite different from the lower budget, high-quality masterpieces Aronofsky has delivered consistently over the years. Russell Crowe (A Beautiful Mind) is Noah, who, after witnessing visions of the apocalypse, builds a boat to save the others around him. Director Darren Aronofsky has always been one to battle the studios on grounds of artistic control... He is a man who pays attention to detail. Anthony Hopkins, Emma Watson (the Harry Potter movies) and Jennifer Connelly co-star.

reviews

cinema new releases

Ender’s Game

Summit/ Lionsgate Based upon the Nebula award-winning, science-fiction novel by Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game was directed by Gavin Hood, who also wrote the screenplay. We follow the shy, yet gifted and surprisingly tactical, Ender Wiggin (Asa Butterfield) through a series of tests in space initiated by the International Military. Ender is among many children being trained in preparation for the inevitable second alien invasion to befall Earth. Harrison Ford (returning to the science fiction realm, in perfect form) plays Colonel Graff, a seasoned military leatherneck who makes it his own mission to make sure that Ender lives up to his full potential as a commander. Dazzling visuals reminded me of the greatest science fiction epics. Die-hard fans of the book may have their own objections as they always do, but the difficult task of taking a bestseller and translating it to film was perfectly done in my opinion.

Escape Plan

Summit/ Lionsgate Take two aging action heroes (Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sly Stalone) and throw them in a maximum security prison together... And they both have to help each other out, if they both want to make it out alive. That’s all you need to know in this action flick. Both Stalone and Schwarzenegger said that they wanted to make the movie many years back, but due to scheduling conflicts, it never materialized. Arnold and Sly share some moments onscreen that I wish I could have witnessed while the two were in their hey-day, but seeing it now, both are more mature and have an awareness of who they actually are... and the chemistry is great. This movie toys with many of the “prison movie cliches” in a good way, and doesn’t pull any punches when delivering the goods. Much better than I thought it would be! —Russell J. Lloyd Call for Advertising Information (812) 426-6398 • March 2014

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LOCAL BAND SPOTLI G HT Soapbox Junkies ABOUT THE BAND:

Brent Adcock, Mark Decker and Cory Like were in a band together that ended up falling apart. The three continued playing and were auditioning guitar players when Mark brought in Tony McBride, an old band mate of his from around 2005. Things clicked immediately between the four and the band started coming together, with Tony proposing the name for the project: Soapbox Junkiez. WHAT THEY COVER:

We cover upbeat rock-and-roll songs from the 70’s through the present. We play anything that we can enjoy, and will get the crowd excited. We like to take classic pop tunes and put our own rock-and-roll spin on them. THEIR INLUENCES:

Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam, Van Halen, Gov’t Mule, Pantera, Led Zeppelin and many, many more. WHERE YOU CAN CATCH THEIR PERFORMANCES:

We have played a few shows at Doc’s Bar and are in the process of branching out to new venues. You can keep up with our schedule by liking our Facebook page at Soapbox Junkiez. Contact us for booking information by emailing us at SoapBoxJunkiez@yahoo.com.

cd reviews Broken Gold

Residency at Hundo Beach End Sounds 3.5/5

By all accounts, Residency at Hundo Beach shouldn’t even exist. After forming Texas-based Broken Gold in 2008, singer Ian MacDougall suffered a serious bike accident that left his skull and body in sorry shape. Recovery was painfully slow (a process addressed on the band’s 2011 debut album, Recovery Journal), but somehow MacDougall lived to tell – and sing. The six songs on Residency prove that his writing talents have mostly recovered, too, bearing the band’s British post-punk and shoegaze influences but also taking cues from American alternative music. The result is a slightly less abrasive, moodier sound. “Teeth” wastes no time illustrating the band’s British influences with a Peter Hook bass-line and Echo and the Bunnymen guitar washes, but the band sounds most comfortable on two later tracks, “Green Grass” and “Let Go.” The influence of classic American alternative bands like the Replacements and Dinosaur, Jr. is particularly apparent in MacDougall’s lazy vocal delivery. The EP ends on a rocking note with “Shoulder,” a release of distortion and pent-up energy that reconciles both the British and American influences and perhaps points to the direction of the next full-length. In the meantime, Residency at Hundo Beach is an interesting transition.

Diane Cluck

Boneset Important Records 3/5

Quiet since 2006, Virginia-based Diane Cluck is back with Boneset, a collection of skeletal songs that picks up where she left off with Monarcana. Her voice (a sort of exaggerated, American take on the Cranberries’ Dolores O’Riordan) is the polarizing focal point of the album; but regardless whether you love it (Florence Welch, for instance, cites Cluck as a big influence) or could live without it (me, for example), it certainly doesn’t overshadow her multi-instrumental talents – guitar, piano, harmonium, zither, percussion and toy accordion – or her lyrical grace. The production on Boneset is downright minimal. Cluck creates so much space in her songs that at times they seem in danger of simply disappearing (“Not Afraid to Be Kind” is a prime suspect). This ultra-delicate approach is quite affecting but also flirts with pretension. When it works (“Content to Reform,” “Trophies” and “Maybe a Bird”), it’s quite striking. But tracks like “Sara,” “Why Feel Alone” and “Draw Me Out” go overboard on the introspection and vocal eccentricities, testing the limits of self-inclusive songwriting. Boneset may scare off – or simply bore – a large percentage of digital age listeners with its quaint, acoustic production, but I imagine that Cluck has a small army of hyper-devoted neo-folkies in her corner.

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Spirits and the Melchizedek Children

So Happy, It’s Sad Self-Released 4.5/5 Atlanta-based Spirits and the Melchizedek Children’s music is every bit as idiosyncratic as their name. But while there’s often a fine line between being arty and annoying, So Happy, It’s Sad never grates. It may deviate from the script yet it never loses the plot – each song pulls you in with unorthodox arrangements, shifting textures and, ultimately, a beautiful melody at its heart. SATMC gets plenty of help walking the tightrope, enlisting additional players to flesh out the band’s sound with strings, horns and percussion. Right from the outset, So Happy, It’s Sad soars. “Song Bird’s Grave” is a quasi-instrumental that serves as an anthem of sorts, representing a perfect marriage of SATMC’s psychedelic influence and art rock leanings. Vocalist Jason Robert Elliott briefly appears to sing the title of the song before receding into the atmospheric haze of the band’s secret weapon: the Roland Space Echo. This famous piece of old school technology gives the album a sense of otherworldliness – an almost unsettling detachment that makes “Lullabies for War” and “Lost & Found” sound like a no man’s land between dream and nightmare. “Past, Present, Future” is the nearly 10 minute, unavoidable conclusion. Indeed, it plays out like a trip through time, edging towards oblivion as the slowmotion guitars give way to the rush of drums midway; a squall of feedback takes over and vague pandemonium ensues. Sounds like the future, all right.

As Animals

Self-Titled Atmospheriques 4/5 Drawing on contemporary influences such as Florence and the Machine and Feist as well as older bands like Portishead, French duo As Animals creates electronic music with more than just a beat and a hook – there’s an intellect at work, too. Multi-instrumentalist Frederic Grange and singer/ songwriter Zara Desbonnes stretch out musically across the 13 tracks on their self-titled debut, moving from the orchestrated, 007 feel of opening track “As Animals” to the bluesy, simple arrangement of “Extraordinary Machine” to the closing ballad “Nighthawks Dropping” with relative ease. They have clearly learned from the masters and used their education to develop a sound that is somehow both nostalgic and forward-thinking. Desbonnes has a strong, distinct European voice that is flexible enough to handle the changes in direction. She sounds particularly confident on opening track, “As Animals,” a fantastic pop song with a dark, yet completely infectious chorus that plays perfectly off the reggae-tinged verses. “Burn Like a Fire” slowly gathers steam, starting with a series of jazz chords on acoustic guitar and a melodic vocal line that is uniquely French. Again, the chorus turns away from the light with tolling bells and an air of melancholy. It’s the exact opposite of what you’d expect and wholly refreshing. —Thomas Ellis

cd sidebar Mainland

Shiner Fandango/ Fierce Panda

Hailing from New York, the band Mainland has released an EP, called Shiner. This album is both upbeat and gets back to the roots of punk rock from the 60’s and 70’s. Mainland’s four track album sports some rather irregular beats that still made me want to get up and move. My favorite song on the album was its title track, “Shiner.” The lyrics are catchy, the music really builds and it’s a song I could really move to - you know - if I could. The album’s release date is Feb. 25.

Wild Throne

Blood Maker Brutal Panda Records

Wild Throne, the band formerly known as Dog Shredder, has recorded its first EP, Blood Maker. The band has a different sound, which ranges from progressive rock, metal, to a point on the musical spectrum that strongly resembles jazz. The song “Shadow Deserts” is very fast-paced and has a lot going on sound-wise, specifically guitars, drums and synth sounds, reminding me of a photon laser shot. Blood Maker will be released Mar. 4.

The Unsemble Self-Titled Ipecac Recordings

The Unsemble will drop its self-titled album on Mar. 4. The album, originally recorded in 2012, is purely instrumental. The songs range in sound, from very calming and easy going, to more stressed and unsettling. For example, the song “Improv 4” is rather unnerving, and almost gives the feeling of sneaking around in the dark, in a place one isn’t supposed to be. The guitars, keyboards, drums and electronics really work well together in this piece.

—Justin Law

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Lightwire Theatre: The Show at the Victory

by Jessie Hellmann

Puppetry, narration, dance, music and creativity all come together for “Lightwire Theatre: The Show,” hot off a 2012 America’s Got Talent appearance.

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he show appears 7 p.m. March 11 at Victory Theatre in Evansville, as part of a 15 show tour. “This show really caters to all ages,” said Eleanor Carney, who directs and acts in the show with her husband, Ian. “We say that, but with this one, there’s really something for everyone.” Eleanor and Ian began working with light wire in 2006 after 20 years of professional ballet dancing. Their first show premiered in 2007. Lightwire performances revolve around a dancer outfitted in various colorful wires, intended to make the audience focus on the movement of the dancer rather than the dancer his or herself. “We were fascinated with how the wire could erase the dancer, and we started experimenting with different characters and creatures,” she said. “We found this medium where you could really bring forth the movement in the purest form because you can only see the movement, not the person doing it.” She and her husband have spent much time studying movements of the various creatures they’ve performed as in the show, focusing on how to bring them to live in believable ways, she said. “We would never consider ourselves puppeteers, but we sort of are because we’re bringing characters to life,” she said. There’s no exception with the couples newest show,

“Lightwire Theatre: The Show.” “This show is our fourth show, and it’s our biggest one to date,” she said. “It’s sort of exciting for us to get to do something on a larger scale.” “Lightwire Theatre: The Show” follows a clan of birds, including a perfect and adorable baby girl, and a unique boy who’s beak turns different colors. He was banned from the tribe for being different, Eleanor said. “In the end, the baby boy bird is basically seen as a hero because he can save the day, and he uses his beak powers as good and defeats evil,” Eleanor said. Eleanor, who plays the baby bird, and Ian, who plays the evil sorcerer, build everything on the set. “We spend most of our time at Home Depot, Sports Authority and Walmart looking at everything sideways,” she said. “We use everything from skateboard wheels to fishing and plumbing supplies.” With the age of movies, video games and TV, she said theatre sometimes becomes an afterthought, but Lightwire performances fix that. “We bring in much more of an experience than a show, so when we can get people excited about theatre and bring in the younger generation, that’s exciting for us,” she said. “We really try, from a music perspective, to use the whole range: electronic dance to pop to more classical music, so our mission is to get people excited about coming to the theatre.”

Tickets for Lightwire Theatre: The Show are available at all Ticketmaster outlets including victorytheatre.com, the Victory Theatre Box Office (Day of Event ONLY) and the Ford Center Ticket Office. Call for Advertising Information (812) 426-6398 • March 2014

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Al’s Corner Pub 301 W. Columbia St. (812) 909-2249

Buck’s Tavern 1005 N. Fulton Ave. (812) 429-0055

Doc’s Nightclub 1305 Stringtown (812) 401-1201

Algonquins 213 U.S. Hwy. 41 South Henderson, KY (270) 827-4313

Buster & Becky’s 1000 N. Garvin (812) 423-7616

Double Dukes Henderson, KY 2044 Hwy 41 Ramada Inn (270) 826-6600

Carson’s Brewery Tasting Room 2404 Lynch Rd. (812) 759-8229

Archie & Clyde’s Newburgh, IN 8320 Bell Oaks Dr. (812) 480-7778 Babel Bar & Lounge 323 Main St. (812) 456-1745

BackStage Bar 524 Main St. (812) 424-5020

Cheeseburger in Paradise 8301 Eagle Lake Dr. (812) 475-1074 Chilly Willy’s 3039 Claremont (812) 423-0726 Club Canopy (Above the Jungle) 415 Main St. (812) 425-5282

Beertropolis 830 Lst. Dr. (812) 297-2337 Blush Ultra Lounge & Tapas Bar 421 N.W. Riverside Dr. (Inside LeMerigot) (812) 433-4000 Boogie Nights 701 N.W. Riverside Dr. (812) 401-0460 Bokeh Lounge 1007 Parrett St. (812) 909-0388

Corner Pocket 1819 N. Fulton Ave. (812) 428-BALL Cricket’s 518 W. Main St. Newburgh, IN (812) 858-2782 Darmstadt Inn 13130 Darmstadt (812) 867-7300

Darren’s Pub 713 N. Green St. Henderson, KY (270) 827-2206

Bob’s Lounge 907 N. Fares (812) 425-4929 The Brickhouse 201 W. Illinois St. (812) 421-0024 Breaktime Bar & Grill 1323 Barker (812) 490-9464

Ellis Park Sports Bar 3300 U.S. Hwy. 41 North Henderson, KY (812) 425-1456 Extra Innings (Holiday Inn) 951 Wernsing Rd. Jasper, IN (812) 482-5555 Fat Boys Tavern (Ft. Branch, IN) 115 McCreary St. (812) 753-9914 11 Frame Lounge 1801 Franklin St. (812) 423-5355 Fred’s 421 Read St. (812) 423-8040 Hagedorn’s Tavern 2037 W. Franklin (812) 423-0796

Hammerheads 317 Main St. (812) 421-8492

Dave’s Sports Den 701 N. Weinbach Ave. (812) 479-8887

Highland Inn 6620 N. 1st Ave. (812) 402-2544

Deerhead Sidewalk Café 222 E. Columbia (812) 425-2515

Hobo Jungle 1321 S. Barker (812) 491-6229

Hoosiers Lounge (in Tropicana Pavillion) 450 N.W. Riverside Dr. (812) 433-4100 Hooters 4620 Lincoln Ave. (812) 475-0229 Iron Horse 203 N. McCreary Ft. Branch, IN (812) 753-9918

K.C.’s Time Out Lounge & Grill Washington Square Mall (812) 437-9920 Koodie Hoo’s 231 W. 2nd St. Mt. Vernon, IN (812) 838-5202 Lamasco Bar & Grill 1331 W. Franklin (812) 437-0171

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Old Chicago 6500 Lloyd Expwy. (812) 401-1400 The Peephole Bar & Grill 2nd & Main St. (812) 423-5171 Penny Lane Coffeehouse 600 S.E. 2nd St. (812) 421-8741 (East) 2004 Washington Ave. Phoenix Nightclub & Event Center 111 S. Green River Rd. (812) 401-5949 Piston’s 2131 W. Franklin St. (812) 401-1699

Lanhuck’s 321 E. Columbia (812) 491-2222

The Pub 1348 Division St. (812) 423-2121

Legends 1050 S. Weinbach (812) 476-7444

Rick’s Sports Bar 1531 Green River Rd. (812) 477-4088

Leroy’s Tavern 2659 Mt. Vernon Ave. (812) 464-8300

RiRa’s Irish Pub 701 N.W. Riverside Dr. (812) 426-0000

Lyle & Bill’s Sports Zone Pizza & Pub 1404 E. Morgan Ave. (812) 425-7729 Marigold Bar 2112 S. Weinbach Ave. (812) 475-8780

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O’Brian’s Sports Bar & Grill 1801 N. Green River Rd. (812) 401-4630

Rick’s 718 Lounge 718 3rd Ave. (812) 423-0872 Rookie’s 117 Second St. Henderson, KY (270) 826-1106

Safari Wine & Martini Bar 415 Main St. (812) 425-5282

Smitty’s Italian Steak House 2109 W. Franklin St. (812) 423-6280 Show Me’s (West) 5525 Pearl Dr. (812) (812) 402-7100 Show Me’s (East) 1700 Morgan Ctr. Dr. (812) 401-7469 Sidetrack Tavern 664 E. Illinois St. (812) 423-0828

Sportsman’s Grille & Billards 2315 W. Franklin St. (812) 422-0801 Sports Book Bar & Grill 701 N.W. Riverside Dr. (812) 401-0309 Tin Fish 300 W. Jennings Newburgh, IN (812) 490-7000 Tin Man Brewing Co. 1430 W. Franklin (812) 618-3227 TJ’s Stockyard Inn 1217 Baker Ave. (812) 402-9273 Xcess Gentlemen’s Club 207 S. Fulton Ave. (812) 426-6998 Ziggy’s Pub 16 Main St. Poseyville, IN (812) 874-2170


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