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Pg. 57 – Tri-State Gold & Silver

Buyers

Pg. 58 – First Action Self-Defense LLC

Pg. 6 – Evansville Philharmonic

Sports Pg. 20 – Derek Anderson:

An Interview with Maestro Alfred Savia

Pg. 21 – Bob’s Gym Custom Fit

Orchestra 2013-2014 Season:

It’s all about Stamina

Pg. 10 – The Olde Courthouse

Catacombs & The House of Lecter present the Bates Motel:

The Mother of all Haunted Experiences

Member of the Month: Heather Will

Cuisine & Dining Pg. 30 – Jason Watson Food Critic Pg. 31 – Cooking Spotlight: German

Cuisine with Gerst Bavarian Haus

Pg. 12 – The Evansville Icemen:

Pg. 32 – What’s Cookin’: Acropolis

A New Season & a New Era

P. 14 – Fall Concert & Comedy

Restaurant Pg. 33 – Local Chef Spotlight: John Johnson of Flames Grille Pg. 34 – Restaurant Guide

P.16 – Ghost Brothers of Darkland County at the Centre: An Interview

Entertainment Pg. 9 – A Cookie for Your Thoughts Pg. 13 - Dear Evansville: A Letter

Review: Great Tunes, Big Laughs & an Interview with Comedian Drew Hastings with Director Susan Booth

P. 18 – Merle Haggard at the Centre: Come Hang with the Hag

Pg. 24 – The Ultimate Halloween

Resource: Parties, Retail Locations & More P. 53 – An Interview with Actor Ato Essandoh: Of Django Unchained, Hitch & BBC’s Copper

Pg. 75 – Carson’s Brewery:

A Blonde is Born

from a Not-So-Ordinary Citizen Pg. 17 & 69 – Mugshots: They Defied the Law…and Lost Pg. 24 – A Cookie for your Thoughts Pg. 26 – Dear Evansville Pg. 28 – Tropicana Evansville: Edgy, Sexy, Late Night Fun at the District Pg. 30 – Ask Shawnda Pg. 44 – Boogie Nights Grand Opening: An Interview with Tiffany Pg. 54 – In Town: Evansville Night Life Pg. 66 – Icemen Player Profiles Pg. 70 – Local Talent: J Swade Pg. 71 – Soundboard: Nathan Bayne Pg. 72 - How I Roll Pg. 73 – The Grand Tour

Pg. 74 - 21 Questions from a 21-Year-Old Pg. 78 – Arts & Activities Guide Pg. 80 – “1964”…The Tribute at the

Victory: An Interview with Mark Benson, a.k.a John Lennon Pg. 81 – Games: Sudoku & More Pg. 82 – Community & Family Pg. 86 – According to Kana Pg. 88 – Local Band Spotlight: The Idgits Pg. 94 – Clubs & Pubs Guide Pg. 95 – We Were There

Reviews Pg. 76 – Beer: Cure What Ales You Pg. 87 – Cinema: In Theatres &

Cinema: New Releases

Pg. 88 – Music

Coupons Pg. 22 & 23 – Save Big! Local Happenings Pg. 26 – Destination Henderson Pg. 29 – Community Marriage

Builders: How to Avoid Falling for a Jerk or Jerkette Workshop Pg. 55 – Ivy Tech Welborn Foundation Fitness & Wellness Center Zumba & Yoga Pg. 56 – March of Dimes Evansville Signature Chefs Auction Pg. 83 – Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

Editor’s Corner Pg. 4 – Hitchcock & Tunes on the Rocks Business Pg. 8 – Smokefree Communities: Fetter

Properties Management Inc. Goes Smoke-Free Pg. 19 – 21st Century Healthcare Pg. 40 – HR Solutions: The Workers that Employers most Hate to Lose Pg. 46 – Chirorevolution

The Olde Courthouse Catacombs & The House of Lecter present: The Bates Motel and Evansville Icemen: Aaron Gens

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Hitchcock & Tunes on the Rocks

>>Readers, advertisers and friends of all sorts,

As the stale breath of fall inundates the Ohio River Valley, the volume and scale of events this month will turn the thermostat in the opposite direction. October, whose root oct harkens back to the Roman Calendar as it was the eighth month, is an exciting time in the tri-state area. Resident puck-heads rejoice as the Evansville Icemen kick-off their new season, and on the opposite end of the spectrum, resident fans of orchestral tunes nod with calculated claps in celebration of the new Evansville Philharmonic season. Some get their kicks from the bashing of hockey helmets and others the smashing of clash cymbals, some enjoy both. The incongruence of the two seasons paints a vivid portrait of how diverse the interests and people of our area are, but also brings us together in appreciation of an unforeseen rush of energy. Of course, this month is always for the fright-freaks out there, and this October is no different. It is complete with a guide for Halloweenoriented events (including those appropriate for the little ones), a break-down of the bluesy, spook-fest of a musical The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County and an in-depth look into the new Psycho theme of the Olde Courthouse Catacombs and House of Lecter. There is plenty to sate your appetite for scares and your thirst for thrills.

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As a welcome precursor to the darkness of Samhain (Gaelic Harvest Festival that falls on Halloween), the Bob & Tom Comedy Tour rolls into town to illuminate faces with resplendent smiles boasting comedians such as Donnie Baker, Drew Hastings and Tim Bedore. In this, the month of National Squirrel Awareness, music fans will find there is a sweet feast of tunes. Don Williams and 1964…The Tribute at the Victory, Rascal Flatts with the Band Perry at the Ford Center and Merle Haggard at the Centre. All of this and more, plus a surprise or two, wait for you inside this issue!

Nick Durcholz Editorial Manager & Writer Evansville Media Group


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Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra 2013-2014 Season: An Interview with

Maestro Alfred Savia By Thomas Ellis

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he 2013-2014 season promises to be one of the most exciting in the long, rich history of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra (EPO). Not only does it mark Maestro Savia’s Silver Anniversary as Music Director and Conductor, but the variety and scope of the performance schedule is unparalleled. Highlights include Puccini’s Madame Butterfly, Cirque de la Symphonie and The Music of James Bond – all specially selected by Maestro Savia. The new season will also resurrect Gospel Night and welcome the triumphant return of opera to Evansville. In the midst

of preparing for opening night, Maestro Savia kindly granted News4U an interview.

News4U (N4U): Congratulations. 25 years is a long time to be at any job, especially in this economy. Have you considered any other careers over the years? Maestro Savia (MS): There are other things I would probably enjoy doing, but I’m not qualified to do them – like tennis. But after watching the US Open last night, I think that a career at this point is a little out of the question (laughs).

N4U: So, you’re stuck conducting one of the finest orchestras in America. MS: It’s what I love to do. They always say find something you really love to do and get paid for it. That’s certainly been the case for me. N4U: There’s been some mild controversy regarding the legitimacy of your Silver Anniversary. MS: A colleague pointed out that it’s not really my 25th anniversary – that I’m just beginning my 25th year. But, to me, I think it’s more appropriate to celebrate now than when I’ve concluded the season. We’re making a big deal out of it – capitalizing on it, really. Hopefully, I’ll make it through it since I have a three year contract starting this season (laughs). N4U: On a slightly more professional note, do you recall the program that won you the position as Musical Director and Conductor? MS: Absolutely. My audition was in April of 1989, and the program consisted of Beethoven’s “Leonore Overture No. 3,” “Symphonic Metamorphosis” and Brahms’ “First Symphony.” By September, my family and I had moved here, and I was conducting opening night of the new EPO season. N4U: So, obviously you had the conducting skills, but there’s a lot more that goes into the job. MS: Without a doubt – there’s the marketing and serving as the face of the orchestra. I mean, I won the job, but with the short-term contracts, I’m essentially being reconsidered every few years. If I don’t handle that end of things to the satisfaction of the executive committee and board of directors, then I won’t be renewed. But I feel like I must have done a good job here, because very few conducting tenures last this long.

Come help Maestro Savia celebrate his Silver Anniversary with the EPO all season long. Tickets are still available. Call 812-425-5050 or visit the box office at 401 S.E. Sixth St., Suite 105. The next program on the schedule is Puccini’s Madame Butterfly, November 23rd.

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Local Business Spotlight

Smoke-Free Communities Communities: Fetter Properties Implements Smoke Free Policy

The health and wellbeing of our residents is our top priority.

—Monte Fetter, President, of Fetter Properties Management, Inc.

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n June 1, 2013, Fetter Properties Management Inc. implemented a smoke-free policy that will promote the health and safety of its residents. The smoke-free policy covers all of their rental units. Monte Fetter, President, of Fetter Properties Management, Inc. says the company chose to put the smokefree policy into effect as a way to prevent second hand smoke exposure. “The health and well-being of our residents is our top priority. Smoke-free buildings are cleaner, healthier, safer and contribute to a better living environment,” he said. “We want our residents to enjoy their homes” Fetter Properties Management manages homes and apartments in Vanderburgh County, Evansville and Newburgh for many investors. “Our owners like the smoke-free policy, because it protects their investment, lowers the cleaning costs and often lowers insurance premiums. It was a good business decision for us,” said Fetter. Fetter is joining a nationwide trend of offering smokefree living. Property owners are starting to realize there are far too many risks associated with smoking in a multi-unit housing structure. Secondhand smoke can easily travel through shared air ducts or travel under doors, but possibly even more concerning is the increased fire risk. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, smoking is the number one cause of fire deaths in the United States. One in four people killed in fires caused by smoking were not the smoker. Of the fatal victims, 34% were children of the smoker and 25% were neighbors or friends of the smokers. Smoking in the presence of a home oxygen tank can be especially dangerous.

Smokefree Communities and the Healthy Communities Partnership (HCP) Tobacco Free Initiative encourage all multiunit housing complexes to adopt smoke-free, air lease language as part of the Tobacco Free Living campaign. Tobacco Free Living is an initiative to inform property management companies of the benefits of voluntarily making their properties smoke-free. “We are excited to see Fetter Properties take this positive step to improve the health of their residents,” said Martha Caine, Director of the Healthy Communities Partnership Tobacco Free Initiative. Caine hopes the Fetter Properties policy is the beginning of a trend in the Evansville area. “We expect to see more and more buildings go smoke-free as property managers become aware of the health and economic benefits of going smoke-free.” Caine shared that a number of resources are available for property managers at the Tobacco Free Living campaign website (www.smokefreecommunities.com), including lease language, timelines for implementation, compliance letters and policy reminders. Smokefree Communities is also currently compiling a list of smoke-free housing options, to be included in this housing guide. Contact Smokefree Communities at 812303-7378. —Casey Williams, Assistant Director for Healthy Communities Partnership

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The Olde Courthouse Catacombs & The House of Lecter present:

the Bates Motel By Nick Durcholz

Barely over a decade ago, the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse inspired chills in the area when a very specific spot in the catacombs made members of the Indiana Ghost Trackers’ Association’s compass spin like a top. he spot at which the magnetic anomaly occurred (with no wires, electronic panels or metal in the vicinity) was excavated. About two feet down was unearthed an old, capped whiskey bottle containing newspaper clippings dated February 27, 1927 reporting a brutal murder in South Bend, Ind., a March sky map and two photos, one of a man and another of a woman. A nefarious mystery indeed… This find piqued my own interest because the items contained in the bottle found seemed to serve a specific purpose, and so I contacted a personal source of mine Lily Weams. I inquired if said contents and other circumstances of the discovery held any significance. She concluded, with conviction, that the depth of the bottle (in between 1118 inches), its contents and the bottle itself are all indicative of a pagan ritual. She then asked me to find out the phase of the moon on the exact date of the newspaper clippings. On February 27, 1927, the moon was in between its Last Quarter and New phases. It was waning. Weams added thwat within said ritual, if the moon is waning, the individual is meaning to transfer dark energy. She then speculated, again with conviction, that the individual who buried the bottle (performed the ritual) may very well could have been the perpetrator of the murder. In other words, he or she may have performed this ritual to cleanse themselves spiritually of the act of murder. Undoubtedly creepy, but the theory soon galvanized itself with a layer of reality. I spoke to the Owner & Operator of the Olde Courthouse Catacombs/ House of Lecter, Phil Wolter who was present when the discovery was made; he said he had run into a member of the IGTA recently. The member informed him, after some small talk, that the man who had unearthed the old whiskey bottle from the catacomb’s floor had committed suicide. By excavating the bottle, he released the negative energy held within it.

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So with this unsettling theory in mind, on top of sightings of apparitions and other inexplicable happenings…What better place than this for (one of) the home(s) of this year’s new rendition of the Olde Courthouse Catacombs/ House of Lecter: The Bates Motel. For its 34th production, the Olde Courthouse Catacombs and the House of Lecter will be cloaked in black, white and red to the tune of Hitchcock’s classic thriller Psycho. As far as the quality of the production? Wolter’s experience speaks in screams, “As far as we know, I’ve been in business designing haunted attractions longer than anybody in the country, other than Disney.” “I know there’s been some haunted house out there that may have been open longer that I have for 34 consecutive years, but as far as a single designer for every single show, that would be me probably,” said Wolter. The Bates Motel is a carefully tailored, suspenseful experience using specific elements from the set of the movie, forced perspective and layering to really immerse patrons in the film. The entire production will be in black and white and patrons will also encounter a ‘rainstorm’ very similar to the one in the movie. “It will be our biggest, most ambitious production we have ever put on. I’m not in the scare business. I’m in the entertainment business,” exclaims Wolter. With such a bold statement, is there a better way to celebrate All Hallow’s Eve than with a visit to the Olde Courthouse Catacombs and the House of Lecter? They have ‘rooms with showers’ and upon your arrival will ‘treat you like Mother would.’

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A New Season & A New Era for the

By Jessie Hellman

With a new Evansville Icemen hockey season beginning Oct. 19 comes many changes on and off the ice.

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irector of Corporate Development for the Icemen, Brian Vaal said one of the changes that will be most noticeable is the new voice of the Icemen, 96.9 radio personality Derick Benigni. “You’re going to have a great announcer in him,” Vaal said. “He comes to us with a background already. He’s done a lot of local play-by-play broadcasting, and he was with us for two years in the All-American Hockey League days.” Benigni replaces Terry Ficorelli, who was with the IceMen for three years. Vaal said the organization was just looking for a new voice. “[Derick] is going to be less stats and more stories,” Vaal said. “He’s going to come up with the stuff fans want to hear and really try to talk about the relationship side of the hockey business. “ IceMen Live, an in-person radio show that’s hosted at Backstage Bar & Grill and Beef O’ Brady’s in Newburgh, is being revamped. The popular show used to be hosted by Ficorelli at Show Me’s East. Other changes are in the works to engage fans more than previously, Vaal said. “We’re going to have more opportunities for fans to get on the ice and be part of the season.” Changes will include more in-game entertainment. TicTac-Toe games, adult tricycle races, digital puck shuffle and more Jumbotron activities are just a part of the new activities coming this season, he said. One change that may have shocked fans was the firing of former head coach, Rich Kromm, who recently accepted a job coaching the Stockton Thunder of the ECHL. The IceMen then hired Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations Jeff Pyle, who comes to the organization with much experience. He played for 13 years professionally, three years in college and has coached for 17 years, as well as worked on the sales side of hockey.

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Last year’s trying season, where the IceMen’s record was a dismal 25-40-7, will be a hard one to come back from, but returning players are determined, Pyle said. “We’re coming off of a bad year,” Pyle said. “Now it’s either put up or shut up. I think we alleviated some of the negative elements, and we have a good group that’s ready to go in the right direction. Everyone is really hungry for success because of what they’ve been through.” “I want guys that are good people first,” he said. “We know they’re talented, and the things they can do on the ice, but to me, they’re here for a reason. Whether they’re mentally soft or their work ethic isn’t good, my job is to teach them to be professional. Another goal is to move players up to higher opportunities,” he said. “I don’t want guys to sit here all year long,” Pyle said. “I want them to have the opportunity to play in the American Hockey League.” The team has nine games scheduled with their traditional rivals the Ft. Wayne Komets and10 slated with their growing rivals the Cincinnati Cyclones, but Pyle said rival games are played just like any other game. “Every night we have to try to perform at the highest level possible,” he said. “As long as we’re working hard and being prepared, we’re doing our best.” The IceMen start training camp for the 2013-14 regular season on October 4, then have a date with fellow North Division counterpart the Kalamazoo Wings on Opening Night, October 19 at the Ford Center. “I just want it to start. It’s been a long summer,” Pyle said. “I’m excited about the mentality and character we have. I just want to get started, and you can’t do that until you hit the ice.”

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he Bob & Tom Show has been a morning staple for years, making the daily commute to work infinitely more bearable with a mix of irreverent skits, songs and on-air appearances by talented comedians. The popularity of the radio broadcast prompted the hosts to literally take the show on the road in 2007 to further promote some of their favorite comics. Seven years and 300 dates later, the Bob & Tom Comedy Shows continue to get big laughs from coast to coast. This year’s line-up features veteran performers Drew Hastings, Donnie Baker and Tim Bedore. Hastings, the recently-

elected mayor of Hillsboro, Ohio, spoke with News4U ahead of the show at the Victory Theatre on October 5th.

News4U (N4U): Apart from your involvement with the Bob & Tom Comedy Show, what have you been up to lately? Drew Hastings (DH): I just did a benefit show last weekend in Cincinnati for about 400 people, and the sound system failed. I had to literally yell for one hour, but I’m old school – the show must go on! N4U: I recall from your 2008 Comedy Central showcase Irked and Miffed that you joked about employing a strategy of slow suicide through smoking. And yet, here you are five years later, still very much alive. What went wrong? DH: I managed to quit. I got in a fight with a guy half my age – a wiry construction worker in good shape. He took his shirt off and came at me, ready for business. I had a cigarette in my hand, and I flicked it away. I watched it float away in slow motion, and I said to myself ‘that was my last cigarette – I’m going to get my lung power back and kick this redneck’s butt!’ N4U: Since you last performed in Evansville, you’ve become the mayor of a small city in Ohio. What possessed you to get into politics? DH: Well, I was used to disappointing people on an individual basis, and I thought I’d try letting down a larger group for a change. N4U: What is more difficult, making people laugh or presiding over a small city of disgruntled citizens? DH: Oh, presiding over a small city is much harder without question. But I’m just trying to do my part and get one little piece of America turned around. I think this country’s going to hell-ina-hand-basket – actually, I don’t think we’d even make our own hand-basket anymore.

N4U: What’s your take on the likes of Anthony Weiner giving mayoral candidates a bad name? DH: Well, if you’re going to have a scandal, don’t let it be cheesy with cheap, predictable jokes. N4U: You have built your career on dysfunction. What would happen if you ever got into a successful, normal relationship? Would your comedy career be over? DH: No, no, no. You just start exploring other areas of dysfunction – or the dysfunction that arises from being in a normal relationship (laughs). N4U: In addition to being a comedian and a mayor, you’re also a farmer. How long can you maintain the delicate balance of three careers? DH: They all just crash into each other and somehow I just keep them all going. But comedy is my first love – I’ve been doing it for a lot of years, and I know how to deliver a successful show. —Thomas Ellis The show starts at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information, visit victorytheatre.com. Call for Advertising Information (812) 426-6398 • October 2013

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The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County at the Centre:

An Interview with

Director Susan Booth By Claire Edwards

With a story written by novelist Stephen King and music by John Mellencamp, The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County is an expressly unique musical experience.

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et in Mississippi in 1967, the show details what happens when two brothers, along with a young girl, die under mysterious circumstances. Combining elements of the supernatural, horror, family drama and musicals; Ghost Brothers will appeal to a wide audience due to the versatile themes covered in the performance. When asked about the style of music that will accompany King’s plot Mellencamp remarked, “It’s an American story about an American family. Some of the characters are 100 years old, some are 15. So that will give me the opportunity to write for each character in a different style. I ain’t writing a bunch of rock songs.” This statement accurately portrays the goals King and Mellencamp had when creating this musical, which was to create a unique piece where the music fit each individual character.

opportunity to interview Susan Booth, the show’s director.

News4U (N4U): The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County combines the work of author Stephen King and musician John Mellencamp. How do you think this contributes to the unique nature of the musical? Susan Booth (SB): It’s a total mash-up, and that’s what makes it wonderful. I think of it as a live radio, ghost story with music. And because the ghost story comes from a gothic master and the music comes from an American icon, it’s a pretty fantastic mash-up. N4U: What would you consider to be your greatest inspiration as a director? SB: I like doing things I have no idea how to do. There’s that notion that we only grow if we challenge ourselves to step fully outside our comfort zone on a frequent basis. So just like the mountaineer who looks for higher and harder peaks, I look for projects that will make enormous demands of my imagination and my skills.

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N4U: What has been the most interesting experience you have had while directing Ghost Brothers? SB: When we were auditioning actors in New York, we’d sit in these tiny rehearsal studios, and the actors would come in one at a time to sing and read for us. These are total pros that do hundreds of these auditions a year. But they would walk in – and see, sitting behind a table, Steve King, T-Bone Burnett, John Mellencamp – and often Meg Ryan as well – and they’d sort of stop in their tracks.

N4U: What aspects of Ghost Brothers set it apart from other musicals? SB: The guys had no interest in writing an old school, traditional musical. They had a story they wanted to tell that was gothic and kind of cosmic – and John wrote these songs that deeply excavated these characters – and they threw it all in a pot. And it doesn’t look, sound or function like any other show I know. Which is what I like best about it; it’s so purely the fusion of these two guys.

N4U: Which show, that you have been involved with in the past, was the most fun to direct? SB: This one has given me the opportunity to eat French fries with Steve King and hang out backstage at FarmAid with John Mellencamp. That’s pretty hard to beat.

The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County will be performed at the Centre’s Aiken Theatre on Oct. 17 at 7:30 p.m.

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Live at the Centre

Merle

Haggard By Thomas Ellis

With the recent passing of country music legend George Jones, Merle Haggard now stands as the greatest living songwriter and performer of the genre.

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is credentials include 40 number one hits as well as the development of the “Bakersfield Sound” with Buck Owens. But his influence reaches far beyond country music. Over the years, everyone from Bob Dylan to groups such as the Grateful Dead has paid homage to Haggard’s unflinchingly honest approach to his craft. “The Hag” is often name-checked in interviews as an example of a man longdedicated to presenting the purest musical vision. There’s no sugarcoating or polishing. Haggard has always said what’s on his mind whether you like it or not – and he’s sure to give Evansville an earful when he plays the Centre on October 29th. The 76-year-old grew up in California and quickly gained a reputation as a trouble-maker after the passing of his father in 1945. After numerous stints in jail, including the infamous San Quentin Prison, Haggard finally got his act together and got serious about playing the guitar (he also plays a mean fiddle). His outlaw persona seemed to strike a chord with audiences, and by the early 1960’s, he was recording for a local label. While Haggard had a real talent for writing, he particularly excelled at singing other peoples’ songs which became a trademark of his career. In fact, his first big hit in 1965 was a tune written by Liz Anderson called “(My Friends Are Gonna Be) Strangers.” Once Haggard broke into the top ten, the flood gates opened. The hits came fast and furious for the guitar slinger with the Telecaster twang, including the beloved “Okie from Muskogee,” “Carolyn,” “The Fightin’ Side of Me” and “The Roots of My Raising.” Throughout the 70’s and into the early 80’s, Haggard maintained his position at the top of the country charts, releasing a

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continuous stream of number one songs before the hits dried up. But the downturn in musical fortune gave him the opportunity to take stock and write a well-received autobiography, Sing Me Back Home. Haggard’s fearlessness was splashed across the pages, making for an often painful but ultimately rewarding read. The cautionary tales of hard living only added to his growing legend as a sort of modern day outlaw. Never one to back down from a challenge, Haggard refused to be silenced after CBS Records Nashville passed on releasing the patriotic song “Me and Crippled Soldiers Give a Damn” in 1989. The controversial track was written as a reaction to the Supreme Court’s decision to allow flag burning under the First Amendment. Rather than take the rejection lying down, Haggard simply bought out his recording contract with CBS and found a label willing to put out the song. It was classic “Hag.” Coincidentally or not, Haggard did lie low for a period following the label war but resurfaced in 2000 with the stripped-down, criticallylauded If I Could Only Fly. Another excellent album, Chicago Wind, appeared in 2005. It contained the anti-Iraq war song “America First.” In 2010, Haggard released I Am What I AM, a title which perfectly distills the country legend’s manifesto down to five simple words.

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21st Century Healthcare By Thomas Ellis

As the healthcare debate rages on and the experience of a doctor’s visit becomes more and more frustrating, you might hope to never set foot in a hospital again.

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ut take a moment to consider the option of Concierge medicine. The term “concierge” refers to someone who provides goods and services and makes arrangements. In the context of a medical practice, it simply means that your doctor is there when you need them. Concierge patients receive a more personalized level of service, including direct contact with the physician by phone, email or even two-way video conferencing. Office visits – which average a minimum of 20 minutes - can often be scheduled the same day or the following day; doctors can even make house calls.

Last April, Dr. Roy Arnold opened 21st Century Healthcare, one of only two Concierge medicine practices in Evansville. Selected as one of America’s Top Physicians the last three years by the Consumers’ Research Council of America, Dr. Arnold is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease. He knows first-hand the frustrations of patients. “I talked to over 100 people who have primary care and asked them what they don’t like about the services provided,” he explains. “The most common complaint was the inability to get in to see their doctor when they are sick.”

Patients 14-and-over covered by a commercial insurance plan or Medicare are eligible for Concierge medicine. The annual fees are affordable - typically $100 per month – and take care of any out-of-pocket costs from your health care plan. Dr. Arnold sees Concierge medicine as the future of healthcare. “If you look at the current situation, many doctors are not taking Medicare patients or new patients. There is going to be a primary care shortage over the next 10-15 years.”

Call 812-402-2003 for enrollment information. 21st Century Healthcare is located at 445 Cross Pointe Blvd., Suite 140. Call for Advertising Information (812) 426-6398 • October 2013

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DIt’serek A nderson: All about Stamina By Nick Durcholz

With an 11 year career in professional basketball, Derek Anderson has lived a dream not many others get to experience.

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is talent, hard work and motivation landed him a spot on seven different teams in the NBA and allowed him to play college ball for the University of Kentucky and Ohio State University. That same drive has now translated into a tell-all, motivational book called Stamina detailing Anderson’s childhood surrounded by loss, poverty and vice. It is a classic tale of rolling with the punches and achieving your goals when the odds are stacked against you.

Anderson took a moment out of his schedule to speak with News4U. News4U (N4U): Who or what inspired you to play the game of basketball? Derek Anderson (DA): My friend Maurice Morris gave me confidence but my Uncle George gave me all the knowledge and skills. N4U: What advice would you give to someone who is interested in making a career out of the game?

DA: To study other top players that your game is similar to or you want to be better than. Study means watch their games, not just their highlights. N4U: Can you describe your most powerful memory on the court? DA: When I dunked over Louisville four times in the 1st half. N4U: For you, what is the most interesting aspect of the game of basketball? DA: The way you fall in love with winning is like being in a relationship. And losing is the same way! You can be up and then down in an instant! N4U: You are a wizard at the ‘drive,’ utilizing one-handed dunks and reverse lay-ups, what made you so proficient at taking the ball to the hoop and getting the points (often times with a guy who was a foot taller than you guarding the basket)? DA: When I was in the 7th grade there was a guy who blocked my lay up in front of all my friends. After that, I made a decision to NEVER allow that to happen again. I said this... ‘If you’re in the way, between me and the goal, then I must make you move or go through you…End of story!”

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N4U: What is one thing you can contribute that got you through all the tough times in your life? DA: The way I can control my temper while being pushed to the limit. I learned to not lose it inside. Therefore, I never lost it outside. N4U: What do you think led to you possessing the mental ‘Stamina’ you have today? DA: The drive to enjoy my own life. I saw other people quitting and I said I would never quit because they all started to have bad stuff happen even more. I refuse to Lose in ANYTHING! N4U: What was you ultimate inspiration behind your book of the same title? DA: Getting a relationship with my parents after not seeing them for 20 plus years! I really wanted people to see that the life you have is meant for you. No matter who’s in it or who’s NOT in it. I live for me and those that love me.... Period. :)

Stamina is available at www.derekandersonworks.com and on Amazon.com.


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Halloween Resource 2013 Parties

- Zombie Pub Crawl (Franklin St.) – Oct. 26th (6 p.m. – 2 a.m.) - Costume Contest (Hoosier’s Lounge, Tropicana N.W. Riverside Dr.) – Oct. 31st (7 – 10 p.m.) - “Scary-oke” with Kim & Ryan & “Dead Man’s Dance Party” with DJ Kriss (Retro Mix) (Hammerheads Sports Bar & Nightclub, Main St.) – Oct. 31st (10 p.m.) - Costume Contest with Cash Prizes (Someplace Else Nightclub, Main St.) – Oct. 26th (8 p.m.) - Costume Contest with Cash Prizes (KC’s Timeout Lounge, South Green River Rd.) – Oct. 26th (9:30 p.m.) - Costume Karaoke with Stefne Wene (Dave’s Sportsden Pizza & Pub, Weinbach Ave.) – Oct. 26th (8:30 p.m. -12:30 a.m.) - Halloween DJ & Karaoke Costume Party (Koodie Hoos Grill & Bar, W. 2nd St. Mt. Vernon) – Oct. 26th (9 p.m.) - Halloween Party with Ed Rodimel “One Man Monster” (Legends Bar inside River City Recreation, S. Weinbach Ave.) – Oct. 26 (8 p.m.) - The Dead are Staying Alive Zombie & Vampire Ball (Boogie Nights at The District, N.W. Riverside Dr.) – Oct. 25th (9 p.m.) - The Booooogie Nights Halloween Bash (Boogie Nights at The District, N.W. Riverside Dr.) – Oct. 26th (9 p.m.) - Halloween Costume Contest with Never Been Caught (Backstage Bar & Grill, Main St.) – Oct. 26th (9:30 p.m.) - Big Daddy Love Halloween Bash (Lamasco Bar & Grill, W. Franklin St.) – Oct. 31st (10 p.m.)

- Halloween Costume Contest with Pieces of the Day (O’ Brian’s Sports Bar & Grill, N. Green River Rd.) – Oct. 26th (9 p.m.) - Costume Party with Dead Celebrity Costume Contest, Prizes & Giveaways and Music by Shannon Lawson (Lyle’s Sportszone Pizza & Pub, E. Morgan Ave & Hwy. 41) – Oct. 26th (6 p.m.) - Costume Contest (The Corner Pocket Bar & Grill, N. Fulton Ave.) – Oct. 26th (8 p.m.) - Costume Party (Beertropolis Port of Evansville, L.S.T. Dr. Marina Point) – Oct. 26th (8 p.m.) - Costume Party with Becoming the Enemy (Doc’s Nightclub, Stringtown Rd.) – Oct. 26th (9:30 p.m.) - Costume Contest with Gonzo’s Toybox (Ri Ra Irish Pub, N.W. Riverside Dr. in The District) – Oct. 26th (10 p.m.)

Retail

-The Nick Nackery (201 E. Virginia St. 812-423-6425) - Cirilla’s Adult Store (725 S. Green River Rd. 812-473-5485) - Exotica Romance & Fantasy Superstore (4605 Washington Ave. 812401-7399)

Haunts

-The Olde Courthouse Catacombs & House of Lecter present The Bates Motel (4th & Vine St. / 325 Main St.)

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October TBA: GIRLS NIGHT OUT

Various downtown businesses. Stores stay open late for this evening of shopping and fun. Live music and drink specials follow at Rookies Sports Bar. Enjoy refreshments, door prizes and a look at the newest merchandise. For more info call (270) 827-0016, email info@downtownhenderson.org or visit www.downtownhenderson.org.

October 5-6: GRADD ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL

Audubon State Park, Highway 41 N. Arts and crafts vendors line the park during this fun event. Live music and children’s activites will also be available. For more info or to become a vendor visit www.gradd.com or call (270) 926-4433.

October 4-6: HIGHWAY 60 YARD SALE Shop for bargains and enjoy the scenery at Western Kentucky’s Highway 60 Yard Sale. The annual highway yard sale, which began in 2006, includes eight counties and 200 miles along U.S. Highway 60. In addition to yard sale finds, you’ll find plenty of booths featuring food, arts, and crafts. If you live on Highway 60 you do not need to register to participate. For more info visit www.highway60yardsale.com or call (270) 826-3128.

October 5: DOWNTOWN WALKING TOUR Starts at The Depot, 101 N. Water St. 10 a.m. This fun, free guided tour starts at The Depot Community Room and continues throughout downtown’s historic district.

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View homes and businesses and hear interesting stories about Henderson’s past. Tour is approximately 1 hour. If you have a large group, please call ahead so that the staff can best accommodate you. For more info visit www.hendersondepot.org or call (270) 830-9707.

October 18-19: HAUNTED WOODS

St. Amrose Church, Union Co. Dusk until 11 p.m. Take a trip through the haunted woods and hear spooky stories. For more info call (270) 997-0230.

October 18-20: PEACE WITH JUSTICE

WEEKEND

Zion United Church of Christ, 437 First St. Regional event focusing on social issues such as disabilities, civil rights and peace. For more info call (812) 437-9295 or visit www.zionucchenderson.com.

October 26: SPOOKS AND LEGENDS WALKING TOUR

Starts at The Depot, 101 N. Water St. Time TBA. Start the tour with light refreshments and storytelling at The Depot and continues throughout downtown. During the tour discover some of Henderson’s spookier legends and historic folklore. This tour often sells out. Reservations are highly recommended. For more info visit www.hendersondepot.org or call (270) 830-9707.

October 26: AUDUBON SPOOKTACULAR

Audubon State Park. 1-4 p.m. Bring your little Goblins and enjoy a day of Halloween fun with games, pumpkin painting, magic show, balloon show, animal presentations, costume contest, and candy! Cost: $2 per person. Children 3 and under are free. For more info call Beth Tompkins at (270) 826-2247 or email her at beth.tompkins@ky.gov.

October 31: DOWNTOWN TRICK OR TREAT

Downtown. 3-5 p.m. Enjoy safe trick or treating at various shops downtown. For more info call (270) 827-0016, email info@downtownhenderson.org or visit www.downtownhenderson.org.

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Edgy, Sexy Late Night Fun at The District By Oliver Mason

The District in downtown Evansville now holds a variety of exciting late-night entertainment never before offered in our area.

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ithin a city block The District boasts night life staples Ri Ra Irish Pub and Blush Ultralounge as well as two fresh, new faces. The dance-your-pants-off, bright and energetic Boogie Nights and the shrine to all things sports The Sports Book Bar & Grill. Boogie Nights is the self-professed “Ultimate 70’s & 80’s Dance Club.” You will feel like you stepped into a time machine when you find yourself cutting a rug with Roller Girl, Mr. Boogie, Hula Hoop Girl, Mirror Man and other celebrity impersonators. The club’s grand opening celebration featuring Tiffany is October 5. The Sports Book Bar & Grill is every sports lover’s paradise. Watch every sport from golf to football and everything in-between on The Sports Book’s many indoor, outdoor TV’s and big screens. Sports Book will also boast a live ticker informing patrons of up-tothe-minute Las Vegas odds, scores, stats and news. Every Wednesday night, Party Rock DJ, Steve Harvey will host interactive, multi-media Sports Trivia introducing a little competition to the air. All this and the Final Countdown Hot Wing Challenge. Are you game?

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Blush Ultralounge is your spot for swank. It boasts an intimate and ultra-sleek environment with live music every Friday night at 7:30 p.m. to truly set the mood. You would think such a place means astronomical prices, but that is not the case. Blush’s weekly 2-4-6 Happy Hour is an amazing value. It is $2 beer, $4 wine or mixed drinks and $6 martinis from 5 p.m. to close. Need I say more? Last but certainly not least, is the night life heavy-hitter and veteran Ri Ra Irish Pub. Here you can relax and feel stately downstairs surrounded by quaint décor and dark wood or go upstairs on a Thursday, Friday or Saturday and dance the night away in the company of an experienced DJ. Live music is offered on the same nights. Also, for a truly enjoyable evening out with a group of friends visit Ri Ra on a Tuesday at 8 p.m. for Trivia Night.

No matter what your scene The District makes late-night fun accessible to all! For more information, please visit www.tropevansville.com.


Community Marriage Builder's How to Avoid Falling for a Jerk or Jerkette Workshop By Abigail Adler

Does your love life resemble any of the following?

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y dates often consist of watching TV and/or surfing on our phones. My date and I have to run three errands for her mother before heading off to my “special” birthday dinner at her favorite restaurant. Our plans are subject to change at any moment based on optimal golf weather and/or a better offer from a buddy. Your friends have stopped inviting you to “Girls Night” because they: SERIOUSLY DO NOT WANT TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR ON-GOING SAGA WITH THAT JERK! Your buddies often ask, “Dude, when are you going to grow a pair?” Sound familiar? Then you are in need of a serious NO JERK intervention. This ends now… We’ve all been on the receiving (or giving) end of the jerk-cycle. Maybe you are lucky and emerged from your encounters in the jerk zone with minor wounds (and major lessons). For others, the battle continues as they are in a jerk-cycle like no other—legally bound to one! Yikes!

What if we said you could avoid the drama? What if we told you there’s a place to find out everything you need to know about relationship jerks? A place where you can make sure you don’t end up in a doomed relationship? We know a place… Help is here! Community Marriage Builders offers a practical workshop to help you understand the value of a healthy relationship. It’s fun, it’s free and it might just be the best thing you do for yourself… well, EVER! Skip the drama. Don’t settle for a jerk. Community Marriage Builders is now registering for the October 12th No Jerk workshop titled, How to Avoid Falling for a Jerk or Jerkette. Space is limited. Visit www.makeitlast.org to take this first step towards a jerk-free future.

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ask shawnda Hot 96 FM radio personality, mother and the "Oprah of Evansville," Shawnda McNeal answers your questions each month on life, love and more.

My best friend is

dating a Jerk.

Q Shawnda,

My best friend is dating a jerk. He is verbally abusive, cheats and treats her like crap. For some reason, she stays with him and defends him. My friend and I have been fighting because of this. How can I get her to dump this guy? Why does she stay with him? —Laney

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JASON WATSON FOOD CRITIC

Talk of the Town Pizza 1200 Edgar St., Evansville, IN 47710 (812) 402-8696 Once you’ve had Talk of the Town, it will become just that. First time I went, I fell in love! The setting is small and locally-themed with a beautiful exterior patio. I had never tried the red beans and rice, so I thought, ‘let’s get frisky.’ Out comes a cup full of chunked ham and smoked sausage, cradled by green bells, tender beans and a simply wonderful brown sauce with just the right amount of heat. After came the Booger Bear Chicken Sandwich (R.J., the owner’s daughter’s nick-name). A toasty hoagie roll, buttered and parmesan-ed is piled with fresh grilled chicken, mozzarella and provolone cheeses, grilled mushrooms and buttermilk ranch. A little messy, but the flavor is finger lickin’, so I say, ‘well worth it.’ Then comes my pizza pie, oh my, my, my! Perfectly crisp, brick oven crust, rests below a tangy tomato sauce with melted mozzarella. The huge chunks of Italian sausage and fresh, diced tomato made the pie complete. I have had pizza all over the N.E. and S.E. coast, and in my opinion, this is hands down one of, if not the best!

Hi Laney,

UGH. I know exactly what you’re going through and it sucks. I caught my best friends’ boyfriend cheating on her years ago and decided to tell her about it. Long story short…she stayed with him and our friendship was ruined. All you can do is support her BUT also set boundaries. She knows you dislike him and shouldn’t get you in the middle of their fights. In the meantime, pray that 300 small children find him and knee him where it hurts.

Xoxo :)

- Shawnda McNeal

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O' Brian's Sports Bar & Grill 1801 N. Green River Rd., Evansville, IN 47715 (812) 401-4630 O’Brian’s Sports Pub, is a grand pub if you are looking for a pool tournament, dart tourney, poker or some live entertainment. But we’re here to talk food, so let’s do so. We began with some Irish Potato Skin Nachos. An abundance of house-cut skins make a base for cubed buffalo chicken, chipotle ranch, spicy Queso sauce, scallions and bacon crumbles. Follow it up with a Rueben, why not? Thinlysliced (almost shaved) corned beef sets the stage for sauerkraut, Swiss cheese and Russian dressing (thousand island), all packed in between two perfectly toasted pieces of a light, rye bread. Lastly, we went to the lighter side and had grilled chicken & wild rice. The rice was garnished with fresh sautéed mushrooms, tomatoes and green bells, all tender, yet not overdone. Laid atop was a thinly-sliced, grilled chicken breast seasoned in-house. I loved the nachos, but this was my favorite dish. Well done O’Brian’s!


COOKING SPOTLIGHT German Cuisine with

Gerst Bavarian Haus sauerkraut “goes with everything German.” Two sides that you can prepare with your German meal include potato pancakes and/or red cabbage. Reitz shares, “Potato pancakes are a mixture of potato, eggs, onion grilled into a pancake, and red cabbage is made with spices and apples, which gives it a sweet taste.” Potato pancakes can be served with applesauce and sour cream. An alternative is potato pancakes Spaetzle, which according to Reitz are a “German style noodle or dumpling topped with a wine/mushroom gravy that is often served with entrees.” To go with simpler sides, you might consider German potato salad. You could also add some Bavarian cheeses, some sausages and some hard or soft pretzels. Tangy mustards and/or pickles can be used to garnish or to help flavor your dishes. Finally, for desert, think about serving black forest cake, peach streusel or an apple strudel. Traditional German dessert recipes look to balance wholesomeness while at the same time delivering a delicious taste, but as a general rule of thumb forget counting calories and simply enjoy them!

—Nikki Davis

Gerst Bavarian Haus is located at 2100 W. Franklin St. on Evansville’s west side. Visit www.gersthaus.com or call 812-424-1420 for more information.

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elebration of the German roots of many of our city’s residents is a timehonored tradition in this area. Oktoberfest is a word that is used for many community celebrations that start in September and carry over into the month of October. The tradition’s roots stem from the original Bavarian event in Munich, Germany that has been celebrated since 1810. That festival originally took place in the days leading up to the first Sunday in October, and the celebration is an important part of the Bavarian culture. Gerst Bavarian Haus and Smitty’s owners Jim and Jerry Chandler have been to Oktoberfest in Germany, and while the restaurant has not held its own Oktoberfest celebration, it tries instead to bring a little of that feel to both of their restaurants year round. Each restaurant falls in line with the German heritage particularly on the west side of town, and Gerst Haus in particular has quite a bit of information to share on how to liven your culinary experience for your own celebration of this heritage. First and foremost for German celebrations, beer is a traditional staple. Cindy Reitz, Manager at Gerst Haus, recommends Spaten, Warsteiner, Paulaner and Schneider Weisse. She also shares that some of the “weisse” beers are served with a slice of lemon. Reitz adds that the beer is what can pull your meal together. In terms of food, one traditional German dish is Pig Knuckles, which Reitz recommends marinating in a salt/sugar brine for 7 days. For those not familiar with Pig Knuckles, they are the feet or the knuckles of a pig. They can be pickled, stewed or jellied. Another meal can be made out of Sauerbraten, which is a beef dish similar to an American Pot Roast. The trick that Reitz shares for this meal is to marinate it in a wine/sherry/ burgundy mix for 7-12 days. This mix is where the dish gets its “sour” taste from. If you are a beginner German cook, you might consider some simpler menu items such as Schinkenwurst Brote, which is a ham and bologna on bread, a bratwurst served with a curry sauce or a mini pork schnitzel, which is simply a pork loin chop that has been cooked with breading. Preparing your German dishes should not be rushed, though. According to Reitz, hurrying the marinating process can make the meat tough. She also shares that a good Rye or Pumpernickel Bread goes well with these meals and that

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What ' s ‘ Cookin

Acropolis

501 N. Green River Rd. Evansville, IN 47715

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nter the only restaurant in the area that offers classic Mediterranean and traditional American cuisine within a multi-faceted and high quality dining experience. From a romantic, meaningful anniversary dinner for two to a casual, holiday business dinner for 100, the Acropolis has the setting, the mood and the food. Co-Owner Doros Hadjisavva illustrates in multiple ways, “We can customize our menu to anyone’s need.” And one would think that with the limitless culinary possibilities that Acropolis has to offer it would lose that grounded connection with its customers, but as it turns out, it’s quite the opposite. Hadjisavva reveals frequent customers come back simply because, “Acropolis is Doros & Ellada (his wife), and Doros & Ellada are Acropolis.” It is a sense of familiarity and comfort that is found in the restaurant’s leadership as well as its cuisine. Upon entering the restaurant, the décor reminded me of what I imagine a seaside Grecian villa to look like with a contemporary twist. There was soothing music playing and I was surrounded by warm colors with cool punctuating. Paintings and statuettes completed the vibe. The layout of the front of the house is very interesting. There are multiple corners, coves, sections and the upstairs, which houses the two large party rooms (one holding 110 people, the other about 70). I was led to a cozy cove nearby the bar with a wraparound seat and readied myself to be served. All four of my dishes were brought out at the same time. The first one I dove into was the Grilled French Chop with Mediterranean vegetables and roasted potatoes. The pork chop was perfectly cooked with a subtle but satisfying flavor. The roasted potatoes were savory and the veggies (carrots, green beans and cauliflower) brought some sweetness balancing each other out well, both with a luxurious, tender texture. With the bone exposed from the chop and the unique presentation it brought a refreshing, new take to a staple meal that took me to my own mother’s kitchen. The second dish was my favorite. The Gyro Tortellini, a dish so sinfully savory I felt like I was in

the seventh level of the inferno. It is a hefty dish, filling, but with the gyro meat, decadent sauce and cheese the flavor holds no punches. It is both slightly exotic in taste and familiar. The Gyro Tortellini is comfort food defined, that in my opinion, is one of the best pasta dishes I’ve had in the area. Third was the Spinach Artichoke Dip. It’s a warm dip that is a great balance of savory and tangy with earthy hints mixed in. The spinach is prevalent but not overwhelming. And again, there are familiar, comforting flavors accented by the new and different. Lastly, was an appetizer dish that is a spectrum of flavor. The Pikillia Kria or five cold dips. It boasts tzatziki, feta cheese, artichoke, tahini and Acropolis’ hummus with pita bread to dip. The hummus here keeps a lightness about it but the flavor is bolder and the texture more substantial than other eateries who serve it. It is my personal preference. To be more specific about what all this place has to offer, Acropolis boasts a full lunch menu supporting dine-in and $8 boxed lunches to go including a side, minidessert and drink. There is also a weekly, lunch special focused on burgers, gyros, baklava or hummus. Acropolis also caters, holds formal tastings and can host and feed large parties. Acropolis is certainly a culinary citadel in the city of Evansville. —Nick Durcholz For more information on their specials and services call 812-475-9320, visit www.acropolisevv.com or find them on Facebook.


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John Johnson

Willow Park I can do my upscale presentations and feel good about my talent. I have managed to be the recipient of several awards and that’s a good feeling.” — John Johnson Chef

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hef John Johnson of Flames Grille originally heralds from Cincinnati. He landed in Evansville after a transfer though, and spends his days as the Executive Chef at Willow Park Retirement Community. He graduated from the Culinary Academy/Culinary Institute in Cincinnati, and he has cooked at several major country clubs in the Cincinnati area. The Culinary Academy was affiliated with the Culinary Institute of America based out of Hyde Park, New York. Johnson describes the experience as, “Instructors would come to teach certain classes for several months and then would return back to New York. Baking, Cost Control, Garde Manager, Patissier and so forth. This was a program offered to only a few students each year. It took me three years to get accepted… I was determined.”

To additionally describe his beginnings, Johnson shares, “I have cooked at a lot of different places, have seen a lot of faces and cooked so many ethnic foods. I have never been out of work and I have been in management for the past 15 years. The culinary field has truly been good to me. I opened a carry out only restaurant called First Taste Grille back home when I was fresh out of entrepreneur academy in 2003. I [then] got a job promotion to Evansville, so I closed the carry out up [and have] been in Evansville for the past three years. This is home now, [and] it’s more laid back than the big cities.” Johnson has cooked upscale cuisine for over 20 years, and he shares, “That’s my bread and butter. However, I also enjoy preparing comfort style foods. There is a need for southern-style entrees here in Evansville.” Johnson goes on to say that he enjoys the Evansville area because it’s not too far from home for him and because it is so centrally located close to other major cities. Johnson shares that his cooking style hasn’t changed since coming to Evansville, though. He says that at “Willow Park I can do my upscale presentations and feel good about my talent. I have managed to be the recipient of several awards and that’s a good feeling.” Flames Grille caters everything from boxed lunches to fine dining, and their pricing ranges from $6-$22/serving. When asked to describe some of his favorite dishes, Johnson shares that his Dark Daniel Sandwich is a hot roast beef sandwich that includes a thinly-sliced, top round served on dark rye. Johnson then laces the sandwich with hot mustard and Swiss cheese. His spare ribs are described as charcoal smoked for eight hours to give them a stronger smoke flavor. For his deep fried catfish, Johnson uses 7-9 oz. portions that are breaded and seasoned for “a little bite,” and his pork chops are described as follows: “dusted in seasoned flower and deep fried, golden brown.” Popular side items from Flames include oven-baked macaroni, fried okra, collard greens, peach cobbler, potato pancakes and cole slaw. Johnson shares that his roots in cooking stem from his mom. He says, “I learned southern-style cooking from my mother. Most of the time I would be on a punishment and bugging my mother to go outside and play. She would be in the kitchen cooking and she would put me to work prepping and cleaning. I would do anything to get back outside.”

—Nikki Davis

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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 for parties of 10 or more/Checks Accepted/All Major Credit Cards/Beer & Wine The Nisbet Inn (Northern Vanderburgh Co.) 6701 Nisbet Rd. 812-963-9305 Under $10/Casual/Reservations/ Full Bar/No Checks/All Major CC

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Shyler’s Bar-B-Q 405 S. Green River Rd. 476-4599 Under $10/Casual/Checks Accepted/All Major Credit CC Thomason’s (Henderson, KY) 701 Atkinson St. 270-826-0654 Under $10/Casual/Checks Accepted/No Alcohol Wilson’s General Store, Café & BBQ (Evansville) 11120 Broadway Ave. 812-985-0202 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/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 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 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/Beer & Wine/All Major CC J. Gumbo’s 1211 N. Tudor Ln. 473-2951 Under $10/No Checks/All Major CC/No Alcohol 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 (Henderson) 104 N Water St. (270) 212-2070 Under $10/VISA/MC/ 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

Riverside Cookery (Inside Casino Aztar) 421 NW Riverside Dr. 433-4227 Under $10/No Checks/Full Bar/ All Major CC

Temptations Buffet Casino Aztar (Pavilion Level 2) 421 Riverside Dr. 433-4000 Under $10/All Major CC

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory (Inside Cold Stone Creamery) 6401 E. Lloyd Expwy 437-2653

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

Show-Me’s (East) 1700 Morgan Ctr. Dr. 401-SHOW (West) 5501 Pearl Dr. 402-7100 Under $10/ Checks Accepted/ Credit Cards/Full Bar/ Online ordering available – www.showmes.com -

Zoup Fresh Soup Co. (East) 6240 E. Virginia St. 477-2664 (North) 4660 N. 1st Ave. 423-1800 Under $10/All Major CC

Sportsbook Bar & Grill 701 N.W. Riverside Dr. $10-$15/Full Bar /Checks/All Major CC Steeplechase Café (Clarion Inn Airport) 4101 Hwy. 41 N. 424-6400 $10-$15/Full Bar /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 Janbo Restaurant 4500 W. Lloyd Expwy. 422-8289 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Recommended/Checks Accepted/Beer & Wine/ VISA/MC/DSCVR

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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

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

Taste of China 4579 University Dr. 422-1260 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/No Alcohol

Coffee Cottage & Café 612 S. Weinbach Ave. 401-1930 Under $10/Casual/Visa/MC

Teppanyaki Grill & Supreme Buffet 201 B N. Green River Rd 474-6660 Under $10/All Major CC/No Checks/No Alcohol

Daily’s Bakery & Café 701 N. Main St. 484-6635 Reservations Accepted/ Under $10/Casual/Checks/ VISA/MC/DSCVR/No Alcohol

Wok ‘N’ Roll 311 S. Green River Rd. 474-0181 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

Anthony’s Heavenly Cheesecake 204 Main St. 470-7763 Under $10/Casual/No Checks/ VISA/MC/DSCVR/No Alcohol

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Bits & Bytes 216 NW Fourth St. 423-5713 Under $10/Checks/All Major CC

Szechwan Chinese Restaurant 669 N. Green River Rd. 479-7600 $10-$15/Reservations Accepted/ Beer & Wine/VISA/MC/AMEX

Two Brothers 3806 N. 1st Ave. 423-6188 Under $10/Casual/Reservations/ MC/VISA/DSCVR

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Bagel Rama (Henderson) 230 2nd St. (270) 830-9224 Under $10/MC/VISA

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 Credit Cards/No Alcohol


Emge’s Deli & Ice Cream 206-208 Main St. 422-3026/422-7030 Under $10/Casual/Checks/ No Alcohol Enjoy It! Catering 919 North Park Drive 425-6569 Under $10/Casual/Checks/All Major Credit Cards/No Alcohol Eric’s Corner Carry-Out 4220 Broadway Ave 402-9788 Under $10/Casual/No Checks/ No Alcohol/All Major CC Fresh Harvest Deli 1 Main St. (in Old National) 421-0407 Under $10/Casual/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 Inlumi Cafe & Bakery 4833 Hwy 261 812-490-9205 Under $10/Reservations/No Checks/ 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

Maxine’s Cafe & Bakery 1322 N. Green River Rd. 473-3663 Under $10/Casual/Checks/ No Alcohol/All Major Credit Cards/ Online ordering available – www.maxinescafebakery.com powered by Click4AMeal Panera Bread 220 Burkhardt Rd. 476-7477 Under $10/Casual/Checks/ All Major Credit Cards 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 Penny Lane Coffeehouse 600 S.E. 2nd St. 421-8741 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/All Major Credit Cards 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

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 Call for Advertising Information (812) 426-6398 • October 2013

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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 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/Casual/No Alcohol/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 Carousel Restaurant 5115 Monroe Ave. 479-6388 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ All Major Credit Cards Franklin Lanes Coffee Shop 1801 W. Franklin St. 423-5355 Under $10/All Major CC/ Checks Accepted/Full Bar 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/ Online ordering available – www. crosseyedcricketrestaurant.com powered by Click4AMeal

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Culver’s Frozen Custard Butter Burgers 1734 Hirschland Rd. 437-3333 Under $10/Casual/MC/ VISA/DSCVR

Golden Corral (East) 130 Cross Point Blvd. 473-1095 (Henderson, KY) 1770 S. Green St. 270-869-9310

The Old Mill 503 New Harmony Rd. 812-963-6000 $10-$15/Casual/Full Bar/ All Major C CReservations/ Checks Accepted/

FINE DINING

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

The Hilltop Inn 1100 Harmony Way 422-1757 Under $10/Casual/ No Reservations/Cash/ Check/All Major CC/Full Bar

The Redwagon Restaurant & Bar (Poseyville) Hwy. 165 & I-64 812-874-2210 $10-$15/Casual/ Reservations/All Major CC

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

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 Frontier Restaurant & Bar 12945 Hwy. 57 812-867-6786 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ VISA/MC/Reservations Gatti Town 316 N. Green River Rd. 473-3800 Under $10/Casual/All Major CC 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

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 KT’s Fire Grill (Wadesville, IN) 7247 Main St. 812-673-4996 $10-$15/Casual/ Full Bar Reservations/VISA/MC Koodie-Hoo’s (Mt. Vernon, IN) 231 W. 2nd St. 812-838-5202 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards Libby & Mom’s Café 2 Richardt Ave. 437-3040 Under $10/Checks Accepted/VISA/MC/DSCVR Log Inn (Haubstadt, IN) 12491 S. 200 E. 812-867-3216 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Checks Accepted/Full Bar 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 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/Checks Accepted/VISA/MC Rafferty’s 1400 N. Green River Rd. 471-0024 Under $10/Casual/ No Reservations/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards 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

Bonefish Grill 6401 E. Lloyd Expwy. 401-3474 $15-$25/Credit Cards/ Checks Accepted/Full Bar

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

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/

FROZEN YOGURT

Orange Leaf 701 Burkhardt Rd. 401-5215 Under $10/All Major CC

Zesto’s 102 W. Franklin St. 424-1416 Under $10/All Major CC Call for Advertising Information (812) 426-6398 • October 2013

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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 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

Pita Pan (Newburgh) 4222 Bell Rd. 853-9555 Under $10/Casual/ No Alcohol/VISA 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 Ginmiya Asian Diner 4827 Davis Lant 471-8100 Reservations/ $10-$15/No Checks/ All Major CC/ No Alcohol 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 $10-$15/Casual/Reservations Recommended/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards 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 Call for Advertising Information (812) 426-6398 • October 2013

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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

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

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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 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 1424 N. Main St. 434-6909 $10-$15/Casual/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

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

Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe 222 E. Columbia St. 425-2515 Under $10/Casual/Checks / Full Bar/All Major CC

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

Firedome Pizza & Wings (Henderson, KY) 2046 Hwy. 41 N. 270-830-7700 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/ Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards Firehouse Subs 1031 N. Green River Rd. 477-2141 Under $10/All Major Credit Cards/No Alcohol Gardo’s Italian Oven 13220 Darmstadt Rd. 812-868-8071 Under $10/Casual

Heady’s Pizza 4120 N. First Ave. 437-4343 Under $10/Casual/VISA/MC Online orderingavailable – www.headyspizza.com powered by Click4AMeal Highland Pizza Shop 6669 Kratzville Rd. 402-8900 Under $10/VISA/MC Kipplee’s Stadium Inn 2350 Division St. 479-1542 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards

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

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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 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 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 Credit Cards Talk of the Town Pizza 1200 Edgar St. 402-8696 Under $10/Casual/Checks Accepted/Beer & Wine/ VISA/MC Turoni’s Forget-Me-Not-Inn 4 N. Weinbach Ave. 477-7500 Under $10/Casual/ Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards

Q: Can you let everyone know what your experience has been like at Boogie Nights? T: Boogie Nights is awesome. It just has a great atmosphere. For me, as a performer, it’s in the bag. Everyone is ready to party. I love it. I love the costumes. I always tell people if you have a chance to go to any of the clubs, do it because you’ll always have a great time!

An Interview with

Tiffany By David Spatz

with “I Think We’re Alone Now.” He gave me great encouragement to stay in the music industry and he said he liked my voice. I got my picture with him and I will always cherish that.

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Walther’s Golf ‘n Fun 2301 N. 1st Ave. 464-4472 Under $10/Casual/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

Grand Opening:

Question (Q): Tell us about your most memorable moment from the 80s. Tiffany (T): Michael Jackson was wonderful. I had actually just knocked off his single “Bad”

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

Q: When you hear 70’s or 80’s music, what goes through your mind? T: Good Memories! Youthful memories! The other day I was shopping and I had kind of a bad day, to be honest with you, and I was feeling really tired. Culture Club came on and immediately I just smiled and was back in my groove.

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Q: I know that this club tends to attract a lot of young people, who weren’t even born when these songs were big hits. More then any other decade, the 70’s and 80’s connect with people. Why? T: I think that they want to see the crazy outfits. I was so bland in the 80’s, I didn’t do anything but bad hair, big hoop earrings and a ton of shoes, so I didn’t get to experiment too much but I always come to Boogie Nights and I love the outfits! I love people wearing leg-warmers and crazy hair, and the guys all rocked out. I think that that’s why they come! It’s to see, “Really? This was the fashion?” and to be a part of it! The Boogie Nights Grand Opening Celebration is October 5 at 9 p.m. Boogie Nights is located at 701 NW Riverside Dr. in downtown Evansville.


PRIVATE DINING

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 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

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 Joke Factory 217 Main St. 812-604-1936 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/Checks/All Major Credit Cards 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

Schmitt Catering & More 812-909-0566/812-774-6547 Under $10/Reservations Necessary/Checks Accepted/No Credit Cards

Mojo’s Boneyard Sportsbar & Grille 4920 Bellemeade Ave. 475-8593 under $10/Casual/Full Bar/Checks/ All Major Credit Cards

PUBS

On Deck Riverside Bar & Grill (Henderson, KY) 100 2nd St. 270-826-2424 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Full Bar/All Major CC

Chilly Willy’s Pub 3039 Claremont Ave. 423-0726 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/CC

Old Chicago Pasta & Pizza 6550 E. Lloyd Expwy. 401-1400 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ Reservations Accepted/ All Major Credit Cards

Beertropolis 830 LST Dr. 425-4840 Under $10/Full Bar

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/Casual/Reservations Accepted/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

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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

E

ver y day, millions of Americans wake up every morning in pain. They take their prescription pain pills and go about their day still in agonizing pain. But what if they didn’t have to take those pain pills to alleviate their pain? It’s possible, and there is a solution right here in the tri-state. Dr. Patrick Gottfried of Chirorevolution is Newburgh, Ind. offers personalized, convenient and quality chiropractic care. But unlike most chiropractors, Dr. Gottfried offers affordable walk-in appointments meant to empower his patients. “Our bodies are self-healing. Only 10% of our nerves actually feel, and when we begin to feel pain there is already a problem. It ’s not just about back pain,” Gottfried said. Dr. Gottfried is a nationally renowned chiropractor. He was a part of the 2012 Olympic chiropractor team as well as the chiropractor for the PGA United Leasing Championships at Victoria National in Newburgh for the past two years. He has also adjusted Major League Baseball hall-of-famer Rollie Fingers and two-time PGA US Open Champion Lee Janzen. Chirorevolution will be hosting their grand opening event on October 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the facility, meet the staff and learn about what Chirorevolution is all about. Dr. Gottfried will also be offering free adjustments and refreshments. —Lauren VanCleve For more information about Chirorevolution, please visit their website at www.chirorevolution.net or call 812-490-7386.

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Rookie’s Sports Bar (Henderson, KY) 117 Second St. 270-826-1106 Under $10/Casual/Reservations Accepted/Credit Cards/Full Bar Sportsman’s Billiards & Grille 2315 W. Franklin St. 422-0801 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ All Major Credit Cards Tiki Time Bar & Grill 1801 Waterworks Rd. 425-1912 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/ Reservations Not Accepted/ VISA/MC/DSCVR 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 Par-K Seafood 757 South Green River Rd 401-5222 $10-$15/Casual/All Major CC

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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/Checks/ VISA/MC

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/Casual/No Res/ Checks/Full Bar/All Major CC Longhorn Steakhouse 320 N. Green River Rd. 473-2400 $10-$15/Casual/Call Ahead Seating/Checks Accepted/ 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

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/ Sirloin Stockade 4610 Bellemeade Ave. 473-0300 Under $10/Casual/No Alcohol/ All Major CC 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


Doc’s Nightclub 1305 Stringtown Rd. 401-1201 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

Fat Boy Tavern (Ft. Branch IN) 115 N. McCreary Ave. (812)753-9914 Under $10/Full Bar/All Major CC

Legends (Inside River City Recreation) 1050 S. Weinbach Ave. 476-74444 Under $10/Casual/ Major CC/Full Bar

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/Full Bar/ All Major CC Hornville Tavern & Catering 2607 Baseline Rd. 812-963-9318 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/Checks Accepted The Knob Hill Tavern (Newburgh, IN) 1016 Hwy. 662 West 812-853-9550 Under $10/Reservations Accepted/ Checks/Full Bar/Credit Cards

Lyle Sports Zone Pizza & Pub 1404 E. Morgan Ave. 425-7729 Under $10/Casual/Checks Accepted/ VISA/MC/Full Bar The Peephole Bar & Grill 201 Main St. 423-5171 Under $10/Casual/Full Bar/Checks/ MC/VISA, DSCVR Rick’s 718 Bar & Grill 718 3rd Ave. 423-0872 Under $10/Casual/ Full Bar/All Major Credit Cards

Sam & Jimmy’s Hobo Jungle 1323 S. Barker Ave. 491-6229 Under $10/Casual/ Full Bar/All Major CC 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

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An Interview with Actor

Ato Essandoh of Django: Unchained, Hitch & BBC’s Copper By Nick Durcholz

A native of Schenectady, N.Y., 41-year-old Ato Essandoh’s acting resume is full of powerful cinema, television and theatre.

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rom a maniacal warlord in Blood Diamond to an underprivileged, adopted college student in Garden State, Essandoh has shown a wealth of talent and to this day he’s still in a state of pleasant shock and major appreciation of his success.

Essandoh, who plays Dr. Matthew Freeman in BBC’s Copper, took a

moment out of his busy schedule to speak with News4U.

N4U: What was the most fun you had shooting a film? AE: I had a lot of fun doing Django. What was fun was executing the trick of being eaten by dogs… So, the way it works is that the dogs are taught to attack a kneepad. You take those kneepads and you put them on your arms, you put them over thick, leather padding and then you put your clothes over that. And so, the trainers were like, ‘Okay, you look good with the stunt, it’s working out. We need a safe word.’ And I said, ‘Okay, the safe word is pickle.’ Quentin called action and the dogs start to go. I’m getting torn apart by the dogs, screaming bloody murder and then, I see the dog on my right leg - because his head got twisted around he had to release. And I’m looking at this, so I start to yell, ‘PICKLE! PICKLE! PICKLE!’ But then, the dog reattaches and I started acting again and the whole scene went off. Then Quentin calls cut and the trainers run up to me, they’re like, ‘Did you call pickle?’ And I’m like, ‘Yeah, but the dog reattached and then I thought the scene was okay so I just kept acting.’ And so, suddenly, all these seasoned stuntmen, look at me like I’m the man, they’re like, ‘Wow, you kept your cool.’ That one moment was like a small amount of pride for me. N4U: Of all your roles, which character was the most dynamic or the most satisfying for you to play and why? AE: I would say the first thing that popped into my mind, I did a few years ago at the Roundabout,

Streamers: David Rabe’s way. It hadn’t been seen in New York as a David Rabe production in – I don’t know – 25 years, and I played the character Carlyle who’s this complete psychopath and really lonely guy. I worked with Scott Ellis, who is now the Executive Producer on Weeds and he directs a whole bunch of TV. I’m working directly with David Rabe who’s just a legend and Scott Ellis and it was my first off-Broadway production. N4U: Do you have a preference for television or movies? AE: To me they’re both the same. The nice thing about television, or the nice thing about being a series regular like I am on Copper, is that suddenly I have to build a character over multiple, multiple episodes - in our case 13 episodes - and so, that’s a really fun challenge. That’s what I prefer now, because movies go too quickly. You don’t really get to live in the character like you do on TV. So, if – knock on wood – Copper runs for like five seasons, I will have that experience of what it’s like to really live and start to understand the character. N4U: How did it feel to be called ‘Commander Rambo?’ AE: (Laughs) That was awesome! Again, I’ve got to look at the luck that I’ve had, but suddenly I’m doing some theatre off, off, off-Broadway and then I’m in Mozambique doing a movie with Leo Dicaprio directed by Ed Zwick and my character’s name is Commander Rambo. I mean…it doesn’t get any better than that. I was like, ‘Do I have to show up? Commander Rambo… okay, that’s all, right?’ (Laughs) And that’s fun because when I saw Leo for Django, I was like, ‘Yeah, I got you the last time kind of, in Blood Diamond, but now, you own me.’ So, that’s Leo’s revenge on me.

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T U ES DAY, O CTO B ER 1

O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -Free Pool 6:00 PM Tin Man Brewing Co. -Salt the Earth 6:30 PM Rick’s Sports Bar -- Texas Hold ‘Em 7:00 PM Allegra Lounge (Holiday Inn Airport) -- Troy Miller Acoustic Lanhucks -- 8 Ball APA Pool League The Centre -- Evansville Celebration of Diversity Distinguished Lecture: Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Ashley Buchart 8:00 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Trivia Night 8:30 PM Old Chicago -- Trivia Tuesday 9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- College Night Karaoke with Shane Breedlove 9:30 PM Lamasco Bar -- Bluesday Tuesday

W ED N ES DAY, O CTO B ER 2

O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Darts 4:00 PM Winetree (East) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

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Entertainment News4U.me 6:00 PM Roca Bar North -- Bike Night 7:00 PM Allegra Lounge (Holiday Inn Airport) -- Nick Gregory Acoustic Kanpai Sushi & Asian Bistro -- Zion Lanhucks -- 9 Ball APA Pool League The Sports Book Bar & Grill -- Interactive Sports Trivia Contest Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Ashley Buchart 8:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- The Voice of Backstage Competition Dave’s Sportsden and Pizza Pub -- Karaoke with Randall Marshall Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -Open Mic Doc’s Nightclub -- Wii Bowling Tournament 9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lamasco Bar -- The Giving Tree Band 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- Local Brew Night With Dj Kriss (Hipster Mix) Someplace Else -- College Night and Karaoke with Kim Robbins


T h u rs day, O cto b er 3 4:00 PM Winetree (North) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting 7:00 PM El Rio -- Trivia Night Lanhucks -- 9 Ball APA Pool League Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -Karaoke 8:00 PM Beertropolis -- Karaoke with The Experience by BK 9:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- College Night with DJ Jon J Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lanhucks -- Karaoke by Full Throttle with Hot Rod 9:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Two Lads 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- Karaoke With Kim & Ryan Lamasco Bar -- Karaoke 10:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ

F r i day, O cto b er 4 3:00 PM Bosse Field -- Bosse Field Classic Car Show 4:00 PM Winetree (Darmstadt) -Wine & Spirits Tasting 5:30 PM Tin Fish -- Jimmy B

6:00 PM Doc’s Nightclub -- Nick Gregory

11:30 PM Someplace Else -- Open Stage/ Casting Call

7:30 PM Blush Ultralounge & Tapas Bar -- Casey Williams

Sat u r day, O cto b er 5

8:00 PM Beertropolis -- Live Entertainment Germania Mannerchor -- Halloween Pin-Up, Burlesque & Variety Show featuring a Special Tribute to the Phantom of the Opera Roca Bar North -- The Jimmies Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -Herchel Bailey Band Victory Theatre -- 1964... The Tribute 8:30 PM Lyle’s Sports Zone (formerly Ford’s Bar) -Josh Merritt 9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- Skelton’s Montourage Doc’s Nightclub -- Karaoke Koodie Hoos -- DJ & Karaoke with Greg Hays Legends -- Karaoke 9:30 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -Sideshow Romance 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- Hip-Hop Night With DJ Jake Ryan KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Diversion Lamasco Bar -- Bonepony Lanhucks -- Downfall NSB 10:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Honey Roy

8:00 AM Bosse Field -- Bosse Field Classic Car Show 12:00 PM Metzger’s Tavern (Henderson) -- Biker Saturday 4:00 PM Lanhucks -- Open Pool Tournament, APA Rules, $5 Entry Winetree (Darmstadt) -Beer Tasting 5:00 PM cMoe Children’s Museum -- Me & My Sidekick: Super Dads & Sons 5:30 PM Tin Fish -- Jimmy B 6:00 PM Holy Spirit Campus -$10,000 Bingo Night 7:00 PM O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -- Rock for the C.U.R.E. for Epilepsy Benefit with Sideshow Romance, JEB & Artifas 8:00 PM Beertropolis -- Live Entertainment Legends -- dkWells Thank God for Thomas Edison CD Release Party Roca Bar North -- Uncle Woody Tropicana Evansville Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

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ooking to shake your rump or de-stress your mind? Two fitness classes at Ivy Tech, which are available starting in October, could do just that. The Ivy Tech Wellness and Fitness center is holding two fitness classes starting Oct. 28: yoga and Zumba. “It’s definitely important to get your physical activity in,” said Ivy Tech Fitness and Wellness Coordinator, Amy Lutzel. “It’s recommended to get two to five days a week of cardio exercise. Zumba is for your cardio and yoga helps with stress and flexibility.” Zumba is described as an aerobic fitness program that features movements inspired by styles of Latin American dance and performed to Latin American dance music. Zumba classes will take place on Monday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for eight weeks. Those interested can sign up for one night for $59 or sign up for both nights for $99 a semester. Yoga takes place on Wednesday evenings from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for the same price of $59. All classes are open to the public, Lutzel said. She added those who aren’t interested in taking the classes can still pay $49 a semester to use the school’s fitness center. “That’s for people who may live on the north side, it’s a convenient location for them, or for students and employees who have family or friends who want to use our fitness center,” Lutzel said. — Jessie Hellman To register call 812-429-0582.

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Evansville Signature Chefs Auction By Sarah Dyson

Are you a fan of fine dining, silent auctions, or just socializing with new people? Then consider visiting March of Dimes’ ‘Signature Chefs Auction’ for all the fun!

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arch of Dimes was star ted exactly 75 years ago (1938) by Franklin D. Roosevelt and its original goal was to raise money to help young children diagnosed with polio. Success came in the form of a vaccine, and for the March of Dimes the polio vaccine was only the beginning. Today, the March of Dimes continues to protect the health of America’s children. The March of Dimes Noble Prize-winning research offers hope of treatment and preventions for serious health problems, like birth defects and premature birth. The Signature Chefs Auction presented by St, Mary’s is one of the ways March of Dimes raises funds locally. For the past 16 years, the best chefs in southwest Indiana come together and each prepares a signature dish for you to tour while socializing and networking with others, and browsing and bidding during the silent auction. The exciting live auction capsoff the evening with unique, epicurean experiences and items that always bring the crowd to life within bidding

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competitions. This event is located in lovely Downtown Evansville at the Scottish Rite on November 7th at 5:30 p.m. This event usually has over 400 people in attendance, and their yearly goal – which is often met, and exceeded – is $60,000. Though this is a large number, the March of Dimes Community Director, Ashley Murray hopes that it is not an issue to meet. As for the future of this event, Ashley says, “We hope to be in a bigger location and also, to raise awareness of the March of Dimes locally.” I have not been to this event personally, but I am a lover of food. So this aspect alone would probably inspire me to go. Plus, the knowledge that it is going to help young lives in need of medical assistance is just ultimately inspiring to me. The key ingredient is you, and they sincerely hope you can join them for an evening of fine dining, top-notch company and bidding on choice items in silent and live auctions. Register online at www.marchofdimes.com/ indiana/events/events_10841. html or call 812-266-6005.

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(Hoosiers Lounge) -Herchel Bailey Band Victory Theatre -- The Bob & Tom Comedy Show 9:00 PM Boogie Nights -- Grand Opening Celebration with a performance by Tiffany Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- The Boscoe France Band 9:30 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- Pieces of the Day Doc’s Nightclub -- Bloodtribe 10:00 PM El Rio -- Latino Party! Music, Dancing & Drink Specials Hammerheads -- Saturday Night Hype With DJ Jake Ryan & DJ Kriss KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Diversion Lamasco Bar -- Calabash Lanhucks -- Prowler 10:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Rocket Surgery Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ 11:30 PM Someplace Else -- Dee Ranged from Nashville

S U N DAY, O CTO B ER 6 8:00 AM Bosse Field -- Bosse Field Classic Car Show Vanderburgh County Fairgrounds -- 32nd Annual Great Pumpkin Metric sponsored by Dan’s Competition Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

Entertainment News4U.me 1:00 PM Red Brush Rifle Range -First Action Self-Defense Introduction to Defensive Handguns & Home Defense Tactics 4:00 PM Lanhucks -- APA Pool leagues 5:00 PM Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- Troy Miller Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Steve Greenwell Trio 9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- The Amazing Soul Crackers Lamasco Bar -- Matt O’ Ree Band 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- Karaoke with Hillory

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O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Darts Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Sports Night West Franklin St., Evansville -- 92nd Annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival 6:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -Amatuer Night (Comedy. Poetry, Acoustic, Etc.) BackStage Bar & Grill -- Icemen Radio Show 7:00 PM Lanhucks -- 8 Ball APA Pool League


7:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Block Box Party 9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke Lamasco Bar -- Open Mic

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O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -Free Pool West Franklin St., Evansville -- 92nd Annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival 6:00 PM Tin Man Brewing Co. -Gary Foshee 6:30 PM Rick’s Sports Bar -- Texas Hold ‘Em 7:00 PM Lanhucks -- 8 Ball APA Pool League Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Terry Lee & The Rockaboogie Band 8:00 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Trivia Night 8:30 PM Old Chicago -- Trivia Tuesday 9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- College Night Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lamasco Bar -- Steve Roth Band 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- School Of Karaoke With Ms. Springer

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4:00 PM Winetree (East) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting 6:00 PM Roca Bar North -- Bike Night 7:00 PM Allegra Lounge (Holiday Inn Airport) -- Wade Baker Acoustic Kanpai Sushi & Asian Bistro -- Monte Skelton Lanhucks -- 9 Ball APA Pool League The Sports Book Bar & Grill -- Interactive Sports Trivia Contest Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Terry Lee & The Rockaboogie Band 8:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- The Voice of Backstage Competition Dave’s Sportsden and Pizza Pub -- Karaoke with Randall Marshall Doc’s Nightclub -- Wii Bowling Tournament 9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Koodie Hoos -- DJ & Karaoke with Greg Hays Lamasco Bar -- Karaoke 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- Local Brew Night With Dj

Kriss (Hipster Mix) Someplace Else -- College Night and Karaoke with Kim Robbins

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West Franklin St., Evansville -- 92nd Annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival 4:00 PM Winetree (North) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting 7:00 PM El Rio -- Trivia Night Lanhucks -- 9 Ball APA Pool League Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -Karaoke 8:00 PM Beertropolis -- Karaoke with The Experience by BK 9:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- College Night with DJ Jon J Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lanhucks -- Karaoke by Full Throttle with Hot Rod 9:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Dave Huffman 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- Karaoke With Kim & Ryan Lamasco Bar -- Henhouse Prowlers

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f you’re looking to sell your unused gold and silver, there’s no better place to go than Tri-State Gold & Silver Buyers at 515 N. Green River Rd. located behind Acropolis facing Virginia Street. As any customer will tell you, the expertise of the staff is beyond compare, and the service is excellent. Most people naturally feel a little anxious about selling their precious metals. But the friendly, low-key atmosphere at Tri-State Gold & Silver Buyers puts everyone at ease from the moment they walk through the door. While evaluating precious metals is the bread and butter of the business, Tri-State Gold & Silver Buyers recently added a new service: paying cash for gift cards. It’s a simple verification process that takes just minutes to complete. Most major gift cards are accepted (some exceptions apply), and cash is paid on the spot. How many times have you received a gift card from a place where you don’t shop or just simply wanted cash instead to spend as you please? Now you can bring those unwanted gift cards in to the staff at Tri-State Gold & Silver Buyers and walk out with cash in hand. Call 812-4767700 or stop in for more details. —Thomas Ellis Please visit tsgoldbuyers.com for a detailed listing of the jewelry that the business buys as well as helpful information on scrap jewelry, silverware and coins. Store hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

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10:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ

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West Franklin St., Evansville -- 92nd Annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival

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ith the idea of personal protection becoming a more prevalent concern by the day, First Action Self-Defense, LLC is the key to a sound mind. If your preference is owning a firearm, First Action Self-Defense, LLC in Newburgh has courses to educate you about every aspect of gun ownership from the anatomy of a firearm to firearm maintenance to knowing how to maximize its use in an emergency situation. Owner James Ashby’s mission in the way of handling your weapon is to make you “skilled, confident and empowered.” Some courses offered include ‘Introduction to Defensive Handguns & Home Defense Tactics ’ which will take place on October 6 at 1 p.m. at Red Brush Rifle Range, ‘Combat Focus Shooting’ and ‘Fundamentals of Combat Focus Shooting.’ If you do not own a firearm as of yet, but are looking to benefit from Ashby’s teaching, gun rental is available. Ashby is certified in NRA and I.C.E. Training programs. He is a veteran of the U.S. Navy and Army and is a member of the Association of Defensive Shooting Instructors. If your preference lies with handto-hand defense, First Action offers seminars throughout the year or can direct you to Rising Phoenix Martial Arts Academy. Through Rising Phoenix you can learn several different styles and become very proficient in their practice. So, arm yourself with the knowledge and skill of protection and check out First Action Self-Defense, LLC.

—Oliver Mason

For more information or to register for courses, please visit www.firstactionselfdefense.com or email info@firstactionselfdefense.com.

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4:00 PM Winetree (Darmstadt) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting

11:30 PM Someplace Else -- Live Entertainment

5:30 PM Tin Fish -- Likewise

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6:00 PM Doc’s Nightclub -- Nick Gregory 7:30 PM Blush Ultralounge & Tapas Bar -- Casey Williams 8:00 PM Beertropolis -- Live Entertainment Roca Bar North -- Scott Winzinger Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Exile 9:00 PM Boogie Nights -- Free for All Friday Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- The Idgits Doc’s Nightclub -- Karaoke Legends -- Karaoke O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -- The Jordan Booker Band 9:30 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- Tenbound KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Velcro Pygmies 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- Hip-Hop Night With DJ Jake Ryan Lamasco Bar -- This Must Be the Band Lanhucks -- Live Music TBA 10:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Highland Reign Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

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West Franklin St., Evansville -- 92nd Annual West Side Nut Club Fall Festival 12:00 PM Metzger’s Tavern (Henderson) -- Biker Saturday 4:00 PM Lanhucks -- Open Pool Tournament, APA Rules, $5 Entry Winetree (North) -- Beer Tasting 5:30 PM Tin Fish -- Likewise 6:00 PM Holy Spirit Campus -- Bingo Night 7:30 PM Ford Center -- Rascal Flatts Live & Loud Tour 8:00 PM Beertropolis -- Live Entertainment Legends -- Minute-to-Win-It Contest & Karaoke Roca Bar North -- The Honey Vines The Corner Pocket -- 1st Annual Scooter Night with Prizes & Giveaways Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Exile 8:30 PM Lyle’s Sports Zone (formerly Ford’s Bar) -- Scott Lindsey 9:00 PM Boogie Nights -- Grooving through the Fall Fest Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- Calabash O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -- Joe’s Garage


9:30 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- Akacia Doc’s Nightclub -- The Vintage Rendition 10:00 PM El Rio -- Latino Party! Music, Dancing & Drink Specials Hammerheads -- Saturday Night Hype With DJ Jake Ryan & DJ Kriss KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- The Jimmy 6 Lamasco Bar -- Copper Into Steel Lanhucks -- Idder, Jordan Miller 10:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Casey Williams 11:30 PM Someplace Else -- Live Entertainment

S u n day, O cto b er 1 3 1:00 PM Angel Mounds State Historic Site -- Bark for the Cure: 1 Mile Dog Walk & More! 2:30 PM The Centre -- Infinite Scholar College & Scholarship Fair 4:00 PM Lanhucks -- APA Pool leagues 5:00 PM Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- Troy Miller Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- The Marlinaires 9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- The Amazing Soul Crackers 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- Karaoke with Hillory

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O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Darts Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Sports Night 6:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- Amatuer Night (Comedy. Poetry, Acoustic, Etc.)

7:00 PM Lanhucks -- 8 Ball APA Pool League 7:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Block Box Party 8:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- Open Mic 9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke Lamasco Bar -- Open Mic

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O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Pool 6:00 PM Tin Man Brewing Co. -- Leo Gronquist 6:30 PM Rick’s Sports Bar -- Texas Hold ‘Em 7:00 PM Lanhucks -- 8 Ball APA Pool League Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- The Marlinaires 8:00 PM Lamasco Bar -- Boscoe France “Turnin the Blues Teal” Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Trivia Night 8:30 PM Old Chicago -- Trivia Tuesday 9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- College Night Karaoke with Shane Breedlove 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- School Of Karaoke With Ms. Springer

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O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Darts 4:00 PM Winetree (East) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

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6:00 PM Roca Bar North -- Bike Night 7:00 PM Allegra Lounge (Holiday Inn Airport) -- Abby Kunkel Acoustic Kanpai Sushi & Asian Bistro -- Jake Tapley Lanhucks -- 9 Ball APA Pool League The Sports Book Bar & Grill -- Interactive Sports Trivia Contest Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- The Marlinaires 8:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- The Voice of Backstage Competition Dave’s Sportsden and Pizza Pub -- Karaoke with Randall Marshall Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -Lacey Chaddock Doc’s Nightclub -- Wii Bowling Tournament 9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lamasco Bar -- Pigeons Playing Ping Pong O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -- Katie Watts & The Ideas 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- Local Brew Night With Dj Kriss (Hipster Mix) Someplace Else -- College Night and Karaoke with Kim Robbins

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7:00 PM El Rio -- Trivia Night Lanhucks -- 9 Ball APA Pool League Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Karaoke 7:30 PM The Centre -- The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County Victory Theatre -- Don Williams 8:00 PM Beertropolis -- Karaoke with The Experience by BK 9:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- College Night with DJ Jon J Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lanhucks -- Karaoke by Full Throttle with Hot Rod 9:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Katie Watts 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- Karaoke With Kim & Ryan Lamasco Bar -- Karaoke 10:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ

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4:00 PM Winetree (North) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting

4:00 PM Winetree (Darmstadt) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting

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5:30 PM Tin Fish -- Gary Ward


6:00 PM Doc’s Nightclub -- Nick Gregory Historic Newburgh -- Ghost Walks 7:30 PM Blush Ultralounge & Tapas Bar -- Casey Williams 8:00 PM Beertropolis -- Live Entertainment Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Sweet Trouble Band 8:30 PM Lyle’s Sports Zone (formerly Ford’s Bar) -- Scott Espenlaub 9:00 PM Boogie Nights -- Boogie Down from 9 p.m. Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -Three Questions Doc’s Nightclub -- Karaoke Legends -- Karaoke 9:30 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- Brad Lemmons 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- Hip-Hop Night With DJ Jake Ryan KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Bad Medicine Lamasco Bar -- JEB Lanhucks -- Deja Blu 5 10:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ Ri Ra Irish Pub -- The Smoke Rings 11:30 PM Someplace Else -- Live Entertainment

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Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk 12:00 PM Metzger’s Tavern (Henderson) -- Biker Saturday 2:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -Icemen Pre-party 4:00 PM Lanhucks -- Open Pool Tournament, APA Rules, $5 Entry 5:00 PM Historic Newburgh -- Ghost Walks 5:30 PM The Evansville Memorial Coliseum -- Demolition City Roller Derby: Dynamite Dolls and Destruction Dames (2 Bouts) Tin Fish -- Gary Ward 6:00 PM Holy Spirit Campus -- Bingo Night 7:15 PM Ford Center -- Evansville Icemen Season Opener vs. Kalamazoo 8:00 PM Beertropolis -- Live Entertainment Legends -- Matt Clark Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Sweet Trouble Band 8:30 PM Lyle’s Sports Zone (formerly Ford’s Bar) -- Open Mic & Karaoke with Stefne Wene & John Hurst

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9:00 PM Boogie Nights -- Boogie Down from 9 p.m. Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- No Curfew O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -UFC #166 Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III 9:30 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- The Pits Doc’s Nightclub -- Likewise 10:00 PM El Rio -- Latino Party! Music, Dancing & Drink Specials Hammerheads -- Saturday Night Hype With DJ Jake Ryan & DJ Kriss KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Bad Medicine Lamasco Bar -- Roster McCabe Lanhucks -- Prowler 10:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Pieces of the Day Ri Ra Irish Pub – DJ 11:30 PM Someplace Else -- Live Entertainment

S U N DAY, O CTO B ER 20 12:00 PM The Centre -- Centre’d on Kids Trick or Treat 4:00 PM Lanhucks -- APA Pool leagues 5:00 PM Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -Troy Miller Historic Newburgh -- Ghost Walks Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

Entertainment News4U.me Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Jazz Hat 7:00 PM The Centre -- An Evening with Third Day 9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -The Amazing Soul Crackers 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- Karaoke with Hillory

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O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Darts Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Sports Night 6:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -Amatuer Night (Comedy. Poetry, Acoustic, Etc.) BackStage Bar & Grill -Icemen Radio Show 7:00 PM Lanhucks -- 8 Ball APA Pool League 7:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Block Box Party 9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke Lamasco Bar -- Open Mic

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O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Pool

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6:00 PM Tin Man Brewing Co. -- Nick Dittmeyer 6:30 PM Rick’s Sports Bar -- Texas Hold ‘Em 7:00 PM Lanhucks -- 8 Ball APA Pool League Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Matt Clark & Friends 8:00 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Trivia Night 8:30 PM Old Chicago -- Trivia Tuesday 9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- College Night Karaoke with Shane Breedlove 9:30 PM Lamasco Bar -- Bluesday Tuesday 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- School Of Karaoke

With Ms. Springer

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O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Darts 4:00 PM Winetree (East) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting 6:00 PM Roca Bar North -- Bike Night 7:00 PM Allegra Lounge (Holiday Inn Airport) -David Weddle Acoustic Kanpai Sushi & Asian Bistro -- Katie Watts Lanhucks -- 9 Ball APA Pool League The Sports Book Bar & Grill -- Interactive Sports Trivia Contest Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Matt Clark & Friends 8:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- The Voice of Backstage Competition Dave’s Sportsden and Pizza Pub -Karaoke with Randall Marshall

Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- Aaron Mauck Doc’s Nightclub -- Wii Bowling Tournament 9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lamasco Bar -- Karaoke 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- Local Brew Night With Dj Kriss (Hipster Mix) Someplace Else -- College Night and Karaoke with Kim Robbins

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6:00 PM The Centre -- Health Care Heroes 7:00 PM El Rio -- Trivia Night Lanhucks -- 9 Ball APA Pool League Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Karaoke 8:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill – Hunks Male Review Beertropolis -- Karaoke with The Experience by BK 9:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- College Night with DJ Jon J Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lanhucks -- Karaoke by Full Throttle with Hot Rod 9:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Dave Huffman 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- Karaoke With Kim & Ryan Lamasco Bar -- Karaoke 10:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ

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Buds Harley-Davidson-East -- Customer Appreciation Day with Food, Prizes & Demos Swonder Ice Arena -- Hocktoberfest Hockey Tournament 4:00 PM Winetree (Darmstadt) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting 5:30 PM Tin Fish -- Byron Rohrig

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Entertainment News4U.me 6:00 PM Doc’s Nightclub -- Nick Gregory 7:30 PM Blush Ultralounge & Tapas Bar -- Casey Williams 8:00 PM Beertropolis -- Live Entertainment Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- The Devonshires 9:00 PM Boogie Nights -- The Dead are Staying Alive Zombie & Vampire Ball Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- Blame the Radio Doc’s Nightclub -- Karaoke Legends -- Karaoke 9:30 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- Lindsey Williams 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- Hip-Hop Night With DJ Jake Ryan KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- McFly Lamasco Bar -- Arpetrio Lanhucks -- Live Music TBA 10:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Jason Lee Mckinney Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ 11:00 PM Someplace Else -- Rocky Horror 10 Year Anniversary

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Buds Harley-Davidson-East -- Customer Appreciation Day with Food, Prizes & Demos Swonder Ice Arena -- Hocktoberfest Hockey Tournament


9:00 AM Franklin Street -- Witches Walk/Run 5K National Guard Armory -- Tri-State Woodcarvers 28th Annual “Wonders in Wood” Show & Sell The Centre -- JAMfest Mega-Jam 10:00 AM Clarion Inn -- The 1st Annual Computer, Technology & Electronics Expo presented by Wilson Computing Solutions Washington Square Mall -- 47th Annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show 11:00 AM Franklin Street -- Lil’ Monster Bash 12:00 PM Metzger’s Tavern (Henderson) -- Biker Saturday 4:00 PM Franklin Street -- Trick or Treating on Franklin Street Lanhucks -- Open Pool Tournament, APA Rules, $5 Entry

Winetree (East) -- Beer Tasting 5:30 PM Tin Fish -- Byron Rohrig 6:00 PM Franklin Street -- Zombie Pub Crawl Holy Spirit Campus -- Bingo Night Lyle’s Sports Zone (formerly Ford’s Bar) -- 3rd Annual Halloween Costume Party @ the Zone 7:00 PM Clarion Inn -- 4th Annual Evansville Bone Bash to benefit the Arthritis Foundation Victory Theatre -- The Price is Right Live! Stage Show 8:00 PM Beertropolis -- Halloween Costume Party Beertropolis -- Live Entertainment Franklin Street -- Community Pumpkin Carving Contest at W. Library Park (Register by 11 a.m.) Legends -- Ed Rodimel: One Man Monster & Halloween Party

Someplace Else -- Halloween Bash The Corner Pocket -- Halloween Costume Contest Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- The Devonshires 8:30 PM Dave’s Sportsden and Pizza Pub -Halloween Costume Karaoke with Stefne Wene 9:00 PM Boogie Nights -- The Booooogie Nights Halloween Bash Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- The Smoke Rings Koodie Hoos -- Halloween DJ & Costume Party Lamasco Bar -- Calabash O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -- Halloween Costume Contest with Pieces of the Day Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

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9:30 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- Never Been Caught & Halloween Costume Contest Doc’s Nightclub -- Halloween Costume Party with Becoming the Enemy KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Halloween Costume Party! 10:00 PM El Rio -- Latino Party! Music, Dancing & Drink Specials Hammerheads -- Saturday Night Hype With DJ Jake Ryan & DJ Kriss KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- McFly Lanhucks -- Punk Rock Night (Various Bands) Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Halloween Costume Contest with Gonzo’s Toybox 10:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- DJ

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10:00 AM National Guard Armory -Tri-State Woodcarvers 28th Annual “Wonders in Wood” Show & Sell 12:00 PM The Centre -- Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales Washington Square Mall -- 47th Annual Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show 3:00 PM The Centre -- Disney Live! Three Classic Fairy Tales

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O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Darts Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Sports Night 6:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -Amatuer Night (Comedy. Poetry, Acoustic, Etc.) 7:00 PM Lanhucks -- 8 Ball APA Pool League 7:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Block Box Party 8:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- Open Mic


9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke Lamasco Bar -- Open Mic

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O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Pool 6:00 PM Tin Man Brewing Co. -- The Greens 6:30 PM Rick’s Sports Bar -- Texas Hold ‘Em 7:00 PM Lanhucks -- 8 Ball APA Pool League Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Bob Ballard Trio 7:30 PM The Centre -- Merle Haggard 8:00 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Trivia Night 8:30 PM Old Chicago -- Trivia Tuesday

9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- College Night Karaoke with Shane Breedlove 9:30 PM Lamasco Bar -- Bluesday Tuesday 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- School Of Karaoke With Ms. Springer

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O’ Brian’s Sports Bar -- Free Darts 4:00 PM Winetree (East) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting 6:00 PM Allegra Lounge (Holiday Inn Airport) -Sam Rice Acoustic Roca Bar North -- Bike Night 7:00 PM Kanpai Sushi & Asian Bistro -- David Huffman

Lanhucks -- 9 Ball APA Pool League The Sports Book Bar & Grill -- Interactive Sports Trivia Contest Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Bob Ballard Trio 8:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- The Voice of Backstage Competition Deerhead Sidewalk Cafe -- Katie Watts Doc’s Nightclub -- Wii Bowling Tournament 9:00 PM Cecil’s Bar & Grill -- DJ & Karaoke KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -- Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lamasco Bar -- The Delta Saints 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- Local Brew Night With Dj Kriss (Hipster Mix) Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

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Someplace Else -- College Night and Karaoke with Kim Robbins 10:30 PM Someplace Else -- Rocky Horror 10 Year Anniversary

T H U RS DAY, O CTO B ER 31 4:00 PM Winetree (North) -- Wine & Spirits Tasting 7:00 PM El Rio -- Trivia Night Lanhucks -- 9 Ball APA Pool League Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- Costume Contest Tropicana Evansville (Hoosiers Lounge) -- The Duke Boys 8:00 PM Beertropolis -- Karaoke with The Experience by BK Dave’s Sportsden and Pizza Pub -- Karaoke with Randall Marshall 9:00 PM BackStage Bar & Grill -- College Night with DJ Jon J KC’s Time Out Lounge & Grill -Karaoke with Shane Breedlove Lanhucks -- Karaoke by Full Throttle with Hot Rod 9:30 PM Ri Ra Irish Pub -- Pieces of the Day 10:00 PM Hammerheads -- Karaoke With Kim & Ryan Hammerheads -- Halloween at Hammerheads Karaoke & Dance Party Lamasco Bar -- Big Daddy Love Halloween Bash Budweiser reminds you to choose a designated driver.

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orell McIntosh, known as J Swade, recently became the first Evansville native to make it into 106.1 KISS FM’s ‘Kiss it or Diss it’ Hall of Fame. J Swade’s hit “How You Feel” has helped the young hip-hop artist gain notoriety and is what granted him entrance to KISS’ hall of fame. 23-year-old, J Swade is fairly new to the music scene but is quickly gaining popularity. Swade uses his work, which addresses topics such as “life in the hood and love to the ladies,” to relay the tougher and more challenging aspects of life to his listeners. Due to his age, J Swade can easily relate to the struggles faced by the country’s youth as well as understanding the conflicts and viewpoints of adult listeners. J Swade’s musical career began in high school where he used to “freestyle and pound out beats on lunch tables.” Since he began his musical expression at such a young age, J Swade’s music has evolved quite a bit since its beginnings. Yet the lyrical themes concerning the struggles of growing up and the pursuit of romantic relationships have remained present throughout many of his songs. However, he can now approach these topics from an adult perspective, which allows his work to branch out in a way that is relatable to adult listeners as well as teens. This versatility allows J Swade to appeal to a wider and more versatile audience, not only crossing age lines but gender and socio-economic ones as well.

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In addition to creating his own material, J Swade is also an accomplished producer of rap and hip-hop. By pursuing the production as well as the creation of music, J Swade has helped to expand the hip-hop industry by advancing the works of other up-and-coming artists as well as his own material. In doing this, J Swade has been able to reach listeners not only through his songs, but also through his support of other artists, especially those who share similar perspectives and values to the ones J Swade himself holds. Not currently signed to a label, J Swade produces his own material which makes his accomplishments, most notably, his recent success with his hit “How You Feel” even more remarkable. Also, J Swade’s “sex appeal and professional persona” aid him in publicizing his work and increasing its popularity among listeners. By striving to embody the popularity and power projected by his music, J Swade creates a strong, professional presence which amplifies his credibility in the eyes of his perspective audience. Additionally, by placing a focus on appearance and his attractiveness to others, J Swade comes off as honest in regard to his priorities thus becoming more relatable to his listeners. Despite the fact that his content is most relatable to the nation’s youth, J Swade emits a mature business presence, favoring his adult sensibilities over the teenage mentalities expressed in much of his work. This helps set him apart in the eyes of business affiliates and those he interacts with to craft, publicize and promote his music. Additionally, J Swade stated that, “At the end of the day, it’s all about the fans.” It is apparent that J Swade puts a great deal of effort into staying true to this statement due to the way in which he tries to reach out to and communicate with his audience. This aspect of J Swade’s career is of utmost importance because it helps to cultivate and expand J Swade’s fan base. —Claire Edwards Check him out on Twitter, Facebook or

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n the history of pretentious band names, Nathan Bayne’s short-lived, post-high school duo with friend Chris Hughes is up there with the most ridiculous: Transcend. “It was meant to signify us rising above or something,” Bayne attempts to explain through fits of laughter, “which is funny because we were 18 and had no clue what we were doing.” Against all odds, Bayne recovered from that embarrassing musical misstep. He was even accepted into the Air Force and proudly served our country for six years, traveling to places as disparate as Antarctica and Afghanistan. So, all kidding aside, he deserves our thanks and appreciation – if not our approval for his choice of band name. 10 years after the demise of Transcend, Bayne is now a solo performer, appearing regularly at local eateries and, more recently, wineries like Owen Valley. The 28year-old musician describes his sound as “jazz jam – an amalgamation of all the different genres and artists that

I’ve listened to over the years, from Dave Matthews to Billie Holiday.” His love for music stretches back to childhood. “I grew up in a musical family,” Bayne says. “My grandfather was a Pentecostal preacher on the north side of Evansville, and my grandmother played piano. So, every Sunday morning, we were in church watching grandma pound the keys and grandpa sing along.” Outside of church, he was particularly influenced by Bosse High School Band Director, Kevin Hulsey. “It’s amazing what he does with kids – to get 100 teenagers working together is a pretty incredible feat. He made me truly passionate about music and taught me a great work ethic,” he says, about the former EVSC High School Teacher of the Year. Bayne lived in Seattle for six years while serving in the Air Force but moved back to Evansville with his wife and daughter upon becoming a civilian again. Soon after, he used his GI Bill to study guitar with Renato Butturi at the University of Evansville. Last year, Bayne began taking music management courses. He hopes to continue his studies this spring with the ultimate goal of working in a recording studio or, ideally, acting as a tour coordinator for a successful band. “I want to be the guy who handles all the logistics - use my Air Force training to make sure that every single detail gets taken care of so all the band has to do is concentrate on playing a great show,” Bayne explains. For the time being, Bayne is concentrating on his music. His primarily instrumental solo performances are a product of the looping technology that he has worked with for the last 12 years. Like local favorite Lindsey Williams, Bayne uses a master pedal board to accompany himself, slowly building his sound from the bottom up. First, he creates the rhythm with hand drums, triangles, tambourines, etc. and loops it. Over the top of this repeating beat, he then lays down acoustic guitar loops and effects. Slowly, a full band comes to life with Bayne in control of the dynamics. ”I like being the background noise to people’s evenings,” he says. “I don’t necessarily have to be the center of attention – though I do enjoy catching people off guard. Sometimes I’ll do covers of Jeff Buckley or Reba McEntire just to mix it up. It’s fun to kind of influence a crowd of people without actually talking to them.” —Thomas Ellis Bayne will play the Winzerwald Wine Tasting Room in October. Check his website for details on this show and other upcoming shows: www.nathanbaynemusic.com. You can also download songs or full albums.

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CARSON’S BREWERY:

A Blonde is Born By Nick Durcholz

On September 12, Evansville brewing history was made when Carson’s Brewery birthed its first official offspring: a sweet but sassy honey blonde named Harlot.

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tarted by Jason Carson in 2012, the brewery has been utilizing a miniature system to brew its beer for tastings and competitions a keg at a time. But on a beautiful though steamy day in September they got to use their facility as it was meant to be used. It’s massive, gleaming tanks as incubators for new life in Evansville brewing, kicking out a batch 20 kegs strong. That day, the excitement of the Carson’s staff was palpable. Preparations for the ‘birth’ began early in the day with the milling of the grain and its adherence to the correct temperature. The real action began when the grain was fed into the Mash Tun where the grains soaked in water forming mash. A gradual increase of temperature (over a 40 minute span) brought out carbohydrates which were then converted to sugars creating wort and is strained through the bottom of the mash tun. After additional water was sprayed onto the top of the mash to extract as much of the sugar as possible (called sparging), the wort was pumped into another giant receptacle called the Boil Kettle. In the boil kettle the wort was brought to a boil and small amounts of hops were added periodically. This process depends on the type of beer. The Harlot Honey Blonde is not very hoppy, so minimal hops were added.

This is where the magic happens. The chemical reactions begin and the ‘soul’ of the beer is formed (its flavor, color and aroma). It also halts the natural enzymes and sterilizes the wort. After the boil, the hopped wort settled to clarify. Lighter and lighter until the blonde got her namesake color. The hopped wort cooled as it settled and was sent to the Fermentation Tank. Here the yeast was

added and the sugar in the hopped wort began to turn to alcohol…Here the blonde lies until her sultry self is ready to keg (and bottle eventually). Then, she is shipped to one of many locations to keep the drinker company at their favorite bar or for them to enjoy at home later. There is nothing quite like having a ‘gorgeous’ honey blonde on your arm at a bar or taking one home for the night. The blonde’s siblings include the Eville American Wheat, Pagan Pale Ale, Brown Cow Brown Ale, RIPA and Red Dawn Amber Wheat. And these are just the immediate family…Head Brewer and mad scientist of suds, John Mills will concoct seasonal offerings as well. Carson’s tasting room is opening soon and the beer will be served there as well as at local bars, including but not limited to, Roca Bar North, KC’s Timeout Lounge, Bokeh Lounge, Hammerheads and Gerst Haus. In the upcoming months, the number of bars which you can find a cold Carson’s draft in will significantly increase. Let us welcome this blonde and her family of brews to our area with eager palates. Carson’s beer is distributed by Working Distributors. For more information, visit www.carsonsbrewery.com or find them on and .

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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.

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Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat

Widmer Brothers Brewing

OKTO Festival Ale

Fat Heads Oktoberfest

Daniel Knight •2.5 This seasonal ale “pours up pretty” with a thick, white head and predictable hazy, copper color. The aroma is less impressive with only a subtle pumpkin scent and a little bready-ness. The taste is typical wheat ale, a little spice, pumpkin and malt. It’s weak on the finish– okay, drinkable, but not very exciting. That said, with its lightness and subtle flavor, I’m confident that some folks will enjoy this brew.

Daniel Knight • 4 This Oktoberfest inspired beer pours a deep amber color with a white head that stays on the glass for the longest time. Fruity and floral notes on the nose give the beer a pleasant scent. Malty sweetness is balanced out by the very light bitterness of hops. Try this crisp and clean seasonal beer while it’s still available, preferably with a bratwurst or two on a cool autumn afternoon.

Daniel Knight • 4 This beer fills the glass with a chestnut red color and a noticeable white head that vanishes in an instant. The fruity aroma of hops is present on the nose. The hop scent is very nicely balanced by the taste of a generous helping of malt on the tongue. The carbonation keeps this lager light, crisp and refreshing. This smooth and drinkable beer would complement spicy food very nicely.

Paul Bragin • 4 This deep red beer that is a cross between a red ale and an India pale ale produces a thick, tan head that hangs on for some time before evaporating. The nose gives off a very strong hop scent with citrus and pine notes. The hop flavor continues while sipping the beer. This beer is not for the faint of heart, but aficionados of hoppy beers should definitely seek out this one.

Paul Bragin • 4 The rich, dark brown beer has a thin, creamy head that quickly evaporates. The enjoyable scent of roasted malt immediately hits the nose. Some hop bitterness balances out the malt sweetness in the beer. The bottle says the beer is brewed with hemp. The addition of hemp did not seem to add much to the beer, but this is still a phenomenal beverage. This beer could become a favorite as the colder months approach.

Paul Bragin • 4 This seasonal offering has the color of roasted pumpkin and the thinnest head possible. Spices fill the nose. The first taste is traditional wheat beer with pumpkin and spice notes coming later. The pumpkin and spice tastes continue as the beer is sipped. This beer is a great one to have during the fall. You could serve it along with the mandatory slice of pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving, but there’s no need to wait to put the pair together. Jabez Martinez • 3.5 I like the original Shock Top but this was just average. It is a hazy, orange-colored beer. I could smell the nutmeg and spices that go along with similar pumpkin beers but this one was a little light on the flavor. I could definitely taste pumpkin and spices but they were a little weak. If you never had a pumpkin beer and would like to try one I would start with this one. It is also fairly inexpensive.

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Jabez Martinez • 3.5 A cloudy, brown beer with some hops and caramel in the aroma with some fruits added in. It had a heavy hops flavor and some caramel but finished with the fruit flavors. I did like the crispness that this beer had. I usually like the Widmer Brothers offerings and this was one pretty good.

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Jabez Martinez • 3 This beer looked like a cloudy wheat with a slight orange tint. It did not have the strong flavors that the usual Oktoberfest offerings have so I didn’t rate it higher. It had most of the standard flavors but I hoped it would be more powerful.


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Daniel Knight • 4 A classic Oktoberfest beer, that pours a bright amber almost orange color. Crystal clear with a head that quickly dissipates. The aroma exudes sweetness with lots of sweet malts coming through, some caramel, slight toffee, bready and grain like aromas. I find the taste slightly sweet, with a nice robustness and a delicious spicy finish. Overall, this is a very drinkable beer and perfect for a fall evening. Bartender, I’ll have another.

Paul Bragin • 5 This beer is golden yellow with a thick white head that lingers for quite some time before evaporating. An excellent balance of sweet malt and bitter hops give the beer an enticing aroma. Some very enjoyable notes of roasted malt more commonly associated with porters and stouts are present in the taste with hop notes coming through at the end. The only thing that would improve this beer would be a generous helping of traditional German food. Jabez Martinez• 3 By the looks of the bottle I had high hopes. I was hoping for all these rich flavors but I was disappointed. It seemed like I might be drinking an Oktoberfest but it sort of tasted like a plain lager. I was very disappointed. It did have some sweetness to it but a complexity of flavors was nearly nonexistent.

Cigar Review: A Great Alcoholic Drink

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hat cigar should be smoked with a great alcoholic drink? At Liquor Locker we have a wide selection of cigars that range from mild to full flavored and wonderful beverages to go with them. If you have a strong and very complex bourbon, a mild cigar will be over whelmed. So a lightbodied cigar (Macanudo Prince Philip) might do well with a lighter libation such as a white wine, a light red wine or a blended whiskey such as Crown Royal or even a scotch like Chivas. Bottom line is that for those who like to experiment, this is a good way to relieve the tension of the day, to think noble thoughts and dream of the future. It is also a lot of fun to have these pairings with close friends!

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arts & activities Angel Mounds State Historic Site 8215 Pollack Ave. Evansville, IN 812-853-3956 angelmounds.org October 1-11 – Tri-State Art Guild’s “Anything Goes” Show

Sponsored by Tri-State Art Guild and the Friends of Angel Mounds. The Tri-State Art Guild is an independent, nonprofit association of artists, artisans and photographers. Our members include professional and emerging artists, photographers and 3-D artisans working in a variety of mediums. Exhibit hours: Tues. – Sat., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sun., 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Call 270-826-6674 or 812-4013076 for exhibit information or visit www.tri-stateartguild.org. Exhibit is FREE and open to the public. October 13-31 – Tri-State Art Guild’s “Fall” Show

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 812-401-3076 for exhibit information or visit www. tri-stateartguild.org. Exhibit is FREE and open to the public. An opening reception, also open to the public, will be held on October 19 from 1 – 2:30pm. The Centre 715 Locust St. Evansville, IN 812-435-5770 centre. evansvillegis.com October 17 – The Ghost Brothers of Darkland County

The southern gothic, supernatural musical written by Stephen King, with music by John Mellencamp and T Bone

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Burnett, has confirmed a tour of 20 American cities including Evansville. This extraordinary collaboration, 13 years in the making, is a haunting tale of fraternal love, lust, jealousy and revenge, which will be performed by an ensemble cast of 15 actors and a fourpiece live band. The saga began when Mellencamp told King about a cabin on his land in Indiana where two brothers had gotten in a fight over a girl. Putting King’s words and Mellencamp’s songs on the stage is in the skilful hands of acclaimed director Susan Booth, who calls the musical “a kind of new age travelling medicine show.” Tickets are on sale now at aeglive.com and at all Ticketmaster locations! The show begins at 7:30 p.m. October 20 – An Evening with Third Day

This time with Third Day will be an intimate setting far from the usual arena tours, the audience will be in an up-close and personal environment with Mac, Tai, Mark and David for a night of Third Day music and worship. During nearly two decades in the spotlight, the members of Third Day have seen that truth become evident over and over again and they testify to that power on their latest album Miracle. Faith, passion and rock ‘n roll swagger coalesce on the band’s 12th album, a simmering brew of potent rock anthems infused with the substantive, life-affirming lyrics that have always been the bedrock of the band’s music. Miracle becomes the latest collection in a long, impressive body of work that has earned Third Day four GRAMMYs, 24 GMA

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Dove Awards, 1 RIAA Platinum album and 8 RIAA Gold albums. Tickets are on sale now! The show begins at 7 p.m. October 29 – Merle Haggard

Merle Haggard is widely regarded as country music’s greatest living recording artist. A rugged individualist who simultaneously embodies and transcends the genre, Haggard is both a seminal superstar and an unrepentant outsider. Over the course of a remarkably prolific five-decade career, he’s consistently shown himself to be an uncompromising creative force, far more concerned with pursuing iconoclastic vision than with meeting the expectations of the musicindustry establishment. Along the way, Haggard has scored 40 #1 hits, won 3 Grammys, 15 CMA Awards and ACM Awards and has become the only California-born artist in the Country Music Hall of Fame. The word “legend” usually makes an appearance at some point when discussing Merle Haggard. It’s an acknowledgment of his artistry and his standing as “the poet of the common man.” Tickets are on sale now! The show begins at 7:30 p.m. The Ford Center 1 S.E. MLK, Jr. Blvd. Evansville, IN 812-422-1515 thefordcenter.com

Country music group of the past decade, earning over 40 trophies from the ACAs, ACMs, AMAs, CMAs, People’s Choice Awards and more. Rascal Flatts’ latest album release Changed has struck fans in an emotional way. “It’s so amazing,” lead singer Gary LeVox told Billboard. Tickets are on sale now and 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 7:30 p.m. Haynie’s Corner District 2nd Street and Washington Ave. Evansville, IN sculptevv.org October 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

October 12 – Rascal Flatts “Live & Loud” Tour with The Band Perry

October 5-31 - Sara Northerner, Vesna Janonovic

Rascal Flatts has sold over 21 million albums; 25 million digital downloads and delivered 14 No. 1 singles to the top of the charts. Since their musical debut in 2000, Rascal Flatts is the most awarded

In addition to teaching and writing about a wide range of subjects from visual culture to integrative theoretical applications, Sara Northerner maintains a professional art studio in Louisville, Kentucky.


Her areas of interest are Contemporary Visual Art and Humanities, Modern and Postmodern Visual Culture, Cultural Change through the History of Photography and more. Vesna Jovanovic was born in Chicago but lived in Igalo (Yugoslavia) throughout most of her childhood. During the Yugoslav wars, she returned to Chicago and enrolled in a public high school where she learned English and acclimated to the new culture. She pursued a BA in Fine Arts with an emphasis in Ceramics and later a BS in Chemistry at Loyola University Chicago. While attending The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, she was awarded a Merit Scholarship and received a BFA in Studio Art. She also received an MFA in Photography from Ohio State University. The opening reception for this exhibition is October 5 from 5-7 p.m. Preservation Hall (Historic Downtown Newburgh) 200 State St. Newburgh, IN 812-853-2815 historicnewburgh.org October 4, 5 – Historic Newburgh Theatre Series presents The Unexplained

Audience members will be able to participate by guessing who the murderer was, the motive and the weapon used during intermission. A séance will take place and the answers will be revealed after the intermission. Reserved seat tickets at $15.00 each for the performances at 7:30 pm are now available at the Historic Newburgh office at 517 W. Main Street or by phone above. Ticket holders may show their tickets at Café Arazu, Cleo’s Brown Bag & Bakery, Edgewater Grille, Knob Hill, Tin Fish or Vecchio’s Italian Market September 27 – October 12 and receive a 15% discount on their food purchase. Dessert and coffee provided by Schnuck’s Markets and Kaldi’s Coffee will be served during the intermission. Vanderburgh County 4-H Center 201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Rd. Evansville, IN 812-867-6217 vanderburgh4hcenter.com October 26, 27 – Collector’s Carnival Antique & Collectibles Show

In 1992, Brent and Suzie Pace started with one Antiques & Collectibles Show here in Evansville. 20 years later, Collectors Carnival Shows offers four shows a year

all located at the Vanderburgh County 4-H Fairgrounds. The variety of the Collector’s Carnival Shows offers something for everyone! Quality dealers sell an array of antiques and collectibles including advertising, Americana, books, china, clothing, coins, crystal, dolls, furniture, glassware, jewelry, linens, militaria, postcards, pottery, primitives, quilts, silver, smalls, sports memorabilia and toys. The show begins at 9 a.m. both days. Victory Theatre 600 Main St. Evansville, IN 812-425-5050 victorytheatre.com October 4 – “1964”…The Tribute

Since the early 80’s, “1964”…The Tribute has been thrilling audiences all over the globe with what Rolling Stone Magazine has called the “Best Beatles Tribute on Earth.” “1964” …The Tribute takes their audiences on a musical journey to an era in rock history that will live in all of our hearts forever. They are hailed by critics and fans alike as the most authentic and endearing Beatles tribute in the world. Choosing songs from the pre-Sgt. Pepper era, “1964” astonishingly recreates an early 60’s live Beatles concert, with period instruments, clothing, hairstyles and onstage banter. Over 25 years of researching and performing have made “1964” masters of their craft. Come see why “1964”… The Tribute is the definitive Beatle show! Tickets are on sale now and are available at all Ticketmaster outlets including victorytheatre.com, the Victory Theatre Box Office (Day of Event ONLY), and the Ford Center Ticket Office. Show begins at 8 p.m. October 17 – Don Williams

Known as country music’s “Gentle Giant” for his warm baritone and laid-back ways, Don Williams is a major country hit-maker and international ambassador. Tickets on sale now and are available at all Ticketmaster outlets including victorytheatre.com, the Victory Theatre Box Office (Day of Event ONLY), and the Ford Center Ticket Office. The show begins at 7:30 p.m.

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VictoryTheatre:

An Interview with Mark Benson a.k.a. John Lennon By Thomas Ellis

It’s been nearly 50 years since the Beatles appeared on the Ed Sullivan show and changed the course of rock and roll.

Nesw4U (N4U): Do you have a vivid memory of the Beatles’ historic performance on the Ed Sullivan show in 1964? Mark Benson (MB): They played at the beginning and end of the show, but I had to be in bed by 8 p.m., so I missed the second performance. It was killing me, because I could still hear it from my bedroom (laughs). But at the time, no one was really cognizant of just what an impact the group was going to have. N4U: Do you think that the democracy of the Beatles was a key to their lasting impact? MB: Definitely. They could all sing and they could all play – there was no leader. The fact that even the drummer in the band had

a number one hit (“Yellow Submarine”) is astounding. No matter the creative endeavor, when you can get a group of people pulling in the same direction, all bringing their best to the project, it’s magic. N4U: What excites you the most about performing the early Beatles material? MB: Quite simply, you get a chance to play some of the best music of all time – and to hear lots and lots of people tell you what the Beatles meant to them in their lives. You come away with the sense that there is something bigger going on here. There’s such a yearning for this music, for the sound and the sentiment.

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

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community & family Angel Mounds State Historic Site

8215 Pollack Ave. Evansville, IN 812-853-3956 angelmounds.org October 1– 31 - Corn Maze Come every Tuesday through Sunday in October from 3-7 p.m. to experience one of the area’s newest fall attractions. Full of twists and turns that create an ancient spider design, the maze is delightful for all ages. Navigate the maze, collecting stamps from the maize guardians, and enter to win a special prize. Extended hours every Friday and Saturday (7-9 p.m.) feature flash-light trick-or-treating. Those who make it through, collecting each piece of candy will receive a free s’more to cook on an open fire and the chance to enter a prize drawing. Concessions will be available for purchase as well.

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October 4, 11, 18, 25 – Friday Morning Storytime Don’t be alarmed on Friday mornings if you hear laughter coming from Barnes & Noble Jr. It’s just another of our regular Friday story times. From chuckles to belly laughs, you’ll know the little ones are having fun! The event begins at 10 a.m. October 5 – Author Tess Gerritsen Book Signing Tess Gerritsen left a successful practice as an internist to raise her children and concentrate on her writing. She gained nationwide acclaim for her first novel of medical suspense, the New York Times bestseller Harvest. She is also the author of the bestsellers Life Support, Bloodstream, Gravity and The Surgeon. Tess lives with her family in

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Maine. Washington Carnegie Library brings us Tess Gerritsen at Washington Community High School auditorium. Tess will discuss, do a Q&A and have a signing. The signing event begins at 7:30 p.m.

The Centre

715 Locust St. Evansville 812-435-5770 centre.evansvillegis.com October 1 -Evansville Celebration of Diversity Distinguished Lecture with Leigh Anne and Sean Tuohy For Leigh Anne and Sean, it all begins with family. Leigh Anne, the daughter of a tough-as-nails U.S. Marshal, decided early on that her mission was to raise children who would become “cheerful givers.” Sean, who grew up poor, believed that one day he could provide a home that would be “a place of miracles.” Together, they raised two remarkable children—Collins and Sean Jr.—who shared their deep Christian faith and their commitment to making a difference. And then one day Leigh Anne met a homeless African-American boy named Michael and decided that her family could be his. She and her husband taught Michael what this book teaches all of us: Everyone has a blind side, but a loving heart always sees a path toward true charity. The remarkable couple depicted in the film The Blind Side- in their own words, are telling their deeply inspiring story at the Evansville Celebration of Diversity Distinguished Lecture Series. Admission is free! The lecture begins at 7 p.m. October 20 – Centre’d on Kids Trick or Treat All Ghosts and Goblins are invited to the free SMG Evansville Kids Halloween party formerly called the Main Street


Trick or Treat. This event provides a fun, safe and non-scary environment for trick-or-treaters with lots of games and prizes, everyone is a winner! Concessions will be available so come hungry. The costume contest will be at 1 p.m. on the stage in The Centre’s Exhibit Hall. Winners for all 0-12 age groups! Festivities will be held at The Centre’s Exhibit Hall and right outside on 9th Street between the parking lot and The Centre. Activities start rain or shine at 12 noon and last till 3 p.m. There will be many games for the kids. Participating sponsors also provide treats for all the little goblins. This event is FREE to the public!

storytelling, award winning music, stunning costumes and glittering special effects, audiences will be captivated by the humor, fun and adventure of these spellbinding stories. There will be two shows at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. Tickets are on sale now! Ages 1 and older must have a ticket. Tickets can be purchased online thru Ticketmaster, at The Center Box Office, Walmart West, Ticketmaster Charge-by-phone at 1-800-745-3000 or any other Ticketmaster Outlet.

October 24 – Health Care Heroes Health Care Heroes is a new Tri-State recognition program featuring those people that have helped you get healthy and stay healthy! Your hero might be a surgeon, nurse, technician, volunteer, fitness trainer, physical therapist, insurance representative or any person in the healthcare field who has made a difference in your life! Nominations will be accepted in the spring and summer of 2013. Once all nominations have been received, a group of medical professionals and Courier & Press staff will select 25 of the most compelling stories for our special section in late October and these individuals will be honored at the reception. The event starts at 6 p.m. For more information on nominations, contact Cheryl Martin, magazine editor at martinc@ courierpress.com or 812-464-7525 or Carolyn Franklin, event manager, for advertising or sponsorship information at franklinc@courierpress.com or 812-464-7658.

October 5 – Brew Ha Ha The Contemporaries invite you to join them for Brew Ha Ha 2013 on October 5 from 6 – 10 p.m., at the Museum. Brew Ha Ha is now in its 16th year and will continue the emphasis on regional microbreweries in addition to the normal offerings. The evening will include the opportunity to taste a large variety of micro, specialty, homemade and imported beers, as well as live entertainment and finger food to complement the beer. Everyone 21 years of age and older is welcome to participate.

October 27 – Disney Live! Three Classic Fairytales Prepare to step into a world of wonder where wishing is only the beginning and dreams really do come true in Disney Live! presents Three Classic Fairy Tales. Join Mickey, Minnie, Donald Duck and Goofy as they bring the timeless fairytale adventures of Cinderella, Beauty and The Beast, and Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to life right before your eyes! Featuring dynamic

Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science 411 S.E. Riverside Dr. Evansville 812-425-2406 emuseum.org

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

October 18-20, 25-27 – Old National Bank presents Boo at the Zoo This event provides great Halloween fun for the entire family! Enjoy treat stations, games, crafts, a haunted feature and more at this spooktacular event! The event lasts from 5 - 8 p.m.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

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he statistics are sobering: breast cancer is the second most common form of cancer among women in the United States and the second deadliest. Roughly one in eight women will experience invasive breast cancer at some point during their lives. Thankfully, the American Cancer Society (ACS) is there every step of the way, counseling and comforting these women. In fact, one out of every two newly diagnosed breast cancer patients reaches out to the ACS for help and support. The organization’s efforts have greatly improved the chances of survival – there are currently more than 2.9 million breast cancer survivors in the United States. On October 19th at Eastland Mall, the tri-state will have a great opportunity to honor breast cancer patients and survivors by participating in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. The event is designed to raise both awareness and money to help the ACS fight this disease. Over the years, these walks have raised more than $528 million for research, services and access to mammograms for women who need them. Last year alone, supporters helped raise more than $68 million nationwide. Registration is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. and the three to five mile noncompetitive walk begins at 9 a.m. Apart from participating in the walk, you can also get involved by fundraising, volunteering or acting as a sponsor.

—Thomas Ellis

To find out more information, contact Tracy Sticker at 812-475-9486 or email StridesSouthwestIndiana@cancer.org. Eastland Mall is located at 800 N. Green River Rd. in Evansville.

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October 13-19 – National Wolf Week Learn more about our Mexican Gray Wolves and other wolves during this week of wolf appreciation.

Vanderburgh County 4-H Center

201 E. Boonville-New Harmony Rd. Evansville 812-867-6217 vanderburgh4hcenter.com October 5 – Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome The 2013 SMILE On Down Syndrome Buddy Walk will include a 1-mile walk through the grounds of the Vanderburgh County 4-H Center. Following the WALK, there will be food, entertainment, fun activities for the children, an opportunity for team photos and information tables for the adults. New this year, they are also adding a 5K to the event for anyone who would like to walk or jog the further distance! The goal of the event is to celebrate National Down Syndrome Awareness Month in October and promote acceptance and inclusion of people with Down syndrome. Walk registration begins at 9 a.m., with the Walk activities starting at 10 a.m. There will be food and entertainment after the walk. The day’s events will end at 12 p.m.

October 5, 6 – Central Indiana Gun Show They offer safe, family-friendly shows all over Indiana with a variety of the best dealers in Indiana and beyond! Central Indiana Gunshows feature the best in firearms - pistols, rifles, shotguns, etc. - as well as accessories, ammunition, knives, military collectibles and much more. Show hours are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturdays and 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Sundays. Admission is only $5 per person (children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult).Food including breakfast and lunch as well as free parking will be available. All applicable local, State and Federal laws will be observed and enforced at the show. October 6 – The 32nd Annual Great Pumpkin Metric Ride The Great Pumpkin Metric is a scenic, rural bicycle tour through southwestern Indiana. Cyclists will ride through portions of Vanderburgh and Posey Counties and enjoy some of the best riding this region has to offer. Riders can choose from a 100K, 50K or 25K route (62 miles/31 miles/15.5 miles). The routes are subject to change each year. This family-

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oriented ride offers challenges for every type of rider. Each route has rest stops with water and food and sag-wagons will be on the routes to help when needed. At the end of the ride, you will be greeted with music and a free pasta bar to give your legs a rest. The event begins at 8 a.m. Call Darlene Wefel at 812-568-9828 for more information.

October 19, 20 – Great Lakes Area Cat Enthusiasts’ TICA Show GLACE’s mission is to promote The International Cat Association cat shows in the Great Lakes Region, responsible breeding of Purebred cats, the exhibition of both pedigreed cats and household pets and to be a positive influence on the general welfare of ALL cats. Join them for a day of feline fun!

Victory Theatre

600 Main St. Evansville 812-422-1515 victorytheatre.com October 5 – The Bob & Tom Comedy Show with Donnie Baker, Drew Hastings and Tim Bedore The Bob & Tom Comedy Show present a rotating ensemble of the world’s best comedians to stages all across America. Each live comedy show features several headliners, and a member or two from the hilarious cast of The Bob & Tom Show, one of the longest-running and highestrated radio programs in America and the premiere radio showcase for today’s top comedians. Now in its 7th year, The Bob & Tom Comedy Show has performed more than 300 shows from coast-to-coast. Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets including victorytheatre.com, the Victory Theatre Box Office (Day of Event ONLY), and the Ford Center Ticket Office. The show starts at 8 p.m.

October 26 – The Price is Right Live! Stage Show The Price Is Right Live! is the hit interactive stage show that gives contestants pulled right from the audience the chance to “Come On Down” to win appliances, vacations and even new cars by playing classic games from television’s longest running and most popular game show. From Plinko to Cliffhangers to the Big Wheel, and even the fabulous Showcase, all the favorite games are played just like the TV show. Playing to near sold-out audiences for nearly nine years, the Price Is Right Live! has given away more than 10 million dollars in cash and prizes and sold more than 1.2 million tickets. Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets including victorytheatre.com, the Victory Theatre Box Office (Day of Event ONLY), and the Ford Center Ticket Office. The show begins at 7 p.m. Registration to play is 4-7 p.m.

Do you have an event that you would like to submit for inclusion in the monthly Guide? Please send it to:

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Kana Harlot-less Halloween

PHOTO CREDIT MARCAE TAYLOR

Since the dawn of time, there has been an unwritten rule that makes it completely okay, if not encouraged for women to dress like a harlot for Halloween. or those of you who may not know what that is …let’s just say the majority of women’s Halloween costumes fall under this category: Sexy bunny, Naughty Angel, you know the less creative (or less clothing) the better. It’s becoming more and more acceptable to get your Halloween costumes at adult stores than actual costume shops. Now, there is nothing wrong with being sexy. I’ll be the first to throw on some sexy stilettos and a pencil skirt. BUT, that is not all we as women have to offer, nor should it be expected of us on a MANmade holiday. So, I propose a rebellion of sorts. How about we mix it up this year and have a Harlot-less Halloween! I am allowing us as women to be ugly and funny. Not just sexy or freezing to death and uncomfortable from lack of clothing at the end of October. There are tons of awesome women in power to emulate such as Hilary Clinton and Michelle Obama. The coolest I’ve seen, make-up wise, has been the Pop

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Art/ Comic Book and Cartoon Characters. They included Helga Pataki from Hey Arnold!, The Mario Brothers, The Fairly Odd-Parents… The list is endless and get nostalgic with it. I also love seeing people painted in Gray scale to look like they are out of an old Black and White movie. It seriously freaks me out. Or you can get gruesome with it and build a whole new hideous face with makeup if you want. Let’s take back the FUN. We can’t let guys have all of it! Really ladies, there are tons of alternative costumes that will not require a bikini and heels. So, leave the Miley ‘VMA twerk costume’ at the store. For more clever costume ideas, check out my Pinterest board “Harlotless Halloween” @According2Kana and JOIN THE REBELLION! —Kana L. Brown www.kanabrown.com


reviews

cinema in theaters

October 4 Gravity

Warner Bros After satellite debris nearly destroys their space shuttle, a medical engineer and an astronaut struggle to survive as they drift together out into open space. George Clooney plays the astronaut, Matt Kowalsky. Sandra Bullock plays Dr. Ryan Stone, the medical engineer. Ed Harris is the voice at Mission Control. The film has a 90 minute duration, so I am not sure how they will keep us entertained within this limited sandbox, but I doubt Clooney and Bullock would have signed up if it wasn’t something special. Alfonso Cuarón directs and co-wrote the screenplay with his son, Jonas. Alfonso has been nominated for three Oscars and is probably best known for Children of Men (2006) and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004). The film has a budget of $80,000,000, so I’m hoping we don’t just see a bunch of close-ups of space helmets. Again, I cannot begin to imagine how I could sit through an hour and a half of two people floating in space.

October 25

The Counselor

20th Century Fox After someone hijacks a multi-million dollar drug shipment, a drug-trafficking lawyer and his wife struggle to survive the ensuing slaughter by the relentless drug lords who want their shipment back. Michael Fassbender plays The Counselor, a lawyer who needs money now, a lot of money, and uses drug trafficking as his high-risk, high-reward vehicle. He plans to do a one-time deal, one big score and then get out unscathed. Ridley Scott (Thelma & Louise, Alien) directs a very capable cast including Javier Bardem, Brad Pitt, Cameron Diaz and Penelope Cruz. He is dedicating the movie to his younger brother, Tony Scott, who passed away while the movie was being filmed. The film was written by Cormac McCarthy, the author of the novel No Country For Old Men. They have four Oscars to overcome there with an all-toofamiliar setup and no help from the Cohen Brothers. Hopefully, they do not try to do it with violence alone.

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cinema new releases

Star Trek Into Darkness

Paramount The story takes us into the darkness of space and the heart. It tastefully entertains, examines a violent circle of revenge and the difficulty of doing what is needed, versus what is moral. All of this, of course, is all very neatly wrapped with intergalactic spectacle courtesy of action-packed director, J.J. Abrams. Picking up where we left off from the 2009 movie, James T. Kirk (Chris Pine) Captains the USS Enterprise and Spock (Zachary Quinto) returns as his First Officer. The film keeps Kirk in a state of almost constant peril, which makes for a tense viewing. All of the important crew members are able to have their moment in the sun. Overall, the movie is fast and fun but does lack a meaningful experience - except to further the spectacle of the franchise - which in this case is not all that bad.

The Bling Ring

A24 Based on true events, a group of teens uses the internet to track celebrity whereabouts and breaks into their homes while they’re away. The film focuses mainly on Marc (Israel Broussard), a somewhat sympathetic, lost boy who is self-conscious about the way he looks compared to others. We don’t actually see this; rather he tells us this during an interview after being caught (lame). The acting was well-done, but something very important is missing here – the story – and why it needs to be told on the silver screen. This is YouTube material at best. It could have (albeit little) merit as a documentary, but all-in-all it is one drug-induced party after another, one break-in after another, and the entire time no one seems to be in any real danger. Not that you would care about any of these characters if they were. —Ben Clark Call for Advertising Information (812) 426-6398 • October 2013

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LOCAL BAND SPOTLI G HT ABOUT THE BAND:

The Idgits

The Idgits are Chris Chrockrem on drums, Cory Folz on bass and Jon Snyder on guitar. The three of us began playing together in a top 40 female led country band called Amy’s Shadow. When that band broke up, the three of us decided to get together every week and write some music. We had no intention of gigging or recording, we just loved hanging out and playing whatever we liked. After a fist fight in the parking lot of The Guitar Lab, we agreed on The Idgits. It’s a Yosemite Sam term that we took as slang for “idiots” which is fitting for us. WHAT THEY COVER/ DESCRIBE YOUR STYLE:

We tell people we are a honky tonk band and they assume we are a country band. We could not be further away from that. The only rule we have is that we like what we play. How can a band that covers Waylon Jennings also cover Sublime or The Black Keys? It’s all in how it’s covered. We do have and play originals. Some are the songs that go all the way back to the late 90’s and others are new. THEIR INFLUENCES:

Buck, Elvis Costello, Wilco, Hank III, Conway Twitty, Glenn Campbell, Willie Nelson, Keb Mo, Neil Diamond, The Traveling Willburys, Tom Petty, Kiss, Johnny Cash, Paul Simon, North Mississippi All-Stars, Elvis Presley, Steve Miller, Flock Of Seagulls (what????) and many more. WHERE YOU CAN CATCH THEIR PERFORMANCES:

So far, Mojo’s Boneyard, The Deerhead and Bokeh Lounge. Check out our Facebook page to see when and where we are playing next. “Like” our page to become a Fidgit (an Idgit fan).

cd reviews Anna Rose

Behold A Pale Horse Red Distribution 4/5 In 1997, Meredith Brooks released “Bitch,” a musical call to arms for women tired of playing nice all the time. The key line of the internationally popular song – “I’m your hell/I’m your dream/ I’m nothing in between” – certainly applies to rising star Anna Rose. From song to song, her personality confidently and effortlessly changes, embracing both the light and dark sides. It’s no coincidence that she is routinely compared to both Tori Amos and Janis Joplin – two singers from opposing musical camps. The diminutive singer can whisper seductively or belt out powerhouse lines in equal measure. Nowhere is this dichotomy more evident on Behold a Pale Horse than “Beautiful World” and “Electric Child” which appear back to back on the album. The former track is a melodic pop song with flowing, sugary vocals while the latter is a grimy, distorted blues with a stomping rhythm and a snarling delivery from Rose. Both performances are totally convincing.

Chrono Stellaris

Seasons Self-Released 4/5 It’s safe to say that you’re not going to come across another local band quite like Chrono Stellaris. After numerous line-up changes, the band has stabilized and gotten to grips with a strange mix of influences that range from The Sundays to 1960’s psychedelia. The band often stretches songs to the seven and eight minute mark with long, intricate instrumental passages that continually surprise. But nothing is more surprising than the assured, mature vocals of Ashley Frary. Her voice is a revelation – part Grace Slick, part R&B. More than anything, it’s her sense of melody that bewitches; she has a gift for choosing notes that are wholly unexpected but entirely complementary. Seasons is book-ended by two excellent, similarlythemed instrumentals awash in swirling bells and chimes, but it’s the middle of the album that truly dazzles. Tracks like “Autumn,” “A Way Out” and “Jack” perfectly marry the band’s pop and psychedelic intentions. The latter two songs feature inventive arrangements that go through a series of musical moods – reflective, pensive and joyful to name but a few. Frary, meanwhile, instinctively places her vocals in just the right spots, never intruding or attempting to steal the show despite being the main attraction. But even when she disappears, the music holds up beautifully.

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George Glass

Welcome Home 3/5 Fans of light, breezy pop music may find a new favorite band in George Glass. The Los Angeles-based group brings a mixture of Barenaked Ladies, Weezer and Ben Folds to the table complete with a sunny disposition and goofy sense of humor. Whether the songs on Welcome Home are fun or just plain annoying is up for debate, but they are catchy, regardless. “AM Radio” is a musically buoyant number saddled with a grating, singsong chorus seemingly stuck on repeat. The lyrics offer a bit more bite, detailing a singer’s declining popularity: “Who’d have figured you’d be at it so long/ more than over the diminishing draw/downtown in the thick of the slog/barely noticing the talk that you walk.” “Future Former” is a far more adventurous track that captures the band at its best. While the music is typically simple and melodic, the clever shifts in rhythm come out of leftfield, adding a new dimension to what is effectively a Rivers Cuomo outtake. Even better, the vocals act more as an accompaniment rather than a distraction. Unfortunately, for every “Future Former,” there is a “Side Effects May Include” – a sleepy, forgettable track anchored by two major chords that jangle aimlessly. The boredom is palpable.

Tantric

37 Channels Pavement Entertainment, Inc. 2.5/5 Tantric is back after a four year absence with 37 Channels, named so for the ADD mind of band leader/ songwriter, Hugo Ferreira. Reportedly, he wrote 116 songs for the album but as is often the case, quantity does not equal quality. The general sound of past hits like “Breakdown” and “Down and Out” is in evidence, but there is an overall dated feel to the material not to mention a few embarrassing missteps. Why Ferreira chose “Again” out of over 100 songs to lead off the new album is a head-scratcher. With its tired riff, vodka-and-cigarettes vocals and half-hearted attempt at a melodic chorus, the track is a lost cause. “Blue Room” is a little too similar to Metallica’s “Until It Sleeps,” but at least there’s a (familiar) hook to keep you interested. Much better is “Rise” which showcases Ferreira’s proficiency on acoustic guitar. This time, the melodic chorus hits the mark, primed for radio play. But just when things are getting good, “Fault” crashes the party. An ill-advised piano ballad that lands somewhere between Lonestar’s “Amazed” and Motley Crue’s “Home Sweet Home,” the song is totally out of place on a Tantric album. At least Ferreira had the good sense to save the best for last. “Girl in White” is both haunting and heavy with troubling lyrics about abuse and disease. —Thomas Ellis

cd sidebar Felix Martin

The Scenic Album Prosthetic Records

Inventor of the fourteen sting guitar and founder of the jazz-metal genre, Felix Martin is an innovative and unique musician who utilizes original eight-fingered chords and slaptapping techniques. His atypical style is showcased in his sophomore release The Scenic Album. The album is the perfect mix of classical and modern sound, combining fast-paced heavy metal musical aspects with the creativity and fluidity of jazz.

Lots of Love From the Start

Jessica Fleischer, performing under the moniker ‘Lots of Love,’ combines high-pitched vocals and whimsical lyrics in her album From the Start to create a feminine singer-songwriter style. Fleischer’s sound is reminiscent of work by artists such as Sara Bareilles and Colbie Caillat. In addition, themes such as broken-hearts, true love and contradicting emotions make this release compatible with a mostly female audience, especially those in their teens. The common nature of the topics addressed in From the Start is offset by Fleischer’s unique vocals and quirky piano accompaniment. Overall, the airy and carefree qualities of the album make it a simple and cheerful listening experience.

Joe Moorhead

Tides Are Rising Squeaky Chair Music

In regard to Joe Moorhead’s most recent release Tides Are Rising, Jeff Snipe of the Jimmy Herring Band remarked: “Honest and believable, passionate and engaging…goose bumps don’t come easy. There is a lot of love in these tracks.” This statement does an excellent job at describing Joe Moorhead’s sound. The laid-back, island feel that this album makes it the perfect soundtrack for summer. Tides Are Rising will appeal to a wide variety of listeners crossing age and gender lines because each new track is catchy, relaxing and unique.

—Claire Edwards

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

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

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

Hooters 4620 Lincoln Ave. (812) 475-0229

Old Chicago 6500 Lloyd Expwy. (812) 401-1400

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

Cecil’s Bar & Grill 420 N. Garvin

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

Iron Horse 203 N. McCreary Ft. Branch, IN (812) 753-9918

On Deck Riverside Bar & Grill Henderson, KY 100 Second St. (270) 826-2424

Archie & Clyde’s Newburgh, IN 8320 Bell Oaks Dr. (812) 480-7778

Babel Bar & Lounge 323 Main St. 456-1745 BackStage Bar 524 Main St. 424-5020 Beertropolis 830 Lst. Dr. 456-1745 Blush Ultra Lounge &Tapas Bar 421 N.W. Riverside Dr. (Inside LeMerigot) (812) 433-4000 Boogie Nights 701 N.W. Riverside Dr. Bokeh Lounge 1007 Parrett St. (812) 909-0388 Bob’s Lounge 907 N. Fares (812) 425-4929 The Brickhouse 201 W. Illinois St. (812) 421-0024 Buck’s Tavern 1005 N. Fulton Ave. (812) 429-0055

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

Club Royale 2131 W. Franklin St. (812) 401-1699 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 Dave’s Sports Den 701 N. Weinbach Ave. 479-8887 Deerhead Sidewalk Café 222 E. Columbia (812) 425-2515

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

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

Penny Lane Coffeehouse 600 S.E. 2nd St. (812) 421-8741 The Pub 1348 Division St. (812) 423-2121

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

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

11 Frame Lounge 1801 Franklin St. (812) 423-5355

Legends 1050 S. Weinbach (812) 476-7444

Fred’s 421 Read St. (812) 423-8040

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

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

Hagedorn’s Tavern 2037 W. Franklin (812) 423-0796

Lyle & Bill’s Sports Zone Pizza & Pub 1404 E. Morgan Ave. (812) 425-7729

Hammerheads 317 Main St. (812) 421-8492

Marigold Bar

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

Mojo’s Boneyard Sports bar & Grill 4920 Bellemeade Ave. (812) 475-8593

Hoosiers Lounge (in Tropicana Pavillion) 450 N.W. Riverside Dr. (812) 433-4100

2112 S. Weinbach Ave. (812) 475-8780

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

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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 Sam & Jimmy’s Hobo Jungle 1323 S. Barker (812) 491-6229

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

Sportsman’s Grille & Billards 2315 W. Franklin St. (812) 422-0801 Sports Book Bar & Grill 701 N.W. Riverside Dr. Tiki Time Bar 1801 Waterworks Rd. (812) 425-1912 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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