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Dave Carlock’s Best Bets: Feb. 15

Published 7:03am Friday, February 15, 2013

Week of Feb 15th –Feb 21st.
Friday, Feb 15
John Denver —
A Rocky Mountain High Concert
9 p.m.
Star Plaza Theatre
8001 Deleware Place, Merrillville, Ind.
(800) 745-3000

If you grew up hearing John Denver’s music, this is the show for you. Following in the conceptual footsteps of the “Elvis: The Concert,” members of John Denver’s band  are performing with video projection of Denver to auditorium audiences. A fascinating concept, I look forward to seeing it in play.
Check it out:  starplazatheatre.com

Saturday, Feb 16
South Bend Symphony Orchestra:
A Valentine From Gershwin
8 p.m.
Morris Performing Arts Center
211N. Michigan St., South Bend
(574) 235-9190

Take the significant other to check out the SBSO performing Gershwin favorites including “Rhapsody in Blue,” “Porgy and Bess” and others. Nothing like romance under the dome of a classic theater playing Gershwin’s classics.
Check it out: southbendsymphony.com
Sunday, Feb. 17
2nd annual Mardi Gras in Michigan
3 to 8 p.m.
Riviera Theater
50 N. Main St., Three Rivers
(269) 278-8068

A Mardi Gras celebration on Sunday?? Once again, the Riviera Theatre people are geniuses. Cajun buffet starting at 3 p.m. followed by three blues bands, including Kalamazoo’s Bluestime Band, Big Willie and Bosco-Gee Blues Band, featuring Martila Sanders.
Check it out:    bit.ly/YmDNbk

Tuesday, Feb. 19
Reel Injun:
On the Trail of the Hollywood Indian
5 p.m.
The Snite Museum of Art
100 Moose Krause Circle, Notre Dame
(574) 631-5466

Native Americans have long complained they weren’t represented properly in Hollywood films and were rarely even played by Native American actors. Check out the behind the scenes of celluloid’s depictions in this entertaining documentary featuring Clint Eastwood and others.
Check it out:    reelinjunthemovie.com

Wednesday, Feb. 20
Gigatron
9 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Czar’s 505
505 Pleasant St., St. Joseph
(269) 983-1166
If dance/electronica music is your thing, don’t miss the chance to support Gigatron’s new weekly slot at Czar’s. How far would you have to drive to have a good time on a Wednesday night? Chicago most likely, so come out and claim this night and make it grow!
Check it out:    czars.com

Send info on events you think Dave should know about to DaveCarlocksBestBets@27sounds.com

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