Thursday, November 9, 2017
The celebrated Hastings International Piano Concerto Competition has its roots in a history going back more than 100 years. Come witness spellbinding performances by some of the most talented young pianists today. This day's competition is free and open to the public.
The School of Art at Ball State University presents a public lecture by designer and children's entertainment director Doug Grimmett as the third event in the Visiting Artists, Designers, and Scholars 2017-2018 series.
Arkansas native Justin Moore spent three years putting together his fourth studio album, Kinda Don’t Care. The platinum-selling entertainer kick started the album with his sixth chart-topping single “You Look Like I Need A Drink” and follow-up single “Somebody Else Will.” Kinda Don’t Care provides a stellar set list for Moore’s live shows which also feature No. 1 hits like “Point At You” and “Lettin’ The Night Roll.” The Valory Music Co. recording artist has earned multiple ACM, ACA and ACC Awards nominations, tallied millions of track sales as well as placed seven singles in the Top 10 at Country radio.
The tiny hamlet of Poor Prairie doesn’t see a lot of folks coming into town, least of all men. So when one gets off the train, everybody talks, especially the high school girls looking for a meal ticket. But this man is mysterious. A few things are clear, though – he’s teaching at the high school and he knows basketball. As for that meal ticket? He may just have that after all, if he can get his Poor Prairie girls good enough at basketball to sell a few tickets. The Tall Girls examines issues of class and gender amidst the historic 1930s Dust Bowl.
All of the wit and romance of Jane Austen's classic 1813 novel come to life in this refreshing and engaging adaptation. Finding a husband is hardly Elizabeth Bennet's most urgent priority, but her four sisters and overzealous match-making mother make it difficult to escape the subject. When the independent-minded Elizabeth meets the handsome but enigmatic Mr. Darcy, she is determined not to let her feelings triumph over her good sense. In a society where snubs and deceit proliferate, is it possible for Elizabeth and Darcy to look beyond his pride and her prejudice?
From dropping out of college three times, to a cabin boy, to an Italian leather salesmen to chairman of a global agency. Sound like the most unbelievable career? It’s just part of Fred Cook’s unlikely path toward leadership.