You-review-it Monday: Jazz Fest, Best of the West, more

September 16, 2013
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For me, the weekend included a visit to the Eiteljorg Museum's "Best of the West" show, tweeting absurdities during the Miss America pageant, and reading Stephen Greenblatt's speculative biography "Will in the World" in anticipation of a season that includes lots of Shakespeare plays. I also took time to engage in a spirited discussion with a local actor regarding a recent review

And you? Did you get to any of the Indy Jazz Fest performances around town? Take advantage of the glorious weather and hit the Zoo or Conner Prairie? Sit in on Chicago with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra?

What A&E did you experience over the weekend?

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  • Buble Does It Again
    My husband and I saw Michael Buble last night at Banker's Life. His show was bigger and better, yet still felt intimate. And it's always amazing when he finishes with A Song for You off-mic, still filling the house with his sound and his passion. My husband, who wasn't keen on going to start with, is now a big fan. Bonus!
  • Diane Schuur was great
    Diane Schuur's set may have been a tad on the short side because it was a two-show night, but she (and the trio accompanying her) filled every song with tremendous energy and musicality. Few singers can move so effortlessly into their head voice and with great volume, but she did it consistently throughout, showing only slight signs of how aging has impacted her overall range. It was a wonderful night out.

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