Lou Harry's A&E

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Thoughts on 2 returning favorites: IRT's 'A Christmas Carol' and ICB's 'Evening with the Stars'

Scrooge and company retake the stage while some of the top ballet dancers in the world converge for a Clowes Hall one-nighter.
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Double-week priority list includes Randy Newman, Matthew Morrison, and more

The singer/songwriter, adept at both sharp satire and Pixar tunes, plays the Palladium. Meanwhile, the "Glee" star visits Hilbert Circle Theatre.
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Win tickets to a screening of 'The Theory of Everything'

Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones star in a love story about Stephen Hawking and Jane Wilde. Be among the first to see it.
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This week's A&E priority list includes a classic film plus bands, bands and more bands

If you are a marching band geek, the Bands of America Grand National Championships at Lucas Oil Stadium are your Super Bowl.
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Indianapolis City Ballet benefit targets the big screen in 2015

World-class dance event may reach worldwide audience if ICB management has its way.
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Review: 'Interstellar'

In space, no one can hear you scream...but suspended animation gets more and more attractive the more your boring crew talks.
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First Friday, Ed Asner, and more on A&E priority list

Also this week: The 2014 Spirit & Place Festival gets rolling with a launch event at Old City Hall.
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Review: 'The Rocky Horror Show'

Zach Rosing, Zack Neiditch and company should do "The Time Warp" again every year. Rosing's video magic helps considerably.
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Alton Brown, Georgia O'Keeffe and more on this week's A&E priority list

Events also include a recreation of the "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast and a celebration of all things Kurt Vonnegut.
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Ticket giveaway: Indy International Festival

Indy International Festival returns Nov. 21-23 and IBJ has five family four-packs of tickets to give away. Just name your favorite ethnic restaurant and you could win.
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