You-review-it Monday

May 13, 2013
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For me, the weekend included a walk along the entire Indianapolis Cultural Trail (and then some) during the Saturday celebration of its completion. (With side trips to Asian Fest and 500 Festival kid activities on Monument Circle.)

It was also the weekend for Indianapolis Opera's "The Flying Dutchman" and for digging into Indiana native Jim Gaffigan's new book. More on those later.

In the meantime, what did you see, hear or do this weekend on the A&E front? Catch any of the above? Or get to "The Great Gatsby"? Hear Brad Paisley at Kilpsch or Dennis Regan at Crackers? See "4000 Miles" at the Phoenix?

What did you hear, see or do this weekend?

Your thoughts?

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  • Out of the Woods
    Saw the final performance of Civic's Into the Woods on Saturday. Your review was spot on Lou. Julia Bonnet as Cinderella was first rate and Natalie Cruz was fantastic as the witch. The whole company should be proud of a beautiful show.

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