You-review-it Monday: Bill T. Jones, Harold Lloyd, etc.

March 1, 2010
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Starting from Thursday evening, the weekend for me included searching, fascinating work from choreographer Bill T. Jones and his dancers visiting IU Bloomington as well as a trip back in cinematic time courtesy of the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra. More on both later.

Alas, I didn't get to the Encore Vocal Arts performance with Philip Gulley, the Cash Bash tribute at Radio Radio or the latest at the Phoenix or the Indiana Repertory Theatre.

So fill me in. What did you see, hear or do this weekend?

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  • Harold Lloyd was a blast!
    Silent movie with chamber orchestra was the most fun! You could sense the excitement of the audience gasping at near falls and hear the laughing at the wonderful antics of these classic films. The Indianpolis Chamber Orchestra playing really made this a great evening.
  • The Accordions
    Saw The Accordions in concert, at Earth House--great show! They are quite entertaining and listenable, which is saying a lot in a place that doesn't serve alcohol.
  • Creepy!
    Saw Shutter Island. No, not the world's finest piece of film making, but very entertaining with just enough twists and turns to keep you anticipating and second guessing. Looking forward to the Oscars next Sunday. Disappointed I didn't have a chance to see The Messenger.
  • Nice Weekend
    Saw the Tots Show Friday night (A&A better than ever), Pretty Fire at IRT on Sat (Incredible performance by Milicent Wright) and Symphonic Praise Choir at Pike on Sunday. Great weekend.
  • thanks
    Thanks to all for chiming in.
    Chuck: Sorry I missed A&E, even though I've seen it twice on its IndyFringe run. Also, still a few chances for Pretty Fire. Hope to be able to get there.
    Mary: Looks like I won't get to Shutter Island. Probably will wait for video on that one.
    John F.: I loved seeing the Lloyd film again, but the Keaton (which was new to me) blew me away. Hope the opening speaking wasn't too dull.
    --Lou

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