You-review-it Monday

August 11, 2008
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For me, the weekend was bookended with a Friday trip to Bloomington to see singer Maureen McGovern backed by IU musicians and a Sunday run to Beef & Boards for the opening of The "Producers."

What did you see, hear, read or otherwise engage with this weekend?
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  • It was a State Fair weekend...Our State Fair is a Great State Fair; Don't Miss It, Don't Even...Be Late. We watched the Traditional Arts Indiana State Fair Fiddle Contest. It was interesting and there were some very good fiddlers. It also gave me a chance to sit and rest, something you never have too much of at the State Fair.
  • Today (Monday, August 11th) is my first day off after opening THE PRODUCERS, so today is my weekend. Tonight my wife and I and a few other cast members from the show (and dear friends) attended the Indiana State Fair. We had a blast! Corn on the cob, elephant ears, fried anything and everything...oh my goodness did we have a good time. It was a perfect night to be at the state fairgrounds, and even though I tried to back out at the last minute...I am so happy that I went.
  • For more State Fair thoughts, see my A&E column here: http://www.ibj.com/html/detail_page_Full.asp?content=18460
    and (for State Fair food) here:
    http://www.ibj.com/html/detail_page_Full.asp?content=18461
  • We did the fair this weekend too. The Indiana fair is much larger than anything I've ever been to out West! I guess you have to have real farm land to justify a real fair. I gotta say though, like all fairs, the vendor booths never seem to change.

    I really enjoyed the photography exhibit, and not just because my mother-in-law had two photos on display. It seems they cut way back on the number of photos displayed though this year.

    I was disappointed that Circle City Bluegrass didn't show up for their scheduled performance on Sunday. Only one musician was there and he tried to wing it by himself. He was good, but it would have been better with the whole band.

    All in all, a good day and it only took 2 days for my feet to stop hurting from all the walking.

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