Also this week

February 23, 2011

National Book Award-winning Poet Terrence Hayes speaks as part of the Kellogg Writers Series at the University of Indianapolis on Feb. 24. Details here

Indyprov and ComedySports Indianapolis team up for “Laff-a-Thon 4,” a Feb. 26 noon-midnight performance benefiting a different charity each hour. Hourly raffles are also part of the improvisation fest. Details here.

Jennifer Coolidge, best known for her roles as Paulette the manicurist in “Legally Blonde,” Stifler’s mom in “American Pie” and just about every film by Christopher Guest, takes to the Crackers Comedy Club stage in Broad Ripple, Feb. 24-26. Details here.

The Indianapolis Museum of Art offers a chance to have the inside track in your Academy Awards pool by presenting two of this year’s Oscar-nominated Best Documentaries (“Waste Land” and “Exit Through the Gift Shop”) and a nominated Best Foreign Film (“Dogtooth”) all on Feb. 26. Details here

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra performs Beethoven’s “Pastoral” Symphony Feb. 25-26 with guest pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet. Details here