Also this week

September 28, 2011

Chris Tucker, who recently returned to stand-up stages, plays the Murat, Sept. 30. Details here

The Tarkington Theatre, the new stage at the Center for the Performing Arts, gets tested by the dancers of Pilobolus, Oct. 1. Details here.

Rare USO footage, appearances by Michael Feinstein and Bob Hope’s daughter Linda, and performers from Actors Theatre of Indiana are all part of “GI Jive: The Music & Entertainers of WWII,” kicking off a new exhibition at the Palladium’s Great American Songbook Gallery, Oct. 2. Details here

Piano duo Anderson & Roe, with guests from Dance Kaleidoscope, perform in the latest American Pianists Association Grand Encounters concert, Oct. 2 at Talbott Street. Details here.

Jon Stewart performs two shows at IU Auditorium, Sept. 30. Details here.

The Avett Brothers extend the season at the Lawn at White River State Park with an Oct. 1 concert. Details here.

Anthony Rapp, original cast star of Broadway’s “Rent,” speaks on love and loss in “Without You,” at the University of Indianapolis’ Ransburg Auditorium on Sept. 29. Details here.

Sandi Patty fans get a double hit at the Palladium. On Oct. 4, she’ll perform in concert with Michael Feinstein. On the 5th, she goes Broadway with a release concert for her new CD. Details on both shows here.