Also this week

April 4, 2012

The Laurence Hobgood Trio, featuring two-time Grammy-winning saxophonist Ernie Watts, performs April 9 at the Jazz Kitchen. Details here

IU Opera stages Leonard Bernstein's "Candide" April 6-14. Details here

Anna Lee Chalos-McAleese’s show at Gallery 924, opening April 6, features work inspired by patterns seen in cross-country flights over the Great Plains. Details here

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra offers the world premiere of Stephen Hough’s “Missa Mirabilis” April 5-7 in a concert that also includes Hough’s performance of Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1. Details here

On April 6, the Stutz Art Space gallery opens its “One-Peek Show,” offering a look at work that will be featured at the Stutz Artists Open House in May. Details here

Grand Funk Railroad plays French Lick Resort on April 7. Details here

Motus Dance Theatre stages the latest in its InsideOut Performance series, this time at the Indy Indie Artist Colony on April 6. Details here.

Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre revives “Superhero: The Story of a Man Called Jesus,” April 6-7 at the Tarkington Theatre. Details here.

Ron Spencer, Gayle Steigerwald, Ellie Sellars and Karen Galvin share stories of Black Curtain, the first professional dinner theater in Indy, April 10 at this month’s Jabberwocky event organized by Storytelling Arts at the Indy Fringe Theatre. Details here.

 Pulitzer-Prize winner Michael Cunningham (“The Hours”) speaks at Purdue University. Details here.