ENTERTAINMENT CALENDAR | News | goshennews.com
March 1st – 26th
Exhibitions by Samara Dulik & Kim Marcadis
Lakeland Art Center & Gallery
302 E. Winona Ave., Warsaw
Artwork by Samara Dulik and Kim Marcadis will be on display at the Lakeland Art Center & Gallery well into March.
Dulik is a self-taught artist who works primarily with acrylics, spray paints, inks, Posca pens and finger paints. Using bold and whimsical colors, Dulik makes color stand out through graffiti.
Marcadis is a potter from North Webster. Their functional ceramics feature many colors and textures inspired by nature. Her work can also be viewed at her gallery and studio in North Webster.
The exhibition can be seen from March 1st to March 26th, Wednesday to Saturday from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
March 24 – April 2
In the forest
Goshen College Bumble Center
1700 S. Hauptstr.
Goshen College Theater presents the musical ‘Into the Woods’ by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, which brings together storybook characters in a timeless modern classic.
The story follows a baker and his wife who wish for a child; Cinderella, who wants to attend the King’s Festival; and Jack wishing his cow would give milk. When the baker and his wife learn that they cannot have a child because of a witch’s curse, the two set out to break the curse. In the end, everyone’s wish is granted, but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them.
Show times are March 24th and 25th at 7:30pm and March 26th and April 2nd at 2:30pm. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and children, with free admission for Goshen College students and staff. To purchase, contact the box office at 574-535-7566 or visit www.goshen.edu/tickets.
26th of March
Goshen College Art Student Exhibition
Hershberg Art Gallery
1700 S. Main St., Goshen
Four senior art majors from Goshen College will display their work at an opening reception on March 26 at 6:30pm which will include refreshments and brief comments from each senior about their work on display. The exhibition runs until April 30th.
The students are Lee Bergey, majoring in Art and Sustainability, Caroline Brunk Greaser, majoring in Graphic Design and Music, Greta Lapp Klassen, majoring in Art and English, and Oskar Sunderland, Graphic Designer.
The gallery is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 4.30pm and Saturday and Sunday from 2pm to 4pm.
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m
Lunchtime conversation: Ervin Beck
Midwest Museum of American Art
429 S. Hauptstr.
The folklorist and professor emeritus of English at Goshen College discusses his newly curated exhibition of Mennonite and Amish art.
Admission to Noon Time Talk is $5 per session and is free for museum members and donors.
Noon Time Talk/Film is held every Thursday at the Midwest Museum of American Art.
For more information, visit www.mmidwestmuseum.us or call 574-293-6660.
Kimball Organ Series: Despite Marriage
410 S. Hauptstr.
Friends of the Lerner will present the 2023 Kimball Organ Series sponsored by the Community Foundation of Elkhart County and the Britt & Judy Murphey family.
Written in 1926, Spite Marriage tells the story of an unassuming but well-meaning man who is given the chance to marry a popular actress of whom he is a hopeless fan. What he doesn’t realize is that he’s being used to make the actress’ old flame jealous. The program lasts one hour and 16 minutes.
Tickets range from $10 to $12.50 plus applicable fees. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Lerner Theater Box Office or by calling 574-293-4469 or online at www.thelerner.com
Champions of Magic Tour
Blue Gate Theater
760 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana
The cast of Champions Of Magic presents incredible interactive magic, a daring escape from Houdini’s water torture cell, a mind-blowing prediction that has to be seen to believe, levitation high above the stage, and a finale without explanation. The show takes place around the theater and features spectacular illusions not seen anywhere else.
Tickets range from $29.95 to $55.95 plus applicable fees. Purchase tickets online at www.thebluegate.com or by calling 888-447-4725.
10am – 4pm
Workshop “Clown for everyone”.
216 S. Hauptstr.
Goshen Theater Education Department and GoProv Productions announce Clown For All course taught by Julia VanderVeen. Discover your clown by embracing vulnerability and the parts of you most interested in pleasure and fun in the full day workshop event.
Based in New York City for around a decade, VanderVeen, Asheville, NC features an award-winning solo clown show, My Grandmother’s Eyepatch, co-written and directed by world-renowned clown and teacher Aitor Basauri.
The course is available by reservation only and places are limited. A second workshop may be held on April 2 if the first is sold out. To register, visit www.goshentheater.com/events.
International Student Club coffee house
Church-Chapel Fellowship Hall
1700 S. Main St., Goshen,
Goshen College International Student Club students celebrate the culture of their home countries with a potluck dinner and show during the annual ISC Coffeehouse.
The showcase will feature food and performances by students from over 30 countries. Proceeds from the show will be donated to the Mennonite Central Committee’s earthquake relief funds for Syria and Turkey.
Tickets for dinner and the performance are $17 for adults, $7 for students and children, or $14 for adults for the performance only and $6 for students and children for the performance only. The performance begins at 7:30 p.m
Tickets can be purchased online at [email protected] or by calling 574-535-7588.
All Fools on Deck Fest comedy show
216 S. Hauptstr.
Comedians from The Annoyance, iO, The Laugh Factory, Bug House and local guests will perform on April Fool’s Day at the Miller Auditorium for the comedy show.
There will be 5 minutes of Death Variety Performance, GoProv Improv of Goshen, Durango Improv of Chicago, Sage Huston of Chicago as well as stand-up, skits, improvisation, clowning, magic, music, knitting and other absurd comedy.
Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the box office. Tickets are available online at www.goshentheater.com/events
Orleans and Firefall
Blue Gate Performing Arts Center
760 S. Van Buren St., Shipshewana
Legendary bands Firefall, Orleans and Pure Prairie League will visit Shipshewana to share the stage at the Blue Gate.
Firefall is a 40-year labor of love. Their layered harmonies, backed by driving rhythms, transcend many genres from rock to country to AC, earning the band platinum and gold success with hits like “You Are The Woman,” “Strange Way,” and “Just Remember I Love.” You”.
Platinum hitmakers Orleans are known for their songwriting skills, instrumental prowess and classical harmonies, as well as their legendary radio hits including “Still The One”, “Dance With Me” and “Love Takes Time”.
Pure Prairie League’s 50th anniversary is a testament to the timelessness of music (“Amie”, “Let Me Love You Tonight”, “Falling In and Out of Love”) and proves that good music is good music, no matter when it is made or played.
Tickets range from $39.95 to $84.95 plus applicable fees. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.thebluegate.com.
April 1 – May 1
Fine arts series
216 S. Hauptstr.
The next exhibition at the Goshen Theater features works of art produced by the faculty of Goshen College’s art department, past and present.
Visit the theater lobby to see artwork by Abner Hersherbger, Marvin Bartel, Judy Little-Horswell, John Blosser, Randy Horst, Sara Method, John Mishler, David Kendall, and Merrill Krabill.
The displays can be viewed during any public event or during box office hours from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday to Friday.