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February 21, 2014

This week's Best Bets

1) Channel your inner rockstar

Tired of feeling like a lonely rockstar in your car when Katy Perry comes on? Then join The Social for its first ever lip sync and air guitar contest at 10 p.m. tonight.

Break out your favorite jams and show Kokomo what kind of rockstar you are hiding. The show will be hosted by comedian Mike Gardner.

Winner takes $100 cash and free VIP booth and bottle service.

Doors open at 9 p.m. General admission is $5.

2) See Chinese superstars perform

Get your tissues ready.

Kokomo Community Concerts presents Yang and Olivia Liu at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Kokomo High School.

The unique and internationally-known husband and wife duo play the piano and violin. They blend classics like Beethoven with their own Chinese compositions. They communicate a message of faith, love and joy through their music.

Their marketing manager said there won't be a dry eye in the house. Their exquisite music is sure to touch people.

3) Go red for women

Howard County Tobacco Coalition will present the Go Red Women Fashion Show and Silent Auction Saturday at Celebrations Banquet & Conference Center, 3437 W. Sycamore Road. The event will benefit the American Heart Association.

Doors open at 2 p.m. for silent auction, shopping and hors d’oeuvres. Fashions will be presented by Accessories by Sandy, Esther’s Place Boutique, A Lady’s Place, Blye’s Bridal Shop, Christopher & Banks, Dress Barn, Kohl’s and Lux Boutique.

Tickets are on sale and can be purchased at Family Service Association, 618 S. Main St., or by calling 765-457-9313 or 765-513-8514. General admission seating is $10 and VIP seating for eight is $125. Those wishing to attend are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance because last year’s event sold out.

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