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June 20, 2014

Editor's Picks

1) Tunes at the zoo

Hear The Impalas play at the Indianapolis Zoo's Zoolapalooza Friday night. Concerts are free with admission to the zoo. Live music runs from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., and animals and rides are available until 7 p.m.

The Impalas are a wildly entertaining group that combines soul, R&B and rock with a touch of swing. This dynamix group has been featured at several past Zoo events.

2) Sound of Music

Catch a show the whole family will adore.

Civic Players of Logansport will present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical “The Sound of Music” at 7:30 p.m. June 20, 21, 27 and 28 at McHale Performing Arts Center, on the Logansport High School campus. All tickets are $15. Advance tickets are available by calling 574-722-3000; box office opens one hour before show time each night.

Directed by Ted Denton and produced by Dr. Ralph Anderson, the musical tells the story of the von Trapp family singers. When Maria proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval captain. Her growing rapport with the youngsters, coupled with her generosity of spirit, gradually captures the heart of the stern captain, and they marry. Upon returning from their honeymoon they discover that Austria has been invaded by the Nazis, who demand the captain’s immediate service in their navy. The von Trapps narrowly escape over the mountains to Switzerland on the eve of World War II.

3) Taste Lafayette

The Tippecanoe Arts Federation presents the 2014 Taste of Tippecanoe on from 4 p.m. Saturday to midnight Sunday. Downtown Lafayette and the Depot Plaza come alive as you are presented with a culinary and musical celebration for the arts.

The Taste of Tippecanoe is the major fund raising event for the Tippecanoe Arts Federation. Over 100 area arts organizations benefit from funds raised from this event. Good eats, good music and great fun will be waiting for you at the 2014 Taste of Tippecanoe, so you won't want to miss it!

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