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November 15, 2013

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Don't miss these top events. To submit items for the entertainment calendar, contact [friday] at 765-454-8585 or via email at friday@kokomotribune.com. Items must be received by noon every Wednesday to be considered for Friday publication.

1) Revel in the drama

Prepare yourself for three hours of intense drama and brutal desire as Kokomo Civic Theatre performs “A Streetcar Named Desire” for the first time ever this weekend. Eleven cast members and a host of crew members have worked for months to perfect this sordid tale about a Southern Belle who ends up in New Orleans to escape her past. But it all catches up with her and drives her to insanity. There are shows tonight, Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are just $10 for adults and $5 for students.

2) Dinner and Laughs

Work your abs Saturday as you laugh the night away at Phi Delts Comedy Night, at 2401 Saratoga Ave., Kokomo. Hear stand-up comedy from Otto the Comic, a Staten Island native who relocated to Indianapolis, and according to rooftopcomedy.com, performs five nights a week and occasionally appears in movies. You’ll also get a chance to hear from Eddie Brown and Courtney Key Meyers. The show is $8, and dinner is $8. Food is served at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m.

3) Hit those pins

Get out and get moving at 1 p.m. Sunday at Kokomo “Sports Bowl.” The bowling alley is hosting the Second Annual Military Foundation Bowling Tournament. So support our veterans and get a workout while you’re doing it. It’s $20 per person to enter. The male and female winners get a new bowling ball, and there will be lots of great prizes. Download the entry form at militaryfoundation.org.

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  • NWS - bluegrassfest 08 Top acts performing at Winding Creek Bluegrass Festival

    Two local bluegrass musicians are bringing some of the country’s top bluegrass bands to Howard County next weekend for three days of music, food and camping.The Winding Creek Bluegrass Festival kicks off at 2 p.m. Aug. 22 at 100 S. 9980 West, Russiaville.

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  • This week's best bets Taste of KokomoLoosen your belts and head out to Foster Park from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday to sample local cuisine at the annual Taste of Kokomo. Try foods like steak on a stick, fried alligator, peanut butter and jelly wings and fried green tomatoes wh

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  • Editor's Picks 1) Family-friendly comedy Professional speaker and humorist Jeanne Robertson performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Honeywell Center. She captivates audiences with her stories of friends, family and everyday situations with a hilarious twist. Whether

    August 15, 2014

  • Twelfth Night 04 KCT performing Shakespeare comedy This weekend Kokomo Civic Theatre will perform its first Shakespeare piece in 16 years.New KCT director Melody Pike is leading the way with Shakespeare’s comedy “Twelfth Night,” the ultimate battle of the sexes.There are shows at 8 p.m. tonight and S

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  • Ziliak, Lindsey Sorry, I don't know the answer My brain apparently thinks it has no use for useless facts. Or perhaps I am the world’s most inobservant person.Those are the only reasons I can come up with to explain away how terrible I am at trivia nights. I learned this Wednesday.My co-workers a

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  • This week's best bets 1) A night at the ball Daddies let your daughters get all dolled up and take them to Bona Vista's Cinderella Ball tonight at the Kokomo Country Club. There will be dinner, horse-drawn carriage rides, ballroom dance lessons, crafts and souvenirs from

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  • Editor's Picks 1) Murder Mystery Head to Lafayette tonight or Saturday to help solve a murder over dinner. The most popular mystery dinner show in the country, Murder at Cafe Noir, comes to Columbia Ballroom, 625 Columbia St., Lafayette. It has delighted audiences

    August 8, 2014

  • This week's best bets 1) Young Country Night Check out up-and-coming country artists Chris Lane, Chris Cavanaugh and Drew Baldridge as they perform a free show in Foster Park Friday night as part of the Kokomo Summer Concert Series Young Country Night. The show starts at

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  • Ziliak, Lindsey My kind of unlucky life So I was born unlucky. Wait. Scratch that. That’s not entirely true. Twenty-six years and eight months ago I was born into a middle class family with two parents who love me unconditionally. I had a mom who loved being around me and my siblings so mu

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