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Pirates, rock'n' roll and dancing to be featured at Evening of the Arts


INDIANAPOLIS — Eighteen acts with 100 performers will provide entertainment at the 22nd annual Evening of the Arts, a program showcasing the talents of Indiana University School of Medicine students and supporting free clinics in Indianapolis.

The program beings at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at Crispus Attucks Medical Magnet High School, 1140 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St. The doors open at 6 p.m., and silent auction items will be on display throughout the evening. Tickets, available at the door, are $15 for students and $17 for non-students.

Evening of the Arts is a classic variety show pulling from a broad pool of talent, including medical, dental and doctoral students; IU School of Medicine faculty and staff; and a veterinarian. Five bands will perform rock ‘n’ roll and country selections, and the band Dan Frick and Friends will play original works. A capella group The Progress Notes will perform, as well as five dance groups, two vocal soloists and two instrumental soloists. A few surprises are also in store. 

The IU School of Medicine Orchestra will perform “Pirates of the Caribbean” at Evening of the Arts and will be in concert Sunday performing a variety of selections, including works by Josef Strauss, Giacomo Puccini and Leonard Bernstein. That concert beings at 2 p.m. at Klipsch Auditorium at the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Campus Center, 420 University Blvd.

Event co-chairs are medical students Angela Choe, Tanya Devnani, Sujaata Dwadasi, Adam Nagy, Kevin Nowak, Kristina Shaffer and Madhavi Singhal.