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Things to Do for Feb. 7, 2014

The Jazzy Ladies Gents host Pre-Valentine's Day Dance Feb. 9 YWCA Gary.  |  File photo

The Jazzy Ladies and Gents host a Pre-Valentine's Day Dance on Feb. 9 at the YWCA in Gary. | File photo

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Updated: March 8, 2014 6:02AM



Here is a look at things to do.

Suggestions include the Jazzy Ladies and Gents’ Pre Valentine’s Day Dance in Gary.

‘THE MOUSETRAP’

Directed by Valerie Wotkun, this show by Agathie Christie stars Betsy Archer, Mike Lerner, Mike Karberg, Kali Rasla-Fitch, Rip Johnson, Maggie Foster, Larry Hinken and Aaron Duncil

Details: 8 p.m. Feb. 7-8 and 14-15 and 2 p.m. Feb. 9 and 16 at Beatniks on Conkey, 418 Conkey St. (two blocks east of Hohman Avenue), Hammond, with doors a half-hour before curtain
Tickets, $15 at (888) 928-6648 for
brownpapertickets.com/event/551928
hammondcommunitytheatre.org

‘HAIR OF THE DOG’ GALA

This fundraiser features complimentary beer provided by Three Floyds Brewing, dinner, a hair show hosted by stylist Ben Mollin and a silent auction

Details: 6-11 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, 800 E. 81st Ave., Merrillville
Tickets are available at the Humane Society Calumet Area, 421 45th Ave., Munster,
(219) 922-3811, or Ben Mollin Hair Education, 140 S. Broad St., Griffith, (219) 922-1500

‘HAMLET’

The West Side Theater Guild presents this show performed by the Acting Company, of New York City

Details: 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at West Side High School, 9th Avenue and Gerry St., Gary
Cost, $10 in advance and $12 at the door at
eventbrite.com or (219) 977-2198, Ext. 14

MIKE TYSON: UNDISPUTED TRUTH

Features vignettes from the professional boxer’s life including some of the controversies

Details: 8 p.m. Feb. 8 at Horseshoe Hammond’s the Venue, 777 Casino Center Drive
(800) 745-3000 or
horseshoehammond.com

PRE-VALENTINE’S DAY DANCE

Sponsor the Jazzy Ladies and Gents asks for donations of gloves, hats, scarves and other winter apparel for children in homeless shelters

Details: 5-9 p.m. Feb. 9 at YWCA, 150 W. 15th Ave., Gary
Cost, $7 in advance or $10 at the door
(219) 887-5947 or (219) 730-6274

INDIANA UNIVERSITY NORTHWEST BLACK HISTORY EVENT

Wirt/Emerson Concert Choir and Dance Department performance, which is sponsored by the Department of Minority Studies and African-American Studies

Details: 6 p.m. Feb. 12 at the Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium in the Savannah Center, 3400 Broadway, Gary
Free
(888) 968-7486

‘LOOK WHAT’S UP’

Exhibiting artists include Ken Zaborski, a painter and sculptor from Chesterton; Rita Berg, a painter and sculptor from St. John; Kathy Los-Rathburn, a painter from Griffith; Michiko Boorman, a painter from Indianapolis; and Sally Hooker, a painter from Munster
Most work on display is for sale

Details: Through February at the Chesterton Art Center, 115 S. 4th St., with a closing reception from 2-4 p.m. Feb. 23
(219) 926-4711 or chestertonart.com

PERFECT PAIRINGS: PRE-VALENTINE’S DAY WINE TASTING

Six chefs provide a wine and meal combination along with tips to prepare food and wine pairings at home

Details: 7 p.m. Feb. 13 at Horseshoe Hammond’s the Lakeview Room, 777 Casino Center Drive
Cost, $50
(800) 745-3000 or
horseshoehammond.com

ARISE YOUTH

Singing, dancing, spoken word, comedy, drawing, photography, etc.

Details: 6 p.m. mixer and 7 p.m. show on the third Friday of the month at the Grant Theatre, 3850 Grant St., Gary
Dara Jackson, (219) 222-4910

OPEN MIC NIGHT

Arise and 444 Grill present this free event, which is open to all ages

Details: 7-9 p.m. on the last Tuesday of the month at 444 Grill, 444 S. Lake St., Gary
(219) 939-0444 or openmic44@gmail.com



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