INDIANAPOLIS - Clowes Memorial Hall of Butler University will celebrate its 50th birthday Oct. 20-27 with a week of special programming. The events include:
Sunday, Oct. 20, 4 p.m.: Public Open House and Gallery Opening of the 50th Mosaic. Clowes Memorial Hall, in honor of its 50th anniversary, has gathered artwork from Hoosier artists to be part of a large mosaic of visual art that will adorn the south wall of the Clowes main lobby throughout the 2013-2014 season. Patrons will also be able to tour the newly restored theater and backstage areas of Clowes on both guided and unguided tours.
Monday, Oct. 21, 7:30 p.m.: "The Show Goes On: Clowes Memorial Hall at 50" - 50th anniversary documentary airing on WFYI (Channel 20).
Thursday, Oct. 24, 7:30 p.m.: Mark O'Connor with Butler University Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble/Butler Ballet performance of an original piece by Gustavo Ramirez Sansano. (free admission, but a ticket is required)
Friday, Oct. 25, 8 p.m: Colbie Caillat and Kenny Loggins in concert. (Tickets start at $50)
Saturday, Oct. 26, 8 p.m.: Whoopi Goldberg. (Tickets start at $50)
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2 p.m.: Disney's Pixar in Concert with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Erik Ochsner. (Tickets start at $50)
Tickets are on sale now at the Clowes Hall Box Office and ticketmaster.com. More information is available from the Clowes Hall box office, (317) 940-6444 and ClowesHall.org/50.