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Fine Arts Weekend

March 26th, 2014 |

The Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts at IU South Bend will host its second annual Fine Arts Weekend Thursday, April 10 through Sunday, April 13.  The Fine Arts Weekend highlights the talents of our faculty and students and includes discounts at restaurants and the Inn at Saint Mary’s for a complete weekend package.

Treat yourself to a staycation after this long taxing winter.  Enjoy a variety of entertaining events presented by the school, and receive discounts at our partner restaurants; Bistro 933 -  10 percent off, Ciao’s Lounge – buy one entrée get one 50 percent off, and Woochi – 20 percent off.  Come out to tour the campus, view the new facilities, and enjoy the talent of their students and faculty.

The IU South Bend Theatre and Dance Company present Cole Porter’s Broadway musical “Kiss Me, Kate” running in the Campus Auditorium April 10-13.  Feel the intensity in the Tony Award winning musical based on William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.”  The show concludes the theatre company’s season of works by or inspired by Shakespeare as part of the campus theme “Much Ado About Will: 450 Years of Shakespeare, and Counting.”

On Saturday, April 12. discover the talent of the music faculty at the Music Faculty Recital.  The concert will be the first public performance to take place in the newly renovated Louise E. Addicott and Yatish J. Joshi Performance Hall.  Be one of the first to experience this state-of-the-art venue.  The program will include vocal and instrumental works, as well as the world premiere of one faculty member’s composition.

Guests will also have the opportunity to view two art exhibitions.  The BFA Student Exhibition II is the capstone exhibition of the graduating fine arts and new media students featuring their finest works held in the Art Gallery of the Education and Arts Building.  The Adams High School Art Show located in the Chancellors Reception Area on the second floor of the Administration Building is an exhibit by John Adams High School International Baccalaureate Program students, including drawings, paintings, mixed media artwork, ceramics, and sculpture.

The Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts thanks the South Bend Convention and Visitors Bureau for their support of the Fine Arts Weekend.

Tickets for Kiss Me, Kate and the Music Faculty Recital are available for $5-$9 and are free to students and children.  For more information visit arts.iusb.edu or call 574-520-4203


Fine Arts Weekend

Thursday, April 10 – Sunday, April 13

IU South Bend Campus

574-520-4203| arts.iusb.edu




Kiss Me, Kate

A Broadway musical by Cole Porter based on Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew.

8 p.m. Thurs., April 10-Sat., April 12

2 p.m. Sun., April 13

Campus Auditorium, Northside Hall


Music Faculty Recital

Discover the talent of our full- and part-time music faculty featuring solo and small ensemble collaborations.

4 p.m. Sat., April 12

Louise E. Addicott and Yatish J. Joshi Performance Hall, Northside Hall


BFA Student Exhibition II

View the capstone exhibition of our graduating fine arts and new media students featuring their finest works.

noon-5 p.m. Thurs., April 10-Sun., April 13

Art Gallery, Education and Arts Building


Adams High School Art Show

An exhibit of artwork by students of the John Adams High School International Baccalaureate Program.

7 a.m.-10 p.m. Thurs., April 10-Fri., April 11

7 a.m.- 8 p.m. Sat., April 12-Sun., April 13

Second Floor Chancellor’s Reception Area, Administration Building



Kiss Me, Kate and Music Faculty Recital

$5-$9 and free to students/children.

Call 574-520-4203


Exhibitions are free and open to the public.


Visit ARTS.IUSB.EDU for more information and updated offers.



Inn at St. Mary’s

Ask for the IU South Bend rate and reserve your room by Fri, March 28.

$89/night, reserve by phone by March 28

Hot breakfast included

53993 Indiana State Route 933, South Bend

574-232-4000 // innatsaintmarys.com



Show your ticket or ticket stub to receive the noted discount offer.


Bistro 933

10 percent  off bill (food only)

Open for dinner 5-10 p.m., Bar open later


53995 Indiana State Route 933, South Bend

574-323-2471 // bistro933.com


Ciao’s Lounge

Buy 1 entrée, receive 50 percent off second entrée

Open 4-10 p.m. Thurs.-Sat.

Lounge open 4 p.m. to close Thurs.-Sat.

119 N. Michigan St., South Bend

Reservations by phone/online (not required)

574-289-2426 // ciaos@ciaoslounge.com



20 percent off bill (food only)

Open Thurs 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. //Fri, 11 a.m.- 11 p.m.

Sat. noo – 11 p.m. // Sun. noon – 9 p.m.

123 W. Washington St., South Bend

574-289-2222 // notjustsushi.com



Kris Robinson

Production Assistant

Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts

Indiana University South Bend



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