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Urbana artist chosen for Indiana exhibition

INDIANAPOLIS — Urbana artist Patricia Hooper, formerly of Indiana, is among 57 artists selected by juror and Chicago-based artist Clayton J. Beck for inclusion in the Indiana Artists Club's 81st annual exhibition.

The title of Hooper's piece is "Kyley."

The exhibition is on display through June 9 at the Indianapolis Museum of Art in its North Hall Gallery.

Art beat: Musician, teacher Rubel heads for Nashville

While many people his age are settling down or retiring, Mark Rubel's making a big change.

The 55-year-old musician, recording engineer, teacher and downtown Champaign fixture will move this summer to Nashville, Tenn.

What's going on? May 18, 2013

Here's a compilation of scheduled events for Saturday, May 18, 2013, culled from calendars in The News-Gazette's e3 magazine. 

Clubs

ALTO VINEYARDS: The Blues Deacons (blues/Music Among the Vine series), 7:30 p.m.

BLACK BEAR INN, Danville: Karaoke with Route 66, 9 p.m.

BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL: X-Krush, 9 p.m.

Exhibit of pieces from artist-dissident Ai Weiwei will open up a world of questions

INDIANAPOLIS — If you see "Ai Weiwei: According to What?" at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, you likely will leave pondering human existence. Or at least politics.

The first major retrospective in North America of the famous Chinese artist-dissident features 30 or so pieces — most of them installations.

Entertainment listings, May 16-23

A listing of events, provided by the venues. In case of an error, please click here to email online editor Mike Howie.

Special events

This weekend

What's going on? May 16, 2013

Here's a compilation of scheduled events for Thursday, May 16, 2013, culled from calendars in The News-Gazette's e3 magazine. 

Clubs

BENTLEY'S PUB: Don't Stop Believin' Karaoke, 9:30 p.m.

BLACK BEAR INN, Danville: Karaoke with Route 66, 9 p.m.

CLARK BAR: Susan Williams, George Halls, 6:30 p.m.; open microphone comedy, 9 p.m.

What's going on? May 15, 2013

Here's a compilation of scheduled events for Wednesday, May 15, culled from calendars in The News-Gazette's e3 magazine.

Clubs

BOLTINI LOUNGE: Gordy Wilson, piano, 6 p.m.

CANOPY CLUB: Open Decks, featuring live DJ battle, hosted by DJ Mellow, 10 p.m.

CLARK BAR: Upshot, 6:30 p.m.

University Y hosts reception for UHS exhibit

CHAMPAIGN — The University YMCA will have an opening reception Thursday for the exhibition "Identity, Activism, and Youth," created by Urbana High School students, with leadership from Chicana artist Nancy Guevara.

Catholics schools' student art to be displayed

CHAMPAIGN — Students at the three Catholic schools in Champaign will show their art in an exhibition called "Making their mark ... The Wonder, Beauty and Gift of Catholic School Students," opening Thursday at the Springer Cultural Center, 301 N. Randolph St.

The opening reception will be from 6:30 to 8 that night, and the art will remain on view through May 22.

Entertainment listings, May 9-16

A listing of events, provided by the venues. In case of an error, please click here to email online editor Mike Howie.

Special events

This weekend