GEEKS UNITE! Event to be held on Sept. 6 and 7
Local artists celebrate love for character art
Bicycle Gallery & Body Art will host GEEKS UNITE!, an event where local artists will display character art dedicated to their favorite comic, movie, and video game characters.
The event will kick off at 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 at The Bicycle Gallery in South Bend. The event will continue at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7.
Tattoo artists Half Pint and Aaron Ryan and piercer Noel Spring will be in attendance offering their services.
For more information visit facebook.com/Bicycle.Gallery.and.Body.Art or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rain Barrel Ball
Greening the Bend raising money for green spaces in South Bend
Greening the Bend is raising funds for a public-accessible green roof garden that will be installed on the top of the Century Center in South Bend and the South Bend Museum of Art.
The Rain Barrel Ball will include auctions of rain barrels painted by local artists, women at St. Margaret’s House and local school children.
Dinner, live and silent auctions, a ballroom dance exhibition and open ballroom dancing are all included in the night’s event.
The Rain Barrel Ball will be from 6 to 11 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Century Center Discovery Ballroom. Individual tickets are $100. For more info visit www.greeningthebend.org.
Brick House Burlesque Show
Brick House Burlesque is hosting their third First Friday After Dark show at The State Theatre in downtown South Bend on Friday, Sept. 6. The Brick House Burlesque are celebrating everything ‘80s and encourage patrons to dress in full ‘80s attire. Anyone 18 and older may attend but must be 21 with a valid ID to drink.
Doors will open at 8 p.m. with the show kicking off at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advanced from South Bend Brew Works or $15 at the door. For more info visit http://www.downtownsouthbend.com.
The Color Purple
From Sept. 6 to Sept. 15 the South Bend Civic Theatre will be showing a production of “The Color Purple,” a musical journey of one woman’s discovery. The musical is based on the original novel and film and infuses gospel, jazz, African and blues styles of music. For show times and ticket information visit www.sbct.org.