The Indianapolis Star from Indianapolis, Indiana on April 8, 1994 · Page 31
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The Indianapolis Star from Indianapolis, Indiana · Page 31

Indianapolis, Indiana
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Friday, April 8, 1994
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I ANN LANDERS 12 COMICS 16 MOVIES 2-5 PUZZLES 15 TELEVISION 12, 13 CLASSIFIED AOS Pages 17-22 FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 1994 The Indianapolis Star CCMCERT RE'iEW Gala opening shows UofI hall at its best Symphony shines, thanks to some fine, first-of-a-kind acoustics in the 'Christel Palace.' By Jay Harvey STAR STAFF WRITER aymond Leppard wittily predicted the new building would become known as the "Christel Palace," a pun on the Crystal Palace that was the pride of Victorian London. Speaking from the stage of the Ruth Lilly Performance Hall, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra's music director was among a parade of speakers at the gala opening concert Thursday of the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center at the University of Indianapolis. DeHaan, an Indianapolis businesswoman who attended the university and now serves on its board of trustees, told the gathering of invited guests that the arts tell "the marvelous chronicle of humanity" that the new center is designed to help celebrate. President G. Benjamin Lantz Jr. welcomed more than 400 guests and introduced the speakers. He also announced that Leppard will be made artist-in-residence, delivering an annual lecture (perhaps a series) and serving as "a valued consultant on our musical programs and as a friend of the University of Indianapolis." Now in his seventh season as music director of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Leppard received an honorary doctorate from U of I in 1991. He will appear with the ISO at the DeHaan Center twice in June for the new Summer Serenade series. The 59,000-square-foot building houses the university's art and music departments. In addition to the Ruth Lilly Performance Hall, the center contains an art gallery, music and art studios, faculty offices, music practice rooms, band and choir rehearsal rooms and an 80-seat lecture hall. It was built on a budget of $10.2 million. After the speeches were over, Leppard and a 34-piece version of See OPENING Page 2 Our Picks Compiled by The Star staff I -V' i' fJ" 'CiM'f j;,; . K EXHIBIT HIGHLIGHTS AMERICAN CRAFTS This quarter-sawn oak sideboard by Gustav Stickley reflects the simplicity inherent in the special exhibit American Arts & Crafts: Virtue in Design, which will open Sunday at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. WART HOGS COMIIIG TO THE ZOO Visit the newest denizens of the Indianapolis Zoo, the wart hogs, which will begin their visit Saturday and will remain with us until Sept. 30. For information, call (317) 630-2001. ARTS FESTIVAL HELD AT 4 SITES The third annual Etheridge Knight Festival of the Arts takes place today and Saturday at four locations: The Children's Museum, Madame Walker Urban Life Center, Butler University and Faces night club. Besides seminars, workshops and performing arts presentations, The Poet As Musician concert takes place at 9 p.m. at the Walker Life Center. Tickets are $8, $5 for senior citizens and students, $3 for children. For information, call (317) 475-5415. For a list of other erents, turn to the (' l-Or a IISI 01 UU1BI P, ei no, mi 4 Weekend calendaPage 8 0 1 IPiii StSiiH f A I vvniie so dreadf i - !' , ,A',y ) v on Mr UL, e might deem the penny coin collectors are... g a pretty f - - V 1 :'?. v n , r&fxssii i '';V''V,; "Ittllll"i' 1 iiiiinrtiMiwrniii i ii rwiiTfti ummu,mm,mMthiiu,At....,,l.l , , ,,, , , ,.yL-jtwtJtoffljMA.vJ .-.i, ,..,,M ... .. , :..-.-, B -. . TOP: Silver dollars are prized by coin collectors. ABOVE: Silver bullion and old circulated coins will be displayed. RIGHT: Castle-ton coin dealers David Engle and Jennifer Holdren. M V . ipiv ... . ft.. '.!:.. Central States Numismatic Convention When: 10 a.m. today through Sunday. Where: Indiana Convention Center Halls D and E. Admission: Free. Sponsors: Indiana State Numismatic Association and Indianapolis Coin Club. By Lynn Ford STAR STAFF WRITER ait! Don't walk over that penny! And don't plop it Into that "give one, take one" container near the drugstore cash register! See, that poor little copper thing could be worth $100 or more if it bears what appears to be a double Image of Abraham Lincoln on front or the Lincoln Memorial on back. Much has been written about Ameri- cans who don't pick up pennies anymore, mainly because a penny alone doesn't buy much In today's economy. Indeed, when's the last time you bought penny candy? But coin collectors say that red cent you leave on the sidewalk could be an ln-demand item among folks who know what to look for. "You will occasionally find some collectible contemporary coins usually because of a misprint," says Jennifer Holdren, a local coin dealer. Such errors can be found on a small number of pennies minted In 1972, '83 and '84. Lincoln's Image appears slightly doubled on the '72 and '83 pennies, as does the Lincoln Memorial on back of the '84 coin. "They're called double-die coins be-cause they were mistakenly stamped ' twice," says Holdren, who will be among 3,000 dealers or collectors from 13 states at this weekend's 55th anniversary Cen- tral States Numismatic Convention here; '. "They could still pop up In circulation and would be quite a find." Pennies are popular collector's Items See PENNY Page 2 CONCERTS Deer Creek adds Depeche Mode, Bonnie Raitt and Phil Collins By Marc D. Allan STAR STAFF WRITER n n n hat's expected to be the blg- ' ' ' gest summer In the six-year i I history of Deer Creek Music W J Center got bigger Thursday with the announcement of 11 new shows, including Bonnie Raltt, Phil Collins, Depeche Mode, Yannl and Reba McEntlre. The Hamilton County amphitheater already had announced eight concerts. One, Jimmy Buffett on June 12, has sold out. Another, Meat Loafs July 13 show, goes on sale at 9 a.m. Saturday. Several others acts haven't been to adlanapolls In years, If at all. Amonir'. em: v Depeche Mode, July 8. Tickets are $23.50 pavilion, $20.50 lawn. They go on sale at 9 a.m. April 16. The British techno-pop band had been scheduled to play Market Square Arena last fall but postponed the show. Bonnie Raitt, July 12. Tickets are $35 gold circle, $22.50 na- vilion, $15 lawn. They go on sale April 16. It's Raitt's first show here since August 1991 and supports her first Eew disc in several years, f-onofno m Theflearts. i,. rif-'tfi li -i j ii J Bonnie Raitt Phil Collins, July 15. Tickets are $40 for gold-circle seats, $27.50 for pavilion and $20.50 lawn. They're on sale April 16. Also on the schedule are: Lynyrd Sky-nyrd on May 26, $19.50 pavilion, $12.50 lawn (on sale April 16): Yannl on June 15, $40 gold circle, $27.50 pavilion and $17.50 lawn (on sale 9 a.m. April 18): Yes on June 26, $32.50 gold circle, $23.50 aivilion, $19.50 lawn lincludes adnjslon to the Phil Collins Deer Creek Fair; on sale 9 a.m. April 16). And, Reba McEntlre on July 31, $32.50 gold circle, $22.50 pavilion and $18.50 lawn (on sale at 9 a.m. next Friday), and Mannheim Steamroller with members of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra on Aug. 18, $35 gold circle, $25 pavilion and $15 lawn (on sale April 18). The new season also will feature several package tours, which have gained favor In the music business In recent years as a way to give consumers more for their money. So far, the package tours Include: New Breed Stampede, featuring four See DEEREEK Paae2

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