For a most entertaining evening, the Harlequin Theatre in FairOaks Mall, 2380 25th St., Columbus, is having a double feature with extremely talented artists today at 7:30 p.m.
Carolann Valentino will star in her one-woman, 18-character comedy “Burnt at the Steak.” Special guests Jill Tasker and Doug Stender will perform several sketches, including one of the 1950s and ’60s dynamic comedy duo Elaine May and Mike Nichols.
Tickets are available at Viewpoint Books in Columbus, 548 Washington St., and by calling the Harlequin Theatre at 812-343-4597.
Congratulations to the two winners of the Brown Music Competition: Luke Major, voice; and Devan Rhoades, instrumental.Members of the Magazine Club had an opportunity to hear the talented voice of Major at our Christmas luncheon. We wish both of these very deserving young men the best in their endeavors and hope to see them soon with our Columbus Philharmonic Orchestra.Great helpThe Indiana First Lady’s Luncheon, led by Karen Pence, is March 8 at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis. The foundation encourages and supports youth and families in Indiana, and the luncheon raises funds for those efforts.Some beneficial area nonprofit organizations that have received assistance include:
HOPE Medora Goes Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Inc.: It raises awareness of cancer, offers information on cancer prevention and supports those who are affected by all types of cancer. All proceeds from HOPE Medora’s annual event are given to those dealing with cancer.
Rauch Inc. in New Albany: It provides services to people with disabilities to help them lead full lives, including camps.
Visually Impaired Preschool Services: The Indiana office is located in Indianapolis. The organization provides specialized early intervention for infants and toddlers with blindness and low vision across the state.
Happy Hollow Children’s Camp: Founded in 1951 and located in Indianapolis, it provides a residential summer camp, including activities with emphasis on children who are economically disadvantaged. Its mission is to inspire Indiana youth to reach their full potential as active, responsible and caring members of our community. Happy Hollow offers an asthma camp. It has received a $1,000 grant from the foundation.