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Music Director David Bowden and the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic bring both classics and new music, including a piece from Columbus’ Jill Friedersdorf, to two “CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS” concerts.

When: 3 and 7 p.m. Sunday

Where: Judson Erne Auditorium, 1400 Home Ave., Columbus

Tickets: $5 (students) to $35, available at the

Information: 376-2638;


Like a collection of multicolored packages under the Christmas tree, JACKSSON CONTEMPORARY ART is featuring a variety of paintings, jewelry, sculpture and photos from a range of Columbus area artists.

When: Through Jan. 4, with a holiday reception set at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 20

Hours: Noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and by appointment

Where: Jacksson Contemporary Art, 1030 Jackson St., Columbus

Admission: Free

Information: 447-8781


Folk singer JOE CROOKSTON uses his 1948 Gibson guitar as a tool to tell music stories of everything from meter maids to rattlesnake tails. Humorously, people who have told him they hate folk music end up liking his tunes.

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Columbus building, 7850 W. Goeller Blvd., Columbus

Tickets: $15 in advance at Columbus’ Viewpoint Books; $18 at the door

Information: 603-3503 or


The 45-voice Lafayette-based BACH CHORALE SINGERS & ORCHESTRA will bring the season’s sounds to town. The ensemble promotes choral music.

When: 7 p.m. Saturday. Pre-concert harp recital at 6:40 p.m.

Where: St. Paul Lutheran Church at Clifty, 6045 E. State St., Columbus

Admission: Free

Information: 376-6504 or


Columbus band 3 Chord Monty with Dave Miller will provide the tunes for HOLIDAY ROCK FOR WHISKERS AND PAWS, a fundraiser for the Bartholomew County Humane Society.

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Columbus Elks Club, 4664 Ray Boll Blvd.

Tickets: $25; available at the Bartholomew County Humane Society, Athens Animal Clinic and Viewpoint Books.

— Staff writer Brian Blair

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