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There’s still time to find fun in the stars, in a variety of end-of-the-year shows at the LAUREN S. NOBLITT PLANETARIUM, where the variety is nearly as plentiful as the heavenly lights. Whether you’re into rock or the Rock of Ages, there’s something for every viewer.

When: Today: 6:30 p.m.: “The Star of Bethlehem;” 8 p.m. : “Laser U2.” Friday: 6:30 p.m. : “The Star of Bethlehem;” 8 p.m. : “Laser Beatles.” Saturday: 5 p.m. : “Laser Spectacular;” 6:30 p.m., “The Star of Bethlehem;” 8 p.m. : “Laser Winter Holiday”

Where: Columbus East High School, Marr Road and Indiana Avenue, Columbus

Admission: $5

Information: 344-2875


Nationally touring standup comic Mike Armstrong, a favorite on the Indianapolis-based, syndicated “Bob and Tom” radio show, will help audiences ring in the New Year with laughter next week.

When: Dec. 31

Where: YES Cinema, Fourth and Jackson streets, Columbus

Tickets: $20 in advance at YES; $25 at the door

Information: 379-1630 or


Seven musical acts will offer a mix of everything from blues to electronic dance tunes at the sixth annual NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE CRUMP THEATRE.

When: 7 p.m. Dec. 31 to 2 a.m. Jan. 1

Where: Crump Theatre, 425 Third St., Columbus

Tickets: $10 in advance at and $15 at the door



The holiday group exhibition continues at JACKSSON CONTEMPORARY ART, including the silver work of Susie Sawin and David Kadlec, and two- and three-dimensional works by Sam Sartorius, Jennifer Riley, Gretchen Sigmund, Robert Pulley, Terry Steadham, Laurie Wright, Aline Chevalier, Bruce Riley and Kadlec.

When: Through Jan. 4. Hours: Noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays and also by appointment

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

Admission: Free

Information: 447-8781


What’s the next-best thing to hearing Led Zeppelin? The LED ZEPPELIN 2 TRIBUTE BAND, of course. Indianapolis will overflow with the classic rock group’s retro rock this weekend.

When: 8 p.m. Sunday

Where: Deluxe at the Amber Room, Old National Centre, 502 N. New Jersey St., Indianapolis

Tickets: $32.95 to $38

Information: 317-231-0000 or

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