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July 21, 2013

Ogle Center brings blues and bluegrass to stage

The center at IUS also continues children’s series


The Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center at Indiana University Southeast is proud to announce a stunning line-up of concerts for the 2013-14 season.

The fun begins this fall with illusionist Jason Bishop on Oct. 5 and up-and-coming bluegrass starlet Sierra Hull on Oct. 26. Back by popular demand, singer-songwriter Susan Werner returns with her band on Nov. 15.

The harmonious instrumentalists of Quartetto Gelato will bring their take on classical music on Feb. 21. Produced by Dan Aykroyd and Judith Belushi, the Official Blues Brothers Revue will bring the sound of Jake and Elwood Blues to the stage on March 14.

The season closes on April 25 with a band of bluegrass all-stars — The Boxcars.

Additional programming may be added throughout the year. Please visit for more information including artist details.

All tickets for performances are $26.50 or $10 for IU Southeast students. Tickets go on sale Aug. 1, and are available online at, in person at the Ogle Center box office, or by phone at (812) 941-2525.



The Ogle Center also continues its incredibly popular Children’s Series for the 18th year. The Children’s Series and has served more than 1.5 million school children with free arts education.

This year the series showcases local treasures, Ogle Center favorites, and some fresh faces.

The Stage One performance of “The House at Pooh Corner” will play in September while Kentucky Shakespeare will present a child-friendly version of “Hamlet “in November.

Celebrate African American history with African storyteller Shanta in January and catch the premiere of the Stage One production of “The Glorious Adventures of the Mighty Robin Hood” in February.

Round out the season with the return of the awarding-winning “Farmer Jason’s Nature Jams” in April and the spectacular “Doktor Kaboom!” in May.

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