Egyptian Room at Old National CentreDecember 22, 2014 9:30 PM
510 North New Jersey Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
One of the most recognizable faces and voices in entertainment, Dave Chappelle is a stand-up comedian and actor who got his start on the stand-up comedy circuit in New York City. Despite getting booed off stage during his first performance at the legendary Apollo Theater's amateur night, he quickly rose to the occasion and made a name for himself among the hoards of aspiring entertainers in New York. He landed his first acting role in Mel Brooks' 1993 filmRobin Hood: Men in Tights, before developing a number of television pilots that were never picked up by any networks throughout the 1990s. After earning his first hour long comedy special on HBO Dave Chappelle: Killin' Them Softly, in 2000, his satirical brand of comedy began to catch on. His own sketch comedy show Chappelle's Show, debut in 2003 and quickly collected a well-earned share of commercial and critical accolades, as well as controversy for its razor sharp critique of pop culture, politics, racial stereotypes and the overall American way of life. In 2005, unhappy with the direction of his show, Chappelle abruptly departed for South Africa, where he stayed for a month before returning with surprise stand-up shows in Los Angeles. LeavingChappelle's Show behind him, he continues to perform stand-up to his own standards.
Straight No Chaser (SNC) is an American vocal group from Bloomington, Indiana. The group's name is taken from a jazz piece by Thelonious Monk. It began as a cappella group at Indiana Univsersity in 1996. The group performed both modern and traditional songs on campus and beyond, and finally signed a record deal with Atlantic Records in 2008. The SNC is still also in rotation at the university, as a separate entity. The group has even performed at Carnegie Hall. Both groups perform popular pop songs as well as musical ballads.
The Butler Bulldogs represents the athletic programs and
intercollegiate teams of Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana. An NCAA Division I school, the university competed in the Atlantic 10 Conference until 2013, when it joined the Big East. Butler's men's basketball team has amassed a solid track record that includes back-to-back Final Four appearances at the NCAA March Madness Tournament in 2010 and 2011. Other men's and women's sports programs offered by the university include baseball, softball, cross country, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming and tennis.
The Indiana Hoosiers represents the athletic programs and
intercollegiate teams of Indiana University Bloomington.
As a member of the NCAA's Division I, the university competes in the Big Ten Conference, where it sponsors a wide range of men's and women's programs in sports such as basketball, football, soccer, swimming, cross country and baseball. Indiana is widely known for its men's basketball program, which won its first NCAA title in 1940 and has launched the careers of many NBA players, including Walt Bellamy and Isiah Thomas.