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Experience Michiana - April 22nd, 2016


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Episode #898 - April 22nd, 2016
On tonight's show If you are a foodie or just like to eat, there is a great event for you on Wednesday, April 27th at the Century Center in South Bend called "Taste of Michiana", where over 40 restaurants will be offering up their best for you to sample. The Comedy Criminals Improv Festival and Competition is happening April 23rd and 30th at the Bristol Opera House, and Kelly spoke with Dave Dufour and Dave Kempher from the Elkhart Civic Theatre to find out about the format. We look back at a segment where Rick and Kelly met Perry Germann who builds custom guitars in his shop in Elkhart. The Birdsell Project is a vision to take unused space and bring art to it in order to connect people back with that space.
Original Airdate: April 22, 2016

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  • April 22nd, 2016 Photo
    Taste of Michiana
    Chef Bela Szalay More Information
    April 22nd, 2016 Photo

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    If you are a foodie or just like to eat, there is a great event for you on Wednesday, April 27th at the Century Center in South Bend called "Taste of Michiana", where over 40 restaurants will be offering up their best for you to sample. Rick meets up with Chef Bela Szalay to get a sampling of what to expect. Yes, Rick is eating again. Get more information here: www.TasteOfMichiana.com

    Guests

    1. Chef Bela SzalayExecutive ChefLife Treatment Center

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    Comedy Criminals Improv Festival
    Dave Dufour, Dave Kempher More Information
    April 22nd, 2016 Photo

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    The Comedy Criminals Improv Festival and Competition is happening April 23rd and 30th at the Bristol Opera House, and Kelly spoke with Dave Dufour and Dave Kempher from the Elkhart Civic Theatre to find out about the format. Kelly is even going to be a celebrity judge. Improv troupes compete to be the best in Michiana. Get more information here: www.ElkhartCivicTheatre.org

    Guests

    1. Dave DufourExecutive DirectorElkhart Civic Theatre
    2. Dave KempherComedy Criminals Improv

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    Germann Guitars
    Perry Germann More Information
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    We look back at a segment where Rick and Kelly met Perry Germann who builds custom guitars in his shop in Elkhart. One of his steel guitars can be seen in the show "Front & Center" featuring Ronnie Dunn, airing on WNIT 34.2 Friday, April 29th at 3pm. Ronnie's steel guitar player Gary Morse plays a Germann Guitar. Perry is a true artist in his craft. Get more info here: www.GermannGuitars.com

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    1. Perry GermannOwnerGermann Guitars

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    Birdsell Project
    Myles Robertson More Information
    April 22nd, 2016 Photo

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    The Birdsell Project is a vision to take unused space and bring art to it in order to connect people back with that space. Co-founder Myles Robertson met with Kelly in the creepy basement of the Commerce Center in downtown South Bend to find out about a unique event happening Saturday, April 23rd called "Intercommunication of Tones in Sound". For the event the performer and audience will travel to different spaces in the building for one of a kind musical performances. Get more info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/841792375930718/

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    1. Myles RobertsonCo-FounderBirdsell Project

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