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Center Presents

The Center Celebration 2022

The Palladium // Friday, Sep 16, 5pm ET

To make your reservation, email the Development Team or call 317.819.3534.

Experience the Center like never before!


After two seasons away, the Center for the Performing Arts’ annual gala fundraiser returns to the Palladium for an evening of food and fun, with a headlining performance from a cappella icons Straight No Chaser and appearances by Artistic Director Michael Feinstein and Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre. Proceeds will benefit the Center's education and outreach efforts.


Table reservations are available now! For details, see our table reservation guide.


To make your reservation, email or call the Development Team at 317.819.3534.


Highlights include:

5 PM – Registration and First Merchants Bank Cocktail Reception

6 PM – Opening Performance and Welcome
6:15 PM – Dinner

7 PM – Program

7:30 PM – Live Auction

8:20 PM – Straight No Chaser performance

9:20 PM – After-Parties and lobby refreshments

  • Experience the Band: Roughouse Band in the Robert Adam Room
  • Experience the Club: Gary Walters Jazz Trio in Brham Founders Club by Brahm
  • Experience the Cabaret: Pianist David Duncan and guest singers in the Shiel Sexton Songbook Lounge

11:30 PM – End


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COVID-19 Safety

As the pandemic continues, ticket buyers agree to follow all health and safety protocols required for each event, which may vary. Buyers also accept responsibility for any risk associated with the visit.