10 things to do this weekend 

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1. Community Yoga at Sun King Brewery

Jan. 9, 10:30 a.m. Sticking with our wellness theme, GET UP AND DO SOME YOGA PEEPS! Invoke instructor Laura Henderson will lead an all-levels yoga class with, you guessed it, complimentary samples of Sun King Brewery’s house and seasonal beers following the hour long session. And if that wasn't enough, all proceeds benefit Growing Places Indy.

Sun King Brewing Company, 135 N. College Ave, suggested $10 donation

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2. Mark Miller Memorial Show

Jan. 9, 2 p.m. This is a moving memorial caused by a very sad thing: the murder of musician Mark Miller last year. Miller (Kill Tha Messenger, Halibrid) was shot last year while delivering food for his job at China King. Organizers of this show are fundraising for his family to cover funeral costs. The event begins with a pot luck pitch-in from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Bands begin at 5 p.m., and, listed in set order include: Brian Keller, Shipwreck and Sethro, FleshSuit, Kill Tha Messenger, Accept Regret, Pragmatic, Presomnia, Standout Story and Soulsik (in what’s billed as their last set ever.) RIP, Mark.

5th Quarter Lounge, 306 E. Prospect St., $10

3. Winter Nights: Hoosiers

Jan. 8, 8 p.m. Arguably the greatest sports film of all time, Hoosiers is loosely based on the 1954 Milan High School championship game. Ya know those Hickory jerseys the Pacers are wearing at select games this year? Yeah, those pay homage to this film.

Tobias (Toby) Theater at the IMA, 4000 Michigan Road, $6 Members / $12 Public

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4. Butler

Jan. 8-10, times vary. No, this play isn't about the local university. The play, written by Richard Strand, is set in Civil War Virginia. General Butler, a lawyer, has taken over the command of Fort Monroe, a Union outpost. And then things get dicey. Read more about it here.

Phoenix Theatre, 749 N. Park Ave., prices vary

5. 2016 Indiana State Fair Queen Pageant

Jan. 9-10, times vary. First things first, Steve Harvey will not be present, or at least I don't think he will be. If you don't get that reference, you're not hip yo. Anyways, preliminary judging takes place Saturday with the finals going down Sunday at 1 p.m. Good luck ladies.

Farmer Coliseum at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, 1202 E. 38th St., $10

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6. Rosanne Cash

Jan. 8, 8 p.m. Daughter of Johnny but total badass in her own right, Cash has spent the last several years carving out her home in various Americana genres. Her latest, The River and The Thread, picked up three Grammys, which is three more than I'll ever get.

Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts, 355 City Center Dr. (Carmel), prices vary

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7. Mother Artist Project

Through Jan. 29, times vary. This show focuses more on the joys of motherhood than the societal constraints imposed on women; the exhibition displays the work of five mother artists creating art in collaboration with their children.

Harrison Center for the Arts, 1505 N. Delaware St.

RELATED: A preview of the collaborative project

8. Afton Hip-Hop Showcase

Jan. 8, 5 p.m. In addition to Sonny Paradise, who will release his new album, an army of supporting artists are on the bill. Here’s the big list (as always, artists on bills this big are subject to change): Aces 2 Trill, Alias, BJR, Berdan, Black Pope, DaShawn Boyd, J Grill, James Ross, Keeno, Luke Hazel, Mili Grae, Midwest Matt & 3M, Morgan Tralease, NMG, Postyle Studio Music, R Kim, Rude Boy, Shawn Kombat, Slim Caddy, Treonehunnit, Trippy Lynn, Tysen Jr., Djeigh Jillypuff, Kid Cutthroat and Youngsta Fly.

Emerson Theater, 4630 E. 10th St., $15

RELATED: Sonny Paradise talks new album

9. Indy Fuel vs. Evansville

Jan. 8-9, 7:35pm In-state rival Evansville is in town for a two-game "lets not finish last in the division" matchup. If you aren't following the Fuel on Twitter you're missing out.

10. Tierney Sutton

Jan. 10, 7 p.m. Six time Grammy nominee Sutton will play just one show at the Jazz Kitchen this week, and you can bet your bottom dollar it’ll be a killer one.

The Jazz Kitchen, 5377 N. College Ave, $30


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