10 things to do this weekend 

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1. Pacers vs. Raptors

April 23, 3 p.m. Playoffs? You kidding me? Playoffs? Wait, wrong sport. Get to Bankers Life and support Paul George and Co. in their first round matchup. (If you don't get the reference).

Bankers Life Fieldhouse, 125 South Pennsylvania St., prices vary.

2. Mumford & Sons

April 24, 7 p.m. Perhaps the band that’s benefitted the most from the stomp-and-clap “authentic folk” movement of the mid-aughts – and they’ve got a surprising amount of Appalachian passion in them for a bunch of Brits, too. Note: This show was moved from Saturday night to Sunday to accommodate the before mentioned Pacers’ play-off game.

Bankers Life Fieldhouse, 125 S. Pennsylvania St. prices vary.

3. Earth Day Indiana Festival 2016

April 24, 11 a.m. With more that 140 exhibitors, the event has moved to a bigger space — that’d be Military Park — for “additional exhibitors, activities, performances, and workshops.” Also new this year: "The Recycle Run 5K! Run or walk a 5K route that is mostly along the White River! Thanks, Earth.

Military Park, 601 W. New York St., FREE

4. Ms. Pat

April 22-23, 7:15, 9:30 p.m. Former NUVO cover star Ms. Pat is a badass. Don't even try arguing it. With a comedy career now spilling over 9 years this powerful woman brings a hardcore, in your face, honest and hilarious perspective to her shows.

Morty's Comedy Joint, 3625 E. 96th St., $20, 21+

RELATED: Ms. Pat: Shot twice, hit by a dump truck and funny as hell

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5. Ashtanga Yoga with Taylor Hunt

April 22-23, times vary. I can't do yoga. Well that's a lie, I choose not to. But that doesn't mean you have to be like me. Accomplished author and Ashtanga Yoga teacher Taylor hunt would like you to #bringyourasstoclass. Go ahead and listen to Mr. Hunt.

CitYoga, 2442 Central Avenue, prices vary.

RELATED: How Yoga saved a heroin addict

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6. Leyenda

April 22-24, times vary. Spanish for “legend,” Leyenda is a live adaptation of Latino Folk Tales, based on interviews with members of the Indianapolis Latino Community. It includes traditional music and dancing with performances in both English and Spanish.

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

RELATED: Pop-up theater and a Spanish legend

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7. Fort Frances, Cory Williams, Gus Moon

April 22, 7 p.m. 3-piece alternative rock group Fort Frances travels down I-65 to grace Indy with their tunes. They bring new album Alio along with them.

The Hi-Fi, 1043 Virginia Ave. Ste 4, $10, 21+

RELATED: Fort Frances is big in Lithuania

8. Open Night at Butler High Ropes Course

April 22, 7 p.m. Are you older than 12? If so, it's your lucky night. The Butler High Ropes Course opens up for a free night of testing your ability high above the ground. Get your rope on. 4943 Garden Road, FREE

9. Crown of Eternity Vibrational Sound Journey

April 24, 2:45 p.m. Any press release that includes “Some chairs available; but this is best experienced lying down. Bring your own mat/blanket to comfortably lie on the floor for 1.5-2 hours.” is a show we want to attend. This one features Mike and Gallino Tamburo, touring with gongs, bowls, bells and mountain dulcimers. Let’s get very, very peaceful, y’all.

Athenaeum Foundation, 407 E. Michigan St., $20 advance, $25 doors

10. Cartoon Research Lab: Spring Femme Edition

April 23, 11 a.m. It's Spring, and Cartoon Research Lab is coming out of hibernation. Head to GPC to "smell their flowers, hand-picked by four local femme artists and animation enthusiasts, all against the heady, gender and media-conscious backdrop of Cindy Hinant's "Baby Hairs on Fleek" exhibition and Danielle Graves' window installation "She's Beautiful, She's Edible."

General Public Collective, 1060 Virginia Ave.


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