Idea Week Unveils Performer

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Michael Carbonaro will bring his live show to South Bend for Idea Week. Michael Carbonaro will bring his live show to South Bend for Idea Week.

Idea Week, hosted by the University of Notre Dame's IDEA Center, the South Bend-Elkhart Regional Partnership and various community organizations, says magician Michael Carbonaro will perform April 9 as part of the week-long festivities. Carbonaro is the second act unveiled, following the announcement that Tim McGraw will play to a sold-out audience at the Joyce Center April 13.

Carbonaro is the headliner of truTV’s hit show “The Carbonaro Effect” and will bring his live show to Idea Week, an annual event celebrating innovation, entrepreneurs and new ideas.

This year’s event will offer than 50 sessions broken up into four categories: Learn, Play, Meet and Compete.

Keynote speakers will include Bill Nye and Wired Magazine co-founder Kevin Kelly. “Idea Week is an innovation festival,” Event Director Nick Swisher said in a news release. “While world-renowned speakers like Bill Nye and Kevin Kelly will represent the learning side of Idea Week, acts like Carbonaro and Tim McGraw will represent the fun and celebration side.”

Tickets to see Carbonaro range from $35 to $160 and go on sale February 8.

For more information, click here.  

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