Yes, there’s a bit of a slowdown in the arts around Thanksgiving. But it’s not a complete stop. Here are some events for your entertainment radar happening before the end of November.

Teju Cole

The novelist, critic and photographer whose books, including “Open City” and “Blind Spot” picked up a stack of awards, speaks as part of the Butler University Visiting Writers Series. Nov. 13 at the Schrott Center

“Star Wars: Episode IV-A New Hope in Concert” Star wars

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra continues its popular series, this time with the adventure that started the phenomenally successful franchise. Nov. 16-17 at Hilbert Circle Theatre

Brian Wilson

“Good Vibrations.” Does anything else need to be said? Nov. 17 at the Palladium

“The Wolves”

One of the hottest plays in regional theaters around the country is this all-women play about a high school soccer team. Butler University Theatre takes on the challenge. Nov. 28-Dec. 2 at Lilly Hall Studio Theatre, Butler University

Kate Baldwin

Straight from the Broadway revival of “Hello, Dolly!,” the Tony nominee mixes Image result for kate baldwinBroadway tunes with standards, indie pop, folk and country. Nov. 30-Dec. 1 at The Cabaret

“Tuning In”

Bloomington Playwrights Project and IU Theater collaborate on an original musical centers on the battle to control a citizen-run radio station in a retirement community. Nov. 30-Dec. 15 at Bloomington Playwrights Project