The Arts Council has several “Brown Bag” performances featuring four local performing arts groups and individuals to kick off 2012. Each performance takes place every Wednesday at the Arts Council’s Bower-Suhrheinrich Foundation Gallery at noon. The public is invited to attend any or all noon events, free of charge. The Gallery is located at 318 Main Street in Innovation Pointe. Get into the New Year enjoying the following local musical performances by the performers listed after the jump.