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Archives for October 2009

IMA Screens “Nosferatu”

Just in time for Halloween, the Indianapolis Museum of Art and Butler University screen the classic vampire flick Nosferatu on Thursday, October 29, 2009. Tickets are $9.00 for Indianapolis people, $5.00 for IMA museum members, and FREE for Indianapolis kids with a student ID. The film begins promptly at 7:00 pm, as do the chills […]

Crackers Comedy Club Indianapolis Downtown Presents Spanky Brown

Spanky Brown comes to Crackers Comedy Club in Indianapolis downtown starting tonight Wednesday, October 28 through Saturday, October 31. This smooth comedian will have you laughing with his slick humor. Tickets for Spanky Brown at Crackers Comedy Club in Indianapolis downtown range from $10.00 to $20.00 and show times are as early as 8:00 pm […]

Party at the Rathskellar’s Haunted Biergarten This Halloween

Still need some party plans for Halloween 09? If you’re looking for a ghostly good time this Saturday, your search is over. Head to downtown Indianapolis and join the Rathskellar for one of the biggest holiday celebrations in the Circle City. The Rathskellar is the premier German restaurant in Indianapolis. Serving up hot, bubbling European […]

Historic Nickel Plate Road Rail Line Damaged in Tanker Explosion, Rapid Transit Plan Derailed

The October 22 explosion of a propane tanker truck on the I-465 and I-69 freeways in Indianapolis has wreaked havoc on more than the freeway commuters’ travel plans. Some 200 feet of the Historic Nickel Plate Road Rail and 160 ties were damaged by the destructive blast. The rail line is under the care of […]

Crackers Comedy Club Broad Ripple Presents Drew Hastings

Drew Hastings headlines at Crackers Comedy Club in Broad Ripple Village this week Thursday, October 29 through Sunday, November 1. This cantankerous comedian makes middle aged Indianapolis people laugh by dissecting the plight of aging with his own brand of cynicism. Tickets for the Indianapolis entertainment at Crackers Comedy Club range from $10.00 to $27.00 […]

Indianapolis Jazz Foundation Presents “Jazz on the Avenue”, Hall of Fame Inductees, Scholarship Winners

On November 19, Indianapolis music fans will get a taste of the thriving jazz scene that existed in Indianapolis in the early years of the century. The Indianapolis Jazz Foundation is kicking off the holiday season with its Holiday Showcase, “Jazz on the Avenue,” a live music performance that will feature the likes of Steve […]

Positional Breakdown of the Indiana Pacers

With the regular season kicking off tonight in Atlanta, I figured now would be as good a time as any to bring you a position-by-position breakdown of the Indiana Pacers. You can check out a previous Pacers preseason update for more team analysis. The game tonight tips off at &:00, and if you’re looking for […]

500 Festival Needs Princesses for 2010 Indianapolis 500

INDIANAPOLIS (October 5, 2009) – Registration is now open for the 2010 500 Festival Princess Program. The application is available and may be submitted online via the 500 Festival’s website, now through noon, Friday, January 8, 2010. Becoming a 500 Festival Princess is an experience of a lifetime. The 2010 Princesses will serve as ambassadors […]

IPS Key Learning Community

Key Learning Community, an innovative Indianapolis school, serves students from kindergarten to twelfth grade, with a mission of diversity and communication. As Indianapolis kids grow in the Key Learning Community, their individual strengths and talents are tracked by a team of professionals, giving them the greatest chance for success. The staff at Key Learning Community […]

University of Indianapolis Unveils New Art Department Improvements at Free Open House and Reception

The Arts Department  at the University of Indianapolis is throwing a celebratory open house and reception in the Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center on Friday, November 6, 2009, between 4:00 and 8:00 pm. This free reception, the Fine Arts Department has opened its doors to the public, and all are encouraged to come see the […]

Indianapolis Metropolitan High School

Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana saw a gap in Indianapolis education, and Indianapolis Metropolitan High School is an attempt to fill that gap. Indianapolis Metropolitan High School was established on August 23, 2004 by the Indianapolis nonprofit organization Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana. The school was created to give all Indianapolis kids the opportunity to […]

George Washington Community High School

George Washington Community High School is a model of Indianapolis education in the Circle City and an inspiring part of the Indianapolis community. With a commitment to academic excellence, mutual respect, and personal responsibility, the staff at George Washington Community High School are creating intelligent young adults with voracious appetites for learning. The end goal […]

Emmerich Manual High School

The Emmerich Manual High School is one of the oldest schools in Indianapolis history, with guiding principles to create well-rounded students. The motto of Emmerich Manual High School is “Education of Mind, Hand and Heart,” an idea that has guided the school since its opening in 1885. During that time boys in the Circle City […]

Indiana College Football Recap

This weekend on the college football scene featured a heartbreaking loss, two solid performances from state powerhouses, and a couple of significant victories for two teams less heralded by the Indianapolis media. Indiana vs. Northwestern: If the only bowl the Indiana University football team is involved with on New Year’s Day has cabbage in it, […]

Decatur Central High School

Decatur Central High School, located on the Southwest side of Indianapolis, is committed to creating a learning community where Indianapolis kids can thrive. Decatur Central High School empowers students to achieve success. With a mission to “Journey towards Excellence,” Decatur Central High School has collaborated with Indiana University to enact changes over the past several […]

Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School: The Cream of Indianapolis’ Education Crop

The Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School seeks to give Indianapolis kids a real chance at achieving their dreams through hard work and perseverance. This Indianapolis school is truly unique. It is organized so that every student is valued and their progress tracked by a team of educators. The Charles A. Tindley Accelerated School is a […]

Butler University’s Visiting Writers Series: Michelle Huneven

Butler University’s Vivian S. Delbrook Visiting Writers Series welcomes novelist Michelle Huneven this Wednesday, October 28 at 7:30 pm. This Indianapolis event is FREE to all Indianapolis people. Whether you are a long time fan of Michelle Huneven, or just looking to sample some new literature, this Indianapolis education event at Butler University will be […]

Frank Felice Shares Eclectic Tastes with University of Indianapolis: Free Music!

University of Indianapolis welcomes guest composer Frank Felice this Wednesday, October 28 for a special recital of this Indianapolis musician’s vocal works. Felice is known to the Indianapolis music world as a full-time professor at Butler University. Under his ferocious mane, an innovative musician lays. Felice inspires student composers at Butler University every day to […]

Arlington Community High School

Arlington Community High School is located on the Northeast side of Indianapolis just outside of Indianapolis downtown. As part of the Indianapolis Public School System, Arlington Community High School offers a lot to the people of Indianapolis. With an enrollment of more than 1000 for grades seven through twelve, Arlington Community High School is an […]

Halloween Happenings with Living History

If you’re searching for festive haunted happenings during the 2009 Halloween season, look no further than Conner Prairie Living History Museum. Between a Headless Horseman, a hayride at dusk, and a giant pumpkin drop, Halloween week at Conner Prairie is packed with plenty of tricks and treats. First up is Indy Hub at Headless Horseman on Thursday […]