Spirit and Place Festival Inspires and Enlightens Indianapolis this Weekend

What happens when the Spirit and Place Festival explodes on the Indianapolis scene? People get inspired, that’s what.

Did you know that 85% of the Festival’s offerings are totally free? Here’s a list of the inspiring Spirit and Place Festival events going on this weekend in Indy. You can find the complete 10-day schedule here: Spirit and Place Festival Schedule.

Indianapolis Spirit and Place Festival this Weekend

Saturday, November 7, 2009

Caddy! Caddy! Caddy!
7 pm – 8:30 pm
Indianapolis Museum of Art
A dynamic cross-cultural performance heavily influenced by Butoh, a modern performance art of Japan, and the work of William Faulkner.
$7 for IMA members and $10 to the general public

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Discovering Indy’s Green Velvet Glove
9 am – 8:30 pm
Multiple venues
A lecture-hike-exhibit-discussion event in the Circle City’s important green areas. Lots to choose from.
The Man Who Flies with Birds
10 am – 11:30 am
Ann Katz Festival of Books at Arthur M. Glick JCC
A demonstration and discussion for all who love the birds of Indiana.
a.MUSE.ment @ the Library
1 pm – 5 pm
Indianapolis Marion County Public Library
Not to be missed exhibits and live performances.
Take Me There Egypt
1 pm – 3 pm
The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
Go to Egypt in downtown Indianapolis. A Wow!
$7 members, $9 non-members
The Nature of Nature
1 pm – 4 pm
Marian University and Indianapolis Art Center
Tours, refreshments and various activities surrounding the EcoLab’s inspiring design work.
Das Deutsches Haus, Magnificent Victory Monument
2 pm – 4 pm
Tour the magnificent Athenaeum and discover the German-American role in Indianapolis history.
People Make the Place
2 pm – 4 pm
St. Luke’s United Methodist Church
Share stories, ideas, experiences and art about the supportive nature of Indianapolis society and culture.
The Beams Are Creaking
2 pm – 4 pm
Oaklandon Civic Theatre
A moving play exploring the life of a minister who plotted to kill Hitler. Discussion afterward.
$10 per person
An Eye to the World
3 pm – 6 pm
Second Presbyterian Church
A lecture by Pulitzer Prize winner Bill Foley on art and photography as paths to transformation.
Celebrating Interfaith Spirituality with Families
3 pm – 5 pm
Marian University Memorial Chapel
An inter-faith live performance and discussion about the value of spirituality in the family of Man.
Traditional Urban Communities
3 pm – 4:30 pm
Booth Tarkington Residence
Examine the pre-WWI epoch in Indianapolis through this thoughtful discussion and tour.
Exploring “The Slave Ship”
4 pm – 6 pm
Conner Prairie in Fishers, Indiana
A lecture and discussion about the dark highlights of slavery in the United States.
Timeless Inspirations
4 pm – 6 pm
Northminster Presbyterian Church
An inspirational concert by the Ronen Chamber Ensemble, featuring music composed in a concentration camp.

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