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Archives for April 2010

Lauren Cregor Sings at the Cabaret

Class is the name of the game at The Cabaret in the historic Columbia Club Hotel of Indianapolis downtown. This Indianapolis performing arts venue revives classic cabaret entertainment for Indianapolis people looking for a taste of elegance. Singers from around the country have graced The Cabaret stage, playing to packed houses of Hoosiers, enjoying gourmet […]

Theatre Festival Favorite, Mindtripping, Returns

As the weather warms up in Indiana, Indianapolis theatre begins the homestretch approach to the annual IndyFringe Theatre Festival. This Indianapolis festival caps off the Summer each August, but the fun starts well in advance. IndyFringe Theatre Festival organizers have been hosting Indianapolis events at their IndyFringe Building all year. Now they add to the […]

Hasenpfeffer: White Rabbit Cabaret’s Homemade Stew

Hasenpfeffer as defined by Merriam-Webster Function: noun Etymology: German Date: 1892 :a highly seasoned stew made of marinated rabbit meat Hasenpfeffer as defined by White Rabbit Cabaret Function: to entertain Etymology: Fountain Square Date: 2010 :a highly sexy stew made of beautiful bunnies, belly dancers and Bozo the Clown White Rabbit Cabaret‘s in-house dance troupe […]

Indians Invite IPS Students to Victory Field Day Game

In the latest example of their hot and cold play, the Indianapolis Indians followed up their 9-4 victory on Tuesday night with an anemic offense performance Wednesday, as they lost the second of a two game series with the Columbus Clippers 6-1. While it was yet another gorgeous day at Victory Field in downtown Indianapolis, the major […]

Stutz Artist Open House April 23 and 24

The Stutz Artists Association is an important Indianapolis art organization dedicated to showcasing the work of talented Indianapolis artists. Each year, this wonderful Indianapolis nonprofit organizations hosts an Indianapolis event specifically designed to create connections and buyer relationships for local Indianapolis artists. Now in its 17th year, the Annual Stutz Artists Open House will showcase […]

Classically Cinematic by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Each week, the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra converges to present a new program of classical instrumentation to Indianapolis music. Each week, the musicians and Indianapolis artists of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra reinvent classical music for Indianapolis arts patrons. This week the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra presents Classically Cinematic, an evening of musical masterpieces made famous by Hollywood […]

Butler Univerisity Theatre and Ball State Architecture Team Up for Salvaged Layerss

Butler University Theatre has a history of producing site specific theatre each year. In this method of creation, a collaborative group led by a director work together to create a piece of theatre presented in and inspired by an unusual space. Butler University Theatre teams up with Ball State University’s Department of Architecture in the […]

NoExit Theatre Company Presents Phantom Tollbooth

NoExit Theatre Company’s production of Antigone amazed the Indianapolis theatre community last fall in the Gardens of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Set to the background of the Oldfields Lilly Mansion, Antigone’s modern Victorian take shared the generational conflict of one family, mourning the death of two brothers. The Greek drama contrasts sharply to NoExit’s […]

The Reno Gang in Seymour, Indiana

Reno family ties run deep in Seymour, Indiana, beginning when Wilkinson Reno moved to the Hoosier state from Kentucky in the early 1800s. Five sons and one daughter were born into the family while living that their home on Jackson County. Frank, William, Simeon and John Reno went on to become part of the the […]

Indians Explode with 7 Runs in the Fourth: Win 9-4 Over Columbus

Indianapolis Indians center fielder Jose Tabata extended his season-long, career high hit streak to 11 games on Tuesday night when he hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the fourth inning. His round-tripper was a big part of the Tribes biggest offensive inning of the season. How big?…Huge. Indianapolis put up 7 runs […]

White Rabbit Cabaret: Indy’s New Hot Spot

It is time to say thank you Indianapolis. Now that the White Rabbit Cabaret has opened its doors in the Indianapolis cultural district of Fountain Square, the Circle City just got a whole lot cooler. Curious as to what this rabbit hole holds? Step inside and I’ll tell you. Quite simply, White Rabbit Cabaret is […]

IMA’s Planet Indy: Gestalt Gardening with Felder Rushing

The Indianapolis Museum of Art’s Planet Indy series is designed to inform and educate Hoosiers about big and little ways that they can make a difference in the world and on the the environment. Thursday, April 22, 2010 the IMA’s Planet Indy series continues with Gestalt Garderning with Felder Rushing, a discussion about revolutionary gardening […]

Pigeon Roost Massacre State Historic Site in Scottsburg, Indiana

Many pioneer and Indian conflicts occurred in the 1800s, and several battleground sites have been preserved like the Pigeon Roost Massacre State Historic Site or the Tippecanoe Battlefield Park. A pioneer village was established in 1809 on the grounds of this state historic site. Indians attacked the village for unknown reasons in 1812, and this […]

Tippecanoe Battlefield Park in West Lafayette, Indiana

November 7, 1811 is a day that went down in Indiana history. The Battle of Tippecanoe was a conflict between Tecumseh’s American Indian Federation and U.S. military troops led by General William Henry Harrison. Harrison’s victory on that day destroyed any hope for a complete Indian confederacy. This battle is one of the major events […]

Ensemble Music Chamber Series Hosts Takacs Quartet Wednesday

Indianapolis music organization the Ensemble Music International Chamber Series attracts a wide range of talented chamber music artists to the Circle City. Wednesday, April 21 Ensemble Music welcomes the Takacs Quartet to the Indiana History Center in Indianapolis downtown for an Indianapolis concert event. Tickets to this Indianapolis event are $30.00 for all Indianapolis people. […]

Mud Hens Take it to Tribe: Score 10 in Series Finale

There was a late surge in scoring for the Toledo Mud Hens on Monday night, as they took a once close game in downtown Indianapolis and busted it open like a piñata. Their 10-1 victory over the Indianapolis Indians gave the visiting dirty birds a 3-1 series win. The loss moves Tribe to a record […]

Sesame Street Live at the Old National Theatre Presents Elmo’s Green Thumb

Sesame Street has been a part of growing and learning for children around the world since its creation in 1969. New and old characters from Sesame Street have been teaching Indianapolis kids the alphabet, numbers and important morals for decades. Its even taken to the road with tours of Sesame Street Live, that bring all […]

Shots in the Dark: Photographs By Weegee the Famous

In 2008, the Indianapolis Museum of Art acquired 210 photographs by Arthur Felig, also known as Weegee the Famous. His interesting and stark style of photography was revolutionary for his time, as were his subjects. The Indianapolis Museum of Art shares Shots in the Dark: Photographs by Weegee the Famous with Indianapolis now through January […]

“A Chorus Line” a Mirror to Indianapolis Theatre

Attention actors, dancers and singers! Heartache, hardship, small successes and chasing the dream are all part of your game. Now, see your story told, live, on stage in Broadway’s smash hit A Chorus Line. Clowes Memorial Hall, on Butler University’s campus, sets the stage for A Chorus Line April 20 to 25, holding a mirror […]

Norm Skinner’s Farm Museum and Village in Perrysville, Indiana

Near Perrysville, Indiana, on the Illinois border lies a farm that you must see to believe. This historic Indiana attraction displays ancient wagons, automobiles, sleights, tractors and various other outdated farm equipment that dates back as early as the 1820s. If you love visiting historic Indiana sites like Conner Prairie or Billie Creek Farm, Norm […]