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Archives for April 2011

8th Annual Mutt Strut at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Strut your stuff with your mutt at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway May 1, 2011. The proceeds from this Indianapolis event go to a good cause. Created by the Humane Society of Indianapolis, the Mutt Strut at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is an opportunity for Hoosiers to show their support for and love of our furry […]

Shelbyville’s Indiana Live! Casino May, 2011 Events

If you’ve never made the short hop from Indianapolis southeast to Indiana Live! Casino on the edge of Shelbyville, Indiana, May could very well turn out to be your lucky month. Little bitty Shelbyville seems like a practically invisible dot on the map, but this Central Indiana town isn’t just another Indy satellite. That’s because […]

Vagina Monologues at Wheeler Arts, Fountain Square

Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues has come to stand for female empowerment across the United States. Each year on “V-Day,” hundreds of organizations present Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues to raise money and awareness for brutality against women everywhere. Saturday, April 30, Empowered Living Inc. presents The Vagina Monologues at the Wheeler Arts Center in the […]

Midwest Break Out Ride Cruises to Indy for Charity

Motorcycle groups often get a bad rap for being rowdy brutes. This weekend, see the softer side of cyclists from across the Midwest. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway, west of Indianapolis downtown, will host the Midwest Break Out Ride and Community Day for charity on Saturday, April 30.  More than 50 motorcycle clubs will flock to […]

Things to Do for the Last Week of April, 2011

Indy is gearing up for a vivacious summer, and there are already tons of things to do in Indianapolis and its environs. Below you will find FunCityFinder‘s list of the various current events and happenings in and around the Circle City during the last week of April, 2011. If you’re interested in what’s happening in […]

Celebrating Miles at the Palladium

Miles Davis was an innovator in the Jazz world. As a trumpeter, bandleader and composer, Davis revolutionized the way people listened to Jazz. The Palladium at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana celebrates the work of Miles Davis featuring modern jazz greats Marcus Miller and Wallace Roney. This Indianapolis music event begins […]

Songwriter’s Circle at the Irving Theatre in Irvington

Irvington, Indiana (east of Indianapolis downtown) is fact becoming a cultural hot spot for Indianapolis culture. This Friday, April 29 the Irving Theatre in Irvington plays hosts to the Songwriter’s Circle featuring Joe Peters, Robert Feddersen, Jamie Nichole, Jenna Epkey. These Indiana natives will jam out together for your listening pleasure in an unmatchable Indianapolis […]

“If These Walls Could Tell” Celerbates Indiana Landmarks

Indianapolis is filled with Historic Landmarks. If each house, museum, office building or church could tell the story of their architectural lives, Hoosiers would learn a lot about their homeland. Unfortunately, these buildings can’t speak for themselves. Instead Storytelling Arts of Indiana and Indiana Historic Landmarks present “If These Walls Could Tell,” a series of […]

Introducing 7119 Maple Bluff Place: A Masterpiece of Italiante Architecture

As the saying goes, “They don’t make ’em like they used to.” While there have been many advances in materials and construction techniques over the past 100 years, when it comes to architecture style and character it would seem that something has most definitely been forgotten along the way. It’s a sad state of affairs […]

What’s on the Boards for April 22 – 30, 2011

Indianapolis performing arts venues and theatrical settings are renowned across Indiana and the Midwest for their variety and professionalism. Have a look in the list below at the live stage plays currently being run by Indianapolis theatre companies during the last week of April, 2011. You might be sufficiently inspired to get out and play in […]

Phone Whore and Victorian Comedy at IndyFringe Theatre

The IndyFringe Theatre is known for bringing edgy shows to Indianapolis theatre. . . this weekend is no exception. IndyFringe Theatre presents Phone Whore and The Absinthe Minded Professors to Indianapolis April 21 to 24. These fringey shows are both very different and extraordinary in their own ways. Tickets for both are only $10 for […]

WFYI and NPR’s “From the Top” Plays the Palladium

“From the Top” is an award winning radio program on NPR that broadcasts to nearly 250 stations across the United States. The show celebrates the budding talents of young musicians. “From the Top” will broadcast live from the Palladium Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana, sponsored by Indianapolis media’s WFYI. The performance and […]

Crawl for Cancer in Broad Ripple Village

Crawl for Cancer is a unique national organization that raises money and awareness for Cancer research and treatment. This Saturday, April 23, Indianapolis cultural district, Broad Ripple Village hosts a Crawl for Cancer letting Hoosiers combine drinking and fund raising. The idea is to do good and have fun doing it. Participants will join in […]

Indianapolis Restaurants Serve Up Easter Brunch and Dinner

Easter is this Sunday, April 24. Are you ready to celebrate togetherness with your family over a beautiful meal? Has the work week got you down and out with no time to spare to prepare an Easter feast? Don’t invite relatives to your house and slave over a meal as they lounge and trash your […]

Chuckwagon Cookout at the Eiteljorg Museum

The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Arts hosts a Chuckwagon Cookout on April 23, 2011 all day in Indianapolis downtown. Located in the White River State Park and along the Indianapolis Canal Walk, the Eiteljorg Museum has prime Indianapolis real estate for a Saturday afternoon cookout. Don’t miss this Indianapolis community event featuring […]

Meet Temple Grandin at the Indianapolis Museum of Art

The subject of a Golden Globe winning HBO movie, Temple Grandin is a modern day American hero. Not only is she an extremely well respected advocate for those with autism, she changed the face of animal husbandry through innovative thinking and design. Meet Temple Grandin at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, in Indianapolis downtown, Thursday, […]

Hilarity and Mystery in the Indiana Repertory Theatre’s “The 39 Steps”

The Indiana Repertory Theatre, in Indianapolis downtown, presents “The 39 Steps,” a zany and mysterious Indianapolis theatre offering. This Indianapolis arts event opens April 20 and runs through May 4 at the Indiana Repertory Theatre. This fact paced mystery garnered two Tony Awards and has been called “a Hitchcock masterpiece… with a dash of Monty […]

Things to Do in and Around Indy for April 18-24, 2011

Big doin’s this Spring all around Greater Indianapolis. Check out Fun City Finder‘s latest collection of things to do in Indianapolis and its environs, below. You’ll find everything from a full-fledged puppet show of Cinderella to meditations for world peace on Easter Sunday at the Dromtonpa Kadampa Buddhist Center; something for every interest in the […]

Earth Day Festival at White River State Park Downtown

Celebrate our home, the Earth, with a free outdoor Indianapolis festival. The Earth Day Indiana Festival takes over the White River State Park in Indianapolis downtown Saturday, April 23 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. This free Indianapolis event offers family friendly fun for Indianapolis kids in the heart of Indianapolis. Don’t miss the biggest […]

Demetri Martin at the Old National Centre’s Egyptian Room

“I used to play sports. Then I realized you can buy trophies. Now I’m good at everything.” This classic Demetri Martin joke is subtle, understated and the kind of funny that hits you in the guts leading to copious big belly laughs. If you’re into that kind of thing (and who isn’t really?) catch Demetri […]