Archives for May 2011

Glick Eye Institute Opthalmologist Offers New Lens to Provide Vision Improvement to Cataract Patients

From the Glick Eye Institute: Central Indiana residents whose vision was clouded by cataracts are praising a new lens implant being used by an ophthalmologist at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute in downtown Indianapolis. “It’s like a windshield has been removed from in front of my eyes and I can see everything – […]

Glick Eye Institute Sponsors Second Annual Vision Research Symposium

The second annual Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute Vision Research Symposium will be Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, in the Spitzberg Conference Room at the new $20 million building dedicated to research advancements, education and clinical care in Indianapolis. The Glick Eye Institute will be dedicated in a formal campus ceremony to include Indiana University […]

Get Down at White Rabbit Cabaret: May 2011 Events

The White Rabbit Cabaret is a chic new bar in the heart of Indianapolis cultural district, Fountain Square. This Indianapolis bar presents a range of Indianapolis events each night from comics to singers to dancers. The White Rabbit Cabaret presents several Indianapolis artists on stage in May 2011, allowing Indianapolis people to truly get down […]

8th Annual Walking for Dreams 5K Family and Pet Walk

Walking for Dreams 5K Family and Pet Walk raises funds for Indianapolis not for profit organizations Sunday, May 22 at 2:00 pm. This Indianapolis event is for a very good cause, benefiting dozens of worthy organizations in Indiana. Head to the Canal Walk in Indianapolis downtown to kick off this 5K Walk and don’t forget […]

Krzysztof Urbanski Returns: Indianapolis Sympony Orchestra

An Indianapolis favorite returns! Krzysztof Urbanski, Music Director Designate, makes his glorious return to the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra May 20 and 21. Head to the Hilbert Circle Theatre in the heart of Indianapolis downtown to hear this consummate conductor lead the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra through works by Felix Mendelssohn and Jean Sibelius. Urbanski makes his […]

Genealogy Day at the Eiteljorg Museum

The Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian and Western Art transports visitors to the era of the Old West. With their latest exhibit “Red Black,” the Eiteljorg traces the blurry lines of genealogy through African and Native American communities at the beginning of United States history. Celebrate the Eiteljorg’s latest exhibit and learn a bit about […]

Dog Olympics at Broad Ripple Parks Raises Funds for Pets

Pooches compete in the Dog Olympics at Broad Ripple Park Saturday, May 21 beginning at 10:30 pm sponsored by the Alliance for Responsible Pet Ownership. The Indianapolis Animal Welfare Alliance and the Alliance for Responsible Pet Ownership team up to raise money for homeless pets with hilarious competitions designed specifically for doggies. These Indianapolis not […]

500 Festival Events 2011: Indianapolis Racing Heats Up

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is open for business this Summer. With 100 years under its belt, the Brickyard is truly a landmark in sports history. With events all May celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 mile race, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway is abuzz with activity. In fact, all of Indianapolis becomes race driven, […]

James Spaulding, Jazz Sax and Flute Master, Famous Musician and Indianapolis Native

James Spaulding, a master of the saxophone and the flute, is renowned in the savvy universe of American Jazz as one of its all-time top players. When it comes to famous people from Indianapolis, most specifically musicians from Indianapolis, players and composers of all genres are well-represented. Spaulding’s style relegates him to the “modernist” category […]

[Re]sonance Fundraiser at Earth House Collective

The Earth House Collective has become a hub for Indianapolis artists and musicians. This Indianapolis cultural meeting ground devotes its wall space to visual art, air space to Indianapolis music and asks Indianapolis people for a little foot traffic. To keep this buzzing center of arts alive, the Earth House Collective is throwing a fundraiser. […]

Screen PBS Freedom Riders at Christian Theological Seminary

Fifty years ago, more than 400 black and white Americans participated in the Freedom Rides, to take a stand against segregation and racism in the Southern United States. Screen the recent PBS documentary “Freedom Riders” at Christian Theological Seminary Thursday, May 19 at 6:30 pm. This stunning film documents thirteen of the brave Americans who […]

12th Annual Race to Recovery in Indianapolis Downtown

Indianapolis charity abounds in the Circle City. The 12th Annual Race to Recovery fundraiser takes over the Chase Tower in Indianapolis downtown Wednesday, May 18 at 6:30 pm. This extremely important Indianapolis event is designed to raise money for the Sam Schmidt Paralysis Foundation. The evening will honor Roger Penske, chairman of the Penske Corporation. […]

5 Lucky Hoosiers Take Share of Indiana Live! Casino’s “$180,000 Great Mortgage Giveaway”

People all across Indiana have felt the pain of a U.S. economy that has not been choosey in deciding whose job is next on the chopping block. In August of 2010, Hoosier Vanessa Dunkley got ‘the ax’ when she lost her job, and along with it, her peace of mind. But the pendulum of fortune […]

May and June, 2011 Events at Carmel’s New Center for the Performing Arts

The breathtaking new Center for the Performing Arts in Indianapolis‘ north suburb, Carmel, Indiana, is quickly becoming a cultural haven for Central Indiana. With three of the Center’s facilities in use, (The Palladium, The Studio and The Tarkington), Carmel’s Center for the Performing Arts is now a premier live performing arts venue in Indianapolis. A […]

Hoosier Park Racing and Casino Welcomes Larry King

The king of CNN comes to Indiana. Larry King performs his new one man show “Standing Up” Friday, May 20 at Hoosier Park Racing and Casino in Anderson, Indiana. A fixture of CNN prime time, Larry King has left the air, but he is far from done talking. Hoosier Park Racing and Casino offers two […]

Crackers Comedy Club May 18 to 21

With two locations in Indianapolis, Crackers Comedy Club is the go to place for stand up in the Circle City. May 18 to 21 Crackers Comedy Club features Michael Loftus and Jim Short at their Broad Ripple Village and Indianapolis downtown locations respectively. These funny guys will cause Indianapolis people to chortle and giggle all […]

Bike to Work Day: Friday, May 20, 2011

The rising cost of gas can make a real dent in your monthly budget. Do your part to stave off bankruptcy and save the environment by joining the city wide biking initiative that is rocking the Circle City. Bicycle Indiana and IndyGo team up to present Bike to Work Day Friday, May 20 in Indianapolis […]

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Presents The Four Seasons

From the beginning of music, nature has been a source of inspiration for artists. Vivaldi’s muse for his greatest masterpiece, The Four Seasons, was in fact the changing for the earth throughout the year. Hear The Four Season’s at the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra in Indianapolis downtown and celebrate the coming of Spring and Summer. Thursday, […]

Make Over Mass Ave with Spring Planting

Everyone loves to walk the avenue on beautiful Spring and Summer days. Indianapolis cultural district Massachusetts Avenue has become a meeting ground for posh Indianapolis society. With Indianapolis art galleries and Indianapolis theatres galore, Mass Ave is a great cultural destination for all Indianapolis people. Keep Mass Ave looking marvelous with a little make over […]

Liver Life Walk at White River State Park

The Liver Life Walk descends on White River State Park in Indianapolis downtown Saturday, May 14 at 8 AM. Join droves of Indianapolis people as they “Walk for Fun… Walk for Life.” That is the motto of the American Liver Foundation’s national fundraising event the Liver Life Walk. This Saturday, nearly 20,000 people across the […]