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Archives for January 2013

Tom and Dick: Hometown Heroes, Indiana Basketball Legends

The Johnson County Museum of History in Franklin, Indiana is honoring the careers of Indiana basketball legends, Tom and Dick VanArsdale in a featured exhibit entitled, “Hometown Heroes: Tom and Dick Van Arsdale.” These 3-time NBA All-Stars, both Greenwood natives, enjoyed long, professional careers that spanned roughly 12 years. They played basketball at Emmerich Manual […]

Naptown Tornado Sirens in Star Wars Bout at Marsh Blue Ribbon Pavilion

Get ready to rumble…and roll! These roller girls will certainly get your pulse going as they engage in a “Star Wars Bout” versus the Bleeding Heartland Roller Girls at the Marsh Blue Ribbon Pavilion on Saturday, February 2, 2013. Expect action-o-plenty as these girls jam, pass the star, wall up, goat and bump against their […]

Colts GM Ryan Grigson Named NFL Executive of the Year

Sporting News has named Colts general manager Ryan Grigson NFL Executive of the Year, capping off a surprising 11-5 season, and one the greatest turnarounds in NFL history. Grigson edged out Denver Broncos general manager John Elway in a 9-8 vote. The honor puts him in elite company, with the likes of Dan Rooney, George […]

Don’t Miss the 2013 Indiana Motorcycle Expo

The Indiana Motorcycle Expo will be held in the 70,000 square-foot Expo Hall at the Indiana State Fairgrounds February 22-24, 2013. The show, which is held during the second weekend of the Ford Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show, will feature a large collection of motorcycles, dealers, clothing, safety products, gear/accessory vendors, as well as […]

Roarrrrrrr: Discover the Dinosaurs at Indiana State Fairgrounds

The “Discover the Dinosaurs” exhibit will be on display at the Indiana State Fairgrounds from February 1- 3. Discover the Dinosaurs represents a great opportunity for adults and kids to learn about pre-historic life in a unique, hands-on fashion. On display will be as many as 60 museum-quality dinosaurs, including several animatronic dinosaurs that you […]

The Recent Pep Hamilton Hiring and the 2013 Colts Offense

The Indianapolis Colts have hired former Stanford OC Pep Hamilton to fill the recently vacated offensive coordinator position that was left behind when Bruce Arians agreed to become the next head coach of the Arizona Cardinals. According to CBS’ Bruce Feldman, Hamilton recently interviewed for the head-coaching job at Oregon, but instead opted to reunite […]

Amazing Maize: The Science, History and Culture of Corn

The ‘Amazing Maize: The Science, History and Culture of Corn’ exhibit is taking place at the Indiana State Museum in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana through March 24, 2013. Few Americans realize the amount of corn that goes into sustaining the American way of life. Imagine one cornfield per American per year. Sound excessive? The reality is […]

Ladies First: Now Playing at the Oaklandon Civic Theatre

Now playing at the Oaklandon Civic Theatre in Indianapolis, Indiana is a clever play written by Robert Gerlach and James McDonald. Directed by Clance LaTurner, Ladies First is a comedy about the hilarious interplay that ensues when a nervous Jackie Kennedy, having just completed a restoration of the White House in 1962, decides to invite Eleanor, […]

Natural Goodness on Tap at the Parke County Maple Syrup Fair

It’s hard to beat the natural goodness of pure maple syrup, especially when it’s drizzled over fresh-made waffles or pancakes with melted butter. For anyone appreciates natural, home-made maple syrup straight from the tap, the Maple Syrup Fair™, presented by Parke County Incorporated, offers a real treat, both literally and figuratively. The Parke County’s Maple […]

Disney in Ice: Worlds of Fantasy for the Whole Family

Get ready for one of the most exciting Disney in Ice productions ever, as Worlds of Fantasy comes to Bankers Life Fieldhouse in downtown Indy. This one-of-a-kind production will enchant kids and create lasting memories for the whole family. Kids of all ages will love what this year’s show has to offer. The show incorporates […]

Get Ready to Rumble! Monster Jam is Coming to Lucas Oil Stadium

Get ready to rumble! Monster Jam® is coming to Lucas Oil Stadium on Saturday, January 26, 2013. This year’s event is sponsored by Advance Auto Parts, and will feature some of the biggest and baddest monster trucks on the planet—no basic transportation here! These amazing machines will face off in two different competitions – Racing […]

Savor Some of Indy’s Finest Cuisine at Devour Downtown

Time to call a few friends and head to downtown Indianapolis, ‘cause the annual Devour Downtown festival is underway. Around 64 downtown restaurants will be participating in this year’s event, which will last 14 days, from January, 21 through February, 3, 2013. If you’ve looking for a reason to head downtown in the winter, Devour […]

Cabin Fever? Check Out the Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show

For the second straight year, the Indianapolis Boat, Sport & Travel Show, presented by Ford, will be coming to the Indiana State Fairgrounds. This massive outdoor show, which enjoys a 60-year history nationwide, is the perfect activity for casual-to-hardcore outdoor enthusiasts, or anyone suffering from a serious case of cabin fever. For true aficionados, the […]

Take a Tour of Medical History at the Indiana Medical History Museum

A treasure trove of medical history is on display at the Indiana Medical History Museum in downtown Indy. Most of us take for granted all the technological advances that have made medical treatment largely bearable. But life wasn’t always so good. Imagine, if you will, what it’s like to be operated on without anesthesia. For […]

An Epic Tale of Desperation: Les Misérables Arrives in Indy

The critically acclaimed film, Les Misérables, has arrived on the Indy art scene, and is playing locally at Landmark’s Keystone Art Cinema & Indie Lounge. This all-around spectacular motion-picture is based on an adaptation of Victor Hugo’s historic novel, Les Misérables, originally published in 1862. Australian native Hugh Jackman, who made his first major film appearance […]

The 2013 Indianapolis Home Show at the Indiana State Fairgrounds

Close to 400 exhibitors will fill the Indiana State Fairgrounds from Friday, January 25 through Sunday, February 3, 2013, as the Indianapolis Home Show comes to town. This is one of the leading home & garden shows in the U.S., and the perfect opportunity for Central Indiana homeowners and homebuyers to see first-hand the latest […]

Indy 1500 Gun & Knife Show

The Indy 1500 Gun & Knife Show will be at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, in the South Pavilion, Jan. 18-20, 2013. For 25 years, countless gun and knife enthusiasts, hobbyists and professionals have come together to make this show one of the most successful of its kind, and one of the largest gun and knife […]

Jersey Boys: A History of The Four Seasons, Live at Old National Centre

Jersey Boys is playing at the Old National Centre in downtown Indianapolis through January 16, 2013. This documentary-style, jukebox musical looks at how four blue-collar kids went on to become one of the greatest musical successes of the 1960s, the Four Seasons. Since its Broadway opening in 2005, Jersey Boys received critical acclaim. The musical […]

For Kids AND Grownups: It’s Hot Wheels For Real!

Hot Wheels cars have been a part of life for kids in America ever since they were introduced by Mattel toys co-founder, Elliot Handler in 1968. But not only are Hot Wheels toys, they are collector items that, to this day, are actively traded across the world with great passion. So what could be better […]

It’s One Heckuva Garage Sale at the State Fairgrounds

If you find yourself having to resist the urge to pull over at the first sight of a garage sale, then the 37th Annual Greater Indianapolis Garage Sale is for you. With winter upon us, why brave the cold weather and drive all over town looking for garage sales when you can have them all […]