Archives for February 2013

Fake Movie, Real Mission: See Argo at the Art Cinema & Indie Lounge

The Academy Award winning thriller “Argo” is playing at the Landmark’s Keystone Art Cinema & Indie Lounge on the north side of Indianapolis, but not for long. Ben Affleck directs and stars in the film along with Oscar® winner George Clooney. Argo presents a compelling story of a highly dangerous, covert operation to extract six […]

Disco in a Convent? It’s “Sister Act” the Musical

From the London stage to Broadway to Indianapolis comes a surprising theatrical remake of the popular 1992 film, “Sister Act”. Co-produced by Whoopi Goldberg, who starred in the original movie, Sister Act promises a fun filled evening for everyone with witty banter, great casting, and an outstanding music score by Alan Menkin (“Beauty and the […]

Starlight Ball Gala: A Black-Tie Affair at the JW Marriott

Enjoy some food, fun and entertainment, with added benefit of helping victims of domestic abuse. The Starlight Ball annual black-tie gala will take place at the JW Marriott Saturday, March 9 starting at 6:30 pm. This annual celebration is sponsored by the The Julian Center, a local organization whose programs and services are designed to […]

Funny, Musical, Imaginative: It’s the Voca People

An inter-galactic is coming to the Palladium in Carmel, Indiana. Voca People is a unique theatrical performance that combines modern beat box, a-cappella singing and other amazing vocal effects, such as guitars, trumpets and other instruments. The entire performance takes place without the aid of actual musical instruments, and is performed in a humoristic way […]

Enjoy Fine Wine and Stimulating Conversation at the Indy Wine Fest

 You don’t have to be a sommelier to love wine. Anyone can attend this year’s Ice Miller Indy Wine Fest, which will showcase both locally produced wines, as well as national and international vintages. The event will take place at The Grand Hall in Union Station at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Friday, March 2, […]

China National Symphony Orchestra to Perform at Carmel’s Palladium

The China National Symphony Orchestra will perform at the Palladium, located in the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, Indiana. This 100-member orchestra, one of China’s finest, performs orchestral works by both Western and Asian composers in styles ranging from classical and romantic to contemporary and modern. Many CNSO musicians have won prizes at […]

Beef & Boards Theatre Celebrates 40th Anniversary with 9 to 5: The Musical

Egotistical bosses beware: The ladies are fed up! The Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre kicks off its 40thAnniversary Season with 9 to 5: The Musical. Based on the famous 1980 film, the play offers a hilarious story of sexism and revenge as three ladies plot to get even with their bigoted boss. When things don’t […]

NFL Scouting Combine Comes to Lucas Oil Stadium Feb. 23, 2013

All eyes will turn to downtown Indianapolis as over three hundred of the most promising NFL prospects arrive on February 23 to participate in the NFL’s Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. This perennial event offers top executives, coaches, player personnel and medical staff from 32 NFL teams a chance to thoroughly screen and evaluate […]

Indianapolis Colts and Dwight Freeney Set to Part Ways

Another year, another Colts legend. Gone. As Colts fans, it’s easy to forget that the NFL is a business. And as much as it hurts to say goodbye to those who have brought us so much joy, it is a fact of life we must inevitably face from time to time. The Indianapolis Colts will […]

NFL Stadium Imagery Comes to Google Maps Starting with Lucas Oil Stadium

Just because football season is over doesn’t mean you can’t still take a tour of Lucas Oil Stadium, thanks to Google. Thanks to a few football fans who work on the Google Maps team, you can now visualize walking through Lucas Oil Stadium using Google Maps’ street view feature. View Larger Map While Lucas Oil […]

‘Juke Box Heros’ Foreigner to Perform at the Belterra Casino

British-American rock band, Foreigner, will perform in Concert at Belterra Casino in Florence, Indiana on Saturday, February 16, 2013. For anyone who loves classic ‘70s rock, this is a must-see concert that will showcase some of the band’s most popular hits, including “Hot Blooded”, “Jukebox Hero”, “Feels Like the First Time”, “Cold as Ice” and […]

See "Ghetto Dr. Phil" Perform at the DJ Geno Valentine Comedy Jam

The DJ Geno Valentine Comedy Jam, staring Corey Holcomb, Gary Owens and Huggy Lowdown is coming to the the Old National Centre in downtown Indianapolis on Friday, February 15, 2013. Born and raised in Chicago, Corey Holcomb has billed himself as a “ghetto Dr. Phil”. He offers a comedic perspective on ghetto life, particularly as […]

Our Funny Valentine: Enjoy Dinner and a Play at the Candlelight Theatre

Enjoy a theatrical play and dinner on Valentine’s Day as the Candlelight Theatre presents “Our Funny Valentine” at the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site on North Delaware Street. This performance offers three vignettes inspired by the works of such all-time great authors as Charles Dickens and Lewis Carroll, and adapted for stage by resident playwright James […]

Central Indiana Home Sales up 16.7 Percent Versus 2011

The Central Indiana real estate market and its 19 constituent counties of showed remarkable improvement versus this same time 1 year ago in at least 3 key areas: Total homes for sale, total homes sold and total pending sales. As the saying goes, the numbers don’t lie. A total of 4,131 more sales were finalized […]

Rumor: Will Pacers’ Star Danny Granger Be Traded?

Is it possible that Danny Granger has played his last game as a Pacer? With the trade deadline approaching Thursday, March 15, rumor has it that the Pacers star small forward will be put on the trading block. It kinda makes sense if you stop to think about it. Ever since Granger went down with […]

Legendary Motown Group, The Four Tops to Perform Live at Hoosier Park

Legendary Motown group, The Four Tops, will perform live at Hoosier Park Saturday, February 16, 2013. These four historic voices, with their distinctive harmonies, performed together for more than 40 years, topping the charts again and again with hits like “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)”, “Baby I Need Your Loving”, “Without the […]

Kem Live at the Old National Centre

R&B artist, KEM, will perform at the Old National Centre in downtown Indianapolis on Thursday, February 14, 2013. With several million album sales to his name, life has been good for this singer/songwriter/producer in recent years. But it wasn’t always that way. Born in Nashville, Tennessee and raised in Detroit, Michigan, KEM’s life took a […]

KinderKarneval: The10th Annual Children’s Mardi Gras Party

The Athenaeum will host KinderKarneval, 10th Annual Children’s Mardi Gras Party on February 10, 2013. This is a great opportunity for kids to enjoy a fun afternoon in-costume. Various crafts and activities will be offered, including a magic show, games, songs, dancing and mask-making. Costumes are not included in the cost of admission. There is […]

Carnaval Brazil: A Celebration of Brazilian Music, Food and Drink

A local organization called Cultural Cannibals will hold its “Carnaval Brazil” Brazilian party at the The Jazz Kitchen on Saturday, Feb. 9. The event will feature DJ Kyle Long, a performance by the I.U. Brazilian Ensemble, live Samba dancers, as well as popular Brazilian food, drink and appetizers.  DJ Kyle Long, who has one of […]

Urban Roots: A Film About Urban Farming and Self-Reliance

Urban Roots is playing Friday, February 8 at the Epworth United Methodist Church on the north side of Indianapolis. This Tree Media documentary looks at the surprising urban farming movement in Deroit, and how it has spawned new life in a city that was left a shell of its former self. Produced by Leila Conners […]