Many notable Indianapolis people have contributions to the city's rich cultural history. Below are some of the latest stories of people in Indianapolis.

Local Woman to take National Leadership Position


Theresa Rohr-Kirchgraber, MD, FACP FAMWA, and resident of Lawrence township,  is the first Hispanic president-elect of the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA). Dr. Rohr-Kirchgraber is the Executive Director for the Indiana University (IU) National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health, and the Chief Physician Executive at Eskenazi Health Outpatient Care Center Primary Care and the […]

First Friday Artist Feature: Michael Helsley at the Gallery 924

Arts Council of Indianapolis 924 Gallery

#Indianapolis –  Gray clouds loom over the Arts Council of Indianapolis’ Gallery 924 on a mid-afternoon in November. The streets are deserted, the rain is steadily beating the pavement, and the wind is relentless. But inside the gallery stands Michael Helsley, an Indianapolis artist putting together the finishing touches on his installation.  Helsley stands in the […]

Rainbow Rowell in Indianapolis for Banned Books Week


#Indianapolis – When I heard one of my favorite authors was coming back to Indy, I squealed like a little girl. Having Rainbow Rowell in Indianapolis is always a treat, but twice in one year was almost too much for my fangirl heart to handle. She visited Central Library as part of their Banned Books […]

TV’s “Cosmos” Host to Visit UIndy in October

Neil deGrasse Tyson

#Indianapolis — It’s hard to get famous as an astrophysicist, but Neil deGrasse Tyson, host of Fox Television’s “Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey,” has done so thanks to his likable approach to explaining the complexities of the universe in everyday language. Tyson will be at the University of Indianapolis Ransburg Auditorium on October 22 to share […]

The Art Lab: Taking the Arts To the Public


Art education has always been a hot topic of debate in the educational system. Every time the United States is faced with a recession or depression the topic of cutting funding for the arts is the first to be revisited. Every artist who decides to turn their craft into a trade must accept the reality […]

Local Band Draws Big Crowds


One of the best things about living in Indianapolis is the cultural experiences you can have on a daily basis. Indianapolis is home to many Indie musicians and artists. The city warmly encourages artists to express their creativity with a wide range of opportunities and Indies love it. You might be asking yourself with is […]

Indianapolis: The Mecca of Great Graphic Designers


Indianapolis is a mecca for all sorts of artists. From musicians to graphic artists, you are bound to find someone in the city who is an artist. Being an artist is hard work. Some artists can use their artistic talents as a career while others have to work a day job to pay the bills […]

Come One, Come All To The Bigger Picture Show!


The Bigger Picture Show Silent Auction finally arrived to Indianapolis! Art and film enthusiasts gathered at the Speak Easy on May 9th from 6:30 to 9:30 for the annual Bigger Picture Show Silent Auction. The Bigger Picture Show is an annual event that celebrates five decades of filmmaking. Each year, The Indianapolis Film Festival with Lodge […]

Have Fun at the White River State Park

White River State Park is an unique Indiana State Park that within the heart of Downtown Indianapolis and is the nation’s only state park that lies in an urban area. The 250 acres park hosts many of Indianapolis’ special events. It’s considered one of the six cultural districts in the downtown area. There is so […]

Indianapolis’ Earth Day Festival: A Long Standing Tradition

Indianapolis Earth Day Festival 2014

Earth Day is an important American holiday that marks the anniversary of the modern environmental movement that began in 1970. The hippie and flower –child culture of the 1960’s was at its high point in 1970’s. When most people think of hippies and flower children they often associate them with drugs and tree huggers. Yet […]

Save the Farmer: Buy Locally at the Farmers Market


Spring has sprung and that means it’s time to hit the local farmer markets. Indianapolis is the 13th largest city in the nation and it’s easy to forget the importance farming has upon the lives of Indiana residents. Like all Midwest states, Indiana has a long, well established, farming heritage. Settlers were attracted to Indiana […]

Bosma Enterprises Gives Hope to the Blind

Indianapolis Blind

Over 10 million people in the United States are legally blind or blind. When most people hear that someone is blind they generally have pity on them and think the person can’t live an independent life. Americans have always been headstrong. We don’t like to be told we can’t do something and when faced with […]

Indianapolis Indies

Highland Reign

Home to the fastest growing independent film industry, Indianapolis draws artists from all over the world who strive to make a name for themselves. Screenwriters, dancers, musicians, filmmakers and other artists are all necessary for any production company to make a movie. Most artists begin their career as an indie. An indie is someone who […]

Local Musicians to Watch: Brandon Whyde & the Devils Keep

brandon whyde and the devils keep

Hailing from Beech Grove, Indiana, Brandon Whyde first started his music career as a solo artist playing at local venues such as Radio Radio and the Royal Theater in Danville, Indiana. Though a self-proclaimed introvert, you wouldn’t be able to tell when he’s on stage. When Brandon is performing he commands the attention of his […]

Marianne Glick Gallery Tour at Clowes Memorial Hall

Marianne Glick

This evening marks the opening for renowned local artist, Marianne Glick’s, gallery tour that will run from October 7th through November 17th at Clowes Memorial Hall. The opening reception is open to the community and will be held from 5:00 – 7:00pm. Don’t forget to register for the event here. The tour, titled Let the […]

Warren Buffett Attends Ceremony for New Geico Center in Carmel Indiana


A opening ceremony for the new Geico customer service center in Carmel, Indiana was attended by Billionaire investor Warren Buffett. The ceremony took place at the facility that Geico plans to expand sometime within the next couple of years. As many as 1,200 workers will staff the service center when the expansion is complete. So […]

Paul McCartney Honored with Sculpture from Hoosier Artist Dale Enochs


Paul McCartney may have left the fine state of Indiana, but not before taking a very special piece of it with him. The Hall-of-Fame rock ‘n’ roll artist, composer, singer and musician, who recently performed at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in downtown Indianapolis, was honored with a commemorative sculpture at the show. Marty Bechtold, Director of […]

Former Colts Jeff Saturday Jumps from Playing Field to TV Studio


For former Colts player, Jeff Saturday, didn’t have to wait long for another gig after retiring in March, 2013. That’s because the long-time center, who played together with Peyton Manning for 13 years in Indianapolis, will jump from the playing field to the studio as an NFL analyst for ESPN. He is expected to make […]

msWoods Real Estate Agent Ryan Hakes Sets Record with $2,630,000 Sale


A lot of things have to go right in order to sell a home, not the least of which is finding a buyer. This is doubly true when it comes to selling multi-million dollar real estate, since most buyers simply can’t afford high-end homes. When it comes to finding high-end buyers in Central Indiana, no […]

Former Colts QB Jim Harbaugh to Drive Indy500 Pace Car


The man who once played quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts, who coached Andrew Luck in Stanford University before eventually becoming the head coach of the San Francisco 49ers, will return to Indianapolis, only this time it has nothing to do with NFL football. Instead, he has been chosen to drive this year’s Indianapolis 500 pace […]