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

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 creates […]

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

Marianne Glick Art Tour – Let The Spirit Move You 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 […]

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 […]

Capitalism, Government and the Good Society: A Discussion at Clowes Hall


Enjoy a heaping portion of ‘food for the mind’ as Professor of Economics, Russ Roberts, moderates a discussion entitled, “Capitalism, Government and the Good Society” Wednesday, April 10, at Clowes Memorial Hall on the Butler University Campus. The discussion is presented by the Butler College of Business and Liberty Fund. If there’s one thing the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Near Eastside Legacy Center Opens: Endowing Indy’s Eastside

John H Boner Center Corner 300

While Super Bowl XLVI is already on the record books, the lasting legacy of hosting this national sporting event in Indianapolis continues to grow. Just two short days after the final pass was thrown at Lucas Oil Stadium, and the last beer was had on Georgia Street, the Near Eastside Legacy Center opens its doors […]

Super Bowl XLVI Village Events Jan. 27-29, Indy Downtown

Circle Centre Mall, Indianapolis, Indiana

Super Bowl XLVI rolls into town at the end of this month, and while the players of the main events are still to be determined the entertainment is all set. Visit the Super Bowl Village in Indianapolis downtown to take advantage of free Indianapolis music performance, street performers, vendors, games and more. Hosting the Super […]

January Events at the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

In the name of Kurt Vonnegut, the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library hosts a variety of eclectic events in January 2012. He revolutionized the literary world with his stripped down, ramshackle observations about life in the 20th century. Many of his insights hold water today in relation to our society. He left his mark across the […]

Visionary Philanthropists Endow IU’s Glick Eye Institute

The Indianapolis Cultural Trail, the Indiana History Center, the Indianapolis Children’s Bureau and the Indianapolis Museum of Art: just a few of the cultural contributions made to Indianapolis by beloved philanthropists Eugene and Marilyn Glick. Recently, the Glick’s have turned their attention to Indianapolis health, endowing the Indiana University School of Medicine’s new Glick Eye […]

Frank Basile Book Signing at Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library

Businessman, philanthropist, art patron and author. What doesn’t Frank Basile do? As one of the most upstanding citizens in Indianapolis, Basile’s name is splattered throughout Indiana on Indianapolis art galleries and Indianapolis theaters. As the former Senior Vice President of the Gene B. Glick Company, an accomplished public speaker and contributor to the Indianapolis Business […]

Business Ownership Initiative of IN: Helping Driven Hoosiers

In today’s tough employment market, many Americans are creating their own opportunities. Self-employment and business ownership is on the rise as the entrepreneurial spirit takes seed in central Indiana. The Business Ownership Initiative (BOI) of Central Indiana helps guide new and seasoned business owners through the tumultuous waters of paper work, self marketing and everything […]

Crown Hill Walking Tour: Dillinger and Eastside Notables

Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis downtown is a treasure trove of notable Indianapolis people. This Indianapolis attraction is the final resting place for Jefferson Davis, Benjamin Harrison, James Whitcomb Riley, Booth Tarkington and more. Crown Hill Cemetery hosts a walking tour titled Dillinger and other Eastside Notables on Saturday, July 23 at 7:30 pm with […]

You Can Do It! (See Rob Schneider at Crackers Comedy Club, That Is)

“You can do it!” Doubtless, the audience at Crackers Comedy Club will throw out this old chestnut at least once a night during Rob Schneider‘s three night run at the classic Indianapolis stand up venue. The line is one of Schneider’s most famous, first uttered by his character in the 1998 Adam Sandler film The […]

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