Archives for November 2009

Butler Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

Butler University’s Dance Department opens its annual presentation of The Nutcracker this weekend from Thursday, December 3 to Sunday, December 6. A holiday tradition for many Hoosiers The Nutcracker is a perfect Christmas Eve story filled with the dreams and fantasies of a young girl. Butler Ballet is one of the best dance programs in […]

Mistletoe Music Festival takes over ArtsGarden Tuesday

The Mistletoe Music Festival is this Tuesday in Indianapolis downtown on the stage of the Indianapolis ArtsGarden in the Circle Centre Mall. Hear Indianapolis kids in their school choirs perform all the holiday favorites. This Indianapolis event is free and open to all Indianapolis people. Recently VH1’s Save the Music donated $240,000 to Indianapolis public […]

Review: A Beef and Boards Christmas 2009

A Beef and Boards Christmas 2009 is the perfect holiday event to keep the whole family entertained. This holiday revue offers something different to Indianapolis theatre this season, with a holiday cabaret act that hits all your favorite Christmas songs of the season.  With dinner and dessert to boot, A Beef and Boards Christmas 2009 […]

Jingle Jam 2009 Merrily Takes the Stage in Indianapolis

Next Monday, Indianapolis is going to host several of the largest bands in radio rock music. The Murat Theatre, that historic and happening Indianapolis music venue, will be filled with the sounds of peppy guitars, snapping percussion, and lovelorn lyrics as WZPL 99.5 hosts Jingle Jam 2009. Indianapolis music fans take note: this one will […]

Review: A Very Phoenix Xmas, A Must See Show

Time after time the Phoenix Theatre is able to transform their audiences from adults to a bunch of big kids. The magic they use to achieve this in their newly opened A Very Phoenix Xmas is no exception. For a holiday show with some spice, on a night when you can leave your Indianapolis kids […]

New Exhibit Opens iMOCA’s New Temporary Home

The Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, iMOCA, opens its “Temporary Contemporary” space at the Murphy Art Center in Fountain Square with work from Indy artists. Brose Partington and Jeffery S. Martin’s show, Projected Curiosity, runs from this Friday, December 4 through January 16th in the boho chic Indianapolis cultural district. The opening from 6:00 pm […]

Flowing Well Park Carmel Indiana

Artesian well water flows freely from spigots at Flowing Well Park in Carmel, Indiana. Hoosiers from near and far bring recycled water bottles to take home a taste of this fresh and clean drinking water. This appropriately named Carmel park is located on 116th St, just west of Hazel Dell Parkway. Nearly a century ago […]

Circle of Lights Celebration Begins Holiday Season With a Flash

Downtown Indianapolis now sparkles and shines after Friday’s annual Circle of Lights Celebration. Monument Circle hosted masses of Hoosier spectators, live music, dancing, face painting and even a visit from Santa. The eventful evening was topped off with the lighting of the 4,784 bulb Christmas tree, and fireworks over the Indianapolis skyline. This Indianapolis event […]

Indiana Pacers Team Report

With the first month of the NBA season already passed, it’s time to take stock of where the Indiana Pacers stand in their quest to bring a playoff game back to downtown Indianapolis for the first time in four years. POINT GUARD: T.J. Ford’s started 12 of a possible 13 games at the point. The […]

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Indiana High School Football: Class 3A, 4A, 5A State Championship Preview

The Indiana High School state football finals continues on Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium, with the Class 3A, 4A and 5A titles being decided. CLASS 3A #2 West Lafayette vs. #9 Evansville Memorial (GAME TIME: 12:00pm, Saturday) The consensus among Indianapolis media members is that despite West Lafayette‘s No. 2 ranking and undefeated record, Evansville […]

Indianapolis Colts Look to Extend Dominance Over Houston Texans

Since we discussed this match up less than a month ago–here is the Week 9 preview and review of the Colts/Texans first game this season– and there is an overabundance of leftovers calling your name from the fridge, I will keep this short and simple. The only things that have changed since the Indianapolis Colts […]

iMOCA, Indianapolis Musuem Contemporary of Art

iMOCA also known as the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art is one of the newer Indianapolis museums to contribute to the cultural fabric of the Circle City. With a focus on contemporary art, this Indianapolis museum operates on a smaller scale than other museums in the Circle City such as the Indianapolis Museum of Art, […]

Hoosiers Buy Local at the Indianapolis Winter Farmers Market

On of the greatest things about living in central Indiana is the abundance of fresh food available year round. With bountiful fields and farmers hoping that Indianapolis people will buy local, the Indianapolis Winter Farmers Market is currently open every Saturday from now to April 24. Partake in the wonderful Hoosier tradition of eating fresh […]

Indiana Film Society Screens My Night At Maud’s

Movies give us the opportunity to view the past.  That is the principle behind the Indiana Film Society’s Time Capsule: 1969 film series, which continues next Tuesday, December 1 with My Night at Maud’s. In an attempt to understand the art, politics and global make up of the late sixties, the Indiana Film Society has […]

Black Friday Deals Dominate Indianapolis Shopping

Black Friday may be the dark sheep of celebrations during the Holiday season, but that did not stop Hoosiers from braving the frenzy to get a few deals.  Chilly temperatures could not deter shoppers from hitting the streets Friday morning as some Indianapolis businesses started their door buster deals as early as 3:00 am. Indianapolis […]

Indianapolis Nonprofit Needs Help Covering Cost of Thanksgiving Feast

One man’s legacy of charity lived on this year. Reverend Dr. Mozel Sanders has a Thanksgiving dinner in honor of his memory that feeds the down and out of the Indianapolis community. But how much longer can the Mozel Sanders Foundation continue to honor the principles of charity and good will that Mozel Sanders brought […]

Indiana High School Football: Class 1A and 2A State Championship Preview

The Indiana high school state football playoffs wrap up this holiday weekend in 2009 in downtown Indianapolis at Lucas Oil Stadium. The action begins on Friday night with the Class 1A and Class 2A championships being determined. Class 1A #1 Lafayette Central Catholic vs. #3 Fountain Central (Game Time: 3:30 Friday) Lafayette Central Catholic returns […]

ArtsWork Indiana Recognized by NEA

Indiana University is making great strides to creating access to the arts for people with disabilities. In fact, an Indiana University based project was named in a national award presented to the Indiana Arts Commission for making the arts accessible and inclusive for seniors and disabled people through ArtsWork Indiana. The award is the 2009 […]

The Cabaret at the Columbia Club

To see current show information for the American Cabaret at the Columbia Club, visit the ACT website. After bouncing from place to place, this theatre season the popular Cabaret performance group, once known as the American Cabaret Theatre, has finally found a full time home. This Indianapolis troupe plans to move shortly to a new, […]

Gingerbread Village: A Yummy Holiday Celebration

The Witch’s gingerbread house from Hansel and Gretal is a myth no longer this 2inter at Conner Prairie Living History Museum. The Gingerbread Village returns to Conner Prairie this holiday season from Tuesday, December 1, 2009 to Sunday, January 3, 2010. Making a gingerbread house is a big part of a lot of Hoosiers’ holiday […]