Indianapolis, IN 46208
About Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center
Ironically, the best way to learn more about history is by using large advancements in technology to make us 21st century Hoosiers aware of what life was like back in the day. The Indiana History Center utilizes this by infusing live actors with holograms and fog screens in the You Are There installations, making it seem like visitors have suddenly traveled through time. Exhibits like this go well beyond the traditional museum experience, and actors in the exhibits have frequently brought visitors to tears with how realistic it truly feels.
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What would it be like to step through the mist of history and find yourself standing, say, in a corner grocery in Terre Haute, circa 1945?
The Indiana Experience is a multi-media, live-action set of interactive experiences aimed at reinvigorating the bountiful archival collections of The Indiana History Center.
There's a host of interesting arts events going on, from protests to freak shows to pandemics that stretch the weekend event opportunities into next week.
The latest exhibit at the IHS gives visitors a chance to visit the night Robert F. Kennedy broke the news to an Indianapolis crowd that Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had died.
We have it all this weekend, from comedy to dance to visual art to bicycles, even a plunge in the (probably) frigid waters of Eagle Creek Reservoir.
David Finckel, Wu Han and Philip Setzer collaborate to perform the two massive Schubert piano trios.
2009 American Pianists Association Fellow Grace Fong performs with her husband Jun Iwasaki in a dazzling violin-piano recital.
The France-based Quatuor Eb
ène offered Mozart, Bartok and Mendelssohn as you've never heard them before, leaving their audience at the IHS awestruck.
First prize winners Clara-Jumi Kang and pianist Georgy Tchaidze join in a Laureate Series violin-piano recital.
Catching up with IndyFringe favorites Kevin Kling and Simone Perrin, performing Saturday at the Indiana History Center, presented by Storytelling Arts of Indiana.
The University of Illinois-based string foursome presented top-notch work with three repertoire selections at their May 11 performance.
Guest soloist Arnold Steinhardt gives IVCI audience an exemplary lecture on and a performance of Bach for solo violin.
The Early Music Festival begins its 45th summer season with Rebel, a Baroque instrumental quintet group.
The Early Music Festival continues its 45th summer season with Tempesta di Mare, a Baroque instrumental quintet with an added soprano.
The much anticipated National Geographic 'Treasures of the Earth' exhibit opens at the Indianapolis Children's Museum with dazzling and historic results.
In addition to new offerings at the Children's Museum and Conner Prairie, these ongoing exhibits and experiences are must-sees for your summer.
Early Music Festival's artistic director joins his own group, the Baltimore Consort,in a potpourri of late Elizabethan music.
Early Music Festival features local performing group in a concert comprised of mostly Vivaldi Pieces, namely those written for lute and strings.
With only two years on the world-stage, this Seattle based Renaissance group displays a polished, mature ensemble, featuring period music of their own arrangement.
This is it: the official Cluster-fest weekend. Everything from Jazz Fest to Irish Fest to Oranje to Fountain Square happenings to
… It’s the Super Bowl of Festivals.
In a concert to remember, conductor Kirk Trevor delivered a spirited performance of a technically challenging work, while 10-year-old Umi Garrett dominated the evening.
After last week's Cluster-fest of events, you'd think things would slow down a bit, and you are right - but ONLY a bit. Check out this week's lineup of A
This weekend is marked by the continuing madness of Indy
’s current mode of a boggling number of A
E events, but hey, that
’s a goooooood problem to have.
The canal walk downtown set the scene for spine-tingling stories as told by Indiana storytellers.
Ensemble Music's season opener Cuarteto Casals played Schubert and Shostakovich with zip and panache, though the second violin was buried in the mix.
šková dazzles the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra audience with two works for harp and orchestra, followed by Beethoven's Fifth Symphony.
An International Violin Competition of Indianapolis finalist and a young harpist who took home first prize in a Bloomington competition meet on the IHC stage.
A German piano trio gives an engaging performance of Smetana's one and only genre piece in the second concert of Ensemble Music's season.
Principal oboe player Leanna Booze highlights the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra's fourth Masterworks program.
The International Violin Competition of Indianapolis's third Laureate program featured 2010 bronze medalist Benjamin Beilman and pianist Yekwon Sunwoo.
Your arts weekend includes a little bit of everything, from classical music to visual arts to the Indy 500 (surprise!) - so get on out there and do something!
Clear your schedule for this month's First Friday line-up, and if those gas prices are thwarting you, then bicycle, car pool, walk or take a bus!
We know you'll be out and about this weekend, what with the gorgeous weather and all. You've got plenty of arts events, from ballets to comedy to live radio to choose from.
We've got Big Ten basketball, a new Kevin Smith flick, a storyteller and a NUVO party; a perfect elixir for your goin' and doin' weekend.
2006 IVCI bronze medalist Celeste Golden Boyer joins the IVCI regulars and the Ronen Chamber players in an excellently rendered chamber concert.
In Ensemble Music's fourth program, the Harlem String Quartet gives us two D Minor masterpieces and a pretend jazz work - not in the best playing order.
Do-gooders can brush up on local history while helping to rebuild the libraries of Henryville's schools. IHS is collecting and on March 24 will offer free admission to book donors.
The Ensemble Music Society ends its season with an appearance by three members of the German based Artemis Quartet, joined by pianist Jacques Ammon.
For their final paired season concert, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra and the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis feature the 1986 IVCI bronze medalist.
The Indianapolis Early Music Festival began its 46th season with Bach's two extant violin concertos, performed by Seattle Baroque co-founder Ingrid Matthews.
The Indianapolis Early Music Festival continued with a night featuring violinist Ingrid Matthews and harpsichordist Byron Schenkman.
As part of the Indianapolis Early Music Festival, the five-player 'East of the River' played music from Eastern Europe and the Middle East dating back centuries.
The Catacoustic Consort joined with Gut, Wind and Wire for the third program of the Indianapolis Early Music Festival, devoted to love music of all stripes.
The ensemble Hesperus will play a period
(meaning Renaissance and medieval music) to the 1922 silent 'Robin Hood' to close out this year's festival.
are not so different and not so interesting in the Indy Early Musical Festival's penultimate concert.
The Indianapolis Early Music Festival ended in a blaze of glory with Hesperus playing a
soundtrack to the silent epic 'Robin Hood.'
Guest violinist Caroline Goulding startles the well filled Indiana History Center with her playing as Kirk Trevor begins his 25th season as the ICO music director.
American Pianists Association finalist Sean Chen gave a stunning Indy debut at the second of the APA Premiere Series.
For the first time in the history of Ensemble Music, Schubert's
G-Major Quartet is debuted - by a German-based string quartet.
In its third of five Premiere recital/concerts featuring juror-chosen finalists, the American Pianists Association presented the sensational Sara Daneshpour.
In the fifth and final recital/concert of the American Pianists Association's Premiere Series, Eric Zuber stands out among the finalists.
A joint program sponsored by the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis and the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra featured the IVCI's 2010 gold medalist.
Ensemble Music hosted the Brentano String Quartet playing two works by Beethoven and a Fantasia selection by Henry Purcell.
The International Violin Competition of Indianapolis in collaboration with the Ronen Chamber Ensemble featured the 1998 fourth-place laureate in a concert mixing the new and the familiar.
The Stanford U. based string quartet captivated with contemporary klezmer music by Osvaldo Golijov. Too bad this didn't apply to their entire program.
Featuring all Romantic selections, International Violin Competition of Indianapolis 1998 silver medalist Liviu Prunaru and pianist Chih-Yi Chen ended this season's Laureate Chamber Series on a positive note.
A Pittsburgh based stringed trio, with three additional local players, performed viol/lute/guitar music from the early Baroque period on Friday, beginning another Indianapolis Early Music Festival season.
Sunday's Indianapolis Early Music concert brought in world famous Baroque soprano Julianne Baird, and, for the first time, our local Baroque players.
Grant Herreid and a team of eight performers narrated, sung, played and danced about a dissolute 17th-century society that does well . . . in the third Indianapolis Early Music Festival program.
In a program featuring Elizabethan composer John Dowland, the Indianapolis Early Music Festival, with the help of La Nef, explored Dowland's Irish connections.
The fifth Early Music Festival concert featured a Baroque foursome performing a plethora of 17th-century composers not known for
The Indianapolis Early Music Festival ended its summer season with a bevy of recorders managed by four Flemish recorder players--the Flanders Recorder Quartet.
Each book is a labor of love
for Walker's great-great-granddaughter A'Lelia Bundles, who will sign copies of her new book on the Madam Walker Theatre Center Dec. 7.
Gold medalist Augustin Hadelich was joined by guitarist Pablo S
áinz Villegas Tuesday in one of this season's International Violin Competition of Indianapolis' Laureate Chamber series.
In its third concert of the season featuring touring chamber groups, Ensemble Music presented four young French string players, the Quatuor
Ébène (Ébène Quartet).
The Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra resumed its Masterworks series with guest guitar soloist Marco Sartor and guest conductor Gil Jardim.
In the American Pianists Association Grand Encounters Series, a mix of APA Fellows and other piano competition winners appears here for a season of recitals.
Thursday's Indiana History Center concert featured International Violin Competition of Indianapolis 1990 Laureate David Kim, along with the Ronen Chamber players.
The second concert of the Indianapolis Early Music series featured a quintuplet of players delving into unknown music from the 17th century striking for its variability.
A quartet of young players who won the 2012 Early Music America Baroque Competition appeared at Indianapolis Early Music's third festival concert.
Veteran award-winning group played popular Renaissance and early Baroque music from folk and court sources which made their way to the New World.
Friday's Indianapolis Early Music program was titled
In the Circle of Henry VIII
with Baltimore's Peabody Consort also delving into Sephardic Jewish Romances.
The We Are City founders say the half-day conference will be their third and last summit, as they endeavor to terminate gracefully and continue their efforts through other viable endeavors.
Sunday, Sept. 7 marked the opening of the preliminaries of the Ninth Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis, in which ten of the 37 participants were heard in chamber recitals.
Monday saw the auditioning of an additional nine of the 37 IVCI participants following Sunday's launching of the four-day preliminaries featuring works for solo violin plus violin and piano.
Tuesday's International Violin Competition of Indianapolis preliminaries featured nine participants which elevated the playing from that of the first two days.
Two S. Korean women and two U.S. men comprised the second day of the Ninth Quadrennial International Violin Competition of Indianapolis.
Sunday's International Violin Competition of Indianapolis saw S. Korea's Yoo Jin Jang take the prize for the finest playing on the third day of its semi-finals.
International Violin Competition of Indianapolis Jury Chairman Jaime Laredo announced the six finalists at 11 p.m. Monday.
The 71st season of chamber music sponsored by the Ensemble Music Society was launched on Wednesday.
The International Violin Competition of Indianapolis's third laureate chamber program featured a recital with 2006 IVCI silver medalist Simone Lamsma and pianist Rohan De Silva.
The celebrated Faur
é Piano Quartet appeared Wednesday evening in a program featuring works by Kirchner, Strauss and Fauré.
In the fourth International Violin Competition of Indianapolis Laureate series program, 2010 silver medalist Soyoung Yoon provided a large IHC audience with beautiful playing.
Steven Spielberg's sister chats about her new documentary playing at the Indianapolis Jewish Film Festival.
Featuring guest cellist Zuill Bailey, the Ying String Quartet
brings down the house
with Schubert's late-written Cello Quintet.
Matthias Maute, recorder player extraordinaire, dazzled the two-thirds filled Basile Theater audience with music mostly from the middle-Baroque period.
Ensemble Caprice uses six musicians to take us on a one way musical journey from Spain to South America in the second program of the Indy Early Music Festival.
The New York based trio who call themselves Aeris visited for Indianapolis Early Music's third program featuring guests -- soprano Nell Snaidas and guitarist Charles Weaver.
The 11 members of the St. Paul, Minn. based Rose Ensemble were joined by soprano Nell Snaidas for music from three Medieval faiths whose society existed in harmony in pre-1492 Spain.
The fifth of six Early Music Festival concerts continued on Friday with the Trio Settecento and two guest performers presenting Elizabethan music and beyond.
Sunday afternoon explodes at the History Center with the music making of string player Rachel Barton Pine and our very own Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra.
For its first touring chamber group of the season, Ensemble Music engaged the young, energetic ATOS Trio in a program of Czech Romantic music.
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