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Dennis Chriistopher talks in detail about the Academy Award winning film and other highlights of his career, including a supporting role in Django Unchained.
For years, I've been pitching Tad Robinson's take on Blues to choreographers round about Indianapolis, where Robinson is a presence at any number of venues. 'Hmm, O.K., I'll listen,' is the so far collective reply. But this week, I upped the pitch after multiple listenings to "tad robinson r…
Columbus, Indiana gains especial sheen with Nancy Kriplen’s sparkling biography, “J. Irwin Miller: The Shaping of an American Town,” newly published by Indiana University Press. Kriplen delivers a braiding of family closeness, civic caring, and integrative entrepreneurship to contextualize w…
From Vienna, Austria to Broadway New York City; from Peru, Indiana via Paris to Broadway, it was a straight shot for love to find its target into our collective psyches the weekend of Oct. 4-6. "What makes a love song great is what makes any song great — you have to feel it," according to Gr…
A Q&A with Brendan Fraser, an appearance by Dennis Christopher, and screenings of TheMisEducation of Bindu are highlights.
Rain Is A Good Thing! The cold and rain didn’t stop die-hard country fans from coming out last night for the last concert of the season at Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center.
How should we measure the economic success of a county? Let’s try three factors that, taken together, might give us a sense of where our county economies have been. Our study will cover the decade 2008 to 2018. That’s just when the Great Recession hit in full force right up to just before th…
The Indiana Pacers send a message to the rest of the NBA teams by defeating the Chicago Bulls 105-87 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in the preseason game Friday October 11, 2019. The Pacers are now 3-0 in the preseason they also had 6 players in double figures.
“Take a hike,” in this column, does not infer an invitation to quit bothering me.
One candidate vying for the Democratic nomination in Indiana’s governor’s race is seizing on the frustration of public school educators by proposing a plan so sweeping that even he acknowledges it isn’t politically viable.
I sat in the small white office, legs crossed, my heel taping a nervous rhythm through my sensible black flats. My palms were a little sweaty and my hair, that I’d spent an hour straightening, somehow managed to keep getting stuck in my lip gloss. On my lap was a smooth leather folder contai…
It started with one person, then another, and eventually lead to organizations that called 34-year-old Belinda Drake to serve at a higher capacity for Hoosiers.
An Indiana lawmaker is pressing forward on teacher pay — even though a state commission’s recommendations on the issue aren’t expected for nearly a year.
Bob Seger visited Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Saturday, Oct. 5, performing one last Indianapolis show as part of his “Roll Me Away” farewell tour.
Indiana craft breweries brought home five Gold Medals, three Silver Medals, and a Bronze Medal from the 33rd Great American Beer Festival held in Denver, Oct. 3-5, 2019, particularly marking a strong showing in barrel-aged styles and gaining attention with a "come-back" 18th Century brew.
Thousands came out on Saturday, October 5, 2019 for a truly immersive multicultural learning experience.
For the last several decades, the Indiana Hardwood Lumbermen’s Association and the Indiana Forest Alliance have disagreed and at times clashed over issues involving the management of our state forests, but recent joint meetings have revealed one very important area on which we can both agree…
Think of it as a milestone in a minor key.
Photo by Brandon Barger, Sa’Ra Skipper speaks about her struggles
On the eve of the September UN Climate Action Summit, young women and men around the world mobilized by the millions and told global leaders: “You are failing us”.
Indiana’s State Board of Education on Wednesday passed a major change to how it grades schools — and then, at the very same meeting, voted to reverse its own decision.
Indiana lawmakers are considering consolidating the State Board of Education with two other largely governor-appointed agencies, a move that may become easier when the state changes to a governor-appointed schools superintendent in 2021.On Tuesday, an interim committee of lawmakers discussed…
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With a new school year in full swing, Indiana police are hoping that legislation increasing penalties for passing stopped school buses will help drivers be more educated about the rules of the road.
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Grammy award winner and singer-songwriter Jason Isbell w/his band "The 400 Units" performed to a sold-out, very vocal crowd at the beautiful Palladium in Carmel, IN this past Saturday night.
Indiana's public forests are primarily south of I-70, yet our population and industry are located primarily north of that interstate. Preserving existing public forests while developing new forested areas throughout the state would correct this imbalance.
Korey Wise 'know for Central Park 5' is grand marshal of the Circle City Classic parade in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Wise is known for his activist efforts after being wrongly imprisoned with four other black teens from Harlem. Photos by Lora Olive
On Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, writer Seth Johnson and photographer Lora Olive made their way to Pacers Media Day, meeting this year's Pacers squad.
Individuals of all ages came out for the bi-cultural event hosted at the Indianapolis Central Library on Saturday, September 28, 2019. Lucha Libre, or “freestyle wrestling,” is characterized by colorful masks and high-flying maneuvers of the wrestlers.
After decades of existence, Footlite Musicals still has a knack for bringing people together through theater
Singer/Songwriter Nick Lowe and the Nashville based Los Straightjackets packed Hi-Fi Indy in Fountain Square for a great show Wednesday night. The band worked their way through a couple dozen songs, including some new tunes, some classics, a tune or two from Lowe's Rockpile days, a tune not…
Photo by Brandon Barger. Supreme Court Chief Justice Loretta Rush