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Q&A with Scott Flanders, the Hoosier CEO of Playboy
We're going to add an artist in residence. One of my favorite new features is called My Way. It will be … When I was growing up in the 1970s, we always considered Indianapolis a suburb of Chicago. But it has definitely become its own city today. My …
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WISH-8 adds Laura Steele to station's Indy 500 team
For Laura Steele's first media job of her post-Q95 career, she's heading back to Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Steele, who became the first woman to join the IMS public address team in 2004, will be an Indianapolis 500 contributor for TV station WISH-8.
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Carmel girls swim team honored with parade
CARMEL — Cheers, horns and noise clappers rang through the Carmel Arts & Design District on Saturday morning, as three firetrucks carried the high school sports team with the most consecutive state titles in the nation's history. The Carmel High …
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Yoga keeps Danica Patrick calm when racing gets intense
A table that (boyfriend and fellow Sprint Cup driver) Ricky (Stenhouse Jr.) made for Christmas for me that I can do my arts and crafts on. I have a sewing machine. I made dream catchers this year. It's a super-girly room.” On Stenhouse's yoga moves …
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America's Secret Societies: A New Book Probes Their Art and Mysteries
Such an air of mystery and secretiveness wafts inescapably through the pages of Lynne Adele and Bruce Lee Webb's new book, As Above, So Below: Art of the American Fraternal Society, 1850–1930 (University of Texas Press). … which were reflected in …
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Klipsch hosts country icons

Klipsch hosts country icons
My genre of choice probably no longer exists. During my teens I was drawn to what disc jockeys (remember them?) referred to as "soft rock" music. Thank you for reading! Please log in, or sign up for a new account and purchase a subscription to continue …
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Michaels investigates racial slur at Eastside store
A racial epithet spelled out in block letters at a Michaels craft store in Indianapolis has outraged customers and sent store officials scrambling to investigate. and tamp down the controversy. A woman posted on Michaels' Facebook page that she and her …
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Cincinnati's Contemporary Arts Center Announces Free Admission

Cincinnati's Contemporary Arts Center Announces Free Admission
… museums such as the Bronx Museum of the Arts, the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Smithsonian museums and galleries in Washington, D.C., the Getty Center, the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and others in offering free admission.
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Art & Soul: A Celebration of African American Art and Artists in Indiana
Passionate, beautiful and full of soul. That's what you can expect during the 20th anniversary of Art & Soul: A Celebration of African American Art and Artists in Indiana at the Indianapolis Artsgarden. Since its inception in 1996, Art & Soul has …
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NUVO's nontraditional wedding guide

NUVO's nontraditional wedding guide
It's January. The first snow of the season has fallen, the temperatures have dropped, and wedding planning season has commenced. According to The Knot's annual Real Weddings Study, in 2014 the average cost of a wedding was $ 31,213. It's an all-time …
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HU women finish 11th, men finish 33rd at Kegel/ISBPA Classic
ADDISON, Ill. – After nearly a two month break, the Forester bowling teams returned to action last weekend to compete in the Tier I Kegel/ISBPA Midwest Collegiate Classic. Up against a very tough field that included 14 of the top 20 teams, the 21st …
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Art City Asks with Susan Longhenry
Susan Longhenry:Although I spent my childhood in Milwaukee and Indianapolis – which both have excellent art museums – I did not darken the door of an art museum until I was a freshman at Indiana University. I was reading Madame Blavatsky at the time, …
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Watching their eyes light up
The last time I interviewed Erin Hüber was April, 2014. At the time, she was preparing for an exhibition of her black and white photographs at the Harrison Center for the Arts. This exhibition, centering on her work as founder of the Mother Artist …
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Indiana pop culture: What to watch for in 2016
The modest game of miniature golf will go upscale and historical when the “Artist Designed Mini Golf” exhibit opens on May 3 at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Inspired by Indiana's bicentennial year, the course features 18 holes devoted to the state's …
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Restoring Splendor at The Eiteljorg
Public exposure for two decades has taken its toll on the majestic three-panel painting – “October Suite: Grand Canyon, 1991” – that has greeted visitors upon entering the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art for the past 24 years.
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Cirque Dreams Holidaze hits Indy
Neil Goldberg was the child that made set designs out of shoeboxes. He played musical instruments and took dance lessons. He painted and sculpted. If it was artistic or creative, he could probably be found doing it. So it's no surprise that Goldberg is …
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'Talking Wall' art unveiled at IUPUI on Cultural Trail

'Talking Wall' art unveiled at IUPUI on Cultural Trail
What better image to pay tribute to Madam C.J. Walker, the first black millionaire and founder of all things black hair care: A metal sculpture featuring a massive hair pick and a Black Power fist that adorned her name. Indiana-based artist Bernard …
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One percent for art: Indy gets a vital building block
Indianapolis has a reputation for waiting to see what's done elsewhere before adopting any new wrinkles. This has been excruciatingly true when it comes to the arts. I'm not sure what constituted the tipping point for John Barth's percent for art …
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Review: Doing it themselves at the IAC

Review: Doing it themselves at the IAC
In addition to showing her work individually, Gable is a member of The Droops, an Indy-based art collective. You may have heard of the controversy that resulted last month when the group painted the exterior wall of The Spot, a bar in Lafayette, IN bar …
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Breaking out of the box: 2015 in visual art
iMOCA juxtaposed artwork of Hoosier Salon members and Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art members, without letting patrons know which artist belonged to which group. This brainchild belonged to Richard Anderson, gallery manager at the Carmel …
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