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17th Annual Middle Eastern Festival of Indianapolis, July 20 – 22, 2012

The Middle East comes to the Midwest for the 17th year in a row, with the 17th Annual Middle Eastern Festival of Indianapolis on July 20, 21, and 22 at St. George Orthodox Christian Church (4020 N. Sherman Drive; Indianapolis, Read more >

Finding Super Art in the Super City with 46 for XLVI

Last week, I shared some information about Super Bowl Village as a fun option for both locals and visitors to enjoy the Super Bowl 46 atmosphere. But if quiet contemplation and creative artistry is a little bit more your speed, then let me Read more >

Penrod Arts Fair a Local Favorite

A much loved, Indianapolis tradition of mine is attending the Penrod Art Fair that occurs every year in early September at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. For me, nothing rings in fall like an outdoor festival with great art and Read more >

Civil War Heritage Days and National Powwow Coming to Hendricks County This Summer

School bells across the state have gone silent for a couple of months. But that doesn’t mean learning and fun need to dry up like my already parched lawn this summer. Two big events coming to Hendricks County in the Read more >

Music, Tours and Sun King Highlight Indiana Landmarks Center Opening

The new Indiana Landmarks Center in downtown Indianapolis recently underwent a stunning restoration. Visitors will no doubt say “WOW” after seeing it for the first time during the Wondrous Opening Weekend (WOW). The extensive festivities conclude Sunday, April 17 with Read more >

Their tapas will leave you tap(as) dancing all night long!

This post was written by a Butler University student about their experience at one of 40+ restaurants involved in Devour Downtown – a prix-fixe way to experience some of Indianapolis’ best downtown restaurants twice a year. Check out all the Read more >

Swope Art Musuem: A Splash of Class

Looking for some culture on the banks of the Wabash? Who isn’t? Next time you’re in Terre Haute, stop on by the Swope Art Museum for a sampling of sophistication. Located on South 7th St., the Swope is completely free Read more >

Fiesta: A Night of Cultural Immersion in Downtown Indy

The 30th Annual Fiesta, sponsored by La Plaza, was held Saturday, September 18 in downtown Indianapolis. Unfortunately, I was unable to go this year, but I have experienced this event the two previous years. It is free to attend Fiesta, Read more >

Indiana International Festival, November 19 – 22, 2009

If you’ve ever wanted to learn about different countries around the world, but didn’t have the time or money for an international cruise, you can experience these different cultures at the Indianapolis International Festival, held November 19 – 22 at Read more >

Bigger Ideas, Smaller Indiana conference on Wednesday, June 24

Imagine what might happen in a room full of Indiana’s most passionate artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, community organizers, educators, spiritual leaders, politicians, activists and communicators. Imagine this group spending an entire afternoon together. . . sharing a common experience, engaging in Read more >