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IndyFringe Festival Wrap-Up: New Attendance Record. Again.

The 9th annual IndyFringe Festival closed Sunday, August 25th, having set attendance and box office records yet again. According to the Festival organizers, 17,286 people watched a play during the 10 days festival, marking a 16% increase over 2012 (another Read more >

2013 Indiana State Fair Reaches New Record for Attendance

Several weeks ago, Andy Klotz told me he thought we would never beat 2009′s record attendance of nearly 974,000. “School starts early, and the weather was really nice that year,” he said. “Plus the Coliseum is under construction. I don’t Read more >

IndyFringe Festival 2013 Starts August 15

“It’s that most wonderful time of the year, Where actors are acting, and buskers are busking, From both far and ne-e-e-ear! It’s that most festive time of the year!” It’s my most favorite time of year in the city, IndyFringe Read more >

“moontree music fest” In Greensburg, September 7, 2013

Fans of k.d. lang and e.e. cummings rejoice! The “moontree music fest” is coming to Greensburg, Indiana (Decatur County) Saturday, September 7, 2013. Clarification: k.d. lang and e.e. cummings will not be at the “moontree music fest.” Rather, the festival Read more >

43rd Annual Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration

There aren’t many things in Indianapolis older or more revered than the Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration. It’s the largest African-American event in the nation, and they’re expecting more than 300,000 people. They have a wide range of special events, Read more >

North Manchester FunFest By the River, August 8 – 10, 2013

Years ago, I used to drive through North Manchester (Wabash County) on my way to and from Syracuse (Kosciusko County), and every so often would stop at the Dairy Queen along the way, when I thought my wife wouldn’t find Read more >

Summer of Fun and Festivals in Fort Wayne

Summer is festival season in Fort Wayne!  From June through September, there is a festival almost every weekend to celebrate local heritage, great food, or entertaining arts.  Many festivals are free, and all have a variety of activities for all Read more >

Unplug & Create at Nickel Plate Arts Weekend

This weekend artists, art lovers and just all around creative folks will “unplug & create” for Nickel Plate Arts Weekend. You can not only see art, but be a part of it too! Starting Friday, there are all sorts of Read more >

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, March 15 & 16, Downtown Indianapolis

March 17 is just around the corner, and that means St. Patty’s Day, the wearing of the green, and the pinching of anyone who isn’t. It’s green beer, the green canal in downtown Indianapolis, and the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Read more >