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Fishers Wind Symphony and Nickel Plate Jazz Orchestra Perform August 10

The new amphitheater in the Nickel Plates Arts District was completed this past Spring, just in time for the Farmers Market season. While they’ve had several performers and concerts already (including my wife, who sang during a couple Farmers Markets Read more >

Enter Starr-Gennett Foundation’s “Battle of the Blues Contest”

Singin’ the blues lately? Turn your frown upside-down and enter Starr-Gennett Foundation’s “Battle of the Blues Contest” and see if you have what it takes to become Starr-Gennett’s “Blues Band (or Artist) of the Year”! Starr-Gennett Foundation is on the Read more >

Uptown Jazz & Blues Festival in Lafayette, IN, August 27, 2011

August is the perfect month for some hot jazz, and Lafayette, Indiana (Tippecanoe County) is the place where it’s happening. The 7th Annual Uptown Jazz & Blues Festival takes place on Saturday, August 27, from 5:00 to midnight, on the Read more >

Hilbert Circle Theater Dazzled by ICC and Sarah Scharbrough

I’ve always found downtown Indianapolis to be particularly charming and inviting, especially at night. A recent show at the Hilbert Circle Theatre made this view even more of a reality. For 25 years, the Indianapolis Children’s Choir (ICC) has dazzled Read more >

Uniquely Wayne County – Historic Depot District

Last week I made a quick work-related visit to Maria Mitrione’s Italian Market, in Richmond’s Historic Depot District, and I wanted to stay all afternoon. It was obvious exciting changes of some sort are being made there so I wanted more Read more >

Murals Add Color to Wayne County

While the weather is still good, I plan to take a drive through the rolling beauty of Wayne County to observe the changing colors. It’s not just the changing leaves I’ll be taking in, however. I hope to make my Read more >

Three On Thursday: Food, Wine and Music Festivals

Welcome to Three On Thursday. Each week, we’ll give you a head-start on your weekend and show you three offers that you can take advantage of or events you can attend this weekend. Here are this week’s Three On Thursday. Read more >