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A Beef & Boards Christmas Delivers Christmas Spirit

If you had asked me whether my kids would have loved A Beef & Boards Christmas, I would have had to think about it for a minute. My kids are older — teenagers, or nearly so — and they have Read more >

Going to the Theat-ah in Downtown Indianapolis

After a recent trip to downtown Indianapolis with my 12-year-old daughter, and a chance to see “The Lyons” with her at the Phoenix Theatre, she asked me about the different theatres around Indianapolis. And she pronounced it with the British Read more >

Downtown Indianapolis, Day 1

One of the things I like doing as an Indianapolis-area resident is to experience the city as a visitor sometimes. For years, when I lived in northern Indiana, I used to come to Indianapolis for work, and wonder what it Read more >

Amy Hayes’ Twelfth Night at Indy Fringe Sure to Please

Most people don’t realize that in Shakespeare’s days, his plays were not the high-brow cultural experiences we think of. They’re not all Sir Laurence Olivier/Dame Maggie Smith posh English accents. These were bawdy, low-brow shows that “the masses” could enjoy. Read more >

Film Festival of Hendricks County, October 5 – 7, 2012

The Film Festival of Hendricks County is coming to the historical Royal Theater in Danville, Indiana on October 5, 6, and 7, and will showcase more than four hours of short films from both local and national filmmakers. Each film Read more >

2012 Indy Fringe Theatre Festival, August 17 – 26, 2012

It’s August in Indianapolis, and that means it’s my favorite time of year: the Indy Fringe Theatre Festival is back! This will be my fourth festival and I always have a great time every year, watching shows, meeting the actors, Read more >

Day 2 in Nashville, Brown County (December 2011)

This post is a continuation of a weekend trip my wife and I made to Nashville, IN in Brown County. There’s a lot to do in Nashville, Indiana, and there truly is something for everyone. There’s an arts scene with Read more >

Ball State Puts on “The Circus in Winter: A Musical”

Other than Dumbo, I’ve never seen an elephant in a musical. I’ll get my chance with The Circus in Winter: A Musical, being put on by Ball State University at the University Theatre, September 29 – 30, October 1, and Read more >

Hitchcock Meets Humor in the IRT’s The 39 Steps

I’m not sure whether to call it a play, a comedy act or a magic show, but I do know that The 39 Steps at The Indiana Repertory Theatre is downright entertaining. Since seeing the show during opening weekend, I’ve been Read more >