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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 >

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 >

Four Things to do While You’re In Town for the Indianapolis 500

Whether you’re visiting Indianapolis for your first very first 500, or you’re here for your 20th year, chances are you’re not venturing much outside Speedway and the west side. That’s too bad, because Indianapolis is a great city with a Read more >

Civic Theatres in Indiana

Yesterday, I wrote a blog post about live theatres around downtown Indianapolis. And while I missed a few theatres we have around town (Asante Children’s Theatre, Beef & Boards, as well as theatres out in the suburbs), I realized I 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 >

Celebrate the Holidays in Kokomo

Visit Kokomo for great tours and family-friendly events that will make your holiday season merry and bright!  From visits with Santa and live reindeer to spectacular light displays and performances, spend the holidays in Kokomo! If you have kids, make Read more >

Support Indianapolis’ Art Scene, Save Money with Passport to the Arts

When I was a young professional living in downtown Indianapolis with my husband, we made a special effort to support the local arts scene. But with entry level salaries, we often had to pick and choose what performances we attended. Read more >

The Dixie Swim Club at Beef & Boards Theatre

As a theater goer, you have to be careful when the words on the playbill say “touching,” “heartfelt,” or “poignant,” because some time during the evening, someone is going to cry. I started my third year of attending Beef & Read more >

Beef and Boards’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ Fills With Christmas Spirit

I was worried about how Beef and Board would do A Christmas Carol in one hour, especially with songs and music. It’s always a two-hour show when they show the Patrick Stewart (aka Captain Jean-Luc Picard) playing Ebenezer Scrooge version Read more >