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More November Fun in Brown County

While the lines of traffic and herds of fall foliage seekers may have packed up and fled Brown County at the end of October, next weekend presents a great opportunity to visit this always beautiful area of Indiana. With so much Read more >

The Art and Earth Trail in Northern Indiana

There’s a lot to do in Northern Indiana. So much that you could take about 7 weekends to get visit that region, and still not see everything there is to see. The Northern Indiana Tourism Development Commission has plotted out Read more >

Ball State ‘The Circus in Winter’ is an Absolute Must-See Musical

Students at Ball State University have produced an incredible musical by adapting my friend Cathy Day’s novel, The Circus In Winter. What I saw was an amazing performance that rivals and even exceeds many of the professional performances I’ve seen Read more >

I’ll Have a Side of Theatre with My Dinner

During a visit to Poland this past year, I was fortunate to have a host with a reverent passion for classical music. He shared with my sister and I Poland’s rich musical history and the great work of Polish composer, Read more >

Faeries, Sprites and Lights at Minnetrista is a faerie wonderland!

On a Friday night in July, I will step through a magical door and onto the brick paths of Oakhurst Gardens at Minnetrista. There will be luminaries lighting my path. I will be holding hands with my tiny daughters, dressed Read more >

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at Nashville, IN Artists Colony Inn

If you’re an artist whose wanted to hang in a hotel, now’s your chance. . . as a murder victim! (MWAHAHAHAHA!!) *Ahem* Sorry. The Artists Colony Inn of Nashville, Indiana (Brown County) and Artistic Vantage presents their Murder Mystery Dinner Read more >

Forget Everything You Think You Know About Tutus

Why would the soccer player/slalom skier/sport-enthusiast roommate want to go to a ballet or even listen to classical music for three hours? I went because I knew it was important to support my roommates in their senior year production of Read more >

Listen To Your Mother Show in Valparaiso

If you’re anything like me, each year Mother’s Day rolls around and I scramble to pick up some fresh flowers and a card at the grocery store. Now that I’m a mother myself, I realize that this is not the Read more >

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at Beef & Boards Theatre

I don’t think I’ve laughed so hard at a play in years. I had the chance to see The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the Beef & Boards Theatre last night, thanks to Patricia Rettig, the PR director Read more >

A kid-friendly evening along Mass Ave

The Murat Theatre at Old National Centre is one of my favorite places to see a show in Indy.  Not only is the venue great, but it is nestled in the heart of Mass Ave, a thriving cultural district in Read more >