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Jan Virgin Takes Her Final Bow As She Exits DK

May 14, 2021

Artistic director David Hochoy and managing director Jan Virgin always projected closeness and came off as the quintessential dynamic duo each time they gave curtain speeches before Dance Kaleidoscope performances. But now after 25 years of loyally standing at Hochoy’s side, Virgin, the good-natured, fashion-forward,... read more

Storytelling Show Is “Giving Motherhood A Microphone”

May 4, 2021

A few years ago, I became acquainted with Westfield resident Haley Lawrence, an enterprising entrepreneur and producer. At the time, she was interested in bringing a franchised, annual storytelling show called “Listen to Your Mother” to Indianapolis. She explained the goal of the production is... read more

Ballerina Eagerly Returns To Perform In Person At The Toby

April 16, 2021

Though COVID-19 precautions still exist locally, the number of infections, hospitalizations and deaths are decreasing and vaccinations are making people feel more comfortable venturing out to restaurants, entertainment venues and small gatherings. Each day brings news that more in-person, live arts performances are being presented... read more

‘The Devil Wears Prada’ Transforms Into Musical

March 14, 2021

Joel Kirk, CEO of Discovering Broadway, is still basking in the glow of his organization’s successful execution of an artist’s retreat for the creative team of a stage-musical adaptation of the hit 2006 film “The Devil Wears Prada” starring Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway. The... read more

Talk-Show Host Juggles Dual Careers As Singer And Educator

March 5, 2021

Having recently profiled singer, recording artist, booking agent, and talk-show co-host Lee Lessack, I determined I wanted to learn more about Robert Bannon, who co-hosts “Quarantine, Cabaret, and Cocktails” with Lessack. The show, which can be accessed on Facebook and YouTube livestreams each Thursday at... read more