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Drama Traces The Shared History Of Indiana Avenue and IUPUI

November 5, 2021

It was with great interest that I saw “The Price of Progress: The Indiana Avenue/IUPUI Story” on Thursday at the newly renovated Madam Walker Legacy Center. Located on famed Indiana Avenue, it is one of Indy’s premier historic sitHome – Madam Walker Legacy Center. Conceived by... read more

Carmel Symphony Orchestra Flourishes Under Janna Hymes’s Baton

November 3, 2021

A concert reflecting the diversity and accessibility of the programming that Carmel Symphony Orchestra (CSO), led by conductor Janna Hymes, specializes in will be offered in the “Masterworks 2” concert on Sunday November 13, at 7:30 p.m. at The Palladium at the Center for the... read more

Gregory Glade Hancock Premieres Another Masterpiece

November 1, 2021

There is no artist in Indiana who can capture the essence of another country’s culture as effectively or wondrously as Gregory Glade Hancock, artistic director of Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre. Just as he did in 2019’s “La Casa Azul,” an original musical about artist Frida... read more

Strong Performances Pervade ‘Alabaster’ At The Phoenix

October 29, 2021

I am so thankful I had the opportunity to finally see “Alabaster,” a play that kicks off the 2022-21 season on the Russell Stage at the Phoenix Theatre, before it closes on Sunday, October 31. A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere by Audrey... read more

‘Charlie And The Chocolate Factory’ Is Quirky And Endearing

October 23, 2021

The presentation of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” which is currently playing at Clowes Memorial Hall until Sunday Nov. 24, marks the return of the Broadway in Indianapolis series from its hiatus during the pandemic since the spring of 2020. I saw the opening-night performance... read more

Telly Leung Returns Home For His The Cabaret Debut

October 20, 2021

Actor-singer-songwriter Telly Leung is finally getting his chance to play The Cabaret, where he had previously been booked for a 2020 engagement before it was canceled during the pandemic. Now it’s time for a redo when Leung and his trio make their debut appearance in... read more

Flor De Toloache Displays Captivating Musicianship At The Cabaret

October 19, 2021

From the moment they stepped onto The Cabaret stage, the four musicians, dressed in stylized mariachi costumes, who call themselves Flor de Toloache, Marichi Feminino, commanded the audience’s attention and held it firmly in place for their entire set during their one night stand on... read more