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Megan Hilty emanates charisma in Palladium debut

February 19, 2019

Having previously seen Broadway leading lady Megan Hilty locally in 2014 at The Cabaret and in a 2015 Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Pops concert, I knew what to expect when I attended her Palladium concert Friday at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel. An... read more

‘Festival of Carols’ concert regales Palladium audience

December 27, 2018

Having seen ten holiday performing arts events prior to attending the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir’s annual “Festival of Carols” at the Palladium on Saturday, Dec. 22, I felt like I had run a marathon. It wasn’t that I did not appreciate every single event; however, being... read more

Sutton Foster shows off her Broadway pedigree in ISO Pops concert

October 24, 2018

Broadway megastar Sutton Foster was the headliner Saturday for an Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Pops concert, “An Evening with Sutton Foster,” led by Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly at the Hilbert Circle Theatre. Though I have never seen her perform on Broadway, I had the great... read more

Rollicking energy pervades the Palladium during PMJ concert

October 22, 2018

Just as they did last year when they made their Palladium debut, Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox wowed a sold-out crowd during its free-wheeling concert Thursday at the Carmel music hall. This time, their new revue was part of the group’s “Back in Black & White”... read more

James Johnson settles in as ISO’s CEO

October 8, 2018

Back on August 1, I attended a farewell gathering at the Indianapolis Artsgarden for David Lawrence, outgoing president and CEO of the Arts Council of Indianapolis. While there, I was introduced to James M. Johnson,  CEO of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. I was immediately struck... read more

Arts & culture thrive under Carmel Mayor’s watch

October 2, 2018

It was early in 2010 when I first stepped foot in the Palladium for a hard-hat tour. For a while, it was still under construction and a mere shell. That’s when I wrote my first story on the 1600-seat, 151,000-square-foot concert hall in Carmel. The... read more

Songbook Academy finals are a feast for the ear and soul

August 2, 2018

  A highlight of the local performing arts calendar for me each year is the Great American Songbook Foundation’s Songbook Academy summer intensive finals concert which I attended Saturday. It’s always one of the best shows in town. This year’s edition was no exception, as... read more