What We’re Really Doing This Weekend: Tamika’s Goodbye, The Vonnegut Opera, and More

  • Hoisting our Diet Pepsi cups high for Tamika‘s final regular-season game, Sunday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
  • Going to see the giant squirrel by street muralist Roadsworth in Garfield Park (on Garfield Drive, north edge of the park).

Giant squirrel in Indianapolis. Thanks to Kurt @bigcarpix for putting this together

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  • Hunting for the most exotic international act at the Lotus World Music and Arts Festival in Bloomington.
  • Anticipating the new ending of Kurt Vonnegut’s Happy Birthday, Wanda June at the Indianapolis Opera’s world premiere this weekend.
  • Toasting new friends on Indy Mixture‘s craft-cocktail tour of downtown bars.

#tbt Batch 2015 volunteers ❤️

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  • Getting a tennis lesson from Andy Roddick and new Olympic silver medalist Rajeev Ram during the EntouRaj for Kids fundraiser.
  • Catching a re-release of Dr. Strangelove on the big screen at the United Artists cinema in Fishers.
  • Planning a DIY shiplap project after beholding all the beautiful examples at Home-a-Rama (which Indianapolis Monthly sponsors).

Home-A-Rama starts today! #mckenziehomes #garynancedesign #homearama2016 #indyrama #chathamhills

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  • Teaching our kids to tie knots during Family Fishing at the Fort, a free event at Fort Harrison State Park.

  • Revisiting local punk history at the Dow Jones and the Industrials reunion show at the State Street Pub tonight.
  • Humming the M*A*S*H theme song while crawling around an army helicopter at Conner Prairie’s Festival of Machines.
  • Reading Anne Laker’s diary at 10,000 Whens, a new exhibit at Central State Hospital.