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Mike Potter

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80 Writers Light Up Holiday Author Fair

Despite the unseasonably pleasant weather, Dec. 1 saw the Eugene and Marilyn Glick History Center decked out in Christmas finery for the 10th annual Holiday Author Fair. More than 80 authors from around the state came to meet stalwart fans and first-timers to the literary event.

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Q&A: Author John Green at Indy Reads Books Opening

It was a busy day for Indy Reads Books; the new store had just opened this morning, and by 5 p.m., it was hosting a rare local reading by Indy author John Green. He spoke to readers and answered questions with his signature energy and wit, and afterward hundreds of readers waited patiently for a chance to speak with the author while he signed their books (and, in one case, a hat). After the marathon session, Green found time to talk with us.

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Indy Reads Brings Literary Touch to Mass Ave

Three years of work came to fruition today for Indy Reads with the 11 a.m. opening of its new bookstore on Mass Ave. A modest crowd filled the beautifully designed interior of the spot to take a look at the first bookstore to grace downtown since Borders left last year.

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Dead Heat: Indy-based USA Track & Field Stumbles

As the amateur sports capital of the world, Indianapolis is accustomed to some less-than-professional athletic performances. But the recently botched decision-making at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Eugene, Oregon, by USA Track & Field—an organization based on our own downtown Washington Street—has received a bit more press than, say, the Indiana-versus-Kentucky NCAA basketball scheduling kerfuffle.

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'Snapshot' Exhibit Comes to IMA

The Indianapolis Museum of Art has a new exhibit highlighting the influence of photography on Post-Impressionist painters. “Snapshot” combines paintings and photos with information on the photographic technology available at the time to the seven artists featured.

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If It's First Friday, It Must Be Food Trucks

The First Friday Food Truck Festival on May 4 attracted a crowd eager to try foods from more than 25 trucks. The looming promise of a thunderstorm (later fulfilled) didn’t keep hundreds of people from attending the event outside the Old National Centre. Hungry patrons endured long lines in the hot weather for the best of the Circle City’s mobile restaurants.

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Six Pack: Indy's Best Stores for Beer Carryout

Here’s your guide to the best places to carry out a mixed six-pack or an entire case.

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