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Jim Gaffigan Is Still Standing After His Twitter Meltdown

The Chesterton native performs in Indy on November 19, the first show since the typically apolitical comedian had a Twitter meltdown about Trump.

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Robert Weide On His New Vonnegut Documentary

Nearly 40 years after Robert Weide began working on a documentary about Indiana author Kurt Vonnegut, the film finally hits screens this month. We caught up with the director to ask, among other things: What took so much time?

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John Mellencamp Remains Off The Charts Busy

Mellencamp hasn’t cracked the Top 40 in almost three decades, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t been productive.

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Straight Outta Carmel

Meet Midwxst, a local rapper who just signed with Geffen Records and has hundreds of thousands of listeners on Spotify.

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Minutes To Memories: The 20 Best John Mellencamp Songs

An arbitrary, completely made up, and possibly incorrect list of the best Mellencamp ditties.

Scenes from the films at Heartland International Film Festival 2021.
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What To Watch At The 30th Annual Heartland Film Festival

The international film festival premieres this week. Here’s eight flicks to add to your watch list.

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John Mellencamp Ain’t Even Done

As John Mellencamp turns 70, the Indiana icon reflects on a career that has transcended his “Pop Singer” beginnings and now represents what rock and roll was supposed to be all about: doing whatever he wants.

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The Irvington Halloween Festival Rides Again

Your guide to the festival that’s been haunting trick-or-treaters since 1927.

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Best Games Of Gen Con 2021

Let the games begin.

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Guns N’ Roses’ Indiana History

The Return of (Indiana’s) Monsters of Rock.

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A Conversation With Bloomington’s Own Durand Jones And The Indications

The internationally acclaimed soul band recently released their third studio album, ‘Private Space.’

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“Saturday Night Fever” Is Coming To The Civic Theatre

For their first full-attendance show in more than a year, a group of young thespians from around central Indiana are putting on the 1970s-era classic.

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Hanif Abdurraqib On Indie Bookstores, Soul Train Reruns, And His Upcoming Butler Residency

We chatted with the acclaimed critic and poet as he kicks off a stint as Booth Tarkington Writer-in-Residence.

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Get To Know The Eccentric, Potato-Filled Traditions Of Pierogi Fest

Whiting’s annual celebration of all things Polish has a little bit of something for everyone.

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How Sweetwater Beat The Pandemic Odds

For the Fort Wayne musical instrument behemoth Sweetwater, the past year-plus’ outlook has been surprisingly upbeat.