R.E.M.'s music video shot in Indiana
Frontman Michael Stipe filmed this 1987 video himself with no edits at an Indiana rock quarry. Rolling Stone readers ranked the tune No. 6 among all R.E.M. songs.
Life imitates art today on the Circle, where around 280 black-clad student-stylists from the south side’s Paul Mitchell school are embracing anyone within arm’s length. Even those with split ends. The mass squeezing is a national Paul Mitchell campaign in its third year, and a late shift will run from 7 to 9 p.m. Air kisses optional.
Transformers have nothing on these beasts. Monument Circle became a haven for guttural noise of the mechanical kind today, as three monster trucks from this weekend’s show at the Indiana State Fairgrounds revved up their engines for all to see. On September 16-18, it’s an entirely different story: 4,000-plus 4-wheelers will descend upon the Fairgrounds. Gaping passersby witnessed (and snapped mobile photos of) these huge trucks, including Chalkboard Chuck, an
And another message, for the Colts defense: Mind the gap. Your turn! Caption the photo in the Comments field. (Poster by Art Press, a local screenprinter, spotted in the window of the WIBC studio on the Circle. Art Press donated a limited number of posters to People for Urban Progress, and we hear that the nonprofit organization will make them avai
Attendees who signed up for ExactTarget’s upcoming Indianapolis conference hoping to see pop-culture icon Stan Lee are in for a big disappointment, Circle Citizen has learned. Last month, the interactive marketing company, headquartered next door to Circle Citizen’s 40 Monument Circle offices, announced in a splashy
Walking around the Circle, you may have noticed the faint etchings of names in the bricks. In the late 1970’s, Commission for Downtown began a revitalization project that included re-bricking Monument Circle and allowed citizens to have their names engraved there in return for a small donation. These are the stories of the individuals, families, and companies whose names can be found engraved along the most famous streets in the city.
Editor’s Note, Nov. 7, 2012: Despite outspending his opponent, Glenda Ritz, by a 10-to-1 margin, Tony Bennett was unseated as Indiana’s schools czar on Nov. 6. Here, our September 2011 feature profile on the man who catalyzed a lot of visceral responses—both for and against him
Circle Citizen has important news to report from the world of comic books. But first, a confession: Your Circle Citizen correspondent is a recovering comic-book geek. In the 1980s, he squandered many hours of his youth in a poorly lit basement comic-book store in Bloomington called 25th Century Five and Dime, digging in dusty boxes and
It appears in a group of sculptures on the west-facing side of the monument known as “Peace.” In the center, a robed Liberty holds a shield inscribed with the Latin “E Pluribus Unum.” A man sits at her feet, shirtless, gazing at her as he holds out a set of broken shackles.