Yes, this is Indianapolis. We know we’re supposed to be polite, practical, modest. But we have to admit: All this Super Bowl fuss has gone to our heads. Turns out we like being the center of attention—and it has us feeling pretty darn good about our city.
Ambitious, extravagant, expensive—Carmel’s $160 million performing arts center seems a fitting addition to the state’s most affluent community. Its cost has struck a sour note for some audiences, but the state-of-the-art concert hall will forever change the tune of Central Indiana’s cultural scene.