Hilbert Circle Theatre

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Local Cultural Events With New Wrapping

Some packages benefit from a seasonal sprucing-up.

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Quick Q&A With Andrew Bird

“We’re using the orchestra as the band. I think of it like, Imagine Joshua Bell sings his own songs.

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Quick Q&A With Leslie Odom, Jr.

“People ask me to sign weird parts of their body. I try to talk them out of it. It’s like, ‘Can we take a selfie and put it on Instagram instead?'”

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Unspoken Rules: ISO Lunch Series

If you’ve ever been curious about the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s Fifth Third Bank Lunch Break Series, here’s all you need to know. = Really, bring lunch. The music drowns out the sound of 1,600 people chewing. Think about your wrapper choices, though. A bag of chips makes a lot of noise. Bring a drink, too—one with […]

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Meet the Teens of the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra

As the Metropolitan Youth Orchestra prepares for its April 10 anniversary concert, we talked with four of them about the high notes of their careers.

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High Note: Angela Brown

“I know I’m biased, but Hilbert Circle Theatre is one of my favorites.”

Circle of Lights
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Unspoken Rules: Circle of Lights

Radio stations set up booths and give away free stuff. Reindeer antlers!

Madame Walker Theatre
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Black History Month: Five Fun Indy Outings

Celebrate both West African and African-American art, history, and culture from a Hoosier perspective.

Jim Walker, organizer
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Culture Q&A: Jim Walker, TEDx Organizer

“We were thinking about a natural progression from last year’s theme (“Mix it Up”), and what we really want people to do is get outside of their comfort zone.”

The Ticket 2014 cover
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How to Do the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

One hour before each Classical Series concert, get perspective from musicians, conductors, and guest artists. The pre-concert talk is free to all ticket-holders.

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Please Be Seated: Six Great Indy Theater Chairs

Want more leg room at the IRT? Reserve an aisle seat or the back row of the balcony. The best view and sound, though, is—surprise—up in the balcony.

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ISO Takes On 'Anything Goes' with Glamorous Guests

The ISO’s latest is a glitzy lesson in 1930s romance, with zealous orchestral flourishes steered by Jack Everly. Rachel York guides the ship from there, as comely evangelist–turned–entertainer Reno Sweeney.

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Guest Stars Light Up ISO Happy Hour

You haven’t quite lived until you’ve heard Lily & Madeleine, Time for Three, and Tony Styxx take on Kanye West’s “All of the Lights.”

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Sandi Patty, Von Trapps, and More Star in ISO's Yuletide

The songstress revealed various realms of her range, both musical and stylistic, and, at one point, took the theater to church.

Ted Keegan
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ISO World Premiere: On Broadway with Kander & Ebb

This world premiere did not disappoint. Beth Leavel, a Tony Award winner, commanded every song she took on, moving fluidly among touchingly romantic and randy, handsy numbers.