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Kurt Vonnegut

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Five Takes On Slaughterhouse-Five

“Indianapolis wasn’t always eager to associate with Vonnegut. Once upon a time, many in our city found him vulgar, obscene, and weird.”

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The Enduring Legacy Of Slaughterhouse-Five

“How do you follow something like Slaughterhouse-Five? It can’t be done.”

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Lake Maxinkuckee

A historic playground for the state’s elite.

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Street Savvy: Mass Ave

On downtown’s best street, the action shifts to the west end.

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The New Phoenix Theatre Rises — It’s One Hell Of A Rebirth

Rise for a standing ovation to this dazzling new space.

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Preview: Comedian Kathleen Madigan At The Egyptian Room

After visiting every corner of Indiana over the years, Madigan knows the lay of the land. But one thing about Indiana perplexes her.

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Preview: Gallery 924’s TINY VI: The Year Of Vonnegut Exhibition

Make it a very Vonnegut holiday season.

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Graffiti: Art Or Vandalism?

An exhibition of graffiti at the Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields is adding fuel to the debate over whether “aerosol art” is art or vandalism. City as Canvas: New York City Graffiti from the ’70s & ’80s, which opened October 7, follows the development of graffiti from simple tags to elaborate murals, and the […]

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Trump, Technology And Kurt Vonnegut: A Conversation With Lewis Black

This post originally appeared on The Campus Citizen. With partisan politics, fake news, and the rise of President Donald Trump, there’s plenty of potential material for comedians and entertainers. On his current “Rant, White & Blue” tour, comedian Lewis Black, in typical fashion, isn’t holding back. The 68-year old comedian takes the stage to discuss […]

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Second Edition: VonnegutFest Returns

The CliffsNotes guide to celebrating all things Vonnegut in 2017.

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All the Way Home: Author Dan Wakefield on Returning to Indianapolis

Maybe the time had come to defy Kurt’s injunction against my return in his review of ‘Going All the Way,’ and instead remember his declaration that we could be writers in our hometown as well as anywhere else.

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25 Days of Holiday Gifts: Vonnegut Cover Art Tees

It’s hard to choose between the irreverent St. Vonnegut candles, dog tag necklaces stamped with Kurt-isms, and sweatshirts emblazoned with his infamous asterisk. (We all know it’s not an asterisk.)

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Hot List: Haus Love, Silver in the City, and More

The Hot List is a weekly roundup of our very favorite Instagram finds. This week features finds from Haus Love, Dottie Couture, and Silver in the City.

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Help the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library Find a Home

“Failure is not an option … We are working our tails off to make it happen.”

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History Doesn’t Sell: Kurt Vonnegut Home Drops Price

The price on the Vonnegut home has been lowered from $899,000 two years ago, to $674,900, after a price cut earlier this year. And so it goes.

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