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Quick Q&A With Lea Salonga

“Don’t take it so seriously that you stop living your life. Don’t forget to have fun.”

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“Weird Al” Yankovic Plays His Weirdest-Ever Indy Show

His last stops in Indy featured video screens, two dozen costume changes and the 501st Legion of costumed Stormtroopers; this one found him and his band seated unplugged-style in the Palladium’s elegant confines.

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Review: Gregory Porter At The Palladium

Gregory Porter’s rich, sturdy baritone is filed under jazz in large part because singers have to be called something; those “genre” fields don’t fill themselves out, people. It’s true that Porter won exceedingly deserved jazz vocal Grammys for 2017’s Take Me to the Alley and 2014’s Liquid Spirit (and odds are pretty good on a […]

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Five Minutes with Joel McHale

Comedian and actor Joel McHale, star of the hit TV shows Community and The Great Indoors, arrives in Indy this week for a show at the Palladium in Carmel. Perhaps best known for his role as E!’s The Soup host, McHale has been finding time in his busy filming schedule to hit the road for […]

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Quick Q&A With Boston Pops Conductor Keith Lockhart

While the Boston Pops Orchestra is known for symphonic renditions of popular contemporary hits, in the spring of its 132nd season, the group pays tribute to a historic American composer with By George! The Boston Pops Plays Gershwin, led by conductor Keith Lockhart. The show arrives at the Palladium in Carmel on April 2 as […]

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Quick Q&A with Michael Bolton

“I’m a huge fan of Mike Judge, and we joked about how many Office Space DVDs I’ve signed over the years at concerts.”

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Ask Me Anything: Michael Feinstein, Cabaret Legend

“I think The Phantom of the Opera is one of the worst things that ever happened to Broadway.”

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Best of Indy: Arts & Culture

They say the best bands are greater than the sum of their parts. In the case of The Last IV, the parts are pretty excellent themselves.

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Best of Indy: 10 Holiday Pick-Me-Ups

The film selection sometimes strays a long way from the genre at Roving Cinema’s annual party. Even so, it’s one of our 10 Best of Indy holiday picks.

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10 Great Indy Dinner-and-Theater Pairings

The artsy environs at the Alexander hotel make Cerulean the perfect place to discuss Mark Rothko’s play Red, showing at the Indiana Repertory Theatre.

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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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Unspoken Rules of the Palladium

Jaguars and Land Rovers get free valet parking. Thank Tom Wood. Also: Book early for Michael Feinstein or Tony Bennett.

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Hot-Button Issues: Battle in the 'Burbs

“I think Jim Brainard has done some great things for this city, but I do think it’s time for a different skill set,” says Carmel city councillor Rick Sharp. Sounds like a campaign message.

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A World of Dance Comes to Carmel's Center for the Performing Arts

The Koresh Dance Company will show off blends of jazz, ballet, and modern, a must-see for dance lovers: “Their stuff is a lot more athletic,” says Hochoy. “They move around a lot more, they jump a lot more.”

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Taking the Show on the Road: 4 Imagined Art Vehicles

A caravan of imagined art vehicles, inspired by the campaign to build an Indy Fringe Truck that will bring theater to festivals across the state.