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Colorful circus demonstration with trapeze artists dangling from ropes high above the ground.
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Big Top, Little Town

Get to know Peru’s amateur circus.

Bikers on old timey bikes at Tweed Ride
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Speed Read: Tweed Ride

Biking with British flair: time for Tweed Ride.

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Simon Pagenaud’s Paris

As nonstop flights to Paris take off, let IndyCar driver (and French native) Simon Pagenaud show you around.

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Burning Love: A New Elvis Tribute Show

Just don’t call them Elvis impersonators. It’s “tribute artists,” thank you, thank you very much.

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Speed Read: The Vogue Turns 40

According to the marquee, “Miley Cyrus Unplugged” was slated to happen at The Vogue … on April 1, 2008. Not realizing it was a prank, Cyrus fans from across the Midwest made a beeline for Indy and began queuing up for tickets. They were not amused when they learned it was merely an April Fool’s joke.

Straight No Chaser
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Note-Worthy: A Speed Read on Straight No Chaser

Straight No Chaser comes back home for its 20th anniversary.

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Drop-Dead Fun: Dia de los Muertos in Indy

It’s the season of Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos. Though the subject matter might seem eerie, the traditional Mexican holiday, officially November 1 and 2 but celebrated all this month around the world, is more merry than macabre.

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11 Things to Know About Indiana’s Bicentennial Flame

The Bicentennial Torch will travel 3,200 miles through all 92 Indiana counties, hitting 17 state parks, 260 cities, nine rivers and lakes, and 22 universities along the way. All told, the torch will cover about 97 miles a day.

Indiana State Fair livestock competition
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Speed Read: High on the Hog

At the Indiana State Fair swine show, if you want to fill your piggy bank, you need to shell out some bacon.

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - NOVEMBER 24: Comedian Jim Gaffigan attends Saban Community Clinic
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Speed Read: Jim Gaffigan

One of our all-time favorite Indiana funnymen headlines at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on July 23. Here’s your guide to the essential Jim Gaffigan.

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Speed Read on Indy’s Coworking Culture

Gone are the days of staking out a spot, Land Rush–style, in a cramped coffee shop and taking conference calls in the bathroom. Here, a guide to navigating Indy’s hottest new coworking spaces.

Monarch Beverage
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King of Beers: Speed Read on Monarch Beverage Company

That brew you’ll chug at the 500 this month? It probably made a pit stop at Monarch Beverage Company first. May kicks off the busiest time of the year for the distributor, which handles so many bottles and cans, it had to go robotic.

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Quick Guide to Indy Eleven Fandom

The Indy Eleven are, oddly enough, huge in Germany.

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High Note: Angela Brown

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

Catch the Fuzzy Bunny Fish Fry Show, a family-friendly cover band with its own theme song.
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Carmel PorchFest Rocks the House

The schedule features about 40 solo musicians and bands–in general, one gig per block per time slot. Sets run 45 minutes to an hour.