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Fiesta: A Night of Cultural Immersion in Downtown Indy

The 30th Annual Fiesta, sponsored by La Plaza, was held Saturday, September 18 in downtown Indianapolis. Unfortunately, I was unable to go this year, but I have experienced this event the two previous years. It is free to attend Fiesta, Read more >

Indiana International Festival, November 19 – 22, 2009

If you’ve ever wanted to learn about different countries around the world, but didn’t have the time or money for an international cruise, you can experience these different cultures at the Indianapolis International Festival, held November 19 – 22 at Read more >

Bigger Ideas, Smaller Indiana conference on Wednesday, June 24

Imagine what might happen in a room full of Indiana’s most passionate artists, scientists, entrepreneurs, community organizers, educators, spiritual leaders, politicians, activists and communicators. Imagine this group spending an entire afternoon together. . . sharing a common experience, engaging in Read more >

The Bloomington Theatre Scene

Bloomington (Monroe County) is home to one of the state’s best, hardest-working theatre groups, the Bloomington Playwrights Project. In addition to their regular schedule of edgy, non-traditional plays (so edgy, I couldn’t even list the name of the latest play Read more >

Cruise Indiana’s Casual Coast – Indiana Dunes

I’m certainly no expert on sand dunes, bogs or wetlands but I was thoroughly impressed with the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore during my family’s recent visit there. The place is literally a botanical melting pot that was apparently sculpted by Read more >