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Celebrate the Holidays in Kokomo

Visit Kokomo for great tours and family-friendly events that will make your holiday season merry and bright!  From visits with Santa and live reindeer to spectacular light displays and performances, spend the holidays in Kokomo! If you have kids, make Read more >

Support Indianapolis’ Art Scene, Save Money with Passport to the Arts

When I was a young professional living in downtown Indianapolis with my husband, we made a special effort to support the local arts scene. But with entry level salaries, we often had to pick and choose what performances we attended. Read more >

The Dixie Swim Club at Beef & Boards Theatre

As a theater goer, you have to be careful when the words on the playbill say “touching,” “heartfelt,” or “poignant,” because some time during the evening, someone is going to cry. I started my third year of attending Beef & Read more >

Beef and Boards’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ Fills With Christmas Spirit

I was worried about how Beef and Board would do A Christmas Carol in one hour, especially with songs and music. It’s always a two-hour show when they show the Patrick Stewart (aka Captain Jean-Luc Picard) playing Ebenezer Scrooge version Read more >

More November Fun in Brown County

While the lines of traffic and herds of fall foliage seekers may have packed up and fled Brown County at the end of October, next weekend presents a great opportunity to visit this always beautiful area of Indiana. With so much Read more >

The Art and Earth Trail in Northern Indiana

There’s a lot to do in Northern Indiana. So much that you could take about 7 weekends to get visit that region, and still not see everything there is to see. The Northern Indiana Tourism Development Commission has plotted out Read more >

Ball State ‘The Circus in Winter’ is an Absolute Must-See Musical

Students at Ball State University have produced an incredible musical by adapting my friend Cathy Day’s novel, The Circus In Winter. What I saw was an amazing performance that rivals and even exceeds many of the professional performances I’ve seen Read more >

I’ll Have a Side of Theatre with My Dinner

During a visit to Poland this past year, I was fortunate to have a host with a reverent passion for classical music. He shared with my sister and I Poland’s rich musical history and the great work of Polish composer, Read more >

Faeries, Sprites and Lights at Minnetrista is a faerie wonderland!

On a Friday night in July, I will step through a magical door and onto the brick paths of Oakhurst Gardens at Minnetrista. There will be luminaries lighting my path. I will be holding hands with my tiny daughters, dressed Read more >

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at Nashville, IN Artists Colony Inn

If you’re an artist whose wanted to hang in a hotel, now’s your chance. . . as a murder victim! (MWAHAHAHAHA!!) *Ahem* Sorry. The Artists Colony Inn of Nashville, Indiana (Brown County) and Artistic Vantage presents their Murder Mystery Dinner Read more >