Indy's own Brenda Williams headlines a group of Indy's finest musicians in a high energy concert series celebrating America's great Rhythm and Blues tradition. Wait ‘til you hear the horn section with the rhythm section keeping things tight and right!!
The play examines 80 years of history along historic Indiana Avenue, from bebop to hip-hop, fashion and the businesses that shaped the community.
It also tells IUPUI history through scenes portraying IUPUI's founding, the struggle and the price it actually cost to have this establishment exist today.
The play includes a re-creation of a radio interview with former Indianapolis Mayor Richard Lugar and much more.
Rock E Bassoon is the world’s only electric rock bassoon band. Rock E Bassoon plays classic rock and pop, including The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Queen, Brittney Spears and Beyonce.
The band is comprised of musicians from the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, the faculty of the Butler School of Music and some of Indiana’s finest free-lance professional bassoonists.
The production features dramatic readings of the speeches, diaries, and letters of dynamic Americans who advocated and fought for Revolutionary change and social transformation.
Learn how Bethel AME Church played a critical role in in the Indianapolis African American community, serving as a place to worship as well as a community center and a safe haven during difficult and dangerous times.
The play appeared at Indiana Historical Society in partnership with Bethel AME and IUPUI Africana and religious studies departments.
Sara Leah Miller is an artist from Cincinnati, Ohio. She studied art at Greenville University in Illinois.
Diagnosed with relapsing/remitting MS in 2004, she found over time that working with felt helped maintain the coordination and strength in her hands, which were often affected. What began as a hobby organically grew into a form of therapy for her MS and then into a creative passion.
LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER production is a well-crafted 90-minute journey of true stories about motherhood—being a mom, having a mom, losing a mom, finding a mom—as many interpretations on the theme of mothering as you can imagine. From hilarious and heartwarming, to emotionally intense and profound, LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER entertains, energizes, brings community together and leaves everyone feeling a little less alone and a little more understood.
Proceeds from this show benefit Pass The Torch for Women.
I Got Rhythm, Summertime , S’Wonderful, Embraceable You...….and so many more….Brothers George and Ira Gershwin teamed up to compose songs you know and love. Songs that endure. Timeless music from The Great American Songbook.
Indy’s own Brenda Williams leads an all-star cast, including special guest Everett Greene, of a program exploring the songs and stories of these brothers and the music they composed.
Featuring the music of Elvis, Blondie, Peter Cincotti, Michael Leonard and others, "Not Exactly Paris" is an evening of jazz and storytelling.
Described as "funny and touching" by the DC Cabaret Network, the audience is guided on a personal yet universal journey of love and loss.
Emmy-winning actor Bill Oberst Jr. is Pulitzer-winning author Ray Bradbury in an exuberant tribute authorized by the Ray Bradbury Estate. With large-screen video and an original score, Ray Bradbury Live (forever) whirls through worlds fantastic, from Mars to the Cretaceous, including excerpts from classic Bradbury works.