Monthly Archives: August 2013

Fall Theater & Art Season Gets Underway

Exhausting. Exhilarating. Provocative. Those are a few words that linger after a marathon of IndyFringe13 attendance where I saw 30 shows (Paula saw 35, because I was down for the count on Saturday) over 11 days. Thirteen was a lucky number for Fringe this year, where they saw record-breaking attendance, … Read More

Ag Day at the Riley Boyhood Home

GREENFIELD — “When the Frost is on the Punkin,” “Wortermelon Time,” “Thoughts fer the Discuraged Farmer,” and “Old October” — are all poems written by James Whitcomb Riley and are in his book Farm Rhymes. Originally, published in 1887 and last published in 1905, Riley’s Farm Rhymes book is a … Read More

Harlem’s Author to Speak Sept. 4 at UIndy

INDIANAPOLIS — Acclaimed writer Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts, author of Harlem Is Nowhere, will speak Sept. 4 at the University of Indianapolis. Presented through UIndy’s Sutphin Lectures in the Humanities series, the event will begin at 4:30 p.m. in UIndy Hall A of Schwitzer Student Center, 1400 E. Hanna Ave. Admission is … Read More

Chili Cook-Off at Our Lady of Lourdes

IRVINGTON — Our Lady of Lourdes in historic Irvington is hosting its annual Chili Cook-off on Sept. 1. This is an on-site cook-off where everything is chopped, peeled, boiled and stirred on site. There will be live music, a beer tent courtesy of Sun King, food trucks, entertainment for kids, … Read More

Peanuts in a Coke?

I know this may sound weird to you, but I didn’t realize that a lot of people never heard of this combo. Back in college in the late 60s, I was working in a photoengraving shop part-time and they had a Coke machine in the entry way. You know the … Read More