Monthly Archives: October 2013

Day of the Dead Explores Hispanic Traditions

INDIANAPOLIS — With a growing Hispanic population and greater awareness of their unique culture, the Day of the Dead is becoming a staple on the cultural calendar in Indianapolis. Celebrated on November 2, the Day of the Dead (Dia De Los Muertos) is a day for honoring and remembering ancestors … Read More

Mayor Launches 2013 Pack the Pantries

INDIANAPOLIS — Mayor Greg Ballard launched the 6th annual Pack the Pantries food drive recently at KIPP Indianapolis charter school. The campaign calls for food and monetary donations to local food pantries. This year, the City’s Front Porch Alliance will partner with Gleaners and Midwest food banks, the Indy Hunger … Read More

Indiana Authors Award Winners Announced

INDIANAPOLIS — Three Hoosier native authors were recognized as winners of 2013 Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Award at the annual awards ceremony on October 26 at Central Library. The Indiana Authors Award recognizes the contributions of Indiana authors to the literary landscape in Indiana and across the nation. … Read More

Large Format Posters Blend Poetry, Photography

INDIANAPOLIS — The Garfield Park Arts Center will host the exhibition “Photography and Poetry of John Sherman,” from November 2 to November 21. On exhibit (and for sale) will be 30-some large-format posters of Sherman’s poetry and photography. The public opening reception, with complimentary light refreshments and live music, will … Read More

Reclaim Armistice Day Nov. 9

INDIANAPOLIS —The Veterans Reclaim Armistice Day event, part of both the 18th annual Spirit & Place Festival and the inaugural VonnegutFest hosted by the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, will take place Saturday, Nov. 9 at the Herron School of Art’s Eskenazi Hall. It is free to the public. Touching on … Read More