Monthly Archives: March 2015

What I Learned in Paris at the IRT

What I Learned in Paris, the latest offering by the Indiana Repertory Theatre, is another masterful production in their very strong season. Written by Pearl Cleage, the play is set in 1973 Atlanta, just as the first African-American mayor of a large southern city, Maynard Jackson, was elected. Change was … Read More

A Quiet Hero: A Life of Ryan White by Nelson Price

In 1985, 14 year old Ryan White just wanted to go to school like other teens. Unfortunately, he had the misunderstood and dreaded disease AIDS. At that time, other parents feared that Ryan would contaminate their children through casual contact during the school day. Further, most people who had the … Read More

That Ayres Look

Those of us who grew up in Indianapolis before the early 1990s know that L. S. Ayres was the premiere department store in Indianapolis. The You Are There: That Ayres Look exhibit just opened March 14th at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center downtown at 350 W. Ohio … Read More

Farewell to a True Golden Knight

Sad news for all Arlington High School Golden Knights. Scott Tegarden of the Class of 1968 has gone to the hands of the Lord after a life well lived. During his academic career at Arlington High School, Scott was a scholar, athlete, school leader, and all around good guy and … Read More

Poet, former UIndy prof Alice Friman to speak April 1

INDIANAPOLIS — Poet, professor and former local resident Alice Friman will return April 1 for a reading and discussion at the University of Indianapolis. Now living in Milledgeville, Ga., where she is poet-in-residence at Georgia College, Friman is professor emerita of English and creative writing at UIndy, where she taught … Read More