Monthly Archives: November 2015

Irvington Reads

Nestled in the hillside at 5427 E. Washington Street, on the west front of Indianapolis Public School No. 57, is a one-story brick and glass building that until recently housed the Hilton U. Brown Early Childhood Center. For the past decade and a half, it provided special education services for … Read More

So Where Were the Mashed Potatoes?

hanksgiving Day is one of my favorite holidays. It’s a time to gather with those I love most and share memories and enjoy the blessings of the day. Like just about everyone else, I will feast royally on turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, dressing, shrimp, vegetables, cranberries, salad and pumpkin … Read More

Conservatory Crossing Returns to Garfield Park

INDIANAPOLIS — Conservatory Crossing returns this year, transforming the Garfield Park Conservatory into a winter wonderland. Hundreds of poinsettias decorate the conservatory along with running model trains, villages, lights and the annual scavenger hunt to delight visitors of all ages. The show runs from Nov. 27 through Dec. 31. The … Read More

Lugar Leadership Award Goes to Local Senior

INDIANAPOLIS — Franklin Central High School student Jasmine Kalia has been selected to receive this year’s Richard G. Lugar Distinguished Student Leadership Award, presented annually to an Indiana high school senior by the Lugar Academy at the University of Indianapolis. A varsity tennis player on track to be valedictorian of … Read More

UIndy Presents Jazz Take on “Nutcracker Suite”

INDIANAPOLIS — The University of Indianapolis will inject a dose of swing into the city’s holiday arts offerings Dec. 7 when it presents Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker Suite as reimagined for jazz orchestra by legendary bandleader Duke Ellington and his longtime collaborator Billy Strayhorn. Larry Strayhorn, nephew of the great composer … Read More