Monthly Archives: January 2016

Remembering Those Wonderful Commercial Jingles

“You can trust your car to, the man who wears the star, the big bright Texaco star.” “You’ll wonder where the yellow went when you brush your teeth with Pepsodent.” “Brill Cream a little dab ‘ll do ya. Brill Cream, ya look so debonair.” “Now it’s Pepsi, for those who … Read More

On This Day In Indianapolis History by Dawn E. Bakken

On This Day In Indianapolis History by Dawn Bakken delights from the collage of pictures on the front cover to the last page. The introduction gives an extremely brief overview of Indianapolis history. Then comes the substance of the book. Each day of the year is featured in bold print. … Read More

To Kill A Mockingbird at the IRT

INDIANAPOLIS — Harper Lee’s classic novel To Kill A Mockingbird comes to life on the Indiana Repertory Theatre’s (IRT) OneAmerica Mainstage on Jan. 29 through Feb. 28. The production follows the Finch siblings as they learn about the realities of a divided world through the eyes of a much older … Read More

Irvington’s Faulty Tower

Each day a multitude of vehicles pass by a 140 year old landmark on the southwest corner of South Emerson Avenue and Brookville Road. Once a grand Second Empire style house, today the Horner House stands as a poor shadow of its former glories. Abraham Horner, an Ohio Buckeye and … Read More

Spotlight Players Present Blues for an Alabama Sky Feb. 19-28

LAWRENCE — The second production of Spotlight Players’ new season at the Theatre at the Fort (8920 Otis Ave.) highlights an all-black cast to celebrate Black History Month. Opening on Feb. 19, and running for two weekends, Blues for an Alabama Sky takes place in Harlem, New York, in the … Read More