Ethel Winslow’s Story Archive

Calder, The Musical

One of the bona fide hits of IndyFringe 16 was “Calder, the Musical,” a homage to the artist famous for his mobile sculptures. Written and directed by Indianapolis art critic Tom Alvarez, the Fringe show was an hour of movement and music in front of whimsical backdrop of Calder-inspired moving … Read More

The Cay at the IRT

The Cay, a youth novel set on a deserted island during World War II, has been ably adapted to the screen, and now the stage by Gayle Cornelison, and brought to life at the Indiana Repertory Theatre through Feb. 26 on the Upperstage. While marketing to young people, the play … Read More

Former RCA Plant Demolished, Future of Site Uncertain

A great deal of attention has been paid to the site on the corner of Michigan and Sherman in the past couple of weeks — attention from the city, as well as the near east side community that has waited for many years for something to be done about the … Read More

Neighbors See Opportunities, Challenges with Proposed Criminal Justice Site

When Mayor Joe Hogsett took office, he stated that one of the priorities of the new administration would be criminal justice reform, which would include policy changes as well as the exploration of new facilities. In May 2016, he announced the formation of a Criminal Justice Reform Task Force, comprised … Read More

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? at the IRT

The Indiana Repertory Theatre’s production of Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? serves up sharp performances by seasoned actors, sprinkled with a savory awareness of the racial tensions simmering even now, 50 years after it was written by William Rose. When the film was released in 1967 (starring Spencer Tracy in … Read More