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Separate Ways

November 13: Check out this Spirit & Place Festival event

Do you dig tales of travel?  Do your travels make you appreciate the quirks of home?  Thursday, November 13, 7 – 9 p.m., come to an event like no other.  Along with our friends at Indiana Humanities, and in cahoots with the Spirit & Place Festival, we’re staging Separate Ways: Travel Stories, Karaoke and Chinese Food.  We named the event after a Journey song (hence the karaoke).  And we placed it in the best Chinese restaurant in the city.  What you will experience are quick visual presentations by a dozen well-travelled people (from Serbia to Ireland) who will also share their favorite spots in Indianapolis.  Register here (it’s free) to tell us you’re coming.


Two New Exhibitions: Please Read Carefully and Noisy Neighbors

Big Car now occupies two spaces (Show Room and Listen Hear) in the Lafayette Place strip mall south of Lafayette Road, on Commercial Drive, in between the kidney dialysis center and Umoja Christian Church. The first big things there are two exhibitions. One is an instruction-based show; the other is a sound art show.  Check them out Thursday, December 4…


Big Car: The Future

Video by Kurt Nettleton

Get a taste of Big Car’s things to come from Big Car Executive Director Jim Walker…

Fun Times at Art in Odd Places

Thanks to everyone who participated, sponsored and presented as part of Art in Odd Places Indianapolis.  Hundreds of people experienced surprising installations, traffic-stopping performances, and lively interactions with the 27 creative interventions presented Oct. 17-18.  Big Car Collaborative’s project–the As You Wish desk–fulfilled over 100 wishes with on-the-spot objects made from paper, clay, and more.  WISH-TV Channel 8 did a nice video piece.  Check out photos on Flickr and at

AiOP Indy was a collaboration of Big Car, Classical Music Indy, Arts Council of Indianapolis and Indianapolis Museum of Art, with financial support from Big Car, Delta Faucet, the Arts Council of Indianapolis, Indy Mod Homes, Downtown Indy, Apparatus IT, Sun King, and KA+A, and promotional support from NUVO and IndyHub.

TEDxIndianapolis draws 1,000 people

Holly Combs gives a talk about letting go of labels at TEDxIndianapolis

Thanks to all the presenters, sponsors, partners, volunteers and attendees to TEDxIndianapolis 2014!  A stimulating day of Big Ideas.  Explore the photos on Flickr and Instagram, and the ongoing conversation on Facebook and Twitter.  Watch for videos of the event on YouTube in the coming weeks!

Big Car featured on The Art Assignment on PBS Digital

Play the game created by Jim Walker and Florian Rivière here. Be sure to share your adventures on Twitter. There’s great documentation of what people are doing on The Art Assignment’s blog. Get your very own Drift Dice, a simplified version of the game you can take with you, here.

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