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February 2017
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The Hairy Man

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - April 15 @ 3:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Since 1721, newspapers in the United States have shared reports of sightings and interactions with beings we call Bigfoot. In Indiana, these sightings have been reported from as close to Indianapolis as the Morgan Monroe State Forest and continue to occur today. The Hairy Man, a historical cryptozoology exhibit curated by author and Sasquatch expert Christopher Murphy, will open Feb. 3 from 6-10 p.m., at Tube Factory artspace, (1125 Cruft St). The exhibit will run through April 15 and admission…

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iMOCA’s Museum of Real and Odd

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - April 15 @ 3:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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The truth is out there. And so is the art. Starting Feb. 3, a partnership with the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (iMOCA) brings the work of 13 contemporary artists exploring the idea of UFOs and the paranormal to Tube Factory (1125 Cruft St.) in its expanded gallery space in the factory’s former lower-level garage. iMOCA’s Museum of Real and Odd, curated by Jeremy Efroymson, is a commissioned exhibit with artists from around the country making new work for the…

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March 2017

Sound Lab with Oreo Jones

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Listen Hear, 2620 Shelby St,
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Calling all gear heads and sound bit tweakers. We are back with another edition of SOUND LAB! Join me at Listen hear for an evening of sound exploration. Bring your synths, drum machines, pedals, theremins, or whatever you use to express yourself. Sound Lab is a reoccuring workshop where we explore ways to communicate and express ourselves through sonic waves. Each attendee will be encouraged to play a piece that they have been working on and share ways of how…

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April 2017
$10

Neighborhood Collage Corps

April 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Develop new skills, join the dialogue on our consumer "throw away" culture and learn what materials are suitable for collage with artist Matt Hall. During this workshop Hall participants salvage trash and learn different collage techniques to create artwork. Starting the date of the Garfield Park Neighborhood Clean Up, April 1, in the first session, attendees will collect materials along with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful. Pizza will be provided at noon. The three following Saturdays will start at 11 am and…

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Exhibitions Book Club-Ariana Reines

April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Leading up to each exhibition at Tube Factory, we will host a monthly discussion about books releated to the exhibits we are hosting. For the August 4, 2017 exhibit, Initiation by Larissa Hammond and poet Ariana Reines, we will read and discuss Reines book, Mercury. Drinks will be provided. Please RSVP to email hidden; JavaScript is required Born in Salem, Massachusetts, poet, playwright, and translator Ariana Reines earned a BA from Barnard College, and completed graduate work at both Columbia University and the European…

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$25.00

Shop Safety and Orientation Part I

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Tube Factory Artspace, 1125 Cruft Street
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Shop Safety and Orientation I is an introduction to The Shop at the Tube Factory Artspace. This 2-hour class will cover basic and safe use of standard stationary machinery, which includes: miter saw, band saw, and drill press. A few things to note: *No prior shop experience is necessary; however, this class is required before taking any woodworking classes using Open Shop hours. It is also a prerequisite for Shop Safety and Orientation II. *Open to ages 16+. For those…

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$75.00

Woodworking I – Dimensioning lumber

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Woodworking I is an introduction to dimensioning wood- how to take rough sawn lumber and turn them into usable boards. This 3-hour class will include demonstrations and discussion on wood selection, local suppliers, as well as limited hands-on practice with sample material at the end of class. A few things to note: *Pre-requisites: Shop Safety and Orientation I. *Woodworking I covers these machines more in depth and includes more hands-on practice than Shop Safety and Orientation II. If you are…

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$75.00

Shop Safety and Orientation II

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Tube Factory Artspace, 1125 Cruft Street
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Shop Safety and Orientation II is the second installment that will cover basic and safe use of the jointer, planer, and table saw. This 2-hour class will act as a refresher or as an orientation to our specific equipment models. Limited hands-on practice will accompany the demonstrations. A few things to note: *Pre-requisites: Shop Safety and Orientation I. *If you are new to the table saw, jointer, and planer, please take Woodworking I which will cover these machines more in…

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May 2017
Free

Carlos Rolón: 50 GRAND

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - July 22 @ 3:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Photo: My Father's Wishes No. 1, 2014, Wallpaper, wood, mirror, 24kt gold leaf, gold plated chains, quartz crystals, metal, sunglasses and bronzed boxing gloves Before language to Hemmingway, from the ancient Sumerians to the Greeks to the modern day, there was the sport of boxing. With his exhibit 50 Grand, Chicago-based artist Carlos Rolón/Dzine will present a dually charged exploration of boxing and domestic culture, inspired by the tactility and performative qualities of boxing, and its relationship to contemporary art. The third iteration of…

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$75

Inaugural Indianapolis Cup

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Tube Factory Artspace, 1125 Cruft Street
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Join Tinker Coffee Company on May 6th from 10 am - 4 pm at The Tube Factory for the Inaugural Indianapolis Cup. Equal parts coffee cupping, coffee festival, and straight-up block party, the Indianapolis Cup is a celebration of coffee and the impact this delicious beverage has on our lives. The discount code is good for $5 off a ticket, and also provides a $5 donation to Big Car.                      …

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