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August 2017

Larissa Hammond: the / a mind the b mind

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - October 21 @ 10:00 pm
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the/a mind the b mind, is a fully commissioned exhibit featuring four large scale paintings, one in collaboration with poet Ariana Reines. The exhibit is several years in the making. "Through the years this show has evolved, my body has been attacking itself through my immune system," says Hammond. "I went down many paths with both my art and physical body before I finally reached a turning point." The paintings happened after a series of conversations with Reines. "We spoke about…

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TWIN PEAKS

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - September 23 @ 6:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Ally Alsup, Philip Campbell, Justin Cooper, Alice Guerin, Grant Lewandowski, Terrance Majors, Kayla Pappas, Paul Pelsue, Robert Young and Natalie Woodlock   Ten artists created works inspired by the TV series, Twin Peaks, which reshaped popular culture and the arts worldwide. The series combined the underbelly of human nature with an artist’s aesthetic, forever changing the mainstream’s appetite for visual entertainment. The Atlantic put it best, “Without Twin Peaks, and its big-bang expansion of the possibilities of television, half your…

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September 2017

Kurt Vonnegut Short Story Reading Series & Discussion

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Market, 222 E. Market St.
Indianapolis, IN 46204 United States
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In celebration of the Year of Vonnegut, Spark Placemaking in partnership with the Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library is hosting a short story reading and discussion from the August to October. Each month a different story will be selected out of Kurt Vonnegut's collection of short stories; "Welcome to the Monkey House" Each discussion will be held at City Market’s Mezzanine level near the Tomilson Tap from 6-8pm. Enjoy a beer at The Tomilson Tap which will be open during discussion…

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Belladonna of Sadness

September 20 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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One of the great lost masterpieces of Japanese animation, never before officially released in the U.S., BELLADONNA OF SADNESS is a mad, swirling, psychedelic light-show of medieval tarot-card imagery with horned demons, haunted forests and La Belle Dame Sans Merci with J.R.R. Tolkien influences. We will be discussing this film, the role witchcraft and superstition have played in gender roles throughout history, all in relation to our exhibit Larissa Hammond: the/ a mind the b mind. The last film in the…

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Woodworking I – Dimensioning Lumber

September 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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$75.00

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 the class. Afew things to note: *Pre-requisites: Shop Safety and Orientation Part I. *Woodworking I covers these machines more in depth and includes more hands-on practice than Shop Safety and Orientation II. If you…

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Brick Street South Poetry Series: Gregg DeBoor

September 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Brick Street South Poetry Series features a poet and an open mic the third Thursday of every month.  September’s featured poet and writer is Gregg DeBoor. Born a bastard adopted by poetry, Gregg DeBoor is an advocate for those who stay up late at night and never stop being good to what they love. He's a fellow author on Chatter House Press after having published his first book Street Girls Have Guns. He is also the winner of the 2011 Indianapolis…

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What’s On Your Mind?

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Have something you want to say? Sound artist Oreo Jones will listen and record your stories and thoughts every third Saturday of the month. If selected, your recording will go on our radio station, 99.1, WQRT.

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Shop Safety and Orientation Part II

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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$75.00

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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October 2017

Danielle Graves:Days In

October 6 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Guichelaar Gallery, 1125 Cruft Street
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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We all grow up dreaming of what we want to be when we grow up, I never wanted to be anything womanly. I was insecure, insulted and in the footsteps of my brother—I wanted to be just like him. I wanted to be a dirty, tree-whizzing-on boy, but life has since changed. Over two years ago, I drew my first saggy breasted and bumpy legged burger—this burger babe helped me love my body and be secure with the woman that…

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Portrait Making Meetup

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Bring your own art supplies and get paired up with someone to do portrait studies in our open, concrete-floor community space. Describe your partner in your own medium (can be paint or charcoal, of course, but also can be writing, clay, or any type of abstraction! Realism is not necessary). We will have basic art supplies like paper, markers, crayons, and such. All creatives, professional or amateur, are welcome. Even if you just want to come to be a model…

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