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1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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August 2017
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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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The Jeremy Efroymson Gallery at Tube will feature a group show of Twin Peaks inspired works featuring artists: Ally Alsup, Rachel Bell, Philip Campbell, Justin Cooper, Kaitlyn Despain, Jacob Gardner, Alice Guerin, Grant Lewandowski, Terrance Majors, Kayla Pappas, Paul Pelsue, Robert Young and Natalie Woodlock. Twin Peaks reshaped popular culture and the arts worldwide. And as promised, 25 years later a new series continuing the experience re-appeared this spring on Showtime. The Atlantic put it best, "Without Twin Peaks, and its…

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Exhibitions Book Club-Ariana Reines

August 10 @ 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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Portrait Making Meetup

August 12 @ 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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Shop Safety and Orientation I

August 12 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
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…

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Ramps, Steps and Rails class

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Ramps, steps, and rails are important things for homeowners and skateboarders alike to know how to make. At Bottom Level Tool Shop you can learn how to make these over a series of classes and be part of a small crew who'll help neighbors in need. During the class you'll build small skate and home items for Tube and elsewhere. By taking the class, offered free in exchange for your help, we'll supply wood and hardware needed so you can…

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Keenan Lawler, John Krausbauer, and David Dove

August 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Join us for a night of experimental compositions at the Tube Factory Artspace. Three sonic wizards come to town to perform solo sets of electroacoustic music. This will be a great evening show you don't want to miss! Dave Dove (TX) Keneen Lawler (KY) John Krausbauer (CA) Keenan Lawler is a Louisville Kentucky based musician, sound artist, improviser and composer. For nearly thirty years he has been a restless explorer of sound. Lawler’s music can be found on such labels…

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Love Witch

August 16 @ 6:30 pm - August 17 @ 9:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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A 2016 horror-thriller film, written and directed by Anna Biller, about a modern-day witch who uses spells and magic to get men to fall in love with her with disastrous results. Shot in Los Angeles and Eureka, California, it premiered at the International Film Festival Rotterdam. In May 2016, it was acquired for distribution at the Cannes Marché du Film by Oscilloscope Laboratories. The Love Witch was shot on 35mm film, and printed from an original cut negative. The film has received positive…

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Brick Street South Poetry Series:Lisa Devon

August 17 @ 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.  August’s featured poet is Lisa Devon. Lisa Devon is a suburban Mom who uses poetry to express her frustrations with the world.  With topics ranging from politics to parenting, no one is spared her ire. Luckily for the listener, the madder she gets, the funnier it is. Lisa Devon’s work is heavily influenced by Dr. Seuss, with word play sandwiched between rhythm &…

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What’s On Your Mind?

August 19 @ 10:00 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. If selected, your recording will go on our radio station, 99.1, WQRT. To ensure you have a time slot with Jones, please e-mail: email hidden; JavaScript is required

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What’s On Your Mind?

August 19 @ 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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Chreece Volunteer Party!

August 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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CHREECE 3 VOLUNTEERS! Join us at The Tube Factory Artspace AKA "Chreece Headquarters" on Friday evening August 25th AKA the day before Chreece BRING a WHITE SHIRT for us to screen print a "Chreece Volunteer" graphic onto so you can be seen on the scene! Meet the crew you'll be working working with! Help us stuff some badges, and eat some pizza! This couldn't be done without you, thanks SO much ♥ + chreece

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September 2017
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Portrait Making Meetup

September 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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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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. The last film in the Animerama trilogy produced by the godfather of Japanese anime & manga, Osamu Tezuka and directed by his longtime collaborator Eiichi Yamamoto (ASTRO BOY and KIMBA THE WHITE LION), BELLADONNA unfolds as…

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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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October 2017
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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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Brick Street South Poetry Series: Nancy Chen Long

October 19 @ 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.  October’s featured poet and writer is Nancy Chen Long. Nancy Chen Long is the author of Light into Bodies, winner of the 2016 Tampa Review Prize for Poetry (forthcoming, University of Tampa Press, 2017)  and the chapbook Clouds as Inkblots for the War Prone (Red Bird Chapbooks, 2013). She is the grateful recipient of an NEA Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry. You’ll find her recent and forthcoming work in Prairie Schooner, Ninth Letter,…

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What’s On Your Mind?

October 21 @ 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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November 2017
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Portrait Making Meetup

November 11 @ 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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Brick Street South Poetry Series: Jim Walker

November 16 @ 6:00 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.  November’s featured poet and writer is Jim Walker. Free admission and parking. Beer and wine for purchase.

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What’s On Your Mind?

November 18 @ 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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December 2017
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Portrait Making Meetup

December 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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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What’s On Your Mind?

December 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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. If selected, your recording will go on our radio station, 99.1, WQRT.

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May 2018
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Christos Koutsouras: Land Art

May 4, 2018 @ 8:00 am - July 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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An artwork born out of nature, as aptly indicated by the title, Land Art testifies the latest conceptual work of Christos Koutsouras at his place of birth, the Greek island of Samos. Pivotal point for the creation of this artwork was the near devastation island forests suffered during the summer of 2016. Samos and its inhabitants know all too well about the destructive force of the fiery blaze and its perilous aftermath. So does the artist, a native, first-hand witness…

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