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April 2018

WQRT Public Meeting

April 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Listen Hear, 2620 Shelby St,
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Learn more about helping out and creating programming for the radio station, 99.1 WQRT.

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May 2018

Christos Koutsouras: Land Art (Telling Trees)

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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Deeply rooted in place, Land Art (Telling Trees) is inspired by a large-scale fire that tore apart the island of Samos, Greece — the birthplace of the artist. Koutsouras first approached this theme in 1994 after a fire destroyed much of the vegetation on the island. When a massive fire again hit Samos two years ago, he returned to this theme and finished the work he started 20 years ago. Koutsouras envisions the white trees he painted juxtaposed with the black landscape as a visual…

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August 2018

Juan William Chávez: Mesa Hive:Indianapolis Bee Sanctuary

August 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - October 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Mesa Hive: Indianapolis Bee Sanctuary Opening reception August 3, 6-10pm These connected projects — related to bees, beekeeping, culture, and community — include an outdoor living sculpture and a resulting exhibit developed by Juan William Chávez, an artist and cultural activist based in St. Louis, during his six-week residency at Tube Factory. The Indianapolis Bee Sanctuary is a 5-year project in the green space adjacent to Tube Factory that promotes environmental stewardship with the philosophy that a better environment for bees is a healthy…

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October 2018

Danicia Monét: Blue Black

October 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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A photo exhibition exploring black and brown bodies, the power of touch and the many forms of intimacy. Danicia Monét is an arts & culture ambassador and urban planner pursuing her PhD on the User-Experience of Race. Her research uses a multidisciplinary approach to examining Black & Brown bodies in public space as she focuses on the context of Race & Space – Growing Critical Cultural Capacity in the Built Environment. The exhibit runs through October 13 in the Jeremy…

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URBANSCREEN-German Influencers

October 6, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Athenaeum, 401 East Michigan Street IN 46204 United States + Google Map
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In celebration of the Year of German-American Friendship, Bremen-based German artist collective URBANSCREEN will illuminate three iconic buildings in the United States with their light-art, thereby highlighting different aspects of German-American relations. To celebrate Indianapolis's strong German-American roots, URBANSCREEN will illuminate The Athenaeum Foundation, Inc. with images of influential German-American personalities-including Marlene Dietrich, Albert Einstein and Kurt Vonnegut. Uribanscreen's innovative approach integrates architecture with digital artwork, producing an experience that uniquely evokes the stories and accomplishments of remarkable German-American lives.…

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January 2019

What It’s Like To Be Sarah

January 4 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Listen Hear, 2620 Shelby St,
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Sarah Matthews sound experience comes to Listen Hear First Friday in January. This sensual, immersive soundscape is a one-night exhibition that includes sound clips of a woman's sexual responses during pleasurable intimacy with a partner. Her installation, LUST, invites participants to listen to a positive sexual experience from a woman's perspective in order to consider the importance of female sexual empowerment in today's hyper sexualized and heteronormative world.

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March 2019

WQRT Rhinestone Country Film Series-True Stories

March 20 @ 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Duke’s Indy, 2352 S West St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Music icon David Byrne was inspired by tabloid headlines to make his sole foray into feature-film directing, an ode to the extraordinariness of ordinary American life and a distillation of what was in his own idiosyncratic mind. The Talking Heads front man plays a visitor to Virgil, Texas, who introduces us to the citizens of the town during preparations for its Celebration of Specialness. As shot by cinematographer Ed Lachman, Texas becomes a hyperrealistic late-capitalist landscape of endless vistas, shopping…

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Artists Talk-Osamu James Nakagawa and Conner Green

March 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Join us for the closing reception of Fences/Imperia and a discussion with Nakagawa and Green. About the artists: Osamu James Nakagawa was born in New York City in 1962 and raised in Tokyo. He returned to the United States, moving to Houston, Texas, at the age of 15. He received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of St. Thomas, Houston in 1986 and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Houston in 1993. Currently, Mr. Nakagawa is…

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April 2019

WQRT Rhinestone Country Film Series- Nine to Five

April 10 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Duke’s Indy, 2352 S West St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Frank Hart is a pig. He takes advantage of the women who work with him in the grossest manner. When his three assistants managed to trap him in his own house, they assume control of his department and productivity leaps, but just how long can they keep Hart tied up? Presented by Upland Brewing Co.

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99.1 WQRT Noise-A-Thon 2019

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - April 18 @ 6:00 pm
Listen Hear, 2620 Shelby St,
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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WQRT's 24 hour Noise - A -Thon is back! Tune in or join in as we celebrate with live experimental music from artists around the city of Indianapolis raising funds to keep WQRT rolling into the future. The phone lines will be open for calls from all committees as well as live interviews from all artists participating. The Noise-A-Thon is intended to showcase all the intriguing experimental artists in our community on the most uniquely weird station. SCHEDULE OF PERFORMANCES/…

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