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March 2021

Power Plant Grant Information Session

March 25, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Learn more about the new annual Power Plant Grant program made possible by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts on March 25, 6:30pm, April 1, 6:30pm or April 15, 6:30pm. The grants provide visual artists who live, work, or run spaces in Indianapolis with grants ranging from $2,000 to $10,000. Applications for this round are due by April 26, 2021. Eligible applicants are visual/multidisciplinary artists who create original work in painting, drawing, sculpture, book art, ceramics, fiber, printmaking,…

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Words & Music-In the Heart of the Heart of the Country

March 31, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

In this first installment of Words & Music: An audio series exploring the life and work of Indiana writers, Hoosier authors Susan Neville, Adrian Matejka, Kevin McKelvey, and Jim Walker discuss the sublime beauty and challenges of Indiana through the lens of William H. Gass's 1968 fiction story, "In the Heart of the Heart of the Country." The episode features excerpts of the story as well as a conversation about what it means to be a writer living and working…

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April 2021

Power Plant Grant Information Session

April 1, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Free

Learn more about the new annual Power Plant Grant program made possible by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts on March 25, 6:30pm, April 1, 6:30pm or April 15, 6:30pm. The grants provide visual artists who live, work, or run spaces in Indianapolis with grants ranging from $2,000 to $10,000. Applications for this round are due by April 26, 2021. Eligible applicants are visual/multidisciplinary artists who create original work in painting, drawing, sculpture, book art, ceramics, fiber, printmaking,…

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Art Dog

April 11, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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Join us for the first event of 2021 at Tube Factory! We are partnering with food artist extrodinaries, Thin Glizzy. We are excited to share with you foot long hot dogs like we've never seen or tasted before! Also on site will be Cat Head Press, doing demos and selling merchandise from some of Indianapolis's best artists, live music from Preston Ott, and War Pig Beer available. Littleton, CO native Natasha Vidger will have her artwork up in the Main…

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June 2021

Amanda Strong:Animations

June 4, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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"Biidaaban" In Amanda Strong’s astonishing short film, Biidaaban sets out to harvest sap from sugar maples in urban Ontario neighbourhoods. The practice of harvesting sap to create syrup goes back to time immemorial for the Anishinaabe, people but the lands have since been covered over by urban development and occupation. Biidaabaan can see the traces of the people, creatures, land and time as they work to continue in their ancestors’ movements. Biidaaban is a young Anishinaabe gender non-binary person that…

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New Harmony Community Conversation-Social Alchemy

June 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

New Harmony residents are invited to our help plan for our reboot of Social Alchemy, a series of events connecting New Harmony and Indianapolis! These meet ups in New Harmony invite residents to meet those involved in proposing in the project and become part of it. This meeting we will discuss the symposium which is scheduled for April 10-13, 2022. E-mail email hidden; JavaScript is required for the Zoom link. This meeting is at 6pm in New Harmony, IN. Why is this called Social…

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September 2021

Nick May: Fag Family

September 3, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - November 14, 2021 @ 6:00 pm
Tube Factory artspace, 1125 Cruft St.
Indianapolis, IN 46203 United States
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"Fag Family is a series of double portraits of individuals in my queer community. These portraits capture the queer relationships, queer spaces, and the liberating magic of queer world-building that I have the privilege to observe and be a part of," says May. "Historically, portraiture was a display of wealth and power; a luxury afforded only to the rich, affluent, white aristocracy. Queer individuals, especially queer individuals of color, have been totally erased from that history. I vehemently reject the…

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Words and Music-From The Belly: Etheridge Knight

September 18, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
99.1 WQRT United States + Google Map
Free

In this installment of Words & Music, an audio series exploring the life and work of Indiana writers, Sean Smith aka, Oreo Jones, explores the fascinating life and poetry of an Indiana Icon, Etheridge Knight. Susan Neville, Adrian Matejka, Hanako Gavia, and Smith discuss Knight’s later years as a poet living in Indianapolis, his critically acclaimed publishings after prison, and the art of meddling. Born in rural Mississippi, Etheridge Knight would grow to become one of the most prolific voices…

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October 2021

Lockerbie Movie Night-Alice (live soundtrack by Landon Caldwell and Mark Tester)

October 21, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Needler’s Market, 320 N New Jersey
Indianapolis, IN 46204 United States
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Step through the looking glass with us at Lockerbie Movie Night! Box Burger food truck and Sun King Brewery will help fill your bellys. Sound artists Landon Caldwell and Mark Tester will stimulate your ears with a live soundtrack to Czech director and stop-motion animator Jan Svankmajer's "Alice." Loosely based on the classic Alice in Wonderland story, the colors and proportions are dreamlike and lucid — even more so than one might imagine, and the pace at which it moves…

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November 2021

Eternity 123

November 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Change is a central element to the avant-garde Japanese dance form of Butoh. As a part of the Spirit & Place Festival, Big Car Collaborative and Indianapolis Movement Arts Collective have partnered to present choreographer and performer Vangeline presents an original work, Eternity 123 , that asks audiences to see Butoh as a way to transmute the pain and discord of societal shifts into art. Eternity 123, is the third installment of a feminist dance triptych choreographed and performed by Vangeline.…

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