January 31st, 2014

Remembering summer with the place-based music of Paul Smallman

by Emily Vanest

Paul Smallman (center) performing with Andrew Christenberry (left) and Tucker Krajewski (right) at FoodCon IV As a bright spot during this long reign of arctic temperatures, snow and ice, we‘ve been remembering summer.  Our first singer-songwriter, Paul Smallman, has just completed two new songs about his summer here in Indianapolis. Paul’s first album, King Park, […]

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January 25th, 2014

48 hours in Indy

by cgindy

48-hour interns Jason Moore and Emmett Gienapp The newest venture of the City Gallery is a 48-hour residency for singer-songwriters, videographers, and bloggers who want to create place-based work about Indianapolis urban neighborhoods.  To that end, we’ve created a 57 square foot “Sound Cave” out of a former organ pipe loft and are piloting the […]

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January 17th, 2014

Food, Culture & Community – Judge’s BBQ

by Bryan Enas

Judges BBQ sits just beyond the White River on West Michigan Street located in Haughville.  Behind the whole operation is Judge Smith, a man with a heart for great barbecue and also for the people in the community. As a man from the south, where Judge says barbecue is “a way of life,” he strives […]

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January 10th, 2014

January 2014 – Letter from Camp Morton

by cgindy

Every month in 2014, Tim Harmon will be collaborating with a different writer to produce a piece of art about our King Park neighborhoods. January’s piece (shown) incorporates a poem by Thomas Alan Orr about the Civil War POW camp that was located near 19th and Talbott. Letter from Camp Morton, mixed media assemblage and […]

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January 3rd, 2014

Chapter XVI: Becoming A City

by Justin Vining

Before this show I had no idea what Indianapolis was like in its early years, but now I do.  When asked to create a body of work inspired by the King Park neighborhoods, I was excited because I drive through this part of town all the time and am naturally drawn to all the historic […]

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