February 27th, 2015

Billboard Update: 16th and Delaware

by Andrew Christenberry

In the latter half of the 19th century, Indianapolis saw for a first time one of its own climb through the political ranks of the United States government and take his seat in the White House. His name was Benjamin Harrison, and as a resident of the Old Northside neighborhood he was no stranger to […]

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February 24th, 2015

“From the Sixth” by Chad Caroland

by cgindy

This week, City Gallery resident singer/songwriter Chad Caroland takes us up to the top floor of the Central Library with his song “From the Sixth.” Listen here. Lyrics: Get out of the cold in February headed to Central Library. Driving down, St. Clair, just a couple minutes to get there Stone steps, climbing up, it’s […]

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February 20th, 2015

The Devil in the White City, a review

by Greg Enas

The first in a series of book reviews by HCA board member and voracious reader, Greg Enas. Enjoy! My son Chris recommended that I read this one – what a thriller! Two parallel stories, set in the late 19th century in Chicago, intersect as they pass each other going in opposite directions. The “devil” is […]

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February 17th, 2015

“Bad News” by Chad Caroland

by cgindy

This week, City Gallery resident singer/songwriter Chad Caroland takes a bike ride on the Monon Trail. Listen here. Lyrics: Saturday I traveled up the greenway. I rode with Luke and Tom up the Monon. Tearing through the dry leaves, next to Fall Creek. Up past the fairground, but this time of year there’s not much […]

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February 13th, 2015

Food, Culture, & Community: Lino’s Coffee

by Jeshua Harris, high school intern

Located in the heart of the iconic town of Speedway’s Old Main Street is a little Italian gem, and what is becoming a neighborhood anchor known as Lino’s Coffee. On January 13, Andrew and I headed west on 16th with high expectations and large appetites. We were both eager to see this small piece of […]

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February 10th, 2015

Room by Room

by cgindy

Room by Room from Harrison Center for the Arts on Vimeo. This week, videographer and HCA artist Asa Gauen, and City Gallery resident singer/songwriter Chad Caroland, have joined forces. Together, these two have engaged in a project documenting the more subtle characteristics of the notable spaces in the Harrison Center for the Arts. What does […]

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February 6th, 2015

Amy Reel and her Colossal Portraiture

by cgindy

Featured throughout the month of March in the City Gallery is Harrison Center artist Amy Reel and her colossal portraiture. As a native Hoosier, Reel grew up spending a lot of time exploring the Indiana woods until the time came for her to move away for college. After attending Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia, […]

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February 3rd, 2015

Chad Caroland’s “Glad You Made It”

by cgindy

Listen to Chad Caroland’s latest song “Glad You Made It” HERE. This past week, City Gallery’s resident singer-songwriter Chad Caroland found inspiration in the rich tradition of Sunday Suppers found in Indy’s urban neighborhoods. In the spirit of neighborliness, Caroland has added a musical element to the hospitable custom of Indy residents opening their homes […]

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