September 29th, 2015

A Conversation with Fountain Square’s Rex Fisher

by Luke Tuttle

  Over the past ten years, Indianapolis has changed quite a bit. Population growth has increased rapidly and downtown has become a more beautiful place to live. When we look at how Indy is changing, people like Rex Fisher come to mind. Rex has been doing amazing work in Indy since his arrival in Fountain Square nine years ago. […]

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September 25th, 2015

Tinker Street Date Night

by Andrew Christenberry

  For those of you who don’t know, 16th Street is alive and kicking. Just last week my wife and I were itching for a night out on the town and we were both delighted when we realized that 16th Street (a street that for years has been in need of some attention) was the first destination […]

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September 22nd, 2015

Dreaming the Ka-Bike-O-Scope with Quincy Owens and Luke Crawley

by Andrew Christenberry

  Ki-net-ic art- a form of art that depends on movement for its effect Earlier this summer a public art installation almost two years in the making was unveiled just north of Garfield Park on Pleasant Run Trail. It all began when Mark Kesling, the founder and CEO of the daVinci Pursuit had a vision […]

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September 18th, 2015

“Great Places” by Luke Tuttle

by cgindy

Listen to “Great Places” HERE! East Washington Luke Tuttle’s latest musical offering, “Great Places,” was inspired by a recent tour of the neighborhoods that are the focus of the Great Places 2020 initiative. “Great Places 2020 is a visionary community development project to transform strategic places in Marion County neighborhoods into dynamic centers of culture, […]

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September 15th, 2015

Tinker Street

by cgindy

Photo courtesy of IUPUI University Library, Indianapolis Power and Light Distribution Company photographs owned by Dee Dee Davis Herron High School English teacher, Dave Pappas shared with us his ode to Tinker Street past and present. Enjoy! Tinker Street renamed by a number, relegated to city slumber by prostitutes and paramours, addicts and boards over […]

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September 11th, 2015

Discovering Indy through Song

by Luke Tuttle

On June 1st, I started an internship with the Harrison Center for the Arts. I had been approached by Joanna Taft (Executive Director for the Harrison Center) to do a 10 week place-based songwriting internship. My job would entail writing placed-based songs that would mirror the heart of what Indy meant to me. Even on […]

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September 8th, 2015

Porching in Little Flower

by cgindy

We do things a little differently on the Near Eastside. We walk to the beat of our own drummer… In fact, who needs a drummer? When the idea of participating in the citywide porch party popped up on Facebook, we decided not to do it as individuals, but as a neighborhood. Thus, the Little Flower […]

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September 4th, 2015

“Belong” by Luke Tuttle      

by cgindy

Listen to Luke Tuttle’s new song “Belong” here. This week City Gallery resident songwriter, and indie synth pop extraordinaire Luke Tuttle takes us on an audible journey through the Harrison Center on the night of a First Friday. Tuttle’s song entitled “Belong” captures the atmosphere that surrounds the Harrison Center on the nights when new […]

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September 1st, 2015

The Sun Also Rises by Jed Dorsey

by Andrew Christenberry

“I love to sit on the porch in the morning as the sun comes up,” artist Jed Dorsey said. “It brings radiance to a dull landscape. It provides definitions to lost forms. Light changes everything.” This month the City Gallery presents The Sun Also Rises by acrylic painter Jed Dorsey. Purposed with conveying the theological depth of […]

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