April 28th, 2016

Race Place: A series of city-based paintings by Josh Rush

by cgindy

If you keep your eyes open, you may see Josh Rush out and about on his bicycle with an easel and paint in tow as he is wrapping up for a new show. Rush’s scenic, urban plein air paintings have been featured in the City Gallery many times since the gallery’s 2011 opening, embodying what this […]

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April 26th, 2016

Our Favorite Things

by Pam Allee

What do you get when you cross Lemonade Day, the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 and Porch Parties? If you answered “A few of our favorite things” or “A perfect day,” you are correct! And with the help of artist Kyle Ragsdale’s paint brush and imagination, that’s what you will see depicted on the […]

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April 21st, 2016

In Honor of Mr. Russell

by cgindy

Listen to “From the Mind of Mr. Russell (LIDS)” by Brandon Lott.   The Indianapolis arts and education communities lost a champion last week with the passing of Steve Russell, founder of Celadon Group, Inc. The trucking company owner was an avid art collector and served, among others, on the boards of the Eiteljorg Museum, the […]

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April 19th, 2016

Mausoleum by Ray Wyatt

by cgindy

Listen to “Mausoleum” here. Glory, Nathan Foxton Surrounding every side are heroes standing by. One more reaches high; “For Country” is his cry. Well, this is it. The tenth installment in Ray Wyatt’s series of place-based music celebrating urban Indianapolis. Wyatt chose to end the series in the same way he began, with a monument. […]

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April 14th, 2016

A Pile of Liles

by Nikki Owens

Craig and Micki Lile first met in Evansville through a mutual friend while they were both in college (different colleges). Coincidentally and unrelated, they and their mutual friend moved to Indy in the fall of 1999. Since they were all new to the area, they decided to start hanging out. That was the spark that […]

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April 11th, 2016

FTN SQR

by cgindy

Listen to FTN SQR here. The latest place-based musical offering from our resident singer-songwriter Ray Wyatt may have been one of the easier to write. When Wyatt sings “so we need each other to be the best that we can be. We may not be brothers, but we’re family.” it comes from the heart, and from […]

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April 7th, 2016

Love at First Sight?

by Nikki Owens

  Only for Fountain Square. Matt and Maggie Novak chose Fountain Square as home base for a number of reasons, but mostly because it’s a little rough around the edges. It reminds them of how we are as people. M&M met in 2014. Their paths crossed several times, but they didn’t really get to know […]

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April 5th, 2016

State Affair by Ray Wyatt

by cgindy

Listen HERE. Resident singer-songwriter Ray Wyatt probably got more than he bargained for when he asked around the office, “What do you love about the Indiana State Fair?” We could answer that question all day long! Sure, it’s still a few months off, but it’s never too soon to start planning. Listen to “State Affair” and dream […]

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