May 31st, 2017

Urban & Suburban

by Emma Hall

Intern Emma Hall talks with two Oaks Academy Middle School students about their visions for the Monon 16 neighborhood, where their school is located.   I came into the interview with two big questions for students Grace and Jaden. I wanted to know what changes they would like to see in the Monon 16 neighborhood, […]

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May 26th, 2017

A Birthday Song

by Emma Hall

On May Wright Sewall’s 173rd birthday we remember her as a champion not only for  women, but for everyone. She is known for her fight for women’s rights, world peace, and education. She was a main leader of countless women’s rights organizations including the National Council of Women of the United States, the National Woman […]

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May 23rd, 2017

Riverside

by cgindy

Read about musician Emma Hall’s last song during her music residency, which centers around Riverside High School. My time at Herron High School continues to be incredibly important to me and everyday I think back on my experience there. I wasn’t awarded with “Most School Spirit” by my senior class for no reason. I am […]

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May 18th, 2017

Maple Crossing

by cgindy

Music resident Emma Hall discusses her song “Rising to the Same Sun” about the Maple Crossing neighborhood.   So much of my life revolves around 16th Street that I rarely spend time north of it. I live on the southside, but I spent many of my childhood weekends at the Harrison Center, went to Herron […]

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May 11th, 2017

Annual Art & Food Truck Festival

by Isabelle Matthies, High School intern

Join Herron High School this Saturday, May 13th from 4-9pm for the Annual Arts and Food Truck Festival! For the past five months, I’ve had the privilege of leading the Community Arts Council to plan this event, an annual show of student artistic accomplishments with the backdrop of food trucks galore. The Community Arts Council […]

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April 25th, 2017

Urban Lumberjack

by Nikki Owens

“Indy Urban Hardwood is the creative problem solving of Brian Presnell and the introduction of urban milling into the Indianapolis design scene. Many cities across the Midwest are facing an excess of dying ash trees due to the emerald ash borer.  This epidemic has lead to the clearing of trees and a surplus of firewood […]

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April 13th, 2017

Start Your Engines!

by cgindy

This year marks the 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 and the folks at the 500 have come up with all sorts of ways to join in the fun. Our personal favorite? The porch party, of course! We’re kicking off the season with a porch party at the Harrison Center on First Friday, May 5th from 6 to […]

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March 30th, 2017

Weekend Fun

by Nikki Owens

Indianapolis is a city full of things to do, so we thought we would tell you about a few happening tonight and this weekend. Primary Colours Presents – Pop Up Ground Show March 30 & 31 Primary Colours proudly partners with The Art Space at the Anthenaeum to present Pop Up Group Show! The invited and selected artists […]

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March 23rd, 2017

Hip Hoperetta, Song by Song: Full Circle

by cgindy

Our Hip Hoperetta Maple Crossing tour takes us full circle, as you can hear in the fifth song of the collection. Enjoy! Just one more stop to go before our journey comes to an end. We invite you to explore Maple Crossing, a Great Places 2020 neighborhood. The Hip Hoperetta Musical History Tours set to music the history of […]

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March 14th, 2017

Hip Hoperetta, Song by Song: Aromatic Corner

by cgindy

This week we find ourselves on the corner of  39th & Illinois, this Butler Tarkington spot with the Ace Hardware just down the street.  You know the one, the  Aromatic Corner.     The Hip Hoperetta Musical History Tours set to music the history of the Herron High School campus, the Harrison Center for Arts and Maple Crossing.

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