independent artists

Local #BlackPoetsSpeakOut on #BlackLivesMatter

By |January 3rd, 2015|

In my last post of 2014, I lamented about not taking in any poetry jams or readings throughout the year? Well, someone must have nudged Calliope to spare me the fate of missing out on Indy’s burgeoning wordsmith scene for a full year. Because lo […]

How Fast Summertime Flies! – Art in August

By |September 5th, 2014|

I have no idea where the month of August went! To be fair, I have no idea where the first week of September went either. Ha!

Like so many trying to get the most out of summer after a particularly harsh winter, it was difficult balancing […]

Lotus Moment: Juggling With Fire

By |August 18th, 2014|

Why this is awesome: Brent McCoy is one of the many wonderful performers in this year’s IndyFringe Festival taking place right now in Indianapolis. I went to see 2 plays with my 13-year-old cousin on Saturday. As we were heading back to the car, we […]

Lotus Moment: Standing On Top Of The World

By |March 30th, 2014|

Why this is awesome: During my birthday month celebration, I took a trip to the Indianapolis Museum of Art to see Julianne Swartz’ How Deep Is Your exhibit. I’m a big fan of contemporary art installations and the new Contemporary Art wing of the IMA […]

Lotus Moment: Robot Party A Little Too Hearty

By |July 2nd, 2013|

Why this is awesome: I saw this mural in Fountain Square after reading and chilling inside the Funkyard coffeehouse. It’s on the rear of the building in the parking lot. I don’t know the artist who created it, but it’s still a pretty awesome sight […]

Indie Artist Showcase: TallNCurly.com

By |June 3rd, 2013|

I know it’s been a minute since I launched my series, Indie Artist Showcase, but I’m back with another installment for you kind-hearted readers who hung in there. I’ve been on a strange kookie journey since the first showcase, and I’ve discovered a lot of […]

Indie Artist Showcase: Penguins VS Possums

By |September 16th, 2012|

Since leaving my freelance staff position with IndyConcerts.com, I’ve found myself missing the world of indie music. Combine that with the closing of Locals Only and the end of Spoken Soul Food Sunday poetry jams at Midtown Arts, it seems like the nearby stages supporting […]