Why This Is Awesome: Two years ago, I left my hometown in the Midwest to relocate to another city with deep roots in the world of jazz, innovation and working class perseverance. But do you know what else those two cities have in common? A love […]
Here we are again about to welcome in a new year. But as I’m wont to do, let’s take a look back at this crazy year and assess where I’ve been in the world of arts and culture.
If you recall last year, I had an eclectic […]
Why this is awesome: Indianapolis is only 1 of 2 US cities whose state name appears in their capital city moniker. (The other is Oklahoma City.) When you live in Indy, you sometimes forget that the seat of state government is mere blocks away from your favorite sports bar or boutique. Perhaps that’s why
The art world is a busy microcosm of energy, conflict and resurgence. It’s easy to miss stories about every showcase, policy change or kerfuffle that arises. That’s why I’m hear to bring you 3 news items you might’ve missed on your feed.
Some stories make you […]
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 […]
It’s not surprising I’ve been in a nostalgic mood lately given we’re at year end, but I didn’t want to write a big, corny retrospective on how important this past year’s events have shaped my life. It’s too pretentious and, well, no one would care […]
Why this is awesome: I’ve been feeling pretty glum lately due to sociopolitical strife disease epidemics constant war the consistently gray skies outside my window here in the Northern Hemisphere. So, I’ve decided to share some pics of the amazing dinosaur sculptures crawling into the […]
Art has a funny way of showing up in some of the most unexpected places. Cave walls. Matchbooks. The heads of tiny pins. Even places where no one would ever think to call it art.
That’s what happened to me one day as I walked my […]