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Thursday, September 16, 2021
Having been somewhat submerged by pandemic constraints, Dance Kaleidoscope celebrates 'Breaking the Surface'
Returning to its home stage for live performances, Dance Kaleidoscope is prepared again to bring its virtuosity to the main stage of Indian...
Monday, September 13, 2021
Sowerby's jazzy side: An early 20th-century force in Chicago music gets multifaceted display
Posed for success: Paul Whiteman (center) and his men Some of the earliest peeks into the workshop of early jazz were made by European comp...
Monday, September 6, 2021
Fringe Festival's third weekend was almost the charm
Leading up to Labor Day, my miscellany of 2021 Indianapolis Theatre Fringe Festival events spread over three days suggests I might as wel...
Sunday, September 5, 2021
With substandard audio clarified, 2005 Scott Reeves Quintet recording resurfaces attractively
Bandleader Scott Reeves with his two mellow horns. A faculty jazz outing from 2005 at City College of New York receives a welcome first issu...
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Fringe Festival's second weekend: Vexed and vexatious families and frayed bonds
Many years ago, reviewing theater for the Flint Journal, for several summers I got to zip over to Stratford, Ontario, during opening week of...
Sunday, August 22, 2021
First Fringe Festival weekend: Singular and collective
Variety in performance styles, purposes, and a wide range of content is a given in the annual Indianapolis Theatre Fringe Festival, which ...
Saturday, August 14, 2021
'The Convent' wrings spiritual discoveries from a jerrybuilt community of women
It goes way back: building "safe spaces" for people with fragile links to each other but an overriding sense of belonging to som...
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