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The Art of the Matter

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Indy Fringe Fest, Carmel Celebration of Bands, Exhibit Columbus, Nickel Plate Arts, and Po...

It's nearly time for the Indy Fringe Fest, all the bands are coming to Carmel, and why you should visit Columbus, Indiana this month. We'll also get a sneak preview of Nickel Plate Arts' fall season, and meet poet Adrian Matejka. Join us for these conversations and more on "The Art of the Matter."

Indy Fringe Fest, Carmel Celebration of Bands, Exhibit Columbus, Nickel Plate Arts, and Po...

Indiana State Museum's New CEO, Harley-Davidson Exhibit at the Indiana History Center, Jaz...

This week, meet the Indiana State Museum's new CEO, check out some motorcycles at the Indiana History center, hear what jazz guitarist Charlie Ballantine's been up to, celebrate an NEA grant that will invigorate a community, and envision things with wings at the IMA. Join us for these conversations and more on "The Art of the Matter."

Indiana State Museum's New CEO, Harley-Davidson Exhibit at the Indiana History Center, Jaz...

Indiana State Fair's Wonderful World of Food, Boogie-Woogie Piano Fest, Steampunk Art Show...

This week, a sneak peek at a highlight of the Indiana State Fair, a festival devoted to boogie-woogie piano, and some mad scientists stage an art exhibit. We'll also meet comedian, musician, and motivational speaker Rick Garrett, and learn how Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre is celebrating its 20th anniversary season. Join us for these conversations and more on "The Art of the Matter."

Indiana State Fair's Wonderful World of Food, Boogie-Woogie Piano Fest, Steampunk Art Show...

Stutz Residents' Exhibit, The State Museum Celebrates Limestone, Yelp Indy's New Festival,...

This week, Stutz Artist Resident John Klinkose can't escape water, the Indiana State Museum showcases the role of Hoosier limestone around the world and right at home, and Yelp Indy's creative new festival. We'll also get a peek at the inspiration behind two summer concerts by Dance Kaleidoscope, and find out what you can expect if you attend Butler's Divedapper Poetry Carnival. Join us for these conversations and more on "The Art of the Matter."

Stutz Residents' Exhibit, The State Museum Celebrates Limestone, Yelp Indy's New Festival,...

Stutz Residents' Exhibit, The State Museum Celebrates Limestone, Yelp Indy's New Festival,...

This week, Stutz Artist Resident John Klinkose can't escape water, the Indiana State Museum showcases the role of Hoosier limestone around the world and right at home, and Yelp Indy's creative new festival. We'll also get a peek at the inspiration behind two summer concerts by Dance Kaleidoscope, and find out what you can expect if you attend Butler's Divedapper Poetry Carnival. Join us for these conversations and more on "The Art of the Matter."

Stutz Residents' Exhibit, The State Museum Celebrates Limestone, Yelp Indy's New Festival,...

Great American Songbook Academy, Using Music to Help People with Alzheimer's Disease, Huma...

This week, the Great American Songbook Academy, using music to enrich the lives of people with Alzheimer's Disease, the band Eliot Bigger, and a premiere at the Phoenix Theatre. Join us for these conversations and more on "The Art of the Matter."

Great American Songbook Academy, Using Music to Help People with Alzheimer's Disease, Huma...

Indy Urban Hardwoods, Indianapolis Ballet Inc., Contemporary Art Exhibit, Nickel Plate Pla...

This week, we'll learn about a new professional ballet company, check in with a multimedia artist-turned-woodworker, and meet a pair of oncologists who have a secret identity as contemporary art curators. We'll also meet a local theatre company focusing on new works and a photographer whose work is inspired by travel. Join us for these conversations and more on "The Art of the Matter."

Indy Urban Hardwoods, Indianapolis Ballet Inc., Contemporary Art Exhibit, Nickel Plate Pla...

The Indianapolis Opera and Indianapolis Chamber Orchestras Have New Seasons, a New Kind of...

This week, we'll get sneak previews of the Indianapolis Opera and Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra's new seasons, learn how Sofar Sounds is reinventing house concerts, get insights into the Carmel Symphony Orchestra's music director search, and hear from David Amram about his long friendship with Dan Wakefield. All that and more, this week on "The Art of the Matter."

The Indianapolis Opera and Indianapolis Chamber Orchestras Have New Seasons, a New Kind of...

Celebrating Zines, Self-Evident Tunes, a New Small Studio Session, and a Long Partnership at the IRT

This week, we'll learn about The Gluestick Festival and a Herron Galleries art show that celebrates all things "zine," learn why Gail Payne pairs country songs with Gershwin for her new cabaret show, discover how tribulations helped Richard Edwards create a solo album, and understand why Janet Allen and James Still can finish each other's sentences. All that and more, this week on "The Art of the Matter".

Celebrating Zines, Self-Evident Tunes, a New Small Studio Session, and a Long Partnership at the IRT

Cantor Janice Roger, Artist Jenny Montgomery, Singer Jackie Evancho, an Israeli Film Festi...

A conversation with Janice Roger, who's retiring after nearly four decades as a cantor. Next, meet the "antidamsels" drawn by artist Jenny Montgomery, who'd like young people to have strong and resilient role models. We'll also learn what makes singer Jackie Evancho tick, get a sneak peek at the JCC's second annual Israeli Film Festival, and get some insights into the Indiana premiere of the stage musical version of The Hunchback of Notre Dame. All that and more, this episode of on "The Art of the Matter."

Cantor Janice Roger, Artist Jenny Montgomery, Singer Jackie Evancho, an Israeli Film Festi...

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