Lou Harry's A&E

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IBJ movie night: 'Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)'

Win tickets to a sneak preview of the already acclaimed new film starring Michael Keaton.
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A&E Roundup: $300k for Indy artist, 'Fargo' out in the cold, more

"Batman" producer to teach at IU. Phoenix playwright's creation launching onto national play network.
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A&E priority list includes Fleetwood Mac, Heartland Film Fest, more

If you are looking to experience the unexpected, try the first Art in Odd Places fest downtown.
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Diane Rehm, Loni Anderson to read play at Clowes Hall

Marilu Henner and Robert Foxworth also in company reading first act of Trish Vradenburg's play "Surviving Grace."
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A&E priorities include IRT's 'Red,' a tap great, and Hitchcock flicks

Stuck for ideas for what to do this week? How about a play in an unusual venue? Or binge-watching classic films? Here's a starter list with links to ticket information.
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A&E roundup: IMOCA's new space; NBC's Lester Holt to help pianists

Plus, some of the stars who will be performing at the Indianapolis City Ballet's Evening with the Stars benefit.
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Circle City Classic events, IMOCA opening, and more on A&E priority list

Got some time between Oct. 2-8? Here's a short list of stuff to do, including a visit from a legendary Broadway choreographer.
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A&E priorities include Broadway legend, improvised theater, more

Chita Rivera and the Improvised Shakespeare Company among highlights.
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Reviews: Season openers at the IRT and Phoenix

The first act of IRT's "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" might make you wonder why the show isn't produced more often. The second act makes it clear.
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Critics react to 'Spamalot' cancellation

A high school in Pennsylvania nixed a production of the Monty Python musical due to "homosexual themes."
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