As to the latter, what Clowes Hall brings to town helps define the Indy arts season. So what do you think of this year's "Clowes Presents" lineup?
Loudon Wainwright III and Leo Kottke (Sept. 27)
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago (Oct. 24)
The Soweto Gospel Choir (Nov. 14)
"The Great Tennessee Monkey Trial" presented by LA Theatre Works (Jan. 30)
Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet in performance with the Shaolin Monks of China (Feb. 6)
"Rain: The Beatles Experience" (Mar. 27)
Patti LuPone in “Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda” (April 24)