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Priority list includes Comic Con, A.J. Foyt exhibit, more

April 10, 2017

Indiana Comic Con

Sure, you could line up to by an $80 autograph and photo from Val Kilmer. Or you can split that and spend $40 on the same from Nichelle Nichols and another $40 with Cary Elwes. Or you can pass on the celebrities and, instead, visit writing workshops, hear panel of comic book artists, take a belly dancing class, learn about the science behind science fiction, search for your match at nerdy speed dating, or, I kid you not, participate in a game of archery tag. April 14-16 Indiana Convention Center Details

The Crossroads Project

It’s tough to recall another project whose development involved a string quartet, a visual artist and a physicist. But that’s the case with “The Crossroads Project,” being presented by the IUPUI Arts & Humanities Institute. A combination of science and performance, it’s the brainchild of composer Laura Kaminsky and painter Rebecca Allen and consists of soliloquies, music and projected visuals. April 12 Indianapolis History Center  Details

A.J. Foyt exhibit

A field of about 36 cars will be in position at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but this isn’t your standard Indy 500 lineup. In this case, all of the cars were driven by racing legend A.J. Foyt. The cars will be supplemented by memorabilia, much of it from Foyt’s personal collection. Opening April 15 Indianapolis Motor Speedway Museum  Details

Also this week

Bollywood star Mika Singh plays Clowes Hall April 14.

Circle City New Play Fest features staged readings of four plays over three days, April 13-15 at the Speak Easy Downtown. Each reading includes a happy hour with the playwrights.

Act A Foo improv returns to Indy Fringe April 16.

Comedian Rodney Carrington brings his act to the Murat April 14.

Gregory Hancock Dance Theatre revives “Superhero” at the Tarkington April 14-15.

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