Priority list includes ISO’s summer season starter, free art fair, more

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“Room to Roam”

In IBJ’s Innovation issue, I wrote about Indy Convergence, a creative arts group that’s interested both in pure artistic creation and community involvement. Here’s an opportunity to get to know more directly what that organization is about. This six-block art walk features performances by artists involved in this year’s program, leading participants from from Central State Mansion to Indy Convergence’s building. June 16. Beginning at Central State Mansion Details

Talbot Street Art Fair

The largest free art fair in the city attracts more than 270 artists to the Herron Morton Neighborhood. Included are a significant number of clay, glass, fiber and jewelry, so you may end up leaving with something you can either wear or display in your home without the need to put holes in your wall. Talbot St. between 16th and 20th. June 17-18 Details

Symphony on the Prairie

The summer season kicks off for the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra at Conner Prairie with one of classical music’s most familiar works. Stefan Asbury conducts. If you’d rather be seated at Hilbert Circle Theatre, you can catch a lunchtime performance on June 15. June 16-17 Conner Prairie Amphitheatre Details

Also this week

Joe Jackson plays the Palladium June 16.

Wilco takes over the Lawn at White River State Park June 13.

Indianapolis Symphonic Band plays at Fort Harrison State Park.

The Eiteljorg Museum celebrates Juneteenth with a festival on June 17.

Act a Foo plays its monthly improvisational gig June 18 at Indy Fringe.

National Theatre Live projects the London production of “Who Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” at Keystone Art Cinema. June 18

Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson teamed up with indie rock band The National for “A Lot of Sorrow,” a video installation that will be part of a series of new shows at Herron Galleries on display beginning June 14.

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