The title is appropriate since the city itself defines the exhibit, which places public art in relation to the city’s architectural wonders. Opening weekend events include a preview party, design and community public discussions, music and dance performances, and a celebration of Mill Race Park’s 25th anniversary. Opening Aug. 26 Various locations in Columbus, IN Details
Late Night Cabaret
As a bonus for this year’s IndyFringe, performers occupied during other showtimes get a chance to perform together in an evening of, well, whatever they want to bring to the stage. The show starts at 11:45 p.m. Aug. 25 IndyFringe Basile Theater Details
"Songs of Clay and Stone"
Fair to say that the Eiteljorg Museum isn’t the first place you think about for opera. Here, though, it’s offering a world premiere by composer Kenneth Frazelle featuring mezzo soprano Kathryn Findlen, pianist Robert Brewer, and projected imagery by photographer Edward S. Curtis. Aug. 27 Eiteljorg Museum Details
Also this week
Zac Brown Band performs Aug. 25 at Klipsch Music Center.
Harpeth Rising plays an “In Concert with Nature” gig at the Eagle Creek Park Marina Aug. 23.
The annual Ray Bradbury Memorial Lecture at the Central Library Aug. 23 features Jonathan R. Eller, director of the Center for Ray Bradbury Studies, speaking on the author and the U.S. space program.
"Blazing Saddles" gets a screening at the Indianapolis Museum of Art Aug. 25. I don’t need to tell you what side dish you should bring as part of your picnic.