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Trophy-seeking hunters keep Greenwood taxidermist busy

The late winter sun has yet to rise, but brothers Charlie and Mark Masheck already are hard at work inside a sprawling cabin along Matthews Road outside Greenwood, setting up for the day. A painted sign out front reads Hoosier Trapper Supply Inc., but the rustic shop also houses the brothers’ other endeavor: Leatherwood Wildlife […]

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Tattoo artist inks reputation for detail

Away from the job, Monte Agee is like any other family man. But in his 12 years as a tattoo artist, he has inked everything
from pop-culture icons such as the Powerpuff Girls to Renaissance-style portraits of biblical figures and full-color scenes
straight out of the children’s book “Where the Wild Things Are.”

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Museum of Art fashion show to highlight local designers

It’s not easy to make a living in high fashion, especially in a city where the “garment district” extends only to the nearest
Hancock or Jo Ann Fabrics. Still, Indianapolis has a little something up its sleeve–more than a dozen designers who are prepping
their collections for “Project IMA,” a fashion show modeled after Bravo’s reality hit “Project Runway.”

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Arts Council offers more help directly to artists

When Shannon Linker went to work for the Arts Council of Indianapolis in mid-2002, it was a typical pass-through organization–re-granting
city money to local arts groups. Now Linker is director of an artist-services program for the council that is on par with
those offered in communities like Seattle and New York City but few other places.

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