Hilbert Circle Theatre in downtown Indianapolis, The Palladium in Carmel and The Vogue in Broad Ripple are among the venues that are getting back to business starting as soon as Friday.
The federal grant program, part of a larger pandemic relief effort, officially launched April 8, but its application portal crashed within hours because of technical problems. The portal is set to reopen Saturday.
The Vogue on Friday announced it was partnering with the Holliday Park Foundation for a weekend summer concert series called “Rock The Ruins,” with shows at at Holliday Park from June to September.
Businesses are looking for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program, which had its launch derailed last week because of technical problems with the application portal, to reopen soon.
The Greenwood theater will be the first Regal location in the state to reopen, followed by other locations in weeks to come. Regal closed its theaters last year because of the pandemic.
Teachers Credit Union has signed on as the naming-rights partner for the newly renovated concert venue at White River State Park, but those involved in the deal aren’t sharing details about the contract.
Swish organizers are trying to bring back a sense of normalcy and financial security for local artists by guaranteeing they’ll be paid for their involvement in the downtown festival—even if the weather thwarts their plans.
Regal had been one of most notable holdouts in the gradual reopening of cinemas nationwide. For nearly half a year, its 7,211 screens and 549 theatres in the U.S. have been dark.
AMC’s theater reopenings are part of the entertainment industry’s gradual road to recovery as states begin loosening restrictions and more people receive vaccinations.
On Saturday, performances will take place downtown on Georgia Street, at Lugar Plaza and at Davlan Park in the Mass Ave neighborhood. Performances are also scheduled at the airport.
More than 600 artists, musicians, dancers and other creative types are expected to take part in Swish, an arts and cultural festival that will take over sidewalks and outdoor cultural spaces in downtown Indianapolis starting Saturday.
Indianapolis artist Tasha Beckwith was chosen by the Indianapolis Airport Authority’s public-art selection committee to create an 11-foot-high, 75-foot-long mural depicting Madam C.J. Walker’s impact on Indianapolis.
The settlement agreement brings the legal wrangling over the estate of the artist who grew up in Indianapolis and is known for his iconic “LOVE” series closer to an end.
Among the most vulnerable not-for-profits, the study said, are those involved in arts and entertainment, which depend on ticket sales for most of their revenue, cannot significantly their reduce expenses and don’t typically hold much cash.
The project is the first phase of a larger upgrade expected to include an expansive outdoor plaza at the entrance of the 58-year-old performing arts venue.
Charles Venable, who came to Newfields in 2012, stepped down Wednesday amid controversy over a job posting.
The letter comes in the wake of a controversial job listing in which the Indianapolis art museum and nature center described a need to diversify its patrons while “maintaining the museum’s traditional, core, white art audience.”
Cultural development startup GangGang, which was enlisted to curate an exhibition highlighting a local mural celebrating the Black Lives Matter movement, said it has stepped away from the initiative.