The economic vulnerability inherent in arts organizations is exacerbated when they rely on a major seasonal event—like “The Nutcracker”—for large portions of revenue, said Amir Pasic, dean of the School of Philanthropy at IUPUI.
Sweet spot in eclectic program occurs when its internationally inspired holiday travelogue hits Spain, Jamaica, and Benin.
What would happen if, say, a playwright, a video artist, a sculptor and a musician got together for a few weeks to try to create something without concern about who would see the final product … or even if there were a final product?
A company that owns more than a dozen strip clubs around the country, including one in Indianapolis, is facing a federal lawsuit over allegations that it exploited its dancers by requiring them to pay fees in order to work.
In the not-for-profit arts world, the bottom line is dependent on earned income, grants, philanthropic donations—and tried-and-true Christmas offerings.
The owners of a 3,400-seat theater in northwest Indiana that has featured top entertainers such as Bob Dylan, Jerry Seinfeld and Chris Rock have changed plans and won't demolish the facility.
Over her four-year stay, Tania Castroverde Moskalenko has helped stabilize the sprawling arts organization and find a sustainable mix of programming.
The group that owns the landmark entertainment and hospitality venue in downtown Indianapolis has decided not to sell the building after Live Nation made an offer late last year.
The hiring of Texas arts administrator Ty Sutton is part of a strategy to streamline ticketing and booking at campus venues and enhance Butler’s presence as an arts destination.
Lou Harry reviews Indiana Repertory Theatre’s production of “What I Learned in Paris” (through April 12) and Dance Kaleidoscope’s “Ray & Ella.”
A wordless “Peter Pan,” pianists in competition, and a musical “Idiot” among potential highlights in coming months.
The tap-dancing Santas, reindeer puppets and carol arrangements fulfill an essential role supporting the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s bottom line.
Nearly four years after the Center for the Performing Arts’ Carmel high-profile debut, its second full-time CEO says the startup has stabilized operations and is ready to grow its eclectic mix of programming.
Even saddled with distracting costumes, DK shines in country show. Highlights include choreographer Cynthia Pratt’s “If I Needed You.”
In “American Rhapsody”, Dance Kaleidoscope paired a new take on “An American in Paris” with a revival of his 2006 “Rhapsody.”
Recipients in central Indiana will include the Indianapolis Children’s Choir, Heartland Truly Moving Pictures, and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.
The stand-up comic—and Indiana native—puts five kids’ worth of experience into book form. Plus, thoughts on Dance Kaleidoscope’s ‘Barefoot Renegades.’