Kevin Patterson has stepped down at mid-season as general director of the struggling Indianapolis Opera and has quickly been replaced with a new leader.
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra enjoyed several milestones during the the 2015-16 season, but a pair of unforeseen circumstances prevented its parent organization from meeting budget projections.
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.
The organizer for the Evermore Music Festival is telling vendors and bands that his business is insolvent and does not have enough money to fully pay them for their work on the inaugural event, which fell far short of attendance projections.
Heather Ramsey was just looking for a place where her young vocal students could perform for their parents and grandparents when she leased a 60-year-old former machine shop in Carmel’s Arts & Design District. Now, it’s one of the region’s hottest places to see seasoned recording artists perform intimate shows.
The contract, announced Friday, is the first labor agreement the musicians have approved since 2006 to contain an overall wage increase.
Organizers of Evermore Music Festival, set for three days this fall on the lawn of the American Legion Mall, hope slow ticket sales perk up.
Over her four-year stay, Tania Castroverde Moskalenko has helped stabilize the sprawling arts organization and find a sustainable mix of programming.
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is one of four American orchestras chosen to perform at a festival in Washington, D.C., in 2018.
Josh Baker and Craig “Dodge” Lile are considered among the most influential movers, shakers and tastemakers in the Indianapolis arts and culture community.
Nick White has reserved American Legion Mall for the Sept. 30-Oct. 2 weekend to launch the Evermore Music Festival. He still needs sponsors. And 35 acts.
Baker, who founded IU's jazz studies program, wrote more than 2,000 pieces of music and was nominated for a Grammy in 1979 and a Pulitzer Prize in 1973. In 2000, he was named a National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, the country's highest jazz honor.
Seeing Madeleine and Lilly Jurkiewicz backstage before a performance, you might think they are preparing for a college talent night. But the sisters are launching a tour in support of their third album, one that could make the difference between a future as an indie niche act or a breakout success.
The Indianapolis Opera will kick off its 2016-17 season with the world premiere adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.’s play “Happy Birthday, Wanda June” with music by Richard Auldon Clark of Butler University.
The owner of the Little Nashville Opry site in Brown County says he's still working on long-delayed plans to rebuild the concert hall that was destroyed by arson more than six years ago.
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.