When he leaves, Krzysztof Urbanski will have been with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra for a decade, after joining in 2011 as the youngest artistic leader of any major American orchestra.
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra seeks to get back in the black in 2020
In 2020, the ISO will hire a new concertmaster, begin the search for a new conductor, and negotiate a new contract with its musicians. And all of this comes while its leaders try to pull the orchestra out of the red.Read More
Plans for permanent stage at White River State Park finally coming to fruition
The project’s $15.75 million second phase is under construction now and will bring a permanent concert venue to the 250-acre park when it’s finished in June.Read More
Light, video show on Circle to pay patriotic tribute nightly
The curtain is set to be raised on a nightly five-minute patriotic light and sound presentation that local officials say will cast Monument Circle in a whole new hue and could draw tens of thousands of people annually to the iconic landmark.Read More
Jim Irsay pays nearly $4M for guitar featured on Pink Floyd albums
The guitar was sold by former Pink Floyd frontman David Gilmour, who played it on such iconic albums as “The Dark Side of the Moon” and “The Wall."Read More
High Alpha’s Eric Tobias talks with podcast host Mason King about what he and two other tech execs plan to change at the 81-year-old venue (think glass barware and a larger green room)—and what they think the club is already doing well.
Broad Ripple’s historic nightclub has its first new ownership since 1986. The new owners plan to maintain the Vogue as a live-music venue while expanding into other types of programming.
An indoor performing arts center is set to open this summer in a southern Indiana tourist destination a decade after arson destroyed the county’s long-popular music venue.
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra is conducting a feasibility study on its office space needs that could lead it to leave the 17-story, 107-year-old building it owns behind Hilbert Circle Theatre.
The former “Saturday Night Live” cast member and Indianapolis native is planning the followup to her debut 2017 stand-up special, “Pizza Mind,” and honing her act on the road.
A towering limestone monument to a long-ago Indianapolis mayor will be transformed into a performance venue at Riverside Park, thanks in part to a Lilly Endowment Inc. grant.
Nearly 65 years after introducing the NFL’s first pep squad, the Indianapolis Colts are making several changes to their cheerleading program amid the backdrop of the #MeToo movement.
Two of Indy’s leading actors gave up lucrative careers in movies, TV and commercials to make a new life for themselves in central Indiana.
Circle to get $8M boost for patriotic light show as Lilly Endowment doles out $50M in special grants
The endowment said Wednesday it would fund 17 ideas across the city as part of its one-time Strengthening Indianapolis Through Arts and Cultural Innovation program.
Katy Gentry has been listening to Judy Garland since she was 13 years old and was gifted a copy of the iconic singer’s Carnegie Hall concert on vinyl.
New restrooms will be ready for concertgoers at the Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn, but a key portion of the venue’s two-year, $27 million revamp must wait until 2020.
Stages around the city are tilting toward the terrifying and dabbling in the macabre at this haunted time of year.
The Great American Songbook Foundation received the massive property earlier this year as a gift from Bren Simon, the widow of late shopping mall magnate Melvin Simon.
White River State Park Development Commission Executive Director Carolene Mays-Medley told members of the State Budget Committee on Tuesday that the commission wants to add a permanent stage, seating, restrooms and an artist amenity building to the park.
The project would include building a stage house, two sets of restrooms, permanent seating, a VIP building with additional restrooms, an artist amenity building and other unspecified site improvements.
The move could cut potential attendance at Friday evening’s show from about 30,000 to no more than 8,000.
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra confirmed Tuesday morning that Krzysztof Urbanski’s contract has been extended. The new deal with the 35-year-old conductor is shorter than the typical music director contract, according to an orchestra consultant.
A southern Indiana tourist site is moving ahead with plans for an indoor performing arts center that local officials hope will lure visitors back to its once-thriving arts-and-music village.