A temporary outdoor stage set up to entertain race fans at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway has been replaced after it failed to meet new safety standards enacted by the state following last year's deadly stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair.
The $2.75 drop is meant to enhance the concert experience at Klipsch Music Center and The Lawn at White River State Park.
Ronald Caltabiano says the Butler arts festival would feature talent from the university, affiliated organizations like Dance Kaleidoscope and Indianapolis Opera, and “extraordinary” guest artists.
Organizers of some of Indiana's county fairs and small festivals are anxiously awaiting new rules governing the type of rigging involved in last summer's deadly State Fair stage collapse.
Gov. Mitch Daniels told an entertainment industry group pushing for safer outdoor events Monday that Indiana has learned from last year's deadly State Fair stage collapse and is moving to approve emergency rules for outdoor stages.
A central Indiana business owner and radio show host plans on rebuilding a southern Indiana concert hall that hosted some of country music's top acts before it burned down in 2009.
The tour manager who was widely credited with saving the lives of country duo Sugarland before a deadly stage collapse at last summer's Indiana State Fair has become a central focus of lawyers seeking millions in damages for the families of seven people who died and dozens who were injured.
The country duo Sugarland want to wait until May to give depositions in lawsuits over a stage collapse at the Indiana State Fair because they're preparing to tour, their attorney argued in court motions filed Wednesday.
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Politics aren’t discussed much in Yasmina Reza’s “God of Carnage” (at the IRT through March 24). But after watching a performance, you might find yourself wondering how global superpowers—let alone political parties or religious groups—can possibly get along when the play’s two seemingly civilized couples can’t even have an 85-minute discussion without leaving emotional shrapnel everywhere.
Succession planning is critical for any organization but even more so when the person making the hand-off is the creator and driving force, and several local arts groups are still led by their founders.
All large, temporary outdoor stages like the one in last summer's deadly Indiana State Fair collapse would face temporary state inspection standards under a bill approved Monday by the Indiana House.