Straight No Chaser group photo
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The High Notes Of Straight No Chaser

The musical phenomenon Straight No Chaser, birthed at IU, comes to the Murat this month. We trace their unlikely journey, the fits and starts, strokes of luck and setbacks, in an oral history.

Scenes from movies appearing at the Heartland Film Festival
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10 Picks From The 31st Heartland Film Fest

Cinephile and freelance writer Lou Harry offers his top 10 recommendations from the Heartland International Film Festival.

An illustration of an All IN Music & Arts Festival at the Indiana State Fairgrounds
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All IN Music & Arts Festival Debuts At State Fairgrounds

More than three decades after founding Deer Creek, two local music industry legends team up with other big names to start a new festival this month.

Best Games of Gen Con
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Best Games Of Gen Con 2022

In a sea of fan-favorite games mixed with the new guard, we’ve rounded up this year’s best played at the convention of gamers.

Chaka Kahn graces the State Fair Free Stage
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More Band For Your Buck At The State Fair

The Indiana State Fair’s Free Stage offers an army of old-school rockers at no charge. Which ones are still worth seeing?

aerial view of Back 9 driving range
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Just Fore Fun At Back 9

May the fores be with you at downtown’s new golf and entertainment venue.

The director of Ricky 3 in a red hat and green jacket
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Ricky 3’s Hip-Hop Spin On Shakespeare

This month, a local Shakespeare company stages a hip-hop version of Richard III at the Taggart Memorial Amphitheatre—A treatment almost as new as the venue.

Matt and Shane of Houndmouth cross a street
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Houndmouth’s Homecoming

The New Albany band made a huge splash in 2013 with their debut album. Nearly 10 years, three labels, and a couple of departed band members later, they have returned to Indiana to reconnect with the people and places that first inspired them to make music.

Josh Baker Hi-Fi owner at the front entry to HI-FI
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HI-FI Owner Josh Baker Stages A Comeback

Of all the industries decimated by the pandemic, few businesses were hit harder than concert venues. As the summer music season begins, HI-FI founder and MOKB Presents president Josh Baker reflects on two years that definitely did not rock.

Still images from Indy Film Fest films
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Indy Film Fest Returns At Kan-Kan Cinema

Here’s your cheat sheet to the best films (and one cringey) showing at next week’s film festival. Enjoy 12 days of motion pictures at the artsy Windsor Park movie cinema or from the comfort of your home starting June 15th.

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WonderRoad Music Festival Debuts In Garfield Park

This month, a two-day music festival called WonderRoad debuts in Garfield Park. Will it succeed in a city that has never been able to sustain such a thing?

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Girl Named Tom Hits A Happier Note

After winning The Voice this past fall, the South Bend band Girl Named Tom had to overcome a tragedy as they embarked on a supercharged career.

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10 Tips About Tibbs Drive-In Theatre

Indy’s only drive-in theater reopens for the season. Here’s a preview you don’t want to skip.

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How Showtime’s Billions Best Depicts Indiana Right Now

The best show about Indiana right now is Showtime’s Billions. The series’ sixth season is rife with references to the Hoosier state.

IU Soul Revue in 2002
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Five Decades Of High Notes For The IU Soul Revue

This month, the IU Soul Revue—one of the nation’s oldest university Black music ensembles—gets the band back together for a 50th anniversary jam.