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Brother O Brother: A Q&A with Chris Banta

The muggy air was filled with the typical blaring of downtown Indianapolis. Greeted by a blast of cold air and smells of spice, sanitizer and the bustle of an after-lunch crowd of nursing students, the waitress, whipped by the lunch rush, continued her job sluggishly, serving drinks to the patrons. After ...


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Culture

Fine Art at the Market

Every first Friday of the month, Indianapolis hosts a wide breadth of events ranging from live music, to local markets, local art and more. This coming Sept 7 is no exception. The city market, will play host to one of the major events called ‘Art at the Market,’ where in addition to tasting food, ...


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Chreece 4: Hip Hop Festival in Pictures

From DJs spinning to emcees spitting to 6-piece bands providing some soul, Chreece 4 offered something for even the pickiest hip hop fan. Music lovers from all over came out to listen and show support for these local and regional talents. Chreece is all about the love of music, and it brings the community ...


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Reviews

Film Review: Avengers: Infinity War

It’s been 10 years since Nick Fury met Tony Stark in a post-credits scene in 2008’s “Iron Man,” in which the doors into a much larger universe had begun to open. Now, after 10 years-worth of storytelling with the release of almost 20 different films, it can all culminate in the gargantuan movie ...


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Culture

Celebrating National Poetry Month at University Library

The month of April, also known as National Poetry Month, brought another year of performances, writing prompts and fair competition amongst poets all over the country. Poetry Month never fails to enrich our understanding and appreciation of clever wordplay, competitive slam and the raw quality of the ...


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Local

A Musician's View of Record Store Day

For the past 5 years, my sister and I have made a point to visit our top three favorite record shops in town – LUNA music, Indy CD & Vinyl and The Exchange.  This year will be no different. Record Store Day provides the opportunity for record collectors, musicians and music enthusiast to rejoice ...


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Culture

National Record Store Day at The Exchange

Vinyl collectors all over the world will join together this Saturday to celebrate their passion of music and records. According to the official Record Store Day website, “There are Record Store Day participating stores on every continent except Antarctica.” In Indiana, many local businesses that ...


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Local

The Ultimate Guide to Record Store Day 2018

Every year, the dark cloud of an impending finals week has one silver lining: Record Store Day. On the third Saturday of April, local record stores, food trucks, music lovers and hipsters come together to celebrate the wonders of analog. With some avid record collectors lining up hours before the stores open, ...


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Local

Devon Fisher's Big Fat Record Collection

For IU sophomore Devon Fisher, Record Store Day is a chance to appreciate the local arts scene and expand his already impressive record collection. As of today, Fisher has around 700 albums, including a few limited pressings, thanks to Record Store Day. Among the many albums that fill his crates, ...


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Opinion

On Them Indiana Record Store Days

I started participating in Record Store Day my senior year of high school. Since then, it’s a day that I look forward to all year. While the album releases are exciting (especially the David Bowie picture discs that have been coming out the past several years), what keeps me going to Luna Music at ...


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Opinion

Vinyl Confessions

On the eve of this weekend’s Record Store Day, where hundreds of thousands of music fans turn out to purchase hard to find and collectible vinyl, I’m reminded of how I got started on my own record collection and the records that mean the most to me. As I sit here typing this while listening to a ...


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Culture

Record Store Day at The Exchange

Vinyl collectors all over the world will join together this Saturday to celebrate their passion of music and records. According to the official Record Store Day website, “there are Record Store Day participating stores on every continent except Antarctica.” In Indiana, many local businesses that ...


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Irvington Prepares for Inaugural Brewery Festival

A small eastside community is getting people ready to experience an event for craft beer lovers of all types, from the pale ales lovers to the stout connoisseurs. The Irvington Community Council (ICC) is hosting its first Beastside Brewfest on Saturday, April 28 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Our Lady ...


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Culture

Comic Con Entertains the Circle City

Last weekend, over 40,000 people attended the 5th annual Indiana Comic Con at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, and they were not disappointed. “There was just so much to do,” Indiana Comic Con frequenter Casey Carson said. This year, Indiana Comic Con spanned over 400,000 square ...


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Film

Movie Review: Tomb Raider

On March 16, the newest adaptation of the “Tomb Raider” story was released in theaters, and although the fast-paced action sequences were exciting to watch, the movie itself falls a little short of living up to the two video games published by Square Enix: the self titled reboot of the “Tomb Raider” ...


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Culture

Comic Con Comes to Indy

Comic book fans, pop-culture lovers and wearers of cosplay, rejoice! The Indianapolis Comic Con is back this weekend, March 30 through April 1, at the Indiana Convention Center, located at 100 S. Capitol Avenue. Last year, over 40,000 people attended the event. This year, Indiana Comic Con is expecting ...


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Poetry on The Fringe Explores Body Image

Poetry on the Fringe brought a personal and thought-provoking look at body image through poetic, comedic and auteur performances on Sunday. The event, scheduled from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., featured an open mic for emerging artists, an original theatrical production and a poetry slam. It took place at the ...


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Reviews

Movie Review: A Wrinkle In Time

When the original source material is considered to be unfilmable, it’s easy to see that director Ava Duvernay was gambling big on her attempt at a film adaptation of the beloved novel. But was it worth the risk? Well, yes and no. But one thing is certain: It’s the thought that counts. Based on ...


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