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Magically Delicious: 2017 Indianapolis Winter Magic Festival at Wake Up at IndyFringe

JANUARY 17, 2017 • GUEST
Almost as much fun as watching a magic trick is watching the expressions on the faces of other audience members. That wide-eyed look of amazement from seeing something that defies logic and explanation is priceless. Expect to see that look a lot at the 2017 Indianapolis Winter Magic Festival at IndyFringe.
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MLK Day in Indianapolis

JANUARY 11, 2017 • CHERIE LOWE
MLK Day in Indianapolis offers a number of fantastic experiences (most of them free!) for your family to celebrate a courageous and life giving civil rights activist, living out his dream of bringing people together to realize a dream of acknowledging the beauty of the human family.
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What We’re Excited for in 2017

JANUARY 3, 2017 • JAIME ROBBINS
Travel + Leisure named Indy one of the “Best Places to Travel in 2017” and we could not agree more. Here are a few reasons Indy should top your travel list this year.
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New Year's Eve with Kids

DECEMBER 23, 2016 • KATY MANN
Celebrating New Year's Eve in Indianapolis can be done with kids! With so many place to party as the clock hits 12 o'clock, you won't want to leave anyone behind.
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Looking Back: 2016 in Indy Instagrams

DECEMBER 21, 2016 • CHRISTINE ZETZL
20 Instagrams that sum up 2016 in Indy.
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9 Must-See Shows in Indianapolis This Winter

DECEMBER 16, 2016 • GUEST
Yeah, it’s winter, but there’s still plenty of fun to be had, especially when it comes to Indianapolis concerts. From massive country stars to longtime rock ‘n’ roll greats, several notable acts are coming to town between now and the end of March.
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Photo Blog: First (Real) Snowfall This Winter

DECEMBER 14, 2016 • DAWN OLSEN
Vermont may be beautiful this time of year (#AllThatSnow), but Indy looks nice in white, too. After yesterday's snow, the city is feeling pretty festive. A winter wonderland, indeed.
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10 Locally-Made Stocking Stuffers

DECEMBER 9, 2016 • DAWN OLSEN
With the holiday season in full swing, there’s a good chance you’ve already hung stockings by the chimney with care. But why wait for Santa to fill them? Here are 10 locally-made goodies that make for perfect stocking stuffers.
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Celebrating Repeal Day in Indy

DECEMBER 5, 2016 • NATALIE CLAYTON
Today is THE day – the day of the 21st amendment, aka the day Prohibition was repealed. Discover the best ways to celebrate in Indy.
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Indy Named a Top Food City in America. Again.

DECEMBER 1, 2016 • JAIME ROBBINS
Zagat recently named Indy one of the "Hottest Food Cities of 2016."
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Festival of Carols Giveaway

NOVEMBER 28, 2016 • CHERIE LOWE
If you love the sounds of the season as much as I do, mark your calendar now for the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir’s Festival of Carols. Beginning December 4th with five performances throughout the month, you’ll be dazzled and delighted to hear and see this Christmas spectacular.
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Free Admission to Indiana State Parks on Black Friday

NOVEMBER 22, 2016 • JAIME ROBBINS
Make your Black Friday a little brighter this year by exploring our state parks instead of our malls.
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Five Perfect Date Nights

NOVEMBER 18, 2016 • GUEST
We’ve all been there before. From single and ready to mingle to trying to get a night away from the kids, a date can be a great way to cut loose and have some fun.
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IMA to Host Internet Cat Video Festival

NOVEMBER 15, 2016 • DAWN OLSEN
Then don't miss the Internet Cat Video Festival, held Thursday through Saturday at the Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA). The three-day festival is the purr-fect opportunity to gather your fellow feline fanatics and watch a curated collection of cat clips.
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111 Year Old Restaurant Provides Melting Pot of Cuisine & Culture

NOVEMBER 11, 2016 • CHRIS GAHL
The first time I dined at the now 111-year old iconic Shapiro’s restaurant, I was only seven years old.  I went with my dad ahead of going to my first Pacers game. I vividly recall the eclectic gathering of people, a melting pot if you will, all speaking different languages, all enjoying food.
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Five Things To Do After You Vote

NOVEMBER 4, 2016 • DAWN OLSEN
You made it to the polling station and filled out your ballot. But have you made plans for the rest of Election Day? From an improvised comedy debate at White Rabbit Cabaret to a watch party at Flat 12 Bierwerks, there are plenty of things to do after you vote.
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Big Expansion Annouced at the Indiana State Musuem

NOVEMBER 3, 2016 • DAWN OLSEN
Between now and the museum's 150th anniversary in 2019, all of the museum's core science, culture, and history galleries will be renovated. 
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Spirit and Place Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary

OCTOBER 31, 2016 • JAIME ROBBINS
This event is always special to Indy, but this year is extraordinary. With the 20th anniversary of Spirit and Place, the 200th anniversary of Indiana, and almost 10 years since the passing of inaugural speaker Vonnegut this is something you do not want to miss.
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Born Under a Bad Sign

OCTOBER 27, 2016 • LARA NEAL
Did you know that H.H. Holmes, one of America's first serial killers, once lived in Irvington? Did you know that he killed more people than Jack the Ripper? Did you know you can see a re-creation of his infamous "Murder Castle" starting today at Playground Productions Studio?
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Rhythm Discovery Day

OCTOBER 25, 2016 • CHERIE LOWE
Everybody marches to the beat of their own drum. Isn’t it about time to make your rhythm real? Don’t miss PASIC - Percussive Arts Society International Convention - this November in Indy. Thousands of musicians will gather from November 9-12 for concerts, workshops, panels, presentations, master classes, labs, and more. On November 12, you are invited to Rhythm Discovery Day!
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You Are There: Eli Lilly at the Beginning

OCTOBER 21, 2016 • CHERIE LOWE
The Indiana History Center’s newest exhibit, You Are There: Eli Lilly at the Beginning, transports visitors back in time. Visit Civil War veteran Colonel Eli Lilly’s original laboratory on Pearl Street of Indianapolis during its nascent days of development. Discover what drove Eli Lilly not only to found Eli Lilly and Company but also his passion for philanthropic living and giving

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