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Dancers from the Central Indiana Dance Ensemble practice for their Nov. 8 show at the Indiana Design Center. (Submitted photos)

Dance ensemble Barre-ing it all

By Joseph Knoop The Central Indiana Dance Ensemble is holding its 15th anniversary season fundraiser  with their new theme “Night at the Barre” on Nov. 8. The CIDE, a pre-professional dance ensemble and resident...

Ethan Bortnick, 13-year-old prodigy and musical phenomenon, will play the at 7 p.m., Oct. 26 at the Palladium of Carmel. (Submitted photo)

Prodigy Ethan Bortnick visits Palladium Oct. 26

By Tonya Burton Get ready to be surprised and entertained by a young man Oprah dubbed “one of the world’s smartest and most talented kids.”  Ethan Bortnick, 13-year-old prodigy and musical phenomenon, will play...

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The art of a democratic orchestra

By Jay Harvey Our most common image of a symphony orchestra usually focuses on the conductor: a commanding figure, wielding a white baton, standing at the center of everyone’s attention on a podium. He...

Bunny Watson (Sarah Baron), left, provides Ruthie (Katie Gipson) with some ideas on where she can learn more information for her reference work.. (Photo by Robert Herrington)

Computers, Christmas, chaos in Belfry opener

For its 50th season, The Belfry Theatre in Noblesville will revive six of its rarer shows from its history including the opening production “The Desk Set.” “It’s a little exciting and a little intimidating....

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My Fair Lady: ‘The perfect musical’

By Joseph Knoop Actors Theatre of Indiana is gearing up for their upcoming production of My Fair Lady. The show kicks off the ATI’s 10th anniversary season of Broadway In Your Backyard . Cynthia...