The Indy Film Fest is in full swing, and if you haven’t been to the Indianapolis Museum of Art to see one of these fine films, you need to drag yourself out there like now! The festival is in its 11th year, and has more big-time films than ever, as well as a great selection…

Join IHS Membership and Local History Services staff on September 11, 2014 for their first Award-Winning Local History Tour. This exciting day-trip will highlight local historical sites and their significance to Indiana’s history. The tour goes through Kokomo’s Seiberling Mansion and the Howard County Historical Society, recipient of the Indiana Historical Society Outstanding Historical Organization…

Total bummer, Robin Thicke fans.  He and Estelle will not be performing at the Indiana State Fair August 1 this year.  Looks like someone’s schedules got crossed.  If you already have your ticket, grab your refund at your point of purchase. In other news… Nationally acclaimed Beatles tribute band BritBeat, previously scheduled to play on…

If you’re hungry for movies, the Indy Film Fest starts July 17! One of the city’s premiere film festivals, the Indy Film Fest is a local outfit that prides itself on its diverse array of films both domestic and international. For the fifth straight year The Film Yap boasts the Best Indy Film Fest Coverage…

Hey there! This is Joe Shearer of The Film Yap with this week’s look at what’s new at the movies. The big movie news ’round these parts this week was the special “First Look” of Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie. 17 minutes of footage from the film was screened at the Hamilton 16 IMAX…

Audition videos are now available for your viewing and voting pleasure!  This year’s Indiana State Fair “Vocal Throwdown” competition attracted 78 singers from across the state.  You can vote for your favorite in each division at http://on.fb.me/1vBhMGH. The contest was open to any non-professional performer ages 6 to 21 and a current Indiana resident. The Junior…

  The big movie opening this week in Indianapolis is “Transformers: Age of Extinction.” Initially looked upon as one of the big releases of the summer (given the blockbusters the first three entries were), it was not screened for local critics, which is often a sign the movie is not very good. I can’t yet offer an opinion,…

Indiana Originals has been growing thanks to locally owned and operated businesses, Facebook likes, and twitter followers. We are very humbled by all the positive feedback and support that we have received. To date we have eight members signed up, several pending (fill out the application completely!), 695 Facebook likes, and 953 Twitter followers! As pleased…

New exhibition intended to educate consumers, promote agriculture The Indiana State Fair is now accepting applications from Hoosier brewers and wineries to participate in the inaugural Indiana Beer and Wine Exhibition at this year’s fair, Aug. 1 – 17.  There is no charge to participate, but space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served…