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Wed, Nov 13, 2019 6:30 PM - Wed, Nov 13, 2019 8:00 PM @ Urban Box

This workshop was created to assist homeowners in successfully selling their home for the most amount of money, in the least amount of time, and under the most favorable terms for the seller. If you are considering selling our home this spring, this course will save you time and money! We will cover pricing your home, staging your home for a successful sale, and most importantly the 10 most common mistakes sellers make that cost them thousands of dollars.

Jason Snider’s love and passion for real estate began at a young age, and he’s been actively involved with Real Estate for over 20 years. He is a proud member of the Litz Real Estate team and is currently involved with several National Real Estate Master Mind groups throughout the country. His real estate career includes experience in construction, renovation, developing, home inspection, appraising and sales. In his free time he enjoys building custom furniture, wood working, cooking and spending time with his wife and 2 french bulldogs.

Barter items: Homemade baked goods; local beer, 2-3 of your favorite recipes; your favorite book (and tell me why); a surprise

Tags: This workshop was created to assist homeowners in successfully selling their home for the most amount of money, in the least amount of time, and under the most favorable terms for the seller, Barter School Indy



Tue, Nov 12, 2019 7:30 PM - Tue, Nov 12, 2019 9:00 PM @ Holliday Park - Indy Parks and Recreation


Named after one of Indiana’s greatest Naturalists, the Amos Butler Audubon Society chapter of the National Audubon Society is an organization that promotes the enjoyment and stewardship of birds in central Indiana. Join ABAS members during their monthly programs and morning bird hikes. Meetings and hikes are open to the public. Beginning birders welcome! For more information, visit

Public Presentations, 7:30-9 pm: Sep. 10, Oct. 8, Nov. 12, Dec. 10

Free! No registration required.

Tags: AMOS BUTLER AUDUBON SOCIETY, Naturalist’s, stewardship of birds



Tue, Nov 12, 2019 6:30 PM - Tue, Nov 12, 2019 8:00 PM @ Urban Box

Yoga for people who are bad at yoga Want to experience the benefits of yoga but have no flexibility? Learn a revolutionary new style of yoga that is accessible for people of all flexibility and fitness levels. Once you are no longer a prisoner of your body, you will experience peace of mind, freedom, and joy in all your activities and movement.

Barter Items: candles or incense, kombucha or coconut water, a homemade treat, organic chocolate.
Samantha Simpson is a mindset and posture coach who teaches people how to hold their body in a way that promotes physical healing, emotional resilience, and social brilliance. She is a devoted practitioner and teacher of Bowspring yoga.

Tags: accessibility yoga, yoga for beginners, Barter School Indy, barter, workshop



Mon, Nov 11, 2019 6:30 PM - Mon, Nov 11, 2019 8:00 PM @ Urban Box

What are my options? What should I invest my money into? When should I be investing/saving and what are the differences? This class will help you answer those questions with an introduction into investments.

Bryan Macer is a Vice President at PNC Bank, where he continues to manage Development Program and Intern analysts within the Corporate Treasury Management segment of the institution. After initially starting his career as an Investment Advisor, Bryan made the switch to Treasury Management in 2006. Bryan has been a manager within the corporate banking sector for 12+ years. Bryan graduated from Indiana University with a bachelors in Mathematics and later received his MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business in 2011.

Barter Item: local coffee, kombucha, Flash drives, gummy candy & Sparkling water

Tags: Savings and Retirement Advice, Bryan Macer, discussion, Barter School Indy



Sun, Nov 10, 2019 4:30 PM - Sun, Nov 10, 2019 6:00 PM @ Shelton Auditorium

*This event has reached seating capacity. Guests who have RSVP’d through Eventbrite will be seated on a first come, first serve basis. An RSVP does not guarantee a seat. Any walk-in guest will be seated if seats are available beginning at 4:25 p.m.

Nikole Hannah-Jones is an award-winning investigative reporter
covering racial injustice for The New York Times Magazine. A 2016 Peabody Award winner for her series on school segregation for “This American Life” and 2017 MacArthur Fellow, Hannah-Jones was most recently the lead journalist for The 1619 Project.

Join us as we use history, poetry, and music to anchor a conversation about why it is time to revolutionize the way we talk about our past. About how it is a moral imperative we re-frame conversations on history, society, and race in order to address systemic injustices. America’s traditional origin stories don’t work for everyone and now is the time to wrestle with the meaning of who we are and who we want to be in order to bring America closer to its promises.

Tags: a conversation about why it is time to revolutionize the way we talk about our past, Spirit & Place



Sun, Nov 10, 2019 2:00 PM - Sun, Nov 10, 2019 4:00 PM @ JCC Indianapolis

A juxtaposition of social the justice climate of yesterday and today interpreted through poetry and dance.

How have our views on issues like race, inequality, climate change, gender, and immigration changed through the course of history? How have poets interpreted these views? The Indiana Writers Center has combed their online literary journal, “Flying Island,” and other sources for work from the recent and not so recent past to juxtapose with contemporary writing submitted by Central Indiana residents in an anthology released during the festival. Dance Kaleidoscope dancers will create a visual comparison of these selections through original choreography presented at the JCC on Sunday, November 10th. Performance attendees will also have the opportunity to create their own “blackout” or “book” poems in a guided art-making experience with Indianapolis Art Center teaching artists. Through this program we hope to explore the evolution of our community’s ideas, values, and revolutionary thoughts.

Parking in the JCC parking lot is free. If parking in the back lot, enter through door 5. If parking in the front lot adjacent to Hoover Rd., enter through door 3.

RSVPs encouraged by Nov. 9.

Presented by JCC Indianapolis, Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council, Dance Kaleidoscope, Indiana Writers Center, Indianapolis Art Center, and PEN America.

Tags: A juxtaposition of social the justice climate of yesterday and today interpreted through poetry and dance, JCC Indianapolis, Indianapolis Jewish Community Relations Council, Dance Kaleidoscope, Indiana Writers Center, Indianapolis Art Center, and PEN America



Sun, Nov 10, 2019 2:00 PM - Sun, Nov 10, 2019 3:30 PM @ Center for Inquiry | Indiana (CFI)

In the past, sci-fi media has catered to white males. Fandom is evolving to be more diverse, but, as seen in recent Twitter harassment of Star Wars actors and controversy at the Hugo awards, not everyone reacts well to change. Our panel of experts will discuss how we got here and where we are going.

Leah Leach, Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy
Maurice Broaddus, fantasy and horror author
Michelle Mussoni, cosplayer
Miranda Montooth, Starbase Indy staff organizer and advocate
moderated by Lisa Meece, CEO Starbase Indy


Starbase Indy, Gal’s Guide to the Galaxy, Center For Inquiry Indiana, Indy Youth Group


The Spirit & Place Festival (Nov. 1 – 10) celebrates the powerful role the arts, humanities, and religion plan in community life. Spirit & Place is a legacy project of The Polis Center and part of the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. Learn more and check out other festival events at


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Street parking is free on Sundays. Take stairs down to canal level or use the elevator at the canal on New York Street. We also have access to a parking garage with a back entrance into the center. For any parking difficulties or directions, call 317-423-0710.

CFI Indiana is on Bus Routes 3, 6, 10, 15, 34 & 37

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

The phone number at CFI is 317-423-0710, or you may email [email protected]

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You do not need to bring your ticket to the event

Tags: panel discussion, diversity in sci-fi, Leah Leach, Maurice Broaddus, Michelle Mussoni



Sun, Nov 10, 2019 12:15 PM - Sun, Nov 10, 2019 2:00 PM @ HTCI Hindu Temple

Immigrants to the United States bring their religion, art, and culture with them, but connections to these things change over time. You are invited to listen in as Hindu youth and elders discuss and debate the evolution of their culture in America. Free event with optional lunch for $5.

Tags: listen in as Hindu youth and elders discuss and debate the evolution of their culture in America, Religion



Sat, Nov 09, 2019 6:30 PM - Sat, Nov 09, 2019 8:00 PM @ Bellfound Farm Marketplace

Film screening highlighting the stories of women who have experienced incarceration, followed by small group discussions hosted over s’mores! Limited space. Please RSVP and consider carpooling or using public transit. (IndyGo #16 stops directly in front of the Marketplace!)

Tags: Film screening highlighting the stories of women who have experienced incarceration



Sat, Nov 09, 2019 3:00 PM - Sat, Nov 09, 2019 5:00 PM @ Kheprw Institute

Join us for a monthly community celebration including a cooking demonstration and farm fresh food pickup! The Community Controlled Food Initiative (CCFI) is a cooperative started by community members that brings fresh affordable food to our community and supports local farmers like Lawrence Community Gardens. Come celebrate our efforts, enjoy good food, and build with us! Bring a friend!


CCFI food share orders are reserved on the 1st Saturday of every month and picked up on the 2nd Saturday of every month. If you missed the deadline to order, we always offer CCFI food shares for sale to walk-ins, but they do sell out!

The Good Food Feast community celebration is free! CCFI food share bags cost: For one bag of farm fresh food, you pay $20, or $15 for seniors, or $7.50 for EBT/SNAP participants who pay with their SNAP/EBT card (discounted shares available while supplies last). You can learn more and order online at

See the blog section of our website (above) for examples of what is in a CCFI food share bag!

We can always use more volunteers and help growing our program! Fill out this form (link: or show up on the Second Saturday any time after 10am to volunteer! We will hold a brief meeting after the event (5pm) to share about areas where the CCFI program could use your support!

Tags: The Community Controlled Food Initiative (CCFI), monthly celebration, Good Food, Feast, Lawrence Community Gardens



Sat, Nov 09, 2019 2:00 PM - Sat, Nov 09, 2019 3:30 PM @ Kheprw Institute

Africa American Politics is the quest for political parity, power in decision and policy making and protecting that power. Join this FREE informal community course in African America Politics that will cover political historic foundations to modern times.

This informal course is taught by Dr. Ramala Bandele, IUPUI Professor Emeritus of African American Studies and Political Science. The course will emphasize local politics (not limited to Indianapolis), focusing on how urban politics manifest through the collision of government and community activism.

Each session will take place every-other Saturdays, 2-3:30pm, first hour lecture followed by a 30 minute discussion. There will be no assignments, but suggested readings are listed below.

Course Schedule & Topics

September 28 – Political Historic Foundations

October 12 – Reconstruction & Jim Crow

October 26 – African Americans & Urban Politics

November 9 – Political Ideology and Programs

November 23 – The Civil Rights Movement

December 7 – Modern Politics

Suggested Reading

Walton, Hanes and Robert Smith. American Politics and the African American Quest for Universal Freedom. (7th Edition; or latest) Pearson Longman Press

Hine, Darlene Clark; African Americans: A Concise History (2nd Edition or latest) Pearson/Prentice Hall

Bandele, Ramala. Black Star: African American Activism in the International Political Economy

Alexander, Michelle. The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

About Dr. Ramala Bandele

Dr. Ramla Bandele is professor emeritus of political science and Africana Studies at Indiana University Purdue University and a long-time supporter and member of Kheprw Institute. She is a writer of plays and short stories and one of the co-founders of the Black Arts Collective ( Her works include plays: Facing the Rising Sun, Summer Storm, Fan Me Lord and Venom. She is also the author of Black Star: African American Activism and International Political Economy.

Tags: Africa American Politics, informal course is taught by Dr. Ramala Bandele, IUPUI Professor Emeritus of African American Studies and Political Science, Life Learning



Sat, Nov 09, 2019 1:00 PM - Sat, Nov 09, 2019 4:00 PM @ Carriage House East Apartments of Indianapolis

Celebrate and create with grassroots leaders in maternal and child health as they create a pop-up museum aimed to educate on community efforts to improve birth outcomes. This event honors the vital relationship between healthy communities and healthy pregnancies.

Tags: community efforts to improve birth outcomes, healthy communities and healthy pregnancies



Sat, Nov 09, 2019 9:00 AM - Sat, Nov 09, 2019 1:00 PM @ The Reset Center


What is Trauma Informed Community Building Training?

Trauma informed community building, begins to define, discuss, and address trauma and the lasting impact it has on our communities. It explains why our communities (usually in urban areas) are having challenges with thriving. This model serves to assist community leaders and workers in recognizing the impact of “continual violence, poverty, historical structures of racism, and disenfranchisement” can do to a community (Collins, 2010). It also serves to identify proven strategies to promote community healing while promoting community building.

The We CANN BUILD (Build Up Informed Leaders for Development) is a set of workshops designed to improve the skills, knowledge and behaviors of those that work in a role that has direct contact with the community on a daily basis: such as (but not limited to) community organizers, community development staff, youth organizers, elected and appointed officials, neighborhood boards, nonprofit staff (especially in community outreach roles), city/county/state employees, first responders, health professionals and religious organizational staff and volunteers.

These six (6) impactful trainings will introduce models of trauma informed care and community building that assist in understanding its impact on youth, families, and communities. Working to understand why trauma can be a stumbling block for challenged communities and how being trauma informed can complement the efforts of asset-based community building approaches (ABCD). The trainings will uncover proven best practices and will evaluate community workers to identify individual trauma and discussing the possible impact that it may have on their work within the community. Lastly, engage participants in collaborative planning and result-based implementation strategies to meet the needs of the community.



September 14th – Caring for Our Community: Trauma and Trauma Informed Care
October 18th – 19th – Motivate: Participant Centered Interviewing Skills & Moving the Needle: Planning and Implementation for Sustainable Outcomes
November 9th – Future: Addressing Urban Youth Violence
November 16th – Unity in the Community: Successful Collaborations and Collaborative Principles
December 7th – Mindful Neighborhoods: Trauma Informed Community Building and Leadership

Community Action of Greater Indianapolis (CAGI) is honored to bring you “We CANN B.U.I.L.D.” learn more and support our work online at

Tags: Trauma Informed Community Building Training, Community Action of Greater Indianapolis (cagi), Kheprw Institute



Fri, Nov 08, 2019 9:00 PM - Sat, Nov 09, 2019 3:00 AM @ The Mousetrap Bar and Grill

CALABASH is original music at it’s finest. Provocative and improvisational music taking flight, and setting a course to take you to the edge of the cosmos and back. It’s a galactic explosion of rock, blues, folk, and jam! After years of gigging regionally and gaining a faithful fan base, CALABASH has risen to new heights. As their musical prowess has grown, so too has the lineup. What was once a simple acoustic duo has become an onslaught of rhythm and melody.

Trying to throw CALABASH into a distinct genre or classify them is impossible. The rhythm and bass will keep you entranced, while the lead guitar will leave you begging for more. All of these elements course together in what can only be personally described by each listener’s experience. With heartfelt lyrics about everyday life and the triumphs and tragedies within, fans are able to draw a connection between their own experiences and the soundtrack of CALABASH. Their musical library is filled with creative, pulse pounding, body moving songs and each set list is tailored to the venue and crowd to which they are performing, so you will never hear the same set list twice.

“Booking music for a living, and as the owner of Lamasco Bar and Grill, I spend hours on a daily basis scouring the regional area for new music. One of my personal favorites doesn’t require me to look much further than my own back yard. Calabash is essentially Lamasco’s house band, and one of my most dear group of musicians. Their sound blends elements of so many genres, their songwriting is superb, and the sound is pure genius; simply put, they are a personal favorite and a must see for any music lover” – Amy Rivers-Word, owner of Lamasco Bar and Grill

“Many bands haven’t swum far in the rivers, lakes and oceans of Rock the way Calabash has. It makes them sleek and strong with a self-assured intensity that’s one part show band, another part self-examining team of philosophers” –

“While they don’t care to put a label on the band’s sound, you can safely call it eclectic, the result of a wide range of musical influences…Simply put, it’s a sound that has a little something for everybody” – Thomas Ellis, NEWS4U magazine

“Calabash has become the go-to entertainment in the tri-state. Entertaining the fans and those who are new to the band, Calabash continues to share its determination for great live original music. As a supporter of local music at WUEV 91.5 FM, I believe that Calabash has great things in front of it and will always supply the good times whenever and wherever they perform.” – Paul Mattingly, WUEV 91.5 FM (

“Calabash is a mainstay at ‘Evening on the River’, held each year in June along the Evansville riverfront. The band’s distinct flavor of live music is enjoyable to music lovers of all ages, so it is a perfect fit for this unique event. ‘Evening on the River’ raises funds to support the many parks in Evansville. Without the support of the talented performers in our area, this important event wouldn’t be possible. We look forward to many more years of Calabash entertaining the crowds at ‘Evening on the River’.” – Laurel Meny, Evansville Parks Foundation Board Member
**Formed in late 2015, St Louis based quartet, Surco, has proved to please. With soaring, tightly composed songs to funky, exploratory improvisation, their music is sure to make you move!
SURCO has shared the stage with acts such as George Porter Jr., Jennifer Hartswick, Aqueous, The Werks, Twiddle and Aaron Kamm & The One Drops. The band has also played official after parties for bands such as JRAD, Trey Anastasio Band, Melvin Seals & JGB, Ween, Turkuaz, The Big Wu & Dark Star Orchestra.
The band released their first studio album “Vol. 1” in December of 2018 and is eager to get back in the studio sometime in 2019 to record “Vol. 2”!

Tags: Calabash feat Scott Jackson of Hyryder & the Indy debut of SURCO, Live Music, The Mousetrap



Fri, Nov 08, 2019 8:00 PM - Fri, Nov 08, 2019 11:00 PM @ The Vogue Theatre

* Sam Ash Music Stores Presents *

MASTER CLASS is a Guitar Seminar, One Man Show & Story Telling by the Living Legend!

Official Yngwie Malmsteen
Stockholm, Sweden

Friday, November 8th
Doors 7pm / Class 8pm / 21+

$35 General Admission
$50 Seated Floor (limited availability)
On Sale, Friday, Sept 20th

Yngwie Malmsteen was born in Stockholm, Sweden, on June 30, 1963. The youngest child in a household that included his mother Rigmor, sister Ann Louise, and brother Bjorn, Yngwie originally had no interest in music. However, on September 18, 1970, Yngwie saw a TV special on the death of guitar iconoclast Jimi Hendrix. Seven-year-old Yngwie watched with awe as Hendrix blasted the audience with torrents of feedback and sacrificed his guitar in flames. The day Jimi Hendrix died, the guitar-playing Yngwie was born.

Tags: Yngwie Malmsteen, guitar, legend, Live Music, The Vogue



Fri, Nov 08, 2019 8:00 PM - Fri, Nov 08, 2019 11:30 PM @ HI-FI Indy

Sun King Brewery & MOKB Present
An Evening With
Zoso – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience
Friday, November 8th at HI-FI Indy
Doors 8PM / Show 9PM
All shows 21+

Advance: $18
Day of Show: $20
Public On Sale: Friday, September 13th 10AM
Get Tickets:

A limited amount of reserved seating upgrades are available for this show. To check availability and reserve your table, contact [email protected]!

Brought to you by:
Sun King Brewery
Kolman Dental, P.C.
MOKB Presents

More info at Have a question? Email us at [email protected]!

Tags: Live Music, Zoso, Led Zepplin Tribute Band, Hi-Fi Indy



Fri, Nov 08, 2019 8:00 PM - Fri, Nov 08, 2019 10:00 PM @ The Howard L. Schrott Center for the Arts | Butler Arts Center

The best-selling and most-awarded female gospel artist of all time, CeCe Winans has long since cemented her status as one of the most accomplished and celebrated women in modern music history. It’d be easy to look back and rest on such illustrious laurels, but Winans has always had her eyes fixed firmly on the future, so it should come as little surprise that she jumped at the opportunity when her son, Alvin Love III, proposed she record the generation-bridging new album ‘Let Them Fall In Love.’ Her first in nearly a decade, the record finds Winans returning to the studio with gusto, working for roughly three years to craft her most confident, adventurous collection yet

Tags: Live Music, Cece Winans



Fri, Nov 08, 2019 7:00 PM - Fri, Nov 08, 2019 9:00 PM @ The Church Within

Hear the voices of currently and formerly incarcerated men and women presented through readings that explore life beyond incarceration. How does one “evolve” beyond the walls? And what do you do to grow as a person within the walls? After the readings, there will be a facilitated discussion with a Q&A session.

Tags: Hear the voices of currently and formerly incarcerated men and women, Spirit & Place



Fri, Nov 08, 2019 6:00 PM - Fri, Nov 08, 2019 8:00 PM @ Kheprw Institute

Afrofuturism is a movement of art, culture and literature that seeks to explore dilemmas faced by black people and theorize possible futures. Afrofuturism will be our framework to re-examine events of the past, critique the present day dilemmas of the African Diaspora, and create a space to imagine and dream of possible futures.

Join us for the Second Friday of each month from 6 to 8pm. As always, there will be food, music and celebration of community.


Maurice Broaddus
A community organizer and teacher, his work has appeared in Lightspeed Magazine, Weird Tales, Apex Magazine, Asimov’s, Cemetery Dance, Black Static, and many more. Some of his stories have been collected in The Voices of Martyrs. He wrote the urban fantasy trilogy, The Knights of Breton Court. He co-authored the play Finding Home: Indiana at 200. His novellas include Buffalo Soldier, I Can Transform You, Orgy of Souls, Bleed with Me, and Devil’s Marionette. He is the co-editor of Dark Faith, Dark Faith: Invocations, Streets of Shadows, and People of Colo(u)r Destroy Horror. Learn more about him at

Rasul Palmer
Rasul Palmer has been an integral part of the Kheprw Institute for over 10 years. He is a natural systems thinker and is always looking at the bigger picture. He has facilitated many community conversations and public forums at Kheprw Institute over the years including series on The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander, Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates and currently he is a co-facilitator for Afrofuture Fridays along with local Indy writer Maurice Broaddus.

This program has been made possible through a grant from Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities along with support from the Central Indiana Community Foundation.

Tags: Maurice Broaddus, Rasul Palmer, sci-fi, Afrofuture Fridays, Kheprw Institute



Fri, Nov 08, 2019 6:00 PM - Fri, Nov 08, 2019 9:30 PM @ Irvington Vinyl & Books

This event will feature Isaac Levine & Dr. Ruby of Ypsilanti, MI with local bands Business Dolls and Cin Rose!

For this tour, Isaac has created a genre called “low heart rate” in which the band plays to the rhythm of a heart rate monitor, one chord per beat. This is slow slow music that attempts to channel the lyrical stylings of the late great David Berman and completely misses the mark. He will be joined on bass, and vocals by the incomparable Dr. Ruby (the lead singer of the Ypsilanti-based quartet Electric Blanket) to create a 30-minute set that assists crowds in untangling the airplanes that are caught in their dreadlocks and unwinding to a bath of pulsating truisms.

“Together they fill the airwaves with songs that would make Milton Friedman blush.”
Kate De Fuccio, Creative Director of AM1700, Ypsilanti, MI

“A lot of the sounds were almost childlike in a mildly creepy way, yet the oddities were perplexing and charming. The lyrics were simple yet extremely clever,”
Bridget Baral, The Lawrentian, Appleton, WI

“The confusion stayed through the second listen. And the third. And it’s continued unabated through subsequent spins. But I keep listening, and listening, and listening, which is a testament to the puzzling uniqueness.”
Ann Arbor Pulp

Business Dolls: You didn’t know it was Business time, did ya? Garage sensibilities coupled with delicate, forward melodies. Paperwork is due on Tuesday.

Cin Rose: Indianapolis writer and noise artist who’s first solo project is described as flirtatious noise with erotic and esoteric poems.

Tags: Isaac Levine & Dr. Ruby of Ypsilant, Business Dolls and Cin Rose, Live Music, Art


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