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FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 2012

THE INDIANAPOLIS STAR

1ST MAIN

DAVID LINDQUIST

INDYSTAR.COM

POP MUSIC & VISUAL ARTS WRITER

David grew up in Central Illinois, where he learned the basics of playing piano and trombone. He portrayed Jud in a high school production of “Oklahoma,” which marked the end of his onstage performances. He’s been a member of The Star staff since 1998.

Festivals

Indy Greek Festival

When: 4 to 10 p.m. Sept. 7, noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 8. Where: Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, 3500 W. 106th St., Carmel. Tickets & info: $7; www.indygreek fest.org or (317) 733-3033. An extensive menu of Greek food, 12 performances by Hellenic dance troupes and live music from Kosta and the Wave are part of the annual Indy Greek Festival. This year’s tours of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church will include views of the iconostasis, a hand-carved oak partition installed near the altar last December. The iconostasis is 43 feet wide and stands 16 feet at its highest arch.

Visual art

“Color Me ______”

When: Oct. 5 through Nov. 17. Where: Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, 1043 Virginia Ave., Suite 5. Tickets & info: Free; www.indymoca.org or (317) 450-6630. It’s up to iMOCA attendees to fill in the blanks in this collaborative exhibition by artists Andy J. Miller and Andrew Neyer. Columbus, Ind., resident Miller and Cincinnati-based Neyer are creating three 16-foot murals — as well as 5-foot markers to be used in the communal coloring exercise. Miller’s illustrations have been featured in the “46 for XLVI” mural project as well as 2009’s “Indie Rock Coloring Book.” Andy J. Miller’s illustration appeared in 2009’s “The Indie Rock Coloring Book.” Miller and Andrew Neyer will collaborate on an iMOCA exhibit.

Music

Michael Kiwanuka

PHOTO PROVIDED BY CLOWES HALL

Dancers in Ballet Folklorico wear traditional Mexican costumes.

Dance

Ballet Folklorico de Mexico

When: 8 p.m. Oct. 5. Where: Clowes Hall, 4600 Sunset Ave. Tickets & info: $25 to $35; www.cloweshall.org or (317) 9406444. Choreographer Amalia Hernandez, who died in 2000, brought her first dance troupe to the United States in 1958. More than 100 international tours have followed for her Ballet Folklorico de Mexico, known for female dancers in colorful skirts and male dancers in masks and sombreros. The show spotlights various geographic regions of Mexico and 1,000 years of cultural history.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 25. Where: Deluxe in Old National Centre, 502 N. New Jersey St. Tickets & info: $15; www.livenation.com or (800) 745-3000. This London-born son of Ugandan refugees was selected as the “Sound of 2012” in a BBC survey of music experts, and he’s toured as the supporting act for Adele. Kiwanuka, a singersongwriter frequently compared to Bill Withers and Van Morrison, is on the road as a headlining act to promote debut album “Home Again.” He performed earlier this month at Chicago’s Lollapalooza festival.

IMAGE PROVIDED BY YELLOW BIRD PROJECT

Talks

TEDx Indianapolis

When: 9 a.m. Oct. 26. Where: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Road. Tickets & info: $75; www.tedxindy.com or (317) 923-1331. Thanks to lectures by luminaries such as J.K. Rowling, John Wooden and T. Boone Pickens, TED talks are an online hit. More than 131 million YouTube views have racked up for TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) clips devoted to “ideas worth spreading.” The upcoming and independently organized TEDx event at the Indianapolis Museum of Art will focus on experiential, classroom and virtual learning.

Fall Arts Guide 2012  
Fall Arts Guide 2012  

What to do this autumn in Indianapolis and surrounding areas. From art fairs to live music and performances, this guide has it all.

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