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Uncut Gems

July 9, 2020 Stephanie Dolan

By Bradley Lane Josh and Benny Safdie have been making low-budget independent films in New York since 2005. In the time since, they have earned widespread acclaim for films like Daddy Longlegs, Heaven Knows What […]

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Athlete A

July 2, 2020 Stephanie Dolan

By Bradley Lane In late 2016 IndyStar published a piece about the failure of USA Gymnastics, located in Indianapolis, to report sexual abuse reports to the proper authorities after receiving them. This was the first […]

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Night & Day calendar of events for July

July 2, 2020 Stephanie Dolan

*Denotes fireworks shows in the greater Indianapolis metropolitan area AVON *Fireworks Celebration • Avon Chamber of Commerce presents Fireworks Celebration! Please observe all social distancing guidelines and NO gatherings of large crowds! Food and beverage is […]

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Shirley

June 25, 2020 Stephanie Dolan

By Bradley Lane Horror pioneer Shirley Jackson’s writing is both idiosyncratic and highly influential. First shocking readers in June of 1948, her short story, The Lottery, became an instant culture war. Critics heaped upon her […]

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If Beale Street Could Talk

June 11, 2020 Stephanie Dolan

By Bradley Lane Cinema is an extremely powerful medium for telling stories about humanity. Barry Jenkins’ adaptation of James Baldwin’s 1974 novel, If Beale Street Could Talk, is, if not anything else, a story about […]

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The Painter and the Thief

May 28, 2020 Stephanie Dolan

By Bradley Lane Barbora is a struggling, but talented, artist displaying her paintings in a gallery in Oslo in April of 2015. Bertil is a drug-addled small-time criminal, and on April 20, 2015 he stole […]