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Seniors Hannah Goebel and Camden Johnson receive awards for their films. (Photograph provided Kathy Bruner)

Future filmmakers win prestigious awards

Film students’ hard work pays offBy Elizabeth Hartmann | Echo Two student films won the Crystal Pillar student production award from the regional Emmy organization—the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS), Lower Great Lakes Chapter (LGL). Seniors Hannah Goebel and Camden Johnson attended the award ceremony in Indianapolis on […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Love recently passed by her alma mater and took a selfie. (Photograph provided by Jessica Love)

Alumna earns prestigious position

Love envisions economic development for IndianaBy Emily Rachelle Russell | Echo Taylor alumna Jessica (Barnes) Love (’00) is the new executive director of Prosperity Indiana in Indianapolis as of March 2. Love is stepping up from her current position as associate executive director to fill the role previously held by Andy […]

by · May 4, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
This year's theme is “A movie for every part of you.” (Photograph by Andrew Hoff)

The Indianapolis Film Fest kicks off

The 10-day film festival ends SundayBy Andrew Hoff | Echo “Movies for every part of you.” That is the theme of this year’s Indy Film Fest, now in its 15th year, presented by Indiana State University. The Indy Film Fest is one of the Midwest’s largest and fastest-growing film festivals, this year […]

by · May 4, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks with moderator Alecia DeCoudreaux, as thousands of Indiana residents listen to Obama’s message. (Photograph provided by Daniel Arthur Jacobson)

Former first lady visits Indianapolis

Michelle Obama speaks on different issuesBy Kassidy Hall | Echo On Feb. 13, a crowd of more than 12,000 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse listened to “A Moderated Conversation with Former First Lady Michelle Obama,” presented by the Women’s Fund of Central Indiana, a special interest fund of Central Indiana Community […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Homemade posters dotted the crowds at the Women’s March. (Photograph provided by Caleb Grubb)

‘Power to the Polls’ draws diverse crowds

Indianapolis Women’s March takes strides toward voter participationBy Hannah Stumpf | Echo On Jan. 20, an estimated high of 4,000 people banded together to march from the American Legion Mall to the Indiana Statehouse. The occasion marks the one year anniversary since the first Women’s March in 2017. Last year’s march […]

by · February 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
The Indiana Conference for Women is a place for females with entrepreneurial spirit to connect and come together. (Photograph provided by Indiana Conference for Women)

Business pitching like a boss

Upcoming female entrepreneur conferenceBy Emily Rachelle Russell | Echo On Nov. 7, in the Indiana Conference Center in Indianapolis, finalists of The Startup Ladies and the Indiana Conference for Women’s annual pitch competition for female aspiring entrepreneurs will present to attendees and network with existing businesses at the 2017 Indiana […]

by · November 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
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Indiana Repertory Theatre will show nine productions in the 2016-17 season.

New season and new memories

Indiana Repertory Theatre starts new seasonBy Laura Koenig | Echo Located in the heart of Indianapolis, the Indiana Repertory Theatre provides shows for all ages and will continue to do so throughout the 2016–17 season. Opening their season with “The Three Musketeers,” adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas, the […]

by · September 2, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
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Art against trafficking

Purchased art show in IndianapolisBy Grace Hooley | Echo Tonight, the anti-sex-trafficking organization Purchased will present “Art Against Trafficking,” an art show to raise awareness about their mission. The show will take place from 6-9 p.m. at the Irving Theater in Indianapolis. All are welcome, and the event is free. […]

by · May 6, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Carrier moves to Mexico

Carrier moves to Mexico

1,400 Indianapolis jobs gone By Kaitie Christenberry | Echo Indianapolis-based HVAC company Carrier made the decision to move to Monterrey, Mexico, taking 1,400 jobs with it. The transition is scheduled for mid-2017 and should take three years to complete. Company president Chris Nelson released the news to workers on Wednesday, Feb. […]

by · February 26, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · World/National
Eric Stark will conduct the "Festival of Carols."

Holiday harmonies

Indianapolis Symphonic Choir celebrates the annual “Festival of Carols” on Dec. 18By Laura Koenig | Echo Harmonious voices, joyous Christmas carols and laughter of family and friends—the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir hopes to bring Christmas joy to this year’s performances of “Festival of Carols.” As one of the nation’s largest and […]

by · December 11, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment