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Monday, January 4 Acoustic Open Mic

Tuesday, January 5 iTown Church

Wednesday, January 6 Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, January 7 Poetry Open Mic

Monday, January 11 Acoustic Open Mic

Tuesday, January 12 iTown Church

Wednesday, January 13 Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, January 14 Poetry Open Mic

Monday, January 18 Acoustic Open Mic

Tuesday, January 19 iTown Church

Wednesday, January 20 Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, January 21 Poetry Open Mic

Monday, January 25 Acoustic Open Mic

Tuesday, January 26 iTown Church

Wednesday, January 27 Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, January 28 Poetry Open Mic

Friday, January 29

#PulpMXIndy

PulpMX present
THE PULPMX/RACER X LIVE
presented by Yamaha and Fly Racing

7:00p / doors 6:00p
$25 advance


You wanna argue with them? Or maybe you just want to watch JT and Matthes argue in person? They are taking the PulpMX/Racer X Live Show, presented by Yamaha and Fly Racing, to Indianapolis. That's the day before the Monster Energy Supercross at Lucus Oil Stadium.

Steve Matthes, Jason Thomas, Kris Keefer and some guest stars will take the stage and take your questions. Expect plenty of bench racing and analysis, and a lots of predictions and life advice you should try to forget as soon as possible.
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Coming in February

Saturday, February 13

#DressUp!
Transylvanian Lip Treatment present
Midnight Picture Show
US 1975 | digital | Dir: Jim Sharman | 100min | R

VALENTINE SHOW

 Midnight / doors 11:00p
 $7 (advance)
 17+ unless accompanying parent or adult guardian

This campy cult classic (which unfortunately, we can't name here, but you can watch the trailer over there) is the most popular midnight movie of all time.  A corn-fed all-American couple stumbles onto a creepy castle one night when their car breaks down, entering a world they never dreamed existed. The castle turns out to be inhabited by a collection of kinky Transylvanian freaks led by a mad bisexual transvestite.  The film gained notoriety as the most successful midnight movie ever, in which hundreds of cult fans show up in costume and act out scenes from the movie.

You are not allowed to bring your own props.  Prop kits are available at the show.  Prop kits include rice (during the wedding scene at the very beginning, throw yours in celebration), a newspaper (during the rain scene, keep dry), noise maker (during the creation speech, celebrate and MAKE SOME NOISE), toilet paper (when the doctor breaks through the lab wall, hurl your "scotts" tissue), and toast (make your toast during the birthday dinner...toss it), will be available at the show for $4.  YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO COME IN COSTUME.

Doors open at 11:00pm.  Virgin sacrifice before the show.  The movie begins at Midnight.
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Coming in March

Friday, March 12

#EttaMayIndy

Mad Hatter Shows present
Etta May
Southern Fried Chicks

 7:30p / doors 6:30p
 $20 / VIP $40 (advance sale)
 all ages (17+ suggested)


Winner of the prestigious American Comedy Awards "Comic of the Year," this Kentucky woman is a comedy icon! Hailed as the "Polyester Princess," the reigning Queen of Southern Sass delivers a high-powered, take-no-prisoners performance full of truth, irony, humor and wisdom. This trailer park goddess has appeared on, Oprah, Showtime, CMT, CBS Sunday Morning, ABC, Columbia Pictures, and NBC. She headlines the hugely successful Southern Fried Chicks Comedy Tour and touts a huge fan base on SiriusXM comedy channels.
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Coming in September

Thursday, September 23

#MickFoleyIndy

Mad Hatter Shows present
Mick Foley
WWE Hall of Famer

 8:00p / doors 7:00p
 $25 / VIP $50 / PREMIUM $75 (advance sale)
 all ages (17+ suggested)


One of the cornerstones of WWE’s meteoric rise in the late 90’s, Mick Foley earned the nickname ‘The Hardcore Legend’ for his ability to absorb seemingly inhuman punishment in some of the most dramatic matches in sports-entertainment history. Already a respected veteran for his 11 physically punishing years wrestling under the name Cactus Jack, Foley’s career soared to new heights in WWE as ‘Mankind’, a character Foley claimed was inspired by a combination of reading ‘Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein’ and listening to the music of Tori Amos.

As Cactus Jack, Foley won the 1995 ‘King of the Deathmatch’ tournament in Yokohama, Japan, and continued wrestling, despite the amputation of his right ear, in a match against Vader in Munich, Germany in 1994. As Mankind, Foley was a 3-time WWE Champion, but is best known for his epic and brutal battle with The Undertaker in 1998’s ‘Hell in a Cell’ match, during which he was knocked unconscious after falls both off of and through the 16 foot Cell structure. Despite the injury, Foley finished the match – with one of his front teeth lodged in his nose.

With retirement looming as a result of that physically demanding style, Foley penned his own memoir, ‘Have a Nice Day’ without the aid of a ghost-writer – writing 200,000 words in longhand in 50 days. The book showcased Foley’s paradoxical blend of wit and wisdom, wildness and warmth, and shocked the literary world by hitting number one on The New York Times best-seller list in October 1999. A follow-up, 2001’s ‘Foley is Good’ hit number one on The New York Times list as well. Foley has published a total of ten books; four memoirs, four children’s books and two novels.

After speaking at some of the United Stated most respected colleges and universities – including MIT, Syracuse University, Notre Dame and The University of Miami, Foley decided to take his verbal skills to the stand-up comedy stage in 2009. 2012 saw Foley earn rave reviews for his comedy sets at ‘Just for Laughs’ in Montreal, and the ‘Edinburgh (UK) Fringe Fest’ – the two largest comedy festivals in the world. He is currently represented by Innovative Artists.
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