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Saturday, August 20 Game Night at 10 Johnson Avenue Coffeehouse

Saturday, August 20

#DressUp

Transylvanian Lip Treatment presents
Midnight Picture Show
USA 1975 | digital | Dir:  Jim Sharman | 100min | R

Saturday, August 20  |  Midnight  |  $6
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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Next Midnight Picture Show - Saturday, September 24

Monday, August 22 Acoustic Open Mic
BEAST Food Truck every Monday 5 to 9

Wednesday, August 24 WIDTH= Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, August 25 Poetry Open Mic

Thursday, August 25

#CreedIndy

Mad Hatter Shows present
An Evening of Music and Comedy
Creed Bratten

Thursday August 25  |  8:00p  |  $20/$40 advance

Fans of NBC’s The Office best know Creed Bratten as the disturbingly hilarious, popular character of the same name.   What most do not know is, not only has he been acting since the late 60s in films such as Mask and Heart Like a Wheel, he’s a bona fide classic rocker extraordinaire and a founding member of the legendary rock band The Grass Roots – makers of hits such as “Let’s Live for Today” and “Midnight Confessions”.

Since joining the cast of The Office, Bratton released a trio of solo albums – 2008’s Creed Bratton, 2010’s Bounce Back and 2012’s Tell Me About It.  Even with his busy TV acting schedule, including "Garfunkle and Oats," "Franklin and Bash," "Liz and Dick," and in films such as "Terri", "The Sound of Magic" and "The Ghastly Love of Johnny X," Brattonremains extremely active in music.  His live one man show is a perfect example of Creed's ability to combine his immense musical talents with his unique, one of a kind comedic mind.
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Friday, August 26

#SongwritersCircle

NUVO Members Pick
the Irving Theater welcomes
Vanessa Silberman (Los Angeles)
Luke Knight (Brownsburg)
Gideon Wainwright (Indianapolis)
Robot Drawings (Indianapolis)

Friday, August 26  |  8:00p  |  free ($5 suggested)


Vanessa Silberman is a Los Angeles based Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter and was the founding member of the band Diamonds Under Fire.  She also is a Record Producer / Engineer, an independent A&R and has a Artist Development Label called A Diamond Heart Production.

Her band Diamonds Under Fire was around for well over a decade and self-released numerous EPs, toured around the US 10 times – also played Canada, the UK, SXSW & SSMF.  In Los Angeles, ether solo or with the band Vanessa's music has made its mark on all the known venues including El Rey, The Troubadour, Viper Room, The Echo, Bootleg Theatre and many others as well as shared the stage with Alkaline Trio, Butterfly Boucher, Meg Myers, The Last Internationale, Dead Sara and others.  Diamonds Under Fire was featured on 4 Vans ‘Off The Wall’ CD Compilations as well as had features on NPR.com, Buzzbands.la, LARecord.com, LAWeekly.com, plus regular spins on commercial and non-com radio.  Vanessa also had a cover call-out on in June 2007 issue of Guitar Player Magazine.

Vanessa'a solo music demonstrates that she hasn't completely ignored her alternative pop rock grunge roots of her later band but isn't afraid to try new things as she tastefully shows more skills in production, versatility between songs, even featuring other artists / collaborating as well as invites in more inspiration by different influences ranging from pop and old country blues to punk & hip hop.
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Next Songwriter's Circle - Friday, September 23


Saturday, August 27

#ARTvsART

proudly serving
Sun King Brewing
at this event


Primary Colours presents
ART vs ART:  Paint Day
where art is born

Saturday, August 27  |  10:00a to 4:00p  |  free to watch

HOW ART VS ART WORKS

WE'RE STEP 1: READY, SET, PAINT!
On Sunday August 21, 2016, at Fort Harrison, and Saturday, August 27, 2016, at the Irving Theater, competing artists have only four hours to paint using identical provided materials including an 18x24 canvas, a pack of five brushes, and acrylic paints in red, yellow, blue, black and white.

STEP 2: VOTE ONLINE OR IN PERSON.
Completed paintings are photographed and posted online where site visitors can vote for their three favorites.  There are so Many Ways to Vote!

STEP 3: SAVE THE ART.
The 32 paintings with the most votes are displayed at the Main Event, held on Friday, September 25, 2016, at the Vogue Theatre in Broad Ripple.

At the show, the audience members can preview the work and fill out a ballot for their three favorites.  The top 16 vote-getters then battle it out on stage, where two randomly selected finalists square off head-to-head.  The winning painting advances to the next round.  The losing painting faces the threat of destruction as determined by a spin of the ominous Wheel of Death.  Audience members can save paintings from impending doom by buying them. Artists keep 70% of the sales of their paintings.  Paintings that don't make it to the Top 32 are sold at the event for $50. An auctioneer from Christy's start the bids at a minimum amount depending on the round - Round 1: $200, Round 2: $300, Round 3: $400, Round 4: $500.  Anxiety builds as the wheel spins because if the spin lands on Instant Death, the painting is not auctioned and faces immediate destruction.  The artist of the last painting standing is crowned the Art vs. Art 2016 champion and will receive the traveling title belt, full bragging rights, a serenade, and an oversized check for the Grand Prize.
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Saturday, August 27

#HoweBlockParty

the Irving Theater welcomes
Thomas Carr Howe
  Reunion & Block Party

on Johnson Avenue next to the Irving Theater

Saturday, August 27  |  5:00p to 11:00p  |  free

Join us for the tenth annual Thomas Carr Howe High School All Class Reunion and Block Party on the street next to the theater. An all evening party with food, drinks, great music and, of course, old friends.
 




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