The spring semester is mostly winter, leaving students to dream of summer events. Visit Indy gives insight into ideas for weekend excursions or afternoon adventures.
Sophocles’ “Antigone” coming to Butler theatre as part of visiting director series
An adaptation of the play by visiting director Madeline Sayet will be performed on Nov. 5-7 in the Schrott Center for the Arts, and also live-streamed on the Butler Arts & Events Center website.
Visiting director Madeline Sayet shakes up Butler theatre
Madeline Sayet, a member of the Mohegan nation and international theatre artist, has received extensive praise for her unique acting and directing. Now, she’s bringing her talent to Butler Theatre.
Fee-fi-Faux Fans: A brand-new option for “attending” virtual performances
Faux Fans, or “Faux Fans In the Stands”, is a new program that allows friends and family of Butler arts students to support performances by purchasing a 16 x 24 picture of themselves for $50. This picture will be placed in the audience where performances are held.
First Friday at the Harrison Center: For the arts and for the city
Next month in their six separate galleries, the Harrison Center will present various works that range from art exploring themes of history and political philosophy to paintings inspired by Indy at night and even a collection of patient, caregiver and staff artwork from the IU Health Simon Cancer Center and University Hospital.
Jordan College of Arts students to present collaborative performance
Students from the dance music and theater departments will present collaborative performances in Schrott Center for the Arts on April 3rd at 7:30 PM.
Bulldogs board their broomsticks
Butler University is entering the magical world of Hogwarts and Harry Potter by establishing its first ever quidditch team this year. Quidditch is a fictional sport played by wizards on broomsticks in J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series. The game consists of seven players: three chasers, two beaters, a seeker and a keeper. The objective of…
Schrott Center on track for completion
The Howard L. Schrott Center for the Performing and Visual Arts will open this spring on schedule. Senior project manager Craig Hardee said most of the summer construction took place inside the center itself, as the outside structure is nearly complete. The exterior site work also concluded this summer, and the surrounding parking lots and…
Machete mixes action, with political satire
Danny Trejo has always been the creepy side character in cheesy action flicks, but he finally gets his shot as the title character in the action-packed “Machete,” a film very fitting for him. A little bit of background on “Machete”: The film started as a fake trailer in the Robert Rodriguez/Quentin Tarantino double feature “Grindhouse.”…