September 2017 Featured Partner Events

September 2017 Featured Partner Events

Each month, we gather information about our Featured Partners  and their upcoming events in one spot so that it’s easy for you to see what’s coming up.  That spot is right here!

 

Meyer-Najem Showcase: Laura Stennett
August 3- October 27, viewing Monday – Friday during business hours
Meyer-Najem Construction, 11787 Lantern Road, Suite 100, Fishers, IN 46038
FREE!
Nickel Plate Arts partner Meyer-Najem has transformed the second story of their beautiful new Fishers building into a bright, modern, open space, perfect for featuring the contemporary works of our local artists. With a passion for supporting the local arts community, Meyer-Najem will host art exhibits viewable to the public from 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday. For the months of August – October, Nickel Plate Arts is excited to showcase the work of local artist Laura Stennett. A Texan relocated to the Midwest, Laura paints contemporary landscapes drawn from her memories and explorations in the vast landscapes of her home state, the Western US, and the Midwest. Liquid acrylics, pen and ink, and other mediums come together in smart, sweeping abstracts that are sure to capture the imagination of every viewer.
More info click here

 

Noblesville Visitor’s Center Art Exhibit: Mary Jane Keys
September 1-30, Thurs.-Sun. 12-5 p.m.
Noblesville Visitor’s Center
FREE!
A graduate of Purdue University with a bachelor of science in home economics education, Mary Jane’s passions are textiles, color, pattern, and design. She began her art career at the Indianapolis Art Center and Sievers School of Fiber Arts on Washington Island in Wisconsin. As a fiber artist her passions were batik and rozome (a Japanese wax resist technique on silk) as well as quilting. Her materials were dye, wax, thread and natural fibers. About seven years ago she began to paint in watercolor. Transparent dyes and watercolor work in a very similar way when applied to fabric or paper. She has traveled extensively both in the U.S. and abroad, taking many workshops with well-known artists to advance her skills. Her memberships include the Studio Art Quilts Association, Hamilton County Artists Association, Watercolor Society of Indiana, Florida Watercolor Society, and the San Cap Art League on Sanibel Island in Florida where she usually winters. Her work has been shown in several exhibitions in Indiana, Kentucky, Florida,Wisconsin and California.
More info click here

 

Second Saturday Songwriters Showcase
September 9, 7 p.m.
Logan Street Sanctuary
$12 suggested donation
Every Second Saturday of the month, we welcome a few singer-songwriters to the LSS stage for a fun in-the-round style concert, sponsored by Butler Toyota. We’ll be announcing September’s Second Saturday Songwriters Showcase line up soon, so stay tuned!
More info click here

 

Harmony Happening
September 13, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
River of Life Church: 9030 E 96th, Fishers
Free!
Do you LOVE TO SING? White River Sound Chorus, a women’s a capella chorus, is hosting Harmony Happening Event guaranteed to help you discover your inner singer!!  You’ll not only learn a bit about a Capella harmony, but you’ll meet great women of all ages.  Our 45 member women’s chorus enjoys singing songs from all genre – pop, Broadway, and classic standards.  Join us at this free event and discover how music can change your life!  Lunch provided.
More info click here

 

Local Color Exhibit
September 14-30, Thurs/Fri: 12-4 p.m. & Sat: 10-4 p.m.
HCAA’s Birdie Gallery, 5th & Cherry St.
FREE!
Juried artist members of the Hamilton County Artists’ Association will be showing their pride in the Noblesville community with work that exhibits “Local Color”.   The Birdie Gallery  will be open for a special reception on Saturday, September 16 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. for punch and cookies during the Noblesville Preservation Alliance Home Tour.
More info click here

 

Von Strantz Concert
September 15, 7 p.m.
Logan Street Sanctuary
$12 suggested donation
The return of one of our favorites ~ Von Strantz! Don’t miss it!
Von Strantz, two Chicagoland sisters estranged from birth, with two different upbringings, from across the continent finally meet. They took their now known commonalities and in 2013 joined their last names Von Strantz to create music and art from life’s adversities. Utilizing a variety of instruments such as violin, cello, keys, guitar and feet percussion, Von Strantz unites harmonies strung together by commanding and soulful lyrics. With story-sharing as their passion. Von Strantz invites their audience into the emotion of each piece.
More info click here

 

Done to Death
September 22-October 8, Fri. & Sat. at 8 p.m. and Sun. at 2 p.m.
The Belfry Theatre, Noblesville
$15 adults, $12 children 12 and under
Done to Death is a murder mystery comedy written by Fred Carmichael. The plot focuses on five has-been mystery fiction writers who are brought to the mysterious Vulture’s Vault to collaborate on and write a new murder mystery TV series. When real murders start to happen, hilarity ensues. The play is a huge parody of the murder mystery genre as the writers have their own styles that they use in hopes of figuring out the murders. Fast-paced and full of action!!
More info click here or call 317-773-1085

 

Atlanta New Earth Festival 
September 23 & 24
Atlanta, IN
Free!
The New Earth Festival, which began in 1974, is held on the fourth weekend in September. With over 600 vendors displaying fine art, crafts, antiques, food and more, you can see why this charming small town draws crowds of more than 80,000 people!  Remember to mark your calendars for this once a year event.
More info click here

 

White River Sound Guest Night
September 26, 6:45 – 9:00 p.m.
River of Life Church: 9030 E 96th, Fishers
Free
Do you LOVE TO SING?  White River Sound Chorus, a women’s a capella chorus, is hosting a special Guest Night.  We’re looking for women who want to add the joy of music back into their lives.  Our 45 member chorus enjoys singing songs from all genre – Pop, Broadway and classic standards – all sung a Capella!  Come visit and enjoy the magic of harmony and friendship.
More info click here  or call Sue Pelley, 317-408-1139 

 

Open Studio at Caravan Classes
September 28, 6-8 p.m.
92 S. 9th Street, Noblesville, IN
$10
Join us on the fourth Thursday of each month for an evening of community art making. Bring the project you are working on and work in our studio space alongside other artists/makers. Coffee and tea will be served or you may bring your own favorite (adult?) beverage! Space is limited, so sign up to reserve your spot! Suggested donation is $10 for two hours of studio time. (Limited to adults, ages 18 and up.)
More info. & sign up click here

 

Society of Broken Souls
September 30, 7p.m.
Logan Street Sanctuary
$12 suggested donation
Society of Broken Souls is the songwriting duo of multi-instrumentalists Dennis James and Lauryn Shapter. Performing their own brand of American Roots Music, they write unflinching songs for fearless hearts — songs that confront our shared, raw humanity while celebrating the beautiful mosaic of the human experience. Having performed in 25 states from coast to coast over the last decade, their live show features seamless harmony vocals and a wide array of instruments and sounds. From stripped down, bare-bones acoustic arrangements to a denser and edgier electric sound, their songs invite the listener to walk through the fire with them — and to find freedom, strength and courage on the other side.
More info click here

 

Ashton Wolf Dueling Pianos (with Craig Wilson)
September 30, 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
The CAT Theatre (254 1st Ave. SW, Carmel, IN 46032)
$12 in advance (online) $15 at the door/day of show
Live, audience interactive Dueling Piano Sing-a-Long. Request your favorite songs: Classic Rock, Classic Country, Standards, Show Tunes and more… Roast your friends as they celebrate birthdays, bachelorette parties, weddings, retirement parties and more… The most fun you will EVER have!!!
More info click here

Kristi Rowe
krowe@nickelplatearts.org