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Festival Warm Ups


CHEW ON THIS: Moonshine and Morality 


Repeal 18th AmendmentGather in downtown watering holes for facilitated discussions on how Prohibition-era themes have modern parallels. Learn more.

Be sure to catch Ken Burns' latest documentary, "Prohibition," on October 2, 3, and 4 at 8 p.m. on WFYI, and check out the Indiana Historical Society's exhibit, "You Are There 1920: Busted! Prohibition Enforced."  


Sin's Last Stand 


After CHEW ON THIS, see members of three local burlesque troupes in a performance celebrating the roots of American burlesque and the shift in feminine mores created during Prohibition. Learn more.


Personal Stories Needed 


How has decades of debate and regulation about sex and reproduction impacted you, your family, and/or public health?  Share your personal stories here as part of I Knew You in the Womb, a festival event.

Festival Previews


Almost Heaven - Written by an Indianapolis native, this heartwarming, and often funny play, offers a glimpse into the challenges of growing older.

The Body Extended: Change Perceptions, Change the World - How do we change perceptions about people with disabilities? A film and conversation will follow the journey of four Hoosiers.

From Gross Anatomy to Compassionate Care From Gross Anatomy to Compassionate Care - Learn how donated cadavers transform the lives of medical students, as well as donor family members.

Being Fit in Body, Mind, and Spirit - Learn strategies for positive aging in three interactive sessions on how to stay physically active, intellectually alert, and socially engaged.

Athletes and Art - IUPUI athletes pose for Ivy Tech student-artists at the First Friday with Spirit & Place. See the resulting artwork in this exhibit.


Spirit & Place Festival 2011  

Body Blurbs

Moonshine & Morality


Festival program seeks artwork by youth. Cash prizes available.
Artwork deadline is October 29. More info.

Samaritan's Feet - Shoe Drive

Indy Talks 

Lilly Endowment, Inc.Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation Inc.H. Wilbur Hardacre Charitable Trust

Marian University Bohlsen PR IUPUI  
The Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF affiliate The Polis Center at IUPUI University of Indianapolis


IU School of Liberal Arts, IUPUIIU School of Medicine, IUPUI 

 North United Methodist Church  Wishard 

Christel DeHaan Family Foundation Franklin College Hilton Christian Theological Seminary


Indiana Humanities  IU School of Dentistry, IUPUI Second Presbyterian ChurchSt. Pauls  
Congregation Beth El Zedeck Indianapolis Museum of Art Butler University Harrison Center for the Arts    
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