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Check out these fabulous festival events

happening Monday-Wednesday!

See full events list here.


Monday, November 7 

  • Knowing and Remembering the Other, 6-8 pm at Wishard Memorial Hospital, Myers Auditorium. Presented by Wishard Health Services and Indiana Humanities.

  • Body & Place, 6:30-8 pm at American College of Sports Medicine. Presented by American College of Sports Medicine; Health by Design, an Alliance for Health Promotion Initiative; and IUPUI, IU School of Physical Education and Tourism Management, Dept. of Kinesiology.

  • Honoring the Body in Death, 7-9 pm at Second Presbyterian Church. Presented by Second Presbyterian Church; Congregation Beth-El Zedeck; and Nur-Allah Islamic Center.

Tuesday, November 8


  • Imaging and Imagining the Body, 6-8:30 pm at Indiana Medical History Museum. Presented by Indiana Medical History Museum and IUPUI Medical Humanities-Health Studies Program.
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  • BOLD Indianapolis: Bold Ideas About Birth, 6-8:30 pm at Theatre on the Square. Presented by HealthNet; Theatre on the Square; University Heights United Methodist Church-BIBS Pantry; and University of Indianapolis School of Nursing, Nurse-Midwifery Program, and Dept. of Theatre.

  • Health Care Reform: What Does It Really Mean? 7-9 pm at Franklin College, Johnson Center for Fine Arts. Presented by Franklin College and Partnership for a Healthier Johnson County.

  • Under Fire: Bodies of WWI, 7-9 pm at Marian University, The Indianapolis Civic Theatre. Presented by Marian University, School of Liberal Arts and Wabash College.

Wednesday, November 9


  • Being Fit in Body, Mind, and Spirit, 10 am-1 pm at North United Methodist Church. Presented by IUPUI Senior Academy; Center for Aging and Community-University of Indianapolis; Fitness and More for Seniors, LLC; Mid-North Shepherd's Center; and RSVP of Central Indiana (sponsored by Catholic Charities).
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  • Beauty Abroad, 6-9 pm at The Village Experience. Presented by The Village Experience, The Bluevine Collective, and Provocate.

  • From Gross Anatomy to Compassionate Care, 6 -8:30 pm at WFYI. Presented by IU Center for Bioethics, IUPUI; IU School of Medicine, IUPUI; IU School of Medicine-Northwest; Sound Medicine, IUPUI; and WFYI.

  • Opera's Not Dead! 7-8:30 pm at Aaron Ruben Nelson Mortuary. Presented by The Steele Project and Congregation Beth-El Zedeck.
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  • The Body and the Power of Sound, 7-9 pm at Historic Athenaeum. Presented by Growing Places Indy-The Be Well Initiative, Athenaeum, CITYOGA School of Yoga and Health, and Invoke Yoga & Pilates.

  • Circles and Swirls, 7:30-9:30 pm at Zion Evangelical United Church of Christ. Presented by Indianapolis Traditional Music & Dance Group (dba Indy Contra); Indy Folk Dancers; Israeli Folk Dancing; and Zion Evangelical United Church of Christ.

  • The Mind and Aging, 7:30-10 pm at Butler University, Atherton Union, Reilly Room. Presented by Butler University and Center for Aging and Community, University of Indianapolis.


Spirit & Place Festival 2011  

Body Blurbs

Public Conversation

Signature Series

Body Blurbs


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 Christian Theological Seminary


Christel DeHaan Family Foundation Franklin College Hilton Indianapolis Baker & Daniels


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    
                    WFYI Nuvo