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Check out these fabulous festival events

happening Saturday and Sunday!

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Saturday, November 12 


  • Spirited Chase: Body of Change, 9 am-4 pm at WFYI. Presented by WFYI and partners you will meet that day!

  • The Body Extended: Change Perceptions, Change the World, 1-3 pm at Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center. Presented by accessABILITY Center for Independent Living, Inc. and Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center.

  • Peaceful FoodsPeaceful Foods Initiative, 1-5 pm at Emmerich Manual High School. Presented by Global Peace Initiatives, All American BBQ and Brew, Emmerich Manual High School STAR Academy for Agricultural and Environmental Science, and Light of the World Christian Church.

  • Beyond Dead: A Youth Response, 2-4 pm at Indiana Interchurch Center. Presented by the Indiana Interchurch Center, Alpha & Omega Project for Contemporary Religious Arts, and Center for Interfaith Cooperation.

  • Calories and Culture, 2-5 pm at Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center. Presented by Purdue Extension-Marion County; Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, Inc.; Indiana Multiethnic Committee; Purdue Extension Global Awareness Team; and Second Helpings.

  • Movement, Food, and Fun for Every Body, 2-5:30 pm at Tabernacle Presbyterian Church. Presented by Indiana Healthy Marriage and Family Coalition, Inc., Dr. Michael Koontz N.M.D., Harmony Partner Yoga, Mapleton Wellness Center, Not to Believers Like Us, and Tabernacle Presbyterian Church.

  • Ipsalu Tantra and Kundalini Yogas, 5-7 pm at CITYOGA School of Yoga and Health. Presented by CITYOGA School of Yoga and Health and Ipsalu Tantra International.
  • John Waters
  • John Waters: This Filthy World, 7-9:30 pm at Madame Walker Theatre Center. Presented by iMOCA, Big Car, Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival, and IUPUI Herron School of Art and Design.

  • Thomas Lynch, Poet, 7-9 pm at North United Thomas LynchMethodist Church. Presented by North United Methodist Church.

  • Almost Heaven, 8-9:30 pm at IndyFringe. Presented by Twilight Productions and IndyFringe.

Sunday, November 13



Spirit & Place Festival 2011  

Body Blurbs

Public Conversation

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