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Spirit & Place Festival 2013: RISK
Final Countdown to Spirit & Place Festival!



Which event do YOU think is MOST RISKY? The following five events are competing for that title and a $2,500 award. Try them out and let us know what you think on Facebook and Twitter.

Choose Your Adventure Map Your Risk
Photo Credit: Christopher Farah, The Polis Center
Visit an unusual venue--a Latino grocery store and taqueria on Indy's Far Eastside--as participants show images from their low, moderate, and high risk adventures around the city.
The Hungry Games

Winner shares the glory in this epic humanitarian competition, styled after the popular book, The Hunger Games.   


Touchy Subjects: Art, Sex, and Humor

Photo Credit: Jedediah Johnson
Artists and curators explore the humor underlying both art-making and sex.

Spirited Chase

Visit secret destinations that embody RISK, learn about each organization's work, and stretch your own boundaries with fun activities.


Leaving My Religion: The Risks and Rewards of Becoming Non-Religious

Follow the journey of bestselling author and ordained minister James Mulholland as he shares his faith transition from evangelical to progressive Christian to non-religious. 

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Win prizes up to $150 value on Twitter!  

The 18th annual Spirit & Place Festival is just around the corner. From celebrity meet-n-greets and free memberships, to bestselling books and tickets to breathtaking performances, all this week we're giving away amazing gift packages of up to $150 value. All you have to do is follow @spiritandplace on Twitter and participate in our contests.

Blog Spotlight



By Debra Des Vignes   

- Debra with her son, Simon

When I was a kid all I wanted to do was fly, like Larry. I planned to take a few things with me - some water and pretzels - and strap on a backpack and disappear up into the milky clouds. Read more. 

Calling all Social Media Junkies    


We invite you to join our 'Live-tweet Team' and showcase your tweeting skills. Simply send us a tweet @spiritandplace to let us know you're interested in live-tweeting for our festival!   

Eight Hoosiers share RISK stories on 90.1 WFYI    


We're once again pleased to partner with WFYI to present a series of powerful stories on how RISK has shaped the lives of some famous and lesser known Hoosiers. Tune in to 90.1 WFYI at 5:45 p.m. Monday - Thursday or visit our blog to read their inspirational stories.    

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