Artsfest 2015

Home

Featured Events

CrimeandPunishment

Butler Theatre: Crime and Punishment
Thursday, April 9

7:00 pm | Add to Calendar
Purchase Tickets

Black Box Theatre, Lilly Hall 168
Ticket Price: $5-$15

Butler Theatre presents Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s classic novel in an exciting adaptation that underscores the passion, guilt, and consequences that haunt a young man after a crucial mistake.

More

clarence-page-100413

Unlikely Heroes: Butler Wind Ensemble with Narrator Clarence Page
Thursday, April 9

7:00 pm | Add to Calendar
Purchase Tickets

Schrott Center for the Arts
Ticket Price: $15-$30

From Tony and Maria of West Side Story to Abraham Lincoln, heroes can emerge from the most unlikely of circumstances and places.

More

lulawashington2_cropped

Lula Washington Dance Theatre
Friday, April 10

7:30 pm | Add to Calendar
Purchase Tickets

Schrott Center for the Arts
Ticket Price: $15-$30

In 1980, in an inner city neighborhood in South LA, the Lula Washington Dance Theatre was born.

More

ChristianMcBride1_cropped

Christian McBride Trio with Butler Jazz Ensemble
Saturday, April 11

7:30 pm | Add to Calendar
Purchase Tickets

Schrott Center for the Arts
Ticket Price: $15-$30

Three-time Grammy winner Christian McBride, among the leading jazz bass players of our time, joins with his trio and the Butler Jazz Ensemble for an unforgettable night of music.

More

PLACEHOLDER Faculty Chamber Music

Chamber Music: Embracing the Outsider
Sunday, April 12

1:00 pm | Add to Calendar
Purchase Tickets

Schrott Center for the Arts
Ticket Price: $15-$25

Enjoy an afternoon of chamber music as Butler faculty artists and guests perform works featuring those who dared to be different.

More

Song and Dance

Song & Dance!
Sunday, April 12

7:00 pm | Add to Calendar
Purchase Tickets

Schrott Center for the Arts
Ticket Price: $15-$25

Meet the outlaws and outsiders from the music of Richard Rodgers!

More

Jagged1_cropped

Jagged: A Contemporary Pole Dance Company
Monday, April 13

7:00 pm | Add to Calendar
Purchase Tickets

Schrott Center for the Arts
Ticket Price: $15-$25

Jagged is a contemporary pole dance company that fuses the art of aerial pole work with concert and commercial dance.

More

AngelaBrown

Angela Brown and Friends: Mad Scenes!
Tuesday, April 14

7:00 pm | Add to Calendar
Purchase Tickets

Schrott Center for the Arts
Ticket Price: $15-$25

Metropolitan Opera star Angela Brown and Indianapolis friends perform a special, intimate recital exclusively for ArtsFest.

More

1977478_982548927122_2144675381_n (1)

Progressive Lenses
Tuesday, April 14

10:00 pm | Add to Calendar
Purchase Tickets

Schrott Center for the Arts
Ticket Price: $5-$10

Join us for an evening of progressive, classically influenced, and proto-progressive rock music performed by Butler School of Music faculty and guests.

More

Photos ©Jay Dickman, all rights reserved.

Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars
Wednesday, April 15

7:00 pm | Add to Calendar
Purchase Tickets

Schrott Center for the Arts
Ticket Price: $15-$25

A potent example of the redeeming power of music and the ability of the human spirit to persevere.

More

PLACEHOLDER Peter Maxwell Davies

Stark Raving
Thursday, April 16

7:00 pm | Add to Calendar
Purchase Tickets

Schrott Center for the Arts
Ticket Price: $15-$25

Witness an evening of extraordinary performances that push the boundaries of art and sanity – three contemporary, one-man shows performed with solo vocalists and a chamber ensemble.

More

PLACEHOLDER Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra

Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra: Banned Music
Friday, April 17

7:30 pm | Add to Calendar
Purchase Tickets

Schrott Center for the Arts
Ticket Price: $12-$30

Experience the rogues of the musical world!

More

Butler JCFA dance department's Sleeping Beauty in Clowes Hall April 28, 2011

Butler Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
Friday, April 17

8:00 pm | Add to Calendar
Purchase Tickets

Clowes Memorial Hall
Ticket Price: $20-$31.50

Indulge yourself in dreams that come true!

More

BigDamnBandPines

Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band
Saturday, April 18

7:30 pm | Add to Calendar
Purchase Tickets

Schrott Center for the Arts
Ticket Price: $15-$30

With a style and sound completely their own, Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band will make you stomp your feet and dance!

More

Butler JCFA's Rejoice! concert in Clowes Memorial Hall December 11, 2010.

Carmina Burana
Sunday, April 19

7:30 pm | Add to Calendar
Purchase Tickets

Schrott Center for the Arts
Ticket Price: $15-$30

One of the most dramatic and recognizable choral works ever created, Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana is not just a piece of music, it is an experience.

More