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Whimsy and magic: New exhibition spotlights Indiana artist Nancy Noël

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Walking through the heavy black curtains into the dimly lit space, visitors to the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis are transported into the studio of a world-renowned artist.

Janet Hommel Mangas: Going down the list for a happy Thanksgiving

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I had a flashback in church during a sermon two Sundays ago.

Scott McDaniel: Humanity endures in post-apocalyptic ‘Finch’

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Apple TV+’s new post-apocalyptic film is “Castaway” meets “WALL-E,” and that makes for a touching survival story about what makes us human.

Lori Borgman: Top 5 Turkey Day cooking tips

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I have personally prepared, or helped prepare, more than 40 Thanksgiving turkeys over the years, several of which were entirely edible.

Animal instinct: Comedic plays turns to natural world for laughs

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Imagine walking out on your front porch one morning, only to discover a black widow spider waiting for you — and that spider had plenty to say about your skills as a parent.

Janet Hommel Mangas: A chance encounter with a young buck

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I found myself on the front porch speaking quite firmly to a young buck this morning.

Scott McDaniel: ‘Last Night in Soho’ a stylish dive into feminist horror

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As stylish a movie as you’ll see this year, both in its set pieces and in how the story is crafted, “Last Night in Soho” keeps you on your toes throughout. It’s a film that has a lot to offer, pulling off psychological horror, feminist horror, mystery and drama without stretching itself too thin.

Lori Borgman: Relaxing puts her on pins and needles

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Everybody and their mother are knitting. They’re making fabulous, textured scarves, adorable baby hats and ultra-durable dishcloths. They all claim it is a marvelous way to unwind and relax.

Janet Hommel Mangas: Enjoying a good car talk

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I had the blessing of driving my youngest 9-year-old nephew to school a few weeks ago, and I was reminded how much I missed the on-the-road talk time with my three grown daughters.

‘Dune’ debuts as the most epic sci-fi movie of 2021

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Having just finished reading the science fiction classic “Dune” a month ago, I’ve been anxiously awaiting the new movie to hit theaters and homes via HBO Max. That time has finally come, and for fans of the genre it’s a visual marvel to behold.