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Monday, August 10 Acoustic Open Mic

Wednesday, August 12 WIDTH= Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, August 13 Poetry Open Mic

Friday, August 14


Issue 21 Productions presents
"Blue Libra"
USA 2015 | digital | Dir:  Joey Jessup | 147min | UR

Friday, August 14  |  9:00p  |  $5

Lights! Camera! Action!  You will be "reeling" with laughter watching Indy natives Aaron Henze and Helena Hailey settle the score in a winner takes $50,000 in the 12 Hour B Movie Project. &bnsp;Anastasia (Helena Hailey) tutors make up expert Alison (Anna Letanosky) and play write Shana (Holly Moore) and her team Blue Libra take on team Cannibal Lap dance led by egotistical James (Aaron Henze), his brother Alexander (Steve Rose) and their attorney Courtney ( Enna).  Blue Libra was shot entirely at the historic Irving Theater.

Saturday, August 15


Transylvanian Lip Treatment presents
Midnight Picture Show
USA 1975 | digital | Dir:  Jim Sharman | 100min | R

Saturday, August 15  |  Midnight  |  $6
17+ unless accompanying parent or adult guardian

This campy cult classic (which unfortunately, we can't name here, but you can watch the trailer over there) is the most popular midnight movie of all time.  A corn-fed all-American couple stumbles onto a creepy castle one night when their car breaks down, entering a world they never dreamed existed. The castle turns out to be inhabited by a collection of kinky Transylvanian freaks led by a mad bisexual transvestite.  The film gained notoriety as the most successful midnight movie ever, in which hundreds of cult fans show up in costume and act out scenes from the movie.

You are not allowed to bring your own props.  Prop kits are available at the show.  Prop kits include rice (during the wedding scene at the very beginning, throw yours in celebration), a newspaper (during the rain scene, keep dry), noise maker (during the creation speech, celebrate and MAKE SOME NOISE), toilet paper (when the doctor breaks through the lab wall, hurl your "scotts" tissue), and toast (make your toast during the birthday dinner...toss it), will be available at the show for $4.  YOU ARE ENCOURAGED TO COME IN COSTUME.

Doors open at 11:00pm.  Virgin sacrifice before the show.  The movie begins at Midnight.
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Next Midnight Picture Show - Saturday, September 19

Sunday, August 16 Sunday Assembly

Monday, August 17 Acoustic Open Mic

Monday, August 17


the Irving Theater welcomes
Ghost Vibes 666
Dante Augustus Scaratti
John Flannelly
Miami Mice

Monday, August 17  |  8:00p  |  $5

The experimental music series Weird Vibes has died, but its spirit has restlessly been floating around from place to place.  In August, it will land in the historically haunted neighborhood of Irvington.

Ariadne is a Brooklyn-based sacred music duo comprised of Christine Lanx and Benjamin Forest.  Their focus lies in the fixed framework of ritual interspersed with sacred and secular symbolism.  Influenced by the canonical hours, their sound contains modern chant-like vocalises, Anglican choral textures, and percussive soundscapes in dense sonic layers.  They are fascinated by juxtaposing themes, ancient structure and draw inspiration from mysticism and dystopian fantasies.
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Bloomington-based Dante Augustus Scarattivintage high-wattage amps, reel to reel players, effects pedals, film, occult imagery, literary epics, black tattoos, nintendo entertainment system, field recordings, individualist anarchism, medieval woodcuts, black forests, destruction, science, the texas chainsaw massacre, castles, gigantic creatures, skulls & skeletons, owls, self-sufficiency, 1960's-70's nude photography, ancient & medieval history, nihilism, analog recordings, mathematics, outdated a/v equipment and other such pursuits.
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Wednesday, August 19 WIDTH= Fresh Wednesday Market

Thursday, August 20 Poetry Open Mic

Friday, August 21


NUVO Members Pick
the Irving Theater welcomes
Monique Rust (Indianapolis)
Ryan Puett (Indianapolis)
Mark Roembke (Indianapolis)
Steve Windsor (Indianapolis)

Friday, August 21  |  8:00p  |  free $5 suggested

A self–proclaimed 'chick–with–a–guitar', Monique Rust is an Indianapolis–based singer/songwriter who pulls from her experiences being a mother, daughter, sister, wife, and citizen–of–the–planet as inspiration for her uniquely Americana, folksy/bluesy sound.
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Ryan Puett is an Americana folk singer-songwriter based out of Indianapolis.  Midwest born and raised, he writes about his past, his present, nonetheless his predictions revolving around his ways of life and the everyday people in it.
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Next Songwriter's Circle - Friday, September 25

Saturday, August 22


the Irving Theater welcomes
Thomas Carr Howe
  Reunion & Block Party

on Johnson Avenue next to the Irving Theater

Saturday, August 22  |  5:00p to 11:00p  |  free

Join us for the eighth annual Thomas Carr Howe High School All Class Reunion and Block Party on the street next to the theater. An all evening party with food, drinks, great music and, of course, old friends.

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