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Joyful Noise

Fishers Community Chorus debuts Christmas concert Dec. 2 Writer & Photographer / Jocelyn Vare It’s never too early to get into the holiday spirit . It is perfectly acceptable to install your outdoor Christmas lights in early November. It’s okay to purchase tinsel while pumpkins are still on display. And, according to 60 people in Fishers, it is a joy to sing Christmas carols in August. The participants of the Fishers Community Chorus have been rehearsing for an all-new Christmas concert since the summer. They are preparing for a December holiday performance that will be a first for the Fishers ...

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Hidden Rocks Create Happiness

Hamilton County Hidden Rocks art spreads kind messages in Fishers. Writer / Jocelyn Vare Photography /Courtney Burke, Krystal Rock, Shannon Vanderpohl, Jocelyn Vare The littlest thing can brighten your day — a helping hand, an open door, a cup of coffee, or even a rock. It’s true, a rock can create happiness. It happened to me. I was walking my dog at my Fishers neighborhood park recently when I noticed something peculiar on the ground. A rock unlike any I’d ever seen was resting at the foot of a large tree. The rock was painted with colorful hearts and one ...

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Dangerously Entertaining

Billy Joel murder mystery musical returns in August Writer / Jocelyn Vare Photography/ submitted photos and Mark Langley A murder is going to take place in Fishers this summer. The scene of the crime is the Historic Ambassador House, and the victim is none other than the legendary entertainer, Billy Joel. And the witness is you. Every guest is a witness at the murder mystery dinner performance. Don’t worry, no one will be harmed in the making of the show. The audience interacts with actors to solve a fictional murder scene while enjoying live music, a four-course dinner and a ...

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Fishers Arts Crawl Coming July 14

Event Will Showcase More Than 40 Local Artists and Performers Writer  /  Jocelyn Vare Photographer  /  Brian Brosmer & Provided Visitors who attend Arts Crawl in Fishers’ downtown will be tempted to sprint, not crawl. The Nickel Plate District jam-packs more than 40 artists and performers into a three-hour free event on Friday, July 14. The square mile area becomes a bustling arts zone from 6 to 9 p.m. for the annual event. Businesses and public spaces become the galleries and stages on a full walking route. An eclectic mix of art and music are discovered around every corner. Visitors ...

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Fishers Music Works Reignites Performers

Writters  / Jocelyn Vare & Connie Nimmo Photography  /  Fishers Music Works Marc Feeney, 40, is a Fishers resident with a passion for music. It all started when he was young, Feeney recalls dusting off a forgotten cornet hidden in his grandmother’s farmhouse attic. Intrigue set in and he tried to play the old horn. With a little determination and a lot of practice, he joined the fifth grade band at his elementary school. “I loved making music because it was a fun challenge that set off new fireworks in my head,” Feeney says. Music poured from his trumpet throughout ...

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