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IU Grad Writes Epic Spider-Man Collection

At $125, it’s not your typical comic book. But then, Roger Stern is not your typical comic-book writer. He professed to be a diehard comic fan long before he arrived at Indiana University in the early ’70s, and would eventually teach a class there called “The Comic Book in Society.” Read more...

Tanjerine Event Makes Oranje Ripe for Expansion

“What people have experienced at Oranje is a mix of fine art and live music in a nontraditional venue,” says Ryan Hickey. “That’s what we’re going for with this, too—blending different art forms together in a unique space.” Read more...

Artur Silva Hosts Hot Art-Infused Dance Parties

“I think the American experience is best represented in the middle of the country,” Artur Silva says, “and to talk about [that] through my work is an entry point to talking about who we are as people.” Read more...

Sarah Urist Green Has a New Frame of Mind

She hopes that The Art Assignment will help audience members broaden their own definition of art, demystify the art-making process, and prove that anybody can give it a try. Read more...

Local Museums, Libraries Collaborate on '60s Flashback

Five museums and archival sites will show us their take on the 1960s beginning this month in a joint exhibition called “A Change Is Gonna Come.” Read more...

Chorus Lines: Straight No Chaser

“Mike [Luginbill]’s the heartthrob; he’s the looker. We’ve got this ongoing joke. After every show, we do a signing line and photos. There’s another line of girls who want their picture with just Mike.” Read more...

Weiwei Out There: Chinese Artist Breaks into the IMA

Asian-art scholar and curator Britta Erickson explains that, for many years, Ai worked with found objects—a photo he took of his head after an instance of police brutality, for example, or a pile of porcelain crabs that represents the Chinese government’s efforts to bring him into the fold. Read more...

It's David Letterman's World

Letterman shook up the late-night airwaves in 1993, when—after losing the chance to host The Tonight Show to Jay Leno—he moved to CBS. Read more...