The Center for the Performing Arts is a 501(c)3 non-profit educational, arts, and cultural organization.

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The mission of the Center for the Performing Arts is to engage and inspire the Central Indiana community through enriching arts experiences.

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Exhibit looks at politics in musical theater
Interactive installation 'Of Thee I Sing' will run through 2020 election
Dec. 6 concert to feature local songwriters
Brett Wiscons, Sarah Grain will headline special show in Studio Theater
2020 event ticket sales begin Nov. 8
Lineup includes pop, jazz, classical, gospel, family performances
Center seeks naming partner
Long-term sponsorship would support artistic and educational programs
Celebrating Indiana's black artists
Free presentation explores contributions of poets, musicians and more