Each month, a small- to mid-sized organization will be featured in 30-second radio spots (40 spots throughout the month). This is a promotional partnership between WICR and Indy Arts Council.
Selected organizations must be based in the Indianapolis metropolitan area and have:
Join us as we celebrate Indy Juneteenth as June’s WICR Arts Organization of the Month! Hear more about their mission to improve the quality and narrative of life around the Black community in Indiana by listening to radio spots all month long on WICR (88.7).
And make sure to visit their city-wide calendar to see this month’s many Juneteenth celebrations, including the 6th annual Indy Juneteenth Festival & Parade.
Help us celebrate Storytelling Arts of Indiana as May's WICR Arts Organization of the Month! Storytelling Arts, founded in 1987, aims to inspire all generations to value, experience and practice storytelling in daily life. They also host 140+ events every year, including the monthly
Indy Story Slam.
Learn more about their mission and programs by listening to radio spots all month long on WICR (88.7).
Help us celebrate Indianapolis Symphonic Choir as April's WICR Arts Organization of the Month! Founded in 1937, ISC is dedicated to creating and performing new choral masterworks.
They’re hosting a world premiere by composer Augusta Read Thomas, Toward a Secret Sky, on April 28 and 29 at Hilbert Circle Theatre. Learn more about the show and get tickets at indychoir.org.
Help us celebrate ArtMix as March's WICR Arts Organization of the Month! Since 1982, ArtMix–located inside the Harrison Center–has worked to transform the lives of people with disabilities through the creation of art.
Make sure to visit their studio on March 3 for the First Friday opening of ABLE: You said we couldn’t, so we did. The exhibit showcases the work of ArtMix artists, teaching artists, and staff who are individuals with disabilities.
Help us celebrate iibada Dance Company as February’s WICR Arts Organization of the Month! Iibada, founded by Sabra Logan, has been teaching us all how to dance--and appreciate dancing as an art form--for 34 years.
Tickets go on sale in mid-February for "Glorious: The Revival," which Iibada will present March 24-26 at Ben Davis High School. "Glorious" is the moving story of Bethel A.M.E. Church, Indy's first African American Church. There's also "Glorious: The Experience," a pop-up museum presented in partnership with Bethel A.M.E. and the Indiana Historical Society.
Help us celebrate Storefront Theatre as January’s WICR Arts Organization of the Month! Storefront, founded in 2016 by artistic director Ronan Marra, focuses on new work by underrepresented playwrights.
Storefront will be featured on WICR (88.7) radio spots all month long. Make sure to see Post-Democracy, the theater's first play in their new space at 2416 E. 55th St. Admission is donation-only for the show, Jan. 13-29. Get tickets here.
Make sure to tune into WICR (88.7), a non-commercial, educational public radio station owned and operated by the University of Indianapolis. The jazz and classical music station can be heard in 20 central Indiana counties and online at WICROnline.org.