By Leslie Bailey
The Indianapolis Star

DeLaria talks about TV, David Bowie, jazz and diversity.

If you only know Lea DeLaria as Carrie "Big Boo" Black on the Netflix hit series "Orange is the New Black," it's time to catch up.

Ramin Karimloo electrifies in Cabaret debut

Posted by kbrueckmann on March 9, 2016

By Tom Alvarez
Indianapolis Performing Arts Examiner

The Cabaret at the Columbia Club continues to solidify its growing reputation as one of the leading cabaret venues in the country. Proof of that was the appearance of Ramin Karimloo, in "From Broadway to Bluegrass" at the downtown venue. One of the brightest stars on Broadway, Karimloo performed three shows there over the weekend. was present at his Friday opening night performance.

Local singer realizes her dream in Cabaret debut

Posted by kbrueckmann on February 15, 2016

By Tom Alvarez
Indianapolis Performing Arts Examiner

Indianapolis resident Paula Dione Ingram’s first stop on her quest to becoming a regular cabaret performer was the Cabaret at the Columbia Club, where she performed Saturday, Feb. 6 in “Dark Legacy: Bright Lights of Black Broadway.”

LOU'S VIEWS: Picks for the months ahead

Posted by kbrueckmann on January 8, 2016

By Lou Harry

Indianapolis Business Journal

Happy New Year ... a new year that you can make happier by planning to attend more Indy arts and entertainment events than you did last year.

Here’s a starter list of some of the promising offerings that lie ahead. (Of course, I’ll give you weekly updates on my A&E Priority List at

Hello, 2016: 14 things to look forward to in Indy

Posted by kbrueckmann on January 6, 2016

The Indianapolis Star

It’s hard to believe that anything could top the year that brought koalas to the Indianapolis Zoo, “Dream Cars” to the Indianapolis Museum of Art and a state-of-the-art YMCA to the heart of Downtown.

"Best in class. A truly delightful experience - over the top!"

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