Critically acclaimed post-modern musician Son Lux makes a “journey” to Indianapolis to help kick off the 19th year of the annual Spirit & Place Festival with “Lanterns Raised: Journeys Through Art.” This Signature Series event will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday April 3 in Shelton Auditorium at Christian Theological Seminary, 1000 W. 42nd Street, Indianapolis.
Recognized for his recent collaboration with Lorde and Sufjan Stevens, Ryan Lott -- better known by his stage name ‘Son Lux’ -- will play an acoustic show during an evening of performance, presentations and conversation that will explore the transformative power of the arts. He will be joined by visual/conceptual artist Kathryn Armstrong of the Basile Center for Art, Design and Public Life, as well as by Indianapolis-based “spoken-word” poet and human beat box Tony Styxx..
“Lanterns Raised: Journeys Through Art” is presented by the Spirit & Place Festival, Christian Theological Seminary, Studio Ninety-Six, WFYI, Community of the Living Spirit, DAST Consulting, Flat 12 Bierwerks, and Catering By Maarten. Tickets are $15 and are available at www.cts.edu/lanterns
or at the door. Flat 12 Bierwerks and snacks will be available beginning at 6:30 p.m.
The Spirit & Place Festival catalyzes civic engagement and enduring change through creative collaborations among the arts, religion, and humanities. This year, the 19th annual Spirit & Place Festival explores the theme of “JOURNEY,” exploring the dynamic passages of people, places and ideas through performances, exhibits, workshops, panel discussions and other innovative programs. Spirit & Place is a collaborative community project managed by The Polis Center, part of the IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI. Major financial contributors include Lilly Endowment Inc.; Allen Whitehill Clowes Charitable Foundation, Inc.; The Indianapolis Foundation, a CICF Fund; IUPUI/IU School of Liberal Arts at IUPUI; the University of Indianapolis; as well as more than 200 other community partners and donors. For more information, call (317) 278-3623 or visit www.spiritandplace.org. This year's festival takes place Nov. 7-16, 2014.
Son Lux Link
Tony Styxx Link
Kathryn Armstrong Link