Festival Features Personal Narratives from Hoosier Figures

(BLOOMINGTON) – The Arts and Humanities Council will present a special two-night event Jan. 28 and 30 at the Wells-Metz Theatre as part of the annual Indiana Remixed festival.

Indiana Retold” will feature a collection of personal narratives from student storytellers and contemporary figures from Indiana.

The event is Tuesday, January 28 and Thursday, January 30 from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Wells-Metz Theatre. To purchase a ticket click here.

The stories will explore a range of perspectives on what it means to live, work and create in Indiana. Each narrator will discuss their evolution in the understanding of what it means to be a Hoosier based on a personal experience of success, adversity, ignorance, isolation, acceptance and more.

Presented in partnership with the Asian Culture Center, First Nations Educational & Cultural Center, La Casa Latino Culture Center, LGBTQ+ Culture Center, and the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center.

Invited storytellers include Jean Merrill, director of inclusion in the NCAA Office of Inclusion; Ruben Marté, captain in the Indiana State Police; Elise Smith, creator of the Fatness Fiction podcast; Chris Chyung, Indiana House Representative; and more.