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1. Broad Ripple Brewpub's 25th Anniversary Celebration

Nov. 14, 3 p.m. Heyo! Happy birthday to the Brew Pub, a.k.a. NUVO Newsweekly North Bureau. Yes, we chaps and chappettes at NUVO have enjoyed many a pint both on and off the clock at this fine establishment, and we’re happy to celebrate with them on Saturday for 25 years of deliciousness. The Upright Willies and Gypsy Moonshine will play; plus, they’re setting up lots of cool stuff for kiddos to do, special beers on tap for the celebration, and giving away money from the purchase of their four standard house beers to different non-profit orgs, like IndyCog, Move to ACT, BRVA and United Christmas Service. Fun!

RELATED: BRBP — as old as NUVO

2. WTTS Rock to Read Benefit with Guster

Nov. 13, 8 p.m. The last in this year’s Rock To Read concerts by WTTS features Boston alt-rockers Guster, who is picking up a new opener in every state. Indiana’s opener is Porky’s Groove Machine, a nerd funk septet from Appleton, Wisc.

3. Motus Dance presents MAZE

Nov. 13-14, 8 p.m. MAZE is a tango with identity, a puzzle of perspective, a date with distraction. Follow seven innovative Motus choreographers though a labyrinth of modern dance that will encompass an entire year of new work. Travel the neural pathways, internal circuitry, and connections. Twist around blades of reflection into the clearing beyond the MAZE.

RELATED: Motus' new show harnesses a year of struggle

MICHELLE CRAIG
  • Michelle Craig

4. IndyHub's 10th Birthday Bash

Nov. 14, 7 p.m. IndyHub's turning 10, and you're invited to their birthday party! They promise food, adult beverages and a night filled with IndyHub-exclusive experiences. Wear something that makes you feel snazzy, a pair of dance shoes and come ready for the best IndyHub bash yet!

5. Greening the Statehouse

Nov. 14 If you have attended in years past, you know that this will be an energizing day filled with dynamic speakers and educational breakout sessions. You will learn how to make your voice heard in the community and in our Indiana Legislature. Say HIIIII to the NUVO Stream Team while you're at it!

6. Thanks4Giving

Nov. 14, 9 a.m. This free all-day gaming event helps fight hunger in Indiana. Thanks4Giving will feature open gaming time with the Who's Yer Gamers Free Gaming Library, silent auction, and more. All proceeds go to Community Kitchen of Monroe County.

Kevin Ashworth
  • Kevin Ashworth

7. Indy Funk Fest

Nov. 14, 7 p.m. LETS GET FUNKY INDY! Put on your disco gear and party with Chicago Loud 9, Party Lines and Breakdown Kings.

8. Bad Blood

Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m. Kevin Ashworth of Louisville’s famed Milkwood is coming to cook in Indy for one night. Louisville has quickly established itself as one of the Midwest’s most fast-changing and innovative food cities. Ashworth will be cooking with Abbi Merriss of Bluebeard, Alan Sternberg of Cerulean and Jonathan Brooks of Milktooth.

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9. Indy LGBT Film Fest

Nov. 13-15, times vary. Shorts, Q&A sessions and more. Head here for a full schedule of events.

10. Shall We Dance: Indy Star's Dance

Nov. 15, 7 p.m. This Dancing With The Stars themed fundraiser for Dance Kaleidoscope features local celebrities dancing their way into your hearts and your wallets, don't worry all the money goes to support DK!

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