Maj J

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Name: Maj J
Date registered: September 5, 2014

Latest posts

  1. Beef & Boards Ring of Fire is a different kind of musical — July 10, 2017
  2. Ring of Fire opens at Beef & Boards — July 6, 2017
  3. Hellas Greek Restaurant at Florida’s Tarpon Springs — July 5, 2017
  4. Whimsical sculptures in Seattle’s Neototem Garden — June 27, 2017
  5. My Fair Lady is back at Beef & Boards in Indianapolis — April 2, 2017

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Jul 10

Beef & Boards Ring of Fire is a different kind of musical

Photo courtesy B&B media

Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre is currently offering a different kind of musical. Ring of Fire brings the story of Johnny Cash to life by means of his songs via an ensemble made up of eight remarkably talented musicians who also shine as singers and dancers. The clever script in the first act brings you …

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Jul 06

Ring of Fire opens at Beef & Boards

Johnny Cash

The iconic songs of Johnny Cash will provide a unique entertainment opportunity starting this week at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre on Indy’s northwest side. Ring of Fire is not your typical musical. According to a Beef and Boards press release: “An icon of American music history, Johnny Cash’s contributions as a singer songwriter are legendary. …

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Jul 05

Hellas Greek Restaurant at Florida’s Tarpon Springs

Hellas interior

Tarpon Springs, Florida is known for its Greek community founded in both the sponge diving business and restaurants and shops. One of the best restaurants is Hellas Restaurant and the joining Hellas Bakery. The businesses are on the main commercial street in the town, Dodecanese Boulevard. We really enjoyed our meal at the restaurant. The …

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Jun 27

Whimsical sculptures in Seattle’s Neototem Garden

When pigs fly

In 2002 the City of Seattle commissioned the creation of the Neototem Children’s Garden as a back drop for the massive whale pod tail sculpture. The marvelous and whimsical marine creations are the work of artist Gloria Bornstein.

Apr 02

My Fair Lady is back at Beef & Boards in Indianapolis

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It has been 20 years since My Fair Lady has been seen at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre. The 2017 version of this classic musical entertained us completely this past Saturday evening. The house appeared to be a sell out and all were treated to a dynamic, exciting and professional show. The Lerner and Loewe …

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Mar 27

We enjoyed Sex with Strangers during our first visit to the Phoenix Theatre

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Don’t take the headline the wrong way, folks. Sex with Strangers is the play title! Our first visit to this well established Indianapolis theater was most enjoyable. The Phoenix Theatre experience is different from larger venue playhouses. From the lobby we walked to the stage down a somewhat narrow flight of stairs. It seemed like we were …

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Mar 25

A one ton granite ball floats on water

I had to try moving the ball! It rotates with a tiny touch.

The 28 inch diameter, 2000 pound granite sphere floats on a cushion of water pumped up from a fountain below. The socket of the granite base is precision carved to allow an 8/1000th inch thick layer of water that the ball rests on. Even a child can rotate the ball! This marvelous floating granite ball …

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Mar 24

“The Ruins” from New York City are one of the strange things to see in Indianapolis

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Holliday Park is located in the near north-side of Indianapolis in one of the more higher end neighborhoods. The park is a beautiful setting with hundreds of trees, flowers and wildlife. In addition to the natural features of this inner city recreation site you will find an eclectic display affectionately tagged “The Ruins”. The centerpiece …

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Feb 15

Visit Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis

View from James Whitcomb Riley's grave: Indy skyline

Crown Hill Cemetery is on the near Northwest side of Indianapolis. It was first created as a cemetery during the Civil War, and eventually two different National Cemetery areas were established. The grounds are beautiful and host many visitors all year long. The facility is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is …

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Feb 05

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat thrills the crowds at Beef & Boards

Joseph (Tim Wessel), left, and his father, Jacob (Douglas E. Stark) Courtesy B&B Media

Beef & Boards is offering the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice production of  Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat as its first musical of the 2017 season. Prepare to put a smile on your face as you enjoy this delightful presentation at Indy’s beloved dinner theatre that runs through March 26th. Tim Wessel has the title role. …

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