October 5, 2018

PreEnactIndy Producer Joanna Taft On Using Interactive Theater To Fight Cultural Gentrification

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The event takes up three blocks of 16th Street, and features a number of artists, food trucks and live performances. - Courtesy PreEnactIndy

The event takes up three blocks of 16th Street, and features a number of artists, food trucks and live performances.

Courtesy PreEnactIndy

An event called PreEnactIndy happens this Saturday in Monon16, a neighborhood just north of downtown Indianapolis. It’s a festival combined with interactive theater, meant to foster conversations about community and culture.

WFYI’s Drew Daudelin sat down with Joanna Taft, executive director of the Harrison Center and producer for the event, to talk about its unique role in the fight against gentrification.

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