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Athenaeum Theatre

The historic Athenaeum is a 114-year-old German American Community Center--a significant architectural (German Romanesque - 1894, German Renaissance Revival - 1898) landmark listed three times on the National Register of Historic Places. Rich in Indianapolis German American heritage, culture, education, decorative arts and sports. Home to the Rathskeller Restaurant, YMCA at the Athenaeum and a number of German American related organizations. Heritage events include Oktoberfest, St. Martin's Children's Lantern Fest, St. Nikolaus Fest, Cologne-style Karneval, St. Benno Fest and 4th of July Celebration.

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The Athenaeum — Culture with a Side of Schnitzel
Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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