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Frequently asked Questions about Events:

When will I see my event online?

You should see your event on the calendar between 2-24 hours. If you do not, please email listings@independent.com. FAQ LIST TOP


When will I see my event in the paper?

Not every event submitted online will appear in the paper. The best way to be considered for print is to submit your event three weeks prior to the date of your event. FAQ LIST TOP


What if the event takes place on more than one day?

When you are adding your event and you come to the details section, you will enter the start and end time of your event and then you will check the repeat box. A freeform box will appear so you can add the specifics regarding other days and times of your event. FAQ LIST TOP


How do I know if my event has been posted?

Once you have entered your event you will receive an email saying your event is pending approval and then once your event is online you will receive another email saying your event has been approved. FAQ LIST TOP


How do I include a photo?

There is a Media/Links section that allows you to upload a photo or video to your event submission. Photos have a 1MB limit and 360x300 pixels. FAQ LIST TOP


How can my event be a Best Bet?

Best Bests are chosen by the Calendar Editor. Please send an email to listings@independent.com and let the Calendar Editor know about your event. Not every event can be a Best Bet, but we will do our best to feature all the great events our community has to offer. FAQ LIST TOP


How do I list an art exhibit?

Email art exhibit information to listings@independent.com. FAQ LIST TOP


How do I get listed in the Arts & Entertainment Listings section in the paper?

Send all current information to listings@independent.com. FAQ LIST TOP


We're no longer holding my event, what should I do to cancel the listing?

Send an email to listings@independent.com with the name of your event and the date of the event, and she will cancel the event online. If you send the email after the deadlines for the print edition, it most likely will be too late to cancel the listing in the paper. FAQ LIST TOP


How do I edit, update, or delete an event?

In the email pending approval for your event there is a link you click that allows you to edit any of the text by selecting Edit Event, or edit any of the images by selecting Add Media.

In the email approving your event there is a link to review your event, click on that and then click on the Edit box and enter your corrections or additions. FAQ LIST TOP


We’re no longer holding my event, how do I cancel the listing?

If the events are Arts & Entertainment or an Art Exhibit please contact listings@independent.com. FAQ LIST TOP


How do I get a story about my event in the paper?

If you your event is related to music, dance, or theatre, etc., please contact living@independent.com. If your event is related to health, beauty, business, sports, outdoors, pets, human interest, etc., please contact arts@independent.com. Not all events will have corresponding stories written for the print edition. FAQ LIST TOP


I have a news story or a tip for the Independent, can I put that here?

Please email that information to news@independent.com. FAQ LIST TOP


I have a press release or PSA I’d like to submit to the Independent, where can I send that?

Please email your press release or PSA to pr-indy@independent.com. FAQ LIST TOP

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