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Friday Mar 27, 2015

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

For two magical weekends this spring, Bloomington High School South will host the enduring comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare. The Theatre South spring production takes place at 7:30 p.m. on March 27-28 and April 4, with ... more

Cooking demonstration: Turkish Pide, co-hosted by Hutton Honors College Diversity in Action

Join us as we learn how to make a quick and easy Turkish pide. This recipe, submitted by Asna Asrar, is featured in the Diversity in Action cookbook, which will be available to purchase after the demo. Please email acc@indiana.edu to reserve your fre... more

Easy Window Sill and Porch Gardening Workshop

  • March 27, 2015
  • Location: The Endwright Center
  • Address: 631 W. Edgewood Drive, Ellettsville, IN 47429
  • Times: 1:00-2:30pm
  • Admission: Free

What: Easy Window Sill and Porch Gardening Workshop Who: Ivy Tech Activity Director Basic Class Where: The Endwright Center, 631 W. Edgewood Drive, Ellettsville, 47429 Cost: FREE (supplies provided) Additional Information: Do you miss growing you... more

Friends of the Library Bookstore Clearance Sale

  • March 27, 2015
  • Venue: Monroe County Public Library
  • Address: 303 E. Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Times: 10 am - 6 pm
  • Admission: Free

Come shop at the Friends of the Library Bookstore Spring 2015 Clearance Sale in the Main Library, 303 E. Kirkwood. Sale days are Friday, March 27h, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. all books 50¢-$1; Saturday the 28th, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. all books 25¢-50¢; ... more

Guitar Classes

  • March 27, 2015
  • Location: Endwright Center
  • Address: 631 W. Edgewood Dr., Ellettsville, IN 47429
  • Phone: 812-876-3383 ext.515
  • Times: 11 am - 12 pm
  • Admission: $20 ($15 members), or $8/pay per class

Are you new to guitar? This session is a perfect opportunity to discover your inner musician, in a relaxed and informal setting. Whether you have played before or not, you’ll enjoy Nathan Dillon’s enthusiastic and playful approach to musi... more

Lemonstone Reading Series

  • March 27, 2015
  • Venue: Sweet Claire's Bakery
  • Address: 309 E. 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Times: 7 - 9 pm
  • Admission: Free

Featuring Alex Chambers and Ben Debus. Music performed by Tim Baker and Eric Rensberger. Lemonstone is a reading series in an intimate setting featuring one or two invited authors and a guest musician or duo. Free and open to the public.

Mad Egg Dash

  • March 27, 2015
  • Venue: Bryan Park Pool
  • Address: Bloomington Parks and Recreation, Bloomington, IN 47402
  • Phone: 812-349-3718
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Admission: $10 per person (Pre registration required)

This isn't your grandma's egg hunt! Ditch the pink baskets and frilly bonnets because you'll need all your wits about you in this no-holds-barred, flashlights only, after-dark dash. The course at Bryan Park is filled with 3,000 plastic eggs-some have... more

Swing Dance!

Do you love great big band music? Do you like to dance? Do you want to have fun and support one of the best high school jazz programs in the state at the same time? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you’ll wan... more

The BABS Birth, Jam, & Slam Benefit

  • March 27, 2015
  • Venue: Rachael's Cafe
  • Address: 300 E. 3rd St., Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Times: 6 - 10 pm
  • Admission: $5 suggested donation entry

Join us for The BABS Birth, Jam, & Slam Benefit! This entry-by-donation event will feature different musicians and poets from the Bloomington community. Delicious food and beverage will be available for purchase. The BABS Birth, Jam, & Slam ... more

The Venue Proudly Presents New Works by Mark Blaney, Final Week.

  • March 27, 2015
  • Venue: The Venue Fine Art & Gifts
  • Address: 114 S. Grant Street, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Phone: 812-339-4200
  • Times: 6 - 8 pm
  • Admission: Free

On Friday, March 27th, at 6:00pm, The Venue Fine Art & Gifts will host a Reception for the final week of an extended showing of the Exhibit of all new works of Award Winning Artist, Mark Blaney. A Bloomington resident, Mark has shown his work aro... more

Who are Asian Pacific Americans? A Monthly Lunch & Discussion: “Beauty is in the Eyes of the Beholde

Lunch is on us! In relation to Women’s History Month, join us as we discuss beauty standards across cultures. What can we do to embrace and accept non-Westernized ideas of beauty? Come with your thoughts and an appetite! Please RSVP at acc@indi... more

Brighton Beach Memoirs

  • March 27, 2015
  • Venue: Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center
  • Address: 122 S. Walnut St., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-336-9300
  • Times: Sun 2 & 7 pm ; Wed - Fri 7:30 pm ; Sat 2 & 7:30 pm (only 7 pm show on 21st)
  • Admission: Adults: $26.95-$31.95 ; Students: $17.95-$18.95
  • www.cardinalstage.org/

Growing up in Brighton Beach during the Depression has its challenges for one baseball-loving boy with a growing interest in girls. This semi-autobiographical masterpiece elevated Simon into the pantheon of greatest American playwrights.

Gallery Exhibit :: Terry Wieckert, Photographer

  • March 27, 2015
  • Venue: gallery406
  • Address: 116 W. 6th St., Ste. 110 / Inside the Wick's Building, North side of the Square, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-333-0536
  • Times: Opening reception Feb. 6, 5 - 8 pm ; Mon - Fri 9 am - 6 pm ; First Fridays 9 am - 8 pm ; Sat by appt.
  • Admission: Free
  • www.gallery406.com

FORMATIONS IN TIME Nature’s ebb and flow, man’s craft and design—each creating unique formations in time.

At First Sight: New Plays

IU’s M.F.A. playwriting program gives you a first-hand look at the development process with performances of two new plays in the Wells-Metz Theatre. The next generation of playwrights is here, and you’ll be able to say you saw them first!... more

Pictura Gallery presents DAVID MAGNUSSON "Purity" + SOPHIE KIRCHNER "Male Sport"

Pictura Gallery presents David Magnusson "Purity" + Sophie Kirchner "Male Sport" Opening Reception Friday, February 6, 5 pm - 8 pm Show runs February 6 - March 28 Pictura Gallery presents "Purity" by Swedish photographer... more

Mathers Museum Exhibit--State of an Art: Women's Wall Painting in Ghana

State of an Art: Women's Wall Painting in Ghana shows tradition and innovation in wall paintings by women in Ghana's Upper East Region, as documented by photographer and curator Brittany Sheldon.

Mathers Museum Exhibit--Ralli Quilting from Pakistan"

"Ralli Quilting from Pakistan" presents quilting found in southern Pakistan and parts of India, and includes appliqued, embroidered and patchwork styles of bed coverings, food coverings, and bags.

Mathers Museum Exhibit--Açaí From Local to Global

"Açaí From Local to Global" examines the transition of the açaí berry from a local Brazilian commodity to a global superfood. The exhibition is curated by Eduardo Brondizio and Andrea Siqueria, and sponsored by T... more

Mathers Museum Exhibit--After A Miracle: Coptic Ex Votos from the Birnbaum Collection

"After A Miracle: Coptic Ex Votos from the Birnbaum Collection" features a selection of votive offerings from Egypt.

Mathers Museum Exhibit--Food is Work: Tools and Traditions

"Food is Work: Tools and Traditions" explores the tools and traditions used in the production of food. The exhibition is also sponsored by Themester 2014's "Eat, Drink, Think: Food from Art to Science," an initiative of the IU Col... more

Mathers Museum Exhibit--Graces Received: Painted and Metal Ex-Votos from Italy

"Graces Received: Painted and Metal Ex-Votos From Italy" explores votive objects offered to a saint or divinity, in gratitude for a favor, blessing, or healing.

Mathers Museum Exhibit--Instruments of Culture

"Instruments of Culture" provides an overview of how musical instruments around the globe are classified and studied, and why.

Mathers Museum Exhibit--Still/Moving: Puppets and Indonesia

"Still/Moving: Puppets and Indonesia" presents puppets, one of the oldest types of Indonesian performing arts which still persists today in many forms, as a way to better understand the dynamic peoples and places of Indonesia--focusing on J... more

Mathers Museum Exhibit--Thoughts, Things, and Theories...What Is Culture?

"Thoughts, Things, and Theories...What Is Culture?" examines the nature of culture through the exploration of cultural traditions surrounding life stages and universal needs.

Saturday Mar 28, 2015

3rd Annual Taking the Girls out for a Scrapbook Day - Breast Cancer Fundraiser

  • March 28, 2015
  • Location: St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
  • Address: 4201 W 3rd Street, Bloomington, IN 47403
  • Phone: 812-824-6940
  • Times: 9 am - 7 pm
  • Admission: $35 registration include lunch, snacks, dinner, door prize ticket.

3rd Annual “Taking the Girls out for a Scrapbook Day” Breast Cancer Fundraiser Together we can make a difference . . . Space is limited to the first 50, so register early! Early Bird Registration — $30* per person paid by... more

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