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Find out what's happening in Bloomington during your visit! Browse through today's events or search by category, keyword or date range. Bloomington is home to literally thousands of special events and performances each year and this is the place to find out all the details.

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Sunday Apr 20, 2014

So You Think You Can Karaoke? with DJ ENGLISH

It's Karaoke. It's a Dance Party. It's a Karoake Dance Party!

Baseball: IU vs. Michigan State

  • April 20, 2014
  • Venue: Bart Kaufman Field
  • Address: S.R. 46 Bypass and Fee Lane, Bloomington, IN 47408-1590
  • Phone: 812-855-9156
  • Times: 1:05 pm

IU vs. Michigan State

Easter Blas(t)phemy party - Stoner Jesus Edition

So, for those of you who don't know...Easter falls on 4/20 this year. Lord have mercy. Also it's Karaoke. It's a Dance Party. It's a Karoake Dance Party! $2 drafts / $2.50 wells / $3 shots / innapropriate costume contest / photobooth / shenanigans / ... more

Finding Vivian Maier

A mysterious nanny, who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that were hidden in storage lockers and discovered decades later, is now considered among the 20th century’s greatest photographers. Vivian Maier’s strange and riveting life a... more

Jazz Jam

  • April 20, 2014
  • Location: The Player's Pub
  • Address: 424 South Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-334-2080
  • Times: 5 pm
  • Admission: $2 for host band
  • www.theplayerspub.com

Hosted by Vocal Jazz Jam

Jimbo Mathus and Tri State Coalition

  • April 20, 2014
  • Venue: Player's Pub
  • Address: 424 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-334-2080
  • Times: 8:30 pm
  • Admission: $8
  • theplayerspub.com/


The Motel Life

The Motel Life explores the intense bond between two brothers living on the fringes of Reno, Nevada. They grew up dependent on each other and their big imaginations to escape the challenges of their transient life. When the brothers are involved in a... more

Women's Tennis: IU vs Michigan St.

  • April 20, 2014
  • Venue: IU Tennis Center
  • Address: Memorial Stadium, Bloomington, IN 47408-1590
  • Phone: 866-IUSPORTS
  • Times: 11 am

Go Hoosiers!

Ongoing April Art Exhibits

IU Faculty: Computer-Aided Design & 3D Printing Exhibition; Ryan Logan, mixed media; Ivy Tech Fine Arts Students & AFA Capstone Students: Fall Shows, all media.

Special Exhibitions: Giving Back to Africa: Beta Histoire

Museum Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday: Noon-5:00 p.m. April 1–30, 2014 Thomas T. Solley Atrium, second floor Children in the Democratic Republic of Congo tell stories to each other every night. These stories often have a moral ... more

Exhibits at the Fell: Joy Bridy

  • April 20, 2014
  • Location: I Fell Building
  • Address: 415 W. 4th St., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • www.joybridy.com

 Opening reception for the April exhibit of Joy Bridy.  A West Virginia potter with Bloomington roots, Bridy will be exhibiting her most recent wood fired functional ceramics, connecting past and present in a celebration of food, frie... more

New in the Galleries: High Technology and Mysticism: A Meeting Point

Continuing through May 4, 2014 Gallery of the Art of the Western World, Doris Steinmetz Kellett Gallery of Twentieth- Century Art, first floor At the onset of the Digital Revolution, the American pop artist James Rosenquist began to ponder how our n... more

Focalpoint: Personal Objects: Art from Eastern and Southern Africa

January 14–May 11, 2014 Raymond and Laura Wielgus Gallery of the Arts of Africa, the South Pacific, and the Americas, Focalpoint, third floor From jewelry and headdresses to household objects such as containers, headrests, and spoons, the art o... more

Special Exhibitions: Master of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibitions

Museum Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday: Noon-5:00 p.m. April 2–May 11, 2014 Special Exhibitions Gallery, first floor At 6:30 p.m. during the opening receptions, each exhibitor will give a brief talk about his or her work in the ... more

Blueline Gallery Presents "Recent Works by Danielle Urschel and Alyssa Mahern"

  • April 20, 2014
  • Venue: Blueline Gallery
  • Address: 224 N. College Ave., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-589-7377
  • Times: 12 - 6 pm
  • Admission: free

Blueline Gallery will present "Recent Works by Danielle Urschel and Alyssa Mahern," beginning 5-8 p.m. on Friday, April 4th through May 30th.

‘Mandatory Expression: Prague’. Photography by Kyle Spears.

  • April 20, 2014
  • Venue: By Hand Gallery
  • Address: 101 West Kirkwood Ave. Ste. 109, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-334-3255
  • Times: 10 am - 5:30 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • www.byhandgallery.com

In this exhibit, Bloomington based photographer, Kyle Spears showcases his most recent body of work from Prague, Czech Republic. Kyle says this about his photography; Primarily, most of my inspiration comes from traveling and discovering new places/... more

A Force of Nature

  • April 20, 2014
  • Location: Patricia's Wellness Arts Cafe
  • Address: 725 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-334-8155
  • Times: Tues - Fri 1 - 6 pm ; Sat 12 - 6 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • www.hartrock.net/cafe.htm

A Force of Nature, An exhibition of nature paintings by Joanne Shank and illustrated poetry excerpts from the upcoming chapbook, The Moon Speaks in Silver, poems by Ray Zdonek with photography by Joanne Shank. in the Wellness Arts Gallery opening re... more

Special Exhibitions: Francesco Solimena: Picturing the World for an Eighteenth-Century Royal Wedding

Museum Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday: Noon-5:00 p.m. April 2–May 25, 2014 Judi and Milt Stewart Hexagon Gallery, first floor Through a selection of pieces coming from the Getty Research Institute, the IU Fine Arts Library, the... more

Special Exhibitions: Matisse's Jazz and Other Works from Indiana University Collections

Museum Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday: Noon-5:00 p.m. Matisse’s Jazz and Other Works from Indiana University Collections April 2–May 25, 2014 Special Exhibitions Gallery, first floor In addition to highlighting the IU Ar... more

Community Voices Gallery: Monroe County United Ministries

The Community Voices Gallery gives local organizations the opportunity to tell their story. Monroe County United Ministries is a a nurturing organization serving working families and those in distress by assisting those with emergency needs and subsi... more

New in the Galleries: Jerry N. Uelsmann: More than Meets the Eye

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday: Noon-5:00 p.m. April 8–August 31, 2014 Gallery of the Art of the Western World, Doris Steinmetz Kellett Endowed Gallery of Twentieth-Century Art, first floor A recipient of this year’s pres... more

Living in Color, by Avi Katz

Local artist, Avi Katz, has taken historic photos of Bloomington and turned them into colorized, painted, masterpieces.This exhibit will be open during our regular hours, Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm.

"The Life and Times of Local Author, Ross Lockridge"

Ross Lockridge, Jr was born in Bloomington, IN 1914 where he attended Bloomington High School and Indiana University and aspired to write the next great American Novel. He began writing Raintree County in the mid-1940s. The 1,060 page novel was publi... more

Exhibition: Featherspholio

  • April 20, 2014
  • Venue: WonderLab
  • Address: 308 W. 4th Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-337-1337 ext.25
  • Times: Tues - Sat 9:30 am - 5 pm ; Sun 1 - 5 pm
  • Admission: Members: Free ; Nonmembers: Museum Admission
  • www.wonderlab.org/exhibits/art-exhibition/

Photographs by Bloomington artist and avid birdwatcher Scott Evans featuring birds of North America.

Mathers Museum Exhibit--From the Big Bang to the World Wide Web: The Origins of Everything

This exhibit examines history on a large scale, through the exploration of cosmic, biological, and human origins.

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