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Wednesday Jul 01, 2015

SONGWRITERS SELECT: Open Mic for Songwriters

  • July 1, 2015
  • Address: 301 N. Morton St., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-332-3376
  • Times: 7 - 10 pm
  • Admission: Donations accepted.
  • www.saltcreekbrewery.com

SONGWRITERS SELECT, the brand NEW showcase for aspiring songwriters! Got a song to sing? Come out and share, support, and celebrate the original American/International song! Hosted by Actor/Musician/Songwriter dwBrykalski (dwBrykalski.com).

All Them Witches

Unexplained phenomena of all kinds can be attributed to magic. Music is among those marvels. When a group of unrelated individuals of different backgrounds gets together and locks into a sonic unity, there must be some sort of mysticism at work. That... more


Bluesology Bluesology is Jeff Isaac on keys, Ron Kadish on bass, Jamey Reid on drums and Dave Baas on guitar and vocals

Bomar & Ritter

Bomar & Ritter Mary Bomar and Bob Ritter met in 1989 in Nashville, Tennessee and since then have been performing their brand of contemporary folk /pop music. Combining a list of strong originals and cover tunes, they have become known for their s... more

Divided Nations

The mid-nineteenth century was a period of political unrest on both sides of the Atlantic. America wrestled with issues of slavery in the new western territories, while France dealt with class struggles. This installation features four caricatures of... more

In The Woods - Art Exhibit by Talia Halliday

  • July 1, 2015
  • Location: Gather :handmade shoppe & Co:
  • Address: 101 W Kirkwood Ave Ste 112, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-785-1480
  • Times: Wed - Fri 12 - 5 pm ; Sat 10 am - 5 pm ; Sun 12 - 4 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • https://www.facebook.com/events/865691060163366/

Inspired and moved by nature and all its moving parts, Talia Halliday of Conduit Press is using leather to recreate something more permanent than the leaves that turn color and fall to the forest floor each fall. In this series of work, Talia has cre... more

New in the Galleries @ the IU Art Museum

Gallery Hours Tues-Sat 10:00-5:00 p.m.; Sun 12-5:00 p.m. (Closed Mondays) Altered Reality: Women Photographers of the 1980s In the 1980s a strong group of women photographers emerged on the international art scene. Many moved away from straight do... more

Vorticism: The Worker and the Machine

The ideas of modernism were introduced in Great Britain by the Vorticists—a short-lived association of artists and writers that published the journal Blast. Among the predominant followers of this new style were the printmakers associated with ... more

Stand-up Paddle Board Class

  • July 1, 2015
  • Location: Lake Lemon - Specific location TBA each week
  • Address: 7599 N. Tunnel Road, Unionville, IN 47468
  • Phone: 812-855-2231
  • Times: 6:30 - 9 pm
  • Admission: $40 public ; $35 student
  • outdoors.indiana.edu

IU Outdoor Adventures - Stand-up Paddle Board classes Join us every Wednesday from June 10th-July 29th on the beautiful Lake Lemon for SUP lessons. No experience is necessary. All equipment is provided. Call to reserve your spot. Space is limited... more

Dawn Rivera: My Journey in Glass

  • July 1, 2015
  • 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

Dawn is a self-taught artist, who currently works full-time out of her home studio in Indianapolis, IN. She has been working in glass since 2006, but has been fascinated by it ever since her father introduced her to it as a child. Though she has tr... more

The 7th Annual Bloomington Comedy Festival

  • July 1, 2015
  • Location: The Comedy Attic
  • Address: 123 South Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Phone: 812-336-5233
  • Times: 8 pm
  • Admission: Single ticket $5 ; Festival pass $25
  • comedyattic.com

It's that time again, friends! 40 Comedians. 11 Weeks, 39 Frowny Emoticons. 1 Champion. With almost all sold out shows, the best audiences of the year, and the ability to decide the winner, The Bloomington Comedy Festival returns for it's 7th year. J... more

Argenta's Open Stage

Argenta Perón, The People's Diva hosts Bloomington's only OPEN STAGE, and open-mic-style event created specifically for those interested in exploring drag, gender performance, burlesque, boylesque and performance art. Sign up at 10, show at 11... more

Discovery Time

  • July 1, 2015
  • Venue: WonderLab
  • Address: 308 W. 4th Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-337-1337 ext.25
  • Times: 10:30 - 11 am
  • Admission: Activities included with museum admission
  • www.wonderlab.org

Drop in with your preschool-age child to enjoy a picture book, hands-on activity, or both with different science content each week. Siblings are welcome.

Hans Boepple, piano

Auer Hall, Bess Meshulam Simon Music Library and Recital Center Summer Piano Academy Guest Recital Hans Boepple, piano Repertoire Handel: Suite in B-Flat Major, HWV 434 Brahms: Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel, Op. 24 Scriabin: Prelude for t... more

Exhibit - The Art Aquatic by Joey Like

  • July 1, 2015
  • Venue: Farmer House Museum
  • Address: 529 N. College Ave., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-336-5597
  • Times: 10 am - 4 pm
  • Admission: Free

The Art Aquatic, Paintings by Joey Like Opening Friday, June 5 at the Bellevue Gallery located at the Farmer House Museum at 529 N. College Avenue in Bloomington. There will be a reception on Friday, June 5 from 5-7 pm. New paintings by local artist ... more

The Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show 2015

The Grunwald Gallery at Indiana University is pleased to announce The Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show 2015. This contemporary art exhibition features paintings, prints, photographs, ceramics, wearable art, metalwork, sculpture, fiber art, and vide... more

Gallery Exhibit :: Kendall Reeves, Photographer

  • July 1, 2015
  • Venue: gallery406
  • Address: 116 W. 6th Street #110 / Inside the Wick's Building, North side of the Square, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-333-0536
  • Times: Opening reception June 5, 5 - 8 pm ; Mon - Fri 9 am - 6 pm ; First Fridays 9 am - 8 pm ; Sat by appt.
  • Admission: Free
  • www.gallery406.com

MEMORY LANE Take a trip down Memory Lane and experience a blast from the past.

Mathers Museum Exhibit--Cherokee Craft, 1973

"Cherokee Craft, 1973" presents a snapshot of craft production among the Eastern Band Cherokee at a key moment in both an ongoing Appalachian craft revival and the specific cultural and economic life of the Cherokee people in western North ... more

Mathers Museum Exhibit--Tell People the Story: The Art of Gustav Potthoff

"Tell People the Story: The Art of Gustav Potthoff" reveals the story of an artist who paints to remember and honor fellow World War II prisoners of war. The Traditional Arts Indiana exhibit is sponsored by the Indiana Arts Commission and t... more

Mathers Museum Exhibit--The Collector's Eye: Photographs from the Mathers Museum Archive

The Collector's Eye: Photographs from the Mathers Museum Archive features selections from the MMWC photography collections documenting the people and places of the world.

Mathers Museum Exhibit--Work Exposed: Photographs from the Early 20th Century

"Work Exposed: Photographs from the Early 20th Century" shows images of people at work and workplaces photographed by Joseph K. Dixon during his travels across the U.S., Europe, and China during the past century.

Francine Fleischer / Swim: The Water In Between

Francine Fleischer / Swim: The Water In Between Pictura Gallery is pleased to present SWIM: The Water In Between by Francine Fleischer. These playful photographs show recreational swimmers in underground caverns of water. Fleisher offers a new vantag... more

Mammoth is Mopey: An Alphabet of Prehistoric Animals

  • July 1, 2015
  • 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: Museum admission
  • www.wonderlab.org

An exhibition of illustrated pages from the new children’s book by David and Jennie Orr of Bloomington. Each of the 26 illustrations matches a letter of the alphabet to a prehistoric animal. The pages include pronunciation guides and captions d... more

Mathers Museum Exhibit--Photography from the Forest: Images by William Siegmann

"Photography from the Forest: Images by William Siegmann" features photographs, taken by an IU alumnus and leading scholar, of Liberia and its people.


  • July 1, 2015
  • Address: 301 N. Morton St., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-332-3376
  • Times: 7 - 10 pm
  • Admission: Donations accepted
  • www.saltcreekbrewery.com

Don't be shy. Share your voice. Share your thoughts. Share your talent. Share your JOY. OPEN MIC CABARET in the heart of downtown Bloomington! Stage fright or not, OPEN MIC CABARET is your chance to shine! Open to musicians, songwriters, performan... more

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