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Sunday Sep 28, 2014

Subaru/Leave No Trace Sponsor Special Weekend-long Education Events and Wilderness Celebration

Leave No Trace Selected Indiana's Hoosier National Forest as One of Its Eight Endangered ‘Hot Spots' in the Nation and are Hosting Events to Help Raise Awareness about Natural Areas Around the Country Facing the Threat of Irreversible Environme... more

So You Think You Can Karaoke? with DJ ENGLISH

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

Annual Pet Adoption Bark and Wine

  • September 28, 2014
  • Venue: Oliver Winery
  • Address: 8024 North State Road 37, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-876-5800
  • Times: 12 - 2 pm

The Bloomington Shelter will bring a few dogs out to Oliver Winery and customers can play with them and even adopt! We’ll have a raffle to support the shelter too, all proceeds go back to them.

Baroque Orchestra

Repertoire to be announced About the Director Stanley Ritchie has directed and appeared as soloist with many period instrument ensembles, including the Academy of Ancient Music, Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, Tafelmusik, and the Handel and Haydn Soc... more

Bloomington Chefs' Challenge

Based on television's popular Iron Chef, the Bloomington Chefs' Challenge is a competition where 3 local chefs have an hour to create a winning dish featuring a local secret ingredient announced at the start. The dishes are judged by a grou... more

Brass Choir – "Old Made New"

Old Made New Repertoire to be announced About the Conductor Edmund Cord was Principal Trumpet of the Israel Philharmonic, Utah Symphony, and Santa Fe Opera. He was a soloist with Israel Philharmonic, Bangkok Symphony, and Utah Symphony. He has been ... more

Dollar Day

  • September 28, 2014
  • Venue: WonderLab
  • Address: 308 W. 4th Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-337-1337 ext.25
  • Times: 1 - 5 pm
  • Admission: Members: Free, Nonmembers: $1
  • www.wonderlab.org

What a bargain! Enjoy WonderLab's lowest general admission price of the year.

Emile Naoumoff, piano and composer

An evening of recent piano works composed and played by Emile Naoumoff Emile Naoumoff has been likened to both Vladimir Horowitz and Arthur Rubinstein as a pianist, displaying -- as one critic remarked -- the fire of the former and the poetry of the ... more

IU Cinema: "Ida" film

The film—shot in black and white—follows Anna, a young orphan preparing to become a nun in the 1960s. Meeting her only living relative, she discovers a family secret. While the film refers back to the Holocaust, it is a character study mo... more

IU Cinema: "Miss Nikki and the Tiger Girls" film

Showbiz ambitions and political commentary come together in this crowd-pleasing documentary about the first all-female pop group to emerge from Myanmar, a country long ruled by a repressive military regime. Following the struggles faced by the aspiri... more

SOCIAL GUIDANCE SUNDAYS

  • September 28, 2014
  • Location: The Bishop Bar
  • Address: 123 South Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Times: 8 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • thebishopbar.com/

SOCIAL GUIDANCE SUNDAYS

By Hand Gallery's 35th Birthday Celebration & "Boxes" by Steve Rapp

Celebrating 35 years of creativity from By Hand members and their friends. Arts and crafts by members and friends of By Hand will be displayed with refreshments and music will be provided by the younger generation of By Hand members. "Boxes&quo... more

The Arboreal Me by Rebecca Prato

A self-portrait need not encompass traditional ideas- one can even break away from depicting one’s face, the element typically associated with self-portraits; in my photography the tree has become symbolic of myself which has led me to realize ... more

New in the Galleries- Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: Partying in Ancient Greece and Rome

Gallery of the Arts of Asia and the Ancient Western World, second floor

New in the Galleries: Pop Food

Gallery of the Art of the Western World, Doris Steinmetz Kellett Endowed Gallery of Twentieth-Century Art, first floor Food provided a perfect subject for Pop artists. This installation includes a sweet treat by Wayne Thiebaud, an out-of-this-world s... more

New in the Galleries: The Politics of food

Gallery of the Art of the Western World, first floor This installation focuses on several contemporary artists who use food as a reflection on consumerism and cultural identity (Chuck Ramirez), a social commentary on excess and gluttony (Tom Huck), a... more

Monday Sep 29, 2014

Brent Wallarab Jazz Ensemble

About the Director Since 1991, Brent Wallarab has been lead trombonist with the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, the jazz orchestra in residence at the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of American History in Washington, D.C. As lead trombonist... more

IU Cinema: "Naked Acts" film

“Imagine that your grandmother was Dorothy Dandridge, your mother was Pam Grier, and you wanted to be an actress. Who would you be?” With Naked Acts’ story of a young actress struggling against pressure to perform a nude scene on sc... more

Lunch with Nature Series: Fall Fungi

  • September 29, 2014
  • Venue: Paynetown State Recreation Area
  • Address: Monroe Lake, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-837-9967
  • Times: 11 am
  • Admission: $5 per vehicle (Indiana residents); $7 per vehicle (out-of-state residents)
  • bit.ly/lwnsep14

FREE but registration is REQUIRED by September 26; limited to 12 people. Register online at http://bit.ly/lwnsep14 Program Location: Activity Center Join us for our monthly Lunch with Nature Series! Bring a sack lunch to enjoy during the main presen... more

M. Dee Stewart, bass trombone; Kimberly Carballo, piano

Performers M. Dee Stewart, bass trombone Kimberly Carballo, piano Repertoire Plog: New work – TBA (World Premiere – Commissioned by College Audition Preparation (CAP)) Stephenson: Sonata Rhapsody “The Arch” Brahms: ‘O T... more

MAC Lobby Concert

Jazz Combo

SAINTSENECA with Busman's Holiday

  • September 29, 2014
  • Location: The Bishop Bar
  • Address: 123 South Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Times: 8 pm
  • Admission: $10
  • thebishopbar.com/

Saintseneca is a young band from Columbus, Ohio led by singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Zac Little. Following in the footsteps of heartland bands who have sought to twist the music of the old weird America into new shapes – from the ... more

By Hand Gallery's 35th Birthday Celebration & "Boxes" by Steve Rapp

Celebrating 35 years of creativity from By Hand members and their friends. Arts and crafts by members and friends of By Hand will be displayed with refreshments and music will be provided by the younger generation of By Hand members. "Boxes&quo... more

The Arboreal Me by Rebecca Prato

A self-portrait need not encompass traditional ideas- one can even break away from depicting one’s face, the element typically associated with self-portraits; in my photography the tree has become symbolic of myself which has led me to realize ... more

Bloomington Songwriter Showcase

  • September 29, 2014
  • Venue: Player's Pub
  • Address: 424 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-334-2080
  • Times: 8:00pm-10:00pm
  • Admission: Free

A small group of singer/songwriters share the stage playing their own songs.

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