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Saturday Dec 20, 2014

Crossover

Fun, fun, fun. Phil Hipskind - Guitar and Vocals Jack Joseph - Bass Jim Rollins - Drums and Vocals Nelson Batalon Sr. - Soprano, Alto, and Tenor Saxophones, Flute, Piano, and Vocals Nelson Batalon Jr. - Tenor Saxophone and Vocals Amy Johnson - Vocals... more

Flannel 90s

90's Tribute Band

Flight Club Fitness Winter Aerial Showcase

The Flight Club Fitness & Aerial Arts Bloomington team will be performing a Holiday Show at the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center. Show features Flight Club Kids, Teens & Adults, plus performances by professional aerialists Christopher Willia... more

GL Entertainment & WereWolfLife Records present The Official MicG Mixtape Release Party

  • December 20, 2014
  • Venue: Player's Pub
  • Address: 424 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-334-2080
  • Times: 11:59 pm
  • Admission: $5
  • www.theplayerspub.com

DJ Bruce Wayne will be on the 1s&2s spinning today's and yesterday biggest hits there will also be a live performance from MicG himself performing hits from his new mixtape WereWolfLife Vol 1 come enjoy drink specials, great food, live Music and ... more

HENRY PHILLIPS, STAR OF PUNCHING THE CLOWN

  • December 20, 2014
  • Location: The Comedy Attic
  • Address: 123 South Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-336-LAFF
  • Times: Thurs 8 pm ; Fri & Sat 8 & 10:30 pm
  • Admission: $12
  • comedyattic.com

Dec 18 - Dec 20 A perennial favorite on The Bob & Tom Show, Henry has quickly become a favorite here in Bloomington as well. Henry's the writer and star of the film festival hit "Punching the Clown," which Sarah Sliverman called "T... more

Kade Puckett

  • December 20, 2014
  • Venue: Player's Pub
  • Address: 424 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-334-2080
  • Times: 5 - 7 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • www.theplayerspub.com

Hoosier guitarist Kade Puckett has 28 years of experience creating music. He's a third generation finger picker with a fond LOVE for all musical genres. This man is the Diggity-drank. Get your butt with-in ear-shot. Saturday, December 20 , 5:00 PM Pr... more

New in the Galleries: A Visiting Portrait by Jacques-Louis David

Museum Hours: Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 5:00 p.m. Sunday: Noon - 5:00 p.m. Continuing through December 21, 2014 On view this fall is a newly discovered portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte by the French Neoclassical master Jacques-Louis David. One of the... more

She Kills Monsters

 She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen is BPP's Off-Broadway/On-9th production. With the Off-Broadway/On-9th series BPP helps a successful new play move across the country. No need to purchase plane fare - we'll bring the hits to you! She Kills Mons... more

Special Exhibition: Brush Ink Paper: Selections from the Collection of Dr. Thomas Kuebler

Special Holiday Hours: Nov. 25 & 26, 12-5pm CLOSED Nov. 27 & 28 Nov.29 & 30, 12-5pm   Special Exhibitions Gallery, first floor The dynamic brushwork that is the hallmark of superior Asian painting and calligraphy is explored in... more

Special Exhibition: Colors of Classical Art

Special Holiday Hours: Nov. 25 & 26, 12-5pm CLOSED Nov. 27 & 28 Nov.29 & 30, 12-5pm Judi and Milt Stewart Hexagon Gallery, first floor, and the Gallery of the Arts of Asia and the Ancient Western World, second floor This three-part e... more

Special Exhibition: Pierre Daura: Picturing Attachments

 Special Holiday Hours: Nov. 25 & 26, 12-5pm CLOSED Nov. 27 & 28 Nov.29 & 30, 12-5pm Special Exhibitions Gallery, first floor Tracing the arc of Pierre Daura’s life, the works in this exhibition rank among his most beautif... more

Reindeer Reserve: A Live Arctic Animal Show

  • December 20, 2014
  • Venue: WonderLab
  • Address: 308 W. 4th Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-337-1337 ext.25
  • Times: Shows at 1:30 & 3 pm
  • Admission: Tickets: $3, plus museum admission
  • www.wonderlab.org

Meet a live reindeer and other Arctic creatures, and discover how these animals have adapted to living in an extremely cold climate during energetic shows by Silly Safaris. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis the day of the show... more

The Venue II, Pop-Up Gallery at The College Mall.

  • December 20, 2014
  • Venue: The Venue Fine Art & Gifts
  • Address: 114 S. Grant Street, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Phone: 812-339-4200
  • Times: 10 am - 9 pm
  • Admission: Gabe Colman

On Friday, November 21st at 10:00 a.m, The Venue Fine Art and Gifts will open its Fourth Annual Holliday Pop-Up Gallery at The College Mall. Located adjacent to the interior entry of Macy’s, we will present, for sale, an assortment of our paint... more

December Art Exhibits

Indiana University Printmaking Students, mixed media; IU Neuro-Imaging Group, microphotography; Lance Pruitt, sculpture; Ben Pines, painting. Browse multiple galleries in a beautiful, historic downtown setting.

Earth, Water, Sky: Paintings by Margaret Gohn

  • December 20, 2014
  • Location: Water 123 Fine Arts Gallery
  • Address: 101 West Kirkwood Avenue, Suite 123, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-345-5774
  • Times: Wed - Sun 11 am - 5:30 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • www.water123.gallery

Oil paintings by Margaret Gohn. Some were painted on site (en plein air) locally at McCormick's Creek State Park - while standing on rocks in the creek, others were painted at the Great Smokey Mountain State Park. Some of the painting were created in... more

Stone Belt Art at Lennie’s

  • December 20, 2014
  • Venue: Lennie's Restaurant & Brew Pub
  • Address: 1795 East 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Phone: 812-332-2168
  • Times: Sun - Thurs 11 am - 11 pm ; Fri & Sat 11 am - 12 am

Dine at Lennie’s Restaurant or stop in for a pint at the Bloomington Brewpub at Lennie’s during business hours and get an eyeful of what the Stone Belt artists have been up to. Works in a variety of media by Stone Belt client artists from... more

Monroe County History Center Annual Holiday Sale

The holiday sale at the Monroe County History Center will continue 10am-4pm from November 4 through January 2, Tuesday through Saturday. The History Center will once again have its popular sale of new and gently used holiday decorations and gifts. Th... more

The Venue’s All Star Artists for 2014

  • December 20, 2014
  • Venue: The Venue Fine Art & Gifts
  • Address: 114 S. Grant Street, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Phone: 812-339-4200
  • Times: 11 am - 7 pm
  • Admission: Free

In celebrations of the Holiday and the closing of the year, The Venue will host an exhibition of works by The Venue’s All Star Artists. We at the Venue strive to identify and present top quality local, regional, and national art, and then you,... more

From Bloomington With Love

Celebrate this holiday season with local art and help keep Bloomington vibrant! For the holiday months, By Hand Gallery has put together a special show featuring our local Bloomington artists. The show highlights more than 45 artists and a variety ... more

Big-Headed Ant Art Exhibition

  • December 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

Works by Stone Belt artists in various media depicting ants. To kick off WonderLab's Big-Headed Ants Special Exhibition, Stone Belt Big-Headed Ant artwork in a variety of media by will be exhibited and for sale! Join us for a First Friday receptio... more

From The Center : Carved Mandalas by Jamie Locke

  • December 20, 2014
  • Location: Gather :handmade shoppe & Co:
  • Address: 101 W Kirkwood Ave Ste 112, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-785-1480
  • Times: Mon - Fri 12 - 5 pm ; Sat 10 am - 5 pm ; Sun 12 - 4 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • https://www.facebook.com/events/1512383415682621/

Jamie Locke creates one of a kind carved mandalas in wood that exude calmness, thankfulness, and hope. Come join us for an exhibition featuring artwork with soul. The Handmade Society will be joining Jaime Locke with a trunk show as well, featuring ... more

Focalpoint: Traditional Changes: Art from the American Southwest

Special Holiday Hours: Nov. 25 & 26, 12-5pm CLOSED Nov. 27 & 28 Nov.29 & 30, 12-5pm Raymond and Laura Wielgus Gallery of the Arts of Africa, the South Pacific, and the Americas, Focalpoint, third floor What does it mean to call an obj... more

Big-Headed Ants

  • December 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
  • www.wonderlab.org

Reality TV meets science! View the secret lives of one of the planet's most successful creatures inside their enclosed, clear plexiglass habitat. Magnifying video cameras mounted inside the nesting and foraging chambers will provide close-up views of... more

Bloomington Winter Farmers Market

Fresh locally-grown produce, meats, dairy, baked goods, coffee and more. Live music and community connections abound. The winter market proudly accepts SNAP. More information can be found at www.bloomingtonwinterfarmersmarket.org and like us on Faceb... more

MoCo's Prehistoric Past

Come see and examine fossils of plants, organisms, and animals found in the Hoosier state and learn how they contributed to Southern Indiana's natural landscape. Open Tues-Sat until 3/31/15.

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In the 30s and 40s, limestone from the area built the Empire State Building...more

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