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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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Tuesday May 05, 2015

Rachael's Open Mic Night

Everybody's welcome at Rachael's Cafe to perform music, poetry, a skit, a dance--the stage is yours! Wow us every week, and enjoy a coffee or a quiche. We have beer and wine as well! We look forward to having you.

Cinco de Mayo Tequila & Tacos @ Serendipity!

Come Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with us! May 5th 2015 6pm til Close Join us for $4 Patron Shots & $2 Jose Cuervo Shots $7 Chicken Quesadillas & $5 Fish Tacos! Also check out our Del Maguey Mezcal selections! Del Maguey Single Village Selections:... more

SALE! Graduation & Mother's Day - Angles Cafe and Gift Shop

Select items 30-60% off! Unique gifts for Moms and Grads! Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Sunday, noon to 5:00 p.m.

Visions from the Forests: The Art of Liberia & Sierra Leone

IU Art Museum is one of four national venues to host this first major showing of traditional art from the West African nations of Liberia and Sierra Leone, which brings together more than seventy masks, figures, jewelry, and other objects from the co... more

Kids Art Nights @be.CAUSE!

  • May 5, 2015
  • Location: be.CAUSE Gallery and Studio
  • Address: 322 E. Kirkwood Ave #206, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Phone: 812-650-4756
  • Times: 6-7pm
  • Admission: $10
  • becausebloomington.com

Kids can come learn about various artists and art movements while creating unique projects. All supplies are provided for the $10 fee. A new lesson each class. Ages 5-12, 8 child capacity per class. Register at brianne@becausebloomington.com, learn m... more

Generations: A Continuum of Sweany Family Artwork

  • May 5, 2015
  • Location: Meadowood Five Star Senior Living
  • Address: 2455 Tamarak Trail, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Phone: 812-219-2992
  • Times: 10 am - 6 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • sweanyartworks.com

Sweany Artworks & Meadowood Five Star Senior Living proudly present: Generations: A Continuum of Sweany Family Artwork (May 4 - 30) Reception: Friday, May 8, 4:30 - 6:00 PM Join us for a retrospective of artwork by the late Indiana artists, Paul... more

Rudy Pozzatti

New work from fine-art printmaker Rudy Pozzatti.

Sally Harless "Wild Royalty"

  • May 5, 2015
  • Location: Gather :handmade shoppe & Co:
  • Address: 101 W Kirkwood Ave Suite 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/461847443973211/

Wild Royalty is a series of illustrated cut paper scenes of majestic animals created by Sally Harless. Sally uses her fascination with the animal world to build layered pieces that evoke a sense of mystery and wonder. Assembled in shadow boxes to cre... more

Rachael's Laughfest

  • May 5, 2015
  • Venue: Rachael's Cafe
  • Address: 300 E. 3rd St., Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Times: 7:30 pm
  • Admission: $3

Every Tuesday night is Laughfest as Rachael's Cafe! We alternate shows between stand up, open mic, improve comedy, sketch comedy, and a monthly stand up competition called Unseasoned Hams in which the audience votes for their favorite comic!

Peoples Park Concerts

  • May 5, 2015
  • Location: Peoples Park
  • Address: 501 E Kirkwood Ave, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Times: 11:30 - 1 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • bloomington.in.gov/calendars/

Stroll downtown for a toe-tapping lunch break! Grab some carryout from a local restaurant or brown bag from home and spend an afternoon with some of Bloomington's finest musicians. May 5 Fiddle 'n' Feet & the Foot Squad percussive dance & ro... more

MFA Thesis Exhibitions

Every spring IU Art Museum collaborates with the Hope School of Fine Arts and the Grunwald Gallery to present thesis exhibitions of graduating SoFA MFA candidates. Three exhibitions, lasting twelve days each, will be presented this year.

New in the Galleries @ the IU Art Museum

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 documentary or modernist photography to create a new type of imagery based on t... more

Oliver Winery Peak Bloom

  • May 5, 2015
  • Venue: Oliver Winery
  • Address: 8024 North State Road 37, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-876-5800
  • Times: Mon - Sat 10 am - 6 pm ; Sun 12 - 6 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • www.oliverwinery.com

This year, visitors will enjoy a floral display three times the size of any other year here at the winery. More than 2,700 tulips of every shape and color, plus gigantic South African bulbs, ornamental onions, fragrant hyacinths, and a perennial daf... more

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--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--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.

Emeriti House and Indiana University Retirees Association Annual Art Exhibit

  • May 5, 2015
  • Location: Emeriti House
  • Address: 1015 E. Atwater Ave., Bloomington, IN
  • Phone: 812-339-9519
  • Times: 5:30-7:30 PM
  • Admission: Free
  • www.indiana.edu/~emeriti/

Retirees, spouses and partners from Indiana University and other universities, who now live in the Bloomington area, are eligible to submit art for this event. The organizing committee welcomes art in any medium, and especially encourages collage, wo... more

Unusually Natural: Eduardo Torres

Eduardo is a computational neuroscientist, originally from Venezuela. He has been traveling for the past 14 years and is currently living in Bloomington. His interest is in understanding complex systems using minimal models. This photographic proje... more

JEFF WOLIN Then & Now, A Retrospective

Pictura Gallery presents a retrospective of Jeff Wolin's photography, spanning three decades. In conjunction with Pictura Gallery, the IU Art Museum and The Monroe County History Center will be showing works by Jeff Wolin. On Sunday April 19th, there... more

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--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--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--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--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.

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