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Saturday Oct 10, 2015

Dan Soder Returns to Bloomington!

  • October 10, 2015
  • Location: The Comedy Attic
  • Address: 123 S. Walnut St., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-336-LAFF
  • Times: Thurs 8 pm ; Fri & Sat 8 & 10:30 pm
  • Admission: $10-14
  • comedyattic.com/

Dan made one of the most memorable debuts in recent Comedy Attic history. Since, his career has continued to evolve with numerous notable credits- including his very own half hour Comedy Central specail. He has also been a regular on MTV's Guy Code,... more

A Fair of the Arts

Bloomington Parks and Recreation hosts a celebration of art and community with the displays, sales, and demonstrations of visual arts and fine crafts by local and regional artists. Visit the Farmers' Market the second Saturdays of the season, then br... more

Bloomington Songwriter Showcase at the Farmers Market

Representing the Bloomington Songwriter Showcase will be Steev Wisher, Brandon Pfeiffer, Will Cleary, Tom Marshalek, and possibly Rick LeDune! Stop by one of the last Farmer’s Market dates of the year – and say hello!  

BOGA Fall Plant Swap

  • October 10, 2015
  • Location: Bloomington Community Farmers' Market
  • Address: 401 N. Morton Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Times: 9 am - 1 pm
  • Admission: Free

The Bloomington Organic Gardeners Association (BOGA) will host a free plant swap on Saturday, October 10, from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the Bloomington Community Farmers' Market. Bring plants and seeds to share and/or swap. Native plants, tree saplings... more

Chris Cagle

Ask Chris Cagle what's most important to him and you can bet he'll answer this way: "Family, ranch, music. That's it." This response is seemingly simple for a man whose professional credits include two gold albums, two No. 1 albums and 12 c... more

Discardia Mending Day

Bring your mending projects to the Monroe County Public Library! Discardia members will help you mend your clothing or do it for you. This is also an opportunity to learn how to sew or work on any project involving clothing or fabric. Sewing mach... more


The IU men's soccer team will be playing against OHIO STATE here in Bloomington.

IU CINEMA: "Manufactured Landscapes" film

Manufactured Landscapes is the striking documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. Internationally acclaimed for his large-scale photographs of “manufactured landscapes”—quarries, recycling yards, factor... more

IU CINEMA: "Sound and Chaos: The Story of BC Studio" film

Tickets available online and in-person on August 17. Sound and Chaos is a documentary about the legendary BC Studio, which was co-founded by Martin Bisi and Bill Laswell in Gowanus, Brooklyn, in 1979 with financing from Brian Eno. Artists such as Jo... more

Martin Bisi and Friends at the Back Door (Wounded Galaxies Festival)

Join us at the Back Door for music by Martin Bisi – performer, producer, and cultural antagonist- who is known for recording the music of Sonic Youth, John Zorn, The Dresden Dolls, and J.G. Thirlwell (among others!) at his B.C. Studios. Bisi co... more

New in the Galleries

Gallery Hours Tues-Sat 10:00-5:00 p.m.; Sun 12:00-5:00 p.m. (Closed Mondays and major holidays) The Chicago School: Pop's Wild and Crazy Cousin In the mid-1960s a group of artists associated with the School of the Art Institute of Chicago offered a ... more

Reese Tanner Band

Reese Tanner Band live!

Sound and Chaos: The Story of BC Studio (documentary) Screening (Wounded Galaxies Festival)

Sound and Chaos: The Story of BC Studio will be screened at the IU Cinema as part of Bloomington's annual Wounded Galaxies Festival of Experimental Media. The documentary looks at the previously unexplored story of Brooklyn's BC Studios, where Martin... more


  • October 10, 2015
  • Venue: Topo's 403
  • Address: 403 N. Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Times: 7 - 10 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • www.topos403.com/

Enjoy live music at Topo's!

The Miracle of Music Concert

  • October 10, 2015
  • Location: Unity of Bloomington
  • Address: 4001 S. Rogers St., Bloomington, IN 47403
  • Phone: 812-333-2484
  • Times: 7 pm
  • Admission: $5 suggested love offering per person, no one turned away
  • www.unityofbloomington.org

Attendees will experience positive, inspirational music in genres from rock to rap, from classical to classic, and from show tunes to sound baths. Music to lift you up and take you deep. The Miracle of Music is that it is meaningful in some way, sha... more

6th Annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch

Come pick out your very own handmade blown glass pumpkin at the 6th annual Great Glass Pumpkin Patch! We will have over 600 glass pumpkins for display and sale spread out on the Monroe County Courthouse lawn like a real pumpkin patch. All of the pump... more

Unity Worldwide Ministries-Great Lakes Region Music Conference

  • October 10, 2015
  • Location: Unity of Bloomington
  • Address: 4001 S. Rogers St., Bloomington, IN 47403
  • Phone: 812-333-2484
  • Times: Thurs 4 - Sun 1 pm
  • Admission: $105 per person
  • www.unityofbloomington.org

The conference brings together musicians, musical talent and lovers of music from all over the Great Lakes Region. Through meditation, music, and workshops participants get to know each other and themselves while having a great time surrounded by fa... more

48th Annual Hilly Hundred Bicycle Tour

Perennial winner of Bicycling Magazine and the League of American Bicyclists Best Biking in America Awards, the Hilly Hundred Weekend is a classic bicycling event designed for touring cyclists. If you like a bicycling challenge that includes entertai... more

Bloomington Community Book Fair

  • October 10, 2015
  • Location: Monroe County Fairgrounds
  • Address: 5700 W Airport Rd, Bloomington, IN 47403
  • Phone: 812-334-8374
  • Times: 9 am - 7 pm
  • Admission: $10 October 8th, Free Admission 9-13th
  • www.hhfoodbank.org/

Join us for The “1st and 32nd”Annual Bloomington Community Book Fair, A Benefit for Hoosier Hills Food Bank, this October 8-13th, 2015 at the Monroe County Fairgrounds. Last year we distributed a record 4,076,800 pounds of food with near... more

Edward Burtynsky

The Grunwald Gallery at Indiana University is pleased to announce an exhibition of projected images by award-winning photographer Edward Burtynsky. This exhibition will open Tuesday, October 6 and continue through Saturday, October 17. Edward Burtyn... more

The Bull, The Moon and the Coronet of Stars

Marion tries not to fall for Michael, her handsome (and very married) co-worker. But as Marion and Michael become entangled in each other, the museum where they work comes under a mysterious, mythological attack. A beast is roaming through the halls;... more

Ongoing October Exhibits at the Ivy Tech Waldron

Abby Gitlitz, blown glass, "Waterlines--Hurricane Katrina 10 Years After". Gary Mills, photography, "A Sense of Place". David Gieske, "Art Within--Excavated Books". Frank Walker, acrylic paintings, "Sense & No... more

Fall Saturdays at Oliver Winery

Every Saturday through the end of October, relax to live music on our patio, and enjoy the delicious house-made fare that pairs perfectly with Oliver wines. Take in the gorgeous fall foliage on our patio while you and sip on a special wine cocktail o... more

Gallery Exhibit - Alyssa Oakley -"We Are Together"

Welcoming in the fall is young Bloomington artist Alyssa Noelle and her show "We Are Together". This series of work that Alyssa is working on narrates the awareness of our ephemeral lives: by including her deceased relatives in the same se... more

The Barn of Terror

  • October 10, 2015
  • Address: 8692 N. Old State Rd. 37, Bloomington, IN 47408
  • Times: 8 pm - 12 am
  • Admission: $10 for Adults ; $5.00 for kids 10 and under ; Tickets are also available online and include a service fee.
  • www.barnofterror.com

The B.O.T. is a locally owned and operated haunted attraction in Bloomington Indiana. Located near Indiana University campus and the legendary Stepp Cemetery, makes the B.O.T. a perfect place to spend an evening during the Halloween season. The even... more

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