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Thursday Mar 26, 2015


Stage fright or not, OPEN MIC CABARET is your chance to shine! Open to musicians, songwriters, performance artists, poets, actors, dancers, comics—you name it! Don’t be shy! Grab your 15 minutes of fame every Thursday night at Salt Creek ... more

IU Cinema: It Came From Outer Space 3D

Ray Bradbury wrote the original, detailed screen treatment for this film, one of the initiators of the science-fiction movie boom of the 1950s. The treatment (and the film itself) is deliberately restrained in its portrayal of the invading alien and ... more

Latin American Music Center

Faculty/Guest/Student Recital

Misfit Toy Karaoke with D'Jade at Players Pub

Come sing!

Rockhouse Hollow Rockshelter Revisited: the 2014 Field Season

With the longest record of human occupation in Indiana, the Rockhouse Hollow Rockshelter in Perry County, is an important archaeological site in the Midwest. The site was initially excavated by Dr. James Kellar in 1961 and a team of students and volu... more

Sarah's Swing Set -- Back Bones of Music Series -- Live Jazz

Sarah's Swing Set -Back Bones of Music Series -Live Jazz @ Serendipity Martini Bar 201 S College Ave, Bloomington, Indiana 47404 March 26th 8:00pm - 11:00pm $5 Cover Charge Back Bones of Music is a NEW Music Series Serendipity Martini Bar is starting... more

The Acre Brothers at Players Pub

Swampy and heavy. Funky and pretty. Classic and forward-looking. Like a handmade record player hurtling down the stairs of an Arkansas dive bar in the year 3000.

The Essentials at Players Pub

Free Happy Hour Rock 'n Roll

Food on the Home Front: Wartime Production, Preservation and Deprivation on the IU Campus

  • March 26, 2015
  • Venue: IU Archives
  • Address: Wells Library E. 460, Bloomington, IN 47405
  • Phone: 812-855-3322
  • Times: 8 am - 5 pm
  • Admission: Free

The first and second world wars caused a rise in patriotism as people across the country sought to contribute to the war effort. Away from the trenches and on the home front, in true Hoosier fashion faculty, students and the Bloomington community ro... more

BFA 1 Thesis Exhibitions

The Grunwald Gallery at Indiana University is pleased to announce this year’s BFA Thesis Exhibitions. These exhibitions feature work created by graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts students in the Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts at Indiana U... more

Rural Landscape: Power and Light

In her newest tapestry work, Laura Foster Nicholson seeks to come to terms with the architecture of energy generation in the Midwest, and its effect on those living in the region.

Whitest Kids 'U Know (Trevor, Darren & Sam)

  • March 26, 2015
  • 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: $12-16
  • comedyattic.com

Between 2013 & 2014, Trevor, Darren & Sam have decended on Bloomington for ten shows, and have sold out all ten. The shows have been as fun as we've experierenced in our club's history. We're proud to rekindle the magic this March, as our pal... more

Youth Art Month: Selections from the K-6 Art Programs of MCCSC

For the past twenty years, IU Art Museum educators and the art teachers of Monroe County Community School Corporation (MCCSC) have partnered to celebrate Youth Art Month during the month of March with a student art exhibition. Observed locally since ... more

Green Gold - March Exhibition

  • March 26, 2015
  • Location: Gather :handmade shoppe & Co:
  • Address: 1012 S Graywell Dr, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-785-1480
  • Times: Mon - Fri 12 - 5 pm ; Sat 10am - 5 pm ; Sun 12 - 4 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • https://www.facebook.com/events/933338260019316

Local Painter Kim Hahn - Oil Paintings Green Gold "What is the greatest expression of myself that I can be in my life?" -Dr. Joe Dispenza I started asking myself this question every day. Every day it leads me to more joy and energy. Since t... more

"Hold That Pose: Erotic Imagery in 19th Century Photography" Presented by The Kinsey Institute

The Kinsey Institute art and library collections contain thousands of examples of erotic imagery produced over centuries by artists around the world. The exhibit "Secret Impressions" presents a selection of lithographs, engravings, etchings... more

"Secret Impressions: The Reproduction of Erotica Prior to the Camera" The Kinsey Institute Exhibit

The Kinsey Institute art and library collections contain thousands of examples of erotic imagery produced over centuries by artists around the world. "Secret Impressions" presents a selection of lithographs, engravings, etchings and woodblo... more

MFA 1 Thesis Exhibitions

The Grunwald Gallery at Indiana University is pleased to announce this year’s MFA Thesis Exhibitions. These exhibitions feature work created by graduating Master of Fine Arts students in the Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts at Indiana Uni... more

Brighton Beach Memoirs

  • March 26, 2015
  • Venue: Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center
  • Address: 122 S. Walnut St., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-336-9300
  • Times: Sun 2 & 7 pm ; Wed - Fri 7:30 pm ; Sat 2 & 7:30 pm (only 7 pm show on 21st)
  • Admission: Adults: $26.95-$31.95 ; Students: $17.95-$18.95
  • www.cardinalstage.org/

Growing up in Brighton Beach during the Depression has its challenges for one baseball-loving boy with a growing interest in girls. This semi-autobiographical masterpiece elevated Simon into the pantheon of greatest American playwrights.

Farmer House Quilt Show

  • March 26, 2015
  • Venue: Farmer House Museum
  • Address: 529 N. College Ave., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-336-5597
  • Times: 10 am - 4 pm
  • Admission: Free

This year's show features quilts by Chris Eickleberry, Barb Sturbaum, Patricia Coleman and the Farmer House permanent collection. The Farmer House is open 10-4 Wednesday-Sunday or by appointment.

We Paint ... Heirlooms

Works by 18 members of Bloomington Watercolor Society (BWS) will be featured at Bloomington’s Wylie House Museum as part of the group’s exhibit, “We Paint … Heirlooms.” The event ties in with the opening of the museum f... more

Misfit Toy Karaoke with D'Jade

Late Night Karaoke

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

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 the use of costumes, props, or still-life arrangeme... more

Focalpoint: Fantastic African Hats: Power, Passage, and Protection

February 17–May 24, 2015 Raymond and Laura Wielgus Gallery of the Arts of Africa, the South Pacific, and the Americas, Focalpoint, third floor These twelve richly embellished African hats celebrate the prestige of their owners, evoke complex hi... more

New in the Galleries: Finding Atget

French photographer Eugène Atget’s imagery mixed a nineteenth-century aesthetic with a modern sensibility, garnering him admiration and respect from the young Berenice Abbott, who became his champion. This installation features a vintage... more

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