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Sunday Aug 31, 2014

2014 Community Art Fair and Garlic Fest

On Labor Day weekend 2014, Saturday, August 30th and Sunday, August 31st, (rain or shine) Community Art Fair and Garlic, Inc jointly present the "2014 Community Art Fair and Garlic Fest" at Third Street Park (across from the Boys and Girls ... more

Adidas/IU Credit Union Classic - Men's Soccer

Come out and cheer on the Hoosiers at this annual event. Schedule Sunday, Aug. 31 11:30 AM Notre Dame vs. Georgetown 2:00 PM Indiana vs. Marquette    

So You Think You Can Karaoke? with DJ ENGLISH

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

Afro Hoosier Int'l 15th Anniversary Party

  • August 31, 2014
  • Venue: Player's Pub
  • Address: 424 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-334-2080
  • Times: 8:30 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • theplayerspub.com/

Afro Pop with Dave Cooley -- percussions, vocals Todd Davidson -- trumpet, flugelhorn Norbert Herber -- tenor sax, alto sax Mitja Hmeljak -- vocals Seydou Kone -- djembe, percussions Pam MacLaughlin -- bass, flute Patrick McNaughton -- drums Eden Med... more

Deer Park Americana Music Series

Bringing sensational touring Americana acts to Bloomington, Indiana.. First show the Howlin' Brother with support Jacob Latham. Music feast extravaganza for the senses of Americana, Country and Bluegrass entertainment.

Flora Field Day

Want to work on your field identification skills? Practice with a naturalist! The naturalist staff at Monroe Lake invites you to join them for a 2-hour Flora Field Day on Sunday, August 31 at 9:30 a.m. The focus will be on identifying late-summer flo... more

Jazz Jam hosted by Trio Collective

  • August 31, 2014
  • Venue: Player's Pub
  • Address: 424 S. Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-334-2080
  • Times: 5 pm
  • Admission: $2
  • theplayerspub.com/

Weekly Jazz jam. Host band play first set, then you are invite to join in.

New in the Galleries: Jerry N. Uelsmann: More than Meets the Eye

Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday: Noon-5:00 p.m. April 8–August 31, 2014 Gallery of the Art of the Western World, Doris Steinmetz Kellett Endowed Gallery of Twentieth-Century Art, first floor A recipient of this year’s pres... more

Performing Arts Series

  • August 31, 2014
  • Location: Bryan Park
  • Address: 1001 S. Henderson St., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-349-3754 event hotline
  • Times: 6:30 - 8 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • bloomington.in.gov/calendars/

The Performing Arts Series offers the Bloomington community numerous opportunities to experience the talent of its local artists. Enjoy free, outdoor performances in venue throughout the city. Bring a lawn chair, a blanket and a picnic basket and bec... more

Way ‘This is How I Live United’ Community Gallery

Showcasing photographs taken by local residents, the ‘This is How I Live United’ gallery captures how our friends, family, and neighbors Live United by giving, advocating, and volunteering to create a better tomorrow for our community. Un... more

The 4th Street Festival of the Arts and Crafts

Exhibitors display their fine arts and crafts on the beautiful tree lined section of 4th street in Bloomington Indiana close to downtown and Indiana University. This festival attracts artisans and craftsman from all over the the country to exhibit, ... more

The Amazing Maze

  • August 31, 2014
  • Venue: WonderLab
  • Address: 308 W. 4th Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-337-1337 ext.25
  • Times: Sat & Mon 10:30 am - 4:30 pm ; Sun 1:30 - 4:30 pm
  • Admission: Activity included w/ museum admission
  • www.wonderlab.org

Find your way through an indoor maze with carpets, colorful tunnels, pop-up lookouts, a maze-within-a-maze, and more! Choose your own adventure, as each pathway has a unique atmosphere, with different pop culture references and associated fascinating... more

Living in Color, by Avi Katz

Local artist, Avi Katz, has taken historic photos of Bloomington and turned them into colorized, painted, masterpieces.This exhibit will be open during our regular hours, Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm.

Color Forms of Our Universe by Martha Kaplan

  • August 31, 2014
  • Venue: By Hand Gallery
  • Address: 101 West Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-334-3255
  • Times: 10 am - 5:30 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • byhandgallery.com

”The content of color paints our days and nights. We prefer certain colors and color combinations, Colors have dispositions indicative of regions, origins, harmonics”. The 32 pieces of fine contemporary art, created by Martha Kaplan, are ... 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

New in the Galleries: Old World/New World

March 4–August 31, 2014 Gallery of the Art of the Western World, first floor Two recently acquired prints by contemporary Asian American artists demonstrate the fluidity of international boundaries in their art. Hung Liu brings vestiges of her ... more

Exhibition: Nano Art

  • August 31, 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/exhibits/art-exhibition/

An exhibition of surprisingly beautiful images captured by electron microscopy and other technologies that that show biological or physical structures and processes at the nano- or micro- scale.

Monday Sep 01, 2014

Caregivers Support Group

  • September 1, 2014
  • Location: Area 10 Agency on Aging Endwright Center
  • Address: 631 W. Edgewood Dr., Ellettsville, IN 47429
  • Phone: 812-876-3383
  • Times: 4:30 - 6:30 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • www.area10agency.org

The purpose of this monthly group is to provide a safe space for family or friends caring for loved ones to share and connect with other caregivers. Group sessions are drop-in, which means participants may arrive late or leave early in order to bette... more

No Requests

  • September 1, 2014
  • Location: The Bishop Bar
  • Address: 123 South Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Times: 9 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • thebishopbar.com/

With Stephen Deusner

Smithville in the Park Car Show

  • September 1, 2014
  • Address: 7512 S Strain Ridge Rd., Smithville, IN 47458
  • Phone: 812-272-0935
  • Times: 9:30 am - 5 pm
  • Admission: Free (Car registration $15.)

Smithville in the Park Car Show, Craft Fair and Swap Meet. Car Registration 8-12, Awards at 3:30PM, Top 50, Top 3 Motor Cycle, People’s Choice, Best of Show, Top 3 Car & Truck 2000 up and Best Rat Rod. Dash Plaques for first 100. Entrance f... more

The Amazing Maze

  • September 1, 2014
  • Venue: WonderLab
  • Address: 308 W. 4th Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-337-1337 ext.25
  • Times: Sat & Mon 10:30 am - 4:30 pm ; Sun 1:30 - 4:30 pm
  • Admission: Activity included w/ museum admission
  • www.wonderlab.org

Find your way through an indoor maze with carpets, colorful tunnels, pop-up lookouts, a maze-within-a-maze, and more! Choose your own adventure, as each pathway has a unique atmosphere, with different pop culture references and associated fascinating... more

Living in Color, by Avi Katz

Local artist, Avi Katz, has taken historic photos of Bloomington and turned them into colorized, painted, masterpieces.This exhibit will be open during our regular hours, Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm.

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