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Monday Feb 20, 2012

Art Exhibits Ongoing In Februrary

Betsy Stirratt, "Recent Works", abstract paintings; Jack Doskow, "Cutting Edges", metal sculpture; Erik Wallace, "A Taste of Bloomington Architecture", architectural photographs; Mac Fleming, "Landscapes and Seascap... more

“Island Sabbatical” Photographs by Bill and Glenda Breeden

  • February 20, 2012
  • Location: Patricia's Wellness Arts Cafe & Quilter's Comfort Teas
  • Address: 725 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-334-8155
  • Times: Reception - 5 - 8 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • www.quilterscomfort.com/cafe.htm

“Island Sabbatical” Photographs by Bill and Glenda Breeden in the Wellness Arts Gallery with a reception from 5 to 8 pm. The exhibit runs through February 29th in the Wellness Arts Gallery. In the fall of 2009, Bill and Glenda Breeden bo... more

IU Coach's Show

Join in on the live broadcast of the IU men's and women's basketball coach's as they review their team's progress and game plans. Enjoy dinner and a drink while you help keep the Hoosier spirit alive with Coach Tom Crean and Coach Felisha Legette-Jac... more

Emerging Artists' Series at Blue Studio: Lisa Bick Exhibits

  • February 20, 2012
  • Location: Blue Studio Gallery
  • Address: 116-1/2 South College Avenue, Upstairs, Suite 10, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-361-7504
  • Times: 6 - 8 pm Gallery Opening
  • Admission: Free and open to the public

Blue Studio and Morrison marketing and Media present the opening exhibit of the Emerging Artists' Series, featuring Lisa Bick. The community is invited to join the artist and sponsors for refreshments and tapas on Friday, February 10th for the openin... more

Indiana University Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts MFA Group Show

  • February 20, 2012
  • Venue: Grunwald Gallery of Art
  • Address: Fine Arts Building, Room 123, Bloomington, IN 47405
  • Times: Tues-Sat, 12 pm - 4 pm

The Grunwald Gallery of Art is pleased to announce the upcoming student exhibitions the MFA Group Show and the BFA Group Show. The MFA Group Show will be on view from February 14 through February 25, 2012. A Reception will be held on Friday, February... more

Anna Maria Whetstine: Stories from Buenos Aires

  • February 20, 2012
  • Location: El Norteño Restaurant
  • Address: 206 N. Walnut, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-333-9591
  • Times: 11 am - 10 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • www.elnortenorestaurant.com

EL NORTEÑO GALLERY is proud to present Ana Maria´s work about the capital city of Argentina: Buenos Aires. The show will start on January 6 and will run until March 10. As part of the Gallery Walk tour in Downtown Bloomington, El Norte&n... more

Community Voices Gallery presents: The Bloomington Old Time Music and Dance Group

The Bloomington Old Time Music and Dance Group is dedicated to the enjoyment of music and dance, BOTMDG is a local nonprofit community organization. The music is like "fiddle tunes from Appalachia," and the dances are contra-dances and squa... more

Tuesday Feb 21, 2012

Arty Live at Kilroys at Dunnkirk - #25 in the World in DJ Mag Poll 2011

  • February 21, 2012
  • Location: Kilroys at Dunnkirk
  • Address: 430 E Kirkwood, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 513-535-0535
  • Times: 11 pm - 3:30 am
  • Admission: GA: $15 VIP: $25
  • bit.ly/ArtyOfficialDunnkirk

Tickets: http://bit.ly/ArtyOfficialDunnkirk $2 Tuesdays The Mayans spoke of transformative events in 2012 and many now expect this prophecy to come true in the form of Arty. Having been tipped as one to watch in 2011 by peers and tastemakers acr... more

Faculty Recital 2/21

Chris Gaudi, oboe Roger Roe, oboe Angela Park, piano works by Handel, Richardson, and Dutilleux

Where imagination Meets Reality. Fine Art Photography by Carol Koetke

Where imagination Meets Reality. Exhibit of Fine Art Photography by Carol Koetke

Art Exhibits Ongoing In Februrary

Betsy Stirratt, "Recent Works", abstract paintings; Jack Doskow, "Cutting Edges", metal sculpture; Erik Wallace, "A Taste of Bloomington Architecture", architectural photographs; Mac Fleming, "Landscapes and Seascap... more

Soldering Workshop at Bloominglabs

  • February 21, 2012
  • Location: Bloominglabs
  • Address: 3927 W Roll Ave, Bloomington, IN 47403
  • Phone: 812-360-8045
  • Times: 6:30-9 pm
  • Admission: $20 per session, $30 for both sessions
  • bloominglabs.org

Join us from 6:30 to 9pm on Feb 21st and 28th for the latest installment of Bloominglabs’ popular soldering workshop! Learn a skill that will open up many possibilities for you in the fun field of electronics. In part I you will learn basic tec... more

“Island Sabbatical” Photographs by Bill and Glenda Breeden

  • February 21, 2012
  • Location: Patricia's Wellness Arts Cafe & Quilter's Comfort Teas
  • Address: 725 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-334-8155
  • Times: Reception - 5 - 8 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • www.quilterscomfort.com/cafe.htm

“Island Sabbatical” Photographs by Bill and Glenda Breeden in the Wellness Arts Gallery with a reception from 5 to 8 pm. The exhibit runs through February 29th in the Wellness Arts Gallery. In the fall of 2009, Bill and Glenda Breeden bo... more

Emerging Artists' Series at Blue Studio: Lisa Bick Exhibits

  • February 21, 2012
  • Location: Blue Studio Gallery
  • Address: 116-1/2 South College Avenue, Upstairs, Suite 10, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-361-7504
  • Times: 6 - 8 pm Gallery Opening
  • Admission: Free and open to the public

Blue Studio and Morrison marketing and Media present the opening exhibit of the Emerging Artists' Series, featuring Lisa Bick. The community is invited to join the artist and sponsors for refreshments and tapas on Friday, February 10th for the openin... more

WHOOSH! Amazing Air

  • February 21, 2012
  • Venue: WonderLab
  • Address: 308 W. 4th Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-337-1337
  • Times: Tues-Sat: 9:30 am - 5 pm | Sun: 1 - 5 pm
  • www.wonderlab.org

Who knew air could be such a blast? Discover the fun-tastic properties of air by heating it to lift a big balloon, using it to sail toy boats, forcing it out of a cannon to knock over a “city” of blocks, releasing screaming monkey parachu... more

Urban Landscape: A Selection of Papercuts by Qiao Xiaoguang

Qiao, born in Hebei, China, in 1957, is a professor and deputy dean of the Cultural Department at the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing, China, and director of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Research Center. He is inspired by ancient Chinese ar... more

Indiana University Henry Radford Hope School of Fine Arts MFA Group Show

  • February 21, 2012
  • Venue: Grunwald Gallery of Art
  • Address: Fine Arts Building, Room 123, Bloomington, IN 47405
  • Times: Tues-Sat, 12 pm - 4 pm

The Grunwald Gallery of Art is pleased to announce the upcoming student exhibitions the MFA Group Show and the BFA Group Show. The MFA Group Show will be on view from February 14 through February 25, 2012. A Reception will be held on Friday, February... more

Anna Maria Whetstine: Stories from Buenos Aires

  • February 21, 2012
  • Location: El Norteño Restaurant
  • Address: 206 N. Walnut, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-333-9591
  • Times: 11 am - 10 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • www.elnortenorestaurant.com

EL NORTEÑO GALLERY is proud to present Ana Maria´s work about the capital city of Argentina: Buenos Aires. The show will start on January 6 and will run until March 10. As part of the Gallery Walk tour in Downtown Bloomington, El Norte&n... more

Community Voices Gallery presents: The Bloomington Old Time Music and Dance Group

The Bloomington Old Time Music and Dance Group is dedicated to the enjoyment of music and dance, BOTMDG is a local nonprofit community organization. The music is like "fiddle tunes from Appalachia," and the dances are contra-dances and squa... more

Sassy Quilting

  • February 21, 2012
  • 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: Museum admission
  • www.wonderlab.org

A diverse collection of quilts made by the staff of Shiisa Quilts in Bloomington. Classes demonstrating how to make some of the quilts in the exhibition are available at Shiisa.

Wednesday Feb 22, 2012

Chamber Orchestra 2/22

Uriel Segal, Conductor Repertoire Kodály: Dances of Galanta Haydn: Cello Concerto in D Major, Hob.VIIb: 2 Dvorák: Serenade for Strings in E Major, Op. 22

Where imagination Meets Reality. Fine Art Photography by Carol Koetke

Where imagination Meets Reality. Exhibit of Fine Art Photography by Carol Koetke

Art Exhibits Ongoing In Februrary

Betsy Stirratt, "Recent Works", abstract paintings; Jack Doskow, "Cutting Edges", metal sculpture; Erik Wallace, "A Taste of Bloomington Architecture", architectural photographs; Mac Fleming, "Landscapes and Seascap... more

“Island Sabbatical” Photographs by Bill and Glenda Breeden

  • February 22, 2012
  • Location: Patricia's Wellness Arts Cafe & Quilter's Comfort Teas
  • Address: 725 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-334-8155
  • Times: Reception - 5 - 8 pm
  • Admission: Free
  • www.quilterscomfort.com/cafe.htm

“Island Sabbatical” Photographs by Bill and Glenda Breeden in the Wellness Arts Gallery with a reception from 5 to 8 pm. The exhibit runs through February 29th in the Wellness Arts Gallery. In the fall of 2009, Bill and Glenda Breeden bo... more

Emerging Artists' Series at Blue Studio: Lisa Bick Exhibits

  • February 22, 2012
  • Location: Blue Studio Gallery
  • Address: 116-1/2 South College Avenue, Upstairs, Suite 10, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-361-7504
  • Times: 6 - 8 pm Gallery Opening
  • Admission: Free and open to the public

Blue Studio and Morrison marketing and Media present the opening exhibit of the Emerging Artists' Series, featuring Lisa Bick. The community is invited to join the artist and sponsors for refreshments and tapas on Friday, February 10th for the openin... more

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