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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. Or check out our list of Annual Events to plan ahead. Bloomington is home to thousands of special events and performances each year and this is the place to find out all the details. If you'd like to submit your local event to the calendar, follow the links in the left-hand column.

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Saturday Feb 25, 2012

B3 Burning LOVE Burlesque Show

  • February 25, 2012
  • Location: JAKE'S Nightclub
  • Address: 419 N. Walnut St., Bloomington IN, IN 47403
  • Times: Doors: 9 pm
  • Admission: Tickets: $8 Pre-Sale $10 day of show!

Bloomington Burlesque Brigade is BACK for our Spring Season with our 1st show of the YEAR! B3 Burning LOVE Burlesque Show a burlesque show devoted to songs about LOVE, Heartbreak and Romance Saturday Feb 25th 2012. Doors will open at 9 pm.&... more

Benefit Concert for Aidan Hawkins

  • February 25, 2012
  • Location: Bloomington AMVETS Post 2000 (The Gathering)
  • Address: 5227 W. Airport Rd, Bloomington, IN 47403
  • Phone: 812-391-3931
  • Times: 3-9 pm
  • Admission: Donations at the door

Aidan Hawkins, 4 years old, has been diagnosed with stage 3 liver cancer. He is currently undergoing chemotherapy treatments at Riley Children's Hospital and is being put on a wait list for a liver transplant. There will be: Food Music Silent Auction... more


Ages 21+ Two floors of Go-Go party action! Down in the Root Cellar Lounge, dance to a high octane mix of 60's rock and roll, girl groups, R&B, surf, garage, exotica, frat, doowop, grind and more with DJ Bongo & BIFF BANG POW!  ... more

Bloomington Burlesque Brigade Burning LOVE Burlesque Show

  • February 25, 2012
  • Location: JAKE'S Nightclub
  • Address: 419 N. Walnut St., Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Times: Doors open 9 pm
  • Admission: Tickets: $8 Pre-Sale $10 day of show!

Bloomington Burlesque Brigade is BACK for our Spring Season with our 1st show of the YEAR! B3 Burning LOVE Burlesque Show, a burlesque show devoted to songs about LOVE, heartbreak and romance, will take place on Saturday, February 25t... more

Decades of Dance

Spend an evening with the Arthur Murray Dance Studio and friends for a celebration of the 100 Year Anniversary of Arthur Murray International. See the transition of dance through the decades as we showcase the Arthur Murray students, professional dan... more

Gramatik @ The Dunnkirk 2/25

  • February 25, 2012
  • Location: Kilroys at Dunnkirk
  • Address: 430 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Times: 10:30 pm - 1:30 am
  • Admission: $5

Don't miss to the opportunity to see a one of a kind performance from another incredible member of Pretty Lights Record Label perform live at Indiana University You Only Live Once. ******Click The Link Below to download Gramatik's FREE Album**... more

Inaugural EMI/IBO Concerto Competition - Barthold Kuijken, Conductor

The Indiana University Early Music Institute (EMI) and the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra (IBO) have teamed up to present the inaugural EMI/IBO concerto competition, designed to provide early music students in the IU Jacobs School of Music an opportu... more

Jerome & The Psychics, Stephen Paul Smoker, Mindparade @ The Vid

  • February 25, 2012
  • Location: The Video Saloon
  • Address: 219 N Walnut Street, Bloomington, IN
  • Phone: 317-910-9329
  • Times: Doors Open, 8 pm; Music, 9 pm
  • Admission: $5

Live bands @ your favorite bar; The Video Saloon Live acts including Mindparade Stephen Paul Smoker Jerome & The Psychics

Swing Dance with The Boilermaker Jazz Band

The Swing Dance Club is having a charity swing dance with The Boilermaker Jazz Band on Saturday, February 25th. Cost will be $10 at the door.

The Local Artists Showcase

  • February 25, 2012
  • Venue: Monroe Convention Center
  • Address: 302 S. College Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47403
  • Phone: 812-323-8959 ext.2
  • Times: 11 am - 5 pm
  • Admission: $2

The one-day "art show with a difference" will showcase local artists and give them the opportunity to show and sell their work. The difference is in the artists. Only works from artists within Region 8, those from Brown, Greene, Lawrence, M... more

Where imagination Meets Reality. Fine Art Photography by Carol Koetke

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

Bernadette Peters

  • February 25, 2012
  • Venue: Indiana University Auditorium
  • Address: Fine Arts Plaza, Bloomington, IN 47405
  • Phone: 812-855-1103
  • Times: 8 pm
  • Admission: General Public: $65-$38; Students $51-$20

LET HER ENTERTAIN YOU With a girlish speaking voice as distinctive as her trademark red curls and an awe-inspiring vocal range that shimmers and soars, Tony Award-winning actress Bernadette Peters has long been the sweetheart of the American stage a... more

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

WonderLab's Make a Hot Air Balloon Workshop

  • February 25, 2012
  • Venue: WonderLab
  • Address: 308 W. 4th Street, Bloomington, IN 47404
  • Phone: 812-337-1337 ext.25
  • Times: 2 - 4 pm
  • Admission: MEMBERS: $5 per kit | NONMEMBERS: $7 per kit, plus museum admission

Discover the physics of flight as you construct and launch a mini hot air balloon at WonderLab. Then take it home for more fun and flight! Participants younger than 12 years old must have an adult helper. Advance registration is highly recommended.

“Island Sabbatical” Photographs by Bill and Glenda Breeden

  • February 25, 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

“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 Opera: Der Rosenkavalier

The third new production of the season is Richard Strauss's Der Rosenkavalier, a rarity in the collegiate realm and previously produced only once by IU Opera, in 1966. Director Liotta and conductor Effron will collaborate with guest designers William... more

Bloomington Winter Farmers Market

  • February 25, 2012
  • Location: Harmony School Gym
  • Address: 909 E. 2nd St., Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Times: 9 am - Noon
  • Admission: Free

The Bloomington Winter Farmers Market is a great opportunity to buy directly from local growers during the winter months. Our cozy indoor market features local products, live music, and a wonderful community. Join us for breakfast and buy local produ... more

Emerging Artists' Series at Blue Studio: Lisa Bick Exhibits

  • February 25, 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 25, 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

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 25, 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 25, 2012
  • Location: El Norteño Restaurant
  • Address: 206 N. Walnut, Bloomington, IN 47401
  • Phone: 812-333-9591
  • Times: 11 am - 10 pm
  • Admission: Free

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 25, 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

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.

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