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Events at Indiana University

Steve Raymer

Photo by Joseph Breen

Steve Raymer

Career retrospective of IU photojournalist's work at National Geographic
WHEN: Now-Oct. 31, Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
WHERE: Pictura gallery on the square, 122 W. Sixth and College, Bloomington
WHAT: A collection of photographs spanning a career of nearly 40 years by IU professor and National Geographic photographer Steve Raymer.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-336-0000 or http://www.picturagallery.com/

Botanica

Botanica: A Pharmacy for the Soul

Botanica: A Pharmacy for the Soul
WHEN: Now-Dec. 20, Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 1-4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mathers Museum, 416 N. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: "A Pharmacy for the Soul" centers on traditions of spirit healing and the practitioners and places associated with these beliefs.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-6873 or http://www.mathers.indiana.edu/

Clothes, Collections and Culture . . . What is a Curator?
WHEN: Now-Dec. 20, Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 1-4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mathers Museum, 416 N. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: The exhibition uses traditional Zapotec garments to illustrate the curatorial process from collection to protection, and explores the cultural and historical context of the garments.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-6873 or http://www.mathers.indiana.edu/

Find a Fable, Tell a Tale: A Story of Story Telling
WHEN: Now-Dec. 20, Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 1-4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mathers Museum, 416 N. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: The exhibition illustrates the variety of forms that stories can take beyond written representation. It explores stories that are told through music, physical actions, images and objects.
COST: Free and open to the public.
INFORMATION: 812-855-6873 or http://www.mathers.indiana.edu/

Images of Native Americans: The Wanamaker Collection
WHEN: Now-Dec. 20, Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 1-4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mathers Museum, 416 N. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: This exhibition presents selections from one of the largest and most important collections of images of Native Americans, and features an overview of the collection's history and its holdings.
COST: Free and open to the public.
INFORMATION: 812-855-6873 or http://www.mathers.indiana.edu/

Safe and Sound: Protective Devices from Around the World
WHEN: Now-Dec. 20, Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 1-4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mathers Museum, 416 N. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: The objects in this exhibition represent a variety of countries, cultures and beliefs. Included in the display are signs, clothing, jewelry, text and other devices that illustrate the many varied forms protection can take.
COST: Free and open to the public.
INFORMATION: 812-855-6873 or http://www.mathers.indiana.edu/

Thoughts, Things and Theories . . . What Is Culture?
WHEN: Now-Dec. 20, Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 1-4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mathers Museum, 416 N. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: "Thoughts, Things, and Theories . . . What Is Culture?" uses objects from around the world to show the way culture permeates all human lives. Funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the exhibit focuses on two main themes: Universal needs and life stages.
COST: Free and open to the public.
INFORMATION: 812-855-6873 or http://www.mathers.indiana.edu/

A World of His Own: The Uncommon Artistry of Chester Cornett
WHEN: Now-Dec. 20, Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday-Sunday, 1-4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mathers Museum, 416 N. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: The exhibit, curated by James Seaver, a graduate student in IU's Department of History, is the first museum retrospective on Chester Cornett's work, and capitalizes upon furniture, tools and other objects in the Mathers Museum's collections to explore the chairmaker's unique folk aesthetic.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-6873 or http://www.mathers.indiana.edu/

James Palmore

James Palmore

Guest Artists present "Images of Processes"
WHEN: Now-Oct. 23, Tuesday-Friday, 12-5 p.m. and Saturdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
WHERE: Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts Gallery, 1720 Ruskin St., South Bend
WHAT: The show will feature sculptures by Albert LaVergne and paintings by James C. Palmore.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 574-520-4203 or http://arts.iusb.edu/

"Layered Land"

"Layered Land" by William Itter

Form and Surface: African Ceramics, Baskets, and Textiles from the William Itter Collection
WHEN: Now-Dec. 13, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday,12-5 p.m.
WHERE: IU Art Museum, 1133 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: The transformation of modest materials into extraordinary objects is the subject of "Form and Surface: African Ceramics, Baskets and Textiles from the William Itter Collection.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5445 or http://www.artmuseum.iu.edu/iuam_intro.htm

Modern and Contemporary Craft from the Indiana University Art Museum: Recent Acquisitions
WHEN: Now-Dec.13, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, 12-5 p.m.
WHERE: IU Art Museum, 1133 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: This small exhibition features works in metal, fiber, ceramic and glass. While tracing the development of craft from the post-World War II period to the present, the exhibition also highlights Indiana University's historic commitment to collecting and exhibiting craft works.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5445 or http://www.artmuseum.iu.edu/iuam_intro.htm

"Driving Miss Daisy"

"Driving Miss Daisy"

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'Driving Miss Daisy' comes to Brown County Playhouse
WHEN: Now-Oct. 25, 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.
WHERE: Brown County Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St., Nashville, Ind.
WHAT: Set in Atlanta, this heart-warming, humorous play begins in 1948 and spans one of the most tumultuous and hopeful periods in American history.
COST: $12 for students, $20 for the general public.
INFORMATION: 812-855-1103 or http://www.indiana.edu/~thtr/bcplay.html

Dillinger Exhibit

DILLINGER! Forging a Hoosier Legend

Dillinger! Forging a Hoosier Legend
WHEN: Now-Dec. 31, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
WHERE: Indiana State Library, 315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis
WHAT: The exhibit guides visitors through the life of John Dillinger and what factors led this ordinary Hoosier farm boy toward a life of crime.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 866-683-0008 or http://www.dillingerlegend.org/

"Blood Brothers"

"Blood Brothers"

IU Department of Theatre and Drama presents haunting musical tragedy 'Blood Brothers'
WHEN: 13-16, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 17, 2 p.m.
WHERE: Ruth N. Halls Theatre, 1211 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: This haunting musical is rare in that words and music, characterization and songs are given equal weight. An international hit, Blood Brothers has played for more than 20 years in London's West End.
COST: $20 for regular admission and $15 for students and seniors
INFORMATION: 800-745-3000 or http://www.indiana.edu/~thtr/

IU Bloomington Homecoming Week: Wacky, Wild, Crimson Style
WHEN: Oct. 13-17, various times
WHERE: Various locations on the IU Bloomington Campus.
WHAT: Homecoming week offers nearly 20 activities from traditional events like the annual parade, pep rally, and game-day tailgate party to wackier events like the Nearly Naked Mile, Cornhole Tournament and Yell Like Hell.
COST: Range from free and open to the public, accepting donations or various registration fees set by the individual participating groups.
INFORMATION: 800-824-3044 or http://alumni.indiana.edu/events/homecoming/home2009.shtml

Art:21-Art in the 21st Century
WHEN: Oct. 14, 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Herron School of Art and Design, 735 West New York St., Indianapolis
WHAT: Join Herron School of Art and Design, WFYI, and Big Car Collective in Herron's Basile Auditorium for a special screening of Art: 21, now in its fifth season.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: http://beta.art21.org/ or http://herron.iupui.edu/

New Faculty Research Seminar Series
WHEN: Oct. 14-Nov. 4, 12:15-1:15 p.m.
WHERE: Community Room, Whitewater Hall, Richmond
WHAT: Lecture by an IU East professor
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 765-973-8208, http://www.iue.edu/ or hcartee@iue.edu.

Homecoming Lecture
WHEN: Oct. 15, 4 p.m.
WHERE: Whittenberger Auditorium, Bloomington
WHAT: IU alumni and College Football Hall of Fame members George Taliaferro and Anthony Thompson will present this Homecoming lecture.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 800-824-3044 or http://alumni.indiana.edu/events/homecoming/lecture09.shtml

RAIN

"Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles"

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'Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles'
WHEN: Oct. 15-16, 8-10 p.m.
WHERE: IU Auditorium, Bloomington
WHAT: Rain's all-star cast was recruited from the Broadway hit Beatlemania after Dick Clark selected the talented stars of Rain to record the soundtrack for the TV movie Birth of the Beatles. The group performs the full range of the Beatles' discography live onstage, including songs that the Beatles recorded in the studios but never performed for an audience.
COST: Tickets range in price from $18 for IU students to $55 for the general public.
INFORMATION: http://www.iuauditorium.com/site/index.html or http://www.raintribute.com/

Learning From Artifacts
WHEN: Oct. 15 and Oct. 22, 7-9 p.m.
WHERE: Mathers Museum, 416 N. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: Direct contact with artifacts donated by Andrea Siqueira and Eduardo Brondizie
COST: Oct. 8- $35, after Oct. 8 - $40
INFORMATION: 812-855-9335 or emilymargaretmiller@gmail.com

William Itter: A Retrospective Paintings and Drawings 1969-2009
WHEN: Oct. 16-Nov. 20, noon-4 p.m.
WHERE: SoFA Gallery FA 1201 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: William Itter, professor emeritus at Indiana University, will give a lecture "Cubes Curves Facts Fantasy: A Paradigm" as an introduction to his retrospective. The lecture begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, in Radio/TV 251. An opening reception is Friday, Oct.16, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the SoFA Gallery and the IU Art Museum's Solley Atrium.
COST: Free and open to the public.
INFORMATION: 812-855-8490 or http://www.indiana.edu/~sofa/events/

IU Bloomington Homecoming Parade
WHEN: Oct. 16, 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Steps off atRose Avenue in front of Willkie Residence Center, proceeds west on Third Street and ends at the Sample Gates on Indiana Avenue.
WHAT: Parade
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-9263 or http://alumni.indiana.edu/events/homecoming/parade09.shtml

Homecoming Tailgate Party
WHEN: Oct. 17, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Behind the DeVault Alumni Center
WHAT: Enjoy the festive atmosphere of IUAA's Hoosier Village with live music, great food, game-day apparel and merchandise, and plenty of Hoosier spirit to get you fired up for the big game.
COST: $15 for adults, $6 for kids 12 and under, no charge for 2 and under.
INFORMATION: 812-855-4958 or jhunte@indiana.edu

Game Day Pep Rally
WHEN: Oct. 17, 5p.m.
WHERE: Hoosier Village behind DeVault Alumni Center, Bloomington
WHAT: Marching Hundred Alumni Band, cheerleaders and IU personalities
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-4958 or jhunte@indiana.edu

India and the US: The Challenges of Partnership
WHEN: Oct. 23, 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: India Studies House, 825 East Eighth St., Bloomington
WHAT: A lecture by Ambassador Arun Singh
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5798 or india@indiana.edu[1

Jill Behrman 5K Home
WHEN: Oct. 24, 10 a.m.
WHERE: IU Memorial Stadium, Bloomington
WHAT: Proceeds for the race will benefit the Jill Behrman Emerging Leader Scholarship and Jill's House.
COST: $25
INFORMATION: https://www.signmeup.com/site/reg/register.aspx?fid=GJ2V4K7 or 812-855-7772

"Romeo et Juliette"

"Romeo et Juliette"

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'Romeo et Juliette'
WHEN: Oct. 23, 24, 30,31, 8 p.m.
WHERE: Musical Arts Center, 101 N. Jordan Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: The opera closely follows the plot of the play, revealing elements of the deep love between Romeo and Juliet, secrecy of their marriage, bitterness of family feuds, and final tragedy of misunderstanding that leads to the lovers taking their own lives. Sung in French with English supertitles.
COST: Tickets range from $10 for students to $35 for general public
INFORMATION: http://www.music.indiana.edu/opera/ or 812-855-7433

Sex Research Live!
WHEN: Oct. 28, 4-5:15 p.m.
WHERE: Morrison Hall 007, Bloomington
WHAT: Kinsey Institute researchers Erick Janssen, Heather Rupp, Stephanie Sanders and Julia Heiman will discuss the how and why of current sex research, and give audience members an opportunity to respond to selected questions.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-7686 or http://www.kinseyinstitute.org/

Dennis James

Dennis James

Dennis James hosts Halloween
WHEN: Oct. 29, 9 p.m.
WHERE: IU Auditorium, Bloomington
WHAT: Bloomington audiences are in for a spine-chilling Halloween treat as world-renowned pipe organist Dennis James returns to IU Auditorium to accompany legendary English filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock's "Blackmail," a 1929 thriller originally shot as a silent film.
COST: Tickets range from $7 for IU students to $18 for the general public
INFORMATION: 812-855-1103 or http://www.iuauditorium.com/site/index.html

Bob Dylan to perform at IU Auditorium
WHEN: Nov. 2, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: IU Auditorium, 1211 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Bob Dylan and his band will perform at IU Auditorium
COST: $42.50-$67.50 for general public, $5 discount for IU Bloomington students with valid ID
INFORMATION: 812-855-9529 or http://www.iuauditorium.com/site/index.html

Intelligent Design: Is it Viable?
WHEN: Nov. 5, 7 p.m.
WHERE: IU Auditorium, 1211 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Debate between Philosopher William Lane Craig and Biologist Francisco J. Ayala. Moderated by Philosopher Bradley Monton.
COST: Free for students, guaranteed seating: $15 donation, $5 at the door
INFORMATION: http://isintelligentdesignviable.com/donate/

A World of His Own: The Uncommon Artistry of Chester Cornett
WHEN: Now-Dec. 20, Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays, 1-4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mathers Museum, 416 N. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: The exhibit, curated by James Seaver, a graduate student in IU's Department of History, is the first museum retrospective on Chester Cornett's work, and capitalizes upon furniture, tools, and other objects in the Mathers Museum's collections to explore the chairmaker's unique folk aesthetic.
COST: Free and open to the public.
INFORMATION: http://www.mathers.indiana.edu or e-mail mathers@indiana.edu

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