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Events at Indiana University

September 16, 2010

Cultural Arts Gallery
WHEN: Now-Oct. 1, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday 1-7 p.m.
WHERE: IUPUI Cultural Arts Gallery, Campus Center Suite 240, Indianapolis
WHAT: The work of the "Daughters" exhibit, by recently-graduated Herron artist Kelly Bryant, is a visual exploration of the journeys of young women rescued from human trafficking.
COST: Free and open to the pubic
INFORMATION: 317-274-5555 or http://www.kellybryantart.com/

Works by Felrath Hines: Recent Acquisitions
WHEN: Now-Dec. 19, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 12-5 p.m.
WHERE: Indiana University Art Museum, 1133 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: This installation features three paintings and three works on paper by abstract artist and Indiana native Felrath Hines.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5445 or http://www.iupui.edu/~cagcc/

Nature and Nurture
WHEN: Now-Dec. 22, 2-4 p.m., weekdays or by appointment
WHERE: Indiana University Kinsey Institute Gallery, Morrison Hall, Bloomington
WHAT: Nature and Nurture is the first exhibition from The Kinsey Institute to highlight its collection of art books, and other materials on the subject of human reproduction. The exhibition uses fine art photographs, paintings, prints, sculptures and books to illustrate pregnancy, birth, child rearing, development of gender identity and parent/child relationships.
COST: Free and open to the public; Must be 18 years of age or older, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.
INFORMATION: 812-855-7686 or http://www.kinseyinstitute.org/

Whitewater Artists Guild

Whitewater Artists Guild

Whitewater Artists Guild exhibits work in The Gallery
WHEN: Now-Sept. 17; Gallery hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday
WHERE: Indiana University East Art Gallery, located in Whitewater Hall, Richmond, Ind.
WHAT: Artists with works on exhibit include India Cruse-Griffin, painting; Marcus Davis, ceramics; Terry Hreno, painting; Julia Jensen, digital images; Ashlee Kirby, metalsmith; Diane Lebo, ceramics; Clara Whitman Parrett, ceramics; Palline Plum, drawing, photography; Carvin Rinehart, painting, ceramics; Dan Sims, stained glass; Susanna Tanner, photography; and Michele Walker, digital images.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 765-973-8605 or http://www.iue.edu/gallery/

Kirkwood Observatory

Kirkwood Observatory

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Kirkwood Observatory Public Open House
WHEN: Now-Nov. 17, Wednesdays, 9:30-11:30 p.m.
WHERE: IUKirkwood Observatory, 119 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington, Ind.
WHAT: IU's historic Kirkwood Observatory will be open to the public for viewing each Wednesday evening when the sky is clear until November.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812- 855-7736 or http://www.astro.indiana.edu/kirkwood.shtml

From the Well House

From the Well House

Indiana University Kokomo Art Gallery features campus art and literary journal, 'From the Well House'
WHEN: Now-Oct. 2, Tuesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Wednesday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., and Saturday 12-4 p.m.; closed Sunday, Monday and Friday
WHERE: Art Gallery,Alumni Hall, Indiana University Kokomo
WHAT: This exhibition displays all types of art, from prints to photos, selected by a jury of peers.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 765-455-9523 or iukag@iuk.edu

Fugitive Slaves and Undocumented Aliens
WHEN: Sept. 21, 5 p.m.
WHERE: Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium, located in the Savannah Center, IU Northwest, Gary, Ind.
WHAT: Paul Finkelman, President William McKinley Distinguished Professor of Law and Public Policy and Senior Fellow at Albany Law School, will address the question of how the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 compares with Arizona's new laws pertaining to undocumented workers.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 219-980-6705 or kcoopwoo@iun.edu

Mini Medical School brings Indiana University School of Medicine specialists to the public
WHEN: Sept. 21, 28, Oct. 5 and 12, 7-9 p.m.
WHERE: Location varies by date, but all events are in Indianapolis:

  • Sept. 21 -- Simulation Center; Clarian/IUSM Simulation Center at Fairbanks Hall, 340 W. 10th Street, Indianapolis
  • Sept. 28 -- Integrated Medicine; IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd., room 409
  • Oct. 5 -- Autism;IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd., room 405
  • Oct. 12 -- Physician Patient Communication; IUPUI Campus Center, 420 University Blvd., room 405


WHAT: The four weekly sessions are open to the public and will include discussions of patient-physician communication, acupuncture for cancer patients, a primer on tools and tips for working with individuals with autism and a hands-on training experience at the Simulation Center at Fairbanks Hall, a training faculty for students and medical personnel.
COST: Classes are free but registration is required.
INFORMATION: 317-274-7722 or http://communications.medicine.iu.edu/events/mini-medical-school-fall-2010/

"Real Borders, Real Fences, and Real Laws: Immigration Reform"
WHEN: Sept. 22, 7-8 p.m.
WHERE: IU Asian Culture Center, 807 E. 10th St., Bloomington
WHAT: This talk will approach questions involving the legality of immigration reform, future of similar laws across the U.S., and broader ideas about immigration in the 21st century.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: lacasa@indiana.edu

'Tapestry Walk the Talk'
WHEN: Now-Sept. 23, Tuesday 9 a.m. and Thursday 6 p.m.
WHERE: 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd.,IPFW, Fort Wayne, Ind.
WHAT: Each meeting of this social walking group will include information on topics like nutrition, stretching, shoes, skin care, stress care and time management.
COST: $10 per person
INFORMATION: 260-481-6647 or to register http://www.ipfw.edu/tapestry/assets/documents/2010/walkTheTalk.pdf

A Sharing of Coffee and Letters

"A Sharing of Coffee and Letters," by Alan Feltus

SoFA gallery to feature 'Personal Interiors,' a traveling exhibit by husband-and-wife artists
WHEN: Now-Oct. 8, Tuesday-Saturday 12-4 p.m., closed Sundays and Mondays
WHERE: Indiana UniversitySchool of Fine Arts Gallery, 1201 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: The paintings, drawings and collages created by married couple Alan Feltus and Lani Irwin explore the relationships of figures in still, intimate settings, as well as the relationship between the figures and the viewer. The exhibition will also include "Feltus and Feltus: Photographic and Video Works" by the couple's sons, Tobias and Joseph Feltus.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-8490 or http://www.indiana.edu/~sofa/

The Lakes of Band-I-Amir

"The Lakes of Band-I-Amir," Bonnie Sklarski

Anatomy, Botany, Geology: Nature Narratives by Bonnie Sklarski
WHEN: Now-Oct. 8, Tuesday-Saturday 12-4 p.m., closed Sundays and Mondays
WHERE: SoFA Gallery, 1201 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: This exhibition features paintings of Sklarski's 40 years of representational work from the figure, plant life and geology.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-8490 or http://www.indiana.edu/~sofa/

Mike Downs Center sponsors 'Countdown to Zero' and reception
WHEN: Sept. 17, Reception at 6 p.m.; Screening begins at 7 p.m.
WHERE: Artlink, 437 E. Berry St., Fort Wayne, Ind. The screening will be in the Cinema Center, located in the same building.
WHAT: Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne's Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics is sponsoring a dessert reception and special screening of the film Countdown to Zero. The dessert bar reception begins at 6 p.m. at Artlink.
COST: $25
INFORMATION: 260-481-6691 or downsa@ipfw.edu

Coach Crean to Give IU Student Address
WHEN: Sept. 23, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: IU Auditorium, 1211 East Seventh St., Bloomington, Ind.
WHAT: There will be a Pep Rally at 7 p.m., in front of Showalter Fountain. At 7:30 p.m., Coach Crean will discuss the upcoming basketball season, recruiting highlights, and his expectations for the program. The program will conclude with an extended question - and- answer session.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-322-1437 or http://imu.indiana.edu/board/index.shtml

Bent Stone

"Bent Stone" by Derek Walter

New gallery exhibit features art by IU Northwest Assistant Professor of Fine Arts Derek Walter
WHEN: Sept. 22-25; Gallery hours Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-7 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
WHERE: IU Northwest Gallery for Contemporary Art, located in the Savannah Center, main floor
WHAT: The exhibit features sculptures from Walter's Earth and Ice collection, as well as artwork inspired by the world-renowned French painter, Henri Matisse.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 219-980-6891 or afritz@iun.edu

IU Outdoor Adventures announces the grand opening of the bouldering wall
WHEN: Sept. 29, 4-8 p.m.
WHERE: Eigenmann Hall, 1900 E. 10th St., Bloomington (on the ground floor of Eigenmann across from the IU Bookstore)
WHAT: Grand Opening of the new location of IU Outdoor Adventures and unveiling of the new bouldering wall.
COST: This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments, prize drawings and interactive challenges will take place during the opening.
INFORMATION: 812-855-2231 or http://imu.indiana.edu/iuoa/

IU Opera Theater's 2010-11 season opens with a brand-new take on a classic comedy, 'Il Barbiere di Siviglia'
WHEN: Sept. 24, 25 and Oct. 1, 2 at 8 p.m.
WHERE: IU Musical Arts Center, 101 N. Jordan Avenue, Bloomington
WHAT: Cesare Sterbini's libretto was based upon the 1775 musical play Le Barbier de Seville by Pierre Beaumarchais. The opera is sung in Italian with English supertitles.
COST: Opening night prices: $25 for adults, $12 for students with valid ID; Remaing three nights, tickets range from $15-$35 for adults and $10-$20 for students depending on the seats
INFORMATION: 1-800-745-3000 or http://www.music.indiana.edu/ballet/index.html

Celebrating the role of the choreographer
WHEN: Oct. 8-9, 8 p.m.
WHERE: IU Musical Arts Center, 101 N. Jordan, Bloomington
WHAT: This celebration of the role of the choreographer will feature Twyla Tharp's Noir, Ballanchine's Allegro Brilliante and Glinka Pas de Trois, followed by Joshua Bergasse's The Baker Dances set to music by David N. Baker.
COST: General public $12-$20; Students $8-$16
INFORMATION: 812-855-7433 or http://www.zvents.com/bloomington-in/venues/show/8365-indiana-university-musical-arts-center

'Little Women' comes to the MAC stage
WHEN: Oct. 22, 23, 29, 30, 8 p.m.
WHERE: IU Musical Arts Center, 101 N. Jordan, Bloomington
WHAT: Louisa May Alcott's poignant coming-of-age novel Little Women will come to life in Mark Adamo's adaptation, led by returning guests Michael Ehrman, director, and Kevin Noe, conductor, with designs by Jacobs Professor emeritus Robert O'Hearn.
COST: General public $15-$35; Students $10-$20
INFORMATION: 812-855-7433 or http://www.zvents.com/bloomington-in/venues/show/8365-indiana-university-musical-arts-center

Self-Portrait as Missing

Image courtesy of Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York

"Self-Portrait as Missing" by Ryan Schneider

On Exhibit: Playing Fields
WHEN: Oct. 22-Nov. 19; Gallery hours Tuesday-Saturday, 12-4 p.m., closed Sunday
WHERE: SoFA Gallery, 1201 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: "Playing Fields" features the work of Patrick Berran, Melissa Oresky, Ryan Schneider, Olivia Schreiner and Jered
Sprecher.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-8490 or http://www.indiana.edu/~sofa/

Tending a Difficult Hope: A Relational work by Leah Gauthier
WHEN: Oct. 22-Nov. 19; Opening Reception Oct. 22, 7-9 p.m.; Artist's Gallery Talk, Oct. 29, noon
WHERE: SoFA Gallery, 1201 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: "Tending a Difficult Hope" is an installation and relational work that explores agricultural plant matter as sculptural
material, sustainable solutions towards a healthy food supply, community building through growing and cooking
food, and ways of reincorporating agrarian sensibilities and simplicity into modern life.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-8490 or http://www.indiana.edu/~sofa/

Caribou Tracks

Caribou Tracks on Tundra | Coal and the Caribou | 2006 by Subhankar Banergee

Resource Wars in the American Arctic: Photographs by Subhankar Banerjee
WHEN: Oct 22-Nov. 19; Artist Lecture, Oct. 22, 5:30 p.m. at Fine Arts Building, Room 015
WHERE: SoFA Gallery, 1201 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: This exhibition consists of largescale photographs by New Mexico photographer Subhankar Banerjee.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-8490 or http://www.indiana.edu/~sofa/

John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp

John Mellencamp to kick off 'No Better Than This' tour
WHEN: Oct. 29, 30, film begins at 6:45 p.m. each evening; live performance begins at 8:30 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Indiana University Auditorium, 1211 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: John Mellencamp concert and documentary film
COST: Tickets are on sale now; $25 for students, $52-$125 for general public
INFORMATION: 1-800-745-3000 or http://www.iuauditorium.com/site/index.html

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