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Events at Indiana University

Aug. 9, 2011

Storytellers

'Storytellers'
WHEN: Aug. 9 through Sept. 2, 1:30-5 p.m., weekdays or by appointment
WHERE: The Kinsey Institute Gallery, Morrison Hall, 1165 E. Third St., second floor, Bloomington
WHAT: "Storytellers" provides a rare opportunity for gallery visitors to view a wide range of material pulled from The Kinsey Institute's extensive library collection, with an intriguing selection of pulp fiction paperbacks from the 1960s, illustrated erotic novels, underground comic books, Japanese pillow books and other narrative texts.
COST: Admission is free. Because of adult content, visitors should be 18 years of age or older, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.
INFORMATION: 812-855-7686 or http://www.kinseyinstitute.org/

Mathers Museum Exhibit: "Socialist Visions: Mongolian Propaganda Photos, 1939-1989"
WHEN: Now through Aug. 12, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
WHERE: Mathers Museum of World Cultures, 416 N. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: This exhibit presents images in conjunction with the 50th anniversary conference of The Mongolia Society.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-6873 or mathers@indiana.edu

Baseball Exhibit from NAMOS' Permanent Collection: Celebrating 125 Years of Professional Baseball in Indianapolis
WHEN: Now through Oct. 5, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For weekend and holiday hours, please call 317-274-3627.
WHERE: 850 W. Michigan Street, University Place, IUPUI, Indianapolis
WHAT: The exhibit includes 18 baseball-theme graphite and ink original cartoons by Willard Mullin, who was named Sports Cartoonist of the 20th Century by the National Cartoonists Society. He was considered the Rembrandt of the sports pages during the glory years of sports cartooning.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 317-274-3627 or ecvarner@iupui.edu

Football Invitational Exhibit
WHEN: Now through Feb. 29, 2012, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For weekend and holiday hours, please call 317-274-3627.
WHERE: 850 W. Michigan Street, University Place, IUPUI, Indianapolis
WHAT: The exhibit will feature nearly 50 paintings, sculptures and photographs from many of the top sport artists from around the world.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 317-274-3627 or ecvarner@iupui.edu

Recreational Sports Family Night
WHEN: Aug. 12, 7-9 p.m.
WHERE: IU Outdoor Pool, 1490 N. Fee Lane, Bloomington
WHAT: Campus Recreational Sports invites you to have a good time splashing and playing at a free Family Night Pool Party! Enjoy swimming and fun in the children's pool, main pool, or the diving well. Take a break for a frosty treat provided by Bloomingfoods. This special event will take place at IU Outdoor Pool located at the corner of 17th and Fee Lane. Please park in Parking Lots 12 or 13 or in the lot by the Armstrong Soccer Stadium. On the second Friday of every month, Campus Recreational Sports hosts Family Night, an evening of fun the whole family can participate in together. Activities regularly include the toddler discovery room, open basketball, volleyball, soccer, family swimming and lots more. Family Nights are normally held at the Student Recreational Sports Center (SRSC) and are always open to the general public.
COST: Free admission and parking, and the event is open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-7772 or http://www.iurecsports.org/family_night

IU Northwest gallery features 'Lou Greer 1984-2011' sculpture exhibit
WHEN: Now through Aug. 19, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: IU Northwest Gallery for Contemporary Art, Savannah Center neighboring the IU Northwest Book Store, Gary, Ind.
WHAT: The collection consists of wall hangings, floor pieces and pieces on pedestals. Each piece has its own unique story to tell, replete with social commentary and even humor. Some are depictions of Greer's dreams.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 219-980-6891 or afritz@iun.edu.

As part of the inaugural Indiana University Summer Festival of the Arts, the Jacobs School of Music has assembled a "Summer Music" series of more than 40 free and ticketed events from June 20 through Aug. 10. In all, the series offers an array of world-class concerts featuring orchestra, chamber music, piano, band, percussion, opera, chorus and other special events. Visit http://www.music.indiana.edu/summer for complete information and to purchase tickets online, or call 812-855-7433.

August Schedule for the Summer Music 2011

Tues. 9, Auer Hall, 8 p.m., Peter Bithell, piano, works by Beethoven-Free
Wed. 10, IU Auditorium, 8 p.m., Symphony Orchestra - Cliff Colnot, conductor-Free
Fri. 12, MAC, 7 p.m., Summer Op Shop, Carol Vaness, director, works by Mozart and Verdi-Free

PERFORMANCE VENUES
Auer Hall, Simon Music Library and Recital Center on Jordan Avenue.
Ford-Crawford Hall, Simon Music Library and Recital Center on Jordan Avenue.
MAC-Musical Arts Center, Jordan Avenue.
RH-Recital Hall, Merrill Hall on East Third Street, south end of Merrill Hall

*Parking is available in the Jordan Avenue parking garage located northeast of the Musical Arts Center off Jordan Avenue.

From the Big Bang to the World Wide Web: The Origins of Everything
WHEN: Aug. 2-7 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Mathers Museum of World Cultures, 416 N. Indiana Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: "From the Big Bang to the World Wide Web" is an exhibit designed by The Stone Age Institute, in collaboration with the Mathers Museum, to educate and engage the general public about their evolutionary cosmic, biological and cultural origins. This exhibit will vividly illustrate how we humans can trace our origins from stardust that ultimately resulted from the big bang to the upright, big-brained, technologically advanced, World Wide Web-savvy species that humans are today.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: info@stoneageinstitute.org

Premiere Musical: Happily Ever Chloe
WHEN: Aug. 25-27, 7:30 p.m., matinee Aug. 28, 2 p.m.
WHERE: Wells-Metz Theatre, 275 N. Jordan Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: The Premiere Musical is always interesting, fresh and adventurous, and now, as part of the Indiana Festival Theatre, it will be a perfect way to end the days of summer and return to the rhythms of fall. Join us for this year's new musical, an original piece developed by IU faculty members George Pinney, Terry LaBolt and the Grammy Award-nominated Michael Heitzman and Ilene Reid.
COST: $15-$25
INFORMATION: 812-855-1103 or http://artsfest.indiana.edu/theatre.shtml

Welcome Back Week Campuswide BBQ
WHEN: Aug. 25, 5 to 7 p.m.
WHERE: IU Kokomo campus quad (Alumni Hall if it rains), Kokomo, Ind.
WHAT: All IU Kokomo alumni are welcome to join in for Student Government Association's campus-wide BBQ. There will be pulled pork BBQ and picnic sides.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: alumni@iuk.edu.

IUPUC Alumni & SAA sponsored Ice Cream Social
WHEN: Aug. 25, 1-3 p.m.
WHERE: Room to Breathe, Columbus Learning Center, Columbus, Ind.
WHAT: IUPUC Alumni and Student Alumni Association as they welcome back IUPUC students.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-314-8632 or bjtaulbe@iupuc.edu

La Casa Openhouse
WHEN: Aug. 26, 12-2 p.m.
WHERE: La Casa, 715 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Meet the staff from La Casa and learn about the center's services and programs. Come enjoy some free food and fun conversation while you're at it. We look forward to meeting you! Open to all.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: lacasa@indiana.edu

'Last Folio' -- A Photographic Journey with Yuri Dojc
WHEN: Sept. 2 thru Oct. 1, various times
WHERE: Grunwald Gallery of Art, 1201 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: At the centerpiece of "Last Folio" are photographs of the books Dojc found in a Jewish school in Bardejov. His beautiful portraits treat the books as survivors, the last witnesses to a once thriving culture.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-8490 or http://www.indiana.edu/~grunwald/.

La Casa Retreat at Bradford Woods
WHEN: Sept. 9, 10, 5 p.m. to 5 p.m. (overnight commitment)
WHERE: La Casa, 715 E. Seventh St./ Bradford Woods, 5040 State Road 67 North, Martinsville, Ind.
WHAT: Enjoy the outdoors? Want to have fun and meet new people? Join us Sept. 9-10 for an overnight trip. There is no cost to participants; however a true commitment to attend is required because spots are limited. Deadline to register is Sept. 1.
COST: Free
INFORMATION: lacasa@indiana.edu

'Inter:Facing', an interactive art exhibition
WHEN: Sept. 9, Oct. 1, 6-8 p.m.
WHERE: Grunwald Gallery of Art, 1201 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: "Inter:Facing" is an interactive art exhibition featuring computer-mediated portraiture by digital artist and Indiana University Associate Professor Margaret Dolinsky.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-8490 or http://www.indiana.edu/~grunwald/exhibitions.php?pid=interfacing.

2011 Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Celebration
WHEN: Sept. 15, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
WHERE: Walb Union Ballroom, Fort Wayne, Ind.
WHAT: Attendees will enjoy Latino influenced music, dance and fellowship.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 260-481-6608 or dmaservices@ipfw.edu

Guys and Dolls
WHEN: Sept. 16, 8 p.m.
WHERE: The Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster, IU Northwest, Gary, Ind.
WHAT: Guys and Dolls is set in Damon Runyon's mythical New York City. This Tony Award winning oddball romantic comedy -- considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy -- soars with the spirit of Broadway as it introduces us to a cast of vivid characters who have become legends in the canon.
COST: $35-$40
INFORMATION: 219-980-6769 http://www.theatreatthecenter.com/2011_guys.asp

Mozart's Cosi fan Tutte
WHEN: Sept. 23, 24, 30, Oct. 1, 8 p.m.
WHERE: Musical Arts Center, 101 N. Jordan Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: A new production of W. A. Mozart's comedic Così fan Tutte opens the season with guest stage director Tomer Zvulun and Jacobs School of Music faculty designer C. David Higgins partnering for their third IU Opera creation. They will be joined by music director, Professor Arthur Fagen. Sung in Italian with English supertitles
COST: Tickets will go on sale Sept. 6.
INFORMATION: 812-855-9846 or http://www.music.indiana.edu/operaballet/tickets.html

Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart
WHEN: Sept. 30, 7-10 p.m.
WHERE: IU Auditorium, 1211 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Spend an evening with the host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, a program whose "one anchor, six correspondents, zero credibility" motto reflects its lighthearted approach to reporting the news. Mature Audiences.
COST: $23-$59
INFORMATION: 812-855-1103 or http://www.iuauditorium.com/site/show-jonstewart.html

Opera: Steps In Time
WHEN: Oct. 7-8, 8 p.m.
WHERE: Musical Arts Center, 101 N. Jordan Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: The Steps in Time program will include Concerto Barocco, choreographed by George Balanchine and set to music by J. S. Bach; Dear Frédéric, with choreography by Dwight Rhoden and music by Frédéric Chopin and Kaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji; and Company B, featuring Paul Taylor's choreography set to songs sung by the Andrews Sisters.
COST: Tickets will go on sale Sept. 6
INFORMATION: 812-855-9846 or http://info.music.indiana.edu/news/page/normal/18141.html

Hair

Hair
WHEN: Oct. 7-8, 11-14, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 15, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Ruth N. Halls Theatre, 1211 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Return to the 60's with the 2009 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical Revival. Claude is caught between one's ideals and adulthood. Mature content.
COST: Single tickets on sale Sept. 19; $15-$25
INFORMATION: 812-855-1103 or theatre.indiana.edu

A View from the Bridge
WHEN: Oct. 21, 22, 28, 29, 8 p.m.
WHERE: Musical Arts Center, 101 N. Jordan Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: Arthur Miller's play will come to life in William Bolcom's adaptation, led by Professor Vincent Liotta, director, and returning guest Constantine Kitsopoulos, conductor, with set and costume designs by retired faculty member Robert O'Hearn.
COST: $13-$28
INFORMATION: 812-855-9846, http://info.music.indiana.edu/news/page/normal/18141.html or http://www.music.indiana.edu/operaballet/tickets.html

In the Next Room or the vibrator play
WHEN: Oct. 21, 22, 25-28 at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 29 at 2-7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Wells-Metz Theatre, Seventh and Jordan, Bloomington
WHAT: This humorous, insightful and affirming play takes us into the world of an adventurous doctor, his unhappy patients, and the medical device that transforms their lives. In the Next Room, or the vibrator play, is an unforgettable comedy about marriage, intimacy and electricity. Mature content.
COST: $15-$25
INFORMATION: 812-855-1103 or theatre.indiana.edu

SFJAZZ Collective

Photo by Walt Denson

SFJAZZ Collective

SFJAZZ Collective
WHEN: Oct. 22, 8 p.m.
WHERE: IU Auditorium, 1211 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: The eight-person ensemble of instrumentalists will pay homage to pop music icon Stevie Wonder, presenting well-known songs such as "Superstition," "My Cherie Amour" and "Sire Duke" as well as lesser-known tunes such as "Race Babbling" and "Creepin'."
COST: $13-$28
INFORMATION: 812-855-1103 or http://www.iuauditorium.com/site/index.html

Dennis James Halloween

Dennis James Hosts Halloween tradition
WHEN: Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: IU Auditorium, 1211 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Bloomington audiences are in for a Halloween treat when master organist and Indiana University alumnus Dennis James returns to the IU Auditorium to accompany the legendary silent film The Phantom of the Opera (1925) with his own extraordinary musical score.
COST: $8-19
INFORMATION: 812-855-1103 or http://www.iuauditorium.com/site/index.html

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