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Events at Indiana University

Oct. 11, 2011

Emma Lazarus exhibit

Emma Lazarus, engraving by T. Johnson, from photograph by W. Kurtz for Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine. Collection of The New-York Historical Society, Negative #58130

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IU East Campus Library hosts exhibit Voice of Liberty, Voice of Conscience
WHEN: Now through Oct. 14, Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
WHERE: IU East Campus Library, Richmond, Ind.
WHAT: Curated by Emma Lazarus biographer Esther Schor, Princeton University, this exhibit traces Lazarus' life, intellectual development, work and lasting influence. IU East is one of 18 libraries nationwide to host this exhibit in 2011.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 765-973-8470 or fyates@iue.edu

Works by Nnenna Okore
WHEN: Now through Nov. 12, Monday-Tuesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
WHERE: Herron School of Art and Design, 735 W. New York St.,Robert B. Berkshire, Eleanor Prest Reese and Dorit and Gerald Paul Galleries of Eskenazi Hall, Indianapolis
WHAT: In conjunction with this exhibition, Herron is partnering with Dance Kaleidoscope, which will celebrate Okore's art through a performed response on Friday, Oct. 21. The Dance Kaleidoscope event will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The performance will go on at 7 p.m. in the Berkshire, Reese and Paul Galleries. Light refreshments and cash bar.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 317-278-9419 or http://www.herron.iupui.edu/galleries/exhibitions/nnenna-okore-featured-works

African Masks 101
WHEN: Now through Dec. 23
WHERE: IU Art Museum, 1133 E. Seventh St., Raymond and Laura Wielgus Gallery of the Arts of Africa, third floor, Bloomington
WHAT: Drawn from the museum's collection, this small display explores a variety of mask forms, inviting visitors to consider their similarities and differences across West and Central Africa.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5445 or http://www.iub.edu/~iuam/section.php?navSection=galleries

Catching Colors

Debbie Sampson, "Catching Colors"

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

Hair

Hair
WHEN: Oct. 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 '60s with the 2009 Tony Award Winner for Best Musical Revival. Main character Claude is caught between ideals and adulthood. Mature content and nudity.
COST: $15-$25
INFORMATION: 812-855-1103 or theatre.indiana.edu

IPFW Professor Has Solo Exhibition in New York City
WHEN: Oct. 13 through Nov. 12, Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m.- 6 p.m.
WHERE: Denise Bibro Fine Art Inc., 529 W. 20th St., 4W, New York, NY
WHAT: The exhibition, Fête Champêtre, shows Audrey Ushenko's uniquely rendered canvases of luxuriously composed still life and social gatherings which have the airs of an extravagant garden party or celebration.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 260-481-6639 or http://denisebibrofineart.com/

Jorja Fleezanis and Cyril Huvé perform complete Beethoven's sonatas for violin and fortepiano
WHEN: Oct. 13, 8 p.m.
WHERE: Auer Hall, 200 S. Jordan Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: Indiana University Jacobs School of Music professor Jorja Fleezanis will join French fortepianist Cyril Huvé in a rare performance of all 10 sonatas for violin and fortepiano by Ludwig van Beethoven.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-3882

Lunch with an IPFW Scientist
WHEN: Nov. 12 and Dec. 10, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Science Central, 1930 N. Clinton, Fort Wayne, Ind.
WHAT: Parents: lunch with an IPFW Scientist is a great way to get your kids off the couch and away from computer or video games.
Nov. 12: Mark Masters, chair and professor of physics, "Should We Be Afraid?" This session will explore the interesting facts about nuclear energy and will address commonly believed fictions. Participants will have the opportunity to see how half-life works through a fun activity that tests just how fast a radioactive isotope can decay.
Dec. 10: Jordan Marshall, assistant professor of biology, "Where Do Bugs Go in Winter?" Marshall will describe the different ways insects deal with cold temperatures. Students can then look for over-wintering insects in samples of seeds, fruits, sticks, logs, and soil.
COST: $16 for nonmembers and $10 for members of Science Central. Lunch is included in the price of admission.
INFORMATION: 260-424-2400, ext. 427; reservations, ext. 451

IU Northwest to host Fall 2011 Convocation
WHEN: Oct. 14, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
WHERE: Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium, located in the Savannah Center, Gary, Ind.
WHAT: The keynote speaker will be Elizabeth Barkley, author of a recently published book titled "Student Engagement Techniques: A Handbook for College Faculty." This year's Convocation, "Terms of Engagement: Understanding Student Engagement in Today's College Classroom," will present an educational program focused on developing strategies for maximizing student success. Barkley will address best teaching practices and ways to enhance the learning process.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 219-980-6509 or codell@iun.edu

Revisiting the Fall of the Soviet Union: Panels
WHEN: Oct. 14, 9a.m.-5 p.m.
WHERE: Great Hall, Neal-Marshall Center, Bloomington
WHAT: Experts from around the world will be presenting. For more information on the individual panelists, please see: http://www.iub.edu/~reeiweb/events/fall_of_SU_conference_schedule.shtml.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-7309 or martrott@indiana.edu

Singing Hoosiers

Singing Hoosiers



Singing Hoosiers concert to feature music of Cole Porter and friends
WHEN: Oct 14, 15, 8 p.m.
WHERE: Auer Hall, IU Jacobs School of Music, Bloomington
WHAT: The Singing Hoosiers will pay tribute to one of Indiana's most iconic jazz composers, Cole Porter.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-856-3882

Harvey Phillips Memorial Concert
WHEN: Oct. 15, 3 p.m.
WHERE: Musical Arts Center, Bloomington
WHAT: "Festival of Friends" musical celebration honoring the life and career of Distinguished Professor Emeritus Harvey Phillips will include performances from faculty, distinguished alumni and students from the Jacobs School of Music.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: http://www.music.indiana.edu/operaballet/

View From The Bridge

A View From The Bridge

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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: 812-855-7433 or http://www.music.indiana.edu/operaballet/tickets.html

LINEage
WHEN: Oct. 21-Nov. 18, Tuesday-Saturday 12-4 p.m. or by appointment
WHERE: Grunwald Gallery of Art, 1201 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: The collective sensibility that grows out of shared histories bring Elizabeth Billings, Anne Lindberg and Rowland Ricketts together. The artists will give a lecture about their work on Thursday, Oct. 20, at 5 p.m. in the Grunwald Gallery. This exhibition will open to the public with an opening reception Oct. 21, 6-8 p.m. and will be on view through Friday, Nov. 18.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5490 or www.indiana.edu/~grunwald

Waveforms
WHEN: Oct. 21-Nov. 18, Tuesday-Saturday 12-4 p.m. or by appointment
WHERE: Grunwald Gallery of Art, 1201 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: Waveforms is an exhibit of sound art featuring the work of six artists and two artist teams. It is an interdisciplinary art work showcasing sound as the principle componet. This exhibition explores, through an examination of creative and artistic practices, the interface of sound and new media technologies. Featured artists include Carrie Bodle, Jacob C. Hammes, Norbert Herber/Rowland Ricketts, Tesia Kosmalski, Lou Mallozzi, Shannon McMullen/Fabian Winkler, Stephanie Rowden and Jesse Seay.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5490 or www.indiana.edu/~grunwald

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 the audience 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 http://www.indiana.edu/~thtr/index.shtml

The Photographs of Len Prince
WHEN: Oct. 21-Dec. 21; Artist's talk: Oct. 21, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Opening reception, Oct. 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Kinsey Institute Gallery, Morrison Hall, Bloomington
WHAT: Len Prince is a New York-based photographer who has produced a range of work in a career that spans more than four decades. He excels at portraiture and is especially known for his work with celebrities such as Debbie Harry, Eddie Izzard and Drew Barrymore. His striking photographs of the nude figure display his skill with composition and lighting.
COST: Free and open to the public/Mature content
INFORMATION: 812-855-7686 or http://www.kinseyinstitute.org/

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 "Sir 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: Indiana University 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

Schola Cantorum de Venezuela
WHEN: Nov. 1, 8 p.m.
WHERE: Indiana University Auditorium, 1211 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: This Grammy Award-nominated ensemble is Latin America's premiere touring chorus, with a diverse program that features a repertoire of sacred hymns, motets, and popular Latin American tunes.
COST: $13-$28
INFORMATION: http://www.iuauditorium.com/site/show-schola.html

Shrek

Shrek, The Musical
WHEN: Nov. 15-17, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Indiana University Auditorium, 1211 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: The musical is based upon the story and characters from William Steig's children's book Shrek!, the original inspiration for the popular cartoon films, with a book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole) and music by Tony Award nominee Jeanine Tesori (Swing!, Thoroughly Modern Millie).
COST: $20-$60
INFORMATION: http://www.iuauditorium.com/site/show-shrek.html

La Bohème
WHEN: Nov. 11-12, 18, 19, 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 in September with guest stage director Tomer Zvulun and Jacobs faculty designer C. David Higgins partnering for their third IU Opera creation. They will be joined by music director Professor Arthur Fagen.
COST: $10-$37
INFORMATION: 812-855-7433 or http://music.indiana.edu/operaballet/boheme

Paul Simon, Punch Brothers to perform at IU Auditorium
WHEN: Nov. 20, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: IU Auditorium, 1211 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: The set list will draw from Simon's iconic career, including songs that haven't been performed live in many years. Also included will be tracks from his newly recorded and critically acclaimed album, So Beautiful or So What (Hear Music/Concord Music Group, released in April), his first new album in five years.
COST: $45.50-$85.50
INFORMATION: 800-745-3000or http://www.iuauditorium.com/site/index.html

Nutcracker

Kim Williams, Samantha Benoit, Ashley Thursby, Demetria Schioldager, Jennifer Sherry.

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The Nutcracker
WHEN: Dec. 2-3, 8 p.m. and Dec. 3, 4, 2 p.m.
WHERE: Musical Arts Center, 101 N. Jordan Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: Don't miss the favorite ballet for children of all ages. Delight in the story of young Clara, who receives a toy soldier nutcracker from her mysterious godfather. When she falls asleep with his gift in her arms, magical things begin to happen.
COST: Tickets go on sale Nov. 1
INFORMATION: 812-855-7433 or http://www.music.indiana.edu/operaballet/tickets.html

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