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Events at Indiana University

Nov. 8, 2011

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

She-Devils and Heroines: The Power of Women in Netherlandish Prints
WHEN: Now through Dec. 18, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday 12-5 p.m.
WHERE: IU Art Museum, 1133 E. Seventh St., Gallery of the Art of Asia and the Ancient Western World, second floor, Bloomington
WHAT: The iconoclasm of the Protestant Reformation forced 16th-century Dutch artists to explore new subject matter. The fooling of powerful men by cunning women -- for malicious or benevolent purposes -- proved a favorite theme.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5445 or http://www.iub.edu/~iuam/section.php?navSection=galleries

Iraqi Short-Necked Lute

Iraqi Short-Necked Lute

Musical Instruments of the Silk Road
WHEN: Now through Dec. 18, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 12-5 p.m.
WHERE: IU Art Museum, 1133 E. Seventh St., Special Exhibitions Gallery, the Judi and Milt Stewart Hexagon Gallery, Bloomington
WHAT: Beautiful to see as well as to hear, these meticulously crafted instruments represent the musical heritage of the cultures along the Silk Road -- a historic trade route that spanned from China across Asia and all the way to North Africa.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5445 or http://www.iub.edu/~iuam/section.php?navSection=galleries

The Spoils of War: Art in Nazi Germany
WHEN: Now through Dec. 18, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday 12-5 p.m.
WHERE: IU Art Museum, 1133 E. Seventh St., Gallery of the Art of the Western World, first floor, Bloomington
WHAT: Visitors may participate in this self-guided tour at any time during the fall semester. The tour features 12 European paintings and sculptures with connections to World War II. A free gallery guide brochure is available, which tells the stories of these works.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5445 or http://www.iub.edu/~iuam/section.php?navSection=galleries

Iranian Poster Art

Iranian Poster Art

The Graphics of Revolution and War: Iranian Poster Arts
WHEN: Now through Dec. 18, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday 12-5 p.m.
WHERE: IU Art Museum, 1133 E. Seventh St., Special Exhibitions Gallery, Bloomington
WHAT: This exhibition showcases Iranian posters of the Islamic Revolution (1979) and the Iran-Iraq War (1980-88). During this time, posters served as visual mechanisms through which a young and unsteady nation struggled to define and defend itself.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5445 or http://www.iub.edu/~iuam/section.php?navSection=gallerie

African Masks 101
WHEN: Now through Dec. 23, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday 12-5 p.m.
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

Co-opting American History
WHEN: Now through Feb. 26, 2012, Tuesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday 12-5 p.m.
WHERE: IU Art Museum, 1133 E. Seventh St., Gallery of the Western World, Doris Steinmetz Kellett Gallery of Twentieth-Century Art, first floor, Bloomington
WHAT: This installation features work by two Pop artists, Larry Rivers and Marisol, who look back upon American history -- from the colonialists to the Civil War -- as a means of addressing attitudes and events of their own time, such as racism, women's rights, and the Vietnam War.
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

IPFW Professor Has Solo Exhibition in New York City
WHEN: Nowthrough 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/

A Potpourri of the Arts in the African American Tradition: Celebrating the diversity of black music and dance
WHEN: Nov. 5, 8 p.m.
WHERE: Buskirk-Chumley Theater, 114 E. Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: The African American Dance Company will depict a story of black diaspora, illustrating an evolution of styles from African dance to hip-hop. The company will highlight circular configurations and circular movements, an African dance characteristic that has been carried over to the new world, including the "ring shout," one of the early African American religious musical traditions.
COST: $20-$10
INFORMATION: 812-855-5427 or http://www.indiana.edu/~aaai/index.shtml

Friends of Art Work in Progress Scholarship Event
WHEN: Nov. 5, 4-6 p.m.
WHERE: Fine Arts Building, studio room 174, Bloomington
WHAT: The Friends of Art is hosting an event titled Work in Progress. The event will allow Friends of Art and other interested community members to meet several recipients of Friends of Art scholarships, and learn about their academic ambitions, research methods, studio practices, influences and inspiration. Light refreshments will be served while award recipients give brief presentations about their studies.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-1333 or foart@indiana.edu

David Gompper, piano,  and Wolfgang David, violin

David Gompper, piano, and Wolfgang David, violin

IU East Mindful Explorations series presents performance by pianist, violinist
WHEN: Nov. 8, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Vivian Auditorium, 2325 Chester Blv., Richmond Ind
WHAT: Indiana University East will host David Gompper, piano, and Wolfgang David. An after-concert reception will be held in the Whitewater Hall Lobby.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 765-973-8222

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

Iran and the Challenge of the Arab Spring
WHEN: Nov. 16, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
WHERE: IU Art Museum,1133 E. Seventh St.,Special Exhibitions Gallery, first floor, Bloomington
WHAT: Juan Cole, the Director, Center for South Asian Studies and the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History, University of Michigan, will present a lecture, "Iran and the Challenge of the Arab Spring" in conjunction with the special exhibition, The Graphics of Revolution and War: Iranian Poster Arts, currently on view at the Indiana University Art Museum.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5445 or http://www.artmuseum.iu.edu/iuam_home.php

IU Northwest to host Off-Broadway hit 'Our Young Black Men are Dying'
WHEN: Nov. 17, 4 p.m.
WHERE: Bruce W. Bergland Auditorium of Savannah Hall, Gary, Ind.
WHAT: The historic and relevant performance will serve as a catalyst for meaningful dialogue and positive action - long after the hour-long performance concludes. The call for love and healing is powerful, and will begin immediately following with a discussion led by the performers.
COST: This event is free, but seating is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
INFORMATION: 219-980-6596

LINEage
WHEN: 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.
COST: Free and open to the public
INFORMATION: 812-855-5490 or www.indiana.edu/~grunwald

Waveforms
WHEN: 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 component. 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

Len Prince

Len Prince

The Photographs of Len Prince
WHEN: Now-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/

School of Science fall 2011 open houses
WHEN: Nov. 11, Nov. 18, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., depending on the program selected
WHERE: IUPUI School of Science, 402 N. Blackford St., first floor, Indianapolis
WHAT: The Science Open House is for high school students interested in majoring in science at IUPUI. Spend the day with us to explore academic opportunities and see what makes IUPUI one of the top three universities that US News & World Report says everyone should be watching.
COST: Free, but registration is required
INFORMATION: 317-274-0618 or http://www.rsvpbook.com/event.php?404728&utm_source=Science Website&utm_medium=/visit web page&utm_campaign=FallRecruitment

Reckless
WHEN: Nov 10, 11, 12 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 13 at 2:30 p.m.
WHERE: Theatre Northwest at Arts on Grant is located just west of the IU Northwest campus in the Village Shopping Center at 37th Avenue and Grant Street in Gary, Ind.
WHAT: "Reckless," by Craig Lucas, takes place on the eve of Christmas,1983. Rachel, mother of two, is deliriously happy. That is, until she discovers that her husband has taken a contract out on her life. What follows is the absurdly dark, insanely funny story of Rachel's reckless ride through guilt, game shows and the gutter in search of serenity and redemption.
COST: $5-$10
INFORMATION: 219-980-6808 or ccsheid@iun.edu

The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers

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New adaptation of 'The Three Musketeers' coming to IU Theatre
WHEN: Nov. 11, 12, 15-18, 7:30 p.m., Nov. 19, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Ruth N. Halls Theatre, Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center, 275 N. Jordan Ave., Bloomington
WHAT: The Three Musketeers. By Robert Kauzlaric, adapted from the novel by Alexandre Dumas. Directed by Murray McGibbon.
COST: $10-$25
INFORMATION: http://www.indiana.edu/~thtr/index.shtml

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: Indiana University 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 ($18-$35)
INFORMATION: 812-855-7433 or http://www.music.indiana.edu/operaballet/tickets.html

A 'happy holidays' celebration
WHEN: Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Indiana University Auditorium, 1211 E. Seventh St., Bloomington
WHAT: One of the surest signs that Christmas is on the way in Bloomington is "Chimes of Christmas," an Indiana University holiday tradition presented by the Jacobs School of Music annually at IU Auditorium.
COST: $11-$20
INFORMATION: 812-855-1103 or http://www.iuauditorium.com/site/index.html

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