Entertainment

Pondering Myers Briggs During The COVID-19 Lockdown

By: Dr. Joseph Misiewicz— Muncie, IN—Another day and more pondering as I maneuver around the house searching for things to do. Many friends know I’m a Myers Briggs (MB) believer and I’m now pondering my “INTJ” in lockdown mode. As an introvert, there’s much to smile about being home, somewhat alone and not having to deal with conversations. Having done many MB workshops I heard often from participants who felt their ‘type’ was different at home than at work. It…


Farmers Market at Minnetrista Moves Forward With Modified Model

By: Stephen Mortland— Muncie, IN—The Farmers Market at Minnetrista will be open for business on May 2nd from 9 a.m.–noon. The Farmers Market is classified an essential community service as an event which provides fresh and healthy food options for our community. Minnetrista has been working closely with the Delaware County Health Department for direction, to ensure that we are aware of all guidelines concerning COVID-19 (coronavirus) best practices. Farmers Market will understandably look different than it has in the…


Teaching During a Pandemic – A Century Ago

By: John S. Marsh— Muncie, IN—Recently, I took some time to read through the letters my grandmother, Frances Dyke, wrote to her beau (my grandfather, Charles Marsh) while he was away in WWI. She was 21-years-old and teaching high school in the small town of Horton, Michigan. The letters span from October 1918 to early January 1919, and one thing which she writes about is the “Flu.” This was during the Spanish Influenza pandemic which killed 20 million people worldwide,…


Curator of ‘Mexican Modernity’ Exhibition to Speak at Ball State’s Owsley Museum

By: Ball State Marketing & Communications— Muncie, IN – Dr. Gregorio Luke, curator of “Mexican Modernity: 20th-Century Paintings from the Zapanta Collection” at the David Owsley Museum of Art, will give a free, public talk at 6 p.m. March 12 at DOMA. A 5 p.m. reception precedes the talk, and the exhibition will remain open until 8 p.m. for those who wish to enjoy an informed viewing following the lecture. Dr. Luke is the former director of the Museum of Latin…


St. Patrick’s Day Parade To Be Held In Downtown Muncie

By: Cheryl Crowder— Muncie, IN—The 35th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held Saturday March 14th beginning at 6:00p.m.  Line-up will begin at 4:30 pm at Muncie Central Field house parking lot. The parade will proceed south on Walnut Street to Charles St. and return via Mulberry St. Political entries: $75 Business and Personal entry: $50 Non-profit organizations: $25 There will be a $25 discount for any entry that provides live music. Parade entry forms can be downloaded from…


7th Annual Runway for Rescues Raises Money for ARF, Finds New Homes for Animals

By: Melissa Jones— Muncie, IN— The community is invited to help save animals with style on March 6 during the Runway for Rescues fashion show event. The event, led by Kishel Photography, features local kids and teens modeling clothes from Buckle, as well as a few of the animals available for adoption at Animal Rescue Fund (ARF). “I wanted to create an event that would involve high school seniors while also benefiting a local charity,” Amanda Kishel, owner of Kishel…


Irish Band ‘Dervish’ To Perform at Pruis Hall on February 26th

By: Tara Kenney— Muncie, IN—Pruis Hall will play host to the Dervish stage show on February 26, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at Emens box office, by phone at 765-285-1539, or online at Ticketmaster.com. Dervish are long-established as one of the biggest names in Irish music internationally. They’re renowned for live performances which match dazzling sets of tunes with stunning interpretations of traditional songs. Their studio and live albums – 12 to date – make up…


Blue Man Group Performs at Emens on February 24th

By: Tara Kenney— Muncie, IN—Emens Auditorium will play host to the Blue Man Group stage show on February 24, 2020 at 7:30 p.m. Over 35 million people on our blue planet have experienced the surprising and exciting show that is Blue Man Group. And now, the Blue Men return with a new show — Blue Man Group- North American Tour. The world-renowned bald and blue trio embarks on a new journey of discovery, the result of over 27 years spent…


Classical Kids Live! With the Muncie Symphony Orchestra This Sunday

By: Jennifer Johnson— Muncie, IN—Travel back in time and experience the magic of Classical Kids LIVE! Mozart’s Magnificent Voyage with the Muncie Symphony Orchestra this Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020 at 4 p.m. in Emens Auditorium. Mozart’s Magnificent Voyage is an entertaining theatrical symphony concert about Mozart’s extraordinary life as a traveling child prodigy. The story opens with an old trunk that serves as a magic chest for an incredible journey back in time. The memorable music, performed by the Muncie…