Photo Gallery: ArtsWalk 2015 in DWNTWN Muncie

Photos by: Mike Rhodes— Muncie Downtown Development Partnership (MDDP), in partnership with Muncie Arts and Culture Council and Ball State University’s Departments of Fine Art and Music, present ArtsWalk 2015. Here are a few photos from the event. You can click on any picture to start the slide show.    

Youth Theater Education League production of Captain Louie Jr. At Muncie Civic Theater. Photo provided

Muncie Civic Theater Presents “Captain Louie Jr.”

By: Chris Griffith— Prepare for a wild adventure at Muncie Civic Theatre with Louie and his friends in Captain Louie Jr., the second production this Fall as part of the Youth Theater Education League. The performance will be shown September 25th through the 27th. After moving to a new neighborhood, Louie finds himself…

Shadows of the 60's

Emens Auditorium Brings “Music of Motown” to the Stage

By: Kristi Chambers— Revering the tremendous legacy of The Four Tops, Temptations and Supremes, Shadows of the 60’s brings to life these songs that span decades. Performing at Emens Auditorium on Friday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m. Meticulous attention to style is taken to reproduce the music, note for note and…

“Dream Diary: Concerto for 7-String Electric Violin and Orchestra." Photo provided.

MSO Presents the World Premier of Joe Deninzon’s “Dream Diary” Sept 19

By: Tracy Dishman— “Dream Diary: Concerto for 7-String Electric Violin and Orchestra” Hailed by critics as “The Jimi Hendrix of the Violin,” Joe Deninzon will be performing his seven-string electric violin concerto with the Muncie Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, September 19, at 4:00PM. This performance takes place in Sursa Hall on…

Doktor Kaboom! Photo provided.

Electricity Tour, Live Wire Coming to Emens with Doktor Kaboom

By: Kristi Chambers—  Nothing says scientific discovery quite like “kaboom.” Get ready for a hilarious hour of electrical entertainment with Doktor Kaboom, coming to Emens Auditorium on Saturday, September 12 at 4 p.m. Though a “one-man show,” Doktor Kaboom asks for audience help in this fun, and funny, exploration of…

WIPB-TV "Be My Neighbor Day."

WIPB-TV Be My Neighbor Day Set for September 12

By: Michelle Kinsey— WIPB-TV will have its first Be My Neighbor Day, Saturday, September 12 from 1–4 p.m. at Canan Commons in downtown Muncie. Based on the popular PBS KIDS animated program, “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood,” and with a nod to the classic “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood,” this FREE family event will focus…

Joe Mumpower and his Scarlet Macaw are frequent entertainers at Starbucks.

Joe Mumpower’s Intriguing Bird Entertains Muncie Shoppers

By: Mike Rhodes— Meet Joe Mumpower and his bird, “Polly.” (If you haven’t already.) Joe and his unusual bird are very popular around some Muncie establishments. If you’ve ever been to Starbucks on S. Tillotson Ave, Rural King, the Muncie Mission or a number of variety stores around Muncie, you may…

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Cornerstone’s Fall 2015 Arts Program Classes Announced

By: Jessie Irwin— Explore your creative side this fall with Cornerstone’s diverse class offerings for the Fall 2015 session. Classes begin Monday, September 14 and run through Thursday, December 10 with a break the week of October 12th. Classes are offered for youth, family and adults in the areas of visual…