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Owsley Museum Kicks Off Spring Semester With Global Contemporary Art Exhibition

By: Gail Werner— MUNCIE, Ind. — A major exhibition of global contemporary art featuring the work of three international artists opened this month at Ball State’s David Owsley Museum of Art. “SHIFT: Jongil Ma, Christopher Smith, Corban Walker,” explores how people see and experience space and time as well as physical and emotional realities. The exhibit runs through May 7, with music, lectures, and special events throughout the semester. Guest curator Lisa Banner, an art historian and visiting professor at the…


“Hedwig and the Angry Inch” Rock Musical Presented by Cornerstone on Feb 25th

By: Jessie Irwin— Muncie, IN—Cornerstone Center for the Arts is excited to present a rock musical like no other, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, on Saturday, February 25 at 9:30 p.m. The show will be at The Mark III Tap Room, 306 S Walnut St. in Downtown Muncie. The event is a fundraiser for Cornerstone’s low-cost quality arts programming for youth and adults. Additional support for the event comes from the Mark III Taproom and Wagglebottoms Kennel & Cattery. Admission…


Muncie Civic Theatre presents To Kill a Mockingbird

By: Chris Griffith— Muncie, IN—Muncie Civic Theatre proudly presents To Kill a Mockingbird, on the Main Stage theatre. Audiences are invited to see this powerful production beginning February 3rd through February 18th. To Kill A Mockingbird is an American literary classic set in 1935 in the American South. The story chronicles the life and career of Atticus Finch, his daughter Scout, and their family and friends as they navigate issues of social justice in their community. The story challenges its…


First Thursday, Opening Reception for Ritual, New Drawings by Erin Colleen Williams

By: Braydee Euliss-Gallery Manager— Muncie, IN—Gordy Fine Art & Framing Co. will celebrate First Thursday February 2nd from 5 – 8 pm with an opening reception for “Ritual”, an exhibit of new drawings by artist Erin Colleen Williams. The artist will speak briefly about her work at 6:15 PM. Light refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend. Working both two-dimensionally and three-dimensionally, Williams’ uses interdisciplinary media and methods to examine the relationship between the conscious self and hypothetical…


Photo Gallery: Reds Caravan 2017 Winter Tour at Stoops Buick GMC

By: Mike Rhodes— At 5:50pm, Thursday evening, the huge Cincinnati Reds Caravan bus pulled into the Stoops Buick GMC dealership. Hundreds of Reds fans were anxiously waiting to hear about the upcoming season, meet players and get signatures on their personal items. The very popular Reds Caravan provided fans with the opportunity to interact with players, broadcasters and other members of the front office staff, as well as Woof Boom radio air-talent.   At the Stoops Buick GMC stop, the group…


Photo Gallery: Retired Colts Linebacker Robert Mathis Delights Fans in Muncie

Photos By: Mike Rhodes— Retiring Indianapolis Colts linebacker Robert Mathis was in Muncie Tuesday. He autographed posters and other memorabilia for hundreds of fans who turned out for the event at Toyota of Muncie. Robert, who has been to Muncie numerous times to visit with fans, was very gracious and seemed to really enjoy interacting and kidding around with the fans in attendance. Many kids (and adults) appeared to be awestruck at the opportunity to meet Robert in person and to wish him well…


Muncie Symphony Orchestra Presents A Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Concert on Sunday

By: Jennifer Johnson— Muncie, IN – As part of the community-wide celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Muncie Symphony Orchestra will present a Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Concert this Sunday, January 15, 4 pm, at the Southside Middle School auditorium.  This concert is FREE and open to the public In its second year, this MLK, Jr. Memorial concert is part of the Together in Music project – striving to share the joy of live orchestral music and forging…


Award Season Begins with Sunday’s Golden Globes. Here are the Nominations. And Predictions.

By: iQuanti— The 74th Golden Globe Awards ceremony (also known as The Golden Globes) will honor the best in film and American television of 2016 and will  take place on January 8, 2017 at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. The television broadcast begins at 8pm on WTHR-TV. A data-driven digital marketing agency with headquarters in New York City, asked if Muncie Journal would publish their predictions of who might be winners at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday.  The predictions below were based upon consumer predictions for…


Merry Christmas from The Muncie Journal

By: Mike Rhodes— Thank you for supporting, viewing and sharing stories from the Muncie Journal this year. From all of us at Woof Boom Radio and the Muncie Journal, may your holiday be full of peace, love and positivity! We’ve searched high and low for some good contemporary instrumental Christmas music for you to  watch and listen to. After months of searching, we found the one below. Over the years, many, many people have asked me about the rotating Christmas trees. Where…


Mike Rhodes and Tom Sullivan to Play at Vera Mae’s Bistro on December 23rd

Muncie, IN—Mike Rhodes will play acoustic Christmas music on the piano at Vera Mae’s Bistro beginning at 5pm on Friday, December 23rd. Mike is the Publisher and Managing Editor of the Muncie Journal. Kent Shuff and Steve Fennimore, owners at Vera Mae’s, have graciously allowed Mike to play holiday music on the piano inside the restaurant on the 23rd. Mike normally plays synthesizers, but also plays straight piano. Christmas music is very meaningful to Mike and he really enjoys playing Christmas music for others during…