Entertainment

Moonlight Movies final installment: Star Wars—The Force Awakens. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Photo Gallery: Moonlight Movies, “Star Wars-The Force Awakens”

By: Mike Rhodes and Cheryl Crowder— The final installment of free Moonlight Movies, featuring Star Wars—The Force Awakens was held at  Canan Commons on Saturday night. Thanks to the Ball State IDIA program, guests were able to experience Star Wars in a whole new way! Using agumented reality, similar to Pokemon Go!, attendees were  able to download an app to their smartphones to…


The Moonlight Movies app as it appears on the Apple App store. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Download This Smartphone App Before Attending Moonlight Movies Saturday Night

By: Cheryl Crowder— Ball State University’s IDIA Lab has designed a special interactive 3D theater experience for Muncie Downtown Development’s screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on September 10, 2016. The movie will be held at Canan Commons. An immersive multimedia show will precede the screening – with lasers, video, music and special effects. During the film, the audience…


The Muncie Symphony Orchestra Announces “Organ Celebration”. Photo provided.

The Muncie Symphony Orchestra Announces “Organ Celebration”

By: Jennifer Johnson— Muncie, IN – Join the Muncie Symphony Orchestra and guest artist, Raúl Prieto Ramírez, for “Organ Celebration” in honor of the 10th anniversary of the Sursa Organ this Saturday, September 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Sursa Performance Hall. Tickets start at $30 for adults in advance and $5 for youth, K – 12. Contact the Emens Box…


Oakhurst Special Saturdays . Photo provided.

Oakhurst Special Saturdays Kicks Off Saturday, September 10th

By: Sam Condon— Muncie, IN—Mark your calendars! Minnetrista kicks off Oakhurst Special Saturdays, starting September 10, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Celebrate the legacy of George, Frances, and Elisabeth Ball by exploring their home during our Special Saturdays,” said Visitor Experience Manager, Allison Clark. “Visitors can come early for free family activities or pop in during the afternoon to…


Yorktown’s first Movies in the Meadow event drew nearly 200 people to Morrow’s Meadow. Photo provided.

Two Exciting Community Events Coming to Yorktown

By: Todd Blevins— As summer begins to turn to fall, several local organizations are coordinating to bring two exciting community events to Yorktown. Each of these events is free to attend and open to the public. First, the Yorktown Council for the Arts will be holding their second installment of the “Movies in the Meadow” series on Saturday, September 3,…


Pokey LaFarge to perform at Canan Commons. Photo provided

Pokey Lafarge to Headline FREE Concert In Muncie, on Saturday, September 3rd

By: Rick Zigler— Muncie, IN – Rounder recording artist and Americana/country/swing musician Pokey Lafarge will perform in a FREE outdoor concert as part of the 2016 Muncie Three Trails Music Series. The concert will take place at 7:00 PM on Saturday, September 3rd at Canan Commons (500 S. Walnut St.) in the heart of downtown Muncie, IN. The Indianapolis-based Half Stepsisters will open. Pokey Lafarge and his…


Playground equipment to be replaced at Westside Park.

City of Muncie Announces New Playground Equipment for Westside Park

Muncie, IN— The City of Muncie, in its continued commitment to enhance the park system throughout the city, has purchased new playground equipment for Westside Park. The current equipment that includes a playground fort, slides, and swings will be removed starting after Labor Day weekend. Ancillary equipment that is still in good condition will be placed in various parks throughout the…


RHPS Painting by Sarah Shaffer

The Rocky Horror Picture Show at Cornerstone

By: Jessie Irwin— Dust off your fishnets and pleather, it’s time to do the Time Warp again! Cornerstone Center for the Arts is excited to kick off a busy fall with its annual showing of The Rocky Horror Picture Show presented by The Fickle Peach and The Mark III Tap Room. The show will be held on Saturday, September 24…


Summer Stage Fest at Minnetrista. Photo provided.

Summer Stage Fest at Minnetrista: Picnic & Pops with Muncie Symphony Orchestra

Muncie, IN—Enjoy big hits from the small screen with friends and family at Summer Stage Fest at Minnetrista: Picnic & Pops with Muncie Symphony Orchestra “TV Land,” on Thursday, August 25. Summer Stage Fest at Minnetrista: Picnic & Pops with Muncie Symphony Orchestra “TV Land” is a FREE community event, and takes place on Thursday, August 25 at 7 p.m….


Gunther Cartwright, Palm Springs, CA, Durst Lambda C-Print.

First Thursday, Opening Reception for Industrial Blues, an Exhibit of Photography by Gunther Cartwright

Muncie, IN—Gordy Fine Art and Framing Company will celebrate First Thursday, August 4th from 5 – 8 pm with an opening reception for Industrial Blues, an exhibit of landscape photography by Gunther Cartwright. The artist will be on hand to engage with viewers throughout the evening and will speak briefly to the audience about his work at 6:15. Light refreshments…