Entertainment

Celebrate “Final Friday” and Community Creativity at David Owsley Museum of Art on Oct 28th

MUNCIE, Ind.—The creative endeavors of the community this fall season will be featured and celebrated on Friday, Oct. 28, from 6 – 9 p.m. at the David Owsley Museum of Art on Ball State University’s campus. Emcee Braydee Euliss and guest emcee Faith Kellermeyer will introduce a variety of Pecha Kucha speed talks that will accompany a reception featuring “poetry on demand,” sketch portraits, music, a cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, late hours for special exhibition viewing, and more. Admission is…


Ball State Celebrates the Rhythm and Rhymes of 1930s Jazz Era With “Swing!”

By: Halee Baehl— MUNCIE, Ind. — “Swing!” brings its jazz-infused story told via song and dance to the University Theatre stage at 7:30 p.m. November 4, 5 and 8-12 with a 2:30 p.m. matinee November 6 and 13. Without dialogue, the Tony nominated musical celebrates the Swing era of jazz that ruled the 1930s and ‘40s, featuring hits by artists of the era including Benny Goodman, William “Count” Basie, and Duke Ellington. Students participating in the musical say they are excited…


After Hours: Wicked Brews at Minnetrista, Friday October 21st

By: Sam Condon— Muncie, IN—Mark your calendars! After Hours: Wicked Brews will be held in the Nature Area on Friday, October 21, from 6–8:30 p.m. Gather by the fire with friends to celebrate the return of fall to East Central Indiana. Enjoy delicious appetizers from Minnetrista Catering, musical entertainment by Married Folk, and sample three unique beers created by Noble Order. After Hours: Wicked Brews is in partnership with Noble Order Brewing Company of Richmond, Indiana. Admission to this 21-and-older…


Masterworks Chorale Kicks off Season on October 23rd at Cornerstone

By: Christiana Mann— Muncie, IN—Join Cornerstone Center for the Arts and Masterworks Chorale, Inc. for a unique traveling choral experience on Sunday, October 23 from 4:00-6:00. This concert will be spread throughout Cornerstone’s historic facility with the selected musical pieces reflecting each room’s unique sonic characteristics. Attendees will move from room-to-room with performances taking place in the Colonnade Room, the Great Room, the auditorium, and the Legacy Room concluding with the finale inside the Grand Hall.  The Grand Hall performance will include 135 singers…


Discover the Rich Legacy of Apple Cider at Senior Free-Admission Day, October 19th

By: Sam Condon— Muncie, IN—Seniors, experience a behind-the-scenes look at apple cider pressing in The Orchard Shop during Senior Free-Admission Day: Shop & Cider, on October 19. “Come explore a Minnetrista fall favorite and meet the men behind the jug,” said Visitor Experience Manager, Allison Clark. “Tours will include history on apples, an up-close view of our working cider press, and conclude with Minnetrista cider samples. Each program will last approximately an hour and will start in the Apple Barn…


The Muncie Symphony Orchestra Announces “Revelry” on October 15th

Muncie, IN— Join the Muncie Symphony Orchestra and guitarist, Nicholas Marks, for “Revelry” today, October 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Pruis Hall on the Ball State University campus. Tickets start at $30 for adults in advance and $5 for youth, K – 12. Contact the Emens Box Office at 765.285.1539 or visit munciesymphony.org. “Come and have a party with the MSO!” says Douglas Droste, Artistic Director and Conductor. “Flamenco guitarist Nicholas Marks will lead the charge with Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez, and…


Muncie Area Events and Happenings

The Muncie Visitors Bureau creates a regular compilation of all sorts of cool events that take place in the Muncie area. Their content includes events, exhibits, and more. Sample events in this edition include: Ball State University Glass Guild Pumpkin Sale, After Dark at Beech Grove Cemetery, Halloween Celestial Origins at the Charles W. Brown Planetarium, Through An Open Window, A Light Shines Art Exhibit @ Minnetrista, Open Space: Art About the Land @ Minnetrista and more.   See what’s happening…


Muncie’s Laurie Lunsford Releases 2nd Children’s Book: “Wait, Katie, Wait”

Muncie, IN—Laurie Lunsford’s 2nd children’s book was released this month. “Wait, Katie, Wait” will be offered and signed at the Minnetrista Farmer’s Market on Saturday and the U.U. Bazaar in the Woods on November 1st. It is a book about savoring the moment. It is written for ages 2-7.  Katie spends a week with Grandpa. They go to the river to fish, to the farmer’s market, for a walk in the rain, and many other experiences together. They slow down to…


Photo Gallery: ArtsWalk 2016 in DWNTWN Muncie

By: Mike Rhodes— ArtsWalk 2016 kicked off at 4pm Thursday with a dedication ceremony for Delaware County’s Indiana Bison-tennial Public Art Project. Jenni Marsh presented details about the history, funding and partners of the project. Mayor Dennis Tyler presented a proclamation during the dedication. Artist Denise King designed the bison by incorporating images and patterns of the native Lenape—including beadwork and other design elements. The bison was in the Muncie Fieldhouse on October 27th during a convocation with 1000 4th graders. 300…


ArtsWalk Map for Reference

Muncie, IN— Below you will find a clickable pdf map of ArtsWalk taking place this evening in downtown Muncie. Check out the map for activities, Art Venues, Music and more. Click to view the ArtsWalk Map as a PDF. (Will open in new window.) Some of the many activities will include: MUTUAL BANK PARKING LOT 6:00-7:00 – Muncie Symphony Orchestra performance Presenting Sponsor: Raymond James CANAN COMMONS Giant Lite Brite and kid’s activities with live stage performances. MUNCIE THREE TRAILS…