Christmas movies often pull on the heartstrings. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Top holiday Movies Tap Into Sentimentalism According to BSU Film Professor

By: Marc Ransford— Muncie, IN—When it comes to his favorite holiday-themed movies, Ball State film professor Wes Gehring says each is a feel-good, populist film successful in pulling at the heartstrings by creating an illusion that Christmas can be perfect. Gehring’s top five Christmas-themed movies are: “It’s a Wonderful Life”…

Photo by: K.E. Volpp.

America’s Hometown Band to Perform On November 13th

By: Katherine Huggler— Muncie, IN—On Monday, November 13, 2017, the City of Muncie’s annual free Veterans Day and military honor program takes place at the Muncie Central High School auditorium at 801 N. Walnut St. in Muncie, Indiana. The public is invited to attend in remembrance of all American veterans. The…

BAZAAR in the WOODS will be held Saturday, November 4th at Unitarian Universalist Church. Photo provided.

Unitarian Universalist Church Bazaar in the Woods Set for Nov 4th

By: Sue Errington— Our 120th year…and We’re Still Here! Muncie, IN—Greeters at Muncie’s oldest continuous running bazaar will welcome shoppers of all ages to the 120th Bazaar in the Woods on Saturday, November 4, 8 am – 2 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Muncie, 4800 W. Bradford Dr….

Photo by: Marco Borggreve

BSU School of Music to Present Internationally Renowned String Quartet

Muncie, IN— The 14th Annual Arts Alive! Concert Series will continue at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, November 2nd in Ball State University’s Sursa Performance Hall with the St. Lawrence String Quartet for the first Sherman M. Zeigler Memorial Concert. Called “witty, buoyant, and wickedly attentive (The Gazette, Montreal), with a “peerless”…

CROWDER to appear at Emens Auditorium on Saturday, November 4th. Photo provided.

Crowder “American Prodigal Fall Tour” To Appear at Emens Auditorium

Muncie, IN — Three time GRAMMY® nominated artist CROWDER will embark on his 20-city “American Prodigal Fall Tour,” which will begin on October 24 in Bowling Green, Kentucky, through November 16 in Wise, Virginia, including a stop at Emens Auditorium in Muncie, Ind. on Saturday, November 4th. The tour will feature special guest Jimi Cravity, and introduce The Young Escape.  Tickets are on sale now at the Emens Auditorium…

A scene from Muncie Civic Theater's presentation of the musical “My Fair Lady." Photo by: Kishel Photography

Muncie Civic Theatre Presents The Musical “My Fair Lady” Oct 13-28

By: Michelle Kinsey— Muncie, IN —It is sure to be a “loverly” evening. Muncie Civic Theatre is presenting the musical “My Fair Lady” Oct. 13-28. Based on George Bernard Shaw’s classic play “Pygmalion,” “My Fair Lady” tells the familiar story of Eliza Doolittle, a flower peddler with an unmistakable Cockney accent…

Michael Jensen is pictured by one of his large format photographs on display inside the Intersection Agency on Walnut Street during ArtsWalk 2017. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Photo Gallery: ArtsWalk 2017 in Downtown Muncie

Photos by: Mike Rhodes— It didn’t rain. After a morning deluge of rain and menacing skies throughout the day, the clouds broke up and allowed for some beautiful and comfortable weather during ArtsWalk 2017. Muncie Downtown Development Partnership (MDDP), in partnership with Muncie Arts and Culture Council, the City of Muncie,…

Works of art previously available at the YART sale during a past year's ArtsWalk. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Your Guide to ArtsWalk 2017 in Downtown Muncie

By: Muncie Downtown Development Partnership— Muncie, IN—Muncie Downtown Development Partnership (MDDP), in partnership with Muncie Arts and Culture Council and Ball State University’s School of Fine Art and School of Music, present ArtsWalk 2017. ArtsWalk will be held in the streets of DWNTWN Muncie on Oct. 5 from 5 –…

Free admission day for seniors on October 18th. Photo provided.

Minnetrista To Hold Free Admission Day for Seniors on October 18th

By: Sam Condon— Explore Minnetrista’s Rich History this Fall during Senior Free-Admission Day: The Orchard Shop & Cider Room  Muncie, IN—Seniors, experience a behind-the-scenes look at apple cider pressing at Minnetrista during Senior Free-Admission Day: The Orchard Shop & Cider Room, on October 18. “Learn how Minnetrista’s apple cider is…