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Cornfed Derby Dames Season 9 Home Opener Announced

By: Jessie Fisher— Muncie, IN – The Cornfed Derby Dames will hold their Season 9 home opener on Saturday, February 9 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in the Memorial Building. The CFDD All-Stars will take on Steel City Roller Derby‘s Steel Hurtin of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the Muncie Missfits will play Fort Wayne Derby Girls‘ SWAT Team of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Doors open for the double header at 5 p.m. with a 6 p.m. start time for the All-Stars game….


New Podcast Focuses on Women in ECI Community

By:  Angie Rogers-Howell— Muncie, IN—With the turning of a new year, a new podcast has also emerged.  From the studios of Farmhouse Creative comes the Gone Boss podcast. Gone Boss is a weekly podcast hosted by Matt Howell and Angie Rogers-Howell. Each week, they will feature awesome women in the East Central Indiana community. The Howell’s will interview the guests, find out what makes them tick, the cool things they are doing to make our community a great place to live…


Wicked Plants the Exhibit to Open at Minnetrista

By: Stephen Mortland— Muncie, IN— Wicked Plants the Exhibit is a fun way for the entire family to explore the odd and exciting in the world of botany. The exhibit is set to open at Minnetrista on Saturday, January 19. Inspired by Amy Stewart’s best-selling book, Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln’s Mother and other Botanical Atrocities. Wicket Plants the Exhibit is a fun-filled, family-friendly look at some of the world’s most dangerous plants, many of which are commonly…


Indiana Public Radio To Present Original Live Drama on December 14

By: Jillian Wilschke— Muncie, Indiana — Indiana Public Radio will celebrate the holidays with an original radio drama, “A Few Houses Down: A Christmas Play,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, December 14, at Sursa Performance Hall on Ball State University’s campus. The original drama tells the story of two scattered families brought together by their grandpa, who imagines himself to be all of the characters in a classic holiday novel. Those who can’t make it to Sursa Hall can listen live at…


Muncie Civic Theater’s Holiday Production Of “It’s A Wonderful Life” Begins Dec. 7th

By: Michelle Kinsey— Muncie, Indiana— “No man is a failure who has friends.” That simple, angelic statement from “It’s a Wonderful Life” is exactly why Muncie Civic Theatre chose it as this year’s holiday production. “What this story portrays so beautifully and timelessly is that it is the power of the relationships that George has that really makes his life worth living,” said Laura Williamson, director of the production and Civic’s Executive Director. “When he realizes that, we all get…


Photo Gallery: 82nd Annual Muncie Community Christmas Sing

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, Indiana—The 82nd Annual Muncie Community Christmas Sing was held on December 2nd at Worthen Arena. Steve Lindell, vice president and director of operations for Woof Boom Radio was the emcee for the event. The event was videotaped by WIPB-TV and will be broadcast on December 19th at 8pm, December 21st at 5pm, December 23rd at 11am and December 25th at 1pm. Community partners for the event included: Ball State University, the City of Muncie, the Community…


Mannheim Steamroller Christmas To Perform At Emens November 29th

By: Kristi Chambers— Muncie, IN—Mannheim Steamroller will present the best the holiday has to offer this season. The group will perform live for one night only in Muncie, Indiana at Emens Auditorium on November 29, 2018. Tickets are available at the Emens box office or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Call 765-285-1539 for more information or visit www.bsu.edu/emens. This year marks the 33rd Anniversary of the Christmas Tour and release of Mannheim Steamroller Christmas, an album that revolutionized the Holiday Season music…


Celebrate the Holiday Season with the MSO Saturday December 1st

By: Morgan Dean— Muncie, Indiana—Buddy the Elf said it best: “The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear!” Sing along to your favorite holiday classics with the Muncie Symphony Orchestra at the annual Fisher/Shafer Holiday Pops Concert on  Saturday, December 1 at 4pm in Emens Auditorium.  Rejoice in the sounds of the season with special guest artists, the Ball State University Singers and West View Ensemble. “This year’s Holiday Pops will have some familiar aspects but also…


Enchanted Luminaria Walk at Minnetrista Begins November 30th

By: Stephen Mortland— Muncie, IN—There is no better way to kick off the holiday season than with your family and friends at Enchanted Luminaria Walk at Minnetrista, on November 30 and December 1 from 6–9 p.m. each night. “Enchanted Luminaria Walk is one of my favorite events to work here at Minnetrista,” said Discovery and Engagement Manager, Ashley Mann. “It’s our gift to the community and there are so many amazing opportunities for family fun and memory making. The excitement…


MFD’s ‘Toys for Tots’ Donations Accepted at NOEL The Musical and Mannheim Steamroller

By: Kristi Chambers— Muncie, Indiana–Emens Auditorium will be host two spectacular holiday shows this Christmas season. Noel the Musical will be on Tuesday, November 20 at 7:30 p.m. Following that Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis will be November 29, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. In partnership with the Muncie Fire Department’s Toys for Tots, bring a toy donation to NOEL the Musical and Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis  and receive a BOGO (buy one get one free) coupon to…