Entertainment

10th Annual Muncie MusicFest Coming September 30th

By: Graham Watson– Muncie, IN–More than 40 bands will perform on 11 stages at the 10th annual Muncie MusicFest on Friday, September 30th. This free event includes six all-ages stages and will be hosted at seven locations across Muncie, IN. From 5pm to 10pm, Muncie MusicFest will pack three floors of the historic Cornerstone Center for the Arts with a diverse array of local and regional bands on five all-ages stages. Starting at 9pm, 20 additional bands will play at…


Flags of Honor Closing Program at 3:30 PM Sept 11th

By: Sam Condon— Muncie, IN—Flags of Honor will be on display  through Sept 11 at Minnetrista. A closing program will be held on September 11 at 3:30 p.m. Event proceeds benefit the charities supported by the Exchange Club of Muncie, focusing on child abuse and patriotism. Flags of Honor is presented by the Exchange Club of Muncie, in honor and memory of local veterans, current service personnel, fallen heroes, and all those who wish to display their pride for our country….


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 enable a multi-dimensional experience. Sight and Sound provided a stunning display of light and sound before and during the film. Favorite Star…


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 can use a special App called Moonlight Movies – downloadable through the Apple and Google Play stores – as a…


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 Office at 765.285.1539 or visit munciesymphony.org “This will be a special event as we celebrate the great Sursa organ as…


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 explore the house. Whether you’ve been before or would like to check it out for the first time, we invite…


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, beginning at 7:00 pm in Morrow’s Meadow. This will be the second showing in the Movies in the Meadow series,…


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 seven-piece band play a unique mixture of Americana, hot swing, early jazz, country blues, and traditional folk and country, all wrapped around…


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 City. Citizens have been asking for new equipment for Westside for years. Other amenities in Westside Park include a little…


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 in the E.B. Ball Auditorium at Cornerstone. Step out of your comfort zone and into the world of Dr. Frank…