Entertainment

Cornfed Derby Dames Announce Season 6 Game Dates

By: Jessie Irwin— Muncie, IN – Muncie’s own Cornfed Derby Dames have spent the last four months preparing for their sixth season. In 2015 Cornfed climbed 83 spots in the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association rankings and this year they’re hoping to go further. The dames have added a “B Team” to better accommodate and train upcoming skaters; also enabling all home bouts in 2016 to be double headers. The first home bout of season six will be Sunday, February…

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Summer of Love Concert: Songs of the Woodstock Generation Performs at Emens

By: Kristi Chambers —  (MUNCIE, IN)  The Summer of Love Concert is a concert experience that has audiences reliving the memories and celebrating the songs of the Woodstock generation–the music that changed the world. Note-for-note and absolutely live, Summer of Love Concert will be at Emens Auditorium on Friday, February 19, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available now at the Emens Auditorium Box Office, charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000 or online at Ticketmaster.com. The Summer of Love Concert features iconic rock music…


MSO Announces From Bach to Rock to Hip Hop

By: Tracy Dishman— Join the Muncie Symphony Orchestra and guest artist, PROJECT Trio, for “From Bach to Rock to Hip Hop!” an interactive musical journey for the entire family. This concert takes place Saturday, February 6, at 4 pm, in Emens Auditorium on the campus of Ball State University, Muncie, IN. Tickets start at $25 for adults and $5 for youth, ages K-12. For more information contact the Emens Box Office at 765-285-1539 or visit munciesymphony.org “PROJECT Trio is loads…


LISTEN to the Muncie on the Move’s Community Announcements

By: Mike Rhodes— The Community Announcements portion of the Muncie on the Move breakfasts are always popular and entertaining. If you were not able to attend today’s breakfast, you can listen to the community announcements here on your phone, tablet or desktop computer. Click below to listen.   


Ball State Digital Expert Says Super Bowl Ads Costly But Effective

By: Ball State Division of Strategic Communications— Although costly, Super Bowl ads have a great return on investment. Despite the continuing fragmentation of the television audience, the Super Bowl remains one of the few events that can attract a vast audience. Because of that, it remains one of the few “water cooler events” that advertisers seek, says Ball State’s Dom Caristi, a telecommunications professor. “Even an ad price of $5 million for 30 seconds seems reasonable because people actually want…


Arts & Culture Council Hosts First Thursday With Sidra Bell Dance Showcase

By: Braydee Euliss— Following their first event last December, Muncie Arts & Culture Council resumes hosting pop-up events in the GearBox: Muncie, the former Cintas building, on First Thursday February 4, 5–8 PM. Visiting choreographer Sidra Bell will showcase brand new choreography with the help of several BFA Dance Majors from Ball State University. Two rolling performances will take place at 5:45 and 6:30 PM, with music and the opportunity to speak with Bell and the dancers between showtimes. Please enter…


Photo Gallery: Cincinnati Reds Caravan Stops at Stoops Buick-GMC in Muncie

By: Mike Rhodes & Liz Valpatic— At 5:50pm, Thursday evening, the huge Cincinnati Reds Caravan bus pulled into the Stoops Buick GMC dealership. Hundreds of Reds fans were anxiously waiting to hear about the upcoming season, meet players and get signatures on their personal items. The very popular Reds Caravan provided fans with the opportunity to interact with current and former players, broadcasters and other members of the front office staff.  At the Stoops Buick GMC stop, the group fielded questions…


T.L. Farris has Two Sculptures Selected for the “92 County Art Show” in Wabash, IN

By: Tom Farris— Indiana-based artist/sculptor Thomas L. Farris had two sculptures selected by the jurors for the 2016 “92 County Art Show” on display at the Honeywell Center’s Clark Gallery in downtown Wabash, Indiana. Farris’s works in the show include “Fork in the Road” and “Heart-Stone.” “Fork in the Road” is a whimsical sculpture that features a dinner fork sticking into a preserved chunk of asphalt from Redkey, Indiana. “Heart-Stone” is a symmetrical heart hand-carved from a block of stone…


MSO Presents A Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Concert- January 17th

By: Tracy Dishman— As part of the community-wide celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr., the Muncie Symphony Orchestra will present a Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Concert this Sunday, January 17, 4 pm, at Southside Middle School. “This is a new venture for us as we do our best to pay tribute to this great man and leader,” said Douglas Droste, Artistic Director and Conductor for the MSO. “We will feature many members of the community for a true family friendly…


Cornerstone’s Spring 2016 Arts Programs Classes

By: Jessie Irwin— Explore your creative side this spring with Cornerstone’s diverse class offerings for the spring 2016 session. Classes begin Monday, February 1 and run through Friday, April 29. Classes are offered for youth, family and adults in the areas of visual arts, dance, music, martial arts, and theatre. Class fees are affordable, one-time payments that cover the full twelve weeks of class. Financial aid is available to students who qualify. Youth dance classes to be offered include: Early…