Entertainment

Cardinal Greenways Announces Holiday Events

By: Angie Pool— Muncie, IN—Cardinal Greenways’ annual Turkey Trot is Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd from 8:00 am – 11:00 am, with registration beginning at 7:30. The walk/run route is along beautiful Cardinal Greenway and the scenic White River Greenway.  The event begins and ends at the Cardinal Greenway Depot. The walk/run is for humans and canines of all ages. Come for fun wearing your Thanksgiving/Turkey attire! After the walk/run enjoy hot cider and refreshments with friends and family inside the…


Muncie Civic Theater Presents “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane”

By: Michelle Kinsey— Muncie, Indiana – What can a self-centered toy rabbit teach us about love? Quite a bit, actually. Muncie Civic Theatre is presenting “The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane” Nov. 9-11 and 16-18 in the Casazza Family Studio. Friday and Saturday shows will be at 7 p.m. and Sunday matinees will begin at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $13 for adults and $10 for students.  Edward Tulane is a vain, cold-hearted toy china rabbit that embarks on a life-changing…


MSO Presents the Music of Film Composer John Williams On November 10th

By: Jennifer Johnson— Muncie, Indiana—What do a Wookiee, a shark, and a dinosaur have in common?  The Muncie Symphony Orchestra’s Movie Magic of John Williams!  Join the fun this Saturday, November 10 at 4:00 p.m. in Pruis Hall on the campus of Ball State University. The Muncie Symphony Orchestra (MSO) invites you and your family to experience a concert full of the magic of movie music by composer, John Williams, including music from Harry Potter, Jaws, Star Wars, Jurassic Park, E.T.,…


“Symphonic Halloween” to be a Night of Tricks and Treats on Oct 27th

By: Morgan Dean— Muncie, IN—Double, double toil and trouble, musicians play and feature double. The Muncie Symphony Orchestra (MSO) invites you to the spooky “Symphonic Halloween” concert on Saturday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Emens Auditorium. The concert will feature “double” 2018 MSO Young Artist Competition Winners, Abigail Ko (Ladonna Dingledine Junior Division Winner) and Sage Hamm (Steve Dingledine Senior Division Winner). Join us…if you dare! Tickets for Youth (K-12) are just $5; Ball State student tickets are FREE in advance…


BSU Professor Says Halloween Traditions Date Back Centuries

By: Marc Ransford— Muncie, IN—Many Halloween traditions may have originated with the ancient Celts and their priests, the druids. Other civilizations adopted and changed the ancient rituals, such as bobbing for apples or donning disguises. “Our Halloween celebrations are the remnants of the pre-Christian Celtic celebrations,” said Fred Suppe, a Ball State history professor and an expert in Celtic folklore. “The Celts can be traced back to 800 B.C. to what is now southern Germany and include the ancestors of…


Muncie Civic Theatre Presents “West Side Story”

By: Michelle Kinsey— Muncie, IN—For Aiszah Rangel, playing “Maria” in Muncie Civic Theatre’s production of “West Side Story” is not just another role. It’s THE role. “I wanted to play this role mainly because I am a Latina, and I know the Latino population here in Muncie is very small, “ she said. She said this role allows her to represent Latina woman locally, and respectfully. “I hope to pave the way for other Latino artists,” she said. “Our voices…


Son of Scarevania Haunted Attraction at Cornerstone Center for the Arts

By: Jessie Fisher— Muncie, IN—The PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union Son of Scarevania Haunted Attraction at Cornerstone Center for the Arts opens for the season on Friday, October 12! The haunt opened in October of 2016 leaving attendees terrified; will they be brave enough return? Son of Scarevania is a partnership between Cornerstone and Scarevania Haunted Attraction aimed to scare…with the purpose of raising funds for Cornerstone’s arts program. Son of Scarevania Haunted House, presented by Indiana Michigan Power and Sight…


Guest Lecturer to Speak on Artist Edward Gorey at Owsley Museum

By: Rachel Buckmaster— Muncie, IN– The David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA) presents a public lecture on artist Edward Gorey by the curator of “Gorey’s Worlds,” on view at DOMA through December 21, 2018. On October 11 at 6 p.m., Erin Monroe, the Robert H. Schutz, Jr., Associate Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Connecticut, will give a richly illustrated talk about the artist and the special exhibition she curated. A…


ESPN’s Holly Rowe to Speak on “Working and Living with Passion and Purpose”

By: Michael Clark, Ball State Athletics— Muncie, IN—Ball State University’s College of Communication, Information, and Media, in conjunction with Ball State Athletics, is pleased to announce that ESPN reporter and play-by-play commentator Holly Rowe will visit campus on Monday, Oct. 22. Rowe will speak on Working and Living with Passion and Purpose in Emens Auditorium beginning at 7:30 p.m. The event is part of The David Letterman Distinguished Professional Lecture and Workshop Series. The presentation is FREE and open to…


What’s Happening at ArtsWalk? Your Guide to All The Activities

By: Muncie Downtown Development Partnership— Here’s the lowdown on what’s happening, where, and when. WALNUT ST. Debbie’s Handmade Soap: 123 S. Walnut St. Celebrating two years Downtown. Door prizes and refreshments. Kirk’s Bike Shop: 124 S. Walnut St. Open late; offering flat tire repair clinics. Wishbone Gifts: 201 S. Walnut St. Featured artist Lucas Reidenbach will hang his work inside the shop and will be doing live painting in front of the shop on Walnut Street. Valhalla: 215 S. Walnut St. Governor Davis will play after ArtsWalk/Soup Crawl for an open jam night,…