Entertainment

Fall Break at Camp Minnetrista and Family Adventure Day

By: Sam Condon— Treat Your Family to a Fun and Creative Fall Break! Add fun and creativity to your family’s fall break with Camp Minnetrista and Family Adventure Day! This fall break brings a full week of activities, including two 2-day camp options and a FREE community day at Minnetrista. Fall Break Camp Minnetrista Session 1: Machines & People–October 12–13 This fall break, treat your child to a camp full of fun and education. Campers will learn about simple machines…


Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain to Perform at Emens

By: Kristi Chambers— The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain is a group of all-singing, all-strumming Ukulele players performing at Emens Auditorium on Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. A pre-concert “ukulele jam” will take place in Emens’ Williams Lounge from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Bring your own ukulele and jam with fellow ukulele enthusiasts! Tickets are available now at the Emens Auditorium Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, charge-by-phone at 800-745-3000 or online at Ticketmaster.com. A concert by the…


Joe Louis Walker To Headline FREE Muncie Three Trails Music Series Concert

By: Rick Ziglar — Editor’s note: Due to weather and potential high winds, the concert will be held at Cornerstone Center of the Arts. 2013 Blues Hall of Fame inductee and 2-time W.C. Handy award winner Joe Louis Walker will perform a FREE outdoor concert as part of the 2015 Muncie Three Trails Music Series. The concert will take place at 7 PM on Saturday, October 3rd at Canan Commons (500 S. Walnut St.) in Muncie, Indiana. Opening will be local…


Photo Gallery: ArtsWalk 2015 in DWNTWN Muncie

Photos by: Mike Rhodes— Muncie Downtown Development Partnership (MDDP), in partnership with Muncie Arts and Culture Council and Ball State University’s Departments of Fine Art and Music, present ArtsWalk 2015. Here are a few photos from the event. You can click on any picture to start the slide show.    


History of Muncie gets Garfield treatment for ArtsWalk Digital Art Event

By: Gail Werner— Ball State University’s IDIA Lab in partnership with Paws, Inc. has created a special digital art event in honor of Muncie’s sesquicentennial celebration. The multimedia event will take place during Muncie’s ArtsWalk at 8 p.m., Oct. 1 at the corner of East Charles and South Walnut streets. Jim Davis’ Garfield will virtually host the event, which will feature historical imagery and clips of Muncie mentions in pop culture. “We wanted to create something fun and tongue-in-cheek, but…


Muncie Civic Theater Presents “Captain Louie Jr.”

By: Chris Griffith— Prepare for a wild adventure at Muncie Civic Theatre with Louie and his friends in Captain Louie Jr., the second production this Fall as part of the Youth Theater Education League. The performance will be shown September 25th through the 27th. After moving to a new neighborhood, Louie finds himself lonely, the only companion by his side a red toy airplane. Missing the friends of his old neighborhood, Louie makes the plan to escape to his old neighborhood using his…


‘The Greatest Show on Turf’ Blends New Fun With Traditional Homecoming Favorites

By: Michelle Johnson— This year’s Homecoming festivities at Ball State University will include new entertainment in the Homecoming Village and family-friendly tailgating in addition to traditional favorites such as Air Jam, bed race and the football game. With the theme “The Greatest Show on Turf,” this year’s week of events begins Sept. 28 with Homecoming Village and culminates Oct. 3 when the Ball State Cardinals take on the Toledo Rockets at 3 p.m. in Scheumann Stadium. “Homecoming is a great…


Emens Auditorium Brings “Music of Motown” to the Stage

By: Kristi Chambers— Revering the tremendous legacy of The Four Tops, Temptations and Supremes, Shadows of the 60’s brings to life these songs that span decades. Performing at Emens Auditorium on Friday, September 25 at 7:30 p.m. Meticulous attention to style is taken to reproduce the music, note for note and in the original keys and arrangements. This night of musical memories highlights the hits of three of Motown’s most prominent artists. This true rendition concludes with a grand finale featuring the…


MSO Presents the World Premier of Joe Deninzon’s “Dream Diary” Sept 19

By: Tracy Dishman— “Dream Diary: Concerto for 7-String Electric Violin and Orchestra” Hailed by critics as “The Jimi Hendrix of the Violin,” Joe Deninzon will be performing his seven-string electric violin concerto with the Muncie Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, September 19, at 4:00PM. This performance takes place in Sursa Hall on the campus of Ball State University. Sursa Hall is located at 1809 W. Riverside Ave., in Muncie, IN. For ticket info, please call the Emens Box Office at 765-285-1539. A…