Entertainment

Upcoming Events at The Charles W. Brown Planetarium

Black Holes, Wormholes & the Movies Fridays | April 1, 8 @ 6:30 PM Saturdays | April 2, 9 @ 6:30 & 8:00 PM A place from which nothing can escape, not even light, is called a black hole. Once thought to be only a mathematical curiosity, astronomers now think they are real. The theory of relativity also predicts the existence of wormholes that connect different regions of the universe. Popular movies have shown black holes as places of great…

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Photo Gallery: Mayor and Vickie Tyler’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Heekin Park

Photos by: Mike Rhodes— Mayor Tyler and his wife Vickie hosted their annual Easter Egg Hunt at Heekin Park on Saturday. Prizes were given away for lucky egg hunters including gift certificates and bicycles. In a tweet, Mayor Tyler indicated that squirrels were interested in the eggs, too. Click any picture below to start a slide show you can click through.    


MSO Chamber Concert Series Begins Saturday

Muncie, IN – In collaboration with Ball State University’s Charles W. Brown Planetarium, the Muncie Symphony Orchestra is pleased to present, Coming Soon to a Solar System Near You, to open its Chamber Concert Series. Experience chamber music like you never have before! Artistic Director/Conductor, Doug Droste, has developed an exciting program for the March 19th event that is sure to please audience members of all ages. Two shows are offered, 6:30pm and 8:30pm. Seating is limited. “This is another…


The Television Show “The Song” is Coming to Muncie

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie Indiana is about to become the production home of a new music reality television show called The Song. The Song is an exciting new television show, that is a dramatic departure from karaoke-style contests like The Voice and American Idol that have dominated pop culture for the last decade. The Song is a reality television show that will premiere in the Fall of 2016 on network television and will feature artists/songwriters performing their own original music. Not…


IHS Exhibit Explores Impact of Ball Brothers Canning History

By: Rachel Hill Ponko—  The old-fashioned art of canning and preserving foods is enjoying new popularity, and a new Indiana Historical Society (IHS) exhibition is taking guests back to its Hoosier beginnings. The newest Indiana Experience offering, You Are There 1948: Communities Can!, explores the impact the Ball Brothers Company from Muncie, Ind., had on the original food preservation movement across the United States. Communities Can! opens March 5, 2016, and runs through Aug. 12, 2017, at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center, located…


First Thursday, Opening reception for Radicle Traces, Paintings by Kaylee Dalton

MUNCIE, IN—Gordy Fine Art and Framing Company will celebrate First Thursday, March 3, 5 – 8 pm with an opening reception for Radicle Traces, paintings by Kaylee Dalton. The exhibit will feature several new paintings by the artist who will be on hand to engage with viewers and answer questions. Light refreshments will be served and the public is invited to attend. “Radicle” refers to the part of a plant embryo that develops into the primary root. Appropriate for March,…


Blue Man Group Comes to Muncie on February 29th

By: Kristi Chambers— Blue Man Group returns to Muncie on February 29! Tickets are on sale now at the Emens Auditorium box office, charge-by-phone 800-745-3000 or online at www.ticketmaster.com The theatrical tour features brand new content highlighted by classic Blue Man favorites.  The new sound, set, and video design centering around a proscenium-sized LED curtain and high-resolution screen create an entirely new, high-impact visual experience for Broadway houses across the nation. Blue Man Group has received praise from critics across…


Main Street Cabaret Dinner Show Coming to Cornerstone Feb 20th

By: Jessie Irwin— The Muncie Symphony League and Cornerstone Center for the Arts have joined forces to present the first ever dinner show, “Main Street Cabaret,” on Saturday, February 20 at Cornerstone Center for the Arts. The evening, hosted by Kent and Steve of Vera Mae’s, will feature Muncie’s arts community with live vocal, musical, dance, and theatrical performances by local stars and celebrities. The doors will open at 6:00 pm with dinner being served at 6:30 pm and the show…


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…


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…