Entertainment

Guest Etiquette Tips for The Big Football Game

By: Sharon Schweitzer for the Muncie Journal— It’s the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams battling it out in Atlanta on Sunday.  The big game tradition includes parties with lots of food, drink, conversation and of course, plenty of football.  So, how do you best get along with people pulling for the opposing team?  Are you required to bring something to the party?  Do you have to watch your language in the company of others? Sharon Schweitzer, an…

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Muncie Civic Theater Presents ‘Of Mice And Men’ Beginning February 1st

By: Michelle Kinsey— Muncie, IN— It’s a timeless story about friendship and the pursuit of the American dream. Muncie Civic Theatre will present “Of Mice and Men” Feb. 1-2, 8-10 and 14-16. Performances on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays will begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees will begin at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $13 for students and children and $15 for groups of 10 or more. This show features adult content, strong language and gunshots. This production…



Owsley Museum To Feature Centennial Exhibition On Hoosier Impressionist Couple

By: Rachel Buckmaster— Muncie, IN — The David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA) presents a special opportunity to view more than 90 works of art by Muncie’s most important Impressionist painters. “Impressions of Love: J. Ottis and Winifred Brady Adams, a Ball State University Centennial Exhibition” is on view from January 24 through May 19, 2019. Commemorating Ball State’s Centennial with this unique exhibition, “Impressions of Love” celebrates the art and marriage of the noted painters, whose art was fostered…


Cornfed Derby Dames Season 9 Home Opener Announced

By: Jessie Fisher— Muncie, IN – The Cornfed Derby Dames will hold their Season 9 home opener on Saturday, February 9 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in the Memorial Building. The CFDD All-Stars will take on Steel City Roller Derby‘s Steel Hurtin of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the Muncie Missfits will play Fort Wayne Derby Girls‘ SWAT Team of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Doors open for the double header at 5 p.m. with a 6 p.m. start time for the All-Stars game….


New Podcast Focuses on Women in ECI Community

By:  Angie Rogers-Howell— Muncie, IN—With the turning of a new year, a new podcast has also emerged.  From the studios of Farmhouse Creative comes the Gone Boss podcast. Gone Boss is a weekly podcast hosted by Matt Howell and Angie Rogers-Howell. Each week, they will feature awesome women in the East Central Indiana community. The Howell’s will interview the guests, find out what makes them tick, the cool things they are doing to make our community a great place to live…


Wicked Plants the Exhibit to Open at Minnetrista

By: Stephen Mortland— Muncie, IN— Wicked Plants the Exhibit is a fun way for the entire family to explore the odd and exciting in the world of botany. The exhibit is set to open at Minnetrista on Saturday, January 19. Inspired by Amy Stewart’s best-selling book, Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln’s Mother and other Botanical Atrocities. Wicket Plants the Exhibit is a fun-filled, family-friendly look at some of the world’s most dangerous plants, many of which are commonly…


Indiana Public Radio To Present Original Live Drama on December 14

By: Jillian Wilschke— Muncie, Indiana — Indiana Public Radio will celebrate the holidays with an original radio drama, “A Few Houses Down: A Christmas Play,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, December 14, at Sursa Performance Hall on Ball State University’s campus. The original drama tells the story of two scattered families brought together by their grandpa, who imagines himself to be all of the characters in a classic holiday novel. Those who can’t make it to Sursa Hall can listen live at…


Muncie Civic Theater’s Holiday Production Of “It’s A Wonderful Life” Begins Dec. 7th

By: Michelle Kinsey— Muncie, Indiana— “No man is a failure who has friends.” That simple, angelic statement from “It’s a Wonderful Life” is exactly why Muncie Civic Theatre chose it as this year’s holiday production. “What this story portrays so beautifully and timelessly is that it is the power of the relationships that George has that really makes his life worth living,” said Laura Williamson, director of the production and Civic’s Executive Director. “When he realizes that, we all get…


Photo Gallery: 82nd Annual Muncie Community Christmas Sing

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, Indiana—The 82nd Annual Muncie Community Christmas Sing was held on December 2nd at Worthen Arena. Steve Lindell, vice president and director of operations for Woof Boom Radio was the emcee for the event. The event was videotaped by WIPB-TV and will be broadcast on December 19th at 8pm, December 21st at 5pm, December 23rd at 11am and December 25th at 1pm. Community partners for the event included: Ball State University, the City of Muncie, the Community…