Entertainment

‘Rock and Roll Trifecta’ to Take Place at Cornerstone

By Olivia Morrow— Local Bands to Perform at Cornerstone MUNCIE, IN– Three well-known local bands will perform at Cornerstone Center for the Arts, 520 E Main St., Feb. 18. The three bands are Pushing Daisy’s Band, Mike Milligan & Steam Shovel and The Why Store. All three bands have Muncie or Ball State connections. The bands will perform in the Cornerstone’s E.B. Ball Auditorium, with Mike Milligan & Steam Shovel from 6 to 7 p.m.; Pushing Daisy’s Band performing from…

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Cornfed Roller Derby Season 10v.2, Game Two Coming Up On February 18th

By Debra Roberts— MUNCIE, IN – Cornfed Roller Derby (CFRD), will hold their second game of Season 10v.2 on Saturday, February 18, 2023, at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in the Memorial Building. In the first game, CFRD All-Stars will take on Rockford Rage Roller Derby from Rockford, Illinois, followed by the CFRD B-team, the Muncie Misfits taking on Fort Wayne Roller Derby. Doors open for the double header at 5 p.m. with a 6 p.m. start time for the Cornfed…


31st Annual Muncie Model Train Show To Be Held At Delaware County Fairgrounds

By R. Brian Wolfe— MUNCIE, IN—The Muncie and Western Model Railroad Club has announced its 31st Annual Muncie Model Train Show.  The event will be held on Saturday, February 25 from 10 AM to 3 PM at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. Proceeds from the train show will benefit the Muncie Children’s Museum.  Admission is only $5 for each adult—children 12 and under are admitted free.  Indiana’s largest single-day model train show will be held in both the Memorial and Heartland…


Documentary About Munsonians Nominated for Academy Award

By Chris Flook— MUNCIE, IN—The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced last week that Stranger at the Gate, a film featuring local Munsonians, was nominated for an Academy Award in the documentary short category. Stranger is up against The Martha Mitchell Effect, How Do You Measure a Year?, Haulout, and The Elephant Whisperers. The Academy presents the 95th Oscars on Sunday, March 12 at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. ABC will broadcast the award ceremony live. Produced by…


2nd Annual City of Champions Basketball Invitational Hosted by Muncie Central & Muncie Burris

By Richard Crist, Board Chair, Muncie Sports Commission— MUNCIE, IN— Muncie’s two high schools, Muncie Central High School and Burris Laboratory School, have teamed up to host a one-day basketball invitational tournament on Saturday, Jan. 28th at the historic Muncie Fieldhouse. The 2nd Annual City of Champions tournament, presented by Pizza King, will feature the boys basketball teams from Muncie Central, Muncie Burris, Greenfield-Central, and Indianapolis Bishop Chatard. The tournament will kick off at 10 a.m. with a matchup between…


The New Bob Ross Radio Documentary

From our media partners at Network Indiana— The Joy of Muncie: Bob Ross in Indiana is a just-released radio documentary exploring the life and career of “TV’s Happy Painter” Bob Ross and the Joy of Painting television program. It’s a story told through the memories of those who knew Bob Ross best, from his best friend to the Hoosier broadcaster who signed the deal with Ross to bring the Joy of Painting to Muncie, Indiana. This special also explores the…


Memorabilia Room to Be Open for Attendees of City of Champions Tournament

By Sheryl Swingley— MUNCIE, IN—The Muncie Central High School Alumni Association’s Memorabilia Room will be open to people attending boys City of Champions tournament basketball games at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28. The Memorabilia Room is located in the southeast corner of the Muncie Fieldhouse. Muncie Central graduation classes organizing reunions and interested in including a visit to the Alumni Association’s Memorabilia Room as part of their activities are welcome to contact Charlotte Shepperd, charshep@comcast.net, or Nora…


Venture Into a World of Art at the 33rd Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show

By Katy Maggart— MUNCIE, IN—Come discover Indiana’s artists and their Hoosier creativity during Minnetrista’s Annual Juried Art Show, now in its 33rd year! Come enjoy (and even purchase!) works of fine art selected by this year’s juror Shaun Thomas Dingwerth, the Executive Director at the Richmond Art Museum in Richmond, Indiana. The 33rd Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show opens on Saturday, January 28 at Minnetrista Museum & Gardens. This annual show is known to feature a beautiful array of artistic…


Muncie Renters Workshop to be Held on Tuesday, January 24, 2023

By Stephanie Wiechmann— MUNCIE, IN—Statewide, rent is increasing, affordable housing is hard to find and eviction rates are high. What should renters know? Hear from Indiana Legal Services as they share information on your legal rights and responsibilities as a renter, and what you should expect from your landlord. We will also provide resource packets so renters can be prepared and informed. Join IPR and partners and come with your questions. Speakers include: Andrew Thomas, Housing Resource Attorney, Indiana Legal…