Entertainment

LISTEN: 2022 Round Two, A Look Back

By Mike Rhodes, Editor-in-Chief— To call the year 2022 an “interesting one” doesn’t do it justice. That’s why it’s important to go back and remember all that’s happened in the last year. Below you’ll find a special audio presentation produced by Woof Boom Radio’s news-gathering partners, Chris Davis and John Herrick at Network Indiana. You’ll hear all about the ramifications of Roe v Wade being overturned, the impact of inflation, and an arrest in one of Indiana’s criminal cases that dates…

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Free Concert by AHB Central Indiana Flute Choir on Dec 17th

By Katherine Huggler— MUNCIE, IN—The next performance from the Central Indiana Flute Choir, part of America’s Hometown Band, is set for 2 pm on Saturday afternoon, December 17th. This event is Free and open to the public. The venue is the Fine Arts Center of Heritage Hall School, located at 6401 W River Road, Muncie, IN – across from Grace Baptist Church. Parking on-site is free also. This unique presentation of seasonal music favorites comes from the choir’s flutes-of-many-sizes that…


Trifecta of Rock and Roll Music Coming to Cornerstone

By Dee McKinsey— Three Well-Known Indiana Bands to Perform in February  MUNCIE, IN – Mike Mulligan and Steam Shovel, from Kokomo, The Why Store from Muncie, and Pushing Daisy’s Band of Indianapolis, will perform in the E.B. Ball Auditorium at Cornerstone Center for the Arts, 520 E. Main St. on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023 from 6 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. The high energy bands will play blues, rock and roll, and “heady funk.’ Mike Mulligan and Stream Shovel will play their…


East Central Neighborhood Victorian Holiday Home Tour

By Erin K. Lovall— MUNCIE, IN—The East Central Neighborhood will have its annual Victorian Holiday Home Tour this weekend on December 10 from 4–8 PM and December 11 from 1–5 PM. There will be multiple homes on the tour, including the historic Emily Kimbrough home. Cider and cookies will be provided. You won’t want to miss the gingerbread house competition, which takes place inside the Emily Kimbrough home. Everything you need to build a gingerbread house will be provided. The winner…


Memorabilia Room To Be Open To Attendees Of Central Boys Basketball Games

By Sheryl Swingley— MUNCIE, IN—The Muncie Central High School Alumni Association’s Memorabilia Room will be open to people attending Central home boys basketball games through January 2023. The Memorabilia Room will open 30 minutes ahead of each boys varsity game and will close after halftime. The room will be open on Saturday, Dec. 17; Wednesday, Dec. 21; and Tuesday, Dec. 27. In 2023, the room will be open on Friday, Jan. 6; Friday, Jan. 13; and Friday, Jan. 20; Jan….


‘A Christmas Story’ Comes to Muncie Civic Theatre

By Michelle Kinsey— MUNCIE – Muncie Civic Theatre invites you to gather family and friends and head downtown for the delightful holiday classic “A Christmas Story,” on the main stage through Dec. 23. In fact, the theater – wait for it – triple dog dares ya to go. Based on the hit holiday movie, “A Christmas Story” finds Ralphie in pursuit of his Christmas Dream of getting a Red Ryder BB gun. Based on humorist Jean Shepherd’s memoir of growing…


Kick Off the Holiday Season with Enchanted Luminaria Walk at Minnetrista

By Katy Maggart— MUNCIE, IN— There is no better way to kick off the holiday season than with your family and friends at Enchanted Luminaria Walk at Minnetrista on December 2 and 3 from 5–9 p.m. each night. “Enchanted Luminaria Walk is one of my favorite events to work here at Minnetrista,” said Associate Director of Experience & Education Ashley Mann. “It’s our gift to the community, and there are so many amazing opportunities for family fun and memory-making. The…


Gordy Fine Art and Framing Hosts Album Cover Artist Hugh Syme During Muncie’s First Thursday Event

By Carl Schafer— MUNCIE, IN—Hugh Syme is an artist with a long career designing album covers for bands such as Rush, Def Leppard, Dream Theatre, Megadeath and many others.  He will open a new exhibit in Muncie, Indiana at Gordy Fine Art and Framing on Thursday December 1, from 5 – 8 pm. The show of signed prints will include some of his most iconic album art together with rare originals.  Throughout the evening, he will be on hand to engage…


Muncie Community Christmas Sing Returns on Sunday

By Andy Klotz— Event back in person for first time since 2019 MUNCIE, IN – The Muncie Community Sing returns to a live, in-person event for the first time in three years this Sunday at the Muncie Fieldhouse. This is the 86th year for the annual seasonal show that brings together the musical talents of students throughout Muncie Community Schools and offers performances from the Hillcroft Choir and Chime Ensemble as well. “It’s a shame that the pandemic kept us…


Dawn Brand Fluhler: ‘Gratitude is Good for Your Attitude’

By Dawn Brand Fluhler— MUNCIE, IN—Thanksgiving Day is only a single day on the calendar for us to express thankfulness and gratitude. Sometimes folks do that, as my family does, standing in a circle around the dining room table hand-in-hand taking turns sharing that one shiny thing we’re thankful for. For the Brands that ranges from butterflies to a roof over our heads to engagements or babies on the way to the abundance of love and comfort we’ve enjoyed. Twelve…