Photographer Jeff Richardson has a philosophy about creating family portraits—he feels they should be an experience. He says there are plenty of competent photographers who can take a photo for the annual Christmas card. What he focuses on, he says, is capturing the really special moments.
When lifelong music educator Sandra Freund visited area retirement communities to sing for the residents, she noticed that many initially would sit quietly, their heads bowed. But after a bit, she says, their attitudes would change.
You can call them community organizers, minus the petitions, posters, and marches. Armed instead with feasibility studies, CAD renderings, and blueprints, the team at the all-female Springpoint Architects has been building community its own way since 2014.
With Jack Frost nipping at our noses (and other body parts), we’re all yearning for that special something that makes us feel pampered. Local retailers offer a blizzard of luxurious finds ready to make your home more inviting or to deck you out in style when you must brave the elements.
Since 2016, the Monroe County History Center has set aside a day to celebrate puzzles as part of International Puzzle Day.
Bloomington-based Regional Opportunities Initiatives (ROI) is helping local teachers create STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) opportunities for students—preparing them for technical careers—with grant money from the Lilly Endowment.
While most of their peers are navigating the ins and outs of college, Bloomington natives David Norris, 19, and Evan Lutes, 20, are making a name for themselves in the world of underground streetwear with their independent fashion line, Kito.
When Paul Pruitt and Mae Siffin surveyed Bloomington’s hotel landscape in 2011, they knew they could add something distinctive to the mix. “We wanted to build the best hotel in Bloomington,” Pruitt says without hesitation.
Marvin Sterling, associate professor of anthropology at Indiana University, studies Japanese devotees of Jamaican culture—an interest piqued by a doll he saw in a shop window when he was in his early 20s.
Inspired by the Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos, the altar is a collaborative space where visitors are encouraged to leave a photograph, written memory, or object that commemorates someone who has died.
As the co-founder of the Hudsucker Posse hoop dance troupe and executive director of FlowMotion Events, Paula Chambers knows a thing or two about the circus arts.
Auditions for Cardinal Stage Company’s production of Garfield: The Musical with Cattitude will be held from noon until 2 p.m. on Monday, July 17. Auditions are open to anyone age 18 and over. Auditions will be held at the Cardinal Stage office at 900 S. Walnut and those auditioning are asked to bring a resume […]
With hate crimes on the rise, the threat of mass deportations, and the federal government’s attempts to restrict immigration from predominately Islamic countries, these are anxious times for Muslims in America.
Hidden away in the woods on the outskirts of Bloomington, this famed institute, the brainchild of husband-and-wife scientists, is a focal point for archaeological research on human origins.