25 Saturday / May 25, 2019

Summer Fest 19 at Arepas Gastro Pub

07:00 pm to 04:00 am on May 26
Arepas Gastropub

Come out and join us for an evening of great music, food, and friends at our first annual Summer Fest 19 at Arepas Gastro Pub located at 242 N Walnut St, Bloomington, IN.

Tickets on sale now at – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-fest-of-19-tickets-61935481693?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Dance / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Festivals / Live Music

25 Saturday / May 25, 2019

Once More, With Stripped 2 (A Drag & Burlesque Tribute to Buffy the Vampire)

09:00 pm to 12:00 am on May 26
The Back Door

Welcome back to the Hellmouth, as Singe presents:

Once More, With Stripping 2!
A Drag & Burlesque tribute to Buffy The Vampire Slayer.

This year the wacky Broadway nightmare, returns Once more, with an extra helping of stripping.

You watched the Scooby gang spring into action last year, and now they’re back with a freshly resurrected Buffy… and it’s almost like she’s not the same person anymore!

While nothing here is real, everything here is oh so right! This will be an audience interactive show, full of surprises & hi jinx. Sing along to your favorite “Once More With Feeling” tunes, but be careful, we don’t want our costumers to start combusting!

This show will be packed full of dancing, lip syncing, singing, and of course, stripping! Plus: Games, Trivia, RARE & Collectable Buffy Memorabilia, Prizes, and of course, a costume contest.

Door open at 9, show starts at 10:30 // 21+
$15 Advance GUARANTEED Seats (first come, first pick)

Hosted by your devilishly Sweet demon of ceremonies, Singe.
Performances By:
Homo RekHer
Peter Von Teaser
August Celestial
Oriana Perón
JB Awesome
Lucy Dream
Mercy Merlot
Luna Thongbottom
Derek Von Zipper
+ Special Guests!

Pre-Sale Ticket website: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/once-more-with-stripped-2-a-drag-burlesque-tribute-to-buffy-the-vampire-slayer-tickets-61593053481

Comedy / Dance / Education / Entertainment / LGBT / Theater

7 Friday / June 7, 2019

4th and Rogers Block Party

05:00 pm to 09:00 pm
4th Street and Rogers Street

Welcome Summer with 4th and Rogers Block Party on Friday, June 7

BLOOMINGTON, IND. — All are invited to celebrate the beginning of Bloomington summer with a First Friday block party on the evening of Friday, June 7 from 5–9 PM. West Fourth Street will be closed for a block on either side of Rogers Street with plentiful art, food, music, and activities for all ages.

The event is organized with the participation of a large group of neighborhood partners, including: FAR Center for Contemporary Arts & Pictura Gallery, I Fell, Rainbow Bakery, Secretly Group, WFHB, rock paper scissors, Lotus, Ardent Instruments, Cicada Cinema, The Bike Shop, Satori Martial Arts, Power Plant Gallery, Persimmon Inn, Oona, Siosi Design, Goat Conspiracy Farm, The Venue Fine Arts, Artisan Alley, Gather, Pili’s Party Taco, Rasta Pops, and more.

Vegan barbeque from Rainbow Bakery, Mexican food from Pili’s Party Taco, frozen treats from Rasta Pops, and gluten-free ice cream sandwiches from Oona will all be on offer for dinner or after-dinner enjoyment. Sets by Busman’s Holiday, DJs from Secretly Group, and a local jazz combo will be happening throughout the evening.

For families, Lotus will offer art-making activities, goats from Goat Conspirary Farm will make an appearance, and plenty of sidewalk chalk will be available for impromptu creation. Satori Martial Arts will provide live martial arts demos for adults and kids.

Indoors, visitors can view exciting new work by several artists as part of Gallery Walk. Pictura Gallery is exhibiting photography work by Leigh Merrill (“This Place”), with a pop-up exhibit of woodworking and photography by Siosi Design in their theater space. Rainbow Bakery is opening a show of work by Bloomington multimedia artist Mitch Rainey. I Fell will be opening an exhibition of new art, TBA, and Power Plant Gallery (in the basement of I Fell) will have cool stuff going on. Cicada Cinema will be screening the best of the Instant Gratification Movie Challenge continuously inside Ardent Instruments, with a 10-year-anniversary celebration of the beloved community filmmaking event in the I Fell after the block party has died down.

Down the block near Third and Rogers, the offices of Secretly Group will also have open doors, with a staff art show in their breezeway.

Check out the Facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/617758975372975/
Co-sponsored by WFHB

Animals / Children / Dance / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Exhibits / Festivals / Films / Live Music / Outdoors

8 Saturday / June 8, 2019

Dance in the Park McCormicks Creek

02:00 pm to 03:00 pm
McCormicks Creek State Park

Workshop Details:

All ages, all abilities workshop. Participants will be guided through development of movement phrases based on inspiration from the park. These phrases will be put together to form short dances. The inspiration will be from movement observed, shapes of branches, sounds, etc., noticed during a brief walk. Members of the Windfall Dance Company will be assisting the participants.

*While we do not charge for the workshop, regular park entry fees do apply.

Children / Dance / Entertainment / Fitness / Outdoors

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