A Cosmic and Earthly History of Recorded Music According to Mississippi Records: A Film & Talk Presentation

08:00 pm to 11:00 pm on Jan 25
FAR Center for Contemporary Arts, 202 S. Rogers St, Bloomington, Indiana 47404

Cicada Cinema and Landlocked Music are excited to present:

A Cosmic and Earthly History of Recorded Music According to Mississippi Records: A Film & Talk Presentation

A mix of film, audio, slides and lecture presented by Mississippi Records founder Eric Isaacson. This presentation attempts to tell the entire history of recorded music in 90 minutes — from the first star being born to the current age of bizarre technology.
Subjects covered will include the cosmic patterns that resemble music generated by stars being born and dying, the untold early history of recording technology, the rise of blues, rock and roll, and other revolutionary American music forms and their subsequent destruction by the powers that be, and some hopeful messages about the future.

Mississippi Records is a store and label based in Portland, Oregon. They’ve released over 240 records spanning nearly every genre of music, ran a store for 15 years, and traveled the world with presentations such as this one. All of this has been done with no online presence, no promotion or advertising of any kind anywhere and no general existence in the digital world!

Entertainment / Films / Live Music

24 Friday / May 24, 2019

Summer Kickoff Celebration

05:00 pm to 08:30 pm
Bryan Park, 1020 S Woodlawn Ave, Bloomington, IN 47401

“Kick off your summer with a celebration in Bryan Park! Start the evening with Play Day games and challenges, take a dip in Bryan Park Pool with FREE admission, and dry off in time to dance to live music and get hands-on to sample the many programs, events, and activities hosted by Bloomington Parks and Recreation this summer! 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free admission to Bryan Park Pool
Children under 14 yrs. of age must be accompanied by a parent to enter the pool.
5-8 p.m. Play Zone, active games and challenges
5:30 p.m. – Performance by Kid Kazooey & The Ballroom Roustabouts- storysinging dance music
7:15 p.m. – Performance by Cari Ray & The Shaky Legs- country blues”

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

24 Friday / May 24, 2019

Passport to Play

06:00 pm to 08:00 pm on Aug 2

We’re excited to announce a NEW program this summer!

Pick up your passport, and take it with you to Bloomington Parks and Recreation parks, events, programs, and camps. Then have a staff member or grown-up initial as you check off fun places and activities!

Pick up your free passport at Banneker Community Center, the Allison-Jukebox Community Center, Twin Lakes Recreation Center, Frank Southern Ice Arena, and the Parks and Recreation office in City Hall.

Not only do you get credit for participating in Bloomington Parks and Recreation programs, but also for your play time and exercise, like running, swimming, biking, sports, yoga, and games! Get extra credit for healthy activities like trying a new fruit or vegetable, drinking water, or trying a new kind of exercise.

Check-ins will be held multiple times throughout the summer for you to show us your passport and redeem it for prizes! The more parks and programs you have checked off, the more prizes you can choose from. Prizes may include wristbands, water bottles, T-shirts, tote bags, and more!

Please note – this program takes place ALL SUMMER long! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to stay up to date on all of our programs and for more information on check-ins. For more information contact kleinj@bloomington.in.gov.

Children / Entertainment / Fitness / Health / Outdoors / Sports

24 Friday / May 24, 2019


08:30 pm to 10:15 pm
BAFT (Bloomington Academy of Film and Theatre, 411 E. 7th Street

Cicada Cinema is delighted to be teaming up with the BAFT (Bloomington Academy of Film & Theatre) to screen TRANSIT, the brilliant and haunting new feature film from director Christian Petzold! We hope you’ll join us on Friday, May 24th for the Bloomington premiere of this critically-acclaimed film critics have hailed as “Casablanca as written by Kafka” (Indiewire).

Synopsis: As fascism spreads, German refugee Georg (Franz Rogowski) flees to Marseille and assumes the identity of the dead writer whose transit papers he is carrying. Living among refugees from around the world, Georg falls for Marie (Paula Beer), a mysterious woman searching for her husband—the man whose identity he has stolen. Adapted from Anna Segher’s 1944 novel, TRANSIT shifts the original story to the present day, blurring periods to create a timeless exploration of the plight of displaced people.
Starring: Franz Rogowski, Paula Beer, Godehard Giese, Lilien Batman, and Maryam Zaree.

Entertainment / Films

25 Saturday / May 25, 2019

Wyatt LeGrand Plein Air Painting in Downtown Spencer

09:00 am to 08:00 pm
Juniper Art Gallery, 46 E Market St, Spencer, IN 47460

Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday, May 25

9:00 am – 5:00 pm: LeGrand paints in various locations in downtown Spencer
6:00 – 8:00 pm: Paintings on Display at Juniper Art Gallery
7:00 pm: Artist Talk/Q&A

This all day plein air painting event will happen in locations throughout downtown Spencer. Award winning Bloomfield, Indiana artist Wyatt LeGrand will set up his easel where ever inspiration finds him throughout the course of the day. Passers-by in and around the courthouse square can watch as several paintings unfold.

From 6-8 pm, the day’s paintings will be on display at Juniper Art Gallery in the Community Room. At 7 pm, LeGrand will give a short talk with time for Q&A’s.
Light refreshments will be served.

About Wyatt LeGrand: In addition to teaching and working from his Bloomfield studio, LeGrand regularly travels to paint on location, including annual plein air excursions to the western states. LeGrand’s work has been regularly exhibited across the country and recognized by the Oil Painters of America and American Impressionist Society. In 2016, LeGrand was acknowledged by Southwest Art Magazine in their annual “21 Under 31” feature.

Brief Artist’s Statement: “…whether it be the colors of a landscape, the shapes of an interior space, or the movement of a busy street, my painting reflects the need to preserve desirable aesthetic experiences and communicate my human response to the subject before me. I say let things be spontaneous… paint what interests you, paint what confuses you, paint anything you wish as long as you paint more quickly than slowly, as the moment won’t last forever.”

Discover Owen County’s newest fine arts establishment!

Education / Entertainment / Exhibits / Outdoors / Speakers

25 Saturday / May 25, 2019

Westward Bound

02:00 pm
Buskirk-Chumley Theater

Come one, come all! Join us and experience the fanfare of a western town full of flips, flops, follies, and a feud where ultimately friendship prevails.

The Stage Flight Circus Arts studio will present aerial performances, feats of strength, and beautiful choreography in this performance filled with enough action, music, and lights to lasso your heart. This show is appropriate for young buckaroos but adults will love it too.

The stage is built out into the orchestra pit for this performance and patrons seated in the lower balcony and the first few rows of the upper balcony may not be able to see the entire stage. If you prefer to sit in the balcony, we recommend sitting up high for an amazing view of the action!

Children / Entertainment

25 Saturday / May 25, 2019

Fat Pockets Live at Oliver Winery

04:00 pm to 07:00 am
Oliver Winery

Come enjoy this funk band playing live at the Oliver Winery Patio.

Children / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Live Music / Outdoors

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

The King with Tyler Christopher

07:30 pm to 09:30 pm
Brown County Play House

The ultimate Elvis Tribute show with Tyler Christopher! Elvis’ contribution to Rock and Roll and American culture cannot be over-emphasized. Throughout the evening audience members will go on a musical journey of 3 major historical periods in Elvis’ career: Early years in the 50s when a young Elvis became an overnight sensation; The ’68 Comeback Special when Elvis made his triumphant energized return from years in Hollywood; and finally the 70s when Elvis electrified audiences in Las Vegas and toured the country as a living musical icon. Beer, wine, mixed drinks sold in the auditorium

Entertainment / 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

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