4 Tuesday / February 4, 2014

Mirror Mysteries: Science of Reflection


308 W. Fourth Street Bloomington, Indiana 47404
http://www.wonderlab.org

Is it magic or is it science? Have great fun exploring the surprising tricks mirrors can play on your brain! This special hands-on exhibition for people of all ages is on display at WonderLab (Tuesday – Sunday) through April 13.

Children / Education / Exhibits

4 Tuesday / February 4, 2014

Exhibits at the IU Art Museum

10:00 am to 05:00 pm
IU Art Museum, 1133 E. 7th Street
http://www.artmuseum.iu.edu

Hours: Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sunday: Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Special Exhibition: ‘Faculty Artists from IU’s Hope School of Fine Arts’
January 25–March 9, 2014 Special Exhibitions Gallery and Judi and Milt Stewart Hexagon Gallery, first floor Featuring ca. forty artists (both current and emeriti faculty) from IU’s renowned Hope School of Fine Art, this exhibition offers a survey of recent works in a wide range of media, including ceramics, digital art, graphic design, painting, sculpture, metals, photography, printmaking, and textiles.

Focalpoint: Personal Objects: Art from Eastern and Southern Africa
January 14–May 11, 2014 Raymond and Laura Wielgus Gallery of the Arts of Africa, the South Pacific, and the Americas, Focalpoint, third floor From jewelry and headdresses to household objects such as containers, headrests, and spoons, the art of eastern and southern Africa for the most part is intimately connected with the individual. Though these regions of Africa do not have the large numbers of masks and figural sculpture for which western and central Africa are known, the personal objects found there frequently reflect the deep cultural significances and attention to form and detail seen elsewhere on the continent. This installation has been organized to coincide with the A352/A552, Art of Eastern and Southern Africa, a course being taught during the spring 2014 semester in the Department of the History of Art.

New in the Galleries: ‘Max Beckmann’s Woodcuts’
Gallery of the Art of the Western World, Doris Steinmetz Kellett Endowed Gallery of Twentieth-Century Art, first floor
February 4–June 22, 2014
Although the German Expressionist artist Max Beckmann was a prolific graphic artist (producing 374 prints during his lifetime), he created fewer than 20 woodcuts. Most were produced during the 1920s, when Germany was experiencing a revival of interest in the medium. Seven prints from this period will be featured in this installation.

Exhibits

4 Tuesday / February 4, 2014

Exhibits at the Monroe County History Center

10:00 am to 04:00 pm
Monroe County History Center 202 E. 6th St.
http://www.monroehistory.org

“Community Voices Gallery: League of Women Voters”
League of Women Voters exhibit, open now through March 29, 2014, through photos, documents, written history and objects you will be able to see the involvement of the Bloomington Chapter of this nationwide organization. Please note, museum hours are Tues-Sat, 10am-4pm.

“Giants in Cornfield, Civil War Sesquicentennial”
“Giants in Cornfield, Civil War Sesquicentennial” exhibit open now through April 12, 2014, gives an incredible look at the soldiers from Monroe County and their role in the battles of the Civil War. Please note, museum hours are Tues-Sat, 10am-4pm.

“Old Fashioned Christmas”
Come view Christmases from the past in the History Center’s “Old Fashioned Christmas” exhibit. November 29 – February 15, 2014 Please note, museum hours are Tues-Sat, 10am-4pm.

Civic Affairs / Education / Exhibits

4 Tuesday / February 4, 2014

Comedy Writing–What’s So Funny?, A ten week writing course

06:30 pm to 08:00 pm
Monroe County Public Library, 303 E. Kirkwood
http://www.writersguildbloomington.com

Comedy Writing–What’s So Funny?
A ten week writing course
Starts January 21

Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00pm. 10 classes ending March 25.

Location: Monroe Public Library
In collaboration with the Writers Guild at Bloomington

Free and Open to the Public.

To register email: dnlodge@gmailcom. Limited to 10 participants.

Comedy / Education / Entertainment

4 Tuesday / February 4, 2014

Beer School at Yogi’s Grill & Bar

07:00 pm
Yogi's Grill & Bar (519 E. 10th Street)
http://www.yogis.com

Beer School, a series of educational presentations about beer, is held every Tuesday at 7 pm at Yogi’s Grill & Bar in the Pub Room. Speakers range from Yogi’s own in-house staff (who are Certified Beer Servers) to craft brewers from around the country. Admission is free.

Eat and Drink / Education

4 Tuesday / February 4, 2014

Quarryland Men’s Chorus Rehearsal

07:30 pm
First United Church (2420 E. 3rd St.)
http://quarryland.org/

Quarryland Men’s Chorus is an established, respected partner in the region’s art scene. In addition to providing a positive performance-based community for gay and bisexual men and their allies in South Central Indiana, the Chorus fosters talent, fellowship, pride, and understanding through excellence in vocal music. Rehearsals are open for anyone interested in joining the chorus either as a singing member, non-singing member, or volunteer to listen to a rehearsal and join some of the members for social-hour afterward. We typically adjourn to Lennie’s on 10th Street after rehearsal. Please join us!

Entertainment / LGBT / Live Music / Volunteering

4 Tuesday / February 4, 2014

Patty Griffin at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater

08:00 pm
Buskirk-Chumley Theater, 114 E. Kirkwood Ave.
http://www.bctboxoffice.com

The Buskirk-Chumley Theater proudly presents an evening with Grammy Award-winning recording artist Patty Griffin and special guest Anais Mitchell.

Patty Griffin’s career, which spans twenty years, has been a critical and artistic success. Her songs have been covered by a host of musicians including Emmylou Harris, Ellis Paul, Rory Block, and the Dixie Chicks. In 2007, she was the recipient of the Americana Music Association’s “Artist of the Year” award and her album, Children Running Through, won for “Best Album.” In 2011, Griffin’s album entitled Downtown Church won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Gospel Album.

Live Music

4 Tuesday / February 4, 2014

Jazz Jam Hosted by Jukedaddyz


Players Pub, 424 S. Walnut
http://www.theplayerspub.com/calendar.php

Weekly Blues Jam hosted this week by Jukedaddyz. The host band plays the first set, then calls players to the stage to jam using a sign-up list.

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