8 Friday / February 8, 2019

FREE Public Talk with SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER! “Coping with Stress: Meditation and the Mind”

02:00 pm to 03:30 pm
IU School of Public Health Room 019
http://www.meditationinbloomington.org

Topic : Coping with Stress: Meditation and the Mind
This free public talk, co-hosted by the Indiana University , School of Public Health HealthNow Student Group, open to everyone from the IU and Bloomington community, will offer strategies for coping with the stress that arises from work, school, relationships, technology, and life in general. Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike can benefit from the practical methods to meditation that will be introduced, showing how to transform what might otherwise be regarded as difficult situations into opportunities for personal growth, development, and happiness.

Teacher : Gen Kelsang Demo
The talk will be presented by our Special Guest Teacher, American Buddhist nun Gen Kelsang Demo, US Mid-West National Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition – International Kadampa Buddhist Union and Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center Washington DC. She has been a deeply respected teacher and practitioner of Buddhism and meditation for over 20 years. Gen Demo demonstrates a wealth of practical knowledge and provides clear, inspiring teachings that appeal to everyone.

Please join us , students and faculty, alike, for this unique and beneficial event!

Light refreshments will be offered with a brief reception with Gen Demo following the talk.

Cost : Free Talk
Location : IU School of Public Health, 019
Parking : Memorial Union Parking & Bus #6
Contact information : Kelsang Kalden 812-318-1236 or info@meditationinbloomington.org

Education / Health / Speakers

8 Friday / February 8, 2019

Of Bodies and Borders: Ana Teresa Fernandez- Public Lecture

05:00 pm to 06:00 pm
Grunwald Gallery of Art
https://soaad.indiana.edu/creative-activity/grunwald-gallery/exhibitions/upcoming/2018-08-24-out-of-easy-reach.html

The Grunwald Gallery at Indiana University is pleased to present Of Bodies and Borders, an exhibition of paintings, drawings and video by artist Ana Teresa Fernández (b. 1981, Tampico, Mexico). The exhibit, organized by Gallery Wendi Norris and previously shown in Miami, will open on January 11 and continue through March 2, 2019. The artist will be present the week of February 6 and will be engaged in gallery talks, student critiques and will present a public lecture on Friday, February 8. A reception for the exhibition will follow the lecture from 6-8pm.

Ana Teresa Fernández’s visit to the Indiana University campus is part of Mexico Remixed: A Global Arts and Humanities Festival. The global festival is sponsored by Indiana University Bloomington’s Arts & Humanities Council.

Exhibits / Speakers

8 Friday / February 8, 2019

Of Bodies and Borders: Ana Teresa Fernandez- Reception

06:00 pm to 08:00 pm
Grunwald Gallery of Art
https://soaad.indiana.edu/creative-activity/grunwald-gallery/exhibitions/upcoming/2018-08-24-out-of-easy-reach.html

The Grunwald Gallery at Indiana University is pleased to present Of Bodies and Borders, an exhibition of paintings, drawings and video by artist Ana Teresa Fernández (b. 1981, Tampico, Mexico). The exhibit, organized by Gallery Wendi Norris and previously shown in Miami, will open on January 11 and continue through March 2, 2019. The artist will be present the week of February 6 and will be engaged in gallery talks, student critiques and will present a public lecture on Friday, February 8. A reception for the exhibition will follow the lecture from 6-8pm.

Ana Teresa Fernández’s visit to the Indiana University campus is part of Mexico Remixed: A Global Arts and Humanities Festival. The global festival is sponsored by Indiana University Bloomington’s Arts & Humanities Council.

Exhibits

8 Friday / February 8, 2019

SPECIAL GUEST SPEAKER “What is Missing? The Art of a Happy Life”

07:00 pm to 08:30 pm
Kadampa Meditation Center Bloomington 406 S. Walnut St. Bloomington 47401
http://www.meditationinbloomington.org

In this teaching, Gen Kelsang Demo will present practical methods for how to create happiness directly at its source — in our own mind. Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike can benefit from learning how to cultivate inner peace through meditation.

Everyone is welcome to attend this talk which will also include guided meditations and an opportunity to ask questions. You do not have to be a Buddhist to attend.

A brief reception with Gen Demo, including light refreshments, will follow the teaching.

The Teacher: Gen Kelsang Demo

Gen Kelsang Demo is an American Buddhist nun and the Midwest National Spiritual Director of the New Kadampa Tradition-International Kadampa Buddhist Union and Resident Teacher of Kadampa Meditation Center Washington DC. She has been a deeply respected teacher and practitioner of Buddhism and meditation for over 20 years. Gen Demo demonstrates a wealth of practical knowledge and provides clear, inspiring teachings that appeal to everyone.

Cost :
$15 with early registration by Feb 6th;
$20 at the door; Students 50 % discount.

How to pay?:
Pre-register through PayPal or credit/debit card online at https://www.meditationinbloomington.org/special-guest-teacher-what-is-missing-the-art-of-a-happy-life-feb-8th-7-830p/
You may pay by cash, check, or credit/debit card online or at the door.

Access/Parking Information
Limited parking is available on the Smith St. side of the building including disability parking.
The Center is wheelchair accessible.
We open our doors thirty-minutes before each class.
We provide headphones to support hearing as needed.
Contact Information: info@meditationinbloomington.org or 812-318-1236

Education / Health / Speakers

8 Friday / February 8, 2019

Rear Window

07:30 pm
Buskirk-Chumley Theater
https://bctboxoffice.org/event/rear-window/

Part of the BCT Presents Alfred Hitchcock Series. Other screenings in the series include:
January 25th: The Birds

February 22nd: Vertigo

March 8th: Psycho

Based on the short story “It Had to be Murder” by detective novelist Cornell Woolrich, Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 film follows L.B. “Jeff” Jefferies, a professional photographer temporarily confined to a wheelchair, as he watches the daily goings-on of his Greenwich Village neighbors and begins to suspect murder.
Rear Window was nominated for four Academy Awards: Best Director, Alfred Hitchcock; Best Adapted Screenplay, John Michael Hayes; Best Cinematography – Color, Robert Burks; and Best Sound Mixing, Loren L. Ryder. The film was also nominated for the Golden Lion award at the Venice Film Festival. In 1997, the film was selected by the National Film Preservation Board to be added to the United States National Film Registry.
Doors will open at 7pm for this general admission event.

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