8 Saturday / February 8, 2020

Bloomington Music Expo

09:00 am to 04:00 pm
Monroe Convention Center
https://www.visitbloomington.com/bloomington-music-expo/

Huge sale of vinyl records, cds, tapes, art, apparel, food and beer. Live music from five bands including Songs: Molina – A Memorial Electric Co, Amy O, Glitter Brains, Lara Lynn & The Kid, and Shai Marie. Plus WFHB DJs spinning records. Admission revenue benefits Girls Rock Bloomington, Shalom, and WFHB. Over 40 vinyl dealers selling thousands of rare records. Early bird entry at 9:00 AM for the serious vinyl collectors.

8 Saturday / February 8, 2020

Exotica Erotica Too at By Hand Gallery

10:00 am to 05:30 pm on Feb 29
By Hand Gallery
http://www.byhandgallery.com

OPENING RECEPTION: February 7th, 2020, 5¬–8 pm

Exotica Erotica Too
Feb 7–29, 2020

An invitational exhibit

By Hand Gallery presents its artists many-layered and exotic interpretations of Erotica.

The small scale works variously are abstract, carefully representational, and symbolic as they allude to the Erotic in its many forms. The artists sculpt glass, clay, and stone, paint in encaustic oil, watercolor, and pastel, and interlace textiles, mosaic, and wood.

Artists include Julie Bloom, Sidney Bolam, Michal Ann Carley, Ruth Conway, Nel Devitt, Tom Duffy, Carolynne Gieryn, Bert Gilbert, Abby Gitlitz, Bonnie Gordon–Lucas, Marilyn Greenwood, Suzanne Halverson, Nancy Lethem, Cappi Phillips, Steve Rapp, Tom Rhea, Walt Schmidt, Joanne Shank.

Entertainment / Exhibits

8 Saturday / February 8, 2020

Yoga at The Eskenazi Museum of Art

10:30 am to 11:30 am
The Eskenazi Museum of Art
https://www.vibeyogastudio.com/

Vibe is partnering with the museum to offer a free mini series this spring. The classes will be 60 minutes and open to all levels. Space is limited so be sure to sign up ahead of time on the museum’s website. No need to sign up on Vibe’s website.

Ages 13 and up. Please bring your yoga mat,

https://events.iu.edu/artmuseum/view/event/date/20200208/event_id/101429

Consider pairing your yoga session with the museum’s Cultural Wellness program, an art therapy program that begins 15 minutes after Yoga. Reserve a space for Cultural Wellness https://events.iu.edu/artmuseum/view/event/date/20200208/event_id/99106

Health

8 Saturday / February 8, 2020

Yoga at The Eskenazi Museum of Art

10:30 am to 11:30 am
The Eskenazi Museum of Art
https://www.vibeyogastudio.com/

Vibe is partnering with the museum to offer a free mini series this spring. The classes will be 60 minutes and open to all levels. Space is limited so be sure to sign up ahead of time on the museum’s website. No need to sign up on Vibe’s website.

Ages 13 and up. Please bring your yoga mat,

https://events.iu.edu/artmuseum/view/event/date/20200208/event_id/101429

Consider pairing your yoga session with the museum’s Cultural Wellness program, an art therapy program that begins 15 minutes after Yoga. Reserve a space for Cultural Wellness https://events.iu.edu/artmuseum/view/event/date/20200208/event_id/99106

Health

8 Saturday / February 8, 2020

Yoga Mini-Series

10:30 am to 10:30 am
Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University
https://events.iu.edu/artmuseum/view/event/date/20200208/event_id/101429

Refresh yourself. Improve well-being in this one-hour yoga session led by an instructor from Vibe Yoga Studio. Ages 13 and up.
Consider pairing your yoga session with our new Cultural Wellness program, an art therapy program that begins 15 minutes after Yoga. Reserve a space for Cultural Wellness on the Eskenazi website.

This session is the first of six dates when we’ll offer Yoga at the museum during Spring Semester, through early April. Please register for each yoga date separately.

Fitness / Health

8 Saturday / February 8, 2020

Pictura Kids Photo Workshop

11:00 am to 01:00 pm
Pictura Gallery @ FAR Center for Contemporary Arts
http://www.picturagallery.com

Bring your little artists to Fourth And Rogers for a kids photo workshop with photographer, Andy Mattern.

Saturday, February 8th | 11:00am | FREE!
202 S Rogers St Bloomington
(across the street from Rainbow Bakery)

Kids will get to meet the photographer, learn about the work on exhibit and engage with the images through play and craft.

Light refreshments will be provided
Ideal for kids ages 4+ (younger siblings welcome)
Kids must be accompanied by an adult

Children / Education / Exhibits

8 Saturday / February 8, 2020

Cultural Wellness Mini-Series

11:45 am to 12:30 pm
Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University
https://events.iu.edu/artmuseum/view/event/date/20200208/event_id/99106

Come learn about wellness practices from around the world!
In this program you will learn about wellness practices from around the world and will discuss works of art from the Museum’s collection that relate to these wellness practices. For select programs, you will be able to engage in an art-making activities relating to specific wellness practices. A different wellness practice will be discussed during each program.

Education / Health

8 Saturday / February 8, 2020

The Roommate

02:00 pm to 03:40 pm
Ivy Tech Waldron Rose Firebay
http://cardinalstage.org

Cardinal Stage presents “The Roommate” January 30 – February 22 at the Ivy Tech Waldron Rose Firebay. Recently-divorced Sharon is searching for a roommate to share her Iowa home. She couldn’t have imagined that a mysterious New Yorker named Robyn would be the answer to her problems. But as Sharon begins to uncover Robyn’s secrets, they spark a desire to transform her own life completely. This smart new comedy tackles the challenges of mid-life reinvention, with unexpected results. “The Roommate tugs at the heartstrings as much as it tickles the funny bone.” ~ Louisville.com

Featuring local favorite Constance Macy (Nurse Ratched, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest)!

Theater

8 Saturday / February 8, 2020

Date Night at the Museum

05:00 pm to 07:00 pm
Eskenazi Museum of Art at Indiana University
https://events.iu.edu/artmuseum/view/event/date/20200208/event_id/105281

Experience the arts together. Enjoy the museum’s new Saturday evening extended hours with some hand-crafted artful experiences.

This evening’s Date Night is designed to pair with the Les Miserables musical production at IU Auditorium. Whether your plans include the Auditorium performance or not, whether you come solo or with others, we invite you to try our new Social Saturday evening programming.

This evening’s program includes:

Music Café: Enjoy live French harp music in the atrium from 5 – 7 p.m., featuring Caroline Robinson, and meal and snack options available for purchase at the Museum Café and Shop.
Galleries open until 7 p.m.
Les Mis Tour: Explore the revolutionary ideas behind the French Impressionist movement through this student-designed tour, with intern Nia Pontius, at 6 p.m. RSVP on the Eskenazi website to reserve a space on the Les Mis Tour.
Wellness Experience: Symbols of Strength: With themes in Les Miserables of courage, strength, and triumph of the human spirit in mind, guests will search for a symbol of strength in the museum’s galleries. Using the collection as inspiration, guests will then create their own symbol of strength in the art-making studio. 6 p.m.-7 p.m. RSVP on the Eskenazi website to reserve a space for Symbols of Strength.

Entertainment / Live Music

8 Saturday / February 8, 2020

BSO 50th Season Presents – Conexiones: Diverse Voices from Spain and the Americas

07:00 pm to 08:30 pm
Buskirk-Chumley Theater
https://bctboxoffice.org/event/conexiones/

Join the Bloomington Symphony Orchestra for a showcase of talent with a distinctly Latin flair! We explore music by composers from Spain, Latin America, and the U.S. as former BSO conductor Stephen Pratt returns to the podium.

On the program:
Manuel De Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat, Suite No. 2
Gabriela Lena Frank: Three Latin American Dances
Alberto Ginastera: Estancia Suite
Dawn Norfleet: Seed
and works by Clarice Assad and Nathan Stang

Live Music

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