18 Monday / February 18, 2013

United Photography by Kendall Reeves (for United Way)

07:00 am to 04:00 pm
Bloomington Bagel Company, 401 N. Morton St.
http://www.monroeunitedway.org

Celebrate Live United stories from our community captured in the stunning imagery of Kendall Reeves. Through this collection of compelling photos, United Way of Monroe County highlights the many ways community members choose to LIVE UNITED. Promoting involvement and engagement, LIVE UNITED encourages individuals to work together to make our community stronger. This exhibition serves as a reminder that as a group, we have the power to bring about positive and lasting change. The photographs in the exhibition are stories of people who are making an impact as they LIVE UNITED. For more information and to read Live United community stories, visit www.monroeunitedway.org.

Exhibits

18 Monday / February 18, 2013

February Exhibits at the Ivy Tech Waldron

09:00 am to 07:00 pm
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, 122 S Walnut St
http://ivytech.edu/waldron

Californian Jeremy Sweet creates wood panel pieces with free-form edges expertly using a wide range of mixed media. Lose yourself in the velvety blacks and seemingly endless textures of Kelly Franke’s eleven-foot high charcoal drawings. Ben Pines shines in a new set of portrait paintings. Susan Forney’s exuberant acrylics entertain echoes of Miro and other mid-century artists.
M-F 9-7. Sat 9-5. Closed Sun.

Exhibits

18 Monday / February 18, 2013

Exhibit: Logan Westbrooks: Music Industry Executive, Entrepreneur, Teacher, Philanthropist

09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center (275 N. Jordan Ave.)
http://nmbcc.indiana.edu/

Logan Westbrooks holds an important place in the history of the music industry. As one of the first heads of a black music division at a major label, he opened the doors to other black artists and executives. This exhibit features photographs and ephemera from the Logan H. Westbrooks Collection and documents Westbrooks’s influence on the music industry during his time at Capitol, Mercury, CBS, Soul Train, and Source Records. Included are photographs of Lou Rawls, Gamble and Huff, Harold Melvin and The Blue Notes, Chuck Brown, Dick Griffey and Don Cornelius, and many others.

Exhibit can be seen until February 28 at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, open 9 am – 5 pm Monday – Friday.

Education / Exhibits

18 Monday / February 18, 2013

Free Community Tax Service

11:00 am to 03:00 pm
Self Service Site, WorkOne, 450 S. Landmark Ave.
http://monroeunitedway.org

The Free Community Tax Service provides free tax preparation and electronic filing of federal and Indiana tax returns for low- and moderate-income residents.

Self Service Site, WorkOne, 450 S. Landmark Ave., Bloomington, Phone (812) 331-6000 ext. 7001 January 31 – April 15 (First come, first served.) Monday: 11 am-3 pm Thursday: 11 am-3 pm

Other times/locations:

Broadview Learning Center, 705 West Coolidge Dr., Bloomington, Phone (812) 330-7731 February 6 – April 11 (Call for an appointment.) Wednesday: 2-5 pm Thursday: 4-7 pm

Ellettsville Branch Library, 600 W. Temperance St., Ellettsville, Phone (812) 876-3383 February 1 – April 12 (Call for an appointment.) Friday: 10 am-1 pm Saturday: 12:30-2:30 pm

Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington January 30 – March 7 (First come, first served.) Wednesday and Thursday: 6-9 pm

Ivy Tech Community College, 200 Daniels Way, Room B201, Bloomington (812) 332-1559 ext. 0 January 29 – March 9 (Call for an appointment.) Tuesday and Wednesday: 2-5 pm Friday: 12-7 pm Saturday: 9 am-1 pm

Monroe County Public Library, 303 East Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, Phone (812) 349-3050 (AARP Tax-Aide) February 4- April 12 (First come, first served). Monday and Tuesday: 2-6 pm Friday: 2-5:45 pm

Owen County Public Library, 10 S. Montgomery St., Spencer, (812) 829-3392 Ext. 1 February 2 – April 13 (Call for an appointment.) Tuesday: 5:30–8 pm Saturday: 9 am–3 pm

South Central Community Action Program, 1500 W. 15th St., Bloomington, Phone (812) 339-3447 ext. 233 February 2 – April 13 (Call for an appointment.) Tuesday: 4-7 pm Saturday: 9 am-12 pm

Twin Lakes Recreation Center, 1700 W. Bloomfield Rd., Bloomington, Phone (812) 349-3720 (AARP Tax-Aide) February 6 – April 11 (First come, first served.) Wednesday: 9 am-3 pm Thursday: 2-6 pm

Mobile Sites Bloomington Housing Authority, 1007 North Summitt Street, Bloomington, Phone (812) 339-3491 Cunot Community Center, 5530 Indiana 42 Poland, IN, Phone (765) 795-3461 By appointment only.

LifeDesigns (Formerly Options), 200 East Winslow Road, Bloomington, Phone (812) 332-9615 By appointment only. Stone Belt, 2815 East 10th Street, Bloomington, Phone (812) 332-2168 By appointment only.

Civic Affairs / Education

18 Monday / February 18, 2013

Art Exhibit ‘Naked Spaces: Architecture in Art from the Kinsey Institute Collection’

01:30 pm to 05:00 pm
Indiana University, Kinsey Institute, Morrison Hall 3rd Floor
http://www.kinseyinstitute.org

Drawing on the Kinsey Institute’s permanent collections, Naked Spaces investigates the ways artists manipulate architectural representation to communicate ideas about sex, gender, and the erotic. Architectural form is used by artists working around the globe—and across time—as an invitation to view, but also as a plea for privacy; architectural space is used a framing device as well as screen. The diversity of artworks included in the exhibition creates an opportunity for viewers to consider the role played by the built environment in the construction of their own private and public identities.

The exhibition will include works by Toby Kaufmann, Andrey Avinoff, Michael Fingesten, Herbert Ascherman, Suzuki Harunobu, Clarence John Laughlin, Tom Bianchi, Clifford Raven Ingram, Max Kislinger, Rita Koehler, Emilio Sanchez, Edie Fake, Lehnert & Landrock, Arthur Tress, Félicien Rops, D. Keith Furon, Anne Roecklein, Ronald Searle, and Spencer Tunick.

Guest curator: S. N. Johnson-Roehr, Rutgers University.

Visiting hours are Monday thru Friday, 1:30 to 5 pm. Tours are available for 6 or more people. Call (812) 855-7686 for more information. Guides are provided when one is available.

Due to adult content, visitors should be 18 years of age or older, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Exhibits

18 Monday / February 18, 2013

Exhibit ‘Winter Fairytales’ by Yelena Yahontova

02:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Chateau Thomas Wine Bar, 118 N. Walnut St.
http://www.chateauthomas.com

Chateau Thomas Winery is glad to present exhibition of art portraits “Winter Fairytales” by a professional photographer Yelena Yahontova, a native of Belarus and resident of Bloomington. Known as a “Photographer of Joy,” Yelena’s portraits tell stories, reflecting the miraculous and special qualities she explores in each subject. “Winter Fairytales” is an exhibition which reflects individuals joyfully interacting, surrounded by the snow and white and blue colors of a winter landscape.

The exhibit runs December 6-February 28 at the Chateau Thomas Winery on the downtown Square. Store hours are Monday-Thursday 2 pm-10 pm, Friday 2 pm-11 pm, Saturday noon-11 pm, and Sunday noon-6 pm.

Join the artist and her friends for a public reception on Friday, December 7 at 5:30-8 pm.

For more information about Yelena Yahontova and her photography, contact Yelena directly:

Website: www.PhotographerOfJoy.com
Video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=qsKbT36HJUU
Facebook: www.facebook.com/YELENA.PhotographerOfJOY
Facebook Fan Page: www.facebook.com/YELENA.PhotographerOfJOY.Studio

Email: Yelena@PhotographerOfJoy.com
Phone #1: (812) 333-8178
Phone #2: (812) 322-1912
Studio/Office Address:
924 West 17th Street,
Bloomington, Indiana, 47404

Exhibits

18 Monday / February 18, 2013

Free Community Tax Service

02:00 pm to 06:00 pm
Monroe County Public Library, 303 East Kirkwood Ave.
http://monroeunitedway.org

The Free Community Tax Service provides free tax preparation and electronic filing of federal and Indiana tax returns for low- and moderate-income residents.

Monroe County Public Library, 303 East Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, Phone (812) 349-3050 (AARP Tax-Aide) February 4- April 12 (First come, first served). Monday and Tuesday: 2-6 pm Friday: 2-5:45 pm

Other times/locations:

Broadview Learning Center, 705 West Coolidge Dr., Bloomington, Phone (812) 330-7731 February 6 – April 11 (Call for an appointment.) Wednesday: 2-5 pm Thursday: 4-7 pm

Ellettsville Branch Library, 600 W. Temperance St., Ellettsville, Phone (812) 876-3383 February 1 – April 12 (Call for an appointment.) Friday: 10 am-1 pm Saturday: 12:30-2:30 pm

Indiana University Maurer School of Law, 211 S. Indiana Ave., Bloomington January 30 – March 7 (First come, first served.) Wednesday and Thursday: 6-9 pm

Ivy Tech Community College, 200 Daniels Way, Room B201, Bloomington (812) 332-1559 ext. 0 January 29 – March 9 (Call for an appointment.) Tuesday and Wednesday: 2-5 pm Friday: 12-7 pm Saturday: 9 am-1 pm

Owen County Public Library, 10 S. Montgomery St., Spencer, (812) 829-3392 Ext. 1 February 2 – April 13 (Call for an appointment.) Tuesday: 5:30–8 pm Saturday: 9 am–3 pm

South Central Community Action Program, 1500 W. 15th St., Bloomington, Phone (812) 339-3447 ext. 233 February 2 – April 13 (Call for an appointment.) Tuesday: 4-7 pm Saturday: 9 am-12 pm

Twin Lakes Recreation Center, 1700 W. Bloomfield Rd., Bloomington, Phone (812) 349-3720 (AARP Tax-Aide) February 6 – April 11 (First come, first served.) Wednesday: 9 am-3 pm Thursday: 2-6 pm

Self Service Site, WorkOne, 450 S. Landmark Ave., Bloomington, Phone (812) 331-6000 ext. 7001 January 31 – April 15 (First come, first served.) Monday: 11 am-3 pm Thursday: 11 am-3 pm

Mobile Sites Bloomington Housing Authority, 1007 North Summitt Street, Bloomington, Phone (812) 339-3491 Cunot Community Center, 5530 Indiana 42 Poland, IN, Phone (765) 795-3461 By appointment only.

LifeDesigns (Formerly Options), 200 East Winslow Road, Bloomington, Phone (812) 332-9615 By appointment only. Stone Belt, 2815 East 10th Street, Bloomington, Phone (812) 332-2168 By appointment only.

Civic Affairs / Education

18 Monday / February 18, 2013

Lia Sophia Jewelry Party to benefit Stepping Stones

06:00 pm to 08:00 pm
The Rail
http://steppingstones-inc.org/events.html

A Lia Sophia Jewelry Party will be held at The Rail to benefit Stepping Stones. Stepping Stones is a local non-profit organization that provides transitional housing and supportive services youth (ages 16-20) who are experiencing homelessness.

Come support your community while enjoying Bloomington’s best cocktails. Cash bar, some appetizers provided. Ages 21 and older.

Visit www.tinyurl.com/LiaSophia4SS to RSVP!

Benefits / Eat and Drink / Exhibits

18 Monday / February 18, 2013

‘Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction’: Training in meditation, an 8 week course

06:30 pm to 09:30 pm
Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center, 3655 Snoddy Rd.
http://www.msbrbloomington.com

In this course, you will cultivate new ways of meeting the stress in your life—including the ability to embrace the life you have now—through meditation, gentle mindful yoga movements, and other mindfulness practices. Course includes recordings and materials for home practice.
Facilitated by LINDA F. BROWN, PHD, HSPP : Clinical psychologist and adjunct Health Psychology instructor at Indiana University. Dr.Brown has participated in professional training at the Center For Mindfulness, University of Massachusetts Medical Center. The program was originally developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn.

Classes will be held on Mondays from February 11 to April 1, 2013 (8 weeks)

Register and get more information at: www.msbrbloomington.com

Education / Health

18 Monday / February 18, 2013

Songwriter Showcase at Player’s Pub

08:00 pm
Player's Pub (424 S. Walnut St)
http://www.theplayerspub.com

Every Monday evening at The Player’s Pub, the Songwriter Showcase series displays the talents of local and regional artists. No cover is charged, but donations are appreciated. Player’s Pub has an all-ages section, as well as the main 21-and-up area, and serves a wide variety of entrees, sandwiches, appetizers and drinks.

Entertainment / Live Music

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