24 Monday / February 24, 2014

Ongoing February Art Exhibits at the Ivy Tech Waldron

09:00 am to 07:00 pm
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, 122. S. Walnut St.

Martin Beach, granite sculpture; James Hubbard, etchings; Leah Miller-Freeman, painting; Anthony Meyer, watercolor. Open M-F 9-7. Sat 9-5. Closed Sun. Free.

Exhibits

24 Monday / February 24, 2014

‘It’s All Practice’ – A commemorative exhibit to celebrate the work of potter, Jim Kemp Sept. 25, 1955 – Nov. 30, 2013.

10:00 am to 05:30 pm
By Hand Gallery, 101 West Kirkwood #109
http://byhandgallery.com

Jim Kemp was a professional studio potter for more than 32 years. Over the span of his career, he created ceramic art within a variety of clay media. Recent works have centered on colorful wall platters, decorative lidded boxes and teapots. He has been the recipient of numerous awards and his work can be found in many public and private collections.

Exhibits

24 Monday / February 24, 2014

Improving Your Balance Class

01:00 pm to 02:00 pm
Endwright Center, 631 W. Edgewood Drive, Ellettsville
http://www.area10agency.org

What: Improving Your Balance Class

When: Twice Weekly (8 classes), Monday & Thursdays,
Feb 17 through March 13, 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Who: Sarah Hugus, Endwright Center Fitness Specialist

Where: The Endwright Center, 631 W. Edgewood Drive, Ellettsville, 47429

Cost: $24 (only $3 per class!). $16 for Endwright Center Members

Additional Information:
Falling is currently the number one cause of serious injury in older adults, so good balance is an extremely important aspect of maintaining an active lifestyle as we age. Fortunately, balance can be improved through a variety of strength and flexibility exercises. This class will teach and reinforce basic skills to help maintain and improve balance in order to prevent the occurrence of falls.

While most balance exercises do not require equipment, we are pleased to incorporate our new balance exercise tools provided by a Smithville Charitable Foundation grant. Materials such as wooden wobble boards, foam balance pads, and Therabands help strengthen muscles associated with balance and coordination. Payment options are available upon request.

For more information: call the center at 876-3383 ex. 515.

Festivals / Health / Speakers

24 Monday / February 24, 2014

Exhibit: ‘The Right to Read: Censorship and the Books of Grove Press’ at the Kinsey Institute

01:30 pm
Kinsey Institute (Morrison Hall - 1165 E. 3rd St.)
http://kinseyinstitute.org/

The Kinsey Institute is pleased to be included in “The Burroughs Century,” a 5-day festival in Bloomington from February 5 through 9, which will examine and celebrate the legacy of William S. Burroughs, one of the principal figures of the Beat Generation and a ground-breaking American writer and artist. “The Right to Read” examines the pivotal role that Grove Press, which published Burroughs’ Naked Lunch and many other controversial books, played in the censorship battles of the late 1950s and early 1960s. The Kinsey Institute Library houses hundreds of books and serials issued by Grove Press, an independent publishing house in New York. Publisher Barney Rosset did not hesitate to challenge long-standing obscenity laws in his quest to bring some of the 19th and 20th century’s most intriguing literature to American readers. In addition to the work of Burroughs, Grove Press was the first to legally publish Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence, as well as the works of Henry Miller, Jean Genet, and anonymous Victorian authors of erotic literature. The Kinsey Institute is open to visitors from 1:30 to 5:00 pm Monday thru Friday or in the morning by appointment. Admission is free. Due to adult content, visitors should be 18 years of age or older, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Exhibit runs until Feb. 28.

Education / Exhibits

24 Monday / February 24, 2014

Exercise to Music!

02:00 pm to 03:00 pm
Endwright Center, 631 W. Edgewood Dr. Ellettsville
http://www.area10agency.org

What: Exercise to Music!

When: 2 – 3:00 p.m., Mondays & Wednesdays, February 10 – 26.

Cost: Six Classes for $30 (pre-register, pay in full) or $6/ pay per class
$25 Endwright Center members (pre-register, pay in full) or $5/ pay per class

Where: The Endwright Center, 631 W. Edgewood Dr, Ellettsville

Who: Natalie Griffin

About: Announcing the return of our popular fitness class, Exercise to Music. This low-impact, easy to learn and follow exercise program is a fun way to increase joint strength while reducing the effects of arthritis.

About the Instructor: Natalie Griffin is in her senior year at Indiana University. She is interning at Area 10 Agency on Aging while she completes her B.S. in Community Health from the School of Public Health. She is a self proclaimed “exercise fanatic who could not be happier” to work with active older adults at Area 10 during her final semester. Natalie will also assist Endwright Center staff with strategic planning for the 2014 Senior Games.

For more information call the center at 876-3383 ex. 515.

Fitness / Health

24 Monday / February 24, 2014

Open Mic hosted by Ryder McQueen


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

Come and share your musical talent on the Player’s Pub stage. All ages welcome! A little about your host : Ryder McQueen is a 21 year-old guitar player, singer, and songwriter from Louisville, KY. Superbly talented, Ryder has been able to form a style that has no jurisdiction; spanning folk, pop, jazz and country, and yet never ceasing to impart that underlying vibe of good, old rock-n-roll.

Live Music

24 Monday / February 24, 2014

IU Cinema Presents: ‘Le Bonheur d’Elza’

07:00 pm
IU Cinema (1213 E. 7th Street)
http://www.cinema.indiana.edu/calendar/

After graduating from university in Paris, Elza defies her mother’s wishes and returns to the island of her birth. She wants a break from her hectic city life and to reconnect with the father she barely remembers. In this lushly shot film, Monpierre captures the intricacies of class, skin color, and family ties in Guadeloupe. Winner of FESPACO’s Paul Robeson Award for Best Film of the Diaspora, and the Pan African Film Festival’s Special Jury Prize, Programmers’ Award, and BAFTA/LA Festival Choice Award, Le Bonheur d’Elza was also a New York Times Critics’ Pick. In French language with English subtitles. The film will be preceded by the short film Auntie (2013), directed by Lisa Harewood. (HD presentation)

Director Mariette Monpierre is scheduled to be present.

Inspired by the reflections of scholars Stuart Hall and Paul Gilroy on the roots and routes of black identity, this series is a glimpse into the vibrancy of contemporary Caribbean filmmaking. These films deal with the legacies of migration to and from the region, as well as the tug of close familial and distant ancestral links. Representing the Caribbean’s linguistic and cultural diversity, Roots/Routes especially emphasizes woman-directed and women-centered films as integral to a truly dynamic Caribbean cinema culture. Sponsored by the Black Film Center/Archive, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Minority Languages and Cultures Program, and IU Cinema. Special thanks to Nzingha Kendall.

Entertainment / Films

24 Monday / February 24, 2014

Bloomington Songwriter Showcase

08:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Players Pub, 424 S. Walnut
http://www.theplayerspub.com/calendar.php

Featuring Jenn Cristy, Steev Wisher, Jason & Ginger & Dick Gist

Live Music

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