19 Friday / October 19, 2018

Modest Mouse

08:00 am
IU Auditorium
http://www.iuauditorium.com/events/detail/tedxindianauniversity-1

Acclaimed indie rock band Modest Mouse is making a stop in Bloomington this fall!

Modest Mouse formed in 1993 in Issaquah, Washington, and has become, over the past two decades, the indie rock gold standard: One of the few bands capable of achieving massive popularity without sacrificing their longtime fans, enjoying a level of mainstream success that few other indie acts can touch. While the band’s intelligent lyrics and expertly crafted songs made them critical darlings in the early 2000s, their eclectic live shows earned them legions of fans.

Don’t miss your opportunity to see this incredible band live at IU Auditorium in October!

Entertainment / Live Music

19 Friday / October 19, 2018

Middle Way House Fall Luncheon with Featured Speaker: Dawn Johnsen

11:00 am to 01:00 pm
Alpha Chi Omega House, 1000 N Jordan
https://middlewayhouse.org/event/fall-womens-luncheon-year-of-the-woman/

Enjoy lunch and a silent auction!
(Bid on a week in a Cocoa Beach condo!)

Professor Dawn Johnsen will discuss the complex impacts of this year’s legal and political developments on the status of women and women’s rights in America.

Dawn Johnsen has taught constitutional law at the IU Mauer School of Law since 1998. She has also served as the Acting Assistant Attorney General heading the Office of Legal Counsel at the U.S. Department of Justice, on the transition teams for Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, as the Legal Director of NARAL Pro-Choice America, and as an attorney at the ACLU. She’s a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School.

The Fall Luncheon is Sponsored by: Applegate Consulting Group

Benefits / Eat and Drink / Education / Health / Speakers

19 Friday / October 19, 2018

Ya Never Know

05:00 pm to 07:00 pm
The Player's Pub
https://theplayerspub.com/event/dont-call-me-betty/

Ya Never Know is the project of Caveman Dave Everton, and each show is different. It could be a regular, full band lineup, or a smaller duo/trio type of configuration, with a variety of music genres, but mostly classic rock and roll. Please check the website calendar a couple or few weeks in advance of each show for more specific information.

Live Music

19 Friday / October 19, 2018

Indian Student Association Garba

06:30 pm to 08:30 pm
Indiana University Wilkie Auditorium
http://www.iuisa.org/

This Friday, October 19 6:30 – 9:30 the Indian Student Association will be hosting Garba at the Wilkie Auditorium. Garba is a form of dance that originated in the state of Gujarat of India, usually performed during the 9-day Hindu festival, Navratri. Come celebrate and dance with us to learn more about this aspect of Indian culture! There will be dandiyas (colorfully decorated sticks used in Dandiya Raas) but they’re limited so if you have your own please bring them.

There will be NO ADMISSION FEE. However, we encourage attendees to bring canned foods for our food drive!!

Dance / Festivals

19 Friday / October 19, 2018

Howl at the Moon

07:00 pm to 08:30 pm
B-Line Trail - Meet next to the Bloomington Banquet sculpture at the B-Line Trail and Eighth Street

Leash up the pups for a glow-in-the-dark pooch pawty and one-mile, after-dark walk on the B-Line Trail. The first 50 dogs receive a glow stick for their collars, and humans are welcome to bring their own glow sticks to light up the night! Arrive early to take part in Fido fun with games and activities including a doggy photo booth. Sign up at the pawty to win a Wag Bag full of cool canine stuff after the walk.

Animals / Children / Outdoors

19 Friday / October 19, 2018

The Hobbit

07:00 pm to 09:00 pm
Artisan Alley, 222 W. 2nd Street Bloomington
https://www.stagesbloomington.com

Join Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf and thirteen dwarves as they journey
to Lonely Mountain in search of treasure.
A favorite of audiences everywhere.
Based on J.R.R. Tolkein’s ever popular fantasy series.

Children / Entertainment / Theater

19 Friday / October 19, 2018

The Illusion of Loneliness

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

Friday Night Lecture – The Illusion of Loneliness: A Buddhist Perspective
Friday, October 19, 7-8:30pm
With Resident Teacher and Buddhist nun, Kelsang Namdrol

Almost everyone experiences at some time the feeling of loneliness. Even if we have family, friends, and other good conditions, we can still feel as if we are an isolated individual and suffer from loneliness and a yearning to feel a sense of connection. The weight of loneliness can often feel immense and difficult to overcome.
Using Buddhist teachings and meditation, we can heal our feelings of loneliness by recognizing that the perception of ourselves as separate from others is an illusion. In truth, we are all naturally and profoundly interconnected. By learning to understand and feel this connection we will reduce our sense of isolation, allowing a natural closeness and authentic love for others to arise.
Join us for this uplifting Friday Night Lecture! The evening will include a guided meditation, a talk and time for questions and answers.
Everyone is welcome.

Education / Health / Spoken Word

19 Friday / October 19, 2018

William Shakespeare’s King Lear

07:00 pm to 09:45 pm
Ivy Tech Waldron Art Center in the Rose Firebay
http://www.mcct.org/

The Monroe County Civic Theatre will present King Lear on October 12, 13, 18, 19 at 7:00pm
at the John Waldron Rose Firebay, 122 S. Walnut, Bloomington, Indiana presenting their own Roy Sillings as King Lear along with mcct.org s local community amateur actors.

Tickets Available @ https://mcct.yapsody.com/event/index/303581/william-shakespeares-king-lear

Theater

19 Friday / October 19, 2018

William Shakespeare’s King Lear

07:00 pm to 09:30 pm
Ivy Tech Waldron Art Center in the Rose Firebay
http://www.mcct.org/

Presented by Monroe County Civic Theater. Directed by Steve Heise. Starring Roy Sillings as Lear. Tickets can be purchased at https://mcct.yapsody.com/event/index/303581/william-shakespeares-king-lear. Pay online or reserve for will call.

Theater

19 Friday / October 19, 2018

Don’t Call Me Betty

08:00 pm to 11:00 pm
The Player's Pub
https://theplayerspub.com/event/dont-call-me-betty/

Comprised chiefly of an elite Bloomington, Indiana brain trust, offset by a handful of mere mortals, Don’t Call Me Betty exists primarily as a cathartic release. For some, the august halls of academe, or the pressures of the Hippocratic Oath weigh heavily enough to warrant periodic trips to the school of rock. For others, hours of ceaseless empathy and grappling, or managing a vast media empire are roads to madness, and music provides an oasis. Regardless of their varied stations in life, the members of DCMB take seriously the clarion call of pure rock and roll relief. Through the practice of this craft, long-held dreams are honed, and a vehicle is found for sharing the world’s universal muse, damn the photon torpedoes. Long live the intellectual garage band.

Live Music

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