13 Saturday / April 13, 2013

The Groundsmen and Fizzbang at Max’s Place

08:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Max's Place (on the downtown Square)
http://www.maxsplace.info

The Groundsmen and Fizzbang will perform at Max’s Place on the downtown Square. The venue is open to all ages and features gourmet pizzas and other entrees in addition to a selection of local beers. Small cash covers may be charged for events at Max’s.

Entertainment / Live Music

13 Saturday / April 13, 2013

Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market

08:00 am to 05:00 pm
Showers Plaza (401 N. Morton St)
http://bloomington.in.gov/farmersmarket

The Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market is held every Saturday from 8 am until 1 pm, from April through November.

The Farmers’ Market is located at 401 N. Morton St. next to City Hall – Showers Building. Locally grown produce, annual and perennial plants, and a variety of prepared foods are available. Purchase your food directly from farmers and ask them questions about their products. Local entertainment adds to the shopping as well as socializing experience. Tantalizing scents and the inviting atmosphere may cause you to make the Market a weekend tradition.

Business / Eat and Drink

13 Saturday / April 13, 2013

Free Community Tax Service

09:00 am to 03:00 pm
Owen County Public Library, 10 S. Montgomery St., Spencer
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.

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

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

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

13 Saturday / April 13, 2013

Free Community Tax Service

09:00 am to 12:00 pm
South Central Community Action Program, 1500 W. 15th St.
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.

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

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

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

13 Saturday / April 13, 2013

Home Buyers Club Workshop

09:00 am to 02:00 pm
City Hall (401 N. Morton St.)
http://www.bloomington.in.gov/hand

The Home Buyers Club program helps first-time home buyers understand and overcome the obstacles involved in realizing the American dream of homeownership. Presenters will include HAND’s HUD-certified housing counselors, local real estate industry professionals and community non-profit housing providers.

Participants will receive the HAND-produced home-buying guide, “Buying a Home: A Guide For First-Time Home Buyers,” and an opportunity to meet with a HAND housing counselor to develop a personalized home-buying action plan. Income eligible participants will be entered to win a $5,000 down payment and closing cost assistance from HAND, and will have access to other assistance programs.

The Home Buyers Club is offered to anyone in the community at no cost. However, class size is limited and pre-registration is required. Workshops will be held April 6 and 13. To register contact HAND at 349-3401 or at [email protected] or visit www.bloomington.in.gov/hand.

Sponsored in part by Fifth Third Bank and Indiana University Credit Union.

Education

13 Saturday / April 13, 2013

April Exhibits at the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center

09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center (122 S. Walnut St.)
http://www.ivytech.edu/bloomington/waldron/exhibits.html

The month of April brings new exhibits to the galleries of the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center. Exhibits run from April 5 until 27, and include the following:

Stephan Petranek: It Came From Within
Herron School of Art and Design professor Stefan Petranek explores DNA as life’s underlying structure.

Thomas Harris: Vessels vs Vassals–Modern Takes on Function and Fantasy
Bloomington ceramicist Thomas Harris mixes sophisticated pottery with quirky figurines.

Ivy Tech Fine Arts Students: Spring Semester 2013:
Ivy Tech Fine Arts students display a semester’s worth of 2-D and 3-D art projects.

Ivy Tech Alternative Spring Break 2013: In Words and Pictures

Galleries are free and open to the public Monday – Friday, 9 am to 7 pm, and Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm.

Exhibits

13 Saturday / April 13, 2013

Exhibits at the Indiana University Art Museum

10:00 am to 05:00 pm
IU Art Museum (IU Campus, 1133 E. 7th St.)
http://www.artmuseum.iu.edu/iuam_home.php

Several new exhibits can be seen at the Indiana University Art Museum. The galleries are open Tuesday – Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm, and Sunday, 12 pm to 5 pm.

Paul Strand’s “Street People”
Continuing through May 5, 2013

Paul Strand’s revolutionary photographs, published in the final double-issue of Alfred Stieglitz’s Camera Work, shocked the art world not only with their unadulterated approach to the medium, but also with their gritty, realistic subject matter. This installation features three close-up portraits of some of the “invisible” beggars, hackers, and passersby found on New York City’s sidewalks.

“The Many Faces of a Master”
Continuing through May 5, 2013

Pablo Picasso (1888–1975) was not only one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century, but he was also one of the most recognizable. The IU Art Museum has a large collection of portraits of artists. This installation features several photographs of Picasso at work or play by Lucien Clerque, Robert Capa, and Brassaï.

Contemporary Explorations: Reviewing Nature in the 1980s
February 4‒May 19, 2013

Drawn from the museum’s collection of works by graduates of IU’s fine arts department (now the Hope School of Fine Arts), this installation examines the artists’ interpretations of the natural world. Reviewing Nature takes a look at the balance sought between structural composition and the role nature plays in co-defining the space we both share. This installation was organized by Emily Wood, graduate assistant for Western art after 1800 at the IU Art Museum.

New in the Galleries: Breaking the Gilded Ceiling, Women Artists of the Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Centuries
March 5-August 25, 2013

This installation will feature women artists—some former artist’s models, some wives and mothers, and some trailblazers—who worked in a variety of media. Included will be work by photographers Anna Atkins, Julia Margaret Cameron, and Laura Adams Armer, as well as prints and drawings by Mary Cassatt, Suzanne Valadon, Gwen John, and Käthe Kollwitz.

Three Remarkable Women: Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Margaret Chinnery, and Félicité de Genlis
March 23-September 1, 2013

The IU Art Museum will premiere a focused exhibition featuring Vigée Le Brun’s Portrait of Mrs. Chinnery (1803) and selected materials from the Lilly library. The exhibition presents an unusually rich opportunity to use a single artwork as a lens for an interdisciplinary study of the history, politics, art, literature, and music of its time.

Exhibits

13 Saturday / April 13, 2013

MFA Thesis 2 Exhibit at the Grunwald Gallery and IU Art Museum

10:00 am to 05:00 pm
Grunwald Gallery of Art (1201 E. 7th St.) and IU Art Museum (1133 E. 7th St.)
http://tinyurl.com/bw5cvno

MFA 2 exhibits will be on display in the Grunwald Gallery and the IU Art Museum April 9–20, 2013. The exhibition will feature work from Jenna Jacobs (Textiles), Linda Anderson (Painting), Stacia McKeever (Painting), Peter Kenar (Sculpture), and Suzanne Wyss (Sculpture). In the IUAM, April 9-April 20, work from Jaclyn Wright (Photography), Daniel Mrva (Painting), Aiden Shapera (Painting), and William Fillmore (Sculpture), will be on display. An opening reception will be held at both venues on Friday, April 12, 6 – 8 pm.

IU Art Museum hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday, 12 pm to 5 pm. Grunwald hours are Tuesday – Saturday, 12 PM – 4 PM.

Education / Exhibits

13 Saturday / April 13, 2013

Exhibits at the Monroe County History Center

10:00 am to 04:00 pm
Monroe County History Center (202 E. 6th St.)
http://monroehistory.org/

“Civil Rights in Monroe County”

This exhibit at the Monroe County History Center focuses on the Civil Rights Movement and Monroe County’s role in it.

The Civil Rights movements, from the early 1900s to the late 1980s, are an important part of Monroe County history. Indiana University served as a stage for students to make change and voice their rights as African Americans, women and young adults making sense of the world around them. The exhibit follows individuals who had a direct impact in making change in the community and on campus, and the major demonstrations happening at the time.

Exhibit runs until April 27.

 

“Walking Through Gardens”

An exhibition of garden-inspired fiber art by local artist Martina Celerin hanging at the Monroe County History Center.
http://www.MartinaCelerin.com

Exhibit runs until June 23.

Education / Exhibits

13 Saturday / April 13, 2013

Exhibit: ‘Uz vs. Them’ by Richard Bell

10:00 am to 05:00 pm
IU Art Museum (IU Campus, 1133 E. 7th St.)
http://www.artmuseum.iu.edu/iuam_home.php

Featuring paintings, installations, and videos by Australian artist and activist Richard Bell, this exhibition explores Aboriginal identity and its place in mainstream society. Uz vs. Them is at once powerful, confrontational, ironic, and beautiful, drawing on traditions ranging from Aboriginal desert painting to American Pop art. Though Bell speaks as an Australian Aboriginal, his work raises broader issues and concerns related to cultural and ethnic identity worldwide. The exhibition was organized by the American Federation of Arts.

Recurring daily at the IU Art Museum, Tue – Sat, 10 am – 5 pm; Sun, 12 – 5 pm. Runs until May 5.

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