9 Monday / December 9, 2013

United Way ‘This is How I Live United’ Community Gallery

09:00 am to 09:00 pm
Monroe County Public Library, 303 East Kirkwood Ave., Bloomington, IN 47408
http://www.monroeunitedway.org/LU

Showcasing photographs taken by local residents, the ‘This is How I Live United’ gallery captures how our friends, family, and neighbors Live United by giving, advocating, and volunteering to create a better tomorrow for our community.

United Way of Monroe County and our partners work every day to ensure everyone in our community has the building blocks for a better life — Education, Earnings, and the Essentials. And you are part of this work — whether through donations, volunteering, or lending a helping hand to those in need. www.monroeunitedway.org/LU

Exhibits

9 Monday / December 9, 2013

Ongoing December Art Exhibits at the Ivy Tech Waldron

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

Keegan Adams & Adam Rake, printmaking; Jackson Moore, paintings; Robert Price, photography; “No Exit”, Ivy Tech Student Productions, dramaturgy. Enjoy multiple gallery spaces in a beautiful historic limestone building. Open M-F 9-7; Sat 9-5; Closed Sun.

Exhibits

9 Monday / December 9, 2013

Exhibit: ‘For the Beauty of the Earth’ at Lennie’s Restaurant & Brew Pub

11:00 am
Lennie's Restaurant & Brew Pub (1795 E 10th St.)
http://www.lenniesgourmetpizza.com/

“For the Beauty of the Earth”, an exhibition of photographs and artwork by Glenda Breeden and Patricia C. Coleman, opens November 1, 2013 in Lennie’s Restaurant and Brewhouse. Opening Reception is Tuesday, November 5th 7:00pm to 9:00pm in Lennie’s Bar and Brewhouse, 1795 East 10th Street, Bloomington, IN. Exhibit runs through December 31, 2013. Glenda Breeden is passionate about photographing nature. She is a peace activist, writer, photographer, poet, mother, grandmother and advocate for justice. Patricia C. Coleman loves the process of moving ideas into artist reality. Artist, poet, storyteller, she is owner of Patricia’s Wellness Arts Café where she shares her arts and crafts and herbal products, and the creations of ten other local artist and artisans. Photographs and art purchase information will be available at Lennie’s. You can reach Patricia at 812-334-8155 or see more of her work online at http://www.hartrock.net/cafe.htm.

Sunday – Thursday 11 am – 11 pm
Friday & Saturday 11 am – Midnight
*The Pub is open one hour later.

Exhibits

9 Monday / December 9, 2013

Soft Things, Shiny Things, Sensational Things

11:00 am to 05:30 pm
By Hand Gallery, 101 West Kirkwood #109
http://www.byhandgallery.com

A holiday show of handmade work by more than 50 local artists.

Exhibits

9 Monday / December 9, 2013

CELEBRATION Gift-able Arts at Patricia’s Wellness Arts Cafe

01:00 pm
Patricia's Wellness and Arts Cafe (725 West Kirkwood Avenue)
http://www.hartrock.net/cafe.htm

“CELEBRATION Gift-able ARTS” : an exhibit of locally crafted arts, crafts, gifts and ornaments to surprise and delight. Exhibit runs through December 31st, 2013. The Wellness Arts Gallery features the work of local artists, craftspeople, and creative people from across the earth. Open Tuesday through Friday, 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm; Saturdays, 12 pm to 5 pm, Sundays 1-4 pm with BAKE SALE and every first Friday 1- 8 pm. The Wellness Arts Gallery has a call out for artists interested in exhibiting in our intimate space. We look forward to meeting you and discussing exhibiting your work. For information call 812-334-8155. Sign up for our mailing list or contact us at [email protected]

Exhibits

9 Monday / December 9, 2013

Holiday Ruffle Scarf Workshop: Back by Popuular Demand!

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

When: Monday, December 9, 1:00 – 2:00 pm
(immediately preceding our weekly Fiber Arts Group)

Where: Endwright Center, 631 W. Edgewood Dr, Ellettsville, 47429

Who: Mary Jo Bowmer

Cost: Free! Donations accepted!

Additional Information: These scarves are perfect for the holidays and make quick, simple, practical handmade gifts that will keep your friends and family warm through the winter months ahead. All that is required is a skein of Sashay (Red Heart) yarn of any color (Sashay yarn comes in Christmas colors!) and a crochet hook (whatever size is most comfortable for you). Hooks and yarn can be purchased from Michael’s or JoAnn Fabrics (both retailers generally have coupons in the Sunday Herald Times).

Mary Jo Bowmer has been crocheting these fun and EASY scarves for years and enjoys sharing the process with others. Come at 1:00 pm, before our weekly Fiber Arts Group gathers and learn the process then stay for the fiber group as well (convening from 2:00-4:00 pm). Both activities are open to newcomers and free of charge.

The Endwright Center gratefully accepts donations to support our programming and services. For Additional Information: 812-876-3383, ext 515

Education / Entertainment / Speakers

9 Monday / December 9, 2013

The Kinsey Institute Art Exhibits ‘Past/Present’ & ‘La Vida Sexual’

01:30 pm to 05:00 pm
Indiana University, Morrison Hall, Room 313, 1165 E. 3rd St.
http://KinseyInstitute.org

“Past/Present” brings together a varied selection of older artworks and materials from The Kinsey Institute collection and pairs them with recent acquisitions, to explore the connection between the work of contemporary artists and artwork and imagery from past eras. This mixed media exhibition is offered as part of the Fall 2013 Themester: “Connectedness: Networks in a Complex World.” On display in our Corridor Gallery is “La Vida Sexual,” an exhibition of artwork from Latin America or produced by artists originally from Latin American countries, as well as Spanish-language materials from the Kinsey Institute Library. Included in this show will be a number of watercolor sketches by Cuban-born artist Emilio Sanchez.

The Kinsey Institute Gallery is open 1:30 pm to 5 pm Monday through Friday or by appointment from 9 am to noon. Admission is free. Due to adult content, visitors should be 18 years of age or older, unless accompanied by a parent or guardian. Group guided tours of The Kinsey Institute may be scheduled by calling 812-855-7686.

Exhibits / LGBT

9 Monday / December 9, 2013

Music Mondays in the Miller Gallery

07:00 pm to 08:00 pm
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, 122 S. Walnut St.
http://www.ivytech.edu/waldron

Join us for Music Mondays in the Miller Gallery at the Ivy Tech Waldron. December 9 we welcome the Indiana University Students of the Pacifica Quartet. These community concerts are free and open to the public.

Live Music

9 Monday / December 9, 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

9 Monday / December 9, 2013

Dave Walter Karaoke at The Bluebird

09:00 pm
The Bluebird Nightclub (216 N. Walnut)
http://www.thebluebird.ws

Monday nights at 9 pm, The Bluebird nightclub features an evening of karaoke hosted by local favorite Dave Walter. Free admission. Ages 21 and up. Check Bluebird website to confirm.

Entertainment / Live Music

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