2 Friday / March 2, 2018

Introductions to Strategies and Tactics of Nonviolence

10:00 am
IU School of Global and International Studies Auditorium
http://www.indiana.edu/~cahi/events/introductions-to-strategies-and-tactics-of-nonviolence/

Serbian activist Srdja Popovic will offer a workshop that draws on his experiences working with resistance movements around the world. He will also answer questions and speak about the Centre for Applied Non-Violent Action and Strategies (CANVAS), of which he is co-director.

This session will explain how the purpose of each tactic employed by nonviolent movements should fulfill one of the following three purposes: disrupting your opponent/their pillars of support; mobilization of your own movement, or influencing the neutral audience in your spectrum of allies. Additionally, the class will focus on how the tactics should be planned and prepared regarding several aspects like targeting, costs and benefits, and potential risks for the movement.

Srdja Popovic is one of the founding members of the Serbian non-violent resistance movement Otpor!, which was instrumental in toppling Slobodan Milosevic’s regime, and CANVAS, an NGO in Belgrade that trains pro-democracy activists around the world, both in person and through online courses such as “Leading Nonviolent Movements for Social Progress.” Popovic is author of “Blueprint for Revolution: How to Use Rice Pudding, Lego Men, and Other Nonviolent Techniques to Galvanize Communities, Overthrow Dictators, or Simply Change the World.”

This event is presented by the College Arts & Humanities Institute and co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), the Political and Civic Engagement Program (PACE), the Media School, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the Department of Political Science, the Russian and East European Institute, and the Indiana Memorial Union Board.

Civic Affairs / Speakers

2 Friday / March 2, 2018

2018 Carlson Lecture with William Weeks

01:00 pm to 03:00 pm
Mobley Auditorium C100, School of Public Health, Indiana University - Bloomington
http://go.iu.edu/1Syy

Please join us for the 2018 Carlson Lecture featuring William Weeks. The lecture will begin with a presentation by Mr. Weeks and will be followed with a Q&A session. Mr. William Weeks is the Glenn and Donna Scolnik Clinical Chair at the Indiana University Mauer School of Law and the Director of the Conservation Law Clinic. He has represented hundreds of clients in natural resource conservation matters, both in Indiana and the District of Columbia.

The Carlson Lecture is held in honor of environmentalist Reynold E. Carlson, who supervised the development of IU’s leadership in outdoor recreation education in the 1970s, helped found the National Association for Interpretation, and established IU’s own program at Bradford Woods Outdoor Education Center.

Education / Health / Speakers

2 Friday / March 2, 2018

Youth Art Month Reception

05:00 pm to 07:00 pm
Fountain Square Mall Atrium
https://artmuseum.indiana.edu/calendar/180302-yam.html

The public is invited to celebrate the accomplishments of the young artists during Youth Art Month (YAM) in March. Since the museum is currently closed for renovation, the 2018 YAM exhibition will be held at Fountain Square Mall, March 2–March 30, and will include about 100 artworks on display created by children in grades K–6.

The exhibition’s opening reception will be held on Friday, March 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. during the downtown First Friday Gallery Walk.

Youth Art Month is supported in part by Griffin Realty, J.R. Stallsmith, Hilliard Lyons, Elliot Lewis, Stefano’s Ice Café, and Fountain Square Mall. The IU Eskenazi Museum of Art’s education program is made possible thanks to the generous support of our donors.

Children / Exhibits

2 Friday / March 2, 2018

Melissa Keller; a Reading, Book Signing and Interview by Mike Leonard, at The Venue

05:30 pm to 07:00 pm
The Venue

On Tuesday, March 6, beginning at 5:30 p.m., The Venue will host a reading, book signing, and interview of author Melissa Keller. Local author, columnist, and free-lance writer, Mike Leonard, will conduct the interview.

Melissa recently published her book, Crazy is Relative, a memoir of her family and in particular of her  mother-in-law, Shirley. Without repeating its glowing reviews, Melissa’s book is a warm, funny, poignant portrait.

On Tuesday, Melissa will read selected excerpts for her book and have a conversation with Mike Leonard, the well-known local author and columnist from Bloom Magazine and The Herald-Times. It will be a conversation that will amplify your understanding and appreciation of this extraordinary book. Join us.

Entertainment / Speakers

2 Friday / March 2, 2018

First Friday @ the Fell COMMAND + N

06:00 pm to 09:00 pm
I Fell Gallery

Command Zine and NOISE PROJECT team up to give you COMMAND + N at the I Fell Gallery, a multimedia exhibition collectively indicative of the narrative of our time. Invited artists from across the country re-contextualize traditions, highlight marginal identities, and play with the boundaries of the digital and physical.

Exhibits

2 Friday / March 2, 2018

Rece­­­­­nt Work, an Exhibition and Sale of Paintings by Wyatt LeGrand at The Venue.

06:00 pm to 07:00 pm
The Venue

As part of the Gallery Walk on Friday, March 2, The Venue will host an opening and reception for Recent Work, an exhibition and sale of paintings by Wyatt LeGrand.

Wyatt LeGrand continues to garner recognition as one of Indiana’s Art Treasures. His plein air paintings have brought him awards from The Hoosier Salon, Indiana Heritage Arts, The Indiana Artists Club, Plein Air Magazine, and Oil Painters of America. His paintings are now in the permanent collection of The Indiana State Museum.

Special Gallery Walk gourmet soup and other refreshments will be served at The Venue, and our fine selection of paintings, jewelry, ceramics, and objets d’art will also be on display for purchase.
You can visit the following link for free parking options near The Venue: http://bloomington.in.gov/parksmar

Exhibits

2 Friday / March 2, 2018

Into The Woods

07:00 pm to 09:20 pm on Feb 2
The Warehouse, 1525 S Rogers St, Bloomington, IN 47403

Sondheim’s award-winning musical fairytale offers an adventure filled with magic, mayhem, sophisticated humor, and a timely reminder to “be careful what we wish for.” It’s funny, dark, romantic, and full of surprises! Stages Bloomington Theatre Company offers five fully staged performances of the complete musical, March 1-4 at The Warehouse. Reserved seat tickets are available at bctboxoffice.org.

Performance information, production staff, cast: http://www.stagesbloomington.com/p/into-woods.html

Theater

2 Friday / March 2, 2018

Laughtivism: The Power of Political Satire Today

07:30 pm to 08:30 pm
Indiana University School of Fine Arts, Room 015 (Auditorium)
http://www.indiana.edu/~cahi/

The IU College Arts & Humanities Institute (CAHI) is delighted to host a discussion with Serbian activist Srdja Popovic and acclaimed scholar Sophia McClennen on the contemporary power and functions of political satire. In a political climate in which sensitive news stories and entire media outlets are frequently denounced as “fake news,” political satire in the U.S. and around the world has been gaining prominence. Together, McClennen and Popovic will share their perspectives on the power of satire as a force for fostering critical citizenship and challenging the status quo.

Srdja Popovic is one of the founding members of the Serbian non-violent resistance movement Otpor!, which was instrumental in toppling Slobodan Milosevic’s regime, and the Centre for Applied Non-violent Action and Strategies (CANVAS), an NGO in Belgrade that trains pro-democracy activists around the world, both in person and through online courses such as “Leading Nonviolent Movements for Social Progress.” Popovic is author of “Blueprint for Revolution: How to Use Rice Pudding, Lego Men, and Other Nonviolent Techniques to Galvanize Communities, Overthrow Dictators, or Simply Change the World.”

Sophia McClennen is Professor of International Affairs and Comparative Literature at Penn State University, where she is also Associate Director of the School of International Affairs and founding director of the Center for Global Studies. She has written two books on satire and U.S. politics and media: “Colbert’s America: Satire and Democracy” and “Is Satire Saving Our Nation?: Mockery and American Politics” (co-authored with Remy Maisel). She has written extensively on questions of human rights and terrorism, and is co-author (with Je rey Di Leo, Henry Giroux, and Kenneth Saltman) of “Neoliberalism, Education, Terrorism: Contemporary Dialogues,” and co-editor (with Alexandra Schultheis Moore) of “The Routledge Companion to Human Rights and Literature.”

This event is presented by the College Arts & Humanities Institute and is co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), the Political and Civic Engagement Program (PACE), the Media School, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, the Department of Political Science, the Russian and East European Institute, and the Indiana Memorial Union Board.

The event is free and open to the public.

Speakers

2 Friday / March 2, 2018

Texas Troubadours

08:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Buskirk-Chumley Theater
https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10215181

The Texas Troubadours tour celebrates the great songwriting tradition of the Lone Star State and features Ruthie Foster, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Carrie Rodriguez. These three Texas-based artists are known around the globe for their excellent songs and their distinctive voices. Each is a critically acclaimed performer, and the Texas Troubadours tour brings them together on stage for the first time, swapping songs and collaborating on each other’s material.

Live Music

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