28 Tuesday / March 28, 2017

BFA Thesis Exhibition 1

12:00 am to 04:00 pm
Grunwald Gallery of Art
http://www.indiana.edu/~grunwald

The Grunwald Gallery at Indiana University Bloomington is pleased to present this year’s BFA Thesis Exhibitions. These exhibitions feature work created by graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts students in the School of Art and Design at Indiana University. BFA 1 features the work of Ge Bai (Metals), Katie Flegenheimer (Graphic Design), Ashlyn Reynolds (Photography), and Zach Willhite (Textiles).

Education / Entertainment / Exhibits

28 Tuesday / March 28, 2017

Yoga for MS | Therapeutic Yoga Class in Bloomington Indiana

09:15 am to 10:15 am
Contact EquiLibrium Yoga Therapy & Thai Massage for Information
https://www.equilibriumyogatherapy.com/

Yoga for MySelf: Yoga for MS | Yoga Therapy Class in Bloomington IN

We are pleased to offer Yoga for MySelf: Yoga Therapy for MS, a gentle yoga therapy class designed to address the specific needs and requirements of those with Multiple Sclerosis. This specialized yoga class has been offered in Bloomington for 12 years and is led by an experienced, C-IAYT yoga therapist specializing in yoga therapy for MS and other neurological conditions. Class size is restricted in order to ensure that proper attention and supervision are given to each attendee, and exercises and postures are modified as necessary. Ability, energy level, and knowledge of yoga will vary… We ask that attendees come to class with a sense of humor and respect for others.

Yoga Therapy Classes Include:
_ Gentle, modified Hatha Yoga appropriate for those with MS
_ Balancing of muscle groups, nerve stretches, hip and spine mobilization
_ Therapeutic yoga exercises to assist with proprioception, balance, gait
_ Learning to recognize forms of stress and tension in the body which can lead to fatigue, spasticity, falls
_ Focus on confidence and body-awareness
_ Using the breath as a natural support during yoga and to decrease overall fatigue and chronic pain

Yoga for Myself Classes meet on Tuesdays at 9:15am in a location appropriate for those with restricted mobility: Handicap accessible parking, no stairs, non-slip floors, and wheelchair accessible bathrooms.

_ Contact EquiLibrium Yoga Therapy & Thai Massage for Class Details
_ EquiLibriumYogaTherapy.com | 812.331.7423

Education / Fitness / Health

28 Tuesday / March 28, 2017

Exhibits at the IU Eskenazi Museum of Art

10:00 am to 05:00 pm
IU Eskenazi Museum of Art
http://artmuseum.indiana.edu

Gallery Hours
Tues-Sat 10:00-5:00 p.m.
Sun 12:00-5:00 p.m.
(Closed Mondays. Additionally, the Eskenazi Museum of Art will be closed for the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays, Thursday, November 24 – Friday, November 25, and Saturday, December 24 – Monday, January 2)

Special Exhibitions

The Eskenazi Museum of Art serves as the only Midwest venue for this major traveling exhibition, which covers more than twenty-five years of the internationally acclaimed artist’s career. Known for his photographic images of famous people, places, and artworks created using unconventional materials, Vik Muniz has become a staple of the contemporary art scene. His smart, postmodern pictures delight viewers, while challenging their perceptions.

New in the Galleries

Lorenzo: The Other Tiepolo
November 1, 2016 – February 5, 2017

Masters of the French Etching Revival: Degas, Bracquemond, and Buhot
November 8, 2016 – May 7, 2017

Modern Pioneers: Professors of Photography
November 8, 2016 – May 7, 2017

Modigliani and Lipchitz: Friends in Bohemian Paris
November 8, 2016 – May 7, 2017

Focalpoint: Hats as Materials of Culture
October 3, 2016 – May 7, 2017

For more information, visit artmuseum.indiana.edu/on-view/

Exhibits

28 Tuesday / March 28, 2017

BFA Thesis 1 Opening Reception

12:00 pm to 04:00 pm
Grunwald Gallery of Art
http://www.indiana.edu/~grunwald

The Grunwald Gallery at Indiana University Bloomington is pleased to present this year’s BFA Thesis Exhibitions. These exhibitions feature work created by graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts students in the School of Art and Design at Indiana University. BFA 1 features the work of Ge Bai (Metals), Katie Flegenheimer (Graphic Design), Ashlyn Reynolds (Photography), and Zach Willhite (Textiles).

Education / Entertainment / Exhibits

28 Tuesday / March 28, 2017

Tiki Tuesday

04:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Cardinal Spirits
http://cardinalspirits.com/events/tikituesday

Tuesdays at the distillery, we’re showcasing our spirits in a handful of creative, unique Tiki cocktails. You’ve probably never tasted anything like them. Our #tikituesday bartenders Chris and Baylee have elevated our gin, vodka, and of course Tiki Rum to a completely different field.

Eat and Drink

28 Tuesday / March 28, 2017

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Opening Reception

05:00 pm to 06:30 pm
Mathers Museum of World Cultures
http://www.mathers.indiana.edu

To kick off the month-long celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the Asian Cultural Center and the Mathers Museum of World Cultures are co-sponsoring a reception featuring a special one-time showcase of works–paintings. books, and digital arts, among others–by Asian and Asian American students, staff, and faculty. Special guest Popo Fan will help us learn more about his work as a film director and LGTBQ advocate as we begin to explore the theme of this year: “Belonging.” The event will be free and open to the public, but please RSVP by contacting [email protected] or [email protected]

Free visitor parking is available by the Indiana Avenue lobby entrance. Metered parking is available at the McCalla School parking lot on the corner of Ninth Street and Indiana Avenue. The parking lot also has spaces designated for Indiana University C and ST permits. During the weekends free parking is available on the surrounding streets.

An access ramp is located at the Fess Avenue entrance, on the corner of Ninth Street and Fess Avenue. Reserved parking spaces are available on Ninth Street, between Fess Avenue and Indiana Avenue. If you have a disability and need assistance, special arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs. Please call 812-855-6873.

Education / Exhibits / Speakers

28 Tuesday / March 28, 2017

Caving: Discovering Untouched Spaces in Nature, Bill Baus at The Venue

05:30 pm to 07:00 pm
The Venue Fine Art & Gifts
http://www.thevenuebloomington.com

On Tuesday, March 28th, The Venue will present longtime Bloomington resident and caver, Bill Baus, at 5:30 p.m.
Baus began caving in 1976 and will give a presentation on the background and techniques of caving. Some of his favorite places he will cover are Lechuguilla Cave in New Mexico and Whistling Cave at Spring Mill State Park here in Indiana. Baus will dispel myths on the dangers of caving and share his passion and expertise with experienced cavers and newcomers alike.
Refreshments will be served and The Venue’s fine selection of paintings, jewelry, ceramics, and artistic gifts will also be on display for purchase.
You can visit the following link for free parking options near The Venue: http://bloomington.in.gov/parksmart.

Entertainment

28 Tuesday / March 28, 2017

Be More Awards

07:00 pm to 08:30 pm
Buskirk Chumley Theater
http://www.BloomingtonVolunteerNetwork.org/bemore

The Be More Awards is our community’s way of honoring and applauding the outstanding, but often unrecognized efforts of our community volunteers. A program of the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network, the Be More Awards honors all of the nominated individuals and groups, as well as the ten award recipients.

The Be More Awards are co-sponsored by the United Way of Monroe County, the IU Credit Union, the Community and Family Resources Department of the City, and WTIU. The Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County donates $500 to each of the ten organizations where the Be More Award recipients give the majority of their donated time and talents.

Volunteering

28 Tuesday / March 28, 2017

At First Sight 2017, a new play

07:30 pm
Wells-Metz Theatre
http://www.indiana.edu/~thtr/productions/2016-17/firstsight.shtml

By 3rd Year M.F.A. Playwriting Candidate
Bruce Walsh
Directed by Ansley Valentine

IU’s M.F.A. playwriting program gives you a first-hand look at the development process with staged readings of early drafts leading up to performances in the Wells-Metz Theatre. This year, IU Theatre presents a new work by third-year playwright Bruce Walsh. We look forward to seeing what he has in store for us! Keep an eye on social media for insights into the process of creating a new work for the stage.

Production dates:
March 24, 25, 28-31, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.
April 1 @ 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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