20 Sunday / May 20, 2018

Winery Workshop: Spring Container Gardens

12:00 pm to 02:00 pm
Oliver Winery

Here at Oliver Winery, we use flower pots of all shapes and sizes to add seasonal interest and color to our landscape and gardens. Take a look at our examples, and learn the tips and tricks that will result in beautiful, season-long potted displays as you design your own customer Oliver Winery flower pot to take home and enjoy! Materials and a complimentary glass of wine are provided. Space is limited.

Education / Outdoors

20 Sunday / May 20, 2018

Broadway Remembered


Brown County Playhouse
https://www.browncountyplayhouse.org

Experience a journey through Broadway’s history, from Gershwin to Oscar & Hammerstein to Sondheim to Lloyd Weber and many more! Beautiful and powerful voices of this company’s performers combine with the best songs ever written to make a show to remember.

Live Music

20 Sunday / May 20, 2018

The St Charles Parent Band

03:00 pm to 05:00 pm
The Players Pub
https://www.theplayerspub.com

The St. Charles Parent Band is an eclectic ensemble of musician parents who wish to embarrass their kids and cover some rock, jazz, country and blues tunes. With the accompaniment of Stephen Lucaites (who doubles as the St. C band director), they blend horns, a fine looking rhythm section and other percussion instruments to create a unique sound. The band is accustomed to playing in front of crowds who like to drink beer, enjoy music and a good time!

Dance / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Live Music

20 Sunday / May 20, 2018

The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra presents: Masterpiece – Intensity and Passion

06:00 pm to 08:00 pm
Buskirk-Chumley Theater
https://bctboxoffice.org/event/masterpiece-intensity-and-passion/

Sunday, May 20th, 2018
6pm, Buskirk-Chumley Theater

*Michael Schacter’s Five – Six – Seven – Eight
Explore the whole world in just eight minutes! This clever, toe-tapping piece quotes every musical style from Baroque through Klezmer and New Orleans’ Jazz.

*Richard Strauss’s Serenade for Winds
Uplifting, charming, youthful, and vivacious – this woodwind feature is sure to leave a smile on your face.

*Paul Dukas’s Fanfare to La Peri
A regal fanfare that creates an air of excitement and anticipation, this short piece shines a spotlight on our brass section.

*Max Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor (3rd Movement)
Features the grand prize winner of our 2018 Youth Concerto Competition, Phillip Hammond as soloist on what is arguably the most popular violin concerto ever written.

*Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 6 – Pathétique
“I have put my whole soul into this work…It is the best thing I ever composed or shall compose.” Tchaikovsky’s final symphony is truly a masterpiece, full of grand hopes and deepest despair. It changed symphonic music forever. What will its impact be on you?

This concert made possible by the generous support of our corporate sponsor, Hilliard Lyons

Live Music

20 Sunday / May 20, 2018

Indiana Forest Alliance Benefit featuring James Booth & Zion Crossroads

07:00 pm to 10:00 pm
The Players Pub
https://www.theplayerspub.com

Join us on May 20th for a benefit concert to celebrate and support the warriors at Indiana Forest Alliance who are fighting to protect the beautiful wooded areas we all enjoy!

Lineup:
7:30 James Booth from The Spirtles
8:30 Zion Crossroads

Indiana Forest Alliance (IFA) is a non-profit, statewide organization of individuals dedicated to the long-term health and well-being of Indiana’s native forests. We are volunteers and full-time staff working to protect and restore Indiana’s forests.

Indiana Forest Alliance Vision Statement:
Through expert research, influential advocacy, effective organizing, powerful storytelling, and when necessary, litigation, the Indiana Forest Alliance will ensure that the integrity of Indiana’s forest ecosystem thrives as a natural resource to benefit native wildlife, soil, air and water quality; and as the emblem of our natural heritage. By leading a coalition of citizens, organizations, and decision-makers, Indiana Forest Alliance will establish, protect, and restore forests for future generations.

Learn more at www.indianaforestalliance.org

Dance / Eat and Drink / Entertainment / Live Music

20 Sunday / May 20, 2018

Monster House Presents: Jasper Bernes

07:00 pm to 10:00 pm
IFell Gallery: 415 W 4th St. Bloomington, IN
http://www.monsterhousepress.com/jasper

Monster House Presents: Jasper Bernes

20 May 2018, doors 7pm
@ IFELL Gallery (415 W. 4th St., Bloomington, Ind.)

Jasper Bernes, presenting his new essay, The Belly of the Revolution: Agriculture, Energy, and the Future of Communism.

with

Adrian Matejka (poetry)
James Payne (poetry)
Theo Cornetta (fiber arts)
Ben Lumsdaine (drums)

All proceeds from the event will go to benefit two excellent food autonomy initiatives: Kheprw Institute’s Growing Good In The Hood Project & The Bloomington Community Orchard.

Attendees will receive a seedling ready to plant in yr garden or a pot on yr porch, grown from seed by hand at Hart Farm in Solsberry, Indiana (while supplies last).

Tickets available at www.monsterhousepress.com/jasper
*Please bring your donation confirmation email (printed or digital) as your ticket / proof of entry*

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