8 Sunday / September 8, 2019

A Fair of the Arts

08:00 am to 01:00 pm
Showers Plaza, 401 N Morton St., Bloomington

Bloomington Parks and Recreation hosts a celebration of art and community with the sales, demonstrations, and displays of arts and fine crafts by local and regional artists. Visit the Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market the second Saturdays of the Market season, then shop for the beautiful and well-crafted objects available at A Fair of the Arts. May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14, and October 12. For more information about A Fair of the Arts, contact Crystal Ritter at 349-3725 or [email protected]


8 Sunday / September 8, 2019

Free IU Campus Guided Tour

09:00 am to 11:00 am
Indiana University Campus

As a part of the 36th Annual Meeting of The Society for Organic Petrology we will be offering a free guided tour of the Indiana University campus, which is recognized as one of the most beautiful collegiate campuses in the USA. This free tour will be led by Polly Sturgeon, Indiana Geological and Water Survey Education Outreach Coordinator.
If you are interested in joining the tour please email send email to [email protected]

More info: https://www.tsop.org/TSOP2019/IU_campus_tour.htm

Education / Outdoors

8 Sunday / September 8, 2019

The Great Gatsby

02:00 pm to 04:15 pm
Ivy Tech Waldron Auditorium

Cardinal Stage presents “The Great Gatsby’ September 5-22 at the Ivy Tech Waldron Auditorium. The breathtaking glamour and decadent excess of the Jazz Age come to the stage in Simon Levy’s adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel. Nick Carraway finds himself drawn into the dazzling world of flappers, bootleggers, and a mysterious man named Jay Gatsby. But beneath all the romance is a harsh reality that cannot be escaped, no matter how hard Gatsby may struggle to row against the current of his past. This production is in partnership with the IU College of Arts & Sciences 2019 Themester.
“A beautifully crafted interpretation of the 1925 novel…This is indeed a grand GATSBY.” ~ London Free Press

Show Dates/times:
September 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, & 21 at 7:30pm
September 8, 14, 15, 21, & 22 at 2:00pm

For more information and to purchase tickets visit cardinalstage.org

Entertainment / Theater

8 Sunday / September 8, 2019

Paddling Film Festival 2019 World Tour, Bloomington

07:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Buskirk-Chumley Theater

Play360 presents the 14th annual Paddling Film Festival at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater in Bloomington on September 8, 2019 at 7:30pm.

The Paddling Film Festival is an international adventure film tour presenting the world’s best paddling films of the year – white-water, sea kayaking, canoeing, SUP, action and lifestyle – in more than 120 cities and towns across Canada, United States and around the world.

With 26 inspiring paddling films shortlisted for the World Tour, including the 10 festival category winners, audiences will see hairy white-water action, sea kayakers exploring remote coastlines, northern river canoe expeditions, international river travel films, motivating environmental documentaries and grueling kayak fishing battles.

Attracting paddlers and outdoor enthusiasts, audiences can expect a fun, social and entertaining event inspired by compelling films like:
Feel of Vision: After losing his eyesight in a 1997, Lonnie Bedwell described his blindness as a wall that prevented him from living a full life, until he discovered kayaking—the door that opened back up the world for him. Later, he became the first blind kayaker to navigate the Grand Canyon in a solo kayak. Today, Lonnie spends his time engaging fellow blind paddlers in the spray and white foam of the Ohioplye and Yellowstone wilderness—leading them to that doorway, so that they too can create their own vision of the life ahead.

Director: Tucker Gragg, Austin Gardner, and Producer: Blueline Media, Kevin Weaver, of Bloomington, Indiana.

The Paddling Film Festival World Tour is produced by Rapid Media and presented in Bloomington by Play360, Inc. on September 8th at 7:30pm.

For tickets and information call The Buskirk-Chumley Theater Box Office at (812) 323-3020.

Media Contact: Michael Waterford, [email protected]

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