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October 3, 2014

We Are City [EXPORT] at IU Center for Art + Design

 Centered on the artist-in-residence projects that Indianapolis-based collective We Are City has facilitated since 2012, [EXPORT] shares the group’s city engagement efforts with a new audience in Columbus.[EXPORT] is curated by Laura Holzman, Public Scholar of Curatorial Practices and Visual Art at IUPUI. It features work by Oliver Blank, Jace Clayton, William “Zoe” FitzGerald, James A. Reeves, Rocío Rodríguez Salceda, and Matthew Skjonsberg. [EXPORT] will be on display at the IU Center for Art + Design (IUCA+D) from Friday, September 5 through Wednesday, October 1. Gallery hours are from 1-5pm Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Date: October 3, 2014
Venue: IU Center for Art + Design (IUCA+D)
Phone: (812) 375-7550
Address:
310 Jackson Street, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

October 4, 2014

Saturday Sampler: Pumpkin Palooza

A fall tradition for the Bartholomew County Historical Society, Pumpkin Palloosa celebrates everything pumpkin!  Why do we carve pumpkins? Who were the first people to grow pumpkins?  What parts of the pumpkin are edible?  Why are they called jack-o-lanterns?  Learn the answers to all these questions and more as we discover pumpkin lore and even carve a pumpkin to take home!  Enjoy this fall favorite with your family. Our Saturday Samplers are monthly family friendly workshops catered towards small children.

Start: October 4, 2014 11:00 am
End: October 4, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Yellow Trail Museum
Phone: (812) 371-7969
Address:
Main St., Hope, IN, 47246, United States
Cost: Free

October 5, 2014

Choral Evensong

Trinity Episcopal in Bloomington (at the corner of Kirkwood and Grant) continues offerings of Choral Evensong on Sunday, October 5 at 5:30pm. The guest conductor will be Dana Marsh, Coordinator of the IU Jacobs School of Music Historical Performance Institute, formerly of Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis, and the music will be sung by members of the Trinity choir and students from the IU Jacobs School of Music.

Start: October 5, 2014 5:30 pm
End: October 5, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: Trinity Episcopal
Address:
111 S Grant St, Bloomington, IN, 47408, United States

October 6, 2014

Indiana Artists Club 82nd Annual Membership Exhibition

The Indiana Artists Club annual Member Exhibition, now open, features up to 100 pieces in a variety of media and styles, including pastels, oils, watercolors, acrylics and more. Most of the artwork is for sale.

 

A free opening reception, with light refreshments, will be held at the Columbus Learning Center on Saturday, October 11, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Shawn Thomas Dingwerth, executive director of the Richmond Museum of Art and author, will speak at the reception at 6:30 p.m. about his new book, “The Richmond Group Artists.” Copies of the book, which tells the untold story of a group of artists who developed a distinctive impressionistic style which transformed Richmond into an important center for art in the Midwest, will be available for purchase and signature.

 

The exhibition runs through December 30, 2014. It is free and open to the public, Monday – Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended hours until 10 p.m. on Monday – Thursday through Dec. 15. For more information, visit http://www.indianaartistsclub.org/member-exhibition/ or call Columbus Learning Center at (812) 314-8507.

Date: October 6, 2014
Venue: Columbus Learning Center
Phone: (812) 314-8507
Address:
4555 Central Avenue, Suite 210, Columbus, IN, 47203, United States

Disability Film Series

The Arc of Bartholomew County’s Scenes of Inclusion: A Disability Film Series Presents Embracing Arts for All, the Sprout Traveling Festival

 

Monday, October 6, 7 pm at YES Cinema, 328 Jackson Street, Downtown Columbus, IN

 

Admission is free.

 

For more information thearcofbc@yahoo.com

 

Eight short films, ranging in length from 4 minutes to 18 minutes, highlight a variety of opportunities for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities engaged in the arts as a means of education, creative self-expression, and personal and professional growth.

 

Funding provided by the Heritage Fund, the Community Foundation of BartholomewCounty

Start: October 6, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 6, 2014 8:30 pm
Venue: YES Cinema
Address:
Commons Mall, Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

October 10, 2014

Ethnic Expo

Ethnic Expo – Columbus, IN: October 10 – 11, 2014

City Hall, 123 Washington Street, Columbus, Indiana
11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. each day
Ethnic Expo is a celebration of Columbus, Indiana’s ethnic diversity, featuring international food, music, children’s activities, parade, and fireworks. Mexico will be celebrated this year as the host country of the 31st annual event. The parade will be held on Saturday, October 11,
Music and entertainment each day headline Saturday 6p-7:30 El Tule for those who love to dance, feel good and enjoy the positive expression of music. Unique sound combining influences of Cumbia, Merengue, Salsa and Reggae.

Date: October 10, 2014
Venue: Columbus City Hall
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Gospel Sing

 

There will be a dinner and gospel sing sponsored by Columbus First Church of the Nazarene on Friday Oct. 10th from 5-9pm. This will be a free will offering dinner of chicken and noodles, green beans, mashed potatoes with homemade dinner rolls/dessert.  This will be a come and go event to be held at Strawberry Field Mercantile on the square in Hope.  The purpose is to raise funds for 3 ministries of the church, Above the Rim which is a youth outreach program on Monday nights, Columbus Behavioral Center an outreach program to youth residing at CBC that provides a banquet and worship service and Sweet Dreams Ministries which designs and sews pillowcases for the children at CBC and is expanding to include other facilities /organizations.  So come in, make a free will donation and have a wonderful dinner while enjoying local talent.

Start: October 10, 2014 5:00 pm
End: October 10, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Hope Town Square
Phone: 812-546-4063
Address:
Hope, IN, 47201, United States

An Acoustic Evening with Jason Isbell

Jason Isbell Headlining 2nd Annual Amethyst House Benefit Concert 

Critically acclaimed and award winning songwriter and performer, Jason Isbell will top the bill for this year’s Amethyst House Benefit Concert to be held October 10th at the Buskirk-Chumley Theatre in Bloomington, Indiana. Isbell is the winner of the Americana Music Association 2012 Song of the Year. His latest CD, “Southeastern,” has been named Album of the Year by American Songwriter.

“We’re honored to have an artist of his caliber performing this year,” says Amethyst House Board President Mike Long. ”He’s a great fit because he’s also in recovery and his songs tell a redemptive story that many of us can relate to,” continued Long.

About Jason Isbell: Born in Green Hill, Alabama, Jason is a critically acclaimed songwriter and guitarist of Americana Music. His 2013 Release “Southeastern” was hailed by the New York Times as “One of the Best American stories to be told in 2013.”  This latest CD has resulted in current nominations for Best Song, Best Album, and Artist of the Year from the Americana Music Association‘s 2014 Honors and Awards.  His wife Amanda Shires will open the show and also accompany him throughout the evening on fiddle and background vocals. You can read more about Jason and see videos here: http://www.jasonisbell.com/videos/  and  http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/tag/jason-isbell/

Amethyst House is a Bloomington, IN based not-for-profit United Way agency that provides residential and outpatient services for those recovering from addiction. The Mission of Amethyst House is to provide a foundation for sober living by partnering with individuals, families, and communities impacted by addictions and substance abuse issues, offering quality recovery services and guidance for clean, sober, and healthy living.  Find out more at http://www.amethysthouse.org/

Tickets for the October 10th show, An Acoustic Evening with Jason Isbell, go on sale August 8 @ 11am and may be purchased at the BCT box office in person or by phone at (812) 323-3020 or online at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/9940655.

 

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Start: October 10, 2014 7:00 pm
End: October 10, 2014 10:00 pm
Venue: Buskirk-Chumley Theatre
Phone: 812 323 3020
Address:
114 E Kirkwood Ave , Bloomington, IN, 47408, United States
Cost: $28 and $40

October 11, 2014

Ethnic Expo

Ethnic Expo – Columbus, IN: October 10 – 11, 2014

City Hall, 123 Washington Street, Columbus, Indiana
11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. each day
Ethnic Expo is a celebration of Columbus, Indiana’s ethnic diversity, featuring international food, music, children’s activities, parade, and fireworks. Mexico will be celebrated this year as the host country of the 31st annual event. The parade will be held on Saturday, October 11,
Music and entertainment each day headline Saturday 6p-7:30 El Tule for those who love to dance, feel good and enjoy the positive expression of music. Unique sound combining influences of Cumbia, Merengue, Salsa and Reggae.

Date: October 11, 2014
Venue: Columbus City Hall
Address:
Columbus, IN, 47201, United States
Cost: Free

Live Broadcast: Johnson County Antique Market

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Live Broadcast: Johnson County Antique Market

Johnson County Fairgrounds, Scott Hall

10 am- 11am

Start: October 11, 2014 10:00 am
End: October 11, 2014 11:00 am
Venue: Johnson County Fairgrounds
Address:
250 Fairground Dr, Franklin, IN, 46131, United States
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