The Pencil Events:

Electron Pencil event listings: Music, art, movies, lectures, parties, receptions, benefits, plays, meetings, fairs, conspiracies, rituals, etc.

Friday, May  18, 2012

◗ Bloomington and the USA — National Bike to Work Day; all day

◗ IU Dowling International CenterEnglish Conversation Club, for non-native American English speakers; 1pm

Sembower FieldIU Baseball vs. Ohio State; 3pm

◗ Downtown Nashville, IndianaTaste of Brown County; 4-7pm

Bloomington SpeedwayLarry Rice Classic, sprint cars; gates open 4:30pm, racing at 7:30pm

The Venue Fine Arts and GiftsOpening reception, the art of Juliana Burrell; 6pm

Buskirk-Chumley TheaterMusical, “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”; 7pm

IU CinemaFilm, “Sound of Noise”; 7pm

Bloomington High School SouthSpring band concert; 7-9pm

Bloomington High School NorthJazz band concert; 7-9pm

Sweet ClaireReading by poet Matthew Jackson; 7pm

Cafe DjangoMaster accordionist Svetia; 7:30-9:30pm

Bloomington Playwrights ProjectMusical, “Maggie Cassidy,” based on Jack Kerouac’s novel; 8pm

The Player’s PubKing Bee and the Stingers, Bottom Road Blues Band; 8pm

The Comedy AtticEric Andre; 8 & 10:30pm

Max’s PlaceRagbirds; 8pm

Bear’s Place — Kimmie F’n Green Eyes, Johnny Profane; 9pm

The BluebirdClayton Anderson; 9pm

Uncle Elizabeth’sVicci Laine and the West End Girls; 10pm & midnight

The BishopDave Walter Karaoke; 10pm


IU Mathers Museum of World CulturesExhibits, “Blended Harmonies: Music and Religion in Nepal”; through July 1st — “Esse Quam Videri (To Be, Rather than To Be Seen): Muslim Self Portraits; through June 17th — “From the Big Bang to the World Wide Web: The Origins of Everything”; through July 1st

IU Kinsey Institute GalleryExhibit, “Man as Object: Reversing the Gaze”; through June 29th

◗ Ivy Tech Waldron Arts Center Exhibits at various galleries: Angela Hendrix-Petry, Benjamin Pines, Nate Johnson, and Yang Chen; all through May 29th

Trinity Episcopal ChurchArt exhibit, “Creation,” collaborative mosaic tile project; through May 31st

Monroe County Public LibraryArt exhibit, “Muse Whisperings,” water color paintings by residents of Sterling House; through May 31st

Monroe County History CenterPhoto exhibit, “Bloomington: Then and Now” by Bloomington Fading; through October 27th

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