The Pencil Events:

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

Saturday, May  19, 2012

Showers PlazaFarmers Market; 8am-1pm

Harley-Davidson of BloomingtonRide for the Red, motorcycle ride, BBQ, & music benefiting the American Red Cross; registration begins at 9am

Monroe County Public LibraryBank on Bloomington workshop on managing a checking account; 10am

◗ IU SoFA Grunwald GalleryKinsey Institute Juried Art Show; through July 21st, 11am

Sarah Legow’s “Sex and the Nature of Things” at the Grunwald Gallery

◗ IU Kinsey InstituteOpen house & artists’ panel discussion; 11am-2pm

Sembower FieldIU Baseball vs. Ohio State; 1pm

◗ IU Hilltop Garden & Nature CenterCelebrate Urban Birds: learn about bird ecology, behavior, & identification; 1-4pm


Buskirk-Chumley Theater — Musical, “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn”; 2pm

North Fork Waterfowl Resting AreaVolunteer work day; 2-4pm

Rachael’s CafeStudent drum recital; 4-6pm

The Comedy AtticDoug Benson Extravanganza; 4:20pm

◗ IU School of Education AuditoriumFilm, “Race to Nowhere,” on school reform; 6pm

“Race to Nowhere”

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

IU CinemaFilm, “Sound of Noise”; 7pm

Brown County PlayhouseTalent show benefit for Brown County History Center featuring Jon Kay, Dillon Bustin, Grey Larsen, & Bob Lucas; 7pm

Madame Walker TheatreDaddy Real Entertainment’s musical talent contest grand final; 7pm

The Player’s PubKilborn Alley; 8pm

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

The Comedy AtticEric Andre; 8 & 10:30pm

Cafe DjangoSophie Faught Quartet; 8-11pm

Jake’s NightclubBloomington Burlesque Brigade’s Venetian Burlesque Ball; 9pm

Bloomington Burlesque Brigade’s Spring Chicks 2012

Bear’s PlaceJacob Huffman, Ty Franke, JC Clements; 9pm

The BluebirdFunky Monks; 9pm

Max’s PlaceBottom Road Blues Band; 9-11pm

The BishopPolica; 9:30pm

Max’s PlaceFist Full of Bacon; 11:30pm


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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