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I WON’T SAY A THING TODAY
Here’s how I waste my time. How about you? Share your fave sites with us via the comments section. Just type in the name of the site, not the url; we’ll find them. If we like them, we’ll include them — if not, we’ll ignore them.
❏ I Love Charts — Life as seen through charts.
❏ XKCD — “A webcomic of romance, sarcasm, math, and language.”
❏ Skepchick — Women scientists look at the world and the universe.
❏ Indexed — All the answers in graph form, on index cards.
❏ I Fucking Love Science — A Facebook community of science geeks.
❏ Present and Correct — (New Listing) Fun, compelling, gorgeous and/or scary graphic designs and visual creations throughout the years and from all over the world.
❏ Flip Flop Fly Ball — Baseball as seen through infographics, haikus, song lyrics, and other odd communications devices.
❏ Mental Floss — Facts.
❏ Caps Off Please — Comics & fun.
❏ Sodaplay — Create your own models or play with other people’s models.
❏ Eat Sleep Draw — An endless stream of artwork submitted by an endless stream of people.
❏ Big Think — Tapping the brains of notable intellectuals for their opinions, predictions, and diagnoses.
❏ The Daily Puppy — So shoot me.
Electron Pencil event listings: Music, art, movies, lectures, parties, receptions, games, benefits, plays, meetings, fairs, conspiracies, rituals, etc.
◗ Monroe County Public Library — Coffee with Friends and Bob Hammel, sports reporter and author; 12:30pm
◗ IU Dowling International Center — English Conversation Club, for non-natiev speakers of American English; 1pm
◗ IU Sample Gates — Critical Mass assembly point; 5:30pm
◗ IU Art Museum — Gallery talk by Nan Brewer, curator of Works on Paper; 5:45pm
◗ IU SoFA Grunwald Gallery — Opening reception, Bloomington Photography Club Annual Exhibition; 6pm
◗ The Venue Fine Arts & Gifts — Opening reception, Rick McCoy: Abstracts on Canvas; 6pm
◗ IU Art Museum — Jazz in July, final performance; 6:30-8:30pm
◗ IU Fine Arts Theater — Ryder Film Series: “Kumaré: The True Story of a False Prophet”; 7pm
◗ Muddy Boots Cafe, Nashville — Finger Picking Competition; 7-9pm
◗ IU Musical Arts Center — Summer Arts festival: Opera workshop led by Carol Vaness; 7pm
◗ Bloomington Speedway — No racing tonight
◗ IU Wells-Metz Theater — “The Taming of the Shrew”; 7:30pm
◗ IU Woodburn Hall — Ryder Film Series: “Gerhard Richter Painting”; 8pm
◗ The Player’s Pub — Fistful of Bacon; 8pm
◗ Cafe Django — David Miller’s Hip Pocket Jazz Quintet; 8pm
◗ IU Fine Arts Theater — Ryder Film Series:”Oslo: August 31st”; 8:30pm
◗ The Bluebird — Main Squeeze; 9pm
◗ Max’s Place — King Bee and the Stingers; 9-11pm
◗ Muddy Boots Cafe, Nashville — Brett Holcombe; 9:30-11:30pm
◗ The Bishop — Big Bad Oven, Normanoak, Brains ‘n Teeth; 11:00pm
◗ Max’s Place — Hudson Hornet; 11pm-1am
◗ Ivy Tech Waldron Center — Exhibits:
- John D. Shearer, “I’m Too Young For This @#!%”; through July 30th
- Claire Swallow, ‘Memoir”; through July 28th
- Dale Gardner, “Time Machine”; through July 28th
- Sarah Wain, “That Takes the Cake”; through July 28th
- Jessica Lucas & Alex Straiker, “Life Under the Lens — The Art of Microscopy”; through July 28th
◗ IU Art Museum — Exhibits:
- Qiao Xiaoguang, “Urban Landscape: A Selection of Papercuts” ; through August 12th
- “A Tribute to William Zimmerman,” wildlife artist; through September 9th
- Willi Baumeister, “Baumeister in Print”; through September 9th
- Annibale and Agostino Carracci, “The Bolognese School”; through September 16th
- “Contemporary Explorations: Paintings by Contemporary Native American Artists”; through October 14th
- David Hockney, “New Acquisitions”; through October 21st
- Utagawa Kuniyoshi, “Paragons of Filial Piety”; through fall semester 2012
- Julia Margaret Cameron, Edward Weston, & Harry Callahan, “Intimate Models: Photographs of Husbands, Wives, and Lovers”; through December 31st
- “French Printmaking in the Seventeenth Century”; through December 31st
◗ IU SoFA Grunwald Gallery — Exhibits: Bloomington Photography Club Annual Exhibition; through August 3rd
◗ IU Kinsey Institute Gallery — “Ephemeral Ink: Selections of Tattoo Art from the Kinsey Institute Collection”; through September 21st
◗ IU Lilly Library — Exhibit, “Translating the Canon: Building Special Collections in the 21st Century”; through September 1st
◗ IU Mathers Museum of World Cultures — Closed for semester break
◗ Monroe County History Center — Exhibits:
- “What Is Your Quilting Story?”; through July 31st
- Photo exhibit, “Bloomington: Then and Now” by Bloomington Fading; through October 27th