The Pencil Today:

THE QUOTE

“I miss Saturday morning, rolling out of bed, not shaving, getting into my car with my girls, driving to the supermarket, squeezing the fruit, getting my car washed, taking walks.” — Barack Obama

TIME IS RUNNING OUT

You have three more days to vote.

Cast your ballot at The Curry Building, 214 W. Seventh St. today, 8am-6pm, and Monday, 8am-Noon.

Vote at your local polling place Tuesday.

TUESDAY’S PICKS

Stay tuned for my election predictions Tuesday. Trust me, you’ll be surprised by my top-of-the-ticket forecast.

The only events listings you need in Bloomington.


Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

VOTE ◗ The Curry Building, 214 W. Seventh St.; 8am-6pm

FOOD ◗ City Hall, Showers BuildingFarmers Market; 8am-1pm

BENEFIT ◗ Bloomington American Legion Post 18Shop with a Firefighter Breakfast, raising funds for Christmas toys for kids; 8am

FAIR ◗ Binford Elementary SchoolTri Kappa Annuall Arts & Crafts Fair; 9am-3pm

CLASS ◗ Hinkle-Garton Farmstead Historic SiteMaking Wire-Wrapped Celtic Jewelry; 10am-5pm

FEST ◗ IU Cedar Hall, Union Street Center2nd Annual Traditional Powwow, Native-American arts, crafts, foods, etc.; 11am-6pm

WORKSHOP ◗ Monroe County Public Library My Sister’s Closet Interview Skills Workshop; 10am-Noon

HALLOWE’EN ◗ IU Hilltop Garden & Nature CenterGreat Bloomington Pumpkin Launch: Pumpkins Go Airborne; Noon

WORKSHOP ◗ The LodgeBloomington Argentine Tango Organization Master Series Tango Workshop, Led by Graciela Gonzalez; Noon

WORKSHOP ◗ Trained Eye Arts CenterDISCARDIA Mending Day; Noon-4pm

MUSIC ◗ IU Ford-Crawford HallJunior Recital: Katie Upton on horn; 1pm

OPEN HOUSE ◗ Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural CenterLibrary Re-opening Celebration; 1-4pm

BOOKS ◗ Monroe County Public LibraryAuthor Virginia Eubanks reds from and signs her new book, “Digital Dead End“; 2-4pm

MUSIC ◗ IU Metz CarillonFirst Saturday Recital; 2pm

MUSIC ◗ IU Auer HallMaster’s Recital: William F. Bryant, composition; 2pm

FILM ◗ IU Cinema — “The Third Man”; 3pm

MUSIC ◗ IU Ford-Crawford HallVoice Studio Recital: Students of Marietta Simpson; 3pm

FILM ◗ IU Cinema — “From Here to Eternity”; 6:30pm

FILM ◗ IU Fine Arts TheaterRyder Film Series: “Two Angry Moms“; 6:45pm

STAGE ◗ Bloomington Playwrights Project — “Maniobras Traviesas“; 7pm

MUSIC ◗ IU Ford-Crawford HallSenior Recital: Catherine Kahn, voice; 7pm

POETRY ◗ Rachael’s CafeFive Women Poets; 7-9pm

MUSIC ◗ IU Musical Arts Center, Recital HallStudent Recital: Harrison Clarke on alto saxophone; 7pm

FILM ◗ IU Woodburn Hall TheaterRyder Film Series: “All Together“; 7:15pm

STAGE ◗ Ivy Tech Waldron Center, AuditoriumComedy, “Hitchcock’s 39 Steps“; 7:30pm

STAGE ◗ IU Halls TheatreDrama, “Spring Awakening“; 7:30pm

STAGE ◗ Bloomington High School SouthComedy, “Once Upon a Mattress“; 7:30pm

MUSIC ◗ The Player’s PubJustin Case Band; 8pm

COMEDY ◗ The Comedy AtticMyq Kaplan; 8pm

MUSIC ◗ Cafe DjangoMitch Shiner Quintet; 8-10pm

MUSIC ◗ Chateau Thomas Wine Bar, 118 N. Walnut St.Singer/songwriter Crescent Ulmer; 8-10pm

MUSIC ◗ IU Auer HallPro Arte Singers & Chamber orchestra perform Haydn’s “Die Schöpfung (The Creation),” William Jon Gray, conductor; 8pm

SPORTS ◗ IU Memorial StadiumHoosier football vs. Iowa; 8pm

FILM ◗ IU Fine Arts TheaterRyder Film Series: “Keep the Lights On“; 8:15pm

MUSIC ◗ IU Ford-Crawford HallJunior Recital: David Woger on trombone; 8:30pm

FILM ◗ IU Woodburn Hall TheaterRyder Film Series: “Side by Side“; 9pm

MUSIC ◗ The BluebirdWho’s Bad? Michael Jackson covers; 9pm

MUSIC ◗ Max’s PlaceWake the Dead, Grateful Dead covers; 9pm

DANCING ◗ The Root Cellar at Farm BloomingtonWhatever: 80s/90s Dance Party; 10pm-3am

COMEDY ◗ The Comedy AtticMyq Kaplan; 10:30pm

MUSIC ◗ Bear’s PlaceBands cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy; 11pm

FAIR ◗ Trained Eye Arts CenterTrained Eye Arts Market, Featuring live music, local artists, etc.; 10pm-2am

ONGOING:

ART ◗ IU Art MuseumExhibits:

  • “Paragons of Filial Piety,” by Utagawa Kuniyoshi; through December 31st
  • “Intimate Models: Photographs of Husbands, Wives, and Lovers,” by Julia Margaret, Cameron, Edward Weston, & Harry Callahan; through December 31st
  • French Printmaking in the Seventeenth Century;” through December 31st
  • Celebration of Cuban Art & Film: Pop-art by Joe Tilson; through December 31st
  • Threads of Love: Baby Carriers from China’s Minority Nationalities“; through December 23rd
  • Workers of the World, Unite!” through December 31st
  • Embracing Nature,” by Barry Gealt; through December 23rd
  • Pioneers & Exiles: German Expressionism,” through December 23rd

ART ◗ Ivy Tech Waldron CenterExhibits through December 1st:

  • “Essentially Human,” By William Fillmore
  • “Two Sides to Every Story,” By Barry Barnes
  • “Horizons in Pencil and Wax,” By Carol Myers

ART ◗ IU SoFA Grunwald GalleryExhibits through November 16th:

  • Buzz Spector: Off the Shelf
  • Small Is Big

ART ◗ IU Kinsey Institute GalleryExhibits through December 20th:

  • A Place Aside: Artists and Their Partners
  • Gender Expressions

ART ◗ IU Mathers Museum of World CulturesExhibits:

  • “¡Cuba Si! Posters from the Revolution: 1960s and 1970s”
  • “From the Big Bang to the World Wide Web: The Origins of Everything”
  • “Thoughts, Things, and Theories… What Is Culture?”
  • “Picturing Archaeology”
  • “Personal Accents: Accessories from Around the World”
  • “Blended Harmonies: Music and Religion in Nepal”
  • “The Day in Its Color: A Hoosier Photographer’s Journey through Mid-century America”
  • “TOYing with Ideas”
  • “Living Heritage: Performing Arts of Southeast Asia”
  • “On a Wing and a Prayer”

BOOKS ◗ IU Lilly LibraryExhibits:

  • The War of 1812 in the Collections of the Lilly Library“; through December 15th
  • A World of Puzzles,” selections from the Slocum Puzzle Collection

ARTIFACTS ◗ Monroe County History CenterExhibits:

  • Doctors & Dentists: A Look into the Monroe County Medical Professions
  • What Is Your Quilting Story?
  • Garden Glamour: Floral Fashion Frenzy
  • Bloomington Then & Now
  • World War II Uniforms
  • Limestone Industry in Monroe County

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