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On-going Events (October 10-16, 2011)

 *indicates an AFS event

* Faces of Fieldwork

Gallery hours: Tues-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm; Sat-Sun 1-4:30 pm

Mathers Museum of World Cultures, 416 N. Indiana Ave., 812-855-6873

Free admission

http://www.indiana.edu/~mathers/museumex.html

 

* Folklore and IU: A Library Exhibition

Herman B. Wells Library, 1320 E. Tenth St., main lobby (open all day, every day); Folklore Collection, 7th floor, (Mon-Thurs 8 am-12 am, Fri 8 am -9 pm, Sat 10 am-9 pm, Sun 11 am-12 am)

Free admission

http://www.indiana.edu/~folklore/afs2011.shtml

 

Kinsey Institute Gallery (part of Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction)

Gallery hours: Mon-Fri, 1:30 pm-5 pm

1165 E. Third St., Morrison Hall, 3rd floor, 812-855-7686

Free admission

http://www.kinseyinstitute.org/services/tours.html

 

* Making Clothes, Making Do: Carol Wise and the Art of Daily Life

Opens Oct. 11; History Center hours: Tues-Sat 10 am-4 pm

Monroe County History Center, 202 E. Sixth St., 812-332-2517

Admission $2

http://www.monroehistory.org/museum_and_exhibits/current_exhibits_new.htm

 

* "Tell Me a Story: Folklore and Folkloristics at the Lilly Library.”

Library hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-6 pm; Sat 9 am-1 pm

Lilly Library, 1200 E. Seventh St.

Free admission

http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/exhibits.shtml

 

* Quilts and Human Rights

Gallery hours: Tues-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm; Sat-Sun 1-4:30 pm

Mathers Museum of World Cultures, 416 N. Indiana Ave., 812-855-6873

Free admission

http://www.indiana.edu/~mathers/museumex.html

 

The Spoils of War: Art in Nazi Germany

Gallery hours: Tues-Sat 10 am-5 pm; Sun 12 pm-5 pm

IU Art Museum, Gallery of the Art of the Western World, 812-855-5445

Free admission

http://www.iub.edu/~iuam/section.php?returnSection=special_exhibitions&navSection=current_exhibitions

 

* Take a Hike!  The Subculture of Long-Distance Hiking on the Appalachian Trail

Opens Oct. 13-15

Banner exhibition, Alumni Hall, IMU

Free admission

 

* Tell People the Story: The Art of Gustav Potthoff

Opens Oct. 12; Exhibit hours: 10 am-5 pm

Memorial Union Garden, IMU

Free admission

Gustav Potthoff paints to remember his fellow prisoners who, during World War II, built the Bridge over the River Kwai. 

http://webdb.iu.edu/folkethno/scripts/newsevents/news_detail.cfm?cID=19&nID=1226

 
* "They Are Not Afraid of Hell Itself”:  Native Americans in World War One

Opens Oct. 13-15

Banner exhibition, Alumni Hall, IMU

Free admission

 

Oct. 10

 

Many Wars: The Difficulty of Home (In/Visibility of America’s 21st Century Wars lecture series)

Suzanne Option (International Center for Photography)

7 pm, Fine Arts Auditorium 015

http://themester.indiana.edu/events/opton.shtml

 

Jazz Ensemble

8 pm, Musical Arts Center

http://music.indiana.edu/events/#eyJtb2RlIjoiZXZlbnRMaXN0IiwiZGF0ZSI6IjIwMTExMDEwIiwiY2F0ZWdvcnkiOm51bGwsInJlc3VsdENvdW50IjoyMH0%3D

 

Bloomington Songwriter Showcase

8-10 pm, Player’s Pub, 424 S Walnut St., 812-334-2080

http://www.theplayerspub.com/calendar.php?month=11&year=2011

 

Oct. 11

 

Talk with Fekade Azeze

11 am-12 pm, 510 N. Fess Ave.

Moderator: Tok Thompson

http://webdb.iu.edu/folkethno/scripts/newsevents/news_detail.cfm?cID=19&nID=1229

 

From Blood Feuds to Peace: Traditional Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in Ethiopia (Branigin Lecture)

Fekade Azeze, Professor of Ethiopian Literature and Folklore (Haile Sellassie I University), with introduction by Luisa Del Giudice

3-4:30 pm (reception to follow), 800 N. Indiana Ave., Performance and Lecture Hall

http://www.indiana.edu/~folklore/afs2011.shtml

 

* Faces of Fieldwork Exhibit Reception

5-6 pm, Mathers Museum of World Cultures, 416 N. Indiana Ave., 812-855-6873

http://www.indiana.edu/~folklore/afs2011.shtml

 

Indiana University Folklore and Ethnomusicology Alumni Gathering

6-9 pm, 501 N. Park Ave.

http://www.indiana.edu/~folklore/afs2011.shtml

 

The Ethics of Armageddon: Moral Issues in the Threat and Use of Nuclear Weapons (ISCA Lecture)

Ron Rosenbaum

7:30-9, Dogwood Room, IMU, 812-856-6014

https://onestart.iu.edu/ccl-prd/EventMaintenance.do?methodToCall=viewEvent&eventId=1368381&pubCalId=GRP1443

 

 Balkan Folk Dance Workshop

7:30-10:30 pm, Georgian Room, Indiana Memorial Union

Admission: free, donations welcome

Offered by a recreational folk dance group at Indiana University; led by Daniela Ivanova.

 

IU Theatre: Hair

Oct. 11-14, 7:30 pm; Oct. 15, 2 pm and 7:30 pm, Ruth N. Halls Theatre, 812-855-1103

Tickets $15-25 (at IU Auditorium or online, http://www.indiana.edu/~thtr/productions/2011/hair.shtml)

http://www.indiana.edu/~thtr/productions/2011/hair.shtml

 

Symphonic and Concert Bands

8 pm, Musical Arts Center

 

Oct. 12

 

* Mathers Museum Pre-conference Tour

9-9:45 am, Mathers Museum of World Cultures, 416 N. Indiana Ave., 812-855-6873

Contact: Sarah Hatcher (Mathers Curator of Education), sahatche@indiana.edu

Includes "Bloomington Time Capsule” and "From the Big Bang to the Present” exhibits.

 http://www.indiana.edu/~folklore/afs2011.shtml

 

Folklore In Jerusalem Between War and (no) Peace: The Jerusalem Project 1991– 2011

1:30 pm-4:30 pm, Mathers Museum of World Cultures, 416 N. Indiana Ave., 812-855-6873

http://webdb.iu.edu/folkethno/scripts/newsevents/news_detail.cfm?cID=5&nID=1215

 

* Opening Ceremonies

C. Kurt Dewhurst (Michigan State University; AFS President) and Timothy Lloyd (American Folklore Society), presiding

7-8 pm, Alumni Hall, IMU

 

* Opening Plenary Address: War, Peace, and the Folklorist’s Mission

Henry Glassie, Professor of Folklore (Indiana University)
8-9 pm, Alumni Hall, IMU

http://webdb.iu.edu/folkethno/scripts/newsevents/news_detail.cfm?cID=5&nID=1233

 

* Welcome Reception for AFS

9-11 pm, Frangipani Room, IMU      

http://webdb.iu.edu/folkethno/scripts/newsevents/news_detail.cfm?cID=5&nID=1233

 

Club Bellydance

7 pm, Buskirk-Chumley Theater, 114 E. Kirkwood Ave., 812-323-3020

Tickets $20 (at box office or by phone, 812-323-3020)

A showcase of innovative bellydance featuring local performers and Bellydance Superstars (BDSS).

http://www.buskirkchumley.org/index.php?option=com_eventlist&view=details&id=289:club-bellydance&Itemid=4

 

Café D’jango Presents Local Jazz Musicians: Tom Miller

7:30-9:30 pm, 116 N. Grant St., 812-335-1297

Tickets $4 - $5

http://cafedjango.org/Cafedjango.org/JAZZ_SCHEDULE.html

 

BuffaLouie’s Jazz Night

7:30-10 pm, BuffaLouie’s at The Gables, 114 S. Indiana Ave., 812-333-3030

http://visitbead.com/calendars/viewEvent.php?event_id=810;date=2011-10-12

 

IU Theatre: Hair

7:30 pm; see Oct. 11 listing for complete info.

 

Philharmonic Orchestra

8 pm, Musical Arts Center

http://music.indiana.edu/events/#eyJtb2RlIjoiZXZlbnRMaXN0IiwiZGF0ZSI6IjIwMTExMDEyIiwiY2F0ZWdvcnkiOm51bGwsInJlc3VsdENvdW50IjoyMH0%3D

 

Contra Dance

8-10:30 pm, Harmony School, 909 E. 2nd Street

Tickets non-members $4, members $3

Lessons for beginners offered at 8; dancing begins at 8:15.

bloomingtoncontra.org

 

Bloomington’s Last Comic Standing (Open Mic Night)

8 pm, The Comedy Attic, 123 S. Walnut St., 812-336-LAFF

Tickets $6-12 (at box office)

http://comedyattic.com/events

 

Peter Wolf Crier

9 pm, Bishop Bar, 123 S. Walnut St., 812-333-4700

Tickets $5-8

Peter Wolf Crier is a folk band from Minneapolis. 

http://www.thebishopbar.com/events/peter-wolf-crier-husbandwife-milagres.

 

 

Oct. 13

 

My Vietnam Your Iraq (documentary film)

7-8 pm, IU Cinema, 1213 E. 7th Street, 812-856-2503

Tickets (at IU Auditorium Box Office; or by phone, 812-855-1103)

Filmmaker Ron Osgood documents the lives of Vietnam veterans whose sons are stationed in Iraq.  Osgood will be available for questions after the film.

http://www.cinema.indiana.edu/?post_type=film&p=190

 

State Crimes Against Democracy: Moving Beyond "Conspiracy Theory”

Lance deHaven-Smith (Askew School of Public Administration and Policy, Florida State University) 
7:15-8:45 pm, Jordan Hall 124

http://themester.indiana.edu/events/dehaven.shtml

 

Café D’jango Presents Local Jazz Musicians: Nate Johnson

8-10 pm, 116 N. Grant St., 812-335-1297

Tickets $4-5

http://cafedjango.org/Cafedjango.org/JAZZ_SCHEDULE.html

 

Bomb/Shell

8-10:30 pm, Bloomington Playwrights Project, 107 W. 9th St., 812-334-1188  

Tickets $15-18 (at Buskirk-Chumley box office, 114 E. Kirkwood Ave.; by phone, 812-323-3020; or online, https://www.efoliotickets.com/FolioProd/Events.aspx?VId=19)

Features eight ten-minute plays, each focusing on themes of war and peace.

http://newplays.org/cmsms/home

 

Moshe Kasher

Oct. 13-14, 8 pm; Oct. 15, 8 pm and 10:30 pm

The Comedy Attic, 123 S. Walnut St., 812-336-5233

Tickets $6-12 (at box office or online, http://comedyattic.com/buy-tickets/item/151-moshe-kasher)

Named "Best of the Fest" at the 2010 Aspen Comedy Festival, Kasher also writes; his recent book is titled Kasher in the Rye: The True Tale of a White Boy from Oakland Who Became a Drug Addict, Criminal, Mental Patient, and Then Turned 16.

http://comedyattic.com/buy-tickets/item/151-moshe-kasher

 

IU Theatre: Hair

7:30 pm; see Oct. 11 listing for complete info.

 

Oct. 14

 

Symposium on "The 100th Anniversary of the Founding of the Republic of China”

9:30 am-6  pm, Faculty Room, IMU

https://onestart.iu.edu/ccl-prd/EventMaintenance.do?methodToCall=viewEvent&eventId=569343&pubCalId=GRP1398

 

Friday Noon Concert: "Songs my Parents Sang—A Tribute to Latin American Music”

12-1 pm, International Center, 111 S. Jordan Ave., 812-855-9086

https://onestart.iu.edu/ccl-prd/EventMaintenance.do?methodToCall=viewEvent&eventId=557936&pubCalId=GRP1393

 

Balkan Folk Dance

7-9:30 pm, Ballantine Hall 003

Admission: Free

Offered by a recreational folk dance group at Indiana University; lessons and review followed by request dancing.


IU Theatre: Hair

7:30 pm; see Oct. 11 listing for complete info.

 

* IU Reception

8 – 10 pm, Oak Room, IMU

 

Carrie Newcomer and the Khan Family

8 pm, Buskirk-Chumley Theater, 114 E. Kirkwood Ave., 812-323-3020

Advance tickets $18 (purchase by phone at 812-323-3020 or online at www.buskirkchumley.org.); tickets $20 at the door

Singer Carrie Newcomer collaborates with the Khan family to blend her folk music style with Indian classical traditions.

 http://buskirkchumley.org/

 

The Singing Hoosiers

8 pm, Auer Hall

http://music.indiana.edu/events/#eyJtb2RlIjoiZXZlbnRMaXN0IiwiZGF0ZSI6IjIwMTExMDE0IiwiY2F0ZWdvcnkiOm51bGwsInJlc3VsdENvdW50IjoyMH0%3D

 

Café D’jango Presents Local Jazz Musicians: Svetla Vladeva and In Accord Ensemble

8-10:30 pm, 116 N. Grant St., 812-335-1297

Tickets $4 - $5

http://cafedjango.org/Cafedjango.org/JAZZ_SCHEDULE.html

 

The Barn of Terror

8 pm-12 am, 8792 N. Old State Rd. 37

Tickets: $7 adults, $5 kids age 12 and under

A haunted house in the Bloomington countryside—also includes vampires, chainsaws, and clowns.

www.barnofterror.net

 

Moshe Kasher

8 pm and 10:30 pm; see Oct. 13 listing for complete info.

 

Bomb/Shell

8-10:30 pm; see Oct. 13 listing for complete info.

 

 

Oct. 15

 

Bloomington Community Farmers Market

8 am-1 pm, 401 N. Morton St. (next to City Hall – Showers Building), 812-349-3700

 

The Graphics of Revolution and War: Iranian Poster Arts

Opens Oct 15; Gallery hours: Tues-Sat 10 am-5 pm; Sun 12 pm-5 pm

IU Art Museum, Special Exhibitions Gallery, 812-855-5445

http://www.iub.edu/~iuam/section.php?returnSection=special_exhibitions&navSection=upcoming_exhibitions

 

* Tell People the Story: The Art of Gustav Potthoff - MEET THE ARTIST

12:15-1:15, IMU Garden (near the Tree Suites)

Gustav Potthoff paints to remember his fellow prisoners who, during World War II, built the Bridge over the River Kwai. 

http://webdb.iu.edu/folkethno/scripts/newsevents/news_detail.cfm?cID=19&nID=1226

 

IU Theatre: Hair

2 pm and 7:30 pm; see Oct. 11 listing for complete info.

 

Harvey Phillips Memorial Concert

3 pm, Musical Arts Center

http://music.indiana.edu/events/#eyJtb2RlIjoiZXZlbnRMaXN0IiwiZGF0ZSI6IjIwMTExMDE0IiwiY2F0ZWdvcnkiOm51bGwsInJlc3VsdENvdW50IjoyMH0%3D

 

* AFS Closing Reception

6:30-8 pm, Alumni Hall, IMU

Music by Bradley Leftwich and the Hogwire String Band, an American roots music band from Bloomington, Indiana.

http://webdb.iu.edu/folkethno/scripts/newsevents/news_detail.cfm?cID=5&nID=1234

 

* AFS Dance Party

9-11:30 pm, Alumni Hall, IMU

Free admission; cash bar

Music by the Subterraneans, a roots rock and roll and r&b band from Columbus, Ohio.

http://webdb.iu.edu/folkethno/scripts/newsevents/news_detail.cfm?cID=5&nID=1234

 

The Barn of Terror

8 pm-12 am; see Oct. 14 listing for complete info.

 

The Singing Hoosiers

8 PM, Auer Hall

http://music.indiana.edu/events/#eyJtb2RlIjoiZXZlbnRMaXN0IiwiZGF0ZSI6IjIwMTExMDE0IiwiY2F0ZWdvcnkiOm51bGwsInJlc3VsdENvdW50IjoyMH0%3D

 

Moshe Kasher

8 pm and 10:30 pm; see Oct. 13 listing for complete info.

 

Bomb/Shell

8-10:30 pm; see Oct. 13 listing for complete info.

 

Café D’jango Presents Local Jazz Musicians: Keith Karns

9-11 pm, 116 N. Grant St., 812-335-1297

Tickets $4 - $5

http://cafedjango.org/Cafedjango.org/JAZZ_SCHEDULE.html

 

 

Oct. 16

 

Café D’jango Presents Local Jazz Musicians: Joe Lisinicchia on Guitar

11 am -1 pm, 116 N. Grant St., 812-335-1297

Tickets $4-5

http://cafedjango.org/Cafedjango.org/JAZZ_SCHEDULE.html

 

Octubafest Grand Opening

8 pm, Auer Hall

http://music.indiana.edu/events/#eyJtb2RlIjoiZXZlbnRMaXN0IiwiZGF0ZSI6IjIwMTExMDE0IiwiY2F0ZWdvcnkiOm51bGwsInJlc3VsdENvdW50IjoyMH0%3D



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