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November 5, 2012 / ivytechartspartner

BEAD: New This Week

Handmade Nation documentary- Free Screening!

Get yourself in the mood for the Bloomington Handmade Market holiday show by coming to a free screening of the documentary Handmade Nation! Event is free. View the trailer here. Must be 18+ to enter. November 8th at 8pm at the Bishop.

Grand Opening of The Dance Circus
Dancers, this one’s for you! Shoes, clothing and other gear for dancers and other movers and shakers. Fountain Square Mall Suite 124. Opens November 5. More here.

Music in the Digital Age Symposium
Registration is now open for the Music in the Digital Age Symposium on November 10. Click here and get signed up today! Registration fee is $10, and includes the conference, lunch and access to the afterparty! You can also pay with cash at the Union Board Office 8-5 Monday-Friday.

Bands, Musicians Needed for City Parks and Recreation’s 2013 Performing Arts Series
The City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department is seeking musicians and bands to apply to participate in the 2013 summer Performing Arts Series, which takes place May through September in City parks throughout Bloomington. Applications are available online at Deadline 12/17 5 p.m.

Wonderlab to Host “Meet the Instruments” Weekend
Explore the instruments of the symphony orchestra, world music, traditional music, and the science of sound! The WonderLab Museum hosts Meet the Instruments Weekend on November 10-11. This two-day festival  includes hands-on experiences with musical instruments  musical craft activities, science of sound exploration stations, and music and dance performances. For a complete schedule of events, visit the Wonderlab events calendar.

Ivy Tech Student Production Tickets Now Available
Tickets are now available for Ivy Tech’s student theatre productions at the Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center. This fall, see the Ivy Tech student production The Rimers of Eldritch by Lanford Wilson, directed by Paul Daily, Nov. 9, 10, 14 – 17. In Spring 2013: Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, directed by Patricia McKee, and The Giver, adapted by Eric Coble from the Newbery Award-winning book by Lois Lowry, directed by Jeffery Allen. Tickets are available for purchase at the BCT Box Office. For a full list of productions held at the Ivy Tech Waldron, visit

Movember with the Bloomin’ Staches
Movember is a month long event taking place around the world where men drop their regular shaving habits and become meticulous groomers of their upper-lip hair to raise funds for cancer research and men’s health issues. Support your local Movember team, “Bloomin’ Staches” (Maarten Bout, Mark Need, Sally Meyer, & Emily Brown) by visiting

Indiana Arts Commission accepting nominations for the 2013 Indiana Governor’s Arts Awards 
The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) is now accepting nominations for the 2013 Governor’s Arts Awards. Guidelines and nomination form are now available on the IAC website ( Deadline 4:30 p.m. 12/21. Questions? Rex Van Zant at 317-232-1273 or

Art of Chocolate Art Sale
LIFEDesigns, Inc. is calling all artists to submit works for sale as part of the 2013 Art of Chocolate Juried Art Show and Sale to take place during the 2013 Week of Chocolate: January 26th through February 2nd.  The entry form, rules, schedule and more information about the Art of Chocolate Juried Art Show and Sale are available at The deadline to enter is November 15, 2012.

Digital Dead End by Virginia Eubanks
Virginia Eubanks, author of Digital Dead End, will be discussing the research which led to the book. She describes a world in which low-income women experience technology as a means of controlling and monitoring them as they work in low wage, contingent jobs and suggests strategies for communities to address the injustices that persist in the high-tech economy. Saturday, November 3rd, at 2:00 at the Monroe County Public Library Auditorium.

MAYO Annnounces Openings for New Ensemble
The Musical Arts Youth Organization announces auditions are being held for a new music ensemble, MAYO Rock.  This experience is ideal for older middle school and high school aged students who are familiar with their instrument. Depending on group specifics, rock ensembles will perform a variety of songs ala “Mustang Sally,” “Should I Stay or Should I Go,” “Twist and Shout,” “Pick up the Pieces,” and other songs that are known and loved by both students and their parents. Auditions are conducted during practice sessions held weekly on Wednesdays. RSVPs are required for a spot in a practice session. If you or someone you know isa interested, sign-up at or call 812.671.0435.

A Curious Cabaret @ The Back Door
Visit the Back Door (B-town’s  newest nightlife destination– the Old VFW, behind the Atlas) for a variety show of events. The evening will be hosted by the eclectic and timeless Sisters VonVolsung and will feature performances by Xavier Brooks, Birdie Bang Bang, Sister Patty (Molly Burkett), The Mitt Romney Choir, the Gory Lori Dorey Story and Death Wind. Following the show, there will be a midnight dance party with DJ Majigga. Saturday, November 3. Free from 8-9. $5 cover and performances starting at 9 p.m. More info here.

Bringing the World to Bloomington
Henry Hope, Paul Sachs, Herman Wells, and Modern Art in the IU Art Museum. Friday, November 9, 2:00 – 5:00 pm at the Hope School of Fine Arts Auditorium, room 015. Reception to follow at the IU Art Museum, in the Thomas T. Solley Atrium on the first floor. Find more info at

Looking for Resources for Artists and Arts Organizations? Click here!

Meeting Space Resource List Created by Monroe County Public Library
Creative Collaborative Space Available
Artist Studio Space Available
Individual Artist Program Grant Workshop
City of Bloomington King Commission Announces Funding for “A Day On! Not A Day Off”
Puffin Foundation West, Ltd. Grant
Artist Calls
2013 Performing Arts Series
Boys and Girls Clubs
SCAI Important Meeting Update
Young Audiences Indiana Seeking Artists
Exhibition Opportunities Available in City Hall Atrium
El Norteno Mexican Cuisine Gallery
For Organizations
Consulting Services for Nonprofits
Bloomington Print Collective Offers Classes and Open Print Times
Watercolor Classes this Fall
Indianapolis Arts Council E-Newsletter
Tiptoe Through the Tulips with the Ukelele Club
Governor’s Arts Award
Public Input on Community Vision Statement

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Volunteers Needed
Wonderlab Volunteer Training
Buskirk-Chumley Theater Volunteer Opportunities
Ether Game Looking for Volunteers
Graphic Design Volunteers Needed
Brought to You by BEAD
BUEA Zone Arts Grant Program
How to Use BEAD to Get People to Your Events
Event Banner Program
BEAD T-shirts Now Available
Public Art Trail Information

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