Events Listed As Open to the Public

Upcoming Events
2:30 p.m.
Docent Choice Tour LogoEnjoy a guided tour of a docent-selected topic in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
2:30 p.m.
Cave StudioAnthony and Caroline are classmates but couldn't be more different. Caroline is as quick and sarcastic as Anthony is athletic and popular. But when they both let down their guard after Anthony brings a pressing English project to Caroline, a seemingly ordinary poetry assignment unleashes a mystery that has brought them together. I and You is an ode to the extraordinary beauty of human bonds, youth, life, and love.
3 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
The Faculty Artist Series allows faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
Saturn and Beyond Planetarium ShowSaturn’s rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they still present many questions. In 2004 the Cassini orbiter and the Huygens probe reached Saturn. During this show we will explore the mysterious features seen by this spacecraft.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Lindsey is a student of Keith Sweger, Professor of Bassoon. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Marissa is a student of Mei Zhong, Professor of Voice. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioWritten by Pulitzer Prize nominee Rebeck, Seminar is a provocative comedy that explores what happens when four writers seek guidance from Leonard, an international literary figure. Some flounder and some excel as sex is used as a weapon, alliances are made and broken, and hearts are unbridled.
7:30 p.m.
Crumbs from the table of joyThe year is 1950, and while Americans are dealing with post-World War II life, the start of the Cold War, and the looming civil rights movement, the Crump family - father Godfrey and his two daughters Ernestine, 17 and Ermina, 15 - are reeling from the loss of Godfrey's wife and the the girls' mother.
8 p.m.
Saturn and Beyond Planetarium ShowSaturn’s rings are one of the most beautiful sights in the solar system. Astronomers have known about these rings for over 400 years, yet they still present many questions. In 2004 the Cassini orbiter and the Huygens probe reached Saturn. During this show we will explore the mysterious features seen by this spacecraft.
2:30 p.m.
Cave StudioWritten by Pulitzer Prize nominee Rebeck, Seminar is a provocative comedy that explores what happens when four writers seek guidance from Leonard, an international literary figure. Some flounder and some excel as sex is used as a weapon, alliances are made and broken, and hearts are unbridled.
3 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Exterior of the PalladiumIn its debut at The Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel, the Ball State University School of Music presents a concert featuring its outstanding students, conductors, soloists, and ensembles. Tickets available through The Center for the Performing Arts.
4 p.m.
The collaborative work of Coen + Partners is rooted in innovative and distilled design frameworks that reverberate from a specific regional, architectural and ecological context.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
The Faculty Artist Series allows faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Program to include works by Igor Stravinsky, and Edvard Greig. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master of arts in emerging media design and development is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Abdullah Alghamdi & Saad Abubakr will give a presentation on their country of origin, Saudi Arabia!Saudi Arabia is a country in Western Asia and makes up a majority of the Arabian Peninsula. Most of the terrain is a sandy desert and has an extremely dry climate. Some of Saudi Arabia’s natural resources are petroleum, gold, copper and iron ore. Some of their main agricultural exports are wheat, barley, tomatoes, dates and melons
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Josh is a tuba student of Matthew Lyon, Associate Professor of Tuba and Euphonium. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Three female oboist performing with other band members in the backgroundGraduate and doctoral students conduct this all-student ensemble as it performs traditional and contemporary concert band repertoire representing a variety of music styles and periods.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Malissa is a student of Lori Rhoden, Professor of Music Performance. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Mike Wikan, Visiting Artists Designers and Scholars Series Public Lecture, Thursday March 2nd, 2016, in AJ 225. Hosted by the School of Art
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Daniel is currently a student of Amelia Kaplan, Associate Professor of Music Composition. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Matchboxes, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters and more fill the stage with energizing beats at STOMP, the inventive and invigorating stage show that's dance, music and theatrical performance blended together in one electrifying rhythm."One of the best things I have ever seen!" – David, Denver, CO"Captivating! My heart thumped to every beat." – Jessica, Guam"The BEST show ever!" – Tray, Santa Barbara, CA
6:30 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. To Space and Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
All Day Event
Calendar: School of Music
High School jazz bands from around the region come to the Ball State University campus for a day of jazz band and combo competitions, as well as clinics. The daytime portion of the festival is free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. To Space and Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Trumpeter Vince DiMartino and saxophonist Chris VadalaDesigned to promote jazz within Indiana, the Art of Jazz Series presents internationally renowned artists in concert with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles under the direction of Mark Buselli. This concert's guest artists include trumpeter Vincent DiMartino and saxophonist Chris Vadala.
8 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. To Space and Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
1 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Boldrey is a senior lecturer and vocal coach at Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music. Free and open to the public.
4 p.m.
Tomecek Studio Architecture approaches design with the intention of crafting spaces that reflect the intimacy and poetics of making. Light and space are the built mediums, coupled with an intense design process focused on the exploration of materiality, space making and the spirit of place. Exploring at various scales, we use the human body as our testing ground. Focusing on experience, site and the lasting impression of memory, Tomecek Studio crafts space specific to our unique clients and their sites.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Through a competitive audition process, the Ball State Wind Ensemble has been selected as one of the performing ensembles at the 2017 College Band Director's National Association (CBDNA) national conference. This free concert gives the Ball State community the opportunity to hear the same concert prior to their departure. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Gabrielle Spence will give a presentation on her country of origin, Trinidad & Tobago!Trinidad & Tobago is a twin island country located about 7 miles off the coast of Venezuela. The country has a tropical, rainy climate and has a mostly flat terrain with only a few hills and mountains. 80% of Trinidad & Tobago’s exports include natural gas and oil. They also export ammonia, alcohols, iron, fertilizers, and iron and steel.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
members of the ensemble CatharsisFew musicians have managed to navigate the richly varied avenues of New York City’s abundant music scene with the same passion and adaptability as trombonist and composer Ryan Keberle. He combines his wealth of influence and experience into a bold group sound with his piano-less quintet, Catharsis. They will perform their one-of-a-kind indie-jazz with songs rich in deep groove, melodic invention and group interaction. Free and open to the public.
8 p.m.
Calendar: English
The annual In Print Festival of First Books welcomes authors Dan Raeburn, Sequoia Nagamatsu, and Iliana Rocha to read from their first books.
All Day Event
Calendar: School of Music
composer James MobberleyThis year's special guest is Rome Prize winner and Guggenheim Fellow James Mobberley. All concerts are free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Sharon ShannonSharon Shannon has music at her fingertips....literally! The accordionist from Ireland has achieved legendary status throughout the world and has made the much-maligned accordion 'cool' in her home country. Renowned for her collaborations, not just in Irish traditional music, but through all musical genres, Hip-Hop, Cajun, Country, Classical and Rap.
8 p.m.
Calendar: English
The annual In Print Festival of First Books welcomes authors Dan Raeburn, Sequoia Nagamatsu, and Iliana Rocha, as well as editor Mary Biddinger for a panel discussion regarding the literary publishing industry.
All Day Event
Calendar: School of Music
composer James MobberleyThis year's special guest is Rome Prize winner and Guggenheim Fellow James Mobberley. All concerts are free and open to the public.
3:30 p.m.
Meditation in the MuseumJoin us in the Asian Art gallery Fridays at 3:30 pm for a soothing end of the week meditation.
All Day Event
Calendar: School of Music
composer James MobberleyThis year's special guest is Rome Prize winner and Guggenheim Fellow James Mobberley. All concerts are free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Docent Choice Tour LogoEnjoy a guided tour of a docent-selected topic in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
3 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
A part of the Ball State Women's Week 2017, this concert features female vocal soloists and choral ensembles including the Ball State Women's Chorus, and the women's chorus of Mt. Vernon High School (Fortville, IN). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Taj ExpressTaj Express explodes with the sounds of India and Bollywood, capturing the vibrant, expressive spirit of the world of Bollywood movies that have been entertaining billions of people in India for generations. Through a fusion of film, dance, and music, this dazzling international sensation takes audiences on a live cinematic journey through modern Indian culture and society. The production is a high energy celebration of new India’s pop music, Bollywood culture, and deep traditions featuring colorful costumes, joyful dance, and thrilling live music.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Christian Hernandez will give a presentation on his country of origin, Honduras!Honduras is located in Central America and borders the Caribbean Sea, Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador, and the Gulf of Fonseca. Honduras has narrow coastal plans, as well as mountains. Honduras gives the rest of the word coffee, bananas, palm oil, apparel, gold, insulated wire, and refined petroleum.
1 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
violist Daphne GerlingViolist Daphne Gerling currently enjoys a versatile and dynamic career as a teacher, chamber musician, recitalist, adjudicator, and solo performer. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Actress Shayla SimmonsThe Core Ensemble presents "Ain't I a Woman!", a musical and theatrical celebration of four renowned African-American women: Zora Neale Hurston, Clementine Hunter, Sojourner Truth, and Fannie Lou Hamer. Free and open to the public. Co-presented by the School of Music and Multicultural Center.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioFeaturing an all-female cast, Bully is a loosely based, modern retelling of William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Three women-an aerobics instructor and her two followers-beat up other women for fun. Their victims plot a revenge that takes them all away from the aerobics studio and into the woods, where they must confront the darkness that is inside them all.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Saxophonist Leslie WongLeslie Wong Kah Ho is one of the most prolific saxophonists from Singapore. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Amy Yoes, Visiting Artist Designers and Scholars Series Public Lecture, Thursday March 23rd, 2016, in AJ 225. Hosted by the School of Art
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioAfter narrowly avoiding being date-raped, 16-year-old Tabitha meets William, a young man who has been abandoned by everyone he's loved. Tabitha and William are both affected by Milvia, a waitress who has a story and dream of her own. Somebody's Baby is a powerful drama that explores timely and relevant subjects for today's youth.
1 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Soprano Mary GroganSoprano Mary Grogan is a much sought after voice teacher and performer. Specializing in helping professional singers in vocal crisis and recovery from vocal injury, she has earned a reputation for working with even the most difficult cases. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Meditation in the MuseumJoin us in the Asian Art gallery Fridays at 3:30 pm for a soothing end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. To Space and Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Wind band musicians on stage performingBall State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand conduct the ensembles.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioFeaturing an all-female cast, Bully is a loosely based, modern retelling of William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Three women-an aerobics instructor and her two followers-beat up other women for fun. Their victims plot a revenge that takes them all away from the aerobics studio and into the woods, where they must confront the darkness that is inside them all.
10 a.m.
Calendar: School of Music
The Annual Vocal Competition showcases some of the most talented singers in the School of Music, with both undergraduate and graduate divisions. Outside adjudicators come to campus to evaluate student singers who compete for cash prizes. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Docent Choice Tour LogoEnjoy a guided tour of a docent-selected topic in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
2:30 p.m.
Cave StudioFeaturing an all-female cast, Bully is a loosely based, modern retelling of William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Three women-an aerobics instructor and her two followers-beat up other women for fun. Their victims plot a revenge that takes them all away from the aerobics studio and into the woods, where they must confront the darkness that is inside them all.
6:30 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. To Space and Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioAfter narrowly avoiding being date-raped, 16-year-old Tabitha meets William, a young man who has been abandoned by everyone he's loved. Tabitha and William are both affected by Milvia, a waitress who has a story and dream of her own. Somebody's Baby is a powerful drama that explores timely and relevant subjects for today's youth.
8 p.m.
To Space and BackSpace exploration, our greatest adventure, is having a big impact on our lives. To Space and Back takes audiences on an incredible journey from the far reaches of our known universe to our own planet. It is an extraordinary story of human ingenuity and engineering, describing how the technology that transports us through space is paving the way for the devices and apps we use every day.
2:30 p.m.
Cave StudioAfter narrowly avoiding being date-raped, 16-year-old Tabitha meets William, a young man who has been abandoned by everyone he's loved. Tabitha and William are both affected by Milvia, a waitress who has a story and dream of her own. Somebody's Baby is a powerful drama that explores timely and relevant subjects for today's youth.
3 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Flutist Leela BreithauptLeela Breithaupt is an artist performing on both Baroque flute (traverso) and modern flute and focusing on period-specific approaches to playing music from seventeenth century French Baroque to 21st century avant garde. She presents a workshop titled "Go Baroque!" Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioFeaturing an all-female cast, Bully is a loosely based, modern retelling of William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Three women-an aerobics instructor and her two followers-beat up other women for fun. Their victims plot a revenge that takes them all away from the aerobics studio and into the woods, where they must confront the darkness that is inside them all.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
This recital will showcase multiple student performers from the clarinet studio of Elizabeth Crawford. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Beehive: the 60’s Musical is a wild toe-tapping, head shakin’ musical tribute to the rockin’ women who made the music of the ‘60s & ‘70s so special – everyone from Lesley Gore to Janis Joplin, from the Shirelles to the Supremes, Aretha Franklin to Tina Turner. And every woman in between! Beehive includes 40 beloved hits that take you on a fast-paced, light-hearted and memorable look back at the girl groups and soloists of the period.
12 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master of arts in emerging media design and development is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Adam Omar Chowdhury will give a presentation on his country of origin, England! England is the largest country in the United Kingdom and Great Britain. Scotland, Wales, the Celtic Sea and The Irish sea border England. The capital of England is London. England’s main exports are manufactured goods, road vehicles, chemicals, fuel, tobacco, food and beverages.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioFeaturing an all-female cast, Bully is a loosely based, modern retelling of William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Three women-an aerobics instructor and her two followers-beat up other women for fun. Their victims plot a revenge that takes them all away from the aerobics studio and into the woods, where they must confront the darkness that is inside them all.
4:30 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master of arts in emerging media design and development is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
This recital will showcase multiple student performers from the oboe studio of Lisa Kozenko. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioAfter narrowly avoiding being date-raped, 16-year-old Tabitha meets William, a young man who has been abandoned by everyone he's loved. Tabitha and William are both affected by Milvia, a waitress who has a story and dream of her own. Somebody's Baby is a powerful drama that explores timely and relevant subjects for today's youth.
3:30 p.m.
Meditation in the MuseumJoin us in the Asian Art gallery Fridays at 3:30 pm for a soothing end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
2017 Solar EclipseA Solar Eclipse is a beautiful and unique sight. The last total solar eclipse in the USA was almost 100 years ago, but one is coming up this year. Millions of people will be watching the eclipse on August 21, 2017. Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon cover up roughly 90% of the Sun. Come learn about solar eclipses and what you need to do to prepare yourself for the 2017 Solar Eclipse.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Opera singers during a performanceOne of Mozart’s operatic masterpieces, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) was written at the height of the composer's genius. Join conductor Douglas Droste and director Jon Truitt as the Ball State Opera Theatre presents this timeless operatic classic! Le nozze di Figaro will be sung in Italian and titles will be projected throughout. This is the first of two performances.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioAfter narrowly avoiding being date-raped, 16-year-old Tabitha meets William, a young man who has been abandoned by everyone he's loved. Tabitha and William are both affected by Milvia, a waitress who has a story and dream of her own. Somebody's Baby is a powerful drama that explores timely and relevant subjects for today's youth.
7:30 p.m.
Shrek The MusicalThe department is pleased to welcome back Sutton Foster to co-direct Shrek The Musical, for which she originated the role of Princess Fiona on Broadway. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, the Tony Award-winning musical features the same beloved characters, with some interesting twists.
1 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in political science is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
1 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in public administration is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
1 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master's in public relations is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
2:30 p.m.
Docent Choice Tour LogoEnjoy a guided tour of a docent-selected topic in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
2:30 p.m.
Cave StudioAfter narrowly avoiding being date-raped, 16-year-old Tabitha meets William, a young man who has been abandoned by everyone he's loved. Tabitha and William are both affected by Milvia, a waitress who has a story and dream of her own. Somebody's Baby is a powerful drama that explores timely and relevant subjects for today's youth.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
This recital will showcase multiple student performers from the horn studio of Gene Berger. Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
2017 Solar EclipseA Solar Eclipse is a beautiful and unique sight. The last total solar eclipse in the USA was almost 100 years ago, but one is coming up this year. Millions of people will be watching the eclipse on August 21, 2017. Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon cover up roughly 90% of the Sun. Come learn about solar eclipses and what you need to do to prepare yourself for the 2017 Solar Eclipse.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioFeaturing an all-female cast, Bully is a loosely based, modern retelling of William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Three women-an aerobics instructor and her two followers-beat up other women for fun. Their victims plot a revenge that takes them all away from the aerobics studio and into the woods, where they must confront the darkness that is inside them all.
7:30 p.m.
Shrek The MusicalThe department is pleased to welcome back Sutton Foster to co-direct Shrek The Musical, for which she originated the role of Princess Fiona on Broadway. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, the Tony Award-winning musical features the same beloved characters, with some interesting twists.
8 p.m.
2017 Solar EclipseA Solar Eclipse is a beautiful and unique sight. The last total solar eclipse in the USA was almost 100 years ago, but one is coming up this year. Millions of people will be watching the eclipse on August 21, 2017. Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon cover up roughly 90% of the Sun. Come learn about solar eclipses and what you need to do to prepare yourself for the 2017 Solar Eclipse.
2 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Opera singers during a performanceOne of Mozart’s operatic masterpieces, Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) was written at the height of the composer's genius. Join conductor Douglas Droste and director Jon Truitt as the Ball State Opera Theatre presents this timeless operatic classic! Le nozze di Figaro will be sung in Italian and titles will be projected throughout. This is the second of two performances.
2:30 p.m.
Cave StudioFeaturing an all-female cast, Bully is a loosely based, modern retelling of William Golding's Lord of the Flies. Three women-an aerobics instructor and her two followers-beat up other women for fun. Their victims plot a revenge that takes them all away from the aerobics studio and into the woods, where they must confront the darkness that is inside them all.
2:30 p.m.
Shrek The MusicalThe department is pleased to welcome back Sutton Foster to co-direct Shrek The Musical, for which she originated the role of Princess Fiona on Broadway. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, the Tony Award-winning musical features the same beloved characters, with some interesting twists.
7:30 p.m.
Shrek The MusicalThe department is pleased to welcome back Sutton Foster to co-direct Shrek The Musical, for which she originated the role of Princess Fiona on Broadway. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, the Tony Award-winning musical features the same beloved characters, with some interesting twists.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
This recital features student woodwind chamber groups that have worked together during the semester. Free and open to the public.
5 p.m.
Dr. Robert Ross will be the final guest speaker for the 2016 - 2017 Kirkpatrick Lecture Series. His research work is focused on the importance of exercise training and diet in the management of obesity and related co-morbidities in adults.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
This recital features student jazz combos that have worked together during the semester. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
The Faculty Artist Series allows faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Meryl Mantione and James Helton will perform with soprano Elizabeth Truitt and violinist David Blakley. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Shrek The MusicalThe department is pleased to welcome back Sutton Foster to co-direct Shrek The Musical, for which she originated the role of Princess Fiona on Broadway. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, the Tony Award-winning musical features the same beloved characters, with some interesting twists.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Ethiopia flagYosef Teklewold will give a presentation on his country of origin, Ethiopia. Ethiopia is located in the Horn of Africa, bordering Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan and Kenya. Ethiopia is the most populated landlocked country in the world. The major languages they speak are Amharic, Oromo, Tigrinya, Somali. Ethiopia’s main exports are coffee, refiend petroleum, gold and cut flowers.
7:30 p.m.
Shrek The MusicalThe department is pleased to welcome back Sutton Foster to co-direct Shrek The Musical, for which she originated the role of Princess Fiona on Broadway. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, the Tony Award-winning musical features the same beloved characters, with some interesting twists.
7:30 p.m.
Shrek The MusicalThe department is pleased to welcome back Sutton Foster to co-direct Shrek The Musical, for which she originated the role of Princess Fiona on Broadway. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, the Tony Award-winning musical features the same beloved characters, with some interesting twists.
7:30 p.m.
Jive AcesHaving become the first ever band to reach the semi finals of Britain's Got Talent in 2012 following up with a performance for Her Majesty The Queen as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations and performances for both the Olympic and Paralympic celebrations, The Jive Aces have truly established themselves as the UK's top Jive & Swing band.
3:30 p.m.
Meditation in the MuseumJoin us in the Asian Art gallery Fridays at 3:30 pm for a soothing end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
2017 Solar EclipseA Solar Eclipse is a beautiful and unique sight. The last total solar eclipse in the USA was almost 100 years ago, but one is coming up this year. Millions of people will be watching the eclipse on August 21, 2017. Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon cover up roughly 90% of the Sun. Come learn about solar eclipses and what you need to do to prepare yourself for the 2017 Solar Eclipse.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Singers during a performanceCelebrate 53 fabulous years of the University Singers with a gold-studded, toe-tapping, finger-snapping, and hand-clapping two-hour extravaganza. Bring the entire family - don't miss the fun!
7:30 p.m.
Shrek The MusicalThe department is pleased to welcome back Sutton Foster to co-direct Shrek The Musical, for which she originated the role of Princess Fiona on Broadway. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, the Tony Award-winning musical features the same beloved characters, with some interesting twists.
2:30 p.m.
Docent Choice Tour LogoEnjoy a guided tour of a docent-selected topic in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
2:30 p.m.
Shrek The MusicalThe department is pleased to welcome back Sutton Foster to co-direct Shrek The Musical, for which she originated the role of Princess Fiona on Broadway. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, the Tony Award-winning musical features the same beloved characters, with some interesting twists.
3 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
The Harp Ensemble is under the direction of Elizabeth Richter, professor of harp. Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
2017 Solar EclipseA Solar Eclipse is a beautiful and unique sight. The last total solar eclipse in the USA was almost 100 years ago, but one is coming up this year. Millions of people will be watching the eclipse on August 21, 2017. Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon cover up roughly 90% of the Sun. Come learn about solar eclipses and what you need to do to prepare yourself for the 2017 Solar Eclipse.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Singers during a performanceCelebrate 53 fabulous years of the University Singers with a gold-studded, toe-tapping, finger-snapping, and hand-clapping two-hour extravaganza. Bring the entire family - don't miss the fun!
7:30 p.m.
Shrek The MusicalThe department is pleased to welcome back Sutton Foster to co-direct Shrek The Musical, for which she originated the role of Princess Fiona on Broadway. Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, the Tony Award-winning musical features the same beloved characters, with some interesting twists.
8 p.m.
2017 Solar EclipseA Solar Eclipse is a beautiful and unique sight. The last total solar eclipse in the USA was almost 100 years ago, but one is coming up this year. Millions of people will be watching the eclipse on August 21, 2017. Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon cover up roughly 90% of the Sun. Come learn about solar eclipses and what you need to do to prepare yourself for the 2017 Solar Eclipse.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
ChanticleerNow in its 13th season, the Arts Alive Concert Series presents world-renowned and award-winning musical ensembles and artists. Chanticleer is known around the world as “an orchestra of voices” for the seamless blend of its twelve male voices ranging from soprano to bass and its original interpretations of vocal literature, from Renaissance to jazz and popular genres, as well as contemporary composition.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
The Percussion Ensemble I is under the direction of Braham Dembar, assistant professor of music performance (percussion). Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
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This recital features student jazz combos that have worked together during the semester. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
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The Campus Orchestra is led by graduate student conductors. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
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This recital will showcase multiple student performers from the voice studio of Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
12 p.m.
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Dr. Abdelaadim Bidaoui will give a presentation on his country of origin, Morocco!Morocco is a country located in Northern Africa. The largest city is Casablanca and the capital is Rabat. Morocco has a mountainous terrain, along with a long coastline on the Atlantic Ocean & Mediterranean Sea. The country’s main exports are clothing and textiles, automobiles, fertilizers, citrus fruits, fish and vegetables.
12 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master of arts in emerging media design and development is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
1 p.m.
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Violist Alex McleodAlex McLeod has performed in Austria, Finland, and Germany as a soloist, orchestral and chamber musician. Free and open to the public.
3:30 p.m.
Meditation in the MuseumJoin us in the Asian Art gallery Fridays at 3:30 pm for a soothing end of the week meditation.
6:30 p.m.
2017 Solar EclipseA Solar Eclipse is a beautiful and unique sight. The last total solar eclipse in the USA was almost 100 years ago, but one is coming up this year. Millions of people will be watching the eclipse on August 21, 2017. Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon cover up roughly 90% of the Sun. Come learn about solar eclipses and what you need to do to prepare yourself for the 2017 Solar Eclipse.
7:30 p.m.
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Hibiki trio members Elizabeth Richter, Mihoko Watanabe, and Katrin Meidell with their instrumentsThe Faculty Artist Series allows faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. The trio is comprised of faculty members Mihoko Watanabe (flute), Katrin Meidell (viola), and Elizabeth Richter (harp). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Anna in the TropicsWinner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for drama, Anna in the Tropics is set in 1929 Ybor City, a section of Tampa and the center of the cigar industry. Cigar factory owners continue the tradition brought from Cuba of hiring lectors to educate and entertain while the workers hand-roll cigars. Everyone is excited when a new lector is hired, but when he starts to read the Russian classic Anna Karenina, he unknowingly becomes a catalyst for the listeners, and their lives and relationships begin to spin out of control.
2:30 p.m.
Anna in the TropicsWinner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for drama, Anna in the Tropics is set in 1929 Ybor City, a section of Tampa and the center of the cigar industry. Cigar factory owners continue the tradition brought from Cuba of hiring lectors to educate and entertain while the workers hand-roll cigars. Everyone is excited when a new lector is hired, but when he starts to read the Russian classic Anna Karenina, he unknowingly becomes a catalyst for the listeners, and their lives and relationships begin to spin out of control.
6:30 p.m.
2017 Solar EclipseA Solar Eclipse is a beautiful and unique sight. The last total solar eclipse in the USA was almost 100 years ago, but one is coming up this year. Millions of people will be watching the eclipse on August 21, 2017. Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon cover up roughly 90% of the Sun. Come learn about solar eclipses and what you need to do to prepare yourself for the 2017 Solar Eclipse.
7:30 p.m.
Anna in the TropicsWinner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for drama, Anna in the Tropics is set in 1929 Ybor City, a section of Tampa and the center of the cigar industry. Cigar factory owners continue the tradition brought from Cuba of hiring lectors to educate and entertain while the workers hand-roll cigars. Everyone is excited when a new lector is hired, but when he starts to read the Russian classic Anna Karenina, he unknowingly becomes a catalyst for the listeners, and their lives and relationships begin to spin out of control.
8 p.m.
2017 Solar EclipseA Solar Eclipse is a beautiful and unique sight. The last total solar eclipse in the USA was almost 100 years ago, but one is coming up this year. Millions of people will be watching the eclipse on August 21, 2017. Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon cover up roughly 90% of the Sun. Come learn about solar eclipses and what you need to do to prepare yourself for the 2017 Solar Eclipse.
7:30 p.m.
Anna in the TropicsWinner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for drama, Anna in the Tropics is set in 1929 Ybor City, a section of Tampa and the center of the cigar industry. Cigar factory owners continue the tradition brought from Cuba of hiring lectors to educate and entertain while the workers hand-roll cigars. Everyone is excited when a new lector is hired, but when he starts to read the Russian classic Anna Karenina, he unknowingly becomes a catalyst for the listeners, and their lives and relationships begin to spin out of control.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
This recital features student brass chamber groups that have worked together during the semester. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
The Faculty Artist Series allows faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
This recital will showcase multiple student performers from the cello studio of Peter Opie. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioConcrete Clouds is the student written and developed piece selected for this year's New Play Project. The play features work by Ball State students and focuses on two adolescent girls who see the same therapist. Concrete Clouds explores how lives can change for the better with a stroke of a paintbrush, the scribble of a pen, or perhaps, just having someone there to listen. Come join us for a story from this next generation of artists.
7:30 p.m.
Jesse McCartneyJesse McCartney (April 9, 1987) is an American singer, songwriter and actor who began his career performing in local community theatre at age seven. As a child, Jesse launched his career on Broadway appearing in the musicals The King and I and A Christmas Carol. From the ages of 11 to 13, McCartney simultaneously acted on ABC's All My Children and recorded with the group Dream Street, whose debut album went gold. Continuing with his career in music, McCartney released his first solo album, Beautiful Soul, which sold over 1.8 million copies, and in 2008, he co-wrote smash hit "Bleeding Love" with Ryan Tedder of One Republic for singer Leona Lewis which was a #1 hit in 34 countries -- the only song in over a decade to achieve this. "Bleeding Love" was nominated for a GRAMMY AWARD and in 2009 won ASCAP's song of the year. His single "Leavin'" from his third album, Departure, was #1 for five weeks and was Top 40 Radio's most played song of that year.
2 p.m.
Miller Day @ University GreenThe entire campus is invited to Miller Day on the University Green! This outdoor celebration features food, games, and raffle activities. Proceeds from t-shirt sales and activities will go towards the business student travel fund. This free event is organized by the MCOB Dean's Student Advisory Council.
5:30 p.m.
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The Clarinet Choir is under the direction of Elizabeth Crawford, associate professor of clarinet. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
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Jazz musicians on stage performingThe Ball State Jazz Lab Ensemble has been selected by competitive audition to perform at this summer's Montreux Jazz Festival. Come hear this "Preview of Montreux" along with the other Ball State Jazz Ensembles on their final concert of the year!
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioConcrete Clouds is the student written and developed piece selected for this year's New Play Project. The play features work by Ball State students and focuses on two adolescent girls who see the same therapist. Concrete Clouds explores how lives can change for the better with a stroke of a paintbrush, the scribble of a pen, or perhaps, just having someone there to listen. Come join us for a story from this next generation of artists.
5 p.m.
Jongil Ma and Christopher Smith of the DOMA exhibition, SHIFT, discusses their work as part of our First Person series.
7:30 p.m.
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The Ball State New Music Ensemble is dedicated to performing chamber and solo music of the past thirty years, along with classics of the earlier 20th-century. It features a diversity of musical styles from all over the globe, as well as new works by faculty and student composers at Ball State. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Anna in the TropicsWinner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for drama, Anna in the Tropics is set in 1929 Ybor City, a section of Tampa and the center of the cigar industry. Cigar factory owners continue the tradition brought from Cuba of hiring lectors to educate and entertain while the workers hand-roll cigars. Everyone is excited when a new lector is hired, but when he starts to read the Russian classic Anna Karenina, he unknowingly becomes a catalyst for the listeners, and their lives and relationships begin to spin out of control.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioConcrete Clouds is the student written and developed piece selected for this year's New Play Project. The play features work by Ball State students and focuses on two adolescent girls who see the same therapist. Concrete Clouds explores how lives can change for the better with a stroke of a paintbrush, the scribble of a pen, or perhaps, just having someone there to listen. Come join us for a story from this next generation of artists.
7:30 p.m.
JennysThe Wailin’ Jennys are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse—three distinct voices that together make an achingly perfect vocal sound. Starting as a happy accident of solo singer-songwriters getting together for a one-time-only performance at a tiny guitar shop in Winnipeg, Manitoba, The Wailin’ Jennys have grown over the years into one of today's most beloved international folk acts.
3:30 p.m.
Meditation in the MuseumJoin us in the Asian Art gallery Fridays at 3:30 pm for a soothing end of the week meditation.
5 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
This recital will showcase multiple student performers from the flute studio of Mihoko Watanabe. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Anna in the TropicsWinner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for drama, Anna in the Tropics is set in 1929 Ybor City, a section of Tampa and the center of the cigar industry. Cigar factory owners continue the tradition brought from Cuba of hiring lectors to educate and entertain while the workers hand-roll cigars. Everyone is excited when a new lector is hired, but when he starts to read the Russian classic Anna Karenina, he unknowingly becomes a catalyst for the listeners, and their lives and relationships begin to spin out of control.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioConcrete Clouds is the student written and developed piece selected for this year's New Play Project. The play features work by Ball State students and focuses on two adolescent girls who see the same therapist. Concrete Clouds explores how lives can change for the better with a stroke of a paintbrush, the scribble of a pen, or perhaps, just having someone there to listen. Come join us for a story from this next generation of artists.
9 a.m.
MCOB Campus 5KJoin the MCOB Dean's Advisory Council for a 5K around campus, or cheer on your favorite cardinal! Proceeds from this event will go towards the business student travel fund.
2:30 p.m.
Docent Choice Tour LogoEnjoy a guided tour of a docent-selected topic in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
2:30 p.m.
Anna in the TropicsWinner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for drama, Anna in the Tropics is set in 1929 Ybor City, a section of Tampa and the center of the cigar industry. Cigar factory owners continue the tradition brought from Cuba of hiring lectors to educate and entertain while the workers hand-roll cigars. Everyone is excited when a new lector is hired, but when he starts to read the Russian classic Anna Karenina, he unknowingly becomes a catalyst for the listeners, and their lives and relationships begin to spin out of control.
2:30 p.m.
Cave StudioConcrete Clouds is the student written and developed piece selected for this year's New Play Project. The play features work by Ball State students and focuses on two adolescent girls who see the same therapist. Concrete Clouds explores how lives can change for the better with a stroke of a paintbrush, the scribble of a pen, or perhaps, just having someone there to listen. Come join us for a story from this next generation of artists.
3 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
This event has been canceled.
7:30 p.m.
Anna in the TropicsWinner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for drama, Anna in the Tropics is set in 1929 Ybor City, a section of Tampa and the center of the cigar industry. Cigar factory owners continue the tradition brought from Cuba of hiring lectors to educate and entertain while the workers hand-roll cigars. Everyone is excited when a new lector is hired, but when he starts to read the Russian classic Anna Karenina, he unknowingly becomes a catalyst for the listeners, and their lives and relationships begin to spin out of control.
7:30 p.m.
Cave StudioConcrete Clouds is the student written and developed piece selected for this year's New Play Project. The play features work by Ball State students and focuses on two adolescent girls who see the same therapist. Concrete Clouds explores how lives can change for the better with a stroke of a paintbrush, the scribble of a pen, or perhaps, just having someone there to listen. Come join us for a story from this next generation of artists.
2:30 p.m.
Cave StudioConcrete Clouds is the student written and developed piece selected for this year's New Play Project. The play features work by Ball State students and focuses on two adolescent girls who see the same therapist. Concrete Clouds explores how lives can change for the better with a stroke of a paintbrush, the scribble of a pen, or perhaps, just having someone there to listen. Come join us for a story from this next generation of artists.
3 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
A diverse group of students singing on a choir concertThe choral ensembles perform several concerts each semester, offering repertoire from around the world and across the centuries. Each concert features two or more student ensembles and a broad palette of vibrant music.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
The Faculty Artist Series allows faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Performances by musicians of all ages and levels who study music with a Ball State faculty member or student teacher. Sponsored by the Ball State University Collegiate Chapter of Music Teachers National Association (MTNA). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
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The EM concert series is a showcase for compositions for electronic/digital media and/or live performance. This concert is held in honor of Cleve Scott, professor emeritus of music theory and composition. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
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Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
The Faculty Artist Series allows faculty to share their talent and passion for music with the campus and community. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Orchestral musicians performing on stageDouglas Droste, director of orchestras, leads this all-student ensemble in a wide range of musical works. Program information to be announced.
7:30 p.m.
CirqueFrom the inventive Cirque Mechanics comes Pedal Punk, a Steampunk inspired acrobatic whirlwind where cycling is the escape from technology obsessed society. In Pedal Punk we experience the excitement, artistry and thrill that occurs when a zany bike shop mechanic interacts with cyclists and bikes and repairs more than broken pieces. He creates wondrous machines that come to live and inspires the cyclist in all of us to unite with our inner Pedal Punk.
4:30 p.m.
Calendar: English
Now launching its fourth edition, The Digital Literature Review wants you to join our monster mash at the annual DLR Gala. Hear the stories behind the monsters. Come, eat, and learn more about the history of your favorite ghouls.
5:30 p.m.
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Guitarist Rupert Boyd and cellist Laura MetcalfRupert Boyd is acclaimed as one of the most talented guitarists of his generation and his performances have taken him across four continents. Cellist Laura Metcalf is known for her compelling solo and chamber music performances worldwide and in her home of New York City. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
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Three female oboist performing with other band members in the backgroundGraduate and doctoral students conduct this all-student ensemble as it performs traditional and contemporary concert band repertoire representing a variety of music styles and periods.
7:30 p.m.
Reimagining MaryThe challenge presented by a well-known story is that as people mature and experience different trials, achievements, and losses, what was once a clear-cut tale may now unfold into a more complex and layered narrative. Inspired by the classic film, Ball State Dance Theatre will present a fresh take on a treasured story. It will no doubt be a "jolly holiday" for performers and audience alike as the "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" adventure is told through dance and interpretive movement.
4:30 p.m.
This information session will allow you to explore whether a master of arts in emerging media design and development is a good fit for you and your overall career plan.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
The Guitar Ensemble is directed by Paul Reilly and is a performance opportunity for all School of Music guitarists. This group studies and performs duo, trio, and quartet literature for the classical guitar and other chamber music for the instrument. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
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The award-winning Viola Choir is under the direction of Katrin Meidell. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Reimagining MaryThe challenge presented by a well-known story is that as people mature and experience different trials, achievements, and losses, what was once a clear-cut tale may now unfold into a more complex and layered narrative. Inspired by the classic film, Ball State Dance Theatre will present a fresh take on a treasured story. It will no doubt be a "jolly holiday" for performers and audience alike as the "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" adventure is told through dance and interpretive movement.
2 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
This event has been CANCELED, and will be rescheduled for fall semester, 2017.
3:30 p.m.
Meditation in the MuseumJoin us in the Asian Art gallery Fridays at 3:30 pm for a soothing end of the week meditation.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Wind band musicians on stage performingBall State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire. Thomas Caneva and Caroline Hand conduct the ensembles.
7:30 p.m.
Reimagining MaryThe challenge presented by a well-known story is that as people mature and experience different trials, achievements, and losses, what was once a clear-cut tale may now unfold into a more complex and layered narrative. Inspired by the classic film, Ball State Dance Theatre will present a fresh take on a treasured story. It will no doubt be a "jolly holiday" for performers and audience alike as the "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" adventure is told through dance and interpretive movement.
10 a.m.
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This recital will showcase multiple student performers from the harp studio of Elizabeth Richter. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Docent Choice Tour LogoEnjoy a guided tour of a docent-selected topic in the David Owsley Museum of Art galleries.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
This recital will showcase multiple student performers from the organ studio of Raúl Prieto Ramírez. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Reimagining MaryThe challenge presented by a well-known story is that as people mature and experience different trials, achievements, and losses, what was once a clear-cut tale may now unfold into a more complex and layered narrative. Inspired by the classic film, Ball State Dance Theatre will present a fresh take on a treasured story. It will no doubt be a "jolly holiday" for performers and audience alike as the "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious" adventure is told through dance and interpretive movement.
3 p.m.
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A group of men in black suits, white shirts, and red and black striped ties performing in the Statesmen choral ensembleThe choral ensembles perform several concerts each semester, offering repertoire from around the world and across the centuries. Each concert features two or more student ensembles and a broad palette of vibrant music.
7:30 p.m.
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A concert featuring the Robert E. Marsh Horn Ensemble, Trombone Choir, Trumpet Ensembles, and the Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble! Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
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This concert will feature the Brazilian Ensemble under the direction of doctoral assistant Bruno Cabrera. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
This award winning and top rated drum group from Shanghai offers a theatrical drum drama depicting historical and culturally significant drum compositions that present profound insight into unity, human evolution, awareness, wisdom, social commitment, and communication through percussive movements.
7:30 p.m.
A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. and a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget. Over 60 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good show!