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Upcoming Events
5 p.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Artist Dan Mirer visits Ball State. He is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
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.
7:30 p.m.
House of Blue LeavesArtie Shaugnessy has a goal of fame and fortune. Between his wife, his mistress, and his soldier son, these goals dissipate amid the chaos of their not so ordinary lives.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public
9:30 a.m.
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Central Indiana Audio Student Workshop - Sept. 12, 2015 (Ball State University)Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Calendar: Museum of Art
Early and Ancient Art
4 p.m.
Co-commissioned by the Kennedy Center, LIVE WIRE! The Electricity Tour is premiering in Washington, DC in September 2014. Doktor Kaboom will explore the fundamentals of electrical energy and the history of humanity’s adventures into its potential. At the dawn of the 19th century mankind first harnessed the power of electricity, the world changed and the journey still continues.
7:30 p.m.
House of Blue LeavesArtie Shaugnessy has a goal of fame and fortune. Between his wife, his mistress, and his soldier son, these goals dissipate amid the chaos of their not so ordinary lives.
2:30 p.m.
House of Blue LeavesArtie Shaugnessy has a goal of fame and fortune. Between his wife, his mistress, and his soldier son, these goals dissipate amid the chaos of their not so ordinary lives.
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.
7 p.m.
Kevin Briggs' presentation, "Listen to Understand" is based on his experiences while patrolling the Golden Gate Bridge as both an officer and a sergeant with the California Highway Patrol and includes his own personal story of physical and mental health challenges including recovery, military service, surviving the suicide of a loved one, divorce, and depression. Briggs' story has been featured in The New Yorker, People, and Men's Health magazines and on The Steve Harvey Show and NPR's Bob Edward's Radio Show.
7:30 p.m.
House of Blue LeavesArtie Shaugnessy has a goal of fame and fortune. Between his wife, his mistress, and his soldier son, these goals dissipate amid the chaos of their not so ordinary lives.
7:30 p.m.
House of Blue LeavesArtie Shaugnessy has a goal of fame and fortune. Between his wife, his mistress, and his soldier son, these goals dissipate amid the chaos of their not so ordinary lives.
7:30 p.m.
Eisenhower Dance celebrates its silver anniversary with a spectacular touring production! With the goal of traveling to 25 cities during its 25th year, the company will celebrate with an exciting production of breathtaking choreography. The program will include new creations by internationally-recognized choreographers, such as Ron de Jesus, Gina Patterson, Edgar Zendejas and artistic director Laurie Eisenhower, among others. 25 in the 25th highlights what Eisenhower Dance does best--showcasing stunning dancers in exhilarating choreography!
7 p.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Writer, performance poet, and artist Jaqueline Suskin visits Ball State. She is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
7:30 p.m.
House of Blue LeavesArtie Shaugnessy has a goal of fame and fortune. Between his wife, his mistress, and his soldier son, these goals dissipate amid the chaos of their not so ordinary lives.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: Pruis Hall
PigPen Theatre Co. began creating their unique brand of music, film, and theatre as freshmen at Carnegie Mellon University in 2007. Their debut indie-folk album, “Bremen”, was named #10 album of the year in The Huffington Post’s 2012 Grammy preview. Their follow up EP, “The Way I’m Running”, was premiered by American Songwriter and released on October 8th, 2013. Their sophomore album is slated for release in the summer of 2015.
7:30 p.m.
House of Blue LeavesArtie Shaugnessy has a goal of fame and fortune. Between his wife, his mistress, and his soldier son, these goals dissipate amid the chaos of their not so ordinary lives.
2:30 p.m.
Calendar: Museum of Art
Pre-Columbian Art
7:30 p.m.
House of Blue LeavesArtie Shaugnessy has a goal of fame and fortune. Between his wife, his mistress, and his soldier son, these goals dissipate amid the chaos of their not so ordinary lives.
3 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
A diverse group of students singing on a choir concertFree and open to the public.
5 p.m.
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M. Dee Stewart with several brass instruments around himFree 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
M. Dee Stewart with several brass instruments around himFree and open to the public.
4:30 p.m.
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Adam Schroeder kneeling with his baritone saxophone on the sidewalk of a city streetFree and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Ball State students playing trumpets and trombones during a Jazz Ensemble concertThe Ball State Jazz Ensembles have performed around the world. Come enjoy a night of standard jazz favorites as well as original compositions and arrangements by ensemble members. The Guest Artist is Adam Schroeder, saxophone, and Mark Buselli directs the ensembles.
7 p.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Artist Peter Pincus visits Ball State. He is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Violinists of the Ball State Symphony OrchestraAlumna Aura Strohschein, piano, joins conductor Douglas Droste and the Ball State Symphony Orchestra for their first concert of the year.
7:30 p.m.
Mad WorldMAD WORLD is an exhilarating new musical centered on Dodgson's creation of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" and his obsession with the young heroine, Alice, who inspired a global phenomenon.
7:30 p.m.
Revering the tremendous legacy of The Four Tops, Temptations and Supremes, Shadows of the 60’s brings to life these songs that span decades. Meticulous attention to style is taken to reproduce the music, note for note and in the original keys and arrangements. This night of musical memories highlights the hits of three of Motown’s most prominent artists. This true rendition concludes with a grand finale featuring the music of Smokey Robinson, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Gladys Knight, Martha Reeves, Junior Walker, and more!
11 a.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Guest Artist Susan MosesA day full of learning and music making with Susan Moses, director of the cello program at the Indiana University String Academy, and Peter Opie, associate professor of cello at Ball State University. Free and open to the public.
2 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Kenneth Tse peforming on soprano saxophone at the Midwest ClinicFree 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
Kenneth Tse smiling with his saxophone under his armFree and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Mad WorldMAD WORLD is an exhilarating new musical centered on Dodgson's creation of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" and his obsession with the young heroine, Alice, who inspired a global phenomenon.
11:30 a.m.
Calendar: School of Music
A day with a surprise guest artist and Brittany Hendricks, assistant professor of trumpet at Ball State University. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Mad WorldMAD WORLD is an exhilarating new musical centered on Dodgson's creation of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" and his obsession with the young heroine, Alice, who inspired a global phenomenon.
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.
7:30 p.m.
A man named Andrew, in his early twenties, shows up for a blind date with a girl named Waverly on September 12, 2001. They meet in her Minneapolis apartment and try and get to know each other amongst the confusion of the event.
7:30 p.m.
Mad WorldMAD WORLD is an exhilarating new musical centered on Dodgson's creation of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" and his obsession with the young heroine, Alice, who inspired a global phenomenon.
9:30 a.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Über Horn Quartet comprised of four female and one male memberA day of events with Chicago's Über Horn Quartet. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Two flute players, one male and one female, looking at a music stand with a bass clarinetist in the backgroundBall State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire.
7:30 p.m.
Mad WorldMAD WORLD is an exhilarating new musical centered on Dodgson's creation of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" and his obsession with the young heroine, Alice, who inspired a global phenomenon.
7:30 p.m.
A man named Andrew, in his early twenties, shows up for a blind date with a girl named Waverly on September 12, 2001. They meet in her Minneapolis apartment and try and get to know each other amongst the confusion of the event.
5 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Several School of Music groups as well as the Muncie Symphony Orchestra will perform DWNTWN. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
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Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
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Alison RobuckFree and open to the pubic.
7:30 p.m.
A man named Andrew, in his early twenties, shows up for a blind date with a girl named Waverly on September 12, 2001. They meet in her Minneapolis apartment and try and get to know each other amongst the confusion of the event.
7:30 p.m.
Mad WorldMAD WORLD is an exhilarating new musical centered on Dodgson's creation of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" and his obsession with the young heroine, Alice, who inspired a global phenomenon.
7:30 p.m.
Mad WorldMAD WORLD is an exhilarating new musical centered on Dodgson's creation of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" and his obsession with the young heroine, Alice, who inspired a global phenomenon.
7:30 p.m.
A man named Andrew, in his early twenties, shows up for a blind date with a girl named Waverly on September 12, 2001. They meet in her Minneapolis apartment and try and get to know each other amongst the confusion of the event.
7:30 p.m.
Global music sensation Celtic Woman brings its 10th Anniversary World Tour to Emens Auditorium on October 2nd. This enchanting musical experience features Celtic Woman performing a treasure chest of traditional Irish standards, classical favorites and contemporary pop songs, in the group’s distinctive signature style. The 10th Anniversary World Tour features four sublimely gifted Irish women - three angelic vocalists and a dazzling Celtic violinist - with a full band, plus the Aontas Choir, bagpipers, and Irish dancers all under the direction of Emmy®-nominated music producer David Downes. A true celebration of an incredible 10-year journey that has already captivated millions, don’t miss Celtic Woman live in concert! www.CelticWoman.com
2:30 p.m.
Calendar: Museum of Art
South and Southeast Asian Art
2:30 p.m.
A man named Andrew, in his early twenties, shows up for a blind date with a girl named Waverly on September 12, 2001. They meet in her Minneapolis apartment and try and get to know each other amongst the confusion of the event.
7:30 p.m.
Mad WorldMAD WORLD is an exhilarating new musical centered on Dodgson's creation of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" and his obsession with the young heroine, Alice, who inspired a global phenomenon.
7:30 p.m.
A man named Andrew, in his early twenties, shows up for a blind date with a girl named Waverly on September 12, 2001. They meet in her Minneapolis apartment and try and get to know each other amongst the confusion of the event.
8 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
The Ball State Symphony Orchestra performing in Sursa Hall with chorus for the Showcase concertCelebrate Homecoming Weekend with a sampling of the School of Music's exceptional wind, orchestral, jazz, and choral ensembles. All proceeds benefit School of Music student scholarships.
8 p.m.
With a catalog of over 60 albums, sales beyond 30 million worldwide and their beloved classic American rock anthem “Sweet Home Alabama” having over two million downloaded ringtones, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Lynyrd Skynyrd remain a cultural icon that appeals to all generations. The legacy began some 41 years ago in Jacksonville, Florida, and halted for a decade by the 1977 plane crash that killed three band members, including Ronnie Van Zant and Steve Gaines. Since then, the band tragically lost Allen Collins, Leon Wilkeson and Huey Thomasson, yet Lynyrd Skynyrd rocks on with original member Gary Rossington joined by Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlock, Mark “Sparky” Matejka, Michael Cartellone, Johnny Colt, Peter Keys, Dale Krantz Rossington and Carol Chase.
2:30 p.m.
A man named Andrew, in his early twenties, shows up for a blind date with a girl named Waverly on September 12, 2001. They meet in her Minneapolis apartment and try and get to know each other amongst the confusion of the event.
2:30 p.m.
Mad WorldMAD WORLD is an exhilarating new musical centered on Dodgson's creation of "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" and "Through the Looking Glass" and his obsession with the young heroine, Alice, who inspired a global phenomenon.
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
Freddie Mendoza playing tromboneThe 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.
The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain is a group of all-singing, all-strumming Ukulele players, using instruments bought with loose change, which believes that all genres of music are available for reinterpretation, as long as they are played on the Ukulele. A concert by the Ukulele Orchestra is a funny, virtuosic, twanging, awesome, foot-stomping obituary of rock-n-roll and melodious light entertainment featuring only the “bonsai guitar” and a menagerie of voices in a collision of post-punk performance and toe-tapping oldies.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Youngmi Kim smilingFree and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: English
Poet Mark Irwin will be on campus to share his creative work with the public.
6 p.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Scholar and art appraiser David Weiss visits Ball State. He is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
7 p.m.
An intimate evening of collaborative dance will feature faculty and student artists.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Li-Shan HungFree and open to the public.
All Day Event
Calendar: School of Music
MTNA - Music Teachers National AssociationFree and open to the public.
8:15 a.m.
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Camilla Hoitenga with her fluteA day full of learning and music making with Camilla Hoitenga, an international flute soloist, and Mihoko Watanabe, associate professor of flute at Ball State University. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Hailed by Time Magazine as, “Musical Theatre Gold,” Bullets Over Broadway is the hilarious musical comedy about the making of a Broadway show. Written by Woody Allen, Bullets Over Broadway is the story of a young playwright who, in desperate need of financial backing for his next show, accepts an offer he can’t refuse from a mobster looking to please his showgirl girlfriend. Loaded with big laughs, colorful characters, and the songs that made the 20s roar, Bullets Over Broadway is bringing musical comedy back with a bang.
7:30 p.m.
Three teenagers in Salem, Oregon bond together in the midst of a local sex scandal. Solomon, a self-proclaimed journalist, becomes obsessed with uncovering the sexual scandals of both the mayor and a teacher at their high school.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Wess "WarmDaddy" Anderson holding a gold saxophoneDesigned to promote jazz within Indiana, the Art of Jazz Series presents world-renowned artists in concert with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles.
7:30 p.m.
Three teenagers in Salem, Oregon bond together in the midst of a local sex scandal. Solomon, a self-proclaimed journalist, becomes obsessed with uncovering the sexual scandals of both the mayor and a teacher at their high school.
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
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.
Three teenagers in Salem, Oregon bond together in the midst of a local sex scandal. Solomon, a self-proclaimed journalist, becomes obsessed with uncovering the sexual scandals of both the mayor and a teacher at their high school.
5 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Kevork Mardirossian holding his violinFree and open to the public
7:30 p.m.
Merrily We Roll AlongFranklin Shepard is a wealthy songwriter and film producer in 1970's Hollywood. Sondheim's musical rolls backward through time, showing Franklin's humble beginnings as an aspiring Broadway composer and his complicated journey to the present.
7:30 p.m.
Three teenagers in Salem, Oregon bond together in the midst of a local sex scandal. Solomon, a self-proclaimed journalist, becomes obsessed with uncovering the sexual scandals of both the mayor and a teacher at their high school.
7:30 p.m.
You can almost smell the fresh-cut pine logs and the sweat of lumberjacks as you watch them jiving to a traditional folk soundtrack. The young circus troupe hails from a small town called Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez and they have clearly drawn upon their country roots. The artists preform incredible feats of aerial acrobatics that are directly inspired by the natural raw materials of the forest and the equipment used on the farm.
10 a.m.
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Faye Seeman standing in front of a row of harpsFree and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Three teenagers in Salem, Oregon bond together in the midst of a local sex scandal. Solomon, a self-proclaimed journalist, becomes obsessed with uncovering the sexual scandals of both the mayor and a teacher at their high school.
3 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Kevork Mardirossian holding his violinFree and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
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Two female vocalists, one blond and one redhead, singing during 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.
Merrily We Roll AlongFranklin Shepard is a wealthy songwriter and film producer in 1970's Hollywood. Sondheim's musical rolls backward through time, showing Franklin's humble beginnings as an aspiring Broadway composer and his complicated journey to the present.
7:30 p.m.
Three teenagers in Salem, Oregon bond together in the midst of a local sex scandal. Solomon, a self-proclaimed journalist, becomes obsessed with uncovering the sexual scandals of both the mayor and a teacher at their high school.
9 a.m.
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Michael Hall holding his violaA day full of learning and music making with Ball State alumnus Michael Hall, a Chicago-based viola soloist and applied faculty member at the VanderCook College of Music, and Katrin Meidell, associate professor of Music Performance (viola) at Ball State University. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Merrily We Roll AlongFranklin Shepard is a wealthy songwriter and film producer in 1970's Hollywood. Sondheim's musical rolls backward through time, showing Franklin's humble beginnings as an aspiring Broadway composer and his complicated journey to the present.
2:30 p.m.
Three teenagers in Salem, Oregon bond together in the midst of a local sex scandal. Solomon, a self-proclaimed journalist, becomes obsessed with uncovering the sexual scandals of both the mayor and a teacher at their high school.
7:30 p.m.
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The University Singers performing on stage with arms raised and pink and purple stage lights shining downEntering its 52nd year, the Ball State University Singers has been entertaining audiences both young and old through its songs of faith, hope, laughter, and love.
7:30 p.m.
Merrily We Roll AlongFranklin Shepard is a wealthy songwriter and film producer in 1970's Hollywood. Sondheim's musical rolls backward through time, showing Franklin's humble beginnings as an aspiring Broadway composer and his complicated journey to the present.
5 p.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Artist Dellas Henke visits Ball State. He is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
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.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln CenterNow in its 12th season, the Arts Alive Concert Series presents world-renowned and award-winning musical ensembles and artists.
7:30 p.m.
Merrily We Roll AlongFranklin Shepard is a wealthy songwriter and film producer in 1970's Hollywood. Sondheim's musical rolls backward through time, showing Franklin's humble beginnings as an aspiring Broadway composer and his complicated journey to the present.
7:30 p.m.
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Violinists of the Ball State Symphony OrchestraDouglas Droste, director of orchestras, leads this all-student ensemble in a wide range of musical works. Assistant professor of tuba and euphonium, Matthew Lyon, joins as soloist.
7:30 p.m.
Merrily We Roll AlongFranklin Shepard is a wealthy songwriter and film producer in 1970's Hollywood. Sondheim's musical rolls backward through time, showing Franklin's humble beginnings as an aspiring Broadway composer and his complicated journey to the present.
7:30 p.m.
Merrily We Roll AlongFranklin Shepard is a wealthy songwriter and film producer in 1970's Hollywood. Sondheim's musical rolls backward through time, showing Franklin's humble beginnings as an aspiring Broadway composer and his complicated journey to the present.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: Pruis Hall
For over 30 years, Lynn Trefzger has given life to a trunk full of comical characters. Performing for audiences worldwide, Lynn's vocal illusion talents, introduce a drunken and lovable camel, a grumpy old man, a feisty little girl, and even some audience members brought up for the action! Lynn's off-the-wall audience interplay is riotously funny, no two shows are alike! Her performances are tailored for both family and adult audiences.
7:30 p.m.
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A man playing a bassoonBall State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire.
7:30 p.m.
Ball State student choreographers highlight the best in original dances.
7:30 p.m.
Merrily We Roll AlongFranklin Shepard is a wealthy songwriter and film producer in 1970's Hollywood. Sondheim's musical rolls backward through time, showing Franklin's humble beginnings as an aspiring Broadway composer and his complicated journey to the present.
All Day Event
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Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Ball State student choreographers highlight the best in original dances.
7:30 p.m.
Merrily We Roll AlongFranklin Shepard is a wealthy songwriter and film producer in 1970's Hollywood. Sondheim's musical rolls backward through time, showing Franklin's humble beginnings as an aspiring Broadway composer and his complicated journey to the present.
All Day Event
Calendar: School of Music
Owen Lee holding his bassA day full of learning and music making with Guest Artist Owen Lee, principal bassist of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and Joel Braun, assistant professor of music performance (double bass) at Ball State University. Free and open to the public.
2:30 p.m.
Ball State student choreographers highlight the best in original dances.
2:30 p.m.
Merrily We Roll AlongFranklin Shepard is a wealthy songwriter and film producer in 1970's Hollywood. Sondheim's musical rolls backward through time, showing Franklin's humble beginnings as an aspiring Broadway composer and his complicated journey to the present.
3 p.m.
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The American Piano TrioThe 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.
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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 p.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Artist Eric Goldschmidt visits Ball State. He is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
7:30 p.m.
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Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: Pruis Hall
Louisiana's finest, four-time Grammy-Nominated, world-renown Pine Leaf Boys have made a name for presenting their own inimitable brand of Cajun music with youthful exuberance. Hailing from the southwest Louisiana, the Pine Leaf Boys, known for their wild shows and thoughtful arrangements, have breathed new life into Cajun music, reviving ancient songs and bringing them to the bandstand.
All Day Event
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
As You Like ItWilliam Shakespeare's As You Like It centers on the fair maiden Rosalind alongside her cousin, Celia, as they flee into the Forest of Arden to escape persecution from the power-hungry Duke.
2:30 p.m.
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Native American Art
7:30 p.m.
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a mixed group of male and female singers performing on choir risersThe 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.
As You Like ItWilliam Shakespeare's As You Like It centers on the fair maiden Rosalind alongside her cousin, Celia, as they flee into the Forest of Arden to escape persecution from the power-hungry Duke.
2:30 p.m.
As You Like ItWilliam Shakespeare's As You Like It centers on the fair maiden Rosalind alongside her cousin, Celia, as they flee into the Forest of Arden to escape persecution from the power-hungry Duke.
3 p.m.
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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.
Calendar: School of Music
A group of young musicians performing in white shirts with a conductor holding a batonFree and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
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Da Camera brass quintet with their instuments sitting in red audience chairsThe 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.
Jazz is America’s music and the U.S. Navy Band Commodores, the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble, have been performing the very best of big band jazz for the Navy and the nation for over 40 years. Formed in 1969, this 18-member group continues the jazz big band legacy with some of the finest musicians in the world.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
As You Like ItWilliam Shakespeare's As You Like It centers on the fair maiden Rosalind alongside her cousin, Celia, as they flee into the Forest of Arden to escape persecution from the power-hungry Duke.
7:30 p.m.
As You Like ItWilliam Shakespeare's As You Like It centers on the fair maiden Rosalind alongside her cousin, Celia, as they flee into the Forest of Arden to escape persecution from the power-hungry Duke.
7:30 p.m.
As You Like ItWilliam Shakespeare's As You Like It centers on the fair maiden Rosalind alongside her cousin, Celia, as they flee into the Forest of Arden to escape persecution from the power-hungry Duke.
7:30 p.m.
As You Like ItWilliam Shakespeare's As You Like It centers on the fair maiden Rosalind alongside her cousin, Celia, as they flee into the Forest of Arden to escape persecution from the power-hungry Duke.
7:30 p.m.
On the heels of the fastest growing single of his career, Chris Young, “one of the strongest, most distinctive voices among country’s current crop” (Billboard), is unveiling his upcoming “I’m Comin’ Over” fall tour, leading up to his fifth studio album due later this year. With six chart-toppers and a hit-packed set, Young, “one of country’s most reliable hitmakers” (USA Today), will continue his headlining streak, igniting the “I’m Comin’ Over” Tour October 22 in Savannah, GA with fourteen dates continuing throughout the rest of the year.
7:30 p.m.
As You Like ItWilliam Shakespeare's As You Like It centers on the fair maiden Rosalind alongside her cousin, Celia, as they flee into the Forest of Arden to escape persecution from the power-hungry Duke.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Beyond Glory presents the stories of eight veterans from World War II, Korea, and Vietnam, rendering first hand accounts of valor, which resulted in the nations's highest military award, the Medal of Honor. Stephen Lang, award winning playwright, stage and screen star, brings these stories of eight different men to the stage in a one-man show that will reach into your very soul and keep you thoroughly spellbound.
5:30 p.m.
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Free and open to the public.
7 p.m.
Calendar: School of Art
Artist Susan Klein visits Ball State. She is one of many in a diverse group of nationally and internationally recognized artists, designers, and scholars who have been invited to visit the School of Art to share their distinct practices and voices.
7:30 p.m.
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Three female oboist performing with other band members in the backgroundThe Campus Band and Campus Orchestra, two all-student ensembles, are led by doctoral and graduate student conductors.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Trombone and trumpet players performing on a jazz band concertThe Ball State Jazz Ensembles have performed around the world. Come enjoy a night of standard jazz favorites as well as original compositions and arrangements by ensemble members. Mark Buselli directs the ensembles.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: English
Multi-genre author Ander Monson will be on campus to share his creative work with the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public
7:30 p.m.
The pop culture phenomenon of Flashdance is now live on stage. With electrifying dance at its core, Flashdance: The Musical tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of her dream.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Frank Kowalsky holding his clarinetFree and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Accordion Virtuosi of Russia was founded in 1943, during the Leningrad siege by Professor Pavel Smirnov. Throughout history, they have toured extensively in more than 20 countries and were invited to be part of the cultural program for the Olympic Games in Munich in 1972, Montreal in 1976, and Moscow in 1980. The outstanding ensemble’s repertoire ranges from folk music to arrangements of rock songs and continues to astound audiences around the world.
8 a.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Frank Kowalsky sitting next to a piano teaching a studnet in the foreground that is wearing a baseball cap and holding a clarinetA day full of learning and music making with Frank Kowalsky, professor emeritus of clarinet at Florida State University, and Elizabeth Crawford, associate professor of clarinet at Ball State University. Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
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. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
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.
7:30 p.m.
This innovative work consists of three scenes where ultimately nothing is to be trusted.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
four opera peformers on stage with a feast table set in front of themThe first of two performances with the Ball State Opera Theatre.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
This innovative work consists of three scenes where ultimately nothing is to be trusted.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
A flute player looking down at a music stand with other woodwind players in the backgroundBall State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire.
7:30 p.m.
This innovative work consists of three scenes where ultimately nothing is to be trusted.
2:30 p.m.
Calendar: Museum of Art
With Watercolor: Content via Technique
2:30 p.m.
This innovative work consists of three scenes where ultimately nothing is to be trusted.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Talented high school musicians from across the region come together to make music and work with distinguished guest conductors. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
four opera peformers on stage with a feast table set in front of themThe last of two performances with the Ball State Opera Theatre.
7:30 p.m.
This innovative work consists of three scenes where ultimately nothing is to be trusted.
2:30 p.m.
This innovative work consists of three scenes where ultimately nothing is to be trusted.
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.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
Celebrate the spirit of Christmas with this year's production program of our America's Hometown Band, a community volunteer band, led by Roger McConnell, music director. This year's performance will highlight the Jazz Band and feature special guest and Wizard of the Xylophone, David Robbins. The Band includes a roster of BSU and East Central Indiana connected performers, and will play in the comfortable and warm festive holiday setting of Emens Auditorium.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Violinists of the Ball State Symphony OrchestraDouglas Droste, director of orchestras, leads this all-student ensemble in a wide range of musical works. Associate professor of flute, Mihoko Watanabe, joins as soloist.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Best of Ball State Dance TheatreCome celebrate dance with Ball State Dance Theatre as we showcase iconic works from the past as well as the innovative work of our present time.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Mark Buselli and Brent Wallarab standing and sitting at a piano working on musicAn Indianapolis-based big band performing music primarily written by its two co-founders, Mark Buselli and Brent Wallarab. Buselli is Ball State's Director of Jazz Studies.
7:30 p.m.
Best of Ball State Dance TheatreCome celebrate dance with Ball State Dance Theatre as we showcase iconic works from the past as well as the innovative work of our present time.
7:30 p.m.
New Covenant Productions proudly presents chart-topping contemporary Christian rock band MERCYME – live in concert on Friday, December 11, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at Emens Auditorium in Muncie, Indiana located at 1800 West Riverside Avenue. The show at Emens Auditorium will feature a hit-filled set boasting such fan-favorites such as “Greater,” “Flawless,” “I Can Only Imagine,” “Welcome To The New” and many more along with a collection of holiday favorites.
7:30 p.m.
Best of Ball State Dance TheatreCome celebrate dance with Ball State Dance Theatre as we showcase iconic works from the past as well as the innovative work of our present time.
2:30 p.m.
Best of Ball State Dance TheatreCome celebrate dance with Ball State Dance Theatre as we showcase iconic works from the past as well as the innovative work of our present time.
3 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Holiday Choral ConcertBall State’s choral ensembles present two concerts in celebration of the winter holidays featuring well-known seasonal favorites and holiday music from a wide variety of traditions.
6 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Holiday Choral ConcertBall State’s choral ensembles present two concerts in celebration of the winter holidays featuring well-known seasonal favorites and holiday music from a wide variety of traditions.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: Pruis Hall
Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo have been touring together as a guitar duo for nearly four years. Frank is an extraordinary guitarist with a jaw-dropping technique that explains why the New York Times deemed him "one of the brightest...stars of the guitar." Vine is best known for his accompanying skills and is a very high demand rhythm guitarist.
7:30 p.m.
First Person: Seeing America combines iconic photographs from the Metropolitan Museum of Art - searing pictures of the Civil War and haunting portraits from the Great Depression - with the music of Ensemble Galilei and narration by NPR's Neal Conan and actress Lily Knight to create remarkable and powerful performance.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
The University Singers performing on stage with arms raised and pink and purple stage lights shining downNow in its 52nd season, the Ball State University Singers has been entertaining audiences both young and old through its songs of faith, hope, laughter, and love.
7:30 p.m.
The date is 1976 and in Brooklyn, New York, Tony Manero, a young man with a dead-end job and an extraordinary ability to dance, has only one ambition in life – to become the disco king. When he meets Stephanie, who also dreams of a world beyond Brooklyn, and they decide to train together for a dance competition, their lives begin to change forever. This brand new production of Saturday Night Fever is packed with legendary hits from the Bee Gees including the classics Stayin’ Alive, Night Fever, Jive Talking, You Should Be Dancing and How Deep is Your Love?
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Art of JazzThe Ball State Jazz Ensembles have performed around the world. Come enjoy a night of standard jazz favorites as well as original compositions and arrangements by ensemble members.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Violinists of the Ball State Symphony OrchestraDouglas Droste, director of orchestras, leads this all-student ensemble in a wide range of musical works on their first concert of the semester. The concert will feature winners from the Graduate Concerto Competition.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: Pruis Hall
Fresh from winning the Acoustic Artist of the Year award from the Blues Foundation in Memphis, Eric Bibb brings his stellar new band to the stage. Featuring multi-instrumentalist Dirk Powell (fiddle, banjo, Cajun accordion, vocals), Creole fiddler Cedric Watson and harmonica wizard Grant Dermody, this new band draws from a deep well of American roots music influences, from pre-war blues and early string band music to contemporary Americana.
7:30 p.m.
Jungal BookThis classic children's story is a coming-of-age tale about a boy named Mowgli, who lives among the animals in the jungle. Will he be forced to go back to a human village, or be able to live out his life in his familiar jungle home?
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Two flute players, one male and one female, looking at a music stand with a bass clarinetist in the backgroundBall State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire.
7:30 p.m.
Jungal BookThis classic children's story is a coming-of-age tale about a boy named Mowgli, who lives among the animals in the jungle. Will he be forced to go back to a human village, or be able to live out his life in his familiar jungle home?
2:30 p.m.
Jungal BookThis classic children's story is a coming-of-age tale about a boy named Mowgli, who lives among the animals in the jungle. Will he be forced to go back to a human village, or be able to live out his life in his familiar jungle home?
7:30 p.m.
Jungal BookThis classic children's story is a coming-of-age tale about a boy named Mowgli, who lives among the animals in the jungle. Will he be forced to go back to a human village, or be able to live out his life in his familiar jungle home?
7:30 p.m.
Jungal BookThis classic children's story is a coming-of-age tale about a boy named Mowgli, who lives among the animals in the jungle. Will he be forced to go back to a human village, or be able to live out his life in his familiar jungle home?
7:30 p.m.
Jungal BookThis classic children's story is a coming-of-age tale about a boy named Mowgli, who lives among the animals in the jungle. Will he be forced to go back to a human village, or be able to live out his life in his familiar jungle home?
7:30 p.m.
Jungal BookThis classic children's story is a coming-of-age tale about a boy named Mowgli, who lives among the animals in the jungle. Will he be forced to go back to a human village, or be able to live out his life in his familiar jungle home?
7:30 p.m.
The Summer of Love Concert is a concert experience that has audiences reliving the memories and celebrating the songs of the Woodstock generation–the music that changed the world. All arrangements are played live and note-for-note by the highest caliber of musicians, including a horn section, rhythm section, singers, string section, back-up vocalists, keyboardists, guitarists and more.
7:30 p.m.
Jungal BookThis classic children's story is a coming-of-age tale about a boy named Mowgli, who lives among the animals in the jungle. Will he be forced to go back to a human village, or be able to live out his life in his familiar jungle home?
2:30 p.m.
Jungal BookThis classic children's story is a coming-of-age tale about a boy named Mowgli, who lives among the animals in the jungle. Will he be forced to go back to a human village, or be able to live out his life in his familiar jungle home?
7:30 p.m.
Alias GraceBased on a true story and adapted from the novel by Margaret Atwood, Alias Grace is mystery and revelation, a tantalizing exploration of memory, desire, and the darkest places of the human mind.
7:30 p.m.
Alias GraceBased on a true story and adapted from the novel by Margaret Atwood, Alias Grace is mystery and revelation, a tantalizing exploration of memory, desire, and the darkest places of the human mind.
2:30 p.m.
Alias GraceBased on a true story and adapted from the novel by Margaret Atwood, Alias Grace is mystery and revelation, a tantalizing exploration of memory desire, and the darkest places of the human mind.
7:30 p.m.
Alias GraceBased on a true story and adapted from the novel by Margaret Atwood, Alias Grace is mystery and revelation, a tantalizing exploration of memory desire, and the darkest places of the human mind.
7:30 p.m.
Alias GraceBased on a true story and adapted from the novel by Margaret Atwood, Alias Grace is mystery and revelation, a tantalizing exploration of memory, desire, and the darkest places of the human mind.
7:30 p.m.
Experience the Phenomenon. Blue Man Group is best known for their widely popular theatrical shows and concerts, which combine comedy, music and technology to produce a totally unique form of entertainment. The New York Times heralds the show as "One of the most delightful performance pieces ever staged." E! Entertainment News exclaims, "Blue Man Group is what every live performance aspires to be." The Baltimore Sun raves, "Blue Man Group packs a wallop. It's a big, loud, funny, silly, visually arresting production!"
7:30 p.m.
Alias GraceBased on a true story and adapted from the novel by Margaret Atwood, Alias Grace is mystery and revelation, a tantalizing exploration of memory, desire, and the darkest places of the human mind.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: Pruis Hall
In the last dozen years, no traditional Irish band has had a wider impact on audiences and music lovers throughout the world than Altan. They have moved audiences from Donegal to Tokyo to Seattle with their heartwarming, dynamic live performances and with their exquisitely produced, award-winning recordings that range from the most touching old Irish songs to hard-hitting reels and jigs.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Violinists of the Ball State Symphony OrchestraDouglas Droste, director of orchestras, leads this all-student ensemble in a wide range of musical works. The concert will feature winners from the Undergraduate Concerto Competition.
7:30 p.m.
Alias GraceBased on a true story and adapted from the novel by Margaret Atwood, Alias Grace is mystery and revelation, a tantalizing exploration of memory, desire, and the darkest places of the human mind.
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.
7:30 p.m.
Alias GraceBased on a true story and adapted from the novel by Margaret Atwood, Alias Grace is mystery and revelation, a tantalizing exploration of memory, desire, and the darkest places of the human mind.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Art of JazzDesigned to promote jazz within Indiana, the Art of Jazz Series presents internationally renowned artists in concert with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles.
7:30 p.m.
The Sleeping Beauty, a crowning jewel of Marius Petipa's career, is often considered the finest achievement of the Classical ballet. It is a grandiose and refined blending of the traditional mime, expressive pas d'action and spectacular divertissements in a lavish theatrical setting.
7 p.m.
An intimate evening of collaborative dance will feature faculty and student artists.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
A man playing a bassoonBall State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire.
7:30 p.m.
Sister Mary Ignatius, a teaching nun who is much concerned with sin in all of its various forms, delivers a cautionary lecture to her charges.
7:30 p.m.
Sister Mary Ignatius, a teaching nun who is much concerned with sin in all of its various forms, delivers a cautionary lecture to her charges.
7:30 p.m.
Sister Mary Ignatius, a teaching nun who is much concerned with sin in all of its various forms, delivers a cautionary lecture to her charges.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: Pruis Hall
18 South's music is created by a wide array of influences. The organic and earthy quality of their sound rings with overtones of Blues, Bluegrass, Jazz and Gospel. It lends itself perfectly to their stripped down acoustic approach that is truly "Americana". The Band member résumé’s read like an Encyclopedia of Musical History and once you see them live, you'll know why they are individually some the most well respected musicians on the scene today.
7:30 p.m.
HairsprayIt's 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, and quirky, plus-sized, Tracy Turnblad has one dream: to dance on the "Corny Collins Show."
7:30 p.m.
Sister Mary Ignatius, a teaching nun who is much concerned with sin in all of its various forms, delivers a cautionary lecture to her charges.
7:30 p.m.
The music defined a generation, captured the hearts and ideals of millions, and now North Americans will be able to relive the memories as Annerin Productions proudly presents LET IT BE - A Celebration of the Music of The Beatles!
2:30 p.m.
Sister Mary Ignatius, a teaching nun who is much concerned with sin in all of its various forms, delivers a cautionary lecture to her charges.
7:30 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.
Sister Mary Ignatius, a teaching nun who is much concerned with sin in all of its various forms, delivers a cautionary lecture to her charges.
7:30 p.m.
HairsprayIt's 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, and quirky, plus-sized, Tracy Turnblad has one dream: to dance on the "Corny Collins Show."
2:30 p.m.
Sister Mary Ignatius, a teaching nun who is much concerned with sin in all of its various forms, delivers a cautionary lecture to her charges.
2:30 p.m.
HairsprayIt's 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, and quirky, plus-sized, Tracy Turnblad has one dream: to dance on the "Corny Collins Show."
7:30 p.m.
HairsprayIt's 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, and quirky, plus-sized, Tracy Turnblad has one dream: to dance on the "Corny Collins Show."
7:30 p.m.
HairsprayIt's 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, and quirky, plus-sized, Tracy Turnblad has one dream: to dance on the "Corny Collins Show."
7:30 p.m.
HairsprayIt's 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, and quirky, plus-sized, Tracy Turnblad has one dream: to dance on the "Corny Collins Show."
7:30 p.m.
HairsprayIt's 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, and quirky, plus-sized, Tracy Turnblad has one dream: to dance on the "Corny Collins Show."
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
The University Singers performing on stage with an American Flag above themCelebrate 52 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.
Ball State student choreographers highlight the best in original dances.
7:30 p.m.
HairsprayIt's 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, and quirky, plus-sized, Tracy Turnblad has one dream: to dance on the "Corny Collins Show."
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
The University Singers performing on stage with an American Flag above themCelebrate 52 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.
Ball State student choreographers highlight the best in original dances.
8 p.m.
HairsprayIt's 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, and quirky, plus-sized, Tracy Turnblad has one dream: to dance on the "Corny Collins Show."
2:30 p.m.
Ball State student choreographers highlight the best in original dances.
2:30 p.m.
HairsprayIt's 1962 in Baltimore, Maryland, and quirky, plus-sized, Tracy Turnblad has one dream: to dance on the "Corny Collins Show."
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: Pruis Hall
Carrie Newcomer has been described as “a soaring songstress” by Billboard, a “prairie mystic” by the Boston Globe. One of the definitive voices of the heartland and progressive spirituality, Newcomer has the ability for sharp observation of the world. Newcomer has attracted a devoted following with her warm voice, exquisite melodies, and an irreverent yet spiritual view of the world. As in the work of poets Mary Oliver and Wendell Berry, Newcomer’s songs are based in the ordinary, and infused with images from the natural world.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
four opera peformers on stage with a feast table set in front of themThe first of two performances - Production to be announced.
7:30 p.m.
LiftLIFT: Lifting Up the Stories of Today's Youth is a new, interdisciplinary collaboration that allows its participants to lift up their own stories. LIFT aims to open a space for the authentic narratives of today's young America.
7:30 p.m.
LiftLIFT: Lifting Up the Stories of Today's Youth is a new, interdisciplinary collaboration that allows its participants to lift up their own stories. LIFT aims to open a space for the authentic narratives of today's young America.
7:30 p.m.
LiftLIFT: Lifting Up the Stories of Today's Youth is a new, interdisciplinary collaboration that allows its participants to lift up their own stories. LIFT aims to open a space for the authentic narratives of today's young America.
2 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
four opera peformers on stage with a feast table set in front of themThe first of two performances - Production to be announced.
2:30 p.m.
LiftLIFT: Lifting Up the Stories of Today's Youth is a new, interdisciplinary collaboration that allows its participants to lift up their own stories. LIFT aims to open a space for the authentic narratives of today's young America.
7:30 p.m.
A new play will be written and developed for this Initiative, featuring work by young Ball State playwrights, dramaturge, actors, and directors.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Art of JazzDesigned to promote jazz within Indiana, the Art of Jazz Series presents internationally renowned artists in concert with the Ball State Jazz Ensembles.
7:30 p.m.
A new play will be written and developed for this Initiative, featuring work by young Ball State playwrights, dramaturge, actors, and directors.
7:30 p.m.
LiftLIFT: Lifting Up the Stories of Today's Youth is a new, interdisciplinary collaboration that allows its participants to lift up their own stories. LIFT aims to open a space for the authentic narratives of today's young America.
7:30 p.m.
A new play will be written and developed for this Initiative, featuring work by young Ball State playwrights, dramaturge, actors, and directors.
7:30 p.m.
At the dawn of a new century, everything is changing…and anything is possible. Ragtime returns to North America in a striking, all-new touring production. The stories of an upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant and a daring young Harlem musician unfold - set in turn-of-the-century New York - all three united by their desire and belief in a brighter tomorrow. Their compelling stories are set to theatre's richest and most glorious Tony Award®-winning score by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens.
7:30 p.m.
A new play will be written and developed for this Initiative, featuring work by young Ball State playwrights, dramaturge, actors, and directors.
7:30 p.m.
LiftLIFT: Lifting Up the Stories of Today's Youth is a new, interdisciplinary collaboration that allows its participants to lift up their own stories. LIFT aims to open a space for the authentic narratives of today's young America.
2:30 p.m.
LIFT: Lifting Up the Stories of Today's Youth is a new, interdisciplinary collaboration that allows its participants to lift up their own stories.
2:30 p.m.
LiftLIFT: Lifting Up the Stories of Today's Youth is a new, interdisciplinary collaboration that allows its participants to lift up their own stories. LIFT aims to open a space for the authentic narratives of today's young America.
7:30 p.m.
A new play will be written and developed for this Initiative, featuring work by young Ball State playwrights, dramaturge, actors, and directors.
2:30 p.m.
LiftLIFT: Lifting Up the Stories of Today's Youth is a new, interdisciplinary collaboration that allows its participants to lift up their own stories. LIFT aims to open a space for the authentic narratives of today's young America.
2:30 p.m.
A new play will be written and developed for this Initiative, featuring work by young Ball State playwrights, dramaturge, actors, and directors.
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.
7:30 p.m.
Dancing Towards ChangeAs images of beauty are bombarding women and men every day, a multi-billion dollar economy is continually building on our insecurities about the size, shape and appearance of our bodies. This devised dance piece, beautifully and bravely explores the difficult question: Is there a link between cultural beauty standards and acts of violence against the human body?
7:30 p.m.
Dancing Towards ChangeAs images of beauty are bombarding women and men every day, a multi-billion dollar economy is continually building on our insecurities about the size, shape and appearance of our bodies. This devised dance piece, beautifully and bravely explores the difficult question: Is there a link between cultural beauty standards and acts of violence against the human body?
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: Pruis Hall
From a journey that began in 1992, with two sisters and a friend traveling in a van playing gigs for anyone and anywhere, to half a mission record sales locally and multiple ARIA awards, The Waifs have plenty of tales to tell through their music.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Two flute players, one male and one female, looking at a music stand with a bass clarinetist in the backgroundBall State's top two band ensembles present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of band repertoire.
7:30 p.m.
Dancing Towards ChangeAs images of beauty are bombarding women and men every day, a multi-billion dollar economy is continually building on our insecurities about the size, shape and appearance of our bodies. This devised dance piece, beautifully and bravely explores the difficult question: Is there a link between cultural beauty standards and acts of violence against the human body?
7:30 p.m.
Dancing Towards ChangeAs images of beauty are bombarding women and men every day, a multi-billion dollar economy is continually building on our insecurities about the size, shape and appearance of our bodies. This devised dance piece, beautifully and bravely explores the difficult question: Is there a link between cultural beauty standards and acts of violence against the human body?
3 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
a mixed group of male and female singers performing on choir risersThe 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.