Events Listed As Arts and Entertainment

Upcoming Events
4:30 p.m.
Digital Literature Review GalaNow 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 p.m.
This recital will showcase multiple student performers from the voice studios of Jon Truitt, associate professor of voice and director of opera, and Elizabeth Truitt, instructor of music. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
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.
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.
8 p.m.
Emily Jo Scalzo and Rebecca ManeryTo celebrate the release of their books, English Department faculty members Emily Jo Scalzo and Rebecca Manery will read from their work.
5:30 p.m.
Members of the Guitar Ensemble performingThe 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.
6 p.m.
Come celebrate a night of comedy as the Dead Shakespeare Society performs a dramatic reading of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing.
7:30 p.m.
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.
This event has been CANCELED, and will be rescheduled for fall semester, 2017.
3 p.m.
Black and white image of four African American students in black pants and shoes, no shirt, wearing chains across their chests with fists in the air as a crowd watches.The members of the Ball State University African American Alumni Oral History Project II are presenting a public showcase on April 28th for a premiere screening of "Tales Told Out of School", a documentary that captures the stories of African American alumni of Ball State University who attended from 1950 to today.
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.
5:30 p.m.
Kaitlyn is a Music Media Production (MMP) student of Robert Willey, director and associate professor of music media production, and she studies composition with Jody Nagel, professor of music theory and composition. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Emma is a student of Yoko Shimazaki-Kilburn, instructor of music performance. Free and open to the public.
6 p.m.
Final Friday: Perception with PechaKucha
7:30 p.m.
This recital will showcase multiple vocal students taught by Ball State graduate assistants. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
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.
A female harpist performingThis 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.
6:30 p.m.
United Sound, relationships that resonateDedicated to promoting social involvement through shared ensemble performance experience, United Sound joins students with and without disabilities to learn and perform in the band or orchestra together. This performance showcases the work of Ball State's United Sound chapter from this past year. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Organ console on Sursa Hall stageThis 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.
12:30 p.m.
Anthony is a student of Katrin Meidell, assistant professor of music performance (viola). Free and open to the public.
3 p.m.
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.
5:30 p.m.
Lauren is a student of Yoko Shimazaki-Kilburn, instructor of music performance. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Program to include music by G. F. Handel, Robert Schumann, Heri Duparc, Jacques Offenbach, Giuseppe Verdi, Samuel Barber, Franz Schubert, and Gabriel Fauré. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Lauren is a student of Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Kaitlyn is a piano student of Ray Kilburn, associate professor of music. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
A concert featuring the Robert E. Marsh Horn Ensemble, Trombone Choir, and the Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
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.
Gu Gu DrummerThis 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.
Mama Mia SingersA 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!
5 p.m.
Art in Bloom Floral ArangementArt in Bloom 2017 begins with a fundraiser event at 5 p.m. May 19. The floral arrangements will be on view for the public May 20-21 during normal open hours.
1:30 p.m.
Art in Bloom Floral ArangementArt in Bloom floral arrangements will be on view for the public May 20-21 during normal open hours.
1:30 p.m.
Art in Bloom Floral ArangementArt in Bloom floral arrangements will be on view for the public May 20-21 during normal open hours.
7:30 p.m.
Brass chamber musicians performingThis unique concert will feature a wide variety of faculty chamber ensembles and a diverse repertoire of music. The Chamber Music Festival is free and open to the public!
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedAre you ready for the total solar eclipse of 2017? Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon block roughly 93% of the Sun’s surface. Come learn how to safely watch an eclipse, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of solar and lunar eclipses, and explains the geometry that creates these awe-inspiring sights.
5 p.m.
One World, One SkySesame Street’s Big Bird and Elmo explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star.
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedAre you ready for the total solar eclipse of 2017? Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon block roughly 93% of the Sun’s surface. Come learn how to safely watch an eclipse, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of solar and lunar eclipses, and explains the geometry that creates these awe-inspiring sights.
3 p.m.
Brass chamber musicians performingThis unique concert will feature a wide variety of faculty chamber ensembles and a diverse repertoire of music. The Chamber Music Festival is free and open to the public!
5:30 p.m.
Wind band musicians on stage performingBall State’s summer bands present traditional and contemporary works representing all musical periods and styles. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
A mixed chorus of male and female singers on stage with a piano and conductor in frontCampus and community singers come together to form the Ball State School of Music Summer Chorus. Andrew Crow leads the ensemble for this concert. Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedAre you ready for the total solar eclipse of 2017? Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon block roughly 93% of the Sun’s surface. Come learn how to safely watch an eclipse, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of solar and lunar eclipses, and explains the geometry that creates these awe-inspiring sights.
5 p.m.
One World, One SkySesame Street’s Big Bird and Elmo explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star.
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedAre you ready for the total solar eclipse of 2017? Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon block roughly 93% of the Sun’s surface. Come learn how to safely watch an eclipse, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of solar and lunar eclipses, and explains the geometry that creates these awe-inspiring sights.
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedAre you ready for the total solar eclipse of 2017? Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon block roughly 93% of the Sun’s surface. Come learn how to safely watch an eclipse, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of solar and lunar eclipses, and explains the geometry that creates these awe-inspiring sights.
5 p.m.
One World, One SkySesame Street’s Big Bird and Elmo explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star.
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedAre you ready for the total solar eclipse of 2017? Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon block roughly 93% of the Sun’s surface. Come learn how to safely watch an eclipse, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of solar and lunar eclipses, and explains the geometry that creates these awe-inspiring sights.
7:30 p.m.
A mixed chorus of male and female singers on stage with a piano and conductor in frontCampus and community singers come together to form the Ball State School of Music Summer Chorus. Kerry Glann leads the ensemble as it performs a program titled "Music of Stage and Screen." Free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedAre you ready for the total solar eclipse of 2017? Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon block roughly 93% of the Sun’s surface. Come learn how to safely watch an eclipse, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of solar and lunar eclipses, and explains the geometry that creates these awe-inspiring sights.
5 p.m.
One World, One SkySesame Street’s Big Bird and Elmo explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star.
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedAre you ready for the total solar eclipse of 2017? Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon block roughly 93% of the Sun’s surface. Come learn how to safely watch an eclipse, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of solar and lunar eclipses, and explains the geometry that creates these awe-inspiring sights.
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedAre you ready for the total solar eclipse of 2017? Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon block roughly 93% of the Sun’s surface. Come learn how to safely watch an eclipse, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of solar and lunar eclipses, and explains the geometry that creates these awe-inspiring sights.
5 p.m.
One World, One SkySesame Street’s Big Bird and Elmo explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star.
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedAre you ready for the total solar eclipse of 2017? Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon block roughly 93% of the Sun’s surface. Come learn how to safely watch an eclipse, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of solar and lunar eclipses, and explains the geometry that creates these awe-inspiring sights.
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedAre you ready for the total solar eclipse of 2017? Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon block roughly 93% of the Sun’s surface. Come learn how to safely watch an eclipse, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of solar and lunar eclipses, and explains the geometry that creates these awe-inspiring sights.
5 p.m.
One World, One SkySesame Street’s Big Bird and Elmo explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star.
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedAre you ready for the total solar eclipse of 2017? Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon block roughly 93% of the Sun’s surface. Come learn how to safely watch an eclipse, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of solar and lunar eclipses, and explains the geometry that creates these awe-inspiring sights.
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedAre you ready for the total solar eclipse of 2017? Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon block roughly 93% of the Sun’s surface. Come learn how to safely watch an eclipse, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of solar and lunar eclipses, and explains the geometry that creates these awe-inspiring sights.
5 p.m.
One World, One SkySesame Street’s Big Bird and Elmo explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star.
6:30 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedAre you ready for the total solar eclipse of 2017? Although Muncie is not in the path of totality, the city will see the Moon block roughly 93% of the Sun’s surface. Come learn how to safely watch an eclipse, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of solar and lunar eclipses, and explains the geometry that creates these awe-inspiring sights.