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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
Visiting Artist Amy YoesAmy 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 p.m.
(Almost) Final Friday: Identity with PechaKucha
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. The Symphony Band is under the direction of Caroline Hand and the Chamber Winds are comprised of various members of the Ball State Wind Ensemble, directed by Thomas Caneva.
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.
10:30 a.m.
Calendar: School of Music
A vocalist performing on stageThe 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.
3 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
James is a student of Mihoko Watanabe, associate professor of flute. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Adam is currently as composition student of Chin Ting Chan, assistant professor of music composition. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Elizabeth Felsted is a student of Elizabeth Crawford, associate professor of clarinet. 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
James is a student of Nathan Bogert, assistant professor of music performance (saxophone). Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Susan is a voice student of Meryl Mantione, professor of voice. 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.
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.
12:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Kaleigh is a student of Nathan Bogert, assistant professor of music performance (saxophone). Free and open to the public.
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 focuses on period-specific approaches to playing music from 17th 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.
4 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Audio engineer Bob KatzHosted by Prism Sound Recording & Production in coordination with the Ball State Music Media Production program, this event aims to dispel the many myths surrounding the recording process. The seminar will include a keynote address by legendary recording engineer Bob Katz entitled "Food for Thought: Truths Explained and Myths Exposed."
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
A clarinetist performing on stageThis recital will showcase multiple student performers from the clarinet studio of Elizabeth Crawford. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Bee Hive the musicalBeehive: 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.
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.
6 p.m.
Film screening followed by a conversation with Rick and Kathy Fee who will share their personal story of losing their son due to an Adderall overdose. Dan Jenski, director/writer of the film will also be in attendance. | Movie stars Kathleen Quinlan, Gil Bellows, and Luke Guldan. Produced by Tom Bryan, '77 Ball State alumnus. Released in 2016, ADDicted has won a number of film festival awards including, Audience Choice Awards at Kansas City, Oceanside, and Great Lakes.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
An oboeist performing on stageThis 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.
4 p.m.
Calendar: English
The Digital Literature Review presents "Vampire Suicide," a talk by Jeffrey Weinstock, a professor at Central Michigan University and enthusiastic monster scholar. His research spans topics of Tim Burton, Rocky Horror Picture Show, Edgar Allan Poe, and many more terrifying topics.
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.
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
A hornist performing on stageThis 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.
Calendar: School of Music
Ball State students and faculty will perform Joplin's compositions along with Disklavier playback of recordings made by participants in other states. 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.
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.
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. Joel Braun will perform with pianist Jooyoung Kim, harpsichordist Rebecca Burkart, and cellist Peter Opie. 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.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
A woodwind chamber group performing on stageThis recital features student woodwind chamber groups that have worked together during the semester. Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Jazz musicians on stage performingThis 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.
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.
9:30 a.m.
Calendar: School of Music
Tickets available in advance through the University Singers Office.
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.
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.
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.
Calendar: School of Music
Jazz musicians on stage performingThis 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 Campus Orchestra is led by graduate student conductors. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
This recital will showcase multiple student performers from the voice studio of Mei Zhong, professor of voice. Free and open to the public.
1 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
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.
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. 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.
Singer Jesse McCartney Jesse 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.
5:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
The Clarinet Choir is under the direction of Elizabeth Crawford, associate professor of clarinet. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
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.
First Person SeriesJongil Ma and Christopher Smith of the DOMA exhibition, SHIFT, discusses their work as part of our First Person series.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
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.
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.
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.
Wailin' Jennys SingersThe 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.
Calendar: School of Music
This recital will showcase multiple student performers from the saxophone studio of Nathan Bogert. 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.
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.
12 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
This recital will showcase multiple student performers from the voice studio of Kathleen Maurer. 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 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.
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.
3 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
This event has been canceled.
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.
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
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.
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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 works including music by Suppé, Dvořák, Borodin, Saint-Saëns, and Chabrier.
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
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.
5:30 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.
8 p.m.
Calendar: English
To 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.
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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.
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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.
Calendar: School of Music
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.
Calendar: School of Music
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.
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.