The Liberal Arts and Management program will be a beacon of light for Middle Way House Saturday night. The students of BUS X333:, Managing Business Functions, are sponsoring six hours of disc jockeys, bands, music and dancing to raise money for the charity while earning college credit.
DJs, Dateline and drugs Freshman Chris Oler tried to explain what's happening with today's rave scene while writing the agenda for the the DJs and Electronic Musician's Association, a campus group, on the board before its executive meeting: 1. Annie can't hold her liquor. 2. Exec reports 3. Venues 4. Adopt a crackhead program.
Not long ago, in a graduate student lounge, the conversation turned to the subject of sweet potatoes.
For those who crave the blues style of Chicago, but can't afford the weekend trip, the Union Board Live From Bloomington committee has brought Chicago blues guitarist Keith Scott to campus for a free concert. The show begins at 8:30 p.m. Saturday in the Indiana Memorial Union Gallery.
He had been passed over twice before. Passed over twice and arguably cheated on the last occasion. But the moment of truth again loomed, casting its daunting shadow. His stomach was tied in knots. He just had to get out of the office, away from his colleagues, their expectant looks and good-natured well-wishing. He had finished his work for the day, a cartoon depicting two college students passing a horde of sweatshop protesters. "My econ prof says exploiting labor is what made America great," reads the captioned dialogue.
Megaman never stopped dancing, and twister wouldn't leave the club. Despite being eliminated early from the costume contest, the pair made up for what was lacking in fashion sense with enthusiasm. They danced, jumped and screamed in support of ska band Johnny Socko, a local favorite. Socko, who played a great show Halloween night at the Bluebird, was celebrating its 10th anniversary as a band.
Last year, the Union Board Fine Arts committee brought the student production of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" to the Bloomington community. Based on this production's success, the committee decided to try again this semester, with a staging of the musical "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas."
The department of communication and culture, along with City Lights, is sponsoring a Japanese film festival this weekend. The two day film marathon will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday and will continue until 11 p.m. Sunday.
Professor of Music Don Freund will give a recital at 7 p.m. Saturday in Auer Hall. The free recital will consist of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, and is open to the public. A lecture on Bach's music will be given by Freund at 2 p.m. Sunday in Sweeney Hall.
The current Bloomington incarnation of Federico Garcia Lorca's final play, "The House of Bernarda Alba," will come to a close this weekend at the John Waldron Arts Center Auditorium.
THE Ray Charles is performing here, tonight? Yep, You've got the right one baby, uh-huh. The legendary blues-jazz-rock-soul superstar is playing to an almost sold-out crowd at 8 p.m. today at the IU Auditorium.
\"You must have chaos within, to create the dancing star." - Friedrich Nietzsche When Jan Susina read that quote as a student at Samford University 25 years ago, he knew he had the title for a literary magazine. First, he needed an environment that would foster that kind of creative project.
Ekoostik Hookah will bring its jams to the Buskirk-Chumley Theatre, 114 E. Kirkwood Ave., at 9 p.m. today. Ekoostik Hookah, a sextet from Columbus, Ohio, is usually categorized as a jam band. But percussionist John Polansky, who joined the band about two years ago, said he finds it difficult to classify Hookah in any genre.
The Grateful Dead. Phish. The Allman Brothers. Such bands have gained cult followings by following their improvisational muses, taking their tunes wherever their fingers might lead. Straight from Athens, Ga., Widespread Panic is no exception.