Hannah Crane

arts  •  exhibits  •  May 19, 2013 6:31 pm

Kinsey Art Show features thought-provoking art

Large crowds visited the Grunwald Gallery of Art to view more than 90 artworks that aim to expose issues with gender, identity, sexuality and reproduction at the opening reception of the eighth annual Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show Friday evening.

arts  •  May 19, 2013 6:21 pm

Stop-action animation wins Juried award

Robin Carlson’s day job may pay the bills, but those fleshy, twitching doll heads won “Best in Show” Friday evening at the 2013 Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show.

The Indiana University Dance Theatre’s “Global Perspectives” production presented dance from around the world to Bloomington audiences Friday and Saturday at the Ruth N. Halls Theatre. The Annual Faculty and Guest Artist Concert featured traditional and contemporary dances representing themes within a global community.

Seventeen women representing their sorority chapters have been practicing and fundraising for weeks in hopes of being crowned the first-ever Miss Greek IU. Delta Chi fraternity will put on the first pageant this Sunday in Alumni Hall in the Indiana Memorial Union to benefit the V Foundation for Cancer Research.

arts  •  Feb 14, 2012 11:07 pm

Ballerina-itis: The pressure to be thin

It is no secret that a long, lean figure is preferred in ballet, but the vulnerability to eating disorders and the health risks associated with ballet is something most dancers would prefer to sweep under the rug.

Ten Evidence dancers told stories of the African diaspora with their movements on the IU Auditorium stage Saturday. An audience of 700 people watched expressive jumps and turns set to music ranging from funky rhythm and blues to African drumming. The three dances each contained a message, bringing to light topics of self-image, slavery and universal compassion.

Senior Jared Boze has a Skype session with friends in Germany, and junior Heather Price drinks English tea. Boze and Price are working to stay in touch with the cultures and people they recently left. After months of studying abroad, they have returned to campus life at IU.

The African American Dance Company held its semi-annual auditions last night. The 17 first-time auditioning dancers and five returning members performed to African beats in hopes of being a part of the company for the 2012 spring semester.

arts  •  Dec 11, 2011 8:52 pm

Jumping through Hoops

Some people have called it “a circle of happiness.” Freshman Sarah Mancourt calls it “the magical portal to positiveness.” Mancourt is referring to her hula hoop.

sports  •  Nov 16, 2011 10:53 pm

Women’s soccer club in Arizona for NCCS

The women’s club soccer team will travel to Phoenix today to play in the 2011 NCCS National Soccer Championships. Twenty-four of the top women’s teams in the country will compete at the Reach 11 Sports Complex.

arts  •  Nov 2, 2011 10:11 pm

City seeks musicians for summer music series

For more than 25 years, the City of Bloomington Parks and Recreation Department has coordinated the Summer Performing Arts Series to showcase local talent. The department will continue the tradition for summer 2012 and is seeking musicians and bands to participate in the summer series, which will take place May through September in city parks.

The IU African American Art Institute Dance Company will have its 13th Annual Dance Workshop at 7 p.m Friday and Saturday in the Grand Hall of the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center.

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