Bloomington Symphony Orchestra collaborates with IU’s Latin American Music Center

Post by IU Newsroom intern Laura Ellsworth: The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra will perform a concert, presented in collaboration with Indiana University’s Latin American Music Center, at 7:30 p.m. March 4 at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. The concert, titled “Scene Change: Untold Musical Stories from Latin America,” will feature selections from the Latin American Music Center library. The […]

Farewell to a fan: Grafton Trout was a true connoisseur of art, cinema and the humanities

Post courtesy of Karen Land, IU Communications arts specialist: Even if you didn’t know Grafton Trout, you might know his face. He was one of Indiana University’s greatest fans. Instead of Assembly Hall or Memorial Stadium, you might have found him at a lecture hall, the Lilly Library, IU Cinema or what is now the Eskenazi Museum […]

The pride of Little 500 and keeping pace with the spring semester sprint

Little 500 leads the list of recent activities and events that have fueled IU Bloomington’s sprint through the last leg of spring semester. And what a sprint it’s been.

The winter buzz in Btown

The start of the spring semester has brought a flurry of activity here at IU Bloomington. From new discoveries, initiatives and student success stories to Hoosier basketball’s early-season dominance at Assembly Hall, here’s just a small sampling of the buzz being heard and felt all around campus.

Year in review: Top stories from 2015

From Grand Challenges to global gateways, mythical first flowers to marathon dancing and bicentennial campaigns to a Big Apple bowl game for our gridiron Hoosiers, 2015 offered another set of amazing accomplishments, discoveries and milestones at Indiana University Bloomington.

Yo-Yo Ma and musicians speak to IU students on link between culture, economics and the arts

Guest post courtesy of Chuck Carney, director of communication and marketing at IU’s School of Global and International Studies:  Grammy Award-winning cellist Yo-Yo Ma and a group of musicians gave a special presentation to students at the Indiana University School of Global and International Studies this morning about art and its connection to economics and […]

Picking up good vibrations

You could imagine the good vibrations I was feeling Sunday afternoon as I headed over to IU’s Jacobs School of Music, where students in senior lecturer Andy Hollinden’s “The Music of the Beach Boys” class braved the brisk Bloomington cold for a special event: a Q&A with members of one of America’s most beloved bands.

King Kevin returns

Kevin Kline, the man who brought us the clueless criminal Otto from “A Fish Called Wanda” and has famously portrayed Shakespearean kings, pirate kings and presidents, among many other classic characters of the stage and screen, made a triumphant return to Indiana University Bloomington this afternoon, earning standing applause for a new honor to accompany his Oscar and two Tony Awards.

One-on-one with Robby Benson

This is a pretty amazing time in Btown — the IU baseball team made it back-to-back Big Ten regular season titles, underwater science researchers at the IU School of Public Health-Bloomington are investigating the recent potential discovery of Christopher Columbus’ Santa Maria, the Kelley School of Business made it to the big Nasdaq screen in New […]

Where the arts heat up in summer

Think summer slows down in Btown? Think again. I can’t get enough of this cool, colorful video that neatly captures the cultural vibrancy that is IU Bloomington’s annual Summer Festival of the Arts. The festival, now in its fourth year, started last week and continues through Aug. 24.