IU Theatre director brings modern-day parodies to ‘The Imaginary Invalid’

Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom colleague Jaclyn Lansbery: Medicine has come a long way since 1673, but some things never change. IU Theatre’s upcoming production of “The Imaginary Invalid” by French playwright Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (most know him by his stage name, Moliere) parodies the modern medical profession just as much as its original counterpart […]

Art, science meet in exhibit at Grunwald Gallery

If you haven’t visited the Grunwald Gallery to see the “Imag(in)ing Science” exhibit on display there through Oct. 11, do it. It’s beautiful and compelling — beautiful because of the aesthetically pleasing creative works on display and compelling because it represents a spirit of collaboration between multiple disciplines here at IU Bloomington that, at first […]

IU alum nominated for Emmy

One of my favorite parts of my job is discovering cool people I didn’t realize were Indiana University alums, particularly when they’re involved in the arts. I just found out about a new one this morning: Jonathan Banks, who plays fixer Mike Ehrmantraut in the award-winning AMC series “Breaking Bad.” He was nominated for an […]

IU Jacobs School alum is the voice of the Chicago Blackhawks

Post by Bethany Nolan of IU Communications: Jim Cornelison made his living as an opera singer for 12 years after completing a master’s degree in voice performance in 1992 at the IU Jacobs School of Music. Then, a chance encounter with another IU alum at the Lyric Opera of Chicago changed his life. “This guy […]

IU well represented on list of influentials in nonprofit arts world

Indiana University is getting noticed in the arts world. Barry’s Blog — which offers news, advice and opinion for the arts administrator — publishes a list each year of the 50 most influential people in the nonprofit arts world. In his sixth annual list, Barry includes Michael Rushton, an associate professor with the School of […]

Exhibit at Mathers draws president of Poland’s Institute of National Remembrance to campus

An exhibit organized by the Institute of National Remembrance in Poland will be on display through Sept. 22 at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures, and the institute’s director will speak on the Bloomington campus on Sept. 10. The exhibit, titled “Operation AB – Katyn: The Destruction of the Polish Elite at the Beginning of […]

IU Art Museum exhibition brings history to life

The IU Art Museum’s fall exhibition, “Art Interrupted: Advancing American Art and the Politics of Cultural Diplomacy,” represents a unique chance to see history come to life. The show reconstructs a 1946-47 exhibit that included more than 100 examples of stylistically diverse American paintings from the late-1930s to the early-1940s. With the emergence of the […]