Quinn Buckner pops into Bloomington with the Summer Philharmonic

Indiana basketball legend Quinn Buckner is in the hall June 28 — but it won’t be the hall you expect. The captain of the 1976 NCAA championship team will instead tread the boards at the Musical Arts Center as a special guest of the Summer Philharmonic.

The Lilly Library engages in some paranormal activity

Watch a sneak peak of the Lilly’s latest installation, “Spiritualists, Sorcerers, and Stage Magicians: Magic and the Supernatural at the Lilly Library.” “We have everything from the Middle Ages to the 21st century, and there is just this continued historical obsession with things that we can’t see,” said Rebecca Baumann, co-curator and Lilly Librarian.

Mathers Museum exhibit “Assessing Authenticity” exploring identification and authentication in museums

Guest post courtesy of IU Communications colleague Brittany Aders: Mathers Museum is collaborating with Summer Festival of the Arts at Indiana University to acknowledge some of the wonderful art that is available here at IU. “Assessing Authenticity,” an exhibit that came from a student paper, is on display until July 13. “I argued in my […]

Lilly Library exhibit displays intersection of stage magic, puzzles

Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom colleague Jaclyn Lansbery: Lilly Library curator Andrew Rhoda considers himself only an average puzzle-solver, but he’s figured out how to solve some of the most difficult puzzles in “Delightful Deceptions: The Magic of Puzzles,” now on view in the library’s Slocum Puzzle Room. Several of the puzzles in the […]

IU professor Selene Carter chosen to participate in dance intensive

Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom colleague Jaclyn Lansbery: When IU professor Selene Carter sat down to begin writing her application for Devices – a rigorous choreographic intensive based in New York City – she contemplated whether she wanted to impress Doug Varone, who would be leading the program, or be herself. Carter stuck with […]