‘The Man Who Saved the World’ as seed saver to visit IU Cinema, Wylie House Museum

Newsroom intern Amanda N. Marino contributed to this story: Cary Fowler is on a mission to save seeds — and quite possibly the human race. The American agriculturalist and humanitarian who helped found Svalbard Global Seed Vault will appear at IU Bloomington on Monday. Fowler will participate in a question-and-answer session following the sold-out 7 p.m. screening […]

Independent Filmmaker Kris Swanberg to speak at IU Cinema as part of film series

Guest post by Barbara Ann O’Leary, “Directed by Women” founder: Kris Swanberg has been called one of Chicago’s “superwomen.” This week, IU Cinema will recognize her contributions to film with their “Midwest Independence: Kris Swanberg” series, which includes several film screenings and a Jorgensen Guest Filmmaker Lecture on Friday. Earlier this year, Swanberg received Women […]

African American Choral Ensemble celebrates anniversary; Dance Company hosts workshop

Post courtesy of newsroom intern Amanda N. Marino: This weekend will be a busy one for two of the performance-based groups in the African American Arts Institute. The African American Choral Ensemble will begin to celebrate its 40th anniversary while the African American Dance Company will host its 18th annual dance workshop. The African American Choral Ensemble […]

Traditional Indian-style dance teams to compete at IU Auditorium at Raas Royalty event

Post courtesy of newsroom intern Amanda N. Marino: Eight college dance teams from across the nation will compete for the Raas Royalty VII crown at 7 p.m. Saturday at Indiana University Auditorium. This is the seventh year that Indiana University’s Raas Royalty organization will host the event, in collaboration with IU’s own team, Raas at IU. “People love […]