IU students reap benefits from visit by Alvin Ailey dance company

Guest post courtesy of IU Newsroom intern Lena Morris: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, a modern dance company started in New York City in 1958, is known for its extraordinary talent, international scope and impeccable history. When the troupe performed at IU Auditorium last week, Bloomington residents got to see the company’s most well known […]

IU Auditorium campaign opens doors for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Fifty paired “siblings” with Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Indiana recently received free admission to IU Auditorium’s recent production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” thanks to a new campaign sponsored by the venue. Throughout the season, donor and corporate sponsors participated in the auditorium’s newly launched “Give the Magic” campaign. Funds raised […]

Annual holiday concert ‘an all-new show’

Ask Singing Hoosiers director Steve Zegree about this year’s “Chimes of Christmas” holiday concert, and he’ll remain pretty tight-lipped. “It’s an all-new show, completely different from any past ‘Chimes’ show,” he told Art at IU via email, not giving even a teensy hint of what updates the annual Bloomington tradition holds for audiences this year, […]

Fall has arrived, and is brimming with art

When the tent sales featuring mattresses and cheap furniture pop up on vacant lots and the streets are clogged with moving trucks, I know it is official: The students have returned. Classes in Bloomington start Monday, and campus is already starting to hum. There are plenty of great arts happenings on tap this fall, so […]