Entertainment

Celebrate the 43rd Annual Old Washington Street Festival, Sept 14-15

By: Kim Miller— Muncie, IN—The East Central Neighborhood Association will host the 43rd Annual Old Washington Street Festival on September 14th and 15th. The festival will be held from 11am-7pm Saturday and 11am-5pm Sunday. The festival will feature live entertainment, a car show, arts and crafts vendors, live demonstrations, community organizations, food, and historic home tours.The East Central Neighborhood Association will host the 43rd Annual Old Washington Street Festival on September 14th and 15th. The festival will be held from…

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Muncie Symphony Orchestra Kicks Off 71st Season with a Hoosier Homecoming

By: Courtney Thomas— Muncie, IN– The Muncie Symphony Orchestra celebrates its 71st season at 7:30 pm, Saturday, September 21 in Emens Auditorium, by bringing home Muncie-native and one of the first MSO Young Artist Competition winners, Dr. Angelin Chang. “We welcome the Muncie community to join us for the first show of our 71stseason, celebrating ‘Together We Are Community,” said Douglas Droste, Artistic Director and Conductor. “Saturday’s performance is just the beginning of the variety of concerts—and music genres– we’ll host throughout…


America’s Got Talent Winner, Terry Fator To Perform at Emens Auditorium

By: Kristi Chambers— Muncie, IN—It’s a long journey from Corsicana Texas to the Las Vegas stage, but Terry Fator made it to the top as the headliner at the Mirage Hotel in Vegas for the past 10 years. Now, Terry Fator: It Starts Tonight will perform at Emens Auditorium on Friday, September 13, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Terry can impersonate over 100 voices with favorites being Karen Carpenter, Elton John, Garth Brooks, Justin Timberlake, Elvis, Meghan Trainor and Bruno Mars….


Blue Man Group To Perform At Emens on February 24, 2020

By: Kristi Chambers— Muncie, IN– Blue Man Group, owned by Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, has announced the launch of their new tour, Speechless, coming to Emens Auditorium on Monday, February 24th. Speechless will feature new and original compositions, invented instruments and unexpected situations alongside iconic Blue Man Group moments based in joy, art, music, comedy, social commentary and profound absurdity. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 13th at 10am and are available at Ticketmaster.com,…


Heartland Vocal Project Open To Interested Vocalists

By: Scott Trout— Muncie, IN—A new mixed acappella chorus is launching in East Central Indiana. Heartland Vocal Project will offer music opportunities for female and male singers of all ages. The musical style will be acappella and barbershop under the umbrella of the Barbershop Harmony Society. The chorus is currently located in Muncie, Indiana, but is open to interested singers in any proximity willing to commute. The group will sing popular music selections with entertainment as a focus. The group will…


Founding Member of STYX, Dennis DeYoung to Perform At Emens

By: Tara Kenney— Muncie, IN—Emens Auditorium presents Dennis DeYoung The Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary Album Tour on September 20, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at Emens box office, by phone at 765-285-1539, or online at Ticketmaster.com. In 1977, history was made upon the release of The Grand Illusion album. Dennis DeYoung and the music of STYX celebrate that history by performing the album in its entirety plus all eight Top Ten hits: Lady, Babe, Come Sail Away, Too…


Top Young Organists to Play at Sursa American Organ Competition September 6-8

By: Gabrielle Glass— Muncie, IN– Six of the country’s top young organists will perform in the Sursa American Organ Competition on the Ball State University campus September 6-8. The musicians will perform on a Goulding & Wood organ in Sursa Performance Hall. All events throughout the competition are free and open to the public. On the last day, the audience can vote for their favorite organist. “We’re proud to host this competition of world-class musicians for the third time,” said Stephen…


‘Be My Neighbor Day’ Celebrates 5 years on September 7 At Canan Commons

By: Michelle Kinsey— Muncie, IN —Won’t you be our neighbor? Join WIPB for the fifth annual Be My Neighbor Day from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Canan Commons in downtown Muncie. Enjoy free family activities, live entertainment and more with some of Muncie’s great neighbors! Rain location will be YMCA of Muncie (across the street from the park.) At this year’s event, families will be able to pick up special 5-year-celebration goodies, including backpacks filled with stickers,…


First Thursday: A Family Affair, Featuring the Art of Linda, Jerry & Eloise McKean

By: Sarah Shaffer— Muncie, IN—Join Cornerstone Center for The Arts on Thursday, September 5th for the opening reception of A Family Affair featuring art by Linda, Jerry, and Eloise McKean. The reception will take place in the Judith Barnes Memorial Gallery on the second floor of Cornerstone from 5 to 7 p.m. in conjunction with September’s First Thursday events. The McKean family is in love with the visual arts. Subscribing to art pages on Facebook, visiting art galleries and museums at…


Musical Performances At Cornerstone Launching In September

By: Jessie Fisher— Muncie, IN—Cornerstone Center for the Arts is excited to announce a new entertainment series launching this fall. Performances @ Cornerstone is presented in partnership with Ball State University’s School of Music, Department of Theatre & Dance, and The Harmony Players. The series will consist of free biweekly performances on Sundays at 2 p.m. in the E.B. Ball Auditorium at Cornerstone. Performances @ Cornerstone will kick off on Sunday, September 8 at 2:00 p.m. with an afternoon of…