Entertainment


Magic City Music Men members Joe Bourne, Scott Trout, Joe Howard, and Charles Harris performing a "Singing Valentine" for a lucky recipient. Photo provided

Magic City Music Men Offer ‘Singing Valentines’

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—Valentine’s Day is coming up, and if you’re like many people, you’re probably looking for something new and different to give to your sweetie. Or significant other.  Or maybe there’s a client or business you’d like to do something nice for as a way of saying “thank you” during…


Annie Moses Band, "The Art of the Love Song." Photo provided.

Annie Moses Band Coming to Emens Auditorium February 17th

By: Kristi Chambers— Muncie, IN – Annie Moses Band will be performing The Art of the Love Song at Emens Auditorium on Feb. 17, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are available to Annie Moses at the Emens box office or online at www.ticketmaster.com. Call 765-285-1539 or visit http://www.bsu.edu/emens for more information. Just…


Photo by: Amanda Kishel with Alex Oeschel & Austin Marchino

Muncie Civic Theater To Present ‘Rock of Ages’

By: Michelle Kinsey— Muncie, IN – It’s your classic boy-meets-girl story, but with bigger hair and totally awesome ‘80s soundtrack. Muncie Civic Theatre is presenting “Rock of Ages,” the hit Broadway musical that features all of your favorite tunes from Journey, REO Speedwagon, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Styx, Bon Jovi…


Cornfed Derby Dames. Photo provided.

Cornfed Derby Dames Announce Season Eight Home Dates

By: Jessie Fisher— Muncie, IN – Muncie’s own Cornfed Derby Dames are gearing up for an action packed eighth season beginning in February. In 2017, Cornfed represented Muncie in many home and away games and tournaments throughout the Midwest. The team is now ranked 123 out of 339 international roller…


What could be more fun than sitting by Cincinnati Reds mascot, Gapper? Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Photo Gallery: 2018 Cincinnati Reds Caravan At Stoops Buick GMC

By: Mike Rhodes— Muncie, IN—At around 5:15 pm Thursday evening, the Cincinnati Reds Caravan bus pulled into the Stoops Buick GMC dealership for the Muncie stop of the 2018 Cincinnati Reds Winter Caravan. The West Tour included broadcaster Marty Brennaman, outfielder Scott Schebler, catcher and Brownsburg native, Tucker Barnhart, minor leaguer…



Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (amnh.org), in collaboration with the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco; The Field Museum, Chicago; the Houston Museum of Natural Science; and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh.

Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas to Open at Minnetrista

By: Sam Condon—  Muncie, IN—Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas, an engaging exhibition that reveals what living, breathing dinosaurs were really like, is set to open at Minnetrista on Saturday, February 3. Using a combination of major fossil finds, captivating computer simulations, and provocative models, Dinosaur Discoveries: Ancient Fossils, New Ideas…


The Charles W. Brown Planetarium

Free Programs At BSU’s Charles W. Brown Planetarium

By: Dayna Thompson, Assistant Planetarium Director— (January through April 2018 programs) One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure Produced by the Adler Planetarium Saturdays – Jan. 20, 27; Feb. 3 @ 5:00 PM One World, One Sky is a brilliant spectacle of light and color that follows Sesame Street’s Big…


To clink or not? We answer this important etiquette question. Photo by: Storyblocks

Etiquette Expert’s Tips for New Year’s Toasting

By: Sharon Schweitzer— New Year’s Eve is here and if you’re attending any kind of social gathering to ring in the New Year, chances are someone is going to offer a toast. But just what are the do’s and don’ts of toasting? Etiquette expert Sharon Schweitzer, founder of Access to Culture,…


Photo by: Kyle Crawford

Take a Kid to Worthen Arena for Ball State Hoops

By: Ball State Athletics— An exciting basketball season is in full swing at Worthen Arena, and Ball State wants you to take a kid to a game! With one paid adult ticket purchased, two kids eighth grade and under will receive a complimentary ticket. That offer is available for the…


Photo by: Kyle Crawford

Take a Lunch Break With The Cards in Worthen Arena On December 18th

By: Ball State Athletics— Muncie, IN—Ball State University President Geoffrey Mearns invites the entire Muncie community to take your lunch break at Worthen Arena on Monday, December 18th as our undefeated women’s basketball team hosts Austin Peay at 11 a.m. This talented team is off to the best season start…



Christmas movies often pull on the heartstrings. Photo by: Mike Rhodes

Top holiday Movies Tap Into Sentimentalism According to BSU Film Professor

By: Marc Ransford— Muncie, IN—When it comes to his favorite holiday-themed movies, Ball State film professor Wes Gehring says each is a feel-good, populist film successful in pulling at the heartstrings by creating an illusion that Christmas can be perfect. Gehring’s top five Christmas-themed movies are: “It’s a Wonderful Life”…