Entertainment

National Recording Artists Headline Muncie Three Trails Music Series For 2019

By: Rick Zeigler— Muncie, IN—The Muncie Three Trails Music Series is pleased to officially announce its 2019 lineup as it undertakes its 7th season of presenting four critically acclaimed national recording artists in four FREE concerts at Canan Commons in downtown Muncie. All shows begin at 7 PM. Complete information on the series and all artists, including songs and videos, can be found at www.munciethreetrails.com. Celebrated bluegrass group Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper will kick things off on Saturday, July 20th. Michael Cleveland is one of the most decorated…


Muncie Brewfest To Be Held At Cornerstone Center for the Arts On April 13

By: Jessie Fisher— Muncie, IN—Saturday, April 13 Cornerstone Center for the Arts and Indiana Michigan Power bring you Muncie Brewfest presented by PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union and Praxis Consulting. The event will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. on Cornerstone’s third floor with a special early bird entrance time of 2 p.m. Cornerstone has collaborated with Indiana on Tap to celebrate Hoosier craft beer, showcasing Indiana breweries and their Hoosier craft beers. The admission fee includes unlimited samples of…


“Hey Mavis” And The Muncie Symphony To Perform Sunday

By: Jennifer Johnson— Muncie, IN—With appearances on NPR’s Mountain Stage and Whad’ya Know?, Americana Band Hey Mavis performs in Muncie for the very first time this Sunday with The Muncie Symphony Orchestra.  The Muncie Symphony Orchestra and Hey Mavis collaborate on Hey Mavis’ newest project – Silver Ribbon Dream~Songs and Stories of the Ohio & Erie Canal.  Witness the unique blending of musical genres this Sunday, February 24 at 4 p.m. in Emens Auditorium. Youth (K-12) tickets are just $5. BSU student tickets FREE w/ ID in…


Muncie Civic To Present The Musical “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson”

By: Michelle Kinsey— Muncie, IN—You are not going to find this stuff in your history books. Muncie Civic Theatre will present the musical “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” in the Casazza Family Studio Theatre Feb. 15-17, 21-23. Shows on Thursday, Friday and Saturday will begin at 8 p.m. and the Sunday matinee will begin at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $13 for adults and $10 for students. For tickets and more information, call (765) 288-PLAY or go to www.munciecivic.org. Director Jonathan Jensen…


Black Wings Exhibit Now At The National Model Aviation Museum

By: Mandee Mikulski— Muncie, IN —The National Model Aviation Museum in Muncie, Indiana will be hosting Black Wings: American Dreams of Flight, a Smithsonian traveling exhibition, beginning in February in celebration of Black History Month, and running through March. The exhibit was also open in February 2018 at the Muncie museum and many enjoyed learning more about the history of African-Americans in aviation. The Wright brothers signaled the arrival of the new age of aviation with their historic flight in…


Guest Etiquette Tips for The Big Football Game

By: Sharon Schweitzer for the Muncie Journal— It’s the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams battling it out in Atlanta on Sunday.  The big game tradition includes parties with lots of food, drink, conversation and of course, plenty of football.  So, how do you best get along with people pulling for the opposing team?  Are you required to bring something to the party?  Do you have to watch your language in the company of others? Sharon Schweitzer, an…


Muncie Civic Theater Presents ‘Of Mice And Men’ Beginning February 1st

By: Michelle Kinsey— Muncie, IN— It’s a timeless story about friendship and the pursuit of the American dream. Muncie Civic Theatre will present “Of Mice and Men” Feb. 1-2, 8-10 and 14-16. Performances on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays will begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees will begin at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $18 for adults, $13 for students and children and $15 for groups of 10 or more. This show features adult content, strong language and gunshots. This production…



Owsley Museum To Feature Centennial Exhibition On Hoosier Impressionist Couple

By: Rachel Buckmaster— Muncie, IN — The David Owsley Museum of Art (DOMA) presents a special opportunity to view more than 90 works of art by Muncie’s most important Impressionist painters. “Impressions of Love: J. Ottis and Winifred Brady Adams, a Ball State University Centennial Exhibition” is on view from January 24 through May 19, 2019. Commemorating Ball State’s Centennial with this unique exhibition, “Impressions of Love” celebrates the art and marriage of the noted painters, whose art was fostered…


Cornfed Derby Dames Season 9 Home Opener Announced

By: Jessie Fisher— Muncie, IN – The Cornfed Derby Dames will hold their Season 9 home opener on Saturday, February 9 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in the Memorial Building. The CFDD All-Stars will take on Steel City Roller Derby‘s Steel Hurtin of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the Muncie Missfits will play Fort Wayne Derby Girls‘ SWAT Team of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Doors open for the double header at 5 p.m. with a 6 p.m. start time for the All-Stars game….