Entertainment

Muncie Civic Will Open Season With ‘Sound of Music’

By Michelle Kinsey— MUNCIE, Ind. – Climb every mountain. Ford every stream. Follow every rainbow ‘til you find…Muncie Civic Theatre’s production of “The Sound of Music.” Muncie Civic Theatre will kick off its 2021-22 Mainstage season with the classic family-friendly musical, opening Aug. 20 and running through Sept. 5. Shows on Thursday, Friday and Saturday will begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees will begin at 2:30 p.m. One of the most beloved musicals of all time, “The Sound of…

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LISTEN: Audio Review of Recent Stories from MuncieJournal.com, Episode 2

By Mike Rhodes, Editor-in-Chief, MuncieJournal.com— MUNCIE, Ind.—If you follow our MuncieJournal.com Facebook page, you might have noticed a weekly video we experimented with for a while. The video reviewed MuncieJournal.com articles you may have missed. What we learned is—producing that weekly video became difficult to manage. Video is time consuming to produce. Audio is much faster and timely to produce, so I am going to try producing an audio review each week. Here’s the second one. It is about 6 minutes…


PlySpace Artist in Residence, Jung Sun Kang to Perform Piano Recital at Cornerstone

By Sarah Shaffer— MUNCIE, Ind.—PlySpace, the artist in residence program of The Muncie Arts and Culture Council is excited to announce “First Sonatas”, the artist talk and piano recital featuring PlySpace Artist in Residence, Jung Sun Kang. “First Sonatas” will take place in the E.B. Ball Auditorium of Cornerstone Center for the Arts on Friday, August 27, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. “First Sonatas” will serve as the world premiere of Kang’s sonata composed while at the PlySpace Artist Residency…


LISTEN: Audio Review of Recent Stories from MuncieJournal.com

By Mike Rhodes, Editor-in-Chief, MuncieJournal.com— MUNCIE, Ind.—If you follow our MuncieJournal.com Facebook page, you might have noticed a weekly video we experimented with for a while. The video reviewed MuncieJournal.com articles you may have missed. The videos looked like the picture at the top of this story. They were fun to do. What we learned is—producing that weekly video became difficult to manage. Video is time consuming to produce. Audio is much faster and timely to produce, so I am going…


Become A Master Gardener

By Kami Fulkerson— MUNCIE, INDIANA—Ever wonder what Purdue Extension master Gardeners Do? Here are only a few of the great opportunities: Volunteer for local organizations Spread love and knowledge of gardening Travel across the state to learn more about gardening Host community programs Youth programming Kick-start your way to forever gardening and register today! Pre-registration is required and due by August 20th. $175 for an individual or $270 for couple. To register contact: Laurynn Thieme, Ag & Natural Resource Educator….


Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home 35th Anniversary REMASTERED Coming to Muncie’s AMC 12

By Fathom Events— Muncie, IN—When a mysterious alien power threatens the atmosphere of Earth in the 23rd Century, Kirk and his crew must time travel back to 1986 San Francisco to save mankind. Exploring this strange new world, they encounter punk rock, pizza and exact-change buses that are as alien as anything in the far reaches of the galaxy. Muncie’s AMC12 theater will show the movie Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home on Thursday., Aug. 19 at 3 p.m. & 7 p.m….


Ed Asner, Noted Actor to Appear Four Nights in Muncie

Editor’s note: This play has been cancelled. Mr. Asner passed away on August 29th.   By Dee McKinsey— The play runs August 17th through the 20th, Tickets available now. Muncie, IN—Ed Asner, known for his gruff but lovable character, Lou Grant, on the Mary Tyler Moore Show, stars in the political comedy: GOD HELP US! Asner, 91, who plays God, is the winner of eight Emmys and two Golden Globes and was president of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG). He…


Emens Auditorium Announces Its 2021-2022 Season

By Kristi Chambers— Muncie, IN — After more than a year of anticipation, John R. Emens College-Community Auditorium announces its 2021-2022 season events. Experience concerts, Broadway, comedy, dance, and more. Single event tickets go on sale Monday, August 16 10 a.m. at the Emens box office or online at Ticketmaster.com. Subscriptions are available now for the Artist Series. Receive priority ordering and seating by reserving an Artist Series subscription to 6 Broadway-based performances before the general public, plus qualify for discounts to…


‘Sensational Barnes Brothers’ To Headline Free Concert at Canan Commons

By Rick Zeigler— Muncie, IN—Acclaimed Memphis gospel/soul group The Sensational Barnes Brothers will be performing in a FREE outdoor concert as part of the 2021 Muncie Three Trails Music Series. The concert will take place at 7:00 PM on Saturday, July 24th at Canan Commons (500 S. Walnut St.) in the heart of downtown Muncie, IN. Memphis’ SBB Band will open the show. The Sensational Barnes Brothers are a melting pot of the old and the new. As Pop Matters states,…


Emens Auditorium Announces 2021-2022 Coffee and Cabernet Series

By Kristi Chambers— Muncie, Ind. — Emens Auditorium announces the 2021-2022 Coffee and Cabernet Series at Pruis Hall! Choose from nine performances including jazz, bluegrass, celtic, comedy, and family entertainment. The series is catered toward to all audiences and the ideal date night, girls night out, or client perk. World-class artists and musicians brought together in the Coffee and Cabernet Series. Experience these internationally renowned artists in the intimate setting of Pruis Hall and enjoy a selection of wine, craft…