Wednesday, January 26th 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Broadway Trivia Busted Space Troupe Meeting

Come see what's going on with Busted Space and show off your Broadway knowledge in this virtual troupe meeting and trivia challenge!

Zoom (Virtual)
FREE

Friday, January 28th 7:30pm - 11:59pm

Arts Alive Series: Ayodele Casel

Ayodele Casel, "a tap dancer and choreographer of extraordinary depth" (The New York Times) and one of The New York Times' "Biggest Breakout Stars of 2019", most recently premiered “Chasing Magic” a dance film encapsulating the wonder of collaboration and artistry. Ayodele premiered her one-woman show “While I Have The Floor” at the Spoleto Arts Festival to rave reviews.

Ayodele will perform "¡AYO!" as part of the Arts Alive series, presented by the College of Fine Arts.

Sursa Performance Hall
General Public: $35; Students: FREE

Thursday, January 27th 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Off-Off Hollywood: Knives Out Auditions

Auditions for Busted Space's first production of the semester! The show condenses the film "Knives Out" into an hour-long comedic performance!

In-person auditions will be held on January 27th at 4-6PM in Bracken Library Room 201. Please come with a 30-60 second comedic monologue prepared. We will also have sides for you to read through.

We will also accept video auditions until Monday, January 31, at 11:59 p.m. Please record yourself performing the short monologue and email the recording to us at bustedspace@gmail.com with the subject line "Knives Out".

Auditions are open to all students!

Questions? Contact us at bustedspace@gmail.com or DM us on our social media!

We look forward to seeing you!

Bracken Library 201
FREE

Tuesday, February 1st 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Ball State Symphony Orchestra

The Ball State Symphony Orchestra is an exciting all-student orchestra that performs music from all genres and time periods. The concert will feature this year's graduate concerto competition winners Samuel Thompson and Bruno Theiss.

Sursa Performance Hall
General Admission: $5; Students: FREE

Thursday, February 10th 12:00pm - 1:00pm

CHIRP Webinar: Making the Connection - Tips for Mentoring

Join  us for an informative conversation about mentoring. What does that mean  in today’s digital world? You will learn how to develop a successful  mentoring relationship, set expectations, share your expertise in  impactful ways, and acquire tips to provide helpful feedback.

The event will take place live on Zoom Webinars. Register here!

Zoom Webinars
Free

Saturday, February 12th 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Hooray for Hollywood

Julian Bliss + NY Jazz

Gracing the stages of Ronnie Scott’s legendary jazz club to the  Wigmore Hall in London, Bermuda Jazz Festival, Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw  and Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Julian Bliss Septet has shared their uplifting, classy, humorous shows and exceptional musicianship around  the world since their formation in 2010.

Pruis Hall
General Admission- $22.50 in advance, $27.50 at the door; $5- Youth (18 & under); $16.50- Groups (12+); $19.50- Pick 4+ Package; $5- Ball State Students; BOGO- Ball State Faculty/Staff

Sunday, February 13th 11:00am - 2:00pm

Heartfelt Fun at Rinard Orchid Greenhouse

Celebrate love and friendships and enjoy the greenhouse for Valentine's Day.

Dr. Joe and ALice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse
Free

Wednesday, February 16th 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Michiana Alumni Chapter Virtual Job Fair

BSU graduating seniors and young alumni from/in the Chicago area are invited to join Chicago area business professionals for a Virtual Networking Forum on February 16, 2022, 6:00-8:00 p.m. (CT).  Engage with potential employers for jobs and internships in the Chicago area.  Join dressed for success and ready to network!  Registrants will be emailed a secure Zoom link.

Virtual
Free

February 11-12, 15-19 at 7:30 pm ; February 13 at 2:30 pm

Violet

As a girl,  Violet was struck by a wayward axe blade when her father was chopping  wood, leaving her with a visible scar across her face. With enough money  finally saved she's traveling across the Deep South in 1964 towards a  miracle – the healing touch of a TV evangelist who will make her  beautiful. Although she may not succeed in having the scar on her face  healed, Violet is able to repair those scars that are lying deeper than  her skin. On the way, she meets a young, African-American soldier whose  love for her reaches far past her physical "imperfections." 

Tickets  are available online, by phone or in-person at the College of Fine Arts  Box Office. We are located in the lobby of Sursa Hall.

Buy Tickets Online

University Theatre
General Public: $18 in advance, $20 at the door; Faculty/Staff/Students/Seniors: $15 in advance, $17 at the door

Saturday, February 19th 9:00am - 2:00pm

Farmers Market at Minnetrista: Indoor Market

Discover a variety of fresh produce, meats, eggs, baked goods, jams, and more!

Minnetrista
Free

Tuesday, February 22nd 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Stile Antico

Our program charts a course from twilight to sunrise, seductive and  unsettling in equal measure. Taverner’s mighty Ave Dei patris filia  stands at the end of a delicious sequence of sacred music, chansons and  madrigals by English and Continental composers including Byrd, Lassus  and Tallis, and featuring the spine-tingling sounds of Allegri’s beloved  Miserere.

Sursa Performance Hall
$21.00

Saturday, February 26th 7:30pm - 11:59pm

Muncie Symphony Orchestra Presents: A New World Concert

Matthew Kraemer will conduct the MSO in a dynamic program capturing the American spirit. William Grant Still’s “Festive Overture,” Copland’s “Variation on a Shaker Melody,” Torke’s “Sky Violin Concerto,” and Dvorak’s “Symphony No. 9” (From the New World) will provide a wonderfully satisfying performance for all who attend.

301 South Walnut Street Suite 101
$20 - $30 general; $10 students

Tuesday, March 22nd 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Excellence In Leadership Speaker Series: An Evening with Rachel Linsday

The Excellence in Leadership speaker series provides a platform for some of the nation's most recognized leaders to share their experiences, insight, and knowledge with our campus. Learn from their unique experiences about what it means to be a leader.

All events are free and open to the public.

Rachel Lindsay is an attorney, media host, and podcaster, best known for her groundbreaking turn as the first and only African American lead on ABC's The Bachelorette.

Pruis Hall
FREE

Thursday, March 24th 7:30pm - 9:00pm

John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band

J2B2 is an all-star bluegrass supergroup featuring four legendary, award-winning musicians – John Jorgenson on acoustic guitar, mandolin and vocals; Herb Pedersen on banjo, acoustic guitar and vocals; Mark Fain on bass; and Patrick Sauber on  acoustic guitar and vocals – delivering bluegrass like no one has ever  heard it before. The band’s undeniable live shows have received stellar  reviews and have the bluegrass world buzzing. The four combine forces to  form a spot-on union of impeccable musicianship, incomparable  songwriting, incredible harmony vocals (a fresh twist combining  bluegrass with elements of West Coast folk rock) and seasoned  showmanship. This is the “high lonesome sound” of American roots music  at its finest.

Pruis Hall
General Admission: $19.50 in advance, $24.50 at the door; $7.50- Youth (18 & under); $15.00- Groups (12+); $16.50- Pick 4+ Package; $5- Ball State Students; BOGO- Ball State Faculty/Staff

Every Wednesday 5-8 p.m.

Dungeons & Dragons Night

Join us for Dungeons and Dragons Night with dungeon master, Keith Macintosh, who has 20 years’ experience as a DM.

Dungeons and Dragons is a fantasy tabletop role playing game placed in the medieval era, featuring mythical creatures. The DM interprets the rules as players work together to achieve goals.

Cornerstone Center for the Arts
FREE

First of the month from 5 to 8 p.m., until April 7, 2022

First Thursdays

Join us on the first Thursday of each month for a gallery walk around DWNTWN Muncie. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft in various DWNTWN shops. Enjoy their company and purchase their unique creations.

Downtown Muncie
Free

Saturday, February 5th 9:00am - Sunday, April 17th 5:00pm

32nd Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show Exhibit

Discover Indiana’s artists and their Hoosier creativity in the 32nd Minnetrista Annual Juried Art Show. Venture into a world of art, discover your own inner artist, and even purchase the work of these artists’ to liven up your home.

Minnetrista

Various dates

Bob Ross Painting Workshop

Paint with a Certified Ross Instructor on the site where Bob painted for years. This workshop is the perfect opportunity to get creative and learn the process of painting in Bob Ross’ signature style. Just bring yourself and we will provide everything you need to have a great time. Just like Bob said, “Let’s get crazy!”

Minnetrista
$70, member discount applies

Exhibiting August 2021 until May of 2022

FIX: Heartbreak and Hope Inside Our Opioid Crisis

Unravel the opioid crisis one step at a time when you explore FIX: Heartbreak and Hope Inside Our Opioid Crisis. Using a mix of art, science, multi-media, hands-on interactives, and inspiring artwork, this exhibit will help you better understand the nature of addiction, how we got here and what we can all do to help change the course we’re on and move Indiana from crisis to resolution.  Come join the conversation at Minnetrista!

Minnetrista
Free

Every other Thursday

Voices: Race and Ethnicity Support Group

Voices is a racial and ethnic support group for students of color to share their experiences and find ways to cope while also supporting and learning from others. Sessions are led by staff of color and held bi-weekly on Thursdays.

Multicultural Center
Free