Saturday, February 24, 2024
1:30 p.m.
Middle-school students are invited to learn drawing techniques and create their own allegorical portrait in this free workshop.
2:30 p.m.
two hands reaching for a coffee cup with a target on the lidAn ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious Manhattan magazine each hold hopes for a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn thirty. When an ordinary humdrum workday becomes anything but, the stakes for who will get to tell their own story become higher than ever. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.
3:30 p.m.
One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure"One World, One Sky" is a brilliant program that follows Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a new friend from China. Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth. They will also find shapes in the sky that will help them find the North Star. This cross-cultural adventure opens children's eyes to the sky, helping them see how people all over the world are connected.
5 p.m.
Eclipse: The Sun RevealedThere will be a total eclipse of the Sun visible from Muncie, Indiana on April 8, 2024. A total solar eclipse is such a spectacular event, it is never too early to start planning for one. Come learn how solar and lunar eclipses happen, and about scientific discoveries that have been supported by total solar eclipses. This show also uses beautiful visuals to explore the historical and cultural view of eclipses, and explains how to safely see these awe-inspiring sights.
5:30 p.m.
Student RecitalKatelyn Speck is a voice student of Kevin Gwinn. Program to be announced. This event is free and open to the public.
6:30 p.m.
Solar SuperstormsA fury is building on the surface of the Sun… high-velocity jets, a fiery tsunami wave that reaches 100,000km high, and rising loops of electrified gas are energized by what is going on underneath its surface. Will these “storms” affect Earth? Find the answer as we venture into the seething interior of our star to learn how they are formed. Solar Superstorms takes viewers into the tangle of magnetic fields and superhot plasma that vent the Sun’s rage in dramatic flares, violent solar tornadoes, and the largest eruptions in the solar system: Coronal Mass Ejections.
7:30 p.m.
Ball State Choirs perform in Sursa Hall.Under the direction of Andrew Crow, ​director of choral activities, and featuring the work of graduate student conductors the Ball State Choirs present a series of concerts each year featuring a wide range of music from around the world and across the centuries. Tickets available for purchase in person or online through the College of Fine Arts Box Office starting August 1. This concert will also be livestreamed.
7:30 p.m.
The Spring Short Play Series will include 3 one-acts running in rep with 2 titles included in each performance.
7:30 p.m.
two hands reaching for a coffee cup with a target on the lidAn ambitious group of editorial assistants at a notorious Manhattan magazine each hold hopes for a starry life of letters and a book deal before they turn thirty. When an ordinary humdrum workday becomes anything but, the stakes for who will get to tell their own story become higher than ever. Tickets available through the College of Fine Arts Box Office.