Events

The Choir of Man

BCPA Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:30 PM https://www.artsblooming.org The runaway hit of numerous international music festivals is hitting the road for its first U.S. tour! Known across the globe as “the ultimate-feel good show,” THE CHOIR OF MAN offers up 90 minutes of indisputable joy! It’s a party. It’s a concert. It’s a pint-filled good time set…MORE

The Tap Pack

BCPA Friday, February 28, 2020 7:30 PM https://www.artsblooming.org The Tap Pack is an elegant and entertaining nod to the Rat Pack era featuring high energy performances of mind-blowing tap dancing, smooth vocals, a swinging live jazz band and witty on-stage banter. The five-member cast wins the audience from the first downbeat and the pace of…MORE

Colin Mochrie’s HYPROV (with Master Hypnotist Asad Mecci)

BCPA Saturday, February 29, 2020 7:30 PM https://www.artsblooming.org From the brilliant minds of improv and comedy legend Colin Mochrie and Master Hypnotist Asad Mecci comes a brand new, mind-blowing, jaw-dropping, side-splitting show. Hypnosis and Improv — two art forms that have mystified and entertained fans, sceptics and everything in between for decades worldwide – come…MORE

Art Around You: Exploring Contemporary Art in the Community

Date: March 7, 2020 Time: 1:00-4:00pm Location: Children’s Discovery Museum / University Galleries Description: Visit University Galleries and participate in a scavenger hunt to help you discover the style and media used to create works of art. Then return to the museum where you will explore these styles and media as you create your own…MORE

Wishbone Wine & Wishes 2020

Wishbone Wine & Wishes 2020 Friday, March 13, 2020 5:30 – 8:30pm DoubleTree by Hilton 10 Brickyard Dr, Bloomington, IL ENJOY AN EVENING OF FUN TO BENEFIT WISH BONE CANINE RESCUE Our guest speaker this year- the one and only Rocky Mountain Vet from Animal Planet, Dr. Jeff Young. Event includes: Happy Hour Plated dinner Live &…MORE

Girl Scouts STEAM Night

Date: March 13, 2020 Time: 6:00-8:00pm Location: Children’s Discovery Museum Description: Put on your creative caps and take over the Children’s Discovery Museum with fellow Girl Scouts for an evening of engineering and play! The experts at the museum will help you discover your inner-inventor as you design, build, test, and re-design your mechanical creation!…MORE

Sharin’ of the Green St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Date: March 14, 2020 Time: 1:00pm Location: Uptown Normal Description: Join us for the 10th annual “Sharin’ of the Green” St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The parade begins at the corner of South School Street and North Street and ends at the corner of East Beaufort and Linden Street. Cost: Free Age: All ages Hosted by:…MORE

Voices of Spring

Waltz into spring with Johann Strauss Jr.’s Voices of Spring and Dvorak’s Bohemian inspired Violin Concerto with Israeli violin virtuoso Itamar Zorman. Schumann’s highly spirited Spring Symphony is sure to wash away those winter blues as we celebrate the arrival of spring. J. Strauss II Voices of Spring – Dvořák Violin Concerto – Schumann Symphony…MORE

Silent Film: Sherlock Jr. (1924)

BCPA Tuesday, March 24, 2020 7:00 PM https://www.artsblooming.org Film projectionist (Buster Keaton) is studying to become a detective and is smitten with a beautiful girl (Kathryn McGuire). Keaton’s character uses his basic skills to prove his innocence when he becomes framed by rival suitor when a pocket watch goes missing.  MORE

Harvey

When Elwood P. Dowd starts to introduce his imaginary friend, Harvey, a six-and-a-half-foot rabbit, to guests at a society party, his sister, Veta, has seen as much of his eccentric behavior as she can tolerate. She decides to have him committed to a sanitarium to spare her daughter, Myrtle Mae, and their family from future…MORE