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A fall exhibition featuring rarely seen images shot by famed Life magazine photographer Margaret Bourke-White will open Sept. 6 at the Mathers Museum of World Cultures on the IU Bloomington campus. The exhibition will remain on display  through December. In 2014, it will travel to the Bensusan Museum of Photography, Museum Africa, in Johannesburg, South […]


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Indiana University’s third annual Summer Festival of the Arts offers 113 days of arts programming, continuing through Aug. 26. Events are held at venues across the Bloomington campus including IU Cinema, IU Art Museum, Jacobs School of Music, Lilly Library, Mathers Museum of World Cultures, Wylie House Museum, Grunwald Gallery of Art, and Lee Norvelle Theatre […]


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The Indiana University and Jacobs School of Music communities mourn the passing of Distinguished Professor of Music and Grammy Award-winning cellist Janos Starker. Starker, 88, died at his Bloomington home on April 28, 2013. “All of us at Indiana University are deeply saddened by the passing of Janos Starker, one of the greatest cellists to have […]


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What do a singing lion, an opera coach, and a high school in Nairobi have in common? “It’s a good question,” says Kim Carballo with a laugh. “Basically, it’s about sharing the love.” The love of music, that is. Carballo is the coordinating opera coach for Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music Opera Theatre as well […]


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Indiana University’s Mathers Museum of World Cultures marks its 50th anniversary this month with a new exhibition and a series of free programs  The “Treasures of the Mathers Museum” exhibition opens Sunday, April 28. As its name suggests, the exhibition is an overview of the breadth of the museum’s collections. “While it’s a celebration of the museum’s […]


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Jennifer Goodlander

January 17, 2013

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A “dalang” master, Goodlander performs traditional Balinese shadow puppetry, shows about the “world coming into balance” that are meant for the gods.


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Marking their first-ever collaboration, Indiana University Opera Theater — housed in the Jacobs School of Music — will present Philip Glass’s “Akhnaten” as part of the Indianapolis Opera season on March 8 and 9 at Clowes Memorial Hall on the Butler University campus in Indianapolis. The presentation will follow a series of IU Opera Theater performances in Bloomington’s […]

Rowland Ricketts

January 10, 2013

Listen to textile artist Rowland Ricketts, who recently received a 2012 United States Artists fellowship. Ricketts is the first artist from Indiana to receive a fellowship from this national advocacy organization. For more on Ricketts, visit


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The Cleveland Orchestra returns to Indiana University Bloomington for its second Jacobs School of Music residency from January 22 to 24. The centerpiece of the residency is a performance at IU Auditorium at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Led by Music Director Franz Welser-Möst, the orchestra will perform Berlioz’s “Symphonie Fantastique” and Beethoven’s “Violin […]