Buskirk-Chumley Theater

Buskirk-Chumley Theater

Buskirk-Chumley Theater

Buskirk-Chumley Theater 114 E Kirkwood Ave. Bloomington, Indiana 47408

Now in the National Register of Historic Places, the Indiana Theater – or simply “the Indiana,” as it is known to Bloomington residents – was built in 1922 as a silent movie house by Harry and Nova Vonderschmitt. Beautifully restored and outfitted with state-of-the-art technical equipment, the Theater is operated by BCT Management, Inc. on behalf of the City of Bloomington.

The Theater has become the primary venue for the Lotus World Music Festival, Indiana University’s African American Arts Institute, and Jazz from Bloomington. National acts such as Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt, Joan Baez, Andrew Bird, Kimya Dawson, the Indigo Girls, Umphrey’s McGee, Gillian Welch and John Mellencamp have graced the stage. Over 200 performances take place at the Theater each year, organized by more than 50 community organizations.

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Sun, Feb 17, 2019 6:00 PM – Sun, Feb 17, 2019 8:30 PM @ Buskirk-Chumley Theater

+ Be inspired by a night of short films about Indiana’s wild beauty…and passionate defenders of wild places across the country.
+ Prize Raffle | Drinks & Concessions for sale
+ Music by The Hammer & The Hatchet (bluegrass) | Forest Gras (rock & blues)
+ Your ticket purchase benefits the Indiana Forest Alliance mission!
+ Tickets at www.buskirkchumley.org or at the door
+ Adults $25 | Students $15 | Youth $10

MUSIC: Forest Gras: rock n’ roll & blues
FILM: A Letter to Congress: Wallace Stegner’s 1960 wilderness treatise, set to dance!
FILM: Onwards Ever: Indianapolis residents creatively imagine the future of the White River (produced by Indiana Humanities)
FILM: Lost in Light: With less light pollution, see what heavens are visible
FILM: Renewal: Think Like a Scientist: In Washington state, a tribal leader reflects on a river given new life after a dam removal
MUSIC: The Hammer and The Hatchet: bluegrass Americana
FILM: Our Imperiled Forests: An animated snapshot of the fight for Indiana’s public forests (produced by IFA)
FILM: Our National Parks belong to everyone. So why are they so white? Including all in the experience of nature.
FILM: The Last Green Thread: Conservationists travel a Florida corridor, witnessing the struggle between animal survival and sprawling development
FILM: Indiana’s Wild Landscape: a vivid visual journey across the Hoosier landscapes, habitats, and seasons that we know and love (produced by WTIU)
CALL TO ACTION: Jeff Stant, IFA Executive Director

2019 Wild & Scenic Film Fest PRESENTED BY:
IU Integrated Program in the Environment & Indiana Forest Alliance

J.L. Waters and Company
Wasatch Lake
White Rabbit Copy Service
Wild Tecumseh Friends

Dan Antes Marquetry
Indiana Humanities
Indy Urban Hardwood
Tanner’s Creek Whiskey
WTIU-TV (Bloomington)

Bikesmiths Bicycle Shop – Bloomington, Indiana
Bluestone Tree
Brown County Inn
Hoosier Environmental Council
Limestone Post
Winding Waters group / Heartlands Group of the Sierra Club Hoosier Chapter

Bloomington Brewing Company
Bloomington Massage & Bodyworks
Indigo Birding Nature Tours
Lorie Lee Donoho Andrews
Mind the Gap – Protectors of the Low Gap State Wild Area
Oliver Winery
Owen–Putnam State Forest
Persimmon Inn
Prairie Guest House
Rusted Moon Outfitters
Save the White River YouTube channel
Tom Zeller
Wild Birds Unlimited
Woodland Farm Nursery

Tags: Live Music, Film Screenings, 2019 Wild & Scenic Film Fest, IU Integrated Program in the Environment, Indiana Forest Alliance





Wed, Oct 24, 2018 7:00 PM – Wed, Oct 24, 2018 9:15 PM @ Buskirk-Chumley Theater

Walk the Talk “OnTour” is proud to present another event at The Buskirk-Chumley Theater in Bloomington, IN. Coming October 24th, we present the topic of Overcoming Fear. Overcoming Fear is something everyone has faced. Fear comes in many different ways, as in fear of achieving, loving, meeting people, change, the future of the world, and the list goes on and on. Overcoming it can be through strength, encouragement, faith, love, luck, and many other ways. Our six speakers will each share a different and enlightening story on how they overcame fear. Plus we throw in some fun with live music, confetti, our Motivational Balloon Drop, an engaging Emcee, and lots of ‘ah-hah’ moments!

This is an all-ages show. Tickets are $15 for Adults, $11 for Students and children 11 and under get in free, but they will need a ticket. Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets are available through the link below. There are no extra fees for online purchases.

For more info about Walk the Talk, and to sign up for our e-mail blasts, go to www.walkthetalkseries.com. Thank you for Walking the Talk and being part of our epic shift!

PS There is plenty of parking around the Buskirk, including a multi-level parking garage within one block, located at 200 S. Walnut St., Bloomington, IN 47404

Tags: Overcoming Fear, Walk the Talk, Buskirk-Chumley


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