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Damn Yankees Opens Friday!

Contributed by: Renee Busha
Published: Friday, 22 September 2017 9:00 AM

Words and Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop
Based on the novel by Douglass Wallop “The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant”
Directed by William Jenkins
Musical Direction by Michael Rafter
Choreography by Christie Zimmerman

September 22-23, 26-30 at 7:30pm
September 24, October 1 at 2:30pm

The department is delighted to welcome Michael Rafter, Emmy award winning arranger, and Broadway musical director. Damn Yankees is about middle-aged baseball fanatic Joe Boyd, who trades his soul to the Devil, also known as Mr. Applegate, for a chance to lead his favorite team to victory in the pennant race against the New York Yankees. But as young baseball sensation, Joe Hardy, he realizes the true worth of the life that he's left behind and works to outsmart Applegate in this musical comedy.

Tickets are available by calling or visiting the Box Office. We are located directly across from the main entrance to Bracken Library. Our hours are Noon - 5p.m. and one hour before performances. We can be reached at 765-285-8749 during those hours. Tickets may also be purchased online.

General Public-$18
Students, Faculty, Staff and Seniors-$15
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This Week at DOMA

Contributed by: Rachel Buckmaster
Published: Tuesday, 19 September 2017 9:00 AM
Meditation in the Museum this Friday

The David Owsley Museum of Art hosts guided meditation most Fridays of the academic year. This week's session is led by the Counseling Center and will explore mindfulness for academic success. All are welcome to attend this session on Friday, September 22 at 3:30pm in the Owsley Asian Art Gallery at DOMA.

*Faculty and staff: You can receive one point towards the LiveWell incentive program for attending Meditation in the Museum.

Docent's Choice Fashion Tour this Saturday

All are welcome to attend this free tour of fashion-related tour on Saturday, September 23 at 2:30pm. Across time and different cultures, what to wear has been important. Enjoy a comparative tour with docent Annemarie Voss. Meet in the Sculpture Court.

This year's featured themes were developed by Dr. Lara Kuykendall's AHS 450 Museum Theory and Practice students in partnership with DOMA for the DOMA Project App (available for free download from GooglePlay or iTunes for your smart device).

Docent’s Choice Tours are available most Saturdays during the academic year at 2:30pm. A docent is a volunteer who can lead guided tours at the museum. A museum host and docent will also be available for the hour beforehand to welcome visitors and answer questions.

Save the Dates! New Special Exhibitions + Related Events

Two new exhibitions open at DOMA on September 28: Action! The Anatomy of LeRoy Neiman's Champions and Engaging Technology II: Art + Science. Check our BSU Calendar or follow DOMA on Facebook to keep up with related events, including September 29th's Final Friday!

About the David Owsley Museum of Art
2021 W. Riverside Avenue in the Fine Arts Building
Muncie's Gateway to the World of Art

Our newest galleries exhibit more than 500 works of art from China, Japan, India, Africa, and the Pacific Islands, as well as from Native American, Mesoamerican, and South American cultures. Together with the existing galleries of European and American art, they represent major world civilizations on six continents.

Admission to the David Owsley Museum of Art is free and open to the public year-round.

Visitor hours are:
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

The David Owsley Museum of Art cultivates lifelong learning and recreation in the visual arts through its collection of original works of art from around the world. DOMA is located in the heart of Ball State University's Old Quad. Housed in the Fine Arts Building, the collection has grown since 1935, and in 2011 was renamed after the grandson of Frank C. Ball and the museum's largest benefactor, David T. Owsley. For more information, call the museum at 765-285-5242 or email

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Civil rights activist Angela Davis to speak Friday at Emens Auditorium

Contributed by: Lena Tompkins
Published: Monday, 18 September 2017 10:30 AM
This Friday evening, September 22, Dr. Angela Davis will speak in Emens Auditorium at 7 p.m.

Davis, known internationally for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the U.S. and abroad, will discuss “Institutional Racism in the Penal & Criminal Justice System”. The presentation is free and open to the public and doors to Emens open at 6:30 p.m. Davis will sign copies of her books afterward.
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Everlasting Light: The Story of Indiana’s Bicentennial Torch Relay Selected for Screening at the 2017 Heartland Film Festival

Contributed by: Chris Flook
Published: Friday, 15 September 2017 9:00 AM

The Heartland Film Festival selected Everlasting Light to screen as part of the Indiana Spotlight series during the 2017 Heartland Film Festival in Indianapolis.

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Free Lunch with an Administrator

Contributed by: Ro Anne Royer Engle
Published: Thursday, 14 September 2017 6:30 PM
What are you waiting for? University administrators want to treat you to a free lunch. Learn more.

Better Together

Contributed by: Lena Tompkins
Published: Monday, 11 September 2017 9:30 AM
How can Ball State University and Muncie be better?

In partnership with The Star Press, Ball State is hosting three Community forums to discuss how the university and community can partner together, in a cooperative and collaborative way, to grow and thrive. The format will be a panel discussion with Ball State President Geoffrey S. Mearns, community leaders, and Ball State faculty and staff.

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