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"A Christmas Truce" Radio Drama

Contributed by: Angela Rapp
Published: Friday, 08 December 2017 12:00 PM

A new, original work by Tom Horan, "A Christmas Truce," comes to the radio airwaves when Indiana Public Radio presents an authentic, live radio drama Friday, Dec. 15 at Sursa Performance Hall.

Attendees should be seated by 7:30 p.m. for the 8 p.m. live broadcast, and will be treated to a pre-show program and Foley demonstration.

General admission tickets are $10, $5 for students/youth and are available at the Emens Box Office, 285-1539.

IPR's annual holiday radio dramas recreate the magic of old-time live radio programs with community actors and musicians, and authentic Foley sound effects.

"A Christmas Truce" is directed by Jennifer Blackmer. Musical director is Michael Elliott. Foley sound effects will be performed by Vanessa Theme Ament. Videographer is Chris Flook.

The radio drama will be simulcast on IPR’s five stations; online at and on the IPR mobile app. An encore will air Christmas Day at 3 p.m. on IPR.

It will air on WIPB-TV on Thursday, Dec. 21 at 9 p.m. and Christmas Day at 10:30 p.m.

"A Christmas Truce" is presented by LifeStream Services and Ball State Federal Credit Union. Major support is provided by Yorktown Public Library. Additional support comes from Ball State Dept. of Theatre and Dance, eKeeper Systems, Mark's Service Center and Nicholson Family Dental.

Information: 285-5888 or

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"No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library--Stress Relief for Finals Week!

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Thursday, 07 December 2017 10:30 AM
Take a study break with Ball State University Libraries at our "No Work Zone" @ Bracken Library! Learn more.

Friday Night Cardboard, Fall 2017 & Spring 2018

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Saturday, 09 September 2017 4:00 PM

Join Ball State University Libraries for Friday Night Cardboard on the third Friday of every month when Fall and Spring classes are in session, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Bracken Library’s lower level. Board, card, and word games from Educational Technology & Resources' collection will be available to play, including modern board games like Dominion, Ticket to Ride, and Settlers of Catan, and family classics like Monopoly, Scrabble, and Uno. Participants are also welcome to bring a game of their own to share.
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