EventsLa Gran Milonga: A Winter Tango Ball with live music by Tamango
Friday, December 1; 7 to 10 p.m.
Celebrate the season with dance and music! The event is sponsored by the IU Arts and Humanities Council, and is free and open to all ages and all levels of experience.
Latino Family Parranda and Community Celebration
Saturday, December 2; 2 to 4 p.m.
Join with friends and family to celebrate Parranda! You're invited to take part in singing, dancing, and enjoying great food, cultural traditions, and great company. The event will be free and open to the public, and will be sponsored by the Latino Faculty and Staff Council, the Latino Graduate Student Association, and La Casa/Latino Cultural Center.
Sunday, December 3; 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Winter is the perfect time to tell stories or listen to them. Come make puppets, storybooks, and other crafts that tell a story. Special guests from the Lotus Education and Arts Foundation will teach cranky making (storytelling scrolls) and the Bloomington Storytellers Guild will share some winter themed stories. Winterfest will be free and open to the public.
Museum Collections Research Symposium
Tuesday, December 5; 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.
This symposium, organized by the Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, will feature brief research reports from students in the department's F497/Advanced Seminar. Students in the class, taught by Jason Baird Jackson, have been researching artifacts from the Mathers Museum's collection. The event will be free and open to the public.