Searching for one thing to do? Attempt flamenco dancing, kayaking, blues, nation music & comedy

Open air and in, the times forward supply tradition, pleasure and nature. Kayak within the woods with Queer Indiana, giggle, study in regards to the blues, hear nation music, watch a automobile race, sip sauvignon on the garden or watch a flamenco present.

Flamenco outdoors and downtown

Thursday brings Sofia Crespo, a flamenco dancer who performs to conventional Spanish music. Watch her from 4:30 to six p.m. at Peoples Park, 501 E. Kirkwood Ave., in downtown Bloomington as a part of the Peoples Park Live performance Sequence.

Paddle with Queer Indiana at Yellowwood 

Kayak with Queer Indiana at 9 a.m. Saturday at Yellowwood State Forest. Kayaks shall be out there for rental, or deliver your individual. Tyler Moore co-founded Queer Indiana (QI) in 2019. “I had simply reached my one-year post-grad mark from college and located myself actually misplaced/indifferent from being a queer human,” he mentioned on Fb. After he graduated he returned to Bloomington, his hometown. “Whereas Bloomington is queer pleasant, simply outdoors of its limits, not a lot progress has been made.” Moore helped plan a neighborhood, the place he and others might really feel protected and have enjoyable in nature.

Meet on the boat dock home, subsequent to the DNR station. For particulars go to or e mail [email protected]

Ned LeDoux performs at Brown County Music Heart 

Ned LeDoux’ most well-known track is a duet, “Whatcha Gonna Do with a Cowboy.” He and Garth Brooks mixed abilities and the hit reached No.7 on Billboard’s Scorching Nation Songs chart. LeDoux, alongside along with his visitor, Hoosier-raised Isaac Rudd, will carry out at 8 p.m. Friday at Brown County Music Heart, 200 Maple Leaf Blvd. in Nashville.

Tickets are $18-$78, at There shall be no well being examine.

Study blues at Fairview Elementary

Study the fundamentals of blues at 4 p.m. Monday when “Songs in Parallel Thirds and Sixths” begins at Fairview Elementary Faculty, 500 W. Seventh St. It is a piano workshop introduced by Bloomington Boogies. Class is proscribed to twenty, however observers are welcome. Register at as a participant or observer.

Luke Gillespie, professor of music at Indiana College, will current, utilizing tunes together with Thelonious Monk’s “Blue Monk.”

Be a happy-hour lad or lass on the grass

Ross Hole performs people, rock and Americana for no cost, 6:30-8 p.m. Friday at Switchyard Park‘s pavilion garden,1601 S. Rogers St. You should buy beer, wine and cocktails on the park. Deliver a garden chair and put together to welcome the weekend. Go to shows.

The Comedy Attic on the nook of Fourth and Washington streets.

Comedy Attic 

Emil Wakim and Maddie Wiener will joke at 7 and 9:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday at The Comedy Attic, 123 S. Walnut St., for $13-$16. Go to Masks are required earlier than and after the present.

Standup comic Wakim, primarily based in New York Metropolis by way of Bloomington, was supplied his first nationwide TV look by “The Tonight Present,” with Jimmy Fallon in 2014. Wakim is the youngest particular person to win The Comedy Attic’s Bloomington Comedy Pageant.

Additionally from New York Metropolis is Wiener, a slapstick comedian recognized for her conversation-starting irreverent humor. At 22, she has greater than 6.5 million views on Snicker Manufacturing facility Hollywood’s Instagram web page.

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