Friday, November 6, 5-7 p.m.
Monroe County History Center
202 E. 6th St.
Join Bloomingfoods and the Monroe County Historical Society to celebrate the exhibit opening of Gwen Gutwein’s 50 paintings of Indiana barns on display at the Monroe County History Center. The reception will feature a chance to meet this Fort Wayne artist and I.U. Fine Arts alumna who is painting a portrait of two barns in every county in Indiana. The exhibit is on loan from the Fort Wayne Art Museum from Nov. 6 – Jan. 16.
Brought to you by the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Bloomingfoods, and the Monroe County History Center.
Enjoy a literary, dining, musical evening of creative excellence focused on four extraordinary Monroe Countians. Be among the first to hear the authors read from their newly published works (signed copies available).
FARMbloomington Chef Daniel Orr will read from his new book, Green Living with Chef Daniel Orr, and preview recipes from his forthcoming cookbook, Paradise Kitchen, while you enjoy tapas and Indiana craft beers and wines.
Tom Roznowski and The Living Daylights will perform classic Hoosier original music from Tom's upcoming album "This Place in Time." Tom will read from his new book, An American Hometown: Terre Haute, Indiana, 1927.
Scott Russell Sanders will read from his many books, including his latest, A Conservationist Manifesto.
Various readers will recite from Rachel Peden's classic Rural Free, reprinted by Indiana University Press in 2009, and The Land and the People, which will be reprinted by IU Press in the fall of 2010.
WFIU Radio and Bloomingfoods are partners with Sycamore Land Trust and Porch Light Indiana in this event. Monday, February 15, 6-9 pm FARMbloomington, 108 East Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington $65 tickets available at Sunrise Box Office; a portion of ticket sales go to Sycamore Land Trust Discounted ticket price of $60 for SLT members, available through Sycamore Land Trust.