Laugh with Matt Braunger, watch movies, visit exhibitions or ride a bike for a cause

Laugh with Matt Braunger, watch movies, visit exhibitions or ride a bike for a cause

The first week of the month means it’s time for a Bloomington gallery walk, and this month will include an art exhibit at Indiana University’s Maxwell Gallery and a screening of Tongues Untied. An outdoor screening of Josie and the Pussycats at Upland Brewing and the return of comedian Matt Braunger are happening this weekend. Cyclists may want to participate in a fundraiser Saturday at Switchyard Park, and the Bloomington Jazz Orchestra will add some midweek big band music.

Screening of “Tongues Untied” about black gays plus an art exhibit at Maxwell Hall

Gay black men give us perspective on their thoughts on homophobia, marginalization and racism in a Friday screening at 7pm, part of the August gallery. Director Marlon Riggs’ 1989 Tongues Untied is organized by the Indiana University Council on the Arts and Humanities with the Black Film Center and Archives and the Kinsey Institute.

In advance, from 17:00 to 19:00, the photography exhibition of Tom Fox will be opened, which will be available for viewing. Maxwell Hall is on the IU campus, at 750 E. Kirkwood Ave. Visit https://artsandhumanities.indiana.edu/for-students/maxwell-hall.html.

August Gallery Walk features ‘Evocative Explorations: in the Realm of Glass’

The August Gallery Walk will be from 5-8pm on Fridays at various Bloomington galleries. More information on participating galleries can be found at gallerywalkbloomington.com.

Sandhill Crane Glass by Michal Ann Carli will be on display at By Hand Gallery in August.

This month’s By Hand Gallery exhibition runs from Friday to August 28 with an opening reception for ‘Evocative Studies: Into the Realm of Glass’ from 5pm to 8pm on Friday. Narrative glass work by Ann Simon, Christy Weiser, Frank Lewis and Michal Ann Carli will be on display at By Hand Gallery, in Fountain Square Mall, 101 W. Kirkwood Ave., Suite 109. By Hand Gallery is a local cooperative gallery with 12 artisan members . In addition to members, more than 70 other artists sell their work through the gallery.

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