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June 2018

Needmore Coffee Roasters Cupping Event

June 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Needmore Coffee Roasters, 104 N. Pete Ellis Dr. + Google Map
$10

Sunday, June 10   |   5:00 p.m. Needmore Coffee Roasters  |   104 North Pete Ellis Dr. $10  |  Open to the Public Needmore Coffee Roasters and Lotus have teamed up to create the Lotus Backstage Blend to commemorate our 25th anniversary.  Currently available for purchase at Needmore Coffee's storefront location (104 Pete Ellis Drive) or at…

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September 2018

The Art Behind the Music: Up Close With Lotus Stage Backdrops

September 7, 2018 - September 29, 2018
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, 122 S. Walnut
Bloomington, IN 47404 United States
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September 7 - 29  |   Hours Vary Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center   |   Miller, Treasurer’s, and Vault Galleries Free + Open to the Public Explore the world of Lotus stage backdrops up close for the first time in this unique exhibit. Featuring the following works: 2001 Piece/Full Impression, 2003 “An extravaganza of…

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The Art Behind the Music: Up Close With Lotus Stage Backdrops Exhibit Opening

September 7, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, 122 S. Walnut
Bloomington, IN 47404 United States
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September 7  |   5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center   |   Miller, Treasurer’s, and Vault Galleries Free + Open to the Public Explore the world of Lotus stage backdrops up close for the first time in this unique exhibit. Featuring the following works: 2001 Piece/Full Impression, 2003 “An extravaganza…

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Lotus Thursday Kick-Off Concert

September 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Buskirk-Chumley Theater, 114 E. Kirkwood
Bloomington, 47408 United States
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$20 – $25

Lotus Kick-Off Concert Featuring Uncle Earl and Mamadou Kelly Thursday, September 27   |  7:00 pm Buskirk-Chumley Theater   |   114 E. Kirkwood Tickets $20 in advance/$25 day of show BUY TICKETS NOW! Don’t miss the long-awaited Lotus reunion of Uncle Earl (US), the stringband supergroup that is Abigail Washburn, Kristin Andreassen, KC Groves, and…

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Festival Arts Village

September 28, 2018 - September 29, 2018
6th Street b/w Walnut & Washington, 100 E. 6th Street
Bloomington, IN 47408 United States
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Free

Festival Arts Village Friday, Sept. 28 & Saturday, Sept. 29   |   6:00 – 10:00 pm daily 6th St., between Walnut & Washington FREE   |   All Ages   |   Open to Public Free all-ages fun and open to the public, Arts Village is located in the heart of the Festival.  Enjoy…

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Friday Evening Showcases

September 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Downtown Bloomington, 100 E. Kirkwood
Bloomington, 47408
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$40 – $72

Lotus Friday Evening Showcases Friday, September 28   |   6:00 pm - Midnight Various venues in downtown Bloomington BUY TICKETS NOW! YOUR WRISTBAND is your passport to music and dance from around the globe!  Venues range from classic theaters and clubs, to standing-room street tents, to churches where traditional music shines.  Single-night or Fri/Sat weekend…

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Festival Unwind Yoga Part I

September 29, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Big Tent Multimedia Installation, 4th & Washington (fenced area)
Bloomington, IN 47408 United States
Free

Festival Unwind Yoga Part I Saturday, September 29   |   10:30 am - 12:00 pm Inside the "Big Tent" Multimedia Experience (4th and Washington St.) FREE; voluntary donations accepted Restore yourself mid-Festival with a unique yoga experience set inside a special art installation. Students of all levels are welcome to join this accessible practice and encouraged…

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Lotus in the Park

September 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Waldron, Hill, & Buskirk Park, 331 S. Washington
Bloomington, 47404 United States
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Free

Lotus in the Park Saturday, September 29   |   Noon - 5:00pm Waldron, Hill, and Buskirk Park (Third Street Park, 331 S. Washington St.) FREE  |  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC  |  ALL-AGES A full afternoon of performances, workshops, and hands-on fun for the whole family!  Bring your lawnchair or blanket and enjoy the festivities.  Lotus in the Park…

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Saturday Evening Showcases

September 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Downtown Bloomington, 100 E. Kirkwood
Bloomington, 47408
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$40 – $72

Lotus Saturday Evening Showcases Saturday, September 29   |   6:00 pm - Midnight Various venues in downtown Bloomington BUY TICKETS NOW! YOUR WRISTBAND is your passport to music and dance from around the globe!  Venues range from classic theaters and clubs, to standing-room street tents, to churches where traditional music shines.  Single-night or Fri/Sat weekend passes…

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Festival Parade

September 29, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Downtown Bloomington, 100 E. Kirkwood
Bloomington, 47408
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Free

Lotus Festival Parade Saturday, September 29   |  8:30-9:00 pm Downtown Bloomington FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Meet at 4th & Washington; ends at Buskirk Chumley Theater. Follow the big brass-band sounds of Festival artist Lemon Bucket Orkestra (Canada) and join in as the procession takes over Walnut Ave. Grab a flag, shake a tail…

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Festival Unwind Yoga Part II

September 30, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center, 122 S. Walnut
Bloomington, IN 47404 United States
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Free

Festival Unwind Yoga Part II Sunday, September 30   |   11:00 am - 12:30 pm Ivy Tech John Waldron Arts Center - Rose Firebay (122 S. Walnut St.) FREE; voluntary donations accepted Unwind and restore with a unique yoga experience after an exciting Festival weekend.   Students of all levels are welcome to join this accessible practice…

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Sunday World Spirit Concert

September 30, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Buskirk-Chumley Theater, 114 E. Kirkwood
Bloomington, 47408 United States
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$5

Sunday World Spirit Concert Sunday, September 30   |  3:00 pm (Doors at 2:30 pm) Buskirk-Chumley Theater  |   114 E. Kirkwood Admission: Your commemorative 25th anniversary Lotus Pin The 2018 Commemorative Pin ($5) gets you into the Sunday World Spirit Concert so that you can wrap up your Festival weekend with a celebration of music close…

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