Gay Bloomington

Indiana University Department of Theatre & Drama
Arts & Culture | Music & Theater

IU Bloomington produces over 1,100 musical performances, operas, ballets, and theater productions each year; most are free. These include: African American Arts Institute choral ensemble; Auditorium, IU Broadway touring companies; Ballet Theater productions; Jacobs School of Music festivals; Opera Theater classics and premieres; Theatre, Drama & Contemporary Dance. See info online.
Events, arts & culture, parks & recreation
Events in Bloomington

See a constantly updated list of things that are happening around town at the city website, day by day.
Bloomington Bars, Clubs & Resto Lounges
DailyXtra Bar Events Listings

See our daily events listings for bars and clubs in the Bloomington area, followed by an editor's pick of events throughout the year.
every Saturday 9am - 1pm
Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market

Saturdays 9am-1pm, from April through November, at 401 N Morton St, next to City Hall - Showers Building, locally grown produce, plants, prepared foods directly from farmers, local entertainment.
Area favorite summer event
Taste of Bloomington 2014

June 21, 2014, 3-11 pm at Showers Common, next to Bloomington City Hall. Dozens of Bloomington’s best restaurants, wineries and breweries, plus live musical entertainment, for festival atmosphere.
The first annual queer block party
Pride Summerfest

September 5-6, 2014. On 4th St between College Ave and Walnut St. Weekend-long celebration of queer people and allies in Bloomington: FRI night kick-off party at The Back Door; free SAT day-long street festival with local/ regional bands, rainbow jewelry making, drag performances, dance party area, teen dance, body painting, comedy, food, workshops + Sungay brunch at Rachael's Cafe.
Bloomington's LGBTQ Film Festival
Pride Filmfest

January-February, 2015, at the the Buskirk-Chumley Theater, the 12th annual festival screenings and discussions to explore a wide variety of issues & situations that involve the GLBTQ communities. This past year’s 2014 event featured 26 films from four continents, 7 live performances, and five separate screenings, as well as parties and fringe events throughout the week.
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