Taj Express Musical Revue performs on March 21 in John R. Emens Auditorium . The show tells the story of Shankar, a music composer, and a love story between Arjen and Kareena.
The School of Music hosted the annual Women of Song concert, a show featuring female vocal soloists, the Ball State Women’s Chorus and the women’s chorus of Mt. Vernon High School, on Tuesday in Sursa Performance Hall. The concert was part of the 2017 Women’s Week.
The School of Music & Department of Theatre and Dance hosted a Dance and Music Collaboration on March 20 in Sursa Hall. The event honored the 10th anniversary of the completion of the 50-stop pipe Sursa Family Concert Organ.
The Ball State baseball team hosted a double-header against Dayton on March 18 at the Ball Baseball Diamond for this season's home opener. The Cardinals won 6-0 in the first game and 4-3 in the second game.
The No Good Riders, Pushing Daisy's, Petry Crawley and Cat London perform at Be Here Now for the annual St. Patrick's Day Music Get Down on March 17.
The Muncie Animal Shelter held Yoga & Cats on March 16. Yoga & Cats was created to raise money for the shelter and is held on the first Thursday of every month.
The women's basketball team lost 71-58 against Indiana on March 16 in Bloomington. The loss eliminated the Cardinals from the Women's National Invitation Tournament, ending the season with a ranking of 21-11, 14-4 MAC.
The Bracken House, where each Ball State president lives, was just renovated for the first time in nearly 20 years. Geoffrey S. Mearns, Ball State's new president, will move into the house sometime in May, most likely.
Playing its fourth in-state opponent of the season, Ball State men's basketball (21-13) lost to Fort Wayne (20-12) 88-80 in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament Wednesday, ending the Cardinals' season.
Ball State faced Akron in the MAC semifinal game on March 10 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Ball State lost the competition 74-70.
Ball State women's basketball faces Toledo on March 4 in Worthen Arena. Toledo beat Ball State in overtime 76-66.
The 44th annual Larry McWilliams Dimensions in Jazz Festival on March 5th at John R. Emens auditorium. High school jazz bands from across the the region participated in competitions and clinics, while the day ended with a performance from the Ball State jazz ensemble.
Ball State plays against Northern Illinois University on March 3 in Worthen Arena. Ball State won the game 87-82, making them the co-champion of the Mid-American Conference West Division.
Ball State men's volleyball lost to Grand Canyon on March 2 in Worthen Arena. The Cardinals lost 3-2 to the Lopes.
Over 1,000 Cardinals gathered in the Field Sports Building from Feb. 25-26 for the 10th-annual Ball State Dance Marathon. The 13.1-hour event raised just over $677,000 to donate to Riley Hospital for Children.
Ball State women's basketball competed against Central Michigan on Feb. 25 in John E. Worthen Arena. The Cardinals won the game 81-73, improving their rankings to 20-8, 13-3 MAC.
Philadelphia-based music group Get the Led Out performed at John R. Emens Auditorium on Feb. 24. Named the American Led Zeppelin, the group recreates the classic Zeppelin sound with their own performance and studio overdubs from the original band.
The Ball State Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, combined Ball State Choirs and the Indianapolis Children’s Choir perform in the School of Music's Masterworks Concert in Sursa Performance Hall on Feb. 24. The concert, which will also be performed on Feb. 26 at the Palladium in Carmel, consisted of selections of music to be performed at this year’s College Band Director’s National Association (CBDNA) National Conference and a performance of Carl Orff's masterpiece Carmina Burana.
The Ethnic Theatre Alliance held a Call To Action Rally on Feb. 23 at the University Green to peacefully protest the recent approval of Indiana Senate Bill 423, which prohibits universities in the state from admitting undocumented immigrants. ETA's mission for the rally was to make Ball State a Sanctuary Campus and demonstrate that student will not stand for the bill.
Ball State men's basketball defeated Eastern Michigan on Feb. 21 in John E. Worthen Arena. The Cardinals now stand 18-10 (9-6 MAC).