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For the Love of Cities
by: Peter Kageyama

The Love Affair between People and their Places

When we love our city, as when we love another person, we will go to extraordinary lengths for them. We will sacrifice for them; we will push ourselves for them; we will tolerate their shortfalls; we will forgive their excesses - all because we see their true nature. When we have an emotional connection to our place, we are less likely to leave it and far more likely to champion and defend it in the face of criticism. We will fight for it.

Peter Kageyama

Indiana University East is proud to announce that this year's One Book, Many Voices selection is For the Love of Cities by Peter Kageyama. Peter's book focuses on learning to "love", contribute to, and talk about our cities in a new way and we think the book will help further our conversation about what makes our community stellar.

Kageyama will give a lecture on October 21, 2014 at 6pm. Mark your calendar to attend this free evening lecture and booksigning in Vivian Auditorium. Tickets will be available in September at the Bursar's Office and the Innovation Center in Uptown Richmond. He will also be the keynote speaker at the annual Spirit of Philanthropy Luncheon on October 22, 2014.

Mission

To foster a campus and community discussion about themes in and ideas inspired by a common text in an effort to develop camaraderie, inform knowledge, and inspire action towards positive civic engagement and improvement.

Campus and Community Events

The "One Book, Many Voices" Calendar features a diverse collection of events that intersect with major themes in Peter Kageyama's For the Love of Cities. Some of these events have been designed with the "One Book, Many Voices" project in mind, and others simply connect thematically with the book. You will find events focused on placemaking, historic preservation, economic development, civic engagement, service work, diversity, health and wellness, and art and culture. The calendar will continue to evolve throughout the course of the project. Please check back often and send event ideas and information to onebook@iue.edu

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Date Event Additional Information
Sept 6-7 Heritage Festival
Wayne County Historical Museum
Two day fall festival with lots of excitement for the entire family. The festival includes Civil War re-enactors, Native American demonstrations, homemade ice cream, activities for the kids, horse drawn carriages and much more! Returning to this year's festival is Richmond Civic Theatre's Melodrama: Friday eve performance, 7:30pm ($7 per person), Saturday & Sunday performances, 2pm ($2 PLUS Festival Admission)
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Sept 6-7 Canal Days
Cambridge City, IN
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Sept 8 A Grand Poobah - Coffee Klutch (Second Mondays, Fall 2014)
8-9:30 a.m. in the Tom Raper Hall first floor lobby
Coffee klutch including: coffee, tea, hot chocolate and some nibbles.
Second Mondays, Fall 2014. Get reminders by following the School of Social Work on Facebook.
Sept 11-13 Regional Neighborhood Network Conference
Holiday Inn with addt'l off-site events
The City of Richmond, Indiana is excited to host the 2014 Regional Neighborhood Network Conference (RNNC), September 11 – 13, 2014. We look forward to welcoming you to Richmond, Indiana as you join us for this great annual event! The RNNC is a three-day event hosted each year by one of 22 Midwestern cities. It’s a place where volunteers, corporations, governments, and community leaders gather to learn from each other and gain valuable ideas to help transform their own community. It features a wide variety of workshops about state of the art approaches to neighborhood improvement, presentations by experts and leaders in urban and neighborhood development, and lots of fun, food, and entertainment!
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Sept 12-14 Richmond Music Festival
Events all over town; Hosted by the Starr-Gennett Foundation
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Sept 13 Direct Contact Latin Jazz Performance
1 p.m. outside Room 912 (Downtown @ 912 East Main Street, Richmond, IN 47374)
On September 13th, Direct Contact Latin Jazz will play salsa at 1pm outside of the gallery as part of the Richmond Music Festival's Music on Main Street fair.
Sept 13 - Oct 15 City/Ciudad: The IUE Hispanic Heritage Month Exhibition
Room 912 (Downtown @ 912 East Main Street, Richmond, IN 47374)
The IUE Hispanic Heritage Month Exhibition at Room 912 in downtown Richmond includes two bodies of works. The first is comprised of 13 student pieces and an installation by guest artist, Gordon Strain, related to their study abroad experience to Buenos Aires and Iguazú Falls Argentina this May. Students chose and area of research and then visualized this research with a fine arts piece instead of a traditional paper. The exhibit includes pottery, installation pieces, paintings, sculpture, and more. The second body of work is a series of images by photographer Dr. Alice Driver who researches social injustices in Ciudad Juarez. The 10 photographs depict everyday life in the border town including graffiti, posters of missing women, mariachi bands, and street scenes.

Formal opening: September 15th – 6 pm
Sept 15 Formal Opening: City/Ciudad: The IUE Hispanic Heritage Month Exhibition
6 p.m. at Room 912 (Downtown @ 912 East Main Street, Richmond, IN 47374)
Join us for the opeining of the IUE Hispanic Heritage Month Exhibition at Room 912 in downtown Richmond for hors d'oeuvres and student presentations. The exhibition includes two bodies of works. The first is comprised of 13 student pieces and an installation by guest artist, Gordon Strain, related to their study abroad experience to Buenos Aires and Iguazú Falls Argentina this May. Students chose and area of research and then visualized this research with a fine arts piece instead of a traditional paper. The exhibit includes pottery, installation pieces, paintings, sculpture, and more. The second body of work is a series of images by photographer Dr. Alice Driver who researches social injustices in Ciudad Juarez. The 10 photographs depict everyday life in the border town including graffiti, posters of missing women, mariachi bands, and street scenes.

Sept 20 RICHMOND SYMPHONY: Winter Dreams
7:30 p.m. at the Civic Hall Performing Arts Center
The RSO opens its 58th Season with internationally renowned violinist Ilya Kaler performing one of the world's best-loved works, the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto. Music Director Guy Bordo also leads the Orchestra in two Slavonic Dances by Dvorak and the "most Russian" of Tchaikovsky's great symphonies, No. 1, subtitled "Winter Dreams." Learn more...
Sept 25 Academy for Cultivating Talent Program Launch
8:30 am to 4:30 pm in the Conference Room of Hayes Hall (Room 275)
SESSION 1: Launching the Program Year

Through active engagement in this session, participants will:
- understand the ACT program objectives and components.
- get to know other participants.
- map out the personal and business context for their ACT experience.
- initiate an in-depth development planning process.

Session Presenter: Fredricka Joyner
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Sept 27 Oktoberfest
10am-7pm in the Depot District, Richmond
Break out your Lederhosen and brush up on your German! Come celebrate the coming of Oktober with friends and soon-to-be-made friends at this year's OKTOBERFEST in the Historic Depot District of Richmond, Indiana! During this family friendly event, enjoy delicious German food & try locally made beer from the Depot District's New Boswell Brewery while playing games, listening to live music and browsing locally made goods and crafts at the street fair.
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Sept 27 BikeTOURberfest
Cardinal Greenway
This low-cost, family-friendly, fun-filled ride raises funds for the Wayne County Cardinal Greenway. Three routes up to 100K offer beautiful and safe tour options for all ages and abilities. Plus, great swag! SAGs with massage, music, munchies and more (including Uber SAG stop at Centerville's Warm Glow Candle Store)! Tour ends with a good ol' Bavarian brewhaha at the Historic Richmond Depot District's Oktoberfest!
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Oct 3 IU East Nursing Gala
6-10pm @ Forest Hills Country Club
Dinner, music, dancing, and a celebration of nursing. Enjoy entertainment by The Impalas. Learn more...
Oct 3-5 Canal Days
Metamora, IN
One of Indiana's most popular festivals. You'll find hundreds of outside vendors including antiques, artist, crafts and collectibles all along the Whitewater canal and throughout the entire village of Metamora. Learn more...
Oct 4 Tales from the Departed
1-5pm @ Earlham Cemetary, Richmond, IN
A wonderful fall walking tour of Earlham Cemetery. Several departed people will be re-enacted by actors at their gravesides. Learn local history as these stories come to life. Learn more...
Oct 4 Tales from the Departed - Special Event
7-9pm @ Morrison-Reeves Library, Richmond, IN
Join us for an exclusive after hours special event at the library. Take a tour back in time to meet some of our dearly departed library leaders and historic icons from years gone by. Our elusive library spirits will be re-enacted by actors throughout the library. Learn local history as stories come to life. Learn more...
Oct 4-5 4th Street Fair
South 4th Street, Richmond, IN
Enjoy the crisp fall air at this annual Arts & Craft Fair.
Oct 4-5 St Leon Oktoberfest
Brookville, IN
28866 Post 464 Rd., Brookville. Hosted by St. Joseph American Legion Post 464.

4PM-Midnight/Friday.
3PM-Midnight/Saturday.

9th annual Oktoberfest featuring a German atmosphere with live German music, beer, food, games and pie auction. Famous pork chop dinner served Saturday evening. Learn more...
Oct 8 Read to Lead Book Discussion – For the Love of Cities
11:45 am to 12:45 pm in the Community Room of Whitewater Hall
Each Read to Lead session will be facilitated by a member of the IU East faculty or staff and a box lunch will be provided. There is no charge for these sessions; they are being underwritten by the School of Business and Economics.
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Oct 9 Making a Difference: Skills and Strategies to Increase Influence and Have a Positive Impact
8:30 am to 4:30 pm in the Conference Room of Hayes Hall (Room 275)
Academy for Cultivating Talent Session 2. Through active engagement in this session, participant will:
- understand their fundamental work style preferences and related behaviors from the perspective of the Predictive Index® assessment instrument.
- take away a set of strategies and tools that can be used to increase their influence and ability to have a positive impact.
- identify engagement strategies that can be used to unleash the potential of others.

Session Presenter: Brandon Wilson, ADVISA
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Oct 17-18, Oct 24-25 Haunted Museum
Wayne County Historical Museum
The museum will be decorated for the fun Halloween season. Bring your children for a chance to enjoy Halloween without blood and gore. Children are encouraged to come dressed in costume and enjoy a not-too-frightening night. Special costumed guests throughout the Museum, spooky displays, story-telling, and treats!
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Oct 18 RICHMOND SYMPHONY: From the Heart of Vienna
7:30 p.m. at the Civic Hall Performing Arts Center
From the heyday of Vienna as Europe's musical capital, the RSO offers Mozart's Overture to Idomeneo, Schubert's sparkling Symphony No. 2, and one of Brahms' greatest masterpieces, his majestic Piano Concerto No. 2, with Michael Chertock as pianist. Learn more...
Oct 20-24 Spirit of Philanthropy Week Look for ways to give around campus all week!
Oct 13 A Grand Poobah - Coffee Klutch (Second Mondays, Fall 2014)
8-9:30 a.m. in the Tom Raper Hall first floor lobby
Coffee klutch including: coffee, tea, hot chocolate and some nibbles.
Second Mondays, Fall 2014. Get reminders by following the School of Social Work on Facebook.
Oct 21 Peter Kageyama Lecture
6:00 p.m. in the IU East Vivian Auditorium
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Nov 6 - Jan 16 Whitewater Valley Art Competition
IU East Gallery
The Whitewater Valley Annual Art Competition goes back 30 years. Now, after more than a quarter of a century, entries number between 200 to 250 and come from as many as 40 universities, art organizations, art centers, and independent artists throughout the 300-mile radius around Richmond, Indiana. Learn more...
Nov 7-8 Whiskey City Festival
Lawrenceburg, Indiana
To celebrate it whiskey heritage, the City of Lawrenceburg, Lawrenceburg Main Street, MGP, Hollywood Casino, and the Dearborn County Visitor Center have come together to create the inaugural 'Whiskey City Festival,' to be held on Friday, Nov. 7, and Saturday, Nov. 8, at the new Lawrenceburg Event Center. Each day will feature whiskey tastings, industry experts, food, beer, cigars, music (including nationally recognized entertainment), as well as historic displays featuring the local story of the industry and its workers. Learn more...
Nov 11 A Grand Poobah - Coffee Klutch (Second Mondays, Fall 2014)
8-9:30 a.m. in the Tom Raper Hall first floor lobby
Coffee klutch including: coffee, tea, hot chocolate and some nibbles.
Second Mondays, Fall 2014. Get reminders by following the School of Social Work on Facebook.
Nov 13 Managing Across the Generations
8:30 am to 4 pm in the Conference Room of Hayes Hall (Room 275)
Academy for Cultivating Talent Session 3. For the first time in history, there are four generations working side by side in the workplace. Each generation has some unique characteristics – differing cultural influences, expectations, work-related values, and needs. This session will provide an overview of the important differences among these generations and provide clues to effectively managing each group. Participants will leave with a set of practical strategies for working successfully in a multi-generational workforce.

Session Presenter: Stephen Belding, MBA, MSOM
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Nov 15 Empty Bowls Luncheon
11am - 2pm @ First Friends Meeting (Boruk Hall, 2010 CHester Blvd, Richmond, IN)
Empty Bowls is an international grassroots effort created by The Imagine Render Group to fight hunger.
The IU East Ceramics Department, along with potters in the community, create handcrafted bowls. In exchange for a cash donation to benefit Open Arms Ministries, luncheon guests are invited to select a bowl which will be filled with their choice of delicious soup and bread. Those who donate get to keep their bowl as a reminder that someone's bowl is always empty.
Nov 15 Turkey Chase 7K
1pm @ Centerville High School
A rare 7K distance on country roads finishes through neighborhood streets of historic Centerville. Gently rolling hills during the first half and a flat second half makes this a fast course. Come set a 7K PR. Learn more...
Preregistration deadline: November 1, 2014
Nov 28 - Dec 21 Christmas Walk
Weekends in Metamora, IN
The holiday spirit is irresistible in Metamora, Indiana! Each year Metamora is transformed into a winter wonderland. The many festivities and unique shopping in this old fashioned town are a part of a Christmas tradition that residents and visitors alike look forward to year after year. Learn more...
Dec 7 RICHMOND SYMPHONY: Movies IV
3 p.m. at the Civic Hall Performing Arts Center
Guy Bordo continues his love affair with film music in a Pops Concert that ranges from Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma to John Barry's scores for the James Bond movies. This concert features the RSO Singers, the Orchestra Within an Orchestra, and the 2014 Young Artist Competition winner. Learn more...
Dec 8 A Grand Poobah - Coffee Klutch (Second Mondays, Fall 2014)
8-9:30 a.m. in the Tom Raper Hall first floor lobby
Coffee klutch including: coffee, tea, hot chocolate and some nibbles.
Second Mondays, Fall 2014. Get reminders by following the School of Social Work on Facebook.
Dec 11 Designing for Innovation
8:30 am to 4 pm in the Conference Room of Hayes Hall (Room 275)
Academy for Cultivating Talent Session 4. Through active engagement in this session, participant will: gain a contemporary understanding of innovation and the factors influencing it.understand the critical role innovation has in the management playbook. have a first-hand experience (through the Designing for Innovation simulation) of the role of design thinking in reframing and addressing persistent product, service or process problems. take away a new set of tools they can apply as is, or as adapted, in their organizations to improve creativity and innovative thinking.

Session Presenter: Michael J. Oakes
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Jan 29-31, 2015 Meltdown: Winter Ice Festival
Events Downtown, in the Depot District and around Richmond
The Meltdown Winter Ice Festival is an exciting weekend event in Richmond, Indiana focused on a thrilling tour of custom ice sculptures, impressive ice fights, lively winter activities for all ages, and so much more! Learn more...
Feb 26, 2015 Dipping into the Humanities to Broaden Your Leadership Skills
8:30 am to 4:30 pm in the Conference Room of Hayes Hall (Room 275)
Academy for Cultivating Talent Session 5.

Session Presenter: Keira Amstutz, President and CEO, Indiana Humanities & Kristin Hess, Director of Special Projects and Visual Communications, Indiana Humanities
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Mar 7, 2015 RICHMOND SYMPHONY: Exploring the Orchestra: Images in Nature
7:30 p.m. at the Civic Hall Performing Arts Center
Evoking scenes of nature as imagined in music, the RSO performs works by Vaughan Williams, Glazunov, Respighi, Ravel, and Debussy, notably his impressionistic tone poem, La Mer (The Sea). Even the ski slopes get a nod as the Orchestra performs Carter Pann's exciting "Slalom." Learn more...
Apr 11, 2015 RICHMOND SYMPHONY: Great Baroque Masters
7:30 p.m. at the Civic Hall Performing Arts Center
The season concludes with Corelli, Purcell, Telemann, and Vivaldi--- lots of Vivaldi--- including two delightful concertos featuring the RSO's principal flutist, Evelien Woolard, and our piccolo player, Jennifer King. Learn more...

Love Notes

When we love something, we cherish it; we protect it; we do extraordinary things for it.

Peter Kageyama

Before Peter's visit, we want to start a conversation about what it is you love about your home town! What do you cherish and protect? Where do you go to relax, unwind and find peace? What keeps you living and loving your town? We'll be collecting your love notes for presentation at Peter's talk on October 21st and for a permanent collection at the IU East Library.

How can you participate? It's easy! We've all heard a picture is worth a thousand words, so write a visual love note to your city by taking pictures of your favorite people, places or things in your hometown. Then post your pictures to Instagram, Twitter or Facebook with the #iueonebook hashtag.