Cultural & International

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Saturday, January 29, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • All Day
    • 1210 W. Nevada Street

    Visit this link for updates on the 2022-2023 internship recruitment cycle! 

  • Rembrandt etching showing an old man writing underneath an old willow tree and next to the tree there can be seen a lion.
    • All Day
    • 500 E Peabody Dr. Champaign, Illinois

    Celebrate a new season at Krannert Art Museum during Spring 2022 Opening Days. Come to the museum to see favorite galleries and new special exhibitions, including Sacred Supernatural: Religion, Myth, and Magic in European Prints, 1450-1900 and To Know the Fire: Pueblo Women Potters and the Shaping of History.

    • 2:00 pm
    • Orchestra Rehearsal Room (ORR)

    The Robert E. Brown Center for World Music is pleased to announce free Saturday workshops with our community samba group Bloco Gavião, developed in collaboration with Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande-Illinois.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    This professional chamber orchestra comprises University of Illinois faculty, staff, and students, as well as distinguished local freelance and regional/national musicians.

Sunday, January 30, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • All Day
    • 1210 W. Nevada Street

    Visit this link for updates on the 2022-2023 internship recruitment cycle! 

  • Albert Cano Smit, pianist
    • 3:00 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall, Salon-Style

    Cano Smit has shared the stage with numerous symphony orchestras in the United States and abroad, including the American Youth Symphony and the Montreal Symphony, and has given recitals at the Fondation Louis Vuitton in Paris, at Germany’s Rheingau Music Festival, and throughout Spain.

Monday, January 31, 2022

Tuesday, February 1, 2022

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Friday, February 4, 2022

Saturday, February 5, 2022

Sunday, February 6, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • All Day
    • 1210 W. Nevada Street

    Visit this link for updates on the 2022-2023 internship recruitment cycle! 

    • All Day

    At the beginning of each Bahá'í month, Bahá'ís gather for an observance called the 19-Day Feast. The First Day of Mulk (Dominion) begins at sunset of the first day and ends at sunset of the last day. It is a three-part observance with devotions, community consultation, and a social portion. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

Monday, February 7, 2022

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Thursday, February 10, 2022

Friday, February 11, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • All Day
    • 1210 W. Nevada Street

    Visit this link for updates on the 2022-2023 internship recruitment cycle! 

    • 10:00 am

    If you or a loved one is living with Parkinson’s, join us to explore gentle movement in a safe and welcoming virtual environment.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • University YMCA Latzer Hall, 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign, IL

    Afrofuturism as social justice.

  • Oil on canvas by Nasrin Navab, Evin Ward 4, 1989. Tired female figures sitting around in a detention center/ward of some sort.
    • 1:00 - 3:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Lower Level, Hood Classroom, 500 E Peabody Dr. Champaign, Illinois

    All are welcome to join us for the opening reception for Reckless Law, Shameless Order at Krannert Art Museum. During the opening reception, artist Sarah Ross will moderate a gallery conversation among exhibiting artists about their experiences of police, courts, ICE, surveillance, and incarceration and how they use art to express realities of those experiences.

  • There can be seen various dancers with side glances in red, blue, and cream attire. None of which look directly at the camera.
    • 3:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level Galleries, 500 E Peabody Dr. Champaign, Illinois

    Danse Soirée de Bonbons – an offering of dance, music, art, treats, and conversation. Rebecca Nettl-Fiol presents short works from her repertoire from 2007-present, featuring songs by Jacques Brel. A reception follows each performance. Performances by Joe Bowie, Laura Chiaramonte, Roxane D’Orléans Juste, Jacob Henss, Rachel Rizzuto, plus Alex Tecza and Kato Lindholm.

  • Studio Theatre at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    Set in 1880s Norway, Ibsen’s play is a classic of political theatre. Its themes of greed, corruption, and the power of propaganda are relevant as much now as when he wrote it. This adaptation, devised by University of Illinois faculty and students updates the original to speak to our own moment.

Saturday, February 12, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • All Day
    • 1210 W. Nevada Street

    Visit this link for updates on the 2022-2023 internship recruitment cycle! 

  • There can be seen various dancers with side glances in red, blue, and cream attire. None of which look directly at the camera.
    • 1:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level Galleries, 500 E Peabody Dr. Champaign, Illinois

    Danse Soirée de Bonbons – an offering of dance, music, art, treats, and conversation. Rebecca Nettl-Fiol presents short works from her repertoire from 2007-present, featuring songs by Jacques Brel. A reception follows each performance. Performances by Joe Bowie, Laura Chiaramonte, Roxane D’Orléans Juste, Jacob Henss, Rachel Rizzuto, plus Alex Tecza and Kato Lindholm.

    • 2:00 - 2:30 pm

  • There can be seen various dancers with side glances in red, blue, and cream attire. None of which look directly at the camera.
    • 3:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Main Level Galleries, 500 E Peabody Dr. Champaign, Illinois

    Danse Soirée de Bonbons – an offering of dance, music, art, treats, and conversation. Rebecca Nettl-Fiol presents short works from her repertoire from 2007-present, featuring songs by Jacques Brel. A reception follows each performance. Performances by Joe Bowie, Laura Chiaramonte, Roxane D’Orléans Juste, Jacob Henss, Rachel Rizzuto, plus Alex Tecza and Kato Lindholm

    • 7:30 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    Layering, replication, division, mutation—the cellular world is complex, often reassuringly cyclical, and an inspiration for possibilities for human society in this music-theatre piece from Meredith Monk.

  • Studio Theatre at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    Set in 1880s Norway, Ibsen’s play is a classic of political theatre. Its themes of greed, corruption, and the power of propaganda are relevant as much now as when he wrote it. This adaptation, devised by University of Illinois faculty and students updates the original to speak to our own moment.

Sunday, February 13, 2022

Monday, February 14, 2022

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Thursday, February 17, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

  • A black and white image of Allison Parish glancing to the side.
    • 5:30 pm

    Join us for this virtual lecture by Allison Parrish presented as part of the School of Art + Design Visitors Series. Poet and computer programmer Allison discusses her recent experiments in computational manipulations of language in vector form, and argues that such representations make possible previously unknown varieties of linguistic expression and poetic experience.

  • Image of the Kuroshi ensemble, consists of the members Jason Finkleman, Saori Kataoka, Kavi Naidu, and Joy Yang. They are all smiling and looking ahead.
    • 5:30 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum, Lower Level, Auditorium (KAM 62), 500 E Peabody Dr. Champaign, Illinois

    Join us for a Sudden Sound Concert by the ensemble Kuroshio. Kuroshio is the continuous flow of creative spirit expressed by an ever-evolving ensemble of improvising artists of Asian descent who explore and contemplate diasporic histories through multilayered channels of sound and performance. Kuroshio features Jason Finkelman (percussion, laptop electronics), Joy Ya

  • Studio Theatre at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    Set in 1880s Norway, Ibsen’s play is a classic of political theatre. Its themes of greed, corruption, and the power of propaganda are relevant as much now as when he wrote it. This adaptation, devised by University of Illinois faculty and students updates the original to speak to our own moment.

Friday, February 18, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • University YMCA Latzer Hall, 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign, IL

    Building community through re-entry.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Lyric Theatre @ Illinois celebrates opera, musicals, cabaret, and popular songs of the French-speaking world, from Paris to Saigon and Montréal to Marrakesh.

  • Studio Theatre at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    Set in 1880s Norway, Ibsen’s play is a classic of political theatre. Its themes of greed, corruption, and the power of propaganda are relevant as much now as when he wrote it. This adaptation, devised by University of Illinois faculty and students updates the original to speak to our own moment.

Saturday, February 19, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • 9:00 - 11:00 am
    • 1000 Siebel Center for Design. 1208 S. Fourth Street, Champaign IL 61820

    • 2:00 pm
    • Orchestra Rehearsal Room (ORR)

    The Robert E. Brown Center for World Music is pleased to announce free Saturday workshops with our community samba group Bloco Gavião, developed in collaboration with Capoeira Angola Center of Mestre João Grande-Illinois.

  • Studio Theatre at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 2:00 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    Set in 1880s Norway, Ibsen’s play is a classic of political theatre. Its themes of greed, corruption, and the power of propaganda are relevant as much now as when he wrote it. This adaptation, devised by University of Illinois faculty and students updates the original to speak to our own moment.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Lyric Theatre @ Illinois celebrates opera, musicals, cabaret, and popular songs of the French-speaking world, from Paris to Saigon and Montréal to Marrakesh.

  • Spectrum Dance Theater
    • 7:30 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse

Sunday, February 20, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

Monday, February 21, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Thursday, February 24, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

Friday, February 25, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • All Day

    Ayyám-i-Há, or “Days of glory,” are devoted to spiritual preparation for the Fast, hospitality, charity and gift giving. They are celebrated during the four or five days (depending upon leap year) before the last month of the Bahá’í year.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • University YMCA Latzer Hall, 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign, IL

    Faith, Race, Loss, and Radical Hope.

  • Foellinger Great Hall at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

  • Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the Sower
    • 7:30 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    Based on the novels Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler, this fully staged opera featuring a powerhouse ensemble of 20 singers, actors, and musicians harnesses 200 years of Black music to give musical life to Butler’s acclaimed science fiction novel.

Saturday, February 26, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • All Day

    Ayyám-i-Há, or “Days of glory,” are devoted to spiritual preparation for the Fast, hospitality, charity and gift giving. They are celebrated during the four or five days (depending upon leap year) before the last month of the Bahá’í year.

  • Octavia E. Butler's Parable of the Sower
    • 7:30 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    Based on the novels Parable of the Sower and Parable of the Talents by Octavia E. Butler, this fully staged opera featuring a powerhouse ensemble of 20 singers, actors, and musicians harnesses 200 years of Black music to give musical life to Butler’s acclaimed science fiction novel.

  • Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra
    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in December 1944 and is the largest music institution in eastern Poland.

Sunday, February 27, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • All Day

    Ayyám-i-Há, or “Days of glory,” are devoted to spiritual preparation for the Fast, hospitality, charity and gift giving. They are celebrated during the four or five days (depending upon leap year) before the last month of the Bahá’í year.

  • Foellinger Great Hall at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 3:00 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The Illinois Wind Orchestra and HIndsley Symphonic Band offer a variety of traditional pieces, new compositions, and historic transcriptions.

Monday, February 28, 2022

  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum of World Cultures

    Sewn in Memory: AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC. Each of the panels commemorates a person who died of AIDS, or of an AIDS-related ailment.

    • All Day

    Ayyám-i-Há, or “Days of glory,” are devoted to spiritual preparation for the Fast, hospitality, charity and gift giving. They are celebrated during the four or five days (depending upon leap year) before the last month of the Bahá’í year.

    • All Day
    • TBA

    We are currently trying to determine what South Asian American topics students are most interested in engaging with at the conference. Please fill out the following form to provide your feedback on topic selection: https://forms.gle/9eFp6UxkXC3YY59m