Cultural & International

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Friday, October 22, 2021

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Sunday, October 24, 2021

    • All Day

    Born in 570 CE, Prophet Muhammad’s [peace be upon him] birthday is commemorated by Muslims around the world during the month of Rabi’ Al-Awal. Mawlid an-Nabi – literally, The Birth of the Prophet – is often referred to as the Mawlid.

Monday, October 25, 2021

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Thursday, October 28, 2021

Friday, October 29, 2021

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Sunday, October 31, 2021

    • All Day

    From sunset of the first day to sunset of the last day, Samhain marks the Pagan New Year, a time for honoring the dead, cleansing, and releasing. For many Wiccans, Samhain is the most important Sabbat. It’s the time to remember the ancestors, and the time to celebrate the harvest and all that has been accomplished over the year.

Monday, November 1, 2021

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

  • 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AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC.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

    At the beginning of each Bahá'í month, Bahá'ís gather for an observance called the 19-Day Feast. The First Day of Qudrat (Power) 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.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum East Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    A Question of Emphasis: Louise Fishman Drawing is the first career spanning exhibition and publication of Fishman’s works on paper from 1964 to the present. The project includes more than 100 works from the artist’s archive that have rarely been exhibited alongside significant institutional and private loans.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Contemporary Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hal Fischer (United States, b. 1950) is a gay conceptual photographer and an alumnus (BFA ’73) of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Hal Fischer Photographs: Seriality, Sexuality, Semiotics presents a first full retrospective of his work, showcasing all his photographic series, which were created in San Francisco during the late 1970s—the heyday of gay liberation

    • All Day

    Ethiopian Jewish holiday occurring 50 days after Yom Kippur. Many members of the community fast, recite Psalms, and gather in Jerusalem for readings. The ritual is often followed by the breaking of the fast, dancing, and general revelry. Some students or employees may request scheduling accommodations in order to observe. 

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • 1212 W. Nevada Street, Urbana, IL 61801

    • 4:00 - 5:30 pm
    • 1024 Chem Annex

    • 5:00 - 8:00 pm
    • 1207 W. Oregon, Room 133, Urbana

    • 7:00 pm
    • 100 Gregory Hall

Thursday, November 4, 2021

Friday, November 5, 2021

  • 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

    The Central Asia Research Forum seeks to bring together scholars in the arts and humanities, life, physical, and the social sciences to discuss ongoing projects, as well as completed scholarly works on Central Asia, its history, environment, and peoples at this multidisciplinary research forum. The theme for the inaugural forum is: Publishing and Book Culture.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum East Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    A Question of Emphasis: Louise Fishman Drawing is the first career spanning exhibition and publication of Fishman’s works on paper from 1964 to the present. The project includes more than 100 works from the artist’s archive that have rarely been exhibited alongside significant institutional and private loans.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Contemporary Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hal Fischer (United States, b. 1950) is a gay conceptual photographer and an alumnus (BFA ’73) of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Hal Fischer Photographs: Seriality, Sexuality, Semiotics presents a first full retrospective of his work, showcasing all his photographic series, which were created in San Francisco during the late 1970s—the heyday of gay liberation

    • 9:00 - 10:00 am

    • 12:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign, Hood Classroom

    Join yoga instructor Jodi Adams for a free one-hour yoga session highlighting art on display at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 1:30 - 3:30 pm
    • go.illinois.edu/ISSSQ

    • 3:00 - 4:00 pm
    • 514 Illini Union Bookstore Building

    • 5:00 pm
    • https://illinois.zoom.us/j/85280091433?pwd=K2U2N1RMVmxneHJtS2o4U2VoU3c3UT09

    • 7:30 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    Fun Home is a refreshingly honest, wholly original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes.

Saturday, November 6, 2021

  • 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

    The Birth of the Báb and the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh occurred on consecutive days according to the Islamic lunar calendar. They are two of the nine holy days of the year when work is suspended and children are exempted from attending school. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum East Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    A Question of Emphasis: Louise Fishman Drawing is the first career spanning exhibition and publication of Fishman’s works on paper from 1964 to the present. The project includes more than 100 works from the artist’s archive that have rarely been exhibited alongside significant institutional and private loans.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Contemporary Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hal Fischer (United States, b. 1950) is a gay conceptual photographer and an alumnus (BFA ’73) of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Hal Fischer Photographs: Seriality, Sexuality, Semiotics presents a first full retrospective of his work, showcasing all his photographic series, which were created in San Francisco during the late 1970s—the heyday of gay liberation

    • 2:00 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    Fun Home is a refreshingly honest, wholly original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    Fun Home is a refreshingly honest, wholly original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes.

Sunday, November 7, 2021

  • 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

    The Birth of the Báb and the Birth of Bahá’u’lláh occurred on consecutive days according to the Islamic lunar calendar. They are two of the nine holy days of the year when work is suspended and children are exempted from attending school. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

Monday, November 8, 2021

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

  • 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
    • Krannert Art Museum East Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    A Question of Emphasis: Louise Fishman Drawing is the first career spanning exhibition and publication of Fishman’s works on paper from 1964 to the present. The project includes more than 100 works from the artist’s archive that have rarely been exhibited alongside significant institutional and private loans.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Contemporary Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hal Fischer (United States, b. 1950) is a gay conceptual photographer and an alumnus (BFA ’73) of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Hal Fischer Photographs: Seriality, Sexuality, Semiotics presents a first full retrospective of his work, showcasing all his photographic series, which were created in San Francisco during the late 1970s—the heyday of gay liberation

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • 1212 W. Nevada Street, Urbana, IL 61801

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Zoom

    • 5:00 - 8:00 pm
    • 1207 W. Oregon, Room 133, Urbana

    • 7:00 pm
    • 1090 Lincoln Hall

Thursday, November 11, 2021

Friday, November 12, 2021

  • 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
    • Krannert Art Museum East Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    A Question of Emphasis: Louise Fishman Drawing is the first career spanning exhibition and publication of Fishman’s works on paper from 1964 to the present. The project includes more than 100 works from the artist’s archive that have rarely been exhibited alongside significant institutional and private loans.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Contemporary Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hal Fischer (United States, b. 1950) is a gay conceptual photographer and an alumnus (BFA ’73) of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Hal Fischer Photographs: Seriality, Sexuality, Semiotics presents a first full retrospective of his work, showcasing all his photographic series, which were created in San Francisco during the late 1970s—the heyday of gay liberation

    • 12:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign, Hood Classroom

    Join yoga instructor Jodi Adams for a free one-hour yoga session highlighting art on display at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 1:30 - 3:30 pm
    • go.illinois.edu/ISSSQ

    • 5:00 pm
    • https://illinois.zoom.us/j/85280091433?pwd=K2U2N1RMVmxneHJtS2o4U2VoU3c3UT09

    • 7:30 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Dance at Illinois is collaborating with Krannert Center on an extended residency of Donald Byrd, a George A. Miller Visiting Artist, and his company Spectrum Dance Theater. November Dance will also showcase three new, exciting choreographers.

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Sunday, November 14, 2021

  • 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, November 15, 2021

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Thursday, November 18, 2021

  • 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
    • Krannert Art Museum East Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    A Question of Emphasis: Louise Fishman Drawing is the first career spanning exhibition and publication of Fishman’s works on paper from 1964 to the present. The project includes more than 100 works from the artist’s archive that have rarely been exhibited alongside significant institutional and private loans.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Contemporary Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hal Fischer (United States, b. 1950) is a gay conceptual photographer and an alumnus (BFA ’73) of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Hal Fischer Photographs: Seriality, Sexuality, Semiotics presents a first full retrospective of his work, showcasing all his photographic series, which were created in San Francisco during the late 1970s—the heyday of gay liberation

    • 4:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Zoom

    • 5:00 - 8:00 pm
    • 1207 W. Oregon, Room 133, Urbana

Friday, November 19, 2021

  • 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

    This day – also known as Guru Nanak Gurpurab - celebrates the birth of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism and the first of the ten Sikh Gurus. Students or employees may request scheduling adjustments in order to observe.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum East Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    A Question of Emphasis: Louise Fishman Drawing is the first career spanning exhibition and publication of Fishman’s works on paper from 1964 to the present. The project includes more than 100 works from the artist’s archive that have rarely been exhibited alongside significant institutional and private loans.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Contemporary Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hal Fischer (United States, b. 1950) is a gay conceptual photographer and an alumnus (BFA ’73) of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Hal Fischer Photographs: Seriality, Sexuality, Semiotics presents a first full retrospective of his work, showcasing all his photographic series, which were created in San Francisco during the late 1970s—the heyday of gay liberation

    • All Day

    When the rivers and canals are full of water, this festival takes place in all parts of Thailand on the full moon night of the twelfth lunar month. Bowls made with leaves, candles, and incense sticks, are placed in the water, and represent bad luck disappearing.

    • 12:00 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign, Hood Classroom

    Join yoga instructor Jodi Adams for a free one-hour yoga session highlighting art on display at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 1:30 - 3:30 pm
    • go.illinois.edu/ISSSQ

Saturday, November 20, 2021

  • 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
    • Krannert Art Museum East Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    A Question of Emphasis: Louise Fishman Drawing is the first career spanning exhibition and publication of Fishman’s works on paper from 1964 to the present. The project includes more than 100 works from the artist’s archive that have rarely been exhibited alongside significant institutional and private loans.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Contemporary Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hal Fischer (United States, b. 1950) is a gay conceptual photographer and an alumnus (BFA ’73) of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Hal Fischer Photographs: Seriality, Sexuality, Semiotics presents a first full retrospective of his work, showcasing all his photographic series, which were created in San Francisco during the late 1970s—the heyday of gay liberation

Sunday, November 21, 2021

  • 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

    The Sunday culminating the full, annual cycle of religious celebrations, marking the end of the liturgical year with a celebration of Jesus as King of all creation. Catholics celebrating the Solemnity of Christ the King usually do so with a feast. 

Monday, November 22, 2021

  • 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

    At the beginning of each Bahá'í month, Bahá'ís gather for an observance called the 19-Day Feast. The First Day of Qawl (Speech) 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.

    • 12:00 - 4:00 pm
    • 1207 W. Oregon, Room 133, Urbana

    • 1:30 - 3:30 pm
    • go.illinois.edu/ISSSQ

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

  • 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
    • Krannert Art Museum East Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    A Question of Emphasis: Louise Fishman Drawing is the first career spanning exhibition and publication of Fishman’s works on paper from 1964 to the present. The project includes more than 100 works from the artist’s archive that have rarely been exhibited alongside significant institutional and private loans.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Contemporary Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hal Fischer (United States, b. 1950) is a gay conceptual photographer and an alumnus (BFA ’73) of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Hal Fischer Photographs: Seriality, Sexuality, Semiotics presents a first full retrospective of his work, showcasing all his photographic series, which were created in San Francisco during the late 1970s—the heyday of gay liberation

    • 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • 1207 W. Oregon, Room 133, Urbana

    • 3:30 pm

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

  • 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
    • Krannert Art Museum East Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    A Question of Emphasis: Louise Fishman Drawing is the first career spanning exhibition and publication of Fishman’s works on paper from 1964 to the present. The project includes more than 100 works from the artist’s archive that have rarely been exhibited alongside significant institutional and private loans.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum Contemporary Gallery, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hal Fischer (United States, b. 1950) is a gay conceptual photographer and an alumnus (BFA ’73) of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Hal Fischer Photographs: Seriality, Sexuality, Semiotics presents a first full retrospective of his work, showcasing all his photographic series, which were created in San Francisco during the late 1970s—the heyday of gay liberation

    • All Day

    Sikhs observing the Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib gather to celebrate. At early morning there are hymns followed by an exposition of the Guru Granth Sahib. During the day there is food served, prayer, and joyous singing. Around sunset it is time for the evening prayers. Some students or employees may request scheduling accommodations in order to observe.

    • 12:00 - 1:00 pm
    • 1212 W. Nevada Street, Urbana, IL 61801

    • 5:00 - 8:00 pm
    • 1207 W. Oregon, Room 133, Urbana

Thursday, November 25, 2021

  • 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

    The Day of the Covenant is a festival that commemorates Bahá’u’lláh’s appointment of His eldest son, ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, as the Center of His Covenant.

    • 5:00 - 8:00 pm
    • 1207 W. Oregon, Room 133, Urbana

Friday, November 26, 2021

  • 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 pm
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign, Hood Classroom

    Join yoga instructor Jodi Adams for a free one-hour yoga session highlighting art on display at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 1:30 - 3:30 pm
    • go.illinois.edu/ISSSQ

Saturday, November 27, 2021

  • 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

    Baha’is observe the anniversary of the death of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, son of Bahá’u’lláh and His appointed successor, on Nov 28, 1921 in Haifa, in what is now northern Israel. While this is not a day in which work and school should be suspended, some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

Sunday, November 28, 2021

  • 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

    Baha’is observe the anniversary of the death of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá, son of Bahá’u’lláh and His appointed successor, on Nov 28, 1921 in Haifa, in what is now northern Israel. While this is not a day in which work and school should be suspended, some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • All Day

    The season of the Church year immediately preceding Christmas, featuring four solemn Sundays of worship. The season is often observed as an opportunity to prepare for both Christmas and the second coming of Christ as Judge at the Last Day.

    • All Day

    Celebrates the Jewish rebellion against the Greeks and the rededication of the temple in Jerusalem. Celebrated by lighting candles each night, singing special songs, reciting prayers, eating foods fried in oil, playing the dreidel game, and giving Chanukah gelt. Some students or employees may request scheduling accommodations in order to observe. 

Monday, November 29, 2021

Tuesday, November 30, 2021