General Events

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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Friday, April 3, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, Armory Building, CU FabLab

    A three-day celebration of games and gaming at the University of Illinois.

    • All Day
    • Levis Faculty Center (919 W. Illinois St., Urbana)

    This day and half symposium sponsored by The Animal Turn Research Cluster will highlight work being done across the university in engaging with historical, conceptual, artistic philosophical, humanistic and social scientific dimensions of human relations with animals and with the more-than-human world.

    • 8:30 am
    • Illini Union Pine Lounge

    The Illini Union Board is proud to present Weekend Films at the Union! All films are shown Friday nights at 7pm and Saturday nights at 7pm and 10pm in the Illini Union Pine Lounge.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum - Americas Gallery

    Come explore Blues Dance and African American vernacular dance as it evolved and is practiced today in our local community. Included in the exhibit are artworks by contemporary artists, archival photographs, and video interviews with local African American community members and University alumni sharing personal stories of dance and music.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 10:00 am
    • Drama Rehearsal Room

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

    • 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Illini Union Courtyard Cafe

    Have an idea but aren't sure what to do next? Come to Entrepreneurship Office Hours with TEC!

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Campus Bike Center - 608 E Pennsylvania Ave., Champaign, IL 61820

    Don’t know to fix your bicycle’s flat tire? This is a demonstration for you! No need to bring a bike, as this is a demonstration on how to fix a flat bicycle tire.

    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    • Outdoor Center - 51 E. Gregory Dr.

    Campus Bike Center Grand Opening is April 26. All classes are at the Outdoor Center. Do not bring a bike to Fix a Flat or Bike Maintenance 101.

    • 12:00 pm
    • Lower Level, Hood Classroom

    KAM hosts a one-hour lunchtime yoga series on Fridays during the academic year. Each Yoga at the Museum session is free and open to the public.

    • 2:00 pm
    • Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana

    • 2:30 - 4:00 pm
    • ARC Instructional Kitchen - 201 E. Peabody Dr. Champaign IL 61820

    Please Note: Register in person at the ARC or CRCE Member Services when facilities are open for operations. Join us for traditional English afternoon tea recipes including scones, finger sandwiches, and sweet pastries.

    • 3:00 - 5:00 pm
    • Room 200, Main Library

    Print a typeset poetry postcard for your mom with Moveable[Type] Feast!

    • 3:00 pm
    • 612 Conference Center Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology

    “More Than Just a Good IDEA: Why Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility Make Your Science Stronger” Kendall Powell, Science Journalist and Contributor, Nature Careers. Reception to follow.

    • 5:00 - 6:00 pm
    • Basement of Illini Union (near Einstein Bros Bagels)

    • 5:30 pm
    • Campus Bike Center - 608 E Pennsylvania Ave., Champaign, IL 61820

    Friday Rides A student-led community bike ride activity in the Champaign-Urbana area. “No drop” ride. Times: Fridays (April 3rd, 10th, 17th, May 1st) at 5:30p

    • 5:30 pm
    • Outdoor Center - 51 E. Gregory Dr.

    Campus Bike Center Grand Opening is April 26. All classes are at the Outdoor Center. Do not bring a bike to Fix a Flat or Bike Maintenance 101.

    • 6:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Illini Union Room 406

    De-stress and energize your mind and body with 1-hour of Yoga and Meditation. *Yoga mats will be provided. *No experience necessary ;)

    • 7:30 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    The Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble will present three works including the newly premiered "Sport" and an as-yet-to-be-titled work set to cantatas by Handel. The final selection is Morris’ beautifully balletic "The Trout," premiered in 2018 and inspired by Franz Schubert’s enchanting chamber music masterpiece, the "Trout" Quintet.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Henry Wishcamper, member of the Goodman Theatre Artistic Collective, updates his 2007 "The Polish Play," a conflation of Shakespeare’s "Macbeth," Alfred Jarry’s "Ubu Roi," and today’s political landscape.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    Studiodance I and Studiodance I Extended feature keystone projects of Dance at Illinois graduate students Elliot Reza Emadian, Evvie Allison, William Ervin, and Kaitlin Fox that explode open new possibilities of contemporary dance.

Saturday, April 4, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, Armory Building, CU FabLab

    A three-day celebration of games and gaming at the University of Illinois.

    • 8:30 am
    • Illini Union Pine Lounge

    The Illini Union Board is proud to present Weekend Films at the Union! All films are shown Friday nights at 7pm and Saturday nights at 7pm and 10pm in the Illini Union Pine Lounge.

    • All Day
    • Main Level, Rosann Gelvin Noel Gallery

    With strengths in surrealism, abstract painting, mid-century kinetic and light works, and art addressing powerful themes of history, land use, and identity, "Art Since 1948" surveys the collection and encourages formal and conceptual connections across six decades.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum - Americas Gallery

    Come explore Blues Dance and African American vernacular dance as it evolved and is practiced today in our local community. Included in the exhibit are artworks by contemporary artists, archival photographs, and video interviews with local African American community members and University alumni sharing personal stories of dance and music.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum, 600 S Gregory St, Urbana

    When you hear “drag queen,” what comes to mind? The popularity of drag has exploded in recent years, and so have the questions and curiosities related to drag artistry. This exhibit explores these questions and curates a selection of costumes and materials loaned by several drag performers connected to the local area.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Drive, Champaign

    Hive is a site-specific sculpture and sound commission by Nancy Davidson and Lakshmi Ramgopal, two artists with distinctive practices collaborating for the first time at Krannert Art Museum.

    • 2:00 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The Women’s Glee Club is the premier women’s choir at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    The Mark Morris Dance Group and Music Ensemble will present three works including the newly premiered "Sport" and an as-yet-to-be-titled work set to cantatas by Handel. The final selection is Morris’ beautifully balletic "The Trout," premiered in 2018 and inspired by Franz Schubert’s enchanting chamber music masterpiece, the "Trout" Quintet.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Henry Wishcamper, member of the Goodman Theatre Artistic Collective, updates his 2007 "The Polish Play," a conflation of Shakespeare’s "Macbeth," Alfred Jarry’s "Ubu Roi," and today’s political landscape.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    Studiodance I and Studiodance I Extended feature keystone projects of Dance at Illinois graduate students Elliot Reza Emadian, Evvie Allison, William Ervin, and Kaitlin Fox that explode open new possibilities of contemporary dance.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The UI Black Chorus has sustained a high level of excellence in performance and collaborating with writers, jazz and gospel musicians, chamber orchestras, and dancers.

Sunday, April 5, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

    • All Day
    • Spurlock Museum - Americas Gallery

    Come explore Blues Dance and African American vernacular dance as it evolved and is practiced today in our local community. Included in the exhibit are artworks by contemporary artists, archival photographs, and video interviews with local African American community members and University alumni sharing personal stories of dance and music.

Monday, April 6, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Thursday, April 9, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Friday, April 10, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Saturday, April 11, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Sunday, April 12, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Monday, April 13, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Friday, April 17, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Saturday, April 18, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Sunday, April 19, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Monday, April 20, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Friday, April 24, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Saturday, April 25, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Sunday, April 26, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Monday, April 27, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

    • 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    • Room 346, Main Library

    Divine Madness draws on both ancient and modern texts to examine geographic, historic, and philosophical intersections between the items featured. This exhibit is a collaborative exploration of the inner and outer lives of people as reflected in the expansive collections at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library.