General Events

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Friday, April 3, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 346, Main Library

    PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL UNIVERSITY-SPONSORED PUBLIC EVENTS ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19 RESPONSE MEASURES

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 12:00 pm
    • Online/virtual event via facebook.com/kamillinois

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

    PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL UNIVERSITY-SPONSORED PUBLIC EVENTS ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19 RESPONSE MEASURES

    • 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.

    • 5:30 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

    • 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

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Monday, April 6, 2020

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Friday, April 10, 2020

Saturday, April 11, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 346, Main Library

    PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL UNIVERSITY-SPONSORED PUBLIC EVENTS ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19 RESPONSE MEASURES

    • 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
    • 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.

    • 10:00 - 11:15 am
    • Grainger Auditorium, Illinois ECE Building, 306 N. Wright Street, Urbana, IL

    The university is suspending all university-sponsored, in-person events and meetings in campus facilities, effective March 13. University-sponsored events include events such as: colloquia, seminars, workshops, town halls and registered student organization events.

    • 2:30 - 3:30 pm
    • The Urbana Free Library, Megan's Reading Room. 210 West Green Street, Urbana, Illinois 61801

Sunday, April 12, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 346, Main Library

    PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL UNIVERSITY-SPONSORED PUBLIC EVENTS ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19 RESPONSE MEASURES

    • 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.

Monday, April 13, 2020

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Friday, April 17, 2020

Saturday, April 18, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 346, Main Library

    PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL UNIVERSITY-SPONSORED PUBLIC EVENTS ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19 RESPONSE MEASURES

    • All Day
    • Illini Union, Rm. 210 General Lounge

    This event has been postponed in response to the national threat of COVID-19. We are actively looking for new dates to reschedule in the coming months. Thank you for your understanding. If you have any questions, please email eucenter@illinois.edu.

    • 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
    • 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.

    • 10:00 - 11:15 am

    The university is suspending all university-sponsored, in-person events and meetings in campus facilities, effective March 13. University-sponsored events include events such as: colloquia, seminars, workshops, town halls and registered student organization events.

    • All Day
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr.

    Join us to celebrate the creative work of Bachelor of Fine Arts candidates in the class of 2019.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Amir ElSaffar’s Rivers of Sound Orchestra brings together 17 musicians from a broad spectrum of traditions, creating an entirely new musical vocabulary that transcends established notions of style.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    CUSO’s 60th-anniversary season concludes with brilliant works that will resound magnificently in the glorious acoustics of the Foellinger Great Hall.

    • 7:30 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    Contemporary gender, racial, and sexual identities as well as political debates find ancient parallels in Illinois Theatre’s bawdy, brave reimagining of the classic text.

    • 9:30 pm
    • Stage 5

    Derek Gripper calls upon his own national roots in his interpretation of the diverse musical traditions of Africa. Virtuosic melodies and hints of European, Indian, and Brazilian influences color Gripper’s masterful guitar renderings of kora music for “an open-minded fusion of classical and indigenous” (Art South Africa).

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Monday, April 20, 2020

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Thursday, April 23, 2020

Friday, April 24, 2020

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Sunday, April 26, 2020

    • All Day
    • Room 346, Main Library

    PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL UNIVERSITY-SPONSORED PUBLIC EVENTS ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19 RESPONSE MEASURES

    • All Day
    • 1104 NCSA

    • 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.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Foellinger Great Hall, Salon-Style

    Each spring for nearly 40 years, Krannert Center and the School of Music have together chosen an outstanding student through audition who is then presented in recital at Krannert Center with a full professional contract.

    • 3:00 pm
    • Studio Theatre

    Contemporary gender, racial, and sexual identities as well as political debates find ancient parallels in Illinois Theatre’s bawdy, brave reimagining of the classic text.

    • 3:30 - 7:00 pm
    • Allerton Park & Retreat Center - 515 Old Timber Road Monticello, IL 61856

    Join us along with five local, talented chefs for our 6th annual Forest to Mansion Dinner! This delicious five-course meal will be prepared using foraged ingredients collected from the forest and fields of Allerton Park. Among the expected wild ingredients are wild mustard, Allerton nettles, mushrooms, spruce tips, and more! This is one unique dining experience you (and yo

Monday, April 27, 2020

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Thursday, April 30, 2020