Cultural & International

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  • Sewn in Memory
    • All Day
      11/2/2021 - 7/10/2022
    • 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AIDS Quilt Panels from Central Illinois, at the Spurlock Museum of World Cultures, features over a dozen quilt panels originally made in the 1980s and early 1990s for the AIDS Memorial Quilt, in Washington, DC.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
      2/25/2022 - 3/1/2022

    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
      3/1/2022

    Maha Shivratri is a Hindu festival in honor of Lord Shiva. The celebration involves all-night worship the night before, and fasting, payer, and vigil on the day of the festival. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • All Day
      3/2/2022 - 3/20/2022

    The last month in the Baha’i calendar, ‘Alá’ (Loftiness), is dedicated to the Baha’i Fast. During this time, Baha’is between 15 and 70 years of age do not eat or drink for 19 days from sunrise to sunset and set aside time for prayer and meditation. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to accommodate the Fast.

    • All Day
      3/2/2022

    The first day of the forty day season of Lent. The service features penitential acts symbolized by the Imposition of Ashes on the foreheads of the congregation gathered. Some students or employees may request scheduling accommodations in order to observe.

    • All Day
      3/2/2022

    The last month in the Baha’i calendar, ‘Alá’ (Loftiness), is dedicated to the Baha’i Fast. During this time, Baha’is between 15 and 70 years of age do not eat or drink for 19 days from sunrise to sunset and set aside time for prayer and meditation. Some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to accommodate the Fast.

    • All Day
      3/2/2022 - 4/16/2022

    A period of growing in virtue particularly through fasting, prayer, and almsgiving. Catholics reflect on their need to be healed of sin (especially through the Sacrament of Confession), the sacrifice of Christ’s self-offering on the cross, and the anticipation of Easter. Multiple observances apply.

    • All Day
      3/3/2022

  • Studio Theatre at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 7:00 pm
      3/3/2022
    • Studio Theatre

    Studiodance Spring 2022 features keystone projects of Dance at Illinois graduate students Jakki Kalogridis, Bevara Anderson, and Sarah Marks Mininsohn.

  • Chicago Symphony Orchestra
    • 7:30 pm
      3/3/2022
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Consistently hailed as one of the world’s leading orchestras, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra returns to its “southern home,” Krannert Center’s renowned Foellinger Great Hall.

  • Studio Theatre at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 9:00 pm
      3/3/2022
    • Studio Theatre

    Studiodance Spring 2022 features keystone projects of Dance at Illinois graduate students Jakki Kalogridis, Bevara Anderson, and Sarah Marks Mininsohn.

  • Studio Theatre at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 7:00 pm
      3/4/2022
    • Studio Theatre

    Studiodance Spring 2022 features keystone projects of Dance at Illinois graduate students Jakki Kalogridis, Bevara Anderson, and Sarah Marks Mininsohn.

  • Studio Theatre at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 9:00 pm
      3/4/2022
    • Studio Theatre

    Studiodance Spring 2022 features keystone projects of Dance at Illinois graduate students Jakki Kalogridis, Bevara Anderson, and Sarah Marks Mininsohn.

  • Studio Theatre at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 7:00 pm
      3/5/2022
    • Studio Theatre

    Studiodance Spring 2022 features keystone projects of Dance at Illinois graduate students Jakki Kalogridis, Bevara Anderson, and Sarah Marks Mininsohn.

  • Foellinger Great Hall at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 7:30 pm
      3/5/2022
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Andrew Megill and the University of Illinois Oratorio Society and University of Illinois Chamber Singers join CUSO to perform Sir Michael Tippett’s A Child of Our Time, a moving work of depth and beauty.

  • Studio Theatre at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 9:00 pm
      3/5/2022
    • Studio Theatre

    Studiodance Spring 2022 features keystone projects of Dance at Illinois graduate students Jakki Kalogridis, Bevara Anderson, and Sarah Marks Mininsohn.

  • Foellinger Great Hall at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 3:00 pm
      3/6/2022
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The versatile musicians of this orchestra play works ranging from new experimental pieces to classics of the literature.

    • All Day
      3/7/2022

    In the Christian (Eastern) Orthodox Church, Great Lent marks the forty days leading to the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The first day of Great Lent is called Clean Monday. Lent is a time for prayer, penance, good-will, fasting and drawing closer to God.

    • 12:00 pm
      3/8/2022
    • 1066 Lincoln Hall (702 S. Wright St., Urbana, IL 61801)

  • Small Island Big Song
    • 7:30 pm
      3/10/2022
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    This oceanic showcase features eight Indigenous musicians from Aotearoa (New Zealand), Malaysia, Taiwan, Australia, Madagascar, Rapa Nui (Easter Island), Solomon Islands, and Papua New Guinea.

    • 10:00 am
      3/11/2022

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

  • Foellinger Great Hall at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 7:30 pm
      3/11/2022
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra (UISO) is the School of Music's premier orchestra, performing major literature from the 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.

    • 2:00 pm
      3/12/2022
    • 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.

    • 11:00 am
      3/15/2022

    • All Day
      3/16/2022

    Fast of Esther. Often observed by fasting. Some students or employees may request scheduling accomodations in order to observe.

    • All Day
      3/16/2022 - 3/17/2022

    Purim celebrates being saved from a genocide in ancient Persia. Observances include listening to the Book of Esther in synagogue, sending food parcels, giving to charity, and dressing up in costume and eating festive meals. Some students or employees may request scheduling accommodations in order to observe.

    • All Day
      3/17/2022 - 3/18/2022

    Purim celebrated in Jerusalem and walled cities. This observance begins at sundown of the first day and ends at sundown of the last day. Those observing Shushan Purim may do so by omitting the Tachanun prayer and having a more elaborate meal than on ordinary days.

    • All Day
      3/18/2022 - 3/19/2022

    Spring festival celebrated in India and Nepal, also known as the "festival of colours" or the "festival of love". Holi begins at sundown of the first day and ends at sundown of the last day. It is celebrated the night before with a Holika Bonfire and on the day of by spraying colors on others, dancing, partying and eating festival delicacies.

    • All Day
      3/20/2022

    The celebration of the traditional Iranian new year holiday, and is celebrated throughout countries in the Middle East and Central Asia. Bahá'ís observing Naw-Rúz often suspend work and school, and some students or employees may request schedule adjustments in order to observe.

    • All Day
      3/20/2022

    Spring Equinox - Conception, Regeneration, New Beginnings. Winter is now over, and light is increasing. The day and night are equal in length at the equinox, and Spring has arrived or is coming soon. Eostara is the time of fertility, birth, and renewal. The ice is thawing, and the growing season for plants and animals begins. Growth is the theme of the day.

    • All Day
      3/21/2022

    The Baha’i New Year’s Day coincides with the spring equinox. Naw-Rúz is an ancient Persian festival celebrating the “new day” and for Bahá'is it marks the end of the annual 19-Day Fast and is one 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 o

  • Fauré Quartett
    • 7:30 pm
      3/22/2022
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Recognized for their visionary collaborations and their compelling interpretations of compositions from core classical chamber music standards to pop songs, the Fauré is widely regarded as one of today’s top chamber ensembles.

  • Foellinger Great Hall at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
    • 7:30 pm
      3/26/2022
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The Grammy Award-winning St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, led by Music Director Stéphane Denève, is one of the world’s preeminent orchestras, celebrated for its warm and engaging sound, prolific and acclaimed recording history, national and international touring activities, and distinctive commitment to educational and community outreach efforts.

    • 12:00 pm
      3/29/2022

    • 4:30 pm
      3/29/2022