General Events

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    • All Day
      2/1/2020
    • 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.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/1/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    Saxophonist Joshua Redman is joined by drummer Brian Blade, bassist Scott Colleen, and cornetist Ron Miles to perform his latest project, the Grammy Award-nominated "Still Dreaming."

    • 7:30 pm
      2/1/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    Violinist Rachel Barton Pine joins CUSO for Samuel Barber's "Violin Concerto."

    • All Day
      2/3/2020

    Register by February 3 for the Cozad New Venture Challenge!

    • 7:30 pm
      2/4/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    The Jupiter String Quartet, an important voice in the world of chamber music, chose its name because Jupiter was the most prominent planet in the night sky at the time of its formation in 2001, and the astrological symbol for Jupiter resembles the number four.

    • 12:00 pm
      2/6/2020
    • Beckman 1005

    • 7:30 pm
      2/6/2020
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Step Afrika!, the first professional organization dedicated to the African-American tradition of stepping, has amazed Krannert Center audiences twice before with its lightning-fast footwork, percussive chants, and incredible synchronicity.

    • 7:00 pm
      2/7/2020
    • State Farm Center

    • 7:30 pm
      2/7/2020
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Step Afrika!, the first professional organization dedicated to the African-American tradition of stepping, has amazed Krannert Center audiences twice before with its lightning-fast footwork, percussive chants, and incredible synchronicity.

    • 9:30 pm
      2/7/2020
    • Lobby and Stage 5

    Come enjoy a FREE Latin Dance Night in the Krannert Center Lobby, co-sponsored by La Casa Cultural Latina.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/8/2020
    • Foellinger Great Halll

    Sinfonia’s principal musicians are also superior soloists, and tonight’s featured performers, bassoonist Henry Skolnick and percussionist William Moersch, are no exceptions.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/11/2020
    • Foellinger Great Halll

    On the choir’s 100th-anniversary tour, which includes performances at Carnegie Hall and Severance Hall, Krannert Center audiences will once again experience the St. Olaf Choir’s warm tone and amazing technique, highlighted by the remarkable acoustics of Foellinger Great Hall.

    • 8:00 pm
      2/11/2020
    • State Farm Center

    • 7:30 pm
      2/13/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/14/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/14/2020
    • Foellinger Great Halll

    Recognized with the 2018 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Jazz Album, Somi and her vocal stylings have drawn comparisons to Nina Simone, Miriam Makeba, and Sarah Vaughan, but her mesmerizing singing and songwriting have created an identity all her own.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/15/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

    • 3:00 pm
      2/16/2020
    • Foellinger Great Hall

    In 2017, Jonathan Swensen made his concerto debut performing the Elgar "Cello Concerto, with his father, Joseph Swensen, conducting the Porto National Symphony Orchestra in Portugal. Since that debut, he has featured as soloist with orchestras in Spain, the United States, Denmark, and Poland.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/18/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/18/2020
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Playwright, actor, and educator, Anna Deavere Smith uses her singular brand of theatre to explore issues of community, character, and diversity in America. She is probably most recognizable in popular culture as the hospital administrator on Showtime’s "Nurse Jackie" and the national security advisor on NBC’s "The West Wing."

    • 7:30 am
      2/19/2020
    • Colwell Playhouse

    Following her one-woman presentation the previous evening, playwright, actor, and educator Anna Deavere Smith will join another special guest—to be announced—in CultureTalk, an exploration of the ideas surrounding the arts and culture.

    • 12:00 pm
      2/19/2020
    • TBA

    Intended for students from across the campus, Inside Scoop conversations invite Illinois undergraduates to engage with the exciting work conducted by scholars whose work helps us understand what it means to be human in a world of rapidly shifting global complexities.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/19/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/19/2020
    • Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    Following her one-woman presentation the previous evening, playwright, actor, and educator Anna Deavere Smith will join another special guest—to be announced—in CultureTalk, an exploration of the ideas surrounding the arts and culture.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/19/2020
    • Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

    • 7:30 pm
      2/20/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/21/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/22/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

    • 3:00 pm
      2/23/2020
    • Studio Theatre

    Almost every weekend, a girls’ competitive high school soccer team meets at the City Sports Dome. Over the course of several Saturdays, nine female warriors navigate the cacophony, the cruelty, and the courage of adolescence.

    • 3:00 pm
      2/23/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    Has winter taken over? Has the frost crept across the fields, down the streets, maybe right into our very homes or even our own hearts? Quebec’s youthful, fearless, masterful Cirque FLIP Fabrique is a magically poetic cirque-style expedition that’s taking worldwide stages by storm.

    • 7:00 pm
      2/24/2020
    • State Farm Center

    • 7:30 pm
      2/25/2020
    • Foellinger Great Halll

    This ensemble is composed of Arab and Israeli musicians defying fierce political divides to make music together. Led by its concertmaster, violinist Michael Barenboim, West-Eastern Divan Ensemble demonstrates that bridges can be built to encourage people to listen to the narrative of the other.

    • 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
      2/26/2020
    • Main Library Conference Room 323c

    Do you have questions regarding your MA thesis? Come to the Thesis Office Hours. Get help from Emily Wuchner (Thesis Coordinator, Graduate College) and a small group of research specialists on the submission process, procedures and requirements, formatting texts, research queries, and working with data.

    • 5:30 pm
      2/27/2020
    • Krannert Art Museum | 500 E Peabody Dr., Champaign

    Kate Brown is Professor of Science, Technology, and Society at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/27/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    This joint production celebrates Krannert Center’s 50-year partnership with the School of Music, Lyric Theatre @ Illinois, Illinois Theatre, and Dance at Illinois. Come to the Cabaret and enjoy classic songs, fresh choreography, and an emphasis on the humanity of life in the Weimar Republic.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/27/2020
    • Foellinger Great Halll

    Murray Perahia’s readings of landmark repertoire by composers from Bach and Beethoven to Chopin and Liszt offer timeless lessons in sophistication, sensitivity, and expressive intensity.

    • 7:30 pm
      2/28/2020
    • Tryon Festival Theatre

    This joint production celebrates Krannert Center’s 50-year partnership with the School of Music, Lyric Theatre @ Illinois, Illinois Theatre, and Dance at Illinois. Come to the Cabaret and enjoy classic songs, fresh choreography, and an emphasis on the humanity of life in the Weimar Republic.