General Events

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Sunday, March 29, 2020

Monday, March 30, 2020

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