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Tuesday, October 1st

Panel Discussion: Confluence of Botanical Interests

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Explore stories by plants and people told through centuries’ old books, plant specimens, and works of contemporary artists through the lens of botany, history, and art, discover an engaging and reflective botanical confluence of interests.

Thursday, October 3rd

Cancelled: Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Andy Rummel, tuba

Date:
Thursday, October 3rd
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Andy Rummel (309)438-5817

Friday, October 4th

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca

Date:
Friday, October 4th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca Directed by Robert Quinlan SYNOPSIS The play takes place in a small village in southern Spain following the funeral of Bernarda Alba's second husband. After the mourners depart, the tyrannical matriarch announces to her five daughters that their period of mourning will last eight years. Obsessed…

Symphonic Winds and Symphonic Band Concert

Date:
Friday, October 4th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information conact the band office (309)438-2166  

Saturday, October 5th

Family Weekend Extended Hours

Date:
Saturday, October 5th
Time:
9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Extended gallery hours for Family Weekend. Hours will be 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

“Diva Delights” recital

Date:
Saturday, October 5th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Michelle Vought studio recital For additional information contact Dr. Michelle Vought (309)438-8331

Family Weekend Exhibition Tour

Date:
Saturday, October 5th
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

University Galleries will host an exhibition tour at 10 a.m. for Family Weekend.

Saturdays of Creativity

Date:
Saturday, October 5th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Saturday Creative Drama celebrates 40 years! In Creative Drama, students will develop skills in theatre through imagination, creativity, and exploration while using communication and collaboration abilities. Classes are open to the following grades: K-1, 2-3, and 4-6. Registration is required: bit.ly/saturdayart

Wonsook Kim School of Art Scholarship Reception

Date:
Saturday, October 5th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

University Galleries will host the Wonsook Kim School of Art Scholarship Reception from 5-6 p.m.

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca

Date:
Saturday, October 5th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca Directed by Robert Quinlan SYNOPSIS The play takes place in a small village in southern Spain following the funeral of Bernarda Alba's second husband. After the mourners depart, the tyrannical matriarch announces to her five daughters that their period of mourning will last eight years. Obsessed…

Sunday, October 6th

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca

Date:
Sunday, October 6th
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca Directed by Robert Quinlan SYNOPSIS The play takes place in a small village in southern Spain following the funeral of Bernarda Alba's second husband. After the mourners depart, the tyrannical matriarch announces to her five daughters that their period of mourning will last eight years. Obsessed…

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Anne McNamara, trumpet

Date:
Sunday, October 6th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Anne McNamara at (309)438-2388

Tuesday, October 8th

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca

Date:
Tuesday, October 8th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca Directed by Robert Quinlan SYNOPSIS The play takes place in a small village in southern Spain following the funeral of Bernarda Alba's second husband. After the mourners depart, the tyrannical matriarch announces to her five daughters that their period of mourning will last eight years. Obsessed…

Wednesday, October 9th

Visiting Artist Lecture – Ruslana Lichtzier

Date:
Wednesday, October 9th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Ruslana Lichtzier Artist Lecture 10/9/19 at 12 p.m. in University Galleries Ruslana is a curator, writer, and educator who was born in Siberia, Russia and raised in Israel. Join us for her Visiting Artist Lecture in University Galleries, where she will share some of her work and perspective as an artist. More about Ruslana: Her…

Visiting Artist Lecture: Ruslana Lichtzier

Date:
Wednesday, October 9th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

University Galleries will host the School of Art Visiting Artist Lecture series. Ruslana Lichtzier will give an artist talk at noon.

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca

Date:
Wednesday, October 9th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca Directed by Robert Quinlan SYNOPSIS The play takes place in a small village in southern Spain following the funeral of Bernarda Alba's second husband. After the mourners depart, the tyrannical matriarch announces to her five daughters that their period of mourning will last eight years. Obsessed…

Guest Artist Recital: Jacqueline Wilson, bassoon

Date:
Wednesday, October 9th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Gathering of Nations: Works for Bassoon by Native American Composers   Program- Musings at Dawn (2009)                                   R. Carlos Nakai (Navajo)   4 Pieces (2018)                                                  Juantio Becenti (Navajo) Bluebirds Dreams Dance There Is No Snow   ~ Brief Intermission ~   Romance (1975)                                             Jack Kilpatrick (Cherokee)   For Jacqueline Wilson (2019)                             Raven Chacon (Navajo)…

Thursday, October 10th

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca

Date:
Thursday, October 10th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca Directed by Robert Quinlan SYNOPSIS The play takes place in a small village in southern Spain following the funeral of Bernarda Alba's second husband. After the mourners depart, the tyrannical matriarch announces to her five daughters that their period of mourning will last eight years. Obsessed…

Friday, October 11th

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Kate Lewis, viola

Date:
Friday, October 11th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Kate Lewis (309)438-2951

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca

Date:
Friday, October 11th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca Directed by Robert Quinlan SYNOPSIS The play takes place in a small village in southern Spain following the funeral of Bernarda Alba's second husband. After the mourners depart, the tyrannical matriarch announces to her five daughters that their period of mourning will last eight years. Obsessed…

Senior Recital: Carolyn Wehr, mezzo soprano

Date:
Friday, October 11th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Student Recital

Saturday, October 12th

Saturdays of Creativity

Date:
Saturday, October 12th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Saturday Creative Drama celebrates 40 years! In Creative Drama, students will develop skills in theatre through imagination, creativity, and exploration while using communication and collaboration abilities. Classes are open to the following grades: K-1, 2-3, and 4-6. Registration is required: bit.ly/saturdayart

Redbird Musical Adventures: Concerts for Families

Date:
Saturday, October 12th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The Bear and the Piano with faculty and guest artists Katherine Lewis, viola and Hillary Nordwell, piano. Recommended for preschool and grade school aged children and their families.

Senior Recital: Ivana Popovic, voice

Date:
Saturday, October 12th
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: Miles Bohlman, percussion

Date:
Saturday, October 12th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Student performance

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca

Date:
Saturday, October 12th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

The House of Bernarda Alba by Federico García Lorca Directed by Robert Quinlan SYNOPSIS The play takes place in a small village in southern Spain following the funeral of Bernarda Alba's second husband. After the mourners depart, the tyrannical matriarch announces to her five daughters that their period of mourning will last eight years. Obsessed…

Sunday, October 13th

Cello Popper Concert

Date:
Sunday, October 13th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Adriana Ransom (309)438-8009

Monday, October 14th

Guest Artist Recital: Nathan Wysock, guitar

Date:
Monday, October 14th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Angelo Favis (309)438-7123

Tuesday, October 15th

Convocation Hour: Alexander Technique for Musicians Symposium

Date:
Tuesday, October 15th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Justin Vickers (309)438-8855

Guest Artist Recital: Milene Aliverti, cello

Date:
Tuesday, October 15th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Adriana Ransom (309)438-8009

Wednesday, October 16th

Wind Symphony Concert

Date:
Wednesday, October 16th
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Illinois State University Wind Symphony Anthony C. Marinello, conductor Marisa Miko, guest conductor Zachary Taylor, guest conductor Selected Repertoire W.A. Mozart (1756-1791) – Serenade in C minor, K. 388 (c. 1782) Giovanni Gabrieli (c.1554-1612) – “Sonata pian’e forte” from Sacrae Symphoniae (1597/1958) Zachary Taylor, guest conductor W.A. Mozart (1756-1791), arr. Cailliet – Overture to Le…

Thursday, October 17th

CreativeCon: Connecting to Creative Careers from any Major

Date:
Thursday, October 17th
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Students in art, theater, and music connect with employers and alumni to explore careers that utilize their creativity.

Friday, October 18th

Junior Recital: Devin Jackson, baritone

Date:
Friday, October 18th
Time:
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Student performance

Saturday, October 19th

Senior Recital: Nathan Anton, voice

Date:
Saturday, October 19th
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Student Recital

Sunday, October 20th

Afternoon of Brass

Date:
Sunday, October 20th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Andy Rummel (309)438-5817

Junior Recital: Ryan Lauciello, percussion

Date:
Sunday, October 20th
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Student recital

Monday, October 21st

Saxophone Studio Recital

Date:
Monday, October 21st
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For additional information contact Paul Nolen (309)438-8872

Tuesday, October 22nd

Performance Convocation

Date:
Tuesday, October 22nd
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Music student performance

Guest Artist Recital: Michael Harley, bassoon and Phillip Bush, piano

Date:
Tuesday, October 22nd
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Carl Schimmel (309)438-3477

Wednesday, October 23rd

Visiting Artist Lecture: Dutes Miller

Date:
Wednesday, October 23rd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

University Galleries will host the School of Art Visiting Artist Lecture series. Dutes Miller will give an artist talk at noon.

Participatory Performance with Eric Anthony Berdis

Date:
Wednesday, October 23rd
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

University Galleries will host a participatory performance by artist Eric Anthony Berdis on Wednesday, October 23. Berdis will invite participants to march with him, in a parade-like manner, from University Galleries to the University’s Quad where a hobby-horse race will commence. The term “race” is held loosely, as participants are encouraged to cheer one another…

Guest Artist: Dr Nathan Munson, tenor

Date:
Wednesday, October 23rd
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Justin Vickers (309)438-8855

Thursday, October 24th

Artist Lecture: Alison Ruttan

Date:
Thursday, October 24th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Artist Alison Ruttan will be giving a lecture on her work at noon Thursday, October 24. Unmaking of Places and Histories features new and recent architectural ceramic sculptures by Chicago-based artist Alison Ruttan. She draws on the histories of art, architecture, and warfare to address the aftermath of conflicts in Syria, Lebanon, and Iraq, as a…

Burning Bright: Chamber Singers

Date:
Thursday, October 24th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join Chamber Singers for a lecture recital that examines the powerful poetry of William Blake and the centuries of musical expression it has inspired. Choral works by John Tavener, Gabriel Jackson, Vytautas Miškinis, Andrew Miller, and more. For additional information contact Professor Mark Grizzard (309)438-0883

Friday, October 25th

Rajahna Schneekloth Master’s in Music Therapy Thesis Defense

Date:
Friday, October 25th
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Rajahna Schneekloth Master's in Music Therapy Thesis Defense The Comparison of Live Therapist Delivered Music to Original Artist Recording Interventions on Reminiscing Responses in Adults with Alzheimer's

Opening Reception: Eric Anthony Berdis and Alison Ruttan

Date:
Friday, October 25th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Opening reception for two exhibitions!   -Eric Anthony Berdis: Don't let them clip your tiny little insect wings -Alison Ruttan: Unmaking of Places and Histories The reception is free and open to the public. Please contact University Galleries at (309) 438-5487 or gallery@ilstu.edu for additional information. "Don’t let them clip your tiny little insect wings,"…

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Geoffrey Duce, piano

Date:
Friday, October 25th
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Geoffrey Duce (309)438-2409

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

Date:
Friday, October 25th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare Directed by Nic McMinn   SYNOPSIS The School of Theatre and Dance proudly presents Twelfth Night. It is the tale of a young woman who disguises herself as a man and becomes entangled in the courtship of two local aristocrats upends conventions of romance and gender roles. First staged in 1602,…

Saturday, October 26th

Senior Recital: Megan Roche, mezzo soprano

Date:
Saturday, October 26th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Student recital

Senior Recital: Rafael Gonzales, voice

Date:
Saturday, October 26th
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Student recital

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

Date:
Saturday, October 26th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare Directed by Nic McMinn   SYNOPSIS The School of Theatre and Dance proudly presents Twelfth Night. It is the tale of a young woman who disguises herself as a man and becomes entangled in the courtship of two local aristocrats upends conventions of romance and gender roles. First staged in 1602,…

Sunday, October 27th

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

Date:
Sunday, October 27th
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare Directed by Nic McMinn   SYNOPSIS The School of Theatre and Dance proudly presents Twelfth Night. It is the tale of a young woman who disguises herself as a man and becomes entangled in the courtship of two local aristocrats upends conventions of romance and gender roles. First staged in 1602,…

Monday, October 28th

Eric Anthony Berdis: Artist Talk

Date:
Monday, October 28th
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Eric Anthony Berdis will be delivering an artist talk at Milner Library for his satellite exhibition Remember You Are A Sunflower: Drawings, Artifacts, and Scores for a Performance. This artist talk will take place on the 6th floor of the library at 9 a.m. October 28.

Panel Discussion with Eric Anthony Berdis

Date:
Monday, October 28th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A panel discussion with Eric Anthony Berdis will feature Emily Patterson (Pride at ISU President); Nadia Stiegman (artist and Illinois State University alumna); and Alexander Martin (Central Illinois Friends Outreach Coordinator and Educator). Panelists will share their personal experiences as they discuss pronouns and name changes, the importance of allies, and how to end homophobic…

Participatory Performance with Eric Anthony Berdis

Date:
Monday, October 28th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

University Galleries will host a participatory performance by artist Eric Anthony Berdis on Monday, October 28th. Informed by Allen Ginsberg’s poem, “The Sunflower Surta,” Berdis’ second performance is titled Don’t forget you are a sunflower and will take place in University Galleries surrounded by his work. During each performance Berdis will introduce himself using his name and…

Illinois Shakespeare Festival’s 2020 Season Announcement

Date:
Monday, October 28th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

2020 Season Announcement The Illinois Shakespeare Festival is thrilled to share next season's line-up! Be the first to hear what we are planning for the 2020 season, mingle with Festival leadership, and have the chance to win season tickets and Festival merchandise! Registration Let us know you will be there: Register here. Parking Free event…

Music Factory

Date:
Monday, October 28th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Martha Horst (309)438-5447

Tuesday, October 29th

Performance Convocation

Date:
Tuesday, October 29th
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Music student perform

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

Date:
Tuesday, October 29th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare Directed by Nic McMinn   SYNOPSIS The School of Theatre and Dance proudly presents Twelfth Night. It is the tale of a young woman who disguises herself as a man and becomes entangled in the courtship of two local aristocrats upends conventions of romance and gender roles. First staged in 1602,…

Wednesday, October 30th

Visiting Artist Lecture: Mark E. Ritchie

Date:
Wednesday, October 30th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

University Galleries will host an Artist Lecture organized by Normal Editions Workshop. Mark E. Ritchie will give an artist talk at noon.

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

Date:
Wednesday, October 30th
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare Directed by Nic McMinn   SYNOPSIS The School of Theatre and Dance proudly presents Twelfth Night. It is the tale of a young woman who disguises herself as a man and becomes entangled in the courtship of two local aristocrats upends conventions of romance and gender roles. First staged in 1602,…

Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital: Faculty Jazz

Date:
Wednesday, October 30th
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

For additional information contact Dr. Tom Marko (309)438-2541

Thursday, October 31st

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare

Date:
Thursday, October 31st
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare Directed by Nic McMinn   SYNOPSIS The School of Theatre and Dance proudly presents Twelfth Night. It is the tale of a young woman who disguises herself as a man and becomes entangled in the courtship of two local aristocrats upends conventions of romance and gender roles. First staged in 1602,…