buzz Calendar 3.26-3.28

By Carolina Garibay (not used)

The buzz calendar is a compilation of events happening in the Champaign-Urbana area. Follow our top picks every Monday and Thursday for ideas on what to do on any night of the week, from where to eat to what to watch.

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March 26

College Student Development and Leadership Engagement

    12 p.m.

    Rm 333 Education Bldg, 1310 S 6th St, Champaign

    Free, all ages

This event, sponsored by Higher Education Collaborative, will host Woo-jeong Shim, an assistant professor in the Department of Education Policy, Organization, & Leadership.

Psychology Brown Bag Talk

    12 p.m.

    Rm 819 Psychology Building, 603 E Daniel St, Champaign

    Free, all ages

The Psychology Department and the Student Planning Organization host routine lectures with students and professors to discuss broad and complex topics in informal settings. Feel free to bring your lunch. This meeting’s speakers will be Jula Spielmann, Nicole Morales, and Shoke Watanabe.

A Matter of Life and Death (Stairway to Heaven)

    7:30 p.m.

    The Art Theater, 126 W Church St, Champaign

    $8.50-$10, all ages

Join The Art Theater for its next title on its Essential Cinema series. The film will begin with an introduction from Jerald Payonk, Board President of The Art Film Foundation and a post-screening Q&A with Jonathan Knip from UIUC Media & Cinema Studies.

Lyle Lanier Lecture: Toward a Manifesto for Diverse Psychological Science

    4 p.m.

    Auditorium Rm 1025, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, 405 N Matthew Ave., Urbana

    Free, all ages

Dr. Enrique Neblett will be the invited keynote symposium speaker for the Lyle Lanier Lecture. Neblett will talk about the necessity of diversity and multiculturalism in all psychological science.

YesPlus UIUC Yoga & Meditation Session

    6:30-7:30 p.m.

    Orchard Downs Community Center, 510 W George Huff Dr, Urbana

    Free, all ages

Sponsors YesPlus invites you to de-stress and energize with a one-hour session of mixed yoga-meditation every Monday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Orchard Down Community Center and every Friday, 6-7 p.m. at the Illini Union Room 314. Yoga Mats provided.


March 27

ARC Instructional Cooking Class: Meal Prep

    5:30-7 p.m.

    Instructional Kitchen at the Activities and Recreation Center, 201 E Peabody Dr, Champaign,

    $25, all ages

The ARC is teaching students how to be cost effective, time efficient, and healthy in their three-meal series. Bring your own Tupperware for the nine meals you will prepare during the class.

Firehaus Monthly TV Trivia Night: Breaking Bad Trivia

    10 p.m. – 1 a.m.

    Firehaus, 708 S 6th St, Champaign

    Cover if under 21, 19+

Firehaus’ monthly TV trivia night presents Breaking Bad trivia. Bring some friends and smash the competition.

ARCHARUS with EDNA, Arboris, and Cosmic Lung

    7 p.m.

    Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center 202 S. Broadway Ave., Urbana

    $5 donation, all ages

ARCHARUS is returning to the CU area to perform with Locals Edna, Arboris, and Cosmic Lung. The stoner rock band from Indiana is hosting a new lineup, so come out and support the touring group.

Kayla Brown at Blackbird

    7 p.m.

    Blackbird Urbana 119 W Main Street, Urbana

    Free, all ages

Kayla Brown is going solo at Blackbird Bar in Urbana. Known for her strong presence, the singer-songwriter sings your favorite and a few of her own.


March 28

ARC Instructional Cooking Class: Sushi Making 2.0

    5:30-7 p.m.

    Instructional Kitchen at the Activities and Recreation Center, 201 E Peabody Dr, Champaign

    Members $10, Non-members $15, all ages

Learn to make sushi at the ARC for a fair price! Join one of our Student Wellness cooking instructors and learn with authentic sushi-making tools.

Dwight Yoakam with Brandy Clark

    7:30 p.m.

    The Virginia Theatre, 203 W Park Ave, Champaign

    $50-$125, all ages

Award-winning singer-songwriter Dwight Yoakam and guest Brandy Clark are coming to the Virginia Theater, presented by the Exceptional Artists in partnership with the Champaign Park District.

Spring Open House in the Rare Book & Manuscript Library

    3-5 p.m.

    The University of Illinois Rare Book & Manuscript Library, 346 Main Library, 1408 W Gregory Dr, Urbana

    Free, all ages

The Rare Book & Manuscript Library will have herbal and medicinal recipes, Audubon prints, & gardener’s delights books on display at its Spring Open House. Curators will be available to answer questions.


Yoga with Lola and Live Music

    5:30 p.m.

    Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center 202 S. Broadway Ave., Urbana

    $10 drop-in, 14+

Join this all levels, gentle vinyasa flow with the live music. Bring your own mat, and be prepared to fill out a waiver upon entry.

Introduction to Mantra Meditation

    7-8 p.m.

    Ananda Liina, 2308 N High Cross Rd, Urbana

    Free, all ages

Follow an experienced instructor through a guided workshop to learn the basics of silent meditation and chanting.