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‘West Side Story’ takes the stage this Dads Weekend

Brian Smith, vocal director for
November 13, 2014

This Dads Weekend, Illini Student Musicals will perform “West Side Story” in Lincoln Hall Theater from Thursday to Saturday at 7:30 p.m.  The musical is directed by first-time director, Shawn Kimbrel,...

Gwendolyn Brooks “spices up” University’s Library collection

The University will hold a party to welcome Gwendolyn Brooks’s collection of work into the Rare Book & Manuscript Library on Thursday at 7 p.m. in Lincoln Hall. The work of the famous African-American poet and writer was received by the University in October 2013.
April 24, 2014

An evening of poetry, song and celebration will spice up Lincoln Hall Theater on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. to honor the papers of poet and writer Gwendolyn Brooks which are now residing in the University Rare...

Longtime Stat 100 professor to move on to advanced courses

Professor Ellen Fireman teaching Statistics 100 class at Lincoln hall theater on Apr. 17.
April 23, 2014

For over a decade, University students have known the name Professor Ellen Fireman through Statistics 100. The course has fulfilled thousands of students’ general education requirements and has stood...

Student-run ‘Rent’ musical to be performed during Mom’s Weekend

April 3, 2014

For its 104th student-run production, the Illini Union Board will put on a performance of the hit musical “Rent.” The show will be the newest addition to a long list of performances for the organization.  The...

Filipino Culture Night raises cultural, value awareness

Battle of the Bamboo performers dance during Filipino Culture Night at Lincoln Hall Theater on Saturday night.
February 3, 2014

On Saturday night in Lincoln Hall Theater, more than 400 audience members gathered to address the question, “Paano ka nakarating dito?” This, meaning “How did you get here?” in Filipino, was the...

Twizted Yard Show emphasizes Greek unity

December 11, 2013

No matter how many finals and assignments the sisters of Zeta Phi Beta may have ahead of them, those thoughts are set aside the moment they take the stage and start strolling, chanting, dancing and showcasing...

GWS professors, student to host Hip Hop and Punk Feminism symposium

December 5, 2013

Punk. Hip-hop. Feminism. Three seemingly unrelated subcultures will be brought together and analyzed during “Hip Hop and Punk Feminisms: Theory, genealogy, performance” on Thursday and Friday in the...

Indian Student Association to host Diwali Night talent competition

Ghungroo Dance Company performs in Indian Student Association’s India Night at Foellinger Auditorium in March 2013. They are one of three dance groups that will perform at Diwali Night at Lincoln Hall Theater on Saturday.
November 14, 2013

The Indian Student Association will celebrate its biggest cultural event, Diwali Night, with a talent show competition at Lincoln Hall Theater on Saturday at 7 p.m. The registered student organization...

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