The Knox Autumn Barn Dance is Saturday, Nov. 1 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Oak Room, Seymour Union. Live music will be provided by the Prairie Fireflies, Knox’s own student-faculty old-time string band, and all the dances will be taught and called by veteran caller (and Knox alum) Gail Hintze.
The Knox Prairie Fire and the Illinois College Blueboys football teams are asking you to donate a can of chicken noodle soup at the football game on Saturday, Nov. 1 at 1 p.m. in the Knosher Bowl.
The collected cans will be placed in backpacks for King, Nielson and Steele Elementary students. Each weekend 350 [...]
Sayed Kashua, writer and creator of the hit Israeli television program “Arab Labor,” will present a lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, October 27, in Ferris Lounge in Seymour Union. His talk, “Balancing Humor and Stereotypes: Why Jewish Israelis Fell in Love with a Sitcom about Arabs,” is free and open to the public.
Kashua’s show, [...]
Defamation: A Courtroom Stage Drama with a twist; the audience is the jury
Thursday Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Kresge Recital Hall, Ford Center for the Fine Arts
Knox students, faculty and staff (mandatory for first-year students as part of orientation) are invited to the Center of Intercultural Life presentation of Defamation, a [...]
Schedule for Fall Institute Sessions:
2nd Period: 9:20 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
• First-Year “Class-Specific” Session – Explore, George Davis Hall (GDH), Room 303
• Community Arts Education: Dance and Civic Engagement, Auxiliary Gym
• Experiential Learning: What Is It?–George Davis Hall (GDH), Room 105
• Study Abroad: How? Where? [...]
Cecilia Conrad of the MacArthur Foundation will present a lecture, “Inspiring Creativity,” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 21, in Harbach Theatre in the Ford Center for the Fine Arts. The event is free and open to the public.
Conrad is vice president of the MacArthur Fellows Program, often referred to informally as the “genius [...]
The second annual Jerome Mirza Jazz Residency brings world-renowned saxophonist, composer, bandleader, and music educator Donny McCaslin to Knox for a week of intensive workshops with Knox students, culminating in a final concert that is free and open to the public.
Thursday, October 23
Harbach Theatre, Ford Center for the Fine [...]
In just a few short weeks, the Knox College Department of Theatre will open the first production of the ’14-15 season: The Caffe Cino Project, Oct. 29-Nov. 8.
In 1958, a coffeehouse known as the Caffe Cino opened in NYC’s Greenwich Village and eventually began staging plays by up-and-coming playwrights. This cafe theatre initiated the [...]
Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa will present a lecture on “Latinos in the Media” at 7 p.m. Monday, October 20, in Kresge Recital Hall in the Ford Center for Fine Arts, and it is free and open to the public.
Hinojosa, who also will visit Monmouth College earlier that day, has spent more than 25 years [...]
On Monday, Oct. 20, the National Day on Writing, Mortar Board, in conjunction with the Center for Teaching and Learning, will present “Voices of the Prairie,” an event for students, faculty, and staff to share their literacy narratives. The event will be held in the Gizmo from 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
If you wish to [...]
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