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Feb 21

Fine Arts Series :: Stephen Tharp '92, Organist

Rammelkamp Chapel
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Add to Calendar 2/21/2020 07:30 PM 2/21/2020 07:30 PM America/Chicago Fine Arts Series :: Stephen Tharp '92, Organist <p>We are thrilled to bring back one of Illinois College’s very own, virtuoso organist<strong> Stephen Tharp ’92</strong>. A magna cum laude graduate of Illinois College, Mr. Tharp has become one of the world’s great organists, a consummate musician, renowned for performances that are both insightful and exciting. He has concertized throughout the United States and Europe (he recently completed his 58th concert tour of Europe), was organist at both St. Patrick’s Cathedral and St. Bartholomew’s Church in New York City, and was official organist for the New York visit of Pope Benedict XVI in 2008. The Dallas Morning News wrote that he is “one of the most brilliant concert organists around these days,” and Diapason magazine called him “the best organist in America.”</p> <p>Learn more about this event and get ticket information on the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ic.edu/fas"><strong>Fine Arts Series</strong></a>&nbsp;page.</p> Rammelkamp Chapel
Mar 25

Fine Arts Series - Family Night Series :: The Roots of Rural Music

Sibert Theatre
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Add to Calendar 3/25/2020 06:30 PM 3/25/2020 06:30 PM America/Chicago Fine Arts Series - Family Night Series :: The Roots of Rural Music <p>Nationally acclaimed singer/songwriter, folk musician and educator from central Illinois, <strong>Chris Vallillo</strong>, will present this lively, family-oriented program, which traces the songs of rural America, from the first pioneers through the era of steamboats, trains and early radio (including the Carter Family and<strong> Jimmie Rodgers</strong>), and their impact on our lives today, while also performing on vintage instruments. This program is sure to delight both adults and children of all ages.</p> <p>Get ticket information on the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.ic.edu/fas"><strong>Fine Arts Series</strong></a>&nbsp;page.</p> <p>To expand the celebration of our 40th anniversary, we’ve added two Family Night events: shorter narrated programs by area storytellers and musicians, designed to appeal to both children and adults, starting at the “kid-friendly” time of 6:30 p.m. on two Wednesday evenings. Adult admission to Family Night events is included in the Series season ticket. Single adult admission to each Family Night event is just $5, and, as always, children and students are admitted free of charge.</p> Sibert Theatre
Mar 26

Peterson Farm Brothers Performance

Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center
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Add to Calendar 3/26/2020 06:30 PM 3/26/2020 06:30 PM America/Chicago Peterson Farm Brothers Performance <p>The hour-long presentation, sponsored by <a href="https://www.growmark.com/" target="_blank"><strong>GROWMARK</strong></a>, is free and open to the public.&nbsp;</p> <p>The Peterson Farm Brothers will perform at Illinois College on March 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center’s Sherman Gymnasium.</p> <p>The brothers will perform several of the song parodies related to agriculture and farm life that made them internet sensations. Their first parody in 2012, “I’m Farming and I Grow It,” went viral with over 5 million views in hundreds of countries within two weeks. Their YouTube videos about their farm family in central Kansas have received over 50 million total views, and they have amassed a large online following.&nbsp;</p> <p>Illinois College will also host an Agricultural Career Fair in King Fieldhouse before the Peterson Farm Brothers presentation from 4:30-6:30 p.m. for students and community members to learn more about careers in agribusiness and network with potential employers. Food and drink will be available for purchase.&nbsp;</p> <p>The Peterson Farm Brothers will host a meet and greet from 5:30-6:15 p.m. Merchandise, including T-shirts and posters, will be available for purchase.&nbsp;</p> <h3>A reservation is required to receive a commemorative ticket that can be autographed at the meet and greet. This event is expected to draw a large crowd and those who plan on attending are encouraged to reserve a free ticket early at <a href="http://petersonfarmbrothers.eventbrite.com" target="_blank"><strong>petersonfarmbrothers.eventbrite.com</strong></a>.&nbsp;</h3> <p>For additional information or to reserve tickets for groups of 10 or more, contact Katie Carls, director of business development and campus events, at <strong>217.245.3112</strong> or email <strong>katie.carls@ic.edu</strong>.&nbsp;</p> Bruner Fitness and Recreation Center
Apr 4

IC Varsity Club

Jessica Kamp Softball Field
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Add to Calendar 4/4/2020 02:00 PM 4/4/2020 02:00 PM America/Chicago IC Varsity Club <p>All IC Varsity Club members are invited to enjoy food and beverages while watching IC athletics in a fun, relaxed atmosphere on April 4&nbsp; from 12:30- 3 p.m.</p> <p>IC Softball faces&nbsp;Lawrence College in a doubleheader at 1 and 3 p.m. At 11 a.m., all alumni&nbsp;of men's and women's soccer are invited to participate in an alumni game on Green Athletic Field.&nbsp;</p> <p>Annual donations to the&nbsp;<a href="https://www.givecampus.com/schools/IllinoisCollege/illinois-college-varsity-club"><strong>IC Varsity Club</strong></a>&nbsp;strengthen Illinois College athletic programs by supporting daily operations for each of the College’s 24 athletic teams. By joining ICVC, members support world-class facilities and competitive experience for nearly 500 student-athletes.&nbsp;To learn more about joining the IC Varsity Club, visit&nbsp;<a href="http://www.ic.edu/icvc"><strong>www.ic.edu/icvc</strong></a>.&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><a href="https://www.twyfordbbq.com/">Sponsored by Twyford BBQ and Catering</a></strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.twyfordbbq.com/"><img alt="logo" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="4affcbb0-c65c-44be-8ea1-54e08cb203c6" height="93" src="https://www.ic.edu/sites/default/files/inline-images/twyford%20logo.png" width="115" /></a></p> Jessica Kamp Softball Field
Apr 17

TheatreWorks presents "The Tempest"

McGaw Fine Arts Center, Sibert Theatre
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Add to Calendar 4/17/2020 07:30 PM 4/17/2020 07:30 PM America/Chicago TheatreWorks presents "The Tempest" <h3><strong>The Tempest | by William Shakespeare</strong><br /> Directed by Aasne Daniels<br /> April 17 - 18 and April 23 - 24 at 7:30 p.m. | April 19 at 2 p.m.</h3> <p>Abel had Cain. &nbsp;King Hamlet had Claudius. &nbsp;Mufasa had Scar. &nbsp;In Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Prospero, too, has a brother who betrays him, stealing his dukedom and banishing him to a desert island with his young daughter, Miranda. &nbsp;Years later, Prospero is poised to take his revenge and regain his rightful position in society, through magic and the help of the cunning spirit, Ariel. &nbsp;Thought to be one of the last plays that Shakespeare wrote alone, The Tempest mixes grand drama with low comedy in a skillfully complex exploration of science and the supernatural, mastery and servitude, young love and old grudges.</p> <h3><strong><a href="https://www.onthestage.com/illinois-college" target="_blank">Buy Tickets Online!</a></strong><br /> Or contact the Illinois College Box Office at 217.245.3471 or illinoiscollegeboxoffice@gmail.com</h3> McGaw Fine Arts Center, Sibert Theatre
Apr 18

TheatreWorks presents "The Tempest"

McGaw Fine Arts Center, Sibert Theatre
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Add to Calendar 4/18/2020 07:30 PM 4/18/2020 07:30 PM America/Chicago TheatreWorks presents "The Tempest" <h3><strong>The Tempest | by William Shakespeare</strong><br /> Directed by Aasne Daniels<br /> April 17 - 18 and April 23 - 24 at 7:30 p.m. | April 19 at 2 p.m.</h3> <p>Abel had Cain. &nbsp;King Hamlet had Claudius. &nbsp;Mufasa had Scar. &nbsp;In Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Prospero, too, has a brother who betrays him, stealing his dukedom and banishing him to a desert island with his young daughter, Miranda. &nbsp;Years later, Prospero is poised to take his revenge and regain his rightful position in society, through magic and the help of the cunning spirit, Ariel. &nbsp;Thought to be one of the last plays that Shakespeare wrote alone, The Tempest mixes grand drama with low comedy in a skillfully complex exploration of science and the supernatural, mastery and servitude, young love and old grudges.</p> <h3><strong><a href="https://www.onthestage.com/illinois-college" target="_blank">Buy Tickets Online!</a></strong><br /> Or contact the Illinois College Box Office at 217.245.3471 or illinoiscollegeboxoffice@gmail.com</h3> McGaw Fine Arts Center, Sibert Theatre
Apr 19

TheatreWorks presents "The Tempest"

McGaw Fine Arts Center, Sibert Theatre
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Add to Calendar 4/19/2020 02:00 PM 4/19/2020 02:00 PM America/Chicago TheatreWorks presents "The Tempest" <h3><strong>The Tempest | by William Shakespeare</strong><br /> Directed by Aasne Daniels<br /> April 17 - 18 and April 23 - 24 at 7:30 p.m. | April 19 at 2 p.m.</h3> <p>Abel had Cain. &nbsp;King Hamlet had Claudius. &nbsp;Mufasa had Scar. &nbsp;In Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Prospero, too, has a brother who betrays him, stealing his dukedom and banishing him to a desert island with his young daughter, Miranda. &nbsp;Years later, Prospero is poised to take his revenge and regain his rightful position in society, through magic and the help of the cunning spirit, Ariel. &nbsp;Thought to be one of the last plays that Shakespeare wrote alone, The Tempest mixes grand drama with low comedy in a skillfully complex exploration of science and the supernatural, mastery and servitude, young love and old grudges.</p> <h3><strong><a href="https://www.onthestage.com/illinois-college" target="_blank">Buy Tickets Online!</a></strong><br /> Or contact the Illinois College Box Office at 217.245.3471 or illinoiscollegeboxoffice@gmail.com</h3> McGaw Fine Arts Center, Sibert Theatre
Apr 23

TheatreWorks presents "The Tempest"

McGaw Fine Arts Center, Sibert Theatre
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Add to Calendar 4/23/2020 07:30 PM 4/23/2020 07:30 PM America/Chicago TheatreWorks presents "The Tempest" <h3><strong>The Tempest | by William Shakespeare</strong><br /> Directed by Aasne Daniels<br /> April 17 - 18 and April 23 - 24 at 7:30 p.m. | April 19 at 2 p.m.</h3> <p>Abel had Cain. &nbsp;King Hamlet had Claudius. &nbsp;Mufasa had Scar. &nbsp;In Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Prospero, too, has a brother who betrays him, stealing his dukedom and banishing him to a desert island with his young daughter, Miranda. &nbsp;Years later, Prospero is poised to take his revenge and regain his rightful position in society, through magic and the help of the cunning spirit, Ariel. &nbsp;Thought to be one of the last plays that Shakespeare wrote alone, The Tempest mixes grand drama with low comedy in a skillfully complex exploration of science and the supernatural, mastery and servitude, young love and old grudges.</p> <h3><strong><a href="https://www.onthestage.com/illinois-college" target="_blank">Buy Tickets Online!</a></strong><br /> Or contact the Illinois College Box Office at 217.245.3471 or illinoiscollegeboxoffice@gmail.com</h3> McGaw Fine Arts Center, Sibert Theatre
Apr 24

Celebration of Excellence

Illinois College
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Add to Calendar 4/24/2020 09:00 AM 4/24/2020 09:00 AM America/Chicago Celebration of Excellence <p><strong>Celebration of Excellence is an annual Illinois College campus tradition each spring with a full day of events to mark the closing of the academic year and celebrate the achievements of the IC community.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>See a full schedule of events at the <a href="/celebrationofexcellence"><strong>Celebration of Excellence</strong></a> page.</p> Illinois College