March 3 – March 11

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Belly Dance Foundations March 5, 5:30PM

Learn to belly dance with Shyama at Hybrid Performance Arts starting January 8th! Classes will be held each Monday at 5:30, and please RSVP to each weekly event here on Facebook! The cost per class is $20, payable in advance via the above PayPal link, or on-site by cash or check. Located at Hybrid Performance Arts 115 B Lincoln Square, Urbana, Illinois 61801

In Foundations, you will build up the basics of belly dance! Learn to move and isolate your hips, arms, and chest in new ways, strengthening your muscles, improving flexibility, and raising your body confidence! We will first explore proper posture and technique of basic movements. Combinations will be taught using individual moves to form the building blocks of a dance choreography of your own. As students progress, travelling steps and layering may be explored as a further challenge!

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Mark Morris Dance Group with Silk Road Ensemble: Layla & Majnun March 8-9, 7:30PM

At Krannert Center two days in a row!

Layla and Majnun is a classic story of love well-known across many Middle-Eastern and sub-continental cultures and most notably expressed by the great Persian poet Nizami Ganjavi. In 1908, the tragic lovers’ tale became the subject of the first Middle Eastern opera, written by Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyli, who interspersed symphonic and choral sections with mugham—a Central-Asian style of improvised singing—and created a masterpiece of Azerbaijani culture. Silk Road Ensemble’s new arrangement of Hajibeyli’s work, joined with Morris’ choreography, brings together on stage instrumentalists from Asian and western traditions; the revered singer Alim Qasimov (a Living National Treasure of Azerbaijan) and his daughter and protégée, Fargana Qasimova; and 16 dancers of the Mark Morris Dance Group, here at MMDG’s Midwest home. Silk Road Ensemble founder Yo-Yo Ma states, “Morris’ deep respect for and knowledge of traditions in both music and dance—he never plays tourist but is an artist, so that any tradition Mark incorporates becomes organic to his work—as well as his extensive experience directing epic love stories . . . make him the only choice to re-imagine Layla and Majnun for a 21st-century audience.”

This performance will last approximately 70 minutes with no intermission

Engineering Open House March 9-10, ALL DAY

Engineering Open House is an annual student-led event featuring two days of exciting exhibits and captivating competitions that showcase the talent and ingenuity of engineering students at the University of Illinois. The event is open to the public at no cost. Families, students, and community members are invited to come and experience the atmosphere of innovation and creativity. If you plan to bring a group of 15 or larger, we ask that you register as a field trip.

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Summer Camp: On The Road Tour At The Canopy Club Friday March 9th, 8:00PM
The Bashful Youngens
Louie Lanka
Stewart Arp
PhanieRae & The Soul Shakers
M.A.G and Thee Delinquents
Shae District

Summer Camp: On The Road brings the magic of Summer Camp Music Festival to your town. Summer Camp will be visiting multiple cities across the country searching for the best talent the area has to offer. Come out to support local artists as they play for a spot at #SCamp18!
Artists to be announced soon! Interested in performing? E-mail [email protected]
Summer Camp: On The Road Webpage:
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TV-B-Gone March 10 2PM-5PM

Anyone can learn to solder! It’s fun, it’s easy, and it’s useful. Mitch Altman, San-Francisco based hacker and inventor and UIUC alumnus, has taught tens of thousands of people to solder around the world. Come to this event to learn the basics of electronics, and how to make cool things! Mitch will show you how, using his invention: the TV-B-Gone universal remote control. This simple and powerful device can turn off almost any TV in public places, and do so up to 50 meters away. It’s effective! It’s safe! It’s fun to turn TVs off.

This workshop is open to all ages and skill levels!**
**Cost is $30 for materials.

IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING WORKSHOP LOCATION: The workshop is held in the Armory Innovation Studio, Room 172.

Hamilton Walker’s Sunday Supper Club March 11, 4:00-9:00PM


House Salad
Champagne Vinaigrette
Soup of the Day

Entree accompanied by
Sautéed green beans & garlic mashed potato
Twin Petites
Two 3oz Tenderloin Medallions
Grilled Atlantic Salmon

Triple Chocolate Cake
Belgian Chocolate Sauce


Campus Property Management Promotion!

This week, sign a lease at CPM and get a $100 Visa Gift Card per bedroom! This deal only lasts until March 17th so make sure to sign a lease soon and get that extra pocket money! Restrictions apply.

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