UNI Calendar of Events

Friday, February 8, 2019

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Northern Festival of Bands

Northern Festival of Bands

Thursday, February 7, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, February 9, 2019 (All day)

The Northern Festival of Bands, an annual honor band festival for high school band students, which typically hosts over 40 schools and over 250 individual students, will be held February 7-9, 2019. The event will feature performances by the UNI Wind Ensemble and UNI Symphonic Band on Friday evening as well as Saturday afternoon’s performance featuring solo competition winners, the festival’s percussionist groups, Festival Concert Band and Festival Symphony Band. Friday’s concert is free and open to the public. The Saturday concert for this event is ticketed. For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX. For more information, call 319-273-2028.

Location: Great Hall, GBPAC

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: School of Music Events

Thursday, February 7, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, February 9, 2019 (All day)
 
School of Music Audition Day! (Northern Festival of Bands participants only)

School of Music Audition Day! (Northern Festival of Bands participants only)

Friday, February 8, 2019 (All day)

This audition day is for Northern Festival of Bands participants while they are on campus. For more details on specific locations of area auditions or times, contact the School of Music office at (319) 273-2024.

Location: Russell Hall & GBPAC

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: School of Music Events

Friday, February 8, 2019 (All day)
 
"An Art Collection Travelogue"

"An Art Collection Travelogue"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition curated by Gallery Director Darrell Taylor that features the installation "Paper Border" by Paul Valadez, eleven large-scale drawings from Mary Frisbee Johnson’s "Navigating" series, newly acquired ceramics by Dean and Gunnar Schwarz, and a remarkably pristine tapa bark cloth from the Polynesian island of Tonga. On Thursday, Jan. 24 at 6:00 p.m. in KAB 111, artist Paul Valadez will present a lecture titled "The Potlatch Project, the Artwork of Paul Valadez." An opening reception will follow.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: "An Art Collection Travelogue"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm
 
"In and of the Anthropocene"

"In and of the Anthropocene"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm

A UNI Permanent Art Collection exhibition co-curated by Dr. Elizabeth Sutton and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. Located in the Mary Haskell-Hansen Room of the UNI Gallery of Art. Featuring artworks by British printmaker Elisabeth Frink, Chicago artist Phyllis Bramson, San Diego artist Suda House, and Hannah March Sanders as well as a stone carving by Zimbabwean artist Fanizani Akuda and screenprints by Korean ceramist Sunkoo Yuh and American artist Mark Dion, which were completed in the UNI Printmaking Labs under the direction of professors Tim Dooley and Aaron Wilson.

Location: UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: "In and After the Anthropocene"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Saturday, March 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm
 
"Being Seen: Portraits in Place and Person"

"Being Seen: Portraits in Place and Person"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Monday, February 18, 2019 - 7:00 pm

This exhibition features portraits of the residents of Country View, a Waterloo nursing home facility. Led by Department of Art Instructor Alexandra Dooley, UNI painting students worked on site at Country View gaining insight into their subjects’ lives through shared conversation. Each work on display represents a different resident and celebrates portraiture as an act of seeing and being seen. Special thanks to UNI’s Service Learning Institute and Ellen Whitehead, Director of Recreation at Country View. Reception: Friday, Jan. 25 at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Showcases, UNI Gallery of Art

Contact Information

Name: Darrell Taylor
Email: darrell.taylor@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-6134

Link to Event: "Being Seen: Portraits in Place and Person"

Monday, January 14, 2019 - 10:00 am to Monday, February 18, 2019 - 7:00 pm
 
Telling A People's Story traveling exhibit

Telling A People's Story traveling exhibit

Monday, February 4, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, March 31, 2019 (All day)

"Telling A People’s Story" is the first major museum exhibition devoted to the art found within the pages of African-American children’s picture books. The exhibition emphasizes the strength of the illustrations as visual narrative representations of the African-American experience.

This exhibit is in conjunction with the African American Children and Families Conference, UNI Museum, Dr. Sarah Montgomery, associate professor of curriculum and instruction, and education student Danielle Templeton are happy to present a traveling exhibit Telling A People's Story. Telling A People's Story is organized by the Miami University Art Museum through a grant from the Martha Holden Jennings Foundation. This project is a collaboration with Rod Library, UNI Museum, HNI Corporation Instructional Resources and Technology Services (IRTS), Cedar Falls Public Library, UNI College of Education, and is also sponsored in part by the Cedar Falls Tourism Bureau.

Location: Rod Library, Learning Commons

Contact Information

Name: NA
Email: NA
Phone: NA

Link to Event: Exhibit Dates and Locations

Monday, February 4, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, March 31, 2019 (All day)
 
12pm
CANCELLED: Northern Iowa Bach Cantata Series Performance

CANCELLED: Northern Iowa Bach Cantata Series Performance

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 12:15 pm

This event has been cancelled. Please join us for the next performance in the series on March 8. 

Location: McElroy Lobby, GBPAC

Contact Information

Name: Caroline Francis
Email: caroline.francis@uni.edu
Phone: (319) 273-2028

Link to Event: School of Music Events

 
7pm
Night at the Apollo Talent Show

Night at the Apollo Talent Show

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

The purpose of this event is to give students a chance to showcasenon-academic skills. This event will serve as a stress reliever and as a showcase for various talents to be exhibited. If you are interested in performing please contact us via email at bsu@uni.edu by Febuary 1st.

Location: Lang Hall Auditorium

Contact Information

Name: Black Student Union
Email: bsu@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: NA

 
Film Appreciation Club presents "The Gold Rush" by Charlie Chaplin

Film Appreciation Club presents "The Gold Rush" by Charlie Chaplin

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Don't miss "The Gold Rush", a 1925 comedy from the one and only Charlie Chaplin, the great director, writer and composer. With iconic skits, charm and endless laughs, you won't forget about this story of the Tramp as he tries to find gold, a girl and his way out of trouble! 

Location: Room 111, Kamerick Art Building

Contact Information

Name: Nicole Baxter
Email: Baxtern@uni.edu
Phone: NA

Link to Event: More information can be found here!

 
8pm
ISA Valentine's Dance: Once Upon a Time

ISA Valentine's Dance: Once Upon a Time

Friday, February 8, 2019 - 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

The International Student Association is bringing back its annual Valentine's Dance. The theme for this year is "Once Upon a Time." The dance is open to all students. Join us for food, games and entertainment

Location: Slife Ballroom, Commons

Contact Information

Name: Nipa Patel
Email: patel@uni.edu
Phone: (973) 307-4703

Link to Event: NA

 
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