This Week at USI: Wrapping Up January With Art, Movies, Theatre

first_imgThursday, February 13 – Sunday, February 16USI Theatre Continues Season with Brighton Beach MemoirsBBM poster JPG.jpgUniversity of Southern Indiana Theatre will continue its 2019-20 season with the comedy Brighton Beach Memoirs, written by Neil Simon and directed by Elliot Wasserman. The production runs from February 13-16 in the USI Performance Center located in UC east on USI’s campus. Tickets are $2 for USI students, $10 for USI employees, $4 for non-USI students (student ID required), $10 seniors (60+), and $12 for adults. Tickets are FREE to USI students with ID one hour before the show begins based on availability.  Shows start at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. for the Sunday matinee. Read More Below is a list of events and activities happening in and around the USI community in the coming weeks:9 a.m. Friday, January 24 – 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 29“Remembering Our Fallen” to exhibit, honor Indiana military casualitiesA nationally touring photo-display honoring Indiana military who have died from wounds suffered in a war zone since September 11, 2001 is coming to Evansville. USI will host the “Remembering Our Fallen” war memorial from January 22-28, 2020 in the Screaming Eagles Arena, first floor concourse. The memorial will be open 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily until January 29th when the exhibit will be open 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. in order to move to the next site. Read More6 p.m. Thursday, January 30“Power to the People” film festival to showcase films that highlight African American activismAS_FilmFestival-logo.jpgThe University of Southern Indiana Africana Studies Program presents the first annual Africana Film Festival. The theme for the series is “Power to the People” and will showcase films that highlight African American activism from the 1960s Civil Rights Movement to today. The films include Free Angela and All Political Prisoners (2012), directed by Shola Lynch, playing at 6 p.m. Thursday, January 30, followed by a discussion led by Dr. Denise Lynn, director of Gender Studies. Read MoreExhibit open through Wednesday, February 12Art and Life exhibition recognizes careers, collaboration of Waters, GrahamLife and ArtThe University of Southern Indiana McCutchan Art Center/Pace Galleries will feature Art and Life: The Similar Sensibilities of Katie Waters and Matthew Graham through Wednesday, February 12. A reception for the artists will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 26. Light refreshments will be served and the public is cordially invited to attend.  Read MoreSTUDENT EVENTSA collection of events on campus and in the community sponsored by USI student organizations can be found on the USI events calendar by clicking hereSAVE THE DATEEvent starts at 2 p.m.; Keynote starts at 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 5Angela Davis to deliver 2020 Nelson Mandela Social Justice Day keynote at USIMSJD-2020.pngThe University of Southern Indiana will host Dr. Angela Davis, a distinguished professor, activist and social justice advocate, as the keynote speaker for its 2020 Nelson Mandela Social Justice Day at 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 5 in Carter Hall. Davis’ presentation, “Democracy and Civil Engagement,” will be free and open to the public as space allows. An activism fair featuring USI and community organizations will be held in the Carter Hall concourse beginning at 2 p.m. prior to the keynote address. Read More FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailSharelast_img read more