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Orfeo remote: An Opera Mini-Series

Starting January 29, 2021
Online
Monteverdi's L'Orfeo, based upon the story of the singer Orpheus's journey to the underworld to rescue his love Eurydice, is often considered the first great opera. Orfeo remote presents it in the for...
MusicJanuary 20211611943200

Wine in the Wilderness

Starting February 5, 2021
Online
Vision and Voices, a Black Playwrights Reading Series Presents: Wine in the Wilderness by Alice Childress, directed by Jasmine B. Gunter.Run time: 90 minutes, with a talk back and designer presentatio...
Theatre and DanceFebruary 20211612504800

The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA the Negro Book of the Dead

Starting February 12, 2021
Online
Vision and Voices, a Black Playwrights Reading Series Presents: The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World AKA the Negro Book of the Dead by Suzan Lori-Parks, directed by Manna-Symone M...
Theatre and DanceFebruary 20211613109600

Tomas and the Library Lady, an Imagine U Production

Starting March 12, 2021
Online
Tomas and the Library Lady, an Imagine U Production  Available On Demand After Livestream MARCH 12-28 Directed by Ismael Lara, Jr.  Tomás and The Library Lady tells the true story of a nine-year-old T...
Theatre and DanceMarch 20211615528800

Home Calls: The Songs of Salzman and Cunningham

Starting April 9, 2021
Online
Home Calls: The Songs of Salzman and Cunningham Available On Demand  APRIL 9-11 The Northwestern Musical Theatre Certificate Program of 2021 will present a new video album of Home Calls: The Songs of ...
Theatre and DanceApril 20211617944400

Majdhar (1984) with filmmaker Ahmed Jamal

January 28, 2021
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM, Online
Online screening of Majdhar followed by a pre-recorded discussion with filmmaker Ahmed Jamal of the Retake Film and Video Collective Majdhar (Ahmed Alauddin Jamal, 1984, UK, 78 min) Starting at 7 PM C...
FilmJanuary 20211611882000

Life Now presented by The National Theatre Corporation: Fun With Feelings

January 30, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM, Online
The National Theatre Corporation invites you and your children to continue celebrating the 40th Anniversary Season of Saturday Morning Live! At The National by tuning in for our third series of free v...
Theatre and DanceJanuary 20211612020600

Imagine U Storytime: Where the Sidewalk Ends, And Other Poems

February 7, 2021
6:00 PM - 6:15 PM, Online
In creating his iconic poetry collection, Shel Silverstein created fictional worlds that highlight the frustrations and explorations of being a child so clearly that we all remember them years later. ...
Theatre and DanceFebruary 20211612742400

Life Now presented by The National Theatre Corporation: What's Your Story

February 13, 2021
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM, Online
The National Theatre Corporation invites you and your children to continue celebrating the 40th Anniversary Season of Saturday Morning Live! At The National by tuning in for our third series of free v...
Theatre and DanceFebruary 20211613230200

Imagine U Storytime: Today I Feel Silly and Other Moods that Make My Day

February 14, 2021
6:00 PM - 6:15 PM, Online
With each new day comes new emotions and feelings that we experience. It’s important for us to understand, accept and celebrate those feelings as we encounter them. Through this book reading by Jane W...
Theatre and DanceFebruary 20211613347200

Imagine U Storytime: Choose Your Own Tale of Peter Rabbit

February 21, 2021
6:00 PM - 6:15 PM, Online
Would you follow along with Peter’s adventures, or would you make your own decisions? Would you wander into Mr. McGreggor’s garden or stay with your sisters? Find out in this interactive journey inspi...
Theatre and DanceFebruary 20211613952000

Warnock Lecture Series: Mabel Wilson (Columbia University)

February 24, 2021
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM, Online
Northwestern University Department of Art History presents the Warnock Lecture Series. "Slavery, Dispossession and the Building of the Smithsonian"  This talk probes the aesthetic and scientific proje...
February 20211614207600

Imagine U Storytime: Wayside School vs. Ms. Gorf

February 28, 2021
6:00 PM - 6:15 PM, Online
Matthew Threadgill (’21) introduces us to Ms. Gorf, a temperamental teacher who, at the drop of a dime, turns any student who misbehaves into an apple! But when she goes a bit too far with her zany di...
Theatre and DanceFebruary 20211614556800