Cultural Entertainment at Gala Night Oct. 22

logo for the International Gala Night

Gala Night, an evening of cultural entertainment performed by international students and groups at Illinois State University, will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, in the Bone Student Center Brown Ballroom.

Live Mack Glass sculpture part of Homecoming celebration

glass in fire

Illinois State University alumnus Jason Mack of Mack Glass will be creating a glass sculpture beginning Friday, Oct. 15, from 1 to 7 p.m., and finishing up from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16, at the north end of the quad near Schroeder Hall.

Faculty String Quartet Recital Oct. 14

Music Sheets and Notes with Blur Violin on Piano Background

Illinois State University’s Faculty String Quartet will perform as part of the Charles W. Bolen Faculty Recital Series on Thursday, Oct. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Kemp Recital Hall.

Bass Trombonist Gerry Pagano to Perform Oct. 19

photo of a trombone and sheet music

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra bass trombonist Gerry Pagano will present a free guest artist recital in Illinois State University’s Kemp Recital Hall on Tuesday, Oct. 19, at 8 p.m. Pagano will be accompanied by Illinois State School of Music Assistant Professor Tuyen Tonnu on piano.

Homecoming Academy Oct. 16

Alumni Center

The Senior Professionals group at Illinois State University is offering its first-ever Homecoming Academy from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 on Saturday, Oct. 16, at the Alumni Center.

GEOMAP Offers GIS Training Jan. 6 & 7

Open book, hardback books on wooden table.

The Institute for Geospatial Analysis & Mapping (GEOMAP) at Illinois State University is offering a two-day training course on the use of advanced Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software on Thursday and Friday, Jan. 6 and 7, 2011.