Krannert Center - Upcoming Performances and Eventshttp://www.krannertcenter.com/(c) 20145National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China: Cirque PekingWednesday, October 22, 2014 7:00 PM<br/>With over 65 years of performance history, the athletes of the National Acrobats of the People’s Republic of China have perfected graceful maneuvers and spine-tingling contortions, and they have learned how to thrill with joyful moments of acrobatic victory.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=20147248556240128174106149Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:00:01 GMTBlind Summit Theatre: The TableWednesday, October 22, 2014 7:30 PM<br/>Devised and directed by Blind Summit Theatre Mark Down, director The imaginative artisans of Blind Summit Theatre are reinventing Osaka’s Bunraku tradition into a sometimes subversive stagecraft featuring clever characters in hip narratives. In the company’s latest invention, the cantankerous Moses tells a big story about God . . . if he doesn’t get distracted.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=201472485511256128174106149Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:28:44 GMTKrannert Center TourThursday, October 23, 2014 3:00 PM<br/>Meet in the Lobby in front of the Ticket Office to take a peek inside our nooks and crannies and learn more about Krannert Center.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=201488185154201921714434Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:32:10 GMTKrannert Uncorked with the Maurice McKinley Quartet, jazzThursday, October 23, 2014 5:00 PM<br/>Maurice McKinley, a fixture in Champaign-Urbana’s music scene, brings his quartet to Krannert Uncorked for some expressive jazz.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=2014819145737632128174106149Mon, 13 Oct 2014 13:29:52 GMTUncorked and On Topic: PleasureThursday, October 23, 2014 5:15 PM<br/>Gabriel Solis, School of Music Laurie Hogin, School of Art and Design Edward Feser, Dean of the College of Fine and Applied Arts and moderator Is pleasure at odds with academic inquiry? Can pleasure find value in tough times of war or conflict? In this intellectual exchange about the arts, Gabriel Solis and Laurie Hogin will explore the concept of pleasure through their own experiences and in the production of popular art and music.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=201410139593295113012615282Mon, 13 Oct 2014 12:24:30 GMTBlind Summit Theatre: The TableThursday, October 23, 2014 7:30 PM<br/>Devised and directed by Blind Summit Theatre Mark Down, director The imaginative artisans of Blind Summit Theatre are reinventing Osaka’s Bunraku tradition into a sometimes subversive stagecraft featuring clever characters in hip narratives. In the company’s latest invention, the cantankerous Moses tells a big story about God . . . if he doesn’t get distracted.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=201472485511318128174106149Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:29:03 GMTSkin of Our TeethThursday, October 23, 2014 7:30 PM<br/>By Thornton Wilder J.W. Morrissette, director This adventurous tale and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1943 was described by its playwright as a story about a family who endures “fire, pestilence, the seven-year locusts, the ice age, the black pox and the double feature, a dozen wars and as many depressions.”http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=20147248555928128174106149Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:00:01 GMTUI Chamber SingersThursday, October 23, 2014 7:30 PM<br/>Andrew Megill, conductor This group (formerly the UI Chorale) is made up of undergraduate music majors, graduate students, and other outstanding singers who unite for a wide range of choral works.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=2014819143950811128174106149Wed, 15 Oct 2014 14:00:01 GMTKrannert Center TourFriday, October 24, 2014 3:00 PM<br/>Meet in the Lobby in front of the Ticket Office to take a peek inside our nooks and crannies and learn more about Krannert Center.http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=201488185154511921714434Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:32:10 GMTSkin of Our TeethFriday, October 24, 2014 7:30 PM<br/>By Thornton Wilder J.W. Morrissette, director This adventurous tale and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1943 was described by its playwright as a story about a family who endures “fire, pestilence, the seven-year locusts, the ice age, the black pox and the double feature, a dozen wars and as many depressions.”http://krannertcenter.com/performance.aspx?id=20147248555959128174106149Tue, 14 Oct 2014 14:00:01 GMT