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Monthly List of Featured Events

Northwestern University is a vibrant place with numerous ways for everyone in the community to learn and participate, often free of charge. Every month, Neighborhood and Community Relations provides a catalogue of on-campus events and opportunities open to the public. These include special performances from world-renowned musicians, family-friendly events for children, Big 10 athletics, and lectures in the humanities and sciences.

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Highlighted March Events

Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU’s Abby Weed Grey Collection
Exhibition Open from January 21 – April 5, 2020, Block Museum, 40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston
Modernisms: Iranian, Turkish, and Indian Highlights from NYU’s Abby Weed Grey Collection surveys art from three nations where unique and vibrant forms of modernism sprang forth in the 1960s and 1970s. Challenging histories of artistic modernism that too often begin and end in the West, “Modernisms” explores an under-recognized flowering of innovation and risk-taking in art beyond Europe and North America.

Sat, 3/7, 10:00 AM, $20-$35
Join Northwestern University's Dance Marathon 5k or 10k race and run around the beautiful lakefill and Sheridan Road. All proceeds will support Children's Home and Aid's Rice Child and Family Center in Evanston and the Evanston Community Foundation.

Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra: Spring Is Coming
Thurs, 3/12, 7:30 – 9:30 PM, $4-$6, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, 50 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston
Celebrate the new season with the Chamber Orchestra featuring spring-themed pieces from Claude Debussy, Francis Poulenc, and Ludwig van Beethoven.

Men's Baseball: Northwestern vs. Kent State
Fri, 3/13, 3:00 PM, $5-$7, Rocky and Berenice Miller Park, 2751 Ashland Avenue, Evanston
Cheer on the ’Cats at their home opener! Visit for more information. 

Film Screening: Badnam Basti
Fri, 3/13, 7:00 PM, free, Block Museum, 40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston
Join us for a free screening of one of the first Indian films to explore queer relationships. Based on a novel by Hindi writer Kamleshwar Prasad Saxena, it centers on a love triangle between two men and one woman on the margins of society.


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