Cultural Attractions Committee News

Office of Multicultural Student Life Presents ‘Dis-Oriented,’ a Trio of Asian American Women

The Office of Multicultural Student Life is kickstarting 2012 with DISoriented, an evening of cultural indigestion, color-blindness, and inter-ethnic vertigo, at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 19 , in the UC Auditorium. DISoriented features three Asian American women as they present dynamic, solo performances on how they are working to “DISorient” themselves from external stereotypes and internal expectations.

International Guitar-Playing Duo Performs at UT Aug. 31

World-renowned guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela will present their unique blend of rock and metal with Hispano-classical overtones at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 31, in Cox Auditorium in the Alumni Memorial Building. They also will feature special guest Bobby Long.

Matisyahu Performs on UT Campus for Welcome Week

Matisyahu alongside opener Nathen Maxwell and the Original Bunny Gang will perform a free concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 21, in the Humanities Amphitheater on UT campus. Admission is free for this Welcome Week event, which is open to UT students, faculty and staff.

TAO Drumming Performs at the Bijou Theatre

TAO: The Martial Art of Drumming comes to Knoxville on Wednesday, April 7. The performance takes place at 7:30 p.m. at the Bijou Theatre. Tickets are available to students for $5 with a valid UT ID, $20 for UT faculty and staff, and $25 for the general public.

Israeli Musical Sensation Idan Raichel Project to Visit UT Knoxville Nov. 9

Israeli musician Idan Raichel will bring with him a host of international performers when he visits the UT Knoxville campus Monday, Nov. 9, as part of the 2009-2010 Cultural Attractions Series. The Idan Raichel Project will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Cox Auditorium of the Alumni Memorial Building. Tickets are $5 for students, $20 for faculty and staff and $25 for the public.

Lakota Sioux Dance Theatre Performs at CBT Sept. 28

The Lakota Sioux Dance Theatre is coming to UT’s Clarence Brown Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28. The dance company was founded in 1978 on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota and today includes some of the most highly acclaimed performers of the Sioux Nation.