Upcoming Events
12 p.m.
Anas Almassrahy will give a presentation on his country of origin Saudi Arabia, Mecca. Mecca is located in the Sirat Mountains in western Saudi Arabia. The Kaaba is a shrine located in the center of the Great Mosque in Mecca. Muslims consider it the most sacred spot on Earth. Muslims face toward the shrine during the five daily prayers. The Kaaba is roughly 50 feet high and about 35 by 40 feet at the base.
4:30 p.m.
"Meet and Greet" event for current Graduate School students.
1 p.m.
Indian classical musician Ustad Shafaat KhanWorld-renowned Indian classical musician Ustad Shafaat Khan has performed worldwide at many prestigious concert halls, music festivals, and universities all over India, America, Europe, China, Russia, and Japan. In the rich history of Indian classical music, Mr. Khan has distinguished himself by being the first known artist to have attained simultaneous excellence in performing sitar, surbahar, and tabla. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Rhythm of the DanceThis two-hour dance and music extravaganza contains a wealth of Irish talent. The show is an inspiring epic, reliving the journey of the Irish Celts throughout history. Using modern art forms of dance and music, this richly costumed show marries the contemporary and the ancient. Combining traditional dance and music with the most up to date stage technology, the show is a thousand year old story executed with all the advantages of the modern day stage show. Rhythm of the Dance has heralded a new era in Irish entertainment, internationally rated as one of the most popular and busiest Irish step dance shows in the world. Rhythm of the Dance aspires to a purity content preserving the traditions of Irish step dancing and yet presenting it in the most modern format that has made it a leader in its field. The show features a live band, three tenors & some 22 dancers. Be sure to experience Rhythm of the Dance when it performs in a venue near you. You'll be very glad you did! 4.5 million fans can't be wrong!!