Events Listed As Multicultural

Upcoming Events
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Abdullah Alghamdi & Saad Abubakr will give a presentation on their country of origin, Saudi Arabia!Saudi Arabia is a country in Western Asia and makes up a majority of the Arabian Peninsula. Most of the terrain is a sandy desert and has an extremely dry climate. Some of Saudi Arabia’s natural resources are petroleum, gold, copper and iron ore. Some of their main agricultural exports are wheat, barley, tomatoes, dates and melons
8:30 a.m.
Male student drawing on digital tabletExplore Ball State Day is a special preview day hosted by the Office of Admissions Multicultural Ambassador Corps. It's an opportunity for high school students and their families to visit campus and learn more about our distinctive programs.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Gabrielle Spence will give a presentation on her country of origin, Trinidad & Tobago!Trinidad & Tobago is a twin island country located about 7 miles off the coast of Venezuela. The country has a tropical, rainy climate and has a mostly flat terrain with only a few hills and mountains. 80% of Trinidad & Tobago’s exports include natural gas and oil. They also export ammonia, alcohols, iron, fertilizers, and iron and steel.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
members of the ensemble CatharsisFew musicians have managed to navigate the richly varied avenues of New York City’s abundant music scene with the same passion and adaptability as trombonist and composer Ryan Keberle. He combines his wealth of influence and experience into a bold group sound with his piano-less quintet, Catharsis. They will perform their one-of-a-kind indie-jazz with songs rich in deep groove, melodic invention and group interaction. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
Taj ExpressTaj Express explodes with the sounds of India and Bollywood, capturing the vibrant, expressive spirit of the world of Bollywood movies that have been entertaining billions of people in India for generations. Through a fusion of film, dance, and music, this dazzling international sensation takes audiences on a live cinematic journey through modern Indian culture and society. The production is a high energy celebration of new India’s pop music, Bollywood culture, and deep traditions featuring colorful costumes, joyful dance, and thrilling live music.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Christian Hernandez will give a presentation on his country of origin, Honduras!Honduras is located in Central America and borders the Caribbean Sea, Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador, and the Gulf of Fonseca. Honduras has narrow coastal plans, as well as mountains. Honduras gives the rest of the word coffee, bananas, palm oil, apparel, gold, insulated wire, and refined petroleum.
7:30 p.m.
Actress Shayla SimmonsThe Core Ensemble presents "Ain't I a Woman!", a musical and theatrical celebration of four renowned African-American women: Zora Neale Hurston, Clementine Hunter, Sojourner Truth, and Fannie Lou Hamer. Free and open to the public. Co-presented by the School of Music and Multicultural Center.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Adam Omar Chowdhury will give a presentation on his country of origin, England! England is the largest country in the United Kingdom and Great Britain. Scotland, Wales, the Celtic Sea and The Irish sea border England. The capital of England is London. England’s main exports are manufactured goods, road vehicles, chemicals, fuel, tobacco, food and beverages.
12 p.m.
Calendar: Rinker Center
Ethiopia flagYosef Teklewold will give a presentation on his country of origin, Ethiopia. Ethiopia is located in the Horn of Africa, bordering Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan and Kenya. Ethiopia is the most populated landlocked country in the world. The major languages they speak are Amharic, Oromo, Tigrinya, Somali. Ethiopia’s main exports are coffee, refiend petroleum, gold and cut flowers.
7:30 p.m.
Jive AcesHaving become the first ever band to reach the semi finals of Britain's Got Talent in 2012 following up with a performance for Her Majesty The Queen as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations and performances for both the Olympic and Paralympic celebrations, The Jive Aces have truly established themselves as the UK's top Jive & Swing band.
5 p.m.
Jongil Ma and Christopher Smith of the DOMA exhibition, SHIFT, discusses their work as part of our First Person series.
7:30 p.m.
Calendar: School of Music
This concert will feature the Brazilian Ensemble under the direction of doctoral assistant Bruno Cabrera. Free and open to the public.
7:30 p.m.
This award winning and top rated drum group from Shanghai offers a theatrical drum drama depicting historical and culturally significant drum compositions that present profound insight into unity, human evolution, awareness, wisdom, social commitment, and communication through percussive movements.
1 p.m.
Calendar: Grad School
Orientation event for new, incoming, on-campus Graduate School students.