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This weekend at Knox

The Oriental Hipsters belly dance club perform at the International Fair talent show Saturday, Jan. 26 in Kresge Recital hall. (Casey Mendoza/TKS)

The Oriental Hipsters belly dance club perform at the International Fair talent show Saturday, Jan. 26 in Kresge Recital hall. (Casey Mendoza/TKS)

Saturday, January 25

The 33rd annual International Fair will take place from 1:30 p.m. until 7 p.m.

The Flag Parade and Cultural Showcase will be at 1:30 p.m. in Kresge Recital Hall and will feature numerous flags from around the world and a student talent show.

The Food Fair and booths will take place from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. in the Oak Room and will feature food from over a dozen countries. The buffet menu is as follows:

  • India: Mango Lassi (yogurt drink), Pani Puri (fried bread and mint water), Pav Bhaji (bread and vegetables with sweet chutney)
  • Caribbean and Southern U.S.: Curried Shrimp, Jerk Chicken Kabobs, Macaroni and Cheese
  • Myanmar: Burmese Chicken
  • Malaysia: Cucur Udang (prawn fritters)
  • Sri Lanka: Marie Biscuit Pudding
  • China: Breakfast Crepes, Fried Tofu, Lamb Kebab
  • France: Sandwich au jambon et fromage (ham and cheese sandwich on baguette), Tart au chocolate (chocolate tart)
  • Germany: Bierbratwurst (brats in beer and onions), Bratkartoffel (roasted potatoes with bacon)
  • West Africa: Jollof Rice (chicken and rice stew)
  • Ghana: Kelewele (fried plantains)
  • Nigeria: Suya (grilled beef skewers with peanuts)
  • Japan: Oyako-don (parent and child rice bowl), Pork Miso (vegetable soup)
  • Korea: Bulgogi (soy marinated grilled beef), Kimchi-Jeon (vegetable pancake), Sujeonggwa (persimmon punch)
  • Mexico: Agua de Tamarindo (tamarind water). Champurrados (hot chocolate), Buñuelos (fried dough balls), Chicken & Cheese Tamales
  • Venezuela: Arepas (cornmeal patties)
  • South America: Arroz con leche (rice pudding)

Sunday, January 26

The Newman Club will sponsor a Campus Mass, lunch and spiritual discussion about the Gospel of St. John at 12 p.m. in the Common Room in Old Main. The discussion will be led by Father James Arcidiacono, a monk with The Community of St. John. Confession will take place at 12 p.m. in Room 216 in Old Main.

Kate Mishkin
Kate Mishkin is a senior majoring in English literature and minoring in journalism. She started working for TKS as a freshman and subsequently served as managing editor, co-news editor and co-mosaic editor. Kate is the recipient of four awards from the Illinois College Press Association for news and feature stories and one award from the Associated Collegiate Press. She won the Theodore Hazen Kimble Prize in 2015 and 2014 and the Ida M. Tarbell Prize in Investigate Journalism in 2014. She has interned at FILTER Magazine, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and WGIL radio and the Virginian-Pilot.

Twitter: @KateMishkin

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