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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from July 18 through Aug. 4


7/11/2002


lectures
22 Monday
"Lies My Teacher Told Me About African–American History and How to do Better." James W. Loewen, University of Vermont. 9 a.m.-noon. 100 Gregory Hall. Afro-American Studies and Research.

theater
18 Thursday
"Murder Among Friends." Peter Reynolds, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By Bob Barry. In this sophisticated mystery comedy, Angela and Ted, actor Palmer Forrester’s wife and agent, are lovers who plan to murder Palmer during a contrived robbery on New Year’s Eve. But Palmer and Ted have an identical plan in store for Angela. A murder occurs…but just who is the victim? Suitable for mature audiences. Admission charge.

19 Friday
"I Heard It at the Movies." James Berton Harris, producing director. 7 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. This benefit event for the Summerfest Apprentice and Internship Programs includes a performance of the play "Merton of the Movies," followed by a cabaret of Academy Award-winning movie tunes presented by the Summerfest Singers and surprise guests. Ticket includes the play and hors d’oeuvres and champagne during the cabaret. Admission charge.

20 Saturday
"I Heard It at the Movies." James Berton Harris, producing director. 7 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. This benefit event for the Summerfest Apprentice and Internship Programs includes a performance of the play "Merton of the Movies," followed by a cabaret of Academy Award-winning movie tunes presented by the Summerfest Singers and surprise guests. Ticket includes the play and hors d’oeuvres and champagne during the cabaret. Admission charge.

21 Sunday
"Educating Rita." William R. Jenkins, director. 7 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By Willy Russell. Middle-aged English professor Frank gets a new lease on life when he meets Rita, a forthright 26-year-old hairdresser who is hungry for education. Admission charge.

23 Tuesday
"Educating Rita." William R. Jenkins, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By Willy Russell. Admission charge.

24 Wednesday
"Murder Among Friends." Peter Reynolds, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By Bob Barry. Suitable for mature audiences. Admission charge.

25 Thursday
"Merton of the Movies." Sara Lampert Hoover, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Original story by Harry Leon Wilson; dramatization by George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly. Merton Gill, a general-store stock boy in 1922 Taylorville, Ill., dreams of becoming a movie star. Once in Hollywood, his big break comes…but has his dream come true? And will he find love on the studio lot? A satirical look at the motion–picture industry of the 1920s. Admission charge.

26 Friday
"Educating Rita." William R. Jenkins, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By Willy Russell. Admission charge.

27 Saturday
"Murder Among Friends." Peter Reynolds, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By Bob Barry. Suitable for mature audiences. Admission charge.

28 Sunday
"Merton of the Movies." Sara Lampert Hoover, director. 7 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Original story by Harry Leon Wilson; dramatization by George S. Kaufman and Marc Connelly. Admission charge.

music
18 Thursday
Summer Concert of Jazz: UI Jazz Band. Thomas Shabda Noor, leader. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. An evening of big band jazz with guest artists Victoria Capo, jazz vocalist, and Bill French, piano. Admission charge. School of Music.
2002 Summer Music Festival: Sonus Brass. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The program will include works of Karl Pilss, Debussy, John Cheetham, Gershwin and Stan Friedman. Members of the group are Allan Cox and Michael Tunnell, trumpet; Bruce Heim, horn; Lawrence Borden, trombone; and Mark Moore, tuba. Admission charge. School of Music.

19 Friday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Soojeong Lee, soprano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. School of Music.

20 Saturday
Illinois Summer Youth Music: Junior Piano Camp. 10:30 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Reid Alexander, headmaster, UI. CEPS in Music. CEPS in Music.
Illinois Summer Youth Music: Jazz Camp. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. 11 a.m. Dave Madden, conductor, Centennial High School, Champaign; 1:15 p.m. John Currey, Central High School, Champaign, and Thomas Wirtel, conductor, UI. CEPS in Music.
Illinois Summer Youth Music: Junior Camp. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Junior Chorus, 11:30 a.m. John Gaunt, conductor, Sandburg Middle School, Elmhurst; Junior Concert Band, 2 p.m. Debra Brubeck, conductor, Hubert H. Humphrey Middle School, Bolingbrook; Junior Symphonic Band, 3:15 p.m. Scott Casagrande, conductor, John Hersey High School, Arlington Heights. CEPS in Music.
Illinois Summer Youth Music: Intermediate Flute Camp. 1:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Mary Leathers Chapman, headmaster, UI. CEPS in Music.

21 Sunday
UI Summer Chorus. Chester Alwes, conductor. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. An afternoon of music from the choral repertoire. School of Music.

22 Monday
Guest Artist Recital. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. James Lyke, piano, UI; Geoffrey Haydon, piano, Georgia State University; and Thomas Birkner, vocals, Belleville West High School. In honor of Rodgers 100th anniversary year the program will include duo piano arrangements and vocals backed by two pianos in a mixture of tunes by Rodgers and Hart, and Rodgers and Hammerstein. School of Music.

23 Tuesday
Graduate Recital. Catharine Sinon, clarinet. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium. School of Music.

25 Thursday
Barrington Coleman and Friends. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An evening of classical, jazz, Broadway and spiritual music. With Eric Dalheim, piano; Ron Bridgewater, saxophone; Nathaniel Banks, trumpet; and Bill Koehler, bass. Admission charge.

26 Friday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Chia-Ying Hsu, viola. 5 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. School of Music.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jae-Eun Park, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. School of Music.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jun-Ping Lo, cello. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium. School of Music.

27 Saturday
Master of Music Recital. Kelly Magnuson, soprano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. School of Music.

28 Sunday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Michael York, baritone. 7 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. School of Music.

29 Monday
Senior Recital. Geoffrey Clift, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. School of Music.

31 Wednesday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Yoonsook Shim, cello. 7 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. School of Music.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. BoWon Hong, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. School of Music.

films
2 Friday
"Dreadnaught." 7:47 p.m. University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign. For more information, send e-mail to menjiwe@universityymca.org or call 337-1514. University YMCA.

et cetera
23 Tuesday
Workshop: "Understanding Mutual Funds." 7 p.m. UI Credit Union, 2201 S. First St., Champaign. Reservations required; call 278-7768 or send e-mail to membfinsrv@uiecu.org. UI Credit Union.

exhibits
"Bulls and Bullfights in Latin America"
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
"The Illinois Natural History Survey Biological Collections"
Main hall display cases, Library.
"Evolution 2002"
Mueller case, east foyer, Library.
"Springtime Activities at the University of Illinois"
University Archives.
"Pop Up Books"
Rare Book and Special Collections Library.
Through July 31.

"Louise Bourgeois: The Early Work"
"Featured Works IX: Calligraphy Between Two Cultures"
"Living in a Material World: Art of the ’80s"
Through Aug. 4.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday–Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission to the museum is free; a donation of $3 is suggested.

@art gallery. Online exhibit of the UI School of Art and Design. www.art.uiuc.edu/@art.

World Heritage Museum. Closed. Will reopen as the new Spurlock Museum of World Cultures at a new location in 2002. www.spurlock.uiuc.edu

This calendar is excerpted from the July 18 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.