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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from May 15 through June 8

5/7/2008

colloquia

16 Friday
TSS Seminar: “Secure Web Browsing with the OP Web Browser.” Chris Grier, UI. 11 a.m. 2405 Siebel Center. Information Trust Institute .

music

17 Saturday
Music in Nature Concert: Big Bluestem and The Javelinas. 5-9 p.m. Allerton Park, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello. Big Bluestem, an acoustic stringband and The Javelinas, a folk, blues, country and western swing group will entertain the crowd. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

1 Sunday
Let Us Entertain You. Caitlin Dobbs and Dan Perrino. 1 p.m. Stage 5, Krannert Center. Dobbs, who is in the eighth grade and is coached by Perrino, will perform signature songs made famous by America’s greatest singers. Admission charge.

4
Wednesday
Summer Jazz Festival. Lisanne Lyons, Jim Pugh and Chip McNeill, UI. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Preconcert talk: Gabriel Solis, UI. Krannert Room, Krannert Center.

5
Thursday
Summer Jazz Festival. UI jazz faculty. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

Summer Harp Class/Doctor of Musical Arts Recital.
Julia Kay Jamieson, harp. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

6
Friday
Summer Harp Class Recital. Molly McKenzie, harp. Noon. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Summer Jazz Festival.
UI jazz faculty. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Preconcert talk: Gabriel Solis, UI. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center.

Summer Harp Class Recital.
Noel Wan and Mackenzie Hammel. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

7 Saturday
Summer Harp Class Recital. Molly O’Roark, harp. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Summer Harp Class Participants Recital.
7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

sports

16 Friday
Baseball. UI vs. Purdue University. 1:05 and 4:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

17 Saturday
Baseball. UI vs. Purdue University. 1:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

et cetera

17 Saturday
“Nature ABCs and 123s. “C is for Cricket.” 10-11 a.m. Allerton Education Center, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello. Children (ages 2 to 5) and their parents are invited to come and play while learning about nature at Allerton. Each program will include stories, songs and hands-on exploration. To register, call 333-3287. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

18 Sunday
“Mad Hatter’s Tea Party.” 2-4 p.m. Allerton Park Sunken Garden, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello. Families are invited to the Sunken Garden to play croquet, listen to stories, play games, and, of course, enjoy light snacks and treats at the tea party. Each family will receive a copy of “Alice in Wonderland” to take home. Pre-registration is required; call 333-3287 or e-mail allertoninfo@illinois.edu. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

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Wednesday
“Nature ABCs and 123s. “C is for Cricket.” 10-11 a.m. Allerton Education Center, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello. Children (ages 2 to 5) and their parents are invited to come and play while learning about nature at Allerton. Each program will include stories, songs and hands-on exploration. To register, call 333-3287. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

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Monday
Allerton Retreat Center Memorial Day Open House.
10 a.m-4 p.m. Allerton Park Retreat Center, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello. Tours of the house begin every 20 minutes and last one hour. For more info, call 333-3287. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

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Friday
State Fire Academy Open House. 7:30-10 p.m. Illinois Fire Service Institute Training Grounds, 11 Gerty Drive, Champaign. Witness fire fighting and rescue demonstrations. For more info, call 333-3800. Illinois Fire Service Institute.

4 Wednesday
Itty Bitty Explorers Camp, Session 1A and 1B.
9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Allerton Park Education Center, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello. Call 333-3287 for a registration packet. Continues through Friday. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

exhibits

“Qak’aslem, Qakem: Kaqchikel Maya Weavings”
Through June 8.
“Calypso Music in Postwar America: Photographs and Illustrations, 1945-1960”
Through Aug. 10.
Five galleries featuring the cultures of the world.
Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana. Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; Noon-4 p.m. Sunday.

“The Archaeological Heritage of Illinois”
Through June 1.
“Landscapes of Experience and Imagination: Explorations by Midwest Latina/Latino Artists”
Through July 27.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Free admission; $3 donation suggested.

“Strange Habit”
Through May 31.
I space, 230 W. Superior St., Chicago. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

“Censored”
Illini Union Art Gallery.
Through Sept. 2.

@art gallery. Online exhibit of the UI School of Art and Design.

 

This calendar is excerpted from the May 15 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.