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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from July 3 through 20

6/26/2008

colloquia
7
Monday
“Quantitative Atomistic Simulations: Dynamics and Spectroscopy of Heterogeneous Systems in Biology and Physics.” Markus Meuwly, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland. 3 p.m. 3269 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

17 Thursday
“Investigation of Electrode Processes and Double Layer Structure Using Visible/Infrared Sum Frequency Generation.” Scott Shaw, UI. 1 p.m. 171 Roger Adams Lab. Analytical Chemistry.

theater
3
Thursday
“The Turn of the Screw.” Lisa Gaye Dixon, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Classic ghost story from the novel by Henry James. Admission charge.

5 Saturday
“Talley’s Folly.” Linda Gillum, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. In a small 1944 central Missouri town, two misfits find romance in a deserted boathouse. Admission charge.

6
Sunday
“The Turn of the Screw.” Lisa Gaye Dixon, director. 1 and 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

8
Tuesday
“Talley’s Folly.” Linda Gillum, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

9
Wednesday
“The Turn of the Screw.” Lisa Gaye Dixon, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

10
Thursday
“The Turn of the Screw.” Lisa Gaye Dixon, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

11
Friday
“Talley’s Folly.” Linda Gillum, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

12
Saturday
“The Last Five Years.” James Zager, director, and Kristina Engberg, musical director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. This contemporary musical traces the development and deterioration of the five-year relationship between Jamie, a rising novelist, and Cathy, a struggling young actress. Admission charge.

13 Sunday
“The Last Five Years.” James Zager, director, and Kristina Engberg, musical director. 1 and 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

17
Thursday
“Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight.” 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. This script-in-hand reading depicts the influence of Abraham Lincoln on three poets of Illinois, Vachel Lindsay, Edgar Lee Masters and Carl Sandburg. Admission charge.

18
Friday
“Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight.” 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

19
Saturday
“Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight.” 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.


music
8 Tuesday
Summer Jazz Band. Chip McNeill, leader. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

11 Friday
Outside at the Research Park. Rosie Ledet and The Zydeco Playboys. 7:30 p.m. Corner of First Street and St. Mary’s Road, Champaign. Krannert Center and Fox/Atkins.

12
Saturday
Illinois Summer Youth Music. 10 a.m. Junior Chorus; 11:15 a.m. Junior Concert Band; 12:30 p.m. Junior Symphonic Band. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. School of Music.                                   

Illinois Summer Youth Music.
10 a.m. Junior Jazz; 12:30 p.m. Senior Jazz. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. School of Music.

Illinois Summer Youth Music.
11 a.m. Senior Saxophone. Music Building auditorium. School of Music.

17
Thursday
UI Summer Band Concert. Daniel Neuenschwander, conductor. 7 p.m. UI Quad. School of Music.

Graduate Recital.
7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Ji Yon Shi, cello and Casey Robards, piano.

19
Saturday
Music in Nature Concert. Mhondoro Rhythm Success and Big Grove Zydeco. 5-9 p.m. Gate House Lawn, Allerton Park. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

films
7 Monday
“Alexander Nevsky.” 7:30 p.m. Illini Tower Cafeteria, 409 E. Chalmers, Champaign. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

8 Tuesday
“The Secret Life of Words.” 8 p.m. 160 English Building. European Union Center.

9
Wednesday
“Citizen Vaclav Havel.” 7:30 p.m. Illini Tower Cafeteria, 409 E. Chalmers, Champaign. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

10
Thursday
“The Spanish Apartment.” 7 p.m. 160 English Building. European Union Center.

et cetera
7
Monday
Conference: 2008 Reconfigurable Systems Summer Institute. NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana. For more information and to register, go to http://www.rssi2008.org/register.html. Continues through Thursday. Supercomputing Applications.

“Designing and Grading Group Assignments.”
Noon. 428 Armory Building. To register, visit https://webtools.uiuc.edu/formBuilder/Secure?id=5195348. Center for Teaching Excellence.

8
Tuesday
Junior Artists Camp, Session 1A. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Allerton Park Visitor Center, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello. For students entering grades 1-3. Visit allerton.uiuc.edu for details and to register. Continues through Thursday. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

15
Tuesday
Junior Artists Camp, Session 1A. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Allerton Park Visitor Center, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello. For students entering grades 4-8. Visit allerton.uiuc.edu for details and to register. Continues through Thursday. Allerton Park and Retreat Center.

16
Wednesday
Kids’ Horseback Riding Clinic. 9-11 a.m. Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory St., Champaign. For more information and to register, call 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.


exhibits
“The History and Preservation of Audiovisual Media”

Through July 31.
Hallway, main Library.

“My Recollections of the Joy of Art Creation”
Through July 31.
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

“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 May 31, 2009.
“Landscapes of Experience and Imagination: Explorations by Midwest Latina/Latino Artists”
“Contrasting Architectural Visions: Piranesi and Brenna in 18th-Century Rome”
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.

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

I space, 230 W. Superior St., Chicago. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

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

 

 

•This calendar is excerpted from the July 3 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.