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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from July 17 through Aug. 10

7/10/2008

colloquia

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.

23 Wednesday
“Reactive Sieving With m-Phenylene Ethynylene Foldamers: Effects of Structural Modification on Reactivity.” Ronald A. Smaldone, UI. 1 p.m. 433 Roger Adams Lab. Organic Chemistry.

25
Friday
“The World of DNA: From Quantum Mechanics to Genomics.” Modesto Orozco, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. 2 p.m. 2269 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

theater

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.

24
Thursday
“Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight.” 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

25
Friday
“Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight.” 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

26
Saturday
“Abraham Lincoln Walks at Midnight.” 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

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.

25
Friday
Outside at the Research Park. Bandoleros. 7:30 p.m. Corner of First Street and St. Mary’s Road, Champaign. Krannert Center and Fox/Atkins.

8
Friday
Outside at the Research Park. South Austin Jug Band. 7:30 p.m. Corner of First Street and St. Mary’s Road, Champaign. Krannert Center and Fox/Atkins.

et cetera

22 Tuesday
Junior Artists Camp, Session 1B. 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.

23 Wednesday
Kids’ Kayak 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.

30
Wednesday
Kids’ Canoe 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.

Family Kayak Clinic.
6-7:30 p.m. Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory St., Champaign. For more information and to register, call 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

2
Saturday
Book Arts Workshop: “Working With Leather: Exposed Sewn Binding With Bea Nettles.” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Facilities and Services Printing Department, 54 E. Gregory St., Champaign. For more information on fees and to register, go to http://www.lis.uiuc.edu/programs/cpd/workshops08.html. Continues Sunday. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

6
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.
“Collection in the Occult Sciences”
On view Aug. 1.
Hallway, main Library.

“My Recollections of the Joy of Art Creation”
Through July 31.
Curator talk. “My Recollections of the Joy of Art Creation Artist: Hermia Soo.” Yu Ian Wng. 2:45 p.m. Saturday, July 26.
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.

“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 17 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.