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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Dec. 6 through Jan. 20, 2002


11/29/2001

lectures
Dec. 6 Thursday
"The Beckman CUBE: A Talk and a Tour." Hank Kaczmarski, UI. Noon. 3269 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.
"The Language of Kaspar Hauser." Mark Louden, University of Wisconsin. 7:30 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Germanic Languages and Literatures.

Dec. 9 Sunday
"Stone Ax Blades and a North American City-State: The Relevance of Ancient Illinois to the World." Timothy R. Pauketat, UI. 3 p.m. 62 Krannert Art Museum. Archaeological Institue of America, Krannert Art Museum and Classics.

colloquia
Dec. 7 Friday
"Molecular Recognition by Antibodies and the Law." Jefferson Foote, University of Washington. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences auditorium. Biochemistry.

Dec. 14 Friday
"Genomic Insights Into the Origin, Secretion and Function of Membrane Lipids." Christian H.R. Raetz, Duke University Medical Center. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences auditorium. Biochemistry.

theater
Dec. 12 Wednesday
"My Fair Lady." 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Based on "Pygmalion," this musical comedy is the story of the transformation of the scruffy flower girl Eliza Doolittle into a regal lady, thanks to the efforts of Professor Higgins and Colonel Pickering. Admission charge. News-Gazette Broadway Series.

music
Dec. 6 Thursday
Discovery Class in Recital. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Students of Frances Crawford.
UI Symphonic Band II and UI Concert Band I. Peter Griffin and Kenneth Steinsultz, conductors. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. A program of traditional as well as contemporary band music. Admission charge. School of Music.
UI Jazz Band III. Will Campbell, leader. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. A concert of varied works for jazz ensemble. Admission charge. School of Music.
Chamber Music Honors Recital. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Featuring students of the UI School of Music.
Music Education Senior Recital. James Colombo, horn. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Studio Recital. 8 p.m. Chapel of St. John the Divine Episcopal, 1011 S. Wright St., Champaign. Organ students of Dana Robinson.

Dec. 7 Friday
UI Symphony Orchestra. Donald Schleicher, conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Haydn’s Symphony No. 104 and Ralph Vaughan Williams’ Symphony No. 2 will be performed. Admission charge. School of Music.
UI Jazz Band II. Matt Olson, leader. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Program will feature an array of works for jazz band. Admission charge. School of Music.
Student Showcase. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. A recital of voice students of Sylvia Stone.

Dec. 8 Saturday
Music Education Senior Recital. Chrissa Marie Formas, flute. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Remembering World War II and Its Music. 2 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Dan Perrino and Dena Vermette host a program of music from the World War II era. Admission charge.

Dec. 9 Sunday
Second Sunday Concert. Gustavo Romero, piano. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Broadcast live on sponsoring station WILL-FM (90.9).
Illini Jazz Lab Band. Shane Pitsch, leader. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Christmas Concert by the UI German Choir. Fred Lawrence, director.3 p.m. Chapel of St. John the Divine, 1011 S. Wright St., Champaign. Spurlock Museum.

Dec. 18 Tuesday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Yoonsook Shim, cello.
5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Jan. 13 Sunday
Second Sunday Concert. Peter Schaffer, violin. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Broadcast live on sponsoring station WILL-FM (90.9).

Jan. 15 Tuesday
Faculty Recital. Ian Hobson, piano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The Complete Solo Piano Music of Frederic Chopin; concert four of eight. Admission charge. School of Music.

Jan. 16 Wednesday
Faculty Recital. Ian Hobson, piano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The Complete Solo Piano Music of Frederic Chopin; concert five of eight. Admission charge. School of Music.

Jan. 19 Saturday
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. "From Symphonies to the Summit." Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Lori Sims, piano, who will play Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3. Symphonies by Felix Mendelssohnand Andrezej Panufnik also will be performed. Admission charge.

dance
Jan. 15 Tuesday
Grigorovich Ballet Company: "Swan Lake." Yuri Grigorovich, artistic director. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. The Queen of the Swans, who only becomes a beautiful woman between midnight and dawn, falls in love with a worldly prince. Admission charge.

Jan. 16 Wednesday
Grigorovich Ballet Company: "Spartacus." Yuri Grigorovich, artistic director. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Based on real events in Roman history, this is the story of an uprising of gladiators and slaves under the leadership of a young Thracian named Spartacus, and their defeat by troops of the corrupt Roman commander Crassus. Admission charge.

Jan. 17 Thursday
Grigorovich Ballet Company: "Raymonda." Yuri Grigorovich, artistic director. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. In this medieval legend, Raymonda finds the virtuous Jean de Brienne struggling against the wicked Saracen knight Abderakhman for her love and hand in marriage. Admission charge.

films
Dec. 7 Friday
"The Fall of the I-Hotel." Noon. 407 Illini Union. The International Hotel was demolished in 1977. More than 20 years later the former site of Manilatown and home to more than 10,000 people remains vacant. Asian American Studies.

sports
Dec. 6 Thursday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Illinois State University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Dec. 8 Saturday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Arkansas. 11 a.m. United Center, Chicago. Admission charge.
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Pepperdine University. 1:30 p.m. United Center, Chicago. Admission charge.

Dec. 16 Sunday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Western Illinois University. 3 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Dec. 18 Tuesday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Illinois State University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Dec. 19 Wednesday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Eastern Illinois University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Dec. 29 Saturday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Loyola, Chicago. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Dec. 30 Sunday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Northwestern University. 2 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Jan. 2 Wednesday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Minnesota. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Jan. 7 Monday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Pennsylvania State University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Jan. 12 Saturday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Michigan. 3:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Jan. 13 Sunday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Michigan State University. 2 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

Jan. 15 Tuesday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. University of Iowa. 8 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

exhibits
"Lipchitz and the Avant-Garde: From Paris to New York"Featured Works VI, David Wojnarowicz: "The Four Elements"
Through Jan. 6.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission to the museum is free; a donation of $3 is suggested.

"Architectural Scenes: Photography, Buildings and Culture in the 19th and 20th Centuries" and "Giving Form to Values: R.M. Kliment and Frances Halsband Architects, NY"
Through Dec. 22.
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. 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 Dec. 6 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.