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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from June 20 through July 7


6/12/2002


lecture
29 Saturday
"The Importance of Rapid Evolution in Health, Agriculture and Biotechnology." 6 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Stephen R. Palumbi, Harvard University. Part of the "Evolution 2002" conference. Integrative Biology and Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.

theater
20 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.

21 Friday
"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. Admission charge.

22 Saturday
"Educating Rita." William R. Jenkins, director. 8 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 Sunday
"Educating Rita." William R. Jenkins, director. 7 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By Willy Russell. Admission charge.

25 Tuesday
"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.

26 Wednesday
"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. Admission charge.

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

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

29 Saturday
"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. Admission charge.

20 Sunday
"Educating Rita." William R. Jenkins, director. 7 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By Willy Russell. Admission charge.

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

3 Wednesday
"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. Admission charge.

5 Friday
"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. Admission charge.

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

7 Sunday
"Murder Among Friends." Peter Reynolds, director. 7 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By Bob Barry. Suitable for mature audiences. Admission charge.

music
20 Thursday
2002 Summer Music Festival. Ian Hobson, piano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This year’s Summer Music Festival, "Summer Evenings of Music," begins with an all–Liszt recital. Hobson recently presented this program at both the Kennedy Center and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. Admission charge. School of Music.

22 Saturday
Illinois Summer Youth Music: Senior Camp. Advanced Piano Camp, 10:30 a.m. Smith Hall, Reid Alexander, headmaster, UI; Advanced Flute Camp, 1:30 p.m. Music Building, Mary Leathers Chapman, headmaster, UI; Musical Theater Camp, 3:30 p.m. Smith Hall, Nicholas Di Virgilio, headmaster, UI. CEPS in Music.
Illinois Summer Youth Music: Senior Camp. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Senior Chorus, 11:30 a.m., Joe Grant, conductor, UI; Senior Orchestra, 1:30 p.m., Greg Cunningham, conductor, Oakland University, Detroit, Mich.; Senior Concert Band, 3 p.m., Victor Bianchetta, conductor, J.D. Darnall Senior High School, Geneseo; Senior Symphonic Band, 4:15 p.m. David Waybright, conductor, University of Florida, Gainesville. CEPS in Music.

25 Tuesday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. David Steinau, tenor. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

27 Thursday
2002 Summer Music Festival: Pacifica String Quartet. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The quartet will present music by Haydn, Schumann and Rihm. Admission charge. School of Music.

29 Saturday
Master of Music Recital. Erica O’Donoghue, piano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Marc LaChance, trombone. 5 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Master of Music. Laurie Sphon, soprano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

3 Wednesday
Summer Concert of Jazz: UI Jazz Band. Thomas Shabda Noor, leader. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With Victoria Capo, jazz vocalist, and Bill French, piano. Enjoy a summer evening of big band jazz. Admission charge. School of Music.

6 Saturday
Illinois Summer Youth Music: Junior Camp. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Junior Strings, 11:30 a.m. Rodney Mueller, conductor, Centennial High School; Junior Orchestra, 1:30 p.m. Ken Tonake, conductor, Sycamore High School, Ill.; Junior Concert Band, 3 p.m. Rachel Orland, conductor, Traughber Junior High School, Oswego, Ill.; Junior Symphonic Band, 4:15 p.m. David Allie, conductor., Memorial Junior High School, Lansing, Ill.; Senior and Junior Trombone camps, 5:30 p.m. Elliot Chasanov, headmaster, UI. CEPS in Music.
Illinois Summer Youth Music: Junior Camp. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Advanced Percussion Camp, 11a.m. William Moersch and Ricardo Flores, co-headmasters, UI; Piano Camp, 1:30 p.m. Reid Alexander, headmaster, UI. CEPS in Music.

film
1 Monday
Evolution Film Festival. 7-8:30 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. Award-winning animated shorts revolving around the theme of evolutionary change will be shown. Part of the "Evolution 2002" conference. Integrative Biology and Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research.

5 Friday
"Life is To Whistle." 7:47 p.m. University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign. University YMCA.

et cetera
20 Thursday
In-Line Skate Clinic. 1-3 p.m. Outdoor Recreation Center, 51 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign. Advance registration required; call 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

26 Wednesday
Forum on West Nile Virus. 7-9 p.m. Large Animal Clinic auditorium, 2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. For more information, send e-mail to beuoy@illinois.edu or call 244-1562. Veterinary Medicine.

exhibits
"Native Americans Resources"
"National Bike Month"
Main hall, wall cases, Government Documents Library.
"Fidel Castro, presente y futuro de Cuba"
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
"The Illinois Natural History Survey Biological Collections"
Main hall display cases, Library.
"Leopold Sedar Senghor (1906-2001)"
Modern Languages and Linguistics Library.
"Biotechnology in Illinois"
Mueller case, east foyer, Library.
"Springtime Activities at the University of Illinois"
University Archives.
Through June 30.
"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.

Architecture students exhibition.
Through June 29.
"Galaxia Val del Omar"
Through July 5.
I space, 230 W. Superior St., Chicago. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

This calendar is excerpted from the June 20 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.