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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from July 5 through 21


6/28/2002


theater
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. 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.

6 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.

7 Sunday
"Murder Among Friends." Peter Reynolds, director. 7 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.

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

10 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.

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

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

13 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.

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

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

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

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

19 Friday
"I Heard It at the Movies." James Berton Harris, producing director. 7 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. This benefit event for the Summerfest Apprentice and Internship Programs includes a performance of the play "Merton of the Movies," followed by a cabaret of Academy Award-winning movie tunes presented by the Summerfest Singers and surprise guests. Ticket includes the play and hors d’oeuvres and champagne during the cabaret. Admission charge.

20 Saturday
"I Heard It at the Movies." James Berton Harris, producing director. 7 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. This benefit event for the Summerfest Apprentice and Internship Programs includes a performance of the play "Merton of the Movies," followed by a cabaret of Academy Award-winning movie tunes presented by the Summerfest Singers and surprise guests. Ticket includes the play and hors d’oeuvres and champagne during the cabaret. Admission charge.

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

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; Junior Concert Band, 3 p.m. Rachel Orland, conductor, Traughber Junior High School, Oswego.; Junior Symphonic Band, 4:15 p.m. David Allie, conductor., Memorial Junior High School, Lansing; 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, 11 a.m. William Moersch and Ricardo Flores, co-headmasters, UI; Piano Camp, 1:30 p.m. Reid Alexander, headmaster, UI. CEPS in Music.

8 Monday
Senior Recital. Geoffrey Clift, piano. 7 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. School of Music.

11 Thursday
2002 Summer Music Festival: Prairie Winds. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Combines the talent of five musicians from the Chicago Symphony and faculties of the University of Illinois and Wheaton Conservatory: Jonathan Keeble, flute; Johanna Cox, oboe; Susan Warner, clarinet; Timothy McGovern, bassoon; and David Griffin, horn. Admission charge. School of Music.

12 Friday
Master of Music Recital. Sharon Hudson, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. School of Music.

17 Wednesday
UI Summer Band. Peter J. Griffin, conductor. 7 p.m. UI Quadrangle. An evening of summer band music. School of Music.

18 Thursday
Summer Concert of Jazz: UI Jazz Band. Thomas Shabda Noor, leader. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. An evening of big band jazz with guest artists Victoria Capo, jazz vocalist, and Bill French, piano. Admission charge. School of Music.
2002 Summer Music Festival: Sonus Brass. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The program will include works of Karl Pilss, Debussy, John Cheetham, Gershwin and Stan Friedman. Members of the group are: Allan Cox and Michael Tunnell, trumpet; Bruce Heim, horn; Lawrence Borden, trombone; and Mark Moore, tuba. Admission charge. School of Music.

19 Friday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Soojeong Lee, soprano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. School of Music.

20 Saturday
Illinois Summer Youth Music: Junior Piano Camp. 10:30 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Reid Alexander, headmaster, UI. CEPS in Music. CEPS in Music.
Illinois Summer Youth Music: Jazz Camp. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. 11 a.m. Dave Madden, conductor, Centennial High School, Champaign; 1:15 p.m. John Currey, Central High School, Champaign, and Thomas Wirtel, conductor, UI. CEPS in Music.
Illinois Summer Youth Music: Junior Camp. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Junior Chorus, 11:30 a.m. John Gaunt, conductor, Sandburg Middle School, Elmhurst; Junior Concert Band, 2 p.m. Debra Brubeck, conductor, Hubert H. Humphrey Middle School, Bolingbrook; Junior Symphonic Band, 3:15 p.m. Scott Casagrande, conductor, John Hersey High School, Arlington Heights. CEPS in Music.
Illinois Summer Youth Music: Intermediate Flute Camp. 1:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Mary Leathers Chapman, headmaster, UI. CEPS in Music.

21 Sunday
UI Summer Chorus. Chester Alwes, conductor. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. An afternoon of music from the choral repertoire. School of Music.

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

et cetera
13 Saturday
Saturday Safari: "Whoooooo Are You? Animal Identity." 10-11:30 a.m. 231 Natural History Building. For second and third grade students. Find out how animals recognize each other and how they tell friends from enemies. Pre-registration is required and a $5 fee will be charged. Registration forms are available in the third-floor gallery of the museum of Natural History or call 244-3355 for more information. Natural History Division/Spurlock Museum.

exhibits
"Bulls and Bullfights in Latin America"
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
"The Illinois Natural History Survey Biological Collections"
Main hall display cases, Library.
"Evolution 2002"
Mueller case, east foyer, Library.
"Springtime Activities at the University of Illinois"
University Archives.
"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.

@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 July 5 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.