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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Nov. 21 through Dec. 8


11/15/2002

lectures
1 Sunday
"Terracotta Tile From the Palatine East, Rome: A Revival Style and its Political Ideology." Victor Martinez, UI. 3 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Archaeological Institute of America, Classics and Krannert Art Museum.

7 Saturday
"All About Energy." David Ruzic, UI. 10:15-11:30 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Saturday Physics Honors Program.

colloquia
22 Friday
"Brominated Diphenylethers Alter Cellular Calcium Signaling: Evidence of Common Mechanisms With Non-Coplanar PCBs." Issac N. Pessah, University of California, Davis. Noon. 2251 VMBSB. Veterinary Biosciences.

2 Monday
"Intermediates and Cooperativity in Single Molecules and Fibers." Norbert Scherer, James Franck Institute, Chicago. 3 p.m. 3269 Beckman Institute. Theoretical Biophysics Group/Beckman Institute.
"Converting Cycles Into RASS (Reliability, Availability, Serviceability, Security)." Monica Lam, Stanford University. 4 p.m. 1320 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.
"Brain, Brow or Booty: Contemporary Latinidad in Popular Culture." Isabel Molina Guzman, Angharad Valdivia, Marie Leger and Alejandro Lugo, UI. 8 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

3 Tuesday
"The Political Role of Religion in Central-Eastern Europe." Zsolt Enyedi, Central European University, Hungary. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.

4 Wednesday
Gallery talk: "Foundation Program." Judi Ross, UI. Noon. Light Court Gallery, Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
"Diet, Mammographic Breast Density and Breast Cancer." Victoria Wade, UI. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences. Nutritional Sciences.

5 Thursday
"How Children Without Language Communicate and Their Efforts to Repair." James Halle, UI. Noon. 242 Education Building. Bureau of Educational Research.
"The Art of Mullah Nasreddin: A Transnational Construction of Gender and Politics, 1906-1911." Janet Afary, Purdue University. 4 p.m. 407 Illini Union. Russian and East European Center; South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies; and International Programs and Studies.

6 Friday
"Electronic Commerce: From Game-Theoretic and Economic Models to Working Protocols." Moshe Tennenholtz, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel. 10 a.m. 2240 Digital Computer Lab. Computer Science.
"Proteinase Inhibition by Serpins." Peter G.W. Gettins, UI. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.
"PCB Effects on the Immune System of Developing Mice." Mariangela Segre, UI. Noon. 2251 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building, 2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Veterinary Biosciences.


theater
6 Friday
"Saturday Night Fever." 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. Featuring unforgettable hits of the Bee Gee’s, this show tells the story of an ambitious and talented Brooklyn kid with a burning desire to make it big in Manhattan. Admission charge. News/-Gazette Broadway Series.

music
21 Thursday
Junior Recital. Caroline Stuart, soprano. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Thursdays at Twelve Twenty. 12:20-12:50 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. UI New Music Ensemble. School of Music and Beckman Institute.
Goo Goo Dolls. 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. This group is on tour supporting its new Top 5 album. Admission charge.
UI Wind Symphony and UI Symphonic Band I. James F. Keene and Thomas E. Caneva, conductors. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge. School of Music.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Sunyoung Yu, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

23 Saturday
James Taylor. 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. This legendary singer/songwriter brings more than 30 years of timeless music to the stage. Admission charge.

2 Monday
Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Keith Bean, trumpet. 8 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

3 Tuesday
Professor John and His Band. Noon. Lobby, Krannert Center. Professor John leads his six-piece band of R&B/rock-and-roll musicians.
Faculty Recital. Charlotte Mattax, harpsichord. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. "The Art of the Harpsichord" includes works of Forqueray, Jacquet de la Guerre, J.S. Bach and others. Admission charge. School of Music.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Ji Yon Shim, cello.
8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
An Evening of Opera Scenes and Arias. Timothy Schmidt, director, and Thomas H. Schleis, musical director. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Featuring students of the UI Opera Workshop. School of Music.

4 Wednesday
Kathleen Battle, soprano. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Ted Taylor, piano. This holiday program includes songs by Handel, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Reger and familiar spirituals and carols. Admission charge. Concert Prep: "Kathleen Battle." Thomas H. Schleis, speaker. 7:15 p.m. Studio Theater.
UI Percussion Ensemble. William Moersch, director. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Graham Whettam’s "Andromeda" is featured on this program along with other recent compositions for percussion. Admission charge. School of Music.

5 Thursday
Junior Recital. Rachel Scott, soprano. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Thursdays at Twelve Twenty. 12:20-12:50 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. I-Pan (steel drums). School of Music and Beckman Institute.
Michael W. Smith, Christian music artist. 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. With special guests Point of Grace, Smith brings his "Christmastime" tour to the Assembly Hall. Admission charge.
UI Jazz Band III. Aurora Wells and Jay Miglia, leaders. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Enjoy an evening of big band music performed by students of the UI Division of Jazz. Admission charge. School of Music.
An Evening of Opera Scenes and Arias. Timothy Schmidt, director, and Thomas H. Schleis, musical director. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Featuring students of the UI Opera Workshop.
Student Chamber Music Recital. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Featuring students of the School of Music.

6 Friday
Sinfonia da Camera. Ian Hobson, music director. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With John O’Conor, piano. Works include "Christmas Overture" by Coleridge-Taylor, "English Folk Song Suite" by Vaughan Williams and "Irish Tune From County Derry" by Percy Grainger. Admission charge. Student Project Recital: 7:20 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. Central Illinois Children’s Choir.
UI Jazz Band II. Jay Miglia, leader. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Here’s an exciting program of music for jazz ensemble, with charts ranging from the Swing Era to today’s contemporary bands. Admission charge. School of Music.
Master of Music Recital. Jeff Thornton, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
An Evening of Songs and Arias. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Voice students of Jerold Siena with Jeffrey Peterson, piano.

7 Saturday
Junior Recital. Heidi Radtke, saxophone. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Senior Recital. Bio Lee, tenor. 6:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
"Epigraph for a Condemned Book." Sarah Rothenberg, piano. 7:30pm. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Jennifer Tipton, lighting design, and Chris Kondek, video. Through readings of texts by Baudelaire, video presentation of images by Delacroix and early masters of French photography, Rothenberg and her collaborates contextualize the music of Chopin. Exhibitions at Krannert Art Museum and the Rare Books and Special Collections Library will be on display to coincide with this work. Admission charge.
Martina McBride. 7:30 p.m. Assembly Hall. The Academy of Country Music Female Vocalist of the Year brings the holiday spirit to Champaign-Urbana. Admission charge.
UI Concert Jazz Band. Chip McNeill, leader. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. The first concert for new faculty member McNeill. Admission charge. School of Music.
Senior Recital. Amy Olipra, mezzo-soprano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Junior Recital. Cherk Ping Ten, violin. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Student Composers Concert. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Featuring new works of Composition-Theory Division students.

8 Sunday
Second Sunday Concert. Ian Hobson and John O’Conor, piano. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Broadcast live on WILL-FM 90.9 (101.1 in Champaign-Urbana).
Illini Jazz Lab Band. David Diamond, leader. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Featuring high school musicians from Champaign County.
Carol Concert. Chester Alwes, coordinator. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This annual musical holiday celebration is presented by the combined choruses of the UI School of Music. Admission charge.
Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. 4 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. The Krannert Center Student Association hosts this annual event with music, a visit from Santa, and an opportunity to make the holidays merry for others by selecting a gift recipient from the Giving Tree.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Christopher Hollingsworth, tenor. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
UI Jazz Combos. 7 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Students from the UI Division of Jazz, coached by members of the jazz faculty and staff, present an adventurous evening of creative improvisation. Admission charge. School of Music.
UI German Choir Christmas Concert. Fred Lawrence, director. 7 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana. Spurlock Museum Guild Lecture and Performance Series.
Student Showcase. 7 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Voice students of Sylvia Stone.


dance
21 Thursday
"Momix: Opus Cactus." Moses Pendleton, artistic director. 7 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. A company of dancer/gymnast/athlete artists and desert flora and fauna fill the fantasy world of this piece, a suite that blooms to eclectic music ranging from Bach and Brian Eno to Chief Spotted Eagle. Admission charge.

sports
22 Friday
Volleyball. UI vs. Michigan State University. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
Hockey. UI vs. St. Louis University. 7 p.m. Ice Arena. Admission charge.

23 Saturday
Volleyball. UI vs. University of Michigan. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.
Hockey. UI vs. St. Louis University. 7 p.m. Ice Arena. Admission charge.

et cetera
23 Saturday
"Art as Window and Mirror: Art-Centered Diversity Education and Learning." 9 a.m.-noon. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Registration required. For more information, send e-mail to schumach@illinois.edu or call 333-1861. Krannert Art Museum.

29 Friday
Holiday Showcase at Robert Allerton Park. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Robert Allerton Park and Conference Center. Allerton House and Visitor’s Center will be transformed into a holiday wonderland. Proceeds support restoration projects at Allerton House. For more information, send e-mail to allertonpark@uiuc.edu or call 333-3287 or 762-7011. Continues through Monday. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Turkey Skate. Noon-2 p.m. Ice Arena. Call 333-2081 for more information. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

5 Thursday
Center for Advanced Study on Critical Issues: "Civil Liberty and National Security." 7:30 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Participants: Jim Pfander (moderator), Tom Ginsburg, Tom Huang, Sheldon Jacobson, Mark Leff, UI. For more information, call 333-6138. Center for Advanced Study.

6 Friday
Brown Bag Workshop: "Long–Term Care." 12:10-12:50 p.m. Federal Room, Illini Union. RSVP to 278-7768 or e-mail cleasure@uiecu.org if you plan to attend. UI Employees Credit Union.

8 Sunday
Second Sunday Gallery Tour. 1 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. "Featured Works X: Charles Baudelaire, A Poet and His Painters." Krannert Art Museum.


exhibits
"UI Museum of Natural History"
"Horowitz Collection of Brass Rubbings"
Five galleries featuring the cultures of the world.
Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana.
Noon-8 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday;
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

"Celebrating 100 Years of the Census"
Government Documents Library, main hall wall cases.
"Dia de Muertos"
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
"Identity and Community: Introducing Multicultural Resources"
Main hall display cases, Library.
"Illini Comeback Guests 2002: Celebrating Their Student Days at Illinois"
Mueller case, east foyer, Library.
"Epigraph for a Condemned Book"
Rare Book and Special Collections Library.
"Modern Thai Literature in Translation"
"9th Annual IAWE Meeting. Symposium Honoring Braj B. Kachru"
Modern Languages and Linguistics Library.
Through Nov. 30.

Faculty Art Exhibition.
"Summoning the Sacred: The Art of Lorena Johnson, 1993-2000"
Through Jan. 5.
"Featured Works X: Charles Baudelaire: A Poet and His Painters"
Through Jan. 26.
"New Acquisitions 2000-2002"
Through March 23.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday–Saturday; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday; 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.

oThis calendar is excerpted from the Nov. 21 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.