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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Dec. 6 through Jan. 26, 2003

11/27/2002

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


colloquia
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.

9 Monday
"Deprovincializing the ‘Shock Troops:’ The Students Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, Africa, and the Global Contours of the Black Freedom Movement, 1960-1974." Fanon Wilkins, UI. Noon. Afro-American Studies and Research Program, 1201 W. Nevada St., Urbana. Afro-American Studies and Research.
"Lipid-Protein Interactions at Interfaces: From Alzheimer’s Beta Amyloid Peptide to Poloxamer." Ka Yee C. Lee, University of Chicago. 3 p.m. 3269 Beckman Institute. Theoretical Biophysics/Beckman Institute.

10 Tuesday
"What You Can’t See Shouldn’t Cost You: Using Gaze-contingent Multi-resolutional Displays to Save Processing Resources and Bandwidth in Single User Displays." Lester Loschky, UI. Noon. 3369 Beckman Institute. Imaging Technology Group/Beckman Institute.

11 Wednesday
Gallery talk: "Metal Program." Billie Jean Theide, UI. Noon. Light Court Gallery, Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.
"The Role of Physical Activity in the Prevention and Treatment of Obesity and Co-morbidities." Steven N. Blair, The Cooper Institute, Dallas. 4 p.m. 150 Animal Sciences. Nutritional Sciences.

13 Friday
"Investigation of a New Gene in the Human Chromosomal Region 5p13.2." Toomas Haller, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia. Noon. B102 Chemical
and Life Sciences Lab. Biochemistry.
"Effects of Developmental Exposure to PCBs and Methylmercury in Rats: Evidence for Interactive Effects on Neurobehavioral Function." John Widholm, UI. Noon. 2251 Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building, 2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana. Veterinary Biosciences.
"Philosophical Perspectives on Orthodox Christianity in the Age of Enlightenment." Larry Wolff, Boston College. 4 p.m. 101 International Studies Building. Russian and East European Center.

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.

13 Friday
"Holiday Spectacular on Ice." 5 and 8 p.m. UI Ice Arena. For more information, contact Stage Right Productions: http://stagerightinc.net/. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.


music
6 Friday
Studio Recital. 4:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Piano students of Kyunghee Kwon.
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
Studio Recital. 11 a.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Cello students of Andrew Nickles.
Junior Recital. Heidi Radtke, saxophone. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Studio Recital. 5:30 p.m. Voice students of Eun Young Yang.
Senior Recital. Bio Lee, tenor. 6:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
"Epigraph for a Condemned Book." Sarah Rothenberg, piano. 7:30 pm. 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 collaborators 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.
Graduate Recital. Elizabeth Kurowski, oboe. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

9 Monday
Chamber Music Honors Recital. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Featuring outstanding and talented students of the School of Music.
Senior Recital. Tania Coambs, soprano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

10 Tuesday
Voice Division Recital. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
UI Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble. Mark Moore, conductor. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Program will include works of Bruckner, Jager, Schuman and Byrd, along with a special arrangement of "Amazing Grace."
Freshman Flute Class Recital. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Ji Yon Shim, cello.
8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

11 Wednesday
UI Concert Bands IIA and IIB. Chris Ford, Matt Hovey and George Brozak, conductors. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. An evening of concert band favorites. Admission charge. School of Music.
The Enescu Ensemble. Michael Cameron, conductor. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Danwen Jiang, violin; and Christopher Costanza, cello.
UI Trumpet Ensemble. Jared Gray and Steven Roberts, co-directors. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Advanced Trombone Repertoire Class. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Students of Elliot Chasanov.

12 Thursday
Junior Recital. Roxann Ferguson, soprano. 11 a.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Thursdays at Twelve Twenty. 12:20-12:50 p.m. Beckman Institute Atrium. UI Graduate Brass Quintet. School of Music and Beckman Institute.
Discovery Class Recital. 3 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. Students of Ronald Hedlund.
UI Steel Band. Ricardo Flores, director. 8 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Program includes works of David Rudder, Eddie Palmieri and Tom Miller. Admission charge. School of Music.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Hye-Wook Chung, piano. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jie-Youn Lee, flute.
8 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Music Education Senior Recital. Michael Preston, saxophone. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

13 Friday
UI Symphony Orchestra. Ollie Watts Davis, soprano; Donald Schleicher, conductor; Benjamin Schoening, graduate student conductor. 8 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Music by Mendelssohn, Samuel Barber and Ottorino Respighi. Admission charge. School of Music.
Concerto Urbano. Charlotte Mattax, director. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. French music for viola, recorders and harpsichord.
Music Education Senior Recital. Lisa Khalili and Annabelle Sarmiento, clarinet. 8 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.
Junior Recital. Nicole Stevenson, saxophone. 8 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

14 Saturday
Dave Matthews Band. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. One of the most popular and successful shows on the road. Admission charge.
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra: "The Nutcracker." Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With the Butler Ballet Company and Central Illinois Children’s Chorus. A family holiday classic. Admission charge.
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Chia-Ying Hsu, viola.
8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

15 Sunday
Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra: "The Nutcracker." Steven Larsen, music director and conductor. 2 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With the Butler Ballet Company and Central Illinois Children’s Chorus. A family holiday classic. Admission charge.

17 Tuesday
UI Graduate String Quartet. 7 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall. Cristina Lixandru and Julieta Mihai, violin; Laura Kim, viola; and Diana Flesner, cello.

20 Friday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Luis Loubriel, trumpet. 8 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Jan. 12 Sunday
Second Sunday Concert. 2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Broadcast live on WILL-FM 90.9 (101.1 in Champaign-Urbana).2 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Broadcast live on WILL-FM 90.9 (101.1 in Champaign-Urbana).

Jan. 23 Thursday
David Krakauer’s Klezmer Madness. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. The traditional celebration music of Eastern European Jewish culture, Krakauer melds this ancestral tradition with his own wit and modernism. Admission charge.
Daniel Heifetz: "Night Music." 10 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Concert conversations using music to illustrate creativity, communication and the soul of an artist. Music will include excerpts from the Chaconnes of J.S. Bach and Vitali as well as selections by Bloch and Tchaikovsky. Admission charge.

Jan. 24 Friday
David Krakauer’s Klezmer Madness. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. The traditional celebration music of Eastern European Jewish culture, Krakauer melds this ancestral tradition with his own wit and modernism. Admission charge.
Daniel Heifetz: "Night Music." 10 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

Jan. 25 Saturday
David Krakauer’s Klezmer Madness. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. The traditional celebration music of Eastern European Jewish culture, Krakauer melds this ancestral tradition with his own wit and modernism. Admission charge.
Daniel Heifetz: "Night Music." 10 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

Jan. 26 Sunday
Sinfonia da Camera Mostly Mozart Chamber Concert. Ian Hobson, music director. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. With Andres Cárdenes, violin, and members of Sinfonia da Camera. Program includes Mozart’s Quintet for Piano and Winds among other works. Admission charge.


films
11 Wednesday
"Home, or Maids in my Family." Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Asian Educational Media Service/East Asian and Pacific Studies.


sports
6 Friday
Hockey. UI vs. West Virginia University. 7 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge.

7 Saturday
Hockey. UI vs. West Virginia University. 7 p.m. UI Ice
Arena. Admission charge.

14 Saturday
Wrestling. UI vs. Southern Illinois University.1 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

Jan. 10 Friday
Hockey. UI vs. Kent State University. 7 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge.

Jan. 11 Saturday
Hockey. UI vs. Kent State University. 7 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge.

Jan. 24 Friday
Wrestling. UI vs. University of Michigan. 7 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.


et cetera
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.

9 Monday
Book signing and reception. 3 p.m. West Pavilion Gallery, Grainger Engineering Library. Lillian Hoddeson, author the "True Genius: The Life and Science of John Bardeen." For more information, send e-mail to lschmitt@illinois.edu or call 244-6736. Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering.

11 Wednesday
Distance-learning teleconference. "Safeguarding Our Patrons’ Privacy: What Every Librarian Needs to Know About the USA Patriot Act and Related Anti-Terrorism Measures." 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 149 National Soybean Research Center auditorium. For more information, call 333-2293. UI Library.

14 Saturday
"Medieval Knights and Their Ladies Fair." Mark R. Horowitz, author and historian. 4 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana. Reception and book signing will follow the presentation. For more information, call 244-3355. Spurlock Museum Guild Lecture and Performance Series.
Moonlight Skate. 1:30-4:30 p.m. and 7:30-10 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Santa will visit both sessions. For more information, call 333-2081. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

15 Sunday
Moonlight Skate. 1:30-4:30 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Santa will visit. For more information, call 333-2081. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.


17 Tuesday
Retirement Planning Seminar Series: "Getting Started With Investing." 10:30 a.m.-noon or 1:30-3 p.m. 404 Illini Union. An interactive workshop intended to stress the importance of investing in a 403b plan. Register online at https://nessie.uihr.uillinois.edu/cf/benefits/seminars/. Human Resources and Benefits.

Jan. 12 Sunday
Second Sunday Gallery Tour. 1 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Old Masters from the Permanent Collection. 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.

"Transportation in Nation Building"
Government Documents Library, main hall wall cases.
"Navidad en Latino America"
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
"Celebrating the Tenure and Promotion of Our Faculty at UIUC"
Main hall display cases and Mueller cases, east foyer, Library.
Through Dec. 31.
"Epigraph for a Condemned Book"
Rare Book and Special Collections Library.
Through Feb. 7, 2003.

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 Dec. 6 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.