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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign June 5 through June 22

5/29/v



music
19 Thursday
Summer Jazz Festival: "The Joy of Cooking and Rite of Swing." 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Trumpeter Jon Faddis joins UI music faculty members to recreate the legendary nonet project of Miles Davis: "Birth of the Cool." Admission charge.
20 Friday
Summer Jazz Festival: "The Joy of Cooking and Rite of Swing." 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Chip McNeill, director of the UI Big Band, leads a swinging evening of jazz with special guest Jon Faddis. Admission charge.
21 Saturday
Summer Jazz Festival: "The Joy of Cooking and the Rite of Swing." 8 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Special guest Jon Faddis teams up with the Chip McNeill Quartet for an evening of jazz standards. Admission charge.
22 Sunday
Summer Jazz Festival: "The Joy of Cooking and the Rite of Swing." 5 p.m. Allerton House. In a repeat performance, trumpeter Jon Faddis joins UI music faculty members to recreate the legendary nonet project of Miles Davis: "Birth of the Cool." Dinner is included. Admission charge.

dance
17 Tuesday
"e-Motions: Our Reality as Seen and Unseen." In this unique technology dance piece, reflectors on a performer’s body are mapped in real time on a computer screen as mathematical coordinates in 3D space. Bradford Blackburn, music; Lance Chong, Beckman Institute, an d Luc Vanier, dance, all UI; and Rose Marshack, c4a, open their rehearsal/laboratory to the public. Presentations during museum hours, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Krannert Art Museum. Through June 28. Krannert Art Museum.

theater
13 Friday
"Proof." Sara Lampert Hoover, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By David Auburn. A Pulitzer Prize-winning mystery that explores the nature of genius and madness. Admission charge. 15 Sunday
"Marriage is Murder." Peter Reynolds, director. 7 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By Nick Hall. Former spouses and mystery writers reunite to add a new book to their series. As the duet tests their plot ideas on each other, one wonders if their motives have murderous intent. Admission charge.
19 Thursday
"Dear Ruth." William Martin, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By Norman Krasna. A romantic comedy full of World War II-era innocence. Admission charge.
20 Friday
"Dear Ruth." William Martin, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By Norman Krasna. A romantic comedy full of World War II-era innocence. Admission charge.
21 Saturday
"Proof." Sara Lampert Hoover, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By David Auburn. A Pulitzer Prize-winning mystery that explores the nature of genius and madness. Admission charge.
22 Sunday
"Proof." Sara Lampert Hoover, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. By David Auburn. A Pulitzer Prize-winning mystery that explores the nature of genius and madness. Admission charge.

et cetera
10 Tuesday
"Annuities – Plan for a Bright Retirement." 7 p.m. UI Employees Credit Union, 2201 S. First St., Champaign. Reservations required: mfs@uiecu.org or 2778-7768. UI Employees Credit Union.
14 Saturday
Kids @ Krannert. 10 a.m. "Here and Now" artists will lead hands-on activities of their art-making techniques. Krannert Art Museum.
19 Thursday
Wine tasting. 5 p.m. Krannert Center lobby.

exhibits
"Brazil Ethnic Relations"
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
"Bookbinding: Bringing Together Form and Function"
Main hall display cases, Library.
"Florentine Printing of the 15th Century by Christopher Cook"
Rare Book Room
"Training the Best to Lead the Rest"
"Fire Safety on Campus"
Mueller display case, east foyer, Library.
Through June 30.

"Bronze Age Trade in the Ancient Mediterranean"
Through Sept. 6.
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.

Featured Works. "Picturing the Familial: Impressionist Works on Paper"
"Larger Than Life: Mythic Women in American Cinema"
Through Aug. 3.
"Here and Now: Art From Greater C-U"
On view Aug. 3.
"American Folk Art From the Herbert Fried Collection"
Through Sept. 21.
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.

"Sang-ah Choi: ‘ Mutation - Immortality’ "
"Linda Vredeveld: Painting"
"Graham Stewart: ‘Some of My Best Friends Are Stones’ "
On view through June 7.
I space, 230 W. Superior, Chicago. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

@art gallery. Online exhibit of the UI School of Art and Design.


This calendar is excerpted from the June 5 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.