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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from June 1 through 18


5/25/2006

colloquia
1 Thursday
“Use of Animal Model Biomarkers in Environmental Monitoring.” Ravi Gooneratne, Lincoln University, New Zealand. 4 p.m. 1005 Illinois Natural History Survey ‘I’ Building. Biosciences and Illinois Natural History Survey.

theater
16 Friday
“Einstein and the Polar Bear.” Caroline Kava, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Novelist Bill Allenson confronts his deep-seated cynicism, a polar bear and a mystery involving Einstein as this romantic comedy unfolds. Adult content. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

17 Saturday
“Dead Guilty.” Ron Schaeffer, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. When John Haddrell dies at the wheel of his car from a heart attack, the woman beside him is not his wife but graphic designer Julia Darrow. As Julia recovers, she allows the dead man’s widow to visit her. Events turn sinister in this psychological thriller. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

18 Sunday
“Dead Guilty.” Ron Schaeffer, director. 7 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

et cetera
2 Friday
Kayak Clinic. 10 a.m.-noon. Register at Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory, Champaign. For more info, call 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

7 Wednesday
Itty Bitty Explorers Day Camp, IA and IB. 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Education Center, Allerton Park. For children ages 4 and 5 to sample Allerton Explorers programs; call 762-2721 for a registration packet. Continues through Friday. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Kid’s Kayak Clinic. 10 a.m.-noon. Kaufman Lake. Register at the Champaign Park District, 706 Kenwood Road, Champaign or call 398-2550. For ages 8-14. Admission charge. UI Campus Recreation and the Champaign Park District.

9 Friday
Inline Skate Clinic. 10 a.m.-noon. Register at the Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory, Champaign. For more info, call 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

13 Tuesday
Mini Explorers Day Camp, 1A and IB. 8 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Education Center, Allerton. For students entering grades 1 and 2. Hands-on activities, games, stories and exploring nature at Allerton; call 762-2721 for a registration packet. Continues through Friday. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

14 Wednesday
Kid’s Horseback Riding Clinic. 9-11 a.m. Register at the Champaign Park District, 706 Kenwood Road, Champaign. For ages 8-14; more info, call 398-2550. Admission charge. Campus Recreation and the Champaign Park District.
Kid’s Canoe Clinic. 10-11:45 a.m. Register at the Champaign Park District, 706 Kenwood Road, Champaign. For ages 8-14; more info, call 398-2550. Admission charge. Campus Recreation and the Champaign Park District.

16 Friday
Kayak Clinic. 10 a.m.-noon. Register at the Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory, Champaign. For more info, call 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

17 Saturday
Fisher Forum: “Book Arts, Culture and Media in Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia: From Print to Digital.” 8:30 a.m. 210 and 406 Illini Union. For more info: http://www.library.uiuc.edu/spx/FisherForum2006/. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.
Canoe/Kayak Day Trip. 8:30 a.m. Register at the Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory, Champaign. For more info, call 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.
Storytelling Concert, Children’s Program: “Tackety Boots and Other Old Tales.” Taffy Thomas, storyteller. 2 p.m. Spurlock Museum. Spurlock Museum.
Storytelling Concert: “Tackety Boots and Other Old Tales.” Taffy Thomas, storyteller. 7 p.m. Spurlock Museum. For ages 14 and older. Admission charge. Spurlock Museum.

exhibits
“Rain Forest Visions”
Through July 30.
Five galleries featuring the cultures of the world.
Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana. Noon-5 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; Noon-4 p.m. Sunday.

“Project 66: An Exploration of Utopia”
“Pour la Victoire: French Posters and Photographs of the Great War”
“Designing Experiences: How Graphic and Industrial Design Shape Daily Life”
Through July 30.
“Sacra Imago: Devotional Art of the Middle Ages”
“Canvas: An Electronic Gallery”
Ongoing.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday –Saturday, until 9 p.m. Thursday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Free admission; $3 donation suggested.

@art gallery. Online exhibit of the UI School of Art and Design. www.art.uiuc.edu/@art.



•This calendar is excerpted from the June 1 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.