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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from June 15 through July 9

6/7/2006

colloquia
28 Wednesday
“Pleiomorphism of Supramolecular Assemblies.” Willy Wriggers, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston. 2 p.m. 3269 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

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.

22 Thursday
“The Matchmaker.” Peter R. Reynolds, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater. Thornton Wilder’s 1954 classic and the musical it inspired, “Hello, Dolly!” tells the story of Dolly Gallagher Levi and her efforts to find just the right mate for the penny-pinching Horace Vandergelder, among others. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

23 Friday
“The Matchmaker.” Peter R. Reynolds, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

24 Saturday
“Einstein and the Polar Bear.” Caroline Kava, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult content. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

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

27 Tuesday
“Dead Guilty.” Ron Schaeffer, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

28 Wednesday
“The Matchmaker.” Peter R. Reynolds, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

29 Thursday
“Einstein and the Polar Bear.” Caroline Kava, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult content. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

30 Friday
“Dead Guilty.” Ron Schaeffer, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

1 Saturday
“The Matchmaker.” Peter R. Reynolds, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

2 Sunday
“Einstein and the Polar Bear.” Caroline Kava, director. 7 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult content. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

5 Wednesday
“Einstein and the Polar Bear.” Caroline Kava, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult content. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

6 Thursday
“Dead Guilty.” Ron Schaeffer, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

7 Friday
“The Matchmaker.” Peter R. Reynolds, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

8 Saturday
“Einstein and the Polar Bear.” Caroline Kava, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Adult content. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

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

music
21 Wednesday
U of I Summer Jazz Band. Chip McNeill, leader. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Works of Sammy Nestico and Thad Jones that focus on arrangements and original compositions that feature specific instruments such as flugelhorn, trumpet, saxophone and others. Admission charge. School of Music.

24 Saturday
Illinois Summer Youth Music. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. 10:30 a.m. Advanced Piano Camp; 3:30 p.m. Musical Theater. School of Music.
Illinois Summer Youth Music. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. 11 a.m. Senior Chorus; 1 p.m. Senior Orchestra; 2:30 p.m. Senior Symphonic Band; 4 p.m. Senior Concert Band. School of Music.
Music in Nature Outdoor Concert. Big Grove Zydeco, and Holly Holmes and Matthew Warnock. 5-9 p.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.
Concert Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the Chernobyl Accident. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium. Featuring a composition by Scott Wyatt, UI. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

29 Thursday
Summer Jazz Festival 2006. U of I Concert Jazz Band. “The Gershwin Songbook.” With special guest Lisanne Lyons. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Nelson Riddle arrangements which Ella Fitzgerald recorded between 1957-1959. Admission charge. School of Music.

30 Friday
Summer Jazz Festival 2006. The Woody Herman Orchestra. Frank Tiberi, director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Woody Herman was a presence on the music scene for more than 50 years. Today, his legacy lives on in the Big Band sound of the “Thundering Herd.” Admission charge. School of Music.

1 Saturday
Jazz Concert at Allerton Park Barn. 7:30 p.m., cash bar; 8:30 p.m., concert. Allerton Park Barn, south side of park, 588 Allerton Road, Monticello. Featuring members of the UI music faculty. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

et cetera
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.

19 Monday
Junior Explorers Camp, Session I. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Education Center, Allerton Park. For students entering grades 3-5. Activities include hiking, games, observations and interaction on environmental topics. Call 762-2721 for a registration packet; continues through Friday. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

21 Wednesday
Kid’s Horseback Riding Clinic. 9-11 a.m. Register at the Champaign Park District, 706 Kenwood Road, Champaign. For ages 8-14. Admission charge. Campus Recreation and the Champaign Park District.
Kid’s Kayak Clinic. 10 a.m.-noon. Kaufman Lake. Register at the Champaign Park District, 706 Kenwood Road, Champaign. For ages 8-14. Admission charge. Campus Recreation and the Champaign Park District.

24 Saturday
Summer Symposium: “Chernobyl, 20 Years Later: Health, Environment and the Sociology of a Disaster Zone.” Keynote speaker: David Marples, University of Alberta. 2-5:30 p.m. 314A Illini Union. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

26 Monday
Allerton Explorers Camp, Session I. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Education Center, Allerton Park. For students entering grades 6-8. Activities include hiking, games, observations and interaction on environmental topics. Call 762-2721 for a registration packet; continues through Friday. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

30 Friday
Horseback Riding Clinic. 8:30 a.m. Stable near Lodge, Ill. Register at the Outdoor Adventures, 51 E. Gregory, Champaign; call 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

5 Wednesday
Junior Artists Camp, Session I. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. For students entering 1-3 grade. Kids with an interest in art are invited to explore the beauty of nature and art at Allerton. Call 762-2721 for a registration packet; continues through Friday. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

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; $3donation suggested.

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

•This calendar is excerpted from the July 15 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.