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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from July 7 through 23


6/27/2006


colloquia
7 Friday
“U.S. Government Positive Agenda in the Andean Region.” Phillip French, U.S. Department of State. 10 a.m. 101 International Studies Building. Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

theater
6 Thursday
“Dead Guilty.” Ron Schaeffer, director. 7:30 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.

7 Friday
“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.

8 Saturday
“Einstein and the Polar Bear.” Caroline Kava, director. 8 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.

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

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

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

13 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

21 Friday
“The Matchmaker” and “Just Jerry” Benefit. Peter R. Reynolds, director. 7 p.m. Studio Theater. After a performance of “The Matchmaker,” the Summer Studio Theatre presents a seven-course cabaret of songs from Jerry Herman’s beloved musicals. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

22 Saturday
“The Matchmaker” and “Just Jerry” Benefit. Peter R. Reynolds, director. 7 p.m. Studio Theater. After a performance of “The Matchmaker,” the Summer Studio Theatre presents a seven-course cabaret of songs from Jerry Herman’s beloved musicals. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

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

music
12 Wednesday
UI Summer Jazz Band. Chip McNeill, leader. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Concert focusing on UI Jazz composers and arrangers who are still actively writing, including Kim Richmond, Morgan Powell, Jim Knapp and others. School of Music.

15 Saturday
Illinois Summer Youth Music. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. 11 a.m. Advanced Percussion Camp; 1:30 p.m. Junior Piano Camp. School of Music.
Illinois Summer Youth Music. Krannert Center. 11 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. Jazz Camp, Tryon Festival Theater; 11 a.m. Junior Chorus, Foellinger Great Hall; 1:30 p.m. Junior Concert Band, Foellinger Great Hall; 2:45 p.m. Junior Symphonic Band, Foellinger Great Hall; 4 p.m. Trombone Camp, Foellinger Great Hall. School of Music.

films
10 Monday
Summer Research Lab Film Series: “Blow the Whistle Twice in the Fog.” Valerij Rodchenko, director. 7:30 p.m. Illini Tower Cafeteria, 409 E. Chalmers, Champaign. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

12 Wednesday
Summer Research Lab Film Series: “In Heaven As It Is On Earth.” Jacek Bromski, director. 7:30 p.m. Illini Tower Cafeteria, 409 E. Chalmers, Champaign. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center.

et cetera
11 Tuesday
Artists Camp, Session I. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. For students entering grades 4-5. Call 762-2721 for a registration packet. Continues through Thursday. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

12 Wednesday
Itty Bitty Explorers Day Camp 2. 9 a.m.-noon. Education Center, Allerton Park. For ages 4 and 5. Call 762-2721 for a registration packet. Continues through Friday. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

14 Friday
Canoe Clinic. 10 a.m.-noon. Register at the Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory, Champaign. More info: 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

15 Saturday
Animals of Allerton: “Insects.” Elizabeth Graham, UI. 1-2:30 p.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. All ages. Call 762-2721 for more information. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

18 Tuesday
National Incident Management Program Training. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Siebel Center. Register at www.T4B.uiuc.edu or call 333-8342 for more information. Continues through Aug. 22. Human Resources Development.
Junior Artists Camp 1B. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. For students entering grades 1-3. Call 762-2721 for a registration packet. Continues through Thursday. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

21 Friday
Kid’s Horseback Riding Clinic. 9-11 a.m. Register at the Champaign Park District, 706 Kenwood Road, Champaign. Ages 8-14. Admission charge. Campus Recreation and Champaign Park District.
Horseback Riding Clinic. 9-11 a.m. Register at the Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory, Champaign. More info: 333-8747. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

23 Sunday
“WorldFest.” 1-4 p.m. Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory, Urbana. Get three performances for the price of one! The Dorians, a Celtic band from Carbondale, Ill.; Rocky Maffit and Chad Dunn present world percussion that interlinks music, history, geography and humor; and Kim Sheahan, Spurlock Museum’s resident storyteller.
$5 suggested donation. Spurlock Museum.

exhibits
“Summer Survival for Kids: Activities and Information”
Government Documents, main hall, Library.
“Simón Bolivar: Latin American Liberator and Father of Five Nations”
Latin American and Caribbean Library.
“Communal Cuisine: Community Cookbooks 1877-1960”
Main hall display cases, Library.
“Modern Korean Literature in Translation”
Modern Languages and Linguistics Library.
Through July 31.

“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.

“Pour la Victoire: French Posters and Photographs of the Great War”
“Designing Experiences: How Graphic and Industrial Design Shape Daily Life”
Through July 30.
Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday; 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Free admission; $3donation suggested.

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

This calendar is excerpted from the July 6 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.