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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from July 20 through Aug. 6

7/13/2006

theater
20 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.

21 Friday
“The Matchmaker” and “Just Jerry” Benefit. Peter R. Reynolds, director. 7 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. After the 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 the 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. 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.

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

26 Wednesday
“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.

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

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

29 Saturday
“Dead Guilty.” Ron Schaeffer, director. 3 and 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

30 Sunday
“Scenes and Singles:” Apprentice/Intern Presentation. 3 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Short scenes and monologues from the works of Thornton Wilder. The presentation culminates five weeks of classes.
“The Matchmaker.” Peter R. Reynolds, director. 7 p.m. Studio Theater. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theatre Company.

music
20 Thursday
UI Summer Band. Peter Griffin, conductor. 7 p.m. UI Quad.

31 Monday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Soohyun Yun, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

4 Friday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Charles Macko, double bass. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

5 Saturday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Joonhee Kim, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

et cetera
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.

22 Saturday
Book Arts Workshop. “Historic Binding Structure: Coptic Bindings.” Jennifer H. Teper, UI. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oak Street Library Facility, 809 S. Oak St., Champaign. Graduate School of Library and Information Science.

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.

24 Monday
Junior Explorers Camp, Session I. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Education Center, Allerton Park. For students entering grades 3-5. Call 762-2721 for a registration packet. Continues through Friday. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

25 Tuesday
Advanced Artists Camp, Session I. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Visitor’s Center, Allerton Park. For students entering grades 6-8. Call 762-2721 for a registration packet. Continues through Thursday. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

26 Wednesday
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 more info. For ages 8-14. Admission charge. Campus Recreation and Champaign Park District.

28 Friday
Kayak Clinic. 10 a.m.-noon. Call 333-8747 for more info. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

1 Tuesday
Mini Explorers Camp, Session 2. 8 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. Education Center, Allerton Park. For students entering grades 1 and 2. Call 762-2721 for a registration packet. Continues through Friday. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

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