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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from Feb. 15 through March 4


Released 2/9/2007

lectures
15 Thursday
“Color on Branding: The Work of Louis Cameron.” Louis Cameron, artist. 6 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion.

16 Friday
“The Political Lessons of the Ishmael and Hagar Story: Reading the Bible With Hannah Arendt.” Bruce Rosenstock, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

17 Saturday
Saturday Physics: “What Supernovas Tell Us About Cosmology.” Jon Thaler, UI. 10:45 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Theoretical Astrophysics.

19 Monday
“Our Energy Future – Wither Fuel Cells and Solar.” Allen J. Bard, University of Texas, Austin. 8 p.m. 116 RAL. Analytical Chemistry.

20 Tuesday
“The Arts of Illinois: Sculpture at UIUC and Allerton Park.” Melvyn A Skvarla, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

21 Wednesday
“Jim Crow’s Last Stand: The Struggle for Racial Equality in the Suburban North.” Thomas Sugrue, University of Pennsylvania. 4 p.m. Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Law School, Fine and Applied Arts, History, Democracy in a Multiracial Society and MillerComm.

“Age of Acquisition and Proficiency as Factors in Language Production: Agreement in Bilinguals.” Rebecca Foote, UI. 7 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Second Language Acquisition and Teacher Education.

23 Friday
“Reflections on Interfaith Relations Locally.” Steve Shoemaker, University YMCA. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

24 Saturday
Saturday Physics. “Cosmic Violence: Exploding Neutron Stars and Collapsing Black Holes.” Jon Thaler, UI. 10:45 a.m. 141 Loomis Lab. Theoretical Astrophysics.

27 Tuesday
“The Arts as a Spire of Excellence at U. of I.” B. Joseph White, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Know Your University.

1 Thursday
“Can the Law Protect the Rights of Indigenous People?” Robert Williams, University of Arizona. 4 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. MillerComm.

“Creating Jewish Esthetic Space in the Plastic Arts: 1908-1925.” Seth Wolitz, University of Texas. 7:30 p.m. Levis Faculty Center. Program in Jewish Culture and Society.

2 Friday
“Sparta and the New Jerusalem: Religion, Violence and American Redemption.” Jonathan Ebel, UI. Noon. Latzer Hall, University YMCA. Friday Forum.

3 Saturday
“Floating Images and Ideas: Arts for Mami Wata and Other Water Spirits in Africa and the Atlantic World.” Henry Drewel, University of Wisconsin, Madison. 3 p.m. Krannert Art Museum Auditorium. Jerrold Ziff Distinguished Lecture on Modern Art/Krannert Art Museum.

colloquia
15 Thursday
“Mapping El Condor Pasa: On Sonic Migrations in the Global Era.” Kirstie Dorr, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“The Roles of Listeria Monocytogenes Phospholipases in Escape From the Phagosome.” Howard Goldfine, University of Pennsylvania. 4 p.m. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Laboratory. Microbiology.

“Crises of Money.” Pheng Cheah, University of California, Berkeley. 8 p.m. Third floor, Levis Faculty Center. Criticism and Interpretive Theory.

16 Friday
“Cadherins in Cell Adhesions – From Single Molecules to Tissues.” Deborah Leckband, UI. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences auditorium. Biochemistry.

19 Monday
“Social Entrepreneurship, Gender and Globalization.” Gale Summerfield, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership and Women and Gender in Global Perspectives Program.

“Nitric Oxide and Cancer.” David Wink, Center for Cancer Research, Bethesda. Noon. 80 Small Animal Clinic. Translational Biomedical Research Seminar/Veterinary Medicine.

“Adaptive Supercomputing.” Luiz DeRose, Cray Systems. 4 p.m. 1404 Siebel Center for Computer Science. Computer Science.

20 Tuesday
“Authority, Legality and the Disintegration of the Jewish Community in the Western Borderlands.” Eugene Avrutin, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center.

“Electrochemistry of Single Immobilized Molecules by Single Molecule Spectroscopy.” Allen J. Bard, University of Texas, Austin. 3 p.m. 217 Noyes Lab. Analytical Chemistry.

“Sexual Differentiation of Behavior: New Paradigms.” Emilie Rissman, University of Virginia. 4 p.m. 1005 Beckman. Neuroscience Program.

21 Wednesday
“African Studies: Perspectives From Urban and Regional Planning.” Faranak Miraftab, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.

“Queer Modernities: Richard Bruce Nugent’s Orient.” Fiona Ngô, UI. Noon. 911 S. Sixth. Gender and Women’s Studies.

“Panda, SARS, Intellectual Property: A Glimpse Into Contemporary Chinese Visual Culture.” Gary Xu, UI. Noon. Krannert Art Museum. East Asian and Pacific Studies.

“John Dewey and Herbert Simon: Two Perspectives on Engineering and Decision Making.” Carl Mitcham, Colorado School of Mines. Noon. Call 333-2595 for location. Engineering and Technology Studies.

“Intraspecies Diversity of Probiotic Bacteria.” Michael J. Miller, UI. 4 p.m. 103 Mumford Hall. Division of Nutritional Sciences.

“Electronic Spectra of Carbon Containing Species of Interest to Astrophysics.” John Maier, University of Basel. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Physical Chemistry.

22 Thursday
“Disciplining Society Through the City: The Genesis of City Planning in Brazil and Argentina (1894-1945).” Joel Outtes, University of Oxford. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

“High and Low Resolution Solid-State NMR Spectroscopy of Proteins: Studies of Structure and Enzymatic Reactivity.” Tatyana Polenova, University of Delaware. Noon. 192 Lincoln Hall. Chemical Biology.

“Spintronics, Electronics for the Future?” Stuart Wolf, University of Virginia. 4 p.m. 151 Everitt Lab. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

23 Friday
“Design and Construction of Intermodal Terminals.” Gary Potts and Riley Edwards, Hanson Professional Services. 11:45 a.m. 335 Grainger Engineering Library. Railroad Engineering/Civil and Environmental Engineering.

“Emerging Fluorescence Technologies for the Analysis of Protein Localization and Organelle Dynamics.” Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, National Institute of Health, Bethesda.. Noon. B102 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab Auditorium. Biochemistry.

“Modeling Protein Synthesis: Ribosomal Dynamics in Molecular Detail. Audio-visual Affect Recognition.” Emma Falck and Zhihong Zeng, UI. Noon. 1005 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

“Medusas and Basilisks: Ambivalent Mirrors of Desire.” Nancy Frelick, University of British Columbia. 4 p.m. 2090B Foreign Languages Building. Department of French.

26 Monday
“Healthcare Reforms in China.” Huixia Liu, Northwest University, Xi’an China. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Women and Gender in Global Perspectives and East Asian and Pacific Studies.

“The Autocatalytic Reaction Between Nitrite and Deoxyhemoglobin.” Neil Hogg, Medical College of Wisconsin. Noon. 80 Small Animal Clinic. Translational Biomedical Research Seminar/College of Veterinary Medicine.

27 Tuesday
“Poetics and the Performance of Violence in Israel/Palestine.” David McDonald, UI. Noon. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.

“Aggression, Seotonin and Gene-Environment Interactions in Rhesus Monkeys and Other Primates.” Stephen Suomi, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. 4 p.m. 1005 Beckman. Neuroscience Program.

28 Wednesday
“African Studies: Perspectives From Veterinary Pathobiology.” Ibulaimu Kakoma, UI. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. African Studies.

“Genuinely Secure Systems.” Bill Worley, Secure64 Software Corp. 4 p.m. B02 Coordinated Science Laboratory. Information Trust Institute.

“Aspects of Energy and Macronutrient Digestibility in Pigs.” Hans Stein, UI. 4 p.m. 103 Mumford Hall. Nutritional Sciences.

“Kinetics of Surface-mediated Processes in the Environment: Combining Solid-state NMR, Computational Studies and Cyberinfrastructure.” Professor Karl T. Mueller, Pennsylvania State University. 4 p.m. 112 Chemistry Annex. Physical Chemistry.

1 Thursday
“Reprogramming Bacteria With Small Molecules and RNA.” Justin Gallivan, Emory University. Noon. 192 Lincoln Hall. Chemical Biology.

“Asymmetric Hydrogenation Routes to Deoxypolyketides.” Kevin Burgess, Texas A&M University. 4 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Laboratory. Organic Chemistry.

Gallery Conversation. “Branded and On Display” co-curator Judith Hoos Fox. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

2 Friday
“A Network of Influential Conversations Among Physicians in a Primary Care Practice.” Peter Marsden, Harvard University. 10 a.m. 130 Wohlers Hall. Sociology.

“Biochemical Mechanism of Amyloid Fibril Formation: Deep UV Raman Spectroscopic Study.” Igor Lednev, University of Albany. 3 p.m. A414 Chemical and Life Sciences Lab. Chemical Biology and Biophysics.

“Ideology, Uncertainty and the Fate of Russian Democracy.” Stephen Hanson, University of Washington. 4 p.m. Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

theater
15 Thursday
“Bee-luther-hatchee.” Ron Parson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. This work raises many questions in its portrayal of a successful young editor who is shepherding the memoir of Libby Price, a 72-year-old African-American woman. The mystery at the heart of the play unfolds slowly, and just as one issue seems to be settled, another arises. When editor meets author, they both must wrestle with their attitudes about race, history and family. Admission charge.

16 Friday
“Bee-luther-hatchee.” Ron Parson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

17 Saturday
“Bee-luther-hatchee.” Ron Parson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

18 Sunday
“Bee-luther-hatchee.” Ron Parson, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

1 Thursday
“A Chorus Line.” Henson Keys, director; James Zager, musical staging; and Angela Fleddermann Miller, choreographer. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. The storyline focuses on the lives of Broadway dancers and speaks directly to the dreams and experiences of audience members all over the world. Contains adult themes. Admission charge.

2 Friday
“A Chorus Line.” Henson Keys, director; James Zager, musical staging; and Angela Fleddermann Miller, choreographer. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes. Admission charge.

3 Saturday
“A Chorus Line.” Henson Keys, director; James Zager, musical staging; and Angela Fleddermann Miller, choreographer. 7:30 p.m. Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center. Contains adult themes. Admission charge. Dessert and Conversation: 6:30 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center.

music
15 Thursday
Thursdays at Twelve Twenty Concert. 12:20 p.m. Beckman Institute atrium. School of Music.

Guest Lecture. “The Pa’s Fiddle Project: ‘These Happy Golden Years’ of a Musicological Journey.” Dale Cockrell, musicologist. 3:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Jing-I Jang, harp. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

16 Friday
Traffic Jam. 5 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. Sounds of the 1940s and 1950s.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Nathan Mandel, saxophone. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

17 Saturday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Nicole Leupp, soprano. 1:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Sinfonia da Camera. Ian Hobson, music director and conductor, and Peter Schaffer, violin. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Glinka’s “Russian and Ludmilla Overture” opens this evening of music. Admission charge. Student Performance Project: 6:45 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center.

Senior Recital. Jung Won Kim, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

18 Sunday
Black Sacred Music Symposium Concert. Ollie Watts Davis, conductor. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Featuring newly composed works from the sacred music tradition written specifically for the occasion and in commemoration of Ollie Watts Davis’ silver anniversary year as conductor of the Black Chorus. Admission charge.

19 Monday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Sharon Hudson, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

20 Tuesday
Veretski Pass Trio. 7:30 p.m. Smith Music Hall. An evening of Klezmer music from Eastern Europe. Jewish Culture and Society.

21 Wednesday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Yeo-Jung Kim, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

22 Thursday
Thursdays at Twelve Twenty Concert. Josh McCormick, marimba. 12:20 p.m. Beckman Institute atrium. School of Music.

Joey DeFrancesco Trio. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Unpretentious, good-time music of foot-tapping exhilaration. Admission charge.

23 Friday
UI Chamber Orchestra. Donald Schleicher, conductor. and Leann Sechrest, soprano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. This program will include works by Hee-Yun Kim, Beethoven, Barber and Stravinsky. Admission charge.

Joey DeFrancesco Trio. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Unpretentious, good-time music of foot-tapping exhilaration. Admission charge.

Senior Recital. Kimberly Davis, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

24 Saturday
American Horn Quartet. David Johnson, Charles Putnam, Kerry Turner and Geoffrey Winter, horn. 3 p.m. Music Building auditorium.
Joey DeFrancesco Trio. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Unpretentious, good-time music of foot-tapping exhilaration. Admission charge.

25 Sunday
Guest Artist Master Class. The American Horn Quartet. 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Illini Statesmen Barbershop Chorus. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. The Statesmen invite you to join them as they celebrate 60 years of rich harmony. Current selections range from Big Band and Sinatra classics to Jazz, Blues and the traditional sounds of Barbershop Harmony. Admission charge.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital in Vocal Coaching and Accompanying. Casey Robards, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

27 Tuesday
21st Century Piano Recital. Tsai-yun Huang, composer, and Tzu-feng Liu, piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. These two winners of the annual 21st Century Piano Composition Competition will perform several works. Admission charge.

Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Sarah Burk, clarinet. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

28 Wednesday
Junko Tahara Biwa Ensemble. 7 p.m. Smith Memorial Hall. This ensemble tours and performs to bring a greater understanding of the biwa and katarimono, narrated songs in Japan’s oral tradition. East Asian Languages and Cultures, East Asian and Pacific Studies, School of Music, Advanced Studies, Program for the Study of Religion and Anthropology.

1 Thursday
Thursdays at Twelve Twenty Concert. Graduate Saxophone Quartet. 12:20 p.m. Beckman Institute atrium. School of Music.

Graduate Recital. Sonia Lee, harpsichord. 12:30 p.m.
Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Faculty Recital. Esther Lamneck, clarinet. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Works by Zach Browning, John Melby and Robert Rowe. Admission charge. School of Music.

2 Friday
Jazz Forum. Concert Jazz Band, with special guest Ellen Winters, vocalist. Noon. 25 Smith Hall.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Eun-Jung Auh, soprano. 5 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Alfred Brendel, piano. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Brendel presents sonatas by Haydn, Beethoven and Mozart, as well as “Impromptus,” by Schubert. Admission charge.

3 Saturday
Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Julia Jamieson, harp. 5:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Senior Recital. Jenna Lake, saxophone. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Steven Larsen, music director and conductor, and Buddy Wachter, banjo. 7:30 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Admission charge.

Global Transfer Afterglow: Fula Flute Ensemble. 10 p.m. Lobby, Krannert Center. The haunting Fulani flute, or tambin, of the Fouta Djalon highlands of Guinea gives this African music ensemble its name. Founded in New York in 1999, the ensemble features Bailo Bah and Sylvain Leroux on tambin, Yacouba Sissoko on kora, Famoro Dioubate on balafon, and Malian singer Abdoulaye Diabate who appeared in Krannert Center’s Wall to Wall Guitar Festival.

4 Sunday
UI Philharmonia. Louis Bergonzi, conductor, and Ani Aznavoorian, cello. 3 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Works by Tchaikovsky are featured in this program. Admission charge.

Undergraduate Recital. Lara Driscoll, jazz piano. 3 p.m. 25 Smith Hall.

Master of Music Recital. Chen-Yu Huang, harp. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

Brass Chamber Music Recital. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

Doctor of Musical Arts Recital. Ozgul Gok Pekcan, violin. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

opera
22 Thursday
“Madama Butterfly.” Eduardo Diazmuñoz, conductor, and Jerold Siena, director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Set in Nagasaki at the turn of the 20th century, Puccini’s “Madama Butterfly” is one of the glories of Italian opera. Abandoned by her American lover, Naval Lt. Benjamin Franklin Pinkerton, Butterfly raises their child in the hope that one day Pinkerton will return to her. He does return, but under altered circumstances, and she has no choice but to die with honor. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Admission charge.

23 Friday
“Madama Butterfly.” Eduardo Diazmuñoz, conductor, and Jerold Siena, director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Admission charge.

24 Saturday
“Madama Butterfly.” Eduardo Diazmuñoz, conductor, and Jerold Siena, director. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Admission charge. Libretto: 6:30 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center.

25 Sunday
“Madama Butterfly.” Eduardo Diazmuñoz, conductor, and Jerold Siena, director. 3 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. Sung in Italian with English supertitles. Admission charge. Libretto: 2 p.m. Krannert Room, Krannert Center.

dance
22 Thursday
Hungarian State Folk Ensemble. 7 p.m. Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center. Centuries-old authentic dances collected from isolated villages unfold as the ensemble’s Gypsy orchestra draws on a repertoire of folk music that has inspired composers from Liszt and Kodály to Brahms. Recommended for ages 10 and up. Admission charge.

films
15 Thursday
“Historymakers.” Sundiata Cha Jua, moderator. 5 p.m. Saunders Lounge, Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall. Office of the President, Democracy in a Multiracial Society, African American Studies and Research Program, and Office of the Provost.

21 Wednesday
“The HistoryMakers.” 6 p.m. Champaign Library, Douglass Branch, 504 E. Grove St. For more information about The HistoryMakers project, visit http://www.thehistorymakers.com/. Office of the President, Center on Democracy in a Multiracial Society, African American Studies and Research Program and Office of the Provost.

23 Friday
Latin American Film Festival. Boardman’s Art Theatre (http://boardmansarttheatre.com). Screening of five recently released feature films from five different countries (Chile, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil and Cuba). Continues through March 1; for more information: http://www.clacs.uiuc.edu/events/specialevent.html.
Latin American and Caribbean Studies; Spanish, Italian and Portuguese; Democracy in a Multiracial Society; Criticism and Interpretive Theory; Liberal Arts and Sciences; Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities; Anthropology; and Cinema Studies.

24 Saturday
Insect Fear Film Festival. 6 p.m. Foellinger Auditorium. For more info: http://www.news.uiuc.edu/news/07/0206insectfear.html. Entomology Graduate Student Association.

sports
(to confirm times, go to www.fightingillini.com)
18 Sunday
Wrestling. UI vs. Ohio State University. 1 p.m. Huff Hall. Admission charge.

Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Northwestern University. 2 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

21 Wednesday
Men’s Basketball. UI vs. Michigan State University. 8 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

22 Thursday
Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Michigan State University. 7 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

23 Friday
Women’s Tennis. UI vs. Purdue University. 6 p.m. Atkins Tennis Center. Admission charge.

Hockey. Illini Hockey Club vs. DePaul University. 7 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

24 Saturday
Central States Collegiate Hockey League All-Star Game. 6:30 p.m. UI Ice Arena. Campus Recreation.

25 Sunday
Women’s Tennis. UI vs. Washington. 11 a.m. Atkins Tennis Center. Admission charge.

Women’s Basketball. UI vs. Purdue University. 2 p.m. Assembly Hall. Admission charge.

et cetera
15 Thursday
“At Risk Youth:” A Documentary and Discussion. Noon. 407 Illini Union. Democracy in a Multiracial Society.

Author’s Corner. Robert Parker, author. 4 p.m. Authors Corner, Illini Union Bookstore. Illini Union Bookstore.

Black Sacred Music Symposium VIII. 6-10:30 p.m. Music Building and Krannert Center. For more info, call 244-3337 or e-mail owdavis@illinois.edu. School of Music and African-American Cultural Program.

16 Friday
Black Sacred Music Symposium VIII. 6-10:30 p.m. Music Building and Krannert Center. For more info, call 244-3337 or e-mail owdavis@illinois.edu. School of Music and African-American Cultural Program.

17 Saturday
Black Sacred Music Symposium VIII. 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Music Building and Krannert Center. For more info, call 244-3337 or e-mail owdavis@illinois.edu. School of Music and African-American Cultural Program.

“Spanish Time at Public Libraries.” 1 p.m. Douglass Meeting Room at the Douglass Branch Library, 504 E. Grove St., Champaign. Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Winter Tales Concert. 2 p.m. Knight Auditorium, Spurlock Museum. Spend the afternoon experiencing American Indian dance, song, drum and storytelling for all ages. Admission charge. Spurlock Museum.

“An Aphrodisiac Feast for the Senses.” 8:30 p.m. Montgomery’s on the Square, Monticello. Allerton Park and Montgomery’s on the Square.

18 Sunday
Allerton House Retreat Center Open House. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Allerton Park Retreat Center. Tours begin every 20 minutes and last about one hour. Admission charge. Allerton Park.

19 Monday
Music Workshop. “Ask Drs. Klez.” Veretski Pass Trio. 4 p.m. Spurlock Museum Auditorium. Program in Jewish Culture and Society.

20 Tuesday
Reading. “Mohandas,” a New Biography of Gandhi. Rajmohan Gandhi, UI. 4 p.m. Authors Corner, second floor, Illini Union Bookstore. South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and Illini Union Bookstore.

21 Wednesday
“Around the World Wednesdays.” 9:30 a.m. Spurlock Museum. Wednesdays, through March 14, the Learning Center opens its doors for children and their parents to create and learn together. For more info, visit www.spurlock.uiuc.edu. Spurlock Museum.

“Three Magic Letters: Getting to PH.D.” A symposium for graduate faculty, students and alumni. 1-4:30 p.m. Illini Union Rooms B and C. For more info, go to www.grad.uiuc.edu.

22 Thursday
Panel Discussion. “The Future of the Latin American Left.” Panelists: William Castro, Jose Cheibub, Ellen Moodie, Marc Perry, UI. Chair: Dara Goldman, UI. 4 p.m. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities; Anthropology; Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese; African American Studies and Research Program; and Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

23 Friday
Workshop. “Entrepreneurial Arts Organizations and Artists: Developing New Capacities That Will Increase Participation, Contributions and Earned Income.” Jerry Yoshitomi, consultant. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 40 North | 88 West offices, 1817 S. Neil, Suite 201, Champaign. To register: http://www.40north.org/. Admission charge. Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership.

Round Table Discussion: “Understanding Resiliency in Family, Youth, and Community Settings.” Stephen Gasteyer, Reed Larson and Angela Wiley, UI; Facilitator: Ramona Oswald, UI. Noon. Christopher Hall, 904 W Nevada Ave., Urbana. Human & Community Development.

24 Saturday
Kids@Krannert. 10 a.m.-noon. Krannert Art Museum. An event for the entire family with demonstrations, hands-on art projects, dance, music and storytelling. Krannert Art Museum.

28 Wednesday
“Around the World Wednesdays.” 9:30 a.m. Spurlock Museum. Wednesdays, through March 14, the Learning Center opens its doors for children and their parents to create and learn together. For more info, visit www.spurlock.uiuc.edu. Spurlock Museum.

Open Class. “Consumer Culture and Contemporary Metal.” Billie Theide, UI. 1 p.m. Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum.

Bicycle Maintenance Clinic. 5:30-7 p.m. Outdoor Center, 51 E. Gregory Drive, Champaign. For more info and to register: e-mail campusrec@illinois.edu. Admission charge. Campus Recreation.

2 Friday
Forum. “Confronting the New Eurasia II: Multiregional Perspectives.” Stephen Hanson, University of Washington; Gardner Bovington, Indiana University; Mahir Saul, UI. 1:30-3:30 p.m. 1080 Foreign Languages Building. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center.

3 Saturday
Family Resiliency Resource Center Family Fun Day. 8 a.m. Christopher Hall, 904 W. Nevada St., Urbana. Family Resiliency Resource Center Staff.

“Heirlooms, Artifacts and Family Treasures: A Preservation Emporium.” 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Spurlock Museum. Keynote Address 1 p.m.: “The History Underground: Preservation and Archaeology.” Robert Mazrim, UI. Spurlock Museum.

exhibits
“A Rare Collection of Spanish Plays”
Marshall Gallery, Library.
“Black History Month”
Main hallway, Library.
Through Feb. 28.
“Studying the History of Art and Visual Cultures”
Main hallway, Library.
On view March 1.

“Melodramas of Consumption”
Through March 2.
IPRH, 805 W. Pennsylvania Ave., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-
5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

“Where Animals Dance”
Through March 4.
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.

“Journeys” by Umeeta Sadarangani.
Through March 16.
Asian American Cultural Center, 1210 W. Nevada St., Urbana. 8:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday.

“Branded and On Display”
Through April 1.
“Commerce and Consumption: Works From the Permanent Collection”
Through July 29.
“A History of New”
On view Feb. 8.
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.

“Envisioning Architecture: Drawings by Martin Wolf”
“John Fraser: In Reserve”
Through Feb. 24.
I space. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday.

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

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