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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from May 17 through June 10

Released 5/10/2007

colloquia
17 Thursday
“3 or 4 Easy Pieces.” Petros Koumoutsakos, Institute of Computational Science, Zurich, Switzerland. 11 a.m. 3269 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

“Micro- and Nanotechnology for Performing Bioanalytical Measurements.” Michael Ramsey, University of North Carolina. 3 p.m. 116 Roger Adams Lab. Analytical Chemistry.

music
20 Sunday
“Balkan Bouquet: Songs and Dances of the Southern Balkans.” Balkanalia (UI Balkan Music Ensemble). 3 p.m. 314 Illini Union. School of Music and the Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

6 Wednesday
Summer Jazz Festival 2007. Jon Faddis, trumpet and leader. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With UI jazz faculty members recreating the Duke Ellington Carnegie Hall debut concert of 1943. Admission charge. School of Music. Preconcert talk: 6:45 p.m. Krannert Room.

7 Thursday
Summer Jazz Festival 2007. Jon Faddis, trumpet and leader. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With UI jazz faculty members featuring the music of jazz great, Don Ellis. Admission charge. School of Music. Preconcert talk: 6:45 p.m. Krannert Room.

2007 Summer Harp Class Opening Concert. Jing-I Jang, harp. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

8 Friday
Summer Harp Class Afternoon Recital. Maryanne Meyer, harp. Noon. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Summer Jazz Festival 2007. Maurice Peress, guest conductor. 7:30 p.m. Tryon Festival Theater, Krannert Center. With Jon Faddis, trumpet, Ian Hobson, piano and the UI jazz faculty members performing “The Symphonic Ellington,” featuring Ellington’s “Harlem Suite.” Admission charge. School of Music. Preconcert talk: 6:45 p.m. Krannert Room.

2007 Summer Harp Class Guest Artists. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. The HarpCore Four: Julia Kay Jamieson, Claire Happel, Charles Lynch and Megan Stout.

9 Saturday
Summer Harp Class Afternoon Recital. Lia Huang, harp. 2 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

2007 Summer Harp Class Participants’ Recital. 7:30 p.m. Music Building auditorium.

sports
(to confirm times, go to www.fightingillini.com)
18 Friday
Baseball. UI vs. Michigan State University. 6:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

19 Saturday
Baseball. UI vs. Michigan State University. (DH) 1:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

20 Sunday
Baseball. UI vs. Michigan State University. 1:05 p.m. Illinois Field. Admission charge.

et cetera
17 Thursday
“Managing Work and Partner Relationships: A Workshop for Dual Earner Couples.” 7-9 p.m. Studio, Christopher Hall, 904 W. Nevada St., Urbana. Call 244-5312 for more information and to register. Family Resiliency Resource Center and the Faculty Staff Assistance Center.

19 Saturday
“Embraceable Lace Workshop.” Galina A. Khmeleva, presenter. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Spurlock Museum. For more information, visit www.spurlock.uiuc.edu or call 244-3355. Continues Sunday. Admission charge. Spurlock Museum, C-U Spinners and Weavers Guild and Illinois Arts Council.

Children’s Day. 1 p.m. Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave. For more info, visit www.art.uiuc.edu/galleries/japanhouse/index.cfm. Japan House.

20 Sunday
Family Fun Day at Allerton. 1-5 p.m. Visitor Center, Allerton Park. A day of fun and exploration that includes nature hikes, nature stories, tours, craft sessions and a bake sale. For a complete schedule, visit www.allerton.uiuc.edu. Allerton Park.

24 Thursday
Open Class. “Special Topics in Design: Japanese Aesthetics.” Kimiko Gunji, Jennifer Gunji-Ballsrud and Daniel Goscha, UI. 4 p.m. 20th Century Gallery, Krannert Art Museum. Krannert Art Museum/Fine and Applied Arts.

27 Sunday
Book Arts Workshops: “What is a Book Worth.” 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Send e-mail to steadley@illinois.edu for more information, location and cost. Library and Information Science.

28 Monday
Allerton Retreat Center Memorial Day Open House. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Retreat Center, 515 Old Timber Road, Monticello. Tours begin every 20 minutes and last about an hour. Admission charge. Allerton Park.

2 Saturday
Conference: “Digital Humanities 2007.” 8:30 a.m. NCSA Building, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana. Continues through Friday. For more information and to register, visit http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dh2007/. Supercomputing Applications, Library and Information Science and Computing in the Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.

9 Saturday
Book Arts Workshop: “Tackling Simple Book Repair.” 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Conservation Lab, Oak Street Library Facility, 809 S. Oak St., Champaign. Send e-mail to steadley@illinois.edu for more information and cost. Library and Information Science.

“Why Knot Come and See?” 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Spurlock Museum. A day of fiberworking demonstrations and hands-on activities for the whole family. This event is held in conjunction with the Campbell Gallery exhibit “Why Knot?” Champaign-Urbana Spinners and Weavers Guild and the Spurlock Museum Guild.

exhibits
“Graduating Library Student Workers”
Main hallway, Library.
“Have Books, Will Travel: Bringing Libraries to the People, 1915-1957”
Through May 31.
“Victorian Entertainments: We Are Amused”
Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
Through July 20.

“Why Knot”
Campbell Gallery.
Through Aug. 26.
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.

“A History of New”
“An Architect Collects: Robert D. Kleinschmidt and A Lifetime of Fine Arts Acquisitions”
Through July 29.
“New Acquisitions”
On view May 25.
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.

“The Magic Hour”
Through June 9.
“Oliver Held: Frameworks”
Through July 7.
I space, 230 W. Superior St., Chicago. 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 May 17 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.