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Events at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from June 7 through 24


Released 5/31/2007


colloquia
11 Monday
“Drawing Conclusions From Graphene.” Antonio Castro Neto, Boston University. Noon. 280 Materials Research Lab. Physics.

12 Tuesday
“Making Better Cat Embryos: The Role of Basic Science in Small Cat Conservation.” Jason Herrick, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Noon. 3526 VMBSB. Veterinary Biosciences.

13 Wednesday
“The 1956 Hungarian Revolution: Assessing the 50th Anniversary Debate.” Federigo Argentieri, Temple University Rome Campus - John Cabot University. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian,
East European and Eurasian Center.

“Physics at the Large Hadron Collider.” Steve Errede, UI. 12:15 p.m. 144 Loomis Lab. Physics.

15 Friday
“Visual Face Tracking and Its Applications.” Jilin Tu, UI. 9 a.m. 3269 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

“Evaluation of Aqueous Humor and Plasma Concentrations of Carprofen After Dorsoscapular Subcutaneous or Intravenous Injection in Dogs.” Amity Huskey, UI. 1 p.m. 80 Small Animal Clinic. Veterinary Clinical Medicine.

“Joint Face Detection and Tracking in 3D Space.” Zhenqiu Zhang, UI. 2 p.m. 2269 Beckman Institute. Electrical and Computer Engineering.

18 Monday
“Synthetic Nanopones for Sequencing DNA.” Oleksii Aksimentiev, UI. 12:15 p.m. 144 Loomis Lab. Physics.

20 Wednesday
“Election Reform in Putin’s Russia.” Bryon Moraski, University of Florida. Noon. 101 International Studies Building. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

“High-Temperature Superconductors: From Broken Symmetries to Cell Phones.” Laura Greene, UI. 12:15 p.m. 144 Loomis Lab. Physics.

22 Friday
“Dynamics of Protein Structure Networks.” Saraswathi Vishveshwara, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. 11 a.m. 3269 Beckman Institute. Beckman Institute.

theater
15 Friday
“The Lion in Winter.” William Martin, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Classic comedy/drama by James Goldman about the family of Henry II and his estranged wife, Queen Eleanor. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theater Company.

16 Saturday
“Pasta, aka The Carmone Brothers Italian Food Products Corp.’s Annual Pasta Pageant.” Sue Lawless, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. This story by Tom Griffin involves best friends Artie and Doober and their plan to win the company’s annual pasta pageant talent contest. Strong language. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theater Company.

17 Sunday
“Pasta, aka The Carmone Brothers Italian Food Products Corp.’s Annual Pasta Pageant.” Sue Lawless, director. 7 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theater Company.

21 Thursday
“Bus Stop.” Peter Reynolds, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright William Inge’s classic comedy about love and life played out in one day at a remote Kansas diner. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theater Company.

22 Friday
“Bus Stop.” Peter Reynolds, director. 7:30 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theater Company.

23 Saturday
“The Lion in Winter.” William Martin, director. 8 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theater Company.

24 Sunday
“Pasta, aka The Carmone Brothers Italian Food Products Corp.’s Annual Pasta Pageant.” Sue Lawless, director. 7 p.m. Studio Theater, Krannert Center. Admission charge. Summer Studio Theater Company.

music
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.

Music in Nature Concert. Folk and Cajun Music. 5-9 p.m. Allerton Park. Featuring MJ Walker and Fictive Kin, and Big Grove Zydeco. Admission charge. Allerton Park and Conference Center.

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

11 Monday
Summer Piano Institute Recital. Richard and John Contiguglia, duo piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. School of Music.

12 Tuesday
Summer Piano Institute Recital. William Heiles, piano and harpsichord. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. School of Music.

13 Wednesday
Summer Piano Institute Recital. Jeanne Stark-Iochmans, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. School of Music.

14 Thursday
Summer Piano Institute Recital. Ian Hobson, piano. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. School of Music.

15 Friday
Summer Piano Institute Recital. Student participants in the UI Summer Piano Institute. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall. School of Music.

18 Monday
Illinois Summer Youth Music. Faculty Recital. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

20 Wednesday
Kate Neal Kinley Award Winner Recital. Iskandar Komilov, violin. 7:30 p.m. Recital Hall, Smith Hall.

21 Thursday
Summer Band Concert. Peter Griffin, conductor. 7 p.m. UI Quad. School of Music.

Doctor of Musical Arts Project Recital. Christine Haju Kim, flute. 7:30 p.m. Memorial Room, Smith Hall.

Summer Solstice Celebration. 9:30 p.m. Lobby and outdoor
amphitheater, Krannert Center. Jim Kaler, emeritus astronomy professor, the UI Astronomy Club and the UI Jazz Studies Program create jazz renditions of tunes related to summer and the heavens and mix them with commentaries by professor Kaler. Krannert Center and Fine and Applied Arts.

23 Saturday
Illinois Summer Youth Music. At Smith Hall: 10 a.m. Advanced Piano Camp, Recital Hall; Noon. Junior Flute Camp, Memorial Room; 2 p.m. Musical Theater, Recital Hall. At Foellinger Hall, Krannert Center: 10 a.m. Senior Chorus; Noon. Senior Orchestra; 1:30 p.m. Senior Concert Band; 3 p.m. Senior Symphonic Band. School of Music.

et cetera
9 Saturday
Slavic Digital Text Workshop: “From Medieval Texts to Geo-Cultural Data (GIS).” 8:30 a.m. ACES Heritage Room. Call 333-1340 for more information. Continues through Tuesday. Russian, East European and Eurasian Center.

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 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.

14 Thursday
2007 Ralph and Ruth Fisher Forum: “Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn as Writer, Myth-Maker and Public Figure.” 8:30 a.m. 314 Illini Union. The keynote address, “Another Time, Another Burden: Solzhenitsyn after His Return to Russia,” will be delivered by the writer’s wife, Natalia, on June 14, 6:30 p.m. Two of their sons, Ignat and Stephan Solzhenitsyn, will chair roundtable panels. For more information: http://www.reec.uiuc.edu/events/fisher.html. Continues through Saturday. Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center; International Programs and Studies; Liberal Arts and Sciences; and Slavic Languages and Literatures.

A Taste of Art: “The Architecture of Stage Design.” Thomas Kamm, UI. 6 p.m. Krannert Art Museum auditorium. Krannert Art Museum.

exhibits
“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”
“New Acquisitions”
Through July 29.
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; $3 donation 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. www.art.uiuc.edu/@art.

This calendar is excerpted from the June 7 issue of Inside Illinois, the faculty-staff newspaper at the UI.