UHCL Arts and Special Events Calendar - Fall 2012
UHCL offers a variety of community programs that inspire and engage your creativity. Whether you are interested in visual arts, performing arts or interactive and informative lectures, you can find it at UHCL.
Art and Special Events Calendar August-December 2012 The choice is clear. Art Matters at UH-Clear Lake University of Houston-Clear Lake celebrates art for all ages through education, outreach, experience and exhibition. Explore your love of art at UHCL. You'll find it intriguing, entertaining and thought-provoking. Engage and Inspire Your Creative Self UHCL offers a variety of community programs that inspire and engage your creativity. Whether you are interested in visual arts, performing arts or interactive and informative lectures, you can find it at UHCL. Your guide to the world of art programs at UHCL begins here with the Fall 2012 Art and Special Events Calendar. The calendar provides an introduction to the different programs offered as well as event schedules for the spring semester. While you are on campus enjoying exceptional events, you can also experience what makes UHCL unique. With the harmonic blending of architectural structures and the surrounding natural wildlife reserve, the campus is an ideal location to explore your creative self. Pictured right: UHCL Art School for Children and Young Adults Director Ann Waltz August 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday 1 Thursday 2 Friday 3 Saturday 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 First Day of Class � Fall 2012 28 29 30 Cultural Arts 31 8 p.m. Blazing Baroque Welcome Back Bash The Avengers Film & Speaker Series Community 5 p.m. 8 p.m. September 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 The Avengers Film & Speaker Series 7 p.m. 2 3 UH-Clear Lake Closed for Labor Day 4 5 6 International Space Station and Its Benefits CLASP 5:30 p.m. 7 Community Cinema 8 7 p.m. Art Event Half the Sky Bay Area Art Walk 10 a.m. Nassau Bay Town Square 9 10 Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History Melvin Knapp Center CLASP 10 a.m. 11 12 13 Slobodan Radojkovi Exhibition and Reception Art Event & Exhibition 5 p.m. 14 15 BRAVE Film & Speaker Series 3 & 7 p.m. 16 17 18 AlumNight/Jill Hickman Journal Event Community 6 p.m. 19 20 21 Tourn�es Festival 22 7 p.m. CADD Romantics Anonymous Pushing the Envelope Free Men 10:30 a.m. 7 p.m. Tourn�es Festival 23 24 25 26 27 Gulf Coast Job Fair Community 1:30 p.m. 28 29 Tourn�es Festival Tomboy 7 p.m. 30 October 2012 Sunday Slobodan Radojkovi Art Exhibition through Nov. 8 Monday 1 Tuesday 2 Wednesday 3 Thursday 4 Cultural Arts Friday 5 8 p.m. CLASP Freeman Branch Library Community Cinema 7 p.m. Saturday 6 10:30 a.m. Tourn�es Festival Mozart's Jupiter Symphony Understanding Medicaid The Women on the Sixth Floor 7 p.m. As Goes Janesville 7 8 CLASP 9 10 a.m. 10 6 p.m. Art Event 11 6 p.m. Art Exhibition CLASP 12 FIRST DAY 5:30 p.m. 13 The Basics of ABA Tourn�es Festival CADD 10:30 a.m. 7 p.m. Fit for Life! Melvin Knapp Center AlumNight/Carmen Moreno Book Event Community Native American Pipe Ritual Lecture Children's Art School The Texas Medical Center The Hedgehog 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 KrakenFest/Clash of the Titans Film & Speaker Series 6 p.m. 28 29 30 31 November 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Slobodan Radojkovi and Children's Art School Art Exhibitions through Nov. 8 Thursday 1 Community CLASP Friday 2 12:30 p.m. 5:30 p.m. Saturday 3 10:30 a.m. 7 p.m. Fall Teacher Job Fair Choices for Your Retirement Freeman Branch Library CLASP Improving Iraqi Infrastructure Community Cinema Solar Mamas Strategies for Increasing Compliance CADD 10:30 a.m. 4 5 6 7 8 Slobodan Radojkovi and Children's Art School Art Event Art Exhibitions LAST DAY 5 p.m. 9 10 Art Event Bay Area Art Walk 10 a.m. Nassau Bay Town Square Printmaking Demonstration 11 Community 12 3 p.m. 13 10:30 a.m. 14 Art Exhibition 15 FIRST DAY 16 17 Veterans Day Celebration Understanding Medicaid: Start Planning for Tomorrow Today Melvin Knapp Center CLASP 50: Years, Stories, Faces 18 19 Art Event & Exhibition 5 p.m. 20 21 Art Exhibition 22 LAST DAY 23 UH-Clear Lake Closed for Thanksgiving 24 Gerri Ondrizek Exhibition, Opening Reception and Panel Discussion 50: Years, Stories, Faces UH-Clear Lake Closed for Thanksgiving 25 26 27 28 29 30 December 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Art Exhibition through Feb. 1 Saturday 1 Gerri Ondrizek 2 3 4 5 6 Stem Cell Research and Its Use CLASP 5:30 p.m. 7 What a Scribble Can do for You CLASP 10:30 a.m. 8 CADD Communication Overview Art Event 10:30 a.m. 5 p.m. Freeman Branch Library Corks and Canvas Reception 9 10 (Dec. 10-15) 11 12 13 14 15 Art Event Final Exam Week � Fall 2012 Bay Area Art Walk 10 a.m. Nassau Bay Town Square 16 Commencement Ceremony 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 UH-Clear Lake Closed for Winter Break 25 UH-Clear Lake Closed for Winter Break 26 UH-Clear Lake Closed for Winter Break 27 UH-Clear Lake Closed for Winter Break 28 UH-Clear Lake Closed for Winter Break 29 UH-Clear Lake Closed for Winter Break 30 UH-Clear Lake Closed for Winter Break 31 UH-Clear Lake Closed for Winter Break Inside track to incredible experiences Admission: Most of the events are free. Programs requiring tickets are offered at affordable prices and package discounts are available. Parking: Paid parking is available in the Visitors Lot or in metered parking on the street. Please consult the program contact person for specific event information. Event Location: Most events take place in the Bayou Building at UHCL. Please consult the program contact person for specific event information. Event dates and times are subject to change. Please call to confirm printed information. For directions, visit www.uhcl.edu/maps. Office of University Advancement 2700 Bay Area Boulevard Houston, Texas 77058-1098 www.uhcl.edu | 281-283-2021 Art Events and Exhibitions The UHCL Art Gallery focuses on visual arts to engage, inspire and entertain university and community patrons. Artists featured in the art gallery include university art students and local artisans as well as internationally renowned artists. Admission is free. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. � 6 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. � noon. The art gallery is on the first floor of the Bayou Building near Atrium I. Coordinator of Audience Development Jeffrey Bowen, firstname.lastname@example.org, 281-283-3376 Gallery Assistant Karen L. Fiscus, email@example.com, 281-283-3311 www.uhcl.edu/artgallery Exhibition: Slobodan Radojkovi Thursday, September 13 � Thursday, November 8 Bayou Building, Art Gallery Opening Reception: Thursday, September 13, 5-7 p.m., Bayou Building, Art Gallery and Atrium I Native American Pipe Ritual Lecture with Arthur Amiotte Wednesday, October 10 6 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room and Atrium I Arthur Amiotte, an Oglala Lakota American Indian from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, will give a scholarly lecture about Native American sacred rituals, including the use of tobacco pipes. Presented in collaboration with the UHCL Anthropology program. Printmaking Demonstration with Slobodan Radojkovi and Biljana Vukovi Thursday, November 8 5-7 p.m. Arbor Building, Printmaking Studio The UHCL Art Gallery will host a printmaking demonstration featuring Serbian artists Slobodan Radojkovic ` and Biljana Vukovic. ` Visitors have the exclusive opportunity to explore the various complex traditional printmaking methods in this Bay Area Art Walk Saturday, September 8 10 a.m. � 4 p.m. Nassau Bay Town Square (intersection of Saturn Ln. and Space Park Dr.) The UHCL Art Gallery is sponsoring a FREE art-making activity during the Bay Area Art Walk. Look for the UHCL banner for an exciting, interactive program, fun for adults and kids alike. show-and-tell style event. Register for this FREE program at printmakingdemo.eventbrite.com. Clear Lake Association of Senior Programs CLASP is an outreach initiative of UHCL that provides education and intellectual challenge to our community. Admission is free and open to community friends of all ages. No reservations required. Events are held at the following locations: UHCL Bayou Building, Garden Room (first floor) Freeman Branch Library 16616 Diana Lane in Houston, one block north of Bay Area Boulevard (between El Camino Real and Saturn Lane) Melvin Knapp Center 2424 South Park Avenue, Pearland Office of Alumni and Community Relations 281-283-2021 www.uhcl.edu/clasp Bay Area Art Walk Saturday, November 10 10 a.m. � 4 p.m. Nassau Bay Town Square (intersection of Saturn Ln. and Space Park Dr.) Clear Lake Area Chamber Exhibition: 50: Years, Stories, Faces Wednesday, November 14 � Wednesday, November 21 Bayou Building, Atrium I, Level 1 Exhibition: Gerri Ondrizek Monday, November 19 � Friday, February 1, 2013 Bayou Building, Art Gallery Opening Reception and Panel Discussion: Monday, November 19, 5-7 p.m., Bayou Building, Forest Room Exhibition: Works from the Children's Art School at Kherson Educational-Artistic Complex in Kherson, Ukraine and the UHCL Art School for Children and Young Adults Thursday, October 11 � Thursday, November 8 Bayou Building, Atrium I, Level 2 International Space Station and Its Benefits by Mike Suffredini, ISS Program Manager Thursday, September 6 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room The Texas Medical Center: Past, Present and Future by Lisa Mayes, director, Government and External Affairs Thursday, October 11 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Forest Room Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History: Emma Smith DeVoe and the Woman Suffrage Movement by Jennifer Ross-Nazzal, Ph.D., historian, NASA Johnson Space Center Monday, September 10 10-11:30 a.m. Melvin Knapp Center Improving Iraqi Infrastructure by Christopher Frabotta, deputy chief, Operations Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District Thursday, November 1 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Forest Room Understanding Medicaid: Start Planning for Tomorrow Today by Kimberly Hegwood, attorney and founder, Hegwood & Associates Friday, October 5 10:30 a.m. � noon Freeman Branch Library The Happiest, Healthiest Choices for Your Retirement by Anne Davis, Ph.D., vice president of philanthropy, Methodist Retirement Communities Foundation Friday, November 2 10:30 a.m. � noon Freeman Branch Library Fit for Life! by Marty Douglas, coordinator of student life, health, wellness and recreation, UHCL Monday, October 8 10-11:30 a.m. Melvin Knapp Center Understanding Medicaid: Start Planning for Tomorrow Today by Kimberly Hegwood, attorney and founder, Hegwood & Associates Monday, November 12 10-11:30 a.m. Melvin Knapp Center Stem Cell Research and Its Use at the UTMB Pepper Center for Geriatrics to Improve Lives by Ping Wu, M.D., Ph.D., professor, Department of Neuroscience and Cell Biology Thursday, December 6 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room Blazing Baroque Thursday, August 30 8 p.m. Bayou Building, Bayou Theater A program featuring displays of incredible virtuosity for the violin by Vivaldi, Locatelli and Handel. Prepare to be blown away! Featuring Jonathan Godfrey on the violin. Admission: FREE What a Scribble Can Do for You by Phylis Tomlinson, board certified art therapist Friday, December 7 10:30 a.m. � noon Freeman Branch Library Mozart's Jupiter Symphony Thursday, October 4 8 p.m. Bayou Building, Bayou Theater Mercury combines the forces of Haydn and Mozart for a memorable concert event, highlighted by Mozart's iconic Jupiter Symphony. A wonderful way to kick off the season! Admission: (Pre-sale) $10 General Admission, $6 with UHCL I.D.; (At the door) $12 General Admission, $8 with UHCL I.D. Cultural Arts Series The Cultural Arts Series features a variety of choices that are sure to entertain patrons of all ages. Performances are held in the Bayou Theater, located on the second floor of the Bayou Building's Atrium I. Office of Student Life 281-283-2560 www.uhcl.edu/culturalarts Film & Speaker Series The Film & Speaker Series features films with a discussion on thought-provoking topics that are led by a distinguished speaker. All film dates are subject to change due to film license availability. Individual tickets are $3.75, unless otherwise noted. Office of Student Life firstname.lastname@example.org, 281-283-2560 www.uhcl.edu/movies BRAVE Saturday, September 15 3 p.m. & 7 p.m. Bayou Building, Room 2512 This film follows the heroic journey of Merida, a skilled archer and headstrong daughter of King Fergus and Queen Elinor. Determined to carve her own path in life, Merida defies an ageold custom sacred to the unruly and uproarious lords of the land. Merida's actions inadvertently unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom, and when she turns to an eccentric Witch for help, she is granted an ill-fated wish. The ensuing peril forces Merida to harness all of her skills and resources � including her clever and mischievous triplet brothers � to undo a beastly curse before it's too late, discovering the meaning of true bravery. Rated PG. Admission: $3.75 or FREE for families with any UHCL I.D. The Avengers Friday, August 31 / Saturday, September 1 8 p.m. / 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. That team includes superheroes Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hawkeye and The Hulk. Rated PG-13. Admission: $3.75 or FREE for families with any UHCL I.D. KrakenFest Saturday, October 27 6 p.m. � Literary readings and art car viewing Alumni Plaza 7 p.m. � Costume contest, Clash of the Titans screening Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall Join the UHCL Art Gallery in collaboration with the Art and Design program, Literature program and Office of Student Life for an evening of monstrous fun. Set within the backdrop of the art car created by Jason Makepeace's art car sculpture class, which crafted a sea monster devouring a Ford Mustang for the 2012 parade, David Day and other members and students from the Literature program will read poetry and prose excerpts featuring the infamous Kraken, a legendary Norwegian leviathan with mythological roots that go as far back as ancient Greece. The event will then continue indoors, where guests will be treated to a screening of the 2010 epic film Clash of the Titans. Come in costume � prizes will be awarded in several categories including "best monster" and "best titan." Admission: FREE Reserve your spot at krakenfest.eventbrite.com Admission: $3.75 or FREE with UHCL Student I.D. Office of Student Life 281-283-2560 www.uhcl.edu/tourneesfestival Romantics Anonymous (Les Emotifs Anonymes) Friday, September 21 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall Free Men (Les Hommes Libre) Saturday, September 22 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall Tourn�es Festival The Tourn�es Festival is a program of the French American Cultural Exchange. Join us from Friday, Sept. 21 through Saturday, Oct. 13 for the best of new French cinema! The Tourn�es Festival was made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Ministry of Culture and receives sponsorship from the Florence Gould Foundation, the Grand Marnier Foundation and highbrow entertainment. UHCL has received additional funding from the Texas French Alliance for the Arts to present The Tourn�es Festival on our campus. Tomboy Saturday, September 29 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall The Women on the Sixth Floor (Les Femmes du 6�me �tage) Saturday, October 6 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall The Hedgehog (Le Herisson) Saturday, October 12 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall As Goes Janesville Friday, October 5 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall HoustonPBS Community Cinema HoustonPBS Community Cinema, presented by the Independent Television Service, is a free monthly screening series featuring films from the Emmy Award-winning PBS series "Independent Lens." Office of Student Life 281-283-2560 www.uhcl.edu/movies Solar Mamas Friday, November 2 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall CADD Autism Speaker Series In their efforts to assist more local families, caregivers and teachers of autistic children, UHCL's Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities is hosting a speaker series. The informative lectures, which are sponsored by Hegwood & Associates, P.C., JSC Federal Credit Union and Spectrum of Hope/Basis are provided by the center at no cost. A question and answer session and a complimentary luncheon follow each lecture. Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Director Dorothea Lerman, AutismCenter@uhcl.edu hsh.uhcl.edu/CADD Half the Sky Friday, September 7 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall Pushing the Envelope: Looking for Autism Spectrum Disorder in Very Young Infants by Pauline Filipek, M.D., professor of pediatrics, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston Saturday, September 22 10:30 a.m. � noon Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall Community Programs Welcome Back Bash Friday, August 31 5-9 p.m. Alumni Plaza www.uhcl.edu/wbbash Come out to connect with UHCL alumni and welcome new students at this FREE event. Bring your family on-campus for great food, fun and carnival style games and activities. The Basics of ABA: Understanding Behavior by Tiffany Crow Saturday, October 13 10:30 a.m. � noon Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall Strategies for Increasing Compliance by Brittany Rothe Saturday, November 3 10:30 a.m. � noon Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall AlumNight/Jill Hickman Journal Event Tuesday, September 18 6-8 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room and Atrium I Join UHCL alumna and author of My Success Journal, Jill Hickman, as she describes the journey behind the journal's creation, the story of how it was developed and the reasons for creating it. The event is free to attend and copies of My Success Journal will be available for purchase. Overview of the Picture Exchange Communication System/ Toilet Training by Mia Caccavale and Jasmyne Patterson Saturday, December 8 10:30 a.m. � noon Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall Gulf Coast Job Fair Thursday, September 27 1:30-4 p.m. Bayou Building, Atrium I and II www.uhcl.edu/jobfairs Professional attire required. The purpose of the Gulf Coast Job Fair is to allow employers to share career information and opportunities with UHCL students, alumni and faculty from various degree programs and work experience. The job fair is open to the public. Fall Teacher Job Fair Thursday, November 1 12:30-2:30 p.m. Bayou Building, Atrium II www.uhcl.edu/jobfairs The 2012 Fall Teacher Job Fair connects school districts and agencies to UHCL students, alumni, faculty and community members. Professional attire required. Veterans Day Celebration Sunday, November 11 3-4:30 p.m. UHCL, Liberty Park Rain Location: Bayou Building, Atrium I www.uhcl.edu/veteransday The university's annual celebration is a moving tribute to all veterans. This event is free and open to the public. AlumNight/Carmen Moreno Book Event Tuesday, October 9 6-8 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room and Atrium I Come listen to alumna Carmen Moreno share her insights and experiences as she presents her personal memoir, Journey to the Aisle: A Story of Cultural Expectations. Her story seamlessly presents how one woman wandered through life to find the happiness and contentment that her heart has been desiring-- amid stern rules and established ethos. The event is free to attend and copies of Journey to the Aisle will be available for purchase. 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