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. Youâ€™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 Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 27 28 29 26 First Day of Class â€“ Fall 2012 30 Cultural Arts Blazing Baroque 31 8 p.m. Community 5 p.m. Film & Speaker Series 8 p.m. Welcome Back Bash The Avengers September 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 Film & Speaker Series 7 p.m. The Avengers 2 3 4 5 UH-Clear Lake Closed for Labor Day 9 11 12 10 a.m. 18 Community 19 20 24 25 Film & Speaker Series 3 & 7 p.m. 22 7 p.m. Romantics Anonymous CADD Free Men 27 Gulf Coast Job Fair 28 1:30 p.m. 10:30 a.m. Pushing the Envelope Tournées Festival 26 10 a.m. BRAVE Tournées Festival Community 30 Bay Area Art Walk 15 21 6 p.m. Art Event Nassau Bay Town Square 14 AlumNight/Jill Hickman Journal Event 23 Half the Sky 8 7 p.m. Slobodan Radojković Exhibition and Reception Melvin Knapp Center 17 13 Community Cinema Art Event & Exhibition 5 p.m. Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History 16 7 5:30 p.m. International Space Station and Its Benefits 10 CLASP 6 CLASP 7 p.m. 29 Tournées Festival Tomboy 7 p.m. October 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Art Exhibition through Nov. 8 1 2 3 4 Slobodan Radojković Friday Saturday 5 Cultural Arts 8 p.m. Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony CLASP 6 10:30 a.m. Understanding Medicaid Freeman Branch Library Community Cinema 7 p.m. Tournées Festival The Women on the Sixth Floor 7 p.m. As Goes Janesville 7 8 CLASP Fit for Life! Melvin Knapp Center 9 10 a.m. Community AlumNight/Carmen Moreno Book Event 10 6 p.m. Art Event Native American Pipe Ritual Lecture 11 6 p.m. 12 13 Art Exhibition FIRST DAY CADD Children’s Art School The Basics of ABA CLASP 5:30 p.m. Tournées Festival 10:30 a.m. The Hedgehog The Texas Medical Center 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 Film & Speaker Series KrakenFest/Clash of the Titans 28 29 30 31 7 p.m. 6 p.m. November 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Art Exhibitions through Nov. 8 Slobodan Radojković and Children’s Art School Friday 1 Community 2 12:30 p.m. Fall Teacher Job Fair CLASP Saturday 5:30 p.m. CLASP 3 10:30 a.m. Choices for Your Retirement Freeman Branch Library Improving Iraqi Infrastructure Community Cinema Solar Mamas 4 5 6 7 8 Art Exhibitions 9 LAST DAY 7 p.m. 10 Bay Area Art Walk 11 12 3 p.m. Veterans Day Celebration CLASP 13 14 Art Exhibition 10:30 a.m. 15 16 17 24 FIRST DAY 50: Years, Stories, Faces Understanding Medicaid: Start Planning for Tomorrow Today Melvin Knapp Center 18 19 20 Art Event & Exhibition 5 p.m. Gerri Ondrizek Exhibition, Opening Reception and Panel Discussion 25 26 21 22 23 50: Years, Stories, Faces UH-Clear Lake Closed for Thanksgiving UH-Clear Lake Closed for Thanksgiving 28 29 30 Art Exhibition 27 LAST DAY 10 a.m. Nassau Bay Town Square 5 p.m. Printmaking Demonstration Community 10:30 a.m. Strategies for Increasing Compliance Art Event Slobodan Radojković and Children’s Art School Art Event CADD December 2012 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Art Exhibition through Feb. 1 1 Gerri Ondrizek 2 3 4 5 6 CLASP 9 10 11 12 7 5:30 p.m. CLASP Stem Cell Research and Its Use What a Scribble Can do for You 13 14 8 10:30 a.m. Freeman Branch Library Final Exam Week â€“ Fall 2012 17 10:30 a.m. Communication Overview Art Event 15 Bay Area Art Walk 18 19 20 21 22 24 25 26 27 28 29 UH-Clear Lake Closed for Winter Break UH-Clear Lake Closed for Winter Break UH-Clear Lake Closed for Winter Break UH-Clear Lake Closed for Winter Break UH-Clear Lake Closed for Winter Break UH-Clear Lake Closed for Winter Break 30 31 UH-Clear Lake Closed for Winter Break UH-Clear Lake Closed for Winter Break 10 a.m. Nassau Bay Town Square Commencement Ceremony 23 5 p.m. Corks and Canvas Reception Art Event (Dec. 10-15) 16 CADD 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 Exhibition: Slobodan Radojković 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. www.uhcl.edu/artgallery Printmaking Demonstration with Slobodan Radojković and Biljana Vuković Bay Area Art Walk Thursday, November 8 5-7 p.m. Arbor Building, Printmaking Studio 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. 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 show-and-tell style event. Register for this FREE program at printmakingdemo.eventbrite.com. 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 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 International Space Station and Its Benefits The Texas Medical Center: Past, Present and Future by Mike Suffredini, ISS Program Manager Thursday, September 6 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room 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 Improving Iraqi Infrastructure by Jennifer Ross-Nazzal, Ph.D., historian, NASA Johnson Space Center Monday, September 10 10-11:30 a.m. Melvin Knapp Center Understanding Medicaid: Start Planning for Tomorrow Today 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 The Happiest, Healthiest Choices for Your Retirement by Kimberly Hegwood, attorney and founder, Hegwood & Associates Friday, October 5 10:30 a.m. â€“ noon Freeman Branch Library by Anne Davis, Ph.D., vice president of philanthropy, Methodist Retirement Communities Foundation Friday, November 2 10:30 a.m. â€“ noon Freeman Branch Library Fit for Life! Understanding Medicaid: Start Planning for Tomorrow Today by Marty Douglas, coordinator of student life, health, wellness and recreation, UHCL Monday, October 8 10-11:30 a.m. Melvin Knapp Center 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 Blazing Baroque Thursday, August 30 8 p.m. Bayou Building, Bayou Theater 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 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. What a Scribble Can Do for You Admission: FREE by Phylis Tomlinson, board certified art therapist Friday, December 7 10:30 a.m. – noon Freeman Branch Library 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 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. 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 The Avengers 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. Friday, August 31 / Saturday, September 1 8 p.m. / 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall Admission: $3.75 or FREE for families with any UHCL I.D. 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. 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 Admission: $3.75 or FREE for families with any UHCL I.D. KrakenFest 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 TournÉes Festival The Tournées 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 Tournées 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 Tournées Festival on our campus. 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 Tomboy Saturday, September 29 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall The Women on the Sixth Floor (Les Femmes du 6ème Étage) Saturday, October 6 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall The Hedgehog (Le Herisson) As Goes Janesville Saturday, October 12 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall 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 Half the Sky Friday, September 7 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall 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 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 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 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 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. 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. Gulf Coast Job Fair Fall Teacher Job Fair Thursday, September 27 1:30-4 p.m. Bayou Building, Atrium I and II Thursday, November 1 12:30-2:30 p.m. Bayou Building, Atrium II www.uhcl.edu/jobfairs 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. The 2012 Fall Teacher Job Fair connects school districts and agencies to UHCL students, alumni, faculty and community members. Professional attire required. 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 desiringâ€” amid stern rules and established ethos. The event is free to attend and copies of Journey to the Aisle will be available for purchase. 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 universityâ€™s annual celebration is a moving tribute to all veterans. This event is free and open to the public. 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