UHCL Art and Special Events Calendar - Fall 2013
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 2013 The choice is clear. Engage and Inspire Your Creative Self Your guide to the world of cultural programs at UHCL begins here with the Fall 2013 Art and Special Events Calendar, as the university 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. 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. 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 Blvd. | Houston, Texas 77058-1098 www.uhcl.edu | 281-283-2021 August 2013 Sunday 4 Monday 5 Tuesday 6 Wednesday 7 Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 8 9 Community Kid’s Fun Day 10 2 p.m. Film & Speaker Series 3 & 6 p.m. Monsters, Inc. 11 12 13 14 Film & Speaker Series Fast & Furious 6 18 19 20 21 15 16 17 23 24 6 p.m. 22 Art Exhibit FIRST DAY Art Exhibit FIRST DAY Sequential Storytelling UHCL Student Illustration 25 26 First Class Day – Fall 2013 27 28 29 Cultural Arts 8 Seasons 30 8 p.m. Community Welcome Back Bash 31 5 p.m. Film & Speaker Series 8:30 p.m. Star Trek: Into Darkness September 2013 Sunday 1 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 2 3 4 5 6 7 University Closed – Labor Day 8 9 Film & Speaker Series Now You See Me 10 11 12 CLASP 13 5:30 p.m. The U.S. Constitution Community Film & Speaker Series Iron Man 3 14 7 p.m. 6 p.m. Accounting Recruiters’ Reception 15 16 17 18 Community TBD Constitution Day Celebration 22 23 29 30 24 19 Community Gulf Coast Job Fair CADD 10:30 a.m. Demystifying State Agencies Film & Speaker Series 3 & 6 p.m. Monsters University 20 1:30 p.m. 7 p.m. Film & Speaker Series The Crow 21 7 p.m. Community FIRST DAY The Art School for Children Art Event 10 a.m. Film & Speaker Series 7 p.m. 25 26 27 28 October 2013 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 1 2 3 CLASP 5:30 p.m. Criminology: The Myths of Serial Killers Friday Saturday 4 5 CLASP (Freeman) 10:30 a.m. Seeing...and Creating Photographs of Your Life Cultural Arts 8 p.m. Mozart Piano Concertos 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 CADD 10:30 a.m. Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis 13 14 CLASP (Pearland) 15 16 10 a.m. 17 Art Exhibit LAST DAY Art Exhibit LAST DAY 18 19 25 26 Sequential Storytelling UHCL Student Illustration 20 21 22 23 24 27 28 29 30 31 November 2013 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 CLASP (Freeman) 10:30 a.m. Environmental Responsibility 3 4 CLASP (Pearland) Environmental Responsibility 5 6 10 a.m. 7 Marine Biology 11 Community 12 13 10:30 a.m. Veterans Day Celebration 15 16 22 23 28 29 30 University Closed – Thanksgiving University Closed – Thanksgiving CLASP 5:30 p.m. Community LAST DAY An Overview of the FBI Mission in 2013 The Art School for Children 17 18 19 20 21 Community 12:30 p.m. Fall Teacher Job Fair 24 25 26 27 10:30 a.m. Capturing Teachable Moments at Home, School and in the Community 5:30 p.m. 14 9 CADD Houston Area Community College Student Art CLASP 10 8 Art Event & Exhibit 5:30 p.m. December 2013 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 1 2 3 4 5 CLASP 5:30 p.m. Mormons, Methodists and Muslims 8 9 10 11 Final Exams (Dec. 9-14) – Fall 2013 12 Art Exhibit Friday Saturday 6 7 CLASP (Freeman) 10:30 a.m. Last Day of Class – Fall 2013 Mark Twain: Charismatic Enigma 13 LAST DAY 14 Art Event Houston Area Community College Student Art 5 p.m. Corks and Canvas Reception CADD 10:30 a.m. Treating Problem Behavior 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 23 24 25 26 27 28 University Closed – Winter Holiday University Closed – Winter Holiday University Closed – Winter Holiday University Closed – Winter Holiday University Closed – Winter Holiday University Closed – Winter Holiday Commencement – Fall 2013 22 29 30 31 University Closed – Winter Holiday University Closed – Winter Holiday University Closed – Winter Holiday Where else can you be in the first freshman Class ever? Accepting Freshmen â€“ Fall 2014 The choice is clear. Art Events and Exhibitions The UHCL Art Gallery is Bay Area Houston’s premier venue for visual arts created by living artists. Exhibitions range from displays of student works to surveys of internationally recognized artists. The gallery hosts on average six shows per year, along with a handful of off-site exhibitions in collaboration with community partners. In addition, the UHCL Art Gallery offers many educational programs throughout the year, including public lectures, artist demonstrations and art-making activities. UHCL Art Gallery 281-283-3311 www.uhcl.edu/artgallery The Art of Sequential Storytelling Thursday, August 22 – Thursday, October 17 Bayou Building, Art Gallery Works by professional Texas-based artists and writers working in the comic book industry. Presented in conjunction with comiCulture. UHCL Student Illustration Exhibition Thursday, August 22 – Thursday, October 17 Bayou Building, Atrium I, Level 2 A selection of prints from sequential graphic novels and children’s books created by UHCL students. Presented in conjunction with comiCulture. comiCulture: From Creation to Consumption Saturday, September 21 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Bayou Building, Atrium I and Garden Room The UHCL Art Gallery is please to present comiCulture, a symposium featuring expert guests who work in the comic book industry. The event will include panel discussions moderated by Terry Wagner (owner and founder of Mental Diversions Studio), portfolio reviews for aspiring comic book artists, and tours of the comic exhibitions on view in the gallery and on the second level of Bayou Building, Atrium I. Register for free at www.comiculture.org. 13th Houston Area Community College Student Art Exhibition Thursday, November 7 – Thursday, December 12 Preview and Juror’s Talk: Thursday, November 7, 5:30-6 p.m. Opening Reception: Thursday, November 7, 6-8 p.m. Bayou Building, Art Gallery and Atrium I, Level 2 This exhibition features a selection of works of various media created by students enrolled in area community colleges. It is guest-juried by Katherine Veneman, an artist and the Curator of Education at Blaffer Art Museum at the University of Houston. Corks and Canvas Reception: UHCL Student Art Saturday, December 14 5-7 p.m. Pearland Rec Center, 4141 Bailey Road, Pearland, Texas The UHCL Art Gallery is presenting an off-site exhibition of twodimensional works by UHCL students. Students interested in submitting works should email Jeff Bowen at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 Freeman Branch Library 16616 Diana Lane, Houston Pearland Chamber of Commerce 6117 W. Broadway St., Pearland Office of Alumni and Community Relations 281-283-2021 www.uhcl.edu/clasp The U.S. Constitution – 4th Amendment: Your Right Against Unreasonable Searches and Seizures by Win Weber, criminal defense attorney and relief municipal judge, City of Nassau Bay, Texas Thursday, September 12 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room Friday, November 1 10:30 a.m. – noon Freeman Branch Library Criminology: The Myths of Serial Killers Environmental Responsibility: How Can I Keep Pearland Beautiful? by Steven Egger, Ph.D., associate professor, UHCL Thursday, October 3 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room Seeing…and Creating Photographs of Your Life by Dion McInnis, photographer and associate vice president for university advancement, UHCL Friday, October 4 10:30 a.m. – noon Freeman Branch Library TBD Monday, October 14 10-11:30 a.m. Pearland Chamber of Commerce Environmental Responsibility: How Can I Keep My Community Beautiful? by Fay Watson, director of programs and operations, Keep Pearland Beautiful by Fay Watson, director of programs and operations, Keep Pearland Beautiful Monday, November 4 10-11:30 a.m. Pearland Chamber of Commerce Marine Biology: The Biological Research of Cave Diving by Tom Iliffe, Ph.D., professor, Texas A&M University at Galveston Thursday, November 7 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room An Overview of the FBI Mission in 2013 by Brian C. Gaines, senior supervisory resident agent Thursday, November 14 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room Mormons, Methodists and Muslims 8 Seasons by Mike McMullen, Ph.D., associate professor, UHCL Thursday, December 5 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room Thursday, August 29 8 p.m. Bayou Theater Mark Twain: Charismatic Enigma by Betty Crockford Friday, December 6 10:30 a.m. – noon Freeman Branch Library Mercury performs an enchanting combination of Vivaldi and Piazzolla’s Four Seasons with an Argentine twist. Admission: FREE Cultural Arts Series The Cultural Arts Series features performances that are sure to entertain patrons of all ages. Office of Student Life 281-283-2560 www.uhcl.edu/culturalarts Mozart Piano Concertos Friday, October 4 8 p.m. Bayou Theater Timothy Hester with Mercury performs two piano concertos by Mozart, including “Jeunehomme”; Antoine Plante leads two Mozart symphonies (including No. 25). Admission: TBA 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. Join us for one of summerâ€™s hottest action films! Rated PG-13. Admission: $3.75 or FREE with UHCL Student I.D. Star Trek: Into Darkness Friday, August 30 8:30 p.m. Office of Student Life email@example.com, 281-283-2560 www.uhcl.edu/movies Monsters, Inc. Friday, August 9 3 p.m. / 6 p.m. Bayou Building, Room 2512 Monsters generate their cityâ€™s power by scaring children, but they are terribly afraid themselves of being contaminated by children, so when one enters Monstropolis, top scarer Sulley finds his world disrupted. Rated G. Admission: $3.75 or FREE for families with any UHCL I.D. Fast & Furious 6 Wednesday, August 14 6 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall Bayou Theater When the crew of the Enterprise is called back home, they find an unstoppable force of terror from within their own organization has detonated the fleet and everything it stands for, leaving our world in a state of crisis. With a personal score to settle, Captain Kirk leads a manhunt to a war-zone world to capture a one man weapon of mass destruction. As our heroes are propelled into an epic chess game of life and death, love will be challenged, friendships will be torn apart, and sacrifices must be made for the only family Kirk has left: his crew. Rated PG-13. Distinguished Speaker: Chloe Diepenbrock Admission: $3.75 or FREE for families with any UHCL I.D. Now You See Me Monsters University Saturday, September 7 7 p.m. Bayou Theater Saturday, September 14 3 p.m. / 6 p.m. Bayou Building, Room 2512 FBI agents track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money. Rated PG-13. Mike Wazowski and James P. Sullivan are an inseparable pair, but that wasn’t always the case. From the moment these two mismatched monsters met they couldn’t stand each other. “Monsters University” unlocks the door to how Mike and Sulley overcame their differences and became the best of friends. Rated G. Admission: $3.75 or FREE with UHCL Student I.D. Iron Man 3 Admission: $3.75 or FREE for families with any UHCL I.D. Friday, September 13 7 p.m. TBD Screening of The Crow with Creator James O’Barr Marvel Studios’ “Iron Man 3” pits brash-but-brilliant industrialist Tony Stark/Iron Man against an enemy whose reach knows no bounds. When Stark finds his personal world destroyed at his enemy’s hands, he embarks on a harrowing quest to find those responsible. This journey, at every turn, will test his mettle. With his back against the wall, Stark is left to survive by his own devices, relying on his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him. As he fights his way back, Stark discovers the answer to the question that has secretly haunted him: does the man make the suit or does the suit make the man? Rated PG-13. In conjunction with comiCulture presented by the UHCL Art Gallery, the Office of Student Life presents a screening of the cult classic, “The Crow.” Following the screening, guests have the opportunity to learn about creator James O’Barr’s artistic process during a question-andanswer session. O’Barr is in town for comiCulture, taking place at the university the following day. Rated R. Admission: $3.75 or FREE with UHCL Student I.D. Friday, September 20 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall Admission: $3.75 or FREE with UHCL Student I.D. Much Ado About Nothing Saturday, September 21 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall Writer/director Joss Whedon gives William Shakespeare’s beloved battle-of-the-sexes comedy a contemporary makeover in this feature adaptation starring Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof. In the wake of an eventful trip abroad, Claudio (Fran Kranz) and Benedick (Denisof) arrive safely back in their hometown of Messina, where Claudio wastes no time declaring his love for Hero (Jillian Morgese). Alas, when clever Benedick learns that his friend has poured his heart out to the daughter of powerful governor Leonato (Clark Gregg), he chides his old friend relentlessly over the syrupy assertion while engaging Leonato’s outspoken niece Beatrice (Acker) in a series of spirited debates. Meanwhile, somewhere amidst all of the pointed insults and playful barbs, something that strangely resembles true love seems to blossom between Benedick and Beatrice. Rated PG-13. Admission: $3.75 or FREE with UHCL Student I.D. Tournées Festival The Tournées Festival is a program of the French American Cultural Exchange. Join us on the weekends from Friday, Oct. 18 through Saturday, Nov. 9 for the best of new French cinema! The Tournées Festival was made possible with the support of the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S. and the Centre National de la Cinématographie et de l’Image Animée. Office of Student Life 281-283-2560 www.uhcl.edu/tourneesfestival 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 hosts a speaker series. The informative lectures are provided by the center at no cost. Lectures are held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall. A question and answer session and a complimentary luncheon follow each lecture. The lecture series for 2013-14 is sponsored by JSC Federal Credit Union, Hegwood & Associations, Including Kids, Spectrum of Hope/Basis, and Susie Bean Gives. Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Director Dorothea Lerman, AutismCenter@uhcl.edu hsh.uhcl.edu/CADD Community Programs UHCL Kid’s Fun Day Demystifying State Agencies by Maria Quintero, Ph.D., assistant deputy director for provider services in the intellectual disabilities division, Mental Health Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County Saturday, September 14 Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis by Trena Rouse, clinical research specialist, CADD Saturday, October 12 Capturing Teachable Moments at Home, School and in the Community by Charity English, behavioral consultant, CADD Saturday, November 9 Treating Problem Behavior by Increasing Functional Communication Skills by Amy Richardson, behavioral consultant, CADD Saturday, December 14 Friday, August 9 2-8 p.m. Bayou Building, Atrium I Enjoy a free and fun-filled day of “monstrous” activities! This program will include opportunities for parents and kids to enjoy monster crafts, making treat bags and an open-mic contest. In conjunction with Kid’s Fun Day, Monsters, Inc. will also be shown at 3 and 6 p.m. in the Bayou Building, Room 2512. For more information, please contact Angie Montelongo at Montelongo@uhcl.edu. Welcome Back Bash Friday, August 30 5-8 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. Accounting Recruiters’ Reception Art School for Children Thursday, September 12 6-8 p.m. Bayou Building, Atrium II Saturday, September 21 – Thursday, November 14 Arbor Building, Room 1315.02 www.uhcl.edu/jobfairs Students 3 1/2 years old through 5th grade will study Northwest Coast First Nations Art; 4th through 12th grade curricula varies and changes each semester. Classes are held at UHCL, as well as in many local after-school settings. The fall schedule with times, locations and costs will be posted on the website after August 1. Professional attire required. The job fair is open to UHCL accounting students and alumni. Register your attendance by Monday, September 9 at noon. Constitution Day Celebration Tuesday, September 17 www.uhcl.edu/events The university’s annual event to celebrate the constitution and its meaning. This year, we will provide an update on the status of the full-scale Liberty Bell replica from the original casting foundry. Gulf Coast Job Fair Thursday, September 19 1:30-4 p.m. Bayou Building, Atrium I and II www.uhcl.edu/jobfairs Professional attire required. The job fair is open to the public. hsh.uhcl.edu/ASC Veterans Day Celebration Monday, November 11 10:30 a.m. – noon UHCL, Liberty Park Rain Location: Bayou Building, Atrium II www.uhcl.edu/veteransday The university’s annual celebration is a moving tribute to all veterans and their families. This event is free and open to the public. Fall Teacher Job Fair Thursday, November 21 12:30-2:30 p.m. Bayou Building, Atrium II www.uhcl.edu/jobfairs Professional attire required. The job fair is open to the public. Office of University Advancement 2700 Bay Area Boulevard Houston, Texas 77058-1098 Art and Special Events Calendar January-May 2013 Non-Profit Organization US Postage PAID Houston, Texas Permit No. 1506