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 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 1 Friday 2 Saturday 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Community 10 2 p.m. Kid’s Fun Day Monsters, Inc. Film & Speaker Series 3 & 6 p.m. 11 12 13 14 Fast & Furious 6 Film & Speaker Series 6 p.m. 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Sequential Storytelling Art Exhibit Art Exhibit FIRST DAY FIRST DAY 23 24 UHCL Student Illustration 25 26 First Class Day – Fall 2013 27 28 29 Cultural Arts 30 8 p.m. 31 5 p.m. 8 Seasons Welcome Back Bash Community Star Trek: Into Darkness Film & Speaker Series 8:30 p.m. September 2013 Sunday 1 Monday 2 University Closed – Labor Day Tuesday 3 Wednesday 4 Thursday 5 Friday 6 Saturday 7 Now You See Me Film & Speaker Series 7 p.m. 8 9 10 11 12 The U.S. Constitution Community CLASP 5:30 p.m. 6 p.m. 13 Iron Man 3 Film & Speaker Series 7 p.m. 14 Demystifying State Agencies CADD 10:30 a.m. Accounting Recruiters’ Reception Monsters University Film & Speaker Series 3 & 6 p.m. 15 16 17 Community TBD 18 19 Gulf Coast Job Fair Community 1:30 p.m. 20 The Crow Film & Speaker Series 7 p.m. 21 The Art School for Children Art Event 10 a.m. Film & Speaker Series 7 p.m. Community FIRST DAY Constitution Day Celebration 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 October 2013 Sunday Monday Tuesday 1 Wednesday 2 Thursday 3 Criminology: The Myths of Serial Killers CLASP 5:30 p.m. Friday 4 Seeing...and Creating Photographs of Your Life Cultural Arts CLASP (Freeman) 10:30 a.m. Saturday 5 Mozart Piano Concertos 8 p.m. 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 CADD Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis 10:30 a.m. 13 14 CLASP (Pearland) 10 a.m. 15 16 17 Sequential Storytelling Art Exhibit Art Exhibit LAST DAY LAST DAY 18 19 UHCL Student Illustration 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 November 2013 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 1 CLASP (Freeman) 10:30 a.m. Saturday 2 Environmental Responsibility 3 4 CLASP (Pearland) 5 10 a.m. 6 7 Art Event & Exhibit 5:30 p.m. 8 9 Capturing Teachable Moments at Home, School and in the Community CADD 10:30 a.m. Environmental Responsibility Houston Area Community College Student Art Marine Biology CLASP 5:30 p.m. 10 11 Community 12 10:30 a.m. 13 14 An Overview of the FBI Mission in 2013 Community CLASP 5:30 p.m. 15 16 Veterans Day Celebration The Art School for Children LAST DAY 17 18 19 20 21 Community 22 12:30 p.m. 23 Fall Teacher Job Fair 24 25 26 27 28 University Closed – Thanksgiving 29 University Closed – Thanksgiving 30 December 2013 Sunday 1 Monday 2 Tuesday 3 Wednesday 4 Thursday 5 Mormons, Methodists and Muslims CLASP 5:30 p.m. Friday 6 CLASP (Freeman) 10:30 a.m. Saturday 7 Last Day of Class – Fall 2013 Mark Twain: Charismatic Enigma 8 9 Final Exams (Dec. 9-14) – Fall 2013 10 11 12 Art Exhibit 13 LAST DAY 14 Art Event CADD Houston Area Community College Student Art Corks and Canvas Reception 10:30 a.m. 5 p.m. Treating Problem Behavior 15 Commencement – Fall 2013 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 University Closed – Winter Holiday 24 University Closed – Winter Holiday 25 University Closed – Winter Holiday 26 University Closed – Winter Holiday 27 University Closed – Winter Holiday 28 University Closed – Winter Holiday 29 University Closed – Winter Holiday 30 University Closed – Winter Holiday 31 University Closed – Winter Holiday Where else can you be in the Accepting Freshmen â€“ Fall 2014 The choice is clear. first freshman Class ever? 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. 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 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. 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 by Steven Egger, Ph.D., associate professor, UHCL Thursday, October 3 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room Environmental Responsibility: How Can I 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 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 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 TBD Monday, October 14 10-11:30 a.m. Pearland Chamber of Commerce 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 Environmental Responsibility: How Can I Keep My Community Beautiful? by Fay Watson, director of programs and operations, Keep Pearland Beautiful Mormons, Methodists and Muslims by Mike McMullen, Ph.D., associate professor, UHCL Thursday, December 5 5:30-7 p.m. Bayou Building, Garden Room 8 Seasons Thursday, August 29 8 p.m. Bayou Theater Mercury performs an enchanting combination of Vivaldi and Piazzolla’s Four Seasons with an Argentine twist. Admission: FREE Mark Twain: Charismatic Enigma by Betty Crockford Friday, December 6 10:30 a.m. – noon Freeman Branch Library 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. Office of Student Life email@example.com, 281-283-2560 www.uhcl.edu/movies 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. 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. 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. Fast & Furious 6 Wednesday, August 14 6 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall Now You See Me Saturday, September 7 7 p.m. Bayou Theater 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. Admission: $3.75 or FREE with UHCL Student I.D. Monsters University Saturday, September 14 3 p.m. / 6 p.m. Bayou Building, Room 2512 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 for families with any UHCL I.D. Iron Man 3 Friday, September 13 7 p.m. TBD 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. Admission: $3.75 or FREE with UHCL Student I.D. Screening of The Crow with Creator James O’Barr Friday, September 20 7 p.m. Student Services and Classroom Building, Lecture Hall 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. 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. 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 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! Community Programs UHCL Kid’s Fun Day 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. 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 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. 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 Accounting Recruiters’ Reception Thursday, September 12 6-8 p.m. Bayou Building, Atrium II www.uhcl.edu/jobfairs Professional attire required. The job fair is open to UHCL accounting students and alumni. Register your attendance by Monday, September 9 at noon. Art School for Children Saturday, September 21 – Thursday, November 14 Arbor Building, Room 1315.02 hsh.uhcl.edu/ASC 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. 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. 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. 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. 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 Non-Profit Organization US Postage Houston, Texas Permit No. 1506 PAID Art and Special Events Calendar January-May 2013