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Calendar of Events

Events scheduled for Monday, February 24 (after 5 p.m.) through Monday, March 10 (before 5 p.m.)

ACTIVITIES PROGRAM

Discounts for these activities are available to all University staff and faculty through the Employee Activities Program. All tickets are available at the Hospital Cashier's Office, the Medical Center Bookstore, and the River Campus Parking Office. The Eastman School, MAG, and Bursar's Office carry theater tickets only. Discount cards/brochures are available at the River Campus Parking Office and the Conference and Events Office, Room 152, Administration Building. For further information, see the Employee Activities Program newsletter or call x5-7942.

Alamo Rent-A-Car, 10 percent discount

Allied Van Line, Preferred Customer Status, 235-3500

Amerks, $9.50 Blue Action Pack Ticket

Anheuser-Busch Theme Parks (RARES), discount card

B.J.'s Wholesale card, pass with 5 percent surcharge

Bock Tours (RARES), 10 percent off selected tours, 244-7925

Bristol Mountain, several packages available, see distribution sites

Buckman's Car Wash Superseal, $6.25

Caesar's Pocono Resorts (RARES), 20 percent off midweek, 10 percent off weekend

Cellular One, University Plan, call Betsy Reddington at 732-7201

Choice Hotels, 10 percent discount

Citibank's Corporate Mortgage Program, call 334-1482/383-5300

Clarion Essex Park Hotel, University Rate, call 800-567-2233

Delta Sonic Ticket Packages, prices range from $3.75 - $32.50

Designs by RAS (RARES), 50 percent off all screen and art charges, call Chuck Leone at 482-9790

Dine-A-Mate Book, $20

Dinner and Theatre Book, $8

Discovery Zone, $4.25

Dorney Park, discount coupon

Downstairs Cabaret, $3 discount

Dunham's, 15 percent discount card

Employee Printing Service (RARES), 40 percent off retail

Entertainment Books, $25

Fairport Harbor House (RARES), call 223-7280

Fantastic Baskets (RARES), 10 percent discount, call 293-1930

Fun Services (RARES), free reception canopy booth with program of $500 or more, call 254-4770

Gallo and Iacovangelo (RARES), discounts on real estate closings and will writing, call 454-7145

General Cinema Tickets, $5 adult, $3 children

Gitlin Optical, 15 percent discount on eyeglasses, call 442-1720

Hertz Car Rental, member discount card

Hoselton Chevrolet, factory order direct at invoice, call 586-7373

Hunt Hollow Ski Center, Day/Night $20, Night $18

The Inn on the Lake (RARES), 25 percent off rack rates, call 394-7800

Island Jake Music Services, $50 off 4 hour music and light show, call 387-9858

KOA Campgrounds (Florida and West Coast), 20 percent discount

Lafayette Moving and Storage, discount programs, call 334-0770

Liberty Travel (RARES), call 544-5500

Little Theatre tickets, $5.25

Melrose Nursery, 15 percent off store and florist shop, call 624-4754

Memorial Art Gallery, 1/2 price new membership application

National Car Rental, 10 percent off discount card

Print USA (RARES), 40 percent off retail prices

R.C. Shaheen, 20 percent off paint, 25 percent off wallcoverings, 60 percent off window blinds, free in-home decorating service

Rivers Organization/Bonaparte Travel (RARES), call 385-5060

Sam's Club, free membership with 5 percent surcharge

San Diego-Zoofari (RARES), 20 percent off admission

Ski Valley, several packages available, see distribution sites

Sony Theatre Tickets, $5

Staub's Textile Services, Inc. (RARES), 20 percent off dry cleaning, call 271-4200

Swain Ski Center, several packages available, see distribution sites

Universal Studios, member discount card

Walt Disney's Magic Kingdom Club (RARES), discount card

ART

February 25, Viewpoints Lecture. Hanneke Grootenboer will give a lecture on Jan Davidsz de Heem's Still Life. Free with gallery admission. Auditorium, Memorial Art Gallery, 5:30 p.m.

February 25, Evening Tour of the Collection. Admission Desk, Memorial Art Gallery, 7:30 p.m.

February 25, Lecture. Artist Nanette Carter, whose work is featured in the exhibition The Studio Museum in Harlem: 25 Years of African-American Art, will give a slide lecture. Free with gallery admission. Auditorium, Memorial Art Gallery, 7:45 p.m.

February 28, Exhibition Tour. Highlights The Studio Museum in Harlem: 25 Years of African-American Art. Free with gallery admission. Admission Desk, Memorial Art Gallery, 2 p.m.

February 28, MAGnificent Friday Family Night. This event features a light supper, musical performance, and tours of the exhibition The Studio Museum in Harlem: 25 Years of African-American Art. $5 per person with supper, $1 without. Call 473-7720, x3027. Memorial Art Gallery, 5:30 p.m.

March 2, Family Workshop. Look What I Found! Assemblage. Paulette Davis will lead an art class for adults and children ages 4 and up. Call 437-7720, x3056. Memorial Art Gallery, Creative Workshop, 1:30 p.m.

March 2, Exhibition Tour. Highlights The Studio Museum in Harlem: 25 Years of African-American Art. Free with gallery admission. Admission Desk, Memorial Art Gallery, 2 p.m.

March 4, Art a La Carte. Thomas Mowrey, writer and producer of the television film, The Lies of Emma Bardac, will speak. Luncheon, social hour, and optional tour included, $15. Call 473-7720. Memorial Art Gallery, 11:30 a.m.

March 4, Viewpoints Lecture. Margaret Goehring will speak on The Rest on the Flight into Egypt, by a follower of Joachim Patinir. Free with gallery admission. Auditorium, 5:30 p.m.

March 4, Evening Tour of the Collection. Admission Desk, Memorial Art Gallery, 7:30 p.m.

March 4, Averell on Art Conversation Series. Sculptor Melvin Edwards will speak on his work featured in the exhibition The Studio Museum in Harlem: 25 Years of African-American Art. $10 includes reception and Gallery admission. Memorial Art Gallery, 7:45 p.m., reception 7 p.m.

March 7, Exhibition Tour. Highlights The Studio Museum in Harlem: 25 Years of African-American Art. Free with gallery admission. Admission Desk, Memorial Art Gallery, 2 p.m.

March 9, Exhibition Tour. Highlights The Studio Museum in Harlem: 25 Years of African-American Art. Free with gallery admission. Admission Desk, Memorial Art Gallery, 2 p.m.

EXHIBITS

Through March 23, Through the Looking Glass: Wood Engravings by Barry Moser. This exhibition features original artwork of America's foremost wood engraver. It depicts characters of Lewis Carroll including Humpty Dumpty, the White Knight, and the Lion and the Unicorn, all featured in a new edition of this children's classic. Memorial Art Gallery.

Through April 6, The Studio Museum in Harlem: Twenty-Five Years of African-American Art. This exhibition focuses on African-American art between 1968 and 1993 and showcases the work of Romare Bearden, Ed Clark, Sam Gilliam, Betye Saar, and William T. Williams. The show was organized by the Studio Museum in Harlem to mark its 25th anniversary. Memorial Art Gallery.

Through May 18, The Painterly Print. This exhibition shows how 20th century printmakers have combined the dynamic elements of painting with the methodical techniques of lithography, serigraphy, and intaglio. Features works of Marc Chagall, Edvard Munch, Larry Rivers, and Helen Frankenthaler. Memorial Art Gallery.

Continuing, Henry David Thoreau Collection. This exhibition showcases a rare, complete, and extremely valuable collection of Thoreau's works, donated to the University of Rochester Libraries by Raymond R. Borst. It includes first editions of all Thoreau's writings and other materials. Department of Rare Books, Rush Rhees Library.

FILM

February 20, Black Women in Film and Video Series. Dry White Season and Women of Brewster Place. Room 2-162, Dewey Hall, 7 p.m., free.

February 27, Black Women in Film and Video Series. The Whiz and Mahogany. Room 2-162, Dewey Hall, 7 p.m., free.

February 28, Mars Attacks! Hoyt Hall, 7, 9:30 p.m., and midnight, $2.75 Common Market, $3 at the door.

March 2, Dead Man Walking. Hoyt Hall, 7 and 10 p.m., $2.

March 3, Black Women in Film and Video Series. Carmen Jones and Cleopatra Jones. Room 2-162, Dewey Hall, 7 p.m., free.

LECTURES

March 5, Lecture. Sylvia Boorstein will speak on Judaism and Rebellion. Cosponsored by Downtown Community Forum and Memorial Art Gallery. St. Mary's Church, Dugan Center, 12:10 p.m.

March 6, The Margaret Warner School of Education and Human Development Scandling Lecture Series. Professor Gary Anderson will speak on The Politics of Democratic Leadership. Room 2-162, Dewey Hall, 7:30 p.m.

MUSIC

February 24, What Makes it Great? The Samuel Adler Series. Baritone Larry Hensel and pianist Steven Laitz will present Schumann's Liederkreis, Op. 39. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

February 25, Eastman Percussion Ensemble. John Beck, director, and Anthony Miranda, soloist. Works by Miranda and Hennagin. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

February 25, Kilbourn Concert Series: Bright Lights and Shining Stars. Eastman School faculty mentors and award-winning students play music of Brahms, Schumann, and Khatchaturian. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

February 27, Chamber Percussion Ensemble. John Beck, director. Kilbourn hall, 8 p.m.

February 28, Eastman Philharmonia. Mark Gibson, conductor. Works by Ponchielli, Barber, Gershwin, and jazz arrangements by Eastman students. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

March 1, Guest Artist Faculty Recital. Anthony Elliott, cello, and Barry Snyder, piano. Sonatas by Chopin, Debussy, and Bolcom. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

March 2, Kilbourn Orchestra. Peter Bay, conductor. Works by Copland and Barlow. Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.

March 4, Eastman Wind Orchestra. Donald Hunsberger, conductor. Works by Hindemith, Verdi, and Rimsky-Korsakoff. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

March 5, Eastman Wind Ensemble. Donald Hunsberger, conductor. Works by Harbison and Schwanter. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

March 6, Collegium Musicum. Paul O'Dette and Christel Thielmann, directors. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

March 7, Eastman School Symphony Orchestra. Mark Gibson, conductor. Features 1997 concerto competition winners. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

March 9, Family Concert. Blacks and Blues. Music by Rockin' Roz, Chris Beard, and John Cole, hosted by Doug Curry, the "Dean of the Blues." Presented in conjunction with Studio Museum in Harlem: 25 Years of African-American Art. Free with gallery admission. Memorial Art Gallery, Auditorium, 3 p.m.

RELIGION

RIVER CAMPUS INTERFAITH CHAPEL

February 24, Roman Catholic Mass, Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

February 25, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

February 26, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

February 27, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

February 28, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

March 2, Roman Catholic Mass. Lower Level, 10 a.m. and 5 p.m.

March 3, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

March 4, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

March 5, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

March 6, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

March 7, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

March 9, Roman Catholic Mass. Lower Level, 10 a.m.

MEDICAL CENTER INTERFAITH CHAPEL

February 25, Roman Catholic Mass. 12:30 p.m.

February 26, Roman Catholic Mass. 12:30 p.m.

February 27, Roman Catholic Mass. 12:30 p.m.

February 28, Roman Catholic Mass. 12:30 p.m.

March 2, Protestant Worship (Interdenominational). 10:15 a.m.

March 2, Roman Catholic Mass. 11:15 a.m.

March 3, Roman Catholic Mass. 12:30 p.m.

March 4, Roman Catholic Mass. 12:30 p.m.

March 5, Roman Catholic Mass. 12:30 p.m.

March 6, Roman Catholic Mass. 12:30 p.m.

March 7, Roman Catholic Mass. 12:30 p.m.

March 9, Protestant Worship (Interdenominational). 10:15 a.m.

March 9, Roman Catholic Mass. 11:15 a.m.

March 10, Roman Catholic Mass. 12:30 p.m.

SCIENCE AND MEDICINE

February 25, Department of Biology Ph.D. Thesis Seminar. David Kozlowski will speak on Characterization of a SpAN Promoter Sufficient to Mediate Correct Spatial Regulation Along the Animal-Vegetal Axis of the Sea Urchin Embryo. Lander Auditorium, Hutchison Hall, 12:30 p.m.

February 26, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine Seminar. B. Stephen Lee, MD, MBA, will speak on Physicians and Management Training. Room 4-W301, Helen Wood Hall, 4 p.m.

February 28, Department of Chemistry Organic Seminar. Professor Robert J. McMahon will speak. Room 473, Hutchison Hall, 9:30 a.m.

March 3, Department of Biology Seminar. Dr. Joel Rosenbaum will speak on The Role of Kinesins in Flagellar Assembly in Chlamydomonas. Room 473, Hutchison Hall, 12:00 noon.

March 8, Sixth Annual Urological Nursing Seminar. Rochester Thruway Marriott, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. . Call x5-8256 for registration.

THEATER

February 27, Woyzeck. University of Rochester International Theatre Program. Call 275-4088. Todd Theatre, 8 p.m.

February 28, Woyzeck. University of Rochester International Theatre Program. Call 275-4088. Todd Theatre, 8 p.m.

March 1, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Rochester Children's Theater. Call 271-7870. Memorial Art Gallery, Cutler Ballroom, 2 p.m.

March 1, Woyzeck. University of Rochester International Theatre Program. Call 275-4088. Todd Theatre, 8 p.m.

March 2, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Rochester Children's Theater. Call 271-7870. Memorial Art Gallery, Cutler Ballroom, 2 p.m.

March 2, Woyzeck. University of Rochester International Theatre Program. Call 275-4088. Todd Theatre, 3 and 8 p.m.

March 6, Woyzeck. University of Rochester International Theatre Program. Call 275-4088. Todd Theatre, 3 and 8 p.m.

March 7, Woyzeck. University of Rochester International Theatre Program. Call 275-4088. Todd Theatre, 3 and 8 p.m.

March 8, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Rochester Children's Theater. Call 271-7870. Memorial Art Gallery, Cutler Ballroom, 2 p.m.

March 8, Woyzeck. University of Rochester International Theatre Program. Call 275-4088. Todd Theatre, 3 and 8 p.m.

March 9, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe. Rochester Children's Theater. Call 271-7870. Memorial Art Gallery, Cutler Ballroom, 2 p.m.

AND MORE

Strong Reruns. Across from Medical Center Post Office, open for sales Mon. 11 to 3 p.m.; Tues., noon to 3 p.m.; Wed. 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.; Fri., 9 a.m. to noon. Leave donations anytime.

First Fridays at the Memorial Art Gallery. Enjoy live music, hors d'oeuvres, cash bar, and a chance to meet old and new friends. "Unmasked Friday" features music by Johnny Chaos. Call 473-7720. Memorial Art Gallery, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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