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Calendar of Events

Events scheduled for Monday, April 21 (after 5 p.m.) through Monday, May 5 (before 5 p.m.)

ART

April 22, Viewpoints Lecture. MAG docent Hélène Robinson will speak on Paul Cézanne's The Sea at L'Estaque. Free with gallery admission. Auditorium, Memorial Art Gallery, 5:30 p.m.

April 22, Evening Tour of the Collection. Admission Desk, Memorial Art Gallery, 7:30 p.m.

April 25, Gallery Highlights Tour. Free with gallery admission. Admission Desk, Memorial Art Gallery, 2 p.m.

April 27, Painting Demonstration. Watch and ask questions as portrait painter Stanley Gordon creates a new work. Memorial Art Gallery, 2 p.m.

April 27, Exhibition Tour. Free with gallery admission. Admission Desk, Memorial Art Gallery, 2 p.m.

April 29, Art a La Carte. Gallery director Grant Holcomb will speak on poetry and painting. Program also includes social hour, luncheon, and optional tour of the collection. Tickets $15. Call 473-7720. Memorial Art Gallery, 11:30 a.m.

April 29, Viewpoints Lecture. MAG docent Betsy Brayer will speak on Tibet: Two Faces of the Dragon. Free with gallery admission. Auditorium, Memorial Art Gallery, 5:30 p.m.

April 29, Evening Tour of the Collection. Admission Desk, Memorial Art Gallery, 7:30 p.m.

May 2, Gallery Highlights Tour. Free with gallery admission. Admission Desk, Memorial Art Gallery, 2 p.m.

May 4, Exhibition Tour: Sacred Sand Painting of Tibet. Free with gallery admission. Admission Desk, Memorial Art Gallery, 2 p.m.

May 4, Welcome the Monks. A color documentary, Seeds of Tibet: Voices of Children in Exile, will be shown. Free with gallery admission. Memorial Art Gallery, 3 p.m.

EXHIBITS

April 1­July 6, Leagues Apart: The Men and Times of the Negro Baseball Leagues. This show is the story of the men of the old Negro Leagues. Included are 15 original pastels for the book of the same name by Lawrence Ritter, as well as uniforms, photographs, and other artifacts from an extensive collection of Red Wings memorabilia. Memorial Art Gallery.

May 3­June 15, Sacred Sand Painting of Tibet: Creating a Circle of Peace. Three monks from the monastery of His Holiness the Dalai Lama will spend six weeks at the Memorial Art Gallery creating the Kalachakra (Wheel of Time) Mandala. Mandalas are intricate circular sand paintings which symbolize the essential teachings of Buddhism. The monks will answer visitors' questions during the process. Memorial Art Gallery.

May 3­June 15, Seven Years in Tibet, 1944­1951: Photographs by Heinrich Harrer. In 1944, Austrian mountaineer Heinrich Harrer arrived in the Tibetan capital of Lhasa following a harrowing escape from a British POW camp. One of few Westerners permitted entry to the country, he soon became the trusted friend and unofficial tutor of the then teenaged Dalai Lama. His 42 black-and-white photographs are an exceptional visual record of a vanishing way of life. Memorial Art Gallery.

May 3­June 15, Living Tibet: Photographs by Bill Warren. Award-winning photojournalist Bill Warren has made three trips to Dharamsala, India, home of the Dalai Lama's government-in-exile. The ten color photographs in this exhibition document efforts of the refugee community there to preserve Tibetan culture. 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

April 25, Dante's Peak, Hoyt Hall, 7:45 and 10:30 p.m. $2.75 Common Market, $3 at the door.

April 26, Shine, Hoyt Hall, 7 and 9:30 p.m., midnight. $2.75 Common Market, $3 at the door.

April 27, Breaking the Waves, Hoyt Hall, 7 and 10:30 p.m., $2 at the door.

May 2, Jackie Chan Double Feature. Jackie Chan's First Strike and Supercop, Hoyt Hall, 7:30 p.m. $2.75 Common Market, $3 at the door.

May 3, Beavis and Butthead Do America, Hoyt Hall, 7:30, 9:30, and 11:30 p.m. $2.75 Common Market, $3 at the door.

May 4, Mother, Hoyt Hall, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. $2 at the door.

LECTURES

April 22, Noon-Hour Health Bites. Gail Noble will speak on Temper Tantrums. Room K-307, Medical School, noon.

April 24, Department of Biostatistics and Department of Statistics Charles L. Odoroff Memorial Lecture. Professor John Gower will speak on Algebra, Geometry, and Statistical Graphics. Room 3-6408, Medical School, 3:30 p.m.

April 29, Noon-Hour Health Bites. Lynne A. Jensen will speak on Menopause--What's Happening to Our Bodies? Room K-307, Medical School, noon.

April 30, African and African-American Studies Seminar Series. Henry Kamerling will speak on Punishments Made Necessary: The Theory and Practice of Prison Discipline in Post Civil War Illinois and South Carolina. Room 301, Morey Hall, 11 a.m.

May 6, International Medicine Programs Health Forum. Focus on Taiwan. Four visiting physicians from National Taiwan University will present on various topics. Room 3-7619, Medical School, 12:30 p.m.

MUSIC

April 27, Links Scholarship Concert. Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.

April 29, Celebrating Eastman Initiatives: Music for All. Narnia Quartet, Florestan Quartet, and Herrior Quartet. Works by Schumann and Brahms. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 30, Woodwind Chamber Music. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

May 1, Collegium Musicum. Paul O'Dette and Christel Thielmann, directors. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

May 2, Eastman Jazz Ensemble/Eastman New Jazz Ensemble. Fred Sturm and Jim Doser, directors, with Bob Brookmeyer, composer and trombonist. Works of Brookmeyer. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

May 4, Chamber Music. Kilbourn Hall, 7 p.m.

May 4, Society for Chamber Music in Rochester. Festive Favorites will feature works by Beethoven, Bartók, and Schubert. Tickets $19, students $9. Call 385-4416. Auditorium, Memorial Art Gallery, 8 p.m.

May 5, Eastman School Symphony Orchestra. Mark Gibson, conductor. Works by Britten and Schumann. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

RELIGION

RIVER CAMPUS INTERFAITH CHAPEL

April 22, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

April 23, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

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

April 27, Roman Catholic Mass. Lower Level, 10 a.m., 5 p.m.

April 27, Interdenominational Worship Service. Upper Level, 3 p.m.

April 27, Protestant Chapel Service. Upper Level, 5 p.m.

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

April 29, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

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

May 1, Roman Catholic Mass. Upper Level, 12:30 p.m.

May 4, Roman Catholic Mass. Lower Level, 10 a.m., 5 p.m.

May 4, Interdenominational Worship Service. Upper Level, 3 p.m.

May 4, Protestant Chapel Service. Upper Level, 5 p.m.

MEDICAL CENTER INTERFAITH CHAPEL

April 23, Roman Catholic Mass. 12:30 p.m.

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

April 27, Protestant Worship (Interdenominational). 10:15 a.m.

April 27, Roman Catholic Mass. 11:15 a.m.

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

April 30, Roman Catholic Mass. 12:30 p.m.

SCIENCE AND MEDICINE

April 23, Department of Chemistry Ph.D. Defense. Mitchell Mutz will speak on Electron Transfer in de novo Designed Metalloproteins. Room 307, Hylan Hall, 1 p.m.

April 25, Department of Chemistry Organic Seminar. Yanzheng Xu will speak. Room 473, Hutchison Hall, 9:30 a.m.

April 28, Biology Department Seminar. Dr. Eric Phizicky will speak on tRNA Splicing: a Metabolic and Evolutionary Puzzle. Room 473, Hutchison Hall, noon.

April 28, Center for Nursing Science Research Exchange. M. Aten will speak on Adolescent Risk Behavior and HIV. Room 3-W301, Helen Wood Hall, 3:30 p.m.

April 30, Department of Physics and Astronomy Elliott Montroll Lecture. Professor Sir Michael Berry will speak on Unweaving the Rainbow, a talk on the physics underlying rainbows, twinkling stars, and patterns of sunlight seen at the bottom of shallow pools. Room 109, Bausch & Lomb Hall, 4 p.m.

April 30, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine Seminar. Thomas Pearson, M.D., Ph.D., will speak on Cardiovascular Disease in Rural Population: Results of a County Intervention Trial in Upstate New York. Room 4-W301, Helen Wood Hall, 4 p.m.

May 5, Biology Department Seminar. Dr. Charles Cole will speak on Heat-Shock Regulation of RNA Export in Yeast. Room 473, Hutchison Hall, noon.

THEATER

April 26, The Velveteen Rabbit. Rochester Children's Theater. Tickets $7 to $9, call 232-1363. Cutler Ballroom, Memorial Art Gallery, 2 p.m.

April 27, The Velveteen Rabbit. Rochester Children's Theater. Tickets $7 to $9, call 232-1363. Cutler Ballroom, Memorial Art Gallery, 2 p.m.

May 3, The Velveteen Rabbit. Rochester Children's Theater. Tickets $7 to $9, call 232-1363. Cutler Ballroom, Memorial Art Gallery, 2 p.m.

May 4, The Velveteen Rabbit. Rochester Children's Theater. Tickets $7 to $9, call 232-1363. Cutler Ballroom, Memorial Art Gallery, 2 p.m.

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