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Events scheduled for Monday, July 27 (after 5 p.m.) through Monday, August 17 (before 5 p.m.)

ART

Summer Smorgasbord Lectures

Held in the Memorial Art Gallery Auditorium; $9 with gallery admission.

July 28, Built to Last a Lifetime: The Story of the Roycroft Furniture Shop. Marjorie Searl, 7:30 p.m.

July 29, Repeat of July 28, 10:15 a.m.

August 4, From Heroine to Seductress: The Changing Image of Judith. Susan Nurse, 7:30 p.m.

August 5, Repeat of August 4, 10:15 a.m.

August 11, Wrapping It Up: Christo. Lucy Winters Durkin, 7:30 p.m.

August 12, Repeat of August 11, 10:15 a.m.

Summer Institute for Art Scholars Lectures. All lectures are free and will be held at 8:15 p.m. in the Gowen Room of Wilson Commons on the River Campus.

July 27, A World of a Difference: Post-Colonial Interventions in the Study of Visual Culture. Annie Coombes.

July 28, Visual Studies in Diaspora: From Multiculturalism to Globalization. Kobena Mercer.

July 30, Reintegrating Byzantium: A New Project for the Orientalist Critique? Stephen Bann.

ONGOING EXHIBITS AND TOURS

At Rush Rhees Library­Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. - noon, 1 - 5 p.m.

Through November, Frederick Exley and Jonathan Yardley: A Novelist and his Biographer. An exhibition showcasing items from Exley's Smith Corona manual typewriter and family photographs to letters from writers John Cheever, William Styron, and Larry McMurtry. Also works by Yardley, who researched his 1997 biography of Exley, Misfit: The Strange Life of Frederick Exley, at Rush Rhees Library.

At Memorial Art Gallery­473-7720

Tour of the Collection--Free with gallery admission. Admission Desk. July 28, August 4, 11, 7:30 p.m.

Exhibition Tour of Chihuly Seaforms and Vitreographs--Free with Gallery admission. Admission Desk. 2 p.m.

Through 1998, Form and Glaze: Fulper Pottery from the Donald S. Hall Collection. Fulper ware, a prized American art pottery from the early 20th century, is highlighted in this collection of more than 50 objects collected over 20 years by Donald Hall, former director of Strasenburgh Planetarium.

Through September 20, Vitreographs: Prints from Glass Plates. Pioneering glass artist Harvey Littleton has invited other artists to experiment with vitreography, an innovative printmaking process that uses sand-blasted glass plates. The exhibition includes 49 vitreographs by many artists.

Through September 13, Art Glass by Modern Masters from Rochester Collections. Works in this show include pieces by five artists featured in last year's White House Collection of American Crafts: Dale Chihuly, Harvey Littleton, John Littleton, John Kuhn, and Kate Vogel. A six-foot glass feather by Stephen Dean Edwards, and a fragile "bubble vessel" by Stephen Rolfe Powell will be displayed along with works by other area artists.

Through September 6, A Is for Architecture. An exhibition of 20 delicate watercolor drawings of house plans from the collection of the Rochester Historical Society.

Through August 23, Chaim Gross: Song of Songs Portfolio. An exhibition of lithographs, some inspired by the Biblical love songs attributed to King Solomon.

At Hartnett Gallery­x5-4188

MUSIC

August 8, International Marimba Competition. Final concert, $15, $10 students and seniors. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

July 28, Eastman-Rochester Summer Sings: Open Choral Music Reading Sessions. William Weinert, conductor. Music of Poulenc and Haydn, Suggested donation, $5. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.

July 29, Community Education Division Summer Concert Series.

Ankie Foell, piano. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.

Eastman Summer Piano Festival

July 27, Logan Skelton. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.

July 28, Radoslav Kvapil. Kilbourn Hall, 3:30 p.m.

July 31, Final Festival Performance, featuring multiple pianos and artists. Eastman Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

RELIGION

River Campus Interfaith Chapel

Roman Catholic Mass

August 2, 9, 16, 10 a.m.

Medical Center Interfaith Chapel

Roman Catholic Mass

July 29, 31, August 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 17, 12:30 p.m.; August 2, 9, 16, 11:15 a.m.

Interdenominational Protestant Worship

August 2, 9, 16, 10:15 a.m.

SCIENCE

July 29, University of Rochester Women in Science. Judith Pipher will deliver a talk on The Development of Hardware for NASA. Medical Center 2-6408, 3 p.m.

ACTIVITIES PROGRAM

Discounts for activities are available to all University staff and faculty through the Employee Activities Program. All tickets are available at the Hospital Cashier's Office 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 33A, Administration Building. For further information, check the Employee Activities Program newsletter or call x5-7942.

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