Calendar of Events

Events scheduled for Monday, August 30 (after 5 p.m.), through Monday, September 13 (before 5 p.m.)


At Memorial Art Gallery--473-7720;

September 2--Poetry Reading: Millennial Muse. Features readings by local poets. Free admission. For information call 461-0190. Cutler Conference Room, 7:30 p.m.

September 12--Exhibition Tour. Highlights works from the exhibition The Frame in America: 1860-1960. Free with gallery admission. Meet at the admission desk, 2 p.m.


At Memorial Art Gallery--473-7720;

Tour of the Collection--Free with gallery admission. Meet at the admission desk. August 31, September 7, 7:30 p.m.

Gallery Highlights Tour--Free with gallery admission. Meet at the admission desk. September 10, 2 p.m.

August 31-January 9--Lynne Feldman: Good Yontif. In 1997, Rochester artist Lynne Feldman produced a series of 30 small paintings for a children's book titled Good Yontif: A Picture Book of the Jewish Year. ("Good yontif" is Yiddish for "happy holiday.") Richly patterned and painted in jewel tones, her original paintings for the book depict family celebrations for nine Jewish holidays throughout the year.

September 11-November 14--The Frame in America: 1860-1960. With this exhibition, the gallery focuses on a relatively new area of study: the frame as an enclosure and as a work of art in its own right. Surveys by frame experts in 1987, 1995, and 1999 have also revealed a number of superb examples in the gallery's own collection, notably those on paintings by Winslow Homer, Gilbert Stuart, and Elmer Schofield.

Through October 24--Homage: Arbit Blatas (1909-1999) and the School of Paris. Impressionism, Cubism, and Dada are a few of the cutting-edge movements that dominated the Paris art scene well into the 20th century. This exhibition includes lithographic portraits of some of the century's most famous artists, today known collectively as the School of Paris. Drawn over three decades by Lithuanian-born Arbit Blatas, the 14 subjects include Bonnard, Braque, Chagall, Matisse, and Picasso. Each portrait is paired with a work by the master represented.

Through October 31--Fabulous Footwear: New Sculpture by Marilyn Gillespie. The 65 trompe l'oeil sculptures survey the history of footwear from 2,500 BCE to the present, from ancient Egypt to Elizabethan England, Imperial China to flapper-era America.


CPR Classes--Offered by the Multidiscipline Laboratories through December. To register and for more information call x5-3285 as soon as possible, as classes fill up quickly. Payment is required at least one week in advance. Medical Center, Room 2-7539. The American Heart Association's manual, required for original courses, is available in Room 2-7520 for a fee.

August 31, September 10--Basic Life Support Refresher Courses (must attend one three-hour session). August 31, 5:30-8:30 p.m.; September 10, 9 a.m.-noon.

Health Care Leadership for University Employees--A 20-week program with a lecture and case studies format sponsored by the Simon School. To enhance the classes, there will be a dinner seminar series on select Monday evenings between the classes. The program is designed for health care professionals who want to increase managerial and business knowledge, plus leadership skills. Creating innovative solutions to health care problems, acquiring a better understanding of the changing marketplace, and attaining the skills needed to lead organizations into the future also will be discussed. Registration deadline is Friday, September 3. For information call x5-3439.

September 13, 24, 25; October 4, 15, 16, 25; November 5, 6, 19, 20, 29; December 10, 11, 20; January 7, 8, 17, 28, 29; February 11, 12. Mondays, 5:30-9 p.m. (off site); Fridays, 2-9:15 p.m.; Saturdays, 8 a.m.-3:15 p.m.


Eastman School of

Gateways Music Festival--A weeklong community-wide event that celebrates classical music and the African-American musician. These performances are free and open to the public. For more information call 232-6106 or 889-5845.

August 30--"An Evening with William Warfield," his life story, spirituals, German lieder, vocal coaching, and conversation with the audience. Eastman Theatre, 7 p.m.

September 1, 2, 3--"The Joplin Hour," with pianist Roy Eaton. ESM main hall, noon.

August 31--"Chamber Music after Lunch": Franz Schubert, Trout Quintet, op. 114; Duke Ellington, works arranged for solo bassoon and strings; Beethoven, Trio in C major, op. 87. ESM, Ciminelli Lounge, 2 p.m.

September 1--Brass Ensembles. ESM, Ciminelli Lounge, 2 p.m.

September 1--Concert: Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 1; Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 2. Kilbourn Hall, 7 p.m.

September 1--Concert: Vivaldi, Concerto for Four Violins; William Grant Still, Ennanga; Saint Saens, Fantasy for Harp and Strings. Kilbourn Hall, 9 p.m.

September 2--Concert: Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 3; Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 4. Kilbourn Hall, 7 p.m.

September 2--Concert: Ulysses Kay, Sonata for Viola and Piano (1939); Aaron Copland, Sonata for Violin and Piano (1944); Piece for guitar and viola, TBA. Kilbourn Hall, 9 p.m.

September 3--"Chamber Music after Lunch": TBA. ESM, Ciminelli Lounge, 2 p.m.

September 3--Concert: Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 5; Bach, Brandenburg Concerto No. 6. Kilbourn Hall, 7 p.m.

September 3--"Evening Chamber Music Concert": Hindemith, sonata for solo viola, TBA; Kodaly, Duo for Violin and Cello, op. 7; Bach, Suite No. 6 for solo cello; Ysaye Ballade, Sonata No. 3 for solo violin. Kilbourn Hall, 9 p.m.


River Campus Interfaith Chapel

Roman Catholic Mass
September 5, 12, 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., lower level

Protestant Chapel Service
September 5, 12, 5 p.m., sanctuary

Interdenominational Worship Service
September 5, 12, 3 p.m., sanctuary

Medical Center Interfaith Chapel

Roman Catholic Mass
September 1, 6, 8, 13, 12:30 p.m.; September 5, 12, 11:15 a.m.

Interdenominational Protestant Worship
September 5, 12, 10:15 a.m.

Women's volleyball--SUNY Cortland, September 7, 7 p.m.

Women's tennis--R.I.T., September 8, 3:30 p.m.

Women's soccer--Flower City Classic: Johns Hopkins, St. Lawrence, Salve Regina, September 1-5. SUNY Cortland, September 11, 1 p.m.

Football--Canisius, September 11, 7 p.m.

Men's soccer--Hunter, September 4, 7 p.m.


September 10--Infidelity and the Betrayal of Intimacy. The Psychotherapy Institute addresses couples in crises, with a focus on infidelity: the systemic solutions to four major types of infidelity and the special challenges of treating hypermasculine men. Guest speaker Frank Pittman III is best known for his treatment and research of families and couples in crises and the use of family therapy as an alternative to psychiatric hospitalization. For more information call x3-2569. Whipple Auditorium, 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m.


Discounts for activities are available to all University staff, faculty, and students through the University Activities Program. All tickets are available at the Hospital Cashier's Office and the Customer Service Center in the SBA building on the River Campus. The Eastman School and MAG carry theater tickets only. Discount cards/brochures are available at the Customer Service Center on the River Campus and across from the bookstore in the Hospital. For further information, check the University Activities Program newsletter or call x5-7942.

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