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Events scheduled for Monday, May 1 (after 5 p.m.), through Monday, May 22 (before 5 p.m.) EVENTS AT THE MEMORIAL ART GALLERY


May 1--Computer Workshop. In "Computers Demystified," participants learn quick and easy ways to put their computers to good use and save hours of aggravation. Fee/registration required. Creative Workshop, 7-10 p.m. Call the gallery at ext. 3056 to register.

May 2--What's Up. Marlene Hamann-Whitmore, assistant curator of education, speaks on Frank Duveneck's Sunset Seascape. Free with gallery admission. Auditorium, 5:30 p.m.

May 2--Lecture. Lynne Poirier-Wilson from the Strong Museum speaks on "M. Louise Stowell: A Hidden Artist Comes to Light." Free with gallery admission. Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

May 4--Children's Hospital at Strong Benefit Art Show. Some 150 oils, watercolors, pastels on velour, and acrylics by more than 25 children and adults are on display and for sale. The works include impressionism, realism, and reproductions of works by the Canadian Group of Seven. Open to the public. Admission charged. 6-9 p.m. For more information call x3-5948.

May 5, 12, 19--Preschool Family Workshop. For children ages 2-5 with an adult. Includes a story and an exploratory tour of the gallery. Adults and children work together to create an art project. May 5 workshop led by Warren Mianecke; May 12 workshop led by Paloma Nunez-Regueiro; May 19 workshop led by Mimi Smith. Fee/registration required. Creative Workshop, 10:15-11:45 a.m. Call the gallery at ext. 3056 to register.

May 5--First Fridays at the MAG. Enjoy live music by Me and the Boyz, hors d'oeuvres, and a cash bar. Tickets available at the admission desk or call the gallery at ext. 3035 to order. Free to Averell Council members. 5-8 p.m.

May 8--Computer Workshop. "The Internet and I" is a nuts-and-bolts guide to Internet tools. Fee/registration required. Creative Workshop, 7-10 p.m. Call the gallery at ext. 3056 to register.

May 9--Lecture. Malcolm Warner, senior curator of paintings and sculpture at the Yale Center for British Art, speaks on collector and philanthropist Paul Mellon. Free with gallery admission. Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

May 11--Teacher Resource Center Opening. The celebration features tours of the state-of-the-art resource center, live music, refreshments, tours of the collection, and an overview of successful arts education programs. Free. 4-7 p.m. For reservations call the gallery at ext. 3072.

May 13--Seventh Annual Polish Youth Concert. Directed by Sabina Slepecki, violinist with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra. Features approximately 20 students presenting a variety of musical pieces, several of which are of Polish heritage. The event is held every May to commemorate Polish Constitution Day (May 3). Sponsored by the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies as part of the Skalny Lecture and Artist Series. Free and open to the public. Auditorium, 1:30 p.m. For more information call x5-9898.

May 15--Computer Workshop. In "Digital Photography," participants learn how to make and manipulate high-quality images on almost any computer. Fee/registration required. Creative Workshop, 7-10 p.m. Call the gallery at ext. 3056 to register.

May 16--Lecture. Artist Tarrant Clements speaks about her sculpture Critical Doubt, a recent gift to the gallery. Free with gallery admission. Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

May 18--Concert. "Largely Ludwig" presents chamber music by Beethoven and others. Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. For tickets and information call Dorothy Toomey, 442-8409.

May 21--Concert. The Society for Chamber Music in Rochester presents "New Era!": Beethoven's String Quartet Op. 59, No. 1 (Rasumovsky), performed by the Ying Quartet. Admission charged. Auditorium. Talk, 7:30 p.m.; concert, 8 p.m. For tickets call 586-3429. ONGOING EXHIBITS AND TOURS

At MAG--x5-3081;

Gallery Highlights Tour--Features works from the gallery's permanent collection. Free with gallery admission. Meet at the admission desk. May 2, 9, 6:30 p.m.; May 5, 7, 14, 16, 19, 21, 2 p.m.

Through June 18--Stephen Johnson: Alphabet City and City by Numbers. While walking in New York City, artist Stephen Johnson noticed that the keystone of an archway formed the letter S. Eventually, he managed to find all 26 letters of the alphabet--and the numbers 1 through 21--in the various shapes and objects of the cityscape. This adventure inspired Johnson to illustrate two children's books: Alphabet City and City by Numbers. Fourteen of his original pastel paintings for the books are on view. Children's Corridor.

Through June 25--Custer, Crazy Horse, and The River of Electricity: A Painter's Response to Poetry. This exhibition, created especially for MAG, includes mural-sized paintings that California artist Deloss McGraw created in response to poems by William Heyen. Lockhart Gallery.

Through 2001--About Face: Copley's Portrait of a Colonial Silversmith. In this interactive installation families can learn about John Singleton Copley, the most famous portrait painter in Colonial America, and his friend, silversmith Nathaniel Hurd, whom Copley painted. The installation offers a view of life in Colonial Boston. Dorothy McBride Gill Education Center.

At Rush Rhees Library

Through June 30--What Holds the Words: Selections from the William and Hannelore Heyen Collection. The Heyen collection, part of the University's new Hyam Plutzik Library for Contemporary Writing, is an approximately 10,000-piece assemblage of inscribed first editions, manuscripts, and correspondence from major American writers during the past 30 years. Selected works are on display in the Alan F. Hilfiker Gallery, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, 2nd Floor. Free and open to the public. Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Through June 30--Elmer Adler and the Pynson Printers. An exhibition of books and articles documenting printer, book collector, and Rochester native Elmer Adler's many contributions to the world of books and bibliography. Free and open to the public. Great Hall, 2nd Floor. Open during regular library hours: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-1 a.m.; Friday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, noon-1 a.m. For more information call x5-9338. MUSIC

Eastman School of Music--x4-1110; (* tickets required)

May 1--Marian McPartland.* Eastman Jazz Series. With guest artist Eldar Djangirov, a 13-year-old Russian-born pianist. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

May 2--Chamber Music from the Classic Period. Steven Doane, cello; Malcolm Bilson, fortepiano. Presented in collaboration with the Genesee Early Music Society. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m. HEALTH AND WELLNESS

May 3--Anxiety Disorders Informational Session/Screening. Strong Behavioral Health offers this free, confidential screening through the National Anxiety Disorders Screening Program. Open to University staff, faculty, and community members who are concerned about themselves, a fellow employee, a friend, or a family member. Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds Room (Room 1-9041), Medical Center, 6 p.m.

Noon Hour Health Bites--Informal monthly series of health-/wellness-related topics; sponsored by the Strong Employee Assistance Program. No fee or preregistration is required. Feel free to bring a lunch. For more information call x5-4987.

May 9--The Invisible Family: Discovering the Real Cause of Stress in the Workplace. Sheila Cummings, associate professor of psychiatry and associate director of counseling and mental health services, speaks about how the No. 1 source of stress at work comes not from tasks associated with jobs but from interactions with others. Gowen Room, Wilson Commons, noon-1 p.m.

CPR Classes--Offered by the Office for Educational Resources through June. To register and for more information call x5-7666 as soon as possible, as classes fill up quickly. Payment is required one week in advance. The American Heart Association's manual, required for original courses, is available in Room 2-7520 for a fee.

May 9, 16, 23--Basic Life Support Original Course (must attend all three three-hour sessions). Medical Center, Room 2-7539, 9 a.m.-noon.

May 12, 16--Basic Life Support Refresher Course (must attend one three-hour session). Medical Center, Room 2-7539; May 12, 9 a.m.-noon; May 16, 1-4 p.m. RELIGION

River Campus Interfaith Chapel--x5-4321

Roman Catholic Mass
Daily Mass: May 3, 12:05 p.m., sanctuary (subject to change; call to confirm)
Sunday Mass: May 7, 14, 21, 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., lower level

Medical Center Interfaith Chapel

Roman Catholic Mass
May 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 12:30 p.m.; May 7, 14, 21, 11:15 a.m.

Roman Catholic Communion Service
May 5, 12, 19, 12:30 p.m.

Interdenominational Protestant Worship
May 7, 14, 21, 10:15 a.m.

Baseball--St. Lawrence, double-header, May 5, 1 p.m.; Clarkson, double-header, May 6, noon. MISCELLANY

May 12--Women's Club Annual Meeting. The club presents a check for $5,000 for the Susan B. Anthony Scholarship Fund. Also, Jarold Ramsey, professor emeritus of English and an expert on Native American literature and poetry, speaks on "Your Body is Holy--American Indian Healing Ceremonies" following the luncheon. Admission charged. Reservations must be made before May 5. Oak Hill Country Club, Kilbourn Road, Pittsford. Business meeting, 11 a.m.; luncheon, noon. For information or reservations call 288-6538.

May 17--MCAG Spring Symposium. The Medical Center Administrative Group presents a symposium on "Purchasing Services." Open to the University community. Fee required; register by May 8. Helen Wood Hall, 8 a.m.-noon. For more information or a registration form call Rita Ciarico, x5-3678, or e-mail ACTIVITIES PROGRAM

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 Susan B. Anthony Hall on the River Campus. The Eastman School and Memorial Art Gallery carry movie theater tickets only. For further information check the University Activities Program flier or call x5-7942.

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