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Events scheduled for Monday, July 24 (after 5 p.m.), through Monday, August 14 (before 5 p.m.)


MEMORIAL ART GALLERY EVENTS

MAG--x5-3081; www.rochester.edu/MAG

July 26--Smorgasbord Lecture. Lucy Winters Durkin, the Creative Workshop's art history coordinator, speaks on "A Visionary Light: Friedrich and the Romantic Landscape." The third in a five-part weekly art history series. Admission fee. Call the gallery's Creative Workshop at ext. 3056 for more information. Creative Workshop, 10:15-11:45 a.m.

August 1--What's Up. Lucy Winters Durkin gives an informal talk on John Koch's Interlude. Free with gallery admission. Meet at the admission desk. 5:30 p.m.

August 2, 9--Smorgasbord Lecture. Sydney Greaves speaks on August 2 on "A Walk in the Ancient World" and on August 9 on "Imitation or Innovation? Artists Look at Art." The lectures are the last in a five-part weekly art history series. Admission fee. Call the gallery's Creative Workshop at ext. 3056 for more information. Creative Workshop, 10:15-11:45 a.m.

ONGOING EXHIBITS AND TOURS

At MAG--x5-3081; www.rochester.edu/MAG

Tour of the Collection--Free with gallery admission. Meet at the admission desk. July 25, August 2, 6:30 p.m.

Through August 13--Arena Group Invitational. This exhibition showcases 45 works of various media by contemporary artists in the Arena Group, an organization made up of 64 unaffiliated professional artists. Lucy Burne Gallery.

Through August 20--Twentieth-Century Still-Life Paintings from the Phillips Collection. The Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C., lays claim to the title "America's first museum of modern art." Running the gamut from the purely representational to the abstract, this exhibition includes 60 still-life paintings by such European and American masters as Pierre Bonnard, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Henri Rousseau, Ben Shahn, and Milton Avery. Grand Gallery.

Through September 24--Representations: A New Work by Joan Lyons. The exhibition, featuring new work by Rochester artist Joan Lyons, focuses on the human figure in Western art. Fragments of historical paintings and sculpture, photographed in Europe and North America, are displayed alongside pictures of more contemporary artwork. 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 C. E. Kenneth Mees Observatory

Through August 26--Observatory Tours. The tours consist of a short slide presentation, a description of the facilities, and, when the sky is clear, a look through the observatory's 24-inch reflecting telescope. Tours are conducted by undergraduates, rain or shine, and last approximately two to three hours. Free. C. E. K. Mees Observatory, Bristol, Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 p.m. To make reservations call the observatory reservation office, x5-4385, as soon as possible, as the tours fill up quickly.


MUSIC

Eastman School of Music--x4-1110; www.rochester.edu/Eastman (* tickets required)

Community Education Division Summer Concert Series--Concerts feature the talents of Eastman CED and collegiate faculty as well as other notable guest artists. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)

July 24--Sophia Gibbs Kim and Irina Lupynis. Kim, a CED instructor and doctoral student at Eastman, presents a program of 20th-century flute music from around the world, featuring works from France, Argentina, England, Korea, and the former Soviet Union. She's accompanied by pianist Lupynis, guitarist James Day, oboist Allison Kreiling, and clarinetist Anthony Franco.

July 26--Cecile Saine and Howard Spindler. Barber's classic Knoxville: Summer of 1915 is the featured work in this concert by CED faculty artists Saine (soprano) and Spindler (piano).

July 31--Valerie Errante and Robert Wason. ESM faculty member Wason (piano) and his frequent collaborator Errante (soprano) perform a concert of turn-of-the-20th-century Lieder from Munich, drawn from their continuing study of this repertoire. Works by Ludwig Thuille, Walter Courvoisier, and 12 songs by Richard Trunk are featured. All of the works are famous settings of translations by German poets of the poetry of French symbolist Paul Verlaine.

August 2--Eva Stern and Joel Schoenhals. ESM alums Stern (viola) and Schoenhals (piano) close the summer series with the music of Brahms, Bloch, and Fauré.


Other Community Education Division Events

July 27--CED Recitals. General division. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.

July 28--CED Summer Series Harp Workshop Final Concert. Kilbourn Hall, noon.

Eastman-Rochester "Summer Sings"--A series of choral music reading sessions. Open to singers of all ages and abilities. Free and open to the public (a $5 donation is suggested). Scores and refreshments provided. Free parking in East End Garage. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m. (read-through, 6:30 p.m.). For more information call x4-1440.

July 25--Mozart's Requiem. Judith Willoughby, ESM summer session faculty member and musical director of the Choral Society of Montgomery County (Pennsylvania), conductor.

August 1--Bach's B-minor Mass. ESM Director of Choral Activities William Weinert, conductor.

August 3--Lecture: "Musically Mapping America: The Career of Dorothea Dix Lawrence." Morgan Lawrence, son of the late opera singer, recitalist, and folklorist Dorothea Dix Lawrence, offers an eyewitness vantage point on her career. Free and open to the public. Howard Hanson Hall, 7 p.m. (For more on Dorothea Dix Lawrence, see Eastman lecture spotlights folklorist.)


River Campus

Hopeman Memorial Carillon Summer Recital Series--Outdoor concerts performed on the carillon in Rush Rhees tower. Sponsored by the College music department, x5-2828. Audience members can bring blankets, lawn chairs, and picnics. Free and open to the public. Eastman Quadrangle, 7 p.m.

July 31--George Gregory. His program includes pieces written specifically for carillon, such as "Poe Suite--The Bells for Carillon" by Robert Kleinschmidt, "On the San Antonio River for Carillon" by Robert Byrnes, and "Campanella for Carillon" by Géo Clément. Gregory was a professor of music at San Antonio College and is carillonneur and organist at Central Christian Church, San Antonio, Texas.

August 7--Gloria Werblow. Werblow performs a wide range of selections, from popular songs like "In the Good Old Summer Time" and "The Entertainer" and children's songs like "Eensey Weensey Spider," to hymns and classical selections, including Fernando Sor's "Etude." She is carillonneur at Calvary Episcopal Church, Williamsville, New York.


HEALTH AND WELLNESS

CPR Classes--Offered by the Office for Educational Resources. 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.

August 9, 18--Basic Life Support Refresher Course (must attend one three-hour session). Medical Center, Room 2-7500; August 9, 9 a.m.-noon; August 18, 1-4 p.m.


RELIGION

River Campus Interfaith Chapel--x5-4321

Roman Catholic Mass
Sunday Mass: July 30, August 6, 13, 10 a.m.


Medical Center Interfaith Chapel

Roman Catholic Mass
July 26, 31, August 2, 7, 9, 14, 12:30 p.m.; July 30, August 6, 13, 11:15 a.m.

Roman Catholic Communion Service
July 28, August 4, 11, 12:30 p.m.

Interdenominational Protestant Worship
July 30, August 6, 13, 10:15 a.m.


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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