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Events scheduled for Monday, May 21 (after 5 p.m.), through Monday, June 11 (before 5 p.m.)



May 22--Genesee Reading Series. The latest installment in the Genesee Reading Series, a showcase for the region's most talented writers. Cosponsored by the Memorial Art Gallery and Writers & Books. For details call 232-1070, ext. 101. Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

May 25, June 1, 8--Preschool Family Workshop. For children ages 2-1/2 to 5 with an adult. Participants view works from the gallery's permanent collection, followed by a discussion and a chance to make their own inspired masterpieces. Fee/registration required. Creative Workshop, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Call the gallery at ext. 3056 to register.

May 29--Art of the Finger Lakes Lecture. Award-winning ceramist Stephen Merritt speaks on his work. Merritt's One Flower Vase is one of 81 works in this year's Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition. Free with gallery admission. Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

June 1--Alive at the MAG. The eighth annual party on the lawn features live music by Uncle Plum and Perfect World, food vendors and cash bar, and a chance to meet friends old and new. Admission charge; tickets available at the gate. Gallery lawn, 5-10 p.m.

June 5--What's Up. Cindy Campbell, curatorial assistant, speaks on Fawn, a sculpture by American artist John Flannagan. The informal talk is followed by a chance to ask questions. Free with gallery admission. Meet at the admission desk, 5:30 p.m.

June 10--Art of the Finger Lakes Dance Performance. A half-hour performance by Present Tense Dance, a Rochester-based contemporary dance company founded by choreographer Anne Harris Wilcox. Presented in conjunction with the 58th Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition. Free with gallery admission. Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.


At Memorial Art Gallery--x5-3081;

Gallery Highlights Tours--Free with gallery admission. Meet at the admission desk. May 22, 29, June 5, 6:30 p.m.

Exhibition Tour--Highlights the 58th Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition. Free with gallery admission. Meet at the admission desk. May 25, 27, June 1, 3, 8, 10, 2 p.m.

Through June 3--Neil Welliver: The Prints. Included are some two dozen woodcuts, serigraphs, lithographs, and etchings by the noted Maine-based artist.

Through June 24--58th Rochester-Finger Lakes Exhibition. The biennial exhibition showcases area talent in painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, ceramics, and other media.

Through 2001--About Face: Copley's Portrait of a Colonial Silversmith. An interactive installation about Colonial American portrait painter John Singleton Copley and silversmith Nathaniel Hurd. Dorothy McBride Gill Education Center.

Long-term installation--New Acquisitions for a New Millennium. Showcases 21 masterworks acquired during the last four years.

At Rush Rhees Library

Through May 2001--150 Treasures from the Libraries. Showcases artifacts from collections of the River Campus libraries, the Sibley Music Library, and the Edward G. Miner Medical Library. Department of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation. Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Through May 2001--A Century of Women. Chronicles 100 years of contributions made by the women at the University. Great Hall. Open during regular library hours: Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday noon to 1 a.m.

Through August 2001--Rochester's Hope. An exhibition tracing some of the physical and spiritual connections between the University and Mt. Hope Cemetery. Friedlander Lobby. Open during regular library hours: Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. New summer hours begin June 4; call x5-7600 for recorded information.


Eastman at Washington Square--Thursday Lunchtime Concerts, First Universalist Church (corner of S. Clinton Ave. and Court St.), 12:15-12:45 p.m. Free admission. Brown bag lunches welcome. For more information call x4-1400.

May 24--Songs and Duets from the Theater. Soprano Sharon Bayer and tenor Francois LaCroix, assisted by Eastman student Deanna Oye, return to the series with a program of music from the theater, including opera, operetta, and musical theater.

May 31--Operatic hors d'Oeuvres. A selection from the class of Patricia Alexander.

June 7--CED Finale. Presenting the honors graduation candidates of the Eastman School's Community Education Division.


River Campus Interfaith Chapel--x5-4321;

Roman Catholic Mass
Sunday Mass: May 27, June 3, 10, 10:30 a.m., River Level

Medical Center Interfaith Chapel

Roman Catholic Mass
May 23, 28, 30, June 4, 6, 11, 12:30 p.m.
May 27, June 3, 10, 11:15 a.m.

Roman Catholic Communion Service
May 25, June 1, 8, 12:30 p.m.

Interdenominational Protestant Worship
May 27, June 3, 10, 10:15 a.m.


May 23--Silicon-Controlled Asymmetric Synthesis and Catalysis. Lecture by professor Leon Ghozez of the Laboratoire de Chimie Organique de Synthese at the Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium. Sponsored by the Department of Chemistry. Room 473, Hutchison Hall, noon.

May 24--Sequencing the Human Genome. J. Craig Venter, of Celera Corporation, presents the Harrison Howe Award Lecture. Sponsored by the Department of Chemistry and the Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society. Technical lecture, 3:30 p.m.; general lecture and award presentation, 8 p.m.; both in Hubbell Auditorium, Hutchison Hall.

May 28--Metal-Initiated Amination of Alkenes and Alkynes. Lecture by Bradley Kraft of the University's Department of Chemistry. Sponsored by the Department of Chemistry. Room 473, Hutchison Hall, 4:45 p.m.


May 27--Eighth Annual Polish Youth Concert and first Polish Youth Art Exhibition. Sabina Slepecki, first violinist with the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, is the concert's artistic director. The Rochester musicians, some of whom are students or graduates in the Community Education Division of the Eastman School of Music, play a variety of pieces by such composers as Chopin, Vivaldi, Corelli, and Bach. They include works on piano, violin, cello, flute, and trumpet. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by Polish Heritage Society and the University's Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies. Concert: Bausch & Lomb Auditorium, Memorial Art Gallery, 1:30 p.m. Exhibition: Bausch & Lomb Parlor, Memorial Art Gallery, opens after concert ends.


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 Susan B. Anthony Halls on the River Campus. The Eastman School and Memorial Art Gallery carry movie theater tickets only.

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