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Events scheduled for Monday, August 13 (after 5 p.m.), through Monday, August 27 (before 5 p.m.)

ONGOING EXHIBITS AND TOURS

At Memorial Art Gallery--x5-3081; www.rochester.edu/MAG

Through October 7--Color and Fire: Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics 1950-2000. This collection from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents 200 vessel forms and large-scale sculptures by internationally acclaimed artists Robert Arneson, Adrian Saxe, Wayne Higby, Gertrud and Otto Natzler, and John and Andrea Gill. From its roots in pure functionalism to the modern emphasis on concept over craft, the exhibition is a visual journey through the last 50 years of ceramic history.

Gallery Highlights Tours--Free with gallery admission. Meet at the admission desk. August 14, 21, 6:30 p.m.

Long-term installations

Through 2001--New Acquisitions for a New Millennium. Showcases 21 masterworks acquired during the last four years, including one of the most significant acquisitions in Gallery history--the Inner Coffin of Pa-debehu-Aset, an Egyptian official of the 4th century BCE.

Through 2002--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.

At Rush Rhees Library

Through August 2001--Rochester's Hope: University Connections to Mt. Hope Cemetery. This exhibition traces some of the physical and spiritual connections between the University and Mt. Hope Cemetery. Friedlander Lobby. Open during regular library hours; call x5-7600 for recorded information about library hours.

Through September 28--The Man who Purchased Alaska: William Henry Seward's 200th Birthday. The exhibition displays correspondence from Seward and his political contemporaries, including President Lincoln's letter to Seward offering him the position of secretary of state. Also shown is a dramatic entry in the diary kept by Seward's daughter Fanny, describing in detail the attempt on her father's life the same night that Lincoln was assassinated. Monday through Friday in the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For details call x5-4477.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Noon Hour Health Bites--Informal monthly series on topics related to health and wellness. 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 or visit www.urmc.rochester.edu/eap/eap.html.

August 14--Functional Foods: Beyond the Food Pyramid. Allyson Prace, store nutritionist at Lori's Natural Foods and nutritionist in private practice at Highland's Center for Women, speaks on the properties of foods.

RELIGION

River Campus Interfaith Chapel--x5-4321; www.rochester.edu/chapel/services. html

Roman Catholic Mass

Sunday Mass: August 19, 26. 10:30 a.m., River Level

Medical Center Interfaith Chapel

Roman Catholic Mass

August 13, 15, 20, 22, 27. 12:30 p.m.
August 19, 26. 11:15 a.m.

Roman Catholic Communion Service

August 17, 24. 12:30 p.m.

Interdenominational Protestant Worship

August 19, 26. 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 the Susan B. Anthony Halls 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. The current list can be accessed at www.rochester.edu/working/services/auxops/Activities1.htm.



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