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GREAT AMERICAN ARTISTS--Arthur Dove's Happy Landscape (1937), oil on canvas, is one of over 60 paintings included in MAG's new exhibition American Spectrum: Paintings and Sculpture from the Smith College Museum of Art. On view through January 13, 2002.

Events scheduled for Monday, October 22 (after 5 p.m.), through Monday, November 5 (before 5 p.m.)



October 23--Lecture. Wayne Higby, professor at Alfred University's NYS College of Ceramics, was featured in the gallery's recent exhibition Color and Fire: Defining Moments in Studio Ceramics, 1950-2000. Two works are currently on view in the New Acquisitions Gallery. Free with admission. Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

October 23--Poetry reading. William Heyen, who recently retired as poet-in-residence at SUNY Brockport, will read from a book he is editing for Etruscan Press that features responses by American writers to recent world events. This program is part of the "Healing Power of Art Free Admission Tuesdays." Proceeds benefit the September 11th Fund. Free with voluntary donations accepted, noon.

October 26, November 2--Preschool Family Workshop. Weekly thematic workshops featuring story reading, gallery tours, and art projects. The workshops continue through November. Admission fee and registration required. Creative Workshop, ext. 3056, 10:30-noon.

October 27--Exhibition Preview Party. Enjoy live music, entertainment, and a preview of American Spectrum: Painting and Sculpture from the Smith College Museum of Art. Admission fee (MAG members free) and registration is required, ext. 3510, 8 p.m.-midnight; patrons' preview, 6 p.m.

October 28--Free Admission Day. Bring a friend to the opening of American Spectrum: Painting and Sculpture from the Smith College Museum of Art. Noon-5 p.m. Free tours, 1, 3, and 4 p.m.

October 28--Lecture: American Spectrum. Linda Muehlig, associate curator of painting and sculpture at the Smith College Museum, speaks about the gallery's new exhibition. Free admission. Auditorium, 2 p.m.

October 28--Concert. The Society for Chamber Music in Rochester kicks off the season with an all-Bach program featuring guest artists Bonita Boyd, flute; and Jami Tyzik, mezzo-soprano. For ticket information, call 586-3429. Auditorium, 8 p.m.; talk, 7:30 p.m.

October 30--Tuesday's Treasures Drop-off Day. Drop off contributions of jewelry, artwork, crystal, silver, porcelain, and furniture. Sale scheduled for November 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. All donations are tax-deductible and benefit the gallery. For more information, call Maureen Dobies, 248-0277 or Barbara O'Hare, 381-1026.

October 30, 31--Trunk Sale. This annual sale showcases jewelry from the Maine workshop of master silversmith and former Rochester resident Ronald Hayes Pearson (1924-1971). Gallery Store, noon-7 p.m.; continues Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

October 30--Postponement. Elizabeth Murray's scheduled lecture has been postponed. Rescheduling is in progress.


At Memorial Art Gallery--

October 29-January 13, 2002--American Spectrum: Painting and Sculpture from the Smith College Museum of Art. Spanning 250 years of American art, American Spectrum includes 61 paintings and 14 sculptures by Alexander Calder, John Singleton Copley, Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Joan Mitchell, to name a few. Grand Gallery.

Through December 2--Visions and Revisions: Etchings by Peter Milton. The black and white etchings of Peter Milton are drawn from literature, history, and the artist's own memories. Lockhart Gallery.

Gallery Highlights Tours--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. October 23, 30, 6:30 p.m.; October 26, 2 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 January 2002--Freedom to Read: Books Banned through the Centuries. The exhibition features more than 80 pieces of written work, most of which come from the University's permanent collections, including first editions of Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species and John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

At Wilson Commons

Through November 9--Jack Keil/Andy Neilly: Collected Works. Features 60 watercolor and acrylic paintings by two alumni and life trustees of the University, John M. Keil '44 and Andrew H. Neilly '47. Hartnett Gallery, Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from noon-6 p.m.


October 25--Bread and Chocolate (Pane e Cioccolata). Screening of the Italian film followed by a panel discussion on the Italian experience of immigration. Free and open to the public. Wilson Commons, Gowen Room, 6:30 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hirst Lounge of Wilson Commons.

University Cinema Group--All films shown in Hoyt Hall Auditorium unless otherwise noted. Tickets available in advance at the Common Market, Wilson Commons. For more information, call x5-5911.

October 26--Tomb Raider, 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., midnight.

October 27--Scary Movie 2, 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m.

November 2--The Score, 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., midnight.

November 3--Legally Blonde, 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m.


Eastman School of Music--24-hour Music Line x4-1100, Events are free unless otherwise noted.

October 22--Eastman Wind Orchestra. Music of Bach, Dello Joio, Kay, and Gould. Donald Hunsberger, Evan Feldman, and Paul Shewan, conductors. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

October 24--Eastman School Symphony Orchestra. Music of Barber, Haydn, and Tchaikovsky. Christopher Wilkins, conductor. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

October 26--Eastman Philharmonia. Music of Debussy and Bart. Brad Lubman, conductor. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

October 27--Eastman Jazz & New Jazz Ensemble. "Nuevo Tango: The Music of Astor Piazzolla." Fred Sturm and Dave Rivello, directors. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

October 29--Eastman Wind Ensemble. Music of Dove, Hindemith, and Stravinsky. Tim Weiss, guest conductor. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

November 1-4--Eastman Opera Theatre. Conrad Susa & Anne Sexton perform "Transformations." Benton Hess, Conductor; Steven Daigle, director. Admission fee (discounts for University ID holders). Kilbourn Hall, November 1, 2, and 3, 8 p.m.; November 4, 2 p.m.

November 4--St. Hubert's Day Concert. Horn ensembles. Eastman Theatre, 3 p.m.

River Campus

Sponsored by the College's Department of Music, x5-2828. Events are free unless otherwise noted.

October 27--Vocal Point, an all-female a cappella group. Admission fee. Tickets are available at the Common Market in Wilson Commons or at the door prior to the show. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

October 28--Chamber Ensembles. Lower Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.


River Campus Interfaith Chapel--x5-4321;

Roman Catholic Mass

Sunday Mass: October 28, November 4, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., River Level.

Monday Mass: October 29, November 5, 12:15 p.m.

Tuesday Mass: October 23, 30, 5:15 p.m.

Wednesday Mass: October 24, 31, 10 p.m., Friel Lounge.

Thursday Mass: October 25, November 1, 12:15 p.m.

Jewish Services

Conservative: October 26, 5:15 p.m., November 2, 6 p.m., River Level; October 27, November 3, 10:30 a.m., Commons Room

Orthodox: October 26, 5:15 p.m., November 2, 6 p.m., Conference Room; October 27, November 3, 10 a.m., River Level

Reform: October 26, 5:15 p.m., November 2, 6 p.m. Commons Room

Muslim Services

Daily Prayers: Fajr, Dawn-6:45 a.m.; Zuhr, 12:20-3 p.m. (Monday-Thursday, 12:30-2 p.m., Conference Room); Asr, 3:30 p.m.-Sunset; Magrib, Sunset; Isha, 7 p.m.; and Jumma, Friday, 1:10 p.m., Commons Room

Protestant Services

Interdenominational Worship Community: October 28, November 4, 3 p.m., Sanctuary

Protestant Community Chapel: October 28, November 4, 5 p.m., Sanctuary


Buddhist Meditation: Monday/Friday, TBA

Sangha: Wednesday, TBA

Siddha Yoga: Saturday, TBA

Medical Center Interfaith Chapel

Roman Catholic Mass

October 28, November 4, 11:15 a.m.

Roman Catholic Communion Service

October 26, November 2, 12:30 p.m.

Interdenominational Protestant Worship

October 28, November 4, 10:15 a.m.

Football--Carnegie Melon, October 27, 1 p.m.

Soccer (men's)--Clarkson, October 30, 7 p.m.

Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving host Harvest Relays--SUNY Geneseo, Alfred, William Smith, Carnegie Mellon, Grove City, Ithaca, RIT, November 3, Diving, 10 a.m.; Swimming, 1 p.m.


Closer--Presented by the International Theatre Program. By playwright and former stand-up comic Patrick Marber, Closer follows four people over four years as they meet, change partners, repair, and destroy their relationships. Directed by Mervyn Willis. Set and costume design by Nikita Tkachuk. Tickets can be purchased at the box office by calling x5-4088 or visiting the Web at Todd Theater, Todd Union. October 25-27 at 8 p.m.

Dealer's Choice--Free staged readings by Patrick Marber. Presented by the International Theatre program in conjunction with their production of another Marber play, Closer. In the lobby of Todd Theater in Todd Union. October 28, 8 p.m.


Chemistry and Colloquium seminars--Free and open to the public. Hutchison Hall, Room 473.

October 24--Novel Colloidal Systems for Materials Synthesis and Environmentally-Friendly Processes. Colloquium: Professor Matthew Yates, Department of Chemical Engineering, noon.

October 26--Minimal Peptide-Based Asymmetric Catalysts: Biomimetic Discovery and Synthetic Applications. Organic Seminar: Professor Scott Miller, Boston College, 9:30 a.m.

October 29--Using Simple Iron Complexes as Magnetic Probes of the Structure of Proteins. Inorganic Seminar: Professor Scott Gordon, University of Vermont, 4:45 p.m.

October 30--Nanophotonics: Nanoscale Optical Science and Technology. Colloquium: Professor Paras Prasad, SUNY Buffalo, noon.

November 5--Who Said That Uranium and Lanthanide Chemistry is Boring?: Surprises from the Chemistry of Giant Atoms. Colloquium: Professor Sandro Gamborotta, University of Ottawa, 4:45 p.m.

Helen Ann Robbins Medieval Lecture Series--Rush Rhees Library

October 25--Women in the Shadows of the Divine Comedy and the Spotlight of Medieval History. This year's Helen Ann Robbins lecturer is Joan Ferrante, professor of English and comparative literature at Columbia University and president of the Medieval Academy of America. Rush Rhees Library, Room 416, 3 p.m.

Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies-- x 5-8318

November 1--Race, Class, Gender and the UR Workshop Program: A Model for Creating Inclusive Learning Groups in the Sciences. Research seminar with Vicki Roth, assistant dean of Learning Assistance Services. 540 Lattimore Hall, noon to 1:30 p.m.

2001 Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures--Department of Anthropology

October 24--The Ambivalence of National Identity: Asserting the Local in the Face of the Global. Lila Abu-Lughod, professor of anthropology and gender studies at Columbia University. Free and open to the public. Morey Hall 321, 7 p.m.

October 25--In the Name of Community: The Management of Religion and the Magic of Stars. Lila Abu-Lughod will be joined by Emil Homerin, professor of religion, and Thomas Gibson, associate professor of anthropology. Free and open to the public. Rush Rhees Library, Welles-Brown Room, 2 p.m.

October 26--Women and Development Realism in Egyptian TV. Seminar: Lila Abu-Lughod. Lattimore Hall 441, 2 p.m.


October 27--"UR A Drag" Show. The University's Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Friends Association will host its fourth annual drag show at 8 p.m., May Room, Wilson Commons. Admission fee required. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at the Common Market in Wilson Commons. For additional information, visit

November 2, 3--Graduate Conference in Epistemology. Hosted by the graduate students in the Department of Philosophy. Dewey 2110-D. For more information e-mail UR_Epistemology@

November 3--Knowledge and True Beliefs. Richard Foley, professor of philosophy and dean of the faculty of arts and sciences at New York University, gives the keynote address for the Graduate Conference in Epistemology. Dewey 2110-D, 4 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 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

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