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Events scheduled for Monday, November 5 (after 5 p.m.), through Monday, November 19 (before 5 p.m.)

MEMORIAL ART GALLERY EVENTS

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

November 6--Tuesday's Treasures. The Gallery Council's sixth annual next-to-new sale features the best in jewelry, artwork, crystal, silver, porcelain, furniture, and fine linens. All purchases support the gallery. For more information, call Maureen Dobies, 248-0277 or Barbara O'Hare, 381-1026. Free admission. Cutler Union, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

November 6--What's Up. Cynthia Culbert, curatorial assistant, speaks on Boomtown (1927-28) by Thomas Hart Benton. Her informal talk is followed by an opportunity to ask questions. Free with admission. 20th Century Gallery, 5:30 p.m.

November 6--Archaeology Lecture. "Militarism and City-States before the Aztecs." Professor Kenneth Hirth of the department of anthropology at Penn State speaks on 16 years of archaeological research at Xochicalco, Mexico. Free to MAG and AIA members; free with admission to all others. Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

November 8--Early Music Festival. "Celebration: The First Rochester Early Music Festival." MAG hosts the kickoff of this three-day, city-wide festival. The program features a concert sampler from Cantar e Sonar, Musica Spei, Music Transatlantica, and Pegasus, and remarks by Thomas Folan, director of the Rochester Bach Festival, and Patrick Macey, associate professor of musicology at the Eastman School of Music. Admission fee. For more information, call 742-3511 or visit www.musicaspei.org/festival01/festivalhome.asp/

November 9, 16--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 to noon.

November 11--Poetry Reading. MAG's new book, Voices in the Gallery, features 40 new poems and essays. Contributors Robert Creeley, Bruce Jacobs, Kathleen Wakefield, and Deborah Tall read from their works. A book signing follows, along with the unveiling of a new acquisition--a wooden bench by Wendell Castle inscribed with verse by William Heyen. Free with admission. Auditorium, 2 p.m.

November 13--Art À La Carte. "A Changing Landscape: Personal Reflections on Native American Relations and Museums." Kate Bennett, president of the Rochester Museum Science Center, is the featured speaker. Admission fee includes lunch, lecture and optional tour. For reservations, call the gallery at ext. 3015. Auditorium, noon.

November 13--Lecture. "Florine Stettheimer: Early Modernism from Manhattan to the Adirondacks." David Tatham, professor of art history at Syracuse University, speaks on a Rochester-born painter, poet, and theatrical designer whose work is showcased in American Spectrum. Free with admission. Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

knoblauch
Whimsical creation of Rochester artist Paul Knoblauch featured in MAG's Fine Craft Show.

November 16--Fine Craft Show Preview Party. Mingle with the artists featured in the Gallery Council's first Fine Craft Show and have first opportunity to purchase their works before the show opens to the public. Admission fee includes wine, hors d'oeuvres, and admission to the show on either Saturday or Sunday. For tickets, call Julie Taft, Gallery Council assistant, ext. 3014. Cutler Ballroom, 6-9 p.m.

November 17, 18--Fine Craft Show. The Gallery Council's first annual event features one-of-a-kind and limited-edition works by more than 30 master craft artists who regularly participate in the nation's most prestigious shows. Choose from ceramics, glass, jewelry, metalwork, furniture, woodcrafts, wearable art, and more. Admission fee. Cutler Ballroom 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; continues Sunday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

ONGOING EXHIBITS AND TOURS

At Memorial Art Gallery

Exhibition Tour--This tour highlights American Spectrum: Paintings and Sculpture from the Smith College Museum of Art. Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. November 9, 11, 16, 18; 2 p.m.

Gallery Highlights Tour--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. November 6, 13; 6:30 p.m.

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.

Through 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.

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
Ansel Adams
Image from the Ansel Adams exhibition at Rush Rhees Library.


Through December 31--Ansel Adams and the University of Rochester: Negotiating for Art. This exhibition, researched and organized by student curator Bella Muccari, includes 38 prints from Creative Change, a book created by the University to raise funds for a women's dormitory. The exhibit is presented in two parts. Materials on the background and development of Creative Change are located in the Friedlander Lobby; original Ansel Adams photographs are displayed on the second floor of Rush Rhees Library in the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation; Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; and Saturday from 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 Keil '44 and Andrew Neilly '47. Hartnett Gallery; Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.

FILMS

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.

November 9--America's Sweethearts, 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., midnight.

November 10--Planet of the Apes, 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., midnight.

November 16--American Pie 2, 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., midnight.

November 17--Hedwig and the Angry Inch, 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m.

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 pre-registration is required. Feel free to bring a lunch. For more information call x5-4987 or visit www.urmc.rochester.edu/eap/eap.html.

November 6--The Use of Acupuncture for Effective Pediatric Treatment of ADD and ADHD. Ric Warren speaks on "Balance Acupuncture." The talk includes a historical overview of acupuncture and its clinical uses, including how acupuncture has been used effectively for the treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in both children and adults. Ambulatory Care Facility Rooms A&B (2-1322 & 2-1218), noon.

MUSIC

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

November 5--Musica Nova. Music of Cage, Festinger, and Feldman. Brad Lubman, conductor. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

November 6--Faculty Artist Series. John Marcellus, trombone with guest David Taylor, trombone. Admission fee (free to University ID holders). Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

November 6--Eastman Percussion Ensemble. John Beck, conductor. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

November 7--Guest Recital. Igor Lesnik, percussion. Kilbourn Hall, 11:30 a.m.

November 7--Special Guest Recital. Ron Carter Quartet. Admission fee (free to University ID holders). Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

November 9--Eastman Brass Guild. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

November 12--Eastman Wind Orchestra. Music of Messenet and Reynolds; Satie and Ricker; Eberhard, and Bennett. Donald Hunsberger, Evan Feldman, and Paul Shewan, conductors. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

November 13--Kilbourn Concert Series. The Lanier Trio. Music of Mendelssohn, Paulus, and Dvorák. Admission fee. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

November 14--Eastman Wind Ensemble. Music of Bennett, Hesketh, Grainger, and Hindemith. Donald Hunsberger and Evan Feldman, conductors. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

November 15--Jazz Lab Band Jazz Workshop Ensemble. Brian Shaw and Ike Sturm, directors. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

November 16--Eastman Philharmonia. Music of Mozart, Tchaikovsky, and Shostakovich. Donald Schleicher, guest conductor. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

University Symphony Orchestra
University Symphony Orchestra

November 18--Eastman School Symphony Orchestra. Music of Chopin. David Hoose, guest conductor. Eastman Theatre, 3 p.m.

November 18--Eastman Chorale. William Weinert and Sun Min Lee, conductors. Works by Bach, Britten, Francaix, and Rautavaara. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

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

November 9--University Gospel Choir. Directed by Reverend Alvin Parris III. Admission fee. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

November 10--Viennese Ball. The annual event features music by the University chamber orchestra, symphony orchestra, and choirs and provides the opportunity to waltz away the hours while raising funds for the ensembles. Revelers may attend in evening dress or period costumes. Admission fee required. Wilson Commons, 9 p.m.

RELIGION

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

Roman Catholic Mass

Sunday Mass: November 11, 18, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., River Level

Monday Mass: November 12, 19, 12:15 p.m.

Tuesday Mass: November 6, 13, 5:15 p.m.

Wednesday Mass: November 7, 14, 10 p.m., Friel Lounge.

Thursday Mass: November 8, 15, 12:15 p.m.

Jewish Services

Conservative: November 9, 16, 6 p.m., River Level; November 10, 17, 10:30 a.m., Commons Room

Orthodox: November 9, 16, 6 p.m., Conference Room; November 10, 17, 10 a.m., River Level

Reform: November 9, 16, 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: November 11, 18, 3 p.m., Sanctuary

Protestant Community Chapel: November 11, 18, 5 p.m., Sanctuary

Yoga/Meditation

Buddhist Meditation: Monday/Friday, TBA

Sangha: Wednesday, TBA

Siddha Yoga: Saturday, TBA

Medical Center Interfaith Chapel

Roman Catholic Mass

November 11, 18, 11:15 a.m.

Roman Catholic Communion Service

November 9, 16, 12:30 p.m.

Interdenominational Protestant Worship

November 11, 18, 10:15 a.m.

SPORTS--www.rochester.edu/living/athletics

Basketball Resler Tournament (Men's)-- D'Youville, 8 p.m., November 16; Consolation, 1 p.m.; Championship, 6 p.m.; November 17.

Basketball Resler Tournament (Women's)-- Ithica, 6 p.m, November 16; Consolation, 1 p.m.; Championship, 6 p.m.; November 17.

Swimming--Nazareth, 1 p.m., November 17.

RIVER CAMPUS LECTURES

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

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.

November 7--Organic and Polymeric Materials for Plastic and Molecular Electronics. Colloquium: Zhenan Bao, Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technology, noon.

November 12--Using Stark Spectroscopy to Probe Delocalization: Applications to Materials Science and Biology. Physical Seminar: Professor Linda Peteanu, Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Chemistry, 4:45 p.m.

November 14--The Inorganic Chemistry of the Cellular Cytoplasm: Clues From New Metal Receptor Proteins. Colloquium: Professor Thomas O'Halloran, Northwestern University, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, noon.

November 16--Application of Chiral Cyclohexadienones in Synthesis of Complex Natural Products. Organic Seminar: Thomas Pettus, University of California at Santa Barbara, Department of Chemistry, 9:30 a.m.

MISCELLANY

November 7--Pushing the Physical Limits: Optimization in Neural Coding and Computation. William Bialek of the Department of Physics, Princeton University, is the featured speaker for the 18th annual David L. Dexter Lecture sponsored by the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Bausch Lomb 109, 4 p.m.

November 7--Skeptical Arguments and Closure Principles. Department of Philosophy's annual Colloquium Series features Ted Warfield, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. Gowen Room, Wilson Commons, 4:30 p.m. For additional information, call x5-4105.

November 9--Representation and Remembering: Race and Gendering in Afro-German Narratives of the Third Reich. Lecture by Tina Campt, professor of Women's Studies at the University of California at Santa Cruz. Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures. Gamble Room, Rush Rhees Library, 2 p.m.

November 10--Dr. Andrew Weil's 8 Weeks to Optimum Health Overview. Learn how to promote optimum health through special environmental projects that incorporate a healthy diet, exercise, supplements, and mental and spiritual opportunities. Sponsored by the Center for Lifetime Wellness. Admission fee includes program and lunch. Monroe Community Hospital, Auditorium B C, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 760-6612.

November 17--South Asian Expo. Annual cultural fair with booths and presentations on South Asian history, sports, language, food, religion, art, fashion, and more. May Room, Wilson Commons, 3-7 p.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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