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FACES OF JAZZ--A new exhibition at the University, Mid-Century Jazz in Rochester, 1955-1962: Photographic Prints from the Paul Hoeffler Archive, brings together classic portraits and never-seen shots of artists at rehearsals, with admiring fans, on stage, and in quiet moments of thinking and composing music. Above, Billy Holiday performs in October of 1957. The exhibition continues through February 15 in the Hilfiker Gallery and the Seward Room in the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation in Rush Rhees Library.

Events scheduled for Monday, September 23 (after 5 p.m.), through Monday, October 7 (before 5 p.m.)



October 2--Art A La Carte. Christopher Burnett, executive director of Visual Studies Workshop, speaks on "Photography and the Images Around Edgar Degas." For reservations and information, call Margaret McCarthy, 473-7720, ext. 3072. Lecture, noon; luncheon 1 p.m.; tour, 2 p.m.

October 2--The Cracow Klezmer Band. The quartet of young Poles rediscovers the country's Jewish musical legacy. Auditorium, 7 p.m. $10 admission (discount for students and seniors) at the door. Sponsored by the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies. For details, call x5-9898.

October 3--What's Up. Nancy Norwood, curator of European art, speaks on masterworks by Claude Monet in the gallery's collection. Her informal talk is followed by an opportunity to ask questions, 5:30 p.m.


At Memorial Art Gallery

Gallery Highlights Tour--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. September 26, October 3, 6:30 p.m.; September 27, 29, October 4, 6, 2 p.m.

Through September 30--Creative Workshop Faculty Show. This exhibition features work by faculty at the Gallery's Creative Workshop.

Through January 5--Meanwhile: Works by Contemporaries of Edgar Degas. This exhibition includes pastels, prints, watercolors, and sculptures by friends and contemporaries of French Impressionist master Edgar Degas. The works, from the gallery's permanent collection, are by such masters as Toulouse-Lautrec, Cassatt, Mucha, Renoir, and Rodin.

Long-term installations

Through 2002--New Acquisitions for a New Millennium. Showcases 21 masterworks acquired during the last four years, including the Inner Coffin of Pa-debehu-Aset, an Egyptian official of the fourth century B.C.E.

Through May 2003--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 Hartnett Gallery

Through October 9--Splashes. An installation by artist Masha Ryskin. The exhibition combines traditional printmaking and drawing techniques with everyday objects to explore the themes of light, physical and metaphorical layering, and transparency. Free and open to the public. Wilson Commons, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 6 p.m. on weekends.

At Rush Rhees Library

Through November 1--Recent Idiosyncrasies. Rochester artist Anne Havens exhibits a selection of recent sculptures and related work on paper. Free and open to the public. The gallery at the Art and Music Library. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, noon to 10 p.m.

Through February 15--Mid-Century Jazz in Rochester, 1955-1962: Photographic Prints from the Paul Hoeffler Archive. This collection of almost 100 black-and-white photographs includes portraits of Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Billie Holiday, and Sonny Rollins. Free and open to the public. Hilfiker Gallery and the Seward Room in the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation in Rush Rhees Library. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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

September 27--Mr. Deeds. 7, 9, 11, p.m.

September 28--Birthday Girl. 7, 9, 11, p.m.

October 4--My Big Fat Greek Wedding. 7, 9, 11, p.m.

October 5--The Sum of All Fears. 7, 9:30, midnight.


The Center for Lifetime Wellness--Monroe Community Hospital, 435 E. Henrietta Road, 760-6660.

September 24, October 1--Small Ball Muscle Stretch and Tension Release. Learn to target tension points in the body with relaxation techniques and exercise routine. Registration fee required. For registration and information, call Kathy at 760-6600. 6-7 p.m.

September 26, October 3--Improving Your Memory: How to Remember What You Are Starting to Forget. Learn how memory works and techniques to improve memory. Registration fee required. Education Room, 6:30-8 p.m.

October 2, 4--Ski Fit. Learn agility, balance, coordination, and injury prevention in preparation for the ski season. Registration fee required. For registration and information call Kathy at 760-6600. 6:15-7:15 p.m.

CPR Classes--Classes are offered by the Office for Educational Resources (OER) from September through December 2002. Registration fee required. All classes held in the OER Department (2-7500 area of the Medical Center). To register, call x5-7666.

September 25--Basic Life Support Original Course, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

September 26--Basic Life Support Refresher Courses, 5-9 p.m.

October 1-- Basic Life Support Refresher Courses, 8:30-a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


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

September 23--Guest Recital. United States Army Field Band Clarinet Quartet. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

September 24--Guest Recital. In collaboration with the Genesee Early Music Society. Niklas Eklund, baroque trumpet. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

September 27--Eastman Wind Ensemble. Music of Janacek, Dvork Fiser, and Husa. Mark Scatterday, conductor. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

September 29--Faculty Artist Series. Eastman Brass. Music of Shostakovich, Bozza, Vivaldi, and Reynolds. Tickets available at the door; one free ticket per University ID holder. Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.

September 29--Choral Prism. Greater Rochester Choral Consortium. Eastman Theatre, 4 p.m.

September 30--Eastman School Symphony Orchestra. Music of Mozart, Smetana, and Dvork. Neil Varon, conductor. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

October 1--Kilbourn Concert Series. Eighth Blackbird performs music of Kellogg, Kernis, and Rzewski. Tickets required. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

October 2--Eastman Wind Orchestra. Music of Israel, Rorem, Grainger, Lamb, and Ives. Mark Scatterday, Paul Shewan, and Cindi Johnston-Turner, conductors. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

October 4--Eastman Philharmonia. Music of Bach, Hindemith, and Brahms. Neil Varon, conductor. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

October 6--Eastman-Ranlet Series. Ying Quartet with faculty guest, Steven Doane. Music of Haydn, Shostakovich, Schubert, and Chinese-American composers. Tickets required. Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.

River Campus

September 27--G. Love and Special Sauce. The band performs a variety of music such as jazz, hip-hop, and classic rhythm and blues. Opening for G. Love and Special Sauce is Standing Wave. Sponsored by the University Concerts group. Tickets available in the Common Market in Wilson Commons. Alexander Palestra, Robert B. Goergen Athletic Center, 9 p.m.

September 28--Yellowjackets. A cappella concert. Tickets available in advance at the Common Market, Wilson Commons. Upper Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.


River Campus Interfaith Chapel--x5-4321;

Roman Catholic Mass

September 29, October 6, River Level, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.
September 24, October 1, Sanctuary, 5:15 p.m.
September 25, October 2, Friel Lounge, 10 p.m.

Jewish Services

Conservative: September 27, October 4, River Level, 6 p.m.; September 28, October 5, Commons Room, 10:30 p.m.
Orthodox: September 27, October 4, Conference Room, 6 p.m.; September 28, October 5, River Level, 10 a.m.
Reform: September 27, October 4, Commons Room, 6 p.m.

Muslim Services

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

Protestant Services

Interdenominational Worship Community: September 29, October 6, 3 p.m., Sanctuary.
Protestant Community Chapel: September 29, October 6, 5 p.m., Sanctuary.

Sikh Services

Rahiras: September 25, October 2, 7 p.m. Meditation Room

Medical Center Interfaith Chapel

Roman Catholic Communion Service

September 27, October 4, 12:30 p.m.

Interdenominational Protestant Worship

September 29, October 6, 10:15 a.m.


Athletics and

Field Hockey--SUNY Oneonta, October 5, 11 a.m.; Hartwick, October 6, 11 a.m.

Football--RPI, October 5, 2 p.m.

Men's Soccer--NYU, September 28, 7:30 p.m.; Hobart, October 1, 7 p.m.

Women's Soccer--RIT, September 24, 7 p.m.; NYU, September 28, 5 p.m.

Women's Tennis--Union, October 5, 1 p.m.

Women's Volleyball--RIT, September 25, 7 p.m.


September 25--Plutzik Memorial Series. John Hollander, author of 17 books of poetry, reads from his work. Free and open to the public. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 8 p.m.

September 26--Neilly Series. Kenn Harper, the author of Give Me My Father's Body: The Life of Minik, the New York Eskimo, describes the life of Minik, an Inuit boy who was taken by explorer Robert Peary to New York City in 1897. Accompanied by slides. Free and open to the public. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 5 p.m.

Department of Biology Donut Talks--Hutchison Hall, Room 473.

September 30--Evolutionary Genetics of Gall-Forming Aphids: Perspectives on Social Evolution and Speciation. Patrick Abbot, Univeristy of Texas at Austin, noon & 1 p.m.

October 3--The Dynamic Duo: Genome Evolution in Ciliates. Laura Katz, Smith College, 2-3 p.m.

Department of Chemistry--Hutchison Hall, Room 473 (unless otherwise noted), x5-8286,

September 23--Molecular Dynamic Simulations of Protein Folding. Physical seminar: Ron Elber, Cornell University, 4:45 p.m.

September 25--Ocean Chemistry and Evolution: Inferences and Insights from Molybdenum and Its Isotopes. Colloquium: Ariel Anbar, Department of Earth and Environmental Science and Chemistry, noon.

September 27--Development of Enyne Metathesis for Complex Molecule Synthesis. Organic seminar: Steven Diver, SUNY Buffalo, 9:30 a.m.

September 30--Selective Dehydrogenation of Alkanes Catalyzed by Transition Metal Complexes. Inorganic seminar: Alan Goldman, Rutgers University, 4:45 p.m.

Department of History--x5-2052

September 25--Revolution, War, Genocide: Competing Narratives. Dennis Klein, Kean University, will compare the Holocaust to historical events such as the French Revolution and World War I. Free and open to the public. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 4:45 p.m.

October 3--Verne Moore Lecture Series. American cultural and intellectual historian, T. J. Jackson Lears, Rutgers University, will present a lecture "Capitalism and Chance in Twentieth Century America." Free and open to the public. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 7 p.m.

Department of Philosophy--x5-4105.

September 27--Fictionalist Attitudes about Fictional Matters. Colloquium: David Nolan, University of Syracuse. Free and open to the public. 2110-D Dewey Hall, 3:30 p.m.


Information Technology Services--No registration required. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Briefings will be held in Rush Rhees G113, noon to 1 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

September 24--University Web Policies and Guidelines.

September 25--Introduction to University Web Templates.

September 26--2002 Advanced Dreamweaver.


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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