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Events scheduled for Monday, November 18 (after 5 p.m.), through Monday, December 9 (before 5 p.m.)

MEMORIAL ART GALLERY EVENTS

MAG--x5-3081; http://mag.rochester.edu

November 22, December 6--Preschool Workshop. Children can enjoy an art project, story reading, and gallery tour, all with a unified theme. For ages 2 1/2 to 5 with adult. Registration fee required. For reservations, call 473-7720, ext. 3056. Creative Workshop, 10:30 a.m. to noon.

November 22--Artist Lecture. "Ghost Baskets: Containers of the Imagination." Renowned fiber artist John McQueen speaks. Tickets required. Auditorium, 6 p.m.

November 22--Fine Craft show Preview Party. Mingle with the artists and have first opportunity to purchase craft pieces before the show opens to the public. Tickets available by calling Nancy Anne Holowka at 473-7720 ext. 3014. 7-9 p.m.

November 23, 24--Fine Craft Show and Sale. The gallery council's second annual show and sale features one-of-a-kind and limited-edition works by more than 36 master craft artists. Tickets required. Cutler Union, November 23, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; November 24, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

December 5--What's Up. "Impressionism: An International Revolution." Susan Dodge Peters, the gallery's McPherson director of education, discusses the influence of Impressionism on late 19th-century art, as reflected in works from the gallery's collection. Question and answer session follows. Lockhart Gallery, 5:30 p.m.

December 5--Degas Lecture Series. Grace Seiberling, associate professor of art and art history, speaks on "Degas: A career in Motion." Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

ONGOING EXHIBITS AND TOURS

At Memorial Art Gallery

Gallery Highlights Tour--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. November 21, December 5, 6:30 p.m.; November 22, 24, 29, December 1, 6, 8, 2 p.m.

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.

Through January 5--Edgar Degas: Figures in Motion. The works of this legendary impressionist include one of the icons of world art--Little Dancer, Aged Fourteen.

At Hartnett Gallery, Wilson Commons--For more information, call x5-5911.

Through December 18--The Transparency of Knowledge (Levert Version). An exhibit by Cristin Millett, assistant professor of art at Pennsylvania State University in University Park. Free and open to the public.

November 18--Opening Reception. Meet artist Cristin Millett at the opening of her exhibition The Transparency of Knowledge (Levret Version). Free and open to the public. 5 p.m.

At Rush Rhees Library

Through December 2--Considerations: My Painting and My Mother. Local artist Barbara Fox exhibits her latest paintings about her mother and the challenges of growing older. Gallery at the Art and Music Library, G-134, Rush Rhees Library.

Through February 1--'The Crisis is Here': The Beecher-Tilton Scandal. A collection of correspondence and other items related to the major players in the scandal. Department of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation in Rush Rhees Library.

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.

Through February 15--Scaling the Heights: Rochester's Musical Innovators. An exhibit highlighting the many significant composers and performers who have Rochester connections, including Alec Wilder, Chuck Mangione, and Renee Fleming. Free and open to the public. Department of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation in Rush Rhees Library.

FILMS

Africa Video and Film Series--Sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute. Free and open to the public. Refreshments provided. Morey 302.

December 4--A film on Kwanzaa. 5 p.m.

Funny Bones: Comedy Films about the Health Care Profession--Refreshments provided. Discussion follows. Sponsored by the Cluster for Health and Human Values and Division for Medical Humanities at the School of Medicine and Dentistry. Free and open to the public. Case Method Room, 5:30 p.m. For details, call x5-5800.

November 25--Nurse Betty.

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

November 22--The Good Girl. 7, 9, 11 p.m.

November 23--Signs. 7, 9:30, midnight.

December 6--One Hour Photo. 7, 9:30, midnight.

December 7--XXX. 7, 9:30, midnight.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

The Center for Lifetime Wellness--Monroe Community Hospital, 435 E. Henrietta Road, Education Room, 760-6660. Registration fee required.

November 19--Strong and Stable Shoulders. Overview anatomy, identify imbalances and weaknesses, and practice appropriate exercises. Barb Battle, instructor. 6:15-7:15 p.m.

November 20--Healthy Eating for the Holidays. Join this interactive presentation on lean and healthy tips for the holiday season. Maria Justice, instructor. 5-6 p.m.

November 21--All About Abdominals. Learn how to strengthen abdominals. Barb Battle, instructor. 12:30 ­1:30 p.m.

December 5--Healthy Happy Hips. Learn practical exercises for strength and flexibility of the hip joint. Barb Battle, instructor. 12:30-1:30 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.

November 19--Basic Life Support Refresher Courses, 1-5 p.m.

November 21--Basic Life Support Original Courses, 9 a.m. to noon.

December 2--Basic Life Support Refresher Courses, 1-5 p.m.

December 6--Basic Life Support Refresher Courses, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

MUSIC

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

November 18--Eastman School Symphony Orchestra. Music of J. Strauss and Haydn. Neil Varon, conductor. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

November 19--Faculty Artist Series. John Marcellus, trombone. Music of Rivard, Beveridge, Castérède, and Reynolds. Tickets can be purchased at the door (one free ticket per University ID holder). Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

November 20--Eastman Horn Choir. Peter Kurau, director. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

November 21--World Music Series. New Music from Africa. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

November 22--OSSIA. The Music of Joji Yuasa. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

November 23--Second Annual Voice Competition. Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.

November 24--Eastman-Ranlet Series. St. Lawrence Quartet with the Ying Quartet. Music of Mozart, Bartók, and Mendelssohn. Tickets required. Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.

November 24--Eastman Chorale. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

November 25--Musica Nova. Music of Lash, Knigsland, and Woolf. Brad Lubman, conductor. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

December 2--Collegium Musicum. Paul O'Dette and Christel Thielmann, directors. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

December 5--Eastman Jazz Ensemble. Bill Dobbins, director. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

December 6--Eastman Wind Ensemble. Music of Husa and Sierra. Mark Scatterday, conductor. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

December 7--World Music Series. Mystical Arts of Tibet. Tickets required. Discount tickets for University faculty and staff; free to full-time students with ID. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

December 8--Faculty Artist Series. Lynn Blakeslee, violin, and Russell Miller, piano. Music of French composers. Tickets available at the door (one free ticket per University ID holder). Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.

December 8--Eastman Repertory Singers. TBA, conductor. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

Eastman at Washington Square--"Thursday Lunchtime Concerts" at the First Universalist Church, corner of South Clinton and Court Streets, 12:15-12:45 p.m. Brown bag lunches welcome during performance.

November 21--Bali in Rochester. The Eastman School's Gamelan Lila Muni brings the sounds of Bali to Washington Square with traditional and new music for Indonesian percussion orchestra. Ellen Koskoff and Clay Greenberg, directors

December 5--Richard Wagner: The Known and Unknown. A quartet of soloists from the studio of Jane Gunter-McCoy team up with pianist Howard Spindler in a program of Wagner arias, songs, and ensemble pieces in both German and French.

River Campus

November 22--Jazz Ensemble. Michael Stryker and Neal Melley, directors. Free and open to the public. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

December 6--University Wind Symphony. Cindi Johnston-Turner, conductor. Free and open to the public. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

December 7--University Symphony Orchestra. David Harman, director. Free and open to the public. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

December 8--Gospel Choir. Alvin Parris III, director. Free and open to the public. Interfaith Chapel.

RELIGION

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

Roman Catholic Mass

November 24, December 1, River Level, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.
November 19, 26, Sanctuary, 5:15 p.m.
November 20, 27, Friel Lounge, 10 p.m.

Jewish Services

Conservative: November 22, River Level, 6 p.m.; November 23, River Level, 10:30 a.m.
Orthodox: November 22, Conference Room, 6 p.m.; November 23, Commons Room, 10 a.m.
Reform: November 22, Commons Room, 6 p.m.

Muslim Services--All prayers will be held in the Meditation Room 200 unless otherwise specified.
Daily Prayers: Fajr, 5:45 a.m.; Zuhr, 1:30 p.m.; Asr, 3:30-5 p.m.; Magrib, sunset; Isha, 9 p.m.; Jumma, Friday, 1:15 p.m.

Protestant Services

University Christian Fellowship: November 24, 3 p.m., Sanctuary.
Protestant Community Chapel: November 24, December 1, 5 p.m., Sanctuary.

Sikh Services

Rahiras: November 20, 27, 7 p.m. Meditation Room

Medical Center Interfaith Chapel

Roman Catholic Communion Service

November 22, 29, 12:30 p.m.

Interdenominational Protestant Worship

November 24, December 1, 10:15 a.m.

SPORTS

Athletics and Recreation--www.rochester.edu/living/athletics

Basketball (Men's)--Resler Tip-Off: Alfred University, November 22, 8 p.m.; Consolation, November 23, 1 p.m.; Championship, November 23, 8 p.m.; Nazareth, November 26, 7 p.m.; H. I. Thanksgiving Tournament: Johns Hopkins, November 29, 8 p.m.; Consolation, November 30, 1 p.m.; Championship, November 30, 3 p.m.

Basketball (Women's)--Relser Tip-Off: Cortland, November 22, 6 p.m.; Consolation, November 23, 3 p.m.; Championship, November 23, 6 p.m.; Hartwick, November 3, 7 p.m.

Swimming--UCAA Tournament, December 6-7.

Track--Tri-Meet: Brockport and RIT, December 7, 11 a.m.

THEATER

Six Characters in Search of an Author--Luigi Pirandello's tragi-comedy. Directed by Micheal Barakiva. Tickets can be reserved online at www.rochester.edu/College/eng/theatre or by calling x5-4088. Tickets can also be purchased at the door starting one hour before the performance. Todd Theatre, November 20, 21, 22, 23, 8 p.m.

November 23--Fall Revue: A New World. Off Broadway On Campus performs Broadway musical selections from 42nd Street, Les Miserables, West Side Story, Grease, The Most Happy Fella, and more. Tickets on sale at the Common Market in Wilson Commons and at the door on the night of the performance. Discount tickets are available for University students, faculty, and staff. For more information, contact Kary Haddad at x4-3994 or visit www.sa.rochester.edu/oboc. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

RIVER CAMPUS LECTURES

Department of Chemical Engineering Seminar Series--All seminars are Wednesday at 2 p.m. in Gavett 202 unless otherwise noted. www.che.rochester.edu:8080/Seminars.html

December 4--TBA. Vicki Colvin, Rice University

Department of Chemistry--Hutchison Hall, Room 473 (unless otherwise noted), x5-8286, www.chem.rochester.edu/Colloquia/November_Part2_2002.html

November 21--Platinum Diimine Bis(acetylide) Complexes for Photo-Induced Charge Separation. Ph.D. defense: James McGarrah, Computer Studies Room 209, 1:30 p.m.

November 26--Alkylations of Acylated Camphor-Derived Chiral Auxiliaries Including Those Containing an a-Oxygen. Ph.D. defense: Debra Boehmler. 2 p.m.

November 27--NMR Investigations of Folding, Dynamics, and Electronic Structures of Cytochromes c. Colloquium: Kara Bren, Department of Chemistry. Noon.

Department of English--For more information contact the English Department at x5-4092.

November 19--Does Reading Good Books Make Us Any Better? Thoughts on an Ethics of Reading. Lecture by Lee Clark Mitchell '69, the Holmes Professor of Belles-Lettres at Princeton University. Presented in honor of the late Howard Horsford, professor emeritus of English. x5-4092. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 5 p.m.

Department of Modern Languages and Cultures--Free and open to the public. For more information, call x5-4251.

November 21--Works-In-Progress Series. "The Margins of Heresy: Catharism and Dante's Comedy." Colloquium: Donatella Stocchi-Perucchio speaks. Refreshments provided.

Department of Physics and Astronomy--
x5-4351

November 19--Neutrino Oscillation Results from the K2K Experiment. Particle physics seminar: Chris Walter, Boston University. Bausch and Lomb 372, 3:45 p.m.

November 19--Electronics and Mechanics with Single Molecules. Condensed matter physics seminar: Paul McEuen, Cornell University. Bausch and Lomb 375. 2:45 p.m.

November 22--Dynamics and Computation in Biological Neural Networks. Teaching seminar: Alexandre Pouget, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences. Bausch and Lomb, 208, noon.

November 26--Hunting for New Physics in Run II at the Tevatron. Particle physics seminar: Gustaaf Brooijmans, Fermilab. Bausch and Lomb, 372, 3:45 p.m.

December 5--Near-Critical Behavior of Fluids Embedded in Porous Media. Ph.D. defense: Subhranil De, Department of Physics and Astronomy. Bausch and Lomb, 375, 2:30 p.m.

Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies--Free and open to the public. For more information, call x5-7235 or e-mail FDI@troi.cc.rochester.edu

November 20--Panel Discussion: Reparations for African-Americans: An American Dilemma? Panel discussion. Free and open to the public. Reception and informal discussion follow. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 6:30 p.m.

December 5--FDI Work In Progress Seminar Series. Sonia James-Wilson, Warner School of Education and Human Development, presents, "Livin' Just Enough for the City: Urban Education and the Comodification of 'the Ghetto'." Refreshments provided. FDI Conference Room, Morey 302, 12:30-2 p.m.

Laboratory for Laser Energetics--LLE Coliseum, noon to 1 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

November 22--Science and Technology Seminar Series. "What's Up @ The Institute of Optics." Wayne Knox, Institute of Optics.

Susan B. Anthony Institute of Gender and Women's Studies and the Program in Visual and Cultural Studies--x5-9249

November 22--Craig Owens Memorial Lecture. Diana Fuss, Princeton University, presents "In Bed With Proust." Free and open to the public. Reception follows. Gowen Room, Wilson Commons, 6 p.m.

December 4--The Subject of Sympathy; or, The 'Failure' of Wuthering Heights. Rachel Ablow, Department of English, 540 Lattimore Hall, 12:30-2 p.m.

MISCELLANY

November 21--Brown Bag Lunch. Ann Mankowski, administrator, Office for Educational Resources, speaks on "Educational Resources: What We Can Do For You." Sponsored by the MCAG Professional Development Committee. Free and open to the public. Natapow Room, Kornberg Building 1-9545, noon to 1 p.m.

December 4--Friends' Annual Holiday Reading. Sponsored by the Friends of the University Libraries. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, reception 5:30 p.m.; program, 6-7 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.

November 19--Web Tools for College Courses.

November 21--Introduction to PDF.

November 26--PHP/My SQL Part I--Basic PHP.

December 3--PHP/MY SQL Part II--Basic mySQL.

December 4--ADA: Americans with Disabilities Act and the University Web.

December 5--Web Development Server.

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/ActivitiesProg1.htm



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