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Bucolic Bellows
BUCOLIC BELLOWS--The Memorial Art Gallery is featuring 33 paintings and 23 drawings by American artist George Wesley Bellows (1882-1925), including Picket Fence (1924), above, in the exhibition Leaving for the Country: George Bellows at Woodstock. The collection includes mainly landscapes and portraits that Bellows painted in Woodstock, N.Y., during the final years of his life.

Events scheduled for Monday, March 31 (after 5 p.m.), through Monday, April 14 (before 5 p.m.)

MEMORIAL ART GALLERY EVENTS

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

April 3--What's Up. Sydney Greaves, assistant curator of education, discusses items from ancient China. Question and answer session follows. Asian Gallery, 5:30 p.m.

April 3--Prospective Docent Meeting. Information on becoming a volunteer to lead annual tours for schoolchildren and adults. For reservations, call 473-7720, ext. 3070. Bausch & Lomb Parlor, 7 p.m.

April 5--Trunk Show. Features a selection of handcrafted sterling silver jewelry by Temi Kucinski, Gallery Store artist. Gallery Store, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

April 5--Creative Workshop. The gallery's Creative Workshop hosts art classes that range from Clay Play to Technical Illustration. Day and evening classes available for all ages. To request a catalog, call 473-7720. Ext. 3056.

April 10--Lecture Panel. Michael Rogers, chair of RIT's School for American Crafts, gives an overview of the school. Free with admission. Memorial Art Gallery, 7:30 p.m.

April 11--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 years with adult. Registration fee required. For reservations call 473-7720, ext. 3056. Creative Workshop, 10:30 a.m. to noon.

April 12--Preview Party: Leaving for the Country: George Bellows at Woodstock. For tickets and reservations, call 473-7720, ext. 3510. 8 p.m. to midnight.

April 13--Free Admission Day. Bring a friend to the opening day of Leaving for the Country: George Bellows at Woodstock. Noon to 5 p.m., exhibition tours at 1, 2, and 3 p.m.

ONGOING EXHIBITS AND TOURS

At Memorial Art Gallery

Gallery Highlights Tour--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. April 3, 10, 6:30 p.m.; April 4, 6, 11, 2 p.m.

April 4-July 6--The Prints of George Bellows: An American Master in Black and White. The exhibition includes a selection of lithographic prints. Lithographs by Bellow's printmaker Bolton Brown are also represented.

April 13-June 22--Leaving for the Country: George Bellows at Woodstock. Showcases 75 of the American master's paintings from the period between 1920 and 1925.

At Rush Rhees Library

Through May 10--The Several Lives of Frederick Douglass. The exhibition includes historically important materials and images related to abolitionist Frederick Douglass (1818-1895). Free and open to the public. Department of Rare Books, Special Collections and Preservation, x5-4477.

Through May 13--Senior Thesis Exhibition. Seven undergraduates display their artwork at the Gallery at the Art and Music Library and AsIs gallery at Sage Art Center. Free and open to the public.

At Wilson Commons

Through April 26--The Art of Kathleen McEnery. The show presents the work of Kathleen McEnery, an early 20th-century realist painter who made her name in New York City before coming to Rochester.

FILMS

April 7, 10--Shtetl with Filmmaker Marian Marzynski. Free screening of the Holocaust documentary on April 7, Meliora Hall 203, 3 p.m., followed on April 10 by a discussion with the filmmaker on April 10, Lattimore Hall 201, 3 p.m.

Amnesty International's Human Rights Week--Contact Paul Linczak at 271-3714 for more details.

April 3--Dead Man Walking, Dewey Hall 2-101, 6 p.m. Discussion follows.

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

April 4--Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. 6:30, 9:15, midnight.

April 5--25th Hour. 7, 9:30, midnight.

April 11--Two Weeks Notice. 7, 9, 11.

April 12--About Schmidt. 7, 9:30, midnight.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

CPR Classes--Classes are offered by the Office for Educational Resources (OER) January through June. Registration fee required. All classes held in the OER Department. To register, call x5-7666.

April 2--Basic Life Support Refresher Course, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

April 11--Basic Life Support Refresher Course, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Health Bites--Informal series of useful and timely health and wellness topics. For more information, visit www.urmc.rochester.edu/eap/bites.html or call x5-4987.

April 8--Premenstrual Syndrome: It's Not All in Your Head. This presentation addresses diagnostic and treatment strategies for women with premenstrual symptoms. Session One: B-OER 1-7619 Adolf, noon to 1 p.m.; Session Two: 300 East River Road Auditorium, 5:15 to 6:15 p.m.

MUSIC

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

April 1--Faculty Artist Series. George Taylor, viola, with Nicholas Goluses, guitar. Music of Schubert, Falla, and Kimber. Tickets required (free with University ID). Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 2--Eastman School Symphony Orchestra. Music of Handel, Bottesini, and Mozart. Neil Varon, conductor. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 3--Eastman Contemporary Percussion Ensemble. Music of Hartenstein, Smith Brindle, and Camiruaga. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 3-6--Eastman Opera Theatre. Benjamin Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Tickets required (discount with University ID). Eastman Theatre, April 3, 4, 5, 8 p.m.; April 6, 2 p.m.

April 4--Samuel Adler 75th Birthday Celebration. Lecture, Kilbourne Hall, 1:30 p.m.; birthday concert, 3:30 p.m.

April 7--Eastman Wind Ensemble. Music of Adler, Gabrieli, Sierra, and Britten. Mark Scatterday and Paul Shewn, conductors. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 8--Faculty Artist Series. Oleh Krysa, violin, with Tatian Tchekina, piano. Music of Beethoven, Bartók, Prokofiev, and Ravel. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 9--Eastman Wind Orchestra. Hunsberger arrangements of various works. Mark Scatterday, Paul Shewan, and Cindi Johnston-Turner, conductors. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

April 11--Musica Nova. Music of Maxwell Davies, Burhans, and Cage. Brad Lubman, conductor. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 12--Eastman Jazz Ensemble and Eastman New Jazz Ensemble. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 13--Eastman Repertory Singers. Deanna Joseph, Courtney Carey, Brian Russell, and Trevor Smith, conductors. Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.

River Campus--Free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.

April 2--Chamber Ensembles. David Harman, coordinator. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

April 5--Vocal Point. Betsy Angell, director. Tickets required. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

April 6--Chamber Singers. L. Brett Scott, director. Interfaith Chapel, 8 p.m.

April 10--Jazz Ensemble. Neal Melly and Michael Stryker, directors. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

April 11--One Singular Sensation, Off Broadway On Campus Spring Revue. Musical theater group performs numbers from A Chrous Line, Aida, Urinetown, My Fair Lady, Godspell, and more. Tickets required. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

April 12--Chamber Orchestra/University Choir. David Harman and L. Brett Scott, directors. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

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

April 3--Keyboard Extravaganza. Students from the studio of Eastman Professor Natalya Antonova present piano masterworks.

April 10--Cello Time. Students of Eastman professors Steven Doane and Rosemary Elliott perform.

RELIGION

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

Roman Catholic Mass

April 6, 13, River Level, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m.
April 1, 8, Sanctuary, 5:15 p.m.
April 2, 9, Friel Lounge, 10 p.m.

Jewish Services

Conservative: April 4, River Level, 5:15 p.m.; April 11, River Level, 6 p.m.; April 5, 12, Commons Room, 10:30 a.m.
Orthodox: April 4, Conference Room, 5:15 p.m.; April 11, Conference Room, 6 p.m.; April 5, 12, River Level, 10 a.m.
Reform: April 4, Commons Room, 5:15 p.m.; April 11, Commons Room, 6 p.m.

Muslim Services--All prayers will be held in Meditation Room 220 unless otherwise specified.
Daily Prayers: Fajr, 5:30 a.m. (Commons Room); Thuhr, 1:30 p.m.; Asr, 3 p.m.; Magrib, sunset; Isha, 7:30 p.m.; Jumma, Friday, 1:15 p.m. (Commons Room).

Protestant Services

University Christian Fellowship: April 6, 13, Sanctuary, 3 p.m.
Protestant Community Chapel: April 6, 13, Sanctuary, 5 p.m.

Sikh Services

Rahiras: April 2, 9, Meditation Room, 7 p.m.

Hindu Study Group

April 6, 13, Meditation Room, 11 a.m.

Sangha

March 31, April 7, Commons Room, 8 p.m.

Agape

April 2, 9, Conference Room, 9 p.m

SPORTS

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

Baseball--Brockport, April 2, 3 p.m.; D'Youville, April 5, 1 p.m.; Ithaca, April 8, 3:30 p.m.; Clarkson, April 12, 2 p.m.; SLU, April 13, 1 p.m.

Lacrosse--RPI, April 4, 4 p.m.; Vassar, April 5, 1 p.m.; Alfred University, April 8, 4 p.m.

Outdoor Track--RIT, April 6, 10 a.m.; University Alumni Invite, April 12.

Softball--Brockport, April 2, 3 p.m.

RIVER CAMPUS LECTURES

April 1--Plutzik Reading Series: Rikki Ducornet. Reading by the poet, author, and illustrator. Free. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 8 p.m.

April 4--Entension, or How It Could Happen That an Object is Wholly Located in Each of Many Places. Philosophy colloquium by Josh Parsons, University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Dewey 2-110E, 3:30 p.m.

April 9--Neilly Series: Linda Greenhouse. Award-winning journalist Linda Greenhouse discusses recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions, Hoyt Hall, 5 p.m.

Amnesty International's Human Rights Week--Contact Paul Linczak at 271-3714 for more details.

March 31--Panel Discussion. Panelists address activism in art. Computer Science Building 209,
8 p.m.

April 1--Harry Wu. Activist Harry Wu describes the horrors of his 19-year imprisonment in Chinese labor camps. Hoyt Hall, 8 p.m.

Chemical Engineering Seminar Series--Wednesdays at 2 p.m., Gavett Hall, Room 202 (unless otherwise noted). www.che.rochester.edu/Events/Seminars.html

April 9--New Materials as Emitting Layers for Multi-Color LEDs. Ana de Bettencourt-Dias, Syracuse University.

Department of Chemistry--Hutchison Hall, Room 473 (unless otherwise noted), x5-8286, www.chem.rochester.edu/Colloquia/March2003.html

April 2--Optical Processing with Molecular Switches. Colloquium: Francisco Raymo, University of Miami, noon.

April 3--Ion Beam Studies of Gas-Liquid Interactions and Gas Phase Reaction Dynamics. Ph.D. defense: Elizabeth Richards O'Grady, Department of Chemistry, Wilson Commons 202, Stackel Room, 1 p.m.

April 4--Synthetically Challenging Molecules of Pharmaceutical Interest in the Treatment of AIDS, Cancer, and Depression. Organic seminar: David Askin, Merck & Company, Inc., 9:30 a.m.

April 7--Use of Support Reagents and Scavengers in Multi-step Organic Synthesis, Stephen Ley, University of Cambridge, 4 p.m.

April 8--Use 1-Allyltricarbonyliron Lactone Complexes in Synthesis, Stephen Ley, University of Cambridge, 4 p.m.

April 9--Development of Methods Suitable for Natural Product Synthesis, Stephen Ley, University of Cambridge, noon.

April 14--Vibrationally Mediated Photodissociation: Controlling Decomposition Pathways. F. Fleming Crim, University of Wisconsin at Madison, 4 p.m.

Department of English--x5-4092

April 3--Controversy Clarifies. Gerald Graff, University of Illinois at Chicago, presents. Reception, Morey 404, 6 p.m.; lecture, Dewey Hall 1-101, 7 p.m.

Department of History--x5-2052

April 3--Deutche Bank, Nazi Gold, and Historical Integrity. Verne Moore Lectures series. The talk will examine the activities of Deutsche Bank and its gold trade during World War II. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 8 p.m.

Department of Physics and Astronomy--x5-4351, www.pas.rochester.edu

April 4--Physics of Non-linear Optics. Robert Boyd, Institute of Optics, Bausch & Lomb 208, noon.

April 9--Einstein, Rutherford, Boltzman, Heisenberg, de Broglie, Mott, Anderson, the Rochester Connection, and the Metal-Insulator Transition: New Perspectives. Theodore Castner, Department of Physics, University of Massachusetts. Bausch & Lomb 106, 3:45 p.m.

April 14--ULIRGs. Sylvain Veilleux, Department of Astronomy, University of Maryland. Bausch & Lomb 106, 3:45 p.m.

Department of Modern Languages and Cultures--Refreshments provided, free and open to the public. x5-4253.

April 3--French Representations of the Maghreb. Farid Laroussi, Yale University, will speak on the Maghreb, the region of North Africa encompassing Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco. Open discussion follows. Gamble Room, Rush Rhees Library, 5 p.m.

April 9--Cameroonian Author Thérèse Kuoh-Moukoury: Women in French-speaking Areas of Africa. Management Library Conference Room, Rush Rhees Library, 6 p.m.

Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies--x5-8318. www.rochester.edu/college/wst.

April 3--Race, Gender, and Schooling. Signithia Fordham, Susan B. Anthony Professor of Gender and Women's Studies. Lattimore Hall 540, 12:30 to 2 p.m.

April 11--The Natural History of Babies. Meredith Small, Cornell University. Location TBD, 3 p.m.

Program of Movement and Dance--x3-5150. All events in Spurrier Dance Studio.

April 5--Soñando Flamenco (Flamenco Dream). Rebecca Thomas '99 demonstrates flamenco. Tickets required, 7 p.m.

MISCELLANY

April 9--Strong Jugglers: The Games We Play. Variety program of juggling with rings, clubs, balls, scarves, cigar boxes; globe walking; shoulder stacking; skits; music; and special effects. Tickets required. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

April 6--Skalny Lecture and Artist Series: Polish Celebration. Young people celebrate Polish culture with musical performances and an art exhibition. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x5-9898. Memorial Art Gallery, 1:30 p.m.

Amnesty International's Human Rights Week--Contact Paul Linczak at 271-3714 for more details.

April 5--Interdisciplinary Conference. Discussions focus on dissent in a visual and cultural context. Presented by the Program in Visual and Cultural Studies. Hoyt Hall, 8:30 a.m. to 5:45 p.m.

Information Technology Services--No registration required. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. Briefings will be held in Rush Rhees G-113, noon to 1 p.m., unless otherwise noted.

April 3--Cheating and Plagiarism Using the Internet. 2:30 to 4 p.m.

ACTIVITY CONNECTION

Discounts for activities are available to all University staff and faculty. Specific discounts also are extended to students (call for details). All tickets are available at the hospital Cashier's Office and the Customer Service Center in the Susan B. Anthony Hall on the River Campus. The Eastman School of Music carries movie theater tickets only. For more information, check the University Activity Connection flyer or call x5-7942. The current discount list can be accessed at www.rochester.edu/working/services/auxops/ActivitiesProg1.htm.



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