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THE ART OF ATTIRE--New York City-based artist Gina Cacioppo explores the intersection between art and clothing in her exhibition An Ostentatious Body of Work, on view at the Harnett Gallery in Wilson Commons through Thursday, April 8. A closing reception and talk by Cacioppo will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on April 8 in the gallery.

Events scheduled for Monday, March 29 (after 5 p.m.), through Monday, April 12 (before 5 p.m.)


Memorial Art Gallery--x5-3081;

April 1--What's Up. Docent Libby Clay speaks on "MAG's Collection: Through a Medieval Eye." Question-and-answer session follows. Free with admission. Auditorium, 5:30 p.m.

April 1--Saint-Gaudens Lecture. Architectural historian Jean France speaks on "American Architecture in the Time of Saint-Gaudens." Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

April 8--Preschool Workshop. 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 8-- Poetry Reading. Bruce Sweet, writing teacher at Roberts Wesleyan College and host of "What's the Word," reads from his books This is a Good Thing, A Dream of Animals, and Archaeology. Bausch & Lomb Parlor, 7 p.m.


Memorial Art Gallery

Gallery Highlights Tour--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. April 1, 8, 6:30 p.m.

Exhibition Tour--Free with admission. This tour highlights Augustus Saint-Gaudens: American Sculptor of the Guilded Age. April 2, 4, 9, 11, 2 p.m.

Through April 11--Augustus Saint-Gaudens: American Sculptor of the Guilded Age. Features iconic images of America's triumphs and tragedies by the master sculptor known as the "American Michelangelo." Included are 68 works in bronze, plaster, and marble.

Through June 6--Literacy for Little Comrades: The Anti-Religious Alphabet. Explores the role of visual propaganda in the time of Stalin and its use as an educational tool.

Through 2004--Protected for Eternity: The Coffins of Pa-debehu-Aset. Showcases the lavishly decorated inner coffin of an Egyptian official of the fourth century B.C.E. and other ancient artifacts.

River Campus

Through April 8--An Ostentatious Body of Work. Highlights Gina Cacioppo's exploration of the intersection between art and clothing. Hartnett Gallery, Wilson Commons.


Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies

April 1--FDI Society and Film Program: Long Night's Journey into Day. Cosponsored by the Media Studies Program. 5:30 p.m.

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 2--Mystic River. 6:30 p.m., 9:15 p.m., midnight.

April 3--Stuck on You. 7 p.m., 9:15 p.m., 11:30 p.m.

April 9--Something's Gotta Give. 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., midnight.


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

March 29--Basic Life Support Refresher Course, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

March 30--Basic Life Support Original Course, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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

The Center for Lifetime Wellness--Monroe Community Hospital, 435 E. Henrietta Road, 760-6600. Registration fee required.

Through April 14--Gearing Up for Golf. This golf-specific conditioning class is designed to increase strength and power while decreasing the risk of injuries common to golf. Taught by Barb Battle. Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:15 p.m.

Medical Center Fitness and Wellness Center--Call x5-2437 for information.

March 31, April 7--Meditation Interest Group. Nondenominational and no prior experience necessary. Free and open to the public. For more details, e-mail Paul Puri at paul_puri@urmc. Spa Room. 5:30 p.m.

April 1, 8--Traditional Hatha Yoga. Free to members of the center or $5 per class for nonmembers; walk-ins welcome. Medical Center, G-5680, 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Highland Hospital Family Classes--Call 473-2229 to register.

March 30, April 3, 6, 10--Exercising for Childbirth. Registration and health care provider permission required. March 30, April 6: 7:15 to 8:15 p.m.; April 3, 10: 9 to 10 a.m.

Through April--Childbirth Classes. Visit www. to view class schedules.

April 1--Big Brothers- and Sisters-to-Be Class. Fee: $15/couple. Registration required. 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

April 3--Breastfeeding. Basics of breastfeeding taught by certified lactation consultants. Fee: $35/mom and support person. Registration required. 9 a.m. to noon.

April 3, 10--Infant Care and Safety: Classes One and Two. Fee: $50/couple for three-week mini-series. Registration required. 1 to 3 p.m.

April 10--Childbirth Refresher. This three-hour "express" class is for expectant parents who have attended childbirth classes within the past five years. Fee: $35/couple. Registration required. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

April 10--VBAC: Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Class. Fee: $15/couple. Registration required. 1 to 2 p.m.


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

March 29--Eastman Wind Orchestra. Mark Davis Scatterday and Cindi Johnston Turner, conductors. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

March 30--Faculty Artist Series. Allan Schindler, composer, with Nate Barlett, marimba, and John Graham, viola. Tickets required (free with University ID). Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

March 31--Musica Nova. Steven Mackey, guest composer; Brad Lubman, conductor. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 1--Eastman Contemporary Percussion Ensemble. Dean Witten and Ward Hartenstein, guest soloists; John Beck and Douglas Perkins, conductors. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 1-4--Eastman Opera Theatre. Carlisle Floyd's Susannah. Benton Hess, music director; Steven Daigle, stage director. Tickets required (discount with University ID). Eastman Theatre, April 1, 2, 3, 8 p.m.; April 4, 2 p.m.

April 5--Eastman Wind Ensemble. Mark Davis Scatterday, conductor. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

April 6--Kilbourn Concert Series. Mimi Stillman, flute, with Charles Abramovitz, piano. Tickets required. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 7--Philharmonia Chamber Orchestra. Kris Bezuidenhout, piano; Brad Lubman, conductor. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 8--Image, Movement, Sound. Donations accepted. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

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

April 1--April Foolharmonic. Lee Wilkins and the Eastman Phil "Har-Har" mania entertain with a concert of fractured classics.

April 8--Schumann and Shostakovich. Husband-wife duo David Ying and Elinor Freer present two classic works for cello and piano.

River Campus

March 31--Chamber Ensembles. David Harman, conductor. Lower Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

April 2--After Hours. Greg Hart, director. Co-ed a cappella group performs. Tickets required. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

April 3--Chamber Orchestra and University Choir. David Harman and L. Brett Scott, conductors. All Mozart program. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.


River Campus Interfaith Chapel--x5-4321;

Roman Catholic Mass

March 30, April 6, River Level, 10:30 p.m.

March 31, April 7, Friel Lounge, 10 p.m.

April 4, River Level, 10:30 a.m., 7 p.m.

April 8, Holy Thursday, Sanctuary, 7:30 p.m.

April 9, Good Friday, Sanctuary, 3 p.m.

April 10, Holy Saturday, Sanctuary, 9 p.m.

April 11, Easter Sunday, River Level, 9:30 a.m.

Jewish Services

Conservative: April 2, 9, River Level, 6 p.m.; April 3, 10, Commons Room, 10:30 a.m.

Orthodox: April 2, 9, Conference Room, 6 p.m.; April 3, 10, River Level, 10 a.m.

Reform: April 2, 9, Commons Room, 6 p.m.

Muslim Services--All prayers will be held in Meditation Room 220 unless otherwise specified.

Daily Prayers: Fajr, 5 a.m. (Commons Room); Thuhr, 1:30 p.m.; Asr, 5:30 p.m.; Magrib, sunset; Isha, 10 p.m.; Jumma, Friday only, 1:15 p.m. (Commons Room).

Protestant Services

University Christian Fellowship: April 4, 11, Sanctuary, 3 p.m.

Protestant Community Chapel: April 4, 11, Sanctuary, 5 p.m.

Sikh Services

Rahiras: March 31, April 7, Meditation Room, 7 p.m.

Hindu Study Group

April 4, 11, Meditation Room, 11 a.m.


March 29, April 5, Commons Room, 8 p.m.


March 31, April 7, Conference Room, 9 p.m.


Athletics and

Baseball--SUNY Fredonia, April 1, 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Tennis (Men's)--Wesleyan College, April 10, TBA.

Tennis (Women's)--William Smith, April 7, 4 p.m..; Skidmore College, April 10, 1 p.m.

Track (Men's)--University Invitational. April 3, TBA.; Alumni Invitational, April 10, 10 a.m.

Track (Women's)--University Invitational. April 3, TBA.; Alumni Invitational, April 10, 10 a.m.


March 31--Department of Chemistry Colloquium. Odile Eisenstein of the University of Montpellier presents "From Models to Real System: a Dialog Between Experiments and Computational Study in Organometallic Chemistry." Hutchison Hall 473, noon.

March 31--Department of Physics and Astronomy Colloquium. Helen Caines of Yale University presents "Playing with Goo: Attempting to Recreate Primordial Matter at a Temperature of Trillion K." Tea: Bausch & Lomb lobby, 3:30 p.m.; talk: Bausch & Lomb 109, 3:45 p.m. (

March 31--Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies Undergraduate Conference. 540 Lattimore Hall, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

April 1--A Chapter in Global Health History: The Politics of Primary Health Care c. 1978. Talk by historian Marcos Cueto, an authority on the history of global and international health. For more details, call x5-2052. Gamble Room, Rush Rhees Library. Reception starts at 4 p.m., lecture at 5 p.m.

April 1--Plutzik Reading Series: Dean Young. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 8 p.m.

April 2--Department of Mechanical Engineering Seminar. Andy Ruina of Cornell University presents "Some Sticks-Connected-by-Hinges Models of Human Walking." Hopeman 224, 1:30 p.m.

April 2--Department of Political Science: The William H. Riker Prize. Political scientist Gary Cox from the University of California at San Diego will receive the prize and discuss Riker's influence on his work in legislative and electoral politics. The lecture is free and open to the public. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 2:30 p.m.

April 2--King Arthur and His Editors: The 'Quests and Adventures' of the Text of Malory. Barry Gaines, professor of English at the University of New Mexico, will give a talk sponsored by the Protocluster on Premodern Studies. For more information, contact the Robbins Library at x5-0110. Rossell Hope Robbins Library, Rush Rhees Library, 3 p.m.

April 2--Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology Lecture. David Winter of the University of Michigan presents "Why Does Achievement Motivation Predict Success In Business by Failure in Politics?" Refreshments follow. Meliora 366, 4 p.m.

April 4--Newman Lecture Series. Charles Curran of Southern Methodist University presents "Religion and a Global Ethic." Hubbell Auditorium, Hutchison Hall, 5 p.m.

April 5--Department of Biology Donut Talks. James Fry presents "The Natural and Unnatural Evolution of Ethanol Tolerance in Drosophila." Hutchison Hall 473, noon.

April 7--Department of Physics and Astronomy Colloquium. Presented by Sean Carroll of the University of Chicago. Tea: Bausch & Lomb lobby, 3:30 p.m.; talk: Bausch & Lomb 109, 3:45 p.m. (

April 7--Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies Work in Progress Seminar Series. Cilas Kemedjo presents "Between Insult and Injury." Lunch provided. Cosponsored by the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures. FDI Conference Room, Morey 302, 12:30 to 2 p.m.

April 9--Philosophy Department Colloquium. Andre Gallois of Syracuse University presents "The Simplicity of Identity." Reception in Lattimore 501 follows. Dewey 2110-D, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

April 9--Plutzik Reading Series: Shelley Jackson. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library,
8 p.m.

April 12--Department of Biology Donut Talks. Lisa Demeter presents "Effects of Drug Resistance Mutations of HIV Replication and Reverse Transcriptase Function." Hutchison Hall 473, noon.


April 1--Daybreakers Toastmasters Club. Learn about Toastmasters, a public speaking support group. Seneca Room (1-2604), Strong Memorial Hospital, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

April 1--Simon School Investiture Ceremony. President Jackson presides. Interfaith Chapel, 3:30 p.m.

April 1--Strong Jugglers on Fire Again. Annual show by student jugglers, including shoulder stunts, balancing acts, fire eating, and juggling with balls, clubs, knives, and torches. Admission. Strong Auditorium, 8:30 p.m.

April 2-3--American Society of Mechanical Engineers Region III Regional Student Conference. University hosts annual regional conference that focuses on improving student leaders and contests. For more details, visit

April 3--Easter Egg Hunt. Egg hunt for children, lunch with the Easter Bunny in Douglass Dining Center, coloring, puzzles, and face painting. Children should bring baskets for collecting eggs. Registration begins at 11 a.m. on the lawn outside Susan B. Anthony Hall. Admission is $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 3-12, and free for children 2 and under. Egg hunt, 11:30 a.m.; lunch, noon to 1:30 p.m.

April 4--We're Dancing. The University Ballet Performance Group performs its seventh annual spring show. Tickets required. For details, call x5-5911. Strong Auditorium, 7 p.m.

April 10--MELA. Annual cultural show and dinner sponsored by the Association for the Development of Interest in the Indian Subcontinent. Admission. 4 p.m., Strong Auditorium.


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

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