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TRAIN PULLS INTO ROCHESTER--Alternative rock band Train will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, October 1, in the Alexander Palestra in the Goergen Athletic Center. Train has performed with such bands as Blues Traveler, Counting Crows, and Barenaked Ladies. Their second album, Drops of Jupiter, went double platinum with its release in 2001, and their latest album, My Private Nation, released in 2003, offers their perspective on fame and its effects on their music.

Tickets for the general public are $25 for bleacher seats and $27 for floor seats. Tickets for University undergraduates are $18 for bleacher seats and $20 for floor seats. Tickets can be purchased at the Common Market in Wilson Commons and at Borders Books, Music and Café, 1000 Hylan Dr., and at the door. For more information, call x5-5911.

Events scheduled for Monday, September 20 (after 5 p.m.) through Monday, October 4 (before 5 p.m.)


Memorial Art Gallery--x5-3081;

September 22--Lecture. Professor emeritus at Gallaudet University Deborah Sonnenstrahl presents a slide lecture about her book Deaf Artists in America: Colonial to Contemporary. Offered in conjunction with Deaf Awareness Week. Auditorium, 7 p.m.

September 23, 30--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.

September 26--Hispanic Heritage Family Day. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with hands-on art activities, cultural displays, family tours, an art show, and music and dance performances. Admission $1 (free to Gallery members and children 5 and under). Noon to 5 p.m.

September 30--Hispanic Heritage Lecture. Wilma Feliciano of SUNY New Paltz presents "Religious Theater in Peru." Offered in conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month. Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.


Memorial Art Gallery

Gallery Highlights Tour--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. September 23, 30: 6:30 p.m.; September 24, 26, October 1, 3: 2 p.m.

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 September 24--Early Printing at Venice, 1477­1558. Spotlights some of the finest examples of Venetian printing and offers a glimpse at the social and intellectual world of the Italian Renaissance. Rare Books and Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library.

Through September 30--Drawings from Life. Features photographs by artist Julieve Jubin. Gallery at the Art and Music Library, Rush Rhees Library.

Through October 4--Dos. Reflects the heritage of two area Latino artists, Manuel Rivera-Ortiz and Yolanda Daliz. Free and open to the public. Hartnett Gallery, Wilson Commons.

October 2 through March 15--Gilbert and Sullivan: From London to America. Features photographs, programs, letters, and other materials of original productions that traveled from London to New York and other major American cities. Rare Books and Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library.

Through July 12, 2005--George Eastman and His University: How the Relationship Grew. Celebrates the 150th anniversary of Eastman's birth and centers on his relationship with University President Rush Rhees. Great Hall, Rush Rhees Library, second floor.

Medical Center

Through October 6--Homage to New York. This exhibition features a September 11 memorial collage by artist Cathy Peters. Edward G. Miner Library. For information, e-mail cathy_peters@


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.

September 24--Goodbye Lenin. 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., midnight.

September 25--Saved! 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m.

October 1--Napoleon Dynamite. 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m.

October 2--Fahrenheit 9/11. 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., midnight.


CPR Classes--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.

September 23--Basic Life Support Original Course, 1 to 4 p.m.

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

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

Through October--Childbirth Classes. Visit to view class schedules.

September 20, 27, October 2--Infant Care and Safety. Fee: $50/couple for three-week miniseries or $20 per individual class. Registration required. September 20, 27, 7 to 9 p.m.; October 2, 1 to 3 p.m.

September 21, 25, 28, October 2--Exercising for Childbirth. A nonaerobic exercise class that helps stretch and tone muscles used in labor and birth. Fee required. Registration and health care provider permission required. September 21, 28: 7:15 to 8:15 p.m.; September 25, October 2, 18: 9 to 10 a.m.

September 25--Infant and Child CPR. Training for parents, grandparents, and child care providers taught by certified American Red Cross instructors. Fee: $40/person. Registration required. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

September 25--Big Brothers- and Sisters-to-Be Class. The "ins and outs" of being a big brother or sister are covered in this class for expectant siblings and their parents. Fee: $15/parent/guardian(s) and child, $5 each additional child. Registration required. 10 to 10:45 a.m., 11 a.m. to noon.

October 2--Breastfeeding. Basics of breastfeeding taught by certified lactation consultants. Fee: $35/mom and support person. Registration required. 9 a.m. to noon.

Strong Beginnings Classes--Preregistration required. Call x5-0096 for information and x5-4058 to register.

Through October--Prepared Childbirth Classes. Fee: $75/mom and support person, includes parking and refreshments. Preregistration required. For information and schedule, call x5-0096. Lund Room, 3-3211/3-3213, 7 to 9 p.m.

September 25--Exploring Breastfeeding. Information to help parents make an informed choice about feeding options. Preregistration required. Fee: $20 includes mother and support person. Conference Room A&B, 2-1318/2-1322, 1 to 3 p.m.

September 26--Infant Massage. Learn the basics of infant massage. Preregistration required. Fee: $20 includes baby and adult(s). Theid Room, 2-2355, 1 to 3 p.m.

September 26, October 3--Orientation Class and Walking Tour. Learn what to expect during a hospital stay and take a walking tour of obstetrics services. Preregistration required. Free. Meet at information desk in main lobby. 3 to 4 p.m.

October 2--Sibling Class. Children learn about becoming a big sister or brother. For children ages 3 to 10. Fee: $20 for first child, $5 for each additional. Preregistration required. Lund Room, 3-3211/3-3213, part 1: 10 to 11:30 a.m., part 2: 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

October 3--Prenatal Newborn Care Class. Outlines newborn appearance, behaviors and reflexes. Also covers bathing, diapering, taking a temperature, cord care, safety equipment, and when to call the doctor. Free. Conference Room A&B,2-1318/2-1322, 1 to 2:30 p.m.


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

September 21--Faculty Artist Series. Steven Doane, cello, with Barry Snyder, piano. Tickets required (free with University ID). Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

September 26--Eastman-Ranlet Series. Ying Quartet with Kenneth Grant, clarinet. Tickets required. Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.

September 27--Eastman Wind Orchestra. Mark Davis Scatterday, conductor. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

September 28--Faculty Artist Series. Chien-Kwan Lin, saxophone, with Pi-Lin Ni, piano. Tickets required (free with University ID). Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

September 29--Eastman Jazz Showcase. Harold Danko, director. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

October 2--Morning Chamber Music. Kilbourn Hall, 11 a.m.

October 3--Faculty Artist Series. Nicholas Goluses, guitar. Tickets required (free with University ID). Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.

River Campus

October 1--Train. Concert by alternative rock band. Tickets required. Alexander Palestra, Goergen Athletic Center, 8 p.m.


River Campus Interfaith Chapel--x5-4321;

Roman Catholic Mass

September 26, October 3, River Level, 10:30 a.m., 7 p.m.; September 21, 28, Sanctuary, 5:15 p.m.; September 22, 29, Friel Lounge, 10 p.m.

Jewish Services

Conservative: September 24, October 1, River Level, 6 p.m.; September 25, October 2, Commons Room, 10:30 a.m.

Orthodox: September 24, October 1, Conference Room, 6 p.m.; September 25, October 2, River Level, 10 a.m.

Reform: September 24, October 1, 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: September 26, October 3, Sanctuary, 3 p.m.

Protestant Community Chapel: September 26, October 3, Sanctuary, 5 p.m.


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

Football--St. Lawrence University, October 2, 1:30 p.m.

Field Hockey--Hamilton College, September 24, 4 p.m.; St. Lawrence University, September 25, 2 p.m.

Men's Soccer--Brandeis University, October 2, 8 p.m.

Women's Soccer-- Brandeis University, October 2, 5:30 p.m.

Women's Volleyball--RIT, September 21, 7 p.m.; St. John Fisher College, September 23, 7 p.m.


September 22--Department of Chemistry Colloquium. Assistant Professor Patrick Holland presents "Breaking Bonds with Low-Coordinate Iron: Chemistry Inspired by Nitrogenase." Hutchison Hall 473, noon.

September 22--Department of Physics and Astronomy Colloquium. Gordon Baym of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign presents "Hanbury Brown and Twiss Intensity Interferometry: From Stars to Nuclear Collisions to Atoms." Tea: Bausch & Lomb lobby, 3:30 p.m.; talk: Bausch & Lomb 109, 3:45 p.m. (

September 23--Neilly Series. David Owen lectures on his book, Copies in Seconds, a biography of inventor Chester F. Carlson and his development of the process for the first Xerox machine. Free and open to the public. Hoyt Hall, 5 p.m.

September 23, 24--Northern Struggles: New Paradigms in Civil Rights. This two-day conference examines the struggles for racial equality in the urban North that started a decade before the rise of the movement in the South. Sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute for African-American Studies and cosponsored by the Department of History and the Department of Political Science. (See page two for more details.)

September 27--Joint Condensed Matter Physics and Quantum Optics Seminar. Shmuel Fishman of Technion, Haifa, Israel presents "Quantum Chaos and Atom Optics: From Experiments to Number Theory." Tea: Bausch & Lomb 271, 3:30 p.m.; talk: Bausch & Lomb 372, 3:45 p.m. (

September 27--Department of Physics and Astronomy/Astrophysics Seminar. Chris Reynolds of the University of Maryland presents "X-rays from Black Hole Accretion Engines." Tea: Bausch & Lomb 271, 3:30 p.m.; talk: Bausch & Lomb 106, 3:45 p.m. (

September 29--Department of Physics and Astronomy Blue French Memorial Lecture. Presented by Boris Altshuler of Princeton University. Bausch & Lomb 109, 3:45 p.m. Reception follows. (

October 1--Department of Chemistry Organic Seminar. Presented by Yanqun Zhang. Hutchison Hall 473, 9:30 a.m.


September 21--Live Simulcast: Laparoscopic Robotic Prostatectomy. This surgery is broadcast in real-time, followed by a seminar, "Prostate Cancer: Prevention, Treatment, and Triumph." Complimentary lunch served; registration required. For information, call x5-2838. Class of 1962 Auditorium, Kornberg Medical Research Building, 10 a.m. to noon.

September 24--The BlueGene/L Supercomputer. Presented by distinguished speaker, William Pulleyblank. Class of 1962 Auditorium, Kornberg Medical Research Building, 2 p.m.

September 24--Mike Super's Magic and Illusion Production. Tickets required. For more information, contact the Wilson Commons Information Desk, x5-5911. Strong Auditorium, 9 p.m.

October 1--The Art and Culture of Flamenco. Lecture and demonstration by members of the Madrid-based flamenco troupe La Yedra, which was cofounded and is directed by Rebecca Thomas '99. Dance Studio, Spurrier Gym, 7 p.m.

October 2--Flamenco Dance and Movement. Workshop for students, staff, and faculty. Contact the Program of Movement and Dance, x3-5150. Spurrier Gym, 1 p.m.

October 2--Mind, Magic, and Madness with Jim Karol. Tickets required. For more information, contact the Wilson Commons Information Desk, x5-5911. Strong Auditorium, 8:30 p.m.


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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