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Events scheduled for Monday, October 18 (after 5 p.m.) through Monday, November 1 (before 5 p.m.)


Memorial Art Gallery--x5-3081;

October 20--Evening for Educators. A presentation about the Evans Collection and workshops by area educators. Refreshments served. Tickets required. For reservations, call 473-7720, ext. 3072. 4 to 6:30 p.m.

October 21--Archaeology Lecture. Elizabeth Bartman speaks on "Archaeology in the Era of the Grand Tour." Free with gallery admission. Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

October 21, 28--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.

October 24, 31--Dance Performance. This performance by Elizabeth Clark Dance Ensemble includes selections from Urban Landscapes, a collaboration with composer Ward Hartenstein. Free and open to the public. M&T Bank Ballroom, 2 p.m.

October 26--Tuesday's Treasures Drop-off Day. Drop off tax-deductible, gently used contributions such as jewelry, artwork, crystal, silver, porcelain, furniture, and linens (no used clothing). Donations will be sold at the Tuesday's Treasures Sale on November 2. For more information, call 473-7720, ext. 3014. Cutler Union, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

October 28--Lecture: George Eastman as Collector. Nancy Norwood, curator of European Art, and Eastman biographer Betsy Brayer discuss George Eastman's vast art collection and his place among early 20th-century collectors. Followed by a tour of Eastman works. Free with admission. Auditorium, 7 p.m.


Memorial Art Gallery

Gallery Highlights Tour--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. October 21, 28: 6:30 p.m.

Exhibition Tour--Free with admission. This tour highlights The Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art. October 22, 24, 29, 31, 2 p.m.

Through November 21--If Elected I Will Serve: Election Images from the Permanent Collection. Prints and drawings from the gallery's collection that reflect the American political scene over two centuries.

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.

Through January 9--The Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art. From the private collection of Walter O. Evans, this exhibit features selections ranging from Barbizon-inspired landscapes to works from the Harlem Renaissance to Cubist abstractions.

River Campus

Through November 6--Body of Knowledge. Mixed-media installation by artist Joanna Heatwole exploring the conflict between humane purposes of education and pressure to mold students to fit society. Free and open to the public. Hartnett Gallery, Wilson Commons.

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--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.


Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies

October 20--Africa Video and Film Series: Faat Kine. Morey 314, 5 p.m.

October 28--The Murder of Emmett Till. Award-winning documentary by filmmaker Stanley Nelson. Journalist Moses Newson, who reported on the trial of Till's killers for the Memphis-based Tri-State Defender, will be present to discuss the film. Hubbell Auditorium, Hutchison Hall, 7 p.m. Admission charge; free to University ID holders.

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.

October 22--BAADDASSSSS! 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m.

October 23--The Terminal. 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., midnight.

October 29--Dawn of the Dead. 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m.

October 30--Club Dread. 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m.


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.

October 19--Basic Life Support Refresher Course. 5 to 9 p.m.

October 25--Basic Life Support Refresher Course. 1 to 5 p.m.

Health Bites--Informal series of timely health and wellness topics. For more information, visit or call x5-4987.

October 26--Collaborative Law. Mark Chauvin-Bezineque, of Hagelberg & Bezinque, LLP, and Fauna Pappalardo of Pappalardo & Pappalardo talk about how collaborative law is changing the way many divorces and family disputes are resolved. Registration required. 3-6408 (K307), Strong Memorial Hospital, noon to 1 p.m.

Heartsaver First Aid Course--Classes are offered by the Office for Educational Resources (OER). Registration is required; call x5-7666. Complete schedule available at

October 20--First Aid: Class Two. 1 to 5 p.m.

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

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

October 19, 23, 26, 30--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. October 19, 26: 7:15 to 8:15 p.m.; October 23, 30: 9 to 10 a.m.

October 20--Breastfeeding. Basics of breastfeeding taught by certified lactation consultants. Fee: $35/mom and support person. Registration required. 9 a.m. to noon.

October 23--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.

MCAG Brown Bag

October 21--Thinking Globally, Acting Locally. A lecture presented by Elizabeth Osta, program chair of the United Nations Association of Rochester. All are welcome. Ambulatory Care Facility, Conference Room A&B, noon to 1 p.m

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

Through November 10--Tai Chi. Six-week course; discount offered to members.

Through November 11--Salsa Dancing. Six-week course; discount offered to members.

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

Through November--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.

October 23--Marvelous Multiples Class. This class offers support and assistance in gaining knowledge about pregnancy and the birth process with multiples. Preregistration required. Fee: $100. Lund Room, 3-3211/3-3213, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

October 24, 31--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 30--Grandparents Class. Preregistration required. Lund Room, 3-3211/3-3213, 1 to 3 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.

October 21--Reed and Sand. Violinist Pia Liptak and Japanese koto player Ryuoko Mizutani perform.

October 28--Divas in Distress. Soprano Andrea Morano Quercia, mezzo-soprano Darlene Simmons; and pianist Alisa Curlee perform.

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

October 16--Four Seascapes for Chorus and Orchestra. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

October 18--Eastman Horn Choir. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

October 19--Faculty Artist Series. David Ying, cello, with Elinor Freer, piano. Tickets required (free with University ID). Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

October 20--Chamber Music Society. Kilbourn Hall, 7 p.m.

October 20--Eastman Wind Orchestra. Mark Davis Scatterday, conductor. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

October 21--Eastman Repertory Singers/Women's Chorus. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

October 22--Eastman Jazz Ensemble. Bill Dobbins, director, with guest artist Gary Foster, alto saxophone. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

October 25--Eastman School Symphony Orchestra. Neil Varon, conductor. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

River Campus

October 29--The Aaron Goldberg Trio. Jazz performance; admission charge. May Room, Wilson Commons, 10 p.m.

October 30--Viennese Ball. Annual formal ball sponsored by the University Chamber Orchestra and University Choir. For more information, contact the music department at x5-2828. Admission charge. Wilson Commons, 9 p.m. to midnight.


River Campus Interfaith Chapel--x5-4321;

Roman Catholic Mass

October 24, 31, River Level, 10:30 a.m., 7 p.m.; October 19, 26, Sanctuary, 5:15 p.m.; October 20, 27, Friel Lounge, 10 p.m.

Jewish Services

Conservative: October 22, 29, River Level, 6 p.m.; October 23, 30, Commons Room, 10:30 a.m.

Orthodox: October 22, 29, Conference Room, 6 p.m.; October 23, 30, River Level, 10 a.m.

Reform: October 22, 29, 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: October 24, 31, Sanctuary, 3 p.m.

Protestant Community Chapel: October 24, 31, Sanctuary, 5 p.m.


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

Cross Country (Men's)--UAA Championships, October 30, TBA.

Cross Country (Women's)-- UAA Championships, October 30, TBA.

Field Hockey--Ithaca College, October 20, 3:30 p.m.; Houghton College, October 26, 6 p.m.

Soccer (Men's)--Elmira College, October 23, 7 p.m.; Washington University, October 29, 7:30 p.m.; University of Chicago, October 31, 1:30 p.m.

Soccer (Women's)--Washington University, October 29, 5 p.m.; University of Chicago, October 31, 11 a.m.

Swimming (Men's)--SUNY Brockport, October 30, 1 p.m.

Swimming (Women's)--SUNY Brockport, October 30, TBA.

Volleyball (Women's)--Nazareth College, October 27, 7 p.m.


October 20-23--A Mouthful of Birds. Premiere of International Theatre Program production of play by Caryl Churchill and David Lan. Todd Theatre, 8 p.m. Tickets required; call x5-4088.


October 20--Department of Chemistry Colloquium. Steven Sibener of the University of Chicago presents "Nanoscale Dynamics of Polymers, Self-Organizing Films, and Metals." Hutchison Hall 473, noon.

October 20--Department of Chemical Engineering Seminar. Karen Winey of the University of Pennsylvania presents "Ionomer Morphologies: Moving Toward a Thorough Understanding." Gavett Hall 202, 2 p.m.

October 20--Skalny Lecture and Artist Series. Lecture by Joanna Wiszniewicz, the author and translator of And Yet I Still Have Dreams, a memoir from a concentration camp survivor during World War II. Cosponsored by the Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies and the office of the Dean of the College. Lander Auditorium, Hutchison Hall, 7:30 p.m.

October 21--Disciplinarity, Cross-Disciplinarity, and the Problem of Violence. Lecture by Dominick LaCapra of Cornell University. Schlegel Hall Rotunda, 5 p.m.

October 22--Department of Chemistry SYCAM Cluster Seminar. Aaron Odom of Michigan State University presents "Titanium Catalyzed C-N and C-C Bond Formation in the Synthesis of Heterocycles." Hutchison Hall 473, 9:30 a.m.

October 22--Fixing the Leaky Pipeline: Why Do Smart Women Leave Undergraduate Science and Engineering Majors, and How Can We Persuade Them to Stay? Presented by Elaine Seymour from the Center for the Advancement of Research and Teaching in the Social Sciences at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Library, 4:30 p.m.

October 24--Tea Talks. William Scott Green, professor of religion and Philip S. Berstein Professor of Judaic Studies, presents this session featuring a discussion on the latest archaeological research in Arezzo, Italy, where teams of students from the College have been working. Free and open to the public. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 2 p.m.

October 25--Department of Biology Donut Talks. Postdoctoral research associate Shawn Christensen presents "A Comprehensive Model for R2 Retrotransposition: Ordered Catalytic Steps Conducted by Two Subunits." Hutchison Hall 473, noon. For information, call x5-8837.

October 25--Department of Chemistry Physical Seminar. Nils Walter of the University of Michigan presents "Lumos!--Seeing is Believing: Structured Dynamics and Function are Closely Linked in (Single) RNA Enzymes." Hutchison Hall 473, 4 p.m.

October 25--Reading by Fiction Author Ben Marcus. Part of the Plutzik Series administered by the Department of English. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 8 p.m.

October 27--Department of Chemistry Colloquium. Presented by Thomas Szyperski of the University of Buffalo. Hutchison Hall 473, noon.

October 27--American History in Global Context. Seminar by Thomas Bender of the International Center for Advanced Studies at New York University. For more information, contact Ted Brown, x5-2051. Gamble Room, Rush Rhees Library, noon to 1:30 p.m.

October 28--Encounters in Translation: Discourse of "Discovery" in Latin America. Presentation by literary critic and fiction author Sylvia Molloy of New York University and former president of the Modern Language Association. Gamble Room, Rush Rhees Library, 4 p.m.

October 29--Department of Chemistry Organic Seminar. Presented by E. Casillas of Villanova University. Hutchison Hall 473, 9:30 a.m.

October 29--Ancient Theories of Self and Locke, Kant, Parfit, Williams. Philosophy colloquium delivered by Richard Sorabji of Oxford University. Sorabji is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and founder and director of the "Ancient Commentators on Aristotle" project. Dewey 2-110-D, 3:45 p.m. Reception to follow in Lattimore 501.

November 1--Department of Biology Donut Talks. John Lis of Cornell University presents "Dissecting Mechanisms of Transcription in Vivo using RNAi, Drugs, and Aptamers." Hutchison Hall 473, noon. For information, call x5-8837.


October 21--Daybreakers Toastmasters Club: Guest Day. "Teaching People to Talk Turkey Without Turning Chicken." Learn about Toastmasters, a public speaking support group. Refreshments served. Seneca Room (1-2604), Strong Memorial Hospital, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

October 24-26--The Adventures of the Monkey King: A Beijing Opera. Theatrical presentation of the Chinese myth of the Monkey King, featuring music, colorful costumes, acrobatics, stage fighting, and acting. Tickets required; call x5-4088. Runs October 24 at 8 p.m. and October 25 and 26 at 7 p.m.

October 28--Panel Discussion: Sudan. Forum on the conflict and the human cost of fighting in the western Sudan region of Darfur. Refreshments served. Friel Lounge, Susan B. Anthony Halls, 7:30 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

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