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Events scheduled for Monday, November 1 (after 5 p.m.) through Monday, November 15 (before 5 p.m.)


Memorial Art Gallery--x5-3081;

November 2--Tuesday's Treasures. For more information, call 473-7720, ext. 3014. M&T Bank Ballroom, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

November 3-7--Election Week Special. Admission is free all week to any visitor who displays an "I Voted Today" sticker. Offered in conjunction with the exhibition If Elected I will Serve.

November 4, 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.

November 4--What's Up. Docent Helene Robinson discusses African art from the Southern Savanna style zone. Followed by an opportunity to ask questions. Free with admission. Auditorium, 5:30 p.m.

November 4--House Calls in Art: Depictions of the Doctor's Visit in 17th-Century Paintings. Assistant Professor Stephanie Brown Clark discusses works by Dou, Steen, Schalken, and Heerschop. Free with admission. Auditorium, 7 p.m.

November 7--Dance Demonstration and Lecture. Lecture by Tony Award-winning choreographer Garth Fagan, followed by a demonstration with members of Garth Fagan Dance. Free with admission. For information, call 473-7720, ext. 3025. Auditorium, 2 p.m.

November 11--Archaeology Lecture. Harrison Eiteljorg, director of the Center for the Study of Architecture/Archaeology in Bryn Mawr, Penn., presents "Parthenon and Propylaea: Two Approaches to Architectural Planning." Free with admission. 7 p.m.

November 13--Fine Craft Show Preview Party. Mingle with the artists and have first opportunity to purchase craft pieces before the show opens to the public. Refreshments served. For tickets, call 473-7720 ext. 3014. 7 to 9 p.m.

November 13-14--Fine Craft Show and Sale. The Gallery Council's juried show and sale features one-of-a-kind and limited-edition works by 40 master craft artists. Tickets required. November 13, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; November 14, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Memorial Art Gallery

Gallery Highlights Tour--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. November 4, 11: 6:30 p.m.

Exhibition Tour--Free with admission. This tour highlights The Walter O. Evans Collection of African American Art. November 5, 7, 12, 14; 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.


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.

November 5--Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story. 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m.

November 6--The Manchurian Candidate. 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., midnight.

November 12--The Village. 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., midnight.

November 13--The Corporation. 8 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.

November 3--Basic Life Support Refresher Course. 1 to 5 p.m.

November 8--Basic Life Support Original Course. 5 to 8 p.m.

November 12--Basic Life Support Refresher Course. 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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

November 9--The Divorce Process: Before, During, and After. Mediator B. J. Mann talks about the phases of divorce and the role that mediation can play. Registration required. 3-6408 (K307), Strong Memorial Hospital, noon to 1 p.m.

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

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

November 1--Working and Breastfeeding. Learn strategies for balancing breastfeeding and work from a certified lactation consultant. Fee: $20/mom and support person. Registration required. 6 to 8 p.m.

November 1, 8--Infant Care and Safety. Fee: $50/couple for three-week miniseries or $20 per individual class. Registration required. 7 to 9 p.m.

November 2, 6, 9, 13--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. November 2, 9: 7:15 to 8:15 p.m.; November 6, 13: 9 to 10 a.m.

November 4--Cesarean Birth. Designed for mothers and support persons who are preparing for a planned Cesarean birth as well as families who have been told that a Cesarean birth may be needed. Fee: $20/mom and support person. Registration required. 7 to 9 p.m.

November 6--Breastfeeding. Basics of breastfeeding taught by certified lactation consultants. Fee: $35/mom and support person. Registration required. 9 a.m. to noon.

November 10--Managing Labor Pain. Covers options from breathing and relaxation to medications and epidurals. Fee: $20/couple. Registration required. 7 to 9 p.m.

November 13--Childbirth Refresher. This three-hour "express" class is for expectant parents who have attended childbirth classes within the past five years. Fee: $35/mom and support person. Registration required. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 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. For information and schedule, call x5-0096. Lund Room (3-3211/3-3213), 7 to 9 p.m.

November 6--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. 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.

November 7--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.

November 7, 14--Orientation Class and Walking Tour. Learn what to expect during a hospital stay and take a walking tour of obstetrics services. Meet at information desk in main lobby. 3 to 4 p.m.

November 13--Infant Massage. Learn the basics of infant massage. Fee of $20 includes baby and adult(s). Theid Room (2-2355), 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.

November 4--Piano Spectacular. Eastman students Jeremy Samolesky, Jiwon Lee, and Kimberly Cann perform romantic classics of Rachmaninoff, Rzewski, and Liszt.

November 11--Listen to Liszt. Pianist Deborah Brown performs selections from Liszt's Années de Pélerinage.

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

November 3--Eastman Wind Ensemble. Mark Davis Scatterday, conductor. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

November 4-7--Eastman Opera Theatre: Strouse, East and West (World Premiere). Benton Hess, music director, and Steven Daigle, stage director. Tickets required. Kilbourn Hall. November 4, 5, 6; 8 p.m. November 7, 2 p.m.

November 8--Musica Nova. Brad Lubman, conductor, with Luca Francesconi, guest composer. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

November 9--Eastman-Ranlet Series. Kopelman Quartet. Mikhail Kopelman; Boris Kuschnir, violin; Igor Sulyga, viola; Mikhail Milman, cello. Tickets required. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

November 10--Eastman Philharmonia. Neil Varon, conductor. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

November 11--Eastman Jazz Lab Band. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

November 14--Faculty Artist Series. Russell Miller, piano. Song recital with Eastman students. Tickets required (free with University ID). Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.

River Campus

November 5--University Gospel Choir. Alvin Parris III, director. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.


River Campus Interfaith Chapel--x5-4321;

Roman Catholic Mass

November 2, 9--Sanctuary, 5:15 p.m.
November 3, 10--Friel Lounge, 10 p.m
November 7, 14--River Level, 10:30 a.m., 7 p.m.

Jewish Services

November 5, 12--Conservative, River Level, 5:15 p.m.; Orthodox, Conference Room, 5:15 p.m.; Reform, Commons Room, 5:15 p.m.
November 6, 13--Conservative, Commons Room, 10:30 a.m.; Orthodox, River Level, 10 a.m.

Muslim Services

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). All prayers held in Meditation Room 220 unless otherwise specified.

Protestant Services

November 7, 14--University Christian Fellowship, Sanctuary, 3 p.m.
November 7, 14--Protestant Community Chapel, Sanctuary, 5 p.m.


Athletics and

Football--Rensselaer Polytechnic, November 6, noon.

Soccer (Men's)--Case Western Reserve, November 6, 7 p.m.

Soccer (Women's)--Case Western Reserve, November 6, 4:30 p.m.

Swimming (Men's)--St. Lawrence, November 12, 6 p.m.; Union College, November 13, 1 p.m.

Swimming (Women's)--St. Lawrence, November 12, 6 p.m.; Union College, November 13, 1 p.m.


November 3--Department of Chemical Engineering Seminar. Ian Ivar Suni of Clarkson University presents "Copper Planarization by Electropolishing." Gavett Hall 202, 2 p.m.

November 3--Department of Physics and Astronomy Colloquium. Dirk Bouwmeester of the University of California at Santa Barbara presents "Entanglement Between Light and Matter." Tea: Bausch & Lomb Lobby, 3:30 p.m. Talk: Bausch & Lomb 109, 3:45 p.m.

November 3--Plutzik Series: Reading by Poet Donald Revell. Administered by the Department of English. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 8 p.m.

November 4--Department of Physics and Astronomy Special Condensed Matter Seminar. Shuit-Tong Lee of City University of Hong Kong presents "Optoelectronic Properties of Semiconducting Nanowires and Nanoribbons." Tea: Bausch & Lomb 271, 3:30 p.m. Talk: Bausch & Lomb 372, 3:45 p.m.

November 4--James Baldwin and the Black Aesthetics Movement. Presented by Darrell Moore of DePaul University. Sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 4 p.m.

November 8--Department of Biology Donut Talks. Assistant Professor Elaine Sia presents "Replication and Maintenance of Mitochodrial DNA." Hutchison Hall 473, noon. For information, call x5-8837.

November 8--Department of Physics and Astronomy Ph.D. Defense. Graduate student Sara Marie Demers Konezny presents "A Measurement of BR." Bausch & Lomb 275, 2 p.m.

November 8--Department of Physics and Astronomy Seminar. Ray Jayawardhana of the University of Toronto presents "YSOs or Brown Dwarfs." Tea: Bausch & Lomb 271, 3:30 p.m. Talk: Bausch & Lomb 106, 3:45 p.m.

November 8--Department of Chemistry Inorganic Seminar. Thai Thayumanavan of the University of Massachusetts presents "Dendrimers and Polymers Inspired by Nature." Hutchison Hall 473, 4 p.m.

November 9--Department of Physics and Astronomy Seminar. Mike Dragowsky of Case Western Reserve University presents "Dark Matter Searches." Tea: Bausch & Lomb 271, 3:15 p.m. Talk: Bausch & Lomb 372, 3:30 p.m.

November 10--Department of Chemistry Colloquium. Lawrence Marnett of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine presents "Mining the Active Site of Cyclooxygenase-2: Discovery of New Substrates, Inhibitors, and Functions." Hutchison Hall 473, noon.

November 10--Department of Physics and Astronomy Colloquium. Professors Arie Bodek and Lynne Orr present "The 2004 Nobel Prize in Physics and the Discovery of QCD." Tea: Bausch & Lomb Lobby, 3:30 p.m. Talk: Bausch & Lomb 109, 3:45 p.m.

November 11--Neilly Series: Humorist and Writer Roy Blount Jr. Introduction by Myra Gelband, former senior editor of Sports Illustrated and a member of the University Board of Trustees. Hoyt Hall, 5 p.m.

November 12--Philosophy Colloquium. Lecture by John Fischer of the University of California at Riverside. Dewey 2-110-D, 3:45 p.m.

November 15--Department of Biology Donut Talks. Lawrence Donehower of Baylor College of Medicine presents "Using Genetically Engineered Mice to Study the Role of p53 in Cancer and Aging." Hutchison Hall 473, noon. For information, call x5-8837.

November 15--Department of Physics and Astronomy Seminar. Aaron Roodman of Stanford University presents "Babar Update." Tea: Bausch & Lomb 271, 3:15 p.m. Talk: Bausch & Lomb 372, 3:30 p.m.

November 15--Department of Physics and Astronomy Seminar. Professor David Mathews presents. Bausch & Lomb 271, 3:30 p.m. Talk: Bausch & Lomb 372, 3:45 p.m.


November 3--AAS Pizza Party. Information session on African and African-American Studies courses and opportunities. Morey 314, noon.

November 4--Daybreakers Toastmasters Club. Learn about Toastmasters, a public speaking support group. Seneca Room (1-2604), Strong Memorial Hospital, 7:30 to 9 a.m.

November 10--Wilson Commons Wednesday. Food and entertainment with an Italian theme. Hirst Lounge, Wilson Commons, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

November 12--University Ballet Performance Group. Annual fall show featuring a number of student-choreographed pieces, including lyrical, jazz, tap, and hip-hop dances. The show will also include several classical pieces inspired by the ballet Don Quixote. Tickets available at the Common Market in Wilson Commons and at the door. Strong Auditorium, 7 p.m.

November 13--South Asian Expo. Cultural fair spotlighting history, music, food, fashion, religion, and art of South Asia. Sponsored by the Association for the Development of Interest in the Indian Subcontinent.

November 14--Delta Gamma's Anchor Splash. Delta Gamma sorority holds the 17th-annual Anchor Splash as the culmination of a week of national fund-raising projects aimed at helping the visually impaired. Admission charge. Speegle-Wilbraham Aquatic Complex of the Robert B. Goergen Athletic Center, 4 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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