HEY, WHO'S THE ARTIST HERE?--Visitors to Memorial Art Gallery's latest exhibition will need to get in touch with their inner artist as they use scissors, paper, and glue to help bring the show's 3-D designs to life. Touring nationally, The Paper Sculpture Show will be on view at the gallery through March 27. This unconventional, interactive exhibit includes designs, created by 26 artists, that are printed on sheets of paper visitors use to create the works of art.
Accompanying the exhibition is Paper Trail, a show that includes recent works by eight regional artists whose primary medium is paper, including Martha Schermerhorn's Tagore Box pictured above.
Events scheduled for Monday, February 28 (after 5 p.m.) through Monday, March 14 (before 5 p.m.)
MEMORIAL ART GALLERY EVENTS
Memorial Art Gallery--x5-3081; http://mag.rochester.edu
March 3--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.
March 3--What's Up. Marlene Hamann-Whitmore, curator of education, speaks about Dead Pine by American artist Neil Welliver. Question-and-answer session follows. Free with admission. Forman Gallery, 5:30 p.m.
March 3--Archeology Lecture. Peter Brown speaks about "Roman Aqueducts: Yet Another Wonder of the Ancient World." Free with admission. Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.
March 5, 6--Wendell Castle Video. View Tom Muir Wilson's award-winning film on The Music Stand, the 1964 work that brought Castle his first national acclaim. Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Wendell Castle in Rochester. Green Room, 3 p.m.
March 6--Lecture. Judith Olson Gregory, fifth of eight Paper Trail speakers, discusses her work. Gallery visit follows. Auditorium, 2 p.m.
ONGOING EXHIBITS AND TOURS
Memorial Art Gallery
Gallery Highlights Tour--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. March 3: 6:30 p.m.
Exhibition Tour--Free with admission. This tour highlights The Paper Sculpture Show and Paper Trail. March 4, 6: 2 p.m.
Through March 27--The Paper Sculpture Show. This exhibition features designs by 26 artists that visitors can help create and display during the show.
Through March 27--Paper Trail. Features recent works by artists whose primary medium is paper. The 2-D and 3-D works are by Jozef Bajus, Judith Olson Gregory, Kumi Korf, Scott McCarney, Raphaela McCormack, Martha Schermerhorn, Nancy Lenker Topolski, and the late Lowell Williams.
Through May 8--Japanese Prints from the Floating World. Explores the ukiyo-e or "floating world picture" print movement in Edo (now Tokyo). Offered in honor of President Jackson.
Through 2005--Wendell Castle in Rochester. Features furniture and sculpture along with preliminary drawings and photos of Castle's corporate and public commissions.
Through March 15--Beowulfiana: Modern Adaptations of Beowulf. An exhibition of novels, comic books, films, and other items based on the Old English epic poem Beowulf. Robbins Library, Rush Rhees Library.
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 March 25--Quilts for a New Millennium. Showcases quilts by artist Carol Taylor. Hartnett Gallery, Wilson Commons.
Through March 25--(En)Gendered: Identity, Gender, and Art. Juried exhibition features the work of eight University students who deal with the issues of gender and identity in their art. Sponsored by the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies. For more information, call x5-8318. Gallery at the Art & Music Library in 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.
Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies
March 2--Africa Video and Film Series: The Language You Cry In. Morey 314, 5 p.m.
HEALTH AND WELLNESS
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.
March 7--Basic Life Support Refresher Course. 5 to 9 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.
March 8--Your Identity Is Important . . . Protect It! Cheryl McKeiver, director of education at Consumer Credit Counseling Services, talks about identity theft and ways to avoid becoming a victim. Call Strong EAP for location.
Highland Hospital Family Classes--Call 473-2229 to register. www.stronghealth.com/services/womenshealth/resources.cfm
March 5--Breastfeeding. Basics of breastfeeding taught by certified lactation consultants. Fee: $35/mom and support person. Registration required. 9 a.m. to noon.
March 12--Childbirth Express: One-Day Class. Late pregnancy class that provides preparation for labor, delivery, postpartum, and newborn care. Fee: $100/mom and coach. Registration required. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
March 12--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, $7 each additional child. Registration required. 10 to 10:45 a.m., 11 a.m. to noon.
Medical Center Fitness and Wellness Center--Call x5-2437 for information.
February 28, March 3, 7, 10--Karate: Goshin Jutsu. Medical Center, G-5680, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m.
March 1, 8--Hatha Yoga. Medical Center, G-5680, 5:20 to 6:30 p.m.
March 3, 10--Swing Dance. Medical Center, G-5680, 5:15 to 6:15 p.m.
Strong Beginnings Classes--Preregistration required. Call x5-0096 for information and x5-4058 to register.
Through March--Prepared Childbirth Classes. For information and schedule, call x5-0096. Lund Room (3-3211/3-3213), 7 to 9 p.m.
March 5--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.
March 5--Sibling Class. Children learn about becoming a big sister or brother. For children ages 3 to 10. 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.
March 6--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.
March 6, 13--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.
March 12--Infant Massage. Learn the basics of infant massage. Fee of $20 covers 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.
March 3--Destino Winds. An ensemble composed of Eastman students Hilary Abigana (flute), Jeffrey Stephenson (oboe), Amy Chung (clarinet), Donna Yoo (horn), and Rachael Young (bassoon) perform music of Barber and Villa-Lobos.
March 10--Sensational Strings. String quartet music of Haydn and Janácek performed by violinists Corinne Stillwell and Patricia Sunwoo, violist George Taylor, and cellist Mimi Hwang.
Eastman School of Music--24-hour Music Line x4-1100. Events are free unless otherwise noted. www.rochester.edu/Eastman
February 28--Musica Nova. Brad Lubman, conductor. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.
March 1--Collegium Musicum. Paul O'Dette and Christel Thielmann, directors. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.
March 2--World Music Series. Dirk Powell Band. Tickets required (discount with University ID). Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.
March 2--University Wind Symphony Orchestra. William Tiberio, director. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.
River Campus Interfaith Chapel--x5-4321; www.rochester.edu/chapel/services.html
Roman Catholic Mass
March 1, 8--Sanctuary, 5:15 p.m.
March 2, 9--Friel Lounge, 10 p.m.
March 6, 13--River Level, 10:30 a.m., 7 p.m.
March 4, 11--Conservative, River Level, 5:15 p.m.; Orthodox, Conference Room, 5:15 p.m.; Reform, Commons Room, 5:15 p.m.
March 5, 12--Conservative, Commons Room, 10:30 a.m.; Orthodox, River Level, 10 a.m.
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.
March 6, 13--University Christian Fellowship, Sanctuary, 3 p.m.
March 6, 13--Protestant Community Chapel, Sanctuary, 5 p.m.
Major Barbara--Radically re-envisioned production of George Bernard Shaw's comic masterpiece, presented by the International Theatre Program. Reserve tickets online at www.rochester.edu/theatre or at the box office x5-4088. Todd Theatre in Todd Union, runs March 2, 3, 4, and 5 at 8 p.m.
LECTURES AND READINGS
March 1 --Plutzik Reading Series: Daniel Donaghy. Poet reads from his work. Free and open to the public. For more information, call x5-4092. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 5 p.m.
March 3--Work in Progress Seminar. Cedric Johnson, a postdoctoral fellow at the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies, presents "Return of the Native: Amiri Baraka, the New Nationalism, and Black Power Politics." For more information, contact the institute at x5-7235. Morey Hall 314, 12:30 to 2 p.m.
March 4--Department of Chemistry Seminar. Kristopher McNeill of the University of Minnesota presents "Mechanistic Environmental Chemistry: Photo-Generated Reactive Species and Pollutant Degradation." Hutchison Hall 473, 9:30 a.m.
March 14--Department of Biology Donut Talk. Michele Klingbeil of the University of Massachusetts Amherst presents "Trypanosome Mitochondrial DNA Transactions: Multiple DNA Ploymerases in the Bank." Hutchison Hall 473, noon.
March 12--Department of Chemistry: PhD Defense. Christina Goudreau Collison presents "Studies Toward the Total Synthesis of (-)-Apoptolidin." Hutchison Hall 473, 2 p.m.
March 3--Daybreakers Toastmasters Club Guest Day. "Teaching People to Talk Turkey without Turning Chicken." Learn about Toastmasters, a public speaking support group. Open to the public; refreshments provided. Seneca Room (1-2604), Strong Memorial Hospital, 7:30 to 9 a.m.
March 14--Feelin' Groovy. "Just Sit Back and Relax. Oh, Yeah: Bring your Pillow!" Sponsored by University Counseling Center. For details, call x5-2361. Wilson Commons 122, noon.
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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