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Events scheduled for Monday, March 28 (after 5 p.m.) through Monday, April 11 (before 5 p.m.)

MEMORIAL ART GALLERY EVENTS

Memorial Art Gallery--x5-3081; http://mag.rochester.edu

March 31--Lecture. "Portraits: Talking with Artist." Michael Kimmelman, chief art critic for The New York Times, speaks about his most recent book. Tickets required. Discount with University ID. Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

April 2, 3, 9, 10--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.

April 7--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.

April 7--What's Up. Docent Hanna Solky, pediatrician and psychiatrist, speaks on Ulysses Landing on the Island of Phaeacians by 17th- century Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens. Question-and-answer session follows. Free with admission. Auditorium, 5:30 p.m.

April 7--Archaeology Lecture. Kenneth Harl, professor of history at Tulane University, speaks on "The Shrines of Cybele and Zeus at Aezamis: A Model for Hellenization in Roman Asia Minor." Free with admission. Cosponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America, Rochester Society. Auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

ONGOING EXHIBITS AND TOURS

Medical Center

Through May 27--The Children of Belfast. Images by local photographer Joe Territo. Call x5-3361 for library hours or more details. Edward G. Miner Library.

Memorial Art Gallery

Gallery Highlights Tour--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. March 31, April 7: 6:30 p.m.; April 1, 3, 8, 10: 2 p.m.

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 some of Castle's corporate and public commissions.

River Campus

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.

FILMS

Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies--x3-5345 or www.rochester.edu/College/AAS for information.

April 1--Africa Video and Film Series: Clando. Reception with African foods follows. Morey Hall 321, 6:30 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.

March 31--The Pianist. 8 p.m., 11 p.m.

April 2--Sideways. 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., midnight.

April 7--Mambo Italiano. 8 p.m., 10 p.m.

April 8--Satin Rouge. 7 p.m., 9 p.m., 11 p.m.

April 9--Kinsey. 7 p.m., 9:30 p.m., midnight.

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 30--Basic Life Support Refresher Class. 1 to 5 p.m.

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

Highland Hospital Family Classes-- Call 473-2229 for details on fees and registration. www.stronghealth.com/services/womenshealth/resources.cfm

Through April--Childbirth Classes. See Web site for class schedules.

April 2--Breastfeeding. Basics of breastfeeding taught by certified lactation consultants. 9 a.m. to noon.

April 4--Infant Care and Safety. Class one, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

April 6--Managing Labor Pain. Covers options from breathing and relaxation to medications and epidurals. 7 to 9 p.m.

April 7, 9--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. April 7: 6:30 to 7:15 p.m., 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.; April 9: 10 to 10:45 a.m., 11 a.m. to noon.

April 9--Childbirth Express: One-Day Class. Late pregnancy class that provides preparation for labor, delivery, postpartum, and newborn care. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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

March 28, 31, April 4, 7--Karate: Goshin Jutsu. Medical Center, G-5680, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m.

March 29, April 5--Hatha Yoga. Medical Center, G-5680, 5:20 to 6:30 p.m.

March 31, April 7--Swing Dance. Medical Center, G-5680, 5:15 to 6:15 p.m.

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

Through April--Prepared Childbirth Classes. Lund Room (3-3211/3-3213), 7 to 9 p.m.

April 2--Sibling Class. Children learn about becoming a big sister or brother. For children ages 3 to 10. Lund Room (3-3211/3-3213), 10 to 11:30 a.m. (part 1)/11:30 a.m. to noon (part 2).

April 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.

April 3, 10--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.

April 9--Refresher/VBAC Class. Reflect on previous birth experiences, learn about vaginal birth after cesarean, sibling preparation, planning for changing family, and options for comfort measures including relaxation, breathing techniques, and medication. Lund Room, 3-3211/3-3213, 1 to 4 p.m.

MUSIC

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 31--Keyboard Cornucopia. Julia Siciliano, Daniel Pesca, and Amy Sze, pianists from the class of Eastman Professor Nelita True, play music of Liszt, Berg, and Johann Strauss.

April 7--Scintillating Saint-Saëns. Cellist Rosie Elliott and pianist Rose Grace present a concert of music by French composer Camille Saint-Saens.

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

March 28--Eastman Chamber Music Society. Kilbourn Hall, 9 p.m.

March 29--Faculty Artist Series. Thomas Schumacher, piano. Tickets required (free with University ID). Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

March 30--Eastman Jazz Lab Band. Clarence Hines and Russell Scarbrough, directors. Danny Gottlieb, guest soloist. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

March 31--Eastman Contemporary Percussion Ensemble. Beth Gottlieb, Danny Gottlieb, and Ward Hartenstein, soloists. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

March 31 to April 3--Eastman Opera Theatre. Puccini's La Rondine (sung in Italian). Benton Hess, music director and Steven Daigle, stage director. Tickets required (discount with University ID). Eastman Theatre, March 31 and April 1-2, 8 p.m.; April 3, 2 p.m.

April 2--Viva Italia. Lynn Blakeslee, violin; Russell Miller, piano; and Kris Bezidenhout, harpsichord. Kilbourn Hall, 11 a.m.

April 3--Faculty Artist Series. Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez, composer. Cristina Valdes, guest pianist; Makoto Nakura, guest marimbist. Tickets required (free with University ID). Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.

April 5--Faculty Artist Series. Oleh Krysa, violin, with Tatiana Tchekina, piano. Tickets required (free with University ID). Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 6--OSSIA. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 7--Eastman Chamber Jazz. Eastman Jazz Trio with Ali Ryerson, flute. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 8--Eastman School Symphony Orchestra/ Eastman Rochester Chorus. William Weinert and Mark Bartel, conductors. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

April 9--Lotte Lenya Competition 2005: Final Round. Kilbourn Hall, noon.

April 10--Eastman Wind Ensemble. Mark Davis Scatterday, conductor. Ben Toth, percussion. Eastman Theatre, 3 p.m. River Campus

April 2--A Cappella Concert by Midnight Ramblers. Admission. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

April 2, 3--Piano Master Class. The public is invited to attend open coaching sessions for select students from the College and Eastman School with Russian pianist Vladimir Viardo, a recording artist, concert soloist, winner of several international competitions, and currently professor and artist-in-residence at the University of North Texas. Sponsored by the Department of Music at the College, x5-2828. Lower Strong Auditorium, 2 p.m.

April 3--Tsunami Reconstruction Music Fest. All-acoustic benefit concert featuring Rochester musicians Marvin Stillman, Maria Gilard, Connie Deming, and the Monroe County Bluegrass Ramblers, in addition to student groups Vocal Point, More Cowbell, and others. Strong Auditorium, 6 p.m.

April 7--Tsunami Benefit Reception. Featuring the University Jazz Ensemble and a group of Eastman School and College faculty performing blues and jazz. May Room, Wilson Commons, 5 to 7 p.m.

April 8--A Cappella Concert by After Hours. Admission charge. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

April 9--Chamber Orchestra with Chamber Singers. David Harman and L. Brett Scott, directors. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

RELIGION

River Campus Interfaith Chapel--x5-4321; www.rochester.edu/chapel/services.html

Roman Catholic Mass

March 29, April 5--Sanctuary, 5:15 p.m.

March 30, April 6--Friel Lounge, 10 p.m.

April 3, 10--River Level, 10:30 a.m., 7 p.m.

Jewish Services

April 1, 8--Conservative, River Level, 6 p.m.; Orthodox, Conference Room, 6 p.m.; Reform, Commons Room, 6 p.m.

April 2, 9--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

April 3, 10--University Christian Fellowship, Sanctuary, 3 p.m.

April 3, 10--Protestant Community Chapel, Sanctuary, 5 p.m.

SPORTS

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

Baseball--Brockport, March 29, 1 p.m. Hilbert, April 2, 1 p.m. Hamilton, April 3, 1 p.m. Keuka, April 6, 2 p.m. St. John Fisher, April 10, noon.

Lacrosse (Women's)--Alfred, April 5, 4 p.m.

Softball--Hamilton, March 31, 3 p.m. St. John Fisher, April 1, 3 p.m. Medaille, April 6, 3:30 p.m.

Tennis (Women's)--William Smith, April 6, 4 p.m. SLU, April 8, 4:30 p.m.

LECTURES AND READINGS

March 28--Making a Difference in Corporate Decisions: Investing for Social and Environmental Accountability. Talk by Timothy Smith, senior director of socially responsive investing at Walden Asset Management. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 5 p.m.

March 29--Physics and Astronomy Seminar. Bill Johnson of Los Alamos National Laboratory, "The Physics Behind Nuclear Nonproliferation." Bausch & Lomb 106, 3:30 p.m.

March 29--Scandling Lecture Series: Nel Noddings. Nationally known educator discusses public education in a democracy as part of the 2004-05 Scandling Lecture Series presented by the Warner School. Free and open to the public. For details, call x5-7428. Great Hall, Rush Rhees Library, 7 p.m.

March 29--The Plutzik Series: Kathryn Davis. Reading by the author of several novels, including Labrador, which won the University's Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize in 1988. Lander Auditorium, Hutchison Hall, 8 p.m.

March 30--Skalny Center Luncheon Seminar: Is History a Human Experience of the Past? Presented by Krzysztof Zamorski of Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland. Lunch provided. For reservations and information, call x5-9898. Gamble Room, Rush Rhees Library, noon.

March 30--Work in Progress Seminar. Kathy Robinson presents "To Know the Music is to Know the People: Choral Dance Songs from Galeshewe, South Africa." Sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies. Morey 314, 12:30 p.m.

March 30--A Paradise for Killers: Marco Polo and the Garden of the Assassins. Part of the Helen Ann Robbins Medieval Lecture Series. Robbins Library, 416 Rush Rhees Library, 2 p.m.

March 30--Department of Chemical Engineering Seminar. Michael Tsapatsis of the University of Minnesota, "Polymer Selective Flake Nanocomposites." Gavett Hall 202, 2 p.m.

March 31--Neilly Series: Paula Treichler. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 5 p.m.

April 1--Physics and Astronomy Ph.D. Defense. Jeffrey Scott Pratt, "Entanglement in Quantum Spin Systems." Bausch & Lomb 372, 10 a.m.

April 1--Institute of Optics Colloquium. Nada Boustany of Rutgers University, "Optical Assays for Cell Biology and Histopathology." Wilmot 116, 10:30 a.m.

April 1--Astronomy and Astrophysics Seminar. Joe Hahn of St. Mary's University, "Kuiper Belt via Neptune's Orbital Migration." Bausch & Lomb 106, 3:45 p.m.

April 4--Philosophy Colloquium. Louise Antony, professor of philosophy at Ohio State University. Reception follows. Gowen Room, Wilson Commons, 4 p.m.

April 4--The Origins of Figurative Art and Music: Early Examples of Abstract Art and Musical Instruments from Caves in the Swabian Jura. Nicholas Conard of the University of Tübingen. Cosponsored by the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and the Department of Anthropology. Lander Auditorium, Hutchison Hall, 5:15 p.m.

April 5--Chemistry Department: Hutchison Distinguished Lecturer. Jacqueline Barton of California Institute of Technology, "DNA Charge Transport Chemistry and Biology." Hutchison Hall 473, 4 p.m.

April 6--Chemistry Department: Hutchison Distinguished Lecturer. Jacqueline Barton of California Institute of Technology, "Targeting DNA Mismatches with Metallointercalators." Hutchison Hall 473, noon.

April 6--A Conversation with Louise Glück. The poet is the winner of numerous prizes, including the Pulitzer Prize. Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library, 5 p.m.

April 7--Chemistry Department: Hutchison Distinguished Lecturer. Jacqueline Barton of California Institute of Technology, "Mechanistic Studies of DNA Charge Transport." Dewey Hall 2110E, 9:30 a.m.

April 7--Confessional Poetics of the Body in Late Medieval Literature. Presentation by Cathryn Meyer of the University of Texas in Austin, this year's Helen Ann Mins Robbins Fellow. Robbins Library, 416 Rush Rhees Library, 3 p.m.

April 8--Chemistry Department Organic Seminar. Presented by Tulay Aygan Atesin. Hutchison Hall 473, 9:30 a.m..

April 8--Institute of Optics Colloquium. Bogdan Dragnea of the University of Indiana at Bloomington, "Dynamic Light Scattering in Near-Field." Wilmot 116, 10:30 a.m.

April 9--Twenty-Fourth Rochester Symposium for Physics (Optics and Astronomy) Students. World Year Physics 2005. Bausch & Lomb 106 and 109, 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

April 11--Physics and Astronomy Ph.D. Defense. Kam Wai Clifford Chan, "Two-Particle Breakup and Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Entanglement." Bausch & Lomb 375, 2 p.m.

April 11--Chemistry Department Physical/Inorganic Seminar. Xiaogang Peng of the University of Arkansas, "Bandgap and Composition Engineering of Colloidal Nanocrystals." Hutchison Hall 473, 4 p.m.

MISCELLANY

April 1--An Introduction to Argentine Tango. Choreographer Emmanuelle Loustaunou, accompanied by her husband, Len, demonstrates elements of the tango and invites audience members to try out steps. Sponsored by the Program of Movement and Dance. Admission charge (free with student ID). Spurrier Dance Studio, 7 p.m.

April 2--'Japanese Music Night' Fundraiser. The University Simulation Gaming Association sponsors this dance party to raise funds for the association's anime subsection, which screens Japanese animation films once a week. The Japanese musical selections, primarily modern pop and rock, will be presented by a DJ. Purchase tickets at the door. Wilson Commons, May Room, 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

April 7--Daybreakers Toastmasters Club. 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.

April 9--The Visual and Cultural Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference. Graduate student presentations examine public displays of affection. The program, which is free and open to the public, features a keynote address at 4:30 p.m. by Laura Kipnis, professor in the Department of Radio, Film, and Television at Northwestern University. Dewey Hall 1-101, 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

April 9--Inside the Director's Studio with Harold Prince. The renowned Broadway producer/director is interviewed by Kim Kowalke, the Richard L. Turner Professor of Humanities, and responds to questions from students. Open to the public. Kilbourn Hall, 10 a.m.

April 9--Mela. Annual cultural show sponsored by the Association for Development of Interest in the Indian Subcontinent. Various vocal, instrumental, and dance performances, including bhangra and dandia. Strong Auditorium, 2 p.m.

April 11--Feelin' Groovy: Love and Jealousy. Sponsored by the University Counseling Center. Call x5-2361 for more details. Wilson Commons 122, noon to 1 p.m.

ACTIVITY CONNECTION

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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