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Events scheduled for Monday, June 13 (after 5 p.m.) through Tuesday, July 5 (before 5 p.m.)


Memorial Art Gallery--x5-3081;

June 18, 19, 25, 26; Wendell Castle Video. View Tom Muir Wilson's award-winning film on The Music Stand, the 1964 work that brought Castle national acclaim. Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Wendell Castle in Rochester. Green Room, 3 p.m.


Memorial Art Gallery

Gallery Highlights Tour--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. June 16, 23, 30; 6:30 p.m.

Exhibition Tour--Free with admission. This tour highlights The View From Here. June 17, 19, 24, 26 (last viewing); 2 p.m.

June 17 through August 5--Rochester Art Club Juried Exhibition. Presented every three years, this show features works in all media by members of the club, which is one of the country's oldest. Lucy Burne Gallery.

Through June 26--The View From Here: Contemporary Russian and American Screenprints. Includes 70 prints by 21 leading Russian and American artists.

Through July 31--A High Style: Alex Katz's Alex and Ada Portfolio. Arriving on the New York art scene in the 1950s, Alex Katz rejected the popular Abstract Expressionist movement and gained a respected position within the contemporary art world. This 1990 portfolio of eight prints is based on earlier paintings of the artist and his wife Ada. Lockhart Gallery.

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 June 17--Pictorial Celebration of a Marriage: Two Lives with a Camera. Includes 46 images taken by Robert Doty, professor of neurobiology and anatomy. Also on view is the recently published book, Man and Woman, War and Peace 1941 to 1951: A Dual Autobiography, that features a collection of correspondences between Robert Doty and his late wife Elizabeth Doty. For gallery hours, call x5-4476. Gallery at the Art/Music Library, 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.

Through October--A Nation at War. The display, which commemorates the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II, features letters, drawings, photographs, and memorabilia all drawn from the department's collections. Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library.


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

June 14--Healthy Anger Management or Keeping Your Wits About You. Social worker Peter Sullivan talks about four key steps to reduce pain and manage anger in more healthy ways. Call Strong EAP for location.

Highland Hospital Family Classes--Call 473-2229 for details on fees and registration.

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

June 13, 20, 27--Infant Care and Safety. Classes one, two, and three, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

June 15--Breastfeeding. Basics of breastfeeding taught by certified lactation consultants. 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

June 18--Childbirth Refresher. This three-hour "express" class is for expectant parents who have attended childbirth classes within the past five years. 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

June 25--Infant and Child CPR. Training for parents, grandparents, and child care providers taught by certified American Red Cross instructors. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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

June 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30--Karate: Goshin Jutsu. Medical Center, G-5680, 6:15 to 7:30 p.m.

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

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

June 18--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).

June 19, 26--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.

June 25--Marvelous Multiples Class. This class offers support and assistance in gaining knowledge about pregnancy and the birth process with multiples. Lund Room, 3-3211/3-3213, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


June 13--The Bad Plus. Kilbourn Hall, 6 and 10 p.m.; Eastman Jazz Showcase Concert. 2005 scholarship winners. Eastman Theatre, 7:30 p.m.

June 14--Mamadou Diabate. Kilbourn Hall, 6 and 10 p.m.; Chick Corea and Touchstone. With Strunz and Farah. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

June 15--Ethnic Heritage Ensemble. Kilbourn Hall, 6 and 10 p.m.; Miles Davis: A Different Kind of Blue. $5 or donations to benefit the Eastman Jazz Studies Program. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

June 16--Harry Allen Quartet. Kilbourn Hall, 6 and 10 p.m.; Dave Brubeck. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

June 17--Wallace Roney Quartet. Kilbourn Hall, 6 and 10 p.m.; Chris Botti. With Madeleine Peyroux. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

June 18--John Scofield Band. Kilbourn Hall, 6 and 10 p.m.

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

June 26--Practical Harpist Recital. Kathleen Bride, harpist. Howard Hanson Hall, 7:30 p.m.

June 27--Practical Harpist Recital. Jan Jennings, guest harpist. Howard Hanson Hall, 7:30 p.m.

June 27--Dave Rivello Jazz Ensemble. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.

June 27--Eastman Trumpet Rising Stars. Jim Thompson, director. Ciminelli Lounge, 7:30 p.m.

June 29--Practical Harpist Recital. Kerry Renzoni, guest harpist. Howard Hanson Hall, 7:30 p.m.

June 30--Jazz Guitarist Gene Bertoncini. With guest Frank Vignola. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.

July 1--Practical Harpist. Final student concert. Howard Hanson Hall, 7:30 p.m.

July 1--New Music Concert. Clay Greenberg, director. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.

July 1--Brazil, Guitar, and Friends. Peter Kodzas, guitar. Kilbourn Hall, 7:30 p.m.

July 2--Eastman Bass Day and Drum Set Day Concerts. Room 120, 4 p.m.


River Campus Interfaith Chapel--x5-4321;

Roman Catholic Mass

June 19, 26, July 3--River Level, 10:30 a.m.


June 27--Department of Biology Seminar. Valakunja Nagaraja of the Indian Institute of Science, "Sequence Specific Recognition and Evolution of Sequence Specificity in Endonucleases." Hutchison Hall 473, noon to 1 p.m.


June 16--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.

June 16--Simon School: Masters in Medical Management. Representatives will be on hand at this information reception to discuss the Simon School's new Masters in Medical Management program. To reserve a space or for more information, call x5-3736 or e-mail Anderson Room, Medical Center (G8543), noon to 1:30 p.m.

June 22--Wilson Commons Wednesdays: Passport to Pleasure. This lunchtime event offers a passport theme with food fares from around the globe, including mini Greek salad on toasted pita triangles, Chinese pork dumplings, Baja fish tacos, red curry eggplant over basmati rice, tiramisu, and more. The event also includes a free raffle with several prizes. Sample appetizers for $3.50, desserts for $3.50, lunch meal for $7, or the entire menu for $10. Wilson Commons, 11:30 a.m. to 2 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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