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Events scheduled for Monday, March 27 (after 5 p.m.) through Monday, April 10 (before 5 p.m.). All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.


Medical Center: Edward G. Miner Library. Call x5-3361 or visit for hours or details.

Through March--Images from Tibet. A collection of images taken by a team of University researchers and students who are studying nutrition in Tibet.

Memorial Art Gallery: Call x5-3081 or visit for hours or details.

Tour: Extreme Materials--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. March 31, April 2, 7, 9; 2 p.m.

Tour: Gallery Highlights--Free with admission. Meet at the admission desk. March 30, April 6; 6:30 p.m.

March 30--Artist Lecture. "Early Carousels to Flat Color." Internationally renowned abstract artist Sam Gilliam gives an illustrated lecture. Tickets required. Auditorium, 7:30 p.m. (Related event held in the afternoon at Wilson Commons, Gowen Room.)

April 2--Extreme Sunday. View the exhibition Extreme Materials and enjoy hands-on art activities, tours, and musical performances. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

April 2, 8, 9--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. Free with admission. Green Room, 3 p.m.

April 2, 9--Going for Baroque. 25-minute presentation and mini-recital on the newly installed Italian Baroque organ. Free with admission. Herdle Fountain Court, 1 and 3 p.m.

April 6--Volunteer Recognition Event. Eastman doctoral student Annie Kirk gives a presentation and recital on the Italian Baroque organ, followed by docent-led tours of newly reinstalled Baroque artworks. Herdle Fountain Court, 5:30 p.m.

April 6--Visions for Downtown Rochester. Panel discussion features Heida Zimmer-Meyer, Rochester Downtown Development Corporation; Roger Brown, Barkstrom & LaCroix Architects; and Mark Ballerstein, Renaissance Square. Moderator is Suressa Forbes. Free with admission. Auditorium, 7 p.m.

Ongoing Exhibitions--

Wendell Castle in Rochester

Protected for Eternity: The Coffins of Pa-Debehu-Aset

Italian Baroque Organ

Through April 9--Extreme Materials. Organized by the gallery, this exhibition includes about 40 works from both public and private collections that incorporate nontraditional materials. On view in the Grand Gallery.

Through April 16--Love and Concern for the Human Condition: The Photographs of David Heath. This selection of Heath's photographs from the 1960s portrays intimacy and alienation as components of modern life. On view in the Study Case.

Through April 2--Trace. An exhibition of large-scale paintings by Deborah Barlow. Barlow is a Boston painter who uses layering and surface work to create worlds of natural forms, evoking vast landscapes and the microscopic intricacies of a single cell. Hartnett Gallery, Wilson Commons.

Through June--75 Years Beside the Genesee. Commemorates the 75th anniversary of the dedication of the River Campus. Great Hall, Rush Rhees Library.

Through August--Concretions: Writers, Readers, Texts. Collages by Doug Manchee. Hilfiker Gallery, Rare Books and Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library.

Through August 31--A Heroic Life: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Death of Susan B. Anthony. Items related to the suffragist's life and ongoing commemorations marking the centennial anniversary of her death. Rare Books and Special Collections, Rush Rhees Library.


March 29--Coming of Age in Diaspora: Two Short Films. Features Picc Mi (Little Bird) (1992) and La Petite Vendeuse de Soleil (The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun) (1999). Sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies. Morey 314, 5 p.m.

April 6--FDI Film Series: Visual Culture and the African Diaspora. Features Brother to Brother (2004). Appearance by the film's award-winning director, Rodney Evans. Sponsored by the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies and the Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies. Hoyt Auditorium, 7:15 p.m.


Highland's Family Classes/Strong Beginnings Classes--For a listing of classes offered through Highland Hospital and Strong Memorial Hospital, visit or call for more information on registration at Highland Hospital at 473-2229 or Strong Memorial Hospital at x5-4058.

CPR Classes--Offered by the Office for Educational Resources (OER). Registration required. All classes held in the OER Department (2-7500 area of the Medical Center). To register, call x5-7666 or visit

April 10--Basic Life Support Refresher Class. 5 to 9 p.m.


College Music Department: For more information, call x5-2828.

March 31--After Hours. Kate Scally, director. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

April 1--Gospel Choir: 30th Anniversary Concert. Alvin Parris III, director. River Road Auditorium, 8 p.m.

April 8--Midnight Ramblers. David Soson, director. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

Eastman at Washington Square: "Thursday Lunchtime Concerts" at the First Universalist Church, corner of South Clinton Ave. and Court St., 12:15 to 12:45 p.m. Brown-bag lunches welcome during performance.

March 30--Poems, Letters, and Stories. Nadine Earl Carey, soprano; Joan Kinsella, cello; and Norman Carey, piano, perform music of Lori Laitman, Betty Roe, Andre Previn, and Leonard Bernstein.

April 6--Chamber Winds. Enjoy small ensemble music performed by Eastman graduate students: Tabatha Easley, flute; Alyssa McKeithen, oboe; Kara Bancks, clarinet; and Amelia Gannin, bassoon, performing works of Thea Musgrave, Malcolm Arnold, and others.

Eastman School of Music--24-hour Music Line x4-1100 or for details.

March 27--Eastman Wind Orchestra. Mark Davis Scatterday and Martin Seggelke, conductors. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

March 28--Kilbourn Concert Series. Jennifer Larmore, mezzo-soprano, and Antoine Pollac, piano. Tickets required. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

March 29--Eastman School Symphony Orchestra. Neil Varon and Daniel Black, conductors. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

March 30--Eastman Contemporary Percussion Ensemble. J.B. Smith, Ward Hartenstein, soloists; John Beck, director. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

March 31--Eastman Women's Chorus. Susan Conkling, conductor. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 1--Morning Chamber Music. Eastman cello faculty; Rosemary Elliott, director.Kilbourn Hall, 11 a.m.

April 1--April Fool's Day Concert. Charles Castleman, violin, and Eastman faculty. Tickets required; free to University ID holders. Kilbourn Hall, 9 p.m.

April 2--Eastman-Ranlet Series. St. Lawrence String Quartet; Geoff Nuttall and Barry Shiffman, violins; Lesley Robertson, viola; Chris Costanza, cello. Tickets required. Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.

April 2--Eastman Chamber Music Society. Kilbourn Hall, 9 p.m.

April 3--Eastman Horn Choir. Peter Kurau, director. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 4--Faculty Artist Series. David Ying, cello, with Elinor Freer, piano. Tickets required; free to University ID holders. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 5--Jazz Lab Band. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 6--Composers' Forum. Kilbourn Hall, 7 p.m.

April 6, 7--Massenet's Cendrillon (Cinderella). Benton Hess, music director; Ted Christopher, stage director. Tickets required. Eastman Theatre, 8 p.m.

April 7--World Music Series. Mamadou Diabate, kora. Tickets required. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.

April 8, 9--Massenet's Cendrillon (Cinderella). Benton Hess, music director; Ted Christopher, stage director. Tickets Required. Eastman Theatre, 2 p.m.

April 9--Faculty Artist Series. Nicholas Goluses, guitar. Tickets required; free to University ID holders. Kilbourn Hall, 3 p.m.

April 10--Faculty Artist Series. Oleh Krysa, violin, with Tatiana Tchekina, piano. Tickets required; free to University ID holders. Kilbourn Hall, 8 p.m.


March 29--Skalny Luncheon Seminar. David Ost, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, and Randall Stone, associate professor of political science. "The Defeat of Solidarity: Anger and Politics in Postcommunist Europe." Gamble Room, Rush Rhees Library, noon.

March 29--Department of Chemical Engineering Seminar Series. Steven Weinstein, Eastman Kodak Company. "Modeling of Thin Film Flows." Gavett Hall 202, 2 to 3 p.m.

March 30--Visual Culture and the African Diaspora: Artist Lecture. Sam Gilliam, Artist. "Early Carousels to Flat Color." Wilson Commons, Gowen Room, 1 to 2:30 p.m. (Related event held in the evening at Memorial Art Gallery.)

March 30--Phi Beta Kappa Lecture. Joseph Dauben, Lehman College, City University of New York. "Marx, Mao and Mathematics: Nonstandard Analysis and the Cultural Revolution/The Politics of Infinitesimals." Cosponsored by the Department of Mathematics and the New York Iota Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Hoyt Auditorium, 3:30 p.m.

March 30--Speaker. Kirin Narayan, University of Wisconsin. "Singing from Separation: Voices in and about Kangra Folksongs." Eastman School of Music, Howard Hanson Hall, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

March 30--Verne Moore Lecture Series. Noted historian Ann Gordon, editor of the Papers of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony at Rutgers University, discusses "Knowing Susan B. Anthony: The Stories We Tell of a Life." Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library, 7:30 p.m.

March 31--Science and Technology Seminar Series. Dan Raguin, Aprilis. "Holographic Fingerprint Systems." LLE Coliseum, noon to 1 p.m.

March 31--Artist Talk by John Greene. This New York painter is known for his broad range of materials on canvas. Sponsored by the Department of Art and Art History. Sage Art Center, 2:30 p.m.

April 3--Department of Biology Donut Talk. David Wu, professor of chemical engineering. "Hematopoiesis: Considerations of Space and Time." Hutchison Hall 473, noon to 1 p.m.

April 6--Gilbert Lecture. Anne Krueger, first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund. "The Global Economy at the Beginning of the 21st Century." Sponsored by the Department of Economics. Gleason Hall 318/418, 4 p.m.

April 7--Science and Technology Seminar Series. Michael Morris, Apollo Optical Systems. "Phakic Intraocular Lenses-The New Focus in Refractive Surgery." LLE Coliseum, noon to 1 p.m.

April 7--FDI/Visual Culture Symposium. Michael Harris, Michael Ray Charles, and Gwendolyn Shaw. "Reclaiming Negative Imagery." Wilson Commons, Gowen Room, continues all day.

April 7--La Vie Boheme! Annual Spring Revue by Off Broadway Off Campus, featuring selections from Rent, Avenue Q, The Producers, Annie, and South Pacific. Admission. Strong Auditorium, 8 p.m.

April 10--Department of Biology Donut Talk. Belinda Chang, University of Toronto. "Reconstructing Ancestral Visual Pigments in the Laboratory." Hutchison Hall 473, noon to 1 p.m.


March 31--Folk Dance Party. Features Ezher Uremez and the Karamfil Balkan Folk Orchestra. Tickets required. Spurrier Dance Studio, 8 p.m.

April 3--Research Seminar. Honey Meconi, professor of music. "Early Modern Ruler Margaret of Austria, and Governor of the Low Countries in the Sixteenth Century." Lattimore 540, noon to 2:30 p.m.

April 5--Wilson Commons Wednesdays. Live music, raffle, free samples, and lunch buffet available for purchase. Sponsored by Student Activities and Dining Services. Hirst Lounge, Wilson Commons, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

April 5--Understanding the University's Retirement Program and Fundamentals of Investing. This information session is designed for faculty and staff eligible to participate in the University's retirement program and for those who are new to investing or who want to review their current investment strategy. Medical Center, ACF-C, Room 2-1361, 1 to 2 p.m.

April 5--Urban Teaching and Leadership Forum. Panel discussion with City School District representatives: Rebecca Boyle, director of professional development; Maria Cianca, chief of school development and academics; Marie Costanza, coordinator of mentor-intern programs; and Susan Goodwin, director of the Rochester Teacher Center. Gowen Room, Wilson Commons, 6 p.m.

April 7--Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women's Studies Undergraduate Conference. Students majoring in women's studies discuss their internships and/or independent studies, and faculty nominated students present exceptional papers or projects on gender-related topics. Hawkins-Carlson Room, Rush Rhees Library, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

April 7--Club Rochester. Meet, eat, and relax. Free appetizers and guest bartenders. Cosponsored by the Dean of Students Office, Dining Services, Wilson Commons Student Activities, and the Students' Association. The Meliora, Salon D, 4 to 6 p.m.

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