Out & About


(Dec. 12, 1996, Gazette)

ST. JOHN'S

Thursday, Dec. 12

Debut Plus Concert Series -- Enjoy a high energy performance by James Keelaghan and Oscar Lopez. The concert begins at 8 p.m. in the recital hall, M. O. Morgan Building. Tickets available in advance at the Arts and Culture box office, or at the School of Music box office on performance night.

Thursday, Dec. 19

Christmas Party -- Memorial faculty members, staff and retirees are invited to a Christmas Party at Pete's Place on the main floor of Hatcher House, begining at 4 p.m. Space is limited. Advance tickets are available for $2 each; proceeds go to The Opportunity Fund. Cash bar available. Call 737-4354 for ticket information.

Sunday, Dec. 22

Holiday art reception -- Take a break from holiday preparations and drop by the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador (AGNL) in the St. John's Arts and Culture Centre. At 3 p.m. artist Wally Brants (see Shows, below) and AGNL staff will be on hand to welcome you. Enjoy some Christmas cheer and get in the spirit! You can help make cut-out snowflakes, angels and paper chains. Refreshments sponsored by CBC.

Tuesday, Dec. 24

Annual university carol sing -- It's Christmas Eve, and what better way to welcome the holiday season than with a sing-along in the Reid Theatre, second floor, Arts and Administration Building. Refreshments will be served in the fifth floor Arts Cafeteria at 10 a.m., and the singing begins in the theatre at 10:45 a.m. Student Affairs and Services organized this event, which is open to faculty, staff, students and their families.

Thursday, Jan. 2

Fall Convocation -- If you missed Fall Convocation, tune your TV to Cable 9 at 7:30 p.m. to see the morning session of convocation and 9 p.m. to watch the afternoon session.

Saturday, Jan. 11

Faculty Artists Series -- Maureen Volk (piano), Carolyn Hart (soprano), Paul Bendzsa (clarinet) and Nancy Dahn (violin) come together to perform A Schubert 200th Birthday Celebration. The concert begins at 8 p.m. in the Donald F. Cook Recital Hall in the M. O. Morgan Building. Tickets available at 7:30 p.m. at the School of Music box office.

Sea-Hawks Basketball -- Memorial's women's team takes on the team from the University College of Cape Breton at 6 p.m. in the Physical Education Building gym.

Sea-Hawks Basketball -- Memorial's men's team takes on the University College of Cape Breton team at 8 p.m. in the Physical Education Building gym.

Sunday, Jan. 12

Sea-Hawks Basketball -- Cheer on the home team! Memorial's women's team goes up against University College of Cape Breton at noon, Physical Education Building gym.

Sea-Hawks Basketball -- Root for the men's team from Memorial as they go up against University College of Cape Breton at 2 p.m., Physical Education Building gym.

SHOWS

Manifest -- This new show, featuring sculpture by Thierry Delva, Dennis Gill and John Greer, is coming to the Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery Dec. 15. Drop by the gallery in the Fine Arts Building and check it out; admission is free. The exhibition runs until Jan. 19.

A Tour of Italy -- This exhibition, from the National Gallery of Canada, begins Dec. 12 and runs until Jan. 26, 1997, at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador (AGNL). The show features 56 Italy-inspired prints and drawings from the end of the 16th century to the mid-20th century.

Wally Brants: Newfoundland and Labrador Churches -- This exhibition of 24 paintings begins Dec. 19 and runs until Jan. 5, 1997. As part of celebrations to mark the 60th anniversary of CBC Radio, and in keeping with the Christmas season, this show features watercolors of Newfoundland and Labrador churches by artist and retired CBC set designer Wally Brants. The 24 paintings were created between 1969-91 and were reproduced as corporate Christmas cards for the Newfoundland and Labrador region of the CBC. CBC is sponsoring this first public showing of the unique collection.

Permanent Collection -- Check out the Memorial University Permanent Collection and the AGNL Permanent Collection, both in the AGNL, St. John's Arts and Culture Centre.