Out & about


(Gazette, Jan. 9, 1997)

ST. JOHN'S

Thursday, Jan. 9

Lectures begin for winter semester. Regular meeting of the Board of Regents scheduled.

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 Music 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.

Tuesday, Jan. 14

Regular Senate meeting scheduled.

Thursday, Jan. 16

Final date for the registrar to receive replacement grades for fall semester undergraduate and graduate courses marked "incomplete."

Saturday, Jan. 18

Sea-Hawks Volleyball -- Memorial's men's team takes on the team from Dalhousie University at 3 p.m. in the Physical Education Building gym.

Sea-Hawks Basketball -- Memorial's women's team goes up against the team from Acadia at 6 p.m. in the Physical Education Building gym.

Sea-Hawks Basketball -- It's the men's team from Memorial versus the team from Acadia, at 8 p.m. in the Physical Education Building gym.

Faculty Artists Series -- The School of Music's Carolyn Hart (soprano) and Kristina Szutor (piano) team up for a concert titled Spanning the Centuries, which will feature music from the baroque to the present day. The concert begins in the Music Building's recital hall at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $10 general admission and $5 for students and seniors.

Sunday, Jan. 19

Sea-Hawks Volleyball -- The men's team from Memorial is pitted against the team from Dalhousie 9 a.m. in the Physical Education Building gym.

Sea-Hawks Basketball -- Memorial's women's team goes up against the team from Acadia at noon in the Physical Education Building gym.

Sea-Hawks Basketball -- It's the men's team from Memorial versus the team from Acadia, at 2 p.m. in the Physical Education Building gym.

Visiting Artists Series -- The School of Music, in co-operation with the Avalon Centre of the Royal Canadian College of Organists (RCCO), welcomes Karen Holmes, president of the RCCO. Ms. Holmes will present a recital featuring English music from the time of John Cabot, as well as works by Bach, Brahms, Buxtehude, Kuzmanko and Watson. The concert begins at 8 p.m. in the recital hall, Music Building. Tickets cost $10 general admission and $5 for students and seniors.

Thursday, Jan. 23

End of the regular registration period and last day for undergrads and grad students to add winter semester courses.

Last day for undergrads to drop courses and receive a 100 per cent refund of winter semester tuition fees.

CORNER BROOK

Sunday, Jan. 19

Art gallery reception -- All are welcome to attend a reception to mark the closing of the Sir Wilfred Grenfell College (SWGC) Art Gallery exhibition Manifest. Opening remarks will be made by Barbara Hunt, assistant professor of visual arts at SWGC. Artists Thierry Delva and John Greer -- whose work is featured in the show, along with artworks by Dennis Gill -- will give an illustrated lecture at 2:15 p.m. The reception begins at 2 p.m. in the gallery, Fine Arts Building.

SHOWS

Manifest -- This new show, featuring sculpture by Thierry Delva, Dennis Gill and John Greer, is now at the Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery. Drop by the gallery in the Fine Arts Building and check it out; admission is free. The exhibition runs until Jan. 19. It is being curated by gallery director Colleen O'Neill and funded by the Canada Council. The gallery is open Tuesday to Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A Tour of Italy -- This exhibition, from the National Gallery of Canada, 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. Artists to be featured include Piranesi, Guardi, Turner, Bonington and Escher.

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.