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(January 13, 2000, Gazette)

On Thursday, Jan. 13, solo exhibitions by Sheila Gregory and Otis Tamasauskas open at the Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery.

Thursday Jan. 13
Regular meeting of the Board of Regents

Film Society — The MUN Cinema Series kicks off 2000 with a new day and time, Thursdays at 7 p.m. Starting off the new year is Joe the King (USA 1999), directed by Frank Whaley. For more information visit the Web site at www.mun.ca/film

Saturday, Jan. 15
Volleyball —
The men’s volleyball team takes on Dalhousie at 1 p.m. in the MUN Gym.

Basketball — The year 2000 kicks off with the women versus St. Francis Xavier at 6 p.m. in the MUN gym, while the men follow against St. FX at 8 p.m.

Sunday, Jan. 16
Lecture —
The second in the City Lecture Series takes place at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador at 3 p.m. Robert Mellin, a St. John’s architect and associate professor at McGill University’s School of Architecture, will give a slide talk titled Dwelling in the City. Mr. Mellin will give a tour of old and new neighbourhoods in St. John’s, discussing the history and form of streets, and buildings with reference to the past and future integrity of the city’s urban design and architecture. Admission is free.

Volleyball — The men’s volleyball team takes on Dalhousie at 10 a.m. in the MUN Gym.

Basketball — The year 2000 kicks off with the women versus St. Francis Xavier at 2 p.m. in the MUN gym, while the men follow against St. FX at 4 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 18
Lecture —
There will be a philosophy colloquium at 2 p.m. in room SN-4040. Dr. J. Scott will present a talk titled Percepts and Affects: Accommodating the Integration.

Wednesday, Jan. 19
Blood donor clinic —
One blood donation can help save four lives. Attend the blood donor clinic at the TSC gym, 10-4. Need more info? Call Canadian Blood Services 758-2435.

Thursday, Jan. 20
Film society —
The MUN Cinema Series continues the year 2000 with a new day and time, Thursdays at 7 p.m. Tonight it’s Black Cat White Cat (France/Germany 1999) 136 mins. Language: Serbo-Croatian. English subtitles. Comedy. Directed by Emir Kusturica. With a huge cast. Wildly funny and anarchic. Rated R for language. For more information visit the Web site at www.mun.ca/film

Saturday, Jan. 22
Volleyball —
The women’s volleyball team takes on Mount Allison at 2 p.m. in the MUN Gym.

Sunday, Jan. 23
Volleyball —
The women’s volleyball team takes on Mount Allison at 1 p.m. in the MUN Gym.

Tuesday, Jan. 25
Lecture —
There will be a philosophy colloquium at 2 p.m. in room SN-4040. Dr. T. Lai will present a talk titled Sense Perceptions – Square Pegs into a Round Hole.

Lecture — The St. John’s Public Lecture in Philosophy, presented by the Philosophy department, invite people to a talk with Ben Evans who will investigate The Importance of Libby’s Beans: Culture, Memes and the Self, at 8:30 p.m. in the Darkroom Urban Lounge, 340 Duckworth Street.

Thursday, Jan. 27
Lecture —
The Newfoundland Historical Society presents a free public lecture by Anne Hart on the topic, Into Unknown Labrador: The Mina Hubbard Story, at 8 p.m. in Hampton hall of Marine Institute.

Film society — The MUN Cinema Series continues the year 2000 with a new day and time, Thursdays at 7 p.m. Tonight it’s The Limey (USA 1999) 90 mins. Directed by Steven Soderbergh. With Terence Stamp, Peter Fonda, Lesley-Ann Warren. A brilliant & stylish thriller. Rated R for violence and language. For more information visit the Web site at www.mun.ca/film

ONGOING
ST. JOHN’S

Memorial Toastmasters can help you overcome your fear of public speaking. The club meets every Wednesday from 6:15-8:15 p.m. in the Science Building, room S-2018. All are welcome. Call Brent Smith for more information at 437-2327.

Reverent Pluralism, an exhibition by artist John Graham, will run at the James Baird Gallery from Jan. 24 to Feb. 26. There is an opening reception Jan. 24 from 7-9 p.m. Mr. Graham is a professor of Fine Arts at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Corner Brook.