19, 2000, Gazette)
The Debut Plus Concert
Series presents Erika Raum, violin, and Walter Delahunt Haley,
piano, Thursday, Nov. 2, at 8 p.m. in the D. F. Cook Recital
Hall, School of Music. For more information, see www.debutatlantic.com
Violet (Newfoundland premier 111 mins.)
St. Johns International Womens Film and Video Festival.
Directed by Rosemary House and produced by Mary Sexton. Starring
Mary Walsh and everyone else who has ever driven on Mount Scio.
All films run in Empire Studio 12, Avalon Mall, Thursday night
at 7 p.m. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film
There is a workshop on obsessive compulsive disorder from 8:30
a.m.-4 p.m. in the main auditorium, Health Sciences Centre. Sponsored
by the Council for Exceptional Children, Memorial University
and the Tourettes Association. Teachers, school counsellors,
parents, nurses, physicians are invited to participate in this
one day workshop given by Dr. Fred Penzell from New York. Dr.
Penzell is well known for his work in OCD and has published many
papers as well as the recent book All You Ever Wanted to Know
about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: a Guide to Getting and Staying
Well. For further information contact David Philpott; e-mail:
Supervisors night The Graduate Students
Union is hosting Supervisors Night at bitters starting
at 6 p.m. Grad students are invited to bring their supervisor
out for some conversation and free munchies. Live entertainment
at 8 p.m. with Dermot and Fergus.
at the Gallery
Come to the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador,
located in the Arts and Culture Centre, and learn basic bird
identification and nature sketching skills at 2 p.m. For families,
ages eight and up. Admission is free. For information, call 737-8209.
Duo Concertante Nancy Dahn (violin) and Timothy
Steeves (piano) play a concert of music by Mozart, Janacek, Dvorak,
Piazzolla and Smetana at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School
of Music, at 8 p.m. Tickets available at the door.
Flower sale The Friends of MUN Botanical Garden
will have a dried flower sale starting at 10 a.m. For more information,
The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador will explore
plasticine painting as used by childrens book illustrator
Barbara Reid at 2 p.m. Ms. Reid and fellow illustrator Janet
Wilson will then speak about their work in the CANSCAIP collection
which features work by Canadas best illustrators, on display
at the gallery until Jan. 7, 2001. Admission is free. For information,
The Annual General Meeting of the Campus Food Bank will
take place at 1 p.m. in room 2000 in Corte Real. Everyone is
welcome to attend.
day for students to drop courses without academic prejudice
Thursday, Oct. 26
A biochemistry seminar is being held at 1 p.m. in room
S-4015 in the Science Building. Speaking today is Dr. Sam Ratnam,
Newfoundland Health Care Corporation.
Film society East-West (France 1999 -120
mins. English subtitles.) Directed by Regis Wargnier. Starring
Catherine Deneuve. If you want to have a clear picture of how
the daily life under Stalins USSR was, you must see this
great movie. All films run in Empire Studio 12, Avalon Mall,
Thursday night at 7 p.m. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film
The Newfoundland Historical Society presents a free public
lecture by Dr. Kenneth Osborne titled The Crisis Facing History
Education in School Curriculums, at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute
on Ridge Road, starting at 8 p.m. Everyone welcome, free parking,
refreshments to follow.
Tonight you can experience the seven wonders of the world
at the annual Monte Carlo Charity Evening, organized by medical
students. Live entertainment, casinos, a café and a charity
auction are all part of the fun, which takes place in the main
foyer of the Health Sciences Centre, beginning at 7 p.m. Formal
attire is requested (black tie optional). All proceeds go to
Memorials womens soccer Sea-Hawks play Saint Marys
University at 12 p.m. and the men follow versus SMU at 2 p.m.
at Feildian Grounds.
Memorials varsity soccer teams are in action today.
The Sea-Hawks women play Saint Marys University at 12 p.m.
and the men follow versus SMU at 2 p.m. at Feildian Grounds.
The St. Johns Public Lecture in Philosophy, organized
by Memorials Philosophy department, presents Why Were
All Horrible People: Luxury, Famine and What We Owe to Each Other,
a lecture by Andrew Latus, visiting assistant professor at Memorial.
The lecture series takes place at 8:30 p.m. at the Darkroom Urban
Lounge, 340 Duckworth Street.
The Theatre Program at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in
Corner Brook presents Mutabilitie by Frank McGuinness.
A biochemistry seminar is being held at 1 p.m. in room
S-4015 in the Science Building. Speaking today is Dr. Carolyn
Film society Color of Paradise/Rang-e Khoda
(Iran 1999-90 mins.) Directed by Majid Majidi. In Farsi with
English subtitles. Cinematography is breath-taking, acting natural;
and, as Ebert has written, this is a family film that shames
the facile commercialism of a product like Pokemon and its value
system based on power and greed. Way to go Roger! All films run
in Empire Studio 12, Avalon Mall, Thursday night at 7 p.m. For
more information, see www.mun.ca/film
The Aquarena is offering a free swim for faculty, staff
and their families from 6:45-7:45 p.m. Children under eight must
be accompanied in the water by a responsible supervisor 15 years
old or older. The Aquarena asks that swimmers bring a non-perishable
food item as a donations to the Campus Food Bank. There are 300
tickets available on a first come-first served basis. Call Elaine
Harvey at the Aquarena 737-3786 to reserve yours.
Debut Plus The Debut Plus Concert Series presents
Erika Raum, violin, and Walter Delahunt Haley, piano, at 8 p.m.
in the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. For more information,
St. Johns International Womens Film and Video
Festival runs until Oct. 22 with over 45 films, workshops
and panels. For more information on festival passes and tickets,
call 754-3141 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check the web at www.mediatouch.com/film/
invites students and all members of the university community
to try the sport of judo. Beginners receive a discount on fees.
Training is on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. in
room G-2001 in the Phys. Ed. building. We also have a great childrens
program. All are welcome.
An exhibition by two artists is on display at the Music Resource
Centre in the School of Music, room MU-2026. Newfoundland
Landscape by Audrey Cole, retired employee of QE II Library,
and Landscape by Joanne Cole, an employee of QE II Library,
can be seen at the MRC until the middle of November. A major
idea of this art project is to present diverse works by artists
on MUN campus; faculty, employees and students. If anyone is
interested, please contact Gina at 737-4471 or e-mail her atwaclawek@
MUN Aikikai, Memorials Aikido Club, meets Tuesdays
and Fridays from 7-9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
in the Combat Room of the Phys Ed Building, G-2001. Beginners
welcome at any time. For more information, visit the Web site
The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, located in the
Arts and Culture Centre, Allandale Road, will display an exhibition
of works, dating from the 17th to 20th centuries, by some of
the greatest masters of ornithological art. Rare Birds: Treasures
of the Blacker-Wood Library will run until Nov. 5. Gallery
hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 12-5 p.m. and admission is
Every Sunday is family fun day at the Botanical Garden.
Nature hikes, puppet shows, face painting, arts and crafts, and
garden tours are just some of the activities offered each week.
Look for hidden creatures on the Discovery Trail. A different
theme each week. Call 737-8590 for more information. The garden
is open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. until Nov. 30.
Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery presents Jeannie Thib:
Corpus until Nov. 10. Jeannie Thib, a Toronto-based artist,
was born in North Bay, Ontario, who uses a variety of materials
and media in her work anything from laser-cut steel to
leather gloves. The ideas behind her work can be found throughout
the body; to put it in her own words: The work posits the
body as artifact, and as a region of the imagination a
territory of uncertainty. This exhibition will be an assortment
of work that was produced throughout the 1990s. Gallery hours
are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Saturday