7, 2000, Gazette)
Thâ Vân T. Hô will perform a concert of classical
music in aid of the Refugee Immigrant Advisory Council at the
D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, Friday, Sept. 15 at
8 p.m. The council is a community-based, non-profit agency providing
advocacy and settlement services to immigrant and refugees from
diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. For more information,
Regular meeting of Senate
Presentation Professor Maritta Valimaki, Faculty of Nursing,
University of Turku, Turku, Finland, will give a presentation
titled Health Care Systems/Education and Nursing Research in
Finland, at 2 p.m. in the Health Sciences Centre, room H-2990.
Film society Filth and Fury (USA/UK 2000 - 108 mins.)
Directed by Julien Temple. A film about the career of the notorious
punk rock band, the Sex Pistols. Rated R, as you would expect.
All films run in Empire Studio 12, Avalon Mall, Thursday night
at 7 p.m. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film
meeting of Board of Regents
Dr. Richard Hall, deputy director of the York Archaeological
Trust, will give a lecture at 3 p.m. in room AA-1046, titled
York - New Archaeological Perspectives on the Evolution of an
English City Over 2000 Years. Sponsored by the Department of
History, Archaeology Unit, Centre for Material Culture Studies.
Dr. Hall is here as part of the Viking Millennium International
The annual WAMUN Scholarship plant sale of house and garden plants
goes ahead from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the atrium of the Arts and
Administration Building annex. Proceeds go to support WAMUN scholarships.
Joe Goulds Secret (US 2000 - 104 mins.) Directed by Stanley
Tucci. Rated R. Starring Ian Holm and Stanley Tucci. The film
that opened Sundance. All films run in Empire Studio 12, Avalon
Mall, Thursday night at 7 p.m. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film
The annual general meeting of the Campus Food Bank will take
place at 11:30 a.m. in Corte Real, room CR-2000. Everyone is
Edell: Bricàbra, an exhibition by Nova Scotia
artist Nancy Edell, combining traditional rug hooking techniques
with carving on plywood, painting, drawing and collage, runs
at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, located in the
Arts and Culture Centre on Allandale Road, until Oct. 15. Gallery
hours are Tuesday through Sunday, 12-5 p.m. and admission is
Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road, invites the public to
the Soil Conservation Council of Canadas travelling conservation
exhibition titled For the Love of the Land. This collection
of 14 pieces is available for viewing until Sept. 25. Admission
is free. For more information, call 737-8590.
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 free.
Through Pippy Park Past, a heritage exhibition, will
be on display at the Great Hall, Queens College until Sept.
29. Hours are Monday to Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m. Aug. 19-20.
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.
a new opera to celebrate the Viking Millennium, will be performed
in Corner Brook and St. Johns at the end of September.
The libretto, or text for the opera, was written by John Steffler
and the music was created by Michael Parker. The Visitor was
commissioned by the Music Canada 2000 Festival Inc., for premier
performance by the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra. Michael Parker
and John Steffler will present an illustrated talk on this new
opera on Monday, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m. in Room AS 378 of Sir Wilfred
Grenfell College. John Steffler will speak on the plot and various
characters that appear in the opera. Michael Parker will present
some of the musical motifs that are used throughout the opera
to illuminate John Stefflers libretto. All are welcome.
Admission is free.