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(September 7, 2000, Gazette)

 

Pianist Thâ Vân T

Pianist 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, phone 729-2340.

 

 

 

Tuesday, Sept. 12
Regular meeting of Senate

Wednesday, Sept. 13
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. Everyone welcome.

Thursday, Sept. 14
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

Regular meeting of Board of Regents

Friday, Sept. 15
Lecture
– 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 Symposium.

Plant sale – 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.

Thursday, Sept. 21
Film society
– Joe Gould’s 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

Tuesday, Sept. 26
AGM
– 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 welcome.

ONGOING
ST. JOHN’S
Nancy 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 free.

The Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road, invites the public to the Soil Conservation Council of Canada’s 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.

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 free.

Roving Through Pippy Park Past, a heritage exhibition, will be on display at the Great Hall, Queen’s 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.

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.

CORNER BROOK
The Visitor
, a new opera to celebrate the Viking Millennium, will be performed in Corner Brook and St. John’s 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 Steffler’s libretto. All are welcome. Admission is free.