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(April 12, 2001, Gazette)

The Brad Gushue Curling Rink

Photo by David Sorensen

On top of the world

The Brad Gushue rink from the St. John’s Curling Club won the World Curling Championships in Ogden, Utah, March 25, following up a win at the Canadian Championships in February. Among the members of the winning team were three Memorial students; Brad Gushue, St. John’s; and Mark Nichols and Mike Adam, Labrador City. The winning team and coach were (L-R) skip Brad Gushue, third Mark Nichols, second Brent Hamilton, lead Mike Adam, fifth Jamie Korab and coach Jeff Thomas.

Thursday, April 12
Seminar
— Department of Linguistics seminar series continues with P. Branigan and a lecture titled Masked Indirect Quotation in Innu-aimun, from 1-2 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-3058.

Film society — Possible Worlds (Canada 2000) Robert Lepage. With Tolda Swinton, Tom McCamus, Sean McCann, et al. All films run in Empire Studio 12, Avalon Mall, Thursday night at 7 p.m. For more information, see
www.mun.ca/film

 Painting by Josephine Murphy
The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, located in the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre, features Josephine Murphy: Family. The exhibition runs until July 1. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. and Friday evening 7-10 p.m. Free admission.


Saturday, April 21
Book sale
— The St. John’s Club of the Canadian Federation of University Women is holding its 11th annual book sale from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at St. David’s Church, Elizabeth Avenue. Proceeds go towards Memorial scholarships and Newfoundland Art Posters in Schools Project. For info call 754-0797.

Garden Party — The Botanical Garden’s First Spring Garden Party goes ahead at the Newfoundland Hotel with short gardening talks and demonstrations by well-known local gardeners; floral art designs by the Newfoundland Horticultural Society; Chef To Go Bob Arniel’s demonstration of flowers that look good and taste great; a silent auction of art and gardening items including works by Gerry Squires, Di Dabinett, Ilsa Hughes and Sylvia Bendsza; cocktails and dinner; and keynote speaker Ann Milovsoroff, landscape architect with the Royal Botanical Gardens. Tickets are available by calling 737-8590.

Thursday, April 26
Lecture
— The Coasts Under Stress research project and Department of Anthropology invite all to a talk by Reade Davis titled Narratives of Health and Illness Among Heavy VLT Gamblers in Post-Moratorium Newfoundland. The talk will occur in AA-2065, from 12:30-2:00 p.m.
Lecture — The Newfoundland Historical Society presents a free public lecture by Dr. Ron Rompkey titled Jessie Luther and the Grenfell Mission, and a launch of his new book following the society’s AGM, at Hampton Hall of the Marine Institute at 8 p.m. Everyone welcome, free parking, and refreshments to follow.

Friday, April 27
Math meeting
— The Newfoundland and Labrador Mathematical Association is holding its eighth annual general meeting in the Science Building lecture theatre, room SN-2109, starting at 7:30 p.m. The meeting’s theme is The Role of Mathematics in a Knowledge-Based Society.

Saturday, April 28
Math meeting
— The Newfoundland and Labrador Mathematical Association’s eighth annual general meeting continues in the Science Building lecture theatre, room SN-2109, starting at 8:30 a.m. The meeting’s theme is The Role of Mathematics in a Knowledge-Based Society.

ONGOING
ST. JOHN’S

Selections from the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Permanent Collection presenting various portrayals of the human figure in art, rendered in a variety of media, curated by Gabrielle Kemp, is on display until May 20, 2001. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. and Friday from 7-10 p.m.

The Permanent Collection: Selected Acquisitions 1999 - 2001. The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador presents newly acquired purchases and gifts to the Permanent Collection until April 29. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. and Friday from 7-10 p.m.

Beach Combing by Audrey Cole, retired employee of QE II Library, is on display at Music Resource Centre, School of Music, room MU-2026. This exhibit is on display until April 25. 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 Waclawek at 737-4471 or e-mail her at
waclawek@mun.ca

School of Music students will be giving performances as part of course work. Free admission. Visit the Concert page at
www.mun.ca/music and click Concerts for program details.

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