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(January 25, 2001, Gazette)

Thursday, Jan. 25
Film society
Bamboozled (USA 2000). Directed by Spike Lee. With Daman Wayans, Samion Glover and Jada Pinkett. All films run in Empire Studio 12, Avalon Mall, Thursday night at 7 p.m. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film

Talk — Visual Artists of Newfoundland and Labrador presents a slide talk with artist Pam Hall at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador. Ms. Hall will speak about the cross-overs of her careers in art and film-making at 7:30 p.m. Call 737-8209 for more information.

Lecture — The Newfoundland Historical Society presents a free illustrated lecture by Gabrielle Kemp titled The Apotheosis of Sir Wilfred Grenfell: Photography, Philanthropy and Christian Manhood at the Labrador Mission. The lecture takes place at Hampton Hall of the Marine Institute, Ridge Road at 8 p.m. Everyone welcome, free parking and refreshments to follow.

Friday, Jan. 26
Presentation
— Dr. Ronald Rompkey will present a paper in the Colloquium Series of the Department of English on the post-colonial literature of Newfoundland at 4 p.m. This event will take place in S-2105. There will be a social gathering afterwards, at 5 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 27

Volleyball — Memorial’s volleyball teams are in action today at the MUN gym with the men taking on University of New Brunswick at 6 p.m. followed by the women’s team versus Mount Allison at 8 p.m.
Sunday, Jan. 28

Volleyball — Memorial’s volleyball teams are in action today at the MUN gym with the men taking on University of New Brunswick at 12 p.m. followed by the women’s team versus Mount Allison at 2 p.m.

Workshop/concert — Bring the family to the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, located in the Arts and Culture Centre, St. John’s, at 2 p.m. for an art workshop for all ages called Make Your Own Printing Stamps. The MUN Saxophone Quintet will perform a free Sound Symposium concert at 3 p.m. Donations welcome. Call 737-8209 for more information.

Monday, January 29
Writers’ fest
— There is a MUN writers’ fest in S-2105 from 4 to 6 p.m. Campus poets, fictioneers and biographers will give brief readings from their work in honour of the late Sandra Gwyn. This event is sponsored by the Pratt Committee and the Winterset Committee. There will be an intermission at 5 p.m.

Tuesday, Jan. 30
Lecture
— The St. John’s Public Lectures in Philosophy Series continues with a lecture by Dr. Michael Shute of Memorial’s Department of Religious Studies. Dr. Shute’s lecture titled What is Money For? begins at 8:30 p.m. in the Darkroom Urban Lounge at 340 Duckworth Street. For further information, please contact Paul Sweeney, 737-8336.

Colloquium — There is a philosophy colloquium at 2 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-4040. Peter Harris, Philosophy, will present a talk titled Composition, Construction and Creation in the Work of Art.
Wednesday, Jan. 31

Gallery tour — Dr. Roger Peattie will give a tour of the exhibition Pictures and Patterns: Victorian Illustrated Books and Bindings from the Peattie Collection, at 7:30 p.m. at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Thursday, Feb. 1
Film society
— Dancer in the Dark (Denmark/France 2000) Lars von Trier. With Björk, Catherine Deneuve. All films run in Empire Studio 12, Avalon Mall, Thursday night at 7 p.m. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film

Seminar — The Department of Linguistics Winter 2001 Seminars continue with J. Hewson and a talk titled Progressive and Imperfective, from 1-2 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-3058 Friday, Feb. 2

Reading — The Pratt Committee and the Canada Council for the Arts are sponsoring a reading by Robert Bringhurst at 4 p.m. in S-2105. A nationally-recognized poet, Mr. Bringhurst was shortlisted for this year’s Governor General’s Award for non-fiction, for his book on Haida tales. There will be a social gathering afterwards.

Saturday, Feb. 3
Concert
— Paul Bendzsa, clarinet, Nancy Dahn, violin, Thomas Loewenheim, cello, and Timothy Steeves, piano, perform Bartok Contrasts for violin, clarinet and piano, and Brahms Trio for clarinet, cello and piano, op.114. Tickets available at the door priced $10 and $5. Phone the concert line at 737-4455 for last minute information, ticket reservations and to request a season flyer.

Volleyball — Memorial’s volleyball teams are in action today at the MUN gym with the men taking on Dalhousie at 6 p.m. followed by the women’s team versus Dal at 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 4

Volleyball — Memorial’s volleyball teams are in action today at the MUN gym with the men taking on Dalhousie at 2 p.m. followed by the women’s team versus Dal at 4 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 6

Lecture — The MUN Catholic Community will continue its public lecture series Times for the Making, with an evening with artist Gerry Squires who will explore the creative process through his art and stories, at 8 p.m in the Arts and Administration Building annex, room AA-1043.

Colloquium — There is a philosophy colloquium at 2 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-4040. Bruce Johnson, associate curator, Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, will present a talk titled Shades and Mirrors: 19th Century Philosophy and the Possession of the Body.

Thursday, Feb. 8
Film society
— Requiem for a Dream (USA 2000) 100 mins. Darren Aranofsky. With Ellen Burstyn, Jared Leto, Jennifer Connelly, Louise Lasser, 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

ONGOING
Private Eye: The Art of Jim Hansen
, a retrospective spanning 30 years of Newfoundland artist Jim Hansen’s serigraphs, photographs, assemblages and digitally-based works, runs at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador Jan. 26 - March 25. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. and Friday from 7-10 p.m.

Pictures and Patterns: Victorian Illustrated Books and Bindings from the Peattie Collection, an exhibition to mark the gift of thousands of rare Victorian books from the Roger and Marlene Peattie Collection to Memorial’s QE II Library, runs until March 25, 2001 at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, located in the Arts and Culture Centre, Allandale Road. The exhibition will focus on four groups of Victorian books: colour-printed books from the 1840s to the beginning of the 20th century; books and magazines with wood-engraved illustrations; examples of the “art of the book” movement; and cloth bindings, most of them signed or attributed to one of the known book cover artists. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. and Friday from 7-10 p.m.

Art in the Park runs at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador until Feb. 4, 2001. Selected art work created during the first two years of artist’s residencies at Gros Morne National Park. Participating artists include Anne Meredith Barry, Cecil Day, Christine Koch, William B. Ritchie, Tara Tidwell Bryan, and Barb Daniell.

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