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(March 22, 2001, Gazette)

Richard Prince artworkRichard Prince, an artist whose work has been exhibited and acclaimed nationally and internationally, is showing his most recent artwork, The Aurora on All Three Channels, at the Sir Wilfred Grenfell Art Gallery until April 7. The exhibit is a multimedia installation which combines light, sound and sculpture in a highly innovative and intriguing way. Gallery hours are Monday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

March 22
Career planning
— Career Odyssey Career Opportunities Seminar Series continues with Alphonsus Faour, chair/CEO of the provincial Public Service Commission. All sessions take place in the Arts and Administration Building room A-1046 at 12:30 p.m.

Film society You Can Count on Me (USA 2000) Ken Lonergan. With Laura Linney, Mark Ruffalo, Matthew Broderick, Rory Culkin, Jon Tenney, 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

Friday, March 23
Chamber music
— Catherine Fitch, soprano, is joined by Paul Bendzsa, clarinet, Kjellrun Hestekin, French horn, and Tom Gordon, piano, for an evening of music and song by 19th century composers at 8 p.m.

Symposium — The Newfoundland Historical Society presents a free public symposium titled 17th Century Newfoundland: The English Shore, at Hampton Hall of the Marine Institute on Ridge Road. Dr. Christopher English and Dr. Patrick O’Flaherty debate whether settlement was legal. 7:30-9 p.m. Everyone welcome, free parking and reception to follow. More information at 722-3191 or e-mail
nhs@thezone.net or check the Web site at www.infonet.st-johns.nf.ca/providers/nfldhist/

Saturday, March 24
Symposium
— The Newfoundland Historical Society presents a free public symposium titled 17th Century Newfoundland: The English Shore, at Hampton Hall of the Marine Institute on Ridge Road. Various speakers from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Everyone welcome and free parking. Dinner at the Battery Hotel, $25 per person. More information at 722-3191 or e-mail nhs@thezone.net or check the Web site at www.infonet.stjohns.nf.ca/providers/nfldhist/

Sunday, March 25
Reading
— John Steffler will read from the new edition of his book The Grey Islands at 7 p.m. at the Ship Inn. There is no cover charge or admission fee. Everyone is welcome.

Monday, March 26
Jazz Ensemble
— A jazz journey from Dixie to Duff — A tribute to the pioneers and to the contemporary contributions of Newfoundland composer and arranger, Jim Duff, at 8 p.m. at the School of Music.

Tuesday, March 27
Career planning
— Career Odyssey Career Opportunities Seminar Series continues with Karen Abbott of the federal Public Service Commission. All sessions take place in the Arts and Administration Building room A-1046 at 12:30 p.m.

Colloquium — There is a philosophy colloquium at 2 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-4040. Dr. Roger white, Geography, presents a talk titled Constructing Regions: Modeling Creative Spatial Systems.

Public lecture — The St. John’s Public Lectures in Philosophy, presented by Memorial’s Philosophy department, continues with a lecture by Dr. Peter Trnka titled Contemplating Death. The lecture goes ahead at the Darkroom Urban Lounge, 340 Duckworth Street, at 8:30 p.m. To view a live Web cast of the lecture or to find out more go to
www.ucs.mun.ca/~e62bps/lectures/index.html

Thursday, March 29
Career planning
— Career Odyssey Career Opportunities Seminar Series continues with Darlene Scott of the Community Services Council speaking on employment in the non-profit sector. All sessions take place in the Arts and Administration Building room A-1046 at 12:30 p.m.

Seminar — Department of Linguistics seminar series continues with C. Dyck with a lecture on the results of a pilot project on dyslexia, from 1-2 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-3058.

Film societyChocolat (USA 2000). Lasse Hallstrom. With Johnny Depp, Victoire Thivisol, Juliet Binoche, Lena Olin, Judi Dench, 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

Friday, March 30
Lecture
— The Women’s Studies program speakers’ series continues with a women’s health panel at 4 p.m. in the Science Building, room SN-4087. Speakers include Anne Kearney speaking on the topic Partnering with Women in Health Research: An Action Research Project to Explore Breast Cancer; Elizabeth Dicks, on Surgery for Breast Cancer: The Views of Women and Their Surgeons; and Kathleen Brophy on the topic Autonomy among Nursing Students. A social will follow this event. All events are open to the public.

Sunday, April 1
Opera Workshop
— A presentation of operatic scenes and arias in celebration of April Fool's Day at 8 p.m. with scenes from The Magic Flute, Hansel and Gretel, Cosi fan tutte and Fledermaus. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. Information: 737-4700.

Monday, April 2
Chamber Orchestra
— MUN Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Loewenheim will be performing with the annual concerto competition winners at 8 p.m. in the School of Music.

Tuesday, April 3
Concert Band
— Under the direction of Donald Buell featuring Jennifer Stephen, tuba, and Mark Rawlines, guest conductor, at the School of Music at 8 p.m.

Thursday, April 5
Film society
— Solomon and Gaenor (UK 1999) Paul Morrisson. With Ioan Gruffid, Nia Roberts, Sue Jones-Davies, 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

Sunday, April 8
Choirs
— The MUN Festival and Chamber Choirs will present a concert at 3 p.m. at the School of Music.

Wednesday, April 11
Wessex lecture
— The Wessex Society presents a public lecture with Dr. James Downey, former president of the University of Waterloo, at 8 p.m. in Hampton Hall of the Marine Institute, Ridge Road. The topic is to be announced.

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

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 from March 30 to April 29. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. and Friday from 7-10 p.m.

The St. John’s Club of the Canadian Federation of University Women is requesting donations of books for the 11th annual book sale to be held April 21. Proceeds will go towards MUN scholarships and the Newfoundland Art Posters in the Schools project. Call 754-0797 or 781-1980 for information or to arrange pick up of books.

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 for program details.

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