2, 2000, Gazette)
Due to a strike by members of the Memorial Universitiy Faculty
Association, some of the events listed may not be going ahead.
Check with departments before setting out.
A biochemistry seminar is being held at 1 p.m. in room
S-4015 in the Science Building. Speaking today is Dr. Carolyn
Film society Color of Paradise/Rang-e Khoda
(Iran 1999 - 90 mins.) Directed by Majid Majidi. In Farsi with
English subtitles. Cinematography is breath-taking, acting natural;
and as Ebert has written, this is a family film that shames the
facile commercialism of a product like Pokemon and its value
system based on power and greed. Way to go Roger! All films run
in Empire Studio 12, Avalon Mall, Thursday night at
7 p.m. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.
Free swim The Aquarena is offering a free swim
for faculty, staff and their families from 6:45-7:45 p.m. Children
under eight must be accompanied in the water by a responsible
supervisor 15 years old or older. The Aquarena asks that swimmers
bring a non-perishable food item as a donation to the Campus
Food Bank. There are 300 tickets available on a first come-first
served basis. Call Elaine Harvey at the Aquarena, 737-3786, to
Debut Plus The Debut Plus Concert Series presents
Erika Raum, violin, and Walter Delahunt Haley, piano, at 8 p.m.
in the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. For more information,
Another season of volleyball gets underway at the MUN gym with
the men taking on Dalhousie at 6 p.m. followed by the womens
team versus Acadia at 8 p.m.
Volleyball continues at the MUN gym with the women taking
on Acadia at 12 p.m. followed by the mens team versus Dalhousie
at 2 p.m.
The Womens Studies program fall speakers series continues
with a lecture by program coordinator Rosonna Tite on Peace Bonds
and Public Denial: Redefining the Feminist Project, at noon in
room SN-4087. All events are open to the public.
Wessex lecture The Wessex Society presents a film
and commentary on an aspect of Newfoundland culture by film producer
David Quinton at 8 p.m. at Hampton Hall of the Marine Institute.
Regular meeting of the Board of Regents
Seminar A biochemistry seminar is being held at
1 p.m. in room S-4015 in the Science Building. Speaking today
is Dr. Margaret Brosnan, Biochemistry.
Film society Bossa Nova (Brazil/USA 1999
95 mins.) Directed by Bruno Barreto. Rio de Janeiros wonderful
scenery and beautiful music make this worth the movie trip alone.
All films run in Empire Studio 12, Avalon Mall, Thursday night
at 7 p.m. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.
Another season of basketball gets underway at the MUN
gym with the women taking on Saint Marys University at
6 p.m. followed by the mens team versus the Huskies at
Basketball continues at the MUN gym with the women taking
on Saint Marys University at 2 p.m. followed by the mens
team versus the Huskies at 4 p.m.
Saving Grace (UK 2000 - 92 mins.) Directed by Nigel Cole.
Starring Brenda Blethyn et al. Compulsory viewing for all free-thinking
supporters of legal pot. Watch stoned Brits! All films run in
Empire Studio 12, Avalon Mall, Thursday night at 7 p.m. For more
information, see www.mun.ca/film.
Debut Plus Debut Plus Concert Series presents the
Montreal Lyric Opera and Jeunesse Musicales of Canada present
The Daughter of the Regiment at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall,
School of Music, at 8 p.m.
Debut Plus Concert Series presents the Montreal Lyric Opera and
Jeunesse Musicales of Canada present The Daughter of the Regiment
at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m.
students and all members of the university community to try the
sport of judo. Beginners receive a discount on fees. Training
is on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays at 7 p.m. in room G-2001
in the Phys. Ed. building. We also have a great childrens
program. All are welcome.
An exhibition by two artists is on display at the Music Resource
Centre (MRC) in the School of Music, room MU-2026. Newfoundland
Landscape by Audrey Cole, retired employee of QE II Library,
and Landscape by Joanne Cole, an employee of QE II Library, can
be seen at the MRC until the middle of November. 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 at 737-4471 or by e-mail atwaclawek@
MUN Aikikai, Memorials Aikido Club, meets Tuesdays
and Fridays from 7-9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in
the Combat Room of the Phys Ed Building, G-2001. Beginners welcome
at any time. For more information, visit the Web site at www.ucs.mun.ca/~aikido
or phone 737-8506.
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 century, 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.
Breathe, a video installation and performance by lori
clarke, will premiere in the foyer of the medical school, Health
Sciences Centre, November 9-23. The opening reception and performance
will be held Friday Nov. 10 at 5 p.m.
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. until Nov. 30.
Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery presents Jeannie Thib:
Corpus until Nov. 10. Jeannie Thib, a Toronto-based artist,
was born in North Bay, Ontario, who uses a variety of materials
and media in her work anything from laser-cut steel to
leather gloves. The ideas behind her work can be found throughout
the body; to put it in her own words: The work posits the
body as artifact, and as a region of the imagination a
territory of uncertainty. This exhibition will be an assortment
of work that was produced throughout the 1990s. Gallery hours
are 1 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Saturday.