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(November 29, 2001, Gazette)

Female snowy owlPhoto by Chris Hammond

Feathered friend


This female snowy owl, distinguishable by its brown spotting, has been attracting a lot of attention on the St. John’s campus this week. On Tuesday, she perched on the skywalk connecting the Arts Atrium and the Thomson Centre.

Thursday, Nov. 29
MUN Cinema — The MUN Cinema Series continues at the Empire Theatre’s Studio 12 at the Avalon Mall at 7 p.m. with The Closet (France 2000) English subtitles. Directed by Francis Veber. With Daniel Auteuil and Gérard Depardieu. See www.mun.ca/film

Lecture — The Newfoundland Historical Society will be having a free public lecture at 8 p.m. at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, Ridge Road. The topic is Fictionalizing Newfoundland History with panelists Dr. Ron Rompkey, Dr. Gordon Inglis and Joan Clark. Free parking. Everyone is welcome.

Friday, Nov. 30
Book fair — The Women’s Studies program is holding a women’s book fair from 3-6 p.m. in room SN-4087 of the Science Building. Come hear poets and other writers read from their work.

Concert — The Atlantic String Quartet will perform with guest artists Duo Concertante at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m. See www.mun.ca/music/

Saturday, Dec. 1
Concert — Soprano Caroline Schiller presents a recital based on the poetry and compositions of women at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m. See www.mun.ca/music/

Sunday, Dec. 2
Presentation — St. John’s-based fine furniture maker Tim Angel will give a short slide presentation about methods and materials of contemporary furniture making at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador at 2 p.m. He will then lead a tour of The Canadian Furniture Exhibition, a show of contemporary furniture design on at the gallery until Jan. 6.

Christmas concert — Inaugurate your musical Christmas with the MUN Festival and Chamber Choirs under the direction of Douglas Dunsmore in the Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist at 3 p.m. See www.mun.ca/music/

Wednesday, Dec. 5
Public lecture — Dr. Philip Hiscock, Folklore, will talk about the variety of traditional Christmases in Newfoundland and Labrador at 7 p.m. in the D.F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. This talk is part of a speakers series sponsored by the Division of Lifelong Learning and Alumni Affairs. Call 737-7979 for more information. Carolers from the School of Music will entertain.

Female snowy owl.Photo by David Sorensen

Female snowy owl.

Thursday, Dec. 6
MUN Cinema — The MUN Cinema Series continues at the Empire Theatre’s Studio 12 at the Avalon Mall at 7 p.m. with Startup.com (USA 2001). Directed by Chris Hegedus and Jehane Noujaim, with (as themselves) Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, Tom Herman, Bill Clinton, Maynard Jackson. See www.mun.ca/film

Performance — Join the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador at 8 p.m. for a performance art piece by Pam Hall, in conjunction with the exhibition New Readings in Female Anatomy, on at the gallery until
Jan. 2.

Memorial service — To commemorate the anniversary of the 1989 Montreal Massacre and in recognition of Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action to End Violence Against Women, the annual Dec. 6 Vigil is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in room EN-2006 of the Engineering Building.

Wednesday, Dec. 12
Public lecture — The Wessex Society presents artist Ed Roche and retired educator Beulah (Milley) Gruchy with an illustrated presentation on historic Exploits Island, at Hampton Hall of the Marine Institute at
8 p.m.

ONGOING
ST. JOHN’S

Pam Hall: New Readings in Female Anatomy, runs at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador until Jan. 6. See www.mun.ca/agnl.

Jack Butler: Fate Maps runs at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador until Jan. 6. See www.mun.ca/agnl.

MUN Botanical Garden will be open six days a week in the fall. The garden will be closed on Sundays and will open Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For more information call 737-8590.

CORNER BROOK
Grenfell Rocks II, an exhibition of work by students enrolled in the Visual Arts program at the School of Fine Arts in Corner Brook, continues at the Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery until Jan. 5. The second all-year juried exhibition of student work is an exercise in exposing the students to the professional side of the practicing artist, from entering work into a juried show to the mounting and installation of an exhibition. The resulting exhibition represents work from students in all years of the program and is an overview of current themes, concerns and forms in the visual arts. For more see www.swgc.mun.ca/artgallery/