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(October 18, 2001, Gazette)

(L-R) Dr. Tom Gordon, director of the School of Music, Mr. Steeves, Dick Stoker of the provincial Arts and Culture Centre, and Dr. Dahn
Duo Concertante – violinist Nancy Dahn and pianist Timothy Steeves – received the 2001 Touring Performers Award from Contact East, the Atlantic Canada cultural presenters association. (L-R) Dr. Tom Gordon, director of the School of Music, Mr. Steeves, Dick Stoker of the provincial Arts and Culture Centre, and Dr. Dahn. The duo present a program of dances and lyric works, at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, Oct. 19 at 8 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 18
MUN Cinema — The MUN Cinema Series continues at the Empire Theatre’s Studio 12 at the Avalon Mall at 7 p.m. with Lost and Delirious (Canada 2001), part of the St. John’s International Women’s Film and Video Festival. See www.mun.ca/film.

Theatre — Modern Actors Staging Classics presents the Greek tragedy Rhesus in the Basement Theatre of the Arts and Culture Centre at 8 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 19
Lecture — The Women’s Studies program fall speakers’ series continues at 1 p.m. in room SN-4087 with Tuesday Night at Laura’s: a presentation of papers given at the Canadian Women’s Studies Association, on the formation and rewards of a thesis support group.

Concert — Duo Concertante, with violinist Nancy Dahn and pianist Timothy Steeves, with a program of dances and lyric works, and a world premiere by Chan Ka Nin at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m. For more information, see www.mun.ca/music.

Sunday, Oct. 21
Studio tou
r — Friends of the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador are holding their fifth annual Artist’s Studio Tour. This year’s event offers a look at the studio of Christopher Pratt in Salmonier. To reserve a spot, call 737-2364.

Tuesday, Oct. 23
Reading
— Poets Sue Sinclair and Ken Howe will give a joint reading in room S-2105 of the Science Building at 4 p.m. Free admission, everyone welcome.

Wednesday, Oct. 24
Lecture
— Dr. David Bell will give a talk titled, Monastic Obscenity? The Why and Wherefore of a Pornographic Book in the Cistercian Abbey of Pontigny, from 12-1 p.m. in A-1045 with discussion to follow. Everyone is invited to attend and bring their lunch. This lecture is part of the Department of Religious Studies lunch lecture series.

Thursday, Oct. 25
Lecture
— The Oil and Gas Development Partnership Lecture Series continues with a lecture titled Reservoir Simulation and Geo-mechanics: A Powerful Tool for Understanding and Managing Reservoir Complexity, by Dr. Antonin Settari, chair of petroleum engineering, University of Calgary, at 7 p.m. in the Engineering Lecture Theatre, EN-2006. Parking is available in Lot 16. A reception will follow.

MUN Cinema — The MUN Cinema Series continues at the Empire Theatre’s Studio 12 at the Avalon Mall at 7 p.m. with The Circle (Iran/Italy 2000). English subtitles. See www.mun.ca/film.

Lecture — The Newfoundland Historical Society will sponsor a public lecture at 8 p.m. at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, Ridge Road. Dr. Jerry Bannister will speak on Fishing Admirals in 18th Century Newfoundland. Admission is free. Everyone is welcome.

WISE AGM — WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) will host their fall celebration and AGM at 7 p.m. in the Admiral’s Green Clubhouse, Pippy Park, 290 Nagles Hill Road. Guest speaker for the event will be Ann Marie Vaughan, director of Distance Education and Learning Technologies at Memorial. The theme of her talk will Be, Looking at the Challenges of Networking and Balancing to Succeed in a Leadership Role. All are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided.
Friday, Oct. 26

Concert — Memorial’s new flutist, Leslie Newman, offers a taste of the performances that have made her a world-acclaimed soloist, at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m. See www.mun.ca/music.

Saturday, Oct. 27
Monte Carlo night
— Experience an evening in Camelot at the annual Monte Carlo Charity Night, organized by Memorial’s first and second-year medical students. Live entertainment, casinos, a café and a charity action are all part of the fun. It starts at 7 p.m. in the main foyer of the Faculty of Medicine, Health Sciences Centre. Formal attire is requested (black tie optional). All proceeds go to selected charities. Free parking in Lot 9 and all are welcome.

Sunday, Oct. 28
Concert
— Pianist Heather Schmidt returns to St. John’s as winner of the 2001 Eckhardt-Gramatté Competition. She performs at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall at 8 p.m. See www.mun.ca/music.

Halloween — Families are invited to celebrate Halloween at the Botanical Garden from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be a full day of Halloween arts and crafts, games, stories, puppet shows, face painting and other fun. There is a fee for general admission but children in costume enter for free. For more information, call 737-8590.

Tuesday, Oct. 30
Dracula lecture
— Elizabeth Miller will be giving a lecture/slide presentation titled Dracula: Vampires in Folklore, History and Literature, in room A-1046 of the Arts and Administration Building at MUN at 7:30 p.m. The event, sponsored by the Division of Lifelong Learning, is free, but seats must be reserved. Call 737-7979.

Lecture — The Women’s Studies program fall speakers’ series continues at 1 p.m. in room SN-4087 with Insp. Connie Snow of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary speaking on the topic Inclusion of Women in Policing.

Lecture
— The Newfoundland Rock Garden Society presents an illustrated presentation by Dr. David Rankin, at 8 p.m. in Lecture Theatre A, School of Medicine. The talk is titled A Place for a Plant or a Plant for a Place. Free admission. Call 737-8590 for more information.

Thursday, Nov. 1
MUN Cinema
— The MUN Cinema Series continues at the Empire Theatre’s Studio 12 at the Avalon Mall at 7 p.m. with Lumumba (2000). See www.mun.ca/film.

ONGOING
CORNER BROOK

Sympathetic Magic, recent paintings by Sheila Butler, is on display at the Sir Wilfred Grenfell Art gallery until Nov. 17. There will be a reception for the artist on Oct. 18 from 7-9 p.m. Gallery hours are Monday to Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. See www.swgc.mun.ca/artgallery/ for more information.

Andy Fabo and Michael Balser will host a screening of their new video The Motion of Light in Water at the Sir Wilfred Grenfell Art Gallery until Nov. 17. Screening will take place Monday to Saturday from 12-2 p.m. There will be a reception for the artist on Oct. 18 from 7-9 p.m. See www.swgc.mun.ca/artgallery/ for more information

ST. JOHN’S
Dennis Geden: From the Height of Land is on display at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador until Oct. 28. Dennis Geden works from his studio in North Bay, Ontario. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. and Friday from 7-10 p.m.

The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador presents Unsettled: Photographs by Scott Walden until Oct. 28.

Every Sunday is family fun day at MUN Botanical Garden, rain or shine. Nature hikes, puppet shows, face painting, arts and crafts, and garden tours are some of the activities offered each week. Look for hidden creatures on our Discovery Trail. A different theme each weekend. Please call 737-8590 for more information. The Garden is open every day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

MUN Botanical Garden is offering a Saturday parent and tot fall preschool program every Saturday morning and afternoon starting September. The fee is just $4 per session. (Discounts for Friends of the Garden). Space is limited. All materials are provided. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register please call 737-8590.

MUN Aikikai, Memorial Aikido Club, welcomes beginners at any time. The practice schedule is Tuesdays and Fridays from 7-9 p.m. and Sundays from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Physical Education Building Combat Room,G-2001. For more information, see www.ucs.mun.ca/~aikido/ or phone 772-6051, 739-5151, or
737-8506.