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Jan. 23, 2003, Gazette

Thursday, Jan. 23
Last day for students to add courses, winter semester

Last day for undergraduate students to drop courses and receive a 100 per cent refund of tuition fees, winter semester


An exhibition of new work by acclaimed Canadian artist Diana Thorneycroft titled Martyr’s Murder
An exhibition of new work by acclaimed Canadian artist Diana Thorneycroft titled Martyr’s Murder opens at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery Jan. 23 with a reception for the artist from 5-7 p.m. Martyr’s Murder continues until March 1. For more, see www.swgc.mun.ca/artgallery/.

Concert — Fiddles Unlimited. This concert will electrify your thinking about fiddle music, as classical artists Nancy Dahn and Tim Steeves work the stage with traditional fiddler Gordon Stobbe and guitarist Greg Simm. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m. For more information, call the School of Music Concert Hotline 737-4455 or see www.mun.ca/music/.

Film series — MUN Cinema Series continues with Comedian (USA 2002) 82 min. Directed by Christian Charles with Jerry Seinfeld (as himself); also with Bill Cosby, Jay Leno, Kevin Nealon, Colin Quin, Chris Rock, and others (as themselves). All screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Royal Commission — The provincial government’s Royal Commission on Renewing and Strengthening Our Place in Canada will hold a public meeting for post-secondary students and faculty at Hatcher House Dining Hall, starting with a meet and greet session with the commissioners at 6:30 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7 p.m. All are welcome. For more information see www.gov.nf.ca/royalcomm. Parking is available in Lot 15.

Friday, Jan. 24
Public seminar — There is a public seminar on Internet use sponsored by Distance Education and Learning Technologies and the MUN KBE Study Group titled The Last Mile Problem and the Digital Divide: An Analysis of Urban and Rural Internet Access and Usage in Atlantic Canada by Scott Lynch and Wade Locke, Department of Economics, at 3 p.m. in room C-3033 of the Chemistry-Physics Building. All are welcome.

Pratt Lecture
— The Department of English at Memorial has announced that the Pratt Lecture 2003 will be delivered by writer and critic Alberto Manguel. A renowned essayist, translator, editor and anthologist, Manguel is the bestselling author of many books, including A History of Reading, Into the Looking Glass Wood, The Dictionary of Imaginary Places and a novel, News from a Foreign Country Came. The lecture, titled The Library at Night, will be held at 8 p.m. in the Reid Theatre, Arts and Administration Building. Everyone is welcome, admission is free.

Saturday, Jan. 25
Volleyball — The Sea-Hawks men’s volleyball team takes on the University of New Brunswick at 7 p.m. in the Field House.

Sunday, Jan. 26
Volleyball — The Sea-Hawks men’s volleyball team takes on the University of New Brunswick at 1 p.m. in the Field House.

Tuesday, Jan. 28
Philosophy colloquium — The Philosophy winter colloquium on the topic of rationality features Dr. R. Matthews with a talk titled Pluralism and Rationality at 2 p.m. in room SN-4038.

Thursday, Jan. 30
Final date for graduate students to withdraw from programs without incurring liability for tuition fees, winter semester

Film series — MUN Cinema Series continues with Heaven (France/Germany 2002). Rated R for a scene of sexuality. Directed by Tom Tykwer with Cate Blanchet, Giovanni Ribisi, Remo Girone, et al. In English and Italian with English subtitles. All screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Saturday, Feb. 1
Concert — North of 60. Paul Bendzsa celebrates a milestone with friends. Works composed for Paul over the years and in honour of an auspicious event. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m.. For more information, call the School of Music Concert Hotline 737-4455 or see www.mun.ca/music/.

Basketball — The Sea-Hawks basketball teams take on Dalhousie at the Field House with the women hitting the court at 6 p.m. and the men following at 8 p.m.

Sunday, Feb. 2
Basketball — The Sea-Hawks basketball teams take on Dalhousie at the Field House with the women hitting the court at 11:30 a.m. and the men following at 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 4
Philosophy colloquium — The Philosophy winter colloquium on the topic of rationality features C. Cramm with a talk titled Reason and the Cambridge Platonists at 2 p.m. in room SN-4038.

Thursday, Feb. 6
Film series — MUN Cinema Series continues with Ararat (Canada). Rated R for violence, sexuality/nudity and language. English/Armenian. Directed by Atom Egoyan. With David Alpay, Arsinée Khanijian and Christopher Plummer. All screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Saturday, Feb. 8
Concert — Winds of Change. Flutist Leslie Newman returns with pianist Kristina Szutor in a program of exciting new music for flute and piano alongside repertoire classics by Widor and Barber. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m.. For more information, call the School of Music Concert Hotline 737-4455 or see www.mun.ca/music/.

ONGOING
ST. JOHN’S

Bill Rose: In Absurdum. A Newfoundland painter exhibits over 10 years of work at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador until Feb. 23. Admission is free. Gallery hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 12-5 p.m. and Friday 7-10 p.m. Closed Mondays. See www.agnl.ca.

Atlantic Modern: The Architecture of the Atlantic Provinces 1950-2000, is on display at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador until Jan. 5. Gallery hours: Tuesday to Sunday, 12-5 p.m. and Friday 7-10 p.m. Closed Mondays. See www.agnl.ca.

CORNER BROOK
An exhibition of new work by acclaimed Canadian artist Diana Thorneycroft titled Martyr’s Murder opens at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College Art Gallery Jan. 23 with a reception for the artist from 5-7 p.m. At 5:30 p.m. the artist will give a tour and discuss the exhibition. Martyr’s Murder continues until March 1. For more, see www.swgc.mun.ca/artgallery/.