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Jan. 9, 2003, Gazette

My Latest Sitter (2002) by Barbara Pratt Wangersky
My Latest Sitter (2002) by Barbara Pratt Wangersky. An exhibition of Ms. Pratt’s work opens tomorrow at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador and runs until March 2. See www.agnl.ca.
Thursday, Jan. 9
Lectures begin, winter semester
Deadline for fees payment, winter semester


Saturday, Jan. 11
Classy clarinets — An evening of clarinet classics played by three of St. John's premier performers with Peter Gardner, conductor, and Lorne Buick, Paul Bendzsa and Sean Rice on clarinet, at the Cook Recital Hall at 8 p.m. For more information call the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra at 722-4441.

Tuesday, Jan. 14
Regular meeting of the Senate

Concert — A Music Theatre Double Bill as Artistic Fraud of Newfoundland teams up with the School of Music to present The Chekhov Variations and Landscapes of Memory, featuring performances by Christopher Pratt, Andy Jones, the Atlantic String Quartet and more. At the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. For information call the concert line at 737-4455 or see www.mun.ca/music.

Thursday, Jan. 16
Film series — MUN Cinema Series continues with Frida (USA/Canada) 118 min. Rated R for sexuality/nudity and language. Directed by Julie Taymore with Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, Geoffrey Rush and Ashley Judd. All screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Concert — Encore 2003 with Stéphane Lemelin, piano, and Alistair MacLeod, words, at 8 p.m. at the D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music. Part of the Debut Plus Series. For more information see www.debutatlantic.ca.

Friday, Jan. 17
Alumna recital — The Music at Memorial concert series will feature alumna Penni Clarke, soprano, in a recital of Baroque music with harpsichordist Mary O’Keeffe at 8 p.m. in the D. F. Cook Recital Hall. For information call the concert line at 737-4455 or visit the Web site at www.mun.ca/music.

Saturday, Jan. 18
Artist talk — At 2 p.m., artist Barbara Pratt Wangersky will lead an informal walk-about tour of the exhibition of her paintings Out of Fashion, which is on display at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador Jan. 17 to March 2. Ms. Wangersky will discuss her creative process and the inspiration behind the three main themes in her work: fashion, floral still-life and women. Free. Info-line: 737-8209.

Monday, Jan. 20
Public lecture — The Music, Media and Culture lecture series, organized by the Canada Research Chair in Traditional Music, Memorial University, continues in room E18A of the Education Building at 7 p.m. Dr. Johanne Devlin Trew, research associate, Music History and Ethnomusicology, School of Music, will present a lecture titled Irish Music and Media: From Print to Recording.

Thursday, Jan. 23
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. For information call the concert line at 737-4455 or visit the Web site at 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.

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.