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Nov. 14, 2002, Gazette

Model of Beth-El Synagogue
Photo by Ken Kam
Model of Beth-El Synagogue, St. John’s, from the exhibition Atlantic Modern: The Architecture of the Atlantic Provinces 1950-2000, on display at the AGNL. Scale 1:50. Modelmakers Ania Gudelewicz, Melanie Hayne, Darren Newton and Jennifer Uegama.

Thursday, Nov. 14
Lectures resume at St. John's Campus and at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College.

Presentation — At 2 p.m. in the Flume Tank Viewing Gallery at the Marine Institute, Bob Bayer from the University of Maine and The Lobster Institute will give a presentation on developments in artificial bait for commercial fisheries and lobster research initiatives in Maine. For further information please contact Philip Walsh at the Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources, Marine Institute.

Film series — MUN Cinema Series continues with Iris (UK 2001). All screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Friday, Nov. 15
Classes will follow the Monday timetable on this day only

Concert — Passages in an Eventful Life, an inner landscape in song with soprano Caroline Schiller and pianist Maureen Volk. Music by Strauss, Larsen and others. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, 8 p.m. Admission: $10/$5. Reservations: 737-4455 or at www.mun.ca/
music


Saturday, Nov. 16
Volleyball — The Sea-Hawks women’s volleyball team takes on St. Francis Xavier at the Field House at 6 p.m. The men’s team plays Dalhousie at 8 p.m.

Art workshop — On Saturday and Sunday, Nov 16-17, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., there is a workshop on drawing from the body with artists Lori Clarke and Elayne Greeley. This two-day workshop for older teens and adults uses drawing, journal-writing, and body-awareness exercises to explore the relationship of body experience and body-image to creative expression. Participants are asked to bring journal writing materials. All other drawing materials supplied. Participants will complete several drawings to take home. Fee: $120 ($96 for AGNL members). To register, call 737-2563.

Sunday, Nov. 17
Volleyball — The Sea-Hawks women’s volleyball team takes on St. Francis Xavier at the Field House at 12 p.m. The men’s team plays Dalhousie at 2 p.m.

Exhibition tour — Steven Mannell, associate professor in the Faculty of Architecture and Planning at Dalhousie University in Halifax, leads an exhibition tour of Atlantic Modern at 2 p.m.

Public lecture — The Irish Newfoundland Association presents a public talk by radio and TV host John O'Mara titled I Swear by Apollo, telling of the part played by early doctors in Newfoundland history, at 8 p.m. in Hampton Hall, Marine Institute.

Thursday, Nov. 21

Speakers’ series — The Women’s Studies program speakers’ series continues with a lecture by Laura Fitzpatrick, master of women’s studies candidate, on the topic White Picket Fences: Lesbians’ Narratives of Kinship Building With Their Sisters in Newfoundland and Labrador, at 12 p.m. in room SN-4087. Open to the public.

Film series — MUN Cinema Series continues with The Mystic Masseur (India 2001). 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 — Donald Buell and Mike Snelgrove conduct the MUN Concert Band in an evening of exciting music for winds and percussion. Mike Snelgrove and Katie Sullivan are featured trumpet soloists in Vivaldi's brilliant Concerto for Two Trumpets. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m. Admission: $5/$3. Reservations: 737-4455 or at www.mun.ca/music.

Friday, Nov. 22
Fiction reading — The Pratt Committee and Canada Council will host a reading at 4 p.m. in room SN-2101, Science Building, by Helen Humphreys who will read from her latest novel, The Lost Garden. The reading is free and open to the public.

Concert — Cellist Thomas Loewenheim and pianist Koichi Inoue in works by Albeniz, Fauré, Ligeti, Popper and Ross. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m. Admission: $10/$5. Reservations: 737-4455 or at www.mun.ca/music.

Saturday, Nov 23
Sea-Hawks — Memorial’s varsity basketball teams are in action today at the Field House with the women taking on UNB at 6 p.m. followed by the men versus UNB at 8 p.m.

Sunday, Nov 24
Sea-Hawks — Memorial’s varsity basketball teams are back in action at the Field House with the women taking on UNB at 11:30 a.m. followed by the men versus UNB at 1:30 p.m.

Family art — Drop in for free family art activities at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador from 1-4 p.m., followed by a free Sound Symposium concert at 3 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov 26
Concert — The MUN Chamber Orchestra in romantic works for string orchestra and a special duo concerto performance by David Gillham, violin and Thomas Loewenheim, cello. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m. Admission: $5/$3. Reservations: 737-4455 or at www.mun.ca/music.

Wednesday, Nov. 27
Exhibition tour — St. John’s artist Bill Rose leads an informal tour of the exhibition of his work and talks about his inspirations, creative process, and the grid technique that predominates his paintings at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador at 8 p.m.

Concert — The MUN Jazz Ensemble swings under the direction of Paul Bendzsa. D. F. Cook Recital Hall, School of Music, at 8 p.m. Admission: $5/$3. Reservations: 737-4455 or at www.mun.ca/music.

Thursday, Nov. 28
Film series — MUN Cinema Series continues with Baran (Iran 2001). All screenings are at 7 p.m. in Empire Studio 12 cinemas in the Avalon Mall. For more information, see www.mun.ca/film.

Public lecture — The Newfoundland Historical Society is holding a free public lecture at 8 p.m. at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute. Dr. Peter Pope will speak on the topic On The Waterfront: The Archaeology of Early St. John’s. Free parking. Everyone is welcome.

Friday, Nov. 29
Charity gala — The 26th annual Monte Carlo Charity Gala, organized by medical students, takes place at the Delta Hotel Ballroom starting at 7 p.m. In keeping with tradition, the night will include gambling, live entertainment, a silent and live auction and — as a new addition — a dance to end the evening. The charities selected to receive proceeds from this year’s Monte Carlo evening include the Gros Morne Literacy Council, Planned Parenthood, the School Lunch Association, Give to Feel Good (Health Care Corporation of St. John’s), the Canadian Hemophilia Society (Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter) and the Parkinson Society.

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-Sunday 12 noon-5 pm and Friday Evening 7-10 pm 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-Sunday 12 noon-5 pm and Friday Evening 7-10 pm Closed Mondays. Admission is free. For more information, see www.agnl.ca.