IMAGE:  October 2003
 
LINK:  Campus News
Chicago Journal  
University News  
Uchicago.edu e-bulletin  
 
LINK:  Features
Healthy, Wealthy, and Wed  
Rural Route  
Chicago's Starting Team  
Webbed Footage  

The Zen of Education

 

LINK:  Class Notes
Alumni News  
Alumni Works  
C.Vitae  
Deaths  

LINK:  Research
Investigations  
Citations  
U of C Research Organizations  

LINK:  Also in every issue
Editor's Notes  
From the President  
Letters  
Chicagophile  
 
GRAPHIC:  University of Chicago Magazine
 
 
OCTOBER 2003
Volume 96, Issue 1
 

GRAPHIC:  Campus NewsCenter Stage

Mark Manders: Isolated Rooms, through November 2. Amsterdam native Mark Manders’s exhibition surveys the history of figurative sculpture, examining the icons that human beings make of themselves. Set in sparsely furnished installations containing items such as bricks, coffee cups, and bags of sugar, Manders’s pieces portray large, androgynous figures that appear timeless. Renaissance Society, 773/702-8670.

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Sea of Buddhas, through January 4, and Visual Mantras: Meditative Traditions in Japanese Buddhism, through February 22. “Sea of Buddhas” centers on a suite of Sugimoto’s photographs taken at Kyoto’s Sanjusangendo, or “Hall of Thirty Three Bays,” a famed 13th-century temple that houses 1,000 statues of the Bodhisattva Kannon. The accompanying “Visual Mantras” features Japanese Buddhist art from the Smart’s permanent collection. Smart Museum of Art, 773/702-0200.

Mesopotamian Gallery opening weekend, October 18–19, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. The Oriental Institute celebrates the opening of its newly restored Mesopotamian Gallery. Closed to the public since 1996, the gallery’s collection displays the culture and history of ancient Iraq. Oriental Institute, 773/702-9521.

University Wind Ensemble: Celebration, November 16, 3 p.m. In honor of Mandel Hall’s 100th birthday, the Wind Ensemble and conductor Wayne G. Gordon present a free concert. The festive program includes Zdechlik’s Celebration, Wagner’s Else’s Procession to the Cathedral from Lohengrin, and other works. Student Performance Ensembles, 773/702-8069.

James Joyce’s “The Dead,” November 28–December 28. The Court Theatre brings back its 2002 musical staging of Joyce’s classic holiday story, adapted by Richard Nelson and Shaun Davey and directed by Charles Newell. Court Theatre, 773/753-4472.

 

 

 


 


 

 

 


Google
Search WWW Search magazine.uchicago.edu

Contact Advertising About the Magazine Alumni UChicago Views Archives
uchicago 2003 The University of Chicago Magazine 5801 South Ellis Ave., Chicago, IL 60637
phone: 773/702-2163 fax: 773/702-0495 uchicago-magazine@uchicago.edu