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Dec. 22, 2004

LEWISBURG, Pa. — Early spring semester events at Bucknell include a flute recital with Mary Hannigan, a Japanese contemporary art exhibit at the Samek Art Gallery, a piano recital by Lois Svard, a poetry reading with Michael Waters, a performance of DanceBrazil in the Weis Center and a lecture by the daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King as well as the continuing Social Science Colloquium Series. For a full calendar of events, go to and click on Calendars.

Jan. 22. Flute Recital. Mary Hannigan, flute, with Barry Hannigan, piano, 8 p.m., Rooke Recital Hall, Weis Music Music Building. The program includes works by Bach, Burton, Hoover, Muczynski and Widor. Mary Hannigan has performed widely across the United States as a soloist, concerto soloist, and chamber musician including performances on the "Simply Grand" series at NPR affiliate station WVIA. Barry Hannigan has performed internationally and is on the roster of Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour.

Jan. 26 to March 8. Samek Art Gallery, main gallery: "Resounding Spirit: Japanese Contemporary Art of the 1960s," featuring significant works by the renowned Gutai Group artists. Art historian and curator Reiko Tomii will give a talk Jan. 28 at 5 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre of the Elaine Langone Center. Art historian and curator Ming Tiampo will give a talk Feb. 11 at 5 p.m. in the Gallery Theatre.

Jan. 27. Martin Luther King Lecture. Bernice King, daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., 7 p.m., Weis Center. [note location change]

Jan. 28. Hilltop Film Series. "North by Northwest" by Alfred Hitchcock, 1959, 8 p.m., Trout Auditorium, Vaughan Literature Building.

Jan. 29. Hilltop Film Series. "North by Northwest" by Alfred Hitchcock, 1959, 3 p.m., Trout Auditorium, Vaughan Literature Building.

Jan. 29. Recital. Lois Svard, piano, 8 p.m., Weis Center. [note date change] The repertoire includes both traditional keyboard by Jackson Hill, Hans Otto and Sergei Rachmaninoff, and "inside-the-piano" works (with video projection of the inside of the piano) by Henry Cowell and Annea Lockwood. Acclaimed internationally for her performances of contemporary piano music, Svard has commissioned, premiered and recorded works by composers such as Robert Ashley, Annea Lockwood, "Blue" Gene Tyranny, Kyle Gann, Elodie Lauten and William Duckworth.

Feb. 2. Reading. Michael Waters, poet-in-residence, 7 p.m., Bucknell Hall. Waters is the author of Parthenopi: New and Selected Poems, and co-editor of Contemporary American Poetry. Professor of English at Salisbury University on the eastern shore of Maryland, he also teaches in the New England College MFA Program in Poetry and for several summer programs, including the Catskill Poetry Workshop and the Prague Seminars.

Feb. 3. Social Science Colloquium. "A Feminine City? Women, Shopping Spaces and the Creation of the late 19th-century Downtown," Mona Domosh, professor of geography, Dartmouth College, 7: 30 p.m., Forum, Elaine Langone Center. Professor of geography at Dartmouth College, Domosh is the author of Invented Cities: The Creation of Landscape in 19th-century New York and Boston and co-author of Putting Women in Place: Feminist Geographers Make Sense of the World.

Feb. 5. Weis Center Series. DanceBrazil, 8 p.m., Weis Center. Tickets: $20. DanceBrazil combines traditional and contemporary Afro-Brazilian dance with gravity-defying physical prowess including the sensational art of capoeira.


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