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Campus Arts

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<*J*kt0*ra0*rb0*p(0,0,0,10,0,0,G,"U.S. English")BIz9f"TimesNewRomanPS">MIT Women’s Chorale. Thursday evening rehearsals start, 7:45–10 p.m., in the Emma Rogers Room (10-340). Open to all women in the MIT/Harvard community. New members accepted until Feb. 17. For more information call Marilyn Dorsey, 484-8187.

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<*JB>Battle of the Bands. Signups due Feb. 10. Entry fee is $25 per band. Forms are available in the SCC office: W20-311.

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@CalBody:Raising the Dead. Associate Provost for Institute Life Samuel J. Keyser reads from his recently published book. Poems in this collection revolve around conversations with his dead mother, evoking honest images of humor and sorrow.

Jan. 28, 5 p.m.—Humanities Library

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@CalBody:Baby. Musical Theatre Guild production of the musical by Maltby and Shire.

Jan. 28–30, Feb. 3–5, 8 p.m.—La Sala de Puerto Rico

—$8, $7 MIT Community, $5 MIT/Wellesley students

—Information: 253-6294

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<*JB>The Foundling (or A Basket of Ham). The Gilbert & Sullivan Players present and original comic opera inspired by the works of Gilbert and Sullivan, written by Mary A. Finn ’81 with a score by Robert Weingart.

Jan. 29, Feb. 4 & 6, 8:30 p.m.; Jan. 30, 7 p.m.—Walker Dining Hall

—Information: 253-0190

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@CalBody:List Visual Arts Center:

20 Ames St., T/Th/F—12–6; W—12–8; Weekends—1–5; closed holidays

—Information: 253-4680

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<*JB>Dan Graham: Public/Private. American conceptual artist Dan Graham uses film, video, performance, architectural models, and glass and mirror structures to engage the viewer in recognizing the physical, psychological, and social interactions that occur within public and private spheres.

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<*JB>Maria Fernanda Cardoso: Recent Sculpture. Colombian artist Maria Fernanda Cardoso creates elegant, Minimalist-inspired sculpture from materials exotic to a North American audience and addresses cross-cultural communication, particularly as it relates to the presentation and interpretation of art, as well as the often-charged relationships between humans and other species.

Jan. 15 through March 27

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@CalBody:Compton Gallery:

Weekdays 9–5

—Information: 253-4444

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<*JB>Sculptures and Paintings by David Bakalar. Thoroughly grounded in the sciences, with advanced degrees in physics from Harvard and physical metallurgy from MIT, Bakalar’s iconographic works are created with emphasis on high technology in both materials and technique.

Jan. 21 through March 4

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<*JB>Strobe Alley:

—Information: 253-4444

Optical Alchemy. Full-color fluorescent photographs of corals and anemones by Charles H. Mazel SM ’76, a research engineer in the Department of Ocean Engineering, taken at night during underwater dives. Matched pairs of images offer a comparison between the subject under “normal” reflected-light photography and under illumination with ultraviolet light. (Ongoing)

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<*JB>Hart Nautical Gallery:

55 Massachusetts Ave.; Weekdays 9–8

—Information: 253-5942

Course 13, 1893-1993: From Naval Architecture to Ocean Engineering. Exhibition includes historic photos, models, and computer graphics, and highlights a sampling of current research including that performed by the department for Bill Koch’s ’62 successful America’s Cup campaign with America3. (Ongoing)

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<*JB>Boston Fisheries 1900-1920. Photographs documenting Boston’s T Wharf area.

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<*JB>MIT Museum:

265 Massachusetts Ave., Tues–Fri 9–5, Sat–Sun 1–5

Requested donation: $2.

—Information: 253-4444

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<*JB>The Works of Charles H. Woodbury. After several years on tour, this major retrospective of the oils, watercolors, etchings, and drawings of artist/teacher Charles H. Woodbury returns to the MIT Museum.

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<*JB>Crazy After Calculus: Humor at MIT. The history of MIT “hacks.”

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<*JB>Doc Edgerton: Stopping Time. Photographs, instruments and memorabilia documenting the invention and use of the strobe light by the late Harold E. Edgerton ScD ’27.

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<*JB>Holography: Types and Applications. Scientific, medical, technical, and artistic imaging drawn from the work of the Spatial Imaging Group at the Media Lab.

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<*JB>Light Sculptures by Bill Parker ’74. Vivid interactive light sculptures, each with its own personality and set of moods.

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<*JB>Math in 3D: Geometric Sculptures by Morton G. Bradley Jr. Colorful revolving sculptures based on mathematical formulae.

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<*JB>MathSpace. Hands-on exploration of geometry is the theme as visitors tinker with math playthings.

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@CalBody:** All events free unless otherwise noted **

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@CalBody:If you would like your MIT arts event to appear in future listings, call Ann or Michael at 3-1541 or send e-mail to arts<\@>the-tech.mit.edu.