Student-run gallery in the Visual Arts Building, 1395 René-Lévesque Blvd. W. www.vavgallery.com
Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery
Open Tuesday to Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. in LB-165. Free admission, wheelchair accessible. Info at ext. 4750. On the web, visit ellengallery.concordia.ca
• TRACKING THE TRACES 2
Curator Nicole Gingras continues her investigation of the notion of trace. The project as a whole reflects on the trace or traces that are left with us through certain encounters with a sound or an image. Until June 3.
OSCAR PETERSON CONCERT HALL
Located at 7141 Sherbrooke St. W. Box office: Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to noon, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., ext. 4848. oscar.concordia.ca
Melodie Farkas-Doyle, Soprano
A student of Jocelyne Fleury, classical repertoire. May 18 at 4 p.m. Tickets at the door only: $5 general admission, free for students with ID. Presented by Concordia’s Department of Music.
Cathleen Gingrich, Mezzo-Soprano
A student of Jocelyne Fleury, classical repertoire. May 18 at 5 p.m. Tickets at the door only: $5 general admission, free for students with ID. Presented by Concordia’s Department of Music.
André Chalifour, Guitar
A student of Garry Antonio; works by Giulio Regondi, J. S. Bach and Jacques Hétu. May 18, 8 p.m. Tickets at the door only: $5 general admission, free for students with ID. Presented by Concordia’s Department of Music.
Heather Baragar, Mezzo-Soprano
A student of Winston Purdy, classical repertoire. May 24, 8 p.m. Tickets at the door only: $5 general admission, free for students with ID. Presented by Concordia’s Department of Music.
QMEA Gala Concerts
On May 27, Junior (2 p.m.) and senior (7 p.m.) finalists in the QMEA 2006 Music Festival will perform. Presentations will be made to prizewinners. The Quebec Music Educators Association (QMEA) is dedicated to the needs of all music educators throughout Quebec. Ticket info TBA. Contact QMEA Festival Coordinator:Amy Henderson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Students of all ages will perform repertoire standards. Directed by Dragan Djerkic. May 28 at 2 p.m. Tickets at the door only: $5 general admission.
KlezKanada presents this concert by Theodore Bikel in support of the KlezKanada Youth Scholarship Fund. May 28 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at the box office and on the Admission network: $49 (service charges applicable).
MEETINGS & EVENTS
Theology poetry contest
Word in the World, a graduate student journal in Concordia’s Department of Theological studies seeks poems inspired by sacred texts from the world’s religious traditions. The winner will receive a beautifully illustrated copy of the book Psalms, a work of art commissioned by Saint John’s Abbey and Universiy (Minnesota), and along with the three-runners up will have their poem published in our inaugural fall edition. Deadline for submissions is July 1. Send entries to email@example.com. Winners will be notified by Aug. 1.
University of the Streets Café
Open to everyone, Café sessions take place in both English and French. For details and a full list of events, visit univcafe.concordia.ca or contact Eric Abitbol at ext. 3967.
• HEALTH INSURANCE & SOCIAL INEQUALITIES
How would the privatization of health insurance impact on social inequalities in health in Canada and Quebec? . Some argue proposed reforms to Quebec’s health care system did not go far enough, while others see this small step as the first of many leading to a two-tiered system and further inequity in Canadian society. What do you think? May 29 from 6:30 – 9 p.m. at Café République, 1200 Peel St.
Holland en Fête Film Series
The Consulate General of the Netherlands celebrates the liberation of the Netherlands by Canadian troops during WW II (1944), with a presentation of award-winning Dutch films. All films at 7:30 p.m. in the JA DeSève Cinema, 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W. Tickets are $5 at the door.
• SHOUF SHOUF HABIBI!
May 18, This feature film debut by director Ter Heerdt, won a Golden Film Award. Amusingly, it addresses multicultural and integration issues, through the story of a young man’s grappling with traditional and more contemporary lifestyles.
• ALS TWEE DRUPPELS WATER (The Spitting Image)
May 24. This philosophical film is based on the book, The Dark Room of Damocles, by W.F. Hermans. A story of a doppelganger/double, the movie follows resistance efforts, which are viewed differently when World War II is over.
• DE AANSLAG (The Assault)
May 25. This film, which received the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 1986, reconstructs the true story of a World War II attack witnessed by a young boy, whose parents were executed. It pictures how the war was experienced during and after that time.
Cinema Film Festival
The Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema presents the Best of the Best, a selection of very best of its 33rd annual film festival. May 25 from 7 – 9 p.m. at Cinèma du Parc, 3575 Avenue de Parc.
Live, work, or study downtown?
If so, the Downtown YMCA and the Peter McGill Community Council invite you to a public forum to discuss the local irritants that affect our quality of life here in the borough of Ville Marie. May 24 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Downtown YMCA (Stanley St.), or June 6 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at CLSC Metro (corner de Maisonneuve and St. Mathieu). Light refreshments will be served. For info, call 849-8393 ext. 773.
Iranian Women’s Studies
The School of Community and Public Affairs presents the 17th Annual International Conference of Iranian Women’s Studies June 2 – 4 from 7 a.m. – 10 a.m. in H-110. For information on speakers and schedule, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Habitat for Humanity
Would you like to build houses and your understanding of housing issues? Habitat for Humanity is a program dedicated to the elimination of poverty housing by building homes in partnership with families in need. For more information or to get involved with the Concordia Chapter, email email@example.com
Concordia Toastmasters Club
You can master skills to help you formulate and express your ideas, improve your ability to listen and evaluate other people’s ideas. We can help you get rid of that nervousness when you are asked to speak, all done in a positive and supportive environment. We meet every Monday evening. For more information: www.angelfire.com/co/TOASTM or contact Susan Ehret at 637-0190, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sensing the City II lecture series
All lectures take place at 7 p.m. at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, 1920 rue Baile. Free admission, no reservations required.
• GABRIELE G. KIEFER
May 18. Landscape architect and Founder of Büro Kiefer in Berlin, Kiefer will discus “Playing with Asphalt.” Kiefer will offer new perspectives on a familiar material in a presentation of her projects involving the creative and often playful use of asphalt. This lecture is presented in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut Montréal.
• NORMAN PRESSMAN
May 25. Norman Pressman - Professor Emeritus of Planning and Urban Design, University of Waterloo - discusses “Cities Designed for Winter.” His lecture will examine the influence of climatic conditions on cities and their inhabitants in order to develop an authentic urban form for northern places.
SELF HELP & SUPPORT
Legal Information Services
Offers free, confidential, information and assistance to all students, faculty and staff at Concordia. Classes or working during the day? We’re open every Wednesday until 8 p.m. For more info., call ext. 4960 or click here. Visits by appointment only.
Employee Assistance Program
A voluntary, confidential counselling and information service available 24/7 to all employees eligible for health benefits at Concordia, including their immediate families. English Services: 1-800-361-4765. French Services: 1-800-387-5676. For more info, visit the EAP web site at eap.concordia.ca or call ext. 3667.
• DRUG & SUBSTANCE ABUSE PROGRAM
The EAP Committee in conjunction with addictions specialist Robert Murphy, will hold a presentation of the EAP Substance Abuse Program slated for implementation in fall 2006. May 29 from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. in H-767. Items of discussion include the program’s key goals and elements, types of referrals and procedures and guidelines for its implementation. RSVP at ext. 3667 or email email@example.com
Counselling and Development
Offers services to both undergraduate and graduate students on an individual basis as well as in groups. Students will benefit from counselling services, student learning services, career services, and those provided by the New Student Programme Office and the Student Success Centre. Services are provided by professional staff and on both campuses. For more info., please visit cdev.concordia.ca
Student Success Centre
Can help all Concordia students achieve their goals and can provide access to services on both campuses aimed at promoting personal and academic success. Come in to speak with one of the Student Success mentors or sign up for workshops, writing assistance, and more. Visit studentsuccess.concordia.ca for info.
SCHEDULE OF EUCHARISTS (ROMAN CATHOLIC) IN THE LOYOLA CHAPEL: Sundays at 11 a.m. (in English) and later in Spanish at 7:30 p.m., Tues., Wed. and Fri. at 12:05 p.m. Mon. and Thurs. Communion at 12:05 p.m. (all in English).
The Centre for Teaching and Learning Services organizes a series of workshops for faculty and teaching assistants to enhance their teaching skills. For a full list of workshops and registration, call ext. 2495 or visit teaching.concordia.ca/workshops/
• PhD SEMINAR IN UNIVERSITY TEACHING
Fall workshops start on Sept. 16. This seminar in university teaching prepares Ph.D. students for an academic teaching career. The estimated time commitment is 31.5 hours in-class with 20 hours for preparation of readings and assignments. Participants will receive a certificate on successful completion of all workshops. There will be a modest charge for materials. Participation is limited to 30 students.
Experienced Professional Editor
Journal articles, papers, books, reports, grant applications. Call 989-9716.
Visually impaired alumnus requires word processing of manuscripts. Call Don, 626-6256.
Tape transcription, term papers, manuscripts, CVs. Near Atwater and Souvenir. Call Carole at 937-8495.
available to type up your documents and papers. $10/hour or $5 per page. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 450-672-3056.
Concordia PhD student
with nine years of experience tutors all level of Math. Group and private sessions, reasonable rates. Guarantee your grade or all money back, no charge for the first session if you are not satisfied. Call Mehdi, at 652-6066 or e-mail Math_tutor@email.com
GMAT Preparation Seminars
Want to pass your GMAT? Prep seminars start soon. For info., visit www.advantagemontrealseminars.com
Taking summer classes?
McGill Math and Physics grad and Concordia grad student in Education with over five years experience offers tutoring in mathematics, calculus, chemistry and physics at all levels from high school through to university. Services also available for introductory statistics and probability. For more info, call 321-7528 or email cyril_Anderson@hotmail.com
Editing, tutoring and translation
Experienced Concordia Graduate offers editing and proofreading services to university students at all levels. Specialized in working with international students from various backgrounds. Call 223-3489 or email email@example.com
Professional quality tutoring in math, physics, mechanical engineering and writing. You choose the location, improvement guaranteed. For more information, visit http://www.universitutor.com
English Writing Workshop
conducted by professional instructor with more than 20 years of experience. One on one training to improve your grammar, vocabulary, sentence structure, etc. Learn how to properly compose term papers and assignments (thesis, footnotes, bibliography, etc.) and receive help editing text. Excellent Rates! Call Ron at 369-9135 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
5 1/2 (two bdrm.) apartment near Guy-Concordia Metro (corner St. Mathieu and Tupper) in a beautifully renovated Victorian house. Distinguished and very quiet. High ceilings, woodburning fireplace, modern kitchen and bath. Rooftop terrace in summer. Sauna and spa in winter . $ 1.400/mo. Furnished. Available July 17 – Sept. 30 and Nov. 11, 2006 – May 15, 2007. References required. Call 975-7029.
Sabbatical Rental 2006 – 07
Two bedroom house in NDG, fully furnished, two full bathrooms, all major appliances, upstairs air conditioned, deck, small backyard. Pets welcome. Bus and shops at corner, I km to Vendôme metro. One year minimum rental, flexible dates, available from July 1. $1,600/mo. + utilities. Photos available. For info., contact email@example.com or call 487-8164.
7 blocks from Loyola
Newly renovated 1 1/2 on quiet residential street near Sherbrooke/Cavendish. All appliances (fridge, stove, washer/dryer) and utilities included (heat, electricity). Available July 1. $575/mo. Call 265-4636.
7 1/2 upper duplex
Two steps to Snowdon metro (orange and blue lines). Working fireplace, balcony and deck in back, hardwood floors. Five appliances including washer/dryer. $1,300/mo., heat and hot water included. Available July 1. For info, call 342-3813 (days) or 343-9633 (eves).
Sunny, fresh home on Monkland Ave.
with three plus one bedrooms, fourth can be a family room or home office with separate exterior entrance. One bathroom, two powder rooms, double salon and eat-in kitchen with butcherblock counters. Includes use of all-new appliances, private garden with furniture and indoor garage. Minutes to Loyola campus, shopping and downtown via metro. $2,000/mo. plus utilities. Available Aug. 1. For info, call 486-2830 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lower duplex in Montreal West
Bright 8 1/2 has 3 bedrooms on the main floor and bedroom+office in the basement. Finished basement includes large den, full bathroom, bedroom/office and laundry room. Air-conditioned, large balcony, renovated, kitchen includes stove, fridge and dishwasher. Quiet area near transportation (Bus 162/103). $1500/mo.unheated. Call 481-6295.
Spacious, bright upper duplex with large deck. $925/mo. unheated. Call 484-5814. Regrettably, no dogs are permitted.
Apt. for prof/mature student
Newly refinished 3 1/2 apartment designed and built by environmentally-conscious owners and architects. Separate garden entrance. Heat and hydro included, $675/mo. available immediately. Quiet non-smoker preferred. 5 min. walk to Côte-Ste-Catherine metro. A must-see. Call 573-6877.
Prime family location
Perfect for sabbatical or visiting professor with family. Spectacular vintage two-story house on Wiseman Ave. in Outremont. Five bdrms, two baths finished basement, hardwood floors, large garden and private parking. Close to schools, shopping, parks and public transport. Four applicances, furnished/unfurnished. $3,500/mo. (negotiable), plus utilities. Available mid-August, date may be flexible. Call 273-3812 or email email@example.com
House to share - Mont St. Hilaire
Academic who enjoys meditation and vegetarian lifestyle seeks like-minded professional to share spacious house in Mont St. Hilaire. Available room has private bathroom/shower. $650/mo. includes utilities, internet, cable and use of washer/dryer. Close to train station and highway 20, abundant parking. Call 450-467-2346.
Steps to Loyola Campus
Cozy 5 1/2 upper duplex in Montreal West for rent. Heated, equipped with washer/dryer/fridge/stove. Near Loyola Campus, buses and train. Available immediately. Call 824-3904 after 6 p.m.
2 1/2, 4 1/2 in NDG
Corner Sherbrooke St. and Grand Blvd. Both are renovated, bright, and include fridge and stove. Available immediately. Please call 739-7575 Mon.-Fri. between 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cozy Apartment for rent
NDG (Sherbrooke St. W), Large 2 1/2 apt, 2-minute walk to Loyola campus. Hardwood floors, large windows and sunlight. Quiet neighbours, swimming pool in the building. Fridge, stove, heat & hot water included. $525/month. Available immediately. Call 825-1871.
Room in NDG Condo
Room in 8 1/2 condo with yard. Close to Snowdon and Villa-Maria Metro. 4 bdr., 2 bath. on 2 levels. Wireless internet, heating, electricity, washer, dryer and dishwasher included. $500/mo. negotiable, available immediately. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Great sabbatical home
Beautiful house in NDG (Monkland Village), wood floors, garden, garage, close to city centre, easy commute to both Concordia campuses. ($1800/month). For more information, please click here or call 487-8930. Available Sept. 1.
Responsible person required
Medical resident seeks someone to occasionally assist with picking his 2.5 year-old son up and dropping him off at daycare (across from the Children’s Hospital) in exchange for free rent. Some food also included. Your room is fully furnished. You must own a car and be very responsible. Wireless Internet, heating, electricity, washer, dryer and dishwasher included. Email email@example.com
NDG Condo (KEEP)
Two bdr. in new building. Five appliances, air conditioning, garage and balcony. Steps from the Loyola Campus. $1,275/mo., available July 1. Call 481-7770.
Concordia Centraide Garage Sale
Spring cleaning? Looking to get rid of items? Donate your unwanted items to the Concordia University Centraide Campaign garage sale, which will be held May 27, 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Loyola Campus in the AD parking lot. Alternate rain date: June 3. For more information, contact Dina Tavares at ext. 4834 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Témoignages de jeunes
Vous êtes nés par insémination artificielle, issu(e) d’un don de sperme anonyme? Vos origines génétiques vous intriguent ? Votre témoignage nous intéresse. Émission de télé sérieuse recherche jeunes prêts à nous raconter leur histoire. Contacter Anne : 895-6792.
Football Tickets - Platinum
Centre field tickets for the following games (two per game): vs. the Bombers on June 8 and 16; Tiger Cats July 6; Argos Aug. 3; Stampeders Aug. 24 and Eskimos Sept. 10. For more info,.call ext. 2737.
Learn to meditate
Free four-week course at Centre Green. Starts May 29 at 7 p.m. For more information and registration, call 335-7749.
Dining room suite for sale
Oval dining set and buffet with six chairs. $1,000 negotiable. Set of Royal Adderley (Orleans design) China, 12 place settings. $100. Call 484-8218 or 684-1097.
Income tax returns
Concordia Graduate does income tax returns for a low fee. Call 223-3489 or email email@example.com
Parking near Loyola
Driveway parking, 5 min. walk from Loyola. $50/mo. Call Carol, 481-9461.
Super low prices on clothing, furniture, miscellaneous household goods, books and more at Mission of the Great Shepherd, 2510 Center St., Point St. Charles (Charlevoix Metro). June 3, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. See coupons at http://www.missiongrandberger.com/
Jeet Kune Do instruction available. Train in the martial art founded by the legendary Bruce Lee. Learn to defend yourself, and the art of expressing the human body. For more info, email Sifu Collin at firstname.lastname@example.org