Student-run gallery in the Visual Arts Building, 1395 René-Lévesque W. Blvd. http://www.vavgallery.com
Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery
Open Tuesday to Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. LB-165. Free admission, wheelchair accessible. Info at ext. 4750.
• L’ECHO DES LIMBES
Oct. 13 - Nov. 19. Works by David Altmejd, Patrice Duhamel, Michael A. Robinson and Eve K. Tremblay. This exhibition explores the incessant communication that occurs between the world of external phenomena and that of internal representations. Inspired by the literary work of Lewis Carroll, this project invites one to enter – just as Alice pursued the White Rabbit – into parallel worlds that attempt to describe transitory states.
• BILINGUAL GUIDED TOURS
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 12-2 p.m., Saturdays from 1-3 p.m.
•CATALOGUE LAUNCH & FILM SCREENING
Discover – or relive – the phantasmic world of David Lynch’s Lost Highway and take a wild ride into the unconscious. Nov. 9. Launch and wine at 6:30, film at 7:30.
Reservations recommended, call ext. 4750.
Concordia Theatre Department
Presents Shakespeare’s Henry IV Oct. 20-22, 27, 28, and 29 at 8 p.m. Matinee on Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. At the Cazalet Theatre (in the F.C. Smith auditorium), 7141 Sherbrooke St. West. $10, students $5 with I.D. For group rates, contact the Box Office on ext. 4742.
OSCAR PETERSON CONCERT HALL
Located at 7141 Sherbrooke W. Box office: Monday to Friday, 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., ext. 4848. For full listing of events: http://oscar.concordia.ca
Higher Ground Benefit Concert
The Concordia Department of Music presents a variety of jazz ensembles featuring prominent faculty members in a benefit concert for the Higher Ground Relief Fund in support of the musicians Of New Orleans. Oct. 27 at 8 p.m. Produced in association with Wynton Marsalis, Artistic Director, Jazz at Lincoln Center; directed by Charles Ellison. Tickets at the box office and Admission network.
Indian Classical Music
An evening of classical Indian song and dance, presented by the Nrithyalaya Foundation. Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. Free admission.
La Passionata Benefit Concert
Marguerite and Soleil presents a musical tribute to all those who helped give support to “The Weekend to End Cancer”, to CAMMAC, and to those who have helped change the world. Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $40 at the box office and Admission.
Chamber music by Concordia University composers. Music by R. Murray Schafer, Roddy Ellias, John Winiarz, John Plant, Rosemary Mountain and Kevin Austin. Nov. 3, 8 p.m. Tickets at the box office and on the Admission network: $15 for adults, $5 for seniors and non-Concordia students, free for Concordia students with ID. Presented by the Department of Music.
Jazz Improvization I
Students in Concordia’s Department of Music directed by Gary Schwartz, jazz repertoire.
Tickets at the door only: $5 general admission, free for students
with ID. Nov. 4 at 8 p.m.
Jazz Vocal Recital
Students directed by Jeri Brown in a tribute to Tadd Dameron.
Tickets available at the door only: $5 general admission, free for students
with ID. Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. Presented by Concordia’s Department of Music.
Sabra Theatre Benefit
Sabra Theatre presents Best Friends, with all proceeds from the theatrical production benefiting Beit Halochem, Israel. Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. For information and reservations, call 733-9993.
The Department of Music Presents
Jazz Improvization I, students directed by Charles Ellison, works by Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Neil Hefti, Frank Losser and others. Tickets available at the door only: $5 general admission, free for students with ID. Nov. 9 at 8 p.m.
Jazz Guitar Ensemble
Concordia’s Department of Music presents Count Art: The Concordia Jazz Guitar Ensemble plays Basie and Blakey. Students directed by Andrew Homzy.
Tickets at the door only: $5 general admission, free for students with ID. Nov. 10 at 8 p.m.
The Charles Ellison Quartet
Concordia’s Department of Music presents an evening of original and classic jazz arrangements. Nov. 11, 8 p.m. Tickets at the box office and on the Admission network: $15 for adults, $5 for seniors and non-Concordia students, free for Concordia students with ID.
In partnership with Concordia University and others, the CBC presents this month-long multimedia symposium which explores the city’s most comprehensive and thought-provoking issues that matter to Montrealers. This year’s topic is Work. For information on the following events, call 848-2424, ext. 4880.
Come take a free test on balancing work and life. Find out which kind of physical activity is best suited to your lifestyle and how sport can help you develop work and social skills with multi-talented Applied Human Sciences professor Jim Gavin. Oct. 27. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the downtown YMCA. For more information, call 514-848-2424, ext 4880.
Wellness: Striking the Right Balance
Learn how to juggle work with family, leisure and social activities. JMSB professors Tracy Hecht and Kathleen Boies will share the results of their research in this area on Oct. 28 at 12 p.m. in the DeSève Cinema (LB 125).
MEETINGS & EVENTS
All screenings are in H-110 and start at 7:30 p.m. For complete listings, visit http:// www.cinemapolitica.org
• BEING OSAMA
Oct. 31. Being Osama is an intimate exploration of six men with highly diverse backgrounds, interests and personalities, united by their first names and their experiences as Arabs living in Canada in the post-9/11 world.
• SHAKE HANDS WITH THE DEVIL
Oct. 31 at 9 p.m. In 1994, some 800.000 Tutsis and Hutus were murdered in Rwanda. This place continues to haunt one man who tried to stop the genocide, Canada’s (now-retired) Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire. This documentary details his first visit back to the area in nearly 10 years, in April 2004. Presented in collaboration with the History Department and MIGS as part of the Conference on Canada in Darfur on Nov. 1. For more information, visit http://migs.concordia.ca
• THE FUTURE OF FOOD
Offers an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled U.S. grocery store shelves for the past decade. It reveals that there is a revolution going on in the farm fields and on the dinner tables of America that is transforming the nature of the food we eat. Nov. 7.
Writers Read at Concordia Series
In collaboration with the Blue Metropolis Literary Series, presents an evening with English novelist and 2005 Booker Prize nominee Julian Barnes. His new novel, Arthur and George, is a fictionalized account of a historical case that brought together the lives of George Edjali and Arthur Conan Doyle. At Concordia University, atrium of the Samuel Bronfman Building, 1590 Doctor Penfield. Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m. In English, Free.
Montreal Inter-University Seminars
on the History of Philosophy and Science present Copernicus: Intuition, Reason, Dogma presented by Jean-Claude Pecker (Collège de France, Paris). These seminars seek to provide a forum where Montreal researchers, graduate and doctoral students can report results, exchange ideas, and gain inspiration. Oct. 31, 4 p.m., in the Richard J. Renaud Science Complex (SP 365.01). Free. For more info, contact Concordia’s Science College , ext. 2595.
Dept. of Communication Studies
presents Tracking: A Symposium on the History of Communication Studies in Canada, held in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the Department of Communication Studies. Nov. 4. All students and faculty are welcome. Talks begin at 8:45 a.m. at Loyola. Morning session are in CJ 3.305. Afternoon sessions are in CJ 1.114. For more info, e-mail Dr. Charles Acland, email@example.com
Electricity: Unfolding a Paradigm
This four-day conference will gather European and North-American scholars to reflect on the impact of electricity on modern life, especially on knowledge and culture, science and art. Presented by the Centre for Research on Intermediality of the University of Montreal. Nov. 8-12. Visit http://cri.histart.umontreal.ca for more information.
Oral History Workshop
Conducted by Steven High of the Department of History, this workshop will provide participants with the basic information necessary to conduct a successful oral history interview or project. It is open to anyone in the university community who is interested in oral history interviewing. Nov. 10, 12-2:30 p.m. in LB-608. Space is limited to 15 people, so RSVP quickly. For more info and to save your spot, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Peace & Conflict Resolution Series
Presents Daresalam, the first African feature film to focus on Chad’s civil war, one of Africa’s oldest. Its timeless story of two childhood friends turned into political foes personalizes the terrible costs of internecine strife. With response by Dr. Khalid Medani of McGill’s Institute of Islamic Studies. Nov. 3 at 8:30 p.m. in H-937 of the Hall Building.
Fifth Bi-Annual Research and Technology Fair
Will exhibit current research and development projects by members of the Concordia Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance (CSLP) in the form of poster presentations and software/video demonstrations. Nov. 17, 1-3 p.m. in the atrium of the library building. This event is open to the Concordia community. For more information, contact Colleen Ryan at 848-2424 ext. 2020.
Conference in Ottawa
The Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences (CFHSS) invites anyone with a personal, professional, or research interest in post-secondary education to attend the National Dialogue on Higher Education from Nov. 27-29 at the Ottawa Congress Centre. This pan-Canadian conference will feature the latest research and contributions of scholars, federal and provincial deputy ministers, university and college presidents, the media and business leaders alike (and more) to push post-secondary higher on the public agenda. For more information, go to http://www.visionedu.ca
Concordia Toastmaster's 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,email@example.com
Dept. of Sociology & Anthropology
Presents a Montreal GameCODE seminar, “Where the Boys Play: Video Games, Nostalgia and the so-called Other Spaces of Childhood”, on the creation of an analytical space for an investigation of the role of video games in the mediation and production of postmodern childhood. Oct. 28, 4-6 p.m. in H-1120.
Institute for Jewish Studies
in collaboration with the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre presents a lecture by Sonia Zylberberg, Director of Education at the Holocaust Memorial Centre, “Teaching the Holocaust in Canada:Two New Tools”. Nov 1, at 5 p.m. Lecture will be followed by a tour of the Holocaust Memorial Museum. In the Cummings Building, 5151 Côte-Ste-Catherine. Free admission. For more information, visit http://www.concordia.ca/jchair
Fine Arts Lecture
The Concordia Studio Arts and MFA Visiting Artists Program, in collaboration with the Concordia Fibres Area, presents a lecture by Anna Tormo. Nov. 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the VA Building (1395 René Lévesque Blvd. W.). In her 25 years of fibre art practice, Hungarian-born Tormo has exhibited extensively both nationally and internationally. She now lives and works in Baie Verte, New Brunswick.
Canadian Centre for Architecture
As part of a lecture series curated by director of the Concordia Sensoria research team David Howes and to complement the exhibition Sense of the City, Mark Sussman, theatre artist and performance scholar, will lecture on “Lighting Urban Spectacle: Electric Interventions in Everyday Life.” Nov. 3 at 7 p.m. at the CCA, 1920 Rue Baile. Free admission.
Political Theory Speaker Series
As part of this series on Philosophy and Ideologies, the Department of Political Science presents a lecture by Dr. Maben Poirier of Concordia University. She will speak on the topic of “Ideology: A Commentary on a Definition.” Nov. 9, 2:30-4:30 p.m. in H-1220. For more info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Liberal Arts College Alumni Lecture
Professor Laurie Fendrich of NY state’s Hofstra University will speak on the topic “Why Artists Always Lie: The Inherent Antagonism Between Art and Philosophy.” Nov. 11, 7:30 p.m. in H-110.
The Quebec Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation cordially invites you to attend their annual colloquium on Nov. 12 from 9-5 p.m. at Concordia University, 1616 Ste-Catherine St. (the Faubourg) in rooms FG-C-070 and FG-C-080, Free admission. For more information, call 727-0012.
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 http://univcafe.concordia.ca/html/home/html or contact Eric Abitbol at ext. 3967.
• UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL
Love: how does it affect our sex life? With guests Julie Bélair, partner in a polyamorous couple and head of the Readaptation Centre, and Lisette-Dupras, also of the Centre, mother of two boys and polyamorous. She has been with her partner, father of the two boys, for approximately 10 years. Nov. 1, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Café Pharmacie Esperanza (12 St-Viateur W.)
• LATIN CAFÉ & PENA
How do we celebrate life, embrace death and build a mythology? Moderated by Gerardo Sierra and Lynne Cooper, with guests Damian and Poli Nisenson. Nov. 6., Conversation at 6 p.m., Pena at 8 p.m. Café L’Utopik, 552 Ste-Catherine E. Bring your instruments!
SELF HELP & SUPPORT
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 http://teaching.concordia.ca/workshops/
• ENGLISH FOR NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS
The goal of this workshop is to help non-native English speakers feel more comfortable in the classroom. Nov. 15, 7-10 p.m. in AD 308 (Loyola Campus). Bring a text you will be using in the classroom, and don’t forget to indicate your native language at registration.
• CREATIVE PROBLEM SOLVING
What is it that makes a creative problem solver and how can this be encouraged in the process of higher education? We will discuss the traits and strategies associated with creativity in general and across various disciplines. Nov. 18, 9:30-11:30 a.m. in AD 429 (Loyola Campus).
Mature Student Mentor Program
Advice about school, referrals, or a friendly ear. New mature students can meet with a CMS mentor one-on-one throughout the year, by appointment or on a drop-in basis. Contact Brigeen Badour or Nelly Trakas at ext. 3890.
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., visit http://cdev.concordia.ca
Student Success Centre
Helps all Concordia students achieve their goals by providing 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 http://studentsuccess.concordia.ca for more info.
Employee Assistance Program
A voluntary, confidential counseling and information service available 24/7 to all employees eligible for health benefits at Concordia, including their immediate family. English Services: 1-800-361-4765. French Services: 1-800-387-5676. Visit the EAP web site at: http://eap.concordia.ca
Peer Support Program
Stressed about assignments? Frantic about finances? Emotional worries? The Peer Support Program is open! We are students who are here for other students to listen, give information and refer! Downtown: Monday - Thursday, 11 am - 5 pm. Annex Z (2090 Mackay), Room 05. At Loyola: Tuesdays, 12 pm - 4 pm in the Guadagni Lounge. Drop in and check us out! Or phone 848-2424 x 2859.
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 information, call ext. 4960 or visit http://supportservices.concordia.ca/legalinformationservices. Visits by appointment only.
International Students at Concordia and McGill are invited to come for dinner and Bible study, Wednesday nights 7p.m, at Yellow Door (3625 Aylmer). People from all nations and religions welcome. For directions and other information, email Barry at email@example.com.
For people experiencing depression, anxiety, anger, loss, relationship difficulties. Humanistic/psychodynamic approach. Contact Beverly at 989-2270.
Naturopathy and Reflexology
With Anna R. Dias, N.D. and CPMDQ member. Naturopathic consultations and reflexology. Receipts for insurance purposes and gift certificates available. For appointment, please call 488-2095 or 823-0093. For more information, visit www.annadias.com
SCHEDULE OF EUCHARISTS (ROMAN CATHOLIC) IN THE LOYOLA CHAPEL: Sundays at 11 a.m., Tues., Wed. and Fri. at 12:05 p.m. Mon. and Thurs. Communion at 12:05 p.m.
Krishnamurti Video Talks
This semester’s theme, LOVE, SEX AND PLEASURE, will be explored in the films Understanding, Not Controlling Desire (Oct. 28) and What is Wrong with Pleasure? (Nov. 4). Screenings take place at 12:30 p.m. in SP 365.01 at Loyola or at 8:30 p.m. in H-420 downtown. Free admission, donations appreciated. For more information, call 937-8869.
Mother Hubbard’s Cupboard
A vegan meal served in a welcoming atmosphere, with great community and conversations. Drop by between 5 and 7 p.m. in Annex Z, Room 105-106. Mother Hubbard asks for a donation of $2 to restock her cupboards. For more information or if you would like to volunteer, contact Ellie Hummel on ext. 3590 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Recruiting Volunteer Tutors
Frontier College: Students for Literacy, Concordia, seeks volunteers for its various programs. Volunteer two hours a week as a tutor or help support a network of tutors to promote universal literacy in Canada. Upcoming training date on Oct. 29. To attend, e-mail email@example.com or call 848-7454.
Experienced Tutor Available
Effective and affordable tutoring that gets results. Courses tutored include all introductory Science and Math courses as well as, Organic I & II, Analytical I & II, Biophysical and Inorganic Chemistry, and many others. Flexible hours. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
McGill math/physics grad and Concordia Masters student in Education with over four years of experience available to tutor for many courses and grade levels, including: High school maths and sciences; CEGEP and University: Linear Algebra, Calculus (I, II, III, advanced), Intro stats and prob., intro physics and chemistry. Call Cyril Anderson at 321-7528 or e-mail cyril_Anderson@hotmail.com
GMAT Preparation Seminars
Want to pass your GMAT? Prep seminars start soon. For more information, visit http://www.advantagemontrealseminars.com
Tape transcription, term papers, manuscripts, CVs. Near Atwater and Souvenir. Call Carole at 937-8495.
Editing, proofreading, tutoring and translation
From French into English by experienced Concordia graduate. Available to students in any discipline and at any level. Price is negotiable. Call 223-3489 or e-mail email@example.com
With international prize-winning artist. Drawing and painting. Traditional or contemporary. All levels. Individual or small group sessions. Portfolio development and art consultation. Call (514) 482-2564 for more details.
Flu Vaccines at Concordia
Limited quantities of the flu vaccine are available free of charge if you meet the criteria of the Department of Public Health. If you have a chronic medical condition, long-term heart or lung problem, are over 60 years of age or work with the public or small children, you could be eligible. Call ext. 3569 for more information. If you are not eligible, a limited amount of vaccines will be available as of Nov. 21 for $20. For appointment, call ext. 3569 no earlier than Nov. 14.
Westmount 7 1/2
Upper duplex for rent on Grosvenor. Beautifully renovated 7 1/2 + powder room. Sunny, spacious and close to all amenities. Includes appliances and washer/dryer. $2, 200 + utilities. Call 486-7892.
House for rent in LaSalle
Immaculate lower 5 1/2 in semi-detached duplex. Playroom, garage, private yard, driveway. Near Place LaSalle shopping centre. Easy access to metro stations. Quiet, residential neighbourhood. Non-smokers only. One cat permitted. Immediate occupancy. $900 per month unheated, oil furnace. References required. Call Julia at 848-2424 ext. 3401.
Walk to the Hall Building
Furnished 4 1/2 for rent. Equipped with all appliances, including washer/dryer. Quiet area, $1,000/mo. unheated. Call 932-6367.
Avail. Jan 1 to May 15, 2006 (dates somewhat flexible). Furnished, quiet, one-bedroom, renovated condo with cachet in a 100-year old triplex in Outremont/Mile End. Gas stove, large fridge, microwave, dishwasher, washer/dryer. Close to all amenities and universities. $1,900/mo. includes heat, hot water, gas, telephone, electricity + high speed Internet. Call (514) 273-6842, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.silentpress.org/rental for more info and pictures.
10 minutes from Loyola Campus
Sunny, newly renovated 5 1/2 upper duplex in NDG with hardwood floors, 3 bedrooms, 2 balconies. Fridge, stove included, laundry in basement. Parking on driveway. Owners live in lower unit. $950/mo. Call 487-4473 between 6-10p.m.
7 Blocks from Loyola
Newly renovated bachelor apartment on quiet, residential street in NDG. All appliances (fridge, stove, washer, dryer) and utilities (heat, electricity, water) included. $600 per month, available immediately. Call 265-4636.
Sublet near Guy metro
Fully and tastefully furnished 3 1/2 available for sublet of not less than 5-6 months. One closed bedroom. Close to Concordia and McGill, all amenities. $995/mo. includes heat/electricity, phone, cable TV, Internet and more. No pets, non-smokers only. References required. Photos available via e-mail. Call 846-1864 or e-mail email@example.com
Large 3 1/2 for rent
St. Léonard area, near Cadillac metro. Recently painted with terrace and balcony, quiet, close to library. Community centre and swimming pool. $435/mo., available immediately. Call 754-2223 or 329-2223.
Spacious 4 1/2
Large, clean and bright two-bedroom apartment for rent. Close to all amenities (grocery stores, parks, shopping centres) as well as transportation (green line – Cadillac Metro) and highways. Two balconies, huge kitchen. $650/mo heating included. Quiet neighbourhood. Call 324-3043 or 262-1284.
4 1/2 in Plateau/Mile End for rent
Corner St-Dominique and St-Viateur. Large eat-in kitchen with exposed brick, private entrance, hardwood floors and lots of light. Close to all amenities, the Main, Jean Talon Market, Little Italy, 55 and 80 buses only minutes away, Available Jan. 1. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
NDG 7 1/2
Coolbrook Ave. Lower duplex, renovated, fenced back yard. 10 min. to Plamondon metro, easy access to downtown, Appliances included, furnished/unfurnished. Call 733-6771 or 295-6771.
5 1/2 Upper Duplex
On Coolbrook Ave., NDG. Appliances included, furnished/unfurnished. Near Plamondon metro. $900/mo. heated. Call 733-6771 or 295-6771.
Camera for Sale
Canon Camera 630 EOS. 35mm model with LED display screen (metal casing) with Tamron Zoom lens AF (28-200mm)3.5-5.6 F.Lens, has many extra features (AF/manual). Includes: instruction manual, padded carrying case. Flash not included. $200 negotiable. Contact Kathy at 848-2424 ext:7785.
Upright piano for sale
Chickering Piano built in 1905 in very good condition. Asking $2,500. Call 489-8118 after 5 p.m. or e-mail email@example.com
Car for sale
2002 Daewoo Nubira. Sweet little car in immaculate condition with dark green acrylic finish. 5 speed, 2.0 L engine, 39,985 km. Includes both sets of tires (summer, winter) and 25 watt Sony modular CD system. $6750. Call Jeff at 567-5557.
to support the work of the Montreal Social Justice Committee in Guatemala. Recent and classic fiction, best sellers, biographies and more. Oct. 30, 12:30 p.m. in the Loyola Chapel.
Super low prices on books, furniture, clothing, appliances and more. Mission of the Great Shepherd. Nov. 5, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Mission of the Great Shepherd, 2510 Centrale, Pointe St. Charles (Charlevoix metro).
Student classifieds service
Buying, selling or looking for a job? Save time, money, and help out the environment by reducing paper waste. Post your ad in this online forum designed for Montreal students in the downtown core. Go to http://www.con-ads.com
4 Summer tires for sale: Pacemark Radial GT; 205/55 R16. $175. Call 402-2347 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org