Johns Hopkins Gazette: October 3, 1994

Wednesday Noon Series Will Include Lectures, Musicians

A showing of the 1993 London International Advertising Awards
will open the 24th season of the Wednesday Noon Series on
Oct. 5.
    The film honors the world's most creative television
commercials, as judged by a panel of 90 leading agency
creative directors and television  commercial producers from
around the world. The film highlights the competition's
eighth year, which drew a record 7,226 entries from more than
50 countries.  
    The Wednesday Noon Series is presented by the
university's Office of Special Events. All programs in the
series are held at noon in the Garrett Room of the Milton S.
Eisenhower Library on the Homewood campus. Admission is free.

Other October events in the series are:

*   Oct. 12, an illustrated lecture, "Deir el-Medina: An
Artists' Community in Ancient Egypt," with Andrea McDowell,
assistant professor of Near Eastern studies at Hopkins.
*   Oct. 19, an illustrated talk, "Searching For Black
Holes," with Holland Ford, Hopkins professor of physics and
astronomy and an astronomer at the Space Telescope Science
*   Oct. 26, an illustrated talk, "Ladies, Servants and
Slaves:  Black Children in English Portraits," with Kim F.
Hall, assistant professor of English at Georgetown

November events in the series are:

*   Nov. 2, a concert by the Barry Dove Jazz Quartet,
original compositions and pieces by jazz greats.
*   Nov. 9, a discussion, "Things Are Different Now!" with
Baltimore's new police commissioner, Thomas C. Frazier.
*   Nov. 16, a performance/discussion featuring Chris Patton
on the videoharp, performing excerpts from recent
compositions ranging from rock to opera.   
    For more information, call 516-7157.

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