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212 Whitehead Hall / 3400 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21218-2692
Phone: (410) 516-7160 / Fax (410) 516-5251

August 1, 1995
CONTACT: Leslie Rice

October Events at Johns Hopkins University


Oct. 18
"Music Speaks: German Lieder and French Chansons," noon, Garrett Room, Eisenhower Library lecture and performance by Eileen Siskin, professor of music theory at the Peabody Conservatory, and Laurie Hungerford Flint, soprano. Johns Hopkins University, Homewood campus, 3400 N. Charles Street. Free. (410) 516-7157.

Oct. 20
Brentano String Quartet at Evergreen Carriage House 8 p.m. Highly acclaimed young string quartet perform a mix of traditional and modern work. 4545 N. Charles Street. $5. (410) 516-0341.

Oct. 21
Samuel Adler. Hopkins Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m. Shriver Hall Auditorium. Pre-concert lecture at 6:45 p.m. Composer and conductor Samuel Adler will lead a performance of Gustave Mahler's "Kindertotenlieder" and his own "Stars in the Dust" cantata. Adler has composed more than 300 published works in all media including operas, symphonies and string quartets. 3400 N. Charles Street. (410) 516-6542. Tickets are $6, $5 for students and senior citizens.

Oct. 27
The Trenchcoats. 8 p.m. E-Level. The Allnighters, Johns Hopkins undergraduate a cappella group will warm-up for this Seattle a capella group in E-Level, Levering Hall 3400 N. Charles Street at 8 p.m. Tickets are $2. (410) 516-5327.

Oct 28
Empire Brass 8 p.m., Shriver Hall Auditorium. Internationally renown brass quintet will perform a concert ranging from Bach and Handle to jazz and Broadway. 3400 N. Charles street. Tickets $18. (410) 516-7157.


Oct. 31
Comic and magician Johns Hopkins. The ironically-named comic will perform in front of Levering Hall from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Free. 3400 N. Charles Street (410) 516-5327.


October to January 8
"Songs in Costume: Alice Garrett and the Evergreen Theater." Evergreen Carriage House Museum. Included in the exhibit of the Baltimore patron of the arts' theater paraphernalia, will be Alice Garrett's rarely exhibited costumes on loan from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, stencil designs for the world renown Leon Bakst Theater at Evergreen and a backdrop by American artist Gari Melchers. Exhibit included with regular admission. Admission is $5, $4 for seniors, $2.50 for students. Hopkins employees and student are admitted free with identification. 4545 N. Charles Street. (410) 516-0341.


Oct. 11
Showing of the 1994 London International Advertising Awards. Garrett Room, Eisenhower Library, 3400 N. Charles Street. Noon. Free. (410) 516-7157.

Oct. 25
Dennis Coventon. "Snake Handling and Redemption." Noon. Garrett Room, Eisenhower Library. The novelist, journalist and University of Alabama associate professor of English will discuss his experiences chronicled in his recent book, Salvation on Sand Mountain, in which he wrote about the people of Southern Appalachia, their religious practices and their fascination with snakes. 3400 N. Charles Street. Noon. (410)516-7157.

Oct. 28
Ben Bradlee. 8 p.m. Shriver Hall Auditorium. The former executive director of the Washington Post and Frank R. Kent Memorial guest lecturer will deliver a talk entitled "Press and Presidents" in which he will discuss personal experiences with numerous executives in the White House, including former president Richard Nixon. Bradlee is the author of "That Special Grace, Conversations With Kennedy" and a soon-to-be published memoir, "A Good Life: Newspapering and Other Adventures." 3400 N. Charles Street. Free. (410) 516-7157.

The Bradlee lecture is part of a five-part series on "Press and Presidents: from JFK to Clinton" that is being offered through Hopkins Odyssey program. Senior White House advisor George Stephanopolis, political strategists Ed Rollins and Johnny Apple of the New York Times are among the speakers in the series at Hopkins from Oct. 18 through Nov. 15. Series is $80. (410) 516-4842.

Oct. 26
Irwy Lecture
Jacob Milgrom, Professor at Hebrew University in Jerusalem will speak at 5:30 p.m. in the Garrett Room, Eisenhower Library. 3400 N. Charles Street.

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