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Nov. 1, 2004


LEWISBURG, Pa. — Bucknell University's annual Homecoming celebration will be held Nov. 5 to 7 with many of the events free to members of the local community.

The Hilltop Film Series will screen "Croupier" Friday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. and again Saturday, Nov. 6, at 3 p.m. in Trout Auditorium of the Vaughan Literature Building.

The Symphonic Band will perform in concert Friday, Nov. 5, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center. Directed by Christopher Para, the program includes classic works for band as well as traditional Bucknell favorites.

On Saturday, Nov. 6, Cali Williams Yost '87 will sign copies of her book, Work+Life: Finding the Fit That's Right for You, beginning at 9 a.m. in the Bookstore, located on the ground floor of the Elaine Langone Center. Local artist Bradley Shoemaker will sign and personalize his prints from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Elaine Langone Center mall (ground floor). Gwyn English Nielsen '81 will sign copies of her book, Serendipity and the Dream Catcher, beginning at 10:30 a.m. in the Bookstore.

The Bison Chips, an all-men's a cappella group, will perform in a 30th anniversary Reunion Concert Saturday, Nov. 6, at 8 p.m. in the Weis Center. Tickets are $10.

Sports events scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 6, include men's and women's swimming and diving invitational at 11 a.m. in the Kinney Natatorium; football against Fordham at 1 p.m. in Christy Mathewson-Memorial Stadium; and a Bison basketball exhibition game against Indiana University of Pennsylvania at 7 p.m. in Sojka Pavilion.

The Samek Art Gallery is hosting two exhibits. "The Intimate Collaboration: Twenty-five Years of Teaberry Press," surveys the work produced by this noted San Francisco press and may be seen in the main gallery. Located in the project room, "Max Klinger: The Intermezzi Print Cycle" presents prints plus a portrait by this Symbolist artist who was widely recognized as one of the more central figures in Germany at the turn of the 20th century. The Gallery, located on the third floor of the Elaine Langone Center, is open Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m.; admission is free.

Bucknell will host a silent auction of paintings by Blanchard Gummo, a 1925 Bucknell graduate and member of Bucknell's art department from 1931 to 1974. Paintings to be auctioned may be viewed in the Center Room of the Elaine Langone Center Friday, Nov. 5, from 1 to 5 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturday, Nov. 6, from 1 to 5 p.m.

In addition to activities on campus, there will be a Stroll Through the Arts in downtown Lewisburg Friday, Nov. 5, from 6 to 9 p.m. The town-wide celebration of the arts will feature artists representing a number of mediums in participating shops as well as the annual silent auction supporting the Lewisburg Arts Council. For more information, call 570-524-2551, email lac@jdweb.com, or see http://www.lewisburgartscouncil.com./

For more information about Homecoming weekend events, call 577-3223 or see

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