Emory Report
June 8, 2009
Volume 61, Number 32


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June 8, 2009
Advance Notice

Gifts in Garden benefits Winship
The Emory Winship Cancer Institute volunteer program is hosting a fundraising event at the Vaughn-Jordan Memorial Garden at the Winship Cancer Institute on Thursday, June 11 and Friday, June 12 from
10 a.m.–3 p.m.

The event features handmade jewelry, crafts and scarves. Total proceeds will benefit the Emory Winship Patient Assistance Fund, Patient and Family Resource Center, and Volunteer Services.
For more information, call Emory Winship Cancer Institute at 404-778-1900.

Ticket to school on Turner classic films
How has film been used as a tool to expose injustice and advocate reform? What are the challenges of bringing a literary property to the screen? The new TCM Film School, offered by Evening at Emory and Turner Classic Movies, provides an opportunity for adult students to learn about and discuss the history and artistry of American film.

Award-winning filmmaker and DVD producer Bret Wood will teach the inaugural TCM Film School, offered Tuesdays from July 14 to Aug. 11 from 7–8 p.m.

The course will explore the history and artistry of five American films personally selected by Turner Classic Movies’ on-air host Robert Osbourne, including “Ben-Hur” (1959), “The Letter” (1940), and “I am a Fugitive From a Chain Gang” (1932). Tuition for the course is $195.

For more information, visit www.EveningAtEmory.org.

Brent Fogt opens ‘Accrual Method’
Brent Fogt’s exhibition “Accrual Method,” opens in Emory’s Visual Arts Gallery on June 18 with a free reception at 5:30 p.m. and an artist talk at 6:30 p.m. The exhibition features a series of large-scale, highly detailed drawings of abstract forms that vary from the topographic to the decorative, referring to aerial photography, maps, turbulent water, live oak trees, coral reefs, ant farms and paisleys.

The exhibition, which closes July 31, will include a number of works suspended from the gallery ceiling, including a 16-foot drawing based on an aerial view of the Mississippi River.

For more information, visit www.visualarts.emory.edu.