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Volume 23  |  Friday, November 10, 2000  |  Number 19
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International Film Society Regret to Inform

Friday, Nov.10, 8 p.m., Ramsey Auditorium Wilson Hall $4, $2 for Fermilab grad students.

Dir: Barbara Sonneborn, USA (1998), 72 min. Made over the course of ten years by Sonneborn, whose husband died at Khe Sanh, the film brings the Vietnam War home from a new perspectiveˇthe war widow. Awarded Best Documentary and Best Cinematography at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival. Friday, Nov.10, 8 p.m., Ramsey Auditorium Wilson Hall $4, $2 for Fermilab grad students.

Arts Series Anima

Sat., Nov. 11, 8:00 p.m. Tickets $18/$9 ages 18 and under

Don't miss this exciting Brazilian ensemble's premier North American Tour, celebrating Brazil's 500th anniversary. The mix of popular and ýseriousţ music performed on traditional instrument recalls the most ancient roots of Brazilian traditional music.

A Celtic Christmas

Sat., Dec. 2, 8 p.m. Tickets $20/$10 ages 18 and under

Storyteller Tomaseen Foley and an ensemble of musicians and dancers recreate a Christmas night in a remote Irish farmhouse in a time before cars, phones and TV, when the old traditions prevailed. Joining Foley are musicians William Coulter, Deby Benton Grosjean and Todd Deman, and dancers from the Murray School of Irish Dance.


  • Free English classes in the Users' Center for FNAL guests, visitors and their spouses. The schedule is: Monday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Separate classes for both beginners and advanced students.

  • Coffee for newcomers & visitors, Thursday November 30 at Housing office (Aspen East) 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

    DANCING Fermilab barn dancing

  • Traditional square and contra dances, every second Sunday, in the Village Barn. Nov. 12, 6:30 p.m.: music by Still Working and calling by Paul Watkins; Nov. 19, 2:00 p.m. with music by Chirps & Stephanie and calling by Dot Kent. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for age 12-18, and free for under 12 years old. Come with a partner or without; bring the family or not. For more information contact Dave Harding (x2971, harding@fnal.gov) or Lynn Garren (x2061, garren@fnal.gov). Check our Web page (http://www.fnal.gov/orgs/folkclub/) for schedule updates.

    International folk dancing

  • Thursdays, 7:30-10 p.m., Village Barn, newcomers always welcome.

    Scottish country dancing

  • Tuesdays, 7:30 - 10 p.m., Village Barn, newcomers always welcome.

    For information on either dancing group, call Mady, (630) 584-0825 or Doug, x8194, or e-mail folkdance@fnal.gov.



  • Edward Barsotti, ID 890, CD-Electronic Systems Engineer, October 31.

  • Norman Leja, ID 4200, BD-AS-Mechanical Support Dept., October 27.


    Robert Cropp, University of Toronto, completed his thesis working on the CDF experiment.


  • Charles `Charlie' Paul, ID 6801 PPD TC Meson Assembly Building, October 1, 2000.

  • Sam Segler, CDF/PPD, October 8, after retiring on October 3. Memorial donations may be made to Sunny Ridge Family Center, 2 S 426 Orchard Rd., Wheaton, IL, 60187.

    Test Run Complete

    The Beams Division successfully completed a seven-week Tevatron test run. The partially installed CDF detector recorded millions of test collisions.


    Circulated in the new Antiproton Recycler: the first antiprotons, at 2 p.m. on Monday, November 6, 2000.

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