Calendar Highlights: Oct. 4, 2007

Landscape photo by A.E. ByeBye-bye, Bye:The Photography of Landscape Architect A.E. Bye” (top right) begins its final week in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center’s Pollock Gallery. The exhibition ends Oct. 13. Gallery hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and 1-5 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call the Gallery at 8-4439.

A long view of climate change: The SMU Faculty Club presents Bonnie Jacobs, chair of SMU’s Environmental Science Program, discussing “Climate Change as Viewed From the Past” in its Clubhouse Lunch Series at noon Oct. 9 in the Faculty Club.

Local hero: Author Herb Robertson previews his new book on Everette Lee DeGolyer with a lecture, “The ABCs of De,” Oct. 9 in DeGolyer Library. The event begins with a 6 p.m. reception; the lecture takes place at 6:30 p.m.

Think globally, act locally: The ongoing war and refugee crisis in Darfur, Sudan, provide the focus for “Does Dallas Care?,” cosponsored by SMU’s Human Rights Education Program and Perkins School of Theology, Oct. 9-10 in the Hughes-Trigg Student Center. The symposium is part of three days of events that conclude with Dining For Darfur, in which area restaurants will contribute a percentage of their Oct. 11 sales for humanitarian aid. Find participating restaurants.

Martin Rico's 'Rio San Trovaso, Venice'Venetian finds: To celebrate its recent acquisition of Martín Rico y Ortega’s Rio San Trovaso, Venice (bottom right), the Meadows Museum hosts “Venice in the Age of Impressionism: Rico in Venice,” a three-part lecture series that explores the creative vision and accomplishments of artists working in Venice during the mid-19th to early 20th centuries. Director Mark Roglán discusses Rico’s time in Venice at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 11 in the Museum’s Dr. Bob Smith Auditorium.