BESS AS EVERYWOMAN symposium focusing on Bess' character in the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, presented by Womanfocus. Next week Sun. at 2. $45 includes BPO concert. First Presbyterian Church, One Symphony Circle (884-3256).
HOUSEWIVES AND HUSSIES: Constructs of Womanhood in 17th-Century Dutch Art and Culture art history lecture by Wayne Franits. Tues., 2:30. Free. Marie Maday Theatre, Main Street (888-2536).
TENNESSEE WILLIAMS SYMPOSIUM: "The Glass Menagerie" and the American Dream keynote speakers Felicia Londre, moderated by E. Roger Stephenson, performance of "The Glass Menagerie," and more. Sat. at 9:30 a.m. (registered only). $25 or $65. Studio Arena Theatre (856-8025, ext. 1743).
A WINDOW TO THE PAST, A Mirror on the Present sponsored by the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, 1285 Elmwood Ave. (882-8700).
"Minimalism and Conceptualism," by Jennifer Bayles. Sat. at 11:15 a.m.
"Sculpture of the 1980s and 1990s," by Mariann Smith. Next week Sat. at 11:15 a.m.