Three-day symposium at CUNY Grad Center, 365 5th Ave., 9th Fl. (34th St.), 718-997-2846; 9 a.m., free [continues Thurs. & Fri.].
EARLY MUSIC VOCAL TRADITIONS
Russell Oberlin on "The Middle Ages: 13th-Century Spanish Cantigas, French song of the Troubadours & Trouveres," in collaboration with exhibit at Metropolitan Museum of Art's Grace Rainey Rogers Aud., 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 570-3710; 2:30, call for price
Spring lecture series pres. Louis O. Gropp (editor-in-chief of House Beautiful magazine) on "Design Talent We Applaud;" NY School of Interior Design, 170 E. 70th St. (betw. 3rd & Lexington Aves.), 472-1500 ext.194; 6, $15.
HEALTH ISSUES ANONYMOUS
Twelve-step group for those living with a health concern; St Luke's Roosevelt Center, 324 W. 108th St. (betw. B'way & Riverside Dr.), rm. 205, 874-7372; 5:30-7.
Discussion & critiquing of poetry at the Riverside Branch Library, 127 Amsterdam Ave. (betw. 65th & 66th Sts.), 874-0772, res. req.; 6-8, free.
the rich, the poor & the stressed-out middle
Author, professor & ex-Secretary of Labor, Robert B. Reich speaks at NY Public Library, 5th Ave. (42nd St.), 930-0653; 6, $10.
ARTIST & CULTURAL THEORIST VICTOR BURGIN
Artist & author gives three lectures this week. Today, Burgin speaks on "Jennifer's Room: Exhibition & Solitude" at Cooper Union, Engineering Bldg., Wollman Aud., 51 Astor Pl. (3rd Ave.), 353-4200; 6, free [continues Mon. & Tues. at 6].
NEXT GENERATION OF GARDENERS
Last lecture of monthly lectures feat. Lauren Springer on "Creating a Resonant Garden: Blending Both the Natural & the Personal Landscape;" Wave Hill, 675 W. 252nd St. (Indep. Ave.), Bronx, 718-549-3200 ext.220; 6:30, $15.
WALKER EVANS & AFRICAN ART
Lecture in collaboration with Walker Evans & African Art, 1935 exhibit at Metropolitan Museum of Art's Uris Center Aud., 5th Ave. (82nd St.), 535-7710; 6, free w/mus. adm.
INTRO TO REFLEXOLOGY
Mini-workshop on feet & how they correspond to the body's anatomy; NY Open Center, 83 Spring St. (betw. B'way & Lafayette St.), 219-2527; 6:30, $35.
STOOP POETRY WORKSHOP
Serious scribers bring 10 copies of your work to Tribes Gallery, 285 E. 3rd St. (betw. Aves. C & D), 674-3778; 7:30-9:30, $3 contrib.
DIVINE MUSIC 2000
Chanting & raga singing workshop with Mahmud Kabir; Sufi Books, 227 W. B'way (betw. Franklin & White Sts.), 334-5212; 2-5, $35.
LEARN TO RISE ABOVE BODY CONSCIOUSNESS THROUGH MEDITATION
Talk with author, Andrew Vidich at the Community Church of NY, 40 E. 35th St. (betw. Madison & Park Aves.), 914-738-5791; 11:30, free.
WESTERN HERBAL DIAGNOSIS
Advanced workshop on herbs with herbal practitioner Matthew Wood; Open Center, 83 Spring St. (betw. B'way & Lafayette St.), 219-2527; 10-5:30, $105.
WORLD WIDE WEB
New York Public Library hosts "Introduction to the World Wide Web" workshop, limited to 8 participants; Donnell Library Center, 20 W. 53rd St. (5th Ave.), 621-0618; 10, free.
Central Park hosts monthly workshop for adults; learn how to stretch, increase flexibility & reduce stress; North Meadow Recreation Center, Central Park (midpark at 97th St.), rsvp 348-4867; 11-12:30, $5.
ADULT OPENING climbing
Climb new indoor climbing wall at North Meadow Recreation Center, 97th St. (midpark), 348-4867, res. req.; 1-5, $50/year pass [through 3/26].
DEEP SEA ARCHAEOLOGY
Harvard University's Lawrence E. Stager lectures on the findings of Israel's Ashkelon seaport; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 7:30, $20.
CAMPAIGN 2000: PERSONALITY POLITICS
Independent media forum with Margaret Carlson (Time Magazine), Richard Cohen (NY Post), Craig Horowitz (New York Magazine), Peter Marks (The New York Times) & NYU's Jay Rosen; Time & Life Building, 1271 6th Ave., 8th Fl. (betw. 50th & 51st Sts.), 686-5005; 6, $10.
WEEKLY STUDY GROUP: VOICES OF COLOR
Today's "Leaders on the Road to Revolution" educational discussion concludes Radical Women's series with writer/activists from new anthology?snacks at 6:45, $3; Radical Women, 32 Union Sq. E., rm. 907 (16th St.), 677-7002; 7, free.
YEARNING FOR MEANING IN OUR LIVES
Lecture series pres. "The Lost Art in the Theater" at NY Film Academy, 100 E. 17th St. (Park Ave. S.), 465-7254; 7:30, $15.
CAPITOL PUNISHMENT & ART
Norman L. Greene moderates "Pictures & Punishment in Western Culture: The Aesthetic Image of Public Execution" discussion with Barbara Jaffe from the Supreme Court, Samuel Y. Edgerton, author of Pictures & Punishment & Craig Brandon, author of The Electric Chair; House of the Association, 42 W. 44th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 748-0919; 7, free.
Arnold J. Smith hosts lecture with vocalist, Yvette Glover; New School, 66 W. 12th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 229-5690; 7:45, $25.
PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP LECTURE
National Geographic photographer, Sabine Meyer speaks on "Editorial Photography," part of The New Century Artist's Gallery weekly series, 168 Mercer St. (betw. Prince & Houston Sts.), 431-5353; 6:30-8:30, $35.
Small press publishers share their strategies, philosophies & insights during "The Small-Publisher Advantage" workshop, part of an ongoing Publishing Workshop 2000 series at the Small Press Center, 20 W. 44th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 764-7021; 5:30-7:30, $25.
WHAT ABOUT SCHOOL CHOICE?
Panel discussion with minister Floyd Flake, NYU's Joseph P. Viteritti & Randi Weingarten; New School, 66 W. 12th St. (betw. 5th & 6th Aves.), 229-5690; 6, $5.
WOMEN IN THE NEWS
WNYC's Leonard Lopate moderates discussion with journalists from The New York Post, Prime Time Live, NPR & The Early Show; 92nd St. Y, 1395 Lexington Ave. (92nd St.), 996-1100; 8:15, $20.
Barbara Schmitt hosts motivational lecture, "Managing Change in This Stressful Worksplace" at the Community Center at St. Jean Baptiste, 175 E. 76th St. (betw. Lexington & 3rd Aves.), 949-9300 or www.walktalk.org; 6-8:30, $10 contrib.