ARTS @ Oswego

September – December 2014

Sep
30
Tue
Performance & Video: “Don’t Blame Anyone” (Julio Cortazar) @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Sep 30 @ 7:30 pm

Julio Cortazar

Don’t Blame Anyone:
Videographer Barry Steele and performer Milton Loayza join forces to present Julio Cortazar’s short stories. In this theatrical adaptation, the ambiguity of a man’s experience turns into magical moments of truth, horror, and deliverance.

Oct
5
Sun
Open Hand Theater & The CNY Great Pumpkin Festival @ Washington Square Park
Oct 5 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Openhand in parade

Sunday, October 5 • 11AM – 3PM
Join ARTSwego at The CNY Great Pumpkin Festival
as we welcome Open Hand Theater to the event

Founded in 1980, multi-award winning Open Hand Theater has created its own unique style of grand scale puppetry and will add to the fun and entertainment for adults and children alike, at this fun family weekend.

LOOK FOR THE ARTSWEGO TENT AND STOP BY TO SAY “HELLO”.

Oct
10
Fri
Third Rail Projects: “Anthem” @ Fort Ontario, One East Fourth Street
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – Oct 11 @ 8:00 pm

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Third Rail Projects Performances:
Friday, October 10 • 6:30 PM
Friday, October 10 • 8 PM
Saturday, October 11 • 6:30 PM
Saturday, October 11 • 8 PM

Third Rail Projects won high praise from New York critics for last season’s Then She Fell, based on the writings of Lewis Carroll. The Bessie Awardwinning ensemble creates their next dance theater work, entitled Anthem, at Oswego’s Fort Ontario, using its intricate architecture as their inspiration and stage!

Third Rail abandons the conventional distance between performer and observer, inviting every participant to deeper immersion in the creative process. Fresh vantage points and surprising juxtapositions are their stock in trade. A thrilling, perspective-changing evening!

Third Rail Projects Website

YouTube Video

Oct
20
Mon
Living Writers Series: Penny Guisinger, “Living a Writerly Life” @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:20 pm

Penny Guisinger

Penny Guisinger lives and writes on the easternmost tip of the United States. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in many literary journals and her reviews appear regularly in The Quoddy Tides and The Review Review. Her essay “Coming Out” was named as a finalist in the 2013 Fourth Genre essay contest, and the essay “Provincetown” was awarded an editor’s choice award from Solstice. She is the founding organizer of Iota: The Conference of Short Prose. A graduate of the Stonecoast MFA program at the University of Southern Maine, Penny shares her home with her wife and the two most beautiful, talented children in the world. Guisinger will talk about “Living a Writerly Life.”

Author’s Website

Oct
31
Fri
Rocky Horror Picture Show @ Hewitt Ballroom
Oct 31 @ 7:30 pm – Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm

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Oswego State Theatre & Music Department present
Rocky Horror Picture Show
Book, Music & Lyrics by Richard O’Brien
Stage Direction by Jonel Langenfeld
Musical Direction by Todd Graber
Produced under arrangement with Samuel French Inc.

Friday & Saturday, October 31 & November 1 • 7:30 PM

Friday & Saturday, November 7 & 8 • 7:30 PM

Friday & Saturday, November 14 & 15 • 7:30 PM

Sunday, November 16 • 2:00 PM

Nov
3
Mon
Living Writers Series: Andy Breckman, “Writing For the Screen” @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Nov 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:20 pm

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From sketches for Saturday Night Live to creator of Monk, Andy Breckman has written for the small screen and the big screen. Favorite film credits include: Moving, Arthur 2, True Identity, I.Q., Sgt. Bilko, Tourist Trap and Rat Race. Breckman will talk about writing for the screen.

Nov
10
Mon
Living Writers Series: William Trowbridge, “Humor in Poetry” @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Nov 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:20 pm

William Trowbridge

William Trowbridge’s latest poetry collection, Put This On, Please: New and Selected Poems, was published by Red Hen Press in 2014. His other collections are Ship of Fool, The Complete Book of Kong, Flickers, O Paradise, and Enter Dark Stranger. Trowbridge lives in the Kansas City area and was Poet Laureate of Missouri from 2012 to 2014. He’ll speak on humor in poetry.

Author’s Website

Nov
17
Mon
Living Writers Series: Michelle Garcia, “Having a Post-College Career Plan & More” @ Room 132, Marano Campus Center Auditorium
Nov 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:20 pm

Michelle Garcia

Michelle Garcia graduated from SUNY Oswego with a degree in journalism, minoring in political science and women’s studies. All of that, plus her concentration in creative nonfiction writing and editorship at The Oswegonian, came in handy when she was hired as an editorial assistant at The Advocate. She was promoted as an associate editor in 2009, and then commentary editor in 2012. In September 2013, she was named managing editor of Advocate.com. Garcia studied screenwriting and producing at UCLA, as well as improv at Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles and sketch comedy at Improv Olympic, where she writes for a weekly topical sketch show, Top Story! Weekly. She lives in Santa Monica, with her comedy-writing husband. Garcia will talk about writers having a post-college career plan and related topics.

Dec
5
Fri
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play @ Kallet Theater
Dec 5 @ 8:00 pm

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Oswego State Theatre Department presents
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Adapted by Joe Landry
From the screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra
Directed by Henry Shikongo
Produced under special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.

Friday, December 5 • 8:00 PM
The Kallet Theater, 4842 N Jefferson St, Pulaski, NY 13142

http://www.kallettheater.com

Saturday, December 6 • 2:00 PM
Hewitt Ballroom, SUNY Oswego

Dec
6
Sat
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play @ Hewitt Ballroom
Dec 6 @ 2:00 pm

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See exact dates & times listed below.

Oswego State Theatre Department presents
It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Adapted by Joe Landry
From the screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra
Directed by Henry Shikongo
Produced under special arrangement with Playscripts, Inc.

Friday, December 5 • 8:00 PM
The Kallet Theater, 4842 N Jefferson St, Pulaski, NY 13142

http://www.kallettheater.com

Saturday, December 6 • 2:00 PM
Hewitt Ballroom, SUNY Oswego