ARTS @ Oswego

September – November 2014

Sep
5
Fri
Tyler Art Gallery Exhibits, Fall 2014 @ See Below for Locations, Dates, Times
Sep 5 – Jan 24 all-day

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Tyler Art Gallery @ Penfield Library will have extended hours for the 2014-15 year:
Tuesday – Sunday, 10 AM – 4 PM

Oct
23
Thu
Talk: Alida Perez on Mayan Textiles, Weaving & Styles @ Room 255, Marano Campus Center
Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Alida Perez

Noted authority Alida Perez speaks on Mayan textiles, weaving and styles.
Sponsored by Department of Modern Languages & Literatures.

Alida Perez, a member of the Kakchikel Maya clan from San Antonio Aguas Calientes in Guatemala, is an advocate for the Maya people. Her accomplishments include the creation of Artisanos Unidos, a program that promotes indigenous craft and creates a market for them in the global economy. In addition, she founded the Museo Casa del Tajido Antiquo, in Antigua, Guatemala. The museum’s main focus is on the education of weaving practices, techniques, history and various styles employed by Maya artisans.

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.