ARTS @ Oswego

Oct
7
Mon
FILM: Call Me Crazy: A Five Film @ Room 132, Campus Center Auditorium
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm

For Mental Health Awareness Week, five short films from Lifetime, featuring stars Jennifer Hudson, Melissa Leo and Octavia Spencer and directors Laura Dern, Bryce Dallas Howard and Ashley Judd.

Oct
9
Wed
Spanish Movie Series: Selena @ Room 132, Campus Center Auditorium
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm

Spanish Movie Series: Selena
The Modern Languages and Literatures Department presents the 1997 biopic about the life and career of the late Tejano music star Selena, directed by Gregory Nava and starring Jennifer Lopez. 127 minutes. In English and Spanish.
IST Approved

Ke-nekt’ Concert: Jazz Guitarist Peter Bernstein @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Oct 9 @ 7:30 pm
Peter Bernstein

Peter Bernstein

Hosted by Rick Balestra
Pre-Concert talk begins at 7 PM

Known for his clean, warm tone and lyrical melodic lines, Bernstein is one of New York’s most in-demand guitarists. His career was launched with an invitation to perform with John Scofield and Pat Metheny. Since then he’s worked with jazz masters including Larry Goldings, Lou Donaldson, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride and Joshua Redman. Guests may park in King and Sheldon Hall lots.
Tickets: General Public $15; Students $5.
http://www.peterbernsteinmusic.com/
For venue and parking locations go to Campus Event Map

Oct
12
Sat
Films: Panic Film Festival @ Room 132, Campus Center Auditorium
Oct 12 @ 7:00 pm

The Oswego Film Club screens films submitted for its fourth annual festival. Teams in this year’s competition were given 48 hours in which to craft a short horror film.

Oct
13
Sun
Focus on Faculty: Oswego Jazz Project w/ Special Guest Trombonist Keith Jackson @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm
Oswego Jazz Project features Rob Auler on keyboard and piano, Trevor Jorgensen on winds, Max McKee on basses, and Eric Schmitz on drums and percussion

Oswego Jazz Project features Rob Auler on keyboard and piano, Trevor Jorgensen on winds, Max McKee on basses, and Eric Schmitz on drums and percussion.

The Focus on Faculty series continues with the Oswego Jazz Project (OJP) and special guest trombonist Keith Jackson, music director at West Virginia University and an acclaimed performer of both classical and jazz trombone and euphonium. He is a member of the Pittsburgh Jazz Orchestra and the Pittsburgh Ballet Orchestra.

Trombonist Keith Jackson

Trombonist Keith Jackson


Celebrating its eighth year as SUNY Oswego’s jazz quartet-in-residence, OJP performs original compositions and works by Dexter Gordon, Slide Hampton and Ahmad Jamal.

Tickets: General Public $8; Students $5.

Guest may park in King and Sheldon Hall lots.
For venue and parking locations, go to Campus Map

Oct
16
Wed
French Film Series: La Classe @ Room 132, Campus Center Auditorium
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

French Film Series: La Classe
The Modern Languages and Literatures Department presents Laurent Cantet’s 2008 drama set in a school in a tough Parisian neighborhood. 128 minutes; in French with English subtitles.
Free and open to the public
IST Approved

Oct
18
Fri
Downtown Art Exhibits @ Oswego State Downtown and The CoffeeNook
Oct 18 – Oct 19 all-day

Artist-friends-to-display-illustrations-at-Oswego-State-Downtown
Oswego State Downtown Gallery Exhibit: What Have We Done?
West First & Bridge Streets
Illustrations by Aaron Z. Lee + Friends

October 18 – October 19
An adjunct instructor of art at the college, Lee also works as a graphic artist at the campus Lifestyles Center. The exhibition, curated by Lee, includes work from friends Miles George, Erik Miller, Cayetano Valenzuela, Isaac Bidwell and Ben Petrie.
(Pictured: Illustration by Aaron Z. Lee)

The CoffeeNook, 156 West 2nd Street, Oswego
Scientific Art Exhibition: Marking the dedication of SUNY Oswego’s Shineman Center for Science, Engineering and Innovation, the exhibit features works from Biology, Earth Sciences, Physics, Astronomy, Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science and Mathematics.

Fahrenheit 451 @ Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm
Cast Members Tyler Eldred, Issack Cintron & Dante Giannetta

Cast Members Tyler Eldred, Issack Cintron & Dante Giannetta

Fahrenheit 451 Trailer
Oswego State Theatre Department Presents Fahrenheit 451
…Live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for… – Ray Bradbury
Thursday, October 17 • 7:30 PM (Preview)
Friday, October 18-Saturday, October 19 • 7:30 PM
Friday, October 25-Saturday, October 26 • 7:30 PM
Sunday, October 27 • 2:30 PM
This production of Fahrenheit 451, Bradbury’s 1979 stage adaptation of his 1953 novel, presents a dystopian society, addicted to technology, where books are burned. The world of one man is upended when he’s drawn to the forbidden: the books that he’s been required to destroy.
Guests may park in lots E-6, E-18 and C-32; please see Campus Parking Map.

Oct
20
Sun
Syracuse Vocal Ensemble: Classical Meets Bluegrass @ Sheldon Hall Ballroom
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm
Syracuse Vocal Ensemble: Classical Meets Bluegrass

Syracuse Vocal Ensemble
Classical Meets Bluegrass

Syracuse Vocal Ensemble, one of New York’s finest choral organizations, joins forces with sparkling bluegrass instrumental talents for a genre-blending performance of The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass, by contemporary composer Carol Barnett, along with other works drawing on Appalachian folk traditions. Performed with regional bluegrass luminaries Joe Davoli, Perry Cleaveland, Zachary Fleitz, John Cadley, Nick Piccininni and Maureen Henesey and the Syracuse Country/Contra Dancers. (Audience members are invited onto the dance floor after the concert.)
http://www.syracusevocalensemble.org

Guests may park in King, Sheldon & Rich Hall lots E15, E27, E29 & E23; Campus Parking Map

Oct
21
Mon
Tammy Ryan: Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods @ Room 132, Campus Center Auditorium
Oct 21 @ 3:00 pm
Tammy Ryan: Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods

Tammy Ryan: Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods

The Living Writers Series continues with playwright Tammy Ryan, author of Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods, a full-length play that won the Francesca Primus Prize in 2012, awarded by the American Theater Critics Association. Ryan’s plays have been performed across the United States and internationally, with eight of her fourteen plays being produced by the Pittsburgh Playhouse. Ryan talks about the process of playwriting and the influence that having an “artistic Home” has had on her work.