October – November 2013
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.)
Guests may park in King, Sheldon & Rich Hall lots E15, E27, E29 & E23; Campus Parking Map
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.
6:30 PM • Lesson
7:00-9:30 PM • Social Dance
Discover the Culture of Milongas from Buenos Aires to New York
Become a Fan of Tango
An Evening of Music and Dancing
Sponsored by the Modern Languages Department
The Visiting Artist Talk by Aaron Sinift Has Been Rescheduled from 10/23/13 in Room 132, Campus Center Auditorium to 11/12/13 in Room 105, Lanigan Hall.
Please see the calendar entry on the new date for more details.
Film Screening and Discussion
This feature-length documentary chronicles the story of how Bob and Kathy Burns became the goodwill ambassadors of sci-fi and horror film fandom. Married for over five decades, this amazing couple have spent their lives nurturing the creative spark in talented people, many of whom went on to become award-winning masters in the Hollywood makeup and special effect industries.
Free and open to the public.
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
German Movie Series: The Vision (Vision)
2009, Directed by Margarethe von Trotta
Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages & Literatures
Free and open to the public
Spanish Movie Series: Biutiful
With English Subtitles
Sponsored by the Department of Modern Languages
The concert starts with Renaissance a cappella music sung by double choirs. Native American lullaby, Venezuelan dance music, French chanson, Spiritual song and more will be presented.
Free and open to the public.