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College Presents Calendar of Events

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 27, 2009) - The State University of New York College at Plattsburgh presents a calendar of public events through the beginning of October. It contains a sampling of arts, workshops, talks and other events at the college, all of which are open to the public and many of which are free of charge. For more information, visit the college's Web site at plattsburgh.edu or contact Michelle Ouellette, associate director of public relations and publications, at 518-564-3095 or [email protected].


Friday, Aug. 28

"The New Tenant." 7:30 p.m. Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building. Eugene Ionesco's comedic one-act Theater of the Absurd play about a man who rents a new apartment only to find on moving day that the furniture takes over and quickly overwhelms the characters. Directed by student Anthony Gallucci and produced by student Kurtis Rivers with theater department faculty Laura-Jean Schwartau-Swanson and Ken Roberts. A talkback session with the cast and crew follows the show. Free and open to the public.


Tuesday, Sept. 1

Partners in Cross-cultural Learning: International Student Friendship Opportunity. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Angell College Center first-floor lobby. Get to know a SUNY Plattsburgh student from another part of the world by sharing one social or cultural activity a month with a new friend. Sign up for a fall 2009 match. For more information, contact Michelle St. Onge, International Student Services, 209 Kehoe Administration Building or call 518-564-3270.

Friday, Sept. 4

"Hair." 7:30 p.m. E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall. Live theatrical production of the rock musical. For information contact [email protected]. Students: $2. General admission: $5. Sponsored by the Student Association.

Saturday, Sept. 5

"Platanos and Collard Greens." 5 p.m. Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building. Off-Broadway actors from New York City come to Plattsburgh to perform in the hit play about Freeman, an African-American man, and Angelita, a Latino woman, who are both forced to confront and overcome cultural and racial prejudices while defending their bond from family and friends. Sponsored by El Pueblo. $5.

"Hair." 7:30 p.m. See Sept. 4 listing.

Sunday, Sept. 6

"Hair." 2:30 p.m. See Sept. 4 listing.

Wednesday, Sept. 9

Meet Your Neighbors Night. 6-8 p.m. 23 Draper Ave., 147 Brinkerhoff, 70 Broad St. and 122 Court St. Open to all members of SUNY Plattsburgh and the community. Refreshments, entertainment, crafts and activities for children and more. Sponsored by SUNY Plattsburgh's Campus/City Coalition as a chance for SUNY Plattsburgh students and members of the community to get to know one another.

Friday, Sept. 11

Sept. 11 Ceremony. Noon. Hawkins Pond. More information to come.

"Belle of Amherst." 7:30 p.m. Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building. William Luce's one-woman play based on the life and work of 19th-century American poet, Emily Dickinson, who, through her poems, diaries and letters, shares stories about the people and events that shaped her secluded life. Directed by theater alumnus Tyler Nye, with Kathleen Recchia as Emily Dickinson. $5 general admission. $2 SUNY Plattsburgh students. Tickets available at the Angell College Center desk and at the door.

Wednesday, Sept. 16

"Nueve Reinas (Nine Queens)." 7 p.m. Room 200, Yokum Lecture Hall. Director Fabian Bielinsky's film about two con artists who try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps -- the "nine queens." Part of the Contemporary Argentine Film Series. Spanish with English subtitles. Free and open to the public.

Wednesday, Sept. 23

Plattsburgh Best Dance Crew, 7 p.m. E. Glenn Glitz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall.

Thursday, Sept. 24

6th Annual Peace and Social Justice Conference: "Imagine: Instruments of Peace: Race, Gender and Demilitarization." 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center. Sponsored by Education, Health and Human Services and the Department of Women's Studies. Dr. Leo R. Sandy, professor of counselor education and school psychology at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire, will give the keynote address.

Tuesday, Sept. 29

Graduate and Professional School Fair. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Flynt Commons, Angell College Center. More than 30 graduate schools will offer information on graduate programs in business and marketing, communications, computer science, education, engineering, journalism, law, medicine, social work and more. Attendees will be eligible to win prizes, including MP3 players, flash drives and SUNY Plattsburgh graduate application fee waivers.

Wednesday, Sept. 30

"La Cienaga (The Swamp)." 7 p.m. Room 200 Yokum Lecture Hall. Writer-director Lucrecia Martel's story about two women and their families in a small provincial town of Salta, Argentina. Part of the Contemporary Argentine Film Series. Spanish with English subtitles. Free and open to the public.

Sunday, Oct. 4

Portrait Unveiling Ceremony for Distinguished Teaching Professor Gordon Pollard. 4 p.m. Feinberg Library. Ceremony will honor Pollard's work with SUNY Plattsburgh.

Wednesday, Oct. 14

"Bolivia." 7 p.m. Room 200, Yokum Lecture Hall. Directed Adrian Caetano's film set in and around a neighborhood coffee shop where the cafe's cook, Freddy, interacts with waitress Rosa as he tries to stay clear of the shop's boss and various malcontent customers. Part of the Contemporary Argentine Film Series. Spanish with English subtitles. Free and open to the public.

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