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College Presents Sampling of Public Events Through November


PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Sept. 25, 2008) The State University of New York College at Plattsburgh is pleased to announce a calendar of events through early November. This calendar 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 www.plattsburgh.edu or contact Michelle Ouellette, associate director of public relations and publications, at 518-564-3095 or [email protected] .

October

Wednesday, Oct. 1

Voter Education Fair, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Information on the presidential candidates, voter registration forms, absentee ballots and the opportunity to register electronically will be available.

Comedian Eric Andre, 8 p.m. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Sponsored by the Student Association Activities Coordination Board. For information, contact the Student Association at 518-564-3200.

Bilingual Poetry Reading from "Cage," 8 p.m., Krinovitz Recital Hall in Hawkins Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Astrid Cabral, one of Brazil's most eminent contemporary poets, will read from a collection of Amazonian poetry. Cabral is known for her translation of Thoreau's "Walden" into Portuguese. At the poetry reading, SUNY Plattsburgh Professor Dr. Alexis Levitin will translate Cabral's poetry. "Cage" is the 25th volume that Levitin has translated. He co-translated Wallace Stevens' "Notes Toward a Supreme Fiction" and translated both Clarice Lispector's "Soulstorm" and Eugenio de Andrade's "Forbidden Woods." A slide show will be included.

Thursday, Oct. 2

"Transforming Men: Sexism, Feminism and the Politics of Masculinity," 12:30 - 1:15 p.m., Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Round-table Discussion with Dr. Brian Klocke, Dr. Mikel Imaz, Angel Acosta, and James McGahan, on the role of men in the struggle to end sexism. For more information, call Dr. Simona Sharoni, Women's Studies department chair, at 518-564-3026 or e-mail her at [email protected] .

Center for Diversity, Pluralism and Inclusion Film Series: "Music Within," 7 p.m. Room 200, Yokum Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Open to all members of the campus and the local community.

Friday, Oct. 3

Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Center 20th Anniversary Celebration, 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Room 100, Sibley Hall. Refreshments will be served. There will be a "Quilt of Colorful Memories" Memory Wall assembled with paper quilt squares available at the Center. Guests are invited to honor someone they know who has been touched by Alzheimer's disease by placing names, poems or photos on the square. For more information or to R.S.V.P., call Laura Dominianni at 518-564-3377 or e-mail her at [email protected] .

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Introduction to the SCERTS Model, 8 - 4 p.m., Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. This presentation will introduce the Social Communication, Emotional Regulation and Transactional Support approach for treatment of children with autism spectrum disorders. It will discuss current perspectives in intervention and will review the core developmental challenges faced by those children. General registration is $130 and $35 for students taking nine credits or more. Registrations are due Sept. 26. To register, go online to www.plattsburghcas.com or call 518-564-3054.

Diversity Enlightenment Session, noon - 2 p.m. Room 200, Yokum Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Free and open to all members of the campus and the local community.

Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4 - 5

Guitar Festival, Dr. William Pfaff, director, with Michael Angelo Fratino, and guest artists Ted Mann and Dr. Whitman Brown. All events are free and open to the public. For information, contact 518-564-2283 or [email protected] .

  • Classical Guitar Recital, Oct. 3, at 4 p.m., Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus.
  • Guitar Master Class: Composing and Improvising, Oct. 4, 11 a.m. Room 300, Myers Fine Arts Building on the SUNY Plattsburgh Campus.
  • Guitar Festival Concert, Oct. 4, 7:30 p.m., E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus.

Monday, Oct. 6

Patty Did Denver (the Convention): a Commentary and Discussion, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Cardinal Lounge, Angell Center. SUNY Plattsburgh Librarian Patty Bentley, the only delegate from Clinton County to go to the Democratic National Convention, will speak about what it was like to be in the Pepsi Arena and at Invesco Field. Voter registration cards and laptops will be available so attendees of all political persuasions can sign up to vote. In addition, materials from both campaigns may be available for distribution. On display will be the various signs used during the convention. In addition, Bentley will share her blog (pattyatdnc.blogspot.com) and run a few short video clips as well as photos from the convention.

Tuesday, Oct. 7

Visual Artist Series: Jean-Pierre Larocque, 7:30 p.m., Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. The French Canadian ceramic artist Larocque discusses his material works. Larocque has a degree in Intaglio printmaking from the University of Quebec and a BFA from Concordia University as well as an MFA from the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. Between 1989 and 1999 he taught at numerous universities throughout the United States. A Montreal resident, he has been a full-time artist since 1999. His work has been shown extensively and in 2006 he was commissioned for a solo show of drawings and clay sculptures for the inaugural exhibition of the newly rebuilt Gardiner Museum of Ceramics in Toronto.

Wednesday, Oct. 8

Coffee House, featuring Ryan Hood, 9 p.m., Sundowner, Angell College Center on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Sponsored by the Student Association Activities Coordination Board. For information contact the Student Association at 518-564-3200.

Thursday, Oct. 9

"Juggling Work and Family," 12:30 - 1:15 p.m., Krinovitz Recital Hall in Hawkins Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Round-table discussion with Provost Jay Stein, Dr. Wendy Gordon, Jackie Vogel and others. For more information, call Dr. Simona Sharoni, Women's Studies department chair, at 518-564-3026 or e-mail her at [email protected] .

SUNY Plattsburgh Mambo Combo with Dr. Rick Davies, 8 p.m., Irises Cafe, 20 - 22 City Hall Place, Plattsburgh.

Friday, Oct. 10

Writer Valerie Hemingway, 8 p.m., Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Free and open to the public. As a young writer, Valerie Hemingway was sent to interview the 59-year-old Ernest Hemingway. He took her under his wing, eventually hiring her to work for him. She traveled with him and lived in his home in Cuba. At one point he discussed marrying her, but she said no and later went on to marry his youngest son, whom she met at Ernest's funeral. Valerie has now written about her experiences with the Hemingways in a memoir titled "Running with the Bulls." The book will be on sale and a book signing will take place. Open to the public, this talk will be part of a "Hemingway in the North Country" conference of the Nick Adams Society. For more information, contact Kate Chilton at 518-564-3054.

Thursday, Oct 16

"Women's Embodiment and Political Resistance in Argentina," 12:30 - 1:15 p.m., Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. A lecture by Dr. Barbara Sutton of the University at Albany's Women's Studies Department. Discussion to follow. For more information, call Dr. Simona Sharoni, Women's Studies department chair, at 518-564-3026 or e-mail her at [email protected] .

Black Poetry Day, 8 p.m., Krinovitz Recital Hall in Hawkins Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Major Jackson, winner of the Cave Canem Prize for Poetry and a finalist for both the National Book Critics Circle Award and the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature, will be reading from his work in honor of Black Poetry Day. Free and open to the public.

Increase Your Bottom Line seminar, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m., Plattsburgh - North Country Chamber of Commerce. The fee is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. Attendees will learn how to develop pricing strategies, why growing volume is a two-step dance and the difference between cutting costs and cutting profits. A continental breakfast will be provided. To register go to northcountrychamber.com/MBTP/eventspage.cfm or call 518-563-1000. Sponsored by the Plattsburgh - North Country Chamber of Commerce and SUNY Plattsburgh's North Country Small Business Development Center. Presented by Rick Liebowitz, regional center director, North Country SBDC.

Friday, Oct. 17

Gallery Opening for the Student Association Exhibit "People and Politics," 4-6 p.m., Burke Gallery, Myers Fine Arts Building on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Refreshments will be served in the Room 232.

PRISM Concert, 8 p.m., E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. SUNY Plattsburgh's music ensembles perform during the college's Homecoming. General admission, $5, SUNY Plattsburgh Students, $2. Tickets at the door or at the Angell College Center desk. For information contact 518-564-2283 or [email protected] .

Coffee House, 7 p.m., Sundowner, Angell College Center on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Sponsored by the Student Association Activities Coordination Board. For information, contact the Student Association at 518-564-3200.

Homecoming fireworks display, 9 p.m., behind Memorial Hall, SUNY Plattsburgh campus. (The rain date is Oct. 18 at 7 p.m.) Sponsored by the Student Association Activities Coordination Board. For information contact the Student Association at 518-564-3200.

Saturday, Oct. 18

"Teaching High School History: The Experiences of Four SUNY Plattsburgh Graduates in History," 10 - 11:30 a.m., Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center. As part of SUNY Plattsburgh's History Department's expanded outreach to its alumni, its focus on preparing the next generation of History/Social Studies teachers, and this year's Homecoming events, the department will sponsor this program with four practicing teachers who are SUNY Plattsburgh History graduates and who will discuss their experiences in the high school classroom. Free and open to the public. For information, contact Dr. Stuart Voss, 518-564-5214, [email protected] .

Monday, Oct. 20

Asian Film Series: "Edge of Heaven" (Turkish, German and English language, 2007), 7:30 p.m., Room 202 Yokum Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Winner of the best screenplay award in the 2007 Cannes film festival, this film traces the interconnections between two families of Turkish immigrants to Germany and a German family, moving between Turkey and Germany. The film shows a wide range of conflict, from generational to intercultural to political. Introduced by Dr. Mark Gultek. Free and open to the public. A short discussion will follow the movie. Contact Connie Shemo at 518-564-2739 or [email protected] for more information.

Comedian Kelley MacFarland, 8 p.m., Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Sponsored by the Student Association Activities Coordination Board. For information contact the Student Association at 518-564-3200.

Tues., Oct. 21

Asian Film Series: "Bom yeoreum gaeul gyeoul geurigo bom" or "Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring" (Korea 2003), 7:30 p.m. Room 202, Yokum Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Winner of multiple international awards, this film portrays how the Buddhist idea of a predetermined lifecycle manifests in the form of existential struggles in the lives of a Buddhist master and his disciple. Introduced by Dr. Jin Kim. Free and open to the public. A short discussion will follow the movie. Contact Connie Shemo at 518-564-2739 or [email protected] for more information.

Wednesday, Oct. 22

Coffee House, 9 p.m., Sundowner, Angell College Center on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Sponsored by the Student Association Activities Coordination Board. For information contact the Student Association at 518-564-3200.

Asian Film Series: "Frontiers of Fears and Dreams" ( Documentary from Palestinian refugee camps, 2001), 7:30 p.m. Room 202, Yokum Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. This documentary focuses on the relationship between two girls in Palestinian refugee camps. This film contributes towards an understanding of the long term human cost of the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Introduced by Dr. Simona Sharoni. A short discussion will follow the movie. Contact Connie Shemo at 518-564-2739 or [email protected] for more information. Co-sponsored by the Women's Studies Department.

Thursday, Oct. 23

Electronic Document Management System, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center. A workshop presented by Denis Meadows of New York Archives and Government Services on Electronic Document Management System. Those in state or local government considering implementation of an EDMS in their organization are welcome. Pre-registration is required. Registrants will receive a confirmation letter or e-mail one week prior to the workshop. Certificates are given at the completion of this workshop. Register at www.archives.nysed.gov . Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Gina Doty, records manager at SUNY Plattsburgh, 518-564-5011.

"Of Spies and Spokesmen: My Life as a Cold War Correspondent" by Nicholas Daniloff. Talk has been moved to Monday, Nov. 17. 7 p.m., Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Daniloff, former reporter for United Press International and U.S. News and World Report, will talk about his latest book. Following the talk, he will sign books. Free and open to the public. For information contact Shawn Murphy, journalism department chair, 518-564-2422, [email protected].

Adirondack Nurse Practitioner Primary Care Conference, 7:30 - 4:15 p.m., Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. The conference will include discussions on bipolar disorder, radiological studies, chronic diarrhea and pharmacotherapy. Admission is $100 per person. For health care students, admission is $50 with student ID. Registrations are due by Oct. 16. To register, call 518-564-3054, or go on-line to www.plattsburghcas.com . Once at the website click on "Conference and Events," and click on "Upcoming Events."

Asian Film Series: "Rang De Basanti" or "Paint it Saffron" (India 2006), 7:30 p.m. Room 202, Yokum Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Award winning film about an English filmmaker traveling to India to make a film about Indian Revolutionaries, employing a group of young people as actors. A film about relationships, showing a generational theme of conflict between the idealist young people and the older generation. Introduced by Dr. Prem Gandhi. A short discussion will follow the movie. Contact Connie Shemo at 518-564-2739 or [email protected] for more information.

Fri., Oct. 24

Asian Film Series: "Khuda Ke Liye" or "In the name of God" (Pakistan 2007), 7:30 p.m., Room 202, Yokum Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Taking place on three continents, this film focuses on the conflicts that moderate Pakistani Muslims face, both with radical Islamic groups in Pakistan and with people in the West who see all Muslims as terrorists. Condemned within Pakistan, but nonetheless attracting "throngs" of viewers in that country and generating intense discussion and debates. Introduced by Dr. Susan Mody. A short discussion will follow the movie. Contact Connie Shemo at 518-564-2739 or [email protected] for more information.

Friday Gallery Concert Series, featuring students from the piano studio of Dr. Karen Becker and the voice studio of Timothy Morningstar, 12:30 p.m., Myers Fine Arts Lobby on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Free and open to the public. For information contact 518-564-2283 or [email protected] .

Saturday, Oct. 25

Kids Night Out, 5 - 9 p.m. Memorial Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Children ages 6 - 13 take part in sports, games, swimming, movies and arts and crafts. The cost is $10 per child with a special family rate of $7 for each additional family member. For information, contact SUNY Plattsburgh Women's Basketball Coach Cheryl Cole at 518-564-4147.

Alzheimer's Walk, 12:30 p.m., Olympic Oval, Lake Placid. Open to members of the community. All funds raised stay in the local community to support programs and services, including support groups, educational workshops and the help line for people with Alzheimer's, their families and caregivers. For more information call 518-564-3370 or 518-564-3371

Sunday, Oct. 26

Ghost Hunter, 1 - 6 p.m. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Sponsored by the Student Association Activities Coordination Board. For information, contact the Student Association at 518-564-3200.

Alzheimer's Walk, 1 p.m. SUNY Plattsburgh Field House. Open to members of the community. All funds raised stay in the local community to support programs and services, including support groups, educational workshops and the help line for people with Alzheimer's, their families and caregivers. For more information call 518-564-3370 or 518-564-3371.

Senior Recital: Eric Reeves, percussion, 2 p.m., Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact 518-564-2283 or [email protected]gh.edu .

Monday, Oct. 27

Media and the 2008 Presidential Election Conference, 10 a.m., Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Alan Chartock, a veteran political commentator and author of "Me and Mario Cuomo: Conversations in Candor," will speak at 10 a.m. Chartock is president and CEO of WAMC Northeast Public Radio; the executive publisher and project director of the Legislative Gazette, New York's newspaper of state government; and the host of the weekly "Capitol Connection" series, heard on public radio stations around New York. Following Chartok, Wallace Westfeldt, winner of four Emmy Awards and a Peabody, will speak at 11 a.m. In addition to founding the "NBC Nightly News," he has been the executive producer of that program and many others, including the "Huntley-Brinkley Report," "NBC White Paper," "NBC Reports" and "ABC Special Reports." He also produced "NBC Magazine" and three monthly series for David Frost and wrote two books, "With All Deliberate Speed" and "The First Hundred Days of John F. Kennedy."

Poetry Reading , 8 p.m., the Commons, Champlain Valley Hall on SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Martin Tucker, editor of Confrontation, a literary magazine from Long Island University, will give a poetry reading. Free and open to the public.

The Spanish Club Presents: Spanish Fantasy and Horror Film Festival, 7 - 9 p.m., Room 106, Hudson Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Screening of "El Dia De La Bestia" ("Day of the Beast"), directed by Alex Da La Iglesia in 1995.

Tuesday, Oct. 28

Visual Artist Series: Coral Lambert, 7:30 p.m., Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Originally from Britain, Lambert, an award-winning sculptor, leader of the National Casting Center and professor at NYSCC Alfred University, will discuss her work. Over the past 18 years, Lambert has shown her work extensively in Europe and America. Lambert is internationally recognized for making large scale outdoor pieces and object-based gallery installations. She is a recent recipient of the Gottlieb Foundation Award. Free to general public.

The Spanish Club Presents: Spanish Fantasy and Horror Film Festival, 7 - 9 p.m., Room 106, Hudson Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Screening of "Tesis" ("Thesis"), directed by Alejandro Amenabar in 1996.

Wednesday, Oct. 29

The Spanish Club Presents: Spanish Fantasy and Horror Film Festival, 7 - 9 p.m., Room 106, Hudson Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Screening of "El Orfanto" ("The Orphanage"), directed in 1997 by Antonio Bayona.

Thursday, Oct. 30

"Women and Science," 12:30 - 1:15 p.m., Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Round-table Discussion with Dr. Nancy Elwess and colleagues. For more information, call Dr. Simona Sharoni, Women's Studies department chair, at 518-564-3026 or e-mail her at [email protected] .

The Spanish Club Presents: Spanish Fantasy and Horror Film Festival, 7 - 9 p.m., Room 106, Hudson Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Screening of the film "Abre los Ojos" ("Open Your Eyes"), directed by Alejandro Amenabar in 1997.

Friday, Oct. 31

The Spanish Club Presents: Spanish Fantasy and Horror Film Festival, 7 - 9 p.m., Room 106, Hudson Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. The final movie of this festival will be "El Laberinto Del Fauno" ("Pan's Labyrinth"), directed by Guillermo Del Toro in 2006.

November

Sunday, Nov. 2

Faculty Recital: Saxophone in Consort, 7:30 p.m., Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall, SUNY Plattsburgh. Daniel Gordon, saxophone; Michael Angelo Fratino, guitar; Robin Cameron-Philips, flute; and Dr. Karen Becker, piano. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 518-564-2283.

Thursday, Nov. 6

School of Business and Economics Annual Internship and Career Fair, 1 - 4 p.m., Redcay Hall. Businesses, government and not-for-profit agencies and graduate schools will be on site to discuss internship and career opportunities with students. For more information, contact Mary Carpenter, director of internships and career placement, Room 116, Redcay Hall, 518-564-4303, [email protected].

Center for Diversity, Pluralism and Inclusion Film Series: "Lars and the Real Girl," 7 p.m., Room 200, Yokum Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Free and open to all campus and community.

SUNY Plattsburgh Theater Department Main Stage Production: "The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940," 7:30 p.m. Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts, SUNY Plattsburgh. In December, 1940, a group of veteran Broadway backers and performers gather at a mansion in Chappaqua, N.Y. to rehearse a new musical - and one of them is murdered. The murderer must be found before others are done in. This murder-mystery farce enjoyed a long, critically hailed run both on and off Broadway. Written by John Bishop and directed by Karen Hildebrand. Tickets are available at the door or at the Angell College Center desk. General admission, $10; senior citizens and students, $8; SUNY Plattsburgh faculty and staff $8; and SUNY Plattsburgh students, $2. For more information contact 518-564-2283.

Friday, Nov. 7

SUNY Plattsburgh Theater Department Main Stage Production: " The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940," 7:30 p.m., Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts, SUNY Plattsburgh. See description under Nov. 6.

College Chorale and Cardinal Singers, Jo Ellen Miano, director, 7:30 p.m., E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall, SUNY Plattsburgh. Free and open to the public. For information contact 518-564-2283.

Clarinet Cross Border Project at SUNY Plattsburgh: Clarinet Choir, 6 p.m., Lobby, Myers Fine Arts Building, SUNY Plattsburgh. Performances by the Cegep de Sherbrooke Clarinet Ensemble and the SUNY Plattsburgh Clarinet Choir. Free and open to the public. For information contact 518-564-2283.

Saturday, Nov. 8

SUNY Plattsburgh Theater Department Main Stage Production: "The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940," 7:30 p.m. Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts, SUNY Plattsburgh. See description under Nov. 6.

Clarinet Cross Border Project at SUNY Plattsburgh: Air Force Band of Liberty Clarinet Quartet Concert, 3 p.m., Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall, SUNY Plattsburgh. Free and open to the public. For information contact 518-564-2283.

Kids Night Out, 5 - 9 p.m. Memorial Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Children ages 6 - 13 take part in sports, games, swimming, movies and arts and crafts. The cost is $10 per child with a special family rate of $7 for each additional family member. For information, contact SUNY Plattsburgh Women's Basketball Coach Cheryl Cole at 518-564-4147.

Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 8 - 9

The Annual Fall Arts and Crafts Fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Plattsburgh State Field House, Rugar Street. Event features pottery, hand-weaving, woodworking, quilting, watercolors, oil painting, toys, jewelry, stained glass and much more, crafted by at least 130 vendors from all over New York and Vermont. Admission is $2. Children under 13 get in free. For information, contact Scott Johnson, 518-564-4321 or [email protected] .

SUNY Plattsburgh Theater Department Main Stage Production: "The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940," 2 p.m. Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts, SUNY Plattsburgh. See description under Nov. 6.

Tuesday, Nov. 11

Plattsburgh Army ROTC - Veterans Day Open House, 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., Room 309 C, Sibley Hall, SUNY Plattsburgh. Plattsburgh Army ROTC is holding an open house in honor of Veterans Day. All veterans, faculty, staff and students, as well as members of the campus and community are welcome to drop by. Plattsburgh Army ROTC staff will be on-hand to answer questions about the program. Refreshments will be served. The event is free. For information, contact Marianne Wemette, 518-564-2769, [email protected] .

Chamber Ensembles Concert, 7:30 p.m. E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall. SUNY Plattsburgh student chamber ensembles perform. Free and open to the public. For information, contact 518-564-2283.

Thursday, Nov. 13

Lecture/performance by Asteria featuring Sylvia Rhyne, soprano, and Eric Redlinger, tenor and lute, 7 p.m. Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. Presented in partnership with Hill and Hollow Music Free and open to the public. For information call 518-564-2283.

Visual Artist Series: Bonnie Christensen, 7:30 p.m., Alumni Conference Room, Angell College Center. Christensen discusses her work as an illustrator and printmaker.

Friday, Nov. 14

Winter Jazz Concert featuring the Mambo Combo, Dr. Rick Davies, director; the Jazz Ensemble, Herm Matlock, director with guest John McKenna, saxophone. 7:30 p.m. E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall, SUNY Plattsburgh. Free and open to the public. For information contact 518-564-2283.

Monday, Nov. 17

Of Spies and Spokesmen: My Life as a Cold War Correspondent," a talk by Nicholas Daniloff, 7 p.m., in the Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Daniloff, former reporter for United Press International and U.S. News and World Report, will talk about his latest book, a memoir about journalism behind the Iron Curtain, titled "Of Spies and Spokesmen: My Life as a Cold War Correspondent." Following the talk, he will sign books. Free and open to the public. For information contact Shawn Murphy, journalism department chair, 518-564-2422, [email protected]

Ongoing

Nina Winkel Revisited Exhibit, through Oct. 5, Burke Gallery, Myers Fine Arts Building on the SUNY Plattsburgh campus. Works from the Nina Winkel Sculpture Garden are on display in the gallery. Museum hours are daily from noon to 4 p.m. Closed on legal holidays. Tours are available by appointment, closed on legal holidays. For further information, phone 518-564-2474 or visit the Website at www.plattsburgh.edu/museum .

Student Association Exhibition "People and Politics," Oct. 17 - Jan 11, Burke Gallery, Myers Fine Arts Building. The show will consist of a selection of work from the Plattsburgh State Student Association collection. Museum hours are daily from noon to 4 p.m. Closed on legal holidays. Tours are available by appointment, closed on legal holidays. For further information, phone 518-564-2474 or visit the Website at www.plattsburgh.edu/museum .

Super Saturday School Fall 2008 , Saturday mornings, Oct. 18 - Nov. 22. Program open to gifted and talented students. For information, call Dr. Karen Agne 518-564-5136

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