Sampling of Public Events Through Early January
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 20, 2009) - The State University of New York College at Plattsburgh is pleased to present this updated calendar of public events through the start of January. 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, Nov. 20
"The Da Vinci Code." 7-9 p.m. Room 106, Hudson Hall. A film based on the controversial bestselling novel by Dan Brown. Part of the Freethinkers Film Festival Free and open to the public. For more information contact Professor Juan Carlos Vallejo, [email protected].
Saturday, Nov. 21
Annual Fall Arts and Crafts Fair. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. SUNY Plattsburgh Field House, Rugar Street, Plattsburgh. Some 130 artisans from New York and Vermont display their pottery, hand weaving, woodworking, quilting, watercolors, oil painting, toys, jewelry, stained glass and more. $2. Under 13 free. For more information contact Scott Johnson at 518-564-4321 or [email protected].
11th Annual National Survivors of Suicide Day. Noon-2:45 p.m. Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center. Thousands of survivors of suicide loss will gather together around the world on this day of healing, support and empowerment. For more information contact Maryanne Cox at 518-563-1141 or [email protected].
Night of Nations. 6:30-8:30 p.m. E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall. Evening of performance that includes traditional and contemporary cross-cultural displays of music, dance, fashion, literature, and many other types of exhibits from the SUNY Plattsburgh international student community. Free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jiafu (Fred) Zheng at 518-564-3278 or [email protected] or stop by Kehoe 209.
Sunday, Nov. 22
Annual Arts and Crafts Fair. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See Nov. 21 listing.
SUNY Plattsburgh Choral Concert, Cardinal Singers and College Chorale. 2 p.m. E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall. Free and open to the public.
Monday, Nov. 30
Sinfonia Chamber Ensemble Concert. 7:30 p.m. E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall. Free and open to the public. CANCELED.
Tuesday, Dec. 1
Student Art Auction 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Lobby, Myers Fine Art Building. Fifth annual auction. Works range from photography to ceramics and beyond and start at $5 per item. All proceeds go toward art scholarships.
Wednesday, Dec. 2
Ringing Down the Curtain. 7 p.m. Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building. A showcase of student theater works from the semester with student dance performances directed and choreographed by Phillip H. Cole. Free and open to the public.
Guitar Studio and Ensemble Concert. 7:30 p.m. New Location: Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. Michael Angelo Fratino, director. Free and open to the public. Call 518-561-2283 for more information
Thursday, Dec. 3
Gender and Women's Studies End of the Semester Holiday Party. 2 p.m. Winkel Sculpture Court.
Charles Pierce on Media, Ethics and the Law. 7 p.m. Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. Pierce, the renowned sports journalist, National Public Radio contributor and author of the best-selling book "Idiot America," will present. A question and answer session will follow.
Ringing Down the Curtain. 7 p.m. Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building. See Dec. 2 listing.
Friday, Dec. 4
Northcountry Planetarium Show: Director's Choice. 7 p.m. Northcountry Planetarium, Hudson Hall. Constellation show. Tickets are available at the Angell College Center desk during the week of the show. $2.
Saturday, Dec. 5
A French Holiday Celebration: Faure's Requiem. 7:30 p.m. United Methodist Church, 127 Beekman St., Plattsburgh. Performance by Champlain Valley Voices and SUNY Plattsburgh Choral Union, Dr. Karen Becker, artistic director. Mixed chorus, soloists and orchestra. Call 518-564-2283 for ticket information.
Sunday, Dec. 6
A French Holiday Celebration: Faure's Requiem. 2 p.m. See Dec. 5 listing.
Soulful Christmas Concert. 5 p.m. E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall. Featuring SUNY Plattsburgh's 70-member Gospel Choir with an eight-member band, the Praise Team, the Praise Dancers, the Step Team and special guest Minor Adjustments. $5 students advance; $8 day of show. $12 general admission advance; $15 day of show. Tickets at the Angell College Center desk, the Great Adirondack Soup Company, North Country Cultural Center for the Arts, Wood Ski & Wheel, and Advance Music Center in Burlington, Vt.
Wednesday, Dec. 9
Biology of Catch and Release: Implications for Management of Fishing Tournaments. 6:30 p.m. Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center. Dr. Bruce Tufts from Queen's University in Ontario, Canada, will present Session I in the Lake Champlain Fisheries Leadership Institute Series. Tufts is a recognized expert on bass biology and catch-and-release fishing. Sponsored by the Lake Champlain Sea Grant Program, Great Lakes Research Consortium, and Lake Champlain Research Institute.
Saturday, Dec. 12
Winter Commencement. 11 a.m. Field House Gymnasium. An estimated 500 students will participate. Graduating with a B.S. in marketing, Kristy Curry will be the student speaker.
Through Jan. 24, 2010
Expression: Portraits from the Permanent Collection. Noon-4 p.m. Burke Gallery. For more information, call 518-564-2474 or 518-564-2178;
fax 518-574-2473; or www.plattsburgh.edu/museum.