SUNY Plattsburgh Presents Sampling of Public Events Through Early October
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Aug. 26, 2010) -- The State University of New York College at
Plattsburgh is pleased to present this calendar of public events that run through
early 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
For more information, visit the college's website at plattsburgh.edu or contact Michelle Ouellette, director of public relations and publications, at 518-564-3095 or michelle.ouellette@
Wednesday, Sept. 1
"Amores Perros." 7 p.m. Room 200, Yokum Lecture Hall. A horrific car accident connects three stories, each involving characters dealing with loss, regret and life's harsh realities, all in the name of love. Part of the Violence in Latin America Film Series. Spanish with English subtitles. Free.
Thursday, Sept. 2
Gender and Women's Studies Reception. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Winkel Sculpture Court, Myers Fine Arts Building. The public is welcome to join SUNY Plattsburgh's Gender and Women's Studies Department as it welcomes past, present and future students along with some if its newest faculty members. Refreshments served.
Friday, Sept. 3
"Proof." 7:30 p.m. Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building. David Auburn's Pulitizer Prize-winning play about an ailing mathematical genius and his depressed daughter, who dropped out of college to care for him before he died. $5 general admission. $2 SUNY Plattsburgh students. For more information, call the Performing Arts Event Information Line at 518-564-2283.
Saturday, Sept. 4
"Proof." 7:30 p.m. See Sept. 3 listing.
Sunday, Sept. 5
"Proof." 2 p.m. See Sept. 3 listing.
Friday, Sept. 10
Beethoven Lecture/Performance. 7:30 p.m. Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. Dr. Karen Becker, assistant professor of music, will discuss and perform Beethoven's Piano Sonata No. 7 in D major, Opus 10 No. 3. Free.
Tuesday, Sept. 14
Tuesday Reflections. 4:30 p.m. Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center. Assistant Professor of Philosophy Kurtis Hagen speaks. Free.
Wednesday, Sept. 15
"Think Ahead and Grow Rich: Business Planning Seminar." 6:30-9:30 p.m. Brick Oven Cafe, 10 Cliff Ave., Tupper Lake. One of a series of sessions presented by Small Business Development Center Regional Center Director Rick Leibowitz. See Oct. 13, Nov. 3, and Nov. 10 for other workshops in the series. $150 covers the entire series and includes materials. For more information, call 518-359-3328 or 518-891-5523.
"Carandiru." 7 p.m. Room 200, Yokum Lecture Hall. A Brazilian doctor, Drauzio Varella, starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo. Part of the Violence in Latin America Film Series. English subtitles. Free.
"Eurydice." 7:30 p.m. Hartman Theatre, Myers Fine Arts Building. Comic retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth produced by Pendragon Theatre of Saranac Lake. $10 general admission. $8 seniors, students, SUNY Plattsburgh faculty and staff. $2 SUNY Plattsburgh students.
"Some Like It Hot." 7:30 p.m. Amnesty Room, Angell College Center. The screening of a movie about two musicians who witness a mob hit. They flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in. Starring Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon. Free. Part of the Reel to Reel series.
Thursday, Sept. 16
Gender and the Politics of Veiling in Europe. 12:30-1:45 p.m. Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center. Drs. Ellen Fitzpatrick and Ilknur Aydin discuss the topic. Free. For more information, call 518-564-3002.
"It's Not Just Alcohol Anymore: Drug Use and Abuse in Our Community." 5:45 p.m. registration. 6 p.m. presentation. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center. New York State Police Troopers Bernie Bullis and Marc McDonnell give a presentation and answer questions. Free. For more information, call 518-562-7320.
"My Name is Bill W." 7 p.m. Room 208, Yokum Lecture Hall. Movie and discussion about the man who hit rock bottom and helped found Alcoholics Anonymous. Free. For more information, call 518-564-3366.
"Mrs. Farnsworth." 7:30 p.m. Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. Comedy about a woman taking a creative writing class whose project turns out to be a tell-all book about a scandal involving an affair with George W. Bush when she was in college. Produced by Book and Blanket Players. $5 general admission. SUNY Plattsburgh faculty, staff and students free with ID.
Friday, Sept. 17
"Empower Your Business with Social Media." 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. North Country Small Business Development Center, 194 U.S. Oval, Plattsburgh. Follow-up to June's "Demystifing Social Media" conference. Participants will learn about strategies to help their business connect with customers through social media. $30 includes breakfast and lunch. For more information, call 518-564-2042.
"Mental Health Issues Throughout the Life Cycle." 7:30 a.m. registration. 8:20 a.m. welcome. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center. Conference for health care professionals. For more information call 518-564-3054.
Best Western-Ground Round Cardinal Classic Volleyball Tournament. 2 and 8 p.m. Memorial Hall Gymnasium. Teams from St. Lawrence, Old Westbury, Norwich, Cobleskill, Buffalo and Baruch compete. For more information, call 518-564-4244.
"Mrs. Farnsworth." 7:30 p.m. See Sept. 16 listing.
Saturday, Sept. 18
Best Western-Ground Round Cardinal Classic Volleyball Tournament. 10 a.m., 2 and 4 p.m. See Sept. 17 listing.
Tuesday, Sept. 21
Graduate and Professional School Fair. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center. More than 50 colleges and universities will be on hand to discuss their graduate programs. Free. For more information, call 518-564-4723.
"Business Basics." 4:30-7:30 p.m. Malone (location TBA). Andy Allison, Small Business Development Center-certified business adviser, will walk participants through state start-up requirements and what it takes to become an entrepreneur. Free. For more information, call 518-564-2042.
Wednesday, Sept. 22
Cardinal Cash Fair. 5-6:30 p.m. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center. Meet more than 40 on- and off-campus Cardinal Cash program members. Sample free food, win prizes. For more information, call 518-564-2035.
"Business Basics." 5-7 p.m. Essex County Industrial Development Agency, 7566 Court St., Elizabethtown. See Sept. 21 listing. With Karen Stehlin, certified business adviser.
"Reading the Constitution." 7-9 p.m. Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center. Retired attorney Louis Cohen will discuss Constitutional principles in modern law and practice. Free. For more information, call 518-564-4007.
Thursday, Sept. 23
"The Lois Wilson Story: When Love Is Not Enough." 7 p.m. Room 208, Yokum Lecture Hall. Movie and discussion about the wife of Alcoholic Anonymous' co-founder, Bill Wilson, and how she founded Al-Anon for spouses and families of alcoholics. Free. For more information, call 518-564-3366.
Friday, Sept. 24
"Demystifying Social Media for Your Business." 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Lake George (location TBA). Conference for entrepreneurs who are just beginning to use social media for their businesses. $30 includes breakfast and lunch. For more information, call 518-668-5755, Ext. 106.
Study Abroad Fair. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 2nd Floor, Angell College Center. Study abroad staff, alumni and partners will be on hand to discuss the program and experiences. Participants can also learn about the more than 450 other programs available SUNY-wide. For more information, contact [email protected] or stop by Kehoe 113B.
Sunday, Sept. 26
Faculty Recital. 3 p.m. Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. Pianist Louise Dionne performs Chopin. Free.
Tuesday, Sept. 28
Tuesday Reflections. 4:30 p.m. Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center. Associate Professor of Music William Pfaff speaks. Free.
Wednesday, Sept. 29
"Instruments of Peace: Race, Gender and Reconciliation." 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Warren Ballrooms, Angell College Center. Conference explores specific issues of gender, race and peace relevant and current to our times. For more information, call 518-564-3002.
"Satanas." 7 p.m. Room 200, Yokum Lecture Hall. Three parallel stories that occur in the eve of the infamous Pozzetto Massacre, involving a femme-fatal who preys on rich men, a priest who's in love with his housekeeper and a tired-of-life veteran of war who has become a teacher and desires one of his female students. Part of the Violence in Latin America Film Series. English subtitles. Free.
Thursday, Sept. 30
"Healthy Living as We Age." 3:30 p.m. Lake Forest Retirement Community, 8 Lake Forest Dr., Plattsburgh. Dr. Taher Zandi, director, Alzheimer's Disease Assistance Center, will give a talk on staying physically active while doing things that use your memory. Learn how to reduce the risk factors that may lead to dementia and depression. Free mood and memory screenings from 1 to 3 p.m. For more information, call 518-564-3371.
Faculty Recital. 7:30 p.m. Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. SUNY Plattsburgh Adjunct Lecturer Gabe Jarrett performs with Ray Paczkowski and Rob Morse as Vorcza. Free.
Friday, Oct. 1
SUNY New Music and Culture Symposium. 4 p.m. Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. Lecture. Free.
SUNY New Music and Culture Symposium Concert. 7:30 p.m. E. Glenn Giltz Auditorium, Hawkins Hall. Music composed and performed by artists from the SUNY system. Free.
Monday, Oct. 4
"The Revolution in Media Ethics: How Citizens and New Media Changed Everything." 4-5:15 p.m. Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center. Talk by Professor Stephen J.A. Ward, endowed Burgess Professor of Journalism Ethics and director of the Center for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Free. For more information, contact Dr. Shakuntala Rao, professor, Department of Communication Studies, 518-564-4291.
Wednesday, Oct. 6
College Night. 6:30-8:30 p.m. SUNY Plattsburgh Field House, Rugar Street. Opportunity for high school students and their parents to talk with representatives from 120 colleges and universities about programs and financial aid, requirements, scholarships and more. Free. For more information, call 518-564-2040.
Thursday, Oct. 7
Gender, Conflict and Peace-Building in Sierra Leone. 12:30-1:45 p.m. Cardinal Lounge, Angell College Center. Florence Kaindanhe, Fulbright scholar-in-residence discusses the topic. For more information, call 518-564-3002.
Friday, Oct. 8
"Caramel." 6:30 p.m. Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins Hall. Part of the Gender and Women's Studies Film Series. Free. For more information, call 518-564-3002.
Wednesday, Oct. 13
"Right Product, Right Price, Right On." 6:30-9:30 p.m. See Sept. 15 listing.
"Sin Nombre." 7 p.m. Room 200, Yokum Lecture Hall. Honduran teenager Sayra reunites with her father, an opportunity for her to potentially realize her dream of a life in the U.S. Moving to Mexico is the first step in a fateful journey of unexpected events. Part of the Violence in Latin America Film Series. English subtitles. Free.
"North by Northwest." 7:30 p.m. Amnesty Room, Angell College Center. Alfred Hitchcock’s film about a hapless New York advertising executive who is mistaken for a government agent by a group of foreign spies. He is pursued across the country while he looks for a way to survive. Part of the Reel to Reel series. Free. Part of the Reel to Reel series.