For Immediate Release — October 14, 2004

SUNY GENESEO

CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR OCT. 21-27

THURSDAY, OCT. 21:

FILM: The Alan Lutkus International Film Series presents the film "Good-Bye Lenin." In German with English subtitles. In 1990, to protect his fragile mother from a fatal shock after she wakes up from a long coma, a young man must keep her from learning that her beloved nation of East Germany as she knew it has disappeared. Since she has to avoid every excitement, the son tries to set up the GDR again for her in their flat. But the world has changed a lot. The discussant is Ganie DeHart of the psychology department. 7 p.m., Bailey Hall Auditorium (135). Free and open to the public.

LECTURE: Deborah Larsen, the author of "The White," a riveting novel about the life of Mary Jemison — known as "the white woman of the Genesee" — will deliver a lecture and read from her novel. Larsen is an English professor at Gettsburg College in Pennsylvania. 7:30 p.m., Newton Hall, Room 204. Free and open to the public.

OPUS GALLERY EXHIBIT: The Opus Gallery in the MacVittie College Union presents Rochester area artist Jean Stephens. The gallery is open daily from 1-5 p.m. Free and open to the public. The exhibit runs through Sunday, Oct. 31.

PLAY: The School of Performing Arts and Veg. S.O.U.P. present the play "Feast of Fools" written and directed by John King. 8 p.m., Robert Sinclair Theatre, Brodie Hall. Tickets are $4 for the general public; $3 for faculty, staff and senior citizens; and $2 for SUNY Geneseo students. Tickets can be purchased at the Brodie Ticket Office (245-5833).

FRIDAY, OCT. 22:

OPUS GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Thursday, Oct. 21).

PERFORMANCE: The School of Performing Arts presents Kaleidoscope featuring all of Geneseo’s performing artists and ensembles. 8 p.m., Wadsworth Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

PLAY: (See Thursday, Oct. 21).

SPORTS: Men’s and Women’s Swimming vs. R.I.T. 6 p.m., Alumni Pool. Admission at the door is $3 for the general public; $2 for non-SUNY Geneseo students; and free for SUNY Geneseo students.

SPORTS: Men’s Hockey vs. Elmira. 7 p.m., Wilson Ice Arena. Admission at the door is $3 for the general public; $2 for non-SUNY Geneseo students; and free for SUNY Geneseo students.

SATURDAY, OCT. 23:

CONCERT: The Limelights & Accents Performing Arts Series presents The Temptations. One of the most successful and critically acclaimed male vocal groups of the ’60s and ’70s, the Motown legends will perform hits such as "My Girl," "I’m Gonna Make You Love Me" and "Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone." Tickets are $24 for the general public; $20 for faculty, staff, alumni, senior citizens and children under 12; and $15 for SUNY Geneseo students. Tickets can be purchased at the MacVittie College Union Ticket Office (585) 245-5873 or (800) 525-2070.

OPUS GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Thursday, Oct. 21).

PLAY: (See Thursday, Oct. 21). Last day.

RECITAL: The School of Performing Arts presents the Honors Recital XIV featuring student winners from the Annual Honors Recital Competition. 3 p.m., Wadsworth Auditorium. Free and open to the public.

SPORTS: Women’s Field Hockey vs. Ithaca. 1 p.m., Raschi Field. Free and open to the public.

SPORTS: Men’s Hockey vs. Lebanon Valley. 2 p.m., Wilson Ice Arena. Admission at the door is $3 for the general public; $2 for non-SUNY Geneseo students; and free for SUNY Geneseo students.

SUNDAY, OCT. 24:

CONCERT: The School of Performing Arts presents a Friends of Music Concert titled Concentus — Women’s Vocal Ensemble. 3 p.m., Wadsworth Auditorium. Tickets at the door are $8 for the general public; and $5 for SUNY Geneseo students, senior citizens and Friends of Music members.

OPUS GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Thursday, Oct. 21).

MONDAY, OCT. 25:

LEDERER GALLERY EXHIBIT: The Bertha V.B. Lederer Gallery in Brodie Hall presents an exhibit by fabric artist Mary Ann Scarborough of Rochester and cibachrome photographer Mark Abrahamson of Seattle. There will be an opening reception from 7-9 p.m. The gallery is open daily from 2-4:30 p.m. and Thursdays 12-8 p.m. Free and open to the public. The exhibit runs through Sunday, Dec. 5.

OPUS GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Thursday, Oct. 21).

OXFAM HUNGER BANQUET: As part of Cultural Harmony Week, SUNY Geneseo will be hosting an Oxfam Hunger Banquet with Keynote Speaker Dr. Jeffery B. Ritterman. This year’s banquet will focus on the disparity in health care and public health initiatives worldwide. Ritterman will focus his comments on issues of public health in the United States. His address is titled "The Beloved Community: From Civil Rights Dream to Public Health Imperative." He will speak on his ideas of Beloved Community Medicine. 6 p.m., MacVittie College Union Ballroom. Tickets at the door are $5, with 100 percent of sales to be donated to Oxfam America.

TUESDAY, OCT. 26:

LEDERER GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Monday, Oct. 25).

OPUS GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Thursday, Oct. 21).

PANEL DISCUSSION: As part of Cultural Harmony Week, SUNY Geneseo has invited local community leaders representing industry, the religious community, education, public service, and health and human services to participate in a panel discussion to answer the question, "What is the beloved community and what role does each of these sectors play in supporting the development of a strong community?" 7 p.m., MacVittie College Union Ballroom. Free and open to the public.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 27:

LEDERER GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Monday, Oct. 25).

LOCKHART GALLERY EXHIBIT: The Lockhart Gallery at McClellan House presents "Embracing Eatonville." This exhibition is being organized by internationally renowned photographer Carrie Mae Weems and features her work, as well as that of acclaimed photographers Dawoud Bey, Lonnie Graham and Deborah Willis. The show is conceived of as a photographic survey of the people and history of Eatonville, Fla., the nation’s first incorporated African-American town and the home of celebrated Harlem Renaissance author Zora Neale Hurston. The four photographers respond to the town and its residents in diverse ways, ranging from Bey’s straightforward, almost anthropological portraits to Weems’s more poetic, evocatively personal meditations. There will be an opening reception and book signing by Carrie Mae Weems from 4-6 p.m. Following the opening reception and book signing, Weems will give a lecture titled "Embracing Eatonville" at 6 p.m. in Newton Hall, Room 204. The gallery is open daily from 2-5 p.m. and Thursdays 12-8 p.m. Free and open to the public. The exhibit runs through Friday, Dec. 10.

OPUS GALLERY EXHIBIT: (See Thursday, Oct. 21).

SPORTS: Women’s Soccer vs. St. John Fisher. 3 p.m., Saratoga Field. Free and open to the public.

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