For Immediate Release – Tuesday, November 6, 2007

SUNY Geneseo Calendar of Events for Nov. 15-21

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15:
MILNE LIBRARY:  The Corporate and Business Partners of SUNY Geneseo are sponsoring the Heavens Above exhibit, a series of transparencies and interactive media from deep space captured by the Hubble Space Telescope while orbiting the earth over the past 16 years.  The exhibit will be on display from August 27 to December 17.  For more information http://heavensabove.geneseo.edu/.

LEDERER GALLERY:  School of the Arts and the Bertha V.B. Lederer Gallery in Brodie Hall, present Roland Freeman's "Mule Train: A Journey of Hope Remembered". The gallery is open noon-4 p.m. Sundays–Wednesdays and 5-8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays.  The exhibit runs through Saturday, November 17. For more information http://www.geneseo.edu/news/nrap.php?pg=MuleTrainExhibit.html.

LOCKHART GALLERY: School of the Arts and the Lockhart Gallery, located in the McClellan House, 26 Main St., Geneseo presents Roland Freeman's "Some Things of Value: African American Expressive Culture". The exhibit runs through Saturday, November 17. The gallery is open noon-4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and noon-8 p.m. Thursdays. For more information http://www.geneseo.edu/news/nrap.php?pg=MuleTrainExhibit.html.

PRESENTATION: In conjunction with the Heavens Above exhibit, Nadema Agard will present, "Goddesses of the Americas: The Sacred Feminine in Native American Cosmology" at 7 p.m. in 203 Newton Hall.  Agard, artist, author, museum curator and consultant in Repatriation and Multicultural/Native American arts and cultures, explores the images and symbolism of various Native American feminine sacred figures represented in the arts, their interconnection with Native American spirituality and the ways in which the arts are often vehicles for scared communication.

MUSICAL REVUE:  The School of the Arts presents a Musical Theatre Club Revue. 8 p.m. in the Alice Austin Theatre, Brodie Hall.  The event runs through Saturday, Nov. 17 and is free and open to the public. For more information, call School of the Arts weekdays between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. at (585) 245-5824.

RIBBON CUTTING: The English for Speakers of Other Languages Program (ESOL) at SUNY Geneseo is celebrating their official opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house. This new program offers assistance to multilingual students in building on their language skills to fully succeed in their academic programs. The ESOL Program's services are all up and running at this point in the semester. They offer individual consultations, oral communication sessions, language lab tutoring, and workshops on specific English language topics. The opening ceremony will include the cutting of the ribbon, an address by President Dahl, and a reception where tutors and language specialists will be available to answer questions about the program and its services. The event will take place from 1:30-3 p.m. on Thursday, November 15 in the ESOL Program's brand new accommodations at 108 Milne Library (lower level). For more information contact Jeannette Molina, ESOL Program Director at (585) 245-5529.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16:
MILNE LIBRARY: (See Thursday, November 15).

MUSICAL REVUE: (See Thursday, November 15).

LEDERER GALLERY: (See Thursday, November 15).

LOCKHART GALLERY: (See Thursday, November 15).

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17:
CONCERT: The Activities Commission has announced this years annual fall concert will feature Third Eye Blind at 8 p.m. in Kuhl Gymnasium. Tickets are $15 for students, $18 for faculty and staff and $22 for the general public and can be purchased through the Student Association Ticket Office in person or by calling (800) 525-2070 or (585) 245-5876.  General public tickets also can be purchased through www.ticketmaster.com.

MILNE LIBRARY: (See Thursday, November 15).

LEDERER GALLERY: (See Thursday, November 15).

LOCKHART GALLERY: (See Thursday, November 15).

MUSICAL REVUE: (See Thursday, November 15).

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18:
CHORUS/ORCHESTRA: The Geneseo Festival Chorus under the direction of Gerard Floriano and the Geneseo Symphony Orchestra conducted by James Walker will perform at 3 p.m. in the Wadsworth Auditorium.  The event is free and open to the public.

MILNE LIBRARY: (See Thursday, November 15).

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19
MILNE LIBRARY: (See Thursday, November 15).

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20:
MILNE LIBRARY: (See Thursday, November 15).

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21:
MILNE LIBRARY: (See Thursday, November 15).

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