For Immediate Release – Tuesday, October 30, 2007

SUNY Geneseo Calendar of Events for Nov. 8-14

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8:
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.

DISCUSSION: "U.S. Interventionism: From Guatemala to Iraq" will be presented by Tom Melville and George Mische at 7 p.m. in 204 Newton Hall.  Melville and Mische have extensive backgrounds in U.S. foreign policy and U.S. involvement in Vietnam, Latin America and the Middle East. They have spent over 40 years bringing awareness to the American public regarding the deadly U.S. international entanglements around the world and have worked extensively to change the U.S. government's public policies. The discussion is sponsored by the Departments of Anthropology, Foreign Languages and Literatures, Geography, History, International Relations, Political Science and Sociology, and organized by the Latin American Studies program. For more information contact Rose McEwen at 585-245-5247.

MUSICAL:  "Pacific Overtures" with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; book by John Weidman; directed and choreographed by Randy Kaplan and musical director, Jack Johnston.  8 p.m., Alice Austin Theatre in Brodie Hall. The musical runs through Sunday, Nov. 11 with Sunday's performance at 2 p.m.  General public $7, faculty/staff/seniors $6, and students $5. Tickets may be purchased at bbo.geneseo.edu, at the Student Union (245-5873) until dates of performance, then in Brodie Box Office (245-5833). 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9:
MUSICAL:  (See Thursday, November 8)

MILNE LIBRARY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

LEDERER GALLERY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

LOCKHART GALLERY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

SPORTS: Men's hockey vs. SUNY Oswego. 7 p.m. in Wilson Ice Arena at Merritt Athletic Center.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10:
PERFORMANCE: The Limelight and Accents Performing Arts Series will present Belly Dance Superstars at 8 p.m. in Wadsworth Auditorium. This premier belly dance troupe has performed 375 concerts in 16 countries in just three years, wowing over one million enthusiastic fans in venues and 80 million on television with their fascinating live performances. Performing a cross-section of tribal, Egyptian and cabaret styles, the Belly Dance Superstars exhibit an intoxicating spectacle that transports the audience to a distant time and place while stimulating all the senses. Tickets are $5 for students, $7 for 12 and under, $12 for faculty/staff/alumni, and $15 for the general public.  To purchase tickets, call the Student Association Ticket Office at (585) 245-5873 or (800) 525-2070. The SUNY Geneseo Limelight & Accents Series is funded by mandatory Student Association fees and coordinated by the college's Activities Commission.

DANCE: A square dance with the Geneseo String Band will be held at 8 p.m. in the MacVittie College Union Ballroom.  Admission for the general public is $3, students $1 and 12 and under are free.

SPORTS: Men's hockey vs. SUNY Cortland. 7 p.m. in Wilson Ice Arena at Merritt Athletic Center.

GALA:  "A Gala For Change" is being hosted by M.A.C. & FACE AIDS.  The event is a fundraiser for Partners In Health and Faith's House of House and will consist of an art auction, a traditional Kenyan dinner and live music.  The event will be held from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Interfaith Center, 11 Franklin Street, Geneseo, NY.  Tickets are $20 at the door and $10 for students. Although not required, as a courtesy, please RSVP Charlie Elliot at cie1@geneseo.edu by Thursday, Nov. 1.

MUSICAL:  (See Thursday, November 8)

MILNE LIBRARY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

LEDERER GALLERY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

LOCKHART GALLERY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11:
MUSICAL:  (See Thursday, November 8)

MILNE LIBRARY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

LEDERER GALLERY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

LOCKHART GALLERY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12:
MILNE LIBRARY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

LEDERER GALLERY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

LOCKHART GALLERY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

ORCHESTRA:  The New Energy Jazz Orchestra featuring SUNY Geneseo faculty Jonathan Kruger and David Gibson are joined by Rochester's elite jazz performers led by Dr. Carl Atkins.  The group performs all original compositions including The Sands of Time by Carl Atkins, Wishful Thinking by Jonathan Kruger and The Dance by David Gibson.  8 p.m. in Wadsworth Auditorium.  General public $5, students $3, tickets available at the door.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13:
MILNE LIBRARY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

LEDERER GALLERY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

LOCKHART GALLERY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14:
MILNE LIBRARY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

LEDERER GALLERY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

LOCKHART GALLERY:  (See Thursday, November 8).

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