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The Ithaca College Choir will perform its home concert of the 2014 Choir Tour this Saturday, March 22, at 8:15 pm.

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STRANGE BEDFELLOWS: Collaborative Practice in Queer Art

Curated by Amy Cancelmo

March 17—April 11, 2014

Opening Reception, March 20, 4.30 p.m.–6.30 p.m.

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Rachel Kushner’s most recent novel, The Flamethrowers, was a finalist for the 2013 National Book Award. Her debut novel, Telex From Cuba, was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award, won the California Book Award and was a New York Times bestseller and Notable Book. Her fiction and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Paris Review, The Believer, Artforum, Bookforum, Fence, Bomb, and Grand Street.  She is a 2013 Guggenheim Fellow. Her reading on Thursday, March 20th at 7:30 pm in Park Hall Auditorium is free and open to the public.

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Los Angeles-based poet Will Alexander, whose work has been described as Afro-futurist or Afro-surrealist, will give a poetry reading that is free and open to the public on March 25th at 6:00 pm in the Handwerker Gallery. According to poet and critic Harryette Mullen, Will Alexander's "literary influences connect him to an international avant-garde, just as his experience as an African American connects him to a black diaspora, and to the political struggles of Third World people."

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; this week's are listed below.

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the webcasting schedule for more information!

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The Provost and Vice President for Educational Affairs (VPEA) would like to invite all members of the campus community to an art exhibition by our very own Ithaca College students on Monday, March 17, 2014, from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. on the 3rd floor of the Peggy Ryan Williams Center. A reception will be included as we hope to create a relaxed and informal environment to view the artwork.

 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact the Provost’s Office at (607) 274-7918 as much in advance of the event as possible.

 

Handwerker Gallery’s 'artist talk' this Thursday, Feb. 27, will feature local artist Katie Waugh, whose media piece Build Up is being projected in the Gannett Center stairwell rotunda (outside of the Ithaca College library) in a continuous loop from January 22 to March 7, 2014.

Beginning at 6 p.m. in the main lobby, Waugh will introduce her practice and present completed works and projects in progress. 

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Book launch for Writing Professor Cory Brown's fourth book of poetry, "What May be Lost"

 

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The first annual Israel Film Festival being held the weekend of March 1–2 at Ithaca College will feature two dramas and a documentary. Panel discussions focusing on an aspect of the film will follow each screening. All of the events are free and open to the public.

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The students of the Styles of Acting class would like to invite you over to the house.  The House of Atreus, that is.

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; this week's are listed below.

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the webcasting schedule for more information!

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Elizabeth Willis is the winner of numerous awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship and the PEN New England Prize for Poetry for her most recent book of poetry, Address.

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Handwerker Gallery’s 'artist talk' this Thursday, Feb. 20, will feature Brooklyn and Boston-based artist Patte Loper, whose work Your Margins, Your Rivers, Your Diminutive Villages is one of two concurrent exhibitions in the space through March. 

Beginning at 6 p.m. in the gallery's main lobby, attendees will have the opportunity to gain a unique perspective on the collection from the artist herself. Light refreshments will be available during the lecture, which will be followed by a brief Q&A.

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IC Theatre will begin its 2014-15 season by presenting Bertolt Brecht’s masterpiece, “The Good Person of Szechwan”. The fall musical will be the 1960’s Frank Loesser classic, recently revived on Broadway, “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”. 

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On Friday, February 21st at 6 p.m. in the Handwerker Gallery, On the Verge will present a staged reading of Anton Chekhov's masterpiece, The Cherry Orchard.  The cast will feature Frank Wood, a stage, film and television actor who was honored with a Tony award for his performance in Sideman in 1999. Wood also recently performed in the Broadway casts of August: Osage County and Clybourne Park, and he played the role of Roy Cohn in the acclaimed 2010 off-Broadway revival of Angels in America.  The Cherry Orchard cast will also include IC faculty members Paula Murray Cole, Kevin Murphy and Michael Twomey; students from the IC Theater and English departments; and local professional actor Jesse Bush. The reading was directed by Claire Gleitman, a faculty member in the IC English department.

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Take advantage of the more than 350 concerts offered each year by the School of Music. A full listing of all concerts and events is available at ithaca.edu/concerts; this week's are listed below.

Can't make it? Web-streamed performances are available live and on demand at ithaca.edu/music/live. Check the webcasting schedule for more information!

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An Evening of Readings followed by an Open Mic

Jacob White, Lecturer at Ithaca College

Carrie-Lynne Davis, Alumna of Ithaca College

6 pm Tuesday, February 18

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Jim Stafford at jstafford@ithaca.edu or (607) 274-5145. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.

The Styles of Acting class in the Department of Theatre Arts invites you to lighten up your day with some farce by Moliere. 

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The Schumann Festival in Elmira, NY will feature performances and presentations by Ithaca College faculty and students February 13-16.

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This coming Sunday, February 16, there will be a screening of the documentary film "Moliere's Tartuffe"- which follows the company of Alliance Francais d'Islamabad as they rehearse and perform a production of Tartuffe. The screening will be at 6 pm in the Park Auditorium and will be followed by a talk back with producer/director/actor Tughral Turab Ali.

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